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Disability

Disabled persons suffer labor discrimination in Ghana

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A member of the disability community in Ghana has told Xinhua that one of the challenges the fraternity faced in the country was discrimination...
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Lionel Messi comes back to Argentina squad after ban

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Lionel Messi has been recalled to Argentina's squad for upcoming friendlies against Brazil and Uruguay after serving a three-month international ban, the Argentine Football...
Standard Bank

Standard Bank to link African clients with Chinese opportunities at CIIE

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The Standard Bank will host over 90 clients from six African countries at the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) and link them with...
tourism

South African parliament calls for transforming tourism industry

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South Africa's Parliament on Thursday called for the transformation of the tourism industry so as to allow more black ownership. The...
world refugee day

UNHCR urges resolution to refugee protests in South Africa

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Thursday called for a speedy resolution to prolonged protests by refugees in South Africa. ...
Agribusiness

Chinese technology boosts e-agribusiness in Togo

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For having passed his certification for agricultural drone pilot in China, a Togolese who is passionate about e-business and drone sees broadened horizons. ...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC’s business council chairman charged in Tanzanian court over economic sabotage

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The chairman of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Business Council, Salum Shamte, appeared in a Tanzanian court on Thursday charged with economic sabotage. ...
seat belt

Zambian president’s call for banning of public transport vehicles without seat belts hailed

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu's directive to have public transport without seat belts removed from roads to safeguard passengers' lives was on Thursday hailed by...

Civil society groups demand cancellation of license in Zambia’s national park

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A consortium of civil society organizations on Thursday appealed to the Zambia government to consider revoking a license granted to some Australian investors to...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president to attend inauguration of Botswana’s Masisi

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu is scheduled to travel to Botswana to attend the inauguration ceremony of his counterpart Mokgweetsi Masisi, his office said on...
inflation

Zambia’s year-on-year inflation quickens to 10.7 percent in October

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Zambia's annual consumer inflation quickened to 10.7 percent in October from 10.5 percent in September, its statistics agency said on Thursday. The...

Ghana to deepen relations with Latin American countries

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has expressed Ghana’s willingness to foster deeper relations between Latin American countries to advance mutually beneficial economic...

ROPAA Committee pays visit to US for continuous consultations

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The Representation of the People’s Amendment Act (ROPAA) Committee would pay a nine-day working visit to the United States of America from Friday, November...

Fiat-Chrysler, Peugeot declare merger, making one of world’s biggest carmaker

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Italian-American carmaker Fiat-Chrysler Thursday announced that it would merge with French rival Peugeot in a 43 billion-euro (48 billion U.S. dollars) deal that will...

Government of Ghana projects aiding the efforts of KOSS – Headmaster

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Dr Benjamin Kweku Baah, Headmaster of Konongo Odumasi Senior High School (KOSS), has commended the government for implementing the free Senior High School...

First Lady commends Merck’s partnership to fight infertility stigma

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The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, said the Ghana-Merck Foundation partnership would go a long way to break the stigma against infertility and enhance...

Driver wins MTN “Momo at 10” in Central Region

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Mr John Hagan Amoah, a Kasoa based driver on Wednesday, won the ‘MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) at 10’ promotion ultimate award in Central Region. ...
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Vodafone ‘Healthline’ gets off to a great start

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Vodafone's Healthline programme got off to a great start with the first 13 episodes on national television focusing on diseases of the prostate. The...

U.S. House Okays Impeachment Inquiry, Despite Uncertainties

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A divided U.S. House of Representatives voted on Thursday approving a resolution designed to formalize proceedings of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump,...

Farmer loses 77.5 acres of maize farm in forest reserve

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About 77.5 acres of maize farm has been destroyed in the Chai and Asukawkwa forest reserves by guards and the Rapid Response Unit of...
food security

UN says Food insecurity threatens 45 million in southern Africa

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A record 45 million people across southern Africa will be severely food insecure in six months, a UN spokesman said on Thursday. ...

FES, You-Net launch youth focus group report

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The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) in collaboration with the Youth Network for Human Rights and Democracy (You-Net) has launched the Youth Focus Group Report,...
stock market

Egypt’s president urges listing military firms on stock market

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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday called for listing the companies owned by Egyptian military on the domestic stock market. Sisi's remarks,...
Ghana Card

Mop-Up registration exercise in Northern, Savannah and North East Regions

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The National Identification Authority (NIA) has said it would conduct a mop-up registration exercise in the Northern, Savannah and North East Regions. The exercise...
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Racial discrimination found responsible for suicidal thoughts

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A study posted on the website of the University of Michigan (UM) on Wednesday found that various forms of discrimination are associated with increased...

Local Government Ministry and GIZ sign MOU

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A memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), the Land Valuation Division (LVD), GIZ and 49 Metropolitan,...

Government urged to consider training of ENT nurses

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Mrs Perpetual Ofori-Ampofo, the General Secretary of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA), has called on government to rethink the training...
Opendata

Data Scientist Finds Which failure could yield results

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Looking at the dynamics of failure in three different areas, science, entrepreneurship and terrorism, data scientists from Northwestern University (NU) and the University of...

Kpone-Katamanso showcases achievements at ‘Meet the press’

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The Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly (KKMA) has held its maiden ‘Meet-the-press’ with a showcase of its achievements under the New Patriotic Party (NPP). The Kpone-Katamanso...
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Carbon emission reduction could cost Germany about US$2.06 trillion until 2050

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A reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of 95 percent until 2050 compared to the levels of 1990 could cost Germany about 1.85 trillion...