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Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo to Host Merck African Asian Luminary Conference

The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo–Addo, will host the sixth Merck African Asia Luminary conference in Accra in October, which is aimed at bringing...
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RBM Partnership Unveils New Media Fellowship

Today marks two decades of global action against malaria as the RBM Partnership to End Malaria celebrates its 20th Anniversary and announces the launch...
Cuba President Miguel Diaz-Canal Bermudez speaking to over 2,000 people at Riverside Church in New York City on September 26, 2018.

Viewpoint: Cuban President Visits New York to Speak Before the United Nations General Assembly

Miguel Diaz-Canal Bermudez addressed over 2,000 people at Riverside Church Making his first visit to the United States as head-of-state, Republic of Cuba President Miguel...
Namibia

Namibia’s foreign reserves rise slightly in October

Namibia's foreign reserves increased marginally to 31.6 billion Namibian dollars (2.34 billion U.S. dollars) at the end of October from 31.4 billion (2.33 billion...
inflation

Namibia’s inflation eases to 5.2 percent in October

Namibia's consumer inflation fell to 5.2 percent in October on a yearly basis, down from 5.6 percent in the previous month, the Namibia Statistics...

Consumer inflation slips further in October to 11.6 percent in Ghana

Annual consumer inflation in Ghana in October slipped 0.6 percentage points to 11.6 percent, down from September's 12.2 percent, Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has...
Solar

Egypt’s Africa50 for Solar Power Nears Its Financial End

Africa50, the infrastructure fund for Africa, Scatec Solar and Norfund have signed the long-term financing documentation for the 400 MWDC utility scale photovoltaic (PV)...
According to the commission allegations of racism make up 80% of the 10000 human rights complaints it receives annually on average. File photo

Coffin Assault Case Signals Racism Has No Place in SA

In response to the conclusion of the coffin assault case at the Middleburg High Court earlier today, Amnesty International South Africa’s Executive Director Shenilla...
CSOs

African CSOs call for greater domestic investment into routine polio immunization programs

The year 2017 has seen the lowest case count of polio in recorded history, but the job is not done yet. Fourteen days into a...
Inflation

Zambia’s inflation declines to 6.4 percent in October

Zambia's year-on-year inflation in October declined by 0.2 percentage points, its statistics agency said Thursday. The year-on-year inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index...
Togo masses standoff with security forces

Viewpoint: Gnassingbe regime unleashes deadly force in effort to stall political reforms

Death Toll Mounts in Togolese Governmental Repression of Mass Demonstrations Four people were reportedly killed by security forces during demonstrations organized by opposition forces on...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

Viewpoint: United States Imperialist Aims Exposed in Niger

Killing of four soldiers illustrates rising militarism across the continent There has been no substantive discussion within the United States corporate and government controlled media...
Ghana Parliament-

Odekro: Weeks Proceedings in Parliament Under Review

International Day for the eradication of Poverty Poverty appears to be endemic in rural areas especially in Northern Ghana. More than 4/10 Ghanaians are...
Palestine, Israel

Israel Must Compensate for Demolished Schools in Palestine

Eight EU member states will demand compensation after two schools designed for Palestinian children that they funded were demolished by Israel, the Palestinian ambassador...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

President Lungu urged to stand committed to human rights

Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty has urged President Edgar Lungu to uphold human rights of all, including the rights to freedom of expression,...
CFAO Ghana Ltd

CFAO Grabs “Outstanding Performance in First Year of Operations”

CFAO Ghana Ltd, official distributor of Suzuki, Mitsubishi and Citroën vehicles in Ghana, has been awarded by Suzuki Motor Corporation for its “Outstanding Performance...
Samuel Agbesi with his Family

Shell’s Filling No Y3 Deep Promotion Rewards First Winner

An Awoshie-Pokuasi bound taxi driver, Samuel Agbesi, is the lucky winner of a brand new Hyundai Grand i10 taxi in the first mini draw...
National Cyber Security Week

The National Cyber Security Week is Happening on Oct 23 – 27

The date for the celebration is strategically selected to coincide the global Cyber Security Awareness month, which is being celebrated throughout October. The week, themed...
Ursula Owusu-Ekuful,

National Cyber Security Week To Kick Off On 23rd – 27th October, 2017

All roads leads to the celebration of National Cyber Security Week from Monday the 23rd to 27th of October, 2017, which also coincidentally meets...
Fuel

2017 First Pricing-Window for October

Local Fuel Market Performance Local fuel market recorded interesting turn of events as the effect of deregulation came to the rescue of petroleum consumers. Fuel...
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Governments Encouraged to Build World-Class Industrial Parks

October remarked that there existed a need to consolidate resources for the management of SOIPs The Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry, Mr...
A supporter of Kenyan opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition, lies on the ground after he was hit by a police truck during a protest along a street in Nairobi.

Viewpoint: Kenyan Opposition Leader Withdraws from Scheduled Revote

NASA coalition seeks to foster political instability after Supreme Court orders another election set for October 26 Kenyan opposition leader of the National Super Alliance...

MBC Africa Kicks Start First Start-up Investor Conference

MBC Africa to hold its maiden start-up investor conference in Ghana Mobile Business Clinic (MBC) Africa, in collaboration with the Ambassador of the Netherlands to...
YEA Board

YEA Prepares to Absorb 60,000 Unemployed Youth in October

The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) is expected to recruit 60,000 youth under various modules of the Agency by the middle of October as part...
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Ebony Promise Fans A Performance Like No Other

Hit singer and lady behind the new hit single 'Date Your Fada' Ebony Reigns will be rocking the stage at the inaugural edition of...
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Expect Special Prosecutor By October – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured Ghanaians of the passing of the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) bill in October, by parliament's...
Wpid Gyeeda

GYEEDA Case to be Heard in October

Philip Akpeena Assibit a representative of Goodwill International Group (GIG) on Monday told the Financial Division of the High Court that there was a...
ICT sector

Namibia to open national ICT Summit in October

Namibia's Ministry of Information and Communication Technology will host the 4th National ICT Summit from Oct. 9-11 in the capital, Windhoek. The...

Lady Gaga, Prince William to Hold Discussion on Mental Health in October

Lady Gaga and Prince William have made plans to meet in October to discuss how they can tackle mental illness. The ‘Million Reasons’ hitmaker has...

GWA Express Faith In Tourism Minister

The Ghana Writers Awards (GWA), has expressed gratitude to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for appointing Ms Catherine Ablema Afeku to Head the Ministry...