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By 2020 Africa Would Have Its Working-Age Population At 1 Billion

Africa's working-age population is expected to rise from 705 million in 2018 to nearly 1 billion by 2030, leading to higher unemployment in the...
African population

UN report reveals 68% of World population will be located in urban areas

Today, 55 percent of the world's population live in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 68 percent by 2050, the...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Africa must collaborate to exploit natural resources – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has underscored the need for greater economic co-operation among Sub-Saharan African countries by developing a common regional market...
air-pollution

WHO says almost the whole world breaths in dirty air

The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised alarm at increasing air pollution and the high number of people breathing air that is of poor...
prison

Winneba Prison population very troubling

The Winneba Prisons which is expected to house 80 inmates is now accommodating 204 out of which 46 are remand prisoners. Assistant Director of Prisons...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

Ghana To Protect 80% Of The Population From Malaria By 2020

Dr. Eric Tongren, Resident Advisor with USAID/Ghana, President’s Malaria Initiative has underscored the need to stay focused on the goal of eliminating malaria in...
Ghana Revenue Authority

GRA Commence month long tax education

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has begun a month-long tax education campaign in Tamale to create awareness on the need for all to honour...
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Birth and Death Department In Garu-Tempane Record Low Registration

The Garu-Tempane District in the Upper East Region has been recording low birth and death registrations since the inception of the department in the...
Uyghur workers make clothes at a clothing factory in an entrepreneurship & employment park in Wuqia Township, Kuche County, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, September 27, 2016. The factory has created jobs for 600 households in poverty and surplus rural labor forces. (Photo from the official website of China’s poverty alleviation work)

Less Disadvantaged People of Xinjiang Rise Above Poverty

Thanks to the selfless assistance from the Central Government and people of all ethnic groups across the country, my hometown has undergone drastic changes...
African population

Ghana must act quickly over rising population growth

The Chairperson of the Asante Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church, the Reverend Kofi Amfo-Akonnor, has called for a scale-up of the effort to slow...
GENERAL BUHARI ACKNOWLEDGING CHEERS FROM NIGERIANS

Nigerians in Diaspora Stick Together for Restructuring

The agitation for restructuring took a new twist yesterday, as Nigerians in the United Kingdom formed a common front that would pursue the agitation...
African population

By 2050 the world population would rise up to 9.8 billion

The world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050, up 31 percent from an estimated 7.5 billion now. The world youth population (ages 15 to...

Ending polygamy and commercial sex are is key to controlling population – NPC

The Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPoPC), Chief Eze Duruiheoma has exposed the real reasons why Polygamy cannot be stopped in Nigeria despite...

Impending population problem tops agenda at AU Summit 2017

One of the key issue on the agenda of the ongoing African Union summit in Addis Ababa is utilizing the continent’s population growth. Many...
WHO

Healthcare Providers Asked To Observe WHO Malaria Protocol

Healthcare providers have been reminded to stick to the World Health Organization (WHO) protocol on malaria diagnosis. Mrs. Cecelia Senoo, Executive Director of Hope for...

DOVVSU Calls For Support Against Early Marriage

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Satina Aboagye, Brong Ahafo Regional coordinator of Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU), has called on the public...

OBAASIMA Seal Develop Affordable Foods For Women

OBAASIMA Seal and Campaign developed under the Affordable Nutritious Foods for Women (ANF4W) project, as a trademark for quality fortified food products targeted at...
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KNUST Develop System To Replace Ballot Paper System

The other high point of this unique ‘global system for mobile communication balloting system’ is that it has the capability to prevent multiple voting. The...

Body Of Suspected Swiss Attacker Found

Swiss police said they found the body of the man suspected of a shooting rampage at an Islamic center in Zurich, dead of an...

Malta has lowest rate of road fatalities in EU in 2015

Eurostat said there were 2.6 road traffic victims reported in Malta per 100,000 inhabitants, closely followed by Sweden with 2.7 and Britain with...
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Sierra Leone warned against widespread mental illness

Nahim told media on Thursday that the increase in the mental illness population was associated with the "country's economic situation" and the rampant use...
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Nigeria must be ready to feed its population

In an interactive section with farmers in the state, Rauf Aregbesola said the nation's 2 billion U.S. dollars food import bill was unsustainable. ...

LGM Advisory Board Of COMSDEF inaugurated

He said as a result, the country had experience pockets of slum settlements and its associated urban sprawl. Mr Obeng-Poku...
Tourists observe elephants in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

High ivory demand in China major cause of elephants poaching in Africa

In an interview with News Ghana from Arusha in Tanzania, Brown expressed growing concern about poaching of elephants on the continent. In 1982, scientists estimated...
Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast deploys 3,000 officers in Abidjan to secure holidays

"We are just beginning the long holidays and this operation is aimed at ensuring members of the public enjoy themselves without any disruptions," deputy...
PPP

PPP Will Lead Ghana Onto The Path of Prosperity

Mr. Daniel Teiko, the party’s parliamentary candidate for the Subin, said there would be transparency and efficiency in the management of the nation’s resources. ...

Taiwan recorded an increase in population of 23.51 mln

According to the island's interior department, females account for about 50.18 percent of the entire population. Some 68.98 percent of the total...

UN Population Fund Boss Say FGM Amounts to Child Abuse

The head of the United Nations Population Fund has, for the first time, described female genital mutilation as "child abuse". Dr Babatunde Osotimehin...
Muslim faithfuls take part in the Eid al-Fitr prayers at Nakivubo stadium in Kampala, capital of Uganda, July 17, 2015. Muslim faithful in Uganda on Friday attended the Eid al-Fitr prayers which marks the end of Ramadan. Sheikh Ramadhan Mubajje, the Mufti of Uganda who led the prayers asked Muslims to be vigilant with their lives and security, following the increasing killings of Sheikhs in Uganda. (Xinhua/Joseph Kiggundu)

Strike by Burkina Faso bakers affects fasting Muslims

"We strongly condemn the fact that it was during the fasting period that workers at bakeries chose to go on strike, without considering the...
Cameron

UK tops table of aid donors in 2014

The updated aid table was released for the G7 summit taking place in Japan on Thursday and Friday. It showed that while the UK spent...

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