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WHO says vaccines against novel coronavirus 18 months away, pushes global research

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday announced a new name of the deadly novel coronavirus disease and said the vaccines to the novel...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president pushes for “capable state”

President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Monday to build "a capable state," saying improved governance will better the lives of South Africans, especially the poor. ...
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Rating downgrade pushes South Africa to consider reforms

The South African government on Saturday pledged to carry out urgent reforms to improve economic performance following the country's credit rating downgrade from stable...
Global climate

Climate variability pushes up Kenyan small-scale farmers’ pesticide usage

At the popular agro-shop in Kakamega, western Kenya, small-scale farmers on Thursday lined up patiently waiting to be served. Some bought seeds,...
chamber of mines

Chamber of Mines pushes sustainable development of mining communities

The Ghana Chamber of Mines (GCM) is making a strong case for the sustainable development of mining communities following the passage of the Mineral...
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SDGs Sub-Platform Coalition Campaigns for Universal health Coverage

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) Sub-platform Coalition on ensuring healthy lives and wellbeing has urged the Government to ensure that no one was left...

S. Africa’s Power Utility Falls on Electric Vehicles

South Africa's power utility Eskom on Monday said it is working with major players in the electric vehicle (EV) market in the country to...
Road Accident

Transport Ministry fast tracks traffic regulations to reduce accidents

The Ministry of Transport is pushing for installation of speed limiters into all commercial buses to check speeding and control road crashes on the...
May’s Brexit Deal

May’s Brexit Deal Failure Pushes UK further into Uncertainty

It was yet another loss on Tuesday night for British Prime Minister Theresa May, as her Brexit deal was firmly rejected by Parliament. A result...
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Furniture Shortage Pushes Pupils to a Bare Ground

Pupils of Bosuoyir M/A Primary School in the Wa Municipality are exposed to bad weather conditions and unhygienic environment as several of the pupils...
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According to WHO huge health bills has rendered 100 million people extremely poor

About 100 million people worldwide are pushed into extreme poverty each year by health spending, despite government coverage of an average of 51 percent,...
Tiger and lion cubs play the football at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 26, 2015. Seven manchurian tiger cubs and four African lion cubs, all of which are three months old, met with the press recently. (Xinhua/Yu Fangping) (lfj)

NGO pushes Ghana to pass law to safeguard wildlife depletion

An environmental non-governmental organization, Friends of the Earth (FOE) on Thursday called on the government to ensure the passage of the wildlife resources management...
Right to Information

Parliamentary Press Corps reiterates call for RTI passage

As Parliament prepares to rise on Friday, the Parliamentary Press Corps of Ghana (PPC), on Thursday added its voice to numerous calls on the...
Photo shows the Chinese and Russian operators of a China-Europe freight train who are giving interviews to media. The freight train, loaded with 100 standard containers of small commodities, left Yiwu, Zhejiang province, Jan. 30, 2018. It would travel 10,150 km via Manzhouli, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and reach Moscow in about 13 days. (Photo by Gong Xianming from CFP)

China’s Foreign minister pushes for grater Sino-Russia collaborations

“Sky is the limit for Sino-Russian cooperation,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told a press conference at the first session of the 13th National...
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Zimbabwean civil society pushes for roadmap to ensure credible elections

Civil society organizations (CSOs) have called for a roadmap that will ensure free, fair and credible elections premised on constitutionally aligned electoral laws and...

Middle class “craze” pushes some Kenyans into debt

By Kenya's middle-class standards, Bob Otieno fits this definition well-- he has a car and lives in one of Nairobi's leafy suburbs. Like many other...

A Plus Pushes CID Boss to Apprehend Him Over Alleged Tape

The Deputy CID boss had claimed that the tape recording making rounds in the media which suggests that she covered up for the two...
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GCB Bank/Fan Milk Pushes Stock Market Upward

Fan Milk Limited a leading manufacturer of ice cream and yoghurt, and a significant player in the fruit drinks market and the GCB Bank...

Ghanaian group pushes for legislation on revenue collection in onshore oil exploration

A Ghanaian group here, Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas (CSPOG), is pushing for a legislation to clarify which state institution to be...

IMANI Ghana pushes for private member’s bill in parliament

Policy think tank, IMANI Ghana is advocating for the introduction of a private members’s bill in the country’s law making process. A statement released here...
Inflation growth in Ghana

Higher transport cost pushes Ghana’s April inflation to 13 percent

Inflation rate for Ghana inched up 0.2 percentage points to 13.0 percent year-on-year during the month of April, relative to the 12.8 percent year-on-year...

Group Lobbies for Ntim Twumasi Kwaku for Ejisu MCE

Disability advocacy group, the Ghana Society for the Physically Disabled (GSPD) has made a passionate appeal to the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to...
Ashanti Regional Minister, Hon. Simon Osei- Mensah,

Ash Reg Minister Pushes To Deepen Bilateral Relations Between Ghana And India

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Hon. Simon Osei- Mensah, yesterday, 13th March, 2017, received two delegations in his office. The Indian high Commissioner to Ghana...

Small-scale Mining: NGO Calls for Technology Use Instead of Mercury

Friends of the Nation, a socio-economic advocacy NGO in the Western Region, has started a regional consultative stakeholder engagement seeking to promote the use...
stock market

Energy and Financial stocks pushes Canadian market ahead

Canada's main stock market in Toronto opened the week slightly higher, as gains in energy and financial sectors outpaced losses in materials stocks. ...
Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto

Agric Minister Pushes For More Private Sector Support

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has made strong case for development partners and the private sector to continue...

ACEP Demands From Gov’t A Clean Petroleum Sector

The African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), has impressed on the NPP government to pursue processes to enact regulations to guide the effective implementation...

Lands Ministry Campaigning for Stability Agreements Review

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John-Peter Amewu is pushing for Ghana to cancel its stability agreements with major mining companies operating in the country.The...
President Xi Jinping

Xi pushes poverty alleviation

President Xi Jinping Tuesday pushed for increased efforts on poverty alleviation. He stressed the importance of precision in the battle against poverty,...

Namibian commerce body pushes for enactment of consumer protection act

The northern branch of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (NCCI) has urged authorities to speed up the process leading up to the...