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Jack Ma and his coming retirement

Jack Ma said he would rather die on the beach than in his executive office at Alibaba, so he chose to retire as the...
Mozambique

Mozambique state budget deficit at US$77 billion

The Mozambican government announced Thursday that it has a deficit of 77 billion U.S. dollars for the state budget as the international partners continued...
Kenyan Supreme Court judges, from left to right, Njoki Ndung'u, Jackton Ojwang, Deputy Chief Justice Philomela Mwilu, Chief Justice David Maraga, Smokin Wanjala and Isaac Lenaola preside over the second day of hearings of a petition challenging the presidential election result, at the Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Kenya's Supreme Court is hearing veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga's challenge to President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election earlier this month. Sayyid Azim AP Photo

Lengthy electioneering period fatigues Kenyans

A prolonged campaign period following the order by Kenya's Supreme Court for repeated presidential polls seems to have tired many Kenyans as the date...
death penalty

Gambia signs UN death penalty abolition treaty

Gambian President Adama Barrow signed on Wednesday five United Nations treaties, including one on abolition of death penalty, as he attended his maiden UN...
Raw sewage flowing into the Sao Conrado beach-an upmarket area which is unsafe to swim due to sanitation problems

Kenyan, Rwandan social enterprises secure funding to boost urban sanitation

Two social enterprises in Kenya and Rwanda have secured new funding to improve access to affordable sanitation services to low-income urban dwellers. A statement from...
infrastructure

Infrastructural projects in Namibia need private sector participation

Infrastructural projects in Namibia like roads, rail, housing and health services, cannot be achieved by the country's government alone, according to an expert. First National...
reading

Nigeria vows to promote reading culture

The Nigerian government Thursday reaffirmed its commitment to the promotion of reading culture in the country. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who made this known...
Hage Geingob

Poverty, inequality hindering peace efforts in Namibia

Namibia's president Hage Geingob says that the issue of poverty and income inequality has hampered efforts to have everlasting peace, stability and social justice...
arrested

Ugandan police arrest dozens of protesters

Police in Uganda on Thursday arrested dozens of protesters including the Mayor of the capital Kampala for leading demonstrations against the amendment of the...
Planting for Food and Jobs

STMA Receives Items to Begin Planting for Food and Jobs Programme

Mr Anthony K. K. Sam, the MCE for the Sekondi -Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, has said the assembly has received 240 bags of fertilizer and...
2022 Winter Olympics

Turkmenistan Has What It Takes to Host The Olympic Games

Mr. Hussein Al Musallam, Director-General/Technical Director of the Olympic Committee of Asia (OCA), has stated that, Turkmenistan has what it takes to host the...
Ria-Novosti/AFP/File / Mikhail Klimentyev Russia's President Vladimir Putin (C) poses for a photo with Russian athletes, winners of the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, on February 24, 2014

The World Has Seen Our Capabilities on Display – NOC Boss

Barely a week after the historic opening ceremony for the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Turkmenistan,...
A picture taken with an underwater camera shows Australia's Mack Horton (L) and China's Sun Yang (C) compete in the Men's 400m Individual Medley Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016. (Xinhua)

2017 World Para Power-lifting and Swimming Championships Rescheduled

The International Paralympics Committee has postponed the 2017 edition of the World Paralifting and swimming championships. The championship was scheduled to begin in Mexico City...
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

AIMG Welcomes 5 Competing South Sudanese Refugees

Five athletes originally from South Sudan, are currently competing in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMG) in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, under the...
Accra Breweries Limited

ABL promotes smart drinking on Global Beer Responsible Day

Night has fallen across the city sky, and under the illuminated glow of a safety light, two gentleman slip leisurely into a waiting Uber...
Hacker typing on a laptop

Expert Reveals Ghana Suffered US$50 Losses to Cyber-attack

Mr Dele Aden, the Managing Director of Delta3 International, an Informational Security Advisory Company, says Ghana lost a total of 50 million dollars to...
President Akufo-Addo speaking at the UN General Assembly

UN General Assembly: President Akufo-Addo’s Speech

The Ghana News Agency, hereby, publishes the full text of the speech delivered by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the 72nd Session of...
pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical Society Cautions Public on Tramadol Abuse

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana has cautioned against the proliferation and abuse of Tramadol, an opioid analgesic. "The most recent form, as being speculated in...
Bolga polytechnics

Government to Grant Wa, Bolga Polytechnics University Status

The National Council for Tertiary Education will be undertaking a reassessment of the conversion-readiness of Wa and Bolgatanga polytechnics into technical universities in December...
Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanteng

Government to assist trade ministry with US $2 billion

Mr Alan Kyeremanteng, the Minister for Trade and Industry, has said government will establish a $2 billion industrial development fund to provide medium to...
tema-port

GCNet Manager Assess Work At Tema Port

Mr Alwin Hoegerle, the General Manager of the Ghana Community Network (GCNet), has paid a working visit to the Tema Port to assess progress...
Installation Chief

Breman Traditional Area Installs Police Officer As A Chief

Nana Aboranoma Nyarko, a 52-year old Detective Inspector of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ghana Police Service, has been installed Sanahene of Breman...
Ghana Catholic Bishops

125th Anniversary of Accra Catholic Archdiocese Launched

The Catholic Archdiocese of Accra on Thursday launched its 125th Jubilee Anniversary with a call on Catholic faithful to foster and deepen spiritual growth...
poultry

Revive Pomadze Poultry Farm Chiefs Appeal

The newly installed Obaatan of Gomoa Pomadze, Nana Kwesi Esamah II, has appealed to the government to reactivate the defunct Pomadze Poultry Enterprise to...

More Dams will ensure Ghana’s agricultural sustainability

The One Distinct, One Factory Policy is a sure way of helping to achieve sustainable Agriculture, and a critical adaptation measure to climate change,...

MP settles bills of 55 Gyaman SHS students

Mrs Naana Eyiah Quansah, Member of Parliament for Gomoa Central, has paid 76 Ghana Cedis each of fifty-five (55) second year students of the...
Residents take part in the march for peace, marking the National Day of Memory and Solidarity with the Victims of Armed Conflict, in Bogota, Colombia, on April 9, 2015. (Xinhua/Jhon Paz) (vf)

Peace Day 2017: WANEP declares respect, safety and dignity for all

The West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) on Peace Day, which fall today September 21, has affirmed its respect, safety and dignity for all. A...
Ghanaians

Roberto Quiroz believes Ghana has bright forecasts

The new Public Affairs Officer of the United States Embassy in Ghana, Mr Roberto Quiroz II, describing Ghana “as the future of Africa”, pledged...
Paperless Port picture

Paperless port operation is here to stay – Coordinator

Mr Emmanuel Gilbert Ohene, Coordinator of the paperless port operation project, has said the paperless port operation project has come to stay and that...

‘Coalition Against Galamsey Promises to Spare No One

Mr Kenneth Ashigbey, the Convenor of the Media Coalition Against Galamsey, says the Coalition would not tolerate individuals or mining firms involved in illicit...