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Looming pilot shortage lifts aviation schools

A good economy, record levels of air travel and baby-boomer retirement are fuelling record enrolment at aviation and aerospace schools around the nation. The surge...
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Shortage of land surveyors in Tanzania slows land formalization process

A Tanzanian government senior official told parliament on Monday that shortage of land surveyors is slowing down the country's land formalization process. ...

Uganda’s New Hydropower to take care of power shortages

Inside the power house at Isimba Hydropower Plant in the central Ugandan district of Kayunga, engineers subject the first unit of the plant to...
Nurses take care of a newborn baby at the Tangdu Hospital in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Feb. 24, 2016. The baby, born on Wednesday in Xi'an through frozen embryo transfer (FET), was fertilized over 12 years ago and became China's longgest preserved tube baby through FET technology. (Xinhua/Liu Tingting)

Shortage of nurses exacerbates health problems in S. Africa

The severe shortage of nurses in South Africa is a "ticking time bomb" that requires urgent attention, said Democratic Nursing Organization of South Africa...
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Zimbabwe prices of medicines skyrocket as foreign currency shortage bites

Pharmacies have increased the prices of drugs by between 30 and 70 percent over the past three weeks citing foreign currency shortages, the Association...

Shortage of polio vaccines looms in Ghana

Ghana is facing a shortage of polio and measles vaccines in some districts across the country, local media reported on Wednesday. The...

Tanzania facing shortage of over 20,000 science teachers

Tanzania is facing shortage of 24,716 science and mathematics teachers, Deputy Minister for Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training Stella Manyanya told Parliament on...

Kenya imports 30,000 metric tonnes of maize to ease shortage

Kenya on Friday imported 30,000 metric tonnes of maize from Mexico as part of the effort to stabilize maize flour prices due to the...

Chinese Fishermen Ban Can Result in Fish Shortages

There will be a severe shortage of fish in Ghana if Chinese fishermen operating in Ghana’s territorial waters are banned. This is the assertion by the...

BOST Denies Fuel Shortage Report

The Unionized Workers of Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) on Fridayassured the nation that “its storage tanks across the country are filled...
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Experts lament over doctors shortage for China’s organ transplants

Though China currently performs the second-largest number of organ transplants after the US, rising costs and lack of doctors remain challeges for those in...

TTH Lost 7 Patients Due to Oxygen Shortage

file image More than seven (7) people have died and the death toll is still rising at the Tamale Teaching Hospital after a chaotic and...

Tanzania faces shortage of radiology experts

Tanzania is facing an acute shortage of radiology and imaging experts, making related treatment especially in rural areas more challenging, according to a leading...

NPA Assuage Fears Saying They Have Fuel Stock Up

The energy think tank, Institute for Energy Security has said that Ghana’s fuel supplies were expected to face serious disruptions due to the unanticipated...

NPA Debunks Claims Of Imminent Fuel Shortage

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has short down claims fuel shortage is imminent in Ghana. According to the Institute for Energy Security (IES), there is...

NPA Allays Public Fears Over Supposed Fuel Shortage

The National Petroleum Authority(NPA) has assured that there is enough fuel in the country to meet domestic demand.The Institute of Energy Security (IES) in...

Ghana Likely to Face Fuel Shortage – IES

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) wants the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) to be swift in averting what it describes as an imminent fuel...

Fire Service Ready to Assist KATH With Oxygen

file image The Ashanti Regional Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) is pledging its readiness to supply quantities of oxygen to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi. This...

Kumasi: Shortage of Golden Tree Chocolate Hits Shops

The Kumasi branch of the Cocoa Processing Company (CPC), Ghana’s chocolate producers, has run out of supply of the product ahead of this year’s Valentine’s...

Sunyani and Environs in Severe Water Shortage

The Brong Ahafo Regional capital, Sunyani and its environs, have been hit by acute water shortage for the past month.The situation, according to residents,...

Mawuli SHS Appeals to Gov’t Over Water Crisis

The Management and the Parent-Teacher Association (P.T.A) of Mawuli Senior High School School at Ho in the Volta Region is pleading with government to...

Severe Water Shortage Results in Meal Rationing at Mawuli School

file image The erratic supply of potable water at Mawuli Senior High School (SHS), a foremost second cycle institution in Ho in the Volta region,...

Bolgatanga Hospital Water Crisis Over – Management

Patients at the Upper East Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga, can now heave a sigh of a relief after a few days of water shortage...

Korle-Bu Hit By Water Shortage

The Neonatal intensive care unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching hospital has been without water for three days. Nurses at the unit now run around the...

President Mahama Presents Ghana’s Position As A Country

President John Dramani Mahama on January 5, delivered his last State of the Nation address. Full text: Your Excellency the Vice President, Right Honourable Speaker, Your Ladyship the...

VRA Signals GRIDCo Over Gas Scarcity

There will be a 15- day interruption in gas supply from February and the month of March, a letter written by the Volta River Authority...
A worker walk past a derailed locomotive near the port of Walvis Bay, Namibia, July 14, 2015. National Railway carrier of Namibia, Transnamib's train derailed on Monday evening with a load of 20 Sulphuric acid tankers, no injuries or leakage were recorded. (Xinhua/Cui Hailong)

Namibia suspends 50 projects amid fund shortage

Namibia has put on hold 50 capital projects that were supposed to be implemented during the 2016/17 financial year due to lack of funds. ...

Chinese firm to help ease housing shortage in Kenyan capital

Cytonn Investments Chief Investments Officer Elizabeth Nkukuu told Xinhua in Nairobi that China National Aero Technology International Engineering Corporation (CATIC) has been selected to...
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EAC urged to revive its climate change program

The EALA lawmakers said dissolution of key units at the EAC secretariat had interrupted the critical projects on climate change mitigation, and they wanted...

50 pesewa coin shortage hits Sissala East over Jackpot games

The jackpot machines, which are largely patronized by children, has led to other entrepreneurs trading in the 50 pesewa coin as it is in...