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Ghana targets US$3.0 billion in African diaspora bonds

The government of Ghana announced plans here on Friday to raise some three billion US dollars from people of African descent living across the...
ICT innovators at K-lab share ideas on how to develop software in the recent past. (File)

Nigeria targets software development

A government agency in Nigeria on Thursday said it was committed to assist the country in building local capacity for software. This...
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Dede Ayew targets winning start against South Africa in AFCON 2021 qualifiers

Ghana captain Andre Ayew is hoping the Black Stars will begin their quest for qualification for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations against South...
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Ghana must take firm stands to achieve family planning targets

Mr Niyi Ojuolape, the Country Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has called on the government of Ghana and stakeholders to make...
Agriculture Produce

CSIR-SARI and Tropical Legumes III Project Targets Youth

Mr Fuseini Zaanyeya, who is 35 years old from Gbrimani Tibogu, cultivates and aggregates cowpea in the Tolon District of the Northern Region, where...
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Births and Deaths Registry of VR unable to reach set targets

Births and Deaths Registry in the Volta Region failed to meet its projected registration target of 76,341 for births and 25,809 deaths for the...
Seed Production

Seed Producers in Upper West Targets Quality Production

Mr. Dangana Mahama, Babile Agricultural Station Manager, has advised seed producers to produce quality, high yielding and certified seeds for framers to boost crop...
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Serbia Looks Forward to Stronger Economic Growth

A decade after the global economic crisis, Serbia has stabilized its finances and now invests in the competitiveness of its economy, members of the...

Underground water modeling training targets water shortage in Namibia

In efforts to build the capacity of water policymakers and foster research collaboration, Namibia's Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry in partnership with UNESCO...
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Bastie Has Eyes Fixed on Lokossou Knockdown

Bastie Samir has targeted a round three knockdown in his upcoming bout against Lokossou Raoul at the "Asamoah Gyan Fight Night 2" on Saturday,...
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Technical Universities reform targets is reliant on Capacity Building

Professor Kwasi Yankah, the Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, has called on technical universities to build their capacities to ensure the...
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Ghana risks missing SDG-6 targets due to low financing

Ghana stood the risk of missing out on the Sustainable Development Goal –Six (SDG-6 ) targets due to low financing for the sector, Civil...
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Ghana targets 5 million people in yellow fever vaccination campaign

Ghana on Wednesday began a sub-national campaign to vaccinate over 5 million people against yellow fever. The seven-day campaign targets people between ages 10 and...
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Uganda targets coffee tourism to boost revenue

Uganda tourism and agricultural officials are making plans to promote coffee tourism in a bid to increase revenue from both sectors. Officials told reporters on...
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Ghanaian government targets 7.6 percent GDP growth in 2019

The Ghanaian government is targeting an overall real gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 7.6 percent in 2019, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta said on...
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Ghana government targets 4.2% fiscal deficit in 2019

The Ghanaian government is targeting to attain a fiscal deficit of 4.2 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2019, Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Ghana government targets 1 million farmers for 2019 in its agricultural transformation agenda

The Ghanaian government is targeting a total of 1 million farmers to distribute improved seeds and fertilizer as part of its agricultural transformation agenda...
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FAO targets agriculture to arrest Africa’s threatening youth unemployment

Agriculture provides the key to rolling back the lingering youth unemployment and poverty in Africa, an official of the United Nations’ (UN) Food and...
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Tokyo 2020 Qualification: Ghana’s Alem Mumuni prepares

Ghana's top para-cyclist, Alem Mumuni, is scheduled to compete in the Union Cycling International (UCI) Para-cycling Track World Championship in Rio, as he chases...
Global Energy

Report indicates that global energy targets are out of line

The world is not on track to meet the global energy targets for 2030 set as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but...

Dogboe makes Super Bantamweight Title His next target

New WBO Super Bantamweight champion, Isaac Dogboe, says unifying the titles in his weight division is his next major target in the sport. On April...

Kenya’s Yego eyes top flight

Olympic javelin champion Julius Yego believes he can regain his top form and go on to reclaim the Africa championships gold medal in Assaba,...

Hendricks has eyes set on Kotoko coaching job

Joseph Hendricks, former Kumasi Asanto Kotoko captain, has declared his intentions of coaching Kumasi Asante Kotoko in the near future. The technical direction of the...

U.S. attacks sites in Syria in “one-time shot”

The United States started its military action against Syria's capital Damascus before daybreak Saturday as loud explosions were heard here with "red dots" seen...

Nigeria targets increased investments in renewable energy

The Nigerian government on Wednesday said it was targeting increased investments in the renewable energy sector to promote industrialization of the most populous country...
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Ghana Makes Effort Towards Paris Climate Change Agreement

Ghana is currently formulating a multi sectoral Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) implementation plan which is being prepared with the involvement of all the line...
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Minority Demand Answers for Missing Energy Bonds Targets

The Minority Caucus of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament is requesting Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to explain why the GHC 10 billion...
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Ethiopian legislature unveils socio-economic targets for 2017/2018 fiscal year

he two chambers of the Ethiopian legislature on Monday outlined the country's socio-economic targets for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. President Mulatu Teshome, addressing a joint...

Afreximbank targets US$500 million support for Chad’s national development plan

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced it would arrange at least 500 million U.S. dollars in multi-sourced financing to support Chad's national development...
United Nations Program on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS)

Lesotho, Uganda Hailed for Making Headway on AIDs Fight

UNAIDS congratulates Lesotho and Uganda on the progress made towards ending AIDS shown in their respective Population-Based HIV Impact Assessments (PHIAs). According to the new...