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late Sheikh Ibrahim Nyass

Government urged to honour World Islamic Scholar posthumously

Sheikh Alhaji Mohammed Salisu Shaban, an Islamic Scholar , has appealed to the government to honour the late Sheikh Ibrahim Nyass, World Islamic...

Zambian youths urged to be innovative

Zambian youths should emulate their Chinese counterparts to become young employers through entrepreneurship and innovation, a government official said on Wednesday. Mary...

TAZARA urged to seek extra freight traffic

The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) Board of Directors has urged the management of the railway to seek additional freight traffic in order to capture...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president urged to respond to worsening drought

President Cyril Ramaphosa must take drastic steps to cope with a worsening drought that has gripped large parts of the country, the opposition Democratic...

Chinese firms urged to invest in pineapple processing in Zambia

Chinese enterprises have been urged to consider partnering with pineapple farmers to establish a pineapple processing plant in Zambia's North-Western province for value addition...

New Eskom CEO urged to deal with electricity blackouts in South Africa

With the newly appointed power utility Eskom's CEO Andre de Ruyter starting his tenure on Monday, he is urged to urgently resolve rolling blackouts...

Zambian government urged to improve banking services for rural areas

The Zambian government needs to improve access to financial services in rural areas, a local think-tank said on Friday. Figures show that...
Ghana Beyond Aid

Government urged to close gaps in tax regime to achieve ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’

Natural resource endowed country, Ghana can attain ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ status if the government fixed the ambiguities in the country’s tax regime, this is...

Christians urged to be the light of the world

Right Reverend Dr Ebenezer Abaka Wilson, Bishop of the Methodist Church of Cape Coast, has urged Christians to continue being the light of the...
climate change

United African front urged to address climate change

African ministers, experts and climate activists have emphasized the urgent need to create a united African front to drive the continental momentum in tackling...

South African government urged to be quick to address worsening power crisis

The South African government must take immediate steps to address the worsening power crisis, the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has said. The...

International community urged to show greater solidarity against Ebola crisis as death toll exceeds...

The African Union (AU) on Monday called on all Africans and international partners to show greater solidarity with communities affected by the ongoing Ebola...
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Ghana government urged to consider sustainability when addressing housing deficit

The Ghanaian government and private sector have been advised to adopt sustainability measures in their quest to bridge the housing deficit. Paul Ocran, a consultant...

Banks urged to explore partnerships to accelerate digitisation process

Dr Ernest Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, has called on banking sector players to seek partnerships to accelerate the pace...

Mining companies urged to consider implications of technological advancements on hosts

Mr Sulemanu Koney, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, has urged mining firms to consider the implications of technological advancements...
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso’s youth urged to join the army to fight terrorism

The alliance of presidential majority parties (APMP) in Burkina Faso on Thursday called on the youth to join the army for the fight against...

Christians urged to join the ‘sanitation war’

Mr Daniel Alexander Nii-Noi Adumuah, the Adentan Municipal Chief Executive, has called on Christians to collaborate with the Government to address the sanitation...
Mapping Africa

African countries urged to establish strong data, evidence to effectively counter future shocks

African countries have been urged to establish stronger data and evidence to better understand and plan for future risk and monitor progress of global...
Gun Manufacturers

African manufacturers urged to drive fourth industrial revolution

African manufacturers have been urged to exert concerted efforts to speed up the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa as part of Africa's drive toward...
Great Lakes Region

Great Lakes countries urged to tackle low representation of women in electoral processes

Countries in the Great Lakes region have been urged to promote the participation, representation and protection of women in electoral processes. This...
data visualization

Companies in Botswana urged to embrace data visualization

A leading academia of Botswana on Thursday urged the country's companies to embrace data visualization. Audrey Masizani, of the University of Botswana,...

African countries urged to realize continental mining ambition to promote structural transformation

The African Union (AU) on Wednesday urged African countries and pan African institutions to realize the continental ambition on the utilization of Africa's mining...

Government urged to review Tax Exemption Clauses annually

Participants at a forum on Tax Compliance and Responsibility have stressed the need for the Government to annually review Tax Exemption Clauses in...

Religious organizations urged to preach against corruption

Madam Mary Awelana Addah, Programmes Manager of the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), has charged faith-based organizations and religious leaders to lead the crusade against...

African media urged to support campaign against gender-based violence

African media organizations should promote gender parity in the workplace and support campaign against violence targeted on women and girls, international campaigners said on...

Election 2020: Political Parties urged to prioritise local development

Political parties have been urged to prioritise local level development in their manifestoes for the 2020 general election. Dr Eric Oduro Osae, the Technical Adviser...

Government urged to consider training of ENT nurses

Mrs Perpetual Ofori-Ampofo, the General Secretary of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA), has called on government to rethink the training...

Initiate reading policy to scale up reading – African governments urged

The Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has urged African governments to develop a comprehensive reading policy that will scale up interest in...

East African states urged to streamline war against livestock diseases

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on Tuesday urged member states of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East...

Oil and Gas companies urged to involve more women in their operations

Mr Solomon Kusi Ampofo, the Natural Resources Governance Coordinator for the Friends of the Nation (FoN)has said the active participation of women in the...