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Wpid Kia

West Africa-bound flights diverted to Ghana’s Kotoka airport amid dusty, windy weather

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Ghana's main Kotoka International Airport (KIA) has been receiving flights diverted from some neighboring countries due to continuing bad weather in western Africa over...

Ghana is well-positioned to grow-Holness

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Mr Dale V. C Holness, Mayor of Broward County, Florida, USA, has said Ghana is well-positioned to grow in tremendous ways if she creates...
Impact Investment

South Africa seeks to bolster trade investments with west Africa

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With the economy still in the doldrums, the South African government on Tuesday said it planned to increase bilateral trade and investments between west...
On patrol: a security exercise at sea.

West African coast recorded 90 percent of global piracy incidents in 2019

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About 90 percent of all the piracy incidents around the world occurred along the coast of West Africa, the international maritime bureau (IMB) has...

KNUST ranked as Best University in West Africa

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The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been ranked as the best university in Ghana and West Africa by the United...

2019 Ghana Bloggers Summit : Avance Media hosts Linda Ikeji and Ghanaian Influencers

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The 2019 Ghana Bloggers Summit which is the annual convention for bloggers, social media influencers and journalists has ended successfully. The summit which hosted...
Dirty Water

Access to water and improved water use efficiency are essential to reduce the vulnerability...

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Water scarcity is one of the major challenges of the 21st century and drylands are the most affected, including West Africa. West Africa and the...
Kenya's NCBA Bank

Kenya’s NCBA Bank to boost presence in West Africa to achieve pan African dream

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Kenya's regional financial institution, NCBA Bank, said on Tuesday it plans to boost its presence in West Africa in order to achieve its ambition...
Urban migration

Nigeria calls for more efforts to curb migration challenges

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The Nigerian government on Tuesday called for closer examination of the desperate and dangerous journeys across the desert and Mediterranean Sea. Speaking...
cocoa

UNIDO and SECO support Ghana to improve cocoa quality

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The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has teamed up with the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) to help deepen the quality...

West Africa’s largest steel factory commissioned – Trade Minister

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Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanten has commissioned the largest fabrication steel factory in West Africa. The factory is located at Kpone...
VISA

What is the EB-5 Investor Visa Program

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and How You Can Apply in West Africa  The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa is a federal program administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service...
Farouk Khailann

Farouk Khailann and Nine Others Named Top Ten Emerging Leaders in West Africa

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The West African Leadership centre for development, a regional institute committed to capacity advancement of Africa leaders has name Farouk Khailann, and nine other...
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FCPF to reduce carbon emissions through climate-smart cocoa production

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Ghana with one of the highest deforestation rates in Africa, has become the third country to sign a landmark agreement with the World Bank...

GMet To Partner Météo-france To Respond Timeously To Climate Challenges

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The Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekukful (MP) in addressing the World Meteorological Congress at the International Conference Centre, Geneva (CICG) on Tuesday 11th...

Celebrate Africa’s New Free Trade Agreement: Terminate CFA franc

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With the initiation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement on May 30, 2019, now is the time for African nations to finally jettison...
James Lahai Acting Chair Waeon Executive Council

WAEON moves to inject credibility into electoral processes

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Scores of citizens’ election observer groups and election experts in West Africa have gathered at the West African Election Observers Network (WAEON) Conference in...
African Development Bank

We-Fi: Heads of state brainstorm over ways of supporting women entrepreneurs ...

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Heads of state, ministers, leaders of multilateral development banks, private sector executives, women entrepreneurs, and contributing governments of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi)...
Afdb

Nigeria’s slow economy drags West African countries down – AfDB

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Although West Africa economy is forecast to improve in the near term, with regional growth projected to average about 3.6 percent in 2019 and...
Afdb

AfDB okays US$20 million investment in Uhuru Growth Fund

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The African Development Bank has approved a US$20 million equity investment in Uhuru Growth Fund 1, a first-generation fund sponsored by Uhuru Partners Limited,...
Nana Addo

Ghana is 4th Happiest Country Because of Nana’s Policies – Nana Boakye

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Mr Dennis Amfo-Sefah, the Tema West Constituency Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has touted the positive impact of the Akufo-Addo government saying...
Obesity in Ghana

Urbanization creating alarming obesity problems in West Africa – FAO

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The United Nations (UN ) Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has identified obesity and overweight as major health risks in West Africa, an official...
Lecture Conference

Conference on Literature and Language Studies for West Africa Underway

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Professor Domwini Dabire Kuupole, Former Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast has said to reposition the literature of Africans after the colonial...
Delali Miledzi

Miledzi brings class to West Africa Super Middleweight Name

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Ghana’s young rising boxer, Delali Miledzi proved to be a world title aspirant, when he knocked out experienced Burkinabe boxer, Jules Kabore, to claim...
Dialysis

Chinese Outfit to Establish Dialysis Centres in West Africa

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A leading Chinese investment firm will from next month start the process of setting up dialysis centers in some West African countries, a senior...
health

Maiden West Africa International Health Summit Opens in Accra

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A three-day West Africa International Health Summit opened on Wednesday with a call on African nations to team up and raise the quality of...
Fertiliser Terminal

Yara Ghana Launches West Africa’s New Fertiliser Terminal

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Yara International ASA has launched its new fertiliser terminal in Ghana as part of measures to position the country as a hub for the...
Huawei Y7 prime 2019

Huawei deems Ghana as key market in West Africa

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For world giant mobile technology company Huawei, Ghana is a key market in West Africa, a senior official has disclosed late Tuesday. ...
Afican donkey showing signs of dullness and inappetence - credit The Donkey Sanctuary

Equine influenza epidemic in West Africa

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International animal welfare charity The Donkey Sanctuary is warning of a potential disease epidemic in West Africa, as Nigeria declares an outbreak of Equine...
cocoa

West Africa initiates PPP to stem cocoa-related deforestation

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A change in the agro-technical methods used in the production of cocoa is critical to reversing deforestation and effects of Climate Change in West...