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Agriculture

U/W: planting for food initiative launch

The Planting for food and jobs campaign” has been launched in the Upper West Region with a call on all to take up farming...
Microsoft

Microsoft on Africa’s industrial revolution

Africa must develop its value-added manufacturing sector. From government to the private sector and academia, it’s agreed that this is the way for the...
The Oil industry

Ghana Must Take In Interest In Industralization

No meaningful nation building could go on without taking a keen interest in the process of industrialization. Indeed the human society has advanced because certain...
bamboo bicycle

British Foreign Secretary Access Support To Boomers International

The British Foreign Secretary, Mr Boris Johnson, has met with Mr Kwabena Danso, the Chief Executive Officer of Booomers International, manufactures of bamboo bicycles,...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

IS launches tank attack on Iraqi paramilitary units west of Mosul

Hundreds of Islamic State (IS) militants launched an attack on the paramilitary units of Hashd Shaabi, using tanks for the first time, west of...

DVLA Assure Public Of Improved Customer Service

Alhaji Mohammed Twumasi, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Drivers and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), has assured the public of the authority's commitment...
forecast

Stakeholders Collaborate To Help In Weather Forecasters

A comprehensive new handbook about weather forecasting in West Africa could help safeguard lives and resources in the region. Meteorology of Tropical West Africa: The...
President John Dramani Mahama

WAEC Tasked To Reduce Examination Malpractices

He said although last year's Basic Education Certificate Examinations did not register any malpractice, there was the need to sustain programmes that would eventually...

Investments Made In Education Yielding Results – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday said there has been a significant improvement in the educational sector during his tenure of office. President Mahama noted...

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...
referendum vote

Yearender: Multiple crises-ridden West faces uncertainties

From Brexit and Donald Trump's win in U.S. presidential race to Matteo Renzi's defeat in Italian referendum, the year 2016 witnessed a cluster of...
A general view taken with a drone shows a mosque where forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are stationed in Aleppo's government-controlled area of al-Masharqa, Syria October 20, 2016. [Photo/Agencies]

Aleppo city is one, no more west, or east

Rolling his wheelchair through the rubble-strewn crossing of Bustan al-Qasr into the former rebel-held eastern Aleppo, 53-year-old Bakri Maruf was fearless, unlike the first...

Waitrose Christmas Project to cover vulnerable children of Ghana

Food for All Ghana programme in partnership with MaxMart Family shopping centre and Kwatson’s West Africa,sole distributors of Waitrose brand of products in Ghana...
law

MMDAs Advised To Enforce Sanitation By-Laws

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in the Upper West Region have been advised to gazette their by-laws to enhance their enforcement for a better...

Assembly Members Educated On Capitation Claims Payment

Members of the Agona East District and Agona West Municipal Assembly have attended a day’s workshop at Agona Swedru to equip them with the...
Ghana Election

Certified Results From Sunyani West Constituency

The following is the certified results of the presidential and parliamentary elections in the Sunyani West Constituency. Presidential CPP – 68 NDP – 29 NDC – 16,488 PPP –...
vote

Political parties’ commitment to peace critical in Ghana’s December polls – NDI

Regional Director of NDI, West and Central Africa, Christopher Fomunyoh, who led the second fact-finding mission to Ghana on Sunday, told the media at...

Africans Welcome China’s Presence On The Continent-Report Says

Strategic collaboration with Africa has become a priority in the global North, East, and West. Powers that once saw the African continent primarily as...
Rev Dr Duro Ayanrinola, General Secretary of the AABF first from left, Rev Dr Stephen Asante, Rev Ernest Adu-Gyamfi, new AABF President, third from left in a black suite, Rev David Ocansey, AABF Executive Member and Rev Michael Okwako, immediate past President of the AABF ready to service the lord supper.

All African Baptists Fellowship ends meeting in Accra

The four-day meeting gave the AABF the opportunity to discuss many issues regarding the progress and expansion of the fellowship and was on the...
video

Finalists of 2016 All Africa Business Leaders Awards Out

The live finalists announcement on CNBC Africa brought together members of the press, key stakeholders and sponsors to reveal this years contenders for the...
Bird Flu

Avian Flu : West and Central Africa On High Alert

"The strain can infect and cause death in humans and kills poultry at a high rate," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said at a daily...
Upper West Regional Hospital

Work on Upper West Regional Hospital Scheduled for completion in 2017

The 160 -bed capacity hospital project is currently 75 per cent complete and all equipment for it had arrived at the port, President Mahama...
Nigeria, China

Nigeria enters into $80bn oil and gas deals with China

Nigeria, an OPEC member which was until recently Africa's biggest oil producer, relies on crude sales for around 70 percent of national income, but...
Training programme

Forest certification training program opens

The workshop brought together forestry practitioners in government organisations, academic and research institutions, civil society organisations, and the private sector in the West and...
Tema Port

Nigeria to attain hub port status in West, Central Africa

Osinbajo said this in Abuja, Nigeria's capital city, at the launch of the SOPs and the PSSP. He said SOPs and PSSP...

No BNI supervision for BECE-WAEC

“We have not contracted the BNI to supervise the distribution of question papers to the examination centres,” she told Prince Minkah on Class91.3FM’s Executive...
Mama Rhoda Ngima and Mama Esther Wamera (L-R respectively) join others on a street match calling on the rights of the older persons

Global Day Of Citizen Action Marked

The participants will share their views on their successes in participation and key challenges that prevent them from effectively participating in local and national...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan of Turkey asks the West to give a new form of support

Erdogan made the remarks at a joint news conference with his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic here, but didn't elaborate. Turkey would never close its door...

Ghana’s anti-money laundering policy scheduled for review

This is the caution coming from the Financial and Intelligence centre (FIC). According to the Centre, Ghana has made significant strides in fighting the...
Migrants

187 rescued off the coast of Libya leaving 4 dead

A Libyan coast guards spokesman said four migrants died and 43 others were injured when the boat caught fire for an...