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“Proponents of the New Paradigm in Africa have a new milestone to celebrate, with the opening of a new segment of the Mombasa-Kisumu Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) line in Kenya. On October 16, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta led a celebration to open Segment 2A, a 120 kilometer (75 mile) extension from the capital (and current terminus) of Nairobi, to Naivasha, a large town northwest of the capital. Opening of this—admittedly rather short—segment nonetheless brings the SGR project one step closer to its planned destination: Kampala, the capital city of neighboring, landlocked Uganda.”

Kenya’s private sector vows to accelerate adoption of circular economy

Kenya's private sector on Tuesday vowed to accelerate the adoption of the circular economy in order to promote environmental sustainability. Karin Boomsma,...
National Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Adoption of ADR is to ensure unhindered justice for all -Justice Larbi

The adoption of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the country’s justice system is to ensure that justice was delivered to all manner of...

UG Vice-Chancellor proposes adoption of international public accounting standards

Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana (UG), has challenged government to promote the adoption of the International...
Social Welfare

Social Welfare discloses new reforms for adoption

The Department of Social Welfare (DSW), has embraced new reforms on adoption processes to safeguard the interest of orphans as well as children who...

Kenyan farmers mull adoption of new technologies to boost yields

A two-day farmers' forum kicked off on Thursday in Kenya's northwest region, focusing on the adoption of new technologies to boost yields. ...
Agriculture in Africa

Kenya calls for adoption of conservation agriculture

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto on Tuesday called for the adoption of conservation agriculture to help improve food security in the country. Ruto noted...
CT scans can predict the risk of further strokes in mild stroke patients, the research suggests

Ghanaian Stroke Survivors Need The Global Stroke Bill Implemented

The Stroke Association Support Network-Ghana (SASNET), a non-governmental organization has called on the government to adopt and implement the Global Stroke Bill of Rights...

Liquid Telecom Joins i2i DataHack4FI for Africa’s Cloud-based Services

Liquid Telecom will provide free high-speed internet access to start-ups entering the 2018 edition of the DataHack4FI innovation competition Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid...

Ukraine adopts new policy on migration management

The Government of Ukraine adopted a new State Migration Strategy Wednesday (12 July), which will inform national migration policy for the next eight years. The...

Belgian Foreign Minister endorses inquiry into Kasai violations

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the adoption by the Human Rights Council, on June 23 2017, of a...

Kenyan abroad sends $1million money transfers using WorldRemit

Kenyans living abroad have now sent one million money transfers via the remittance service WorldRemit. With the WorldRemit app or website, the diaspora can...

IFC and Ghana’s bourse partner up to generate capital market investment

The partnership is one of the many interventions under the Africa Corporate Governance Program intended to improve business performance. It will also help raise...
GMO Crops

CSOs stance and scientist support for the adoption of GMOs

According to the scientists, Ghana must also consider mainstreaming biotechnology into its crop and animal improvement plans to guarantee sustainable food security for the...
A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

UN Sanctions against DPRK receives New Zealand’s Backing

"New Zealand has already condemned North Korea (DPRK)'s recent nuclear test and long-range rocket launch," Foreign Minister Murray McCully said in a statement. "North Korea...

South Korean president Hopes for a true nuke renunciation from DPRK

Park said in her message on the new UN resolution that she sincerely hopes for the DPRK to abandon its nuclear program and come...

Movement wants veeps elected to office

He said it was improper for a Vice Presidential Candidate to be solely selected by the Presidential Candidate because it was not in line...

African countries urged to collaborate in enhancing science

Fred Matiangi, Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Education said such dialogues are capable of contributing to the articulation of policies that would support Africa's growth...
MTN CEO's Press Briefing With NCR

MTN engages journalists on 4G LTE necessity

The inception of 4G LTE technology in the country has as many will say has to be beneficial to the businesses whose target market...
AK Songstress

AK Songstress: I love babies so yeah, i would adopt

‘‘I love adoption and I am going to adopt, maybe one from the orphanage and one from the street’’ Paradise Entertainment signed recording and performing...
Narcotic drugs

African bloc IGAD urges regional framework to fight against counterfeit drugs

The revelations were made during a meeting organized through the partnership with the World Health Organization in Djibouti. The meeting was aimed at raising...

Rwanda to review processes for adopting children

Yesterday at the Democratic Republic of Congo Embassy in Washington, DC, the country?s new Ambassador to the United States (U.S.), H.E. Fran?ois Balumuene, met...

Jennifer Aniston?s Adoption Report Are Untrue

Despite circulating rumors, Jennifer Aniston is not adopting a daughter. Life & Style previously reported that the ?Horrible Bosses? actress and her fiance Justin...

Hugging dogs gets saved through adoption

Desperation: An online post written from the perspective of Kala (right) said ?We have to have someone rescue us or we?ll be ?next?? ?Exactly...
Children using internet

Internet adoption rates should focus on Development – report

A report published on Tuesday by the Internet Society, an independent Internet information source, said as the infrastructure necessary for Internet access was increasingly...

Ghanaians urged to uphold the country?s cultural values

Madam Dzifa Gomashie, Deputy Minister of Tourism, has called on Ghanaians to uphold the country?s cultural values and desist from unbridled adoption of foreign...
Mr Murtala Mohammed (right) in a discussion with Dr Essegbey

Least Developed Countries Agree To Sign West Africa EPA

The adoption of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) is crucial to ensure that Ghana?s exports to the European Union (EU) are not disrupted from...

IDEG pushes for the adoption of MPG reforms

Major General Nii Carl Coleman (Rtd), Chairman of Civic Forum Initiative (CFI), has reiterated the need for setting up a multiparty democracy fund to...

Ghana Looks To Establish Central Adoption Authority

Nana Oye Lithur interacting with Mahama Ayariga (right), Looking on is an official Ghana will soon have a Central Adoption Authority, the Minister of...

Ministry Suspend Child Adoption

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has suspended child adoption to enable it to deal with challenges associated with the adoption...

Using Senchi Consensus Would Mean NDC Has Failed

The Convention Peoples Party (CPP) on Thursday said the National Economic Forum and the adoption of the Senchi Consensus (SC) were an implicit admission...