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Akim Oda central market adopts segmentation of trading

The Birim Central Municipality in the Eastern Region as a measure to ensure effective social distancing at the markets has employed market segmentation to...
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UN adopts resolution calling for “intensified” international co-operation against COVID-19

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted a resolution on COVID-19, calling for "intensified" international cooperation to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic. Resolution 74/270...
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Nigeria’s economic hub adopts more measures to curb spread of COVID-19

Authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub on Monday introduced more measures, including "Stay-At-Home" order for certain groups, to curb the spread of the COVID-19...

Ghana Bar Association adopts measures to prevent coronavirus infection

The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) has spelt out a number of measures with regards to court procedures, to help prevent the spread of corona...
Pedestrians wearing masks are seen in downtown Tehran, Iran, Feb. 23, 2020. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued an order to form a national headquarters to cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, state TV reported. Since Iran announced the first batch cases of the coronavirus in the country on Wednesday, 43 Iranians have been confirmed infected by the virus, eight of whom have died. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Iran launches national plan, adopts protective measures against COVID-19

Iran announced the launch of a national plan on Thursday to deal with the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country. The move, called National Mobilization...

Kenyan fish farmer adopts solar technology to power hatcheries

George Muga is a trained accountant and has for many years worked for international organizations that have a presence in Kenya. He...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Southern Africa bloc adopts Kiswahili as official language

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers has adopted Kiswahili as the bloc's official language, a senior official said on Wednesday. ...

Upper West NYA find ways to bridge the gender inequality gap

The National Youth Authority (NYA) in Upper West has inaugurated a network of young women who are to be empowered to champion gender inequality...
The strike has damaged mining communities north west of Johannesburg

Johannesburg Adopts Rwanda’s Clean Up Campaign

Johannesburg city mayor Herman Mashaba has said the cleanup campaign which they copied from Rwanda is bearing fruit with improvement in cleanliness of the...
Germany and Ghana

German Government Outlines Guidelines for Africa Policy

The German government on Wednesday adopted new political guidelines for Germany's Africa policy, focusing on sustainable economic development, migration and security. "The guidelines reflect the...

Avatime FC Takes in 8 Eight Best Players from Milo U13 Championship

Mr. George Ofori, president and owner of George Ofori Sports Academy and Avatime FC, has said, they will recruit at least eight quality players...

Ministers conference draws the path to Asia-Pacific’s economic cooperation and integration

Ministers and high-level officials in Asia-Pacific have committed to advance regional economic cooperation and integration (RECI) to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda...

Tanzania adopts ecosystem approach to fisheries management: minister

The Tanzanian government said on Monday it has adopted an ecosystem approach to fisheries management and is promoting responsible fishing practices. Minister for Livestock and...

ALSF’s new Medium-Term Strategy to enhance results

The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) has approved and adopted a new medium-term strategy which aims to focus on critical issues that matter to...

Tullow Follows 3-phase Strategy to Convert FPSO

Oil and gas firm Tullow and its JV Partners have adopted a three-phase approach to convert the Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Kwame...

Dutch senate adopts law to revoke nationality from jihadists

The Dutch Senate (De Eerste Kamer) on Tuesday voted in favor of a new law that makes it possible to revoke the Dutch nationality...

NYU Adopts a Community in Volta Region

Adanu, a Ghanaian-led non-profit organization committed to community development, has in collaboration with the New York University(NYU), adopted Woadze-Tsatoe, a fishing community in the...

UN Security Council adopts resolution asking power transfer in Gambia

The UN Security Council Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution, asking former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to transfer power to President-elect Adama Barrow by Thursday. ...

UN Security Council adopts resolution in response to DPRK’s nuclear test

The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution to tighten sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in response to...
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Ghana adopts prudent debt management: deputy minister

Deputy finance minister Mona Quartey said on local radio on Friday that such measure was geared towards propelling the country to desired economic growth. ...
climate change

UN climate conference takes declaration for action

"We call for the highest political commitment to combat , as a matter of urgent priority," said the proclamation adopted at the closing plenary...

China adopts interpretation to Basic Law of Hong Kong SAR

Zhang Dejiang (C), chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, attends the third plenary meeting of the bimonthly session of the NPC...
World Boxing Union

World Boxing Body Approves Tsivinu for projects

Mr Rodrigo Cobo, WBC Ambassador, has therefore presented a WBC replica belt to the chief of the community as a “symbol of adoption.” ...
AFP / Louisa Gouliamaki Young people shout slogans during a protest rally against the latest reform measures in front of the Greek parliament building in Athens on May 8, 2016

Greek lawmakers adopt package of pension cuts and tax hikes

The ministers are expected to complete a long-stalled first review of Greece's massive EU-IMF bailout and discuss new debt relief measures at the crunch...

Benin adopts national communication plan in response to HIV/AIDS

"The national plan aims to reinforce capacities of concerned stakeholders. It will also help to change people's behaviour and attitudes towards HIV/AIDS," said Sonia...
National Media Commission

Ghana Adopts LI To Regulate Media Content

Parliament adopted the National Media Commission (content standards) Regulations, 2015, L. I (2224) on Tuesday. As provided for under Article 11(7) (c) of the...

Cameroon’s National Assembly adopts the 2016 state budget

The budget stands at 4,234.7 billion CFA francs (one dollar equals to around 600 CFA francs), up from 3,746.6 billion CFA francs in 2015. The...

Benin adopts national strategic plan for fighting against HIV/AIDS, STDs

"The national strategic plan for fighting against AIDS will be a reference tool for all interventions in the fight against the disease," the minister...
A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

UN Security Council stands on approving its mandate in South Sudan

The resolution will renew the mandate of UNMISS until Dec. 15. It requests the Secretary-General to review the mandate within 45 days of the...

Benin adopts 2016 budget of over US$2.6 billion

Benin's government has adopted the 2016 state budget of 1,552 billion CFA Francs (over 2.6 billion U.S. dollars) against a sum of 1,507 billion...