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A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

Kenyan leader expresses optimism of securing UN Security Council non-permanent seat

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has expressed optimism his country will secure a non-permanent membership seat in the UN Security Council (UNSC) for the 2021-2022...

East African Business Council to promote Tanzania’s industrialization agenda

The East African Business Council (EABC) said on Monday it is organizing a forum aimed at promoting Tanzania's industrialization agenda as identified in the...
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UN pledges support for reproductive health agenda in Africa

The United Nations will support African governments to expand access to quality and affordable reproductive health services for disadvantaged groups like women and girls...

Zambia signs skills transfer deal with Indian hospital

The Zambian government has signed a memorandum of understanding with Aster, an Indian multi-specialty hospital with cutting-edge technology, aimed at helping the southern African...

Corruption deprives the poor and vulnerable of advancement opportunities – Nana Chinbuah has said

Nana Teiba Chinbuah, Head of Governance at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has said, since the impact of corruption negatively affects the development...
Security Council

UN Security Council should consider removing Burundi from agenda – Wu Haitao

The Security Council should consider removing the question of Burundi from its agenda, a Chinese envoy has said. "The current situation in Burundi should be...

The world is not fully on track to achieve the SDGs – CSOs Platform...

The Ghana Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS), has called on leaders to set a more ambitious roadmap, identifying clear...
Economics Bank Launch

Ecobank Ghana Launches Ecobankpay to Promote Cash-lite System

Ecobank Ghana, in a bid to complement government’s efforts to achieve a cash-lite society, has launched the EcobankPay, a digital payments and collections service,...
Cctu Board

CCTU Board urged to help promote industrialisation agenda

The Cape Coast Technical University (CCTU) has inaugurated a five-member Appeals Board chaired by Mr Justice Peter Kwabena Ababio, Retired High Court Judge. The effort...
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Kumasi: Residents Asked to Support Clean and Green Agenda

The Ashanti Regional Chapter of Founding Fathers, Patrons and Council of Elders of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has appealed to residents of Kumasi...

Ethiopia’s first botanic garden opens with the agenda of conservation

Ethiopia has recently opened its first botanic garden with an eye to making it a center of education, research and conservation in Ethiopia and...

High budget deficits impede West Africa bloc’s single currency agenda – ECOWAS

High budget deficit remained a major challenge to achieving a second single currency zone by its member states, the Economic Community of West African...

Saving the Shrinking Lake Chad, Italy and Buhari Discuss Transaqua

Italian Prime Minister Conte Discusses Development with Presidents of Chad and Niger Giuseppe Conte made a two-day visit to Niger and Chad, two countries members...
HE Aziz Rabbah,Minister of Energy,Mines and Sustainable Development, Kingdom of Morocco

2018 Africa Blue Economy Forum Agenda and speakers released

The Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) 2018 has announced the final agenda and confirmed speakers for its first edition, in London on 7-8 June. The...

AfDB to Spearhead Africa’s industrialization agenda

Africa Development Bank (AfDB) is leading the drive to attract more investments towards aggressive industrialization of Africa to create jobs and wealth for the...
Ghana Beyond Aid

Rising public debt challenges Ghana Beyond Aid agenda

The ever ballooning public debt presents a threat to the achievement of the Ghana Beyond Aid agenda as targeted by President Nana Addo Dankwa...

Mauritanian leaders table support for women, youth smallholder farmers

Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will meet Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, and other officials of...
Mahamudu Bawumia

Efficient domestic revenue mobilization crucial for Ghana’s “Beyond Aid” agenda – VP

For Ghana to achieve its aim of developing beyond aid, strong performance of domestic revenue is crucial, Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia pointed out here on...

Ghana’s economic development agenda would be a pipe-dream if corruption persists-stakeholders

Government’s quest to develop an economy of Ghana hat would not depend on aid (Ghana-beyond-aid) would become a pipe-dream if pervasive corruption is allowed...
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Africa’s Tourism’s Prominence Moves Up

The tourism sector in Africa, which according to UNWTO saw an 8% increase in international arrivals in 2016, is progressively becoming prominent largely due...

PADO calls for funds to support forest plantation development.

The Private Afforestation Developers Organization (PADO) has called for the setting up of a dedicated fund to support private forest plantation development. Mr. George Asamoah...

Kwaebibirem Rural Bank shows strong performance

The Kwaebibirem Rural Bank showed strong performance, last year, posting profit before tax of GHȼ251,542.00 on its operations. Mr. Carlos Ahenkorah, the Board Chairman, said...
Obesity Food

Korea Heritage Committee Sets The Agenda for Traditional know-how

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will meet from 4 to 9 December on Jeju Island (Republic of Korea)...
climate change

Italy, UN sign MOU to launch climate change fellowship

The Government of Italy and UN Climate Change have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch a new Fellowship Programme aimed at...

Private Higher Education Institutions Seek Access To GET

Apostle Dr Daniel Okyere Walker, the Rector, Pentecost University College (PUC), has called on the Government to help private higher education institutions to access...
Mr Isaac Kwame Asiamah

Minister Rallies For Support

Mr Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Minister for Youth and Sports (MoY&S), has called on the youth to help in the attainment of the 2030 Agenda...
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Edinburgh charity and Ghana’s High Commissioner Discuss Trade

A leading Scottish charity has met with Ghana’s High Commissioner in a bid to improve trade between the two countries. Challenges Worldwide, which is...
CPC National Congress

19th CPC National Congress Tabled Agenda for Discussion

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China will open at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Great Hall of the People in...
Digital economy

Ghana Government Begins Its Digital Inclusion Campaign

The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Communications is playing a pivotal role in the development of a robust framework to support the...

Penplusbytes and GOGIG builds media capacity on oil and gas

Penplusbytes with support from Ghana Oil and Gas for Inclusive Growth (GOGIG) is implementing a 6-month “enhancing the role of the Media in promoting...