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Pose For Africa spearheading the ‘Wear Ghana’ agenda

Pose For Africa reality modeling show is focused on showcasing Ghana's arts and culture to the world, Madam Afua Asantewaa Aduonum, Executive Director of...
World Health Day

Africa’s universal health coverage agenda on course amid COVID-19 shocks

The quest to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) in Africa has gained momentum despite COVID-19 related disruptions, an expert said on Friday. Rispah Walumbe, Health...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk past electricity pylons as they return from work in Orlando, Soweto township, South Africa March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

Energy Storage: High on the agenda for Emerging Economies

Energy storage is the capture of energy produced at one time for use at a later time to reduce imbalances between energy demand and...
UN Security Council

Burundians parade to support UN decision of removing Burundi from its agenda

Burundian people on Saturday staged parades countrywide to support United Nations (UN) Security Council's decision of removing Burundi from its political agenda. The UN Security...
Ghana's political parties

Political parties’ manifestoes must set agenda towards national development – Quartey

Professor Peter Quartey, Director, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, says political parties' manifestoes must set an agenda for...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus response briefing as National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and Attorney General William Barr stand by at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Trump unveils agenda for health care

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday unveils his agenda for health care, a key topic for the election in November. Trump,...
Donald Trump

Trump campaign announces second-term agenda ahead of GOP convention

U.S. President Donald Trump's reelection campaign announced a set of core priorities for his second term on Sunday night ahead of the 2020 Republican...

We hold the agenda for true change in Ghana – PPP

The Progressive People's Party (PPP) says it holds the agenda for “true change” in Ghana’s development aspirations. It will, therefore, pursue aggressive policies to rejuvenate...
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...
reproductive System

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...
skylines of Kumasi

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...