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Parliament

Stakeholders commend Government for National Research Bill

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Stakeholders at the end of a two-day dialogue on funding research to facilitate sustainable national development commended the Government for drafting the Ghana National...
Corruption Demonstration

NACAP to intensify actions against corruption next year

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The stakeholders involved in the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP) will next year push for the enactment of a Conduct of...

Major agricultural fair opens in Tanzania

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Tanzania's Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Saturday inaugurated a week-long agricultural exhibition show in the country and urged farmers to use the show...
Agro Farming

Farming enthusiasm sparked in Kenya amid COVID-19 pandemic

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As Kenya battles to contain COVID-19, which is spreading faster in the East African nation, the disease is having unintended positive outcomes on farms...
Mapping Africa

Africa’s COVID-19 cases near 930,000

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent reached 927,661 on Saturday, the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)...
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International Player Transfer window officially opens today

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has officially opened the International player transfer window (TMS). The TMS was opened...
Late Kwaku Ampim Darko

Football family bids farewell to late Deputy General Secretary

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The Football fraternity joined the family and loved ones of the late Kwaku Ampim- Darko former Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association...

Bright Addae attributes Club’s relegation to Coronavirus

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Ghanaian International, Bright Addae has attributed his side's failure to maintain their sport in the Italian Serie B to the global pandemic, Covid-19. ...
Dr Dacosta Aboagye

COVID-19: We are not ‘massaging’ figures – GHS

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has denied claims that, it is ‘massaging’ Ghana’s Coronavirus case counts to suit Government’s interest. A former Medical Director...
Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa

Private hospitals need strategic partnerships – Prof Akosa

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Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa, the Board Chairman of New Crystal Health Services (NCHS), has underscored the need for private healthcare facilities to seek...
United Nations

UN demands release of Libyan journalist

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The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Friday demanded immediate release of Ismail Abuzreiba, a Libyan journalist sentenced to 15 years in...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

Continental Free Trade program is game-changer for Africa’s economic transformation – Akufo-Addo

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Implementation of the vision of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) would be the game-changer in the economic transformation of the continent, Ghanaian...
farmers

Petroleum fund investment benefits Ghanaian peasant farmers – report

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As Ghana intends to reinvest its earnings from petroleum exports into other parts of the economy a report issued here late Tuesday revealed that...
Banks

Ghana government takes over 5 distressed banks

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The government of Ghana has taken over five distressed local banks, merging them into a single entity, the central bank announced here on Wednesday. The...
Court

Mid-Term Report for the African Court Out

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The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights has settled 35 cases as at June 2017, whilst four cases had been transferred to the...
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Stock Market Closes on a Low Note

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Activities on the last day of July trading on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) was marginally low note as investor interest was skewed towards...
Gold

Tanzanian PM impressed with China-built gold smelter factory

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Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Tuesday visited a state-of-the-art gold smelter owned by Chinese firm Sunshine at Chunya in southern highland region of...
Hage Geingob

Namibia launches foreign policy lectures to enhance public participation

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Namibia's President Hage Geingob said Tuesday that Namibia should seize the opportunity offered by the transforming geopolitical landscape to pursue its national interests...
Agriculture in Africa

Serbia seeks agricultural cooperation with Uganda

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Visiting Serbian State Secretary Nemanja Steavnovic on Tuesday said Serbia is ready to help Uganda fast track its agricultural development. Steavnovic, according to a statement...
land

Baseline study zooms in on women and land use in sub-Sahara Africa

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Namibia will launch the baseline study that was conducted in 2016 by the University of Namibia which was aimed at investigating the status of...
renewable

Namibia targets 70 percent renewable energy production by 2030

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Namibia has committed its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions to increase the share of renewable energy in electricity production to 70 percent by the year...
Social media

Student denies defaming Zambian leader on social media

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A student accused of defaming Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Monday denied the charge when he appeared in court. Edward Makayi, who was arrested last...
electricity

Burundi to buy electricity to address energy crisis

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Burundi is going to buy 30 megawatts of electricity as part of solutions to the country's energy crisis, the east African country's energy minister...
Nurses

MoH says plans underway to recruit picketing unemployed nurses

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Ghana’s Ministry of Health said here Tuesday plans were far advanced for the government to engage the services of private nurses across the country. Public...
UG toll booth demolition

Confucius institute’s works phenomenal – Ernest Aryeetey

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He said the university had been interested in promoting the Chinese language for a very long time and that was why it set up...
Patrice Talon

Benin president decries lack of economic take-off since independence

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"In 56 years, Benin has not advanced on the path of economic and social development," he said in a message to the nation on...
Peace

Thousands of Malians march in support of peace deal

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The protesters, who the organizers said numbered 10,000, marched across Bamako streets singing slogans and carrying placards in support of peace and Mali President...

Wa: NHIA arranges blood donation exercise in Wa

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The distant education students who are the donors of this year's exercise were treated to a sumptuous meal to prepare them for the exercise. Mr...
Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection

GNHR seeks to enhance poverty reduction efforts – Minister

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She said the register would establish a database of households from which all social protection programmes in Ghana would have the opportunity to select...

JHS Pupil Highway Robber Grabbed By Police

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He was apprehended together with Charles Kofi Lavie, a 38-year-old labourer, and a resident of Ashaiman Newtown. Information from the Tema...