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Cameroon to produce 600,000 tons of cocoa in 2020

Cameroon aims to increase its cocoa production to 600,000 tons in 2020, according to the country's Minister of Trade, Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana. ...
Mozambican President Nyusi in France

Mozambican president sends message of condolence to his Tanzanian counterpart over oil tanker explosion

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Tuesday sent a message of condolence to his Tanzanian counterpart John Magufuli following the explosion of a fuel tanker...
Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswana’s president visits Angola for bilateral consultations

Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi started a 24-hour official visit to Angola for bilateral consultations with his Angolan counterpart, Joao Lourenco on Tuesday afternoon in...

Nigeria achieves food security – Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday the most populous African country has achieved food security with the steady improvement in agricultural production. ...
gunny bags

Kenya set to ban use of gunny bags to package farm produce

Kenya's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation will in two months' time introduce new regulations that seek to ban the packaging of farm...
Abubakar Tsav

Former Nigerian police chief blames politicians for gunmen activities

A former police chief in Nigeria on Tuesday said politicians are responsible for activities of gunmen disturbing the west African country. Retired...
Kafulafuta dam

Chinese firm hailed over Dam Works in Zambia

The completion of water supply reticulation system at Kafulafuta dam in Masaiti district in Zambia by China National Complete Engineering Corporation will benefit thousands...
heavy duty vehicles

Zambia starts impounding dubiously imported heavy duty vehicles

Revenue collection authorities in Zambia on Tuesday started impounding heavy duty vehicles that were dubiously imported into the country. The Zambia Revenue...
Photo taken on July 13, 2016 shows the Hawassa Industrial Park in twon, 275 kilometres south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. [Photo/Xinhua]

Chinese engagement propels Ethiopia’s industry park development ambition

Chinese engagement has injected impetus in Ethiopia's ambition to become a manufacturing powerhouse by 2025 through the development of industrial parks across the country. ...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Namibia adopts innovative technology to curb poaching

Namibia has invested in innovative technology to help rangers detect poachers, officials said on Tuesday. In an interview, Intelligence Support Against Poaching...

Namibian official appointed VP for Sub-Saharan Africa of international court administration body

Namibia's Executive Director from the Office of the Judiciary Rolanda Van Wyk was recently appointed to the executive board of the International Association for...

Namibia’s street dancers to compete in global dance championships in South Africa

Twenty street dancers will represent Namibia at the Inter-Continental Dance Championship held by the Global Dance Supreme from Sept. 26 to 29 in Randburg,...
Mapping Africa

African countries urged to embrace geospatial techs to promote development

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday urged African countries to exert concerted efforts to embrace advancements in the geospatial technologies sector...

Ghana announces measures to provide decent housing for security services

Government of Ghana has put in place measures to provide modern and befitting housing units for the country’s security services, Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia disclosed...

The guardian of bharal on Mount Arbas

In the scorching heat, Arbin, 66, carries two fully-loaded plastic buckets of water and hobbles his way up a mountain path. After moving just...

Government will fix NHIS challenges – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated government’s commitment to injecting efficiency in the operations of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) by settling...

Maxwell Konadu Unhappy About Black Stars Poor Defense

Maxwell Konadu, head coach of Ghana Black Stars B says he is worried about how his side poorly conceded two goals against Burkina...
This young woman has to continuously feed her cooking fire with wood, which burns less efficiently than it would in an improved cookstove. Photo credit: Alex Kamweru/UN Foundation

Traditional cookstoves promote environmental degradation – GHACCO

Mr Raymond Kusorgbor, the National Programme Coordinator of Ghana Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and Fuels (GHACCO), said over reliance on traditional cookstoves had encouraged...

President Addo to Lay Foundation Stone for Tema Cement Factory

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, August 15, will lay the foundation stone for the construction of a technologically advanced cement factory for...

Tema Mayor Charge Youth to be Environmentally Conscious

The Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive, Mr Felix Mensah Nii Annang-La, has challenged Ghanaian youths to be environmentally conscious as former President Jerry John...
black stars

Ghana and Burkina Faso Match Ends in a Draw

Ghana Black Stars B held their Burkinabe counterparts to a 2-2 draw at the August 4 stadium in Ouagadougou on Saturday. The two West African...

Awudome initiates peaceful dialogue with neighbours

The Awudome Traditional Area has invited its neighbours for peaceful dialogue to pave way for the rapid socio-economic development of the area. “…instead of long...
Education University Money

UENR request for assistance of GH¢50 million as seed money

The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) has appealed for a seed money of GH¢50 million and an annual cash allocation of GH¢10...

14th Annual Youth Conference of YMCA Opens in Accra

The 14th Annual National Youth Conference of the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) has opened in Accra, which aims at empowering young people for...

Research Says New Cervical Cancer Vaccine Could Eliminate Disease

Cervical cancer could completely be eliminated, according to research, thanks to a new vaccine being reviewed by Australia's Pharmaceutical Authority. A Melbourne-based study, led by...
Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan congratulates Kenyans on their elections

Mr Kofi Annan, the Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation, has applauded the people of Kenya for their commitment to democracy, which they demonstrated...
National Policy Summit

Trade Ministry Takes The Stand Tomorrow at National Policy Summit

The Ministry of Trade will on Monday, August 14, take its turn at the National Policy Summit. A statement issued by the Information Services Department,...

Usain Bolt’s Showmanship

Given this was once a country of incorrigible baton-droppers, the British men’s relay team restored national pride in the most emphatic and improbable style...
Urban migration

Canada and Ghana Seeks An All Inclusive Plan to Migration

Canada is working with Ghana, as part of spearheading a global partnership, to build pragmatic comprehensive systems would plan and manage migration to...

Communal labour defaulters to provide a bag of cement

Gomoaba Nana Apata Kofi V, Chief of Gomoa Pomadze and Guantoahene of the Gomoa Ajumako Traditional Area, disclosed this to the Ghana News Agency...