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Covid China Holds Discussions With African Ambassadors Over Fallout

GHACHIFA appreciates China-Africa summit on COVID-19

The Ghana China Friendship Association (GHACHIFA) has expressed appreciation at the holding of the virtual extraordinary China-Africa summit on solidarity against COVID-19. ...
Landry Ninteretse

African green lobbyists urge protection of heritage sites amid threats

There is a need for African governments to enact laws that will strengthen protection of the continent's pristine heritage sites amid intrusion for commercial...
In observance of International Women’s Day, participants march from the centre of Monrovia to the Temple of Justice, home of the Liberian Supreme Court, where they staged a peaceful sit-in protest against gender-based violence. UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein

Economic development key to ending violence against women in Africa

Africa should invest more in the economic emancipation of women and girls if efforts aimed at countering poverty and violence are to yield any...
Peter Mutharika

Malawi president calls for efforts to boost economic development

Malawi President, Peter Mutharika, said his country is still facing economic challenges with most of its people living below minimum life standards. ...

Netherlands partners Ghana to develop human resource

Mr Ronald Strikker, the Netherlands Ambassador, said his country is committed to partnering Ghana to develop her human resource, particularly entrepreneurs, for economic development. ...

We need more manufacturing centres in Volta region

Mr Anthony Dekagbe, the Head of Ho Small Tax Office (STO), has called for the establishment of more manufacturing centres in the Volta...
Mapping Africa

Africa needs to take bold economic decisions

Africa needs to begin making bold decisions to implement economic transformation programs that can take millions out of extreme deprivation, economic development experts said...

Intra-regional migration mobility promotes economic development

Intra-regional mobility has the potential to promote economic development in both migrant receiving and sending countries. Professor Mariama Awumbila, Project Coordinator of Migration and Development...
A Chinese-made train on Kenya’s Mombasa-Nairobi Railway, an important railway line in East Africa. (Photo by Li Zhiwei from People’s Daily)

Africa in Review 2019: Electoral Politics and Economic Development

Continental states are seeking a social equilibrium while the broader struggle for genuine independence remains imperative A recently-held national election in the North African state...
Zambia - China Flag

Zambia needs to expand exchange with China to spur economic development

The Zambian government should seek more exchange programs with China to boost the country's economic development, a business expert said on Wednesday. ...

AU troops empower Somali women to take part in economic development

Female soldiers from the Kenyan contingent under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Friday donated equipment to support livelihood improvements of women...
Peace Logo

Africa encouraged to integrate, keep peace for economic development

Africa must have peace, implement integration and unite for the economic development, said the President of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) Roger Nkodo Dang on...
assembly commendation

Assembly commends two NGOs in Tamale for promoting economic development.

The Karaga District Assembly has commended NORSAAC and EMpower for imparting in the youth livelihoods and skills empowerment activities in the area and promoting...
Real Estate Valuation

The Role of Real Estate Valuation in the Economic Development of Nigeria

Today, Real Estate is a cliché in every country. Real Estate property is attributed as a sure-bank investment for persons who can afford this...
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...
UK Mining

UK Capitalises on Mining Legacy to Secure Economic Advancement in Africa

The United Kingdom (UK) is using over 150 years of mining heritage to secure sustainable economic development in Africa for the next 150 years...

Ghana’s Mining Industry Applauded over its Contribution to economic Development

Mr William Buah, Professor of Engineering at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa, had underscored the importance of the mining industry as...
Climate change

Achieving economic success without increasing greenhouse emission

The extractive sector is a leading economic development source for most developed and developing resource rich countries. However, this sector contributes greatly to the...
the new entrants with Mrs Lydia Duvor

TVET will be Ghana’s Lifeline to Development

Mrs Lydia Duvor, the Manager of the New Century Career Training Institute (NCCTI) at Dansoman, has described Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)...

TVET Manager Says His Outfit is a Unit for Economic Development

Mrs Lydia Duvor, the Institute Manager of the New Century Career Training Institute (NCCTI) at Dansoman in Accra, has described Technical and Vocational Education...
Southern African Governors

AfDB is Africa’s economic development savior

Bank described as trusted partner to jumpstart economic growth The Southern African Governors of the African Development Bank have described the Bank as the future...
Mr Thompson speaking to the CIMG evening encounter

Ghana’s Ticket to Economic Development is Agriculture

Mr Kenneth Kwamina Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Dalex Financing and Leasing Company (Dalex Finance) has tagged Agriculture as the magic ‘silver bullet’ to...

Ghana gov’t confident of sustaining free education policy

Following recent concerns about the financial viability and infrastructural challenges facing the free education policy, Government has restated that it remains resolute and confident...

Youth in Europe And African entreated to form partnerships

The Italian Prime Minister, Mr Paolo Gentiloni, has called for strong partnership between the youth of Europe and Africa. He said as one of the...
Ghana Shippers' House

African Gov’ts urged to reduce trade constraints

The Union of African Shippers’ Councils (UASCs) has urged African governments to create congenial environment for businesses to thrive by ensuring transparency of laws,...
Various components of UNMISS and humanitarian actors were involved in putting out fires and assisting affected internally displaced persons in the Bentiu PoC site.

Researchers urged to embark on new paths in Behavioural Development

The International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD) Ghana Chapter has been inaugurated with a call on its members to be committed...

PPP Determine To win Assin North Parliamentary seat

With more than three years to the 2020 polls, the Progressive People's Party (PPP), has expressed its unwavering determination to convincingly win the Assin...

Agona East DCE Gives Listening Ear to GPRTU

Members of the Agona Swedru-Awutu Bawjiase-Kasoa branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union(GPRTU) have expressed their gratitude to the Agona East District Chief...
Port workers inspect one of the three locomotives as they were being off-loaded from the BBC Oder at the Port of Mombasa. The locomotives are expected to help Rift Valley Railways boost efficiency. Photo: Gideon Maundu/Standard

Ghana Gov’t Committed To Transforming Railway Sector

The Ministry of Railways development is in the process of awarding a contract for the redevelopment of Railways workshops in the country to enhance...
Dr. Ernest Addison

BoG Focuses On Price Stability – Governor

The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison has said, price stability is a key facilitator to growth and development, thus, there...