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Pan-African financier to improve Kenyans’ access to affordable homes

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Pan-African real estate financier Shelter Afrique on Monday signed a partnership with Kenyan based regional lender NCBA Bank to improve access to affordable homes...
Smoke rises from Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli, Libya, Feb. 28, 2020. The forces of the UN-backed Libyan government said on Friday that the rival east-based army attacked the Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli with heavy shelling. (Photo by Amru Salahuddien/Xinhua)

AU commends UN-facilitated Libyan Dialogue Forum

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The African Union (AU) Commission on Sunday commended the United Nations (UN)-facilitated Libyan Dialogue Forum (LPDF), reiterating the AU Commission's readiness to support peace...
sanctions

Britain imposes sanctions on Zimbabwe’s security chiefs

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The United Kingdom on Monday imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe's security chiefs for alleged human rights violations. The travel ban and asset freeze...
mining

Experts call for amendment of Zambia mines law to maximize benefits

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The Zambian government should amend the law governing the mining sector in order to ensure citizens benefit more from the sector, a local think-tank...
court

Runner-up in Uganda’s presidential poll petitions court on results

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Robert Kyagulanyi, the runner-up in Uganda's Jan. 14 presidential polls on Monday petitioned court seeking to annul the results. Kyagulanyi, through his...
Bank of Namibia

Credit to businesses fall in December – Namibia cbank

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Credit extended to businesses in Namibia recorded a negative growth of 1.2 percent at the end of December 2020, compared to a positive growth...
entrepreneurs

Stop stealing from your business – young entrepreneurs advised

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Mr. Joshua Mensah, a Business Consultant has urged young entrepreneurs to resist the temptation of stealing from their businesses if they will take their...
Jubilee House

Ghana accepts credential of six envoys

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday accepted the letters of credence of six new envoys from China, Korea, Canada, Austria, Namibia and Mexico. At separate...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Ghana’s President makes appointments to Council of State

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Presidemt Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed 11 persons as members of the Council of State. They include Nana Otuo Siriboe II, Juabenhene, Archbishop Justice...
Reverend Francisca Duncan Williams

Women advised to use skills to impact society

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The Reverend Mrs Francisca Duncan-Williams, Wife of the Presiding Bishop of Action Chapel International, has urged women to use their entrepreneurial skills to impact...
Mr Richard A Quayson

CHRAJ calls for private sector participation in NACAP implementation

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Mr Richard A. Quayson, Deputy Commissioner Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), on Monday called for the private sector and Civil Societies...
Mr Clement Mba

Create integrated society for persons with disabilities – PWDs President

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The Federation of Disability Organization has called on government and other stakeholders to develop policies responsive to the plight of persons with disability to...
Mr Osei Assibey Antwi Metropolitan Chief Executive

Fight against COVID-19 is shared responsibility – MCE

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The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has tasked Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to enforce strictly the COVID-19 safety protocols at all levels...
teenage pregnancy

Bodi DCE unhappy with high teenage pregnancy cases

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Mr Ignatius Akwasi Amankwah, the Bodi District Chief Executive, has expressed worry about the rise of Teenage pregnancy in the District. He has, therefore, advised...
Asiedu Nketia

Election Petition: Video of Asiedu Nketia played in Court

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The Supreme Court on Monday played a video, which portrays that Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketia, a witness for the petitioner had told the whole...
Supreme Court

We are not comfortable with post trial interviews – Supreme Court tells Davis

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The Supreme Court has cautioned Mr Frank Davis, a member of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's legal team in the 2020 Presidential Election Petition,...
Students wash hands at school in Phalombe, Malawi, Oct. 13, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has surpassed 2 million, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Thursday. The latest figures from the continental disease control and prevention agency showed that a total of 2,013,388 cases were reported across the continent with the death toll related to the pandemic standing at 48,408 as of Thursday morning. (Photo by Joseph Mizere/Xinhua)

Private schools asked to fully implement COVID-19 protocols

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Conference of Directors of Private Pre-Tertiary Schools-Ghana has advised its members to allocate resources and ensure full implementation of the COVID-19 protocols in the...
Nana Dwemoh Benneh

UMB appoints new Chief Executive Officer

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The Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has appointed Nana Dwemoh Benneh as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), following approval from the Bank of Ghana. He...
Fumigation

Covid-19: EPA shuts down Head office for fumigation

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has shut down its head office in Accra for a fumigation exercise to contain the spread of COVID-19. The office...
Donation Organization

Addapath supports COVID-19 fight in basic schools

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Addapath Wellness, Obuasi-based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has donated quantities of carbolic soap to support some selected schools in the Obuasi Municipality to help fight...
World Leprosy Day

Ankaful Leprosarium marks World Leprosy Day

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The World Leprosy Day, celebrated on last Sunday in January every year, has been marked by the Ankaful Leprosarium General Hospital (ALGH) in Cape...
Mr Mark Dankyira Korankye

TEWU meets FWSC Thursday to address concerns

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The leadership of the Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union, TEWU, will meet the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) on Thursday, February 4, to...
Mr Saeed Muhazu Jibril

Rehabilitation of Damongo town roads commences

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Mr Saeed Muhazu Jibril, Municipal Chief Executive for Damongo, has cut the sod for work to commence a five-kilometre road in Damongo town to...
Gsa Dialogue

GSA and stakeholders dialogue over implementation of vehicle homologation

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The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) and the Ghana Automobile Distributors Association (GADA) have held a meeting to discuss and address concerns regarding the implementation...
Social Skills Training

Erigem Institute passes out 109 floral design, culinary arts trainees

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A total of 109 trainees, including five males, have graduated from Erigem Institute of Floral Design and Culinary Arts in Ho after completing various...
Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS)

GNFS poised to reduce fire outbreaks in Volta Region

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Assistant Chief Fire Officer (ACFO), Madam Janet Agyeiwaa Duah, Volta Regional Commander of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), says the Service is determined...
accident

Bono region records 259 road crashes in 2020 – MTTD Commander

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Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Stephen Sarfo Tenkorang, the Bono Regional Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) Commander, has expressed worry over the increasing...
Health Ngo Ppe

NGO donates PPE to 15 schools

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The Initiative Black and White (IBW), Ghana, a non-governmental organisation with support from its German partners, has distributed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth GHC14,...
wpid Dan Botwe

Dean of Presiding Members of Ghana congratulates Dan Botwe and others

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Mr Joseph Korto, Dean of Presiding Members of Ghana has congratulated Mr Dan Botwe, Minister designate for Local government, Decentralisation and Rural Development. He ...
Dollars

Philippines to receive US$25 million in aid to purchase Covid vaccines

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dpa/GNA – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday announced 25 million dollars in financial aid to help the Philippines purchase vaccines against...