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reproductive System

Pan African forum resolves to promote reproductive health for slum women, girls

The ninth African conference on sexual health and rights (ACSHR2020) wrapped up on Friday with delegates adopting a communique to help rally governments and...

Ethiopian crisis-affected children to receive US$165 million support

Education Cannot Wait (ECW), a global fund dedicated to education in emergencies on Friday announced a three year, 165 million U.S. dollars initiative to...

Zimbabwe manufacturing capacity utilization expected to decline to 27 percent in 2020

Capacity utilization in Zimbabwe's manufacturing sector is expected to drop to 27 percent in 2020, down from 36 percent last year against the background...

AU senior leadership kicks off training on peace support operations in Somalia

Senior leaders of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have started a two-day training program on peace support operations, AMISOM said on Friday. ...

Tanzania and IMF to discuss new policy support instrument

The government of Tanzania will meet a team of experts from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to discuss a new policy support instrument (PSI),...

Angola to build 1,132 new fueling stations nationwide

Angola will build 1,132 new fueling stations nationwide by 2022, director general of the Petroleum Derivatives Regulatory Institute, Albino Ferreira, said on Friday. ...
Accra floods

Floods has displaced 279 people in Malawi

At least 279 people are reported to be displaced in Nkhotakota, a district in central region of Malawi due to flooding, officials have confirmed. ...

IMF, World Bank say Somalia is eligible to debt relief

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank have resolved that Somalia is now eligible to receive debt forgiveness under a special program...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Kenyan law enforcers to enhance interagency collaboration to combat wildlife crime

Kenyan law enforcers have resolved to foster inter-agency collaboration and cooperation to help combat wildlife crime in Kenya. The law enforcers who...

Zambia attracted US$12.6 billion investments in 2019

Zambia's investment agency says on Friday that it recorded an increase in investment in 2019 compared to the previous year. The Zambia...

Namibia to get funds to boost solar power

Namibia is set to receive a capital investment, which is part of a 10 million U.S. dollars fund to help the country boost its...

Namibia commissions feasibility study on basic income grant

The Namibian government has commissioned a feasibility study meant to determine whether the country can introduce a basic income grant (BIG) to benefit roughly...
huawei bluetooth

Huawei launches Open-fit noise-cancelling Bluetooth earphones

Huawei has launched its flagship Bluetooth earphones called ‘FreeBuds 3’, as the world’s first Open-fit active noise cancelling Bluetooth earphone device in line...

Gender Ministry appeals to queen-mothers to stop promiscuity among girls

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has appealed to queen-mothers to help stem the alarming rate of sexual promiscuity among girls...

DEL International Hospital CEO to contest for CPP Chairmanship

Mr. Kweku Ankrah-Quansah, Chief Executive Officer of DEL International Hospital has declared his intention to contest the National Chairmanship of the Convention Peoples’...

Patients, staff of Maternal and Children’s Hospital thrilled on Chocolate Day

Activities at the Maternal and Children’s Hospital, Kumasi, was brought to a temporary halt as enthusiastic patients and staff...

MiDA to utilise remaining $331.2 million for energy efficiency projects

The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), the entity mandated to implement the Ghana Power Compact, has re-affirmed its commitment to judiciously utilise the remaining $331.2...
jail bars

Cobbler jailed 15 years for having sex with minor

A Circuit Court in Accra on Friday handed down a 15 year jail term to a Cobbler, Ebenezer Otoo, for having sex with...

Local industries urged to register under GEPA

Local industries have been advised to register their operations under the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) to competitively market their products to meet the...

Bolgatanga SSNIT Pensioners celebrate 10th Anniversary

The Bolgatanga Social Security and National Investment Trust (SSNIT) Pensioners’ Association has celebrated its 10th anniversary with a call on workers to get enrolled...

Party faithful motivated me to seek re-election – Tano North MP

Mrs. Freda Prempeh, the Member of Parliament for Tano North in the Ahafo Region on Thursday said New Patriotic Party (NPP) delegates in the...

Akplabanya Landing Beach Committee donates 100 dual desks to schools.

The Akplabanya Landing Beach Committee in the Ada West District has donated 100 pieces of dual desk to local basic schools. The items were bought...

‘Ghana Diaspora Women’ stocks Hohoe Library

Ghana Diaspora Women (GDW), a non-profit organization has stocked the Hohoe Municipal Library with 100 story books to improve and encourage the habit of...
ghana chocolate

CPC cash in as Ghanaians celebrate chocolate day

The consumer shop at the factory of the Cocoa Processing Company Limited (CPC) in Tema was on Wednesday filled with chocolate lovers who were...
Kotoka International Airport

West Africa-bound flights diverted to Ghana’s Kotoka airport amid dusty, windy weather

Ghana's main Kotoka International Airport (KIA) has been receiving flights diverted from some neighboring countries due to continuing bad weather in western Africa over...
Lassa Fever

Nigeria to establish sixth special laboratory to battle Lassa fever

Nigeria is about to set up a special laboratory to boost the country's testing capacity amid the outbreak of Lassa fever since the beginning...

4 killed in road accident in Angola’s central region

At least four people were killed and eleven others were seriously injured after a taxi car and a mini truck collided early on Friday...
Air Italy

Air Italy to close for good, sending dismissal notices to all 1,450 workers

Air Italy, the regional carrier that once aspired to challenge Italy's flagship carrier Alitalia for dominance of the country's domestic air market, announced Friday...
The incumbent president of Guinea-Bissau Jose Mario Vaz votes at a polling station near the presidential palace in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Dec. 29, 2019. Guinea-Bissau's presidential election runoff kicked off here on Sunday between two former prime ministers, Domingos Simoes Pereira and Umaro Sissoco Embalo. (Xinhua/Xing Jianqiao)

UN envoy asks for international support for Guinea-Bissau amid political tension

The top UN envoy for Guinea-Bissau on Friday asked for international support for the West African country amid political instability. Rosine Sori-Coulibaly,...

Somalia secures US$5.6 million to boost education

Somali government has secured 5.6 million U.S. dollars from the European Union to manage and regulate the country's education sector. The EU...