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Malawi parliament agrees fresh presidential poll scheduled for May this year

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Malawi Parliament Monday agreed that the country's fresh presidential poll should be held on May 19 this year following the constitutional court's Feb. 3...
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Namibia calls for lifting of EU’s remaining sanctions on Zimbabwe

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Namibia's government has welcomed the lifting of sanctions on Feb. 17 imposed by the European Union on Zimbabwe's senior officials, including the vice president,...
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NPP primaries: four files nomination to contest Takoradi seat

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Four people filed their nominations to contest the Takoradi Constituency seat of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on April 25, 2020. The four include the...
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Malawi to receive high cotton yield this year

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A recent report from Ministry of agriculture in Malawi shows that Malawi is going to harvest a lot of cotton this year. ...
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Botswana aspires to graduate into a high income country by 2036

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Botswana aspires to graduate into becoming a high income country by 2036 in ensuring that all its citizens share the southern African country's prosperity,...
climate change

UN agency says climate change affecting habitats across Africa

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Climate change, especially lack of water, is resulting the continued loss of habitats across Africa despite the minimal coverage level of the adverse effects...
European Union

Tanzania requests EU support in implementation of strategic projects

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Tanzanian authorities on Monday requested the European Union to support the east African nation in implementation of strategic projects aimed at pushing the country...

Bureaucracy is militating against progress of state-owned institutions – CEO

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Bureaucracy is militating against the effective functioning and progress state-owned institutions because of failure to use proactive ways to...

Turn defunct meat factory into ​multipurpose abattoir – Prof. Millar

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​Professor David Millar, President of the Millar​Institute for Transdisciplinary and Development Studies has urged government to turn the defunct Meat Factory at Zuarango into...

STCCI receives commendation for good work

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Mr. Michael konow, the Deputy Director of the International Projects and Partnership of Hamburg Chamber of Commerce has commended the Sekondi-Takoradi Chamber of...

Fancy Gadam’s Dream album tour lands in Accra

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Mujahid Ahmed Bello, known in showbiz as Fancy Gadam, is set to thrill fans in the capital with his penultimate concert of the...
NPP

Fifty-seven file to contest NPP Primary in Greater Accra

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Fifty-seven (57) parliamentary aspirants have filed their nomination papers to contest the New Patriotic Party’s Parliamentary Primary in the 20 constituencies of the Greater...
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Legal practitioner to contest Effiduase-Asokore NPP Primaries

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Mr. Kwame Adom-Appiah, a legal practitioner, has said he would promote peace and unity within the rank and file of the Effiduase-Asokore Constituency of...

UN Deputy Sec-General faces off with climate change

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The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed had a face-off with the reality of climate change and its effect on natural habitat after visiting...

Stakeholders appeals for establishment of Shea Board Authority

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Stakeholders at a Northern Development Forum have appealed to government to separate the Sheanuts from the Cocobod and establish a Sheanut Board or...

Families should assist PWD’s to attain welfare needs- Social Welfare

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Mr Mustapha Aryeh Okine, the Assin Fosu Municipal Social Welfare Officer, has said helping People With Disabilities (PWDs) to live meaningful lives was...

MCE scores himself 90 percent in performance

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Mr Elliot Edem Agbenorwu, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Ketu South has scored his administration 90 per cent for delivering infrastructure and other development...

Linguistic diversity, multilingualism are key for sustainable development

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Reverend Seth Mawutor, Chairman, Volta Regional Peace Council has underscored the need for linguistic diversity and multilingualism in...

Government must show the way to gender parity

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Ms Grace Ampomaa Afrifa, Head of Programmes for ABANTU for development, a Non Governmental Organization, has said Government must show the way to...
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Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey pulls out of Anyaa-Sowutuom NPP primaries

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Fifty-seven (57) parliamentary aspirants of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) filed their nomination papers at the close of nominations on Thursday, February 20, to...
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Ama Asefo-Boakye files nomination forms, frowns on vote-buying

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Nana Ama Asefo-Boakye, an aspiring parliamentary candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for Anyaa Sowutuom Constituency has filed her nomination forms to contest...

CPP calls for the return to Progressive Values

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The Convention People’s Party (CPP) on Monday called on political parties and Ghanaians to return to the progressive values to enable the country...

No decision to exit LEAP beneficiaries– Director of Social Welfare

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Government has not taken any decision to exit beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) from the LEAP programme, Mr Inusah Atchulo, Acting...
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Gloria Ofori-Boadu files nomination for Abuakwa South seat

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Ms Gloria Ofori-Boadu, a private legal practitioner and law lecturer, has filed her nomination to contest the Abuakwa South Constituency seat in the...

NGO to train 1,000 farmers on the African Teak conservation

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A total of 1,000 farmers in the country are set to receive capacity building training on the conservation of the African Teak, an...

Smallholder farmers in Sekyere-East receive training on agribusiness

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Forty-eight (48) smallholder farmers from 24 communities within the Sekyere-East District in the Ashanti Region, have taken part in a two-day trainer-of-trainees capacity...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta

Govt releases GH¢5 billion for full payment of customers of defunct companies

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The Ministry of Finance has released GH¢ 5 billion, in a combination of cash and bonds, towards the full settlement of all validated claims...

MTN reiterates commitment to support businesses of young people

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MTN Ghana has reiterated its commitment to support young people's businesses to thrive by providing them with cutting edge services the industry can offer. ...

Ghost workers reduced on government’s payroll- Controller and Accountant General

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Mr Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem, Acting Controller and Accountant General has indicated that since the introduction of the Electronic Salary Payment System (ESPV) in 2014, ghost...

Ghanaian entrepreneur steers rogue industry into compliance and profitability

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Set-Up Industry,a rubber sack producing industry, once owned by a group of Chinese investors, has become a model plant for energy efficiency, management and...