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Zambia’s main emerald miner earns US$11.5 million in auction

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Zambia's main emerald miner raked in 11.5 million U.S. dollars from an auction of mainly commercial quality emerald, the company said on Thursday. ...
Farming

Namibian farmer revives farming through national land resettlement program

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by Ndalimpinga Iita For years, elderly Martha Haufiku struggled to irk a living out of her small land space. She nearly lost...
Gun Manufacturers

Kenyan manufacturers launch priority agenda to boost exports of industrial goods

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Kenya Association of Manufacturers on Thursday launched the Manufacturing Priority Agenda (MPA) 2020 that seeks to guide the country to enhance its exports of...
Congress of South African Trade Union (Cosatu)

South African president committed to fixing ailing economy

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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said President Cyril Ramaphosa assured the federation of fixing the country's stagnant economy and ensuring that...
AU-EU

AU, EU discuss ways of taking partnership, cooperation to higher level

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The African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) on Thursday reiterated commitment to pushing forward their partnership and cooperation on priority areas in...
Thomas Kwesi Quartey

Kwesi Quartey urges closer AU-UN collaboration to realize development aspirations

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The African Union (AU) on Thursday called for deeper collaboration with the United Nations (UN) in areas ranging from policy formulation and implementation so...
NPP

Twenty-Six file nomination forms for NPP primaries in Western Region

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A total of 26 Aspirants have successfully filed their nomination forms to contest in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) upcoming parliamentary primaries in the...

Whip thanks Minority Leader over SONA, requests apology

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Second Deputy Majority Chief Whip Moses Anim on Thursday thanked Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu for participating in welcoming President Nana Akufo-Addo into the...
Amidu Chinnia Issahaku

Minister advocates peaceful campaigns in Upper West Region

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Mr Amidu Chinnia, the Deputy Upper West Regional Minister has been advocating peaceful campaigns of aspirants in the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Parliamentary Primaries...
Amidu Chinnia Issahaku

Fian-Kojoperi-Wahabu- Wellembelle Road awarded on contract

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Government has awarded the 56-kilometre Fian-Issa- Kojokperi –Wahabu-Wellembelle Road on contract at a cost of GHC 167.4. Construction work on the 36-month road project...

Ghana Rubber Estates Limited opens a new factory at Abura

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The Ghana Rubber Estates Limited ,(GREL) has opened a second rubber processing factory at Abura in the Ahanta West Municipality of the Western...

Chiefs appeal for support for Bukunor School

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Nene Jacob Tei Kofi, Dade Mantse of Bukunor Junction near Oterkpolu in the Eastern Region, has appealed to the government, the Member of Parliament...

Demand accountable governance from leaders, Commissioner

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Feb 27, GNA-Mr Joseph Whittal, Commissioner for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has entreated Africans to demand accountable governance from...

Government commended for adopting solar energy

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Mr Ezekiel Chibeze, the Coordinator of 350 - Ghana Reducing Our Carbon (G-ROC), a non-governmental organisation has urged government to provide more incentives and...

Businesses in Kumasi schooled on New Company Registration Act

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Business entities in Kumasi have been briefed on the new company registration law, Act 992 of 2019, to keep them abreast with the...

Government urged to strengthen TVET to address youth unemployment

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Government has been urged to commit more resources to Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) as a means of addressing youth unemployment...

A glance at a Ghanaian student hostel

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Living away from home especially for schooling is a rite of passage most people in Ghana have to gone through. For the student, the traditional...

Ashanti Regional Health Directorate issues Meningitis alert

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The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate has issued an alert on a possible outbreak of Meningitis in the Region following the intensity of the...

Health Director expresses concern about increasing neonatal deaths

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Dr Osei Kuffuor Afreh, the Upper West Regional Director of Health Services, has expressed concern about the increasing rate of neonatal mortality in the...

Former Adventist Minister picks CPP Flagbearership nomination forms

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Dr Divine Ayivor, a former Adventist Minister, has picked nomination forms to contest for the flagbearer slot of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) slated...

Morocco calls for concerted effort to address climate change

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Courtesy of the Kingdom of Morocco's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates. The Kingdom of Morocco has called for global concerted...

Work-life balance must be integrated into HR policy and strategy – Expert

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Assisting employees to achieve a work-life balance must be integrated into the Human Resource (HR) policy and strategy of organisations, Mrs Dorothy Asare,...

Agona East Assembly organizes Meet the Press

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The Agona East District Assembly has organised Meet the Press programme to showcase the successes of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo since 2017. Development Projects...

Ex-FIDA Executive Director ups campaign to win NPP Abuakwa South ticket

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Former Executive Director of International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA-Ghana), Ms. Gloria Ofori-Boadu, aspiring to represent the chiefs and people of Abuakwa South...

Standard Chartered holds draw ahead of Road to Anfield tourney

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Standard Chartered (SC) Bank Ghana Limited has paired the 16 participating teams in a draw held yesterday ahead of the SC Road to Anfield...

Soccer coaches in ER go to school

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The Eastern Regional Football Association(RFA) is to organise a two- day education seminar for all football coaches in the region from the 3rd to...
Ghana Premier League

Match officials for week 12 announced.

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced the match offcials for match day 12 of the Ghana Premier League (GPL) this weekend. ...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows a cloud of locusts flying in Mwingi North, Kenya. A number of East African countries are suffering serious locust infestation, with Kenya experiencing its worst in 70 years, which, if left unchecked, could grow 500 times in scale by June, a UN spokesman said Friday. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN secretary-general, said besides Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia are undergoing their worst locust infestation in 25 years, and that Djibouti, Eritrea, Uganda and Tanzania are also experiencing swarm activity and locust breeding, while the risk of spread to South Sudan is high. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

Locust swarms reported in 9 African countries, Persian Gulf

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Locust swarms are spreading throughout east Africa into the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Persian Gulf, a UN spokesman said on...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Dow plunges nearly 1,200 points amid risk-averse sentiment

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The Dow plunged nearly 1,200 points, or over 4.4 percent, below the 26,000 psychological level on Thursday as market sell-off continued amid risk-averse sentiment. ...
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Oil prices tumble amid demand fears

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Oil prices extended losses on Thursday as fears of weaker demand continued to rattle the market. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for...