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Ghana Parliament

Ghana’s Parliament urged to build more consensus

The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Sumana Bagbin, has called on Members of the Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic to build more consensus...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president commends Chinese support in COVID-19 fight

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Saturday hailed the support the Jack Ma Foundation has provided in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
earth tremor

Magnitude 3.7 earthquake rattles northwestern Botswana

A magnitude 3.7 earthquake rattled Botswana's resort township of Maun situated some 1,300 km northwest of Botswana's capital city, Gaborone early Saturday morning. ...

Chinese restaurant owner in Botswana says COVID-19 depresses business

The past 12 months have seen a popular Chinese restaurant located in the Gaborone CBD in Botswana lose an estimated one million pula (about...
Social Methodist Inauguration

Photos: Methodist Church Ghana inaugurates Ashongman Circuit

The world with time will re-embrace its old state, coupled with educative and fun-having social gatherings at the Church, schools and other places of...

Garu residents decry spate of accidents involving Tri-cycles

Some residents of Garu in the Upper East Region have decried the spate of accidents caused by Tri-cycles, popularly called ‘motor king’ and...
Right Reverend Professor Joseph M. Y. Edusa-Eyison

The world will re-embrace old state irrespective of COVID-19 – Bishop Eyison

The world with time will re-embrace its old state, coupled with educative and fun-having social gatherings at the Church, schools and other places of...

VALD calls for increase in alcohol taxation to reduce cancer

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), has called on the government to prioritize cancer prevention by implementing an alcohol taxation policy to reduce the...
Social Methodist Inauguration

Methodist Church Ghana inaugurates Ashongman Circuit

The Methodist Church Ghana, led by The Right Reverend Professor Joseph M. Y. Edusa-Eyison, the Northern Accra Diocesan (NAD) Bishop, has inaugurated the Ashongman...
Education Netright Covid

NETRIGHT urges pupils to adhere to COVID-19 protocols

Madam Patricia Blankson Akakpo, Programmes Manager, Network for Women's Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT) has urged pupils to adhere to all COVID-19 protocols to keep...

Nigeria cautions financial institutions against cryptocurrency dealing

Nigeria's apex bank has warned all financial institutions in the country to desist from dealing in crypto-currencies as it is illegal. The warning was in...

Number of coronavirus cases in Ghana exceeds 70,000

Ghana reported 791 new COVID-19 infections, increasing the number of accumulative confirmed cases to 70,046 as of Saturday morning, according to the latest...
African Union

34th African Union Summit kicks off virtually amid joint commitment against COVID-19

The 34th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) kicked off virtually on Saturday amid COVID-19 concerns and a joint commitment...

CSIS AIF alumni congratulates Deputy Chief of Staff

A number of the alumni of the Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy International Fellowship (AIF) of the Centre for International Studies (CSIS) based in Washington D.C...
Fire Destruction

Fire destroys Yendi Church of Christ Health centre bungalow

Fire has destroyed the Bungalow of the Yendi Church of Christ Health Centre occupied by Bernard Ndeogo Medical Officer of the Centre in the...
Nana Addo

Kadifo Institute congratulates President Akufo-Addo for his re-election

The Kandifo Institute, a policy think-tank has congratulated President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on his re-election as the Chairman of the Economic Community of...
Mr Sugandh Rajaram Indian High Commissioner To Ghana

India High Commissioner to Ghana meets members of AGI in E/R

Mr Sugandh Rajaram, Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, has met members of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) in the Eastern Region. The meeting enabled...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Four file nomination to contest council of state elections in E/R

Four persons have filed nomination to contest in the upcoming council of state elections in the Eastern Region, as at the close of nominations...
Covid Vaccines

Looming supply gap threatens EU and U.S. vaccination plans

COVID-19 vaccines are key to bringing life back to normal around the world. Yet, a fair and efficient rollout of the vaccines was never...

GWCL to boost water production in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has started dredging the Intake Plant Site at Daboase in the Wassa East District, to boost water...

Predictions for Oscars 2020 winners

by Julia Pierrepont III, Gao Shan Unlike the hosts of other ceremonies skewing the odds for certain favorites, the 92nd Academy Awards, also known as...

Sanders raises US$25 million in January for presidential campaign

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said Thursday that his presidential campaign raised 25 million U.S. dollars in January. The sum came from more...

World’s largest mining investment conference highlights role of youth

The 2020 Investing in African Mining Indaba, the world's largest mining investment conference, on Thursday highlighted the role of youth in the mining industry. ...

Angola, UNDP discuss poverty reduction

Angolan government officials and representatives of the civil society organizations in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) discussed alleviating poverty in the...
Iom Logo Standin

IOM calls for prosecuting migrant smugglers in Libya

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday called for prosecuting migrant smugglers and traffickers in Libya. The inter-governmental organization related to...

4 killed in Nigeria bank robbery

Four people were killed in a commercial bank robbery in the southwestern Nigerian town of Ile Oluji, a police officer said Thursday. ...

Schools in UER asked to intensify WASH activities

Mr Issaka Anas Abdulai, Upper East Regional Coordinator of the School Health and Education Programme (SHEP), has called on school-based health committees to intensify...

Kenyan debt market goes mobile

Individual and corporate investors in Kenya can now trade in government securities using their mobile phones, Kenyan Central Bank said on Thursday. ...

Using pension fund to pay Eskom’s debt sparks controversy in South Africa

There has been mixed reaction towards South African labor federation Cosatu's proposal that state employees pension funds should be used to pay 250 billion...

Nigerian Senate confirms 15 dead as disease spreads in central state

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday confirmed at least 15 people had died following the spread of an unidentified disease in the north-central state of...