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Government urged to develop a comprehensive cervical cancer control plan

The African Cancer Organisation (ACO) has called on government to develop a coherent and comprehensive cervical cancer control plan and scale-up effective programmes and...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Dutch government announces new restrictive measures to curb virus spread

The Dutch government on Friday announced new restrictive measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. "The facts are alarming," Prime...
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Brazilian government creates food bank network to combat waste

The Brazilian government announced on Friday that it has created the Brazilian Network of Food Banks to strengthen the performance of these institutions...

Government urged to prioritise domestic revenue mobilisation

The Tax Justice Coalition has asked government to prioritise domestic revenue mobilisation and to cut down on the many tax incentives to individuals and...

NVTI, GIZ trains 400 returnees in employable skills

Government has spent 600 million dollars on Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) in the last three and half years, the First Lady,...
Minister of Employment and Labour Relations (MELRs), Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah

Government to develop micro-pensions policy for informal sector

Government is considering the development of a micro-pensions policy to guide efforts at improving informal sector coverage to unlock its huge potential. Mr Ignatius...
?Climate change is increasing the vulnerability of forests to wildfires ?

Bolivia’s interim government declares national emergency over forest fires

Bolivia's Interim President Jeanine Anez declared on Wednesday a national emergency after more than half a million hectares of forest have been burnt in...
Minister of Employment and Labour Relations (MELRs), Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah

Government to enhance job placements through PECs

Government in collaboration with its development partners has renovated and revamped eight Public Employment Centres (PECs) at strategic locations to provide active labour market...
Politics Mali Transitioning

ECOWAS gives Mali one week to form transitioning government

The Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has given Mali a one-week period effective...
Minister of Employment and Labour Relations (MELRs), Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah

Government establishes committee to implement Unemployment Insurance Scheme

Government has established a tripartite technical committee to come out with modalities to implement the National Unemployment Insurance Scheme announced in the mid-year budget...
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Ghana Hotels Association hungers for government’s interventions to revive businesses

The Ghana Hotels Association (GHA), on Wednesday, appealed to the government to put in place specific industry-support measures to enable the Association to revive...

8 drug traffickers, 9 criminals arrested in Afghanistan – government

Police in Afghanistan have arrested 48 drug traffickers and nine suspected criminals, authorities said on Tuesday. "Counter-Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) and...

U.S. House to vote on stopgap government funding bill next week – media

The U.S. House of Representative could vote on a stopgap funding bill next week to avoid a potential government shutdown when the new fiscal...
Mr Allan Kwadwo Kyeremateng

Transformation of Small Scale and medium enterprises on course – Trade Minister

Government's commitment to transforming the Small Scale and medium enterprises to boost the nation's economic sector is on course, Mr. Allan Kwadwo Kyeremateng,...
Mr Sugandh Rajaram

Indian High Commissioner lauds government over COVID-19 fight

Mr Sugandh Rajaram, Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, has lauded the government of Ghana for the successful handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, describing it...

President cuts sod for 30-million-Euro water project for Wenchi

The Government has secured 30 million Euros from Belgium to fund the construction of the Wenchi Water System in the Bono Region, President Nana...

‘Our roads will inform our decision on December 7’

Electorates in the Sissala East Constituency said they will vote according to the attention government gives to their roads come December 7. The Tumu Kuoro,...

Government donates cash, relief items to Anateem flood victims

The Government, through the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), has donated some relief items to displaced persons at Anateem, a community in the Bolgatanga...
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Kenya government says 2020 economic growth to drop to 2.6 percent

Kenya's economic growth is expected to drop to 2.6 percent in 2020, down from the previous year's 5.4 percent, mainly due to COVID-19,...
Members of the Izadi community are seen while fleeing into Syria to avoid ISIL terrorists.

Australian government urged to list right-wing extremists as terrorists

Australia's opposition Labor Party has called on the government to list right-wing extremists as terrorists. Kristina Keneally, Labor's Home Affairs spokesperson,...

German government slashes 2021 tax revenue forecast

The German Ministry of Finance on Thursday cut its tax revenue forecast for 2021 by 19.6 billion euros (23.25 billion U.S. dollars) -- below...
A man waves Union flags from a small car as he drives past Brexit supporters gathering in Parliament Square, near the Houses of Parliament in central London on January 31, 2020 on the day that the UK formally leaves the European Union. - Britain on January 31 ends almost half a century of integration with its closest neighbours and leaves the European Union, starting a new -- but still uncertain -- chapter in its long history. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

UK government unveils new bill, raising concerns of breaking international law

The British government outlined Wednesday details of a new bill which a senior minister has admitted will break international law in a "specific and...
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Government must resolve issues around Three-Tier Pension Scheme -HSWU

The Health Services Workers’ Union (HSWU) on Wednesday joined the call by Trades Union Congress-Ghana for Government to immediately convene a stakeholder meeting to...
Photo taken on March 24, 2020 shows a seaside road amid curfew in Dakar, Senegal. Monday night, during his speech to the Nation, Senegalese President Macky Sall declared a state of emergency from midnight Monday across the national territory, along with a curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day. Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action confirmed on Tuesday that seven new cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected across Senegal, bringing the total number to 86 cases. (Xinhua/Xing Jianqiao)

Zambian government officials confident about Chinese company’s delivery of quality road works

A Zambian government official in Chongwe, a town in Lusaka province of Zambia on Wednesday, expressed optimism that a Chinese company will deliver...
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (R) and Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (L) arrive to speak to the media prior to a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, 12 March 2020. Morrison announced an economic stimulus package, worth 17.6 billion Australian dollar (around 11.4 billion US dollar) for the fiscal year, to keep the Australian economy from entering into a recession due to the coronavirus epidemic. EPA/LUKAS COCH AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Infrastructure to be Australia’s economic “savior” from coronavirus recession: deputy PM

Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has flagged a "significant" infrastructure investment to boost the nation's economic recovery from COVID-19. McCormack, who...

Mineworkers’ Union commends government’s fight against COVID-19

The Ghana Mineworkers’ Union has commended the government for its sterling leadership in the fight against the spread of the COVID-19 in the country....

Mozambican government to support 6,000 disabled veterans

Mozambican Ministry of Combatants announced Monday that the government will provide compensations and ensure continuity in multisectoral assistance to 6,000 former combatants with disability...
Krachi West Residents Want Town Roads Project Completed

Government breaks grounds for construction of Krachi-West town roads

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held at Krachi West District of the Oti Region, to mark the commencement of works on its town roads. Works...
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Government to roll out GHc600 million stimulus package for tourism sector

The Government intends to roll out a Stimulus package of GHC600 million cedis to the tourism sector. ...
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Government to broaden consultations on Agyapa Royalties Transaction

Government says it is ready to engage and broaden consultation on the Agyapa Royalties transaction to build unanimity around the transaction. In this direction, the...