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Hh Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed With The Winner From The Okuafo Foundation

Ghanaian teenager develops AI to ensure greater food security for communities

Agriculture is the region’s largest employer by sector and a key driver of participation in global value chains – but will the sector ever...
NHS Ambulance staff outside the ExCel Center in London, Britain in, 29 March 2020. The Excel Center is to be used as a makeshift hospital from next week. According to news reports the NHS is anticipating a Coronavirus 'tsunami' as the peak of infarction rates nears. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that Britons can only leave their homes for essential reasons or may be fined, in order to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. EPA/WILL OLIVER

UK public sector borrowing sees “highest March” with greater COVID-19 impacts ahead

The British public sector spent more money than it received in taxes and other income in March 2020, as greater effects of COVID-19 on...
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 situation to worsen in Greater Horn of Africa

UN humanitarian workers expect a rapid deterioration of the Desert Locust situation in the Greater Horn of Africa, a UN spokesman said Friday. There is...
Zambian students under Chinese Government Scholarship programme perform a dance during a ceremony at the National Museum in Lusaka, Zambia, Aug. 25, 2017. The Chinese Embassy in Zambia held a grand ceremony to welcome back as well as bid farewell to students who have received scholarships to study in China. (Xinhua/Peng Lijun)

Zambia-China Culture Year serves as launchpad for greater future endeavors

The Zambia-China Culture Year has served as a launchpad for greater future endeavors between China and Zambia, a Zambian writers' body said on Saturday. ...
Giz Allianz Climate Event

Greater Accra Flooding Identified as Main Climate Effect

GIZ Ghana and Allianz Climate Solutions GmbH (ACS) study, has identified flooding as the main climate risk impact affecting three aseembly areas in the...
Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA)

Jury for Greater Accra Regional Tourism Awards Sworn In

The Greater Accra Regional Secretariat of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has set up a five-Member 2019 Regional Tourism Awards Jury to screen and...
World Amateur Bodybuilding Association

Regional WABBA Championship: Addo and Omar emerge highly favoured

A thrilling and fascinating contest, saw Christopher Addo and Seidu Omar emerge winners in the men's physique and bodybuilding contest respectively at this year's...
trade protectionism

Africa eyes greater integration with CFTA operation

Africa's integration agenda is experiencing a critical epoch with the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) scheduled for operation next year, said an official with...

Ghana’s trade minister urges greater industrialization, trade facilitation

For Africa to overcome key challenges of poverty and unemployment, greater industrialization and trade facilitation across the continent are the key, Ghana's Minister for...

African CSOs call for greater domestic investment into routine polio immunization programs

The year 2017 has seen the lowest case count of polio in recorded history, but the job is not done yet. Fourteen days into a...
Agriculture in Africa

UN experts urge greater investment to help Africa’s agriculture development

Two UN experts have proposed that China further step up investments in Africa's agricultural development to transform the sector. "China-Africa agricultural engagement needs to be...
Ishmael Ashitey

MMDAs urged to take resource mobilization seriously

Mr Ishmael Ashitey, the Greater Accra Regional Minister, has asked Metropolitan and Municipal District Assemblies (MMDAs) to double their efforts in mobilising resources in...
WorldRemit transfer

Improved Remittances Will Influence Development Greatly

Migrants sent around $450 billion in remittances to developing countries in 2015, 40% of which went to rural areas. On 16 June, the International...
Akinwumi Adesina

AfDB seeks greater attention on implementation

Ahead of the 2017 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, wants greater attention paid to...
Hads of the African Union (AU) members and guests pose for a group photo during the 26th AU summit in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 30, 2016.

Africans puts heads together in making AU financially equipped

African leaders attending the 29th AU summit in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa have taken steps further toward owning a financially independent African Union (AU). ...
National Road Safety Commission

NRSC Makes GH¢1.33m Out Of Road Traffic Offences In 2016

More than GHC1.34 million was imposed as court fines on offending motorists for various traffic offences in 2016, statistics from the National Road Safety...
Kwesi Appiah

Kwesi Appiah Officially Introduced To Ministry Of Sports

Mr Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Minister of Youth and Sports, has admonished new Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah to be very assertive and fair in...

Patrick Awuah Adds His Voice to the Reduction of BECE Subjects

The President of Ashesi University, Patrick Awuah, is advocating for a reduction in the number of subjects candidates write for the Basic Education Certificate...

Greater Accra: Three NDC Constituency Executives Suspended

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has suspended three constituency executives in the Greater Accra Region for contravening the code of conduct and disciplinary conduct...

KKDA Holds Dialogue With Stakeholders On 0217 Action Plan

The Kpone-Katamanso District Assembly (KKDA) in the Greater Accra Region has held a day’s dialogue with stakeholders in the Nmlistakpo Electoral area. The dialogue, which...
Industrial and Commercial Workers Union

Change In Dynamics Of Labour Affecting Employers And Employees

The General Secretary of the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU), Mr Solomon Kotei says the vision of the employer must remain notable to...
Nii Ayi Bonte

Nii Ayi-Bonte II Denies Police Invitation For Questioning

Nii Ayi-Bonte II, Gbese Mantse has denied that the Ghana Police Service or the Greater Accra Police Command has invited him for questioning or...
File photo taken on June 16, 2014 shows International Monetary Fund(IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaking during a press conference at the IMF headquarters in Washington D.C., the United States. IMF on Friday announced that it selected Christine Lagarde to serve as its leader for a second five-year term. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

IMF chief calls for greater data transparency

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday that greater data transparency could help increase the resiliency of the economy. "Greater...
Public Toilet- Driver License Office Accra (By K. Danso, July-2004)

World Bank, MLGRD Support Household Toilet Campaign

Mr George Asiedu, a Consultant at the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), has called on the citizenry to take advantage of...
China-made smartphones

China-made Smartphones Recorded High Market Share

As the largest market for smartphones, China has seen a decreased market share held byleading phone-makers including Apple and Samsung in 2016, with domestic...

Citi Innovation Heroes: AgroCenta’s Technology Gives More to Farmers

Agriculture in Ghana over the past few years has seen a general decline owing to a number of factors that require new strategies to...
A church building

Ghanaians Encouraged To Overcome Fear

Pastor Augustine Yakubu, the Founder and Leader of Mercy Church International, has admonished people not to let fear kill their hope and destiny. He said...
Electoral Commission

NDC, NPP Visit Electoral Commission

The leadership of the two leading parties, dressed in white, on Friday visited the (EC) to find out how the collation was going on at...

G/A: Bellwether’ Survey Puts Nana Addo in Lead

A survey of four constituencies in the Greater Accra Region that have since 1996 voted voted for the winning party in the presidential elections...
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Experts push for greater financial inclusion of Africa women

They made the call on Friday during the MasterCard Foundation's 4th symposium on Financial Inclusion in the Rwandan capital Kigali. The meeting,...