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UNDP highlights glaring disparities in countries’ abilities to cope with, recover from pandemic

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has released two new data dashboards that highlight the huge disparities in countries' abilities to cope with and...
The U.S. Capitol Building is silhouetted against sunrise in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 18, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will invoke the Defense Production Act, which allows the administration to force American industry to ramp up production of medical supplies, to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Trump Administration Attacks on the WHO Highlights Imperialist Policy on COVID-19 Pandemic

White House fuels hostility and war while global cooperation intensifies to address crisis United States President Donald Trump has launched a verbal attack against...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO chief highlights financing health response as global coronavirus cases top 1 million

Calling it an essential investment in saving lives, as well as in the longer-term social and economic recovery, the chief of the World Health...
Dr Fatih Birol

Coronavirus crisis highlights importance of electricity – Energy Agency boss

The huge disruption caused by the coronavirus crisis has highlighted how much modern society depends on electricity, the Executive Director of the International Energy...
World Oral Health Day

New research highlights the risks of not brushing twice a day

A third of children around the world are failing to brush their teeth twice a day, according to new global study released to mark...
Bashar Al-Assad

Syrian president highlights resolve to retake all Syrian areas from rebels

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday highlighted his administration's determination to retake all Syrian areas from rebels, the state news agency SANA reported. ...

Libyan PM highlights cease-fire as precondition for negotiation

UN-backed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj on Saturday highlighted the cease-fire as a precondition for any negotiation. "Agreement on lasting cease-fire means...

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. ...

Achiase district Assembly highlights achievements

The Achiase District Assembly in their bid to assist the new assembly members in their planning activities for the electoral areas has educated them...

Valverde sacking highlights deeper problems at FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona's decision to sack Ernesto Valverde as first team coach on Monday night and replace him with former Las Palmas and Betis boss...
Harriet Tubman film depicting protagonist and leader of the Philadelphia Anti-Slavery Society

Harriet Tubman Film Highlights the Leading Role of Africans in Their Own Liberation

From enslavement in Maryland to the Civil War, one woman typifies the legacy of resistance Title: Harriet Director: Kasi Lemmons Producers: Gregory Allen Howard, Debra Martin Chase,...

World savings day highlights saving and financial literacy among children

The World Saving Day has been marked in Accra with emphasis on inculcating the habit of saving in children. Organized by Sparkassenstiftung fur...

Akwamumanhene highlights on tourism sites in his area

Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III, Akwamumanhene of the Kwamu Kingdom has stated that in the few years to come, Akwamu areas will become a...
Chairman, FIN, Mrs Olayinka Fayomi

Highlights of the FIN Petroleum Industry Award

The biggest names in the Petroleum industry gathered recently for the FIN Petroleum Industry Awards in Abuja. Here’s our selection of some of the best...

Mozambique: Africa Day celebration highlights fight against corruption

Mozambique on Monday launched a week-long celebration of Africa Day, which highlights the continent's efforts on preventing and combating corruption. The launch was witnessed by...

AfDB 2018 African Economic Outlook highlights published in other languages

For the first time ever, the African Development Bank has released summaries of the African Economic Outlook (AEO), its main flagship report, in three...

The Climaxe of 2018 Francophonie Festival

Each year, la Francophonie is celebrated on 20th March among populations who share the French language in about 84 countries scattered on the five...
Ghana's Parliament

19-23rd March, 2018 Happenings in Ghana’s Parliament

Parliament approves Ghana – US Defence Cooperation Agreement Parliament on Friday approved by majority vote, the agreement between the Governments of Ghana and the United...

Youth-Led Research Identifies Key Issues Young People Face

Young African innovators are taking charge of their future and designing innovative agricultural technologies despite lacking access to finance, innovation hubs, and information according...
Wpid Money Growth

South Africa’s Zuma highlights inclusive growth in 2018

South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday said in his new year message that the country will strive to achieve inclusive growth in 2018. Zuma...

Africa Cup of Nations appearance highlights Uganda’s football in 2017

Football remains Uganda's most followed sport and 2017 has had a mark on the country's football history. The country's participation in this Africa Nations Cup...

East African judicial meeting highlights use of ICT

Judicial officials from east Africa met in the Rwandan capital Kigali on Wednesday for enhancing the use of ICT for courts. The 14th East African...
Ghanaian Parliament

21 – 24 November Discussions on the floor of Parliament

Debate of Budget 2018 Commenced Parliament has started debating the Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Government for 2018. The various, relevant committees of Parliament...
Ghanaian Parliament

13-17 November Discussions in Parliament

Finance Minister presents 2018 budget As required by law, the 2018 national budget was laid before Parliament on Wednesday 15 November by the Minister of...
Ghanaian Parliament

MPs Discussions in Parliament on 7-10 November

MPs discuss Odekro’s approach to assessing Parliament According to Laadi Ayi Ayamba (MP, Pusiga), considering the misconception about what Parliament does, it is necessary that...
Ghanaian Parliament

Highlights of Discussions Held in Parliament Over The Week

MPs condemn sexual assault Members of Parliament widely condemned the spate of sexual assaults in the country, with disappointment in how State security agencies handle...
South African police

South African police report highlights crimes against women, children

More women and children are falling victim to crimes in South Africa, according to a police report presented to Parliament on Wednesday. Over the past...
President Buhari in plane

Nigerian president highlights achievements amid opposition criticism

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said his administration has recorded concrete achievements, contrary to the opposition's statement that the administration is running on...

Parliamentary Highlights Over The Week

Minority demand government statement on Libya’s ISIS report The Minority caucus on the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament addressed the Press on Tuesday 10 October...

Africa50 Makes Guinea and DRC Sharehplders in Investment

Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform, held its third Shareholder Meeting in Dakar on Tuesday, September 12. President Macky Sall of Senegal welcomed the...