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Agronomic challenges hamper increased rice yields in Ghana

A myriad of agronomic challenges have hampered efforts towards achieving higher yields in rice production in Ghana and two other African countries, a report...
South Africa

Zambian small traders rue increased COVID-19 cases in South Africa

Zambian scale traders involved in cross border trade with South Africa on Monday expressed concern over increased cases of Coronavirus in South Africa. ...
Africa Infrastructure

AU to embark on 2nd phase of infrastructure program with increased implementation budget

The African Union (AU) has announced that it would embark on the second phase of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) which...
Nigerian traders

Zambia seeks increased trade ties with UK

The Zambian government is keen to see increased trade and investment ties with the United Kingdom (UK), a senior government official said on Monday. ...

Zambia power utility attributes increased power outages to reduced capacity

Zambia's power utility on Wednesday explained that increased power cuts being experienced by customers was due to a further reduction in electricity generation at...

Ghana Premier league clubs increased from 16 to 18 for 2020 season

… Accra Great Olympics And Kumasi King Faisal Added The Ghana Football Association (GFA) under the leadership of the Normalization committee has increased the number...

NDC in four years raised electricity tariffs by 166%

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia Wednesday said the previous National Democratic Congress (NDC) government cumulatively increased electricity tariffs by 166% between 2013 and 2016. ...

Rwanda’s 2019-2020 fiscal Budget Increased

Rwanda plans to increase government budget by 291.7 billion Rwandan francs (about 320 million U.S. dollars) in the next fiscal year, said finance minister...
Wpid Money Growth

In 2018 Central Region’s Tourism Growth Increased by 20%

Central Region, still maintains its enviable position as the tourism “heartbeat” of Ghana with the sector growing by 20 percent in 2018 despite numerous...

Zimbabwe targets increased tourist arrivals from India, GCC countries

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority has appointed Dubai-based firm VFS Global to promote Zimbabwe as a favorable tourist destination in India and the Gulf Cooperation...
letting seed grow

Technical Advisor Says PFJ Programme Has Increased Ghana’s Seed Production

There is an increase demand for certified seeds due to the ongoing Planting for Food and Jobs Programme, Mr Emmanuel Asante-Krobea, the Technical Advisor...

Namibia expects increased air traffic with Angola

Namibian President Hage Geingob expects plans to increase local airline Air Namibia's routes to Angola will be a catalyst for business activity, trade and...

Stanchart to give support to growing businesses

Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited (Stanchart), has opened its ‘smart branch’ - state-of-the-art digitized office, at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology...
YFM Dialogues with the Youth

Gratis Foundation campaigns for more funds for youth training programs

Gratis Foundation has called for increased funding to aid the training of more young people for the job market. Mr. Isaac Osei Mensah, its Eastern...
Chinese scientists measure the conductivity, temperature and depth of the ocean with a CTD (Conductivity, Temperature, and Depth) device. (File photo from People’s Daily)

In 2017 China’s Oceanic Product Increased to 6.9%

China has seen its gross oceanic product exceed 7.76 trillion yuan (about $1.22 trillion) in 2017, a 6.9 percent year-on-year increase, the State Oceanic...

Nigeria targets increased investments in renewable energy

The Nigerian government on Wednesday said it was targeting increased investments in the renewable energy sector to promote industrialization of the most populous country...
ISSER Report

ISSER Report Indicates Growth in Ghana’s Capital Expenditure

Ghana’s total capital expenditure in 2016 exceeded the projected figure of GHC6,393.0 million to GHC7,678.1 million, which is 20.1 per cent higher than the...

Journalists demand severe punishment on child traffickers

Journalists in the Central Region are demanding improved efforts to prosecute and convict perpetrators of Child Labour and Trafficking (CLaT) to serve as a...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel calls on increased investment in Africa

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday held talks with African leaders, calling on world economic powers to increase investment in Africa. Merkel...

Namibian government retains fuel prices despite increased road user charges

Namibia's Ministry of Mines and Energy announced on Thursday that fuel pump prices for June will remain unchanged in the country. Minister...

CIB Says Banks are Capable of Meeting Increased Capital Requirement

The Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB) is highly confident of the industry’s ability to meet the proposed increase in the minimum capital requirement for...
Ghana Amputee Football Association

Ghana Amputee Association Visit Victims Of Agbobloshie Clash

The leadership of the Ghana Amputee Football Association has visited the victims of the Agbobloshie clash at the Korle-Bu teaching hospital. According to Rev Richard...

Residents of Goaso Welcome Planting For Food And Jobs Campaign

Residents of Goaso in the Asunafo North Municipality have expressed optimism that the "planting for food and jobs campaign" would create "realistic jobs" and...
East African

East African bloc vows to stabilize Somalia despite increased attacks

An African regional bloc on Monday condemned the Al-Shabaab terror attack on Sunday that killed 15 people in Somalia and vowed to stabilize the...

Ghanaian president calls for increased investments in infrastructure

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Wednesday said the Ghana Infrastructure and Investment Fund (GIIF) is an important vehicle Ghana can use, with its 250...
FILE (Xinhua) -- South Sudanese women carry water in a UN camp in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Dec. 22, 2013.

Increased in work permit fees impedes aid efforts to South Sudan

South Sudan's decision to hike permit fees for foreign workers may hamper humanitarian assistance to millions of people displaced by conflict and natural disasters...

GRTCC Cautions Public Against Paying Illegally Transport Fares

The Transport Fare Review Committee of the Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC), has asked all commercial drivers and transport owners to maintain the...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader expects increased Israel investment after visit

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Friday said he expected increased investment from Israel after his visit to that country. Lungu was this...

First Lady Encourage Efforts To Eradicate Malaria

First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo on Wednesday launched the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project and Malaria Safe Initiative to encourage active private sector participation...

Nairobi bourse regains on increased foreign inflows

Equity turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) rose 87 percent Tuesday to 5.7 million U.S. dollars on a volume of 34 million shares,...