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Decision to allow prisoners in Zambia to vote in 2021 general elections hailed

The decision to allow prisoners in Zambia to vote in next year's general elections will give the inmates an opportunity to exercise a right...

Unions express worry about unbundling at power utility Eskom

Members of two largest unions at power utility Eskom on Wednesday picketed against unbundling of the company which they said might lead to retrenchments...
Takoradi port

Ethiopia, Sudan mull cooperation on port service

The governments of Ethiopia and Sudan have emphasized the crucial significance of cooperation on port service and utilization as landlocked Ethiopia aspires to enhance...
biomedical waste

Chinese firm mulls setting up plant to turn waste into energy in Zambian capital

A Chinese firm has begun talks with authorities in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, on the possibility of setting up a plant that will turn...
Wpid Money Growth

Kenya’s Q3 economic growth slows

Kenya's economy was subdued in the third quarter of 2019 (July-September), growing by 5.1 percent, down from 6.4 percent growth recorded during the...
petroleum revenue

Nigeria working on final passage of petroleum bill

Review of the Petroleum Industry Bill in Nigeria is at an advanced stage and full passage of the bill is expected at mid-2020, Timipre...
Christmas and the New Year

South Africa’s Cape Town celebrates New Year’s Eve with street performances, fireworks

Capetonians and tourists welcomed the New Year in festive style on New Years Eve at the Victoria and Alfred (V&A) Waterfront, a world-famous tourist...

Make spiritual and physical care a priority in 2020-Campbell

Reverend Father Andrew Campbell, Parish Priest of Christ the King Catholic Church has asked Ghanaians especially Christians to make spiritual and physical care...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Love, peace and unity among Ghanaians are critical for elections-Veep

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 joined Congregants of the Kaneshie Presbyterian Church of Ghana for the Watchnight Service to...

President Akufo-Addo attends Watch-night service

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, accompanied by his wife, Rebecca, on Tuesday night joined congregants of the Accra Ridge Church for the Watch-Night Service...
Political Vigilantism

Let’s keep 2020 Elections free of party vigilantism chaos-Pastor Obed Asamoah

The Reverend Isaac Obed Asamoah, Senior Pastor of Gospel Faith Ministries, Accra, has pleaded with all political parties to ensure that the 2020...

Laws on political party funding too vague – Asiedu Nketia

Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has described the country’s laws on political party financing and campaigning as...
Ghana Police Service

Let’s be security conscious in 2020 – Police Commander

Superintendent Andrew Anyani, the Asante Akim South Municipal Police Commander, has called on the public to be security conscious and observe any development...

Adopt a can-do attitude in 2020, Elder Antwi urges Christians

Mr Thomas Antwi, an Elder of the Church of Pentecost, Bethel Assembly in Takoradi in the Western Region, has called on Christians to...

STMA to deepen relationship with media

The management of Sekondi - Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) has pledged a much stronger collaboration and relationship with the media in projecting development issues...

Christians urged to be fruitful in the New Year

Christians have been advised to bear fruits in the New Year by utilising their potentials for the benefit of humanity, Bishop Dr Yaw...

Worshipers welcome 2020 with jubilation and great aspirations

Worshipers of the Holy Ghost Worship Centre Assemblies of God Church, Ashaiman Jericho, welcomed the New Year 2020 with jubilations, prayers and great aspirations. The...

Christians urged to remain conscious of God’s presence everywhere

Christians have been urged to remain constantly conscious of the presence of God in all spheres of their lives and be truthful in...

Hundreds participate in midnight vigil

More than one thousand five hundred people Tuesday night massed up at the Korle-Gonno branch of the Lighthouse Chapel International to participate in...

The year 2020 will be a successful one – Pastor

The New Year will be filled with God’s abundant grace and Ghanaians will achieve great success, Reverend Dominic Ziba, the Head Pastor of the...

Renew your commitment to Christ this year – Fr. Kpoanu

Reverend Father Roland Kpoanu, Parish Priest, Christ the King Anglican Church in Sakumono, has charged Christians to renew their commitment to Christ and make...

Stop chasing miracles – Christians advised

Reverend David Ampadu Berkoh, the Head Pastor of Berean Assembly of the Assemblies of God, Ghana has asked Christians to stop chasing miracles and...

New Year Messages from some world leaders

World Leaders have dispensed out goodwill messages to affirm commitment to global peace and progressive development in 2020. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson New Year...

Minister assured of favour of God in 2020

Very Reverend(Rev) Nicholas Odum-Baidoo , Superintendent Minister of the Adweso Circuit of the Methodist Church has given the assurance that no matter the...
cooking stoves

Cooking stoves the ideal path to healthy life

Ghana’s biological diversity contains indigenous plants that constitute about 2,974 plant species upon which many livelihoods depend. While some of them protect the environment...

Nigeria’s ruling party vows good governance in 2019

Nigeria's ruling party on Tuesday said it was committed to good governance and a participatory democracy which allows for peaceful, free, fair, credible and...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader calls for innovation among citizens in 2019 to boost productivity

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has called for more innovative and productive ventures from citizens in order to boost productivity at all levels. ...
Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan president says to fast track regional integration in 2019

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said in a New Year speech late on Monday that he will fast track regional integration in 2019 to guarantee...

Jackals maul man to death in Namibia

Police in Namibia said Monday that jackals mauled a man to death Sunday night at Oranjemund, a diamond town in the southwestern region. Some residents...
Hage Geingob

Namibia’s president warns of continued economic headwinds

Namibia's president Hage Geingob has warned that the headwinds that battered the country's economy in 2017 would continue into the new year. In his New...