Home Tags Jan. 10

Tag: Jan. 10

Government to pay allowances of TUTAG members by January 29

The National Labour Commission (NLC) will facilitate the payment of salaries and allowances of six Technical Universities, who submitted their data to the National...

Indian firm to set up seed producing plant in Zambia

One of India's biggest seed companies, Vibha Seeds Group, has decided to invest in a seed producing plant in Zambia's Luapula province, a Zambian...

200 schools in South Africa offer Mandarin lesson

About 200 South African schools now offer Mandarin to those interested in learning the subject, said a South African government official on Friday. ...
Tanzania map

Tanzania completes updating of voter registration in 25 regions ahead of 2020 polls

Tanzania's electoral body said on Friday it has completed updating its biometric voter registrar (BVR) in 25 regions across the east African nation. ...
Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswanan president to attend Mozambique presidential inauguration

Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi is scheduled to travel to Mozambique next week to attend the inauguration and swearing-in of his counterpart, President Filipe Jacinto...
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Economists agree with World Bank’s projection for South African growth

South African's economists said the country's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2020 was likely to be below 1 percent, citing several factors. ...
Kenya's polls body

Cameroon electoral body says ready for general elections

Cameroon's electoral body said on Friday it is ready for the conduct of free, fair and credible general elections next month. Enow...

Eritrean, Somali leaders hail recent progress in bilateral ties

The Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Friday hailed recent progress made in the two Horn of Africa countries'...
illegal miner

Two die as illegal mine collapses in Malawi

Two men were killed when an illegal mine collapsed in Malawi's lakeshore district of Mangochi, police confirmed Friday. The two, both 22,...

Zambian president pledges to continue improving investment environment

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Friday said his government will continue to implement policies aimed ensuring a sustainable investment environment. The Zambian...

Renamo party denies accusations over attacks in central Mozambique

The main opposition party in Mozambique, Renamo, on Friday denied police accusations that members of the party supported attacks in central Mozambique. ...
A tourist relaxes at Cottar 1920s Camp; travel insurances assures you security over the unseen

Kenya to solicit more Chinese tourists

Kenya plans to launch a tourism strategy in February to attract more Chinese visitors, a senior government official said on Friday. Najib...

Uganda announces control measures as locusts invade neighboring Kenya

Uganda on Friday announced measures to fight locusts in case they invade from neighboring Kenya. The Ministry of Agriculture said it has...

Chinese business association hailed for classroom construction

The Zambia Chinese Association (ZCA) has been commended for its support towards the construction of three classroom blocks in Zambia's Chingola district, saying it...

Former Namibian ministers facing bribery charges approach supreme court

The two former Namibian ministers accused of accepting fishing quota bribery had approached the Supreme Court to regard their arrests as illegal, court documents...
U.S.-Iran tension

South Africa calls for peaceful resolution to U.S.-Iran tension

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for a peaceful resolution to the rising tension between the United States and Iran, his office said...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

U.S. President Donald Trump claims 4 embassies were targeted by Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump said that the "imminent threat" from Iran might involve planned attacks on four U.S. embassies, U.S. media reported on Friday. ...
President Trump: I commend the policemen who prevented this incident from becoming a disaster

Impasse broken as Pelosi announces plan to release Trump impeachment articles amid pressure

An impasse between Democrats and Republicans over the arrangement of a Senate trial of U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment was broken on Friday after...

U.S. blockchain startup aims to challenge eyeball economy, social media giants

Civil Media Company, a New York City-based blockchain-for-journalism startup, has set itself an ambitious task of building a trusted web through blockchain technology to...
International Olympic Committee (IOC)

Presidents from JOC, ITF and FIFA elected new IOC members

The 135th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) elected presidents from JOC, ITF and FIFA as new IOC members here on Friday. ...
Women farmers

Farmers in Builsa commend Warehouse Receipt System

Farmers in the Builsa North District of the Upper East Region, have commended the Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) for providing storage facilities and promoting...

NGO supports schools to plant trees

Eco Warriors Movement (EWM), an environmental focused Non Governmental Organisation in Kumasi, has led a number of schools and communities in the Ashanti and...
Korle-bu Teaching Hospital

Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital to save GHc2.1 million annually

Four departments at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital will save GHc2.1 million of electricity annually after replacing all the high energy consumption appliances. The current energy...

GRA Customs Division not recruiting officer cadets

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has warned the public not to deal with anyone claiming to be recruiting on behalf of the Authority. A...

18 members of so-called breakaway group granted bail

The 18 accused persons who appeared before the Yendi Circuit court charged with conspiracy to commit treason felony were on Friday granted bail...

Businessman held over money laundering discharged

A Circuit Court in Accra, on Friday discharged Mr Stephen Owusu a businessman, arrested at the Kotoka International Airport on December 31, 2019...

ACP Agorzo’s bail application fixed for January 16

A Criminal High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing of a bail application filed on behalf of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Dr...

Forifori Prison Camp appeals for completion of skills training hub

Superintendent (Supt) Paul Agyei- Nkansah, the Acting Officer in Charge of Forifori Prison Camp in the Eastern Region, has appealed for support to...

Veep meets investors and business leaders in USA

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Thursday left Accra for Texas, United States of America, to undertake a number of official engagements. He is expected...

National Best maize farmer loses 31-acres of maize farm to bushfire

Mr John Dimah, the 2019 National Best maize farmer has lost 31 acres of his maize farmland to fire in Tumu in the...