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Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

Smallholder farmers hail government decision to stop GMOs in Ghana

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The peasant farmers association of Ghana (PFAG) has hailed government's decision to stop the adoption of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). This followed...
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US eases visa restrictions on Ghana

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The United States (US) Department of State has announced the easing of visa restrictions on Ghana, a release said here on Thursday. ...
Wahala Entertainment Media Studio

Wahala Entertainment opens new media studio in Accra

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Wahala Entertainment Media Studios has officially opened its ultra-modern media studios at the Zen Garden in Labone, Accra. The new studios...
Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye

Speaker of Parliament petitioned over fishing license fee increment

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The Speaker of Parliament has been petitioned by Laif Fisheries Company Limited to hold the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development accountable for disobeying...
ECOWAS

Ghana committed to regional integration processes – Charles Owiredu

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Mr Charles Owiredu, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has reaffirmed government's commitment to the regional integration process of the Economic...
Bernard Avle

Get involved and informed on national issues – Avle

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Mr Bernard Avle, the General Manager of Citi FM, has asked young people to get interested, get involved, and be informed about the national...
Nkwanta Senior High School

Nkwanta SHS students refuse to report after Christmas holidays

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About half of the student population of the Nkwanta Senior High School in the Nkwanta South Municipality of the Oti Region have refused to...
late Sheikh Ibrahim Nyass

Government urged to honour World Islamic Scholar posthumously

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Sheikh Alhaji Mohammed Salisu Shaban, an Islamic Scholar , has appealed to the government to honour the late Sheikh Ibrahim Nyass, World Islamic...
Muhammadu

Nigerian government vows to sustain efforts to improve girl-child education

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that the government will sustain its ongoing efforts to end child marriage and improve girl-child education in...
property search

Namibia property prices to remain in the red

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Namibia's property market activity is expected to be weak in the medium, large and luxury segments, of which they are likely to control property...
flight

Light aircraft with 3 tourists crash-lands near Kenya’s national park

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Four people escaped unhurt after a light aircraft which was carrying them crash-landed near a national park early Thursday, aviation authorities said. ...
South Africa

South Africa to implement serious structural reforms amid fiscal challenges

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South Africa will implement structural reforms as the country faces some fiscal challenges, according to the Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni. Mboweni...
trade

U.S. sectors pleased to see phase-one trade deal with China, urging removal of hiked...

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Representatives from a variety of U.S. sectors said that they are pleased to see the just-signed phase-one economic and trade agreement between China and...

LPG to pay GHc200.00 monthly allowance to every Ghanaian child

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The Liberal Party of Ghana( LPG)with Kofi Akpaloo as its Presidential candidate has promised to initiate a social intervention policy dubbed ‘Child Benefit’ to...

Tano North MP inspects on-going Techire-Adrobaa road project

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Mrs Freda Prempeh, the Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has inspected on-going construction works on the 12.7 kilometre Techire-Adrobaa road and...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Electoral Commission’s Advisory Committee calls for calm

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The Eminent Advisory Committee (EAC) of the Electoral Commission (EC) has called on all political parties and other stakeholders to remain calm over...
World Vision

World Vision International spends GH¢100k to curb open defecation

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Ms. Grace Dinu, the Officer in-charge of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) of the World Vision International (WVI), a non- governmental organisation, says...

Farming is not a preserve of the uneducated – Prof Ziem

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Professor Juventus Benogle Ziem, a Microbiology Professor at the School of Medical Health, University for Development Studies (UDS), has stated that farming is...
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Bukom Fist of Fury Goes to Sukura

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The seventh week of the exciting Bukom Fist of Fury Boxing League will move to Sukura, near Lartebiokorshie on Friday, January 18. According to Mr....

A Canadian Man Reported Missing in Burkina Faso

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A Canadian man was kidnapped in Burkina Faso in West Africa Tuesday night, CTV reported Wednesday. The Canadian man, identified as Kirk Woodman, was abducted...
Somalia soldiers

UN Official Raises Concern on Mali’s Current Security Status

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A senior UN official warned on Wednesday that the security situation in Mali remained a grave concern, and a major challenge to peace-building in...
Nigeria

Cameroon and Nigeria Join Forces in anti-graft campaign

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Cameroon and Nigeria have begun seeking ways to collaborate to fight corruption in both countries, according to officials of Cameroon's anti-graft body on Wednesday. Officials...

Chinese Envoy Seeks International Support for Mali’s Security Apparatus

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A Chinese envoy on Wednesday asked the international community to assist the government of Mali in beefing up its security and counter-terrorism capacities to...
Security Council

UN Security Council Deeply Concerned Over Mali’s Security State

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The UN Security Council on Wednesday expressed growing concern about the continued deterioration of the security situation in central Mali, and asked the government...

Zimbabwe police arrest activist on charges of inciting violence

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Evan Mawarire, an activist and pastor, was arrested by Zimbabwean police Wednesday from his home in the capital Harare. The pastor launched #ThisFlag protest movement...
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Kenyan bourse resilient in face of terrorism

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Kenyan blue-chip stocks at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) rallied on Wednesday to lift key indices of the market, unshaken by the Tuesday terror...

Kenyan Muslim leaders condemn terrorist attack at Nairobi business complex

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Top organ representing Muslim leaders in Kenya on Wednesday condemned terrorist attack at the upmarket Dusit business complex located in Nairobi's Westlands district where...
infrastructure

Nigeria’s economic hub to enhance infrastructure development

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Nigeria's economic hub Lagos has sealed a major partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC) to enhance provision of infrastructure in key sectors and strengthen...
Nigeria

Nigerian government warns against provocative political campaign

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The Nigerian government on Wednesday cautioned politicians in the country against making provocative utterances during their campaign. Politicians must be mindful of their utterances and...
Major Maxwell Mahama

Major Mahama: Lawyers discredit evidence of witness

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Mr George Bernard Shaw, Defence counsel for William Baah on Wednesday described the evidence of the fifth Prosecution witness in the trial of the...