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Ghana Election

Consider all options before voting – Salisu Ibrahim

Mr Salisu Ibrahim, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Constituency Organiser for Upper West Akim, has appealed to electorate to carefully consider all the options...
China and US sign phase one trade deal

China-U.S. trade deal to reduce global uncertainty – Kristalina Georgieva

The newly signed China-U.S. phase-one trade deal will reduce the uncertainty that has impeded global economic growth, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina...
China and US sign phase one trade deal

Chinese, U.S. tech companies applaud phase-one trade deal

High-tech companies in China and the United States have applauded the signing of China-U.S. phase-one trade agreement Wednesday, saying it has injected more certainty...
creative industries

African Export-Import Bank to commit US$500 million to creative industries

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will commit 500 million U.S. dollars to support cultural and creative industries in Africa in the next two years,...

Rwanda rebel group leaders paraded before press

Rwanda Investigations Bureau (RIB) on Friday paraded the recently detained Herman Nsengimana and Theobald Mutarambirwa belonging to Rwanda rebel group National Liberation Force (NLF)...
Burkina Faso

Five soldiers killed in roadside explosion in Burkina Faso

At least five soldiers were killed in a roadside explosion on Friday in northern Burkina Faso's province of Soum, a security source told Xinhua. ...
European Union

Zambia, EU commit to build strong ties

Zambia and the European Union (EU) on Friday expressed commitment to build strong ties in various areas of mutual interest. Munalula Nkandu,...

South African firms to invest US$278 million in Zambia

About 278 million U.S. dollars was expected to be invested in Zambia by South African firms this year, a Zambian official said on Friday. ...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president calls for prudent use of public resources

Zambian President Edgar Lungu said on Friday that he will not allow continued wastage of public resources by a few selfish individuals in the...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Zimbabwean company opens credit facility to help civil servants cope with soaring basic commodity...

A Zimbabwean private company has partnered with a top meat supplier and a financial institution to come up with a credit facility for basic...
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Kenyan campaigners urge action on fair wages to foster cohesion

Kenya should enact policies that promote decent wages for the working masses to reduce inequality and foster cohesion, campaigners said on Friday ahead of...

Zimbabwe says its relations with Britain still cordial despite summit snub

Zimbabwean government said Friday its relations with the United Kingdom remain cordial, despite London's decision not to invite it to the UK-Africa Investment Summit...
agricultural productivity

Technology emboldens Kenyans overseas to farm back home

Fred Njuguna, a Kenyan, has been living in Sydney and working for a pharmaceutical company for the last five years. But despite...

Stakeholders urged to help dispel misconceptions about GIFTS implementation

Stakeholders have been called upon to help dispel misconceptions impeding the implementation of the Girl’s Iron-Folate Tablets Supplementation (GIFTS) Programme in the Upper West...
Ghana Standards Authority (GSA)

Ghana Standards Authority closes down manufacturing outlets

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has closed down manufacturing outlets engaged in the production of households chemical products, including insects killers, at a residential...
Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS)

Upper East GNFS appeals for Fire Hydrants

The Upper East Regional Office of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has appealed to government to construct fire hydrants across vantage points in...
year of return 2019 logo

‘Localise the ‘Year of Return’ for community development’

Nana Adwoa Bene Beyeeman, Guantoahemaa of Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Area, has called for the Year of Return to be localised to ignite the people’s...
Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr James Oppong-Boanuh

No police officer would be shielded for misconduct – IGP

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr James Oppong-Boanuh, has entreated communities to live in harmony with the police and seek redress through the...

Travel Agent in court for stealing and forgery

Eunice Adu a 48-year-old Travel agent who is accused of stealing land title certificate and other documents from his former husband to secure a...

Court remands driver over car theft

An Accra Circuit Court has remanded Kofi Owusu a driver into prison custody for allegedly stealing a Sprinter Bus valued at GH¢45,000.00, belonging to...
Air pollution in cities such as Delhi is exceeding safe levels, the WHO says

AMA urges traditional leaders to help fight air pollution

Mr Desmond Appiah, the Chief Resilience and Sustainability Advisor of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has urged traditional leaders to sensitise citizens on the...
steel bridge

Seven communities in Pusiga District appeal for a bridge

Seven farming communities in the Pusiga District are appealing to the Government to build a bridge over the Kolpelugu River to link them up...

Driver who caused the Dompose accident charged

The surviving driver of the Dompoase accident who was discharged from the hospital on Thursday and placed in police custody was on Friday remanded...

Two suspected car snatchers arrested in Cape Coast

Two suspected car snatchers have been arrested by the Central Regional Police Command when they attempted to sell a Hyundai Getz Taxi cab with...
Ghana Football Association (GFA)

Electroland Ghana Ltd. to award best players, coaches in Women’s Premier League

Electroland Ghana Limited, manufacturers of Home Appliances have signed a deal with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to award best player, coach and over...

Participants urge government to speed-up establishment of national development bank

Participants at the end of the 71st Annual New Year School and Conference (ANYSC) have urged the Government to expedite action on the establishment...

Captain One Society Invitational Charity Golf to tee-off on Saturday

The annual Captain One Society Invitational Charity Golf competition dubbed "The Game of Golf as a Uniting Force for Social Development" is scheduled to...

Ghanaian sensation J U drops much-awaited “Why” video

Fast-rising Ghanaian singer, J U has finally dropped his much-awaited single which features rapper, YfnSkillz. The song titled "Why", is a...

Italy’s cancer survival rates best in EU

The survival rates for several types of cancer are higher in Italy than in the rest of the European Union (EU) on average, according...
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei prays near the coffins of Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the elite Quds Force, and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who were killed in an air strike at Baghdad airport, in Tehran, Iran January 6, 2020. Official Khamenei website/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

Iran’s top leader calls U.S. assassination of Soleimani “cowardice” act

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday said that the U.S. assassination of Iran's Quds commander Qassem Soleimani was a "cowardice act" which...