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Wang Yi

Chinese FM holds talks with Nigerian counterpart

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Nigerian Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama on Tuesday during an official visit to...
China and Nigeria

China and Nigeria reach 7 consensuses on deepening bilateral cooperation – Wang Yi

Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Tuesday that China and Nigeria have reached seven important consensuses on deepening...
world bank

JUST IN: World Bank projects global economy to grow by 4 percent in 2021...

The global economy is on track to grow by 4 percent in 2021, assuming vaccination for COVID-19 becomes widespread throughout the year, the World...
Global Economy

Global Economy to Expand by 4 Percent in 2021

; Vaccine Deployment and Investment Key to Sustaining the Recovery Development risks remain as economic activity, incomes likely to stay low for extended period The...
Excerpt from 2013 Ghana Garden and Flower Show.

Kenyan flower producers decry new Cess on agricultural produce

Kenya's cut flower industry on Tuesday urged the government to halt its newly introduced agricultural produce Cess levy which it said is the biggest...

6 killed, 9 injured in south Nigeria road accident

Six people were killed and nine others injured on Tuesday in a road accident involving a truck and a bus in Nigeria's southwest region. ...

Chinese COVID-19 vaccine could fuel Sino-Africa ties

Chinese COVID-19 vaccines could fuel Sino-Africa ties, a Kenyan scholar said on Tuesday. Cavince Adhere, an international relations expert on China-Africa relations,...
Wasafi Tv

Tanzania suspends private television station over airing offensive content

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) on Tuesday suspended a private entertainment television station Wasafi for six months after it aired offensive content. ...

Somalia welcomes Saudi Arabia-Qatar deal to reopen border

Somalia on Tuesday lauded the Kuwaiti government for its reconciliation efforts in resolving diplomatic disputes between Saudi Arabia and Qatar as they reopened their...
Ugandan police

Uganda arrested 60 Rwandese, Congolese nationals over illegal entry

Ugandan police on Tuesday said it has arrested 60 Rwandan and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nationals over illegal entry into the east African...

Zambian government says VAT zero-rating averts fuel price increase

The Zambian government said on Tuesday that the decision to zero-rate value-added tax on fuel has averted a price increase of the commodity. ...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president hold talks with African diplomats

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday held talks with African diplomats accredited to the country where they discussed wide-ranging issues. The Zambian...

Government of Ghana eases restrictions on football behind closed doors

The government of Ghana has eased restrictions on playing football behind closed doors that were imposed in March last year, Sports Minister Isaac Kwame...
Flag China

Senegalese experts commend China’s success in fighting poverty

Senegalese experts have highly commended China's successful efforts in its fight against poverty. Senegalese academic Ibrahima Niang, who visited China several times, said in an...
President Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswana official says Chinese FM’s visit to further strengthen bilateral ties

The upcoming visit by Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi later this week to Botswana will see China further consolidate its relations...

3 killed, 17 wounded in bus-truck crash in southern Egypt

At least three people were killed and another 17 were wounded on Tuesday in a bus-truck crash on a desert road of Aswan...

Nigeria shuts down over 4,000 pharmaceutical premises in 2020 over non-compliance

Nigeria authorities have shut down 4,219 pharmaceutical premises and two open drug markets in 2020 over non-compliance with official rules, a top official said...

Ghana plans to invest US$17 billion to revive economy battered by COVID-19

Ghana plans to invest 100 billion Ghana cedis (about 17 billion U.S. dollars) to revitalize the post-COVID-19 economy, said Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa...

Ghana freights first AfCFTA cargo

Ghana freighted its first consignments of goods under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), officials disclosed Tuesday. Two local firms, Kasapreko...

Parents express worry over class sizes as schools re-open

Some parents in Koforidua have expressed worry over the usually large number of children who study in a class, especially in public schools. ...
Economics President Afcfta

Ghana begins trading under the AfCFTA agreement

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday officially signalled the beginning of Ghana's trading relationship with other African countries under the Africa Continental Free Trade...
School Building

Kumasi residents happy about the reopening of schools

Some residents in Kumasi have applauded the directive by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo to reopen schools in the country, saying it is...

You cannot seek election petition reliefs in a human rights’ action – Deputy AG

Mr Godfred Yeboah Dame, a deputy Attorney General says one cannot seek election petition reliefs in a human rights’ action. Speaking to the Media after...
Ras Mubarak

President Akufo-Addo’s last SONA unimpressive – Ras Mubarak

Mr Ras Mubarak, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Kumbungu, has described President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA),...
President Akufo-Addo

All AfCFTA functions transferred from Ethiopia to Ghana

The African Union has transferred all functions related to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Accra, Ghana. The...
Power Brokers

Put in place succession plan towards election 2024 – NPP pressure group

Power Brokers, a Pressure Group in the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has called on the party’s leadership to craft a succession plan to groom...

Domestic fire outbreaks on the rise in Ghana

Domestic fire outbreaks are on the rise in Ghana following statistics of fire outbreaks in 2019 and 2020, which projected 1,822 and 1,910 fires...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Ghana’s reputation high among comity of nations – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the country’s reputation has risen high among the comity of nations in the last four years. ...
Mr John Peter Amewu

Supreme Court quashes High Court injunction against Amewu

The Supreme Court has quashed an interim injunction of a Ho High Court that sought to prevent Mr John Peter Amewu, Member of Parliament-elect...
domestic bond

We’ve been able to stabilize the economy – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesady said the government has been able to stabilize the economy, exit the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme,...