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The World Bank

World Bank supports Ghana’s carbon reduction strategy

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The World Bank Group signed an agreement with Ghanaian authorities on Tuesday to support the country’s strategy at reducing deforestation and carbon emissions, a...
Ghana’s investment market

Projected 2019 global economic slow-down to cripple African commodity exporters – Analyst

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An analyst has cautioned African commodity exporting countries to prepare for effects of a possible global economic melt-down next year. In a conversation with Xinhua...
soil

Experts blame food shortage in Africa on soil nutrient depletion

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Experts meeting here at the three-day West Africa Fertilizer and Agri-Business Conference which began here on Monday identified depletion of soil...

AFAP to Champion Regional Food Security

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More than 250 business executives will gather in Ghana's capital Accra this week to discuss trade opportunities in fertilizers, a key input in boosting...
grains

Zimbabwe government urged to develop small grains policy

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A farmer organization on Tuesday urged the Zimbabwean government to develop a small grains policy to promote production of such crops and boost food...
IMF

IMF urges quality BoP statistics for the West African bloc

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) urged West African countries here on Monday to ensure quality Balance of Payment data to enable informed decision-making ...

Ghana’s VP brings Sudanese businesses closer to Ghana

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Ghana's Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday encouraged Sudanese businesses to invest in Ghana, while challenging Ghanaian businesses to build closer ties with their...
Banks

Nigeria’s apex bank moves to sanitize financial system

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Nigeria's apex bank Monday said it has taken necessary steps to ensure that the banking sector is not used to launder money in or...
European Union

EU, Nigeria agree to strengthen bilateral cooperation

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The European Union (EU) and Nigeria on Monday agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation and increase investment flow into the West African country. ...

Local patrol vehicles to strengthen troops’ operations in Nigeria

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Nigeria's Minister of Defense Mansur Dan-Ali on Monday said locally fabricated Infantry Patrol Vehicles (IPV) will strengthen troops' operations nationwide. Speaking at...
Namibia Walvis Bay port

Namibia provides social skills training for young mothers in school

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In efforts to help learner-mothers cope with social challenges as Namibia battles with surging teenage pregnancy, the Namibian government is providing social skills for...
land

Namibia starts land consultations ahead of conference

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Namibia started consultations Monday in Windhoek ahead of the second land conference scheduled for Sept. 18 to 22 this year. The first...
bond

Ghana government targets US$4.1 billion in Q3 domestic bonds

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The Government of Ghana targets to raise a total of 17.43 billion Ghana cedis (4.07 billion U.S. dollars) in its domestic bonds to be...
mining

Mining firms in Africa urged to comply with natural resources deals

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International mining experts have called on African countries, companies and individuals to ensure compliance with international standards and agreements related to natural resources. ...

Kenya’s exports to African nations rise in first quarter

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Exports from Kenya to African countries increased by 1.2 percent in the first three months of 2017, pushed up by rise in exports to...

Zambia police hands over cooperation document to China’s Nantong

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Zambian police on Monday handed over a memorandum of understanding document aimed at formalizing cooperation with the public security bureau of Nantong city, China's...
banks

Kenyan bank workers emerge as victim of interest capping law

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Employees in the Kenyan banking sector are becoming a major victim of the capping of interest rates regime, which took effect last September after...
Court

UEW Case Ruling Set for July 10

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The Winneba High Court has fixed 10 July, 2017 to rule on a motion for interlocutory injunction on the Governing Council...
e-passport

Kenyans welcomes AU’s passport System introduction

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Dr. Gerishon Ikiara, a diplomacy scholar at the University of Nairobi, described the e-passport that will be launched during the AU summit in Rwanda...

Ford Saga: Roosevelt’s permit couldn’t have been made

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I find it morbidly offensive to hear the 2016 presidential candidate of the rump-Convention People’s Party (r-CPP) compare himself to unarguably the most progressive...

July 10 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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DAMASCUS -- At least 29 rebel militants were killed during battles against the Syrian government forces near a key route in the northern Aleppo...
elections

By-election for Abetifi fixed for July 16

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A statement signed by Mr Amadu Sulley, the Deputy Chairman of Operations of the EC, and copied to the Ghana News Agency, said the...
Hage Geingob

Namibian president to visit Botswana

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A State House statement says Geingob was invited by his Botswana counterpart Ian Khama. During the visit, Geingob will hold private talks...
SPEFA

Journalists schooled on the activities of SPEFA

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It was a collaborative workshop by 4-H Ghana, an international non-governmental organisation into agriculture, governance and health and the Birim Central Municipal Assembly. Mr Kofi...

Government issues Gh¢37 million for book and research allowance

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Plans are also afoot to re-tool workshops and laboratories to enable them to carry out their duties effectively towards development and growth. ...
education

Educationist says TVET has features for viable growth

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She said TVET provided the skills, knowledge and attitudes that prepared individuals for self-employment and ensured continued replacement of industrial and technological manpower. ...
football

Ghana’s Only Premier league

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Herewith results of Ghana Premier League (GPL), matches played on Saturday and Sunday. Tema: Inter Allies FC 1-1 Asante Kotoko (Frederick Opoku Yamoah | Bennett...

UEW’s Sandwich students matriculated

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The occasion marked the formal admission of fresh sandwich students into the University to pursue various academic programmes. In a word, the Vice-Chancellor of the...
Charlotte Osei - Ghana's Electoral Commissioner (EC)

EC to make public steps for NHIS cards Registrants deletion

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It said it was taking the appropriate steps to comply with the court’s directives and would make same public in the coming week. A statement...
political parties

Peace council asks political parties stay clear-off existing conflicts

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The Upper East Regional Executive Secretary of the Council, Mr Ali Anankpien, made the call at a programme organized by Joyful Africa Mission in...