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Ghana: inflation for June shoots up to 10%

Annual consumer inflation rate for Ghana inched up 0.2 percentage points to record 10 percent year-on-year in the month of June, relative to the...

Romanian coach fuels Chinese students’ football dream

As football fans from around the globe are gearing up for the FIFA World Cup final, a group of Chinese middle school students and...
President Yoweri Museveni

South Sudan youth forum urges Ugandan leader’s intervention to fix crisis

A South Sudanese youth forum on Tuesday called on Ugandan President Yowei Museveni to step up the pressure for a lasting solution to the...

Namibian court appoints SME Bank liquidators

The Windhoek Master of the High Court has appointed provisional liquidators for the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Bank that was shut down Tuesday. ...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Namibia grapples with overloading on national roads

Cases of overloading on Namibian roads have risen from 655 in 2000 to about 43,000 in 2016, according to the Roads Authority executive. ...

SACP discusses state capture, alliance partnership

The South African Communist Party (SACP)'s second day of congress was dominated by state capture and the alliance partnership on Tuesday. SACP...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Namibia reviews environmental policies

Namibia is looking into how civic education can be consolidated to promote public discourse on environmental issues. Environmental Commissioner Teofilus Nghitila said...

Kenya launches roadmap to harness youth potential

Kenya on Tuesday launched the Demographic Dividend Roadmap aimed at harnessing the potential of the youth. Ministry of State for Devolution and...

Anti-alcohol abuse program reaches out to 5,000 Namibians

The Drinking Training Program of Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL DRINKiQ Program), which supports government's fight against alcohol abuse and empowers participants with knowledge on...

Windhoek court orders closure of bank owned by Namibian government, Zimbabweans

A Windhoek court ruled Tuesday that a bank jointly owned by the government of Namibia and Zimbabweans should start winding up ahead of shutting...

Zimbabwean central bank reduces licensing fees for foreign currency change

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has reduced registration fees for bureaus de change and reviewed the regulatory framework in a bid to enhance...

Ghana sets out new annual cocoa production targets

Ghana aims to achieve an annual cocoa production of 1.5 million metric tonnes within the next four years through reforms, the industry said Tuesday. ...
Family Planning

UNFPA appeals for more attention in family planning investment

A senior official of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Ghana on Tuesday called for increased investment in family planning services at the...

40th anniversary celebrations of BOD Basic Schools marked

The Reverend Jonathan Bettey, Public Relations Officer of Ghana Education Service (GES) disclosed this at the 40th Anniversary celebration of Base Ordnance Depot (BOD)...

Dawhenya School Children struggle to make it to school

For some months now, since a pipeline burst and filled huge gullies in front of their school, neither the District Assembly or the Ghana...

Zambia opposition party says suspension of campaigns illegal

On Saturday, the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) suspended campaigns in Lusaka, the country's capital and Namwala south of the country due to an...
Nigerian police

Kidnapping down 90 percent in Nigeria’s Imo state – Police

Kidnapping had gone down by up to 90 percent between April and July when compared to past years, the Assistant Commissioner of Police, ...
Proliferation of small arms Image Source: Graphic Online‎

Ghana tightens measures to prevent proliferation of small arms

Ghana has taken steps to control the proliferation of small arms and weapons in unauthorized hands. It is estimated that there are...
Emeritus Emmanuel Bombande

Ghana’s Deputy FM is an expert in peace and security

Bombande was former Executive Director for the West African Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), an organization that works with the sub- regional bloc on peace-building...

Ancelotti sets eyes on success with Bayern Munich

"I am very happy and proud to be here," Ancelotti told reporters, initially in German before switching to English and Italian, at his official...
EURO 2016

2016 Euro: France heartbroken after losing

"Overwhelmed," read the title of the L'Equipe newspaper, over the photograph of Paul Pogba in mourning, after Les Bleus lost Sunday's European Championship final...

WTA Rankings: Williams holds top spot after Wimbledon victory

The American Wimbledon champion remains on 8,330 points with the German Kerber, who beat Williams in the Australian Open final earlier in the year,...

Portugal returns home after 2016 Euro win

The squad travelled in an open-top bus to a reception at Belem Palace, the seat of President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, before a planned...
Rio 2016 Olympic Games

GWF: Nominates Christian Amoah for Rio Olympics

It would be recalled that after Team Ghana’s qualification for the Games in Cameroun, the technical committee was tasked by the Executive Board of...

Eastern Region plays host for southern sector volleyball champions

The championship is an initiative of the Ghana Volleyball Association (GVA) and aimed at rejuvenating the sport across all the 10 regions of the...

Mother Awarded A Nido Scholarship

The scholarship forms part of the Nido Healthy Nutrition Education Outreach promotion, which aims at educating parents on the need to provide good nutritional...

International Day Against Drug Abuse Marked in Upper East

Mr Albert Abongo, the Upper East Regional Minister, who made the call in Bolgatanga, expressed concern about the upsurge of drug and alcohol addiction...

Minister calls for collective responsibility towards to fighting HIV/AIDS

“HIV/AIDS affects every Ghanaian either directly or indirectly and all must play their roles effectively in responding to the illness”, he said. Alhaji Sulemana was...

Government loyal to providing quality education

He observed that since education remains the key to national development, government would continue to give it the needed boost to produce the required...
Prof E. Tweneboah Senzu, Fundamental Analyst CityKlass & Executive Director Bastiat Ghana Institute Research Professor of Business Economics at African School of Economics-Republic of Benin

FX-trading and Ghana’s Vision 2020

The abstract of the vision 2020 report states that reforms are adopted under governments structural adjustment programme, which includes increasing exchange rate controls...