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‘Improved Technical Capacity positions Ghana’s MICE industry

Mr Kojo Poku, the Vice President of the Events and Meeting Professionals Association of Ghana (EMPAG), says the nation’s improved technical capacity for business...
former president Benjamin Mkapa

Tanzania to hold burial for former president Mkapa next week

Tanzania's former President Benjamin Mkapa, died at the age of 81, will be buried on July 29 in his native village of Lupaso in...
Jehovah’s Witnesses

Jehovah Witnesses moves global convention to streaming platform

The global annual convention of Jehovah Witnesses would, for the first time, be held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. The virtual platform is the...
Students at Coventry University

U.S. bars new international students from entry if they only take online classes in...

The United States will not allow the entry of new international students for the upcoming fall semester if their courses are entirely online, the...
Farmers Use Drones

U.S. eases export restrictions on drones

The U.S. government on Friday announced updated export restrictions on unmanned aerial systems (UAS), a move long sought by the country's defense industries. ...

AC Milan share spoils with Atalanta in Serie A

AC Milan and Atalanta continued their unbeaten runs after playing out a 1-1 draw on Friday, as Hakan Calhanoglu scored a stunner while Ruslan...

PSG win French Cup title, but lose Mbappe to injury

French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain bagged their second trophy of the season on Friday, beating 10-man Saint-Etienne 1-0 to lift the French Cup,...
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Urgency mounts on Africa to fast-track AfCFTA to counter tough times

by Xinhua Writers Ding Lei, Bedah Mengo The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could catalyze development and growth of Africa, and...

Ghana’s number of COVID-19 cases surpasses 30,000

Ghana registered 694 more infections of the novel coronavirus here early Friday, increasing its national tally to 30,366, according to the latest update from...

Kenya develops new borrowing policy amid rising public debt

Kenya has formulated a new public debt policy as it seeks to keep its borrowing at a sustainable level to ensure it does not...
The policemen arrest violators at a construction site in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 3, 2020. A consistently high number of people have been arrested for violating lockdown regulations over COVID-19 in South Africa, Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Friday. (Photo by Yeshiel/Xinhua)

South African government remains concerned over farm attacks

The South African government remains concerned over attacks on farms, Minister of Police Bheki Cele said on Friday amid a surge in farm attacks...
Stanbic Bank

Botswana urged to promote continental trade

Stanbic Botswana has lobbied for acceleration of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to cushion both the local economy and the continent from...
stock market

Botswana bourse lifts trading ban on Choppies

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has lifted trading suspension on fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) retailer Choppies, after 20 months ban. Thapelo Tsheole, Chief...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Tanzania’s Zanzibar thanks WHO for support on COVID-19

Tanzania's Zanzibar authorities on Friday thanked the World Health Organization (WHO) for its huge support during the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 28

Zimbabwe's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 28 after two more people succumbed to the virus on Thursday. In an update on...
Accra floods

At least 4 killed by floods in Cameroon’s Far North Region

At least four soldiers of Cameroon elite unit, Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) have been killed by flash flooding that swept through a remote part...
The African Development Bank

Covid-19: African Development Bank Group supports Ghana with US$69 million grant

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Friday approved a $69 million grant to support Ghana’s efforts to tackle the...

Western Region excels in Malaria Control

Naa Dr. Jacob Mahama, Western Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service says the performance in the control of malaria, has seen consistent improvement...
Ghana Police

Police Invites Hawa Koomson over Kasoa Shooting

The Central Regional Police Criminal Investigative Department (CID) has invited Mrs. Mavis Hawa Koomson, Member of Parliament (MP) for the Awutu Senya East Constituency...

PPP calls for a change in the mentality of the voter

The Eastern Regional Progressive Peoples Party (PPP), has inaugurated a 12-member regional executive to run the affairs of the party in the region. The Regional...
Training Monitors

Community Development Monitors trained on GSAM Project

Community Development Monitors (CDMs) in the Gushegu Municipality of the Northern Region have been trained on capital development projects initiated by the Assembly to...
Doris Yaa Dartey

GJA to open Book of Condolence in memory of Dr Doris Dartey

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) will open a Book of Condolence at the Ghana International Press Centre (GIPC) in Accra on Monday, July 27,...
Station Inauguration

Abesim gets Fire Station

The National Command of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) on Friday inaugurated the 198th Fire Station in the country at Abesim, near Sunyani. The...
Veep Commission

Veep Commissions Ghana Infectious Disease Centre

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Friday, commissioned a 100-bed Ghana Infectious Disease Centre (GIDC) for treatment and management of COVID-19 and other infectious...
Ghana police

Police must remain fair and firm to deal with law offenders – Chief Imam

The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, has called on the police to remain firm, fair and professional to prosecute any person...

GRCL moves to ensure resilient track structure for Accra-Nsawam rail line

The Ghana Railway Company Limited (GRCL) is currently undertaking further works aimed at ensuring a resilient track structure for safe passenger train traffic on...
Finance Minister

Government to design, build and equip new hospitals

Government under the ‘Agenda 111” initiative will design, build, equip and staff new hospitals in every district without one and new regional hospitals in...
Mrs Gloria Amarkai Kudo

Let’s adopt safer ways to dispose used face masks-NCCE

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has appealed to the public to adopt safer ways of disposing off all used face masks and...
Prof. John Evans Atta Mills

He was very peaceful – UE residents remember late President Mills

Some residents in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region on Friday remembered the late former President John Evans Atta Mills for his...
National Chief Imam

Muslims must celebrate Eid-ul- Adha at home-Chief Imam

Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, National Chief Imam, has urged muslims to celebrate the Eid-ul- Adha at home just as they did during the...