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Romeo Bugyei, CEO - IT Consortium

Local tech players must invest in research – ITC Boss

CEO of IT Consortium (ITC), Romeo Bugyei has called on domestic technology industry players to invest heavily in research and make Ghana a leader...
Development Kpone

Local Economic Development initiatives takes off at Kpone

A Local Economic Development (LED) initiatives has been rolled-out by the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly to empower state and non-state actors within the Municipality to...

Fuel Prices to Increase Further in Ghana

Price of fuel on the local market remained unstable within the window under review. Price of petroleum products within the second Pricing-window of January...
Manhyia Local Prison

Manhyia Local Prison advocates for the wearing of nose masks

The Communications Unit of the Manhyia Local Prison, led by Assistant Superintendent of Prisons, Mr. Silas Prah-Andoh last week rolled out a campaign that...
Pedestrians wearing face masks walk on a street in Rome, Italy, March 10, 2020. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced late Monday that the whole of Italy will be placed under lockdown from Tuesday until April 3. (Xinhua/Cheng Tingting)

Italian Prime Minister feels no need for cabinet reshuffle after local elections

Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday said that he did not "feel the need for a cabinet reshuffle" in the wake of the local election...
Kenyan Coat of arms

Kenya to promote local content in creative industry

Kenya plans to promote local content in its creative industry in order to boost employment opportunities, a government official said on Thursday. ...
Cars ride on a road submerged by water in Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 11, 2015. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

Export, local crops hit as unusual weather persists in Kenya

Frostbite, heavy rains, and dry spell are some of the hostile weather conditions that farmers in Kenya have experienced in recent months. ...

Local commodity price experience general drop in prices – ESOKO

Local commodity price index collated by commodity prices analysis platform, ESOKO Ghana indicated that at the end of trading in the month of August,...
Kenyan Coat of arms

China-Kenya fintech partnership key to boosting commercial ties – expert

A Kenyan investment expert said on Monday that closer Kenya-China financial technology (fintech) collaboration will boost bilateral commercial ties. Daniel Mainye, senior...
HOUSTON (U.S.), July 28, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Reporters work at the scene of a plane crash in Houston area of Texas, the United States, on July 28, 2020. Two people were injured when the small plane crashed on Tuesday morning into a neighborhood in Houston area. (Photo by Steven Song/Xinhua)

2 killed in small plane crash in Morocco

Two people were killed after a small plane crashed on Thursday in the Moroccan city of Kenitra, 40 km northern capital Rabat, local media...
People search for survivors at the site of a landslide in the Sichuan province of China on Saturday [Reuters]

Death toll rises to 5 in SW China landslide

All five missing people have been found dead following a landslide in southwest China's Yunnan Province, local authorities said Thursday. The landslide,...

Need to promote local consumption of cashew in Ghana-Coordinator

Mr Sylvester de Clercq Mensah, the Cashew Regional Coordinator for the Upper Zone, has called for the promotion of the local consumption of cashew...
Children play around a well in Kwali, Nigeria when CGCOC employees clean the well. Photo: courtesy of the CGCOC

Chinese company delivers clean water to local Nigerians

By Jiang Xuan “This is an important project for Kuali township and its surrounding areas, putting an end to the issue of water shortage,” said...
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses a press conference in Harare, capital of Zimbabwe, March 17, 2020. In an update to the nation on Tuesday, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared COVID-19 a national disaster, saying that the country had escalated its national response to the virus after neighboring countries in the region had reported cases. (Xinhua/Shaun Jusa)

Zimbabwe imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew amid spike in local COVID-19 infections

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday announced a raft of more strict lockdown measures including imposing a curfew to curb rising cases of...
tv rights 2020

TopStar seals deal with local Zambian TV company

China's TopStar Communications Company Limited on Thursday signed a contract with Power TV, a local Zambian television to expand the coverage of the television...
Dr. Ernest Addison

Ghana launches new matching platform to improve forex trading

Ghana will collaborate with a global matching firm Refinitiv to ensure stability and transparency in the foreign exchange (forex) market operations, officials have said. ...
agricultural productivity

Palestine bans Israeli products to boost local agricultural sector amid fears of Israeli restrictions

The Palestinian government declared that its decision to ban Israeli products into its market will come into effect at noon on Wednesday. ...

Namibia’s private airline, FlyWestair increases flight frequencies to local and regional routes

Namibia private airline Westair Aviation on Friday announced the addition of two-weekday flights to the current routes serviced by its commercial airline, FlyWestair. ...
South Africa

South Africa’s local finance officials meet to discuss challenges

South Africa's municipal finance officials are meeting in Durban to attend the 90th Chartered Institute of Government Finance, Audit and Risk Officers (CIGFARO)...
Petroleum Conference

Egbert Faille Jnr Implores Ghanaian to Assist in Training Local Experts

International oil companies (IOCs) and Joint Venture companies have been called upon to help build and develop indigenous Ghanaian companies to their full capabilities...
Participants at the Local Assemblies' leadership workshop

Prof. Aheto Says Local assemblies too Need Boards

Professor John Bright Aheto, a Council Member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) Ghana, has called for the institution of board of directors for...
Association of Ghana Industries (AGI)

AGI demands that local products be added into e-commerce platforms

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has called on foreign direct marketing and e-commerce companies operating in the country, to consider adding locally manufactured...
climate change

International Community Support is crucial to local climate change actions

Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government, has asked the international community to make adequate contributions into the Green Climate Fund or the...
Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)

MoEA and JICA to increase local rice production in Ghana

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), is partnering the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to help rice farmers to scale up the production...
Marine Insurance

Importers Schooled on the benefits of Local marine insurance

Importers have been advised to insure their goods with local insurance companies to reduce their costs of doing business at the ports of Ghana....
Bolgatanga smocks

Ghana Government asked to make local smocks more attractive

The Smock Weavers in Bolgatanga have appealed to government to promote and project the local smock industry to attract global market. The weavers said smock...
Zonal Council

People’s Dialogue Reveals Poor Community Participation in Local Governance

Mr Hamza Bawa Mahama, Programmes and Communication Advisor of People’s Dialogue a Community Based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has said community participation in local governance...
Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS)

RAINS and West Mamprusi Team Up on Local Governance Project

Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS) is working with two assemblies to create space and platforms for active participation of excluded groups such...
Zonal Council

4H Ghana and Stakeholders Discuss Local governance

Mr Appiah Kweku Boateng, the Executive Director of 4H Ghana, had said one of the challenges of the district assembly concept since 1988 is...

Group of Local Banks Mobilises US$51 Million for a Housing Project

A consortium of local banks has raised 51 million dollars towards the completion of the 200,000 Social Housing Units in Koforidua, Tamale and Ho,...