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Angola records low financial inclusion

Angola's Finance minister, Vera Daves, on Friday said the technological solutions provided by the traditional banking have not been able to promote the desirable...

Private sector participation in Tanzania’s water projects is low

A Tanzanian government minister on Thursday told parliament that private sector participation in water projects through public-private partnership (PPP) was not encouraging despite efforts...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC secretary worries over low regional trade

A top Southern African diplomat on Friday raised concern over the implementation of intra-regional trade. Speaking at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of...

Business lobby decries low intra-EAC trade

The East African Business Council (EABC) on Tuesday decried the low level of trade among members of the East African Community (EAC). ...
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...

Higher cross-border imports keep Kenyan maize prices low

The cost of maize in Kenya has hit a new low as cheaper cross-border imports from Uganda and Tanzania swell. The price of a 90-kg...

Poor performing districts need funding support

Participants at the District League Table (DLT) analysis forum in Ho have called for an increase in the allocation of the District Assembly Common...

Experts say low entrepreneurial spirit slows Africa’s development

Development experts on Wednesday expressed concern about low levels of entrepreneurship in Africa, which has limited the potential for industries and manufacturing to flourish...
Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare Director-General Ghana Health Service

Need for Health Systems Strengthening most critical in Low and Middle-Income Countries

The Director General of Ghana Health Service, Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare has acclaimed the importance of health system strengthening interventions in developing countries, noting that...

Artiste Leki Drops A New Single Titled ‘Low’

Fast rising Afro Fusion singer and newly signed artiste into the VNation music Label Leki has officially release his first single titled "low" produced...

TB Mortality Rate Reduced By 37 Percent

Global efforts to combat Tuberculosis (TB) have saved an estimated 53 million lives since 2000 and reduced the TB mortality rate by 37 percent,...
Oduman Asuaba M/A Basic School classroom block

Bamehene Express Worry Over Low School Enrollment

Nana Kwadwo Safo, the incoming Bamehene of Aduamoa in the Kwahu Traditional area has expressed worry at the alarming rate at which children in...

International non-profit body decries Kenya’s low health research funding

International non-profit organization PATH on Wednesday decried low health research funding in Kenya. PATH Advocacy and Policy Manager Pauline Irungu told a health forum in...
Professor Kwesi Yankah

Prof. Yankah Unhappy About Western Perception of African Education

Professor Kwesi Yankah, the Minister of State in-Charge of Tertiary Education, has described as unfair the perception of the western countries that the academic...

Zen Petroleum introduces low sulphur diesel as directed by NPA

The management of Zen Petroleum Limited, the fourth largest oil marketing company in the country had introduced to the Ghanaian market low sulphur diesel...

Kenya set to meet domestic borrowing target on low private sector funding

Kenya is expected to meet its targeted domestic borrowing in the financial 2017/2018 following reduced credit to private sector amid interest rate caps on...
Cocoa Farmers

Ghana to reverse low cocoa yield through hand pollination

Ghana will from this year introduce human pollinators in its cocoa industry to enhance yields, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Cocoa Board...
Adama Barrow

Gambian president “disappointed” with low salary scale

Gambian President Adama Barrow expressed disappointment about the low salary scale for the public sector workers as he met with the Public Service Commission...
Fu Ying, spokesperson for the fifth session of China's 12th National People's Congress (NPC), takes questions from Chinese and foreign journalists during a press conference on the session on March 4, 2017. (Photo by Weng Qiyu from People’s Daily)

China to pursue low defense spending increment

China’s defense budget will increase by around 7 percent in 2017, Fu Ying, spokesperson for the two-week 12th National People's Congress (NPC) annual session...

South Korea’s oil product consumption rises in 2016 on low crude prices

Oil product consumption in South Korea increased last year on low crude prices, which also boosted oil imports, a government report showed on...
interest rates

South Korea freezes interest rates at record low of 1.25 percent

South Korea's central bank on Thursday froze its benchmark interest rate at a record-low level amid mixed signals at home and abroad, including recovering...

Kenya’s bourse ends week on low as turnover, key indices decline

Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) closed the week Friday on a low as both turnover and key indices went down. During the session...

Kenya decries low food output despite hybrid seed adoption

Kenya on Wednesday decried low food production despite increasing adoption of hybrid seed varieties. Agriculture Principal Secretary Richard Lesiyampe said despite the...

OTCCU declared low net surplus

The Oguaa Teachers’ Cooperative Credit Union (OTCCU) Limited, has held its 33rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) and declared a net surplus of GH₵38,610.27 for...

Australia’s Central Bank reduces rates

Australia's central bank has cut the official cash rate to a new record low 1.5 percent on Tuesday as inflation "remains quite low" despite...

Momentous inflation drops to 10-month low for South Korea

South Korea's consumer price inflation fell in July to the lowest in 10 months on the back of the continued trend of cheaper crude...
Voters' register

Tse Addo Kwaku voter exhibition centre recorded low turn out

Mr Eric Arthur Botwe, the Polling Agent, for the area told the Ghana News Agency that as at Tuesday, July 19, only 16 out...

Low oil prices dwindled US oil rigs

The U.S. oil rigs alone have been reduced by more than 78 percent from its peak of 1,609 in October 2014 before oil prices...

Egyptian Bazaar hit by low tourist visits

by Ahmed Shafiq The narrow alleyways in the centuries-old Khan el-Khalili bazaar marketplace in Egypt's Old Cairo looked unusually empty except for a few foreign...

Zambian power utility says water levels still low for increased generation

Zesco Limited has been carrying out rationing of power to its customers since June last year in order to sustain water levels in its...