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Kenya’s investment expert says economy to weather COVID-19 jitters

The Kenyan economy is capable of absorbing shocks linked to COVID-19 subject to establishment of precautionary measures like enhanced monitoring, sensitization and diversification of...
Kenyan police

Kenyan police question terror suspect

Kenyan security forces said Tuesday they are interrogating a terror suspect who was arrested in the coastal city of Mombasa. Eliud Monari,...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Prices of basic commodities rise in Zimbabwe as parallel market rate spikes

by Tichaona Chifamba Prices of basic commodities are rising quietly in retail shops as producers try to keep them in tandem with...

Zambian government calls for professional management of electronic waste

The Zambian government on Tuesday expressed concern over the inappropriate disposal of electronic waste in the country. The government said electronic waste...
Mealie Meal Image source: Zambia Daily Mail

Shortage of mealie meal hits Zambia

A critical shortage of mealie meal which is used in the production of Zambia's staple food, Nshima, has hit Lusaka, the country's capital and...

Kenya’s youthful farmer makes a fortune from online sale of arrowroot, sweet potatoes

by Peter Mutai Nicholas Akoko, a youthful farmer from Kital Village, located in western Kenyan county of Homa Bay County, overcame huge obstacles to embark...
Sudan Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok

South Sudan condemns assassination attempt on Sudanese PM

The government of South Sudan on Tuesday condemned an assassination plot against Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok that was successfully foiled. Rafael...
mr ali maiga

Dormaa West MP cuts sod for road rehabilitation

Mr. Ali Maiga, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Dormaa West has cut sod for the rehabilitation of a 21-kilometre Barrier-Jerusalem-Kwakuanya-Nkwantaso stretch of...
domestic air travel

South African government rules out travel ban due to COVID-19

The South African government on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of imposing travel ban due to the spread of coronavirus, at least for now. Decision...
COVID-19: Ghana

Coronavirus gaining footing in Africa as nations step up preventive measures

Coronavirus is fast gaining a footing in Africa with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reporting its first COVID-19 case on Tuesday, making...
AFP/File / Lakruwan Wanniarachchi The International Cricket Council withdrew a doping case against Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Kusal Perera and expressed regret after admitting the analysis of his sample was botched

English cricketers tour Zimbabwe as relations thaw

The English county cricket team Derbyshire arrived in Harare on Monday for a three-week tour as part of their pre-season preparations for the 2020...
Mosquito Net

Uganda to distribute 27 million mosquito nets in renewed fight against malaria

Uganda's ministry of health on Tuesday said it will distribute 27 million mosquito nets next month in a renewed fight against malaria, one of...
james kwasi appiah

Invest in youth development – Former Black Stars Coach

The immediate-past Head Coach of the Senior National Team, the Black Stars, James Kwasi Appiah, has called for a massive investment in the development...
social conference release

Maiden conference on development engineering held in Accra

The maiden International Conference on Development Engineering has ended in Accra with a call on countries in Africa to make development engineering an integral...
economics first lady support

First Lady supports 120 women in Central Region

The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday supported more than 120 women in the Central Region as part of activities marking...
sexy dondon

“The ghost of the MP is haunting me, I can’t sleep” Sexy Dondon”

Daniel Asiedu, the prime suspect in the trial of the alleged killers of J.B Danquah-Adu, former Member of Parliament for Abuakwa-North says...
jail bars

Man, 26, gets five years for stealing

A Ho Circuit Court presided over by Mr Felix Datsomor has sentenced Teye Akwada, a.k.a Derrick Klu, 26, to five years imprisonment in hard...

Driver grabbed for sexually abusing step daughter

A 33-year-old driver, who is alleged to have sexually abused his 14-year old step daughter, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged...
The debilitating impact of climate change

Natural science education crucial to control climate change -Dr Appiah

A scientist has stressed the need to expand the frontiers of natural science education to equip African youth with the requisite knowledge and...
education free shs

Free SHS is a timely intervention – Prof Ghartey Ampiah

Professor Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), said the Free Senior High School (SHS) Policy is a...
group fair

POGA 2000 organises career fair for OLA SHS students

The 2000 Year Group of (Past OLA Girls Association) has organised a career fair for OLA SHS students on the theme ‘empowering the next...
social gta partnership

Endeavour Group Holdings meets Ghana Tourism Authority

A delegation from the Endeavour Group Holdings from the United States of America has called on the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) to deliberate on...
social election peace

Hope Generation Ministry calls for peaceful election

The Hope Generation Ministry International has called on Ghanaians to eschew activities that could mar the peaceful conduct of...

Ghana needs support to fight terrorism

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has said the fight against terrorism is a collaborative one and Ghana cannot succeed...

Bibiani District SDA marks diamond anniversary

The Bibiani District of the Western North Ghana Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA) has held a special thanksgiving Church Service to...
aprm anniversary celebration

APRM anniversary held to deepen AU shared values

This year’s African Peer Review Mechanisms (APRM) anniversary celebration aims to deepen the African Union values to end conflicts within the...
mr dennis armah frempong dce

Agona East Assembly grades 7.8km cocoa road

The Agona East District Assembly has graded a 7.8 Kilometer cocoa road linking Agona Nkran to Adukrom in the Agona West Municipality to...
social adr mechanisms

3,041 cases settled in 2019 using ADR mechanisms

Justice Irene Charity Larbi, Judge-In-Charge of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), said a total of 3,041 cases, representing 40 per cent of settlement rate were...
kintampo accident

Kintampo-Tamale road fatal accident, Police confirms 29 deaths

The Police has confirmed that 29 passengers including a Police officer lost their lives in the early hours of...
customs reiterates commitment to curb smuggling of goods in hamile

Customs reiterates commitment to curb smuggling of goods in Hamile

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) at the Hamile Border has reiterated its commitment of curbing the smuggling of goods through unapproved routes around Hamile,...