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Vocational school

East African states to harmonize vocational training curriculum

Three east African countries plan to harmonize curriculum for technical, vocational education and training (TVET), an official said on Wednesday. Mike Kuria,...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Zimbabwe introduces floating exchange rate system

The Zimbabwe government on Wednesday introduced a managed floating exchange rate system and set up a Currency Stabilization Task Force as it struggles to...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania’s opposition party plans to endorse incumbent president for 2020 general elections

In a surprise move, Tanzania Labor Party (TLP), the east African nation's opposition party on Wednesday announced that it will support ruling party's President...
Hepatitis E

Namibia records over 300 new cases of hepatitis E

Namibia recorded 344 new cases of hepatitis E from Dec. 30 to Feb. 23, according to a new report released by the Ministry of...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader challenges youth to be proactive

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Wednesday challenged youths in the country to take leading roles in developing the country. The Zambian leader...

Namibia’s railway operator seeks US$156 million to refurbish, add locomotives

Namibia's rail operator TransNamib said on Wednesday that it needs 2.5 billion Namibian dollars (about 156 million U.S. dollars) to refurbish 33 locomotives and...
Namibia Biomass Industry Group

Namibia to host major fair on biomass

Namibia's biggest biomass event of the year will take place at Otjiwa Safari Lodge, in central-north Namibia, on July 23-25. The three-day...
Jean Mensa, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission

EC lauded for its bold initiatives to ensure peaceful elections

Right Reverend Professsor Joseph Obiri Y. Mante, the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, has lauded the Electoral Commission for its bold initiatives...
Chraj Signs Mou With Key Accountability Institutions

CHRAJ signs MOU with key accountability institutions

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) on Wednesday in Accra signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ten accountability institutions to assist...

Anglican Communion takes steps to prevent coronavirus infections

The leadership of the Anglican Communion in Ghana has taken steps to counsel members of its congregation in the internal Province of Ghana...
Economics Ghipss Code

Talk to your banks to set you up for QR Code – GhIPSS

The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) has advised merchants- super markets, pharmacies, restaurants and hotels, to talk to their bankers to help...
Economic Solidaridad Loans New

Solidaridad disburses more than GHȼ6million to smallholder farmers

Solidaridad West Africa, a Civil Society Organization (CSO) dedicated to the development and promotion of socially responsible and profitable supply chain, has given...
Social Centre Donation

Paradise Prayer Centre supports Crime Check Foundation

The Leadership of Paradise Prayer Centre, a prayer group at South Odorkor, has donated an amount of GHC 50,000 to Crime Check Foundation (CCF),...
Mr Francis Nyarko Larbi

Census Enumerators under oath to keep census information confident – Statistical Service

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has assured the public that the relevant information that would be provided by respondents for the purposes of the...

KNW District disburses GHC69, 896 to PWDs

The Kassena/Nankana West District in the Upper East Region, has disbursed a total amount of GH¢69,896 to 74 people living with various forms of...
Social Mtn Roadshow New

Central Region youth benefits from 2020 Springboard Road Show

More than nine hundred students across the Central Region have benefitted from the 2020 Springboard Road Show in Cape Coast. The event held at the...
Social Women Day New

The Hunger Project Ghana celebrates women

The Hunger Project Ghana (THP-G), an organization working to empower communities to sustainably end hunger in Ghana, has...
Social Durbar Iwd

RAINS celebrates IWD to champion support for girls

A community durbar has been held at Wamoldo in the Kpandai District to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) to reiterate the need...

Delay in justice delivery affecting corruption fight – GII

Undue delay in the dispensation of justice to people involved in corrupt activities is affecting efforts in the fight against corruption and discouraging people...
Women Empowerment

Rebecca Foundation provides start-up kits to 180 women to mark International women’s month

Under the auspice of The Rebecca Foundation, First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has presented start-up working kits to some 180 women drawn from across...

Takoradi-Tarkwa rail services to be back soon

Mr Thomas Charles Brown, Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Railways Company Limited says the suspension of passenger services on the Takoradi-Tarkwa rail will...
Politics Togo Opposition New

Togo National Assembly summons opposition leader, accuses him of plotting coup

Togo's National Assembly has summoned opposition leader Dr. Agbéyomé Messan Kodjo to the National Assembly on Wednesday, March 11 for allegedly plotting a coup. ...

Fifty one NPP parliamentary candidates recommended to NEC

The Greater Accra Secretariat of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said out of the 58 aspiring parliamentary candidates in the Region, 51 have...

Sunyani Municipality records two confirmed cases of polio- Director

Dr Mrs Paulina Appiah, the Sunyani East Municipal Director of Health Services on Monday stated that two cases of Poliomyelitis have been recorded...
mrs freda prempeh

Violence against women still prevalent, despite Domestic Violence Act

A legislator at the weekend expressed regret about the multiple forms of violence against women and girls, saying violence remained prevalent in the country,...
Rain storms

Kenya’s drylands turn food baskets as rain patterns change

Kenya's arid lands were once dismissed as unproductive because of the tough climatic conditions in the regions that include high temperatures and low rainfalls. ...

The institution of Ghana Month is relevant for national development

Some members of the public have said wearing the native cloth and other traditional clothes is a relevant necessity for the celebration of the...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Woman trampled to death by elephant in southeast Kenya

A woman was on Tuesday evening trampled to death by an elephant in Kajiado county, southeast Kenya, wildlife officials confirmed on Wednesday. ...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (R) is seen with South Sudan's exiled rebel leader Riek Machar in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Sept. 9, 2019. Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Monday for face-to-face talks with President Salva Kiir. President Kiir and Machar are expected to discuss and reevaluate progress and challenges facing the revitalized peace deal they signed in September 2018 in Ethiopia to end more than five years of conflict. (Xinhua Denis Elamu)

South Sudan says formation of inclusive cabinet on course

South Sudan said on Wednesday that the formation of an inclusive cabinet under the transitional government of national unity is on course. ...
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Ghana FA reaffirms commitment to women’s football development

The Ghanaian FA has reaffirmed its continuous support for the development of women's football across the country. Prosper Harrison Addo, general secretary...