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Tanzania terminates contract with Romanian firm over supply of firefighting gear

Tanzanian authorities on Friday announced termination of a controversial contract with Rom Solutions Limited, a Romanian firm over the procurement of firefighting and rescue...
healing herbs on wooden table, herbal medicine

Kenyan scientist warns of fake herbal medicine

A Kenyan scientist on Friday warned the public against falling victim to fake herbal medicine that has proliferated in the market. Anne...
HARARE, March 30, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Traders inspect the packed tobacco leaves as the 2016 sale season begins at the Tobacco Sales Floor in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 30, 2016. The output of tobacco, Zimbabwe's top export earner, is expected to fall by 15 percent to 160 million kg in 2016 after an El-Nino induced drought that has left up to four million people in need of food aid, officials estimate. (Xinhua/Stringer)

Foreign currency incentive for Zimbabwe tobacco farmers

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) announced Friday that tobacco farmers will now be allowed to retain 50 percent of their foreign currency earnings...
A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia, on December 26, 2019. - The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long concrete colossus is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. (AFP)

Ugandan and Ethiopian leaders call for African solutions to Nile dam dispute

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and his visiting Ethiopian counterpart Sahle-Work Zewde on Friday said the discrepancies surrounding the construction of the Nile power dam...

Zimbabwe to downsize some farms to boost productivity

The Zimbabwean government is conducting a comprehensive land audit with the view to downsize some large farms to boost capacity utilization of land. ...
Covid Guidelines

GES/GHS take steps to curb Corona Virus outbreak

The Ghana Education Service (GES) and Ghana Health Service have put in measures in all schools to prevent the outbreak...
Mrs Matilda Amissah Arthur

‘We must do away with traditions that infringe on rights of women’

Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur, Wife of the former Vice President, has stated that there must be concerted efforts to do away with some...
Togbe Afede Xiv President Of National House Of Chiefs

Chiefs urged to take active part in COVID 19 education campaign

Chiefs and other traditional leaders have been urged to show keen interest and take...
Social Avm Education New

I wish my son could go to school-Mother

A mother whose seven year old son lives with a condition called Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) has expressed her strongest desire of seeing her...
Health Lmb Conception

LMB partners Victory Presby Church on Assisted Conception Education

Live, Move, Have your Being (LMB), a not - for - profit Christian Organization, in collaboration with Victory Presbyterian Church has held a live...
Black Stars, Asamoah Gyan,

I will support youth empowerment –Asamoah Gyan

Mr Asamoah Gyan, former captain of Ghana Black Stars, says he will support the United Nations Youth Association Ghana’s (UNYA-GH) programmes to empower the...
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3rd Volta Music Awards is here

Big names in Volta’s music industry will be battling it out for supremacy in the most prestigious regional awards, Volta Music Awards this Saturday,...
Corona Virus

Schools in Accra put in measures to avoid spread of COVID19

Some schools within Accra have taken measures to sensitise students of the CoronaVirus (COVID19) and has provided hand washing buckets (Veronica Buckets) to avoid...
Miles Nan (4th L, front), Executive Chairman of Botswana China Friendship Association (BOCFA) and Morwadi Mosenki (3rd R, front), Serenity Rehabilitation Center ‘s operations manager pose for a group photo during a donation ceremony at Tlokweng village in Gaborone, capital of Botswana, March 13, 2020. (Xinhua)

Chinese association in Botswana donates wheelchairs to community

The Botswana China Friendship Associaton (BOCFA) on Friday donated 10 wheelchairs to Serenity Rehabilitation Center at Tlokweng village in the South East District, near...
Politics Committee Inauguration New

Inter-party Dialogue committee inaugurated in Paga

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has inaugurated an Inter-Party Dialogue Committee (IPDC) for the Kassena/Nankana West District in the Upper East Region. This...
Sakora Games New

“Sakora Games” fixed for March 14

The annual athletics and football championship known as “Sakora Games” will be held on Saturday, March 14, at the Teshie Salem Park. ...
Crime Security Seizure

FDA, Police, Customs seize smuggled goods

The Ghana Police Service in collaboration with the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority have intercepted...
Social Gnpc Foundation

GNPC Foundation supports Peki Senior High School

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Foundation has supported Peki Senior High School in the South Dayi District of the Volta Region with 240...
Basicneeds Ghana

BasicNeeds-Ghana supports persons with mental illness

BasicNeeds-Ghana, a Non-governmental Organisation based in Tamale has supported 150 persons stabilized from mental illness or epilepsy in the Savelugu Municipality to venture into...
Social Assemblies Revenue

IT officers tasked to help assemblies digitise revenue collection

Dr Nana Ato Arthur, Head of Local Government Service has challenged IT officers in the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to use their...
Social Ccfc Interaction New

Women encouraged to support one another for recognition and equality

Mr William Anim-Dankwa, Acting Team Leader of the Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC), has advised women to support one another to gain equality...
Politics Mce Removal

Ketu South MCE shrugs off removal demand

Mr Elliot Edem Agbenorwu, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Ketu South has described demands for his removal from office by a group known...
Hand Sanitizer

GHS introduces alcohol hand sanitizers at functions

As part of measures to minimise the possible spread of the COVID-19 in the Upper East Region, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the...
Health Fbo Sensitization

Faith-Based Organisations urged to sensitize congregation on COVID-19

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has called on churches, mosques and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to use their various platforms to sensitize their congregation and...

US$100 million funding will enhance COVID-19 emergency preparedness – GHS

Dr. Badu Sarkodie, the Director for Public Health, Ghana Health Service (GHS), has given the assurance that the US$100 million funding from the...
Education Nakdef Training New

150 TVET graduates offered soft skills training

About 150 Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) graduates have been offered soft skills training. The programme was organised by the Newmont Akyem Development Foundation...
Education Tvet Citizenship New

TVET can make young people good citizens

Dr Mrs Leticia Osafo-Addo, Board Chairperson, Vocational Training for Females (VTF) Programme, a church-based Non- Governmental Organisation (NGO) has underscored the importance of Technical...
Economic Farmers Loans

Solidaridad, PASL partner to support cocoa farmers with credit

Solidaridad West Africa, an international non-governmental organization (NGO) with expertise in building sustainable and inclusive commodity supply chains has organised a...
Dr Winfred Ofosu

Alert Ghana Health Service of visitors from countries with COVID-19

Dr Winfred Ofosu, the Upper East Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has called on members of the public to alert health...
Hand Sanitizer

Employers told to take measures at their workplaces to fight Corona Virus

Mr Alex Frimpomg, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Employers Association (GEA) has urged employers to be concerned with the health of their...