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NGO calls for government’s support for women in agriculture

The Centre for Women in Agriculture and Nutrition (CWAN), a Non-governmental Organisation, has called on government to prioritise the needs of women in agriculture...
beach horse riding business

Young guys cashing in on beach horse riding business

“Boss let the kids take a picture on the back of my horse, it’s just GHc5.00”, this is how revelers at the Titanic...
United Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, California, USA, 22 February 2021. Federal regulators and United Airlines recently announced they will be grounding 24 Boeing 777 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines, the same engine used in the United Flight 328, tail number N772UA incident that experienced a right engine failure that scattered parts over a neighborhood in Colorado bound for Honolulu, Hawaii and made an emergency on its return to Denver International Airport. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO

United Airlines under fire in class action lawsuit

United Airlines, a historic leader in U.S. airline travel, was hit hard Monday in a class action lawsuit by passengers traumatized by an equipment...
West Africa Football Academy (WAFA)

WAFA coach stresses the need to augment strike force

Dr. Prosper N. Ogum, Head Coach of West Africa Football Academy (WAFA), says they are in urgent search of a top marksman heading into...

AfDB offers grants to improve women’s access to digital finance

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved two grants of 1.3 million U.S. dollars for research aimed to increase African women's access to a...
Ethiopian Tigray

Violence, lack of assistance driving displacement in Ethiopia restive region – UNOCHA

Violence and lack of assistance in rural areas continue to drive displacement of people searching for safety and aid in the main towns in...
Climate change

Conservationists boost women’s role in Kenya’s climate change mitigation efforts

International environmental conservationists said Monday Kenya's quest to achieve its climate change mitigation ambitions and increase its forest cover targets will be achieved much...
South Sudan

South Sudan embarks on use of locally refined oil products

South Sudan has embarked on the use of locally refined oil products after years of importing from neighboring countries, an official said on Monday. ...
Power outage

Ghana allays fears of imminent power crisis after nationwide outage

Ghana's state grid company allayed fears about an imminent power supply shortage in a statement on Monday. The Ghana Grid Company, in...

By-elections in Zimbabwe remain suspended despite lifting of lockdown

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) said Monday it is still deciding on when electoral activities can resume following the easing of a two-month COVID-19...
Cattle Ranching

Security beefed up in northeastern Uganda to curb armed cattle rustling

The Ugandan military on Monday said it has heightened security in the northeastern part of the country following the resurgence of armed cattle rustling. ...
HOPEFUL—The fuel could propel airplanes

Privately-owned airlines to cater for international, local tourists in Namibia

Namibia's Airport Company (NAC) has welcomed the increased frequency by two privately-owned airlines namely, Airlink and FlyWestair. NAC CEO Bisey Uirab Monday...
Social Covax Vaccines

Ghana to receive extra 2 million COVID-19 vaccines by May

Ghana will receive an additional two million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX Facility by the end of May, this year. That would boost the...
National Sports Authority

NSA Director-General congratulates Black Satellites

Professor Peter Twumasi the Director-General of the National Sports Authority(NSA) has congratulated the National U-20 male team, the Black Satellites for beating Uganda 2-0...
Health Media Vaccination

Ghana vaccinates 300,000 people within a week

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has, so far, vaccinated 300,000 people since the COVID-19 mass vaccination programme started on March 2,2021. Those who received doses...
International Womens Day

Tema Central MP salutes Women on IWD

Mr Yves Nii Noi Hanson-Nortey, Member of Parliament for Tema Central, on Monday saluted Ghanaian women as the nation joins the global community to...
Gender violence

Gender Ministry to launch Domestic Violence Call Centre

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, as part of the celebration of the 2021 International Women’s Day will on March 11, 2021...
Sakumono Wetland

Sakumono Ramsar Site has historical antecedent – EPA

Dr Henry Kwabena Kokofu, Executive Director of the Environment Protection Agency, (EPA) has reminded Ghanaians on the need to preserve the integrity of Sakumono...
Mr Isaac Ashai Odamtten

Ghana’s development needs to be consistent – Ashai Odamtten

Mr Isaac Ashai Odamtten, Member of Parliament for Tema East Constituency on Monday said for Ghana to see significant development, the country needs to...
Boomplay celebrates trailblazing women

Boomplay celebrates trailblazing women on International Women’s Day 2021

Africa’s leading music streaming platform, Boomplay has launched an initiative to celebrate trailblazing women in the music industry for International Women’s Day. In line...
coach Samuel Boadu

Boadu set sights on redeeming Hearts image

Samuel Boadu, Head Coach of Accra Hearts of Oak is keen on restoring the club’s good image...

NWPL Report: Soccer Intellectuals pip Immigration ladies with a lone goal in Accra

Soccer Intellectuals FC earned a had fought lone goal victory over Immigration Ladies courtesy a Jennifer Mensah Adjei’s strike in the 78 minute to...
Mustapha Yussif

Armwrestling Federation congratulates new Sports Minister

The Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF) has congratulated the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif on his appointment and successful assumption of office. ...

GhIIA, others discuss virtual education

The Institute of International Affairs, Ghana (GhIIA), a policy think tank, has participated in international conference to share lessons on global partnerships in the...

Get involved in ongoing COVID-19 vaccination-Catholic Priest

The Very Reverend Father Nicholas Larsey, the Parish Priest of St Kizito Catholic Church, Nima, has advised parishioners to avail themselves for the nationwide...

Power system shutdown due to technical fault-GRIDCo

The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) has attributed the total power system shutdown experienced at 2:10pm on Sunday March 7, 2021, to a technical...

CAMFED’s women leaders #ChooseToChallenge

CAMFED has introduced an award-winning, ‘Learner’s Guide’ to ensure girls continue to learn during the C0VID -19 pandemic. CAMFED is a pan-African movement, revolutionising...

Three Power Transformers for Kasoa BSP Project arrive in Ghana

Three power transformers procured by the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) for the Kasoa Bulk Supply Point (BSP) Project, have arrived in Ghana. The equipment,...
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Let’s uphold our culture

Apostle John Brahene, Senior Pastor, Divine Community Chapel, Dodowa-Ayikuma, has admonished Ghanaians to uphold their culture and not trade it. He said...
Mrs Kosi A Yankey Ayeh Executive Director Nbssi

Technology is key to speeding up the global gender equality agenda-NBSSI Boss

The Executive Director of the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), Mrs. Kosi Yankey-Ayeh, says technology is key to speeding up the global...