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Africa Center for Economic Transformation (ACET)

TLP to discuss policy priorities for Africa’s Post Covid-19 recovery – May 27

As Africa braces for its first recession in 25 years, one group of global experts will gather to consider ways in which coordinated policy...

Chinese medical team offers free service to Ghanaian villagers

Upon hearing the news of a Chinese medical team coming to town, Matthew, a 29-year-old Ghanaian worker who lives in the country's east Kpong,...
Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon boat festival brings Chinese, Ugandan cultures closer

In unison, Ugandan and Chinese paddlers, following the rhythm of drum beats, raced to the finish line. They were competing in Uganda's...
Nigerian Economy

African countries can learn from foreign investors to grow economy

African nations can learn from foreign investors on how to transform the continents' economies, said a Zambian financial and economic specialist on Monday. ...
Charlotte Osei EC Boss

UN appoints former Ghana EC chair as International elections commissioner to Afghanistan

The United Nations has announced the appointment of former chair of Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) Charlotte Osei as International Elections Commissioner to Afghanistan, reports...
Bank of Ghana

Ghana stays its benchmark lending rate at 16 pct, to check inflation

In its bid to sustain growth in the economy and hold inflation in check, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Ghana’s central bank...

Lead candidates for European Commission president squabble after election results published

The lead candidates for the European Commission president wrangled over certain issues after provisional results for the European elections were published, with Manfred Weber...
Black Stars

Ghana Black Stars Non-Residential Camping Set for May 27

The senior national team, the Black Stars would begin non-residential camping from Monday, May 27, ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),...
Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum 2017

Rwanda becomes third AU member state to ratify African CFTA

Rwanda has become the third African country to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), according to an African Union (AU) statement on...

South African police arrest two for torching schools, police van

Police in South Africa on Sunday confirmed the arrest of two ring leaders responsible for burning two schools and a police van injuring a...

Northern Tanzanian district in distress after major flooding

Over 2,000 people in Tanzania's northern district of Same are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance after their homes and food stocks were destroyed...
Rodrigo Duterte

President Duterte Considers Mayoral Race After His Term in Office for 2022

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is planning to run for mayor again when his six-year presidential term ends in 2022. Duterte, 73, was the mayor of...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) and top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un hold their second summit at the DPRK side of the border village of Panmunjom, on May 26, 2018. (Xinhua/Blue House)

S. Korean Leader Affirms Kim and Trump Preparedness to Hold to Sit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday confirmed the willingness of Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK),...
Duchess of Sussex designs new coat of arms

Coat of Arms Specially Designed for Meghan Revealed

For almost a thousand years, they have been badge of royalty and aristocracy in Britain, and now newly-wed American Meghan Markle has joined the...

Agricultural Problems cannot be Addressed through Agrochemicals

Mr Daniel Moss, the Agro-ecology Fund Manager based in the US, has said the use of agricultural chemicals is not a good solution to...

Was West District and Stakeholders discuss medium term plans

The Wa West District Assembly (WWDA) in Upper West Region has held a public hearing with stakeholders to solicit inputs for the district’s four-year...
Cardiovascular Disease

Ghanaians Urged to Work Hard At Preventing NCDs

Mr. Ebenezer Adams, Director of Operations of Stroke Association Support Network of Ghana and Vice Chairman of Ghana Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) Alliance, has...

Nungua Cold Store Emerge Winners of Betway Community Basketball Competition

Nungua Coldstore Basketball team beat Oil City Dragons 48-17 to emerge winners of the maiden Betway Community Basketball competition held in Takoradi. The competition was...
Church Anniversary

Accra Now Has A New Kind of Christians

A New breed of Christians determined to use Christianity to raise God-fearing politicians, businessmen, music and film stars, have emerged at St. John's, a...

Ghana Export Promotion Authority And AITST Signs MoU

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Afro-India Technology and Societal Transformation Foundation (AITST) to support government’s plan...

Public asked to site septic tanks at the entrance of their homes

The public has been urged to construct septic tanks at the entrance of buildings to make dislodgement of the tank accessible and easy. According to...

New Juaben Ankobeahene urge parents to invest in their wards

The newly enstooled Ankobeahene of the New Juaben Traditional Area, Nana Baffour Akyeampong Akwasi III, has advised parents to put their life investments into...
Kojo Amponsah Bogoso

Bogoso Robbery: police make great progress

The Police Intelligence Directorate (PID) has made a breakthrough in arresting suspects involved in a robbery in Bogoso in the Western Region, where one...
Cerebral Palsy

Research indicates a poor knowledge on Cerebral Palsy

Knowledge on cerebral palsy among health care professionals is low compared to other disabilities, Dr Kwame Sakyi, Director of the Centre for Learning and...
global Menstrual Hygiene

TLG Foundation plans on ways to protect Menstruating girls

The Touching Lives of Girls (TLG) Foundation has called for national action to protect menstruating school girls from stigma as Ghana celebrates global Menstrual...

Seed, Soil and Agriculture initiative underway in Lawra

The Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD) has launched a project dubbed: “Seed, Soil and Culture Project” to promote the cultivation and...
Kwesi Nyantakyi

VR: Nyantakyi Saga Stirs Up Mixed Reactions

Football fans in Ho, Volta Regional capital have expressed mixed feelings to the alleged “acts of bribery and influence peddling” by the Ghana Football...
EK Afranie

Rawlings Pays Glowing Tribute Ghana’s E.K. Afranie

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has paid tribute to late national teams’ coach, Emmanuel Kwesi Afranie, describing him as a very patient and philosophical...

Penplusbytes Media Fellowship Programme on PWDs launch

Pensplusbytes, a Non-Profit Organisation has launched a Media Fellowship programme where six fellows from the media could apply for grants to support on-going advocacy...
Betty Mould Iddrisu

Betty Mould Iddrisu says Bagbin is a good presidential product

A former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mrs Betty Mould Iddrisu, has stated that Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the second deputy Speaker of...