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Chinese firm brings relief to farm community in Namibia through road upgrade

Residents of Kombat, a village farm in north-central Namibia, can now travel with ease following the repair and upgrade of their road by Zhen...
Ethiopia Map

Ethiopia says to investigate wrong map that shows no Somalia

Ethiopia will investigate how a map published in the country's foreign ministry website erased neighboring Somalia and incorporated it within Ethiopia's border. ...

ECOWAS holds meeting to promote fair trade in region

The Regional Competition Authority, a trade agency of the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) on Tuesday begins a four-day meeting in Banjul...

Kenyans embrace innovative urban farming methods to produce food

On his balcony at his home in Kitengela on the outskirts of Nairobi, Stanley Mureithi has six small sacks where he grows his vegetables. ...

China-based firm envisions floating cities to combat climate change

Hong Kong-based Oceanix is seeking to partner with governments in order to build floating cities that will combat climate change. Marc Collins...
crime scene

South Africa sees rising cash-in-transit crimes

The South African Banking Risk Information Center (SABRIC) on Monday said there is a worrisome increase in the cash-in-transit (CIT) attacks with 148 having...
mental health

Ghana’s health official urges funding for mental health facilities

Health authorities in Ghana could be compelled to shut down the country's mental health facilities due to lack of funds to run them, Chief...

50 percent of Ghana’s public basic schools lack hygiene facilities for girls

Close to 50 percent of public basic schools in Ghana lack toilet and hygiene facilities for use by girls in their menstrual period, a...
A Russian student writes Chinese characters with Chinese calligraphy brush. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

Zambia holds preliminary round of Chinese language proficiency contest

The Zambian preliminary round of the 17th "Chinese Bridge" language proficiency competition for university students took place here Monday, with the students showcasing their...
State Cars

Zambia bans importation of vehicles without engine numbers

Zambia's Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) on Monday announced a ban on the importation of motor vehicles that do not have engine numbers. The...

Namibia to host tourism expo

Namibia will host travel and tourism enthusiasts and operators from May 30 to June 2 at the country's annual Tourism Expo and Motor Show...

Kenya industrial hub to get uninterrupted electricity with help from China

Kenya's industrial hub in the capital Nairobi will get interrupted electricity supply following the commissioning of a new substation, the country's caninet secretary for...

Kenya seeks US$2.5 billion to roll-out broadband connectivity

Kenya's telecommunications industry regulator said on Monday it requires about 2.5 billion U.S. dollars for broadband connectivity across the country. Ngene Gituku, chairman of the...

Namibia promotes safe menstrual health, hygiene

The Namibian government, together with the United Nations, hosted the first Menstrual Health and Hygiene Day for Namibia on Monday. The event, in Gobabis, 200...

MSF vaccinates 200,000 people against cholera in South Sudan

International medical charity Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said Monday it has vaccinated more than 200,000 people against cholera in South Sudan during a four-week...

Ghanaians Urged to Give Respect to the Judiciary

The Judiciary must be accorded respect, resources and strengthened to enable it perform its functions, former Chief Justice Mrs Georgina Wood, has stated. Justice Mrs...
Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (right) and Anne Berner signing the MoU

Ghana and Finland to Deepen ICT relationship

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister of Communication, and Ms Anne Berner, the Minister of Transport and Communication in Helsinki, Finland, signed a Memorandum of...
Agriculture in Africa

Agricultural Stakeholders Receive Education On MAG

Stakeholders in agriculture have been given an orientation to deepen their understanding on the implementation of standardized activities for Modernizing Agriculture in Ghana (MAG). The...
Cynthia Morgan thrilling the audience at Industry Nite with AFRIMA recently held in Lagos, Nigeria

Nominations for AFRIMA 2018 Awards Open

The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has opened nominations for the 5th Edition of its iconic continental award from May 25 to August 1,...

Ghana and Korea to Strengthen Ties Through Bilateral Committees

Ghana and South Korea would soon establish a bilateral committee to look at special relationships between the two countries and deepen agreements in various...

Ghana’s Cashew Export Hits US$197 Million

Ghana’s cashew sector is now the leading agricultural non-traditional export, with a total amount of $197 million worth of export revenue in 2016, representing...
Unilever Economy

Unilever Ghana to Depend on Stable Economy for Growth

Unilever Ghana Limited will continue to take advantage of the stable economy and conducive business environment and work to build on sustainable business, creating...

Amenfi Central: 2 Chinese Illegal Miners Nabbed

The Western Forward Operating Base (FOB West) of the Operation Vangaurd has arrested two Chinese nationals at Bredi in the Amenfi Central District...

Hotopo Community Now Has A New Chief

The Hotopo community in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region over the weekend displayed a colourful tradition of enthroning a new leader...

Dr. Bawumia Takes His Nationwide Visit to The Western Side

The Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, has visited some selected Muslim communities in the Western Region as part of his nationwide tour. Dr Bawumia...

Farmers Urge Government to Invest in Tomato Production Research

Tomato farmers in the Techiman North District of Brong-Ahafo Region have appealed to government to adequately resource the appropriate research institutions to produce good...
Planting trees

Tarkwah Farmers Challenged to Receive Governments PFJ’s Project

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Tarkwa Nsueam, Mr Glibert Kennedy Asmah, has called on farmers to embrace the Planting for Food and Job's...

Alumni of AMECO Demand the Reintroduction of French Studies

Mr Agbeko Lotsu, President, E.P. College of Education (AMECO) Old Students Association has called on the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) to reintroduce...
Nation Builders Corps (NABCO)

Governments NaBCo Project Seeks to Employ Some 18,000 youth

The government has earmarked 18,000 unemployed graduates for the agricultural sector under the Nation Builders Corps (NaBCo) initiative this year, Mr. George Oduro, a...

Ghana Stock Market: GOIL Gathers More Gains

The shares of Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) the nation’s foremost indigenous Oil Marketing Company (OMC), has started exhibiting signs of major upward movement...