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African growth

Africa’s Growing Infrastructure Needs and Ensuing Business Opportunities

Infrastructural development is pivotal to all aspects of social and economic transformation. However, inadequate infrastructure remains a major impediment for Africa in realising its...

Apostle Agbelanyo appeals to parents to provide the needs of children

Apostle Kademiel E.H Agbelanyo leader and founder of the Seven-Day Theocracy Congregation of Humedakrom-Otiakrom near Aburi in the Akuapim South District of the Eastern...
Tema Metropolitan Assembly

TMA starts needs assessment engagements

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) on Monday started community engagements as part of its needs assessment activities initiatives. The Assembly holds such engagements every four...
Volta Aluminium Company (VALCO)

VALCO needs revamping – Ashitey Adjei

Mr Stephen Ashitey-Adjei, an Executive Member of the Tema East Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Monday appealed to the government to...
United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

The world never welcomes or needs the so-called “lecturers in human rights”

By Zhong Sheng At the 46th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that concluded on March 24, a few countries in the...
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...
Shipyard Investment

PSC Tema Shipyard needs investment

The PSC Tema Shipyard Limited needs serious injection of capital and investment to put it in a better position to compete globally, Mr Alexandra...
Covid Vaccine

Parliament of Ghana needs more than 6,000 doses of vaccines – Bagbin

The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Sumana Bagbin, on Wednesday said Parliament would require not less than 6,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to...
Mr Casely Ato Coleman

Employers urged to appreciate employees by responding to their needs

Mr Casely Ato Coleman, Senior Global Human Resource Practitioner, has challenged Ghanaian employers to appreciate employees through investment in their engagement initiatives to respond...
digital skills

Digital Education Futures: The now and the future for Special Needs and Disability

A feature by Emmanuel Ntow Nyarko/ Hannah Ackom-Mensah Education is dynamic, especially for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The World Health Organisation...
New Year School

New Year School needs support from corporate Ghana – Antwi-Danso

Dr Vladimir Antwi-Danso, the Dean of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC), has underscored contributions of the Annual New Year School...
Africa Map

Africa needs to quicken its growth through re-defining its priorities

Africans need to re-define their priorities to quicken up the socio-economic growth of the continent. This is because if the continent continues to allow Western...
A local tour guide holds a handfull of dead desert locusts after an invasion in Shaba National Reserve in Isiolo, northern Kenya, 16 January 2020 (issued 18 January 2020). Large swarms of desert locusts have been invading northern Kenya for weeks, after having infested some 70,000 hectares of land in Somalia which the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has termed the 'worst situation in 25 years' in the Horn of Africa. FAO cautioned on 13 January 2020 that it poses an 'unprecedented threat' to food security and livelihoods in the region. The government is spraying pesticide in the affected areas to battle the insects. EPA/Daniel Irungu

Namibia needs 1.8 million USD to fight locust outbreak: minister

Namibia needs an estimated amount of 30 million Namibia dollars (1.8 million U.S. dollars) for resources to deal with the locust outbreak in...
Gender violence

Fiji needs more safe houses to address issues of gender based violence: official

Safe houses should be more accessible to victims of gender-based violence in Fiji, a Fijian minister said Tuesday. Speaking at a consultation...
A woman works at a silk reeling workshop of Guangxi Jingxi Xinsheng Cocoon Silk Technology Co., Ltd. in Jingxi county, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, March 3, 2020. Zhao Jingwu/People’s Daily Online

Chinese President development of science, technology to meet significant national needs

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed continuing to advance the development of science and technology to a deeper and broader level. ...
European Union

EU needs to implement recovery plan to “get through storm”: Commission high-ups

The post-pandemic top priority for the European Union (EU) is implementing the recovery package agreed by EU leaders and ensuring that the aid...
South Sudan

South Sudan needs to undertake reforms to win support from EU – envoy

South Sudan needs to undertake financial and economic reforms to win much-needed support from the European Union that has since 2014 imposed travel bans...
Gender violence

Impact of domestic violence needs fundraising to support victims

Imagine the front page of a national newspaper captures the story of a prominent male citizen who has experienced domestic violence that has left...
Ghana Flag

Ghana needs selfless leaders to speed up development agenda – Bank Manager

A renowned banker in Kumasi, has stressed the need for selfless and patriotic leadership at all levels, to help speed up the development agenda...
Edgar Lungu

Africa needs to reinvigorate spirit of national unity – Edgar Lungu

Zambian President Edgar Lungu said on Monday that Africa needs to reinvigorate the spirit of African unity and solidarity to overcome the many challenges...
Samuel Atta Akyea,

‘Ghana Needs US$10 Billion to construct subterranean drains

…as permanent fix to perennial flooding’ Minister of Works and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea, has disclosed that about US$ 10 billion would be needed...

European tourism needs €375 billion to recover

The European Travel Commission (ETC), a European tourism organization, has said that the European tourism sector needs 375 billion euros to recover from the...
Cover of the report “China's Fight Against COVID-19 Epidemic: A Decisive Campaign” by the Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS) Photo: Courtesy of the SIIS

A community with a shared future, a battle needs to fight together

— Initiative of the Presidium of the Belt and Road Journalists Network By ACJA Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19), countries around...

Ghana rugby needs funding to survive

The Ghana rugby needs strong financing to survive, the president of the Ghana Rugby Union Herbert Mensah has said. He described the...
Australia bushfires

Smoke pollution from bushfires needs national response – Australian experts

A coalition of health experts have called on the Australian government to urgently establish an air pollution authority in response to the bushfire crisis. ...
The Boeing chalet at the Farnborough air show in Hampshire, England, on July 15, 2014

Southeast Asia needs 4,500 new aircraft in next 20 years – Boeing

Top U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing forecast Tuesday that Southeast Asia will need 4,500 new planes in the next two decades, with single-aisle jets expected...
Mapping Africa

Africa needs to take bold economic decisions

Africa needs to begin making bold decisions to implement economic transformation programs that can take millions out of extreme deprivation, economic development experts said...

Stakeholders urged to prioritize the needs of women in agriculture

The Ghana Federation of Forest and Farm Producers (GhaFFaP) has said there is the need to place more emphasis on the needs of women...

Sierra Leone needs foreign support in combating HIV

Sierra Leone needs support from foreign countries to assist people living with HIV in the country, Abdul Rahman Sessay, Director General of the National...
family planning

Women urged to visit Marie Stopes for their family planning needs

Marie Stopes Ghana, has re-launched its centre at Kokomlemle in Accra with a call on women and girls to visit the place for all...