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Uganda issues protest note to Rwanda over cross-border killings

Uganda on Tuesday issued a protest note to neighboring Rwanda over what it called continued killings by Rwandan security personnel along the shared border. ...

Tanzania spends part of annual development budget on three flagship projects

The government of Tanzania has until September spent 36 percent of its budget for the 2019/2020 financial year that started on July 1 on...

Wildlife conservation group hails Zambia for halting mining project in national park

A wildlife conservation group on Tuesday commended the Zambian government over its decision not to allow mining activities in a national park situated in...

Kenya reviews policy amid rising public debt

Kenya mulls re-examining its debt policy and borrowing framework in a bid to prudently manage its growing public debt that currently stands at 6...
Ghost Names

Zambian government embarks on cleanup of public service payroll after discovery of ghost workers

Authorities in Zambia said on Tuesday that a cleanup of the public service payroll has commenced following the discovery of thousands of ghost workers...

African media urged to support campaign against gender-based violence

African media organizations should promote gender parity in the workplace and support campaign against violence targeted on women and girls, international campaigners said on...
Cameroon and Chad

Cameroon house speaker says ready to work on bill to end separatist conflict

Cameroon's National Assembly is ready to examine "any bill" that seeks to resolve a separatist conflict in the English-speaking regions of Northwest and Southwest,...
agricultural productivity

Botswana endorse SADC’s information management in agriculture

Botswana has started national sensitization of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Regional Agricultural Policy (RAP), a project expected to create and implement an...
bank agreement

African Investment Forum makes funding attainable

The President of Trade and Development Bank (TDB) has commended the African Investment Forum, saying it has made possible for businesses and projects requiring...
Belt and Road initiative

Lawmaker urges Zambia to bring more BRI projects

The Zambian government has been urged to bring more of Chinese modern projects through the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a lawmaker said on...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC observer mission to be launched in Namibia ahead of elections

A Southern African Development Community (SADC) Electoral Observation Mission will be launched on Nov. 18, ahead of Namibia's 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections...

Border crossing issues vital in Free Continental Trade agreement – GNCCI

The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) has said there is the need for African governments to thoroughly discuss border crossing issues...
US and Ethiopia

Ethiopia, U.S. capitals renew sister city accord

The Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa and the United States political capital Washington, DC. have renewed their sister city agreement. Ethiopia's capital Addis...
Wpid Money Growth

Ghana government urged to create enabling environment for private sector to trigger economic growth

An associate professor of economics at the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor William Baah-Boateng, Monday urged the Ghana government to create the enabling environment...
climate change

Africa’s wildlife lobby urges paradigm shift to boost climate resilience

African governments and their partners need to adopt a pragmatic approach to enhance resilience against adverse impact of climate change that include conflicts, habitat...
Photo taken on July 20, 2015 shows the construction site of the stadium for the 2018 World Cup at the Krestovsky Island in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Russia will host the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in 2018. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

2018 FIFA World Cup: Ghana and Egypt Draw 1-1

Ghana wrapped up its 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign with a 1-1 result against Egypt in the final round of qualifiers on Sunday. Mahmoud...

Public Urged To Make Hand Washing A Habit

The event, which was organised by the Community Development Unit of LEKMA, was on the theme: “Make hand washing a habit”, and attended by...

ICU Urges Trade Minister To Salvage The Local Cement Industry

Mr Solomon Kotei, the General Secretary of the Union, said at a press conference organised in Accra, that the government was pushing the local...
People Living With Disabilities

EC Orders Preferential Treatment To PWDs During Polls

In the handy book: “A Guide to Voters: Election 2016, Presidential and Parliamentary Elections,” made available to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, the...
Cocoa farmers

Couple Successfully Grow Cocoa In North

At Busa, where the Wa Municipal edition of this year’s Farmers Day celebration took place, journalists saw cocoa pods and seeds from the couple...

GTA Moves To Promote Tourism

He said the aim was to sell Destination Ghana to travellers across the world as the most preferred country for tourism and also attract...

Bechem United’s Yaw Arnol Is MTN FA Cup Best Player

The 19-year-old beat off competition from Liberty Professionals' Latif Blessing, Akoto Danso of Okwahu United and WAFA midfielder Gideon Waja. ...
Anas Aremeyaw Anas

Anas Advises The Media Not To Relent In Its Watch Dog Role

“We should not just say we are the fourth realm without putting our role into practice,” he said at the fifth lecture series of...

Farmers Urged To Produce Quality Food Crops

He said the current crops being produced by farmers were bad and this had resulted in some expatriates operating from the...
Interview of Mr. Ban Ki-moon to People’s Daily

Ban Ki-moon slams deadly attack in Pakistan

The secretary-general, in a statement issued here Saturday night by his spokesman, extended "his heartfelt condolences" to the families of the victims and to...

New peace deal signed in Colombia set to be lasting one

The joint statement read by the representatives of the guarantor countries, Cuba and Norway, announced that both sides "reached a new and final peace...

Derrick Rose discusses playing in New York and favourite TV shows

Rose's 21 points and four assists were not enough as the team fell 118-107 to Toronto Raptors and dropped to 3-7 to begin the...

Nov. 12 major Ethiopian media outlets

-- Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Minister Workneh Gebeyehu said Ethiopia has the desire to replicate the people-to-people relation with Canada to the economic and political...

Nov. 12 major Kenyan media outlets

-- Women leaders in Kenya who had hoped to use Hillary Clinton's win to shore up their chances of being elected for various...

Nov. 12 major Zambian media outlets

-- The Zambian government intends to introduce a 10-percent export duty on maize next year. Minister of Finance Felix Mutati said the...