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Ghana Airways

Ghana to buy three new Boeing 787 Dreamliners to re-launch national carrier

Ghana’s desire to revive its dead national carrier the Ghana Airways received new impetus on Tuesday as government signed an agreement for the purchase...
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CAF president Ahmad assures GFA boss Kurt Okraku of support

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad has assured new Ghana FA boss Kurt Okraku of his total support to...
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FIFA organizes training course for female coaches in Ghana

World football governing body FIFA has organized a five-day intensive coaching course for female football coaches in Ghana. The course, fully-funded by...
climate change

Zambia calls for additional climate change financing

The Zambian government said on Tuesday that it was hopeful that additional climate change financing will be provided by the Green Climate Fund for...

Kenyan scientists say declining soil fertility a threat to food security

Kenyan scientists on Tuesday sounded alarm over declining soil fertility terming it a threat to the country's ability to feed a ballooning population. ...

Researchers develop electrolyte with stable cycling life

Chinese researchers have developed a new type of electrolyte to provide stable power cycling retention of batteries, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences...
Hong Kong extends suspension of schools to Tuesday

19 people charged with rioting, other offenses outside Hong Kong’s PolyU

The case of 19 people charged with rioting and other offenses for their acts outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) was heard by...

Increased supply, dollar decline behind decreasing commodity prices in Egypt

The Egyptian market is currently seeing an obvious decline in the prices of goods and services for the first time since the liberalization of...

2 killed, 7 hospitalized in cholera outbreak in Bakassi Peninsula

Cholera has killed two and left seven others hospitalized in Bakassi Peninsula, Cameroon's local health officials said on Tuesday. All measures have...
Mapping Africa

African countries urged to establish strong data, evidence to effectively counter future shocks

African countries have been urged to establish stronger data and evidence to better understand and plan for future risk and monitor progress of global...
South African airways

Strike-hit South African national carrier assures passengers of safety standards

South African Airways (SAA) assured on Tuesday that its operations are safe and fully compliant with international safety standards despite a disruptive strike. ...
European Union

EU grants €7.7 million to aid PALOP, EAST Timor monitoring programs

The European Union (EU) has made available 7.7 million Euros to support organizations of the civil society in the implementation of the Program for...

Ghanaian cocoa processor foretastes prosperous future of China-Africa trade relations

As China grows into a huge export destination for African countries, some local manufacturers have started seeing signs of the great benefits which await...

Over 120 million Nigerians lack access to decent toilets

More than 120 million Nigerians lack access to decent toilets in their homes, despite solid progress made by the government and stakeholders in reaching...
Monkeypox disease

Nigeria needs proactive measures to curb spread of zoonotic diseases

Nigeria needs to strengthen surveillance to contain the spread of zoonotic diseases, such as Monkeypox disease already prevalent in parts of the country, an...
Maize farmer

Kenya unveils measures to boost maize production

The Kenyan government on Sunday announced a raft of measures including reducing cost of production in a bid to increase maize production in the...

Nigeria’s road body blames human factor for 80 percent of accidents

Nigeria's road commission on Sunday said 80 percent of road accidents across the country were as a result of human factor. Human contributed to lots...

Ghanaians Urged To Patronize Technical Education

Released by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the report states that the country’s Gross Intake Rate (GIR) in tertiary education...

Ghana’s Life Expectancy Has Increased-NDC

The NDC says the achievements under the health sector are as a result of the strategic investment made under the leadership of President John...
Climate change

Japan Poor In Tackling Climate Change-Report Says

The index, prepared by think tank Germanwatch, collaborating with environmental group Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, is based on several factors, such as levels...

Former Ghana’s Most Beautiful Advocates End To Child Marriage

The celebration forms part of her campaign against Early Child Marriage in Ghana, in collaboration with Action Aid and UNICEF. ...

Veep Commissions New Hostel For Goaso Nursing College

He said though the College was established not long ago, it had made good impact on the training of nursing and midwifery. ...

Veep Denounces Claims Of Using Cocoa Money For Campaign

He said there was no truth in the allegation being made by their opponent and had, therefore, asked the public, especially cocoa farmers, to...

Veep Calls For Peace Among Supporters

He said New Patriotic Party (NPP) knowing that it would lose the general election, would want to foment trouble so that the December 7...
GNFS personnel in the demonstration exercise

GNFS Creates Public Awareness On Fire Prevention

The GNFS, under the project, would create awareness on fire safety and prevention, including encouraging the citizenry to obtain fire certificates for their premises...

Ghanaians Urged To Hold Ghana In High Esteem

Professor Emmanuel Asante, the Chairman of the National Peace Council, who made the call in Accra, on Saturday, explained that for Ghana to be...

Bolgantanga SHS Crowned Winner Of NHIS Quiz Competition

Big Boss beat three other participating schools, St Francis of Assise Girls Senior High School, Archbishop Porter’s Girls Senior High School in the...
Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with U.S. President Barack Obama, who is here to attend the G20 summit, in Hangzhou, capital city of east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 3, 2016. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)

Xi, Obama agree to maintain healthy, steady growth of China-U.S. ties

Meeting on the sidelines of the 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting, Xi spoke highly of the U.S. president's endeavor in developing...

Food prices rise in Czech Republic in 2016

Over the past year, the foods prices increase in the country, especially the price of cheese rose noticeably by one third. The...

Poland’s National Museum in Szczecin wins World Building of the Year 2016

The Dialogue Centre Upheavals is part of the National Museum in Szczecin, and was designed by Polish architect Robert Konieczny, principal at KWK studio. ...