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Mr Samuel K Foli

Ho Sector Command of GRA Customs Division achieves more than 70 per cent of...

The Ho Sector Command of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Customs Division has achieved about 72 per cent of its target of GHC 26.2...

Kenya, Britain conclude trade talks to ensure smooth trade post Brexit

Kenya and Britain on Tuesday concluded an economic partnership agreement (EPA) to ensure smooth trade when London leaves the European Union on Dec. 31. ...

Experts urge Africa to promote biotechnology to spur agricultural development

African agricultural experts have called on governments, development agencies and regional economic communities to integrate biotechnology into the continent's agricultural development. The...

Kenya, E. Africa trade lobby sign US$12 million deal to fund infrastructure

Kenya and the East African trade promotion lobby, TradeMark East Africa on Tuesday signed a 1.31 billion shillings (about 12 million U.S. dollars) agreement...

Separatists kidnap 11 school staff members in Cameroon

At least 11 primary school staff members were kidnapped by armed separatists on Tuesday in Kumbo, a town in restive Anglophone Northwest region...
Africa Map

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 1.8 million – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed cases in the African continent has reached 1,802,351, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on...
Ghana's political parties

Political parties, youth in Upper West Akim pledge to peace

Leadership and youth groups of political parties in the Upper West Akim District have resolved to protect the peace of the area before, during...
Economics Okere Apprenticeship

More than 300 youth in Okere to benefit from apprenticeship programmes

Three-hundred and forty-nine youth have been enrolled into various apprenticeship training programmes under the Okere District Empowerment Fund (OkDEF) to create job opportunities for...

UK urged to strike trade deal with Ghana before Brexit

As the UK’s exit from the European Union on December 31 draws closer, there are growing calls for the government to strike trade deals...
Veep Commissioning

Vice President commission’s 2 storey lecture hall facility gir Bibiani college of Health ANS...

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has commissioned a two-storey lecture hall at Bibiani College of Health and Allied Science satellite campus...
Mr Mohammed Sherifdeen Alhassan

EC calls for qualified polling station agents on election day

The Builsa North District Directorate of the Electoral Commission (EC) in the Upper East Region has expressed concern about the competence and quality of...
Amewu Excellence

Amewu breaks ground for construction of Hall of Excellence in Alavanyo

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Energy, has cut-the-sod for the construction of a Hall of Excellence in Alavanyo Abehenease in the...

Parliament passes Enterprise Agency Bill, Deputy Trade Minister happy

Elated Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, on Tuesday described the passage of the Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) Bill, 2020 by...
Mrs Frema Osei Opare

Chief of Staff acknowledges lobbying skills of Tano North MP

Mrs Frema Osei-Opare, the Chief of Staff, has praised Mrs Freda Prempeh, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North constituency in the Ahafo...
Vice Chancellor

Tamale Technical University inducts First Vice-Chancellor into office

The Tamale Technical University (TaTU) has unveiled the university's first Vice-Chancellor (VC), Professor Abass Braimah, at an induction ceremony in Tamale. Prof. Braimah whose induction...

Ho MP supports 58 university students

Mr Benjamin Komla Kpodo, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ho Central Constituency, has provided financial support to 58 students of the Evangelical Presbyterian...

Assembly engages stakeholders on fees and rates

The Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly has engaged stakeholders on the fixing of rates and fees for 2021. The move was to avoid conflict between the...

Hundreds of Colombia’s demobilized fighters call for support

Hundreds of former fighters for the guerrilla movement FARC staged a "march for life and peace" in Bogota, Colombia's capital, and demanded to speak...
Annegret Kramp Karrenbauer

German defence minister: West needs trans-Atlantic cooperation

It will take the United States and Europe working in concert to maintain the strength of the West, German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said...

NASA celebrates 20 years of continuous human presence on IS

NASA on Monday celebrated the 20th anniversary of the first long-term mission to the International Space Station (ISS). On November 2, 2000, the crew of...
Johnny Depp

US actor Johnny Depp plans to appeal after losing tabloid libel case

US film star Johnny Depp has lost his libel case against a 2018 British tabloid story in which he was a named a "wife...

‘Miracle’ rescue 65 hours after deadly Turkey quake; toll past 90

The emergency workers who rescued a 3-year-old girl from the rubble 65 hours after a deadly earthquake rocked Turkey's western coast said on Monday...
Mummified Maori Heads

Mummified Maori heads welcomed home to New Zealand from Germany

Four mummified Maori heads have been welcomed home to New Zealand’s national museum, after returning to the country from Germany. The Toi moko were...

Fatal saltwater exorcism case trial starts in Berlin

Four accused went on trial in a Berlin court on Monday charged with fatally administering saltwater in large quantities to a young woman,...
Bulgarian Protesters

Bulgarian protesters call off nightly anti-government demos

The daily evening protests against the Bulgarian government have come to an end after almost four months. The government quarter in Sofia was unusually quiet...
Martin Vizcarra

Peruvian president faces new impeachment proceedings

Peruvian lawmakers voted to launch new impeachment proceedings against President Martin Vizcarra on Monday, less than two months after he survived a previous bid...

German court to rule on Baltic Sea tunnel to Denmark

A German court is set to rule on Tuesday on whether the construction of a planned road and rail tunnel linking Germany to Denmark...
Kabul University Attack

At least 19 killed in attack on Kabul University claimed by IS

At least 19 people were killed on Monday after gunmen stormed the campus of Kabul University, in an attack later claimed by the Islamic...
Karl Nehammer

Austria’s interior minister says terror attack had Islamist motive

The terrorist attack on central Vienna had an Islamist motive, Austria's interior minister Karl Nehammer said Tuesday morning. Police said three bystanders were killed -...
Opposition Leaders

Tanzania police arrest opposition leaders for illegal protest plans

Tanzanian police have arrested several opposition politicians for allegedly planning illegal demonstrations after accusing the ruling party of rigging last month's general election. Among those...