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10 African countries to attend International African Authenticity Festival in Benin

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Ten African countries will take part in the 2019 International African Authenticity Festival (FILAA) to be held from November 15-17 in Benin's economic...
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Togolese public health, education officials to learn from Chinese system, policy

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At least 52 Togolese government officials from health and education sectors will learn from the Chinese system and policy of public hygiene as well...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Over 100 obtain presidential amnesty in Tanzania over financial crimes

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Saturday 138 suspects charged with financial crimes in the east African nation have been freed after they obtained...
Education

Rwanda, Mauritius ink higher education cooperation deal

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Rwanda and Mauritius Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate cooperation in education in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda. The MoU on sharing expertise...
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South Sudan woos Arabian investors

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South Sudan on Thursday called on investors from Arabian countries to invest in the country's animal husbandry and agriculture. Minister of Trade, Industry and East...
Ghana National Fire Service

Disasters kill 50 in Rwanda since January

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At least 52 people were killed while 119 others were injured by various forms of natural disasters in Rwanda since January 2017, Rwandan ministry...
Banks

Africa urged to wean off grant reliance

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African countries should lay far less emphasis on grants and aid in order to pull themselves out of poverty, the head of the African...
Maize

Kenya set to unveil hybrid maize resistant hybrids

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Kenya said on Thursday that it will soon introduce a hybrid maize variety that is resistant to Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN) in the market. Cabinet...
Fuel

Zambian tax agency busts fuel smuggling scam

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Officers from Zambia's tax agency have foiled an attempt to smuggle petrol and ethanol in the southern border entry of Chirundu, a spokesperson said...
rice

Tanzania’s Zanzibar to reduce rice importation

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Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago will soon reduce importation of rice following increasing production of the commodity in recent years, a senior official said on...
economic abuse

Natural capital depletion threatens Africa

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President of Botswana Seretse Khama Ian Khama said late Wednesday that the depletion of natural capital is threatening social and economic sustenance of Africans...
climate change

U.S. withdrawal from Paris Agreement will impact developing nations: ECA

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The withdrawal of the United States from Paris Agreement will have massive implications on U.S. support to the financing of climate actions in the...
Namibia

Namibia to raise awareness on pangolin trade

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Namibia's environmental organizations have embarked on an outreach initiative to protect pangolins following a marked increase in illegal capture, killing and trade of pangolins...

Stakeholders Unhappy with the State of Begoro Presby SHS Project

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Stakeholders in the Begoro District Assembly have lamented the lack of involvement of local stakeholders in the selection and award of contracts for development...
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School proprietor before court for theft

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A school proprietor was on Thursday dragged to a Kumasi Circuit Court over alleged theft of an unregistered Dodge Sprinter van, priced at GH?70,000.00. Kusi...
fire

Government urged to regulate security and safety industries

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The Ghana Fire Protection Service Providers (GFPSP) has strongly advised Government to re-look at the laws that regulate the security and safety industries and...

GNFS Steps Up Safety Measures at Fuel and Gas Stations

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The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has moved to strengthen safety measures at fuel and gas stations across the Ashanti Region. Deputy Chief Fire Officer...
Cyber Week

Cyber Security Week Highlights on Cybercrime Awareness

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The Ministry of Communications on Thursday launched the National Cyber Security Week to scale-up public awareness on cybercrime and sensitise the populace on the...
Elizabeth Ohene

Elizabeth Ohene Reawakens Argument on Ghana’s Founders

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Ms Elizabeth Ohene, a writer, a distinguish journalist and a communicator, has rekindled the national debate on who founded Ghana. “Recently there has been talk...
arrested

Kumasi Police Arrests 245 Suspected Criminals

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Two hundred and forty-five (245) suspected criminals including commercial sex workers were on Thursday arrested in a massive police operation in the Kumasi metropolis...
Cocoa

Assembly Institute Measures to Boost Cocoa Production

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The Asante Akim-South Municipal Assembly has launched a project to nurse one million improved cocoa seedlings annually for distribution to farmers in the municipality. Mr....
ASKY

ASKY to Recommence Flights to Freetown and Other Destinations

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Pan-African airline, ASKY, would resume its flight operations to and from West African cities of Monrovia, Freetown and Banjul from November 1, 2017. According to...
Turkish Airlines,

Turkish Airlines realize 75% passenger growth

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Turkish Airlines has recorded a growth in passenger numbers on the Ghana-Istanbul route over the last six years. The airline, which flies Ghanaian travellers to...
malnutrition

Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo launches girls’ nutrition programme

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As part of efforts to reduce the high prevalence of anaemia among girls, First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has launched the Girls’ Iron and Folic...
Crown Medical Centre

Crown Medical Centre Marks World Obesity Day

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Dr Sadat Bawa, the Medical Director of Crown Medical Centre, has appealed to the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to extend its surveillance to...
mobile money

Revenue Mobilization in Africa Goes Up

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The mobilization of domestic resources is improving steadily in African countries, said a new report launched on Thursday at AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital...

2017 Northern Trade Fair Opens

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The maiden edition of the Northern Trade Fair 2017 has opened in Tamale to showcase emerging business opportunities in the region. The four-day event, which...

Private SHS’s in UER Likely to Sack Staffs

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Some owners of private Senior High Schools in the Upper East Region are threatening to lay off some of their teaching and non-teaching staff...
SCIENCE

Absence of Science Laboratory Affecting Studies at Begoro SHS

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Students of the Begoro Presbyterian Senior High School and other schools in the catchment area have been without a functional science laboratory since 2011,...
Asahi Mackerel

Health Alert: Asahi, So Nice Mackerels Are Unsafe for Consumption

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned the public against the patronage or consumption of “Asahi Mackerel and So Nice Mackerel”. These unregistered products...