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IPPs hint of blackouts in Ghana over unpaid US$1.5 Million debt from ECG

Private power producers in Ghana may curtail power supply if the state power utility Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) does not pay up a...
Preparing teachers

Labor Commission orders gov’t to pay striking university teachers in Ghana

The Labor Commission ordered the government of Ghana here on Monday to pay allowances owed striking teachers of technical universities in the country. ...

The GOWA 2019 experience, celebrating the impact of Ghanaian women on society

Women’s humanitarian influence on the Ghanaian society is immeasurable, therefore the essence of creating the Ghana’s Outstanding Women Awards (GOWA) scheme, that seeks to...

Continuous rains kill 12 in Ghana’s Kumas

Floods caused by continuous rains have claimed 12 lives in the city of Kumasi in southern-central Ghana over the past two months, authorities said...

Shotkode set to take Afro-fusion to a new level

Alfred Gogo, known in the music circles as "Shotkode", has released his new single titled ''Heavy'' as he set sights on taking Afro-fusion to...
Jose Mario Vaz

Guinea Bissau leader sacks government prior to presidential elections

Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz dissolved the government led by Prime Minister Aristides Gomes in a presidential decree on Monday night, but was rejected...

U.S. House to decide on impeachment request methods

U.S. House is expected to vote on Thursday on the impeachment inquiry procedures as House Democrats move closer to a public phase of the...

Number of jobless Germans to rise in coming months

The number of unemployed people is expected to rise in the coming months, the German Institute for Employment Research (IAB) announced on Monday. ...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to foreign leaders at a Brexit summit in Brussels, Belgium, on October 17. Photo by Olivier Hoslet/EPA-EFE

UK PM loses offer to call early elections as his Brexit plan hits new...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his bid on Monday to call a snap general election on Dec. 12 as a way of ending...
European Union

Ireland welcomes EU’s choice to grant Britain another Brexit extension

The Irish government issued a statement on Monday, welcoming the decision of the European Union (EU) to grant Britain another Brexit extension, reported local...
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 02: In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) 2015 Policy Conference, March 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Tomorrow March 3rd Prime Minister Netanyahu is scheduled to address a joint session of the US Congress. (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Palestinian arrangement for financial withdrawal faces Israeli threats

Palestinian government's plan for economic disengagement from Israel faces grave challenge, including Israeli threats to impose sanctions on the Palestinians. The plan...
Many farms were deluged in the most recent winter floods

Floods trap more than 100 towns in northeast Nigeria

Over 100 villages in Nigeria's northeastern state of Adamawa have been trapped by floods, caused by persistent rainfall in that part of the country,...
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

IMF praises Kenya on supported battle against corruption

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) director for African Department, Abebe Selassie, on Monday commended President Uhuru Kenyatta for spearheading the war against corruption, saying...
Person voting

Electoral Commission of Namibia conducts first level checks for voting equipment

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) conducted on Monday its First Level Check (FLC) of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The move...
HIV test

Over 73,000 people live with HIV in Sierra Leone

A total of 73,468 people are living with HIV in Sierra Leone, authorities revealed here on Monday. Abdul Rahman Sesay, Director...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader commends Botswana peaceful polls

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Monday commended neighboring Botswana for holding peaceful and democratic elections. Last week, Botswana held elections which saw...

UN calls on Somalis leaders to forge unity on key issues

The UN top envoy in Somalia has called on the Horn of African nation's leaders to forge unity on critical national issues for the...

Mission schools need self-governance – Dr Lawrence Honny

Bothered by the falling standards of education and growing indiscipline among students in the country, old students of St Augustine's College in Cape Coast,...

Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil's Jair Messias Bolsonaro, candidate of the conservative Social Liberal Party (PSL), has been elected as the country's next president on Sunday in the...

Kenya’s T-bills uptake falls to new low on repeat poll jitters

Investors' bid for Kenya's Treasury bills fell to lowest level this week as it maintained a decline for the seventh auction in a row...
hunting for eurobonds

Ghana’s US$1.3 billion energy bond shows partial success

One part of Ghana's Energy Sector Levy Act (ESLA) backed bond showed positive results with high investor interest at the close of the bond...

AU trains new police officers to help stabilize Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday concluded a nine-day training program for 13 Individual Police Officers from Nigeria and Sierra Lone...

Ghanaian students show off talents in Chinese songs

The maiden Chinese song contest for non-native speakers took place at Ghana's Port City of Tema on Friday. The competition, which was organized by the...

Sierra Leone: Energy Revolution Report Released

The Government of Sierra Leone today provided an update on the progress of its Energy Revolution initiative to supply basic power to all of...

Adabraka Presby YAF Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Prayer Retreat

YAF, a generational group for males and females from 30 to 40 years in the Presbyterian church of Ghana is focused on promoting the...
Mr Siapha Kamara, Chief Executive Officer of SEND West Africa

Make Nutrition A Priority: Prez Candidates Urged

Mr Siapha Kamara, the Chief Executive Officer, SEND West Africa speaking at a press conference in Accra said political leaders could do something about...

Ashanti: Increase In Rabies Related Deaths

He told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that the figure could be higher as “many cases in the communities are not reported”. ...

Reversing Africa’s bane of malnutrition requires strong leadership

Presenting a paper to the government of Ghana and presidential candidates in the upcoming December 7 polls, Siapha Kamara, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of...

Ghana to hold presidential debates in November ahead of polls

Jean Mensa, Executive Director of the Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA), organizers of the event, disclosed this to an Accra-based radio station Friday. ...
A view of the 26th AU summit is seen in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 30, 2016. The 26th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) heads of states and governments kicks off on Saturday at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Deby visits Cameroon to promote Chadian candidate for AU

The AU summit in July in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, had failed to decide the successor of current AU Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma from...