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Ghana remains committed to Paris Agreement on Climate Change – Akufo-Addo

Ghana will continue to dedicate its efforts towards implementing commitments made during the Paris Declaration on Climate Change, President Nana Addo Dankwa AkuffoAddo has...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

Ghanaian government urged to help build local capacity to benefit from AfCFTA

The Association of Ghana Industry (AGI) has urged the government of Ghana to help develop the country's local industrial capacity to take advantage of...

Nigeria rolls out gains of border closure

Nigeria has rolled out some of the gains recorded since the closure of its borders with neighboring countries, saying that the exercise is already...
Burkina Faso

Bomb attack kills 1, wounds 3 soldiers in northern Burkina Faso

A bomb attack killed one soldier and injured three others in northern Burkina Faso on Thursday, said the army's communication and public relations directorate...
Central Bank of Nigeria

Nigeria’s central bank injects liquidity into market

Nigeria's central bank has pumped 311.5 million U.S. dollars and 15 million Chinese yuan respectively into the financial system. The dollar intervention,...
Ambassador Abdulai and Cuban Government Officials after the presentation of the letters of credence

Ambassador Napoleon Abdulai Presents His Letters of Credence

Ghana’s Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba, Napoleon Abdulai has presented his letters of credence to Her Excellency Gladys Bejerano Portela, Vice President of...

Teachers Will Have a Say in Educational Matters

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given the assurance that his government would consult teachers on policy formulation and implementation on issues concerning education. He...

Tanzania orders expatriates to verify work permits

Tanzanian Immigration Services on Thursday gave a 30-day ultimatum to expatriates working in the East African nation to verify their work permits. Samwel Magweiga, Commissioner...

AU ministers assess progress on agriculture development program

African ministers of agriculture on Thursday met at the African Union (AU) headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa for the 2nd Specialized Technical Committee...
Photo taken on March 2, 2016 shows the United Nations Security Council approves new resolution on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), at the UN headquarters in New York, the United States. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) (zw)

Ethiopia says its UN Security Council presidency successful

The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has commended the east African country's United Nations Security Council (UNSC) presidency for the month of September as...
Phelekezela Mphoko

Zimbabwean vice president attacks colleague over poisoning claims

Zimbabwe's Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko has made a rare move to attack his colleague by issuing a press statement chastising Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
rent advance

Poor households in Kenya feel the pinch as rent rises faster

Rent for small income households in Kenya is rising faster as compared to the other levels, pushing poor families to the edge. Most poor families,...

UN urges Kenya to enhance occupational safety for doctors to end HIV epidemic

The UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has urged Kenya to strengthen its occupational safety and health conditions for doctors in order to end the...

Ghanaian inventor says nearing breakthrough with HIV/AIDS cure

He said the COA 72 with Triterpene as its active ingredient which has undergone both the in-vitro and in vivo test stages has proven...

Tema: third edition of MERIFEST launched

This year's edition which is the third to be organized, would be observed from Monday, October 24 to Friday October 29. MERIFEST 2016...

NDC to revamp tertiary education

It would also complete the University of Environment and Sustainable Development at Somanya and its satellite campus at Donkorkrom in the Eastern Region. These are...
A gardener maintains a G20 themed flower terrace at Jiangnan Avenue in the Binjiang district of Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang Province, August 25. The G20 Summit will be held in Hangzhou from September 4 to 5. (Xinhua)

China-UN launches sustainable development campaign for Chinese enterprises overseas

The campaign, held at the UN's headquarters in New York last Saturday, aims to promote Chinese enterprises' sustainable development overseas to produce win-win results...

NPP launches Gomoa West campaign

Mr , the Central Regional Vice Chairman of the NPP, who launched the campaign, asked the people of Gomoa West to vote massively for...

NDC addresses education in manifesto

The NDC said under the second term of President John Dramani Mahama, the government will review and implement the national policy on Early Childhood...
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Hungary to explore South Africa

“The main objective of this new policy is to diversify our economic relations, through closer political ties and increased commerce with emerging economies in...

GFA partners university of Ghana to grow football

The two institutions took the step because there is a huge gap in research, knowledge in Ghana and Africa football in academia and as...

Rwanda seeks to woo tourism investors at hotel forum

"Every country that aspires to grow its tourism sector needs to have a safe and stable political and economic environment. This is something that...

IMF projects 13.5 percent year-end inflation for Ghana

Ghana's August inflation rate was 16.9 percent after recording 16.7 percent in July. Speaking to the media via video conferencing on Tuesday,...

Namibia strives to improve teaching profession through training

Mbapikama is one of the 4,208 unqualified and underqualified teachers teaching at junior primary school level employed by the country's education ministry to meet...

Chinese teacher finds fulfillment in teaching Mandarin in Nigeria

For Liu Wenpan, a Chinese language teacher in Nigeria, the joy of positively impacting the lives of other people is possibly the greatest satisfaction...
Mo Ibrahim

Rwanda among top ten in Ibrahim Index of African Governance

The country's score has improved by 8.4 points over the last ten years. Rwanda is one of three countries that have improved...

Vietnamese exporter advised on rice quality

The ministry asked local exporters to inspect and carefully assess residues of pesticide in rice shipped to the United States to avoid future problems,...

Kenya registers success with digital TV migration

Kenya switched to digital TV early last year, and at that time, the Communication Authority of Kenya said there were about four million...

Oct. 5 major news items in leading German newspapers

Sueddeutsche Zeitung: -- At the start of an international conference on Afghanistan, the European Union agreed on Tuesday to provide Afghanistan with...

Oct. 5 major Kenyan media outlets

-- Leadership dispute in Opposition Cord deepens as legislators in parties that make up the coalition exchange words over the alliance's presidential flagbearer. The...