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Reinnier Kaze, AFP | This photo taken on June 16, 2017 shows the city of Bamenda, the Anglophone capital of northwest Cameroon.

Two students and father abducted in Cameroon’s troubled Anglophone region

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Two female students and their father were abducted early Wednesday by armed separatists in Cameroon's troubled Anglophone region of Southwest, according to local authorities. ...
Netflix

Fashionable video streaming services lure Kenyans from digital TV

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"I am bored, what movies can I watch on Netflix?" Leo, a Kenyan social media user posted on Facebook on Wednesday. The...

Uganda marks 57th independence anniversary

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Uganda on Wednesday marked its 57th independence anniversary from British colonial rule with emphasis on transforming the country from a peasant to a modern...
Africa S Manufacturing Sector

Zambian expert urges closer economic ties with China

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Zambia would fully benefit from its diplomatic relations with China if it taps into the Chinese way of doing things and begins to aggressively...
current account

Namibia’s current account deficit expected to narrow

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Namibia's weak domestic import demand and increasing uranium exports are expected to narrow the country's current account deficit over the coming quarters, Fitch Solutions...
Communication

Namibia undertakes review of communication and ICT law

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Namibia has started review of the law on communication and information communication technology (ICT) policies as it seeks to address shortcomings, and align the...
miners

Quick action prevents accident at Zambian mine

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Quick action on Wednesday prevented an accident from occurring at a smelter owned by Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) in Zambia's Chingola town on the...
entrepreneur

Zambia government prioritizes funding support for youth entrepreneurship

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The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it has prioritized funding for youth entrepreneurship and innovative projects as part of efforts to enhance job...
Electricity

Two Lawra communities connected to national electricity grid

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Two communities in the Lawra Municipality have been connected to the national grid and subsequently received sensitisation on safe wiring system for successful connection...
education on use of credit card

Stanbic Bank to intensify education on use of credit card

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Nii Odartey Lamptey, the Head of Card and Payment Solution, Stanbic Bank, has said the Bank has outlined strategies to educate the public on...
Coup Plotters

Doctor and others charged with treason

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Frederick Yao Mac-Palm, the Chief Executive Officer of the Citadel Hospital and his alleged accomplices have been put before the Kaneshie District Court with...
jail bars

Driver remanded for defiling and impregnating minor

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A Circuit Court in Accra has remanded into lawful custody Abubakar Issifu Sadik, a driver, for allegedly defiling and impregnating a 14-year-old girl at...
arrested

One more grabbed in Kosoa Cop killers’ case

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The Police have arrested and arraigned one more person, Theophilous Acheampong, for his alleged involvement in the Kosoa Cop Killers’ case. Appearing before the Kaneshie...
Referendum

Religious/traditional leaders urged to encourage citizens to participate in Referendum

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Wednesday urged religious and traditional leaders in the Northern Region to encourage citizens to actively participate...
NABCO personnel clean up Lawra streets

NABCO personnel clean up Lawra streets, assist hospital

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Personnel of Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) in the Lawra Municipality have organised a clean-up exercise to clear filth on the streets of Lawra and...

Sexually provocative dressing should not justify harassment – Gender Minister

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Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison, the Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister, has waded into the raging debate on the “Sex for Grades” documentary, saying,...
development dialogue

Ghana government committed to creating opportunities for all

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Mrs Frema Osei Opare, the Chief of Staff has re-affirmed government’s desire of creating opportunities for all especially children and women to ensure inclusive...
police

Union condemns attack on demonstrating law students

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The Taxpayers Union (TU) has condemned the attack on the huge crowds of demonstrating law students, associates and sympathisers, on Monday in Accra. The union...
National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values

Ghana government must have single stance on CSE – Foh-Amoaning

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Mr Moses Foh-Amoaning, the Executive Secretary and Spokesperson for the National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values has urged government to...
His Royal Majesty, Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III Akwamumanhene

Akwamumanhene to grace 2019 African Travel Times Awards

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Ahead of the 2019 edition of it’s travel and tourism awards billed for Sunday, October 20, at the prestigious Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra, Ghana,...
LEAP household beneficiaries receive payment

Gender Ministry introduces electronic reporting system for paying LEAP beneficiaries

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) has developed a digitised electronic monitoring and reporting systems for payment of beneficiaries under the...
Asante Kotoko

Kotoko to play Ivorian side San-Pedro in Confederations Cup playoff

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Asante Kotoko will face Ivorian side Football Club San-Pedro in the final round playoff for a place in the group stages of the 2019/20...
Green Building

Provide tax incentives to encourage sustainable buildings – Evans Halm

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Government has been urged to provide tax incentives to individuals and institutions to enhance commitment towards building sustainable and eco-friendly infrastructure. ...
Referendum

NCCE launches campaign on Referendum in North East Region

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has launched a public sensitization and awareness campaign in the North East Region on the District Level...
NDPC Analysis

NDPC and Copenhagen Consensus Centre call for evidence-based policies

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The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) and the Copenhagen Consensus Centre (CCC), a United States non-profit think tank, have underscored the need to have...
Dennis Amfo-Sefah

Tema West NPP Chairman donates uniforms to ‘Little Akufo-Addos’

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Mr Dennis The Tema West Constituency Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dennis Amfo-Sefah, on Tuesday donated one thousand (1,000) pieces of...
Presidential Age

Reduced Presidential Age Will Enrich Ghana’s Democratic Structure

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Mr Frank Wilson Bodza, the Programmes Manager in charge the Democratic Governance at Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiDAF), has advocated the...
Ghana Beyond Aid

Ghana Beyond Aid Committee confers with Faith-Based Organizations

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The Ghana Beyond Aid Committee has met Faith-Based Organizations as part of its efforts to broaden consultations on the drafting of a comprehensive charter...
Ghana National Petroleum Corporation’ (GNPC)

GNPC equips 400 artisans with certified vocational skills

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The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) in collaboration with Aseda Foundation has equipped 400 artisans drawn from the Western and Western North Regions with...
Black Queens

‘‘We have disappointed Ghanaians’’- Black Queens goalkeeper admits

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Fafali Dumehasi, the Black Queens goalkeeper has admitted that her team has disappointed Ghanaians for failing to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games billed...