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African Union (AU)

AU plans to raise US$1 million for COVID-19 response fund on Africa Day

The African Union (AU) said it is to raise one million U.S. dollars on Monday for its COVID-19 response fund, as the 55-member pan-African...
fishing industry

Kenya plans steps to raise fish production

Kenya's ministry of agriculture on Wednesday announced plans to raise fish production. Peter Munya, cabinet secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock,...
South Sudan

South Sudan’s internally displaced persons raise awareness on COVID-19 pandemic

South Sudan's internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in Mangateen settlement, a suburb of capital Juba, have joined the fight against COVID-19 disease through awareness...
Social Disability Walk

Lancaster University Ghana raise funds to support Madina Demonstration School Special Unit

The Lancaster University Ghana, Disability Conference has organized a campaign to raise funds to support the Special Unit of the Madina Demonstration School. Mrs Maame...
Growth was uneven across eurozone countries, with Germany "robust" and France losing ground ?

Germany approves draft law to raise minimum pension level

The German government approved a draft law to raise the minimum pension level, the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS) announced on Wednesday....
Cyber Security

Israeli cyber security companies raise US$1.6 billion in 2019

Israeli cyber security companies raised a total of 1.6 billion U.S. dollars in 2019, the Israel National Cyber Directorate said on Monday. ...
A smart manufacturing workshop is built at Qingdao Special Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (Photo from CFP)

Trump to raise tariffs on derivative steel, aluminum imports

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation that will raise tariffs on derivative steel and aluminum imports to cover nails, staples and other...
US Visa Program

Here’s Why Investors Looking to Raise EB-5 Capital Are Turning to Africa

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa program provides foreign nationals with the opportunity to obtain permanent residency in the United States of America by investing...

Rwanda to raise domestic financing to 68.3 percent in new budget

Rwanda's domestic financing is expected to reach 68.3 percent in the upcoming 2019-2020 fiscal year, up from 67 percent in the current fiscal year,...
Funds Clinic

Akyem-Adukrom Citizens Raise Funds to Build health Centre

The chiefs and people of Akyem-Adukrom, a farming community near Kyebi, have organized a fundraising durbar to raise funds to build a Community Health...

Report hints on raise in fuel prices and consumer goods over fresh fuel guidelines

The impending regulations by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will result in higher freight costs, and ultimately, those costs will be passed to consumers,...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

Intra-African Trade Expected to Rise by 15% Through Free Trade Execution

The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is expected to raise intra-African trade by 15 percent, an African Development Bank (AfDB)...
electricity generation

Nigeria says it has raised US$1.6 billion to raise power generation

A newly raised $1.6 billion will help the Nigerian goverment expand its power generation by as much as 400 percent by 2012, the Transmission...

Kate Hudson will raise her daughter in a genderless manner

The 'Almost Famous' actress and her boyfriend Danny Fujikawa welcomed Rani Rose into the world in October and though the 39-year-old star - who...

German Company extends assistance to Ghana’s cocoa production

German chocolate manufacturing company, “Barbara Kroner Schokoladen Manufaktur”, has pledged to give strong support to the production and application of organic fertilizers by Ghanaian...
Cal Bank

Cal Bank fall on international Partners to find $US200 million

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Cal Bank, Mr Frank Adu said the Bank is in discussions with international partners to raise...
bauxite mines

Environmentalists raise red flags over proposed bauxite mines in Ghana’s upland evergreen forest ...

Environmentalists in Ghana declared their opposition here on Thursday to government’s intention to award a mining lease for bauxite mining in Atiwa forest one...
Cyril Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa pledges to increase South Africans national minimum wage

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Tuesday to increase the national minimum wage (NMW) over time in a way that meaningfully reduces poverty...

Vice Chancellor challenges students to aspire for excellence

Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana (UG), has charged the 2017/2018 batch of graduates from the College of...

Wa UDS Students raise against passport fraud

University for Development Studies students in Wa Campus seeking travelling passports have raised red flag over the local National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS)...
Ghana Cedis

Chiraa to raise GHc400k to upgrade health centre

Chiraa, a fast growing community in the Sunyani West District, has initiated moves to raise GH?400,000.00 to upgrade of the infrastructure and equipment at...

Côte d’Ivoire farmers to get relieve from IFAD’s US$18.5 million facility

Over 32,500 rural households in the Bagoué, Poro, Tchologo, Hambol and Gbêkê regions will benefit from a financial agreement signed today between the International...
stock market

Telecom, bank stocks raise Kenya’s bourse turnover

Equity turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) nearly doubled on Wednesday boosted by the trading of Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) and leading telecom...
Access Bank Ghana’s Head Office, Osu

Access Bank Gets Approval To Raise Additional Capital Of Gh¢450 million

Access Bank Ghana shareholders have approved a programme of capital raising through bonds and rights issues worth Gh¢450m ($100m) at an Extraordinary General Meeting...
cervical cancer screening exercise

CCAGH To Raise Awareness On Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women in Ghana. Despite the numerous deaths, it is one of the few cancers...
The proposed Revenue Management Format by ACEP

Government advised to find innovative ways of revenue mobilization

Professor Newman Kwadwo Kusi, Executive Director, Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS), has advised Government to consider the use of the Driver Licensing and Vehicle...
Minimum Salary

Minimum Salary Threshold of 18 Chinese Provinces Raised

A total of 18 provinces in China have raised the minimum salary threshold as of Monday since the beginning of this year, in a...

Namibia to raise awareness on pangolin trade

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...

Assembly Institute Measures to Boost Cocoa Production

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....
Mr Lloyd Evans (R) is challenging Mr Affail Monney (L),who is the incumbent GJA President and is going for another term.

Candidates Running in GJA Elections Caution Members

Some aspiring candidates of the Ghana Journalists Association’s (GJA) national and regional executive positions have expressed concern about worrying development ahead of the September...