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financial inclusion

Rwanda financial inclusion records sharp rise in eight years

Rwanda's overall financial inclusion registered tremendous progress in eight years, expanding from 48 percent in 2008 to 89 percent in 2016, Monique Nsanzabaganwa, Deputy...
Electricity Company of Ghana

Germany gives Zambia €41.5 million for upgrading of power plant

Zambia and Germany on Wednesday signed a grant agreement to finance the upgrading of a hydro power plant situated in the northern part of...

Zambia elected as new chair of UN tourism board in Africa

Zambia was on Wednesday elected as chair of the United Nations (UN) World Tourism Organization (WTO) in Africa. Zambia was elected during...

Uganda grapples with new spate of murders

Uganda is grappling with a new spate of murders and serious crimes around the capital Kampala and neighboring areas. The country's President...

Nigeria probes allegation against military

The Nigerian government has commenced hearing on alleged human rights violation by the armed forces, a top official said Monday. Justice Biobele Abraham, Chairman of...
family planning

Nigeria scales up family planning campaign

Nigeria launched a new national family planning campaign Monday, in a bid to achieve its goals of decreasing mortality rate, maternal and infant morbidity. With...
John Magufuli

Tanzanian president says not to sign execution warrants for inmates on death row

Tanzanian president John Magufuli said Monday he was not going to sign execution warrants for any death row inmates sentenced to die by hanging...
President Nana Akufo-Addo

Ghanaian president to address UN General Assembly

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo is expected to address the General Assembly of the United Nations on Septeber 21, the UN Information Center (UNIC) said...

Somali army troops train to enhance combat skills

Some 105 Somali National Army (SNA) troops have concluded infantry training on combat skills in built-up areas and landmine clearance as part of efforts...
Ghanaian Parliament

Government Free SHS Policy is a Prank – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has described the Government’s Free SHS policy as ‘a hoax’, saying it is contrary to the promise they made to...
Free SHS Reactions

Odorgonno SHS Parents Commends Govt Free SHS Policy

Some of the parents who accompanied their children to register them at the Odorgonno Senior High School, have expressed their joy over the Free...
Bank of Ghana

Bank of Ghana raises minimum capital requirement for banks by 233.3 percent

Commercial banks in Ghana are required to increase their minimum capital by 233.3 percent to 400 million Ghana cedis (90.19 million U.S. dollars), the...
Hassanal Bolkiah

Brunei’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah

Brunei's Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah will pay a state visit to China from Tuesday to Thursday at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. During...

Sports Ministry Unhappy Over Stalled New Race Course Project

The Ministry Of Youth and Sports (MOYS) has begun investigations into the abandoned new race course project at Borteyman, near the Affordable Housing Project...
Wpid Carlo Ancelotti

Ancelotti to Discuss Matters of Tactics with Lewandowski

Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti says he sees no need for talks with Robert Lewandowski following an interview in which the Poland international was...

Ghana’s Husseini Akueteh Addy Now a Referee for Junior Armwrestling

The Technical Director and Head Referee of the Ghana Armwrestling Federation, Husseini Akueteh Addy, has obtained the World Armwrestling Federation's (WAF) Junior Referee status...
AC Milan

Lazio Humbled AC Milan on a 4-1 Goal Score

Italy forward Ciro Immobile netted a hat-trick and set up the other as Lazio stunned AC Milan 4-1 Sunday in a Serie A game...
Planting trees

MCE advise youth to embrace govt ‘planting for food and jobs’ initiative

Mr John Kofi Donyinah, the Techiman Municipal Chief Executive, has called on the youth to register and benefit from the "planting for food and...
Health Suppport Police

Enterprise Group Goes to the Aid of Police Hospital

Enterprise Group, a leading insurance and financial institution has presented a cheque of GHC75,000.00 to the “Save a kidney, save a life” Foundation. The philanthropic...

Parents receive education on adolescent management and training

Madam Dorsia Ocansey, a resource person of the Family Strengthening Programme at Tema, has said the adolescent stage in children’s life is critical and...

Glo and Partners Discuss The Way Forward

Business partners of mobile telecommunications operator, Glo Mobile, will continue to enjoy a pride of place in the company’s business focus. This was disclosed at...
rubber tree

ROAA Members Advocate for Fair Trade Practices

A section of the Rubber Out growers and Agents Association (ROAA) in the Western Region continue to express dissatisfaction in the trade relations between...

Parents in Sekondi Struggle for their children’s admissions

The Nana Akufo-Addo led government’s free Senior High Education initiative took off in earnest as parents and their wards head to various schools in...

Government’s accused of going contrary to principles of negotiation

The Health Services Workers Union (HSWU) has said Government’s decision to implement their Collective Agreement from January 2017 was against the principle of negotiation. According...
President AKufo-Addo with the leadership of the Ghana Bar Association

GBA Charged to Support Fight Against Corruption and Galamsey

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has rallied the support of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) to deal with the challenges of corruption and environmental...
Church Rites

Church advised on welcoming sound cultural practices – Apostle Angoh

The church has been asked to boldly embrace cultural practices that are relevant and beneficial to the growth and development of the society. Apostle Abraham...
Local Government Service

Dr Ato-Arthur Outlines Plans for Local Government Service

Dr Nana Ato Arthur, the Head of the Office of the Local Government Service (LGS), has spelt out his plans and strategies to make...
Mr Debrah, Local Government Minister wearing the white smock presented to him in a hand shake with the Regent of Dagbon, Kampakuya-Naa Abdulai Yakubu Andani

Tamale: Peace and Progress Now Project Launched

An inter-ministerial committee has launched a landmark initiative named: "Dagbon Peace and Progress Now" geared towards promoting peace among the people of Dagbon in...
Economics Onion Trials 1

GhanaVeg Announce Varieties of Onion Cultivars

GhanaVeg, is an initiative of The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, has commenced trials of eight varieties of onions. The trial is to...

Internet Problems Cause Delay in Free SHS Registration Exercise

Glitches in online registration has slowed down admission processes for free Senior High School students in Ho on Monday. Mrs Agness Afonu, Headmistress of Mawuko...