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CSOs network for Sexual and Reproductive Health Education in schools

Some Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the Upper East Region have teamed up and formulated a road map to advocate...
Journalist Publication

Journalists are free to publish but forbidden to lie – NMC Chairman

Mr Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh, the Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC) says journalists are free to publish whatever they want to but are...

GNA grabs two awards at 2019 Volta Tourism Awards

The Ghana News Agency on Friday claimed two awards at the 2019 Volta Regional Tourism Awards organised by the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA). ...

Co-operative Development Foundation supports 10,000 farmers in UWR

The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF-Canada) is supporting about 10,000 smallholder farmers in the Wa West District to counter the impact of...

Otumfuo charges Chiefs to take their rightful place in national development

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has asked chiefs in Ghana to be assertive and play the role expected of them in national development...
Polio Launch

Okaikoi North Health Directorate launches polio vaccination exercise

Dr Nana Ama Adjabeng, the Okaikoi North Municipal Health Director, has launched the polio immunisation exercise in the area with a call on...

‘Intellectual Patriots’ poised to retain NPP in power

Intellectual Patriots, an advocacy group, has assured the New Patriotic Party (NPP) of its renewed commitment by canvassing enough votes to retain the party...
Birthday Anniversary

Spio-Garbrah shares his life story with a willing audience

Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, a former Minister of Trade and Industry, has to marked his 67th birthday to celebrate his years of service and commitment...

Tema District Council of Labour holds General Meeting and election.

The Tema District Council of Labor (TDCL) has held a general meeting for labour unions in Tema to take stock of their activities...

Educational standards are falling in Teshie

Stakeholders in education are worried about the continuous decline in the performance of pupils and students at the basic and senior high school levels...
Politics Vehicle Presentation

Senior Minister presents vehicles to selected public agencies

The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has presented vehicles and motorbikes to selected entities under the Public Reform for Results Project (PSRRP) as...
Richard Lartey returns to the ring

Chance for Ghana’s heavyweight boxer Harrison Lartey as he fights Nathan Gorman on Sept....

Ghana's Heavyweight Boxer Richard Lartey returns to the ring on September 12, 2020 at the BT Sport Studios in London, England, UK to face...
Peace Logo

Religious leaders urge east Africa governments to shore up peace in South Sudan

African religious leaders have called on east African governments to take action for peace in South Sudan, a year after the signing of a...
Photo: Da Nang tourism information inquiry

Kenya seeks to showcase tourism products at U.S. forum

Kenyan tourism marketers said Thursday it would showcase the country's tourism products at a major U.S. travel agents' association forum later this week in...

Looting spread to another province in S. Africa, police arrest 6

Just as people thought the looting had come to an end, some people looted shops owned by foreigners in Witbank, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa...
angry birds

Kenyan seizes illegally shipped birds, butterfly trophies

Kenyan authorities said Thursday they have intercepted a consignment of 201 pieces of dried butterflies and 20 pieces of vulturine guineafowl feathers imported from...

Mozambique to sell 50 MW of electricity to Zimbabwe

Mozambique's national electricity firm will sell 50 megawatts of electricity to Zimbabwe, it was announced in Maputo on Thursday. A memorandum on...

MISA Malawi seeks court intervention to lift ban on phone-in programs

The Malawi Chapter of the Media Institute for Southern Africa (MISA) has requested court intervention to stop a Malawi government directive that bans the...
Person voting

Namibian electoral body says satisfied with election preparedness

Namibia's Electoral Commission (ECN) is satisfied with the state of preparedness for the forthcoming presidential elections, a senior ECN officer told Xinhua on Thursday. ...
Kenyan Coat of arms

Kenyan campaigners root for data to aid minority communities

A robust inventory on habitations of minorities and marginalized communities in Kenya would aid the nation's leadership to design and implement programs to cut...

Namibia to review laws that govern transport sector

The office of Namibia's Ministry of Works and Transport will review laws that govern the transport sector, according to a ministry statement on Thursday. ...
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe addresses a gathering at a stadium in the town of Bindura in northern Zimbabwe, July 8, 2016. In his first public appearance after a massive strike over economic deterioration, Mugabe explained to his supporters that the situation was exacerbated by a lasting drought and sanctions of the West. (Xinhua)

Zambian VP says Mugabe’s death leaves big gap in Africa

Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina on Thursday said the death of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has left a big gap in Africa. ...

Ghana launches vaccination campaign against polio

Ghana's health authorities on Wednesday launched a vaccination campaign against polio, a disease that can kill or cripple infected people for life. ...

Rich Ghanaian culture takes center stage on second day of Kofi Annan’s funeral

There was a rare opportunity for Ghanaians and members of the international community present to catch a glimpse of unadulterated Ghanaian culture on display...

Tanzania launches program to improve public funds management

Tanzanian Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Tuesday launched the 5th phase of the public finance management reform program aimed at improving management of public...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader invited to address special session of African Parliament

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has been invited to address a special session of the Pan-African Parliament which is also known as the African Parliament,...

AfDB says funding for water, sanitation in Africa hits US$2.6 billion

The African Development Bank (AfDB) said Tuesday its funding portfolio towards water and sanitation services in the continent was worth about 2.6 billion U.S....
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Four Mozambicans sentenced to 20 years for poaching in South Africa

Four Mozambicans were sentenced to 20 years in prison for poaching and smuggling of rhino horns in neighboring South Africa, the Mozambican Ministry of...
Photo taken on June 13, 2017 shows China's J-10B fighter jet in flight training. Chinese air force will organize two competitions from July 29 to August 12 as part of an international military game, and will send troops to participate in other contests abroad. China's J-10B fighter jet will take part in the Aviadarts competition of the games. (Xinhua/Yang Pan)

Flight delays expected at Namibia airport due to new biometric system

Namibia's national airline, Air Namibia, said passengers, both domestic and international, will experience a delay at the country's flagship airport, Hosea Kutako International (HKIA),...
Photo taken on Aug. 9, 2017 shows eggs sold in a Belgian market, in Brussels, Belgium. Millions of contaminated eggs were withdrawn from the market last week in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland, after it was discovered that the eggs had presence of fipronil. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)(whw)

Angola without eggs contaminated with Fipronil

The National Department of Animal Health and Veterinary Services assured Tuesday in Luanda that the country did not receive contaminated eggs with Fipronil pesticide. Norberto...