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President Ramaphosa sends unity messages through envoys

President Cyril Ramaphosa has disptached three special envoys to seven African countries to deliver messages of pan-African unity and solidarity following xenophobic attacks in...
Gas Pipeline

Chinese company to fund pipeline construction in Benin

A Chinese petroleum and gas company will fund pipeline construction for an amount of 1.3 million U.S. dollars in Benin to enable oil and...

Burkina president laments alarming level of terrorism in G5 Sahel

Over the last six months, the consequences of the terrorist attacks reached a very alarming level in the G5 Sahel space, president of Burkina...
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AMISOM implements quick impact projects to win trust of Somalis

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has called on its troops and Somali forces to implement quick impact projects for local populations. ...

ECOWAS honors ECOMIG forces in Gambia

The Economic Community of Western African States (ECOWAS) on Friday honoured the ECOMIG forces in the Gambia with medals at a ceremony held in...
Nacala Development Corridor

Mozambique, Malawi agree to upgrade Nacala Corridor

Mozambique and Malawi signed here on Friday an agreement to expand and modernize the Nacala Development Corridor. The project includes a railway that crosses the...
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Zambia seeks improved trade relations with Germany

A Zambian diplomat on Friday urged the country's business community to explore market opportunities of non-traditional exports to Germany. Theresa Kimena, charge d'affaires at the...

Angola UTAIP signs contracts worth over US$34.7 million

Angola Technical Unit for Support to Private Investment (UTAIP) on Friday signed six contracts valued at over 34.7 million U.S. dollars involving...

Tanzanian parliament speaker advises MPs to ensure personal security

Tanzanian National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai on Friday advised members of parliament to be cautious of their personal security, against the backdrop of unexplained...

Cocoa industry fast promoting deforestation in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire

The cocoa industry has been identified as one of the major drivers of deforestation in Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana, the world's first and second...

Zambia elected chair of Africa power body

Zambia has been elected as chairperson of the African Association for Rural Electrification during its general assembly, the country's rural electrification body said on...
Nigerian army

Conference to appraise Nigerian army operational activities

Nigeria's military will hold a conference to appraise its operational activities undertaken in the second and third quarters, a spokesperson said Friday. Army Spokesman Brig.-Gen....

Kenya launches program to eliminate trachoma

Kenya's health ministry on Friday launched a 1 million U.S. dollar program that is aimed at eliminating trachoma from the country. Cabinet Secretary for Health...

Kenya launches initiative to support energy loss reduction

Kenya's electricity distributor on Friday launched an energy loss reduction initiative in partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC). Kenya Power Managing Director Ken Tarus said...
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International crises hit hard donor commitment to refugees in Ethiopia

Donors commitment to meeting the needs of the 852,721 refugees registered in Ethiopia as of August 31 is being hit hard by other international...
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Ghana commences new national ID project

Ghana on Friday commenced the registration and instant issuance of national identity (ID) cards to all Ghanaian citizens, both at home and abroad, as...
Nigerian police

Nigeria deploys mobile policemen to restore peace in troubled SE city

Over 500 mobile policemen have been deployed to southeast city of Aba in Nigeria's Abia State to ensure adequate security, a senior police officer...
Ghana Motor Show

Turkish Ambassador Madam Nesrin Bayazit, Praises Ghana’s Economy

The Turkish Ambassador to Ghana, Madam Nesrin Bayazit, has commended Ghana’s economy at the ongoing maiden edition of the ‘Ghana Motor Show’ in Accra. The...
Akufo-Addo leaves

President Akufo-Addo Takes Off for UN General Assembly

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will leave Accra on Friday at the head of Ghana’s delegation to the 72nd Session of the United Nations...

Place Levies on Alcohol to Help Fund NHIS

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has made a proposal to government to levy tobacco and alcohol to fund the National Health Insurance Scheme...
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YEA Prepares to Absorb 60,000 Unemployed Youth in October

The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) is expected to recruit 60,000 youth under various modules of the Agency by the middle of October as part...
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Wear Ghana Fair Launched to Promote Ghana’s Culture

The National Commission on Culture (NCC) in partnership with the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has launched the "Wear Ghana Fair," with a call on...

Vodafone Joins CEIBS to Promote SMEs Growth

Vodafone Ghana in partnership with China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) is to launch a joint project to expose small and medium enterprises (SMEs)...

1st Lexta Internship Programme Records Momentous Success

The maiden edition of the Lexta Internship Programme has successfully trained four marketing students from some of the leading tertiary institutions in Ghana. Launched in...

Fire Safety Education Not Adequate Enough – Minister

Fire safety education alone as conducted by the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) is not enough to safeguard life and property if the attitude...
Beijing has strengthened its environmental protection in recent years, with special areas demarcated in Miyun Reservoir to protect resources and water quality of the capital. A herd of swans are flying over the reservoir. (Photo by He Yong from People's Daily)

Turkey to Partner Ghana On Protecting Water Bodies

The Republic of Turkey has presented 30 buses to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) to boost public transportation in the...

Sombo Youth Praises Nadowli/Kaleo MP Mr. Alban S.K. Bagbin

The Youth of Sombo in the Nadowli/Kaleo District has hailed Mr. Alban S.K. Bagbin, Member of Parliament for Nadowli/Kaleo Constituency for providing dedicated services...

African Court Educates NDC’s Mr Chris Addy-Nayo

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights has expressed concern about recent call for the establishment of an African Court attributed to Mr...

MDBs Raise Financing Towards Tackling Climate Challenge

The world’s six largest multilateral developments banks (MDBs) continued to make a strong contribution to the global climate challenge in 2016, increasing their climate...

Suspended NPP Polling Station Secretary Placed on Remand

A suspended polling station secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Nsuta-Kwamang-Beposo Constituency, arrested over offensive conduct, was on Friday put...