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Qatar Airways

Angola negotiates partial share sale of state-owned airlines with Qatar Airways

An Angolan delegation led by Transport Minister Ricardo D'Abreu arrived in Doha on Thursday to negotiate with Qatar Airways the sale of 39 percent...
South Sudan

South Sudan’s disputing factions urged to fulfill critical tasks as deadline approaches

The Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Friday urged South Sudan's government and opposition factions to exert efforts to fulfill the critical tasks that...

Pan-African trade deal catalyst for sustainable growth – WEF

The agreement on a ground-breaking trade deal among African countries offers a recipe for sustainable growth while promising to soften borders across the continent,...
Belt and Road initiative

Experts urge global community to embrace BRI in boosting global integration

Experts on Friday urged the global community to embrace the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to spur global integration and industrialization towards creating...

Ethiopians extol Chinese scholarship, support to Ethiopia’s human capacity building

Ethiopians, who are beneficiaries of Chinese scholarship, have commended China for its continued support to capacity building and human resource development endeavors of the...
refugees n queue

AU hails Zambia over integration of refugees in local communities

The African Union (AU) International Detention Coalition on Friday recognized Zambia as one of the African countries that has performed well in the integration...
Reinnier Kaze, AFP | This photo taken on June 16, 2017 shows the city of Bamenda, the Anglophone capital of northwest Cameroon.

Two-day curfew imposed in Cameroon’s Anglophone division

A two-day curfew starting from Saturday was imposed in Meme division in Cameroon's troubled English-speaking region of Southwest region, senior government official of the...
Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, addresses the final plenary session of the Summit on the Global Agenda, 07 November - 09 November 2008. Copyright World Economic Forum /Photo by Sandeep Naik

African innovators awarded at WEF on Africa

Six of Africa's most innovative businesses and programs received awards on Friday at the 28th World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF) underway in Cape...
The World Bank

World Bank lauds economic growth prospects in Somalia

The World Bank has lauded the progress made in realizing economic recovery in Somalia, saying it has been steady and sustained. In its economic update...

Ceylon Princess passes on ancient Silk Road legend

Every afternoon 55-year-old Xu-Shi Yin'e sits in a gallery on Tumen Street in the coastal city of Quanzhou, east China's Fujian Province, receiving admirers...
poverty children

Mauritius PM: Chinese wisdom contributing to poverty reduction in Africa

The prime minister of Mauritius on Wednesday praised Chinese wisdom for helping poverty reduction in his country. "There are no simple solutions to deal with...

Kenya’s bourse rises as market weathers political storm

Major indices of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) went up on Wednesday as the market seemingly weathered uncertainty created by repeat of presidential elections...
fiber optic

Zambia lays 80 percent optic fiber network

The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it has completed about 80 percent of work related to laying the optic fiber network aimed at...
Somkes rise following airstrike targeting rebels in Daraya, southwest of the capital Damascus of Syria, on Feb. 24, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Zhen) (zw)

UN Report Faults Syrian Authorities for Sarin Chemical Attack

A United Nations report has found the Syrian government responsible for a sarin gas attack that killed dozens in April. The U.N. Commission of Inquiry...

Floridians braces up for brutal hurricane Irma

Floridians on Wednesday prepared to evacuate or hunker down as a ferocious Hurricane Irma kept the state firmly in its projected path. Local officials in...
Politics MP Suspension

MP for Tema West Mr. Carlos Ahenkorah Gets Suspended By TMA

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Tema West, Mr. Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, has been suspended by the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) for showing disrespect...

Ambassador asks traditional rulers to do away with outmoded cultural practices

Mr Ron Strikker, the Netherlands Ambassador to Ghana, has called on traditional authorities to do away with obnoxious cultural practices and beliefs that inhibit...

Assin South People to Receive Non-stop Internet Connection

More than thirty farming communities in the Assin South District would soon enjoy uninterrupted 'free' telephone and internet services to enable them communicate with...

Kaleo-bile People Asks for Portable Water

Access to clean water in Kaleo-bile, a small farming community in the Wa East District, is a challenge as the people depend on a...

GIZ trains agricultural staff on pests and diseases control

The German International Co-operation (GIZ) has kicked started its first series of training aimed at building the capacities of regional and district staff of...

Serving Convict Before Court for Carrying Indian Hemp

A serving convict at James Camp Prisons who was found in possession of five wrappers of dried leaves has appeared before an Accra Circuit...

Police Ready with Donkorkrom Robbers Indictment

The Bill of Indictment of three persons, including two policemen, allegedly involved in the robbery of a bullion van belonging to the GCB Bank...

Bulldog’s Lawyer Unhappy with Police Conduct

Defence counsel for Lawrence Nana Asiama Hanson, aka Bulldog, Chief Executive Officer for Bull Haus Entertainment has registered his displeasure over the Police‘s refusal...
International Solar Alliance Ghana

Ghana Advised to Sign ISA Framework Agreement

The International Solar Alliance (ISA), a common and voluntary inter-governmental organization seeking to promote solar energy use, has called on Ghana to ratify the...

Ghana Commended Over IMF Extension

The Civil Society Platform on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Programme has commended Government and the Executive Board of the IMF for extending the...

Lets All Build a Ghana Beyond Aid – Dr. Bawumia

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has urged African countries to consider a future beyond aid as inflows from traditional donors dwindle across the continent. Addressing a...
Ghana Revenue Authority

GRA management denies irregularities with staff transfers

The Management of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has denied allegations of impropriety and unilateral decisions levelled against it in the transfer of staff...

China Hosts Africa’s Renowned Presenters Seminar

The 2017 seminar for renowned presenters from Africa has officially commenced in the Chinese capital of Beijing, with the aim of providing a platform...

Exhibitors Commends The Good Work of Stratcomm Africa

Exhibitors at the just ended 2017 Ghana Garden and Flower Show have given Stratcomm Africa Limited thumbs-up for the successful organisation of the event. Over...

Police constable and businessman nabbed for robbery

An interdicted Police Constable, Samuel Asamoah, 36, of the Kasoa Police Station and Yaw Boadi, 35, a businessman at Abeka Lapaz in Accra, have...