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Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya’s first berth of Lamu Port to be opened in October

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Sunday the first berth of the Lamu Port under construction in the coastal region will be opened in...
arrested handcuffed

Nigerian police nab 26 suspected highway kidnappers

Nigerian police said Sunday they nabbed 26 suspected highway armed robbers and kidnappers in the northern state of Kaduna. The suspects were...
agricultural productivity

Nigerian state to develop 5-year agricultural plan

Authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, on Sunday said they will hold an agricultural stakeholders' engagement to address challenges, opportunities and prospects in the...
Hepatitis E

WHO calls on Namibia to deal with Hepatitis E

World Health Organization(WHO) country representative to Namibia Charles Sagoe Moses on Sunday said the country needs to find urgent solutions to deal with the...
trade protectionism

Ghana government to clamp down on Transit Trade malpractices

The government of Ghana will soon clamp down on malpractices identified in the Transit Trade regime in the country, Deputy Minister for Finance Kwaku...

High yields lure investors to Kenya’s 182-day T-bill

High returns from Kenya's 182-day Treasury bill have lured investors to the paper, with subscriptions more than doubling at this week's auction. The paper for...
Bird Flu

Nigeria’s southwest state activates bird flu control measures

Nigeria's southwest Ogun State Friday activated bird flu control measures at a breeder poultry farm, located in Orile-Ilugun area of the state. The state took...

Ghanaian official stresses digital literacy in national programs

A senior Ghanaian official on Friday said it was time Ghana moved away from the traditional methods and applied the digital technology to solve...
Kwaku Kwarteng

Ghana government to clamp down on Transit Trade malpractices – Minister

Government of Ghana will soon clamp down on malpractices identified in the Transit Trade regime in the country, Deputy Minister for Finance Kwaku Kwarteng...
Modou Jobe

Gambia Promises to Break The Hearts of Ghanaians – Modou Jobe

Modou Jobe, captain of the national team of Gambia, says his side is prepared to upset Ghanaians in the opening game of the West...

People With Disabilities Benefit From Social Welfare Disbursement

The Department of Social and Community Development Welfare (DSW) has disbursed GHC 16,537.50 to 19 people to undertake income earning activities in the Bolgatanga...

Expert Calls For Support For Small Scale Miners

Government has been urged to collaborate with the University of Mines and Technology to set up a technical service hub to provide training for...
HFC Bank

HFC Bank Management Approves Staff Unionization

The management of HFC Bank has in compliance with Ghana’s Labour law affirmed the unionization of its staff and to that effect, all is...

African Court calls for ethical based journalism

“Ethical journalists can contribute to a better society through genuine professionalism,” Justice Sylvain Oré, the AfCHPR President, stated at the opening of the media...

India unveils INSAT-3DR An Advanced Weather Satellite

The take-off of Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV), carrying the 2211-kg satellite, took place at 4:50 p.m. (local time) after a delay of 40...
European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi

ECB keeps silent on monetary policy

ECB President Mario Draghi said at a press conference here that the question of the extension of the Asset Purchase Programme -- also known...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (9th R) attends the 11th East Asia Summit in Vientiane, Laos, Sept. 8, 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Ye)

ASEAN hopes to build a strong community and enrich cooperation with China

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded its 28th and 29th Summits and related leaders' meeting here on Thursday, with pledges to strengthen...
Hovik Abrahamyan

Hovik Abrahamyan, Armenian PM Steps Down

Abrahamyan said during a government meeting that his departure would enable President Serzh Sarksyan to form a new government. Abrahamyan had to quit as the...
ICT sector

Africa charged to use ICT to boost trade

He said the world was rapidly changing as marked by various developments, including the emergence of technology such as 3-D printing, shifting focus to...

NGO teams up with media to help eradicate malaria

The one year project, dubbed: “The Advocacy for Resources for Malaria Stoppage (ARMS) Initiative,” is being funded by the UKaid and is to be...

Israel wants to share its rich experience with Ghana

He, therefore, gave the assurance that it would cooperate and partner with any political party, which emerges victorious in the December General Election. Ambassador Mehl...

Ghana’s Judiciary Dedicated to a violence free general election

He said some preparations have been made by the Judicial Service to reduce or curb violence associated with the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections; such...

2-days conference on palm oil production sustainability opens for experts

Organised jointly by Proforest, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil and Solidaridad, the meeting is also seeking ways to mainstream small producers’ ability to access...

Corn-mill Operator Bags 7-years Jail Term for Defilement

Philip Mensah 25 was convicted on his own plea. Prosecuting Chief Inspector Grace...

Mamprobi ‘1’ JHS Gym/playground Inaugurated

It was constructed by the Turkish Transit Group Company Limited who are in the country to explore investment opportunities. ...

IBF Lightweight Title: Richard Commey vs. Robert Easter Jnr

Commey, based in the UK, is going into a bout that would determine his future with Easter Jnr. as the two undefeated boxers is...

Sam Amarteifo’s Mother to be buried on Sept. 30

A church service would be held on the same day at the Wesley Methodist Church, Asafoatse Nettey Road in Accra at 11:00 hours, followed...

Sept. 8 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

DAMASCUS -- Syria's Foreign Ministry denied claims about military gas attack in northern Aleppo province, according to state news agency SANA. The...

Tatale SHS Needs Attention – Chief

He said although the School was established about 20 years ago and it was later absorbed into the Ghana Education system, the lack of...

UN official confident of peaceful election in Ghana

The UN Resident Coordinator in Ghana, Christine Evans-Klock, said at a colloquium that there were high expectations and confidence in the capability of Ghana's...