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Atlas Namibia

Namibia spent US$5.3 billion over 30 years to stimulate economy

Namibia has spent in excess of 90 billion Namibian dollars (about 5.3 billion U.S. dollars) in the past 30 years in developmental budgets to...
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Short Commission Still Waiting on Police to Retrieve 37 Spent Bullet Shells

The Police are yet to retrieve 37 spent bullet shells, which were in the possession of a youth leader at the scene of the...

Funds Spent on Resolving Dagbon Crisis is Worth It

The President Akufo Addo on Thursday, declared that the amount of money, time and emotional stress expended to resolve the Dagbon conflict, has yield...
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It Took Meghan Trainor ‘One Second’ to try for a baby

The 25-year-old singer married actor Daryl Sabara in December and though people keep asking her when she will be starting a family, she admitted...
Chris Martin

Gwyneth Paltrow, Brad Falchuk Had Their Honeymoon with Chris Martin

The 'Iron Man' actress tied the knot with Brad Falchuk in The Hamptons in September, and has revealed their romantic getaway was a full...
President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyan’s August 8 Elections Cost US$500 Million

In a new pre-election economic and fiscal report released before the Aug. 8 polls, Kenya’s national treasury said the preparation and execution of the...
Wpid Tema Chemical

MOFA Has Not Spent GH¢20 million On Wrong Chemicals

The attention of the Office of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has been drawn to a news item under the above caption and...

GHc4 Million Was Blown On Ghana’s 59th Independence Day Celebrations

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) government in 2016 spent 4 million cedis to organize the country’s 59th independence day march past alone, a member...

Australian High Commission Support Disability Initiative

The Australian High Commission in Ghana has presented a cheque for GHC190,000 to the Orthopaedic Training Centre (OTC) after an application for funding under...

Ghana’s oil revenue spent thinly on too many projects

A research report by SEND-Ghana, a sub-region charity, received by Xinhua revealed that the ABFA, which are disbursements into the consolidated fund in support...

Zambia spends US$200 million on fuel subsidies

Minister of Energy and Water Development David Mabumba said the government will now be able to save this money following the scrapping of fuel...
Ashanti Region

Ashanti Region: More Than GH¢11m pumped into economic activities

Mr. John Alexander Ackon, the Regional Minister, said it involved the construction of markets and lorry terminals. ...

Health Agencies cite insecurity as a major setback to fighting cholera

The ailing teenager is receiving treatment for suspected cholera infection, which the South Sudan ministry of health said has been reported on more 140...
Kanye West

Kanye West Blew US$750k Over His Famous Video

Kanye West’s “Famous” video didn’t only spark controversy – Life & Style magazine has learned, it also created a hefty production bill. “Kanye paid...

Tanzania compensates over 30,000 former EAC employees

Philip Mpango, the east African nation's Minister for Finance and Planning, told the National Assembly that the last batch of the 269 retirees were...

West African Development Bank satisfied with cooperation with Burkina Faso

Speaking after meeting with Burkinabe President Roch Marc Christian Kabore in Ouagadougou, Adovelande said "there are currently 17 ongoing projects and six others in...

US$12.9 million Spent On KNUST Laboratories

Mr J.B. Okai, the Director of Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Ministry of Petroleum, said this during a ceremony to inaugurate the chemical and...

ACEP initiates transparency strategy to enhance advocacy, value for money audit

In its determined efforts to ensure that revenue from the oil and gas resources benefit the people, the African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP)...

UNICEF say almost 87 million under age seven have experienced conflict

During the first seven years of life, a child's brain has the potential to activate 1,000 brain cells every second, UNICEF said. ...

Pokello Kumordzi Satisfies Delay’s Curiosity

Media reports had it that radio and television personality, Delay, questioned actor Elikem on the actual money spent on marriage to his Zimbabwean heartthrob,...

Delay to Squeeze The Truth Out of Elikem Over His Marriage Cost

Actor and Fashion Designer, Elikem Kumordzi last year got married to his Zimbabwean lover Pokello, with whom he now has a child. After the ceremony,...

Singapore in 2015 had more visitors but spent less

The total tourism receipts declined by 6.8 percent to 22.0 billion Singapore dollars (15.7 billion U.S. dollars) largely due to a decline in BTMICE...

SpaceX suspends planned satellite launch after return landing attempt

"Team opting to hold launch for today. Looking to try again tomorrow," the California-based firm said on Twitter, adding that the "rocket and spacecraft...

Kevin-Prince Boateng Confesses His Shortcomings

German born Ghanaian Kevin-Prince Boateng has disclosed he ignored advice from Cote d’Ivoire international Didier Drogba who treated him “like a little brother” during...
Sacrificial animals are seen at a livestock market set for the upcoming Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha, 60 km north of Cairo, Egypt, on Sept. 19, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

US$50 million to be spent on improving Chad’s livestock sector

The six-year project has been co-financed by the World Bank, Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel and the Chadian state. ...

Amakye Dede Brings to Public The Cost of His Manager’s Funeral

Highlife legend, Amakye Dede has disclosed the amount he spent on the final funeral rites of his manager, Isaac Yeboah. A gory accident which occurred...
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Akosombo RC Primary Gets a Makeover

Akosombo Roman Catholic primary school was built under the auspices of the church, led by Father Evans Akohoho, and had never seen a stroke...

Namibia spends US$470k on solar energy technologies

This money was taken from the Solar Revolving Fund set up in 2011 that receives about 7.9 million Namibian dollars (560, 000 U.S. dollars)...

I Fougth An Unfavorable System, That Will Not Make Nigeria Grow – Amaechi

The Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, on Sunday revealed that he spent N105 billion fixing?federal roads in the state. Amaechi also said that...
Ibrahim Gaidam

N15 Billion Spent on Insurgency must be refunded – Yobe Govt

The Yobe Government on Monday said it would seek the refund of N15 billion spent in support of the fight against insurgency from...