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Community leaders receive responsible mining advocacy training

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Leaders from five mining communities in the Obuasi Municipality, have attended a day’s advocacy skills training workshop to facilitate positive interactions with mining companies...

Farmers advised to neutralize soil acidity before planting

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Mr Daniel Attivor, West African Agronomist for Omya International, Switzerland, has advised farmers to neutralise the level of acidity or the potential Hydrogen...
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FIFA clears the air on alleged rigging of Best FIFA Football Awards

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The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has expressed its disappointment over media reports questioning the integrity of the voting process for “The Best...
sub-Saharan Africa

Western Sahara’s Second Round Table Closed in Switzerland

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A two-day roundtable on Western Sahara ended here Friday with the parties involved saying in a joint statement that they welcomed the intention to...
Security Council

Switzerland Hosts 2nd Round Table on Western Sahara

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A two-day roundtable on Western Sahara organized in accordance with United Nations Security Council resolution 2440 on Thursday officially kicked off in an undisclosed...
HIV-and-AIDS

IAS take on “London Patient” in HIV remission after transplant

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The International AIDS Society (IAS) today welcomed an announcement that an HIV-positive man has remained in HIV remission off antiretroviral therapy (ART), 19 months...

CIPS Announces Maistro As A Knowledge Partner

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The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) has expressed its delight in Maistro, the AI-powered B2B marketplace for services becoming the latest CIPS...

Global Foreign Direct Investment Drops By 41% In First Half Of 2018

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According to figures released by UNCTAD and copied to Newsghana.com.gh today, global foreign direct investment (FDI) fell by 41% in the first half of...

11 National Trade Promotion Organizations Shortlisted For The 2018 WTPO Awards

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The International Trade Centre (ITC) has announced that 11 national trade promotion organizations have been shortlisted for the 2018 World Trade Promotion Organization (WTPO)...

ADB Continues To Mourn Kofi Annan

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The African Development Bank continues to mourn the demise of the former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kofi...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria and Switzerland Make Deal Over Looted Funds

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The Nigerian and Swiss governments have signed a memorandum of understanding that will see looted funds from Nigeria returned to that country. For decades, Switzerland...
2018 FIFA World Cup

Draw for 2018 World Cup

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Below is the draw for the 2018 World Cup to be hosted by Russia. Group A: Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay Group B: Portugal, Spain, Morocco,...

Warehouse Receipt System Core To Export Diversification

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The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Carlos Ahenkorah on Friday said, the Warehouse Receipt System (WRS)is an integral part of agricultural trade...

Children In Nadowli Enjoy Free Eye Screening

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Parents in the Nadowli District of the Upper West Region at the weekend rushed their wards with complaints of various eye conditions to take...
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AfDB, OpenOil Report on Extractive Resources Management Launched

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) and OpenOil, a Berlin-based financial analysis firm, have jointly produced a report on how African governments use financial models...

Refugees & Migrants Suffer Inhuman Treatment at Detention Centers

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Many detention centres are dangerously overcrowded with the amount of space per detainee so limited that people are unable to stretch out at night...
South-Sudan-Army

UN Refugee Chief calls international respect and support for Sudan

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UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, paid his first official visit as High Commissioner to Sudan this week, at a time when refugees...
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UNHCR Begins Moving Congolese Refugees from Northern Angola

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the UN Refugee Agency, and partners have begun relocating over 33,000 Congolese refugees from over-crowded reception centers in northern Angola to a newly established...
Sierra Leone

Search continues for survivors in Sierra Leone’s mudslides

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Red Cross volunteers are digging for survivors and supporting distraught families in the wake of heavy flooding and mudslides that have ripped through Sierra...
Wpid Polio Nigeria

Somalia marks 3 years polio-free amid WHO caution

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An event attended by the President of Somalia, parliamentarians, delegates from the Somali Ministry of Health, World Health Organization and UNICEF, was held in...

US in pursuit of Diezani Alison-Madueke assets worth US$144m

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US prosecutors on Friday moved to seize $144m in assets including a 200-foot yacht and a Manhattan condominium one block from Central Park, calling...

ECA and WTO launch joint venture on promoting African trade

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The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) have launched a co-publication on promoting connectivity in Africa, focusing on the...

Ghana – Switzerland committed to boosting bilateral trade

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Ghana and Switzerland have agreed to expand co-operation and explore opportunities to boost the volume of bilateral trade for the mutual benefit of its...

Ghana and Switzerland launch 3-year cooperation strategy

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On Wednesday 12 July, during an official visit by President Doris Leuthard to Ghana, Switzerland and Ghana recognised the quality of their bilateral relations....
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Mobile money saving lives in drought-struck Kenya

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An innovative, mobile phone-driven cash programme has helped prevent nearly 250,000 people from slipping into severe food insecurity in drought-ravaged Kenya. The Kenya Red Cross...

US$55m urgently needed to help 31, 000 Congolese refugees in Angola

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Thirteen UN agencies and NGOs are seeking US$55 million to continue helping the growing number of refugees arriving in Angola from the Democratic Republic...

Policy makers discuss climate and food security in Juba

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A wide-ranging coalition of policy makers, political leaders, and development partners held a two-day interactive conference in Juba, South Sudan designed to generate ideas...

IFFs impeding West Africa’s attainment of SDGs – Ali-Nakyea

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Illicit financial flows (IFFs) are contributing to the fiscal constraints preventing countries in the West Africa sub-region from attaining the United Nations Sustainable Development...

Switzerland returns to Tunisia EUR 3.5 million

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Switzerland has transferred approximately EUR 3.5 million to Tunisia, in response to a request for mutual legal assistance. The final destination of these assets...
Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment, Nigeria

Digital Economy could bring 3m jobs to Nigeria and others

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It has emerged that financial services within Nigeria’s digital economy could add US$88 billion and create over 3 million new jobs over the next...