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Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia

Systems and data drive development of modern economies – Mahamudu Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has underscored the indispensable role of building strong micro-foundations, underpinned by systems and data in the quest to develop...
Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high-level officials attended the the G20 Extraordinary Virtual Leaders' Summit on March 26. Photo: Pang Xinglei/Xinhua

G20 ministers call for strong social protection systems amid crisis

Group of 20 (G20) labour and employment ministers called on Thursday for strong social protection systems to support all workers and their families during...

FAO seeks “extraordinary collaboration” to transform agri-food systems in Africa

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) seeks "extraordinary collaboration" to transform agri-food systems in Africa to ensure access to safe, nutritious and...

Lebanon and WHO launch academy to boost health systems

Lebanese caretaker Health Minister Hamad Hassan signed on Wednesday a cooperation agreement with the country's Saint Joseph University and the World Health Organization...
food package

UNEP calls for adopting sustainable food systems in post COVID-19 pandemic

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) on Tuesday called for the global adoption of sustainable food systems in post COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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ZTE, MediaTek complete industry’s first 5G carrier aggregation for end-to-end commercial systems

ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for mobile internet, in collaboration with MediaTek, have taken the lead...

Social protection systems crucial to realizing Asia-Pacific’s Agenda 2030

Countries in Asia and the Pacific must build resilience to natural hazards and invest in social protection systems if the region is to achieve...
EU bank

EU bank Announces New Financing for Africa’s Off-grid Solar Systems

EU bank announces new financing to strengthen access to energy in Africa via the development of off-grid solar systems Today, Vice-President of the European Investment...
Domestic Violence

Gov’t of Ghana urged to reconstitute Domestic Violence Board

Madam Afua Addotey, the Board Chairperson, Women in Law and Development Africa (WiLDAF-Ghana), has called on government to reconstitute the Domestic Violence Management Board...

Demand accountability from your duty bearers

The Lawra District Assembly has called on the public to endeavour to seek the requisite information and demand accountability from the Assembly and other...

Ghana’s e-zwich PDS Registers 94 Per Cent Rise

The use of e-zwich to pay salaries and other forms of emoluments christened e-zwich Payment Distribution System, (PDS) saw a 94 percent jump in...

Hectares of cocoa farms to be transformed to increase yield

A total of 4, 000 hectares of cocoa farms in the Bia West District of the Western Region, are to be rehabilitated as part...
Ghana Parliament-

Spotlight: A critical review of Ghana’s bogus political system

The country has a ‘bogus’ political system (imperfect system) bequeathed to us by our colonial master-Britain- where someone sits somewhere and call the shots.  After...
Fistula Centres

GHS Mobilise Obstetric Fistula Patients For Repairs

Obstetric Fistula (OBF) is one of the most devastating medical disabilities afflicting women because of complications emanating from lack of surgical intervention for prolonged...

USAID Funds 55 New Health Care Facilities

A sod has been cut to commence the construction of 55 new Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds in the Northern and Volta...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Quick Action Needed To Stem Army Worm Invasion

Stakeholders have warned that the growing menace of the Fall Armyworm could derail government’s programme to boost agriculture production and to create jobs. Speaking to...
emerging economies

West reflects on its own systems while looking to emerging economies

Ahead of the 53rd edition of the Munich Security Conference (MSC), to be held on Feb. 17-19, the Munich Security Conference Foundation released Monday...

Stakeholders Collaborate To Help In Weather Forecasters

A comprehensive new handbook about weather forecasting in West Africa could help safeguard lives and resources in the region. Meteorology of Tropical West Africa: The...

BoG Inaugurates Payment Systems Council to Check Regulatory Bodies

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has inaugurated a Payment Systems Council aimed at collaborating all regulatory bodies involved in the country’s payment scheme. The council,...

Mahama Takes Pride In Water Suppy

President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday said the outgoing National Democratic Congress (NDC) Administration had continued to increase investments in the provision of clean...

FORIG Focuses On 3 Priority Areas

The Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG) has launched a strategic plan to promote efficient management of the nation’s natural forests and biodiversity conservation. Dr....

Households in Ghana Will Be Required to Fix Solar Systems

Every household in Ghana will soon be required to produce a percentage of the electricity it uses. The Energy Commission is pushing for...

Systems and Structures Don’t Work With Me – Agyekum Addo

One of Ghana’s most accomplished industrialist, Dr. Michael Agyekum Addo, says he does not believe in “systems and structures” in organisational set ups....
Wpid Drainage In Front Abia State Teaching Hospital Temporary Site Now Cleared By Asepa X

Stakeholders charged to design better drainage systems

Mr Frank Ohene Annor, who is also a researcher at the TU-DELFT in The Netherlands, made the call on Friday in Accra. He said...

Protecting financial systems leads to increased peace and stability

Kowalski said this at the opening of a Financial Crimes Training Seminar presented by the U.S. Secret Service to Namibian law enforcement officers, Bank...

Global Organizations join hands to increase land tenure

Working together, these not-for-profit organisations are seeking to establish the first globally applicable framework for recording land information under the globally agreed Voluntary Guidelines...

Gov’t asked to enroll public service workers onto e-zwich system

According to GhIPSS, the e-zwich platform will help to prevent double payments and enable government to clear all ghost names on the payroll system....

NSS Payroll Rid-of 35,000 Ghost Names

A total of 35,000 ghost names have been deleted from the National Service Scheme payroll. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, the Executive Director...

Male University Students Give Boost to Prostitution in Nigeria

Prostitutes are contributing their own quota to the Nigerian university systems by helping male students get good grades. According to Alex, a Higher National Diploma...
Rwanda accelerates digital payments by joining the Better Than Cash Alliance

Public urged to use electronic forms of payments

The Christmas season is a commercially vibrant period of the year which usually sees an increase in theft and robbery cases. As the Ghana Police...