Economics Bank Customers

Aggrieved customers of defunct banks threaten to besiege Jubilee House

A group calling itself Coalition of Aggrieved Customers of ‘collapsed banks’ in the country has given the government a 14-day ultimatum to pay...

Landlords threaten health workers with ejection

Landlords at New Edubiase in the Adansi South District are threatening to eject health workers from their houses for fear of being infected with...
A researcher works on new medicine product at a bio-pharmaceutical enterprise based in Yantai, eastern China’s Shandong province on Aug. 9, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

Renewable energy developments threaten major biodiverse areas

More than 2,000 renewable energy facilities are built in major environmental areas and threaten the natural habitats of plant and animal species worldwide, according...
aggrieved customers of collapsed fund management companies threaten demonstration

Aggrieved Customers of Collapsed 53 Fund Management Companies threaten demonstration

The Coalition of Aggrieved Customers of the Collapsed 53 Fund Management Companies (CACCFMC)have threatened to demonstrate on March 24, 2020, if government fails to...
A local tour guide holds a handfull of dead desert locusts after an invasion in Shaba National Reserve in Isiolo, northern Kenya, 16 January 2020 (issued 18 January 2020). Large swarms of desert locusts have been invading northern Kenya for weeks, after having infested some 70,000 hectares of land in Somalia which the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has termed the 'worst situation in 25 years' in the Horn of Africa. FAO cautioned on 13 January 2020 that it poses an 'unprecedented threat' to food security and livelihoods in the region. The government is spraying pesticide in the affected areas to battle the insects. EPA/Daniel Irungu

Desert locusts threaten Kenya’s top agricultural exports

The crops turned from green to yellow, that is how a farmer in Nyeri, central Kenya, described desert locust invasion of his coffee farm. ...
Hunger and Malnutrition

Hunger could threaten over half population in South Sudan

At least 6.5 million people in South Sudan, or more than half of the population, could face acute food insecurity at the height of...

Erdoğan says Turkey has right to kill people abroad who threaten national security

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said his country has the right to kill individuals abroad who Turkey sees as threats to its national...
Zoomlion and AMA workers collecting filth at the Tema Station.

Drivers Plans to Protests Against Zoomlion

Drivers of the Central Regional branch of the Progressive Transport Owners Association (PROTOA) at Agona Swedru have given Zoomlion Company, a four- day ultimatum...
extractive sector

Tanzanian authorities threaten to shut down gold mine firm over water pollution

Tanzanian authorities on Tuesday threatened to shut down Acacia North Mara gold mine if it failed to control water effluents released by the mining...
Accra Art Centre

Art Centre Faces Possible Collapse Over Fake Artefacts

Fake artefacts dealers operating around the vicinity of the Accra Art Centre, Ghana’s biggest craft market is threatening the existence of the art village...
Fire and smoke rise after rocket attacks

UN envoy expresses concern over increasing attacks in West Africa

A rising number of attacks by extremist groups, using more sophisticated tactics, risk undermining progress in West Africa and the Sahel, the region's UN...
KENYA Police

Bandit attacks threaten public transport in northwest Kenya

When Emmanuel Ekeno sold part of his herd to engage in public transport business, popularly known as matatu, he was hoping for a bright...

South African tax authorities threaten to sue those revealing Zuma’s tax information

The South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) threatened on Friday to take criminal action against those who revealed President Jacob Zuma's tax information. This came after...

Private SHS’s in UER Likely to Sack Staffs

Some owners of private Senior High Schools in the Upper East Region are threatening to lay off some of their teaching and non-teaching staff...
Chinese Mining Site at Adumanu

GRIDCo Laments Over Effects of Illegal Mining on Power Supply

The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) has complained about the destructive activities of illegal miners and warned that this has become a huge threat to...
Maize farmer

Zambian farmers threaten to stop growing maize over poor price

Farmers in Zambia on Wednesday said they will have no option but to classify maize as a risky business if the government does not...

Seed-eating birds, armyworms threaten Burkina Faso’s crops

Seed-eating birds and an upsurge of armyworms are posing a threat to crop yields in the western African country of Burkina Faso. The Council of...

Newly Recruited Teachers to Hit The Streets in Protest Over Salary Arrears

Newly recruited teachers from the country’s Colleges of Education have threatened to embark on a nationwide strike on May 22, over the non- payment...

Customers of ASN Financial Services to Action Over Unpaid Cash

Disgruntled customers of ASN financial services limited have begun counting their losses after attempts to retrieve their monies appear to have yielded little results. The...

South Sudan judges threaten strike next week

The South Sudan Judges and Justices Assembly have vowed to go on strike from April 24 over administrative issues and poor working conditions. ...
Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres

Steep U.S. funding cuts could threaten long-term UN reform – Guterres

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts, believed to severely affect UN funding, could "undermine the...

Banda Ahenkro Residents to Launch Attacks on Strangers

file image A group calling itself Concern members of Banda Ahenkro in the Brong Ahafo region is threatening to launch xenophobic attacks on non indigenes...

NPP’s Delta Force Threatens to Seize Kojo Bonsu

file image A security force of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti region Delta Force are threatening to arrest the former mayor of Kumasi Kojo...
ROK’s tourism

ROK’s Tourism Will Suffer Over THAAD Placement

If the Republic of Korea (ROK) stubbornly stands by its decision to deploy the US-backed missile shield system known as the Terminal High Altitude...

Refineries Threaten to Shun Ghana’s Gold in Protest Against Galamsey

Ghana risks a boycott of its gold by major refineries across the globe if it fails to tackle illegal mining activities in the short...
Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algerian president says terrorism remnants still threaten

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Wednesday warned that security and political instability hitting neighboring nations fuel the remnants of terrorism in Algeria. ...

Unpaid Teachers Threaten to Strike

A group of teachers known as the Coalition of Newly Recruited Graduate Teachers of Ghana have threatened to boycott classes over the non-payment of...

‘Koobi’ Sellers Debunk Formalin Claims and Threaten Naked Demo

file image Some market women who trade in dried tilapia popularly known as ‘Koobi’ are threatening to stage a naked demonstration if “false” reports that...

Chemicals from Chinese factory threaten lives and the environment

Residents of Dunkonah, a suburb of Accra, around the West Hills Mall have cited a Chinese Company Sunda International under its subsidiary - Housemart...

Opoku Prempeh Denies Threatening Head Teachers

The Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has refuted the claims attributed to him to the effect that basic and second cycle school headteachers,...