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ECOWAS

Over 700 terrorists attacks recorded in West Africa – ECOWAS

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Despite the significant efforts made by ECOWAS Member States, particularly those on the frontline, terrorist attacks doubled between 2020 and the first five months...
Asantehene

Asantehene leads campaign on restoring Kumasi’s status

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In the early 1960’s, Queen Elizabeth II, on her visit to Kumasi, one of the oldest-existing cities in sub-Saharan Africa, described it as the...
letting seed grow

Towards a West Africa Seed Trade Association

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Major seed businesses in West Africa have met to explore the possibility of setting up a West Africa Seed Trade Association (WASTA) to help...
Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

‘The terrorism and insurgency in West Africa and Sahel Region is a reality’-Oppong Nkrumah

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Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says the terrorism and insurgency activities in the West African sub-region and Sahel Region is no more a risk...
Special Envoy Helen Grant meeting some of the 17,000 out of school girls

Special Envoy For Girls’ Education Concludes Regional Visit To West Africa 

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The UK Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Girls’ Education Helen Grant has just completed a  regional tour of West Africa where she visited girls’...
Ghana’s proposed rail lines of over 4,000 kilometers.

Ghana Astutely Recognizes Importance of Rail Infrastructure

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The commitment by the government of Ghana to upgrade its railroad system, including a rail line to Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso indicates...
Penplusbytes

Penplusbytes Seeks Equitable Healthcare and Education for Citizens in Ghana And Mali

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Penplusbytes kicks off its Health Education and Resource Equity (H.E.R.E.) and Now project in Ghana and Mali on the back of several years of...
Employees of Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) process meat at the Francistown abattoir (slaughterhouse), about 430 kilometers northeast of Gaborone, capital of Botswana,March 10, 2015. Ghana's President John Dramani who is in Botswana for a three-day official visit toured the slaughterhouse on Tuesday, and promised to persuade the West African nations to import beef from Botswana. (Xinhua/Shingirai Madondo)

Namibia eyes meat exports to Ghana market

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Namibia and Ghana on Thursday signed a cooperation framework agreement that seeks to promote bilateral trade ties and will see Namibia exporting meat to...
Pirates

Dutch shipping company says crew kidnapped by pirates now free

(dpa) - The crew of a Dutch tanker kidnapped by pirates in West Africa has been freed, according to the shipping company. All 15 officers...
Wix

Wix Partners Nigerian Payment Gateway to Boost E-commerce Presence In Africa

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SeerBit is pleased to announce it is partnering with Wix, a leading  global SaaS platform to create, manage and grow an online presence, to...
CelebrateLAB West Africa 2021 Conference

Accra to host Scientists Conference on combating infectious diseases

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Scientists, clinicians and policy makers will on April 21 and 22, 2021, converge in Accra for the CelebrateLAB West Africa 2021 Conference to deliberate...

Government Explores Strategies To Sustain Transport Sector

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The Minister of Transport, Kweku Ofori Asiamah has disclosed that government in collaboration with the private sector are exploring various strategies for sustainability in...
Niger

Day of mourning after at least 58 people die in an attack in Niger

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dpa/GNA - At least 58 people have been killed in a massacre in Niger in West Africa. A day of mourning has been declared...
Pirates

Pirates attack Dutch ship off West Africa

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dpa/GNA - Pirates have attacked a Dutch tanker in the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa, the shipping company said on Friday. Fifteen crew...
budget

SEND GHANA calls for dedicated budget to finance epidemic preparedness

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SEND GHANA, a subsidiary of SEND Foundation of West Africa, has called on the Ministry of Finance to set aside a dedicated budget to...
Prof Dr Gandolfi

Prof Dr Gandolfi appointed new CEO for Transnational Academic Group, West Africa

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Transnational Academic Group (TAG), which owns and operates Lancaster University Ghana (LUG), has appointed Professor Dr Franco Gandolfi, as Chief Executive Officer for West...
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TuneCore Launches Operations in Africa

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TuneCore, the leading digital music distribution and publishing administration company for independent artists, has launched operations in Africa. Jade Leaf has been hired as...
Ecowas Map

Let’s bolster cooperation to battle challenges of COVID-19 – President Akufo-Addo to West Africa

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Chair of The ECOWAS Authority, has amplified the call for increased solidarity and cooperation between states in the region...
Beache

7 Things to Do When You Visit Ghana

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Situated in the heart of West Africa, Ghana is a country that has seen a steady reinvention of itself, which led it to become...
Farm

IFDC , EBID sign MoU to improve soil health in West Africa

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IFDC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) to collaborate in improving soil health and plant...
Education

Ghanaian students to US increase

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The number of Ghanaian students attending universities and colleges in the United States of America has increased by 15.3 per cent in 2019/2020 academic...
Reverend Kenneth Djotepe

The Church must stand together in prayer to avoid spike in COVID-9 pandemic

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The Church has been called upon to stand together in prayer against the spike in the COVID-19 pandemic that has necessitated a second wave...
Electronic Seed Demand Forecasting Tool

Electronic Seed Demand Forecasting Tool To Improve Seed Delivery in West Africa

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A new online tool to improve the delivery of seeds in West Africa will be unveiled at a virtual event on Tuesday, October 27,...
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AGRA joins the rest of the world to commemorate World Food Day

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The COVID-19 pandemic struck Ghana at a time when the country was grappling with youth unemployment, effects of climate change, and 2.5million people (5%...

Use of Abusive Language on Radio: NPP’s Chairman Wontumi Tops the Month of August

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The August edition of the Media Foundation for West Africa’s (MFWA) Language monitoring on Radio has cited the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the ruling...
Nana Addo

Ghanaian traders call on ECOWAS president to resolve trade-related issues

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The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) on Wednesday urged the newly-elected Chairman for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ghanian President...
Shea Support

U.S. supports Shea Parkland Restoration Initiative and women’s economic empowerment

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The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Global Shea Alliance (GSA), Wednesday, launched the Action for Shea...
barrick gold

Nigeria eyes to be gold producing hub in West Africa

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The Nigeria is seeking to become a major gold-producing hub in West Africa based on its huge gold deposits and human resources, a senior...
dollars

AfDB supports Ghana’s COVID-19 response with US$69 million grant

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The African Development Fund (ADF) approved on Friday, a 69 million U.S. dollars financing support for Ghana's response to the outbreak of the new...
Bolgatanga street

What you need to know about the Frafra people of Ghana

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The Frafra people are believed to have come from the Gur-language family of the Oti-Volta River. The Frafra (also known as Gorse) are hardworking agricultural...