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Over 700 terrorists attacks recorded in West Africa – ECOWAS

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 leads campaign on restoring Kumasi’s status

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...
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Towards a West Africa Seed Trade Association

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

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 

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

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 Seeks Equitable Healthcare and Education for Citizens in Ghana And Mali

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 attack Dutch ship off West Africa

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

SEND GHANA calls for dedicated budget to finance epidemic preparedness

SEND GHANA, a subsidiary of SEND Foundation of West Africa, has called on the Ministry of Finance to set aside a dedicated budget to...
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Prof Dr Gandolfi appointed new CEO for Transnational Academic Group, West Africa

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

TuneCore, the leading digital music distribution and publishing administration company for independent artists, has launched operations in Africa. Jade Leaf has been hired as...
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Let’s bolster cooperation to battle challenges of COVID-19 – President Akufo-Addo to West Africa

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...

7 Things to Do When You Visit Ghana

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

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

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

Ghanaian students to US increase

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...
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Nigeria eyes to be gold producing hub in West Africa

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...

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

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...
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What you need to know about the Frafra people of Ghana

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...