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GhIPSS Instant volume up by 600 percent in first half of the year

The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System, a subsidiary of the Bank of Ghana, says its GhIPSS Instant Pay (GIP) has gone up by...
People wearing face masks shop for food at a market in Rome, Italy, on April 2, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has risen above 1 million, according to a new tally from Johns Hopkins University on Thursday. (Photo by Elisa Lingria/Xinhua)

EU, investment banks predict steep economic decline for Italy this year, improvement in 2021

Nearly two out of five Italian businesses are in danger of closing down amid the economic slowdown sparked by the global coronavirus outbreak, with...
Bravest Frontline Soldiers

2020: The Year of the Bravest Frontline Soldiers

When 2020 was declared ‘The International Year of The Nurse and Midwife’, I was amazed and honored by this annual World Health Organization theme...
Hydropower Plant

Namibia and Angola to construct Baynes Hydroelectric Plant after 2022

The Namibian and Angolan governments intend to start the construction of the Baynes Hydroelectric Power Plant after 2022, after the financial close of the...

250-yr-old family-run inn crowned Britain’s Pub of the Year for 2nd time

The Bell Inn in the English village of Aldworth, Berkshire, which has been run by the same family for 250 years, was crowned again...
U.S. President Donald Trump

Trump doubles down on immigration reform in election year SOTU address

U.S. President Donald Trump doubled down on his administration's immigration policies in his latest State of the Union address Tuesday night, nine months ahead...
global capital market

Ghana raises US$3 billion from global capital market

Ghana successfully raised a total of 3 billion U.S. dollars from the sale of three bonds in the global capital market late Tuesday, the...
Emmanuel Commey

SWAG Table Tennis Player of the Year – Commey Shines At 2020 GUSA Games

Emmanuel Commey, the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) nominee for the Best Table Tennis player of the year 2019 put up a great...

2019 – A Year Of Power System Collapses – Part II

A power system collapse occurs when there are system disturbances and the grid is unable to withstand the stress. This can lead to blackouts...

2019 – A Year Of Power System Collapses – Part I

Scores of ‘Total Grid System Collapses’ have occurred in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) in the recent past with the entire electricity grid...
Azumah Nelson Fight Night

‘Azumah Nelson Fight Night’ to climax year on Saturday the 27th of December at...

Azumah Nelson Promotions are set to thrill patrons of the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra Ghana with another spectacular edition of the series dubbed...

FIFA player of the year winners

Following are the FIFA Player of the Year winners after Barcelona striker Lionel Messi won the prize in Milan on Monday (combined with France...
Real Estate Valuation

Nigeria plans to build 1 million houses every year to address housing deficit

The Nigerian government said on Saturday that as a way of addressing the housing deficit in the country, it is determined to deliver 1...
Road Minister Kwesi Amoako Atta (third from right) with the CEO and team from Joshop Construction

Joshob Construction Wins Road Contractor of the Year

Ghanaian road construction company, Joshob Construction Company Limited was adjudged the Road Contractor of the Year at the third West African Construction Awards. Joshob also...

Business Priorities highlights 2019 as the year of Africa’s consumers

The latest Nielsen Africa Prospects Indicator (APi) Report reveals interesting shifts in African manufacturer and retailer business priorities and a growing appreciation for the...
Ghana Immigration Service Ladies Association

IMMILAC Organises End of Year Get-together

The Tema Chapter of Ghana Immigration Service Ladies Association (IMMILAC) has inducted new executives into office with a call on members to take advantage...
Nuclear missile test

Report indicates that U.S. has made arrangements to Test Long banned Missile

The United States is mulling starting testing later this year types of missiles that were banned by a decades-old nuclear treaty, U.S. media reported...
Library Parade

ER Library graces Independence Parade with 2019 Year of Reading

The Eastern Regional branch of the Ghana Library Authority as part of its effort to promote reading among students in schools in the region,...
Adiki Ayitevie

Ms Ayitevie crowned Public relations personality of the year

Ms Adiki Ofeibea Ayitevie, the Vice President, Sustainability and External Relations at Newmont Ghana has been adjudged the Public Relations Personality of the Year...
career clinic

HR Focus Holds Its First Career Clinic

HR FOCUS, organisers of Human Resource (HR) focus conferences and awards, has organised its first event of the year - Career Clinic, in Accra...

Critics Choice Awards: John Krasinski Acknowledges His Wife and Children

The 39-year-old actor's movie 'A Quiet Place' sees John and Emily - who have four-year-old Hazel and two-year-old Violet together - play on-screen couple...
general sports

Ghana Sports Year of Misgivings

The year 2018 will go down in annals of Ghana's sports history, as one of the most challenging, considering the various scandals, that has...
African Court President Justice Ore

African Court Make 2019 Human Rights Reform Year

Justice Sylvain Ore, President of the African Court on Human and People’s Rights, has said the Continental Court embraces 2019 with a pedestal of...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

UN Agency Report Reveals That 300,000 Afghans are Displaced

More than 300,000 Afghans have been internally displaced by conflict so far this year, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)...

“Africa Oil Man of the Year” Title to be conferred on OPEC’s Secretary

Africa Oil & Power will present H.E. Mohammed Barkindo, Secretary General of OPEC, with highest honors at annual Cape Town conference OPEC Secretary General has...
Paul Atchoe

The Race for SWAG’s Sports Association President of the year becomes hotter

Mawuko Afadzinu (Table Tennis) The President of the Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) was nominated as Chairman of the Year due to his personal contribution...
Thomas Arnold Abbey

SWAG 2017 footballer of the year will go to who?

Thomas Arnold Abbey (Accra Hearts of Oak) The Winneba born star had wonderful season in 2016/17 competing in 29 matches and scoring 13 goals in...
Daniel Nii Adjei

Daniel Nii Adjei Happy For SWAG Footballer of the Year Nomination

Former Asante Kotoko star midfielder, Daniel Nii Adjei has expressed his joy for being nominated for the SWAG Footballer of the Year 2017. The player...
Workers share their photos online via mobile phones on a lantern fair during the past Lantern Festival in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei province. (Photo from People’s Daily)

China to Slash mobile internet rates by 30% this year

China will cut rates for mobile internet services by at least 30 percent before the end of 2018 through abolishing domestic data roaming fees,...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi answers questions on China's foreign policies and foreign relations at a press conference on the sidelines of the first session of the 13th National People's Congress in Beijing on March 8, 2018. (Photo by Weng Qiyu from People’s Daily Online)

China Prepares to Hold 4 Diplomatic Events in 2018

The main highlights of China’s diplomatic calendar in 2018 will include four events the country is going to host, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi...