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President Akufo-Addo Is Building An Inclusive Ghana With Pragmatic Policies

President Akufo-Addo Is Building An Inclusive Ghana With Pragmatic Policies

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says pragmatic social intervention policies introduced by the government of President Akufo-Addo has contributed significantly to building an inclusive nation, which is leaving no one behind. Addressing Muslims and Ghanaians during the National Virtual Eid ul Adha Prayer at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation in Accra on Friday, Dr Bawumia […]

Global Leaders Discuss How Africa Can Achieve Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery

Global Leaders Discuss How Africa Can Achieve Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery

The African economy will recover quickly from the devastating impact of the Coronavirus pandemic if there is a meaningful collaboration between governments and the private sector, some global leaders said on Monday. The leaders, who stated this, include the Liberian President, George Weah; U.S. senator and member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Africa, Chris Coons; […]

Nine Million Need Humanitarian Assistance – UN

Nine Million Need Humanitarian Assistance – UN

 At least nine million people in Sudan urgently need humanitarian assistance in what could compound the economic situation of a country struggling to sustain a transitional government. The latest situational report from UN relief agencies shows the global body with partners have only been able to serve half of this number, citing local challenges. The […]

How Indian State’s Three-Capital Plan Could Spur Equal Growth

How Indian State’s Three-Capital Plan Could Spur Equal Growth

A proposal by the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to have three capitals rather than one could be a model for more equal development and help release pressure from the country’s overcrowded cities, say planning experts. Last month, the government of Andhra Pradesh passed the Decentralisation and Equal Development of All Regions Bill to […]

U.S. Maps Out $20 Million For New HIV/Aid Intervention In Nigeria

U.S. Maps Out $20 Million For New HIV/Aid Intervention In Nigeria

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) says its newly funded $20 million agreement with Heartland Alliance, would go a long way toward strengthening Nigeria’s efforts at controlling HIV/AIDs in the country. Steven Haykin, USAID Country Director said this in Abuja during the closing of the 10-year Integrated Most Risk-Populations HIV Prevention Project (IMHPP). […]

Microsoft Pledges Support For Women In Cybersecurity

Microsoft Pledges Support For Women In Cybersecurity

Microsoft through the Cloud and AI Security Engineering team has reiterated its commitment to advocate for women with an interest in security engineering through the SheHacks annual HackFest Festival. The pronouncement, made during this year’s annual HackFest held at Strathmore Business School, underscores the organisation’s commitment to supporting developing, sponsoring and advocating for women with […]

Nigeria Announces Plan To Enrol 10.2 Million Out-of-School Children

Nigeria Announces Plan To Enrol 10.2 Million Out-of-School Children

The Nigerian government says it has committed N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from streets in the next five years. The governments said it hopes to achieve the target by enrolling two million children yearly in the next five years. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said this during the unveiling of “Education […]

Rensource Engages Female Engineers

Rensource Engages Female Engineers

Rensource Distributed Energy Limited has welcomed a set of new female electrical and electronics engineers into its fold. The new employees were the highest performers in a competency test administered by the company, from the pool of over 300 applications received. The engagement of the engineers was preceded by a rigorous recruitment process which saw […]

‘Empower Girls To Play Leadership Roles’

‘Empower Girls To Play Leadership Roles’

The Eastern Regional Director of the Department of Children, Mr Emmanuel Kwabena Dartey, has called on traditional leaders and the general public to condemn negative acts against girls in the society to empower the girls to play leadership roles in the country. He noted that children, especially girls, were vulnerable in society due to the […]

AfDB Approves The Funding Of Kenya’s Longest Dual-Carriage Highway

AfDB Approves The Funding Of Kenya’s Longest Dual-Carriage Highway

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the financing of Kenya’s north link road which when combined with the current section will make it the longest expressway in the country. The total project cost is €257.68 million, of which €178.02 million (69%) will be financed by the Bank Group, while 12% will come from Africa […]

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