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US slavery: 400th anniversary marked with US Congress Delegation Visit to Ghana

The Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has travelled to Ghana in West Africa for events marking 400 years since the first enslaved Africans arrived in...

Photos:Tanzania’s Julius Nyerere airport gets new terminal

A new terminal has been opened at the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's economic capital. Terminal 3 has the capacity to serve 3.5 million more passengers,...

Tanzania plans to install cable cars on Mount Kilimanjaro

Tanzania is planning to build a cable car service on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's tallest peak and a world heritage site. The country wants to boost tourist numbers but a...

Sri Lanka to offer free visas on arrival to boost tourism

COLOMBO - Sri Lanka will offer free tourism visas on arrival to citizens of almost 50 countries, a government document showed on Tuesday, as it tries to woo back...

Government to abolish Luxury Vehicle Tax

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, on Monday called for the withdrawal of the Luxury Vehicles Tax from the tax regime of the country. He said Government had considered suggestions...

Tanker drivers to boycott TOR over deplorable parking space

A large number of tanker drivers on Monday, threatened to stop lifting petroleum products from the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) if management does not to fix its deplorable parking...

British Airways to resume flights to Cairo on Friday

British Airways, part of International Airlines Group, will resume flights to Cairo following a week-long suspension over security concerns, the airline said on Friday. “Following a thorough assessment of the...

Increase in amputations linked to okada-related accidents in Ghana

The use of 'okada' is causing serious accidents and loss of lives in the country day by day. Clashes that occur are fatal, causing amputations of limbs to the...

Boeing warns it may stop 737 Max production

Boeing is warning that it might have to halt production of the 737 Max if grounding continues much longer. The company reported its largest-ever quarterly loss of $3.4bn (£2.7bn) on...

Franky Zapata: Flyboard inventor fails in cross-Channel bid

A French inventor has failed in his attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered flyboard. Franky Zapata, a former jet-ski champion, had been hoping to cross from...

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Technical barriers to Trade must be stepping-stones–Prof Dodoo

For the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to succeed, countries must ensure that Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) become stepping-stones rather than obstacles,...

Gov’t introduces ‘One -Pupil-One-Cocoa Drink’ policy for school feeding program

Government of Ghana is implementing policies that will help instill the habit of cocoa consumption in the populace and will in the long run,...

Acting IGP directs speedy investigation into death of two policemen

The acting Inspector General of Police,  (IGP), has directed a speedy investigation into the death of two Policemen. The two officers were ‘killed’ at Manso...