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Research Discovers Valuable Disease-fighting Qualities in African Indigenous Cattle

Nairobi, Kenya, September 28, 2020)—Scientists announced today the discovery of a new set of detailed genetic markers and information in African cattle that are associated with valuable traits, such as heat and drought tolerance, the capacity to control inflammation and tick infestations, and resistance to devastating livestock diseases like trypanosomiasis.

Ghana Holds Key Policy Rate at 14.5 % Despite Calls for Reduction  

Accra, Ghana, September 28, 2020//-The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank of Ghana (BoG) today maintained its policy rate at 14.5 % despite calls for reduction by analysts.

Poll Reveals: 62% of Ghanaians Will Vote for Mahama If Elections Were Held Today

Accra, Ghana, September 28, 2020//-If elections were to be held today, former President John Mahama would have garnered the most votes, according to results of the second wave of the Ghana Election Poll which ran online from July 1 to August 1, 2020, via the renowned market research firm MSI-ACI.

Our Client Has COVID Complications – Ken Agyapong’s Lawyer Tells Court

Accra, Ghana, September 28, 2020//-The Members of Parliament for Assin Central Ken Ohene Agyapong who is a subject of contempt of court has suffered from complications of Covid-19, his lawyers told the High Court hearing his case.

OPEC Fund Approves $20 Million for SMEs in East Africa

Vienna, Austria, September 28, 2020/ — The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) has signed a US$20 million term loan in favor of East African Development Bank (EADB).

Ghana: Balancing Economic Growth and Depletion of Resources

September 28, 2020//-Ghana has an impressive story of economic growth. But this comes with a warning: the natural resources that underpin this success must be protected and sustainably managed. 

Report: Curbing Corruption in the Midst of a Pandemic is More Important Than Ever

Washington, USA, September 28, 2020—Progress against corruption can be made even under the most challenging conditions, a new World Bank report finds.

Suspension of US Aid to Ethiopia is Yet Another Example of Trump’s Disregard for Africa

Workey Tadele, a radio operator, at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam near Guba in Ethiopia in December 2019. Eduardo Soteras/AFP via Getty Images Yohannes Gedamu, Georgia Gwinnett College September 28, 2020//-America’s Department of State recently suspended $130 million worth of aid to Ethiopia because of “a lack of progress” on negotiations pertaining to the construction […]

Rita Kavashe: Shattering Stereotypes In The World Of Vehicles

September 27, 2020//-For a long time, vehicles have largely been the domain of men.

Tough Visa Rules for African Students Seeking to Study in U.S

September 27, 2020//-President Donald Trump’s government is planning to bar East African students from pursuing degrees in the US by limiting their stay in the country.

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