Daily Archives: August 5, 2017

Magnitude 6.0 quake hits Philippines/USGS

NNA – A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck south Mindanao island in the Philippines on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake’s epicenter was 14 miles (22.5 km) east of the city of General Santos, …

UN camp residents in South Sudan “trust more” when searches are conducted by women: UNPOL officer

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UNPOL officer in South Sudan, Cynthia Anderson records date of search on shelter in displaced persons camp in Juba. Photo: UNMISS/Daniel Dickinson

South Sudanese citizens who have been displaced to …

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Having reached the middle of its mandate, the European Commission published today the mid-term review of its Digital Single Market strategy. It takes stock of the progress made, calls on co-legislators to swiftly act on …

COCOBOD secures US$1.3 billion for 2017/18 crop season

The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) has secured an amount of US$1.3 billion for the purchase of cocoa beans for the 2017/2018 crop season. 

This follows the approval of a syndicated loan by Parliament on Wednesday …

President Akufo-Addo commissions five more envoys

Four Ambassadors-designate and a High Commissioner were on Wednesday granted their Letters of Credence with a reminder to preserve and promote the image Ghana whose reputation amongst the comity of nations is high.

They are …