Category: International News

Excise tax stamp: 1000 jobs could be lost over seized goods – AGI

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has warned that over a thousand people in the beverages industry in Ghana could lose their jobs if the Ghana Revenue Authority...

Bank of Ghana moves to get all banks listed on GSE

The Bank of Ghana is revising its policies and guidelines that will make it easier for all banks to list on the Ghana Stock Exchange. Governor of the Central Bank, Dr....

Menzgold to pay 50% of principal to clients.

Gold-dealership firm, MenzGold Ghana Limited, has served notice that it will pay half of the principal invested by clients into the gold business. This applies to...

MP dismantles community boreholes after losing election

A disgruntled politician who suffered a defeat in Uganda’s parliamentary elections has reacted by removing boreholes he commissioned while in office. The boreholes...

Cote d’Ivoire to chair UN Security Council

Zimbabwe election crisis: MDC’s Tendai Biti in court

Zimbabwean opposition politician Tendai Biti has appeared in court in handcuffs on charges of inciting violence after he was deported from Zambia. Zambia’s...

Yemen war: Saudi-led air strike on bus kills 29 children

At least 29 children have been killed and 30 wounded in a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross says. The children were...

Argentina abortion: Senate defeats bill after polarising debate

Argentina’s senate has rejected a bill which would have legalised abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. After a marathon debate, 38 senators voted against...

Venezuela President Maduro ‘survives drone attack’

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says he has survived an assassination attempt involving explosive drones. Mr Maduro was speaking at a military event in Caracas when...

Iran condemns US ‘psychological warfare’

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has hit out at the United States over its reinstatement of economic sanctions. He described the measures, which came into effect...