Last year, import exemptions granted to foreign companies and other institutions rose by 15.5 per cent to GH¢2.6 billion. The rise in exemptions from GH¢2.3 billion in 2016 to last year’s figure brings to the fore the country’s inability to control the amount of tax freebies granted to foreign firms in spite of the government’s pledges to help curb it.
More than 200 child soldiers have been freed in South Sudan, according to UNICEF. One hundred and twelve boys and 95 girls, some as young as 14, were freed at a special 'laying down of arms ceremony' organized by UNICEF Tuesday in the town of Yambio, in the south west of the country.
When Jesus Christ foretold the major trends that would precede His return to earth, the first sign He mentioned was religious imposters who would come in His name. How seriously do people take that warning?
Economic growth is set to pick up to 3.1 percent in sub-Saharan Africa in 2018, following a number of disappointing years, the World Bank wrote in a report published on Wednesday.
The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba has requested the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Police Service to immediately investigate a video in which a young girl was seen being horse-whipped in public.
Zimbabwe has fired all nurses who were on strike to demand higher salaries, in a hardline response to growing labour arrest by the country's new leadership .
A UN human rights expert has commended Ghana as a champion of African democracy and a country which has achieved some important development milestones.