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November 28, 2017 7:51 AM Xi Jinping makes China’s toilets a number two priority

When Mao Zedong was building up support to eventually conquer China he famously declared: “A revolution is not a dinner party.” And Chinese president Xi Jinping’s mission to “revolutionise” the country’s toilets is certainly a far cry from hors d’oeuvres. Xi has stressed the need to upgrade China’s toilets in order to build a more civilised society and improve 65

November 10, 2017 11:00 AM Samini to embark on ‘My Own Bus Tour’

Ghanaian music giant, Samini will be touring 7 cities in Ghana during the yuletide, Citi Showbiz has learnt. Samini, who recently appointed Africa 1 Media as his new Management Team, will kick off the bus tour during the festive season, making stops for performances in Tarkwa, Takoradi, Agbozume, Bolgatanga, Sunyani, Kumasi and Accra. The tour will serve 66

October 31, 2017 1:05 AM Nomadic herdsmen activities in Ghana: To ban or not to ban?

The clamping down on illegal mining otherwise known in local parlance as “galamsey” [corrupted from gather and sell] remains a watershed moment for many stakeholders of agriculture, environment and water resources in Ghana. All the major drawbacks associated with “galamsey” are likely to be sunk into oblivion in the coming years. Ghana media clarion 54

October 30, 2017 4:33 PM Bisa Kdei Commence Europe Tour

Multiple award winning Ghanaian musician Bisa Kdei has officially begun his Europe tour. The tour which is expected to have Bisa Kdei perform for over 10 cities in Europe, started on October 28th till December 16th. Bisa Kdei beginning the tour from Austria had an amazing fan love on stage last weekend with a sold out concert. The “Mansa” hitmaker left Ghana 81

October 25, 2017 8:48 PM US business giants Paris Agreement message to Trump: 'We are still in'

Private sector anger over President Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement and scrap Obama-era climate policies continues to grow as nations prepare to gather in Germany next month for the latest round of UN climate talks. As countries prepare their delegations for the climate talks in Bonn, the 'We Are Still In' coalition of businesses 81

October 25, 2017 2:20 AM Togo cancels international conference amid anti-government protests

The Togolese government has cancelled the Francophonie ministerial conference scheduled to be held in the capital Lome in November. The cancellation comes amid opposition protests against President Faure Gnassingbe’s rule and the call for the reinstatement of the 1992 constitution. The government announced the cancellation on Monday without stating the reason 72

October 24, 2017 5:57 PM Madagascar plague death toll climbs to 124

The death toll from Madagascar's plague outbreak has reached 124, officials said Tuesday, as they cautiously welcomed a slowdown in infections. The highly contagious plague has caused alarm across the poor Indian Ocean island since August, spreading to the capital Antananarivo and other cities. "There is a decrease in the number of people admitted to hospital 56

October 24, 2017 12:13 AM AMA Resilience Officer calls for more Waste Transfer Stations

The Chief Resilience Officer for Accra, Desmond Appiah is calling for the establishment of more Waste Transfer stations in the capital to help in waste management. He made the comment during a familiarization tour of Zoomlion’s Waste Transfer Station at Achimota, a suburb of Accra. The tour, which had officials from 100 Resilient Cities (100RC), Accra 49

October 23, 2017 7:54 PM AMA resilience team,100RC & Dalberg tour Achimota waste transfer station

The Chief Resilience Officer, Desmond Appiah, on Friday led stakeholders from 100RC, Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Resilience Team and DALBERG to tour Zoomlion’s Waste Transfer Station at Achimota. The purpose of the visit according to Mr. Appiah, is to learn about their operations in Accra, and appreciate the interdependent concerns with the shocks 32

October 23, 2017 5:22 PM Resilience Cities team, others visit Achimota waste transfer station

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Resilience Team in collaboration with the 100 Resilience Cities team and counterparts from Dalberg have paid a visit to the Zoom Pak Ghana, managers of the Achimota Waste Transfer Station in Accra. The working visit is to enable the team see at first-hand the operations of the waste transfer station in addressing 25