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Dusty road affects businesses in parts of Ashaiman

Dust emanating from the bad road linking Ashaiman Roman Down to Lebanon Zone one and two settle on goods in shops and other property...
Health Equipment Facility

Lack of health facility affects service delivery at Jagluu

Mr Moses Bapile, the Assembly Member for the Jagluu Electoral Area in the Wa West District has bemoaned the manner in which pregnant women,...

Poor road network affects water melon farmers at Kyeatanga

Some watermelon farmers at Kyeatanaga in the Wa West District have attributed the teething challenges of poor road network and lack of ready market...
Mr Emmanuel Holortu

Domestic violence affects more women in rural areas – Police

The Northern Regional Coordinator of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit(DOVVSU), Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Mr Emmanuel Holortu, has disclosed that Women...

COVID-19 affects more Zimbabwean families as cases continue to surge

Many families in Zimbabwe have now been affected by COVID-19, which has so far killed at least 636 people since the first case was...
The Ghana Togo Border

Border Closure affects eight foreign BECE candidates

Some eight foreign candidates expected to sit for the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) at a centre in the Ketu South Municipality are...

Flooding affects over 6.8 million people in China’s Hunan Province this year

A total of 6.86 million people were affected by rain-triggered floods this year in central China's Hunan Province, local authorities said on Friday. ...

COVID-19 pandemic affects mental health of millions of people – WHO chief

The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the mental health of millions of...

Zoom outage affects remote schooling and work

Zoom's video chat services suffered a mass outage on Monday, resulting in a disruption of schooling and work for many who are dependent on...

Zimbabwe’s minister says COVID-19 pandemic affects tourism, trade

Zimbabwe's Minister of Industry and Commerce Sekai Nzenza on Friday bemoaned the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the country's trade and tourism. ...

Namibia trade group says alcohol ban affects economy

Namibia has lost 970 million Namibian dollars (58 million U.S. dollars) as a result of an alcohol ban imposed due to the COVID-19 lockdown,...

COVID-19 outbreak affects inflation data collection in Botswana

The COVID-19 pandemic had disrupted Botswana data collection agency's operations. Statistics Botswana on Monday indicated that compilation of April inflation data was...

Desert locust affects over 65,000 hectares of land in Ethiopia amid call for swift...

The Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture on Friday disclosed that the ongoing desert locust invasion has affected over 65,000 hectares of land across different parts...
climate change

Climate change affects energy sources of Namibian rural dwellers

Climate change is altering energy source patterns of rural dwellers in northern Namibia. In the far-flung village in Namibia's Oshana region, Helena Shilongo, 37, has...

Global Charity says 1.2 million have been affected by flood

About 1.2 million people have been affected by flooding due to heavy rains pounding parts of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, an international charity said...

Somali finds help for 500,000 displaced flood people

Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has appealed to the international community to support efforts to help 500,000 people affected by the floods that has...
Gregory Afoko

Afoko’s trial hits another set back as next witness was unavailable

The Accra High Court hearing the case involving Gregory Afoko, accused of murdering the former Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party...
ecg meter

Reduced Electricity Tariffs Will Only Touch On Consumed Energy

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) says the recent announced reductions in tariffs by the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) only reflects in the...

Roadmap To Combat Animal-Human TB Transmission Launched

The first-ever roadmap to combat animal tuberculosis (bovine TB) and its transmission to humans, built on a 'One Health Approach,' addresses health risks across...

25 African nations at the mercy of fall armyworm

Twenty-five African countries have been affected by fall armyworm that has damaged 1.5 million hectares so far and the infestation is still spreading, an...

Suspension Of School Feeding Affects Pupils Of Ejura-sekyedumase

A total of 14, 782 pupils in the Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipal Assembly have since January 12, 2017, not been given food at School following the...

Smoking Impacts Negatively On Mental Health

A middle-aged cigarette smoker who has smoked for decades is two to three times more likely to die early than someone similar who has...

Kenya launches initiative to boost management of cerebral palsy

Principal Secretary in the state department of special programs, Josepheta Mukobe, said a new public private sector initiative will strengthen response to cerebral palsy...
Climate change

Embassy of France in Ghana and WACSI Partner to Strengthen CSOs

Extreme weather conditions and severe droughts are characteristic features of the global menace on Ghana, with its three northern region being the most affected. Civil...
Cancer cells under a microscope

Prostate Cancer Affects Men Of Ages

Aging is not cause of prostate cancer as believe. Many men 55 and younger are under the mistaken belief that their risk of developing...
Muslim faithfuls take part in the Eid al-Fitr prayers at Nakivubo stadium in Kampala, capital of Uganda, July 17, 2015. Muslim faithful in Uganda on Friday attended the Eid al-Fitr prayers which marks the end of Ramadan. Sheikh Ramadhan Mubajje, the Mufti of Uganda who led the prayers asked Muslims to be vigilant with their lives and security, following the increasing killings of Sheikhs in Uganda. (Xinhua/Joseph Kiggundu)

Strike by Burkina Faso bakers affects fasting Muslims

"We strongly condemn the fact that it was during the fasting period that workers at bakeries chose to go on strike, without considering the...

Continuous pressure in the oil industry affects Maersk’s operations

In light of the continued pressure the oil industry is under due to low crude prices and the challenging market conditions for deepwater developments,...

Currency depreciation affects Ghana’s Missions Abroad

Hannah Tetteh Parliament’s Select Committee on Foreign Affairs has observed that Foreign exchange fluctuations are affecting the management and administration of foreign missions abroad. The...

Nepal Football Association suspend A Division league

Elvis Appiah Sarfo (12), showcasing his skills in the A Division league in Nepal The devastating earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25 this year...

I am also affected by Dumsor crisis ? Oscar

Comedian, David Oscar made u-turn to take part in the Dumsor vigil which was held on Saturday to protest current power crisis in country. He...