EC specifies roles of election monitors as against observers

The Electoral Commission (EC) has spelt-out the roles of election observers as against monitors to avoid any ambiguity in the performance of their duties...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Kofi Koranteng’s suit against EC dismissed

A High Court in Accra (The Human Rights Division) has dismissed an application filed by Kofi Koranteng, a disqualified Independent Presidential Candidate of this...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

NDC Tema East demonstrates against arrest of parliamentary candidate

Scores of National Democratic Congress' (NDC) supporters on Tuesday early morning went on a massive demonstration in Tema Newtown against the arrest and detention...
High Commissioner

Men must stand-up against domestic violence- High Commissioner

Mr Gregory Andrews, Australian High Commissioner to Ghana has charged men to stand-up against all forms of violence against females. "Domestic Violence is an issue...
President Jacob Zuma

Criminal charge to be laid against S. Africa’s ex-president Zuma

Criminal charges would be laid against South African former president Jacob Zuma for walking out of the state capture inquiry without permission on Friday,...

Clergy cautioned against giving prophecies on elections

Rev. Dr Paul Frimpong Manso, President of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) has cautioned the clergy against giving prophecies on who would...
Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres

UN chief calls for major, rapid change in fight against climate disruption

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for a major and rapid change in the fight against climate disruption. "Major and rapid change...
Superintendent Stephen Tenkorang

Police caution political parties against flouting traffic regulations

Superintendent Stephen Tenkorang, the Bono Regional Commander of the Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD), has cautioned political parties to avoid over-speeding in the...
Dr Fred Adumako Boateng

Bono East Region targets to vaccinate 170,957 against yellow fever

The Bono East Regional Directorate of Health has targeted to immunize 170,957 people against yellow fever by the close of the year, Dr Fred...
yellow fever vaccination campaign

Over 440,000 expected to be vaccinated against Yellow Fever in Ashanti

The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate is targeting to vaccinate 440,981 residents in five districts against Yellow Fever as it prepares to roll out the...

Ghana must guard against resurgence of COVID-19 cases – MoH

Ghana’s Ministry of Health (MoH) has cautioned the citizenry to ensure strict adherence to the COVID-19 safety protocols. The current lukewarm attitude by the people...
Health Lions Walk

Lions Clubs International, Jos Pharmaceuticals holds health walk against Diabetes

Lions Clubs, community service-oriented clubs in Ghana, subsidiary of the Association of Lions Clubs International, has held a health walk, as part of efforts...
Forum Gja

GJA marks International Day to end impunity for crimes against journalists

Mr Roland Affail Monney, the President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), has called for zero tolerance for impunity in any shape or form...

Shippers cautioned against illegal engagements

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) has cautioned importers and exporters to stop engaging in illegal activities in their shipping transactions.   Shippers who under-declare the value...

Somali PM vows to intensify fight against corruption, boost economy

Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble said his government will step up its efforts to combat corruption and misuse of state resources. Roble, who toured...
Protesters Nigeria

Nigerian army denies shooting during protests against police brutality in Lagos

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday denied allegations that soldiers had shot at peaceful protesters who gathered at a location in Lagos last week demanding...

Renewed protests in Poland against effective abortion ban

Thousands of people in several cities turned out to protest Poland's effective abortion ban on Monday evening, the fifth consecutive day of demonstrations since...

Nigerian president orders suspension of protests against police brutality

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called on the youths protesting against police brutality to discontinue their demonstration and constructively engage the government in...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel pledges support to Iraq in fight against Islamic State

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has pledged her continuous support to Iraq in the battle to root out the Islamic State extremist group. She made...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows a cloud of locusts flying in Mwingi North, Kenya. A number of East African countries are suffering serious locust infestation, with Kenya experiencing its worst in 70 years, which, if left unchecked, could grow 500 times in scale by June, a UN spokesman said Friday. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN secretary-general, said besides Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia are undergoing their worst locust infestation in 25 years, and that Djibouti, Eritrea, Uganda and Tanzania are also experiencing swarm activity and locust breeding, while the risk of spread to South Sudan is high. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

China supports Ethiopia’s dual fight against COVID-19, desert locust: diplomat

The Chinese government is committed in supporting Ethiopia's dual fight against the ongoing perils of the COVID-19 pandemic and the desert locust invasion, Liu...
Police Brutality

Protests against police brutality hijacked by “hoodlums” in Nigeria

Nigeria's information minister Lai Mohammed on Sunday said the ongoing #EndSARS protests in the country have been hijacked by "hoodlums" with an ulterior motive...

NLC obtains interlocutory injunction against GACL staff intended strike

The National Labour Commission (NLC) has obtained an interlocutory injunction against an intended strike by staff of the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL). Workers of...
Ghana Armed Forces

GAF cautions against fake recruitment posts

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has cautioned against the patronage of fake online posts on recruitment and enlistment exercises by the Forces. ...

Private Pre-Tertiary education institutions cautioned against re-opening of schools

The National Schools Inspectorate Authority has cautioned private Pre-Tertiary Education Institutions (PTEIs) to stop offering in-person vacation classes to learners other than JHS 2...
child marriage

Gender Ministry implores queens to lead campaign against child-marriage

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Monday implored queens to lead the nationwide campaign against early and forced marriages which are...
Western Togoland

Ewe Community frowns against secessionist sentiments

The Ewe Community in the Ashanti, Ahafo and Bono-East Regions, has condemned the demand and agitations by the Homeland Study Group Foundation for an...
FILE - In this June 25, 2019, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Kabul during an unannounced visit to Afghanistan. On Monday, March 23, 2020, Pompeo arrived in Kabul on an urgent visit to try to move forward a U.S. peace deal signed last month with the Taliban. Pompeo's trip to the Afghan capital comes despite the coronavirus pandemic, at a time when world leaders and statesmen are curtailing official travel. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

US imposes new sanctions against Syrian figures close to al-Assad

The United States on Wednesday imposed new sanctions against Syrian individuals and entities close to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "Their actions victimize the...
Rwandan Genocide

Rwanda genocide suspect Kabuga loses appeal against extradition

One of the world's most wanted men on Wednesday lost his appeal against being handed over to an international court to be tried for...
Human trafficking

Interferences hampering fight against human trafficking – Forum

Interferences by politicians, public office holders, and traditional rulers continue to impede the prosecution of suspected human traffickers in the country. ...
Apostle Kwabena Owusu Adjei

Apostle Adjei’s case against EC Boss adjourned to October 19

The case of Apostle Kwabena Owusu Adjei of Hezekiah Prayer Ministry who allegedly threatened to cause the death of Jean Mensah, Chairman of the...