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Major Maxwell Mahama

Major Mahama: Evidential amateur video played in open court

An Accra High Court, hearing the trial of the 14 alleged murders of the late Major Maxwell Mahama, has shown the evidential videos of...
kidnapped in Nigeria

Gunmen attack humanitarian facilities in northern Nigeria

(dpa) - Gunmen have attacked humanitarian aid facilities and a local hospital in a northern Nigerian town, aid agencies and community leaders said on...
MPs Trial

Court set grounds for Assin North MP’s trial

A Cape Coast High Court on Monday set the grounds for the trial of Assin North Member of Parliament (MP), James Gyakye Quayson's dual...
CSIR-STEPRI holds validation workshop

CSIR-STEPRI holds validation workshop on “WIDER UPTAKE” project

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (CSIR-STEPRI), have held a validation workshop on Baseline Studies on “Achieving Wider...
ECOWAS and UNDP build capacity

ECOWAS and UNDP build capacity of women to grab opportunities in AfCFTA

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with ECOWAS, has commenced a three-day capacity building programme to equip women with knowledge and skills...
Fire Outbreak

Fire guts Techiman Central Market

Fire, Monday destroyed quantities of goods, products, and consumables, running into millions of Ghana Cedis at the Techiman Central market in the Bono East...
AfCFTA Detractors

AfCFTA: Africa must shun detractors

Mr Silver Ojakol, the Chief of Staff of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, has asked African countries to shun detractors and...

Robbers attack couple, run with unspecified amount

A daylight robbery at Amanful, a suburb of Takoradi has left residents mesmerized about the "Hollywood" kind of drama staged in the process. Residents say,...
ADR Week

ADR has come to stay at a relatively cheaper cost

Justice Irene Charity Larbi, a Justice of the Appeals Court, says Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has come to stay to ensure that justice is...

High Court to rule on bail application of business executive held for spousal murder

An Accra High Court has fixed April 20, 2021, to rule on a bail application put in by Prince Charles Dedjoe, a Business Executive,...
UNICEF and Startups

Young entrepreneurs must make social impact a priority-UNICEF

Mr. Fiachra McAsey, the UNICEF Deputy Representative, has advised young entrepreneurs to make social impact a priority in the establishment of businesses and delivery...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) speaks at the Chancellery during a press conference after an online meeting with state premiers to discuss how to proceed with the Astrazeneca vaccine. Merkel justified the new age restrictions for Astrazeneca's drug in light of the trust in Corona vaccines Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP POOL/dpa

Germany’s governing parties grapple with leadership dilemma

(dpa) - The two men hoping to succeed longtime German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet their respective parties on Monday, in the hope of gathering...
domestic air travel

Bangladesh imposes week-long air travel ban after surge in infections

(dpa) – Bangladesh has announced plans to ban all international and domestic flights for a week from Wednesday, coinciding with yet another lockdown to...
Korean battery

Electric carmakers breathe easy as South Korean battery makers end tiff

(dpa) - SK Innovation (SKI) and LG Energy Solution - two key South Korean car battery manufacturers - have set aside a dispute centred...
India Flag

India overtakes Brazil as country with second-largest Covid caseload

(dpa) – The coronavirus pandemic continued its second, steep spike in India on Monday, with the country overtaking Brazil as the country with the...
FILED - A health worker prepares a syringe with a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in this illustrative shot from February 19, 2021. Photo: -/TPG via ZUMA Press/dpa

US breaks vaccination record with 4.6 million shots in one day

(dpa) - The US continues to make rapid strides with its vaccination programme, announcing on Sunday that health care workers carried out more than...
Prince Harry

Prince Harry returns to Britain ahead of Prince Philip funeral

(dpa) - Prince Harry has returned to Britain for the first time since leaving for his new life in Los Angeles ahead of the...
2022 Winter Olympics

72 percent of Japanese want Tokyo Olympics cancelled or postponed

(dpa) – A vast majority of 72 per cent of Japanese want the Tokyo Olympics cancelled or rescheduled amid fears of another wave of...
Iran satellite

South Korea’s prime minister in Iran for talks on frozen accounts

(dpa) - South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye Kyun arrived in Tehran on Sunday, part of a three-day visit aimed at resolving a diplomatic...

Voting in Benin marred by protests amid tense election

(dpa) - Voting in the West African nation of Benin on Sunday was disrupted by several demonstrations over President Patrice Talon's efforts to seek...
Idriss Deby

Chad’s president Deby seeking sixth term amid boycotts of poll

(dpa) – As polls closed in Chad on Sunday, the ruling party and opposition parties were divided on the question of voter turnout and...
COVID 19 Vaccination

Dormaa Central Municipality expect to vaccinate over 80, 000 people

Mr Kwame Owusu Amponsah Daniel, the Dormaa Central Municipal Disease Control Officer, Monday said that the Directorate expects to vaccinate over 80, 000 people...

Ghana makes progress in response to HIV – Dr Ayisi Addo

Dr Stephen Ayisi Addo, Programme Manager for the National AIDS/STI Control Programme (NACP), on Monday said currently, Ghana had slowly but steadily made good...

Guild of Servants inaugurates 102 Altar Servers

The Guild of Servants of the Sanctuary (GSS), Anglican Diocese of Accra, at the weekend inaugurated 102 Altar Servers from six Archdeaconries including the...

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...

Stranded petty traders count cost of relocation exercise

Some members of the Kejetia United Petty Traders Association, have bemoaned the huge cost incurred in their businesses, following the recent relocation exercise by...

Fetish priest in court for dealing in fake money

A Koforidua circuit court presided by Mrs Mercy Adei-Kotey has granted bail to a fetish priest in the sum of 150,000 Ghana cedis...

National Population Council rallies Ghanaians for Census

Dr Leticia Adelaide Appiah, the Executive Director of the National Population Council, has encouraged the citizens to endeavour to get counted in this year’s...

Low oxygen concentration caused fish mortality

Low oxygen concentration is the cause of the recent fish mortality in the country, preliminary scientific investigation by the Marine and Fisheries Sciences...

Understand the gender agenda for effective coverage – Journalists Charged

Journalists have been charged to understand the gender agenda to enable them to provide effective coverage for gender-sensitive, disparities and inequalities stories, Mr Francis...