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Ghana to spend GH¢521 million on upcoming Population Census

The Government of Ghana is expected to spend more than GH¢521 million on the upcoming Population and Housing Census scheduled to commence at mid-...
Ghana police

Police assures public safety in Western Region

The Western Regional Police Commander, DCOP Felix Fosu-Agyeman has reiterated that the Command was leaving no stone unturned to make sure that sufficient measures...
University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS)

UHAS introduces new academic programmes, kickstarts two new Schools

A GNA feature By Maxwell Awumah The University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) in Ho has started several new academic and professional programmes during...
Cameroon and Chad

Three civilians killed in Boko Haram attack in Cameroon’s Far North region

At least three civilians were killed overnight into Wednesday in a raid by suspected members of the terror group Boko Haram in Cameroon's Far...

11 killed in Ghana highway motor accident

A total of 11 people died in a highway motor crash in the northern part of Ghana Tuesday night, the northern region police confirmed...
Ghana Premier League

GPL WK20 Preview: Kotoko seeks revenge against Great Olympics

League leaders Asante Kotoko will be looking to avenge their painful 1-0 first round defeat against Accra Great Olympics when they lock horns at...
Mahama signs Book of Condolence

Mahama signs Book of Condolence for Prince Philip

Former President John Dramani Mahama has signed a Book of Condolence opened at the British High Commission in Accra for Prince Philip, Duke of...
MTN Bright Conversations with Nana Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng @70; Reflections on the Media as a Lived Experience

Media space full of celebrity reportage – Nana Gyan-Apenteng

Nana Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng, a Consultant in Communication, Media and Culture, says there is too many celebrity reportage in the media as against developmental journalism. He,...

Jupitar releases vibrant video for ‘Star Life’ featuring Shatta Wale

Reggae and Dancehall artiste Jupitar has released the highly anticipated visuals of 'Star Life' featuring multiple award winner, Shatta Wale. The "Star Life" track is...
Afghan policemen patrol in Khush Tepa district of Jawzjan province in northern Afghanistan, March 16, 2015. (Xinhua/Arui)

‘Deeply disturbing’ rise in civilian casualties in Afghanistan – UNAMA

(dpa) – In spite of ongoing peace talks between the warring sides in Afghanistan, the number of civilian casualties has significantly increased in the...
Johnson and Johnson jab

Johnson & Johnson vaccine halted in United States, roll-out delayed in Europe

(dpa) - Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine was paused in the United States and its roll-out in Europe and in South Africa was delayed,...
Joko Widodo

Indonesia offers Germany to set up industrial hub in Java

(dpa) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has offered for Germany to set up an industrial hub in Central Java province, his office said Wednesday. Joko...

Toshiba president steps down amid buyout talks

(dpa) – Toshiba president and chief executive Nobuaki Kurumatani resigned on Wednesday, the company said, a week after it received an acquisition proposal from...

Boeing wins orders and resumes 787 deliveries

(tca/dpa) - Boeing airplane orders and deliveries ticked upward in March as the 737 Max's return to service gained momentum and some airlines flying...

Nasdaq sets reference price of 250 dollars a share for Bitcoin

(dpa) - The technology-heavy Nasdaq has set a direct listing reference price of 250 dollars a share for Coinbase ahead of its debut on...
The landmark venue for the 2022 Winter Olympics - the National Speed Skating Oval, also known as the "Ice Ribbon", is capped, Dec. 31, 2019. Photo by He Yong/People’s Daily

Tokyo marks 100 days to go until Olympics amid virus spike

(dpa) – Tokyo marked 100 days to go until the postponed Olympics on Wednesday amid lingering uncertainty over whether the Games can be staged...
Andrej Babis

Czech government on the verge of collapse as communists step back

(dpa) - Almost six months before parliamentary elections, the Czech minority government of Prime Minister Andrej Babis is threatening to disintegrate after the Communist...
13 April 2021, Bavaria, Munich: Minister President of Bavaria Markus Soeder sits in the video room in the State Chancellery before the start of the cabinet meeting. Photo: Sven Hoppe/dpa

Majority of Germans approve of Soeder seeking to replace Merkel

(dpa) - A majority of German citizens approve of Bavarian premier Markus Soeder's bid to lead the conservative CDU/CSU governing bloc into the federal...
Afghanistan occupation by United States military coming up on 16 years

Biden wants to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by September 11

(dpa) - President Joe Biden wants to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a senior...
FILED - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (L) sails alongside the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier and the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier (not pictured) during a military exercises conducted in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. Top defence officials from the Philippines and the United States held talks on Sunday, including on the disputed South China Sea, where large numbers of Chinese vessels had been spotted recently. Photo: Markus Castaneda/US Pacific Fleet/dpa - ATTENTION: editorial use only and only if the credit mentioned above is referenced in full

Philippines calls for protest over Chinese ships in South China Sea

(dpa) - Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr on Wednesday ordered the filing of another diplomatic protest against China as 240 Chinese vessels...
Feb 23, 2021 - Washington, District of Colombia, USA - President Joe Biden walks along the Colonnade of the White House Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, to the Oval Office. (Credit Image: Adam Schultz/White House/ZUMA Wire/ZUMAPRESS.com Photo: White House/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Biden proposes to hold summit with Putin in coming months

(dpa) - US President Joe Biden has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to de-escalate border tensions with Ukraine and proposed the two leader hold...
China-based Firm Envisions Floating Cities To Combat Climate Change

US climate envoy Kerry to travel to China and South Korea this week

(dpa) - John Kerry, special envoy for climate of the US government, is to travel to China and South Korea to promote more ambitious...

Benin’s president Talon wins re-election

(dpa) – Incumbent President Patrice Talon has won re-election in the West African nation of Benin with 86.4 per cent of the votes, according...
Protesters gather during the Women's March 4 Justice in Melbourne, Monday, March 15, 2021. Marches are being held around the country to raise awareness of sexual harassment against women in government and workplaces. (AAP Image/James Ross) NO ARCHIVING

Millions of women cannot make decisions about their own bodies – UN

(dpa) - Millions of women worldwide are being denied the freedom to make decisions about their own bodies, according to a UN report released...
Ghana police

Hohoe Police investigate case of 14 alleged trafficked children

The Hohoe Divisional Command of the Ghana Police Service is investigating a case of alleged trafficking of 14 children in Hohoe. ...

Unions’ allegations are untrue – ECG MD

Mr Kwame Agyeman-Budu, the Managing Director (MD) of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has described accusations and allegations levelled against him by...

Government to partner AGI to promote domestic tourism

Dr Mohammed Ibrahim Awal, the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, has expressed government’s commitment to partnering the Association...
Wpid Court

SHS student jailed 15 years for robbery

The Obuasi circuit court has sentenced an 18-year-old senior high school student to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour for robbery. ...

Burkinabe remanded for murder to reappear on April 19

A 43-year-old Burkinabe, who was nabbed for allegedly murdering his German partner and her 13-year-old daughter, is to reappear on April 19 at...
jail bars

Trader jailed 20 years for robbing IMF Country Director

Mohammed Buzu, a 29-year-old trader, has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in hard labour for robbing the Country Director...