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Kenya heightens vigilance amid COVID-19 variant risk

Kenya's Ministry of Health said on Friday that surveillance at the border with Uganda has been intensified amid reports of a COVID-19 variant B1617...
Kenyan Coat of arms

Kenya revises budget to respond to COVID-19 pandemic

Kenya's National Treasury on Friday revised upwards its fiscal budget for the next financial year starting on July 1 in order to respond to...
Solar Farm Construction

Chinese gadgets boost use of solar energy in Kenya

Three years ago, Caroline Waithira set up a dairy farm in central Kenya, actualizing a dream that she had harbored for years. To ensure that...
Chief Financial Officers

Namibia’s financial system resilient in 2020

The Namibian financial system was sound and resilient in 2020, despite the pre-existing sluggish economic activity, worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, a report released...

Angola takes up presidency of ZAMCOM council of ministers

Angola has assumed the presidency of the council of ministers of the Zambezi Watercourse Commission (ZAMCOM) at a meeting held via video conference. At the...
Crown Forest

Mpamesu Forest Reserve may become grassland if …, Ebenezer Mensah

Mr Ebenezer Mensah, the Manager, Dormaa District Forest Services Division (FSD), has hinted that the Mpamesu Forest Reserve might become grassland if appropriate measures...
Mr Yakubu Sabutu, Chief Assistant Investigator in the Jirapa Municipal Office of CHRAJ

Subjecting women to dehumanizing customary practices is unlawful – CHRAJ

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has pointed out that subjecting women to customary practices that are dehumanizing and injurious to...
Rabies Dog

Rabies cases surges in Kpone

Fourteen individuals have been diagnosed with the rabies infection in Kpone, the Municipal capital of the Kpone-Katamanso Municipality in the Greater Accra Region as...
Kumasi Diocese of the Methodist Church Ghana

Posterity will judge us if we fail to protect the environment-Bishop

The Kumasi Diocese of the Methodist Church Ghana (MCG) has declared support for the ongoing national campaign to halt illegal small-scale mining in all...
Sensitization Teens

Inerela+ Ghana sensitises pregnant teens on life management

Inerela+ Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has organised a sensitisation programme on life management skills for 30 teenage girls at Chorkor Chemuena, a community in...

“Support people living with HIV” – Ayisi Addo

Dr Stephen Ayisi Addo, Programme Manager at the National AIDS/STI Control Programme (NACP) has appealed to the public to support People Living with HIV...

Welder gets 15 years imprisonment for attempted robbery

The Accra Circuit Court One, has sentenced a 25-year-old welder to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour for an attempt to rob a technician. Joseph...
Achimota Senior High School

Rastafarian Saga: Board of Achimota School enters appearance, ordered to file submissions

The Board of Achimota Senior High School has been ordered to file written submissions in the case involving Master Oheneba Kweku Nkrabea, one of...
Association Meeting

NASTAG developing strategies to meet customers’ demands

The National Seed Trade Association of Ghana (NASTAG) is developing pragmatic strategies to meet the country’s seed demand. Mr Kwabena Adu-Gyamfi, President of the Association,...
Hospital Donation

Asante Mampong MP donates equipment to government hospital

Mr Kwaku Ampratwum Sarpong, Member of Parliament for Asante Mampong, has donated medical equipment to the Asante Mampong government hospital. The equipment were procured through...
Carriageway Kpodo

Ho Central MP bemoans slow pace of work on Ho-Sokode dual carriageway

Mr Benjamin Komla Kpodo, the Member of Parliament (MP) Ho Central, says he is disheartened by the delay in the construction works on the...
Ghana Immigration Service Ladies Association

Massive reshuffle takes place at GIS to strengthen operations

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has made massive shake-up of its top senior officers in a bid to strengthen its operations in the Regional...
Ghana Police

Detectives asked to put Ghana first

Commissioner of Police (COP) Mr Isaac Ken Yeboah, Director-General, CID, has advised detectives at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service...
Ghana Football Association (GFA)

Ghana FA unveils woodin as official textile supplier

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has unveiled Woodin as the Official Textile supplier for a year. The outdooring event which took place at Ghana Textiles...
jail bars

Trader jailed ten months for defrauding

A 27-year-old trader who defrauded someone of his GH₵17,800.00, has been sentenced to ten months imprisonment by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Court. Precious Ellen...
Kadjebi Covid-19

Kadjebi records 62 COVID-19 cases between January and April

The Kadjebi District in the Oti Region has recorded 62 COVID-19 cases, 55 recoveries and seven in isolation between January and April this year. The...
Electoral Commission

Ghana’s 2020 election costs GH¢40.78 per voter – EC

The cost per voter in the just ended 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections is about GHS40.78, translating to USD7.7. This is a reduction of almost...
Foods and Drugs Authority

Volta FDA destroys unwholesome products

The Volta Regional Directorate of Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has disposed of assorted unwholesome products estimated at GHC10 Million. Mr Gorden Akurugu, Regional Director,...
Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA)

AMA pulls down illegal structures at Rawlings Park

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has begun an exercise to remove containers and other illegal structures at Rawlings Park in the Central Business District...
Prisons Donation

Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission donates to inmates at Ankaful Maximum Prisons

The Cape Coast Circuit of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in the Abura Zone of the Central Region has donated assorted items to inmates of...
Mr Mark Dankyira Korankye

May Day: TEWU calls on government to implement reviewed conditions of service

The Teachers and Educational Workers' Union (TEWU) has called on government to facilitate the implementation of the reviewed conditions of service for Ghana Education...
trainers’ workshop for monitoring groups

Citizen Monitoring Groups in Volta train on case tracking system

Citizen Monitoring Groups in the Volta Region have been strengthened to make use of the Case Tracking System (CTS) in ensuring criminal justice delivery. Legal...
mttd offences

More deaths on our roads – MTTD

Superintendent of Police Alexander Obeng, Director of Education and Training, Motor Traffic and Transport Department, has called for sanity on the roads to reduce...
AgriWoman market place

Agrihouse Foundation holds 2nd AgriWoman marketplace

Agrihouse Foundation, a non-governmental agricultural capacity building, innovation and project management organization, on Friday, held the second AgriWoman marketplace for women in Agriculture. The marketplace...

Budget preparation must be based on equity – Stakeholders

Stakeholders at a zonal engagement session on the 2021 national budget have expressed worry about the government’s commitment to use the budget to address...