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GPRTU

Koforidua GPRTU urges drivers to remain calm over fuel adjustment

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Alhaji Alhassan, Industrial Relations Officer of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) in Eastern Region, has advised drivers to exercise restraints over the...
Coca Cola donation

Coca-Cola Ghana supports Royal Seed Orphanage

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The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana Limited has presented food items and some household essentials to the Royal Seed Orphanage at Papaase on the...
life imprisonment

Plight of the Imprisoned Worsens in the United States

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Political detainees are contracting COVID-19 and dying due to the pervasive injustices among incarcerated people Romaine “Chip” Fitzgerald was a member of the Black Panther...
Transport Lockdown

Minister asks transport union executives to assist in decongesting Accra

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Mr Henry Quartey, the Greater Accra Regional Minister has directed transport union executives in the Region to help move commercial drivers to their designated...
Wpid Mining

Germany looking into divisive deep-sea mining of manganese in Pacific

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(dpa) - Germany is testing the mining of the metal manganese in the deep seas as part of a European research project, the Institute...
FILED - A crowd in Berlin, Germany, commemorates the one-year anniversary of the attempted Turkish coup of 2016. A massive trial, one of many, concerning the failed 2016 coup in Turkey nears conclusion on Wednesday when an Ankara court is expected to deliver its verdict for 497 defendants. Photo: picture alliance / Maurizio Gambarini/dpa

Five former soldiers handed life sentences in Turkey coup trial

(dpa) - A court in Ankara on Wednesday sentenced five former senior soldiers to life in prison over their links to the failed 2016...
Iran satellite

Iranian ship slightly damaged in Red Sea after explosion

(dpa) – Authorities are looking into an explosion that left an Iranian ship used to secure shipping routes slightly damaged in the Red Sea,...
Germany map

Germany threatened by skilled labour shortage – study finds

(dpa) - Germany is facing an increasing shortage of skilled workers in the coming decades, according to a study by the German Economic Institute...
India Flag

Indian coronavirus cases surge, experts see critical four weeks ahead

(dpa) - India reported 115,736 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday – a record spike for a second day this week – as a new...
Commuters who live in Poland and work in Germany are demanding compensation from Berlin to help cover the cost of the coronavirus tests needed to enter the country. Photo: Patrick Pleul/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa

Poland extends anti-virus measures amid high pressure on hospitals

(dpa) - Poland will extend the anti-coronavirus measures in place until April 18, as pressure on the health care system remains high, the country's...
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Gaza Strip’s daily coronavirus cases reach all-time high

(dpa/) - The Gaza Strip has registered its highest daily number of coronavirus infections since the start of the pandemic, the Health Ministry said...
Pooling samples boosts Ghana’s COVID-19 testing

Ghanaian beaches sing the tale of isolation

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A GNA feature by Alexander Nyarko Yeboah The waves of the sea roar endlessly with its waters smashing against the lonely sandy beach christened the...
TEMA 1BN provides free health care for residents of Gbetsiley

It’s World Health Day: Let’s Invest in Health Care

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A GNA news feature by Linda Naa Deide Aryeetey Health is said to be a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not...
Black Bombers

Black Bombers to camp at Sogakope ahead of Tokyo 2020

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Mr. Paul Atchoe 1st Vice President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has said the national amateur boxing team, the Black Bombers will...
Badminton

Ghana Badminton Association holds U-35 National Open

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The Ghana Badminton Association (BAG) has held its National Badminton Doubles U-35 tournament at the DG Hathramani Hall of the Accra Sports Stadium, with...
Chess Competition

John Hasford wins first Accra Chess Classics

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FM John Hasford, Ghana’s highest-rated chess player emerged the overall winner of the maiden Accra Chess Classics tournament after amassing seven points out of...
Kotoko

Kotoko hammer Bechem United 4-0 in an outstanding GPL game

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Asante Kotoko recorded their highest scoreline in the Ghana Premier League (GPL) by beating Bechem United 4-0 in an outstanding league game at the...
Youth Employment Agency

YEA signs MOU with NSA to support 1000 athletes

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The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Sports Authority (NSA) to extend the monthly stimulus packages...
European Union

Life expectancy falls across European Union amid Covid-19 pandemic

(dpa) - Life expectancy across the European Union dropped last year amid the Covid-19 pandemic, interrupting a decades-long trend upward, official figures show. The starkest...
Covid-19

US emergency use authorization granted for Symbiotica COVID-19 test

(dpa-AFX) - The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization, or EUA, for the Covid-19 Self-Collected Antibody Test System developed...
budget

Germany books largest budget deficit since reunification

(dpa) - The coronavirus pandemic plunged Germany into a massive deficit in 2020, the largest since the country was reunited in 1991, according to...
Asian markets

Asian shares mostly higher on global growth hopes

(dpa-AFX) - Asian stocks ended broadly higher on Wednesday as the International Monetary Fund raised this year's global economic growth forecast to 6 per...
unemployment

Singapore unemployment falls for fourth month in latest recovery sign

(dpa) - Unemployment in Singapore fell for the fourth month in a row in February, dropping to 3 per cent in the latest indication...
tax

G20 finance ministers meet amid hopes for global digital tax deal

(dpa) - Signs are growing that the finance ministers of the G20 nations have worked out a deal for taxing businesses that trade across...
Japan

Japan Leading Index Highest Since June 2018

(dpa-AFX) - Japan's leading index increased to the highest level in nearly three years in February, preliminary data from the Cabinet Office showed on...
FILED - A visitor holds an LG G Flex 2 smartphone at the consumer electronics show CES 2015. The South Korean electronics manufacturer LG is closing its loss-making mobile phone business. Photo: Britta Pedersen / dpa

LG Electronics reports climbing sales with first quarter data

(dpa-AFX) - South Korea's LG Electronics Inc (LGEPF.OB, LGEJY.OB, LGEIY.OB, LGEAF.OB) reported on Wednesday that its first quarter consolidated operating income increased 39.2 per...
In trials, less than half of vaccine recipients reported moderate or severe episodes of side effects such as fever, headache and fatigue. Photo: Sina Schuldt/dpa

Britain begins rollout of Moderna vaccine for first time

(dpa) - Wales has become the first British nation to begin using the Moderna coronavirus vaccine. Elle Taylor, a caregiver, was the first in Briton...
Fuel

Multi-functional team needed to support retail outlet fuel monitoring system

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Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Duah, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Oil Marketing Companies, has called for a cross cutting and multi- functional monitoring team to implement...
Deforestation

Deforestation-Who bears the brunt

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GNA Feature by Fatima Anafu-Astanga Local community participation in forestry management and the availability of forests user rights in Ghana, supported by legal and political...
Shell

Shell cuts first quarter production view, ups integrated gas outlook

(dpa-AFX) - Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS-B, RDSB.L, RDSA.L, RDS-A) on Wednesday reduced first quarter upstream production outlook, hurt by the Texas winter storm,...