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Upper East Uncompleted Theatre

The Upper East Uncompleted Theatre: A setback to the region’s cultural heritage

A GNA Feature by Anthony Adongo Apubeo The Upper East Region is one of the few regions in Ghana that has a lot of cultural...
Mr Alban Bagbin flanked by his wife and other high ranking government officials and Party Executives.

Parliament under my leadership will not shirk its responsibilities – Bagbin

Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament, has assured Ghanaians that Parliament under his leadership will not shirk its responsibilities. He said he...
Nurses Examination

Ministry of Health warns public over fake Nurses admission forms

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday warned the public against fake 2021 admission forms for prospective applicants wishing to enter Public Health Training...

Defilement case of former assemblyman adjourned to April 12

An Accra Circuit Court has adjourned to April 12 the case involving a 74-year old former assemblyman of Chorkor-Galilee in Accra, accused of having...
Ms Freda Aniwaah Boateng

Passing romantic comments about women at work is violence – Lawyer

Ms Freda Aniwaah Boateng, the Group Head, Legal & Corporate Services, Alianz Ghana, says men passing sexual or romantic comments about women at...
Right to Information Commission

Public institutions to submit annual report to RTI Commission by May 6

The Right to Information Commission has asked all Public Institutions to submit a written report on their activities as required under Section 77 of...
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen makes a press statement in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 13, 2020. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Sunday that the European Union (EU) and UK negotiating teams have been mandated to continue the post-Brexit trade talks. After a "constructive and useful phone call" with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, von der Leyen said it remains to be seen if an agreement can be reached even "at this late stage." (European Union/Handout via Xinhua)

Turkey denies it snubbed EU chief von der Leyen during Ankara visit

(dpa) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Ursula von der Leyen in line with "demands and...
British economy

Myanmar ambassador locked out of London embassy

(dpa/PA Media) - Myanmar's ambassador to the UK has been locked out of its embassy in central London. Kyaw Zwar Minn was denied entry to...

Macron opens archives in relation to France’s role in Rwanda genocide

(dpa) - French President Emmanuel Macron has ordered historical government archives to be made available to the public amid criticism of France's conduct during...
President Joe Biden gets briefed by Liz Sherwood Randall, Julie Rodriguez and participates in a conference phone call with governors affected by the snow storm in the middle of the country in the Oval Office, February 16, 2021, in Washington. Photo: White House/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Biden to take executive actions to reduce gun violence

(tca/dpa) - President Joe Biden, making his first foray into efforts to control gun violence since taking office, plans to announce Thursday an effort...
Dr Kwamena Minta-Nyarku

Cape Coast North MP gives three months’ salary to constituents

Dr Kwamena Minta-Nyarku, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Cape Coast North, has presented his three months’ salary to some constituents for the confidence...
Gbache Basic School

Gbache residents worried over Open Defecation at school

Residents of Gbache in the Wa West District have expressed concern about the indiscriminate Open Defecation (OD) being practised by school children due to...

Parents asked to protect children from smartphones and pedophiles

Nana Oye Bampoe Addo, a Human Rights Lawyer and Campaigner, on Thursday asked parents to devise stringent measures to protect children from smartphones, social...
Reverend Dr Mrs Joseline Fugar

Reverend Dr Joseline Fugar is Acting Moderator of GEC

The Reverend Dr Mrs Joseline Fugar has been appointed Acting Moderator of the Global Evangelical Church (GEC). The Moderator of the Church, the Right Reverend...
Hong Kong Flag

Hong Kong activist Nathan Law says Britain granted him asylum

(dpa) - Hong Kong activist Nathan Law, who fled to Britain in June, late on Wednesday said the country has approved his asylum application. "After...
European Commission

Musical chairs: EU executive decries diplomatic affront by Turkey

(dpa) - Two chairs, three leaders: the European Commission on Wednesday expressed its disappointment about its chief Ursula von der Leyen having been relegated...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on February 26, 2020, to take part in Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Johnson condemns after another night of Northern Ireland violence

(PA Media/dpa) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has condemned violence that again broke out on the streets of Northern Ireland, after a bus...

Monitor: Israeli airstrikes near Damascus kill pro-Iranian fighters

(dpa) - At least three pro-Iranian fighters were killed in Israeli airstrikes on the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus on Thursday, a war...
FILE PHOTO: The logo of German car manufacturer BMW is seen on the company headquarters in Munich, Germany, December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD

BMW reports record turnover in first quarter driven by Asia sales

(dpa) - German carmaker BMW has sold more cars than before the coronavirus crisis in the first quarter of this year due to rising...

Tesla criticizes approval process for factory outside Berlin

(dpa) - Tesla has slammed the lengthy approval process for the factory the US electric car manufacturer is building outside the German capital Berlin. In...
JP Morgan Chase

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon sees US economic boom

(dpa-AFX) -JP Morgan Chase & Co chief executive Jamie Dimon expects the US economy to get stronger under the Biden administration. In the annual letter...

February unemployment down in Malaysia despite second lockdown

(dpa) - Malaysia's unemployment rate fell a notch to 4.8 per cent in February, the third consecutive month in which a drop was recorded,...
Wpid Money Growth

German factory orders growth accelerates in February

(dpa) - Germany's factory orders growth accelerated in February driven by domestic demand, data from Destatis showed on Thursday. Factory orders grew 1.2 per cent...
domestic air travel

New Zealand suspends all travel from India after Covid spike

(dpa) - New Zealand will suspend all travel from India after a surge of Covid-19 cases were detected at the border, Prime Minister Jacinda...

Indian state of Maharashtra struggles with new coronavirus wave

(dpa) – Several regions in India’s Maharashtra state were seeing a shortfall of intensive care (ICU) beds and oxygen cylinders for Covid-19 patients on...
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Turkey breaks daily record with over 50,000 virus cases confirmed

(dpa) - Turkey has passed 50,000 coronavirus infections per day, marking the highest level since the beginning of the pandemic. The Health Ministry reported late...
Lands Housing

Government to reclaim lands for affordable housing programme

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, says government will reclaim encroached public lands across the country for its Affordable...

Strategic environmental assessment of petroleum infrastructure master Plan launched

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Petroleum Infrastructure Master Plan (PIMP) to ensure environmental sustainability of...

COVID-19: Ghana receives second batch of PPE from WAHO

Ghana has received the second batch of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) to protect front line workers and...
Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana (NMC)

Nursing and Midwifery Council ends online licensing examination project

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NM&C) on Thursday held a close out conference for its online licensing examination (NICHE/GHA/261) project after four years of...