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Gifty Anti

Oheneyere Gifty Anti to sensitise Ghanaians on Iron deficiency.

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Renowned TV Host and media personality, Oheneyere Gifty Anti has been appointed as a brand ambassador for the second phase of the Live Strong...
Sod Astro Turf

GNPC Foundation cuts sod for construction of an AstroTurf

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The Executive Director of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Foundation, Dr Dominic Eduah, has cut sod for the construction of an artificial football...
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses a press conference in Harare, capital of Zimbabwe, March 17, 2020. In an update to the nation on Tuesday, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared COVID-19 a national disaster, saying that the country had escalated its national response to the virus after neighboring countries in the region had reported cases. (Xinhua/Shaun Jusa)

Zimbabwe celebrates 40th Heroes’ Day anniversary

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Zimbabweans celebrated the 40th anniversary of Heroes' Day on Monday amid the COVID-19 pandemic that is ravaging the nation. Held without the usual festivities and...
arrested

121 Ethiopians arrested for suspected involvement in deadly attack

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Officials in Ethiopia's Benishangul Gumuz regional state announced on Monday they have arrested 121 people suspected of involvement in a recent deadly attack. In a...
fire

Kenya extinguishes fire at wildlife sanctuary

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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said on Monday that an inter-agency security team had managed to extinguish the fire that had been razing vegetation at...
Kotoko

“Kotoko is bigger and can even sponsor Ghana FA”- Wa Sunta Founder

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Mr. Hamid Saaka, Co-founder of Division One Club, Wa Sunta has said Kotoko is bigger than the Ghana Football Association (GFA), taking into consideration...
Rapheal Botsyo Nkegbe

“Athletics was never my dream” – Botsyo Nkegbe

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Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe, the only three-time Ghanaian Paralympian has stated that he wanted to be an engineer growing up but diverted to sports at...
Appiah Minka University

Appiah-Minka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development in the offing

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The Kumasi Campus, University of Education, Winneba will soon be known as Appiah-Minka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development. Parliament had passed the University...
Africa Map

Africa’s COVID-19 death toll passes 23,000 mark as total COVID-19 cases surpass 1.047 million

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The Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Monday revealed the death toll due to illnesses related to the COVID-19 pandemic...
Lockdown

Uganda’s economy on recovery trend as lockdown restrictions ease

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Uganda's central bank said on Monday that although the country's economy contracted in the second quarter of 2020, there are indications the economy...

China Energy in South Africa holds open day event on wind power project

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A Chinese clean energy company organized an open day event on Monday to showcase operations, COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control measures as well as...
Guinea-Bissau

UN envoy calls for continued international engagement with Guinea-Bissau

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The top UN envoy for Guinea-Bissau on Monday stressed the need for continued international engagement with the country after the expected departure of the...
Politics Voter Registration

Ghana’s mass voter registration for presidential polls met with violence

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The attempt by Ghana's Electoral Commission (EC) to compile a new voters' roll ahead of the country's general election in December, which lasted from...
Soldiers from the Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) secure a ceremony honouring four soldiers killed in the violence that erupted in the Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon, where most of the country’s English-speaking minority live, on November 17, 2017 in Bamenda. Four soldiers were killed this month in less than a week, in attacks attributed to secessionist “terrorists”. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER/Getty Images

Paris prosecutor opens anti-terror investigation into Niger attack

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Paris prosecutor's office on Monday launched an anti-terrorism investigation into an attack which targeted French nationals in Niger, state-run France info radio reported. ...
Agriculture

Agriculture Organisations deliberate on policies to improve livelihoods

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The Zal-Taaba Organic Farmers’ Association (ZOFA) has held a day’s workshop for the Forests and Farm Producer Organisations (FFPOs) in the Upper East Region,...
Mr Affail Monney

GJA President Visits Satellite Africa

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Mr Roland Affail Monney, the President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), has paid a visit to Satellite Africa Network Services Limited (SatAfrik) in...
Madam Efua Tenge

Victims in La bomb explosion treated and discharged

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The Greater Accra Police Command has confirmed a bomb explosion that occurred at the La Beach on Wednesday, August 5, leaving four children injured...
President Pitch

COVID-19 pandemic has presented numerous opportunities – President

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday noted that the Coronavirus pandemic has presented numerous opportunities that can be nurtured to build a stronger, self-reliant...
Edward Yao Ameyibor

Oga! Gone, but not forgotten

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“And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, behold… “God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be...
Rukaya Sanusi

Wake up everybody: Preparing for the next Global Emergency

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The ‘Step Up, Scale Up, Scale Out’© campaign. The campaign is founded on the belief that African companies – those born and bred on...

Changing face of Ridge Hospital

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The Greater Accra Regional Hospital is back! It is arguably the first choice health facility for people in Accra, now. The facility, established in 1928,...

GES recalls dismissed candidates to write WASSCE

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The Ghana Education Service (GES) has recalled students dismissed for misconducting themselves after their first paper in Integrated Science in the ongoing West African...
Bright Senior High School

Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council calls for investigation of Bright SHS

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The Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council in the Eastern Region has called on state authorities to initiate probe into all activities of Bright Senior High...
Gsa Celebration

Strong collaboration needed to uproot lynching of ‘alleged witches’

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Stakeholders in Mental Healthcare are calling for collaboration between the Ministry of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs and the National House of Chiefs to uproot...
Fraud

Beware of persons you meet online – Communications Minister

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Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister for Communications has advised children, young adults, and the public to beware of persons they contact online because not all...
Ghana Lebanon

Beirut Explosion: Ghana consoles Lebanon

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Ghana has consoled Lebanon over the chemical explosion that rocked the port of Beirut, on Tuesday, 4th August, leaving at least 154 people dead,...
Politics Local Governance

MLGRD, ILGS launch nationwide orientation and training programme for assembly members

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The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) and the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), have launched an orientation and training programme...

Apology of Rioting Students is in order – Christian Council

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The Most Dr Reverend Paul Kwabena Boafo, Chairman, Christian Council of Ghana, has welcomed the apology of the rioting students to the Government and...
Parliament

Parliament approves transformation of Kumasi Campus of UEW to autonomous university

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Parliament on Monday passed the University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development Bill that would give legal backing to the proposed conversion of the...

Real Estate Authority Bill goes through Second Reading

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The motion for the second reading for Real Estate Authority Bill, 2020, was moved on Monday, in Parliament by Mr Samuel Atta Akyea, Minister...