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Airstrikes leave scores of Boko Haram militants dead in NE Nigeria

Scores of Boko Haram militants lost their lives following a series of airstrikes conducted by Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in troubled northeast Borno state,...
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Nigerian leader to visit South Africa to strengthen ties

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari have accepted an invitation by South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, to visit the country in October to discuss issues relating...

Tibetan doctor’s quest to make medicine affordable for herders

Throughout his 15-year medical career, Tibetan doctor Kalsang Gyaco has spent almost every summer gathering herbs in the remote mountains of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau,...
China's manufacturing sector expansion remains steady in May. [Photo/Xinhua]

Chinese manufacturers see great opportunities in Ghana

Many Chinese manufacturers continue to see Ghana as an emerging niche market in the West African sub-region. Zhu Tao, Manager at Oriental Plastic Products Limited,...
Wpid Weed Leaf

Welder grabs 12 years behind bars for wee possessing

A 31-year old welder, who operates along the Ghana-Togo Border at Aflao has been jailed 12 years in hard labour by an Aflao Circuit...

StarTimes Calls on NSA Boss

StarTimes, official Broadcaster of the Ghana Premier League, on Friday, met the leadership of the National Sports Authority (NSA). The StarTimes delegation held fruitful...
Kofi Annan

Don’t favour foreign businesses more – Kofi Annan

Dr Kofi Annan, a Former United Nations Secretary-General, has advised African governments and state institutions not to give undue advantage to foreign businesses at...

Women need massive education on make-up

One of Ghana’s most respected TV personalities, Kobi Hemaa Osisiadan-Bekoe, the Head of TV, HomeBase Tv, has advised that much education needs to be...

CIAE completes conversion work on Ghana’s nuclear reactor

The China Institute of Atomic Energy (CIAE) has completed the conversion of Ghana's Nuclear Reactor from a Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU) reactor to a...

WAEC website is working perfectly

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), on Friday said its website has not been hacked as is being circulated on social media. A statement issued...

Salesperson before court for theft

Cephas Quame Nfodzo, 29, a salesperson, has appeared before a Ho Circuit Court presided over by Madam Priscilla Dikro for stealing goods worth GHC...
Eric Oduro Osae

Government advised on sub-district structures restructuring

Dr Eric Oduro Osae, a local governance expert, has urged the government to revamp the sub-district structures in the various metropolitan, municipal and district...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Youth urged to contribute towards the attainment of SDGs

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister, has called on the youth to contribute their quota and help ensure the attainment of the Sustainable...
Hajj flight

First batch of Hajj pilgrims stranded in Tamale over flight delays

Delays on the part of a Saudi registered flight contracted to airlift pilgrims from the Tamale Airport for this year’s Hajj had failed to...
Economics ECOWAS Corridor 1

Ghana Endorses Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway Project Implementation

Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta, the Minister of Roads and Highway said Ghana, on June 30, ratified the treaty for the implementation of the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor...
Health Journalists Training

50 assembly officials receive information disclosure training

Fifty officials from four Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) are currently receiving training on how to improve information disclosure and citizens’ access to...

Ten Percent of NSS Personnel to Take Military Training – Nitiwul

Mr Dominic Nitiwul, Minister of Defence has revealed that 10,000 National Service Personnel would be selected to embark on six months of military training...

Adverse Drug Reactions Training Workshop Ends

DKT International INC, a Social Marketing Organisation, has organised a day’s training workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs)) reporting to distributors including wholesalers and...

Education practitioners to participate in learning summit

The National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) in collaboration with Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL) has organised a learning summit for teacher education...


The Southern Command of the Ghana Army would conduct a four-month training exercise codenamed: “EXERCISE STARLIGHT STRETCH” from August 15 to November 3, 2017. The...
Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

Prof Frimpong Swears in Spatial Planning Authority Board

The new 17-member Governing Board of the Land Use and Spatial Planning Authority (LUSPA) has been inaugurated in Accra to help address conflicting land...
Ghana Police Service

Police Appeals to Aveyime People for Calm

The Ghana Police Service is appealing for calm over the report of an incident at Aveyime, near Sogakope that has led to the damage...
Economic - Land Commission

Land Sector Challenges Must Be Faced Head-on – Minister

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has said the challenges of the land sector needed to be addressed for...
National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)

NCCE to kick start nationwide education on Local Governance Act

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) is to embark on nationwide exercise to sensitise citizens on the new Local Governance Act 936. Dr Eric...
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Qualiplast Supports Making Accra Clean Project

Qualiplast Limited, a plastic manufacturing company, has donated 100 litter bins to the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to support the effort to ensure that...

African women found to use mobile internet more

A study has found that women in Africa are tech-savvy in the use of mobile internet to empower and entertain themselves compared to men. It...
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Trade Ministry to take turn at National Policy Summit

The Ministry of Trade will on Monday, August 14, take its turn at the National Policy Summit. A statement issued by the Information Services Department,...
Photo taken on Sept. 15 shows the general outside view of the National Theatre of Ghana in downtown Accra, Ghana. As a landmark in Accra, the National Theatre of Ghana that was completed in 1992, was built under loans by Chinese government. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

India’s Independence Events: Odissi dancers on bill to perform

The celebrated Indian classical dancer, Anita Babu and her group of Odissi dancers will perform at the National Theatre as part of a three...

President Addo’s Free SHS Will Be Achieved with Oil Revenue

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that the proceeds from the Ghana’s oil would be channeled into the funding of the Free Senior...
Spelling Bee

64 pupils sail through to the finals of national spelling Bee

Sixty-four students have been selected as the semi-finalists in the on-going National Spelling Bee Completion and Quiz Contest held at Cape Coast on Thursday. The...