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inflation

Annual inflation surges to 11.4 percent in Ghana

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Ghana's consumer inflation rate went up here by 0.2 percentage points to 11.4 percent year-on-year in July, compared with the 11.2 percent year-on-year inflation...
School

Community urged to help protect school property

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Mr Benjamin Cudjoe, the Birim Central Municipal Director of Education has called on communities to help protect the properties of public schools in their...
CEDI

Abokobi Rural Bank posts GHc309,222 profit

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The Abokobi Area Rural Bank Limited posted a net profit of GHc309,222 last year as against GHc370,354 in 2018, incurring a dip of a...
Parliament

Parliament approves 598.7 million Euros for Western railway lines

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Parliament has approved a total of 598.7 million Euros loan agreement between the Government and the Deutsche Bank to finance the construction of sections...
Covid

Government Covid-19 task force trains National team handlers

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Government’s COVID-19 Task Force on Wednesday organised a training workshop for the technical team members of the four national teams expected to resume camping...
Workshop Peace

Mistrust among political actors contributing to electoral violence – Rev. Asante

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Most Reverend Professor Emmanuel Asante, the Chairman of the National Peace Council (NPC), has said mistrust among political actors in state...
Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe

“We will do massive work if we get 10% of Black Stars money “-...

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Three -time Ghanaian Paralympian, Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe has challenged the state to give 10 percent of what is given to the senior national team...
Mohammed Salisu

Southampton completes signing of Mohammed Salisu

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English Premier League side, Southampton has completed the signing of Ghanaian defender Mohammed Salisu on a four-year-deal. The Saints signed the...
Farmers Covid

Farmers in six districts get support

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Farmers in six districts have received farm inputs and technical support from World Vision Ghana (WVG) in response to the COVID-19, rainfall distribution changes...
Kandifo Institute

Kandifo Institute launches Ghana Election Watch Project

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Kandifo Institute, an economic, governance, and leadership think tank, has launched the Ghana Election Watch Project, which seeks to educate electorates through analyses of...
Gii

Independent observers key in reducing abuse of incumbency – GII

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Mrs Mary Awelana Addah, the Programmes Manager of Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), said monitoring and documentation of abuse of incumbency for publication by an...
Mr Samuel Ayeh Paye

“Contractors are being paid,” Ayeh-Paye declares

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Mr Samuel Ayeh-Paye, Chairman Parliament’s Roads and Transport Committee, says the Government is paying road contractors for works executed and urged them...

President Akufo-Addo prioritises youth transformation and empowerment

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the Akufo-Addo led Government has prioritised youth transformation and empowerment among its policies and will continue to create...
Covid Case

COVID-19 could be eradicated with strict adherence to preventive measures

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The COVID-19 pandemic could be eradicated if everyone adheres strictly to the health experts recommended preventive measures. This is possible because “some countries have been...
arrested

Businessman grabbed over fraud

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A businessman has been put before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly defrauding a public servant of GHC25,000.00 under the pretext of securing two...
Court

Lady preacher remanded for preaching without nose mask

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An itinerary Pastor known as Joyce Oyedele, who was spotted preaching without a nose musk at the Central Business District has appeared before an...
jail bars

Two jailed 40 years for robbery

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Two persons who robbed a family at gun point and made away with their household items at Amasaman have been sentenced to a 20...
Court

Ten Teshie rioters granted bail

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Ten persons including a female who trooped onto the streets of Teshie apparently to celebrate “Kpanshimo,”a form of carnival, as part of the Homowo...
Africa Map

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 1.06 million as death toll nears 24,000

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The Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Wednesday revealed the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa surged to 1,064,546...
Covid China Holds Discussions With African Ambassadors Over Fallout

China’s investment in Africa shows commitment to transforming people’s lives

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Zambian academician Willies Mulenga said Wednesday that the way the Chinese are doing business with Africa and Zambia in particular clearly shows that the...
GDP

Decline in South Africa’s manufacturing production to affect GDP

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The decline of South Africa's manufacturing production by 30.2 percent between April and June was an indication that the country's gross domestic product (GDP)...
Covid

Africa CDC director urges strong collaboration to contain COVID-19 in Africa

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Director of the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), John Nkengasong , on Wednesday called for strong continental and global collaboration...
Covid

Senegal reports record daily surge of COVID-19 cases, total now at 11,587

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Senegal on Wednesday reported 207 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 11,587 in the west African country. ...
Covid

Gambia’s COVID-19 cases rise to 1,477 with 131 new cases confirmed

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The Gambian Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday 131 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 1,477 in the...
Flood

Nigeria issues fresh alert on heavy flooding in commercial hub

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Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos is at risk of heavy flooding this year and at least 8 million people might be affected by the disaster,...
Wpid Beirut Explosion Lebanon

Ghana to evacuate 1,500 stranded nationals from Lebanon following explosions

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The Ghanaian government will evacuate its nationals stranded in Lebanon in the coming days, following the deadly explosions in its capital Beirut, an official...
Covid

Ghana’s COVID-19 death toll reaches 223

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The number of the novel coronavirus cases in Ghana has risen to 41,572, as health authorities confirmed 168 more infections on Wednesday, said the...
Mrs Jean Mensa

We are grateful for your support – EC

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Mrs Jean Mensa, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), on Wednesday expressed the Commission’s gratitude to Ghanaians for the massive participation in the...
Education University Ghana

University of Ghana receives support from Dalex Finance

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Dalex Finance has donated a cheque for GHC20,000.00 to the University of Ghana’s 20 for ’20 Fundraising campaign, an initiative, which seeks to...
Mrs Kate Quartey Papafio

‘Guarantee Scheme will cushion businesses in COVID-19 era’

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strong>Mrs Kate Quartey-Papafio, the Chief Executive Officer, Reroy Cables Limited, on Wednesday commended government’s decision to establish a Guarantee Scheme for business enterprises to...