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Patapaa has fully recovered – Manager

Frank Freebody Mensah, manager of popular musician Patapaa, says his artistes has fully recovered from an acute ailment. News...
Economic Covid Support

Advans Ghana to distribute PPE to 2,000 clients

Advans Ghana Savings and Loans, in collaboration with OikroCredit, its partner, has started the distribution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and sanitary products to...

South Sudan to boost fuel sufficiency as major refinery nears completion

South Sudan's efforts to be fuel sufficient is about to pay off as work on its Bentiu refinery located in the northern oil-rich Unity...

Court issues bench warrant over dud cheques

An Accra Circuit Court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of a trader over an alleged issue of dud cheques. Kwame Adjei is...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Fishermen in WR petition the President to abolish “Saiko” fishing

The Western Regional Branch of the Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council(GNCFC) has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to bring to end activities...
Economics Piac Revenues

PIAC worried about thin-spread of petroleum revenues for projects

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), an independent statutory body, has expressed concern about the thin-spread of petroleum revenues for projects, resulting in...
Economics Road Project

Government massive road construction works on course – Amoako Atta

Mr Akwasi Amoako Atta, Minister of Roads, has stated that the government’s resolve to rehabilitate the country’s road infrastructure was on course. ...
South Sudan

Disarmament in South Sudan faces challenges amid insecurity

South Sudan's efforts to undertake civilian disarmament are facing challenges due to prevailing pockets of insecurity in the youngest nation, an expert said on...
Bayern Munich

Bayern coach Flick celebrates victory but remains cautious

Bayern Munich coach Hans-Dieter Flick celebrated his team's 8-2 victory over the equally giant Barcelona on Friday evening in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals...
Champions League - Quarter Final - FC Barcelona v Bayern Munich - Estadio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal - August 14, 2020 Barcelona's Gerard Pique looks dejected after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Rafael Marchante/Pool

Bayern thrash Barcelona 8-2 in UEFA Champions League quarters

Bayern Munich hammered Barcelona 8-2 here on Friday to roar into the UEFA Champions League semifinals and made the history of scoring most in...
Bayern Munich

How Bayern got back to Europe’s top table

By Oliver Trust, While Bayern Munich's semi-final opponent has yet to be found; only a few questions remain after an unparalleled...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows a cloud of locusts flying in Mwingi North, Kenya. A number of East African countries are suffering serious locust infestation, with Kenya experiencing its worst in 70 years, which, if left unchecked, could grow 500 times in scale by June, a UN spokesman said Friday. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN secretary-general, said besides Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia are undergoing their worst locust infestation in 25 years, and that Djibouti, Eritrea, Uganda and Tanzania are also experiencing swarm activity and locust breeding, while the risk of spread to South Sudan is high. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

Chinese researchers release reports on desert locusts in Asia and Africa

Chinese researchers have released a series of reports on monitoring desert locusts in Asia and Africa in order to offer early warnings, according to...
Africa Map

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 1.08 million as death toll surges to 24,660

The Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday revealed the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa surged to 1,084,687...
Covid Positive

Gambia’s COVID-19 cases rise to 1,623 with 50 deaths

Gambian Ministry of Health reported 67 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,623 in...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases top 48,000 as government vows stronger response

The number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has topped 48,000 as the government vows to take a full response strategy. A total...
Covid Negative

Ghana COVID-19 caseload nears 42,000

Ghana on Friday reported 122 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country's caseload to 41,847. According to the Ghana Health Service, 223 recovered...
Yussif Basigi

Yussif Basigi names 31 players for Guinea Bissau clash

Coach of the National U-20 female team, Yussif Basigi have invited 31 players to camp to resume preparations for the 2020 Federation of International...
Sport Football Legon Cities

Legon Cities FC to fund the construction of accommodation for military trainees in Bundase

Ghana Premier League (GPL) side, Legon Cities FC, as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), has cut a sod for the construction of...
Vice President Dr Bawumia

Government will retool the Ghana Armed Forces to modernise its operations-Veep

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has restated Government's resolve to expand the infrastructural facilities and retool the Ghana Armed Forces in the quest...
Gsa Aflatoxin

GSA holds Aflatoxin Sensitisation for Extension officers in Western Region

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has extended its sensitisation campaign to disseminate information on aflatoxins to stakeholders in Takoradi and surrounding communities in...

NCCE advises local people to be development-oriented citizens

Benjamin Kyere, the Sunyani Municipal Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has advised residents in local communities to be development-oriented citizens. ...
Panelists Call

Panelists decry absence of effective social support systems in Ghana

Panelists at a round-table on “Conflict and mental nexus: Implications for sustainable conflict management in Ghana” have stressed the need for the country to...
John Dramani Mahama

Mahama reiterates commitment to pay assembly members

Former President John Dramani Mahama, the Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has reiterated his pledge to pay assembly members when he is...
Mr Ebo Gyebi

Use of money to influence voting worrying – Independent candidate

Mr Ebo Gyebi, an independent parliamentary aspirant of the Nhyiaeso Constituency, has cautioned against the use of money to influence voting in the country. ...
Afigya Kwabre South Constituency Npp Chairman Odeneho Kwaku Appiah

Chiefs urged to collaborate effectively to bring development

Chiefs have been urged to collaborate and effectively partner their district assemblies to help bring the needed development projects and programmes to their people. ...
Politics Assemblies Training

Be patriotic and non-partisan for speedy development- NALAG urges Assemblies Members

Mr Kokoro Amankwa, the Secretary of National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) has urged Assembly Members to be patriotic and non-partisan...

Reopening Schools in this COVID-19 Era, Children with Special Educational Needs on my mind

Someone did a survey on Facebook trying to find out if parents would send their children to school should it reopen. I was surprised at...

Tough battle at Assin South as political campaigns peak

A tough political tussle reminiscent of the biblical battle between David and Goliath would take place in the Assin South Constituency in the Central...
Rice Farm

Eastern Region developing into a major rice production area

The Eastern Region is gradually developing into a major rice growing zone in the country. Under the Planting...

COVID-19 pierces “heartbeat” of Ghana’s tourism hard

Last year ended on a historic note for tourism in Ghana. The sector, which is the fourth highest foreign exchange earner for the...