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Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Sudan, Egypt stress need to reach binding deal on Nile Dam

Sudan and Egypt have reiterated importance of reaching a binding agreement regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) with commitment to negotiations to resolve...

Kenyan campaigners decry rising pension bill for lawmakers amid economic downturn

Kenyan public finance watchdogs have decried the proposed increase in pension for retired lawmakers, saying it could burden taxpayers amid COVID-19 related economic downturn. The...
Osofo Kyiriabosom

We’ve gathered momentum to win December polls – GUM

Ghana Union Movement (GUM) says it has gathered political momentum to win the December general election. "With Rev Christian Kwabena Andrews (Osofo Kyiriabosom) as...
Health Commission Facility

Effutu Sankro gets 20-Seater modern toilet from Afenyo – Markin

The Chief and people of Effutu Sankro, a suburb of Effutu Municipality has commended Mr. Alexander Ato Kwamena Afenyo-Markin, Member of Parliament (MP)...

Trump’s younger brother dies at 71

U.S. President Donald Trump's younger brother, Robert Trump, died on Saturday night at the age of 71, according to the White House. ...

EPA scale up efforts to license LPG Pump Attendants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has scaled up efforts to license Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Pump Attendants as part of a broader process to...
Mr Bright Oblitei Akwetey

Bright Akwetey injects dynamism into CPP Flagbearer contest

Mr Bright Oblitei Akwetey, an Accra-based legal practitioner and a leading member of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) said he would...
Ndc Inauguration

NDC Klottey Korle Office inaugurates campaign team

The Klottey Korle Constituency Office of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has inaugurated a 32-member campaign team for the December 7 general election. ...
Mrs Lydia Seyram Alhassan

Ayawaso West Wougon MP donates relief items to fire victims

Mrs Lydia Seyram Alhassan, Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wougon, has donated relief items to the more than 200 victims of the fire...
Workshop Journalists

FAO Supports training of media personnel on VGGT and SSF

The Food and Agricultural Organization(FAO), in collaboration with Friends of the Nation (FoN), has held a two-day capacity building workshop for journalists to improve...

Sista Afia drops new banger featuring Fameye

Popular Ghanaian female songstress, Sista Afia has dropped a new single titled "Party". The new song produced by Willis Beatz features one of Ghana's fast...
Sports Attamah Larweh

Attamah Larweh donates to Awudu Issaka’s Soccer Academy

Ghanaian international Joseph Attamah Larweh has made a donation of assorted items to the Royal Awudu Issaka Soccer Academy based in Tema. ...

Sam George challenges claims that 15 million Ghanaians have mobile money accounts

Mr Samuel Nartey George, Ranking Member on the Communications Committee of Parliament, has challenged claims that government’s digitisation initiative has resulted in 15 million...
Gsa Aflatoxin

GSA trains extension officers, farmers in Western North Region on aflatoxins

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has extended its sensitization campaign on aflatoxins to stakeholders in the Western North region and surrounding communities. The training...
The debilitating impact of climate change

Ghana Climate Change platform to deepen stakeholders awareness on food security

The Ghana Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), a science-policy dialogue platform, is to deepen awareness and to enhance knowledge on climate change...
mr carlos kingsley ahenkorah

There is cordiality between Tema Chiefs and Carlos Ahenkorah – Wulormor

The Tema Sakumo Wulormor, Nuumo Ashiboye Kofi ll, has celebrated what he says is a cordial relationship that the Tema Traditional council has with...
In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 and released by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), civilians fleeing violence seek refuge at the UNMISS compound in Bor, capital of Jonglei state, in South Sudan. Less than three years after its creation, the world's newest country is beginning to fracture along ethnic lines in violence that has killed hundreds of people and what could come next, some warn, is ethnic cleansing. (AP Photo/UNMISS, Hailemichael Gebrekrstos)

Tanzanian minister to start inspection on refugee camps

Tanzanian Minister for Home Affairs, George Simbachawene, will start a five-day inspection visit to refugee camps in three western regions in the country, a...
Nigerian military airstrikes

Nigerian military says several suspected terrorists killed in airstrikes

Nigerian military on Saturday confirmed several suspected terrorists were killed in airstrikes targeting a notorious camp inside a forest in the country's northwestern state...
pension scheme

Kenyan campaigners decry rising pension bill for lawmakers amid economic downturn

Kenyan public finance watchdogs on Saturday decried the proposed increase in pension for retired lawmakers, saying it could burden taxpayers amid COVID-19 related economic...
Kenya's Health Chief Administrative Secretary Mercy Mwangangi washes hands using a step wash machine innovated by Kenyan youth in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, April 23, 2020. The step wash machine which is a low-cost manual machine will be distributed to public places including police stations and bus stops. (Xinhua/Allan Mutiso)

Kenya says COVID-19 recoveries on promising trajectory

Kenya has recorded a steady increase in COVID-19 recoveries in the recent past thanks to the rollout of a robust home-based care program combined...

CCEC commended on works on Zambia’s water system

Zambian government on Saturday said it was impressed with China National Complete Engineering Company (CCEC), a Chinese enterprise currently building the Kafulafuta water reticulation...
Ghana Covid-19

Ward segmentation in Zambia’s main COVID-19 isolation center sparks rile

Revelations by health authorities in Zambia that wards at the country's biggest COVID-19 isolation center in Lusaka, the country's capital, have been segmented and...
Political Vigilantism

Political vigilantism: Youth told to seek employable skills instead

Mr Gabriel Andoh, the Head of Finance, the National Peace Council (NPC), has advised the youth to seek employable skills from politicians instead of...
Education Donation

St. John’s Junior High Old students donate to Alma mater

The 1997 year group of the St. John's Junior High School in Bolgatanga, the Upper East Regional capital, has donated hand-washing facilities to the...
Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang

We never cancelled trainee allowance– Prof Opoku- Agyemang

Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, the running mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said the NDC government did not cancel the teacher trainee...
Donation Mp

MP presents medical equipment to Wassa Akropong government hospital

Mr Patrick Bogyako-Siame, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wassa Amenfi East constituency in the Western Region, has presented assorted medical equipment to the...
Mothers Training

Teenage mothers receive skills training

Four hundred teenage mothers in the Sekyere East District have received life skills training to support their livelihoods amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Mr Niyi Ojuolape

COVID-19 has doubled the plight of black girls – UNFPA Country Representative

Mr Niyi Ojuolape, the Country Representative for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), at the weekend said the outbreak of COVID-19 has doubled...

Former GRNMA President speaks for the job

A Former President of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA), Mrs Alice Darkoa Asare-Allotey, has urged nurses and midwives to read professional...
Korea Ambassador

COVID-19: Korean Ambassador calls for sharing of best practices

Mr Sungsoo Kim, the Korean Ambassador to Ghana, has asked countries to share best practices and policies as part of global efforts to...