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Namibia registers highest daily COVID-19 infections

Namibia on Sunday recorded 247 COVID-19 positive cases, the highest number since the virus was reported in the country on March 14 this year. ...
Farmers pick tea leaves at a tea plantation in Jiandong village, Maoping county of Yichang, Hubei province, March 22, 2020. Photo by Wang Gang, People’s Daily Online

Zambian farmers urged to learn Chinese technologies

Zambian small scale farmers have been urged to partner with Chinese to foster diversification in the agriculture sector in Zambia, a grain trader expert...
Local people participate in a march to mark the International Labor Day in Lusaka, Zambia, May 1, 2018. Zambia on Tuesday joined the rest of the world in commemorating Labor Day with a grand ceremony held in Lusaka, the country's capital. (Xinhua/Peng Lijun) (srb)

Zambian government may suspend public gatherings to curtail spread of COVID-19

The Zambian government on Sunday said it may suspend public gatherings if people continue to disregard COVID-19 preventive guidelines in order to halt the...

At least 8 killed, 28 injured in blast at Mogadishu hotel

At least eight people, including three suspected attackers, were confirmed dead, and 28 others injured in the ongoing attack at a popular hotel in...

Class segregation in Zambia’s main COVID-19 isolation main center sparks rile

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

The Gambia reports daily record of 183 COVID-19 cases with 9 deaths

Gambian Ministry of Health reported on Sunday a daily record of 183 novel coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases to 1,872 in...
Africa Map

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 1.1 million mark

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa surged to 1,108, 837 as the death toll rose to 25,337, the Africa Centers for Disease...

No one had a meeting with Mr. Franklin Cudjo – Audit Service

Deputy Auditor-Generals of the Audit Service on Sunday said they have not had any meeting with IMANI Ghana or its President, Mr. Franklin Cudjo...

Eighteen-year-old boy commits suicide at Assin-Akropong

An 18-year-old Junior High School (JHS) three student has committed suicide at Akropong in the Assin Central Municipality of the Central Region. The deceased, Paa...
Fire Outbreak

We need food, clothes-Shiashie fire victims cry for help

More than 500 victims of the “Kiosks Estate” fire incident at Shiashie, an Accra suburb, have appealed to individuals and institutions for material and...

COVID-19: IF supports Awutu-Senya East Municipal Assembly

Intervention Forum (IF), a Non-Governmental Organisation has donated nose masks, hand sanitizers and COVID-19 campaign banners to the Environmental Health Unit and Persons with...

COVID-19: Banks hold the key to recovery of economy – CBG

Mr Daniel Wilson Addo, the Managing Director (MD) of the Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG), says banks have crucial roles to play towards the recovery...
Water Management

Water and sanitation management teams trained on mechanized water systems

A total of 42 Water and Sanitation Management Teams (WSMT) in the Sekyere East District of the Ashanti Region have received training on the...

Solidaridad to create credit opportunities for rural farmers

Solidaridad, an International Development Organization, through its Satellite for Business project, an interactive digital platform, is facilitating access to finance for smallholder cocoa and...
Authority Tourism

Birthplace of Opemsuo cited as potential tourist attraction site

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) is liaising with the Kokofu Traditional Council to enhance the processes to develop to an appreciable standard the birthplace...
Politics Council Conference

‘Politics must not divide us’ – Council

Key actors charged with the responsibility of ensuring a successful general election this year, should work diligently in their respective responsibilities, the Council of...
Land Encroachment

Set-up Commission of Inquiry into Pitiko-Abetifi land dispute – Chief

Nana Adu Parko II, the Pitiko Krontihene at the weekend appealed to the government to set-up a commission of inquiry to resolve the land...
Menstrual Hygiene

Children Parliament calls for menstrual hygiene education

The Upper West Regional Children Parliament has called for effective and comprehensive sexuality and menstrual hygiene education for school children to enable girls stay...

Coronavirus disrupts community youth cultural activities

The Community Youth Cultural Centre had their jubilant dream mood suddenly cut short by the worldwide Coronavirus, months after the celebration of the National...
Mr Daniel Kenneth Okere District Chief Executive

Okere DCE awarded at the 2020 ‘Achievers Leadership’ Awards

Mr Daniel Kenneth, Okere District Chief Executive (DCE), has been honoured with the Community Impact Personality 2020 Award for Excellence in Leadership, at the...
Mr Beautiful

Government is responsible for the collapse of the creative industry – Mr. Beautiful

Ace actor, Mr. Clement Bonney, known in the entertainment industry as "Mr Beautiful," has attributed the dormancy of the country's creative arts industry to...
Education Rmu Collaboration

Bernard Schulte collaborates with RMU to create jobs

The Management of Bernhard Schulte (BS), a Maritime Solutions Provider is collaborating with the Regional Maritime University (RMU) to provide Ship Board Training and...
Professor Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang John Mahama

Judge NDC by its development achievements – Prof. Opoku-Agyemang

Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, running mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said the developmental achievements of the last NDC government should encourage...
mr carlos kingsley ahenkorah

President and NPP must focus and ignore propaganda against Carlos – Annang

President Akufo-Addo and the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) have been advised to ignore calls emerging from a few people in Tema to...
Bishop Dr Yaw Owusu Ansah

“Remember your first love” – Christians urged

Bishop Dr Yaw Owusu Ansah of the Resurrection Power and Living Bread Ministries International has called on Christians to do a retrospection of their...
Mr Richard Frimpong

‘Papa Attitude’ takes over mid-morning radio in Accra

Mr. Richard Frimpong a radio and television personality in the Eastern Region known in the media circles as "Papa Attitude" has joined Tema-Lashibi based...
Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang

UE women groups rally support for NDC running mate

Women groups in the Upper East Region have pledged their support for Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, the 2020 Running Mate of the National Democratic...

Shaanxi Bribery case: Court acquits accused persons

A Bolgatanga Circuit Court has acquitted and discharged persons involved in a bribery case involving Mr Rockson Bukari, a former Minister of State at...
Mr Elliot Edem Agbenorwu

Border closure has exposed our vulnerability – Ketu South MCE

Mr Elliot Edem Agbenorwu, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Ketu South has said the border closure occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the...

CEANA supports nine communities in Volta with PPE

The Council of Ewe Associations of North America (CEANA), has presented hundreds of reusable nosemasks to nine communities in the Volta Region, in support...