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Patapaa not perturbed about being considered a comedian

Popular Ghanaian musician, Patapaa Amisty, says he is not worried when he is considered a comedian in the music industry. ...

Uganda registers 43 new cases of COVID-19, tally reaches 1,603

Uganda's health ministry on Tuesday reported 43 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the east African country to 1,603. ...
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South Sudan trains healthcare workers to boost COVID-19 management

South Sudan's Ministry of Health on Tuesday said it has trained 350 healthcare workers through the support from the World Health Organization (WHO) in...

Tripartite partnership launched to help vulnerable communities in Botswana

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday in collaboration with Botswana Red Cross Society and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) launched a...
Atlas Namibia

Namibia launches first-of-kind reality TV show

Namibia on Tuesday launched the first of its kind TV reality show that will search for the country's next sensational star. The...

Scientists develop innovative solution against fall armyworm in Africa

Scientists at a Nairobi-based international insect research institute on Tuesday announced an innovative solution in the fight against the invasive fall armyworm. ...
South Sudan

South Sudan oil firm plans survey of minerals, oil to attract potential investors

South Sudan's state-owned oil company plans to undertake a survey of both its mineral resources and oil in a bid to attract more investors...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African private schools to ask for COVID-19 financial relief

With more than 50 percent of parents unable to pay their children's school fees at private schools, an umbrella body representing independent schools in...
Politics Czech Ghana

Foreign Minister receives open letters from Czech Ambassador-designate to Ghana

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has received open letters from Mr Jan Fury, the Czech Ambassador-designate to...
Dr Dacosta Aboagye

COVID-19 is not gone yet, let’s adhere to the protocols – Dr DaCosta

Dr DaCosta Aboagye, the leader of the Risk Communication for COVID-19 National Response Team, has cautioned the public against being complacent over the...
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AUC salutes President Akufo-Addo for his role in establishing AfCFTA Secretariat

Mr Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), has saluted President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for making a strong and...

Greater Accra Regional Minister cautions WASSCE students against malpractices

Mr Ishmael Ashitey, the Greater Accra Regional Minister, has cautioned students writing the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASCCE) against examination malpractices...

COVID-19 Social media instigator’s case adjourned to September 24.

The case of Bless Amedegbe, the man who instigated the public on social media to burn the house of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo...

Three persons in court over gold theft

Three persons who allegedly stole 15 kilograms of gold valued over two million Ghana Cedis have appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. The three namely:...
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COVID-19: Ghana confirms nine more deaths

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says nine more patients have succumbed to the COVID-19 disease, increasing the country's death toll to 248. The nine deaths,...

President Akufo-Addo cuts sod for construction of Ellembelle roads

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cut the sod for work to begin on more than 200 kilometres of roads in the Ellembelle District...

Provide temporary shelters for socially vulnerable persons – Gender Activist

Dr Angela Dwamena –Aboagye, a Legal Practitioner and Gender Activist, on Tuesday called on the government to provide temporary shelters for persons accused of...
national peace council

Peace Council recommends investigation into registration of alleged foreign nationals

The National Peace Council (NPC) in pursuit of its mandate to prevent, manage and resolve conflicts to ensure a peaceful nation, has recommended investigations...
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GJA invites journalists to register for special voting

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has invited journalists who may not vote on Election Day due to work, to register for Special or Early...

NGO supports uterine prolapse patient to undergo surgery

Essential Relief International Foundation (ERIF), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has supported Madam Marisa Stanmore Asore to undergo surgery for uterine prolapse at the Bolgatanga Regional...

Children abandon e-learning to acquire smock weaving skills

Some school children in the Wa Municipality have neglected the Ghana Education Service (GES) e-learning programme and other online learning initiatives to acquire smock...
Health Oxygen Concentrator

Foundation hands-over Oxygen Concentrator to Lupus patient

The Management of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), a Non-Governmental Organisation, on Tuesday donated an Oxygen Concentrator Machine to Madam Miracle Sherifatu Abolayo, a 35-year-old...
Conflicts Victims

Victims of conflicts require psycho-social healing – Researcher

Ms Sabina Appiah-Boateng, a doctoral candidate at the Department of Peace Studies of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), has said victims of...

Sex Offenders Register in the Offing – DOVVSU National Coordinator

The National Coordinator of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service, on Tuesday said the Service is about...
Covid Negative

No active COVID-19 Case recorded in Gomoa Central-DCE

The Gomoa Central District in the Central Region has recorded no case of coronavirus since Ghana reported its first case on March 12. Mr Benjamin...
Education Teachers Media

UTAG commends gov’t for granting COLTEK autonomy

Teachers of the College of Technology Education Kumasi (COLTEK) of the University of Education Winneba (UEW) has commended the government for converting the College...
Second Hand Clothes

Second-hand clothes sellers grieve over poor sales

Second-hand clothing importers and retailers in the Kumasi metropolis say the coronavirus pandemic is negatively impacting their businesses. They said aside from the inability to...

EOCO exonerates former UWR Health Director

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has exonerated Dr Osei Kufuor Afreh, the immediate past Upper West Regional Director of Health Services...
John Mahama

Show what you’ve done with the monies you’ve borrowed – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama, Flagbearer, National Democratic Congress (NDC), has asked the Akufo-Addo led government to show what “the so much money” borrowed...
Covid China Holds Discussions With African Ambassadors Over Fallout

China’s medical teams help cement China-Africa friendship amid COVID-19

More than two months have passed, but Chinese doctor Zhao Mengwen still felt exhilarated when recollecting how a nine-month-old Sierra Leonean infant infected with...