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Reverend Father Roland Kpoanu

Christianity and Compassion go hand-in-hand – Rev’d Roland Kpoanu

Reverend Father Roland Kpoanu, Parish Priest, Christ the King Anglican Church (CKAC) in Sakumono, has called on Christians to exude compassion as it was...
Mrs Delese A Darko Chief Executive Officer Fda

Bernice hand sanitizer is safe for use- FDA

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says Bernice Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer brand is safe for use. The statement issued and signed by Mrs Delese...

South Africa’s COVID-19 cases exceed half million

South Africa's COVID-19 cases have exceeded the half-a-million mark to reach 503,290, South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced Saturday. A total...
Mapping Africa

Africa’s COVID-19 related deaths near 20,000 mark as 944,450 cases confirmed

The number of COVID-19 related deaths in the African continent reached 19,920 as the number of COVID-19 cases in the continent reached 944,450 on...
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)

FAO warns large desert locust swarms in East Africa could migrate west

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations said on Sunday that large numbers of desert locust swarms that have formed in...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

18 civilians killed in Cameroon by Boko Haram in Far North

At least 18 civilians were killed in an incursion attributed to the Boko Haram group on the night of Saturday to Sunday in Cameroon's...

Nigerian troops kill 80 gunmen in July

Nigerian troops have killed 80 armed bandits in an ongoing operation in the Northwest region in July, an official confirmed late on Saturday. ...
Burkina Faso Map

Six young shepherds killed in explosive device blast in Burkina Faso

At least six young herders were killed and four injured on Saturday in a blast of an improvised explosive device in northern Burkina Faso,...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases surpass 37,000 with 787 more infections

The number of people infected by the novel coronavirus in Ghana has increased to 37,014 as 787 new cases confirmed here early Sunday, Ghana...
Some congregants in a dancing mood

Mount Olivet Methodist Church to admit 500 congregants per service

The Mount Olivet Methodist Church in Dansoman has adopted new measures of absorbing about five hundred congregants following the Governments directives to help fight...
Voters Registration

No long queues at registration centres for last phase

There are no long queues at some centres at the Ablekumah Central Constituency when Ghana News Agency (GNA) visited as part of the last...

Transitioning to gospel music has not been easy – Kesse

Sensational gospel musician Micheal Kesse Frimpong has said the transition from doing secular to gospel music has not been an easy road. ...
Ama Squatters

AMA orders squatters along Odaw River to vacate

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has served notices to squatters who have settled along the shoulders of the Odaw River from Avenor to Adabraka...
Reverend Gladys Lariba Mahama

Good messages are not dependent on long church service – Rev. Mahama

Reverend Gladys Lariba Mahama, the Builsa North and South District Pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana in the Upper East Region says long...
Builsa Churches

Churches in Sandema resume full operations

Churches at Sandema in the Builsa North District of the Upper East Region on Sunday resumed full services with strict adherence to the COVID-19...
Asky Operations

ASKY Airlines resumes flights effective August 3, 2020

ASKY, the Pan African Airlines has confirmed operations from its hub in Lome, Togo, to all other regional markets that have also opened up...

Agona East Assembly distributes 37,000 face masks to residents – DCE

The Agona East District Assembly has procured over 37,000 nose masks to be distributed to residents as part of the efforts to contain the...
Voter Registration

We have effective cooperation from party agents – Registration officer

Madam Harmony Mensah, Registration Officer at Sports Stadium Office one (1) centre, Ho-Ahoe, said the centre had effective and good cooperation from party...
Shatta Wale Beyonc

Shatta Wale, Beyoncé feature to open doors for Ghana music – Opanka

Sensational Ghanaian rapper Opanka has said that the feature between Shatta Wale and Beyoncé will help open doors for other artistes to seek bigger...

Easing restrictions on churches doesn’t mean COVID-19 pandemic is over

Easing of restrictions on churches by the President does not mean the COVID-19 pandemic is over. Emmanuel Obeng Appau, a deacon of the...
Reverend Father Ernest Dugah

We are maintaining the one hour mass to prepare well – Rev. Fr. Dugah

Reverend Father Ernest Dugah, the Parish Priest of St. Kizito Catholic Church, Nima, said the Church was maintaining the one hour duration mass, to...

Business Links Africa donates oxygen concentrator, other PPEs to Effia-Nkwanta

Business Links Africa, a network of like-minded professionals have donated oxygen concentrator and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital in...

Kenyans embrace home-based remedies to boost immunity amid COVID-19 risks

Irene Kasyoka sips a mixture of ginger and lemon as she watches out for customers in her vegetable stall located on the eastern edges...

Rwandan airports reopen to travellers after over 4-month suspension

Rwandan airports on Saturday reopened to international travellers, more than four months after the central African nation suspended commercial passenger flights to mitigate the...

Kenya’s rural markets thrive amid lifting of COVID-19 restrictions

Jessica Andere, a trader in western Kenyan county of Kakamega was a happy businesswoman on Friday when she visited an open-air market for the...

Ghana announces annual four-month Close Season for hunting

Ghana has announced a four-month Close Season for hunting across the country, a statement seen here on Thursday said. The ban which commenced on Wednesday,...

As Odekro Reports This Weeks Parliamentary Activities

Highlights of what MPs discussed July 31 - Aug 2 Government mid-year budget review The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta was in parliament this week...

GOIL Guarantees positive prospects for investors

Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL), the nation’s foremost indigenous oil marketing company has assured the investor community as well as shareholders of positive prospects...
Ghana’s investment market

Investors’ interests rises for consumer products

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) started August trading activities with eagerness as investors’ interest in consumer and banking sectors climbed upward. Volume traded was...
Engen Ghana

Engen maps out its downstream petroleum management mechanism

Mr Henry Akwaboah, Managing Director of Engen Ghana Limited has outlined downstream petroleum management blue print to ensure that customers are rewarded with value...