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DR Congo

SADC meets over peace restoration in DR Congo

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The Southern African Development Community (SADC) officials met on Wednesday to discuss ways of restoring peace and security in the Democratic Republic of the...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya launches UN platform to unlock youth potential

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched Kenya's chapter of Generation Unlimited (GenU), a UN platform which he said will assist the government in...

Zambia’s COVID-19 cases surpass 7,000

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Zambia's cumulative COVID-19 cases have surpassed 7,000 as 229 more cases were reported in the last 24 hours, its health ministry said on...
Covid

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 976,000

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent reached 976,028 on Wednesday, the Africa Center for Disease Control and...
Human trafficking

UN agency to support trafficking victims in Nigeria

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The United Nation's migration agency has opened a new facility in Edo in southern Nigeria to provide unhindered access to legal services to victims...
United Nations

About 41 mln people food insecure in E. Africa amid COVID-19 pandemic: UN

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The number of food insecure people in East Africa is estimated to increase this year to more than 41 million as a result of...
Covid

Number of COVID-19 cases exceeds 39,000 in Ghana

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Ghanaian health authorities confirmed 1,263 more infections of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, raising the country's total case count to 39,075, according to the...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

S. Africa welcomes experts from WHO

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South African National Department of Health on Wednesday welcomed the arrival of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO). The department's spokesperson...

Local Government Ministry commences training of MMDAs to enhance operations

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The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has commenced a two-day nationwide orientation and training programme for members of the newly constituted Metropolitan,...

GFA secures land to construct AstroTurf at Bolgatanga

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Mr. Kurt E.S. Okraku President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has inspected a 6.5-acre land secured by the federation at Wintogo, Bolgatanga in...
Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye

Consider sacrifices of founding fathers- Speaker

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Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, the Speaker of Parliament has appealed to Ghanaians to consider the sacrifices of the nation’s Founding Fathers and called on...
Kennedy Agyapong

Kennedy Agyapong aids evacuation of 727 stranded Ghanaians in Lebanon

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Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has on behalf of the Government, received a donation of $428,650 from...
Spillage

Spillage of Bagre and Kompienga dams soon

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The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has announced that its partner SONABEL, the Agency responsible for the Management the Bagre and Kompienga dams in...
Mr Charles Nii Ayiku Ayiku Technical Advisor

Media urged to embrace E-Learning opportunities

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Stakeholders in the media landscape and corporate institutions have been advised to embrace the concept of e-learning and take advantage of the many opportunities...
gawu

Expedite action on health and safety policy-GAWU

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The General Agricultural Workers' Union (GAWU) has urged government to expedite action on the National Occupational, Safety and Health (OSH) policy before cabinet to...
Science Timber Validation

More resources needed for plantation development in Ghana-Study

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A study conducted on the forestry plantation and timber sectors has revealed that very minimal contribution of the Forest Plantation Development Fund (FPDF) is...
Voters Registration

2020 Voters registration mop-up

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The Electoral Commission has said it will undertake a mop-up exercise from August 8 to 9 as part of the nationwide voters registration exercise. A...
Airteltigo

AirtelTigo launches six months free morning calls offer

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AirtelTigo, a telecommunications service operator has launched a ‘Free Morning Offer’ in Accra for its new and existing customers to make free calls in...
First Lady S Presentation To Tema Traditional Council

First lady supports Tema Homowo festival

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Mrs. Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo on Wednesday presented food items to the Tema Traditional Council towards this year’s Homowo festival. Among the items donated were...

President inaugurates first phase of UESD

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned the first phase of the University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD) at Somanya in the Eastern...
President Okere

“Okere has a fair share of national development” – Chief

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Nana Saforo Okoampah, Chief of Akuapem Apirede, says Okere has enjoyed a fair share of national development under the New Patriotic Party government. ...
arrested

Web designer and blogger busted over Pornography

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Anderson Ofosuhene Anim a.k.a Morio Gee, a web designer and a blogger has been busted by the police over Pornography. Anim is alleged to have...
Felix Annan

“I’m working harder to be number one”- Felix Annan

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Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan has said he’s training and working harder to be back as the number one first-choice goalkeeper for Ghana...
Anane Martin

Cheetah FC’s Anane Martin inks deal with Danish’s Fremad Amager FC

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Cheetah FC winger, David Anane Martin has inked a four-year deal with Danish Division One Club BK Fremad Amager FC at an undisclosed fee. ...
Kwame Nkrumah Ideological Institute

Ghana must take stock of progress – KNII

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The Kwame Nkrumah Ideological Institute (KNII) on Wednesday said the most crucial issue to acknowledge the sacrifices the national heroes and heroines in the...
Education Childcare Covid I

Stakeholder policy conference on pre-school re-opening underway

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A virtual two-day stakeholder conference to brainstorm on a policy brief strategy on the re-opening of early childhood educational centres amidst COVID-19 “in...
Ghana Cocoa Board

COCOBOD says measures underway to end LBCs tampering of weighing scales

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The Management of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) says it has adopted punitive and preventive reform measures to resolve the tampering of weighing scales...
Novartis

Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana, Novartis launch App

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The Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana (SCFG), in collaboration with Novartis has developed a mobile digital application (App) to help manage the data collected...
Ghana Tourism authority

GTA undertakes tree planting exercise in Tamale

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The Northern Region Office of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has undertaken a tree planting exercise on the campus of the Yumbas Special School...
Journalists

Journalists must crosscheck information on social media – GJA

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Mrs Linda Asante-Agyei, Vice President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has reminded journalists of the need to crosscheck and establish the authenticity of...