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Disability Disbursement

Ada West District Assembly disburses GHS90,000.00 to PWDs

The Ada West District Assembly has disbursed GHS 90,000 to 128 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs). The amount represented three per cent of the District...

Osu fisherfolks to benefit from fish market and storage facilities-Korle Klottey MCE

Fisherfolks at the Osu Beach behind the Castle would for the first time, benefit from the construction of a fish market and a storage...
Africa Map

Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 1.03 million as death toll rises to 22,966

The Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Sunday revealed that the number of COVID-19 cases across the African continent surged...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

Nigerian governors call for updated military equipment to restive NE region

Nigeria's state governors have called on the federal government to deploy more state of the art military hardware to the armed forces fighting Boko...

Nigerian police kill eight gunmen in crossfire

At least eight gunmen have been killed in a combat operation by police in Nigeria's northwestern state of Katsina, a police spokesman said on...

COVID-19 cases exceed 41, 000 in Ghana

Ghana registered 470 more infections of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing its number of cases to 41, 003, the Ghana Health Service said...

NDC Flagbearer announces US$10 billion infrastructural plan

Former President John Dramani Mahama, the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Sunday announced a $10- billion accelerated infrastructural plan to drive...
Voters Registration

EC ends mop up registration exercise

The Electoral Commission (EC) Sunday ended the two-day mop up exercise as a follow-up to the official 37-day voters’ registration to ensure a credible...

GNECC commends President’s intervention on students’ dismissal

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC) has commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the timely intervention for the recall of the 14...

Ridge Hospital suspends two for malpractices

The Greater Accra Regional Hospital, Ridge, has suspended two of its staff for engaging in administrative malpractices. They are Mr Thomas Osei,...

Use the mobile platform for membership renewal – NHIA

The Western Regional Directorate of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has urged the public to use its mobile platform to renew their membership...
Dr Lomborg

Explore effective ways to use limited public resources – Dr Lomborg

Dr Bjorn Lomborg, President of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, an international think tank, has admonished government to explore effective ways of using the country's...
Mr Julian Opuni

Global Credit Rating upgrades Fidelity Bank’s National Scale Rating

An international rating agency, Global Credit Rating Agency (GCR) has upgraded Fidelity Bank Ghana’s national scale long - term ratings from A- to A...
Expecting Mothers

Ghana needs GHc3.5 trillion to provide nutrition to infants/pregnant women

Ghana needs GHc3.5 trillion to provide adequate nutrition to 850,000 pregnant women and more than 4,000 infants in the country. The nutritional...

UK investigates COVID-19 risks for black citizens

Various studies are being undertaken in the United Kingdom (UK) to find out why black and ethnic minorities in the country appear to be...
Dr Da Costa Aboagye

‘Ghana is making progress in reducing COVID-19 cases’

Dr Da Costa Aboagye, the Leader of Risk Communication for COVID-19 National Response, says Ghana is making significant progress in the fight against the...
Economic Merger Unions

Agona District workers’ Co-operative Credit Union and two unions to merge

The Agona District Workers’ Cooperative Credit Union (ADWCCU) has completed consultations with financial experts to merge with the Church of Christ and Maranatha Credit...
Marine Collapse

Marine fish stock at the verge of collapse due to over-exploitation

Professor Wisdom Akpalu, the Dean of School of Research and Graduate Studies, GIMPA, has said the marine fish stock...

IFS commends government on financial commitments in Covid-19 fight

The Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) has commended government on its financial commitments to alleviate the suffering of the vulnerable in the Covid-19 pandemic. The...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

GES, MoE should reconsider exams ban on 14 students – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has instructed the Ghana Education Service (GES) re-examine its decision to ban some 14 dismissed senior high school students...
Health Ppe School

ADB, 1992 year group donate PPE to Breman Asikuma SHS

The Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) and the 1992 Year Group of Breman Asikuma Senior High School (SHS), have presented quantities of personal protective equipment...
Music Discipline

Music can instil discipline and mould values – Philanthropist

Mr Humphrey Ellis Agbeehia, a retired customs officer and philanthropist, has underscored the importance of music in inculcating discipline in people and shaping societal...
H Ghana

NGO calls for a bill to outlaw witch camps

A non-governmental organization(NGOs) has called on the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection to introduce a bill to Parliament to outlaw witch camps. ...

Government to promote Vocational and Technical apprenticeship

The government has prioritized vocational and Technical training to help equip the youth with the requisite knowledge and skills to help achieve the national...

Don’t make all private schools scapegoats – CHOPSS

The Conference of Heads of Private Second-Cycle Schools (CHOPSS) has called on the public not to use the isolated misbehaviour of some candidates at...
Nya Seminar

Issues affecting youth progress must be tackled – NYA

Mr Yao Semorde, the Volta Regional Director of the National Youth Authority (NYA), has said issues that affect the progress of the youth must...

Car bombing kills 7, wounds 16 in Afghanistan’s eastern Ghazni province

Seven people have been confirmed dead and 16 others wounded as a car bombing targeted a police center in eastern Afghanistan's Ghazni province on...

Angola maintains closed borders to fend off COVID-19

Angola said on Saturday it will maintain closed borders to fight and prevent a spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. According to a...
Mahinda Rajapaksa has dominated Sri Lankan politics for a decade

Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new PM

Leader of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna party Mahinda Rajapaksa took his oath as the nation's new prime minister on Sunday after his party secured...
Ya Na Mahama Abukari Ii Overlord Of Dagbon

Ya-Na urges issues-based election campaign

Ya-Na Mahama Abukari II, the Overlord of Dagbon, has urged political parties to conduct issues-based campaign in the upcoming election to enable the electorate...