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© UNICEF A man in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, receives a COVID-19 vaccination as part of the rollout of COVAX in Africa.

Ghana Kicks Starts Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Today

COVID-19 vaccination begins today in 43 districts in three regions of the country. The regions are: Greater Accra-25 districts, Ashanti-16 districts and Central-two districts. This will...
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Boeing begins T-7A Red Hawk advanced trainer production

Boeing announced Tuesday that the first U.S. portion of the T-7A Red Hawk advanced trainer has officially entered the company's production line. ...

Terrorism trial begins of former ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hotelier

dpa/GNA – The terrorism trial of a former hotelier who saved hundreds of people's lives during the Rwanda genocide started in the capital...
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Lufthansa begins longest-ever flight to transport Antarctic crew

dpa/GNA - Lufthansa began the longest nonstop flight in the German airline's history on Sunday night, heading from the German city of Hamburg...
US President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 30 July 30 2020. EPA/YURI GRIPAS / POOL

Lawyers jump ship shortly before Trump impeachment trial

dpa/GNA - Former US president Donald Trump's defence team has abandoned him with a little more than a week to go until his...
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Egypt begins mass Covid-19 vaccination with shots for medical workers

dpa/GNA - Egypt kicked off its long-awaited Covid-19 vaccination campaign on Sunday, as the Arab world's most populous country continues to record daily...

India begins world’s biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive

dpa/GNA – India on Saturday started inoculating health workers in what is expected to be the world’s biggest coronavirus vaccination programme. A health worker...
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TEWU begins nationwide strike

The Teachers and Educational Workers' Union (TEWU) in all the public universities across the country have laid down their tools due to delays in...
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Ghana begins trading under the AfCFTA agreement

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday officially signalled the beginning of Ghana's trading relationship with other African countries under the Africa Continental Free Trade...

Iran begins enriching uranium up to 20 percent

dpa/GNA - Iran announced on Monday it had begun enriching uranium up to 20 per cent, far outside the 3.67-per-cent limit set in...
Quality inspectors on Sinovac vaccine production lines use digital technology platforms to monitor the quality and efficiency of vaccine packaging on December 20. Photos: Li Hao/Global Times

China begins vaccination sign-ups

By Global Times staff reporters Signing up to receive the vaccine against COVID-19 has begun in China, as the Global Times has learned that...

Ghana Statistical Services begins Training of Master Trainers

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has begun the last phase of training for Master Trainers for the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) in...
People wait to vote at a polling station in Kibi, eastern region of Ghana December 7, 2016. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Voting begins nationwide

Polls opened nationwide as valid registered Ghanaian voters queue to elect a President and two hundred and seventy-five members of Parliament to serve...

Amalgamated Mutual Fund PLC Begins Partial Bailout Payments To Clients Of Fund Management Companies...

The Amalgamated Mutual Fund PLC (The AM Fund) has commenced cash payments under the partial bailout scheme to clients of the Fund Management Companies...
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Huawei begins to get rid of Android on its smartphones

Huawei has released a stable version of its EMUI 11 user interface for a number of models in China and has launched similar updates to...
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Special voting begins smoothly in Lambussie

Some registered voters in the Lambussie and the Wa Central Constituencies in the Upper West Region started casting their votes as the Special Voting...
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Special voting begins peacefully in Akatsi South

The special voting exercise for the December 7 Presidential and Parliamentary elections took off peacefully at the Akatsi Central Police Station on Tuesday. The Ghana...
Special Voting Begins In Sunyani East

Election 2020 special voting begins earnestly in Sunyani East

The Electoral Commission's (EC) Election 2020 special voting exercise for security services, started in the Sunyani East Constituency on Tuesday without hitches. ...

COVID-19, phase two: mass disinfection of markets begins at Oti Region

Major markets and lorry stations across the Oti Region are undergoing fumigation by the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources in line with national...
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In-person early voting for U.S. president begins in state of Virginia

In-person early voting for the U.S. president kicked off Friday in the U.S. state of Virginia and will run through Oct. 31. ...

Turkey begins clinical trials of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

Turkey has begun its first clinical trials of China's COVID-19 vaccine, testing it on three volunteers, the country's health minister has said. ...
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Vice President begins two-day tour of Upper East Region

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has arrived in Bolgatanga, the Upper East Regional capital, to begin a two-day working visit to the region. The...
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Ghana begins monthly stipends payment to 500 women premier league players

The Ghanaian government, through the youth employment agency (YEA), has commenced the payment of monthly stipends to 500 players in the country's women's premier...

Nigerian government begins profiling of women, children in IDPs camps in restive Borno state

The Nigerian government has commenced profiling of women and children in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the restive northeast state of Borno...

Final phase clinical trial of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine begins in U.S.

A multi-site, Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating an investigational COVID-19 vaccine known as AZD1222 has begun, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced...
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Construction of Tema industrial-Kpone road begins

Mr. Amoako Attah, Minister of Roads and Highways ,has cut sod for the rehabilitation of the 7.2 kilometer Tema Industrial Area to Kpone link...
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UN begins distribution of food aid for refugees, asylum seekers in Somalia

Two UN agencies on Thursday kicked off the distribution of the more than 1,500 metric tons of life-saving food aid for refugees and asylum...
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Phase four of EC Registration begins at Ablekuma North

Expectant registrants turn out in their numbers as the fourth phase of the Electoral Commission’s (EC) Voter Registration Exercise began on Sunday, July 19,...
VRA Stakeholders Engagement

Pwalugu Multi-Purpose Dam: VRA Begins Aggressive Stakeholders Engagement

The Volta River Authority (VRA) is currently undertaken an aggressive Stakeholder and Community Sensitization in the Upper East and North East Regions as part...
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Household Registry begins emergency data collection

The Ghana National Household Registry (GNHR) has commenced an emergency data collection on poor and vulnerable persons in the Greater Accra Region. Dr Prosper Laari,...