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Working from home is here to stay

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Mr Michael Kwofie, Country Information Security Risk Officer, Standard Chartered Bank, has encouraged organisations to embrace the practice of working from home as it...
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Ghana records $785.62 million FDI in 2020 half year

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Ghana has recorded total investments of US$869.47 million, with total Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) value amounting to US$785.62 million between January to June 2020. Mr...
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Austrian postal service prints Covid-19 stamp on toilet paper

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The Covid-19 pandemic has inspired Austria's postal service to make stamps out of toilet paper. The postal service said on Friday that it got the...
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Increased support needed for enhanced Rohingya Response – IOM urges

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) stands with its UN partners and the international community in calling for renewed support to more than one...
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Population and Housing Census to begin in April 2021

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Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) will conduct the 2021 population and Housing Census between April and May 2021. A statement from GSS, copied to the...

Greater Accra Regional NHIA targets two million new members

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The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Greater Accra Region has stepped up efforts to meet its target of two million new members by the...
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MultiChoice Group reaffirms commitment to supporting global UN Pause campaign

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As the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic continues, MultiChoice Group (MCG) has reaffirmed its commitment to the United Nations’ (UN’s) efforts to conquer the...
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World Interfaith Online Prayer Conference slated for 26th of October

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2020 (HWPL) World Interfaith Joint Prayer Conference will be held online on the 26th of October to call for the eradication of the COVID...
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S. African government thanks media for COVID-19 messages

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The South African government on Monday thanked the media for playing a critical role in information dissemination during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
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Ghanaian online comics thrive as people seek fun amid pandemic

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Dressed in a tight-fitting skirt, put on a wig and lipstick, a "female" character who likes telling dramatic stories starring a Ghanaian male, is...

NGO calls for renewed attention to the plight of rural women

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The Centre for Women in Agriculture and Nutrition (C-WAN), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called for the establishment of land banks to promote rural...
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Israeli coalition government faces internal divisions, public pressure

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Israel's coalition government is facing persistent internal divisions and mounting public pressure. Saturday night marked months of weekly protests against the government and Prime Minister...
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Let’s avoid a second wave of COVID-19 by observing protocols

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged Ghanaians to comply strictly with the protocols on hygiene and social distancing to stem a resurgence of...
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Prejudices, stigma, constitute barriers to the visually impaired

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Mr Eric Ofori, Director of New Horizon Foundation of the Blind (NHFB) has said prejudices, stigma and discrimination and failure of society to accommodate...
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EU leaders reaffirm support for Africa amid COVID-19 pandemic

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European Union (EU) leaders reiterated their support for Africa as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to test the health care systems and economies on...
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GAMLS commends government for interventions in COVID-19 fight

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The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) has commended the Government for the innovative decisions that stimulated the local capacity of industries to...
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Danfa Community Hospital receives protective items

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The Fortitude Child Support Foundation, a maternal and child health not-for-profit organisation, has presented protective items to the Danfa Community Hospital in the La...
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Universities in Cameroon reopen after months of suspension amid COVID-19

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Universities and other higher education institutions in Cameroon started to welcome returning students on Thursday after a suspension of nearly seven months due to...

Food for All Africa organizes “Feeding Caravan” to commemorate UN World Food day

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As a yearly ritual, today October, 16th 2020, marks UN World Food Day. Food is the essence of life and the bedrock of our...
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AGRA joins the rest of the world to commemorate World Food Day

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The COVID-19 pandemic struck Ghana at a time when the country was grappling with youth unemployment, effects of climate change, and 2.5million people (5%...
Locals wear face masks as a preventive measure against coronavirus, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, April 20, 2020. Tanzanian health authorities on Monday announced 84 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in three days, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 254 from 170 reported on Friday last week. (Xinhua)

Africa Battles COVID-19 Pandemic Effectively

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Western media astonished at the successful efforts to contain virus on the continent During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic there was much concern...
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YHFG launches adolescent reproductive health programme

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The Youth Harvest Foundation Ghana (YHFG), a Non-Governmental youth focus organisation in Bolgatanga, has launched adolescent reproductive health education programme in two Districts of...
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Presbyterian Church of Ghana consults stakeholders on higher education

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The Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG), is hosting a stakeholder consultation meeting on higher education for all heads of its higher educational institutions. The institutions...
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Assembly working to relocate traders from Coronation Park-MCE

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Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has pleaded with residents, especially football loving fans to exercise patience as the Municipal Assembly...
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Presiding Member urges Ghanaians to continue to abide by COVID-19 protocols

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Mr Alfred Asiedu Adjei, the Presiding Member of the Accra Metropolitan has called on Ghanaians to continue to observe the COVID-19 safety protocols...
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EPA to deepen collaboration with the Chamber of Mines

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The Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Mr Henry Kokofu, has underscored the importance of institutional collaboration between players in the...
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EKMA NADMO Commemorates International Disaster reduction day

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The Effia Kwesimintim Municipal Assembly (EKMA) in conjunction with the National Disaster Management Organization, (NADMO,) has marked this year's International Disaster Day for Risk...
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E-health is future of health system — Dr Da Costa Aboagye

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Dr Da Costa Aboagye, Director of Health Promotion, Ghana Health Service, says electronic health delivery is the future of Ghana's health system. ...
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Ghana on ‘track to achieve universal access to electricity’ by 2030 – IEA

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Ghana is among a handful of countries that are “on track to achieve universal access to electricity” by 2030, according to the World Energy...
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UK and Kenya to co-host education summit in 2021

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The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, are to co-host an education summit in the United Kingdom in...