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Plan Ghana

Plan Ghana brings life to Afadjato South

…Supports communities with water, sanitation facilities There was joy and excitement when the chiefs and people of the Leklebi Fiape, Leklebi Agbesia, Tafi Mador...
Mapping Africa

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 1.7 mln – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed cases in the African continent has reached 1,707,741, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on...
Chinese State Councilor And Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Chinese, Malian FMs exchange congratulations over 60th anniversary of ties

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday exchanged congratulatory messages with Malian Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister, Zeini Moulaye, marking...
Mr Affail Monney

Media have a crucial role in election 2020 – GJA President

The media have a crucial role to play in ensuring a peaceful, free, fair and credible general election on December 7, Mr Affail Monney,...
Award Winner

Multimedia Group’s Samson Lardy Anyenini wins 2019 Best Journalist

Mr Samson Lardy Anyenini, a broadcast journalist with The Multimedia Group, Saturday won the coveted PAV Ansah Journalist of the Year Award at...
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)

WHO roots for rapid diagnostic tests to boost COVID-19 war in Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged African countries to scale up adoption of rapid diagnostic tests in order to boost the...

UNDP and EIB expand partnership to aid governments in tackling global crisis

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a new partnership agreement to scale up their support to...

IATA Revises 2020 Passenger Traffic Forecast Down for Africa

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) downgraded its traffic forecast for Africa for 2020 to reflect a weaker-than-expected recovery. ·IATA now expects full-year...
Social Gender Summit

Gender Ministry holds Annual Summit with stakeholders

Stakeholders at the second annual Summit of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) on Tuesday, pledged their support towards advocacy for...
Covid Post X

Iran’s Covid-19 death toll higher than double official tally

The coronavirus-related death toll in Iran is more than twice as high as official figures indicate. This is reported by Isna News Agency on Tuesday,...

World Interfaith Online Prayer Conference slated for 26th of October

2020 (HWPL) World Interfaith Joint Prayer Conference will be held online on the 26th of October to call for the eradication of the COVID...
Health Womec Kpone

WOMEC, Kpone Health directorate sensitizes community on Covid-19

Residents of MTN-Sentuo, a slum in the Kpone-Katamanso Municipality near the Kpone landfill site have been sentiaized to adhere to the COVID-19 protocols and...
Covid Positive

Kenya’s resurgent COVID-19 transmission raises fear of second wave

The sudden increase in COVID-19 positive cases and fatalities that has been witnessed in Kenya lately has raised concern amid a looming second wave. Ministry...
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)

China supports Ethiopia’s dual fight against COVID-19, desert locust: diplomat

The Chinese government is committed in supporting Ethiopia's dual fight against the ongoing perils of the COVID-19 pandemic and the desert locust invasion, Liu...

COVID-19 and G; how safe are our children

The streets are back to life. It is as if COVID-19 is gone forever. Vehicular traffic is at its peak in...
Covid Case

South African health minister tests positive for COVID-19

South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and his wife tested positive for COVID-19, his office said in a statement late on Sunday. "I am now...
Covid Post X

Brazil’s COVID-19 death toll nears 154,000

Brazil on Sunday reported 230 more people died from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past day, raising the death toll to 153,905. According to...

Let’s avoid a second wave of COVID-19 by observing protocols

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...
Africa Map

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 1.63 million

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent has reached 1,636,748 as of Sunday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and...
German President Frank Walter Steinmeier

German president in quarantine after bodyguard tests positive for COVID-19

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier entered quarantine Saturday after one of his bodyguards tested positive for COVID-19, according to a spokeswoman for the president's...

Maiden Ghana-China Economic Culture week underway

The maiden Ghana-China Economic and Culture week, is underway as part of activities marking the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between...

WaterAid calls on government to increase investment in water and hygiene

WaterAid Ghana has called on the government to increase investment in the provision of clean water and hygiene to help prevent the spread of...
United Nations

UN official stresses role of public institutions in poverty eradication

The UN undersecretary-general for economic and social affairs, Liu Zhenmin, on Friday stressed the role of public institutions in poverty eradication. Institutions play a critical...
President Of The Institute Of Directors Iod Ghana Rockson Dogbegah

Directors must take health of workers seriously – IoD-Gh

Mr Rockson Dogbegah, President of the Institute of Directors, Ghana (IoD-Gh), has asked organisational leaders to take the health and safety of their workers...

Universities in Cameroon reopen after months of suspension amid COVID-19

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

Covid-19: Rural and Community banks remain resilient – Apex Bank

Rural, and Community banks have been commended for instituting stringent and innovative strategies to remain resilient amid the coronavirus pandemic. Mr. George Kwaku Annor, Ashanti...
Ghana's political parties

COVID-19: NCCE/GMA call on political parties to adopt innovative campaigning

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) and the Ghana Medical Association(GMA)have urged political parties to adopt innovative campaigning methods as part of efforts...

Opoku-Agyemang celebrates the Girl Child

Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, the running mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has called for the complete empowerment of women and girls. "Today, nations...
Anglogold Ashanti Logo

AngloGold Ashanti reiterates importance of working with government

Mr Eric Asubonteng, Managing Director, Anglogold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, has reiterated the need for industry to continue working together with government, communities and citizens...
Stranded Migrants

International cooperation required to address needs, vulnerabilities of 2.75 million Stranded Migrants

Effective international cooperation is urgently needed to address the circumstances of millions of migrants stranded worldwide due to mobility restrictions imposed to contain the spread...