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Unity Walk

Supporters of NPP and NDC in Avenor undertake peace walk

Mr Alfred Asiedu Adjei, the Presiding Member of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly has advised supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National...
Covid Vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines to be offered to healthcare staff, long-term care residents first in US

Health care personnel and residents of long-term care facilities will be the first groups to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, according to...
Stakeholders Workshop

Stakeholders asked to collaborate to meet Target 8.7 of SDG

Ms Emma Ofori Agyemang, Director, Policy Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations has called on stakeholders to collaborate...
Professor Aba Bentil Andam

Women in energy must do away with work-task excuses – Prof Bentil

Professor Aba Bentil Andam, a Physicist, has advised women in the Energy sector to refrain from giving excuses when given heavy tasks, if they...
Special Voters In Hohoe

Hohoe records 91 percent special voting turn-out

A total of 405 out of 446 total voters on Tuesday cast their ballots in the special voting exercise in the Hohoe Constituency. ...

Audit Service to surcharge banks

The Audit Service on Tuesday indicated its readiness to surcharge any participating commercial bank,that defaults in transferring tax receipts collected from the various transit...
Economic Scheme Launch

President Akufo-Addo deserves another term to protect policies

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) under the leadership of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has within the first term in Government performed creditably better. The...
Politics Special Voting Tarkwa

Ejisu and Juaben record massive turnout in special voting exercise

The Ejisu and Juaben constituencies recorded a massive turnout in the just ended special voting exercise by the Electoral Commission for eligible voters...

40 persons fail to vote in Special Voting in Bongo

A total of 40 out of the 739 people who were expected to take part in the Special Voting in the Bongo Constituency of...

NPP challenges former President Mahama to disclose mistakes

Nana Akomea, a member of the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Communication Team, on Tuesday called on former President John Dramani Mahama, to tell Ghanaians...
Person voting

19 persons fail to vote in Ningo-Prampram special voting

Nineteen persons out of a total of 957 registered voters on the special voting register for Ningo-Prampram, failed to cast their ballot. ...

Armed separatist arrested over murder of Cameroonian school children

A separatist commander suspected to have led an operation that murdered seven school children was captured on Tuesday in Kumba in Cameroon's troubled English-speaking...

39 kidnapped victims rescued in north Nigeria

At least 39 people kidnapped early Monday by gunmen in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna have regained their freedom later in the day, an...
Boko Haram

ECOWAS condemns killing of farmers by Boko Haram in Nigeria

The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) on Tuesday condemned in strongest terms an attack on farmers in a village in Nigeria's northeastern...

Road accident kills 11 in northern Nigeria

Eleven people were killed and another one was injured in Nigeria's northern state of Sokoto when the vehicle they were traveling in skidded off...
Special Voting Begins In Sunyani East

Ghana opens special voting for general election

Ghana opened a special voting on Tuesday to enable personnel who would not be able to cast their ballots on the election day, which...
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s Institute for Scientific and Technological Information (CSIR-INSTI)

CSIR-INSTI designs digital apps to support agricultural

In order to promote demand-driven research, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s Institute for Scientific and Technological Information (CSIR-INSTI) has designed four digital...
Politics Special Voting Sandema

Special voting ends successfully at Sandema

The special voting exercise in the Builsa North Constituency of the Upper East Region has successfully ended without any challenges encountered. A total of 358...
Covid Re Testing

Kenya’s quest to eliminate HIV/Aids faces headwinds amid COVID-19

Kenya's ambitious goal of attaining zero HIV infections and deaths by 2030 has encountered some hurdles as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts critical interventions...

Chinese premier stresses prevention, treatment of HIV/AIDS

Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang, has urged unremitting efforts for the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS ahead of World AIDS Day, which falls on Tuesday...

COVID-19 could result in more HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths for next 2 years...

The latest report from the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has warned that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic could result in 123,000 to...

Record 235 million people need humanitarian assistance in 2021 – UN

A record 235 million people will need humanitarian assistance next year, a near-40 percent increase on 2020 which is "almost entirely from COVID-19," the...
Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres

UN Chief calls for greater inclusion of persons with disabilities in society

United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres on Monday called for greater inclusion of persons with disabilities in society, including in COVID-19 response and recovery. The UN...
Yoweri Museveni

Uganda to compensate victims of violent riots, pay property lost

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday said the government will compensate the victims of the violent protests that left several people dead over the...
Police Staff College Centre at Winneba

Nine names absent at Police Staff College Centre at Winneba

Nine people out of the 432 who are expected to undergo the special voting in Effutu Constituency could not find their names on the...
Person voting

Afadzato South records high special voter turnout

More than half of registered voters partaking in the special voting have cast their ballots in Afadzato South Constituency. A...

“I use wee to cure my ailment” – convict tells court

Dennis Akomea alias “Monday” a 37-year-old electrician charged for illegal possession of cannabis has been convicted by the Ashanti-Bekwai Circuit Court. The court thus sentenced...

UK and NIB bust trader over forgery judicial documents

The United Kingdom authorities and Ghana’s National Intelligence Bureau (NIB) formerly Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) have busted a trader for allegedly forging judicial...
Ghana police

Unemployed jailed two years for stealing vehicle

Richford Joe Lartey, unemployed, who was grabbed by the Police while trying to escape with a stolen vehicle has been sentenced to two years...
illegal miner

Illegal miner remanded over motorbike robbery

The Ashanti Bekwai Circuit Court has remanded one Abraham Yeboah into prison custody for allegedly robbing a student of his motorbike. Yeboah has denied robbing...