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Ethiopia’s COVID-19 recoveries pass 100,000 mark

The Ethiopian Ministry of Health on Friday reported 544 new COVID-19 cases, as the total tally hit 119,025. The ministry also disclosed...
Disability Workshop

Covid-19 Relief Package: only seven per cent of PWDs benefited

Only seven per cent of Persons Living with Disability (PWDs) benefit from the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP), a research conducted by the Ghana Federation...
Health Malaria Failures

Budgetary failures at MMDAs affront to fight against malaria

The failure of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to prioritise malaria control programmes in the district's financial plans and budgets is an...
Health Care Home

Barsyl Care Home and Agency Limited officially opens in Accra

A new care home and agency, called the “Barsyl Care Home and Agency Limited”, has been officially opened in Accra to provide variety of...
Hswu Conference

HSWU elect new National Executives

Members of the Health Service Workers’ Union (HSWU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) of Ghana, have elected a seven-member National Executive to steer...
Health Fda Training

FDA organises training for pre-packaged food, sachet water producer

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has organised a training programme for pre-packaged food and sachet water producers in the Upper West Region on...
Asafo Boakye Agyemang Bonsu

Asantehene installs new Asafohene

A German-based Ghanaian scientist has been sworn in as the 22nd Asafohene by Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the King of Asante Kingdom. ...
Children Believe

Over 16,000 children benefit from educational interventions – Children Believe

A total of 16,141 children have benefited from various educational interventions to ensure their direct access to a safe and inclusive learning environment, needed...
History Competition

Upper East Region wins Best GRNMA history project competition

The Upper East Region has won the history project contest organised by the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) as part of...
Apostle Professor Kwadwo Nimfour Opoku Onyinah

Politicians should not behave like King Herod-Apostle Opoku Onyinah

Apostle Professor Kwadwo Nimfour Opoku Onyinah, a former Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, has advised politicians not to behave like King Herod, who...
Mr John Peter Amewu

Your perseverance won you victory – Chief commends Amewu

Togbe Adzimah V, Chief of Gbi Abansi in Hohoe, has commended Mr John-Peter Amewu, Minister of Energy and newly elected Member of Parliament (MP)...
Prison Donation

COVID-19: CHRI donates to two Prisons

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) Africa Office, with the financial support of the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), has supported two...

At least two killed as tropical depression hits Philippines

Floods and landslides caused by a tropical depression in the Philippines have left at least two people dead, police said Saturday. The tropical depression, locally...

Germany sees drop in deportations in 2020

Deportations from Germany significantly dropped in 2020, partly because of the coronavirus pandemic. From January to the end of October, 8,802 people were deported from...
jail bars

Christmas amnesty: Germany to release at least 963 prison inmates

Germany is releasing at least 963 prison inmates early to coincide with the Christmas period, according to a survey by dpa. The so-called Christmas amnesty...
jail bars

Nicaragua frees more than 1,000 prison inmates ahead of Christmas

Nicaragua has freed 1,004 prison inmates in the run-up to Christmas, Vice President Rosario Murillo announced on Friday. Nicaragua regularly releases prisoners around certain public...

Washington moves to put US-made tech off limits to Chinese firms

The US Treasury Department is blacklisting more than 60 entities, many of which are Chinese - including the partially state-owned Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation...

Dynamos FC beat Shining Stars in Azumah Resources community friendly

Nadowli Dynamos FC beat Charikpong Shining Stars 3 - 0 in a friendly encounter organised by Azumah Resources Ghana Limited; an Australian mineral exploration...
Mr Surajdeen Haadi

Community Health Nurse adjudged National Best Nurse

Mr Surajdeen Haadi, a Registered Community Health Nurse at the Kundugu Health Centre in the Wa East Constituency of the Upper West Region has...
Ue Best Nurse

Sandema District Hospital staff wins best Upper East Nurse award

Mr Wisdom Ayinbono Apusiga, a Nursing Officer at the Sandema Hospital in the Builsa North District of the Upper East Region was on...
Grnma Awards

GRNMA President assures members of better conditions of service

Mrs Perpetual Ofori-Ampofo, the President of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives (GRNMA) has given assurance that the Association will come out with better...

Global PC market to grow 35 percent in last quarter of 2020 – Canalys

Global shipments of personal computers (PCs) are expected to hit 143 million units in the last quarter of 2020, up 35 percent year on...

Election 2020: Greater Accra House of Chiefs calls for calm

The Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs has condemned rioting and violence related to the 2020 General Election and called for calm. ...
Amtec Boys Tennis

AMTEC Boys Tennis Tourney ends Dec. 19

The Army Officers Mess Tennis club court at 37 will be the center of attraction as the (AMTEC) Boys Tourney takes place from Monday...
President Akufo-Addo being briefed by Mr George Darkwah (right), Deputy Manager, Administration, during a tour of the facility. With them is Mr Alan Kyerematen (2nd right), Trade Minister. Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO

Phase-1 of Ghana’s biggest industrial park project opens

The first phase of a multi-purpose industrial park project opened here on Thursday to help Ghana add value to its raw materials and create...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta

Gov’t will embrace impact investment approach to achieve SDGs

Government will embrace impact investment approach, which is expected to hit US$37 billion by the end of this year towards achieving the Sustainable Development...

Rotary Club supports OICG to equip 40 women in Vocational Skills

The Rotary Club of Accra Ring Road Central ,a service based organisation, has supported Opportunity Industrialization Centres, Ghana(OICG) to equip 40 women in vocational...

Marrying off a child completely destroys her future – UNFPA

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has reiterated its commitment towards the fight against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Ghanaian Communities by unveiling...

Educate children on Sex, Gender Minister advises Parents

Mrs Cynthia Morrison, Minister for Gender, Children and Social protection has called on parents and guardians to talk to their children about their...

President Akufo-Addo commended for directive on Ghana rice

The John A. Kufuor Foundation has applauded the directive of the President for all state institutions to procure Ghana rice beginning next year. It said...