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6 perish in Boxing Day road crash in Ghana

Six persons died, and five others were in critical condition in a road accident here on Boxing Day (Thursday), police have confirmed. ...
Image taken on July 15, 2015 shows a needle inserted in a patient during an acupuncture treatment, at a public health center of the Unified Health System (SUS) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

Acupuncture is becoming more popular in Ghana

by Xu Zheng Overflowing with anxious Ghanaian patients always, the traditional Chinese acupuncture consulting room has become one of the busiest spaces...

Ghanaians advised to respect the solemnity of Christmas

Most Reverend Joseph Afrifa-Agyekum, the Catholic Bishop of the Koforidua Diocese, has called on Ghanaians to respect the solemnity of Christmas as it is...
Special Task Force

Mozambique strengthens security measures to tackle armed attacks in central region

Mozambican Defense and Security Forces (FDS) have reintroduced the methods of escorting passenger buses and private cars and increased patrols to counter the recent...

Chinese association donates tricycles to disabled people in Zambia

The Zambia-Chinese Association (ZCA) on Thursday donated and handed over 22 tricycles to the disabled people in Luanshya district on Copperbelt province. ...
jail bars

South African national sentenced to 7 years for cocaine smuggling in Ethiopia

The Ethiopia Federal High Court on Thursday sentenced a South African national to seven years in prison for smuggling cocaine drugs into Ethiopia. ...

Zambia’s inflation surges to 11.7 percent in December

Zambia's inflation increased during the month of December compared to the previous month, the country's statistics agency said on Thursday. The annual...

3 killed by heavy rains on Christmas day in northern Tanzania

At least three people were killed by ongoing heavy rains and one injured in Tanzania's northern district of Serengeti in Mara region, an official...

Five births recorded on Christmas Day in Akatsi South District

A total of five babies, four females and a male were delivered on Christmas Day at the Akatsi South District Hospital and St. Paul’s...

AfriKids Ghana provides livelihood support to vulnerable street children

AfriKids Ghana, a Child Rights Organization, has provided economic empowerment and livelihood support to 55 street children in the Bolgatanga Municipality to help...

StarTimes to expand content for Kenyan subscribers

Chinese pay television company StarTimes subscribers in Kenya can now access two more documentary channels following the company's introduction of Love Nature and Smithsonian...
"Defiant" helicopter Photo credit: Sikorsky-Boeing

“Defiant” helicopter could fly twice the speed of conventional ones

U.S. top-tier aircraft manufacturers Lockheed Martin and Boeing on Wednesday revealed a newly designed helicopter which could travel twice as fast as conventional ones....
Christmas tree in Ghana

Christmas not light streaming but light shining over darkness

The Most Reverend Matthew Kwasi Gyamfi, Catholic Bishop of Sunyani, has reminded Christians that Christmas is not about “light streaming on the street, but...

Don’t panic about the future; just fear the Lord – Apostle Nyamekye

Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye, the Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, has urged Ghanaians, especially Christians, to be confident and remain steadfast that God,...
Rt. Honourable Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye

Speaker Oquaye rallies support for National Cathedral project

Speaker of Parliament Rev Prof Aaron Michael Oqauye is rallying support for the construction of the national cathedral for Ghana, explaining that the building...
Yaa Naa

Yaa-Naa’s widows, children visit Yendi for funeral

Widows and children of the late Overlord of Dagbon, Yaa-Naa Yakubu Andani II, in keeping with Dagbon customary practice have visited the Gbewah Palace,...

CODEO ready to observe referendum on creation of new regions

The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) would observe the referendum on the creation of additional six regions, slated for tomorrow. In a statement copied...

NYA and Garu District Assembly support communities with household latrines

The National Youth Authority (NYA) and the Garu District Assembly is supporting some communities in the Garu District with household latrines to help eradicate...

Many enjoying yuletide despite price hikes

Many people are enjoying the yuletide as families, friends and lovers were seen patronising entertainment spots and organising parties to celebrate Christmas. A Ghana News...
Exercise Regualrly

A GSP sport launches community clubs to promote physical exercise

Lack of physical exercise has been identified as a major risk factor for high mortality, accounting to six percent of all untimely deaths occurring...
Sanitation Awards

Agona West Municipality declared cleanest in Central Region

The Central Regional Coordinating Council (RCC), on Friday declared the Agona West Municipality as the cleanest in the Region. This was followed by the Upper...

Karpowership celebrates Christmas at Osu Children’s Home

Karpowership Ghana Company has donated items worth over GHS20,000 to the Osu Children’s Home towards the celebration of Christmas and the upkeep of the...

J. A. Kufuor Cup re-scheduled to January 6, 2019

The much awaited J.A. Kufuor Cup match between regional rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold, at the Baba Yara Stadium. Kumasi, has been re-scheduled...

Ghanaians urged to support in sanitation management

Mr Emmanuel Acheampong, the Executive Director of Clean Ghana Action Ambassadors, a non-governmental organization has called on Ghanaians to collectively help manage waste in...

37 hospital delivers 15 babies on Christmas and Boxing Day

A total of Fifteen babies were delivered at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra on Christmas and Boxing Day as at 1300 hours when...
Electoral Commission

EC appeals to voters to exercise their franchise in referendum

The Electoral Commission (EC) has appealed to voters to come out and exercise their franchise in the December 27 referendum on the creation of...

NPP constituency chairmen demand greater commitment from party members

The Constituency Chairmen Caucus of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti Region, has asked members of the Party to remain loyal and...

Oti will ignite development for Volta – Kofi Adams

Mr Kofi Adams, a former National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said the creation of Oti Region out of Volta Region...

Bank of Africa refurbishes Children’s Ward

The Bank of Africa Ghana Limited, has refurbished and handed over a Children’s Ward to staff and management of the Upper East Regional Hospital...
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH)

KATH delivers 12 babies on Christmas day

A total of twelve babies were delivered on Christmas day at the Maternal and Child Health Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH)...