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AGI capacitating members for opportunities under AfCFTA agreement

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Mr Dela Gadzanku, the Volta, Eastern and Oti Regional Chairman of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), says members of the Association in the...
Peace

Embracing unity should be the responsibility of every Ghanaian – Rev. Andoh

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Reverend Emmanuel Kojo Andoh, Founder of Remember the Cross Chapel in Shama, has encouraged Ghanaians to use the birth of Jesus Christ to cultivate...
Dr Sharon Brown

NGO to establish farmer training centre at Walewale

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Dr Sharon Brown, the President of the Malku Institute of Technology says the Institute will set up a farmers’ training centre at Walewale in...
United Nations

General Assembly approves 3.23 bln USD UN budget for 2021

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The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Thursday approved 3.231 billion U.S. dollars to fund the world body's regular budget for 2021. The UNGA's...
Brexit-dice

UK, EU kick off new relationship as Brexit transition period ends

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Britain and the European Union (EU) have started a new chapter in their relationship as the Brexit transition period ended at 2300 GMT Thursday. In...
Egypt

Egypt postpones school exams until after mid-year vacation over COVID-19 concerns

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The Egyptian government on Thursday decided to postpone the first-term exams in all schools including universities until after the mid-year vacation over concerns of...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambian president reiterates commitment to peaceful elections

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday reiterated his government's commitment to free, fair and peaceful elections next year. The Zambian leader has therefore urged stakeholders...
China Egypt

China and Egypt sign letter of intent for COVID-19 vaccine cooperation

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Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Liao Liqiang signed the letter, on behalf of the National Health Commission of China, with Mohamed Hassani, Egyptian assistant minister...
Covid

Eritrea’s confirmed COVID-19 cases hit 1,320

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Eritrea rose to 1,320 after the Red Sea nation reported 68 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the...
Cameroon

Situation along Cameroon-CAR border calms down after standoff

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The situation is calm along the border between Cameroon and Central African Republic (CAR) following a standoff between Cameroon army and CAR rebels who...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks at the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19 in Pretoria, South Africa, June 17, 2020. The summit, held via video link, was jointly proposed by China, South Africa, the rotating chair of the African Union (AU), and Senegal, the co-chair of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). (South Africa Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

South African President Ramaphosa delivers New Year message

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South Africans have shown the true meaning of Ubuntu, the universal value of personhood and dignity, in 2020, said President Cyril Ramaphosa in his...
Covid Vaccine

China approves its first coronavirus vaccine, from Sinopharm

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China has approved for conditional use its first coronavirus vaccine, developed by state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopharm. The approval, announced on Thursday by the Joint Prevention...
Covid Vaccine

Argentina and El Salvador approve AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-vaccine

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Argentina has approved the coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, making it the second country after Britain to do...
Covid

The pandemic has put Europe’s tourism cash cow on life support

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The recent consecutive boom years of Europe's tourism industry suffered a major blip in 2020, when pandemic travel restrictions left an otherwise rapidly growing...
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Guinea begins coronavirus vaccinations on government ministers

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The West African nation of Guinea has begun administering coronavirus vaccines, making the country among the first on the continent to roll out the...
Brexit-dice

UK lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade deal by large majority

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British lawmakers on Wednesday approved the post-Brexit trade deal between Britain and the European Union (EU) by a large majority, paving the way for...
Us

US announce punitive tariffs on EU products in aviation dispute

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The United States on Wednesday announced punitive tariffs on some products from France and Germany in retaliation for a long-running aircraft manufacturing dispute with...
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Number of German companies in Russia falls by 7 percent this year

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The number of German companies operating in Russia has fallen by 7 per cent year-on-year amid heightened political tensions and the economic impacts of...
Prof Alex Dodoo

Government has not increased import duties – GSA

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The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has asked the public to disregard claims attributed to the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders that import duties have...
Apostle Robert Aboagye Darko

Clergyman urges Ghanaians to cultivate the habit of reading

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Apostle Robert Aboagye-Darko, General Overseer of the Revival Outreach Church International, has called on Ghanaians to cultivate the habit of reading to enable them...
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Youth Center for entrepreneurial empowerment graduates trainees

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Youth Center for Entrepreneurial Empowerment (Y-CEE), an initiative of The Network Organisation for Youth Empowerment and Development (NOYED-Ghana), has graduated the third batch of...
Accident

Road crashes that made Ghana weep in 2020

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Some road accidents left tears in the eyes of Ghanaians and ‘unforgettable prints’ in their hearts and memories in the year 2020. Ghana News Agency...
Unity Christmas

Christmas with the family after years of living on the streets

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“It is a moment of great joy for me going home after many years of living on the streets of Accra, yet anxious about...
poultry

Poultry farmers blame hikes in prices of chicken on high cost of feed

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Poultry farmers in the Ashanti region are blaming the current increases in prices of eggs and fowls on the local market, on the hikes...
Organic Foods

Organic foods, an important nutritional choice

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"You are what you eat" is a popular saying that reflects a person's general wellbeing, especially, the physical and mental health of a person,...
Robbers

Two suspected robbers shot dead at Santasi Kagyase near Kumasi

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An Ashanti Regional Police patrol team on the dawn, December 30, 2020 engaged some suspected armed robbers in a shootout leading to the death...
jail bars

Undertaker gets five years for stealing

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The Asante Bekwai Circuit Court has sentenced a 30-year-old undertaker to five years imprisonment in hard labour for stealing a ‘pressure pump cocoa spraying...
Court

Here are some major crime/court headline stories for year 2020

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Compiled by Joyce Danso, and edited by Edward Nana Asare, GNA The following are some major crime/court stories for the year 2020 reported by...
Health Malaria Intervention

Investments in Health infrastructure projects affect malaria funding in Nkwanta North

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Funding for malaria activities in the Nkwanta North District of the Oti Region has been affected by investments in physical health infrastructure. A validation meeting...
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AfCFTA kickstarts trading tomorrow January 1, 2021

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Trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) would begin on January 1st 2021, with a market of 1.2 billion people and a...