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South Africa’s energy plan to deal with energy problems – Economists

Economists said that while it would take over a year for South Africa's economy to recover, the government's plan to consider other energy alternatives...
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120 suspected Ethiopian bandits surrender – EBC

The state-owned Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) reported on Friday 120 suspected bandits have surrendered to Ethiopian authorities in the country's western Benishangul-Gumuz regional state. ...

Mozambican health minister assists medical staff to combat COVID-19

Mozambique's Minister of Health, Armindo Tiago assisted on Friday the emergency services team at Maputo Central Hospital (HCM), the largest in the country, to...

Botswana dismisses reports on mining activities in Okavango Delta

Botswana has dismissed reports of mining activities in Okavango Delta, one of the country's prime tourism destinations. "Botswana government treasures and values...

Ethiopia reports 613 new COVID-19 cases

Ethiopia on Thursday reported 613 new COVID-19 cases over the previous 24 hours, taking the national count to 144,862. The COVID-19 death...
Nigeria police

Nigerian police warn against potential protests in economic hub

Police in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, have hit out at plans to stage fresh protests in the state, saying they will vehemently resist any...
African Union headquarters

AU urges strong clinical trials on safety, efficacy of vaccine candidates on African populations

The African Union (AU) has called on members to strengthen their clinical trials and research on the safety and efficacy of vaccine candidates on...
Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

Government engages ambassadors on covid-19 vaccines for Ghana

Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister-designate for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has said government was making efforts at all levels to procure COVID-19...
Family members of a person that died of COVID-19 converse with health workers during a burial ceremony, on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia, May 8, 2020. Somali health ministry on Sunday confirmed 57 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total infections to 1,054. Fawziya Abikar, health minister said three people succumbed to the deadly respiratory disease, raising the death toll to 51. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

Ghana’s COVID-19 death toll exceeds 500

Ghana's COVID-19 death toll is now more than 500, after the country recorded eleven new deaths on Friday, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has...
Tong Raan Kugbilsong Nalebegtang

Tong-Raan retains Council of State seat in Upper East

Tong-Raan Kugbilsong Nalebegtang, the Paramount Chief of the Talensi Traditional Area has beaten four contestants to retain his seat as the Upper East Regional...
Mr Nyonyo

Volta Electoral College retains Mr Nyonyo

The Electoral College of the Volta Region Council of State has voted to retain Mr Francis Albert Seth Nyonyo, Chief Executive Officer of the...

About 44 percent of children are not put to breast after birth – Director

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the Upper East Region has recorded 14 positive cases from 11 schools in the Region, Dr Emmanuel Kofi...

COVID-19: GHS records 14 positive cases in 11 schools

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the Upper East Region has recorded 14 positive cases from 11 schools in the Region, Dr Emmanuel Kofi...
Prof Bagah

Prof Bagah wins UWR Council of State elections

Professor Daniel Anlieu-Mwini Bagah has won the Council of State Election in the Upper West Region to represent the region. He polled 21 out of...

Tema Region ECG recovers million as power theft payment

The Tema Region Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has over the past one year recovered a total of GHC7,855,404.90 from power theft. The amount which...
Telco Service

Vodafone honoured as Ghana’s best Telco in customer service

Vodafone Ghana, Telecommunication Company, has been named the ‘Best Telecom Company’ in customer service for the second year running by the Ghana Customer Service...
Dr Fred Kyei Asamoah

Government focused on creating enabling environment for businesses to thrive

Dr Fred Kyei Asamoah, Director, Council for Technical and Vocational Education Training (COTVET), has reiterated Government’s commitment to the creation of an enabling environment...

Upper East Region records 26 COVID-19 related deaths

The Upper East Regional Health Directorate has so far recorded 26 COVID-19 related deaths in the region since the first case of the virus...

Adolescents advised to engage in non-sexual activities

Madam Rebecca Palison, an Adolescent Service Provider at the Ghana Health Service, has admonished the youth of Tema to engage in activities that will...
Pressure Group

Adhere to basic environmental protection tenets-Pressure group

Members of Association of Concerned Citizens of Tema site-19 have embarked on community sensitization programme for residents to adhere to basic environmental protection tenets...
Mr Paa Kofi Ansong

Mr Paa Kofi Ansong elected as council of State member for Eastern Region

Mr Paa Kofi Ansong, a 60-year old business executive has been elected as the council of State member for the Eastern Region. He was unanimously...
George Benneh

Prof. George Benneh goes home

Dr George Benneh, Professor Emeritus and a former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Legon, is reported dead. ...
Nana Owusu Achaw Brempong

Nana Owusu Achaw Brempong retains position as Council of State Member

Nana Owusu Achaw Brempong, Chief of Akrofoso in the Sekyere South District was on Friday retained as the Ashanti regional representative of the Council...

Majority Leader disagrees with election of parliamentary candidates every four years

Mr Osei-Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, the Minister-designate for Parliamentary Affairs, has vehemently disagreed with the practice of organising primaries to elect parliamentary candidates every four years. The...
Mr Kwadwo Agyenim Boateng

Agyenim-Boateng re-elected member of the Council of State

Mr Kwadwo Agyenim-Boateng, a former Member of the Council of State was on Friday re-elected to represent the chiefs and people of the Bono...

Lotto winners throng NLA Office to demand payment

Three lotto winners, who are yet to be paid, massed up at the offices of the National Lottery Authority (NLA) in Tamale and threatened...
Police Dispute

Tema Police Command addresses Ada Songor Salt concession dispute

The Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Barima Tweneboah Sasraku II, Tema Regional Police Commander has initiated steps which involves community stakeholders to address the...
Ghana Parliament

Senior NPP member advocates scrapping ex-gratia for MPs

Mr Yaw Dabie Appiah Mensah, a leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called for the scrapping of the ex-gratia paid to...
Mrs Delese Darko Chief Executive Officer

FDA and Cuba discuss production of COVID-19 vaccine

Mrs Delese Darko, Chief Executive Officer, Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has met with Mr Pedro Luis Despaigne Gonzalez, the Cuban Ambassador to Ghana,...
Ngo Support

MIHOSO International supports 35 pregnant women with mental condition

MIHOSO International, a non-governmental organisation has provided tools and equipment to 35 pregnant women and mothers with mental disabilities to go into livelihood economic...