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GTA calls for investment in chocolate production

Mr Moses Ndebugri, the Upper West Regional Director of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has appealed to international and private investors to spend on...

Enter into marriage armed with necessary knowledge- Singles advised

Mrs Victoria Opoku of the Resurrection Power and Living Bread Ministries International (REPLIB), Dansoman Branch has advised singles to arm themselves with all...

Offei Dodoo vows to destroy McCallister

Ghanaian boxer Theophilus Offei Dodoo has vowed to knockout Lee McCallister in the Professional Boxing Council (PBC) in Aberdeen, United Kingdom, later in May. ...

4 Malawi men jailed for 15 years over albino attacks

Principal Resident Magistrate Court in Malawi Friday sentenced 4 men, including a police officer, to a 15-year jail term for possessing human bones believed...
A visitor walks by an exhibition booth of robots at the China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair. (Photo by Yicai.com)

Chinese city turns to robots to replace human deliveryman amid epidemic

Watch out! A cute, swift robot is coming to your doorstep with all your packages. Launched by a leading Chinese retail company Suning.com, the delivery...
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NYC officials dine in Chinatowns to help shatter fear over COVID-19

Several high-ranking government officials of New York City have visited Chinatowns and dined there in the past days in their show of solidarity to...

Electricity connectivity drives ICT usage in Namibian city informal settlement

By Ndalimpinga Iita At his shack made out of corrugated iron in Havana informal settlement in the Namibian capital, Windhoek, John Sheya,...
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Police shooting critically injures gunman in California

Police shot and critically injured a young man Saturday at a commuter train station in Northern California, forcing the station to be closed for...

Road accident kills 9 and injures 51 in Ghana

Nine people were killed and 51 others severely injured in a road accident in the eastern Ghanaian town of Monkra on Saturday, said local...
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Pompeo arrives in Dakar to kick off African tour

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Dakar Saturday evening, the first leg of his African tour which will take him to Angola...
Mali Terror Attacks

Death toll of attack on Ogossagou village in central Mali rises to 31

The death toll from Friday's attack on the Fulani village of Ogossagou in central Mali increased to 31, Malian Prime Minister Boubou Cisse confirmed...
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Barca move joint top, Villarreal, Granada and Mallorca also win in Spain

FC Barcelona moved level of points with Real Madrid (who play on Sunday) at the top of the Liga Santander on Saturday night with...

Barca work hard for narrow win at home to Getafe

FC Barcelona had to work hard to claim a narrow 2-1 win at home to third placed Getafe in the Liga Santander on Saturday...
German Bundesliga

Leipzig hammer struggling Bremen 3-0 in Bundesliga

RB Leipzig recaptured the top spot in the standings after moving 3-0 past relegation threatened Werder Bremen in the 22nd round in Bundesliga on...

Libyan PM highlights cease-fire as precondition for negotiation

UN-backed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj on Saturday highlighted the cease-fire as a precondition for any negotiation. "Agreement on lasting cease-fire means...
U.S. astronauts Jessica Meir (L) and Christina Koch pose in the International Space Station in a photo released October 17, 2019. NASA/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

U.S. rocket launched to bring NASA cargo to International Space Station

A U.S. rocket was launched on Saturday from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore, carrying cargo with the space agency's resupply mission...

Tunisian PM-designate unveils lineup of new government

Tunisian Prime Minister-designate Elyes Fakhfakh announced on Saturday the lineup of his proposed government. The new cabinet is composed of 31 members,...
United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa)

Moroccan capital Rabat named African capital of culture

The Moroccan capital Rabat was designated on Saturday as the African capital of culture for 2020-2021, official news agency MAP reported. The...

Vodafone marks Valentine’s Day with tree planting exercise

To show love to humanity on Valentine’s Day, Vodafone Ghana embarked on a tree planting exercise across the country to protect wildlife and preserve...

GOIL introduces higher quality petrol in Ghana

GOIL Company Limited will from Monday February 17th introduce a higher grade petrol (RON95) fuel type into the Ghanaian market. GOIL RON95 petrol...

Entrepreneurs must explore creative ways of packaging made in Ghana chocolate – Tourism Minister

Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi, Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture has called on entrepreneurs to explore creative ways of presenting or packaging made in...

No government official found culpable in rosewood trade export-Committee

A seven-member committee constituted by the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources to investigate alleged corruption by some government officials in the illegal rosewood...
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Parents urged to give more chocolates to their children

Parents have been encouraged to regularly purchase chocolate for their children as there are many health benefits associated with its consumption. Mr Isaac Opirah,...

Ashaiman Municipality reduces maternal mortality

The Ashaiman Municipal Health Directorate reduced maternal mortality in 2019, recording only three cases against six cases in 2018. ...

MTN Ghana Foundation cut sod for construction of a blood bank at CCTH

The MTN Ghana Foundation has cut the sod for construction work to commence on a Blood bank facility for the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital...

CCTH rallies stakeholder support to address maternal and neonatal challenges

Authorities at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital (CCTH) have tightened measures to address the continuous maternal and neonatal related deaths recorded at the...

Opanka spends time with school children on Vals Day

Ghanaian rap sensation, Opanka took time off his schedules to show love to pupils of Twedaase Primary School on Friday. ...

MTN stocks Ketu South Hospital with 90 pints of blood

The MTN Ghana Foundation, has collected a total of 90 pints of blood to buffer the Ketu South Municipal Hospital blood stock. ...

Ghana Diaspora Women calls on government to intensify support for special schools

Mrs. Agnes Wiafe Oteng, Global Coordinator of Ghana Diaspora Women (GDW) has asked government to intensify its support for special schools in the...

Ambassador whips up bilingual interest in pupils

Mr Kofi Mensah Demitia, Ghana’s Ambassador to Togo has called on Ghanaian pupils to develop interest for the French language because it could...