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Africa urged to foster cooperation in weather and climate services

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Friday urged African countries to foster cooperation in weather and climate services by ratifying the proposed continental...
Employees of Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) process meat at the Francistown abattoir (slaughterhouse), about 430 kilometers northeast of Gaborone, capital of Botswana,March 10, 2015. Ghana's President John Dramani who is in Botswana for a three-day official visit toured the slaughterhouse on Tuesday, and promised to persuade the West African nations to import beef from Botswana. (Xinhua/Shingirai Madondo)

Botswana to get preferential market access of small stock meat to Saudi Arabia

Terms of the yet to be signed agreement between Botswana and Saudi Arabia with regards to export of small stock meat and its byproducts...

UN representative applauds Zambia efforts in fighting COVID-19

A United Nations (UN) representative in Zambia has applauded the country's efforts in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. It was commendable that the...
Pooling samples boosts Ghana’s COVID-19 testing

About 20 million Ghanaians expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 from March

Ghana will begin to vaccinate some 20 million persons against COVID-19 from the first week of March, said Kwame Amponsa-Akyianu, Ghana's program manager for...
Bernhard Lippert

Ghana FA to organise mid-season Technical Review seminar for coaches

The Technical Directorate of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) will on March 11, organise a one-day mid-season Technical Review and Coach Engagement seminar for...

Ashgold hammer Aduana Stars 4-0

Ashantigold ended their six-match winless streak with a 4-0 demolishing of Aduana Stars in the week 15 of the Ghana Premier League (GPL) at...
Black Satellites

Ghana tops Group C after holding Morocco in Under-20 AFCON

The National Under-20 team, the Black Satellites, are on top of Group C of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Under-20 Africa Cup of...
Dr Kwaku Afriyie

Dr Afriyie calls for national conversation on solar energy use

Dr Kwaku Afriyie, the Minister-Designate for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has proposed a national conversation on the use of solar energy to...
Ghana Football Association (GFA)

Players’ Status Committee to take Dispute Resolution functions

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has tasked the Player Status Committee to perform the function the Dispute Resolution Committee. ...

Epixode headlines Reggae Collector’s album featuring Sean Kingston

Ghanaian Reggae and Dancehall musician Epixode is the headline act for this year’s Reggae Collectors new edition of “Miungu Ya Muziki” album. ...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle not returning to royal duties

dpa/GNA - Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, the duchess of Sussex, will definitely not return to their duties as members...

Black Forest recluse who sparked manhunt gets three years in prison

dpa/GNA - A fugitive who led police on a six-day manhunt through Germany's Black Forest before finally being captured has been sentenced to...
Maxim Stepanov

Ukrainian minister flies to India over missing Covid-19 vaccines

dpa/GNA - Ukraine's Health Minister, Maxim Stepanov, has unexpectedly travelled to India due to the failed delivery of ordered vaccine doses, Stepanov announced...
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Dutch government fighting for coronavirus curfew on two fronts

dpa/GNA - The Dutch government is pulling out all the stops to retain a coronavirus curfew, but doing so will mean winning both...
Max the Miracle Dog, a 13-year-old springer spaniel, wearing his medal. Photograph: Stuart Holmes/PDSA/PA

Online therapy dog receives British Order of Merit

dpa/GNA, A support dog called Max has receieved one of the highest honours conferred to animals for helping thousands of humans via online therapy. Max,...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland.

WHO Boss thanks G7 nations for global vaccine pledges

dpa/GNA - UN health chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus welcomed that major economies of the G7 group are stepping up their support for the...
FILE - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech during a meeting of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Dec. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

UN chief Guterres calls for coronavirus global vaccination plan

dpa/GNA – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for the launch of a global vaccination plan under the auspices of the...
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South African coronavirus variant’s presence confirmed in Poland

dpa/GNA - Poland confirmed on Friday that the South African variant of the coronavirus has been reported in the country, Health Minister Adam...

Ireland facing at least two more months of lockdown – PM

dpa/GNA - Almost two months into Ireland's third coronavirus lockdown, Prime Minister Micheal Martin said the country "is looking at a continuation of...
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80 vulnerable women undergo skills training

Eighty vulnerable young women around the Bui Dam enclave in the Banda District of the Bono Region have undergone employable skills training to enhance...
MTN and Mastercard

MTN and Mastercard empower millions in Africa to make payments

The MTN Group and Mastercard has announced a strategic partnership to enable millions of consumers in 16 countries across Africa to make global e-commerce...

Qualified students denied admission into Accra College of Education

A total of 3,717 qualified students who applied for admission into the Accra College of Education (ACCE) in the Greater Accra Region, for the...
First Lady S Library Project

Rebecca Akufo-Addo builds library for Sekyere Kumawu District

First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has commissioned and handed over a newly constructed library at Kumawu for the Sekyere Kumawu District and the Ghana...

Businessman convicted for swindling six persons over Canadian visas

Frank Ablorh, a businessman has been sentenced to a fine of GH24,000.00 for collecting $2,000 each from six persons under the pretext of securing...

Lawyer rejects juror because of social media influence

There was drama at an Accra High Court when a lawyer objected to the selection of a female juror on the basis that she...
Kwaku Agyemang-manu

COVID-19: We all need to be vaccinated – Mr Agyeman-Manu

Mr Kwaku Agyemang- Manu, the Minister of Health Designate has asked Ghanaians to be ready for the coronavirus vaccination in March this year. “We...
Daniel Asiedu

Stop behaving like an “inmate celebrity” – Court tells Sexy Dondon

An Accra High Court has asked Daniel Asiedu aka Sexy dondon, a murder suspect, to stop behaving like an “inmate celebrity.” Asiedu, the first...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Committee debunks report on Anlo Traditional Council apology to President

The Funeral Planning Committee of former President Jerry John Rawlings has debunked news report that the Anlo Traditional Council had apologized to President Nana...
Mr Ambrose Dery

Drug abuse threatening Ghana’s development-Minister-designate

Mr Ambrose Derry, Minister for the Interior designate, says the wrong use of drugs is threatening Ghana’s socio-economic development and must be addressed in...
Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

Appointment of new DG of WTO is a plus for Africa – Antwi-Danso

Dr Vladimir Antwi-Danso, Dean, Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFSC), has welcomed the appointment of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria as the...