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Securities and Exchange Commission-Ghana

SEC warns investors to avoid Wiseling Online Investment Company

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says Wiseling Online Investment Company, a Finnish-based company operating in Ghana, has not been licensed by it...

Ghana to receive first batch of COVID-19 vaccines today

The Government of Ghana will on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, receive the first batch of 600,000 AstraZeneca Coronavirus vaccine at the Kotoka International...
Pau Gasol

Pau Gasol returns to Barcelona after 20 years in NBA

Pau Gasol, the greatest Spanish basketball player of all time, confirmed on Tuesday that he is returning from the NBA to play with Barcelona...
President Nana Akufo Addo

Ghanaian president urges collective efforts to win COVID-19 fight

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday urged collective efforts to win the battle against COVID-19. Speaking here at the inauguration of...
Mokgweetsi Masisi

SADC condemns killing of Italian ambassador in DRC

Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi, in his capacity as chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, on...

Somalia and AMISOM release rules to guide recovered weapons

Somalia and the African Union Mission (AMISOM) said Tuesday they have released detailed guidelines and procedures for the management of stockpiles of seized weapons. ...
Bank Of Botswana Pic Credit: Southern Times

Bank Of Botswana to maintain stable policy despite COVID-19

The Bank of Botswana (BoB), the country's central bank, has committed to maintain sound policy despite the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic threatening the country's economic...

Miner optimistic of diamond industry performance in Botswana in 2021

Canadian miner Lucara Diamonds is optimistic about the diamond industry's performance this year, as the company plans to expand its Karowe Mine in Botswana. ...

Zambian official hails Chinese mining company for increased production

A Zambian government official on Tuesday commended a Chinese mining company for the increased production of manganese at its processing plant in Serenje, a...
Tiger Woods car accident

Professional golfer Tiger Woods injured in car accident in Los Angeles

U.S. professional golfer Tiger Woods was injured in a roll-over car accident in Los Angeles County, California on Tuesday, authorities said. The...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

Malaria, the bitter experiences and the realities

A GNA feature by Bertha Badu-Agyei Many children in Ghana die before the age of five, due to complications from malaria, the story of Madam...
Food Crops

Local foods must be preserved for international market

Mr. Francis Gasu a farmer at Ashaiman Irrigation Scheme has called for national efforts to preserve the sanctity of local foods in its traditional...
Cape Coast Castle

COVID-19 wreck on Tourism and Creative Arts in Central Region

Without doubt, Central Region is the fortress of tourism in Ghana and remains the favourite of holidaymakers craving for enjoyment on the pristine coastal...
Pictures show Mr. Abu speaking to participants (above) and other participants sharing ideas (below)

Farmers urged to adopt organic and climate-smart farming

Mr. Daniel Kofi Abu, the Project Manager of Tropenbos-Ghana has urged farmers to adopt organic and climate-smart farming to improve the quality of food...
Picture shows some PAPs with working tools on the bank of the Black Volta reservoir

‘Life is better than before’: residents around Bui enclave tell their story

A GNA feature by Dennis Peprah “Hardly did I think and learnt our relocation here would create these enormous opportunities for our children,” that was...
Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey (left) and Mr Djura Likar

Ayorkor Botchwey appeals to Serbian investors to invest in Ghana

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration-designate, has appealed to Serbian investors to come and invest in Ghana. The Foreign...

Scores of food vendors flouts COVID-19 protocols

Scores of food vendors at Gbetsile in the Kpone Katamanso Municipal endangers the lives of food buyers as they flout the wearing of nose...

Eat local rice: processors urge Ghanaians

The BBN Rice Par-boilers Co-operative in the Upper East Region has called on the general public and Boarding schools to consume rice grown and...

High Court restrains Kotoko, associates from picketing

An Accra High Court has restrained Elikem E. Kotoko and his associates from embarking on an intended indefinite picketing, beginning Thursday February 24, 2021. A...

Accra police arrest 19 suspects over narcotics

The Accra Regional Police with support from the Central District Police has arrested 19 suspects over narcotics at Klewoko and Rawlings Park, in Accra. The...
Mass Testing

German government slammed for lack of testing as mutant cases rise

dpa/GNA - The German government's plan to roll out mass testing as the country considers ways to ease out of lockdown has been...
People wait in line at a New York State Department of Health COVID-19 antibody testing center at Steve's 9th Street Market in Brooklyn, New York, the United States, on April 25, 2020. Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 200,000 on Saturday afternoon, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. A total of 200,698 people have died of the disease as of 1:50 p.m. (1750 GMT) among 2,865,938 cases worldwide, the CSSE data showed. The United States suffered the most fatalities at 52,782 as its total cases reached 924,576. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)

New York City starts reopening venues as Covid-19 rates decline

dpa-AFX/GNA - As New York's hospitalization and Covid-19 infection rates continue to decline, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that several industries in the state can...
PGA Championship

Limited fans can attend PGA Championship amid coronavirus pandemic

dpa/GNA - Golf's second major of the season will be watched by around 10,000 fans per day at the Ocean Course on Kiawah...

Third of working-age adults in EU have no basic IT skills – Auditors

dpa/GNA - More than 75 million European adults of working age do not have at least basic digital skills, the European Court of...

Despite lockdown, Greece records unexpectedly high virus case count

dpa/GNA - Greek health authorities are trying to figure out why coronavirus case counts are spiking after the country entered a tighter lockdown. Data...
Vince Muscat

Man handed 15-year prison sentence for murder of Maltese journalist

dpa/GNA - Vince Muscat, one of three men accused of murdering Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017, was sentenced to 15...
Chilean President

Pharmaceutical industry: Steep rise in Covid-19 vaccine shipments

dpa/GNA - The global delivery of Covid-19 vaccines is increasing weekly, and at a fast rate, the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (IFPMA)...
coronavirus variant

‘The devil is already here’ – California strain worries experts

tca/dpa/GNA - A coronavirus variant that emerged in mid 2020 and surged to become the dominant strain in California not only spreads more...

Decision on German bid to host 2032 Olympics in ‘decisive phase’

dpa/GNA - Armin Laschet, minister president of North Rhine-Westphalia, says the process to decide if the region can become Germany's official candidate to...
Nose Masks

Health Alert: disposal of nose masks indiscriminately

Residents of Tema Metropolitan area on Tuesday expressed concern about the indiscriminate disposal of used nose mask and called on health authorities to immediately...