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Malaria a cruel and deadly disease the ordeal of Vicente Azumah

Mr Vicente Azumah, a survivor of malaria and resident of Ashaiman a suburb of Accra, says malaria is a cruel and deadly disease poise...

Akpokavie to contest incumbent GOC President

Mr. Richard Akpokavie General Secretary of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has submitted his nomination forms to contest the incumbent President Ben Nunoo...

Bisa Kdei drop visuals of “Sika” single featuring Gyakie

Multiple award winning Highlife artiste and record producer Bisa Kdei has released the long awaited video of his hit single ‘Sika’ which features rising...

Kenya’s mobile money usage falls in January

After hitting a peak of 605.7 billion shillings (about 5.5 billion U.S. dollars) in December 2020, Kenya's monthly mobile money use declined in January...
University Of Botswana

UB Foundation and Motor Centre donate to students with disabilities

The University of Botswana (UB) received a donation of 467 electronic mobile devices for students with disabilities from UB Foundation and Motor Centre Botswana...
Zimbabwe Dollar

Zimbabwean traders charge for goods using rate in defiance of regulations

Many traders in Zimbabwe's hardware shops, stockfeed outlets, pharmacies, grocery and motor vehicle spares shops continue to flout central bank regulations on the pegging...
Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2019 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates by 25 basis points amid growing risks and uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and a global economic slowdown, following a rate cut in July that was its first in more a decade. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Why is federal minimum wage hike controversial in United States

A 15-dollar federal minimum wage increase is included in the 1.9-trillion-U.S.-dollar COVID-19 relief package passed by the Democrats-held House early Saturday morning amid Republican...
The first flight of the Xi'an-Istanbul direct air route arrives at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Dec. 30, 2019. Three round trips operated by Turkish Airlines are expected to be made between Xi'an and Istanbul, with inbound flights on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and outbound ones on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. (Xinhua/Shao Rui)

International commercial flights to remain suspended in India until March 31

International commercial flights to and from India shall remain suspended until March 31, officials said Saturday. According to a circular issued by the country's civil...
A pedestrian wearing scarf walks along a street in New York, the United States, March 16, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in United States has topped 4,600 as of Monday night, an increase of more than 1,000 in the past 24 hours, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

United States Republican leaders blast Democrats over “partisan” relief bill

U.S. Republican leaders have blasted Democrats over the House passage of the 1.9-trillion-U.S.-dollar COVID-19 relief package, calling it a partisan process to push through...
MARONDERA, April 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga (3rd L) talks with local officials before visiting an isolation center in Marondera, Zimbabwe, April 17, 2020. The vice president visited the isolation center on Friday as part of his tour to assess isolation and treatment facilities in Mashonaland East Province. (Photo by Shaun Jusa/Xinhua)

Zimbabwe denies suspending WHO and UNICEF in COVID-19 programs

The Zimbabwean has government refuted media reports that it had barred the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF from participating in the country's COVID-19...
Kidnapped students

UNICEF hails release of Kidnapped students in Nigeria

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Saturday welcomed the release of abducted hostages from a boarding school in north-central Nigeria. "I am relieved to...

United States FDA approves Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Saturday authorized Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in the United States. It is the...

Coronavirus variant detected in South Africa dominant in Botswana

Botswanan President Mokgweetsi Masisi said Friday that the COVID-19 variant first detected in South Africa has been found to be the most dominant in...
Under My Umbrella Zambia Carpenters Drk

Zambian furniture maker seizes opportunities despite downturn amid COVID-19

While many are engrossed in conversations about prevailing harsh economic times, Josphat Shasulwi is busy utilizing opportunities presented by the COVID-19 pandemic to enhance...
Kidnapped students

Kidnapped students freed from gunmen in Nigeria

Scores of students and school staff abducted by unidentified gunmen about a week ago from a boarding school in Niger state, north-central Nigeria have...
Health Theories Covid

Residents of Ho peddle conspiracy theories against COVID-19 vaccine

Residents of Ho Municipality have expressed resentment about the deployment of the COVID-19 vaccines that arrived in the country for fear of side effects...
Madame Owusu-Banahene

‘Achisco 92′ Group congratulates Madam Owusu-Banahene, Bono Regional Minister designate

The Achirensua Senior High School Sixth Form class of 1992 (Achisco ’92) has congratulated Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the former Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive on...
Crime Coffin Theft

Ghana Police retrieves stolen coffin from burial service

The Accra Regional Police Command has retrieved a stolen coffin from mourners during burial Service at Korle Woko in Accra. It has also arrested George...
Economics Icag Roles

Accountants’ role in transparency and cash flow management cannot be underestimated

Mr Isaac Charles Acquah, a Chartered Accountant and a Financial Services Consultant, says every organisation or corporate entity needs an accountant to manage its...
Science Platform Launch

Veterinary Services Directorate launches electronic platform for disease reporting

The Veterinary Services Directorate (VSD) of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), has launched a digital platform to improve efficiency in disease reporting...
Education Uesd Matriculation

UESD matriculates pioneering students

The University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD) has held its maiden matriculation ceremony for 73 pioneering students of the school who have been...
Photo showing some of the pupils eating

Two NGOs party with 800 pupils in KNW District

The Participatory Action for Rural Development Alternative (PARDA), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) working in Northern Ghana and the Children Believe Ghana, have held a...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

Ghana Education Service announces release of SHS placement

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced that the 2020 Computerised School Selection and Placement System will be released on Sunday, February 28. The Service...
LGBT Rainbow Flag © 2008 Ludovic Berton (Wikimedia Commons)

Don’t succumb to pressure in supporting LGBTQI agenda – GMM to Government

The Ghana Muslim Mission (GMM) has called on the government not to give in to any pressure to support the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,...
Social Culture Celebration

GCF invites public for Social Media Challenge ahead of Culture Day

The Ghana Culture Forum (GCF) has launched the 10th ‘Ghana Culture Day Celebrations, with a call on the public to participate in its ‘Social...
The Hunger Project

Hunger Project Ghana hands over Epicentre to community

Mr Samuel Afrane, Country Director of Hunger Project Ghana has called on communities to support community development projects with the same zeal they embrace...
NCCE trains Staff on Covid-19 Vaccine

NCCE trains Staff on Coronavirus vaccine

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has trained its District Directors in the Upper East Region on the Coronavirus vaccine. The move was to...
Ghana Health Service

GHS to use multiple communication channels on COVID-19 to reach people

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) will use multiple communication channels to reach people for the COVID-19 vaccination exercise, expected to commence from Tuesday, March...
Methodist Church Ghana

Methodist Church Ghana inaugurates Osu Circuit and Superintendent Minister

The Methodist Church, Ghana, on Saturday inaugurated the Osu Circuit, giving it a mandate to direct and control the affairs of three societies as...
SSNIT thanksgiving service

SSNIT holds annual thanksgiving service

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has moved from the physical to the spiritual realm as it attributed its appreciable achievement in...