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Hearts coach rues missed opportunities against Kotoko

Samuel Nii Noi Interim coach of Accra Hearts of Oak has bemoaned the missed opportunities by his side in their goalless stalemate against...
Covid Vaccine

Ghana’ President and Veep to take COVID-19 jabs on live television

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia will on Monday receive the first doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines on...

Ghana to develop COVID-19 Vaccines soon – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says a committee is working to formulate a concrete plan of action towards the development and manufacturing of...
Covid Vaccine

Ghana’s COVID-19 immunization is safe – Akufo-Addo

As Ghana kicks off its COVID-19 immunization process on Tuesday, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged citizens to come out and get vaccinated. He...

Ugandan president castigates Facebook over alleged bias

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has lashed out at Facebook, saying the tech giant is biased after it closed several accounts of government supporters alleging...

University of Energy and Natural Resources trains farmers on planting materials

A Cocoa Target Learning Platform to help experts and farmers share knowledge on planting materials for increased productivity has been held at Mankranso in...
Pwd Support

North Dayi District Assembly supports 46 PWDs

The North Dayi District Assembly has presented various items to 46 Persons with Disability (PWDs) in the District. The items...
Covid Vaccine

Ignore propaganda against COVID-19 vaccine in Ghana – Dr Asare

Dr William Collins Asare, Fund Administrator, COVID-19 National Trust Fund, has urged Ghanaians to ignore the false claims against the potency of the COVID-19...
Asante Kotoko

Kotoko, Hearts share spoils in a high-octane affair

Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak were involved in a fascinating goalless draw game in their outstanding match-day 14 encounter played at the Accra...
Ghana Association Of Writers

Association of Writers calls for entries for Fifth Literary Awards

The Ghana Association of Writers (GAW) on Sunday called for submission of qualified literary works from July 2019 to June 2021, for the...
Office Inauguration

Nobody will build Upper West Region for us – Eledi

Mr Clement Eledi, the President of the Upper West Regional Bar Association, says the development of the Upper West Region is in the hands...
peace corps

US Peace Corps is Sixty Years in Ghana

To say that the activities of US Peace Corps have made tremendous impact in many communities across Ghana is an understatement. Ever since the first...
Covid Education

Central Region NCCE to step up education on COVID-19 vaccination

The Central Region Office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) is to step up public education on the COVID-19 vaccination scheduled for...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyan leader pledges to enhance regional unity as EAC chairman

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed to spearhead regional unity and prosperity for the East African Community (EAC) as he took over the chairmanship...
Africa Map

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases near 3.89 million – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,888,006 as of Sunday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention...

Nigeria set to receive COVID-19 vaccines, records 155,417 cases in one year

Nigeria is about to receive its first tranche of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX, a global scheme set up to procure and distribute vaccines, as...
working out

‘Sweating while working out is not fat-burning’

Health professionals on the latest episode of Vodafone Healthline series have debunked the assertion that sweating while working out is fat-burning. ...
Professor Paul P. Bosu, the Deputy Director-General, CSIR, on field visit with journalists at the CSIR Headquarters in Accra

CSIR builds journalists’ capacity to promote science reporting

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has held a capacity building workshop for journalists from the public and private media towards promoting...
Photo taken on Nov. 21, 2015 shows a room accommodated one freed Chinese hostage during the gunmen attack at Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali. (Xinhua/Wang Meng)

Woman 29, found dead in husband’s room

A 29-year-old woman, identified as Margaret Sam, was on Friday, February 26, found dead in her husband’s room at Olebu, a suburb of Accra,...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

More malaria deaths recorded amid Covid-19 pandemic

Ghana recorded a total of 322 deaths from malaria amid the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Data from the National Malaria Control Programme...

South Tongu MP donates to Dabala Senior High Technical School

Mr Wisdom Kobena Woyome, the Member of Parliament (MP) for South Tongu Constituency, has donated 200 bags of cement and two trucks of sand...
Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr James Oppong-Boanuh

We will clamp down on LGBT+ Practices in Ghana – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr James Oppong-Boanuh, has assured Ghanaians of the Service's resolve to clamp down on activities of homosexuals (LGBT) and...
Veep lays Wreath

Veep lays wreath in commemoration of February 28 crossroads shooting

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Sunday laid a wreath on behalf of Government and the people of Ghana to commemorate the 73rd Anniversary...
Social Anniversary Launch

St. Victor’s Major Seminary launches 75th Anniversary

St. Victor’s Major Seminary, at Malshegu near Tamale in the Northern Region, has launched its 75th Anniversary to thank God for the contribution made...
Duncan Williams

It’s time to speak to our challenges – Duncan Williams

The Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams, Founder and General Overseer of the Action Chapel International, has urged Christians to arise in prayer and speak to...
Social Moderator Funeral

Former Moderator of EP Church Ghana laid to rest

The past Moderator of the General Assembly of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church Ghana, the Right Reverend Seth Senyo Agidi, has been laid to rest...
Coronavirus Variant Illustration Of V

WHO and FDA registered Antimalarial, Pyramax approved for coronavirus clinical trials

The World Health Organisation prequalified and Ghana Food and Drugs Authority registered Antimalarial Pyramax (Artesunate-Pyronaridine), a fixed-dose combination medication for the treatment of malaria,...
President Nana Akufo Addo

Ghana will not legalize same-sex marriage under my watch – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says same-sex marriage would not be legalised in Ghana under his watch. He made it emphatically clear that so long...
mobile money

Somalia issues first mobile money license to telecom firm

The Central Bank of Somalia (CBS) said it has awarded the first mobile money license to a telecom company as the Horn of African...
A medic introduces the procedure of COVID-19 testing to citizens in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 8, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has risen steadily over the past fews days amid massive community testing in a 21-day national lockdown. The country reported a total of 1,749 cases as of Tuesday, an increase of over 60 from Monday's announcement, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said. (Photo by Shiraaz/Xinhua)

South Africa vaccinates over 63,648 in one week

South African Department of Health on Saturday said the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out is going well with a total of 63,648 people vaccinated in a...