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Koforidua Regional Hospital to establish a kidney dialysis centre

Dr Arko Akoto-Ampaw, Medical Director of the Eastern Regional Hospital, has stressed the need for the establishment of a kidney dialysis centre to expand...

Kenya mulls import duties on dairy, eggs to cushion local farmers

Kenya is considering putting import duties on dairy and egg products in order to cushion local farmers from foreign competition, a senior government official...
Mozambique's President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi speaks at the Sustainable Development Summit at United Nations headquarters in New York, the United States, Sept. 26, 2015. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) (lrz)

Mozambican leader urges efforts against terrorism and COVID-19

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday called for more efforts in fighting terrorism and the COVID-19 epidemic when he addressed the nation on Heroes'...
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South Africa’s Zuma to face criminal charge

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture (Zondo Commission)said a criminal charge would be laid against Former President Jacob Zuma for...

Navy Keita’s strike earns win for Kotoko against Inter Allies

A second half strike from the penalty spot by Naby Keita was enough for Kotoko to beat Inter Allies in a match-day 12 encounter...

Truck maker Volvo reports strong rise in fourth quarter profit

dpa/GNA - Swedish commercial vehicle maker Volvo Group on Wednesday reported a 37-per-cent rise in fourth-quarter net profit, partly driven by strong orders...

Sony lifts profit forecasts due to strong gaming, music sales

dpa/GNA – Sony revised up its operating profit outlook by 34 per cent to 940 billion yen (9 billion dollars) thanks to robust...

Siemens boosts outlook after €1.5 billion profit in fiscal first-quarter

dpa/GNA - Strong first-quarter results announced by Siemens on Wednesday put the wind in Roland Busch' sails as he prepares to take the...
Navalny supporters

Many protesters injured by security forces during Navalny protests

dpa/GNA – Many people were injured during the protests against a controversial prison sentence for leading Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, according to human...
United Nations Headquarters In New York

Sri Lanka rejects UN report on alleged war crimes

dpa/GNA – The Sri Lankan Government has rejected a UN report on human rights violations claiming the report was “beyond their scope” and...
Sergio Mattarella

Italian president’s meeting with Draghi sparks mixed reactions

dpa/GNA - Ahead of talks between Italian President Sergio Mattarella and former European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi on Wednesday, the strongest...
Police arrest

Academic sentenced in Iran flees to Britain while on bail

dpa/GNA - A British-Iranian academic who was sentenced to nine years imprisonment in Iran has fled the country while awaiting an appeal into...
Covid Vaccine Travel Passport

Denmark plans digital vaccine passport

dpa/GNA - Denmark said on Wednesday it plans to develop a digital coronavirus passport to allow foreign travel and re-open society. The passport would allow...
California fires

Cambodian minister orders clampdown on firefighters demanding bribes

dpa/GNA - A top Cambodian minister has ordered a clampdown on corrupt firefighters who demand bribes for dousing blazes, local news reported on...
Iran satellite

Iran won’t accept any changes to nuclear accord – Rowhani

dpa/GNA - Iran will not accept any changes to the nuclear accord signed in Vienna in 2015, President Hassan Rowhani said on Wednesday. "Not...
Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi charged under Myanmar’s import and export law

dpa/GNA - Myanmar's detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged under the country's Import and Export Law, a senior National League...

Four Tunisian military personnel killed in blast

dpa/GNA – Four Tunisian military personnel were killed on Wednesday after their vehicle hit an explosive device in a mountainous area, a defense...

Family of German politician murdered by extremist appeals verdict

dpa/GNA - The family of Walter Luebcke, a German politician who was murdered by a right-wing extremist, has filed an appeal against the...

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy bans three opposition news channel

dpa/GNA - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has banned three opposition news channels with an unprecedented decree. The ban provides for the revocation of broadcasting...
Covid-19 vaccine

British health secretary: mRNA vaccines to be altered for new strains

dpa/GNA - Scientists are looking at how they can change certain vaccines so they can protect people against new mutations of Covid-19, Britain’s...

Billions proposed to fight cancer as Europe boosts prevention efforts

dpa/GNA - The European Commission wants to allocate 4 billion euros (4.8 billion dollars) to combat cancer, it announced on Wednesday. In its "Cancer...
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Joao Felix tests positive for coronavirus

STATS Perform/dpa/GNA - Midfielder Joao Felix has tested positive for the coronavirus, adding to Diego Simeone's problems ahead of Atletico Madrid's meeting with...

Spotify lowers fourth-quarter loss, increases users and revenue

dpa/GNA - Music-streaming service Spotify reported an increase in subscribers and revenue, and lowered its net loss during the fourth quarter amid the...
Malaria Vaccine

Israel to open up Covid-19 vaccinations to everyone aged 16 plus

dpa/GNA - The Israeli Health Ministry has announced that it will open up vaccinations against Covid-19 to everyone aged 16 and above starting...
People walk near the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, March 8, 2020. A total of 6,387 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Italy since the epidemic first broke out here over two weeks ago, the Civil Protection Department said Sunday. In addition, 366 people have died and 622 recovered, Civil Protection Department Chief Angelo Borrelli told reporters at a televised press conference. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/Xinhua)

Italy consumer prices rise unexpectedly in January

dpa-AFX/GNA - Italy's consumer prices rose unexpectedly in January, preliminary data from the statistical office Istat showed on Wednesday. The consumer price index rose...
Regentropfen Foundation donates water bottles

Foundation donates water bottles to pupils

The Regentropfen Education Foundation, a non-profit organization, has donated water bottles to about 2,500 rural school children in the Upper East as part of...
Education Ama School

AMA hands over school to Accra Wesley Girls Senior High

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has handed over a six-unit classroom block to the Accra Wesley Girls Senior High School at Kaneshie in Accra. The...
Motor Riding

Police clamp down on motor riders

An intelligence-led operation by the Adenta Divisional Police Command has resulted in the arrest of 59 motorbikes and their riders. The swoop was to stamp...

Ghana to benefit from new affordable patient-friendly TB preventive therapy

A new fixed-dose combination (FDC) of “3HP”, a short-course tuberculosis (TB) preventive treatment (TPT) combining two drugs, rifapentine and isoniazid, is to be rolled...
Mrs Jemima Mamaa Oware Registrar General

Provide beneficial ownership information by June 30 or face sanctions – Registrar-General

Mrs Jemima Oware, the Registrar-General has directed companies to provide their Beneficial Ownership (BO) information to the Registrar-General’s Department (RGD) by June, 30, 2021. She...