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Ghana’s Covid-19 Surge with 142 Cases Recorded in Schools

Ghana has recorded 142 COVID-19 cases in middle and high schools since their reopening last month, Director General of the Ghana Health Service Patrick...

COVID-19: African ministers meet UNECA and IMF Bosses

African ministers in charge of finance have met with the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, and the Managing Director...
Photo taken on Nov. 6, 2015 shows a view of the refurbished parliamentary office in Accra, capital of Ghana. China'S State Hualong Construction Ghana Limited handed over here on Friday the completed refurbished office structure to Ghana's parliament. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

Ghanaian parliament shut down for 3 weeks over COVID-19

Ghanaian Speaker of Parliament Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin on Tuesday announced a suspension of sittings of the legislative body for three weeks over the...
Ethiopian Tigray

Over 60,500 Ethiopians flee into Sudan

More than 60,500 Ethiopian refugees have crossed into Sudan following the recent conflict in Ethiopia's northernmost Tigray regional state, the United Nations High Commissioner...
Vegetable Farmers

Zambian farmers hail Chinese for uplifting living standards

Zambian farmers have commended the Chinese for their involvement in uplifting the living standards of people in Luanshya district, 319 km north of Lusaka,...
A farmer is working on a family farm in Yongfeng county, eastern China's Jiangxi province, on March 9, 2017. The farm has built a comprehensive sales platform that can connect its business customer and the impoverished households for a targeted poverty reduction. (Photo by People's Daily)

Expert suggests Zambia to adopt China’s approach on poverty reduction

Zambia should emulate China's approach if the country was to register meaningful reduction in poverty levels, an expert said on Tuesday. Haggai...
European Union

EU expresses concern over plight of refugees, civilians in restive northern Ethiopia region

The European Union (EU) on Monday expressed concern over the plight of refugees and civilians in Ethiopia's restive Tigray regional state. A...
Edward Kwakwa

Intellectual Property: Ghana’s Kwakwa urges development countries to up interest

A Ghanaian, Edward Kwakwa, who has been appointed Assistant Director General at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), has asked developing countries to pay...
Ghana Parliament

Parliament of Ghana goes on three-week break over Covid-19

Parliament will break for three weeks following hallowing results of Covid-19 tests of members undertaken last week. Announcing the break, Speaker Alban Sumana Kingsford...
Health Hiv Test

WAPCAS donates HIV Diagnostic Test Kits to Ghana Health Service

The Ghana-West Africa Program to Combat Aids and STI (WAPCAS) with support from the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) on Tuesday, donated...
Social Gfd Labour Act

GFD deliberates on recognition in new Labour Act

The Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD) on Tuesday held a stakeholder engagement to deliberate on provisions in the Labour Act that are unfavourable...

COVID-19 not for the rich

Dr Gifty Quarshie-Ngessah, Medical Director, Midway Clinic, Accra, has asked commercial drivers to disregard ‘street talks’ that COVID-19 is for the rich. ...
Dzorwulu Special School

Alpha industries observes month of love with Dzorwulu Special School

Alpha Industries Limited in partnership with Delta Paper Mill on Tuesday donated chocolates and Personal Protective Equipment to Dzorwulu Special School to observe the...
Social Hamidu Condolence

Ghana Armed Forces to open book of condolence for Lieutenant General Hamidu

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), with support of the family of the Late Lieutenant-General Joshua Mahamadu Hamidu, is to open a Book of Condolence...
Social Rotary Project

Rotary members urged to consider sustainability of projects

Mr Somuah Tenkorang, President, Rotary Club of Accra-Legon East, has asked Rotary Clubs to take into consideration the sustainability and long-term impacts of projects...
Nose Masks

Face mask wearing inches up from 42 to 47 percent in Accra – GHS

The proportion of people wearing facemasks correctly in 43 communities in the Greater Accra Region has increased from 42 to 47 per cent. Persons who...
Basic Schools

COVID-19: We don’t want schools to shut down – Parents

Some parents in Accra have pleaded with government and education authorities not to shut down schools again over increasing cases of COVID-19 in the...
Education – Ck Tedam University

C.K T-UTAS positioned to pursue Science and Technological excellence

The C.K Tedam University of Technology and Applied Sciences (C.K T-UTAS) is well positioned to become the centre of excellence for Technology and Science...
Education Commissioning School

Akontombra MP and DCE inaugurates classroom block for three communities

Mr Alex Djonobouh Tetteh, Member of Parliament for Akontombra constituency and Mr Amoah Yawson, District Chief Executive have inaugurated a three-unit classroom block with...
Supreme Court

Election Petition: Petitioner exercised the right to be heard and got same

Nana Adjoa Adobea Asante, a Member of the legal team of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in the 2020 Presidential Election Petition trial has...
Dr Dominic Akuritinga Ayine

Election Petition: Petitioner unhappy as Respondents bid to close their case

Dr Dominic Akuritinga Ayine, a Spokesperson for the Petitioner in the 2020 Presidential Election Petition says the reason for the insistence that the Chairperson...
Supreme Court

SC to decide on whether Respondents should mount the witness box

The Supreme Court will on Thursday February 11, decide on whether or not Mrs Jean A. Mensa, the Electoral Commission Chairperson should mount the...

COVID-19: Ghana to record more non-infectious diseases

Dr Emmanuel Ahiable, COVID-19 Case Management Lead at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital (Ridge) says Ghana is likely to record more cases of non-infectious...
Kotoka International Airport

Present PCR test results or pay US$3,500 per passenger each – Airlines warned

Airlines that fail to present PCR test results of their passengers before disembarkation at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) will pay a fine...

142 COVID-19 positive cases recorded in schools in four regions

A total of 142 COVID-19 positive cases have been recorded in some junior and senior high schools in four regions. Fifty-six (56) positive cases were...

Drinking bars and pubs remain open in some areas in Koforidua

Drinking bars and pubs remain open in some areas in koforidua despite the ban on such facilities by government, as part of measures to...
Muslims attend Eid al-Fitr prayer ceremony at a mosque in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, July 17, 2015. (Xinhua/Liu Xiao) (yl/lfj)

Zongo chiefs call for strict observance of COVID-19 protocols in Mosques

The National Council of Zongo Chiefs has called on the Office of the National Chief Imam to enforce strict observance of COVID-19 safety protocols...
Madam Yawa

Blind and crippled woman with special needs child cries for help

A forty-year-old partially blind and crippled woman is appealing to the Government to help her take care of her daughter with down...

HSWU condemns killing of its member

The Health Services Workers' Union (HSWU) has condemned the killing of its member by suspected armed robbers in the course of duty. Mr Abraham Tetteh,...
Covid Re Testing

There are Post-COVID-19 Clinics for recovered patients

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says there is a Post-COVID-19 Clinics for patients who have recovered from the deadly Coronavirus disease in almost all...