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Black Starlets

National Under-17 team booted out of WAFU Championship

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The National Under-17 team, the Black Starlets has been booted out of the ongoing West Africa Foootball Union (WAFU) Zone B Championship in Keague,...
kidnapped in Nigeria

3 killed and 4 injured in south Nigeria road accident

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At least three people were killed and four others injured after a heavy-duty truck carrying a container fell on a bus in Nigeria's southwest...
Covid

Botswana records spike of COVID-19 related deaths

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Botswana health authorities announced a spike in deaths caused by COVID-19 related illnesses. Giving a weekly update on the state of the...
China's central bank injected 55 billion yuan (US$8.3 billion) into the money market on Tuesday to ease a liquidity strain. [Photo/Xinhua]

Chinese hailed for investing in Zambia

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Chinese have started opening up their businesses in various economic sectors in Mufulira district in Zambia, a senior civil leader has said. ...
File photo: A barge with about three hundred people ran aground in the evening on the Congo River, DRC. (Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson/Exclusive by Getty Images)

Six dead and 19 missing in Congo River barge sinking – report

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At least six people died when a barge sank on the Congo River, authorities in DR Congo's northeastern province of Tshopo said on Tuesday. ...
Covid Case

Chinese doctors support Sierra Leone for COVID-19 variant check

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The Chinese medical team in Sierra Leone is currently working with its National Coronavirus Response Center (NaCOVERC) to check if there is any COVID-19...
Covid Re Testing

Donors announce loan facility for Africa’s private healthcare providers

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A consortium of donors, investors and philanthropies have launched a 3.29 billion shillings (30 million U.S. dollars) emergency loan facility to help five...

Portuguese firm inks deal to construct railway line in north Nigeria

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Nigerian government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Portuguese firm that will lead to the construction of a 284 km standard...
accident

Road accident kills 13 in central Nigeria

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Thirteen people were killed and 14 others injured in a road accident in Nigeria's central state of Niger on Tuesday morning, road police said. ...
former President Jerry John Rawlings

State funeral for late former President Rawlings slated for January 27

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The state funeral of late former President Jerry John Rawlings has been slated for Wednesday, January 27th from 0900 hours to 1100 hours at...
Babies

Newborns at Ridge, 37 military hospitals to receive free sickle cell screening

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The Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana (SCFG) on Tuesday launched a free newborn screening for sickle cell disease in two hospitals in the Greater...
Court

Soldier in Court for allegedly having sex with minor

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A 30-year-old Soldier has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court, for allegedly having multiple sex with a 14-year-old girl at Burman Camp, Accra. ...
Masks

GHS using social mobilisation to enforce wearing of face mask

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Dr Anthony Adofo Ofosu, the Deputy Director General (DDG) of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) says the Service is using social mobilization to enforce...
Mrs Delese A Darko Chief Executive Officer Fda

FDA has not approved COVID-19 vaccines – CEO

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned the public against the patronage and use of COVID-19 vaccines in the country. A statement signed by...
Court

Court adjourns Ofosu Ampofo, Boahen trial to February 2

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The Accra Commercial High Court One, has adjourned the trial of Samuel Ofosu Ampofo and Anthony Kwaku Boahen to February 2, 2021. ...
Nana Addo

Ministries running smoothly ahead of appointments

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Government business is running smoothly ahead of the appointment of Ministers by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his second term of government. ...
Temasco Students

Reopening of schools: Students express readiness for academic activities

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Some students in Accra, have expressed excitement about the reopening of schools amid COVID-19 expressing their readiness to resume academic work. ...
Dr Festus Kofi Aubyn

Women MPs must champion women’s agenda in Parliament

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Dr Fetus Kofi Aubyn, a Peace and Security Analyst, has urged the 40 women Members of Parliament (MPs) of the Eighth Parliament of the...
Ms Hillary Boateng

Chairperson of Women’s Premier League (WPL) wants fair officiating from referees

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Ms. Hillary Boateng the Chairperson of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) Committee, has called on referees to be fair in officiating to prevent violence...
water

WR GWCL entreats customers to pay debts

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The Western Regional office of the Ghana Water Company Limited has entreated consumers in the Region to settle all arrears to enable the Company...
Cleygold

CleyGold Foundation donates to two orphanage homes

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CleyGold Foundation, a non-governmental organization (NGO) has made donations to two orphanages as part of their Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR). ...
Oppong Nkrumah

Oppong Nkrumah responds to Haruna Iddrisu’s comments on Caretaker Ministers

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Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, a Caretaker Minister of information, has responded to Mr Haruna Iddrisu, NDC Caucus Leader in Parliament's assertion that, it was...
Ola Senior High School

Educational institutions in Ho gearing up for school re-opening

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Educational institutions in the Ho Municipality are preparing feverishly to begin academic work, following the President's directive for them to resume on January 15,...
jail bars

Two jailed 24 years for robbery

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Two friends who attacked and robbed a senior high student at Tepa in the Ahafo Ano North Municipality, have been sentenced to 12 years...
Court

Two unemployed persons remanded for robbery

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Two unemployed persons have been remanded into prisons custody by the Nkawie Circuit Court for conspiracy and robbing a businessman at Kwadaso, near Kumasi. ...
arrested

Two arrested for attempting to smuggle narcotics into Ankaful Prison

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The Police in Elmina in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipality have arrested two persons who attempted to convince a Prison officer to smuggle suspected narcotics...
jail

Prison Service calls for increased feeding grant for prisoners

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The Ghana Prisons Service (GPS) has called on the Government to as a matter of urgency and on humanitarian grounds, increase the daily feeding...
accident

Accident deaths decreases in Upper West Region

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Total number of persons killed through various road crashes in the Upper West Region have decreased from 58 in 2019 to 54 in 2020...
Market

COVID-19 and our markets

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Ghana appears to be living on a health time-bomb with seeming disregard for COVID-19 protocols despite increase in the country’s active cases and reports...
Yaw Preko

Yaw Preko appointed interim coach of Great Olympics

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Accra Great Olympics has named tactician Yaw Preko as the Interim Head Coach to take charge of the team in the absence of Coach...