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WeChat catapult Namibian youth into business

On Friday afternoon, eyes glued to her mobile phone, Ottilia Namutenya virtually sorted orders for clients through WeChat. WeChat, the Chinese virtual...

Reopening of schools: Booksellers bemoan low patronage of products

Some booksellers have lamented on the low patronage of their products after the government’s decision to reopen public and private schools. A visit by the...
Ngo Donation

NGO donates GH¢11k worth clothing to Sunyani Central Prison

The Royals in Development International Foundation (RIDIF), a Ghanaian- international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)has donated a large quantity of clothing items valued at GH¢11,000.00 to...
Covid Case

COVID-19: Upper East Region records 89 active cases

The Upper East Region has recorded a total of 89 active cases of COVID-19 from three Municipalities and three Districts, a situation report on...

Parents queue for school fabrics two days to school reopening

Some parents have queued to purchase school fabrics for their wards two days to school reopening at shops in Makola. President Akufo-Addo in his 21st...

COVID-19: Business as usual at funeral grounds

Despite the increase in COVID-19 cases in the country, people continue to ignore safety protocols with ‘business as usual’ attitudes at funerals and other...
Adolescent Girls

GLOWA schools twenty adolescent girls, five patrons in leadership roles.

Global Action for Women Empowerment (GLOWA), a Non-Governmental Organisation has organised a day's intensive training for 20 adolescent girls and five patrons in leadership...

WATICO puts in measures to ensure safety of students

Dr Emmanuel Carsamer, Principal for Waiwso College of Education (WATICO) has assured students, parents and the public that the college has put in place...
Health Queen Nurses

Queen of Ho Dome honours two nurses

Mama Attrato II, Queenmother of Ho Dome has honoured two nurses of the Ho Municipal Hospital for exhibiting sterling professionalism in the discharge of...
Covid Positive

COVID-19: Nurse dies in Bolgatanga

A Nurse at the War Memorial Hospital in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality of the Upper East Region has died of COVID-19 at the Regional treatment...

FDA to harmonize importer TIN and product registration numbers

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says plans are afoot to map FDA registration numbers with importer Tax Identification Numbers (TIN) under the Integrated...

Chiefs and Queen mothers of Nadowli-Kaleo congratulate Bagbin

The Chiefs and Queen mothers of Nadowli-Kaleo District in the Upper West Region have congratulated Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, on his election as...

Beyin-Nzulezo Tourist Receptive Facility Commissioned

The Ghana Tourism Authority as part of its product development, has commissioned the Beyin-Nzulezo Tourist Receptive Facility at Beyin in the Jomoro Municipality. The move,...

Accra-Tema Motorway expansion contract duly evaluated, negotiated – Ministry

The Ministry of Roads and Highways has rejected a call by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Caucus in Parliament for the abrogation of the...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

GES assures public of safety ahead of re-opening of schools

The Ghana Education Service (GES) says all necessary measures have been put in place ahead of the official re-opening of basic schools on Monday,...

India begins world’s biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive

dpa/GNA – India on Saturday started inoculating health workers in what is expected to be the world’s biggest coronavirus vaccination programme. A health worker...
Hong Kong Flag

Hong Kong calls latest US sanctions ‘insane and shameful’

dpa/GNA - Hong Kong's government on Saturday called a new round of US sanctions against six Hong Kong and mainland Chinese officials "insane...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel’s conservatives begin meeting to select new party chief

dpa/GNA – Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) have opened an online meeting aimed at taking the first step towards selecting the German...

Twitter suspends accounts of former FARC commanders

dpa/GNA - Twitter has suspended the accounts of several ex-commanders of the former Colombian guerrilla movement FARC. Ivan Marquez and Jesus Santrich had notices...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Taliban kills 12 in attack on security forces in western Afghanistan

dpa/GNA - A group of Taliban militants killed 12 members of the local security forces in the country’s western Herat province, officials said...
earth tremor

Aftershock rattles province as Indonesia quake death toll hits 45

dpa/GNA - A 5.0-magnitude aftershock on Saturday rattled residents in an Indonesian province where at least 45 were killed and more than 600...
A security officer is seen at the scene of a large explosion near a check point in Mogadishu, Somalia, 28 December 2019. A source at a hospital said that the death toll has risen to at least 76 in what is believed to have been a car bombing. The explosion rocked an area near the junction called Ex-Control Afgoye, in a southwestern suburb of the capital Mogadishu. EPA/SAID YUSUF WARSAME

UN peacekeeper dies after vehicle strikes mine in northern Mali

dpa/GNA – A United Nations peacekeeper has died in northern Mali after his vehicle struck a mine, the organization said. The peacekeeping mission’s tanker...
President Yoweri Museveni

Museveni takes big lead in Uganda presidential poll

dpa/GNA – Incumbent Yoweri Museveni took a strong lead in Uganda’s hotly contested presidential election, the electoral commission said on Saturday. Long-time autocrat Museveni,...
U.S. President Donald Trump

What will become of the Trump brand after he leaves office?

tca/dpa/GNA - For Donald Trump, the cost of an incendiary presidential career started adding up on Day One: Macy's department stores stopped selling...
Donald Trump

Trump retreats from his job, and Pence fills the void

tca/dpa/GNA - Frustrated by the loss of his Twitter account and forced to accept that he soon must leave office, President Donald Trump...

Biden to mount federal vaccination campaign

tca/dpa/GNA - President-elect Joe Biden, inheriting responsibility for a pandemic that is unchecked and worsening after nearly a year, Friday detailed his plan...
single barrel gun

NRA, top US gun group, files for bankruptcy in bid to restructure

dpa/GNA - The National Rifle Association, a leading US gun-rights advocacy group, has filed for bankruptcy protection, as part of a bid for...

WhatsApp delays privacy policy update after user backlash

dpa/GNA - The Facebook-owned messaging application WhatsApp on Friday announced it would delay a planned privacy policy update after receiving negative feedback from users...
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

Smallholder farmers hail government decision to stop GMOs in Ghana

The peasant farmers association of Ghana (PFAG) has hailed government's decision to stop the adoption of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). This followed...
work permit

US eases visa restrictions on Ghana

The United States (US) Department of State has announced the easing of visa restrictions on Ghana, a release said here on Thursday. ...