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UN Security Council

More openness, diversity mark busy 2019 in UN Security Council

With more than 240 public meetings and a wider range of civil society briefers, the UN Security Council continued its push toward more transparency...

Zambian experts urge Africa to advance local causes in 2020

Zambian social and economic development specialists said on Thursday that the year 2020 is the dawn of a new decade in which the African...
Road authority

Zambian civic leaders hail China’s AVIC for construction of roads

The construction of township roads in Zambia's Chongwe district in Lusaka Province by Chinese company on Thursday received accolade from local government officials on...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian government releases fund to dismantle arrears owed to contractors

The Zambian government on Thursday said it has released funds meant to dismantle arrears owed to local contractors working on various road projects. ...

Ethiopian PM reiterates govt’s resolve to eradicate corruption hindering construction sector’s economic contribution

The Ethiopian government on Thursday reiterated its zero-tolerance strategy to corruption and maladministration hampering Ethiopia's construction industry to fully exploit the sector's huge economic...

Car accident kills 6 Ghanaian traders in Burkina Faso

Six Ghanaian traders were killed in a fatal car accident in Burkina Faso, Ghana police said here on Thursday. The vehicle which...

Taiwan’s top military official among 8 killed in helicopter crash

Taiwan's top military official was one of eight people killed Thursday when their Black Hawk helicopter crashed into a mountainous region of the country,...

400 arrested as Hong Kong protest devolves into violence

Hong Kong police said around 400 people were arrested after an approved protest march of tens of thousands of people turned violent on the...

Oversight needed for safety of nutritional supplements, experts say

While the vast majority of over-the-counter nutritional and herbal supplements are safe -- unless they are consumed in large quantities -- not all of...
Australia bushfires

Australia fires: Thousands fleeing evacuation zone caught in gridlock

Thousands of people fleeing bushfires in a resort-filled coastal area of eastern Australia created massive traffic jams Thursday after officials declared it a "tourist...

SHS students to re-open on January 5

The Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced that Senior High School (SHS) Form Three students would re-open on Sunday, January 5,...

Two rescued, 5 missing after fishing boat sinks off Alaska

The U.S. Coast Guard said rescuers were searching for five crew members of a crab fishing boat that sank in waters off an Alaskan...
Presentation brothers

Navro Pio Rains Praises on ‘Presentation Brothers’

Pe Dennis Aneakwoa Belinia Adda, Paramount Chief of the Navrongo Traditional area has commended the Presentation Brothers of West Africa Province for contributing significantly...
Sanitation City

Filth Swallows Accra After Christmas

A number of principal streets in Accra have been engulfed with filth after the Christmas and New Year celebrations. The Ghana News Agency on Wednesday...
Party Children

First Lady Parties With School Children at Jubilee House

First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has hosted her annual New Year day party for over a thousand school children at the Jubilee House in...
Fire House

Fire Race Down One Story Building on New Years Day

Some residents of Atadeka in the Kpone-Katamanso Municipality are counting their losses after fire gutted their one-story building residence on New Year’s Day. The Ghana...

Lets Use The New Year for Reconciliation – Constance Osika

Prophet Constance Osika, Founder of the Wonder Chapel International, has called on Christians and other religious groups in the country to use the...

Kumasi to Host 1st Zongo for Peace and Development Conference

The Ministry for Inner City and Zongo Development will on January 8 hold the maiden conference on peace and development in zongo communities in...

Pinasol Foundation Puts Together Party for Asante Effiduase Orphans

The Pinasol Foundation, a community-based orphans and child centered organization in the Sekyere East District, has held a New Year party for more than...
Skills Training

OLAM Offers Vocational Training for Youths in Two Districts

Our Lady of Mercy Community Services (OLAM), a Non Governmental Organization operating in the northern parts of the country has held its fifth graduation...

I Will Win NDC Party Delegates – Spio

Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, a Presidential aspirant of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has expressed optimism that his message and persuasion would convince delegates to...

Wa Assemblies of God Comforts Tema Murdered Pastor’s Family

The Revival Assembly of the Assemblies of God Church in Wa has expressed its deepest condolences to the family of Rev. Dr. David Nabegmado...
Agriculture in Africa

Prioritize regenerative agriculture the key to SDGs

Mr Kwame Ansah Baffour, Programmes Officer at the Kumasi Institute of Tropical Agriculture (KITA), has called on the government to consider prioritizing regenerative agriculture...

Staff Attendance At Nsawam Municipal Assembly – 30

Only 30 out of the 150 staff of the Nsawam/Adoagyiri Municipal Assembly reported for work on January 2. The doors to some of the departments...

Ghana’s President Consoles Nigeria on Usman Shagari’s Demise

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sent a message of condolence to Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari, on the death of Negeria's former head of...

Gomoa Mangoase road crash leaves 2 dead and 9 injured

Two people died on arrival at the Agona Swedru Government Municipal Hospital whiles nine others sustained various degrees of injuries when a Hyundai bus...
Most Reverend Bishop John Bonaventure Kwofie

Bishop Bonaventure Kwofie is Accra’s New Archbishop

Pope Francis has appointed the Most Reverend Bishop John Bonaventure Kwofie as the new Archbishop of the Accra Archdiocese. Archbishop Kwofie until his appointment was...
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AG Pastor Encourage Citizens to be Responsible

The Revival Assembly of the Wa Assemblies of God (AG) Church has called on citizens to try and live up to their civic responsibilities...
Petty Offenders

Christian Atsu supports NGO to seek the release petty offenders

Management of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), a Prison NGO, with support from Christian Atsu, Black Stars Midfielder has facilitated the release of 10 petty...
The scientists followed babies born in a rural area of The Gambia

New Year Day: 11 babies delivered in three hospitals

Eleven babies made up of seven males and four females were delivered in three hospitals in the Kwahu area on New Year Day. Two of...