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street protest over new voters' register

Political parties, CSOs stage second street protest against proposed new voters roll in Ghana

The political parties and civil society organizations (CSOs) opposed to the compilation of a new voters' register ahead of Ghana's December elections have staged...
Chinese Spring Festival

China Oriental performing arts group excites audience in Ghana, to herald spring festival

The China Oriental performing arts group put up an exhilarating performance here Monday night as part of activities to herald the celebration of the...

Drivers urged to learn from mistakes of colleagues

The leadership of the Road Transport Unions in the Bibiani Municipality have advised drivers in the area and Ghana as a...

Three remanded over alleged robbery at Toase Senior High

Two day-students of the Toase Senior High School and an electrician, who allegedly conspired to attack and rob some boarding students on the school’s...

Court directs prosecution to produce original MASLOC documents in trial

The Accra High Court has ordered the prosecution in the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), trial to produce the originals of the...
A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

UN Security Council welcomes outcome of Berlin Conference on Libya

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday welcomed the outcome of the international conference on Libya held in Berlin on Sunday. ...
world economy

Trump touts economy amid impeachment trial

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday lavished praise on his country's "economic boom" in the Swiss resort of Davos, in a bid observers say...
Cameroon and Chad

Over 20 abducted school children rescued in Cameroon’s troubled Anglophone region

Cameroonian troops on Tuesday rescued 24 school children held hostage by armed separatists in the country's restive English-speaking region of Meme division, an official...

German football and fight against bad behaviour

German football is taking up a desperate fight against bad behaviour. In advance of the second half of the 2019-20 Bundesliga season...
oil-gas refinery

U.S. voices concern over suspension of oil exports in Libya

The U.S. Embassy in Libya on Tuesday expressed concern over the suspension of oil exports due to the closure of oil ports and fields...
NASA's MAVEN atmospheric research satellite, shown in this artist's impression, braked into orbit around Mars Sunday evening, kicking off a year of close-range observations to learn more about what caused much of the martian atmosphere to leak away in the distant past. NASA

NASA identifies oldest known meteor crater on Earth

An international team led by a NASA scientist identified the oldest known meteor crater in Australia, which lends more clues to the formation of...
Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Ghana and UK pledge to strengthen cooperation

Ghana and the United Kingdom (UK) have resolved to deepen the bilateral relations that exist between the two countries, the Ghanaian presidency said on...

UN agency urges concerted efforts to boost access to land for African women, youth

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday urged African policymakers to exert concerted efforts in augmenting access to land for the...
The 5th Session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD), with the theme of “Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality,” provided a space for discussions on identifying the specific challenges Africa faces in achieving SDGs 4, 8, 13, 16 and 17 and the levers of change required to accelerate their implementation. ARFSD

UN-ECA, Zimbabwe eye upcoming continental sustainable development forum

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Zimbabwe government on Tuesday disclosed joint readiness to utilize the upcoming high-level Africa Regional Forum...

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria outbreak kills 10 babies in South African hospital

A total of 10 babies have died of a Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) outbreak at Tembisa hospital's neonatal unit between November and December, Gauteng health...

Germany to support Ghana to grow its economy

The German government has underlined its readiness to stand with Ghana every step of the way to grow its economy and end its over-reliance...
South African police

South African major crimes drops sharply in festive season

The South African Police Minister Bheki Cele on Tuesday said last festive season was marked by a "massive drop" in most major crimes. ...
Timber industry

Expert urges Zambia to ensure transparency in trading of popular timber species

A Zambian local think-tank expert said on Tuesday more transparency needed in the trading of Mukula, one of popular timber species, in order to...
General Motors cars

GM develops trailer brake technology to reduce stopping distance

General Motors (GM) will apply a newly developed electronic braking assist system to its trailers to dramatically reduce stopping distances, the U.S. automaker said...
U.S. President Donald Trump

U.S. Senate rejects Democrats’ demand for documents from White House in Trump impeachment trial

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to table a motion proposed by the Democrats during an ongoing impeachment trial against President Donald Trump demanding...

MDAs urged to use household register for research and planning

Madam Cynthia Mamle Morrison, the Minister of Gender and Social Protection, has urged Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs) in Upper East Region to use...

Brazil establishes Amazon Council to protect rainforest

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday announced the creation of an Amazon Council and a National Environmental Force to safeguard the world's largest rainforest. ...
Oil drilling in WCTP block 2

Oil prices decline amid concerns over weaker demand

Oil prices fell on Tuesday as traders worried about a global economic slowdown, which could weaken energy demand. The West Texas Intermediate...

We have not received disbursement for two years – PWDs

Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) at Nalerigu, the North East Regional capital, have not received their share of the Disability Fund from the East Mamprusi...

NYA boss inspects Dormaa-Ahenkro multi-purpose Youth Centre

Mr. Sylvester Matthew Tetteh Mensah, the Chief Executive Officer of National Youth Authority (NYA), has inspected progress of work of a multi- purpose Youth...

Registration for 2020 Family Fun Run opens

As part of activities to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the ‘Family Fun Run’ Initiative, the Lakeside Marina and Happy FM on Tuesday opened...

Global Green Grant funds US$5,000 project in Ahafo

Three Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have secured US$5,000 funding from the Global Green Grant for the implementation of a women and youth project in the...
Gold bars

Government supports maiden Ghana Gold Expo

Mr Benito Owusu-Bio, the Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources has assured government’s unflinching support towards this year’s maiden edition of the...

Quality healthcare is a shared responsibility for all-Dr Nsiah

Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the Special Advisor on health issues at the Presidency, has urged stakeholders to see quality healthcare delivery as a shared...

Four illegal miners trapped to death

Four illegal miners who were trapped to death in a Galamsey pit at Obengkrom have been retrieved and sent to the Axim Hospital...