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Factory workers

Manufacturing sector pushed up factory gate prices 3.1 percentage points in December

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The rate of increase in the prices manufacturers in Ghana receive for the manufacture of their products (Producer inflation) increased 3.1 percentage points to...
Corruption

Ghana slips two places on 2019 global corruption index

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Ghana slipped two places to 80, in the 2019 global Corruption Index (CPI) compared with the 78th position it placed in 2018, the global...

Ayawaso East Municipal Assembly inauguration postponed indefinitely

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The inauguration of the Ayawaso East Municipal Assembly has been postponed indefinitely due to protest from some residents over the number of 30...

On 3rd day of impeachment trial, Democrats try to convince Senate Trump abused power

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U.S. House managers, a group of seven Democrats acting as prosecutors, tried on Thursday to convince senators that President Donald Trump abused the power...

Democrats make their case in Trump impeachment trial while defense hones in on procedure

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U.S. Democrats this week are making their case against President Donald Trump, while the defense is honing in on procedure, amid the third-ever impeachment...
Coronavirus

Vaccine for novel coronavirus may be ready in 3 months – scientists

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U.S. health scientists said in an essay Thursday that a candidate vaccine for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) could be ready for early-stage human testing...

Mopane worm gathering risky business

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Makeshift marketplaces have sprung on the side of the road connecting Francistown, Botswana's second city and Orapa, the diamond-mining township, roughly 25 kilometers outside...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Zimbabwe registers less than targeted cash circulation

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The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) said Thursday about 1.1 billion Zimbabwe dollars in cash is currently in circulation in the country, far less...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian president appoints new home affairs minister

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Thursday appointed George Simbachawene new Minister for Home Affairs, replacing Kangi Lugola who was sacked earlier in the afternoon...

Referee Eshun to handle Hearts-Kotoko game

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has appointed referee Emmanuel Eshun as the central referee for the sixth week league game between Accra Hearts of...
Court

East African law watchdog sues EAC Council of Ministers over violation of the bloc’s...

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The East Africa Law Society (EALS) on Thursday filed a case at the East African Court of Justice in Arusha against the Council of...
Kurt Edwin Simon Okraku

Avoid hooliganism ahead of Hearts, Kotoko clash – GFA President

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Mr Kurt Okraku, President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has said Sunday's Super Clash between Accra...
Person voting

Political parties in Zambia reject plans to print ballot papers in Dubai

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Political parties in Zambia on Thursday rejected plans by the country's electoral body to print ballot papers in Dubai for the 2021 general elections. ...

French Government Challenge 2020 for young African Entrepreneurs opens

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The French Government Challenge 2020 for young African Entrepreneurs has opened. A statement issued by the French Embassy in Accra and copied to the...

Benevolent societies urged to seek welfare of members

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Mr Wise Joe Babanawo, Chairman of the Yexoese Society, has called on benevolent societies to be truthful and open-minded, champion the cause of unity...

First Lady calls for more commitment towards child welfare

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The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, Thursday launched Ghana’s Multidimensional Child Poverty Report and called for a more passionate commitment towards child welfare. ...
Election in Ghana

Technology cannot solve electoral irregularities – Kabila

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Mr James Kobina Bomfeh Junior, the Acting Secretary of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) Thursday said technology is an...

Student counsellors recommend flexible inclusive education

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Sandwich students of the Department of Psychology and Education, University of Education, Winneba (UEW), have recommended a flexible inclusive education reflected in the...
Atletico Madrid

Atletico crash out on night of Cup shocks in Spain

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Atletico Madrid were the victims of one of the biggest Copa del Rey upsets in recent seasons on Thursday night when they were knocked...
World Economic Forum (WEF)

2030 Agenda should become master plan for each country’s development – Antonio Guterres

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said here on Thursday that the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which was adopted in 2015, should become a...
petroleum revenue

Oil prices fall as demand concerns weigh

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Oil prices extended losses on Thursday as traders continued to worry about an economic slowdown, which could result in weaker demand for energy. ...

Google honors Hollywood’s first Chinese American movie star

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Google has honored the Los Angeles-born Chinese American actress, Anna May Wong, with a Google Doodle commemorating the 97th anniversary of her debut film,...
Coronavirus

“Too early” to declare coronavirus outbreak in China a global emergency – WHO

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The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday that it was "too early" to declare the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in China a...

African countries urged to conclude work on AMR Action Plans

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Dr Chitalu Chilufya, the Zambia Minister of Health has called on African Nations to expedite action on the development of the National Action Plans...

Good nutrition enhances academic performance – GHS

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Dr Emmanuel Dzotsi, the Director of Health Services, Oti Region, has said good nutrition enhances academic performance of children and contribute to their...

Hohoe E.P. SHS gets new classroom block, dormitory

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An 18-unit three storey classroom block and a two-storey boys’ dormitory have been commissioned and handed over to Hohoe E.P. Senior High School...

Ardhi Investment Group and Hortifresh hold greenhouse open day

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The Management of Ardhi Investment Group, an agribusiness start-up, has organized a greenhouse open day with a call on agribusiness entrepreneurs to explore...
inflation

Producer Price Inflation jumps to 13 percent in December

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The year-on-year Producer Price inflation for all industry jumps 13.0 percent in December 2019, up 3.1 percentage points compare with 9.9 percent recorded...

Christians Council launches 90th Anniversary

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The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has launched its 90th Anniversary with a renewed focus of continuously contributing to national transformation and development. The Council...
Kofi Annan

Council on Foreign Relations-Ghana to launch official journal

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The Council on Foreign Relations-Ghana, an independent, nonpartisan and nongovernmental institution, specializing in Ghana's foreign policy and international affairs, will launch its official journal,...