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Zimbabwe reports rising wheat production

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Zimbabwean wheat farmers delivered 157,000 tonnes of wheat last year, more than double the 60,641 tonnes produced in 2019. The rise was...
Migration Experts

GIZ-Ghana supports Returning and Diaspora Experts to work

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The German Development Agency (GIZ) is implementing holistic support for experts trained in Germany to return to Ghana on long or short term as...
Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president signs new law to curb COVID-19

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed the COVID-19 Health Protection Regulations 2021, a new law aimed at controlling the pandemic in the most...
kidnapped in Nigeria

Diarrhea kills 4 in NW Nigeria

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Four people have been killed and 56 others hospitalized following an outbreak of diarrhea in Nigeria's northwestern state of Sokoto, an official said on...
Nana Addo Rawlings Konadu

Government Of Ghana to rename University of Development Studies after Rawlings

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The University of Development Studies, Tamale (UDS) will be renamed after the late former President Jerry John Rawlings. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced...
Supreme Court

Asiedu Nketia and Kpessa-Whyte to testify in court for the Petitioner

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Former President John Dramani Mahama, the Petitioner of the 2020 Presidential Election Petition has filed his witness statement as ordered by the Supreme Court...
Covid-19

South Africa variant of COVID-19 in Mozambique since November – Armindo Tiago

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The more contagious South African variant of COVID-19 has been detected in neighboring Mozambique since November 2020, said Mozambican Health Minister Armindo Tiago on...
Students wash hands at school in Phalombe, Malawi, Oct. 13, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has surpassed 2 million, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Thursday. The latest figures from the continental disease control and prevention agency showed that a total of 2,013,388 cases were reported across the continent with the death toll related to the pandemic standing at 48,408 as of Thursday morning. (Photo by Joseph Mizere/Xinhua)

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 3.47 million – Africa CDC

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,473,940 as of Wednesday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa...
Cameroon

Death toll of traffic accident in western Cameroon rises to 53

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The death toll from the traffic accident that occurred early Wednesday in Cameroon's West region rose to 53, and 29 others injured, the West...
Malaria Vaccine

Pharmaceutical giants ink deal to boost access to malaria vaccine in Africa

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British pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on Wednesday signed a product transfer agreement for malaria vaccine with Bharat Biotech (BBIL) of India to boost its...
COVID-19

Ghana records 616 new COVID-19 cases – GHS

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Ghana reported 616 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the national tally to 62,751, said the Ghana Health Service (GHS). The death...
Politics Rawlings Legacies

Former Ghanaian President Jerry John Rawlings buried

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The body of former Ghanaian President Jerry John Rawlings was buried at the military cemetery here Wednesday after a burial service at Ghana's Independence...
Migration Experts

GIZ-Ghana to top up salaries of returning and diaspora experts

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The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) will soon provide support including the topping up of salaries of returning and diaspora experts to enable...
Foods and Drugs Authority

Beware of fake, substandard hydrogen peroxide – FDA and Pharmacy Council warn

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and Pharmacy Council (PC) have asked the public to beware of fake and substandard Hydrogen peroxide on the...
Market

Ghanaian traders express worry over looming lockdown

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Some traders in parts of Accra have reacted differently towards the possibility of a second lockdown as Covid-19 cases continue to rise in the...
Social Chiefs Rawlings

Dignitaries at Jerry John Rawlings’ funeral

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, were among dignitaries who attended former President Jerry John Rawlings’s state funeral...
Ghana Premier League

GPL Week 11 Preview: Kotoko, Hearts target big scalps in regional derbies

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The match-day 11 of the Ghana Premier League (GPL) takes center stage in the coming weekend with some uncompromising duels across the nine centres. ...
Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings goes home

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Ghana, on Wednesday interred its longest serving Head of State, Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, after a state funeral service, which saw tributes extolling...
Social Police Law

Maintaining law and order is a shared responsibility – Police

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Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Mr Alexander Amenyo, the Upper East Deputy Regional Police Commander has called on Ghanaians to assist in maintaining law...
GPRTU

Bono GPRTU Secretariat forms COVID-19 prevention task force

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The Bono Regional Secretariat of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has formed the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) protocol task force to ensure the...
Politics Rawlings Reaction

Upper West eulogises former President J. J. Rawlings

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Some Residents in the Upper West Region have eulogised former President Jerry John Rawlings, as his mortal remains goes to rest today. ...
ICGC's Support to Korle Bu

ICGC Supports Korle Bu Children’s Cancer Unit

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Head of the Paediatric Oncology Unit at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Dr. Lorna Renner has described Christ Temple of the International Central Gospel Church’s...
Rawlings

Let’s sustain the fourth Republic as Rawlings’s legacy

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Mr Kenneth Kponor, the Volta Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has said the former President Flt.Lt. Jerry John Rawlings...
Rawlings

Kumasi residents express deep sadness as Rawlings goes home today

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Some residents in Kumasi have expressed deep sadness as the late former President Jerry John Rawlings was laid to rest at the Military Cemetery...
Jerry John Rawlings

“We don’t think Rawlings is dead”

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Traders and drivers at the Ashaiman main station are still in doubt of the demise of late former President Jerry John Rawlings. ...
National Lottery Authority (NLA

National Lottery Authority fails to pay big wins since April

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It has emerged that the National Lottery Authority (NLA) has failed to pay big ticket wins since April, last year, leaving winners in total...
defilement

Soldier held over defilement granted GH¢100k bail

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A 30-year-old soldier accused of having sex on multiple occasions with a 14-year-old girl at Burma Camp, Accra has been admitted to bail by...
Students wash hands at school in Phalombe, Malawi, Oct. 13, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has surpassed 2 million, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Thursday. The latest figures from the continental disease control and prevention agency showed that a total of 2,013,388 cases were reported across the continent with the death toll related to the pandemic standing at 48,408 as of Thursday morning. (Photo by Joseph Mizere/Xinhua)

Ho Municipal Assembly to begin enforcing COVID-19 protocols effective Feb.1

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The Ho Municipal Assembly would from February 1, 2021, begin the full enforcement of the coronavirus protocols to contain the spread of the disease. ...
Politics Rawlings Reaction

Rawlings was a just, selfless and a charismatic leader – Oguaa residents

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Residents in the Cape Coast Metropolis have shared their fond memories of ex-President Jerry John Rawlings with some saying his visits to the Ancient...
Foods and Drugs Authority

Food and Drugs Authority to be more accountable in 2021

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has professed 2021 as a year to win public confidence by being more accountable to the public through...