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Traffic accident in central Ethiopia kills at least 11

A traffic accident in Ethiopia's central Oromia regional state has left at least 11 people dead, an Ethiopian official said Friday. Abdurazak...
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AMISOM troops intercept stolen truck in Somalia

Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) intercepted a truck that had been stolen in Nairobi, a...

Namibia raises fuel prices

The prices of petrol and diesel will rise by 50 Namibia cents (about 3 U.S. cents) per liter each, effective on Feb 3., Namibia's...
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Dutch court rules Shell Nigeria responsible for oil spills, must compensate farmers

The Nigerian subsidiary of Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell is liable for oil spills in Nigeria and must pay Nigerian farmers compensation, an appeals court...
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Right To Play supports schools with recreational equipment

A total of 60 schools in the Savelugu, Kumbungu and Tolon Districts in the Northern Region have received teaching and learning materials and recreational...

Central Region needs a Spatial development framework – LUSPA

Mr Frank Martey Korli, Central Regional Director of the Land Use and Spatial Planning Authority (LUSPA), has stressed the need for the Region to...
Nana Addo

Kumasi traders applaud President for appointments

Members of the Kumasi Traders Association (KTA) have commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for listening to their pleas and retaining Mrs Akosua Frema...
Aseidu Nketiah

Aseidu Nketiah mounts witness box

Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, General Secretary, National Democratic Congress Congress (NDC) on Friday testified as a witness in the ongoing 2020 Election Petition...
Inauguration Schools

Ga West Assembly builds schools for five communities

Mr Clement Nii Lamptey Wilkinson, the Ga West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has called on traditional authorities in the municipality to submit their site...

Akatsi Police arrests 16 people for COVID-19 protocols breach

The Akatsi South Municipal Police Command has arrested more than 16 persons for flouting the COVID-19 pandemic safety protocols. The offenders, including 11 males and...
Donation Exercise

WaterAid Ghana donates handwashing facility, sanitisers to WMA

WaterAid Ghana has donated a foot-operated handwashing facility and 300 boxes, comprising 12 pieces each of hand sanitisers to the Wa Municipal Assembly (WMA)...

Parliament rejects motion for President Akufo-Addo to absorb university fees

Parliament has rejected a motion to request the President to take urgent steps to absorb the fees of students of public tertiary education institutions...

Ketu South ready for COVID-19 second wave fight

Mr Joseph Kwami Degley, Ketu South Municipal Director, Ghana Health Service (GHS), says the Directorate is ready to fight the second wave of the...

When women are wealthy, society gets even better-Human Resource Expert

Mr Micheal Abayateye, a Human Resource practitioner, says the empowerment of women has a greater impact on the development of the society. He, therefore, stressed...

School children without nose masks will be arrested – Sunyani MCE

Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive, on Thursday said the Assembly’s COVID-19 taskforce would arrest school children without nose masks. Assembly officials, she...
Rear Admiral Seth Amoama

Bio of Real Admiral Amoama, President’s appointee as CDS

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Rear Admiral Seth Amoama to act as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of the Ghana Armed...
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Speaker reminds MPs to go for Covid-19 test

Ongoing tests for Members of Parliament (MPs) have revealed that some MPs are Covid-19 positive, yet some are unwilling to go for the test...
Former President John Dramani Mahama

Former President John Mahama will not testify in court

Dr Dominic Akuritinga Ayine, a Spokesperson for the Petitioner of the 2020 Presidential Election Petition said it is far from being the case that...
Social Africa Day

Beyond the Return on course despite pandemic – GTA

Mr Akwasi Agyeman, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has said the Beyond the Return initiative was still on...
Bechem United

Bechem United beat Techiman Eleven Wonders to top league log

Bechem United recorded a 3-1 victory over regional rivals Techiman Eleven Wonders at Fosu Gyeabour Park in Bechem in matchday 11 of the Ghana...

NPP refutes Minority’s claim of not supporting relief for students

The Majority New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Parliament has debunked claims by the Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) that it did not support the...

10 die in gory accident at Nasia

At least 10 persons including;, six children have died in a gory accident at Nasia, a suburb of Walewale in the North East...
Social Child Rights

‘Provide data on children affected by COVID-19’

The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) has urged government and the Ghana Health Service to make data available on children...
Health Hefra Closure

Health Facilities Regulatory Agency closes down four hospitals

The Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA), as part of its regulatory enforcement measures, has closed down Susan Clinic, Obenfo Hospital, China Recovery Clinic and...
Social Child Labour

Stakeholders should join to implement CLFZ in Ghana – Kizito Ballans

Mr Kizito Ballans, Chief Director, Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations (MELR), has called on all stakeholders in the fight against child labour to...
Education Kaiptc Congregation

KAIPTC graduates 140 postgraduate students

The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has held its Ninth Congregation during which 140 post-graduate students from seven different countries graduated. ...
Social Fire Education

Ghana National Fire Service sensitises Osu Market women

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has sensitized traders at the Osu Market on fire safety measures and how to fight fire at its...
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South African Electoral Commission ready for new funding law

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) on Friday said they are ready to operationalize the Political Party Funding Act on April 1 to...
Somali Police Force

AMISOM plans to intensify security ahead of elections in Somalia

Senior African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have kicked off key meetings to seek ways of enhancing security during the elections in the Horn...

South Africa records 7 rabies cases in 2020 – NICD

South Africa recorded seven cases of rabies in 2020. This compares to 10 laboratory-confirmed human cases in 2019, said the National Institute for Communicable...