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Minister tours TVET schools to know the state of facilities

Madam Gifty Twum-Ampofo, the Deputy Minister in-charge of Technical, Vocational Education, and Training (TVET) is currently on a three-week familiarisation tour of all TVET...

Facebook takes steps to combat online misinformation about novel coronavirus

U.S. tech giant Facebook Inc. said Thursday it is taking measures to fight false claims or misinformation about novel coronavirus spreading on its platform...

AMISOM to cut 1,000 troops from Somalia by February despite recent attacks

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) military commanders have resolved to cut another 1,000 troops from the regional peacekeeping force despite increased attacks...
climate change

Kenya to embrace green finance to tackle climate change

Kenya plans to embrace the use of green finance in order to tackle negative effects of climate change, an official said on Thursday. ...

Zambia’s annual inflation edges up in January

Zambia's year-on-year inflation increased in January, signaling an upward movement in the inflation since last year, its statistics agency said on Thursday. ...

Tanzania not to nullify last year’s civic polls results

Tanzanian authorities said on Thursday they were not intending to nullify results of last year's civic polls as demanded by opposition parties. ...
Joao Lourenco

Angolan president expects leader of main opposition to improve republic council

Angolan President Joao Lourenco on Thursday said he expects to count on the experience of the recently appointed member of the Council of the...
Wildlife migration

Zambia cabinet approves signing of deal with U.S. on improving wildlife management

The Zambian cabinet has approved the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United States to enhance wildlife management, a government...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Novel coronavirus outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern – WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Thursday that the novel coronavirus outbreak has become a Public Health Emergency of International Concern...
A chopper upon lift off

Uganda dispatches team to probe military helicopter crash

The Ugandan military on Thursday dispatched a team to investigate a fatal helicopter crash that killed two crew members in the central district of...

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope ends mission of astronomical discovery

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope's mission has come to an end on Thursday, after more than 16 years studying the universe in infrared light, revealing...

Youth development-focused policy think tank launched

A policy think tank with special focus on empowering the youth with analytical thinking skills to contribute to governance and economic policies of the...

New Voters Register dates coincides with Ramadan period – Muslim Council

The Federation for Muslim Council Ghana, has called on the Electoral Commission (EC), to review its date set for the compilation of...

Ridge Hospital starts mass cervical cancer screening

The Greater Accra Regional Hospital (Ridge Hospital) is to undertake a mass cervical cancer screening from February 2 to 28 to create the needed...

We need boat ambulances for water bound areas- GHS

Mr Robert Adatsi, Head of Clinical Services at the Volta Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service, has appealed for the provision of...

NHIA sees surge in NHIS membership card renewal – Mr Essuah-Mensah

More than 5.8 million subscribers (70 per cent) of the National Health Insurance Scheme, last year, renewed their membership through the Mobile...

Eighteen ambulances for Volta timely

Dr John Tampouri, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Ho Teaching Hospital, has described as timely the release of 18 state-of-the-art ambulances...

Gyankobaa to get waste to energy plant

The German government is supporting Ghana with an amount of six million Euros to...

AIMS Ghana holds lecture to increase awareness on climate change

The Women In Science (WIS) Directorate of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Ghana, has started the maiden edition of its lecture series...

IPRAN wants live coverage of tomorrow’s IPAC meeting

The Inter-Party Resistance Against the New Voters’ Register (IPRAN) is demanding that today’s IPAC meeting with the Eminent Advisory Committee and Civil Society...

Parties,CSOs advised to cooperate with EC for new register

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) branch in Japan has advised political parties and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to stop demonstrating against...

Offer constructive criticisms for politicians-Deputy Minister

Mr Amidu Chinnia Issshaku, the Deputy Upper West Regional Minister has asked the citizenry especially Traditional authorities to offer constructive criticism to erring...

‘Four more for Nana and for me too’-MP

Mr Ridwan Abass Dauda, the MP for Sisalla East Constituency has appealed to the electorate to give President Nana Addo four more years to...

Farouk Aliu Mahama picks nomination form to contest NPP primaries in Yendi

Alhaji Umar Farouk Aliu Mahama, the son of the late Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama has picked nomination form to contest the...

Oguaa citizens initiate moves to accelerate development

The Association of Concerned Cape Coast Citizens and Residents has initiated steps towards facilitating the pace of development within the Metropolis and beyond. ...

Elmina and Cape Coast castles record high patronage

The number of tourists who visited the Elmina and Cape Coast castles increased significantly in 2019, mainly due to the “Year of Return” initiative...

Ghana Union Assurance Life donates to Forifori prison camp

The Ghana Union Assurance Life Company Limited, an insurance company based in Koforidua has donated 50 bags of cement to the Forifori Prison Camp...

We need concerted efforts to rekindle our values-Lecturer

Dr Charles Wiafe-Akenten, Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Ghana, has called for a concerted effort to rekindle the country’s societal values for...

Government must resuscitate Neoplan Ghana Limited

Greater Accra Regional Youth Network has called on government to do everything possible under its purview to resuscitate Neoplan Ghana Limited. They said the decision...

Daughters of Glorious, Uncle Ato headline ADB annual thanksgiving service

Evergreen Gospel musicians, the Daughters of Glorious Jesus and sensational worship singer Uncle Ato are set to headline this year’s edition of the Agricultural...