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Chiefs

Central Regional House of Chiefs commends government for absorbing utility bills

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The Central Regional House of Chiefs has commended government for absorbing electricity and water bills as part of measures to ease the hardship of...
Health Donation Ashcell

COVID-19: Ashcell supports KATH frontline workers

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Ashcell Limited, Ashanti Region authorized distributors of MTN Ghana, has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to frontline workers of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital...

Senegal’s COVID-19 cases surpass 10,000-mark

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Senegal's COVID-19 cases surpassed the 10,000-mark on Thursday after 145 new cases were confirmed, Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action announced. During the...
Covid

Kenya’s COVID-19 cases near 20,000 as air travel set to resume

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Kenya's total number of COVID-19 cases neared 20,000 on Thursday after 788 people tested positive to the virus from 5,521 samples in the last...
Gun Shot Dead

Nigerian soldier kills senior officer in restive NE state

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A depressed Nigerian soldier serving in the restive northeastern town of Bama in Borno state, went berserk and shot and killed an officer on...
Mapping Africa

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 890,000 mark: Africa CDC

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent reached 891,199 on Thursday, the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa...
Covid

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases exceed 35,000

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The number of people infected by the new coronavirus in Ghana has increased to 35,142, with 736 more infections confirmed early Thursday, said the...
Ghana statistical Service

Data shows high multidimensional poverty rate in Ghana

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A new report by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) on Thursday indicated here a persistent high multidimensional poverty rate in Ghana. The Multidimensional Poverty...

Government made strides in educational sector-Minister

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Government has made education a top priority by providing the requisite tools to enhance teaching and learning since taking over office in 2016, Dr...
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NCCE calls for proper disposal of used PPEs

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has called for the proper disposal of used Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to ensure other people especially...
Youth

Youth creativity and ingenuity crucial towards tackling COVID-19 pandemic-NYA Boss

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The National Youth Authority (NYA) has launched the 2020 International Youth Day (IYD) celebration, with the aim of tapping into the creativity and ingenuity...
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Muslims the world over to celebrate Eid-ul-Adha on July 31 amidst pandemic

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Muslims across the world will be celebrating the Eid-ul-Adha tomorrow, July 31, to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim, or Abraham who obeyed Allah's command...

Over 2,600 farmers benefit from PFJ in Kwahu West

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Over 2,600 farmers in the Kwahu West Municipality have benefited from the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme, which enabled them to expand...
CEDI

CM Fund records profit

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The CM Fund Limited, a medium to long-term collective investment scheme established in 2007 under the Securities and Industry Law, recorded a net profit...
Africa Center for Economic Transformation (ACET)

Chief Economist advocates for local production of agriculture equipment

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Dr Yaw Ansu, Chief Economist, Africa Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) and Advisor to the Minister of Finance, has advocated for local production of...
Parliament

Parliament approves US$200 million for Ghana Jobs and Skills Project

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Parliament has approved a US$200 million financing agreement between the Government of Ghana and the International Development Association (IDA) to finance the Ghana Jobs...
Health Infrastructure Challenges And Hospital Beds

CCF donates beds and others to Kasoa Mother and Child Hospital

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Crime Check Foundation (CCF), an NGO as part of its Health Check Series has donated items worth GH¢ 35, 000 to the Kasoa Mother...
pharmaceutical

Stakeholders call for national support for pharmaceutical industry

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Pharmaceutical industry players say the need to nationally prioritize the pharmaceutical sector to enable it meet the emerging health care needs of Ghanaians is...
Covid Re Testing

Ghana records 32,096 recoveries and discharges of COVID-19

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Ghana has recorded 32,096 recoveries and discharges with the active cases declining steadily to 3,223, as at July 28, 2020. However, seven more persons have...
Disability Act

Government urged to step up efforts to review Disability Act

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The Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD), has expressed worry over the continuous delay by the government to amend the country’s current Disability...
Politics Cpp Nomination

CPP Party aspirants to reposition the Party for future victories

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The Convention People’s Party aspirants have expressed their plans to reposition the party for future victories both in 2020 and beyond. This was revealed during...
Tree Planting

Ghana Tourism Authority plants trees to commemorate emancipation day

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The Ghana Tourism Authority on Thursday planted 50 trees in Greater Accra as part of its activities marking this year’s Emancipation Day. The...
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Christian Council supports call for justice for Akua Denteh

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The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has expressed its support for justice for Madam Akua Denteh, the 90 year old woman murdered for being...
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Parliament eulogises late US congressman Lewis

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Parliament on Thursday eulogized longtime US congressman John Robert Lewis, a member of the US congressional delegation to Ghana in 2019, who succumbed to...

First lady launches the ‘Young Africa Works’ Project to offer jobs

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First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has launched the ‘Young Africa Works’ Project, which aims creating fulfilling and dignified jobs for over 30,000 Ghanaian youth. ...
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Africa Armwrestling to organise maiden virtual training for Referees, Coaches

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The Africa Armwrestling Federation (AFA) will organize virtual referees and coaching seminars for member federations across the continent in August. ...
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COMOG urge Muslims to avoid ostentatious celebrations

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The Coalition of Muslim Organizations, Ghana (COMOG) has called on Muslims to celebrate this year’s Eid-ul-Adha without the display of worldly riches but the...

KOICA presents PPE to farmer groups

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The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), has presented quantities of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to some Farmer-Based Cooperatives ((FBCs) and Farmer-Based Organizations (FBOs) in...
chess competition

Ghana’s national chess team to compete in Chess Olympiad

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Ghana National Chess team is set to participate in the first-ever Online Chess Olympiad organized by the World Chess Federation (FIDE) from 24th July...
Politics Voter Registration

Heated arguments rock voters Registration Review Committee sittings in Dormaa Central

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The work of the District Registration Review Committee (DRRC) in the Dormaa Central Municipality of the Bono Region, has been characterised with disagreements, political...