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Hunger Report

1.3 million South Sudanese children under 5 at risk of acute malnutrition – UNICEF

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday said that nearly 1.3 million children aged below five years were at risk of acute malnutrition in...
Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang

Central Regional House of Chiefs rallies support for Prof Opoku-Agyemang

The Central Regional House of Chiefs has rallied the support of Ghanaians for Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) running mate...

Mother arrested for allegedly killing her two children

A mother has been arrested by the Tema Regional Police Command for alleged having a hand in the death of her two young children...
Support Quadruplets

Western North Regional Minister supports mother of quadruplets

Mr Kingsely Aboagye Gyedu, the Western North Regional Minister, has presented items worth GHC7000 to the 25-year old farmer who delivered quadruplets at...

CPP targets Kumbungu parliamentary seat

The Convention People’s Party (CPP), with Mr Nabila Alhassan Basiru as its parliamentary candidate, is poised to wrest the Kumbungu seat in the Northern...

No salvaged car importation into Ghana from November first, 2020

The law banning the importation of salvaged vehicles into Ghana comes. into effect on November 1, 2020. Shipping agents, Importers and freight forwarders were...
cameroon soldiers

Cameroon army kills three armed separatists in repelled attack in restive Anglophone region

Cameroon army said Friday its troops have killed at least three armed separatists who launched coordinated attacks on a military patrol team in the...
Africa Map

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 900,000 mark

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent reached 908,931 on Friday, the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)...
Two rhinoceros are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March. 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

South Africa sees sharp decrease in rhino poaching

South Africa has seen a sharp decrease in rhino poaching thanks to a decade of implementing various strategies, Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries,...
Victor Osimhen

Napoli sign Nigerian striker Osimhen

Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen has completed his move from Lille to Napoli, the Italian Serie A side confirmed on Friday. Having joined...
Chinese President Xi Jinping

Chinese president appoints new ambassadors

Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed new ambassadors in accordance with a decision by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. ...

Scores of travelers kidnapped in Nigeria: source

Scores of travellers were kidnapped by gunmen early Thursday along an expressway between Nigeria's capital, Abuja, and the north-central city of Kaduna, security...
Social Day Trafficking

Traditional authorities urged to join fight against human trafficking

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection(MOGCSP) has called on traditional authorities to join the fight against human trafficking in the country. ...
Christian Council Seminar

Christian Council educates members on voter rights and responsibilities

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has held a seminar to educate its members and political party representatives in the Northern Region on voter...
Mr Henry Antwi

Build resilient post COVID-19 workforce – mining firms urged

Mr Henry Antwi, an Australian based mining and mineral economics consultant, has urged mining professionals to refocus on building a resilient post COVID-19...
Oyoko Methodist Shs

Second-year student passes on at Oyoko Methodist SHS

A second-year female student of Oyoko Senior High School in the Eastern Region has died after she collapsed on campus. The headmaster of the School,...
Political Vigilantism

Upper East Paramount Chiefs go to school on Vigilantism Act

Some Paramount Chiefs in the Upper East Region have been schooled on the Vigilantism and Related Offence Act, and the roadmap and code of...
Social Disability E Learning

E-learning platform conducive to persons with disability – GFD

The Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD), has called on government and stakeholders in the education sector to review the current e-learning programme, to...
Muslim Youth

CPP salutes Muslims on Eid-ul-Adha commemoration

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) on Friday congratulated believers in the Islamic faith across the country for commemoration of the Eid-ul-Adha. In a statement...
Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang

NDC Rescue Mission congratulates Prof Opoku-Agyemang on her nomination

The Volta Regional Rescue Mission Volunteers of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has congratulated Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang on her outdooring as the running...
Sanitary Pads

NGO appeals for tax reduction on sanitary pads

The Youth Harvest Foundation Ghana (YHFG), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has appealed to the Government to reduce the tax on sanitary pads to make them...

Bernard Mornah sends Eid ul Adha message to Nadowli/Kaleo constituents

Mr Bernard Anbataayela Mornah, the People's National Convention (PNC) Parliamentary Candidate for the Nadowli-Kaleo Constituency in the Upper West Region, has asked for...
Social Workshop

FFPOs supported to become climate change agents

Forest and Farm Producer Organisations (FFPOs) have received support to act as primary agents of climate change to improve on the livelihoods of local...
Child Protection

Department of children inaugurates child protection committees

The Northern Region Office of the Department of Children, with support from the Christian Children's' Fund of Canada (CCFC), has inaugurated child protection committees...
Presidency Eid

Vice President presents bull in support of Eid

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister, on behalf of Vice President Mahamadu Bawumia, has presented a bull to the Volta Regional Chief...
Mr Yaw Owusu Addo Kwahu West Municipal Chief Executive

Schools in Kwahu West benefit from weekend classes

Ten basic and senior high schools(SHS) in the Kwahu West Municipality have enrolled unto the free weekend classes being organized by the Kwahu West...
Voters Registration

NDC says satisfied with the voter registration exercise

The Eastern Regional branch of the National Democratic Congress( NDC) has expressed satisfaction with the ongoing voter registration exercise in the region. ...
The Long March-11 rocket, a solid propellant carrier developed by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, launches six small satellites into orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on January 19. (Photo by Xie Shangguo from People’s Daily Online)

NASA successfully launches Mars rover Perseverance on first attempt

Thursday successfully launched its newest rover to Mars, in an ambitious mission seeking signs of past Martian life. "The Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, powered by...
FIFA president Gianni Infantino

FIFA chief Infantino probed over secret meetings with top prosecutor

Criminal proceedings have been opened against FIFA president Gianni Infantino over his secret meetings with Switzerland's attorney general, the country's judicial oversight authority announced...
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)

WHO says it overestimated ability of rich countries to fight virus

The health systems of wealthy countries performed more poorly than expected during the early phase of the Covid-19 crisis, WHO emergency operations chief Mike...