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Gowa Awards

Nominations for 2020 Ghana Outstanding Women Awards officially opens

Nominations for the third edition of the Ghana Outstanding Women Awards (GOWA) has officially opened. Women who have...

World to miss 2020 targets against AIDS due to unequal progress, COVID-19

The global HIV targets for 2020 will not be reached due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the highly unequal pace between...
U.S. President Donald Trump (C) attends a news conference at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 13, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to open up 50 billion U.S. dollars in federal aid to help combat the spread of COVID-19 across the country. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 130,000, actions urged to stop resurgence

The COVID-19 death toll topped 130,000 in the United States on Monday with over 2.9 million infections, as the country's top infectious diseases expert...

Six students, teacher, spouse test positive for COVID-19 at Agiss

The Ghana Health Service and the Ghana Education Service Monday announced that as at July 6, six students, a teacher and spouse had...
Npp Flag

NPP congratulates NDC Flagbearer John Mahama for selecting running mate

The New Patriotic Party Monday congratutaled the opposition National Democratic Congress and its flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama on the choice of Professor Jane Naana...
Ghana Chess Association

Vice-Chairman of the Ghana Chess Association gets an international appointment

The Africa Chess Confederation (ACC) has appointed Madam Christiana Naa Merley Ashley as the Secretary of the Continental Social and Disabled Commission for Africa. In...
Electoral Commission

UER registers 71,853 voters in the first phase

The Electoral Commission (EC) has registered 71,853 persons in the Upper East Region at the end of the first batch of phase one of...

Rebecca Foundation commissions two libraries in two Communities

The Rebecca Foundation has handed over two libraries to the people of Daffiama Bussei Issah District in the Upper West Region and Wenchi in...
Alidu Seidu

Running mates should have presidential qualities – Dr Alidu Seidu

Dr Alidu Seidu, a Senior Lecturer at the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, says it is imperative for flagbearers to...
Dr Stephen Opuni

Opuni Trial: Ominfert fertilizer was extensively tested by CRIG – Witness

Dr Yaw Adu-Ampomah, the third Prosecution Witness in the trial of Dr Stephen Opuni former Chief Executive officer of COCOBOD and two others on...
Kotoka International Airport

KIA not sold to any foreign entity – Aviation Ministry

The Ministry of Aviation Monday dismissed reports alleging that the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) has been sold to a foreign company and urged the...
Electoral Commission (EC)

EC dismisses three temporary electoral officers over theft of forms

The Electoral Commission Monday said it had dismissed three temporary officers over the theft of eight Form 1A forms at the Sagnarigu Municipality...
Covid Africa Crisis

COVID-19: Ghana records nearly 1,000 new infections

Ghana's COVID-19 cases have risen to hit 21,077 after the Ghana Health Service confirmed 992 new infections across the country. The country's health management body...
Malawi President Elect Lazarus Chakwera

Malawi new president pledges accountability, calls for rebuilding country

Malawi new president, Lazarus Chakwera was inaugurated Monday with a pledge for accountable leadership and a challenge to all Malawians to stand up and...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania to demote 3 police officers over protecting cannabis growing syndicate

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Monday ordered the police chief to transfer and demote at least three police officers for protecting a syndicate growing...

Tanzania’s livestock authorities order crackdown on fake veterinary doctors

Tanzania's livestock authorities on Monday ordered a crackdown on fake veterinary doctors who were rendering poor animal health services across the country. ...
pacific ocean

Senegalese civil society fighting excessive coastal urbanization with small gardens

With increasing excessive urbanization of Dakar's coastal zones, activists from a local civil society have decided to try to preserve some of the remaining...
The ferry sank within two hours - it is still not clear why it capsized

Death toll rises to 7 in Nigeria boat capsize

The number of people killed in Friday's capsizing of a boat in Nigeria's commercial hub, Lagos, has risen to seven, a local official said...

Ghana government urged to address fiscal gaps amid COVID-19

Tax Justice Coalition (TJC), a non-profit organization has urged the Ghanaian government to intensify domestic revenue mobilization to fill the financing gaps brought about...

Custom officer perishes in an accident

A 30 year old Customs officer stationed at Aflao, Alexander Atiso lost his life in a road accident at Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region...

COVID-19: Stigmatization lowers one’s self esteem – NCCE

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) says stigmatizing persons affected or infected with the coronavirus disease has a tendency to lower one’s self...

Government must intensify domestic revenue mobilization efforts

The Tax Justice Coalition (TJC) Ghana has urged the Government to intensify its efforts at mobilizing domestic revenues to help shore-up financial gap created...
Richard Densu

GISPA re-elects Richard Densu as its President, Board Chair

Members of the Ghana Internet Service Providers’ Association (GISPA) have unanimously voted to renew the mandate of its board led by Richard Densu of...
Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST)

BOST shuts head office over COVID-19

The Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited, (BOST) has shut its head office at Dzorwulu in the Ayawaso West Municipality effective Monday, July...
Doba Kandiga Clash

Six dead and ten arrested over renewed Doba-Kandiga land dispute

Six people including an old man of over 100 years have been killed, while four others sustained various degrees of injuries, following renewed violence...
Voters Registration

First phase of voters registration exercise in Ho peaceful – EC

Mr Nana Oduro, Ho Municipal Director of the Electoral Commission (EC) said the first phase of the voters registration exercise in the Municipality was...

CBG supports Potter’s Village Orphanage with food items

The Consolidated Bank Ghana has donated food items to the Potter’s Village Orphanage in Dodowa, Accra to enable the children to live comfortably amid...

KATH receives Ventilators to help manage COVID–19 patients

The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi on Monday, received three Savina 300 Ventilators and suction machine to manage COVID-19 patients admitted in...

Parents demand immediate vacation of wards from Accra Girls SHS following COVID-19 outbreak

Parents of final year and second year Gold track students of the Accra Girls Senior High School are demanding an immediate vacation of...
Cov Positive

Sefwi-Bodi District records first COVID-19 case

The Sefwi- Bodi District in the Western North Region has recorded three COVID-19 cases, being its first reported case of COVID-19 in the area. The...