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Medical workers take part in a drill ahead of the re-opening of the COVID-19 department at Ziv hospital in Safed, Israel, July 9, 2020....
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Africa’s development experts should engage more for continent’s rapid development-President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Thursday urged increased and knowledgeable exchange between Africa's community of development experts to enable solutions to bridge the...
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 launches independent panel to review handling of COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) chief announced on Thursday to launch an independent panel to review the WHO-coordinated international response to COVID-19. ...

African Athletics boss eyeing future development after pandemic

African Athletics Confederation (CAA) president Hamad Kalkaba Malboum said in an interview on Wednesday that they are working to ensure that sport in Africa...
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation

Nigeria announces increase in gas for power plants

Nigeria's state-run oil firm on Thursday announced an increase of 19.14 percent in the average daily natural gas supply to power plants, which translates...

Ghanaian organization urges extension of relief package for vulnerable groups

Tax Justice Coalition-Ghana (TJC), a non-profit organization, on Thursday urged the government to extend its relief package for the poor and vulnerable in the...

IFC supports Ghanaian private health care company to expand amid COVID-19 spread

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has approved of a loan of 5.2 million U.S. dollars for the...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases exceed 23,000

Ghana's number of COVID-19 infections increased to 23,463, with 641 new cases confirmed on Thursday, said the Ghana Health Service (GHS). The...
Assets Innovation

Asset managers urged to leverage on opportunities presented by COVID-19

Panelists at this year’s Fidelity Leadership Thought Series have urged the managers of assets and wealth firms to take advantage of the numerous opportunities...
Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah

Minister charges employers to engage unions to address workers’ concerns

Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, has encouraged employers to engage their local unions to agree on common ways to...
Electoral Commission (EC)

EC to register eligible Senior High students

The Electoral Commission has announced that it will embark on a two-day registration exercise for all eligible Senior High School students across the country. A...

Patriotic Royals pledge more youth votes for NPP in 2020 polls

The Patriotic Royals, a political pressure group sympathetic to the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), has pledged its determination to step up campaigns...
Electoral Commission (EC)

EC should expedite action on roadmap to December elections – Faith Group

Eminent Persons Group of Religious Leaders in Ghana (EPGRLG) has appealed to the Electoral Commission (EC) to act expeditiously in coming out with a...
Ghana's political parties

Let’s all work to ensure a peaceful electoral process – Religious Leaders

Members of the Eminent Persons Group of Religious Leaders in Ghana (EPGRLG) has called on all politicians and their supporters to be circumspect and...
Ppe Presentation

Okwawuhene donates PPE to communities in Kwahu

Daasebre Akuamoah Agyapong II, the Okwawuhene has presented 10,000 face masks and hand sanitizers to communities in rural Kwahu in the Eastern region. The communities...

COVID-19 fight hinges on personal responsibility – NGOs in Health

It is the responsibility of every individual in the country to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus, the Ghana Coalition of NGOs stated...
Mrs Barbara Oteng Gyasi Minister Of Tourism Creative Arts And Culture

Tourism Minister inaugurates Local Content Committee for NFA

The Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture, Mrs Barbara Oteng Gyasi on Wednesday inaugurated the Local Content Committee of the National Film Authority (NFA)...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court to resume sitting on July 14

The Supreme Court will hear all of its listed cases on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, an official statement announced, in Accra, on Thursday. The statement,...
Covid Foundation

Van Moorehouse Foundation donates to Atasomanso market

The Van Moorhouse Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization, has donated various items to the Atasomanso market in Kumasi. It also deliberated with them on the dangers...

Minister commends companies for adhering to anti-COVID-19 protocols

Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, has commended four large companies in Accra for their strict adherence to COVID-19...
Professor Peter Twumasi

NSA Boss clarifies statement on resumption of football activities

Professor Peter Twumasi the Director-General of the National Sports Authority (NSA), has said the recent statement attributed to him over the resumption of football...

YEA’s support package, a game-changer for football – GFA President

Mr. Kurt E. Okraku President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has said that the Youth Employment Agency's (YEA) support package is a game-changer...
Sport Scrabble Executives

Newly elected Executives of GSA call on D-G of NSA

The newly elected Executive Committee members of the Ghana Scrabble Association (GSA) on Wednesday, July 8, called on the Director-General of the National Sports...
Kuami Eugene

Kuami Eugene’s second studio album release set for October 9

Afrobeat sensation Kuami Eugene has announced that his second studio album titled "Son of Africa" will be released on October 9, 2020. ...
Dr Hafiz Bin Salih

Regional Minister grateful to COVID-19 donors

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has expressed appreciation to all those who supported the region’s effort in the fight against...
Vip Bus

VIP bus plunges into River Oti at Dambai crossing

A VIP bus enroute to Wulensi in the Northern Region on Thursday morning plunged into River Oti at Dambai in the Krachi East Municipality. The...

Man grabbed after allegedly bolting with rented vehicle

A 40-year-old unemployed man, accused of stealing a rented a Toyota Corolla vehicle valued at GHC55,000 at Dansoman, Thursday, appeared before an Accra Circuit...
Forum Stakeholders

Government urged to provide temporal shelters for domestic violence victims

Some NGOs spearheading the welfare of vulnerable and abused children in the Ashanti region, have called on the government to provide shelters for children...
Illegal Miners

Stop endorsing activities of illegal miners and loggers, chiefs told

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has appealed to chiefs to stop endorsing activities of illegal miners and loggers in...
Gta Workshop

GTA engages hospitality industry players on COVID-19 protective protocols

The Ghana Tourism Authority has organised a day’s sensitisation workshop and exhibition on COVID-19 guidelines and protocols for tourism and hospitality industry players in...