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Sista Afia

Lack of resources affecting female artistes in Ghana – Sista Afia

Ghanaian music sensation, Sista Afia, has said Ghanaian female musicians are not making the needed impact on the continent due to lack of resources. ...

Mozambican main opposition party closes military base – UN envoy

The main opposition party in Mozambique, Renamo, has officially closed its first military base in Sofala Province as part of the demobilization, disarmament and...
Gender violence

South African president condemns surge in gender-based violence during COVID-19 lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday condemned a rapid rise in gender-based violence during the COVID-19 lockdown, urging all South Africans to join fight against...

Maize price differences to mar Zambia’s bumper harvest

Differences in the price at which maize could be bought at in the 2019-2020 crop marketing season are likely to dent Zambia's good crop...
Mr Issaka Sampson Convention Peoples’ Party

CPP needs astute Organizer to revamp the party

Mr Issaka Sampson, 2016 Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Odododiodoo Constituency has said the party needs an astute Organizer to lead the...
Social Child Labour

NECPAD set to fight child labour

The Network for Community Planning and Development (NECPAD) is set to fight child labour in 30 fishing communities in 13 districts of Ghana through...
Education Covid Measures

Sefwi-Asafo College of Health institutes measures to ensure students’ safety

Mrs Yaa Aframa, the Principal of the Sefwi-Asafo College of Health in the Waiwso Municipality, said the College has instituted COVID-19 safety...
Hajia Ayishetu Seidu Municipal Chief Executive Of Savelugu

Savelugu MCE commends President Akufo-Addo for achievements

Hajia Ayishetu Seidu, the Municipal Chief Executive of Savelugu, has commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his achievements saying it will secure the...
Farmers Livelihoods

Africa needs better systems to improve farmer incomes, livelihoods – Fairtrade Africa

Mr Edward Akapire, the Head of Region, Fairtrade Africa West Africa Network, has called for better systems beyond organisation, governance, and internal management systems...

Blood Foundation commends blood donors

The Board of Trustees of the Ghana Blood Foundation has commended all voluntary blood donors for their selfless commitment to donating blood to save...

Help save iconic trees in Sandema – Builsa indigenes appeal

Indigenes of Builsa have appealed to President Akufo-Addo to intervene and save iconic trees in Sandema following plans to cut them for a proposed...
Education Ppe Distribution

Government distributes PPE to schools ahead of re-opening on Monday

The government on Saturday started airlifting quantities of Personal Protective Equipment, alcohol-based hand sanitizers, Veronica Buckets, packets of soap, and tissue papers to 234...
Education Support Centre

Senior Correctional Centre appeals for educational support

Assistant Superintendent of Prisons (ASP) James Akolbire, an Assistant Staff Officer at the Senior Correctional Centre for Juvenile Males, has called on the Ghana...

Bolgatanga Girls’ Senior High School facing water crisis

Inadequate water supply at the Bolgatanga Girls’ Senior High School (BOGISS) in the Upper East Region, would adversely affect academic work when students return...
Social Traffic Lights

Upper East Region to receive new traffic lights

Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta, Minister of Roads and Highways has assured the people of the Upper East Region of new sets of traffic lights to...
Nana Dr Appiagyei Dankawoso I

GNCCI Leadership visits businesses to assess COVID-19 impact

The leadership of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) has paid a working visit to some member businesses in Takoradi to...
Healthy Reproductive Rights

ARHR sensitizes out of school adolescent girls on reproductive rights

Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), has organized a day’s sensitization workshop for out of school adolescent girls with disabilities at Peki in South...
Mass Burial

Hohoe Municipal Hospital to undertake mass burial on June 26

The Hohoe Municipal Hospital in the Volta region is to undertake a mass burial of unclaimed bodies on June 26 to decongest the Hospital’s...

COVID-19: Ghana’s case count exceeds 11,000

Ghana's confirmed COVID-19 cases have increased to 11,118 after it confirmed 262 new infections over the past 24 hours. The latest update...
Miss Metropolitan Intellectual Pageant

Miss Metropolitan Intellectual Pageant 2020 to be launched in July

The maiden edition of the annual Miss Metropolitan Intellectual beauty pageant will be launched in Accra in July, 2020. The Miss Metro Foundation, organizers of...

Only rich people contract the coronavirus-Sege residents

Many residents of Sege, capital of the Ada West District in the Greater Accra Region, believe that COVID-19 affects only the rich, contrary...
Social Minister Ppe

Gender Minister donates PPE to Council of Churches in Agona West

Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth GH¢25,000 to the Swedru Council of...
Economics Gra Exercise

Swedru GRA issues over 9,000 Tin Certificates to Applicants

The Swedru Small Tax Office of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has processed and handed over 9, 236 ‘Tin Certificates’ to applicants under the...

NHIS must include ‘sun care products’ for albinos

The Henry Djaba Memorial Foundation has called on Government to include ‘sun-care products’ in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to cater for persons...
Sissala Youth Support

Sissala Youth support COVID-19 fight with PPE

The Sisssla Youth in the Sisssla East and West Districts have supported health facilities in the area with COVID-19 Personal protective equipment (PPE)...

Former Aspirant urges NPP delegates to endorse Former Aspirant urges NPP delegates to endorse...

Madam Diana Aduko Aburiya, a former New Patriotic Parliamentary Candidate for the Bongo Constituency in the Upper East Region, has appealed to party’s...
jail bars

19-year old jailed 21 years for defilement

A 19-year old school drop-out, Isaac Amoah, has been sentenced to 21 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a three-year old girl. ...
Covid Positive

Sissala West District records first COVID-19 case

The Sissala West District has recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19, Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has said. ...
Action Aid Covid

ActionAid Ghana supports rural communities fight COVID-19

ActionAid Ghana (AAG), a Non-Governmental Organization, has begun distributing COVID-19 relief items valued at GH¢2,190,000.00 to rural communities across the country. The relief items,...
Doctors Say Our Father Died Of Pneumonia

‘Doctors say our father died of pneumonia’

Doctors at the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital have informed the family of the Late Anthony K.K. Sam, former Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive, that he...