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Four killed in road accident in northern Tanzania

Four people were killed and 20 others injured when a bus in which they were traveling overturned at a sharp corner in Tanzania's northern...

COMESA member states urged to boost infrastructure for growth

Ministers of infrastructure on Wednesday called on member states of Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), a regional trading bloc, to scale...

Three arrested by Tanzanian police over cannabis cultivation

Tanzanian police said on Wednesday they have arrested four suspects in connection with illegal cultivation of 10 hectares of cannabis in Morogoro region, located...
cooking oil

Zambian government authorizes importation of refined cooking oil

The Zambian government has authorized the importation of 9,000 tons of refined cooking oil to ease the shortage of the commodity in the country,...

Petrol Consumers cautioned against patronizing table-top fuel

Consumers of petrol and diesel have been advised not to patronize fuel from people who sell on table tops and at unauthorized locations in...
Akufo-Addo has presented letters of credence to 21 appointed envoys

Ghanaian President presents credentials to 21 envoys

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has presented letters of credence to 21 appointed envoys, urging them to champion the Government of Ghana’s post COVID-19...
Athlete Amponsah visits Youth and Sports Minister

Long distance athlete Amponsah visits Youth and Sports Minister

Mr. Mustapha Ussif, the Minister of Youth and Sports, has reaffirmed the government's support for young athletes so as to make them highly competitive...
Marathon ghana

Accra to Host West Africa International Marathon

Accra, the capital city of Ghana will be the host of one of the biggest long-distance races in Ghana; the West Africa International Marathon...

MTN FA Cup Wrap: Hearts, Kotoko avoid upsets, Tema Youth thump Inter Allies

Asante Kotoko and Hearts have no difficulties in edging their opponents in the round of 64 as they sailed through into the Round 32...
Samuel Boadu

Beating Liberty, a huge morale booster ahead of Great Olympics clash – Boadu

Samuel Boadu, Head coach of Accra Hearts of Oak, says beating Liberty Professionals 3-0 in the round of 32 of the MTN FA Cup...
Accra Hearts Of Oak

FA Cup: Hearts cruise into round 32 after beating Liberty

Accra Hearts of Oak secured a spot in the round 32 of the MTN FA Cup after an emphatic 3-0 victory against Liberty Professionals...
GAF signs MOU with UPSA

GAF signs MOU with UPSA to strengthen academic excellence

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Professional Studies to restructure the Forces Pay Corps...

Akyem Oda market receives facelift under Urban Development Grant

Mr Seth Acheampong, Eastern Regional Minister, has cut sod for the construction of two projects at Akyem Oda under the 2020 Urban Development Grant...

Mother and child perish after building collapse

A woman and her three-year-old daughter perished on Wednesday when the house they lived in collapsed at Kasaam in the Kwabre-East District of the...
illegal mining

Clergyman suggests harsh punishment for illegal miners

Prophet Dr Eric Amponsah, General Overseer of the Hope Generation Ministry International, on Wednesday appealed to the Government to severely punish anyone caught engaging...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court saves Ghana from GH¢1.27 billion judgement debt

Ghana has been saved from paying GHC1.27 billion as judgement debt to NDK Financial Services Limited. NDK Financial Service has made claims that it was...
Mr J B Danquah Adu

Murder trial of former MP adjourned to June 14

An Accra High Court has adjourned the murder trial of J.B. Danquah Adu, the former Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North, to June...
mental Illness

NGO calls for investment into SRH interventions for persons with mental illness

Basic Needs –Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has called for more investments into Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) interventions for persons with mental illness. The...
Wpid Trotro

Transport fares up 13 percent in Ghana from Saturday

Transport fares are to go up 13 per cent from Saturday, June 5, following a review by Road Transport Operators. In a release, the operators...
Charles Adu Boahen

Adu-Boahen: Currency stability was helpful in time of Covid-19

Mr Charles Adu-Boahen, the Minister of State-Designate, has said the nation’s imports reduced at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, resulting in an increase...
French Embassy

France to Create Agency to Fight ‘Disinformation’ Online

France will create a government agency to monitor "disinformation" coming from abroad, the head of the General Secretariat for Defense and National Security said...
State Department

US Offers US$7 Million Reward for Information on North Africa Al-Qaeda Leader

US administration offered a $7 million reward for information on the leader of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (terrorist group, banned in Russia) Abu...
FILED - A sticker alters the Tokyo Games from 2020 to 2021 in the gym of German wrestler Frank Staebler. On Monday local organizers said the opening of the torch relay ahead of the Games would take place without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Marijan Murat/dpa

Estimated 10,000 Olympics Volunteers Back Out of Tokyo Games

Around 10,000 of the 80,000 volunteers initially selected to assist during the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo later this year have backed out, causing...
Buckingham Palace

UK Royals Banned People of Color, Foreigners From Office Work Until 1960s

People of color and foreigners appear to have been banned from performing office roles in royal households in the UK until at least the...
Donald Trump

Trump Blog to Shut Down Less Than One Month After Launch – Spokesman

The blog of former US President Donald J. Trump will be shutting down less than a month after it was launched, Trump spokesman Jason...
Bill Gates

Bill Gates Calls for More Support for COVAX, Urges Rich Countries to Share Surplus...

US billionaire Bill Gates on Wednesday pushed for more support for the COVAX facility, asking developed countries to share their excess shots to ensure...
FILED - A gernal view of the European flags in front of the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels. Photo: Michael Kappeler/dpa

All EU Nations Should Join Schengen Area in Future

All members of the European Union should join the Schengen area in the future, the European Commission said on Wednesday. "Enlarge the Schengen area: Schengen's...

Catholic Church Needs to Apologize for Canadian Indigenous School Abuse

The Catholic Church needs to apologize for their role in Canada’s residential school system, which has been described as an institution that perpetuated cultural...

Nobody is targeted in the galamsey fight – Defence Minister tells critics

Mr Dominic Nitiwul, the Minister of Defence, says there is no personal interest in fighting illegal small-scale miners or burning their excavators. He said...

Government will partner telecom sector players to leapfrog digitalization of economy – President

Government will partner private sector players in the telecommunications sector to deploy technology that will progress the digitalization and transformation of the...