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President Nana Akufo Addo

Floyd’s death to inspire change in America – Akufo-Addo

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo expressed his hope here late Monday that the death of George Floyd would inspire a lasting change in...
Mass Demonstrations Opposing United States Racist Killings

World Solidarity Builds in the Struggle to End United States Racism

Demonstrations and statements of denunciation expose the unjust system national oppression and state repression People around the globe have been horrified by the video images...

Number of COVID-19 cases in Mozambique passes 300

Mozambique on Tuesday registered 53 new cases of COVID-19, the highest increase in a single day since the country had its first case on...
Covid Post X

Over 800 Nigerian health workers infected with COVID-19

At least 812 Nigerian health workers have been infected with the novel coronavirus, said an official on Tuesday. Of those infected, 29...
FILE PHOTO: The buildings with the logos of three of South Africa's biggest banks, ABSA, Standard Bank and First National Bank (FNB) are seen against the city skyline in Cape Town, South Africa, September 3, 2017.REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo

South African competition commission submits new charge sheet against 28 banks

South Africa's Competition Commission has submitted a new charge sheet to Competition Tribunal against 28 banks, accusing them of manipulating trading in the rand-dollar...

Zambia needs to spur investment in mining sector in post-COVID-19 era

The Zambian government has been urged to institute a fiscal regime that will respond to the prevailing times and attract greater investment in order...
Minister Of Education

Government gives financial clearance for tertiary employment

Dr Mathew Opoku-Prempeh, the Minister of Education said government has given financial clearance for over 6,178 staff to be recruited into the tertiary institutions...
UEW Catholic Church

COVID-19: Churches divided on opening on June 7 for in-person service

Government's green light for the re-opening of religious centres on Sunday June 7, as part of efforts to ease COVID-19 restrictions, has divided opinion...

WASSCE candidates to write ‘Country Specific Exams’ due to COVID-19

Candidates for this year's West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (WASSEC) will write 'Country Specific Examinations' due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The WASSCE is expected...
Ghana National Association Of Private Schools

Private School pleased with new directives on reopening of schools

The Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) has expressed satisfaction with the new directives announced by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as part...

Education Minister Outlines school reopening protocols

All students will start lessons at 0900 hours and close at 1300 hours, break periods will be observed in the classroom when schools re-open...
Caroline Group

Caroline Group expands operation abroad

Caroline Group, an educational centred institution, as part of its strategic plans has diversified its operational footprints in Africa and abroad to redefine education...
National Chief Imam

Chief Imam to engage Muslim groups on record-keeping for congregants

The Office of the National Chief Imam, will be meeting Muslim groups and stakeholders to discuss how to implement the record-keeping protocol for congregants...

Easing the restrictions for religious bodies would not help – Mr Aryee

Mr Suleiman Nii Okai Aryee, Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the Ghana Muslim Mission, has stated that easing the restrictions and limiting the number...
Reverend Emmanuel Obour

COVID-19: Strengthen your prayers to seek the face of God – Presby Pastor

Reverend Emmanuel Obour, the Kumasi Maakro District Minister of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, has asked Christians to strengthen their prayers to seek the...

Countries Can Take Steps Now to Rebuild from COVID-19

Securing core public services, getting money directly to people and maintaining the private sector will limit the harm and help prepare for recovery The coronavirus...

Global Coronavirus cases exceed 6 million as of June 1

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says more than six million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded across the world and more than 370,000 people...

Ecobank partners ECOFRIDGES to roll out a Green on-wage scheme in Ghana

Environmentally friendly refrigerators and air conditioners will soon become widely accessible in Ghana through the Green On-wage (GO) financial mechanism implemented under the ECOWAS...
stock market

Investors could be hit by uneven stock markets

Investors could be hit by uneven global stock markets, warns the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations. The warning from...
President Buhari

COVID-19: Time For Buhari To Replace His Mercedes With Innoson

The consensus around the world is that the lessons from the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) would provoke commonsense among Nigerian leaders to harness the full...

Oil prices climb ahead of OPEC+ meeting

Oil prices gained on Tuesday as market participants bet on extending output cuts by major oil producers. The West Texas Intermediate for...

Mass protests in U.S. may speed up COVID-19 transmission, experts warn

As tens of thousands of demonstrators continue to take to the streets across the United States to protest the killing of George Floyd, an...

Europe-based airlines start to resume services as countries try to revive tourism

Europe-based airlines are starting to resume services step by step as countries try to revive tourism as a way to bring their economies battered...
Medics rescue a COVID-19 patient at Huoshenshan Hospital, Wuhan, Feb. 24, 2020. Photo by Wang Haoyu/People’s Daily Online

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 150,000 mark

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent rose to 152,442 as of Tuesday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
Ethiopia China Anti Covid Cooperation

Ethiopia receives Chinese donation of 520,000 masks, medical supplies

Ethiopia received on Tuesday the donation of 520,000 masks from five Chinese business companies and Dongguan Municipal government. The COVID-19 medical supplies...

Nigerian newspaper decries African American glass ceiling

Blacks in the United States are unable to reach their full potential because of a glass ceiling created by whites, according to an article...

Nigeria yet to reach peak of contagion as COVID-19 cases cross 10,000

by Bosun Awoniyi The Nigerian government has expressed concern over the rising number of COVID-19 infections in the country, saying the west...

Nigeria to resume film production under coronavirus guidelines

Nigeria's movie industry is set to resume film production which has been banned during lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a producers association. ...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases rise to 8,297

The number of COVID-19 cases in Ghana had increased to 8,297 with 227 more cases confirmed as of Tuesday, data from the Ghana Health...

Five injured in two separate accidents

Four people sustained injuries in two separate accidents that occurred around Huniso and Awhitieso communities in the Western Region. Chief Inspector George Kwabena Osei at...