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Deaf Association

GNAD campaigns for more members

The Kumbungu District Association of the Deaf (KuDAD), a branch of the Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD), has urged all deaf persons...

Political parties urge eligible Ghanaians to register

The two major political parties; the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and National Democratic Congress (NDC), have urged Ghanaians, especially their supporters, to go out...
Winifred Ntumy

National weightlifter Ntumy threatens to quit the sport

Winifred Ntumy one of the nation's leading weightlifters and three bronze medalists at the 2019 African Games, has threatened to quit the sport if...
Oil Palm

Oil Palm Association launches strategic plan

The Oil Palm Development Association of Ghana (OPDAG) has launched a five-year strategic plan from 2020-2024 to improve its governance and administrative structure as...

There’s a lot to learn from the COVID-19 storm – Borderless Alliance

Mr Ziad Hamoui, the National President of the Borderless Alliance, Ghana, on Sunday said there are lessons to be learnt from the economic storm...
Mapping Africa

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 370,000 mark – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent reached 371,548 as of Sunday morning, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Senegal’s COVID-19 cases rise to 6,586 with 127 new infections

Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action reported 127 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the country's total number of infections to...
The World Bank

World Bank to grant Benin 50 mln USD to mitigate COVID-19 impacts

The World Bank will provide Benin with 50 million U.S. dollars to cope with socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, according to statement reaching Xinhua...

Nigeria’s economic hub expands COVID-19 response capacity

As Nigeria continues to see a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases, authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub and epicenter have expanded...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases climb to 16,742 with 311 more infections

Ghana confirmed 311 more infections of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, increasing its total caseload to 16,742, according to the latest update by the...

Allow students to report to school – parents told

Mr. Francis Yaw Agbemadi, Adaklu District Director of Education has appealed to parents to allow their Junior High School wards to report when schools...
Dr Onsy Nathan Kwame Nkrumah

Voter registration exercise is a call to duty – Dr Onsy Nkrumah

Dr Onsy Nathan Kwame Nkrumah, a leading member of the Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP), on Sunday described the voter registration exercise as a call...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Elections 2020: EC must pass the litmus test – Dr Ayivor

Dr Divine Ayivor, a flagbearer aspirant of the Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP), said Election 2020 is a test for the Electoral Commission to...
Sista Afia

Sami Nate, Sista Afia to combine on sultry new single

Ghanaian songstress, Sista Afia, and fast-rising music sensation, Sami Nate, are currently working on a hot single set to be released soon. ...

CODEO deploys 100 observers for up-coming voter registration exercise

The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has deployed a total of 100 observers for the up-coming 2020 Biometric Voter Registration Exercise. The exercise...
Dead Bodies

COVID-19: Ghana confirms nine more deaths

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Sunday confirmed nine new deaths pushing the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 112 whilst 311 new infections have...
Association of Ghana Industries (AGI)

Association of Ghana Industries calls for policies to enhance MSMEs growth

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has urged the government to implement policies that will help Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) build resilience,...

Two in court for assaulting tricycle rider

Two persons who allegedly assaulted a 23- year old tricycle rider, Francis Adjei, following a misunderstanding, have appeared before the Enchi District Magistrate’s Court. ...
Menstrual Health Management

Adolescents in schools for the deaf need sanitary pads

A study on menstrual health hygiene among in-school deaf adolescents in Ghana has revealed a general lack and proper use of sanitary pads by...
Social Distancing

Schools in Oti implement strict COVID-19 Protocols

Senior High Schools in the Oti Region are ensuring that protocols outlined to curb the spread of the coronavirus are strictly adhered to. ...
Bank of Ghana

BoG urges MSMEs to reposition to lead post-COVID economic recovery

Mrs Elsie Addo Awadzi, the Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, has urged Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to reposition to...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

Kpone katamanso NDC youth adopts bedroom to bedroom campaign

The Kpone Katamanso youth wing of the National Democratic Party has resolved to embark on bedroom to bedroom campaign to canvas for...
Malawi President Elect Lazarus Chakwera

Malawians celebrate Chakwera’s victory

It was like a "new year feeling" on a Saturday night in most cities in Malawi as the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) announced that...

Angolan President admits new lockdown possible if cases of COVID-19 continue rising

Angola President Joao Lourenco on Saturday admitted the possibility of re-imposing a new lockdown in the face of the hike in the number of...
Malawi President Elect Lazarus Chakwera

Malawi’s new president sworn in, pledges better Malawi for all

Malawi president-elect, Lazarus Chakwera, 65, took the oath of office Sunday following his victory in the Tuesday fresh election. Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson Justice...
Self Driving Ride Service

Shanghai launches self-driving ride service

Ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing (DiDi) on Saturday launched the trial run of self-driving ride service on designated test roads in the eastern metropolis of...

Burundi denies sheltering militants following gunmen attack on Rwandan military position

Burundi on Saturday said the central African nation "cannot be a sanctuary" for armed elements that disturb the security of neighboring countries, in response...
Jubilee oilfield

Tullow seeks to reduce shut-down period of Ghana’s Jubilee field

British petroleum company, Tullow Oil which operates Ghana’s Jubilee field said on Wednesday it is working to reduce the estimated shut-down period of the...
A mother cooks for her children near the sprawling Achimota dump site in the outskirts of Accra, capital of Ghana, May 30, 2012. Environmental problems is one of the big challenges that Ghana faces. The western African country recorded 14.4 percent GDP growth last year, but it has to balance the development and environment protection. (Xinhua/Mary T. Richter) (lyq)

Ghana makes economic gains in Q1 of 2017

Ghana's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which measures economic growth, reached 6.6 percent during the first quarter, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) announced here on...

Ghana Government to dig deep into contaminated fuel saga

The government of Ghana will soon initiate a probe into the alleged sale of contaminated fuel to the public by state-run Bulk Oil Storage...