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German government slammed for lack of testing as mutant cases rise

dpa/GNA - The German government's plan to roll out mass testing as the country considers ways to ease out of lockdown has been...
People walk along a street in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 27, 2020. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday announced a 21-day national lockdown starting from Monday as part of the measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuliang)

Zimbabwean officials concerned over lack of COVID-19 statistics

Zimbabwean health officials have alleged that some private and public hospitals are not providing the government with COVID-19 statistics, government-controlled media reported Sunday. ...

AU says over 600 mln Africans lack electricity despite huge renewable energy potential

The African Union (AU) Commission on Thursday revealed that over 600 million people across the Africa lack access to electricity despite the continent's abundant...
Dr William Kwabena Owusu

About 72% of Sportsmen and women lack mental toughness in Ghana – Brain Specialist

Dr. William Kwabena Owusu a Brain Specialist, has said that about 75% of sportsmen and women in Ghana and Africa lack the mental toughness...
Two rhinoceros are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March. 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Lack of economic opportunities fuel wildlife illegal trade: report

Lack of economic opportunities and desire to provide for families were some of the reasons that led poachers to get involved in illegal wildlife...
locust crisis

UN humanitarian chief regrets lack of solidarity with poor countries amid COVID-19 crisis

UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock on Wednesday regretted the lack of solidarity with low-income and fragile countries in the global response...

UN says lack of funding hampers flood response in Somalia

The UN humanitarian agency said on Wednesday that shortage of funding continues to hamper life-saving response to the ongoing floods in Somalia. ...
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, on Aug. 24, 2020 shows screens displaying U.S. President Donald Trump speaking during the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Trump was nominated for a second term on Monday at the 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, which has been scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Health official expresses concern about lack of mask wearing, social distancing at GOP convention

A local health official expressed concern about "the lack of mask wearing and social distancing" at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte,...
United Nations

UN concerns about lack of COVID-19 testing capacity in Somalia

The United Nations (UN) and its partners have raised concerns about gaps in geographic coverage of testing of COVID-19 cases in Somalia amid...
Bukom Will Never Lack Boxers

Bukom will always have boxers but not world champions

Ghana has produced 10 world champions with eight of them being unearth and groomed from Bukom, the hub of the sport in Accra, Ghana. They...

Individual initiatives to preserve Gaza’s old houses hard mission amid lack of government support

In the Palestinian Gaza Strip, archaeologists estimate that about one hundred archaeological houses in the seaside enclave need conservation, a task they describe as...
Growth was uneven across eurozone countries, with Germany "robust" and France losing ground ?

Eurozone lack of public investment limits economic growth

A lack of public investment following the 2008 financial crisis has limited the economic growth of countries within the eurozone, according to a study...
teenage pregnancy

UE Districts link rising teenage motherhood to lack of sex education

From Samuel Akapule , Yagzore Majority of teenage mothers in communities in the Talensi and Nabdam Districts of the...
Atewa Forest

Scientist says forest cover in East Africa declines due to lack of tree breeders

Forest cover in east Africa is declining rapidly due to lack of tree breeders and seed technologists, a scientist said on Thursday. ...

Young Namibian girls miss out on school due to lack of menstrual hygiene products

Young girls in Namibia continue to miss school due to a lack of proper sanitation and consistent access to menstrual hygiene products, said Ester...

Lack of Monitoring Accounts for Contractors Shoddy Work

The people of Sraneso No. 2, a farming community in the Offinso North District, have called for the strict monitoring of development projects in...
30 ambulances procured under Mahama not fit for purpose

Regional Minister Laments Over the Lack of Ambulances

Madam Paulina Patience Abayege, the Upper East Regional Minister has expressed concern about the lack of ambulances to transport medical cases and casualties within...

Asokore- Mampong MCE laments on the poor maintenance culture

Alhaji Alidu Seidu, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Asokore Mampong, has expressed concern about the apathy shown by many in the protection and maintenance...
Mr Habib Saad,

MP Bemoans the lack of teamwork at Ngleshie-Amanfro

It was all drama, shock and surprises, when Mr Habib Saad, Member of Parliament for Bortianor-Ngleshie-Amanfro visited some communities in her constituency to check...
school Under-Trees

Pupils Study on the bare ground for lack of furniture

Inadequate furniture and classroom space at the Yagaba Roman Catholic (R/C ) Primary School in the Mamprugu Moaduri District of the Northern Region, is...

GTUC express concern over formal sector unemployment

The Ghana Trades Union Congress of Ghana (GTUC) has expressed grave concern about the continuous inability of the formal sector to offer employment opportunities...
oil rig

Ghana’s Oil Sector Under Exploited due to Lack of Data

Ghana's quest to increase its hydrocarbon exploitation could be hamstrung unless the country invests in data on its entire potential oil field, a researcher...
computer data display

Business Risk Losing Opportunities Amid Lack Of GDPR Implementation

For businesses around the world, including Africa, the implementation of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is particularly pertinent. This is because...

50 percent of Ghana’s public basic schools lack hygiene facilities for girls

Close to 50 percent of public basic schools in Ghana lack toilet and hygiene facilities for use by girls in their menstrual period, a...
family planning

Central Region: Poor Counselling Affecting Family Planning

The Central Regional Technical Working Group on Family Planning on Tuesday identified lack of proper counselling by some service providers as one of the...
off loading refuse into the compaction truck

Refuse is Eating Up Bolga Municipal

The Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly is cash-strapped as it cannot afford a starter battery for its refuse truck to collect refuse within the municipality in...

Poor sponsorship making league management poor

Mr. Owoahene Acheampong, chairman of the Division One League (DOL) Board, has said lack sponsorship in this year's league has affected the management of...
Telecom industry

Absence of telephone services in Kandia very worrying

Kuoro Bamula Basinjia Chieminah, the Chief of Kandia in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region has expressed worry over the lack...

Ghanaian Christians Lack of Christ-like Humility Very Worrying

Most Reverend Charles Gabriel Palmer-Buckle, the Accra Metropolitan Archbishop of the Catholic Church has bemoaned the lack of sense of humble service amongst Ghanaians. When...
Ghana Standards Authority

GSA’s Work in Upper East Stalled Due to Lack of Transport

The Upper East Regional Office of the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has appealed to the government to resource the office and equip it with...