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Maternal mortality rate

Bono region record increase in Neonatal and Maternal Mortality

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Dr Kofi Amo-Kodieh, the Bono Regional Director of Ghana Health Services (GHS), has expressed concern over the increase in the rate of...
Ghana Parliament

MPs condemn textbooks fueling ethnocentrism

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Members of Parliament have condemned the publication of some textbooks for use in schools, which portray Ewes in a bad light, fueling ethnocentrism. ...
Tema United donate nets

Tema United donate nets to National Sports Authority

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The Management of Tema United Football Club (FC) has donated a set of football nets worth GHC4,000.00 to the National Sports Authority (NSA) in...
US House of Representatives

House set to pass Violence Against Women Act reauthorization

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tca/dpa/GNA, - The US House of Representatives will vote to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act on Thursday, after standoffs over LGBTQ issues and...
Russia today (RT)

Russia threatens German media in retaliation for RT curbs

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dpa/GNA - Moscow has criticized Berlin for allegedly imposing curbs on its state broadcaster RT and in turn threatened to limit German media...
Eight killed in Atlanta shootings

Eight killed in shootings at three spas in metro Atlanta

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dpa/GNA, - Eight people were killed and one injured in shootings at three massage parlours on Tuesday in the north of the city of...
Germany map

German security forces conduct raids targeting human trafficking

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dpa/GNA - German security forces conducted a series of raids across the country as part of investigations into people smuggling and forced sex...
Philippines

Philippines re-imposes entry restrictions amid Covid-19 surge

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dpa/GNA – The Philippines on Wednesday announced new travel restrictions for foreigners as authorities scrambled to contain a surge in Covid-19 cases amid...
FILED - A German doctor prepares a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine for injection on Wednesday. Multiple countries are suspending use of the Covid-19 vaccine from the British/Swedish company out of fears that its use is linked to internal blood clots. Photo: Ronny Hartmann/dpa

Australia to ask EU for 1 million vaccines for Papua New Guinea

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dpa/GNA - Australia said on Wednesday it will make a formal request to European authorities and AstraZeneca to release 1 million doses of...
Photo taken on April 14, 2018 shows a view of the Syrian capital Damascus. The U.S. started military actions against Damascus before daybreak Saturday as loud explosions were heard with "red dots" seen flying from earth to the sky, reported Syrian state TV and Xinhua reporters in Damascus. (Xinhua/Ammar Safarjalani) (yy)

Syrian air defenses intercepts Israeli missiles near Damascus

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dpa/GNA - The Syrian air defence system has intercepted and shot down several Israeli missiles near Damascus, Syria's official news agency SANA reported,...
Antony Blinken

Blinken says report shows China undermined HK electoral system

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dpa/GNA - US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday said the latest update to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act report showed that China's...
Rohingya

United Nations sends first team to Bangladesh island since Rohingya relocation

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dpa/GNA – A United Nations team has started visiting Bangladesh's remote island in the Bay of Bengal where more than 13,000 persecuted Rohingya...
Armored helicopters convoy cargo helicopters during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

US seeks to reassure South Korea about strength of defence alliance

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dpa/GNA - The US commitment to South Korea remains strong, US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin assured on Wednesday during his first trip to...
Tunisia’s President Kais Saied shakes hands with Libya’s Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibeh during their meeting in Tripoli, Libya, March 17, 2021. (REUTERS)

Tunisian president visits Libya for talks with new interim government

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dpa/GNA - Tunisian President Kais Saied arrived in the Libyan capital on Wednesday for talks with the newly appointed interim unity government. Saied is...
Niger

Day of mourning after at least 58 people die in an attack in Niger

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dpa/GNA - At least 58 people have been killed in a massacre in Niger in West Africa. A day of mourning has been declared...
A woman takes a break from her bicycle trip to vote in the Dutch parliamentary elections on Monday. Three days of voting are set to end with election results in the Netherlands on Wednesday, with political observers keeping an eye on whether Prime Minister Mark Rutte can add to his already 10 years in office. Photo: Evert Elzinga/ANP/dpa

Eyes on Rutte as three days of voting to yield Dutch election results

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dpa/GNA - Three days of voting are set to end with election results in the Netherlands on Wednesday, with political observers keeping an...

Irish premier to hold talks with Biden during online St Patrick’s Day

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PA Media/dpa/GNA - Ireland's premier will hold talks with President Joe Biden later as the traditional St Patrick's Day engagement goes online. The Taoiseach...

European Commissioner: EU vaccine passport to be ready by June 1

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dpa/GNA - To open up EU countries to travel amid the coronavirus pandemic, the European Commission is expected to present a proposal for...
AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca jab is safe – British health officials

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dpa/GNA - Multiple British health officials defended the AstraZeneca/Oxford coronavirus jab on Wednesday, after recent decisions by multiple countries to temporarily suspend its...

Vietnam’s first homegrown Covid-19 vaccine available by end of 2021

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dpa/GNA – Nanocovax, Vietnam’s first locally-developed Covid-19 vaccine, is expected to be ready for use domestically by the fourth quarter of 2021, the...
Modi

Modi meets chief ministers as coronavirus spike continues in India

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dpa/GNA – Coronavirus infections continue to spike in India with the country reporting nearly 30,000 new cases on Wednesday, its biggest jump in...
Housing Projects

Photos: Ghana committed to continuing Saglemi Housing Project

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Mr Francis Assenso Boakye, Minister of Works and Housing has reiterated government's resolve to complete the over 1,500 Saglemi Housing Project to address the...
Housing Projects

Government committed to continuing Saglemi Housing Project – Minister

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Mr Francis Assenso Boakye, Minister of Works and Housing has reiterated government's resolve to complete the over 1,500 Saglemi Housing Project to address the...
Volta Fair

Fifth Volta Trade and Investment fair launched

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Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister has launched the fifth Volta Trade and Investment fair with an invitation to the private sector to...
Sahraouiya 2021

Sahraouiya 2021 sees remarkable performance by representatives of the AMCI

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The 7th edition of the "Sahraouiya" 2021 Women's Solidarity Raid, organized from March 13 to 20 in Dakhla, Morocco saw a remarkable performance by...
Nii Adjei Tawiah

KoKMA hands over 20- seater toilet facility to Kinbu Senior High Technical

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The Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly (KoKMA), on Wednesday handed over a newly constructed 20-seater water closet toilet facility to the Kinbu Senior High Technical...
Our Community Focus

OCOF holds consultative meeting with Ablekuma Central Municipal Assembly

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Our Community Focus (OCOF) a Community-led Development NGO in the Ablekuma Central Municipality (AbcMA) has organised a consultative stakeholder engagement meeting on accountable governance. ...
Women Maritime

Increase women participation in Maritime Industry

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Captain Catherine Haizel, Country Inspector of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), on Wednesday called on government and players in the Port and Maritime...
Fidelity Support

Fidelity Bank supports Ghana Infectious Disease Centre

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Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited, has donated items of need to the Ghana Infectious Disease Centre at the Ga East Municipal Hospital in Accra. The items...
Mr Eric Boachie Yiadom

UPSA lecturer selected for 26th UN Climate Change Conference

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Mr Eric Boachie Yiadom, a lecturer at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), has been selected among top global researchers for the 26th...