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African growth

Experts to explore the ways that ‘innovation lies at the heart of’ Africa’s COVID-19...

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) and the Development and Economic Growth Research Programme (DEGRP), in partnership with ODI, are launching a new...
Weightlifting Federation of Africa

Weightlifting Federation of Africa congratulates GOC President

The Weightlifting Federation of Africa (WFA) has congratulated Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah on his re-election as the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC). ...

Sefwi-Wiawso Government Hospital appeals for assistance

Nana Kwasi Adjei Ntim, Administrator of the Sefwi-Wiawso Government Hospital, has called on the government, philanthropists and individuals to assist the facility...
COVID 19 vaccine

Gaps Remain in Countries Readiness to Deploy COVID-19 Vaccines – World Bank

Assessments by World Bank and partners provide insights into more than 120 countries’ readiness to safely distribute vaccines As countries undertake the largest...
French Ambassador to Ghana Her Excellency Anne Sophie Ave commissions Alliance Francaise Kumasi_

Alliance Française Kumasi’s new and bigger premises inaugurated

Alliance Française Kumasi has inaugurated its new premises at 15 Archbishop Sarpong Road, TUC area, Kumasi. This event was an opportunity for the leading French...

Baby Harvesting: More suspects picked

Four more persons have been arrested in connection with an alleged ‘Baby Harvesting and Trafficking’ incident that occurred in February, this year. ...
Upper West Regional House of Chiefs

House of Chiefs calls for collaboration with MMDCEs for development

Naa Dikomwine Domalae, President of the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs (UWRHC), has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) to maintain...
Covid-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 : Over 400,000 Ghanaians Vaccinated in first phase

A total of 405,000 persons have been vaccinated against the Covid-19 from March 2 to 18, data from the Extended Programme...

House girl convicted over stolen pistol with 15 rounds of ammunition

A 23-year-old house girl who stole her master's pistol with 15 rounds of ammunition has been sentenced to a fine of 12,000 Ghana...

NHIA registers family with disability

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has enrolled Madam Georgina Yawa Ankrah, a partially blind and crippled woman and her daughter with down syndrome,...

First year SHS students report to school

First year Senior High School (SHS) students Thursday reported to school to begin the 2021/22 academic year. A visit by the...

CPP to rejuvenate Nkrumah values among youth

The youth wing of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) has called on the party’s leadership to rejuvenate the Nkrumaist values of discipline, honesty and...

Birim Central NADMO supports rainstorm victims

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) in the Birim Central Municipality of Eastern Region has presented relief items to rainstorm victims at Gyadem and...

67 Non Formal students to attend SHS

Sixty seven non-formal education graduates in the Bono Region would benefit from this year’s free Senior High School (SHS) program. Mr. Nicolas Ameyaw, Regional director...

Nigeria records over 10 million out-of-school children

The Nigerian government on Thursday said the country currently has more than 10 million out-of-school children, the highest in sub-Saharan Africa. Minister...

6 killed and 54 injured in Nigerian road accident

Six people were killed and 54 others injured in a road accident involving mainly traders in Nigeria's northeastern state of Bauchi, said an official...
Africa Map

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 4.06 million – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,062,388 as of Thursday noon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president mourns Tanzanian John Magufuli’s death

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday expressed deep condolences over the death of Tanzanian President John Magufuli. Buhari said in a condolence...

Criminals stealing items from Tema public schools

Miscreants have invaded public schools in Tema, breaking into classrooms and offices to steal teaching materials, the Tema Metropolitan Education Directorate has said. Mrs...

Tema Metropolitan Assembly presents 200 desks to schools

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has presented 200 dual desks to the Tema Metro Education Directorate for two basic schools to help bridge the...

Driver’s mate gets five years for stealing

A 23-year-old driver’s mate who went on a stealing spree at Hemang in the...
Global Economy

Pandemic lockdowns leave US$10 trillion hole in global economy

dpa/GNA - A stronger-than-expected rebound this year will still leave the world down an estimated 10 trillion dollars due to the coronavirus pandemic and...

Despite high infection numbers, Athens considers easing lockdown

dpa/GNA - The Greek government is planning an easing of the country's strict lockdown, even though coronavirus infection numbers in the country are...

Three women awarded scholarships for ‘doing nothing’ in Germany

dpa/GNA - Three women have been awarded 1,600-euro (1,900-dollar) scholarships for "doing nothing," according to the University of Fine Arts Hamburg (HFBK). Hilistina Banze,...

Police dog sniffs out marijuana worth US$8 million during traffic stop

tca/dpa/GNA - The Indiana State Police seized a half-ton of marijuana worth 8 million dollars after an alert patrol dog picked up the...
A sharp-eyed enthusiast picked up the antique for the cost of a few months' subscription to a major streaming service

Yard sale bowl sells for US$720,000 in auction

dpa/GNA - A bowl bought at a yard sale sold for more than 720,000 dollars at a New York auction after it turned...
Fifa World Cup Qatar

Amnesty expert: Qatar World Cup boycott would lead to rights setback

dpa/GNA - Human rights organization Amnesty International (AI) opposes a boycott of the 2022 football World Cup because it would do more damage than...
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer

German defence minister wants to open 28 military-run vaccine centres

dpa/GNA - German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Thursday that the military is ready to open its own coronavirus vaccination centres that...
FILED - South Korean marines patrol a beach of the western border island of Yeonpyeong in September. A top North Korean official has vowed to ignore US attempts to establish contact until Washington has met Pyongyang's conditions, indicating any movement on the debate about its nuclear weapons programme remains a long way away. Photo: -/YNA/dpa

North Korea vows to ignore United States attempts to establish contact

dpa/GNA - A top North Korean official has vowed to ignore US attempts to establish contact until Washington has met Pyongyang's conditions, indicating...

Pakistan questions illegal migrants deported by Germany and Poland

dpa/GNA – Pakistani authorities were on Thursday interrogating more than a dozen illegal immigrants after they were deported by Germany and Poland, officials...