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Conference on climate change and employment creation held in Tamale

Youth Advocacy on Rights and Opportunities (YARO), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has organised a conference on climate change and sustainable employment creation for the...
financial inclusion

Momo users express disaffection over new directive on cash out transactions

MTN Mobile Money (Momo) users in New Juaben North Municipality have expressed dissatisfaction over the telecommunication's network decision to introduce a valid ID in...

Danlad relishes successful outing at King Faisal

Black Satellites goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim is poised in making a positive impact with his new club King Faisal when the second round of...
A photograph of Kwaboanta D/A JHS building at Asamankese

Kwaboanta D/A JHS pleads for government support

Kwaboanta D/A Junior High School in the Ayesuano District of the Eastern Region has called on the Government to provide teaching and learning resources...
Covid-19 Vaccine

Ghana Health Service worried over vaccine theft

The Ghana Health Service ( GHS) has expressed concern over the alleged stealing of COVID-19 vaccine by three staff of the Service. A press...

EPA Commends FoN for tangible inputs on the Oil Spill Document

Mr Kojo Agbenor-Efunam, the Acting Director Petroleum Department of the EPA has commended the Friends of the Nation for making tangible inputs into the...

Defiling the poor and injustices involved, the plight of four-year old Cindy

A GNA Feature by Eunice Hilda Ampomah, GNA Defilement and rape, though still an anomaly and criminal in Ghana’s law, is still fertilized by...
LG Ambassador

LG sponsors three poverty reduction projects in two regions

LG Electronics, a South Korean Multinational Electronics Company, has awarded GHS150,000.00 to three communities in the Upper East and North East Regions to implement...
Schools Trees

Project to improve vegetation in basic schools in Kumasi underway

Mr. Osei Assibey-Antwi, Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), has directed authorities of basic schools to imbue in their pupils and students the habit of...
population and house census

Ghana’s Census statistics to be linked to databases of seven other West African countries

The data from Ghana's 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC), will for the first time, ensure data linkage and harmonisation among seven West African...
Eric Ogbamey Selby

Gwira Traditional Council wants Eric Selby as Nzema East MCE

The Gwira Traditional Council (GTC) in the Nzema East Municipality (NEMA) of the Western Region has thrown its weight behind Mr Eric Ogbamey Selby,...
Pooling samples boosts Ghana’s COVID-19 testing

Ghana’s COVID-19 deaths rise to 713 – GHS

Ghana's COVID-19 deaths have risen to 713 following the confirmation of eight more fatalities by the Ghana Health Service (GHS). The latest update...
Training Youth

Over 70 youth trained in employable skills at Aboadze

Millennium Opportunity Project, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)under the National Youth Authority in collaboration with the Assembly member for Aboadze has organized vocational Skills training...
Wa Co-operative Credit Union AGM

COVID-19, financial sector clean-up affect WACCU performance

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country has adversely affected the financial performance of the Wa Co-operative Credit Union (WACCU) for the...
Ndc Campaign

NDC needs new flag bearer for Election 2024 in Ghana – Moshake

Mr Stephen Ashitey Adjei, member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC)in the Tema East Constituency has suggested that the party must work towards marketing...

United States Justice Department plans to investigate Visa on debit practices

dpa-AFX/GNA - The US Department of Justice has informed credit card company Visa of its plans to open an investigation into its US...

Myanmar security forces kill protesters in Yangon

dpa/GNA - Several people have been killed or injured in protests against the military junta in Myanmar, according to local media and witness...

Twitter to open legal entity in Turkey in line with controversial law

dpa/GNA - Twitter said it will establish a legal entity in Turkey to be able to continue operations, in accordance with the country's...
migrant workers

Qatar’s minimum wage for migrant workers comes into effect

dpa/GNA - Legislation setting a minimum wage for migrant workers came into effect in Qatar on Saturday, as part of major changes to...
earth tremor

Strong earthquake rocks north-eastern Japan, tsunami warning issued

dpa/GNA A magnitude-7.2 earthquake struck north-eastern Japan on Saturday and authorities have issued a tsunami warning for the prefecture of Miyagi. The first tsunami wave...

Philippines reports record daily high of Covid-19 cases

dpa/GNA – The Philippines on Saturday reported a record 7,999 additional coronavirus infections, pushing the country’s national tally to 656,056. The death toll from...
Brussels attacks

Five years after Brussels attacks, victims decry lack of support

dpa/GNA - Ahead of the five-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks in Brussels that claimed the lives of dozens of people and injured...
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia expropriates thousands of foreign-owned land plots in Crimea

dpa/GNA - Russia is expropriating thousands of land parcels in Crimea, the state agency Ria Novosti reported on Saturday, in defiance of opposition...
Lloyd Austin

United States-India defence ties a priority of Biden administration – Austin

dpa/GNA – Elevating the United States-India defence partnership - especially in the context of strategic challenges in the Indo-Pacific region - is a...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan fires third central bank governor in less than two years

dpa/GNA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has removed another central bank governor after only a few months in the job, state news...
FILED - A sticker alters the Tokyo Games from 2020 to 2021 in the gym of German wrestler Frank Staebler. On Monday local organizers said the opening of the torch relay ahead of the Games would take place without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Marijan Murat/dpa

Tokyo Olympics to be held without overseas fans due to pandemic

dpa/GNA - The Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have decided to prohibit overseas spectators from attending this summer's Games due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

Germany headed for harder lockdown as 16,000 new infections recorded

dpa/GNA - Coronavirus infections in Germany are once more nearing the critical marker of 100 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the course of...

Anger, calls for protests as Turkey exits treaty on women’s rights

dpa/GNA, - A decision by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention on women's rights on Saturday has sparked outrage and...

Botswana boxer Mahommed gets Tokyo Olympic berth

Botswana's flyweight boxer Rajab Mahommed on Friday became the country's second boxer to notch qualification to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Mahommed's...

Nigeria’s first deep sea port to operate in 2023

Nigeria's first deep sea port is at 48 percent completion and will begin commercial operations in the first quarter of 2023, an official...