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Queen of Peace Co-operative Credit Union records increase in investment

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Mr Vincent Sam Brew, the Outgoing Board Chairman of the Queen of Peace Co-operative Credit Union Limited, on Sunday said the financial year witnessed...
COVID 19 vaccine

90,000 health workers outside COVID-19 epicentres to be vaccinated

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) will from Monday, March 22, begin the vaccination of 90,000 health workers outside the COVID-19 epicentres in the country. The...
A. Rocha Ghana

A. Rocha Ghana shares policy interventions with government to bring back Ghana’s lost forests

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The world is losing 10 million hectares of forest each year, about the size of Iceland - which accounts for 12 to 20 per...
China sea

Philippines spots 200 Chinese militia ships near disputed reef

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dpa/GNA – More than 200 Chinese militia vessels were spotted moored off a disputed reef in the South China Sea, a Philippine government...
fireworks

Iraqi Kurds welcome start of new year with dances and fireworks

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dpa/GNA - Iraqi Kurds welcomed the start of their new year, which fell on Saturday, with traditional dances, flares and fireworks. Newroz, as its...
Indonesia Flag

Last Indonesian held hostage by Philippine militants rescued

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dpa/GNA – The last of four Indonesian fisherman held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines for more than a...
A supplied image obtained Saturday, March 20, 2012 of Fire and Rescue NSW crew helping local residents in the Hastings Region NSW, Friday, March 19,2021. More rain is forecast for the NSW coast and other parts of the state, with flood warnings in place and the premier advising residents to stay home. (AAP Image/Fire and Rescue NSW) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Areas west of Sydney evacuated as wild weather continues in New South Wales

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dpa/GNA - Residents flood-hit areas west of Sydney were ordered to evacuate on Saturday night as wild weather continued to hammer New South...
16 March 2021, Lower Saxony, Hanover: The lettering "Hotel" hangs on the façade of a hotel in the city centre. A hotelier and a restaurateur are taking action with the Dehoga regional association of Lower Saxony against the Corona ordinance of the state government. The two urgent applications, which were filed on Monday, were directed against the accommodation ban and the closure of the gastronomy. Photo: Hauke-Christian Dittrich/dpa

Survey: Majority in Germany favour opening hotels, restaurants

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dpa/GNA - Germany is struggling to contain a sharply rising number of coronavirus infections, but a majority of Germans surveyed are in favour...
Commuters who live in Poland and work in Germany are demanding compensation from Berlin to help cover the cost of the coronavirus tests needed to enter the country. Photo: Patrick Pleul/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa

Polish commuters demand compensation from Germany for Covid-19 tests

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dpa/GNA - Commuters who live in Poland and work in Germany are demanding compensation from Berlin to help cover the cost of the coronavirus...
FILED - A teacher wearing face mask takes part in hands disinfection and body temperature measurements in March 2020, as students returned to classes after the country's first coronavirus wave. Local authorities can prevent teachers from entering school compounds if they don't present a negative coronavirus test or agree to get vaccinated, an Israeli court ruled on Sunday. Photo: Nir Alon/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Israeli towns can demand teachers show proof of vaccine and Covid test

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dpa/GNA - Local authorities can prevent teachers from entering school compounds if they don't present a negative coronavirus test or agree to get...
Tokyo Olympics

Japan Prime Minister wants Olympics to be ‘victory against coronavirus’

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dpa/GNA - Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Sunday that staging the Tokyo Olympics in summer is to be "proof of victory...
21 March 2021, Syria, Atarib: A Syrian man receives medical attention after he was injured in a shelling that was allegedly carried out by Syrian government forces on a hospital in the town of Atarib, located in the western countryside of Aleppo Province. At least five civilians were reportedly killed in the attack, while several others were wounded. Photo: Anas Alkharboutli/dpa

Five civilians killed as rockets hit hospital in Syria’s Aleppo

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dpa/GNA – At least five civilians were killed after a shelling by Syrian government forces hit a hospital in western Aleppo on Sunday,...
Passengers of Arkia flight 232 arriving from Frankfurt, are being processed with monitoring electronic bracelets upon their arrival at Ben Gurion airport. The Israeli Health Ministry has launched a pilot program offering returnees from abroad the possibility to isolate at home with monitoring devices instead of quarantining at hotels. Photo: Ilia Yefimovich/dpa

Israel reopens skies to travelers as airport quota lifted

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dpa/GNA - Israel has lifted a Covid-19-related restriction imposed early this year that limited the number of people allowed to enter the country...
arrested

Over 30 arrests as police in London clash with lockdown protesters

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dpa-PA Media/GNA - More than 30 arrests have been made after anti-lockdown protesters clashed with police in central London on Saturday. Thousands of people...

Russian envoy accuses Britain of violating nuclear treaty obligations

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dpa-PA Media/GNA - The Russian ambassador to Britain has accused the government in London of violating its international treaty obligations by raising the...
A UK Aid label is attached to a box containing kitchen sets

Overseas aid cut ‘perfectly lawful – British defense secretary

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dpa-PA Media/GNA - The British government remains confident that its decision to cut the foreign aid budget is "perfectly lawful," Defence Secretary Ben...

Congo-Brazzaville presidential poll likely to hand win to ’emperor’

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dpa/GNA - Citizens in Congo-Brazzaville headed to the polls on Sunday to vote in a presidential election that looks likely to hand Denis...
FILED - Workers help unpack a delivery of coronavirus vaccine in Mexico in December. The European Union is not currently in the position to directly donate coronavirus vaccines to poorer countries, says EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Photo: El Universal/El Universal via ZUMA Wire/dpa

EU’s von der Leyen: Vaccine donations to poor countries on hold

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dpa/GNA - The European Union is not currently in the position to directly donate coronavirus vaccines to poorer countries, said EU Commission President...
Covid

Republic of Congo’s principal opposition candidate hospitalized with COVID-19

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The opposition presidential candidate in the Republic of Congo, Guy-Brice Parfait Kolelas, was hospitalized in Brazzaville after being diagnosed with COVID-19 on the eve...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

We’re keen on breaking eight-year tenure jinx – Oppong Nkrumah

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Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says the New Patriotic Party-led Government will work hard to break the eight-year tenure jinx...
Housing Projects

Ghana’s housing deficit: TDC makes remarkable strides

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Ghana’s increasing housing deficit has been attributed to the high population growth rate, urbanisation and less supply of housing units to meet demand. To...

Kweku Darlington: The rap sensation taking ‘Asakaa’ drill to the next level

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Rap music is not new in Ghana, with lots of local stars making a name for themselves over the past years but the past...
Mining

Mining company to expand service delivery

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Beniwise Ghana Limited (BGL), a contract mining company, says it is confident that an award as the best performer in contract mining would enable...
The debilitating impact of climate change

Stakeholders attend conference on climate change and employment creation

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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...

Government to increase investment in agriculture

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Alhaji Shani Alhassan Saibu, the Northern Regional Minister, says the government will continue to increase investment in agriculture in the region to boost production...

‘Childhood cancers must be given the needed attention’

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Childhood cancers are on the ascendancy and must be given the needed attention for early diagnoses and treatment, Madam Beatrice...

Nana Dams links up with Quamina MP for new single ‘Feelings’

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If one word could perfectly sum up Nana Dams’ latest release, intoxicating would be just about right. ‘Feelings’ has the South London based rapper...
Reverend Albert Kwasi Addae

Self-imposed titles without God’s calling is self-glorification – Rev Addae

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Reverend Albert Kwasi Addae, Third Parish Pastor of Dela Cathedral, E.P. Church, Ghana, on Sunday said self-imposed titles and nomenclatures without God's calling is...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

ECA supports leveraging AfCFTA to drive digital trade in Africa

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The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is making significant progress in supporting African countries to leverage the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA) to...
Achievement Recognition

Theological Seminary honours Queen of Ho-Dome and 18 others

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Mama Atrato II, the Queenmother of Ho-Dome, has earned a meritorious award from the Spirit Divinity College and Theological Seminary, West Africa, for her...