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National Population Council

Failure to tackle teenage pregnancy, others entrenching poverty cycle – NPC

Dr Leticia Appiah, the Executive Director of the National Population Council, says Ghana’s failure to aggressively tackle issues of teenage pregnancy is entrenching the...
Black Stars

Black Stars plot AFCON qualification bid in South Africa, Sao Tome double header

The Black Stars of Ghana will be looking to make its 23rd appearance at the biggest continental football showpiece when they lock horns...
Ghana Health Service

Don’t let your guard down after COVID-19 vaccination – GHS

Mr Kisses Johnson, Health Promotion Specialist, Health Promotion Division of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has urged the public to still observe the safety...
Martha Bissah

“Martha Bissah is focused and willing to compete for Ghana”- Former GAA President

Mr. George Halden-Lutterodt former President of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA), has said, 800m Youth Olympic gold medalist Martha Bissah is focused and willing...
Fatal motor accident

Fatal motor accident on Ahonam–Begoro road claims two lives

A fatal accident involving two motorbikes has claimed the lives of two persons, Biada Azutuor and Peter Tettey, and another injured on Ahonam-Begoro road...

NDPC solicits Regional Input into 2022-2025 development Policy

The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) is organising series of Regional consultations in pursuance of the development of the Medium-Term National Development Policy Framework...

Christians urged to use music to communicate with God

Reverend Lawrence Kwame Osei Manukure, a renowned preacher and Founder of the Jabez Prayer Network has called on Christians to use music as an...
SPI Launch

CRS launches Sahel Peace Initiative Working Group

The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Ghana, has launched its Sahel Peace Initiative (SPI) Working Group to champion its activities in the country for social...
weather forecast

Let us all heed weather warnings-NADMO

The public has been cautioned to take weather warnings seriously, with the on-set of the rainy season. This is because many suffer the ill effects...
Programme AIDS

HIV and AIDS advocacy programme begins at Ayensuano District

A three month-long HIV and AIDS intervention and advocacy programme has begun in six communities in the Ayensuano District of the Eastern Region to...
Dr .Stephen Opuni

Opuni Trial: Our investigations was not on farmer compliant-Investigator

The Seventh Prosecution Witness in the trial involving Dr Stephen Opuni, a former Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), and two others, says...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

GES assures stakeholders of commitment to promote girl child education

The Effutu Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES), on Monday assured stakeholders in the area of their continuous commitment to the promotion of...

Three SHS students die in a gory accident along Adeiso–Asamankese highway

Three students died on the spot, while several other persons sustained various degrees of injuries when a Hyundai H100 minibus crashed with a motorbike...
Speaker Bagbin

Speaker Bagbin explains delay in appointing Parliamentary Service Board

Speaker of Parliament Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin on Monday directed a parliamentary committee set up to advise him to appoint members of the Parliamentary...
Vehicle Accident

4 vehicles involved in an accident at Tema

Four vehicles on Monday crashed into each other near Tema Super Paper, Community Eight Bus Stop, causing a heavy traffic jam. The vehicles:...

EU to sanction 11 involved in Myanmar coup – top diplomat

dpa/GNA - The European Union is set to sanction 11 individuals involved in Myanmar's military coup and the repression of demonstrators there, the...

EU sanctions China for rights abuses against Uighurs

dpa/GNA - The European Union is sanctioning China for abuses against the Uighur people, the first time the bloc has issued restrictive measures...
China Map

China leaves benchmark lending rates unchanged

dpa-AFX/GNA - China on Monday left its benchmark lending rates unchanged, as widely expected. The one-year loan prime rate was retained at 3.85...
People wearing masks walk on the street in Ankara, Turkey, on Aug. 7, 2020. Turkey reported 1,185 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, raising the total diagnosed cases to 238,450, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Turkey turbulence: Lira, stocks crash after central bank chief sacked

dpa/GNA - Turkey's currency and stocks plunged on Monday after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor over the weekend, shocking...
Ancient mega tsunami

Report: policeman missing in Indian Ocean tsunami found alive

dpa/GNA - An Indonesian policeman who was thought to have died in the Indian Ocean tsunami more than 16 years ago has been...

China opens spy trial against Canadian accused of espionage

dpa/GNA - China on Monday opened a trial against Canadian former diplomat Michael Kovrig, who has been held on espionage charges for over...

One person killed after two Taiwanese fighter jets collide mid-air

dpa/GNA - Two Taiwanese F-5E fighter jets reportedly collided mid-air off eastern Taiwan on Monday leaving one of the pilots dead while the...
An electronic board showing the closing numbers of Nikkei Stock Average in Tokyo, Japan, on March 6, 2020. Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower Friday as investor sentiment was risk-averse from the outset following a global equities rout triggered by an escalation in concern over the spread of the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Japan lending index rises to 98.5, less than estimated

dpa-AFX/GNA - Japan's leading index rose less than initially estimated in January, final data from the Cabinet Office showed on Monday. The leading index,...

Greece orders private doctors to help out with Covid-19 treatment

dpa/GNA - The Greek government has ordered doctors who work in the private sector to help out in state hospitals with treating Covid-19...
real estate

German real estate industry hits out at Berlin’s coronavirus plan

dpa/GNA – Germany's real estate industry has lashed out at Berlin over its handling of the coronavirus crisis claiming the government is acting...
Growth was uneven across eurozone countries, with Germany "robust" and France losing ground ?

Eurozone current account surplus declines in January

dpa-AFX/GNA - The euro area current account surplus declined in January, the European Central Bank said Monday. The current account logged a surplus of...
International Olympic Committee Ioc

German athletes alliance demands Tokyo Olympic clarity

dpa/GNA - The German athletes alliance Athleten Deutschland (AD) has called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and sports federations to "explain quickly...

Migrant workers: Amnesty wants FIFA to pressure Qatar

dpa/GNA - Amnesty International has called on the ruling football body FIFA to pressure 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar into improving the situation...
The Soyuz 2.1a rocket booster with the Fregat upper stage blasts off from the launchpad, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. Photo: Russian Space Agency Roscosmos

Soyuz launches with 38 satellites – including space debris collector

dpa/GNA - A Russian Soyuz rocket carried 38 satellites from 18 different countries into space on Monday, including the first one designed to...
A woman walks with a baby stroller in front of the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York, the United States, July 20, 2020. The UN headquarters on Monday started its phase one reopening after it had remained physically close over the past four months to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. (Xinhua/Wang Jiangang)

United Nations calls for greater investment into water as a resource

dpa/GNA - The United Nations has called for greater investment into "the vital resource of water" in its World Water Development Report 2021...