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Strengthen capacity of Department of Social Welfare and Community Development – NDPC

The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) has called for the strengthening of the capacity of the Department of Social Welfare and Community Development for...

421 JHS Final year Girls out of school after COVID-19 break

At least 421 Junior High School girls got pregnant and could not return to school in January after the long COVID-19 break. ...
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Nigeria retains lending rate at 11.5 percent amid high inflation

Nigeria's central bank on Tuesday announced a decision to retain the monetary policy rate at 11.5 percent amid high inflation, citing the recent exit...

GNECC urges Education Ministry to enforce regulations on textbook publishing

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC) has asked the Ministry of Education to enforce its regulations on textbook publishing and marketing and...
Some parents of students with dreadlocks have vowed to seek legal redress

Ministry-GES must handle student-dreadlocks saga in holistic manner – GNECC

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC) has urged the Education Ministry and Ghana Education Service to work with stakeholders to resolve in a...

Despite Official Denials Racist Violence Against Asians Continue in the United States

Six character of the country women out of eight people killed in Georgia amid right-wing resurgence related to voting rights and the future of...
Building Caution

Photos: Building caution in Ghana

Madam Efua Brown Eyeson, a Legal Practitioner, has cautioned members of the public against building on lands that belonged to a part or an...
construct drains

Government spends GH¢230 million in four years to construct drains

Government has spent GHS 230 million in the past four years in providing proper drainage systems across the country towards addressing the perennial...
Water Supply

Residents of Tomefa and Gonse appeal for potable water

Residents of Tomefa and Gonse, near Weija in the Greater Accra Region, have called on government, and Non-Governmental Organisations to provide them with...
US Support

United States presents security equipment to Ghana Airport Company

The United States has presented one body scanner and nine explosives and narcotics trace detectors to the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL)to strengthen security...
Most Reverend Dr Paul Kwabena Boafo

Let’s celebrate Easter with safety protocols – Rev Dr Boafo

The Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana, The Most Reverend Dr Paul Kwabena Boafo, has appealed to Ghanaians to strictly observe the COVID-19...
Planting trees

Ghana to plant five million trees to mark International Day of the Forest

Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources has launched a “Green Ghana Programme” that would see a minimum of five...
Support Women

ReDIAL Project Supports Over 320 women farmers In Ghana with improved threshing technology

The Research for Development and Innovation Agriculture and Learning (ReDIAL) project has supported over 320 women farmers in Ghana with improved threshing technology. The the-four-year...
Children Nutrition

Child malnutrition has dire consequences on the nation-Minister

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Region Minister, has stated that failure to provide the nutritional needs of children has dire consequences for...
Building Caution

Individuals cautioned against building on family lands

Madam Efua Brown Eyeson, a Legal Practitioner, has cautioned members of the public against building on lands that belonged to a part or an...

Give workers annual holiday grants to promote domestic tourism

Mr Ekow Sampson, Deputy Chief Executive, in Charge of Technical Services, Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has called on boards and councils of organisations to...
Mr Shani Alhassan Saibu

Minister pledges rapid development in Northern region

Alhaji Alhassan Saibu Shani, Northern Regional Minister, has said the government is committed to ensuring that the region received its fair share of national...
Professor Richard Adanu

Health sector must collaborate with other sectors

Professor Richard Adanu, a Consultant Obstetrician-Gynecologist at the School of Public Health, University of Ghana, has called for inter-sectoral collaboration in the health sector...
Digitisation HeFRA

HeFRA launches digital mobile online information system, assessment standards

The Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA), has launched a Mobile Online Information System (MOIS) platform and Assessment Standards for Inspection. The...
Mr Razak Kojo Opoku

Bawumia’s Production theory still in progress – Razak Kojo Opoku

Mr Razak Kojo Opoku, a staunch member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) said the 2020 year presented scaring effects on the global economy...
MTN Golf Tournament

MTN Invitational Golf tournament returns on Saturday

The MTN Invitational Golf tourney is set to tee-off at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Saturday, March 27, with more than 90...
Prestea Catholic Church Fire

Fire destroys sacristy of Prestea Catholic Church

Fire has destroyed cleric garments (chasubles) and sacramentals belonging to the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Prestea in the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality in...

GWCL repairs burst pipeline at Kpong Treatment Plant

The Tema Regional Office of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has moved in to repair a burst transmission pipeline at the Kpong Treatment...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

Legal Practitioner calls on GES to be specific in their regulations

Mr Edmond Akwaa Arhin, a renowned private legal practitioner has called on the Ghana Education Service (GES) to make available clear and specific laws...
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 02: In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) 2015 Policy Conference, March 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Tomorrow March 3rd Prime Minister Netanyahu is scheduled to address a joint session of the US Congress. (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Netanyahu seeks firm mandate in Israel’s fourth election in two years

dpa/GNA - Israelis are voting in a fourth national election in two years, which many fear will once again lead to a rickety...
March 22, 2021, Boulder, Colorado, USA: Law enforcement from Jefferson County and Boulder responded to an active shooter situation at the King Soopers grocery store on Table Mesa Drive in Boulder on Monday. There are multiple victims including one officer was killed and two other officers were injured at King Soopers grocery store at 3600 Table Mesa shopping center. (Credit Image: © Boulder Police Department/ZUMA Wire Photo: Boulder Police Department/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Police: Ten killed including police officer in Colorado mass shooting

dpa/GNA - Ten people including a police officer were killed on Monday in a mass shooting at a grocery store in Boulder, a...

Thousands more Australians on high alert as more flooding expected

dpa/GNA - Thousands more residents on Australia's eastern coast have been told to be ready to leave their homes Tuesday as flooding continues...
FILED - The old town in the western Chinese city of Kashgar in the Tarim Basin region of Southern Xinjiang Photo: Simina Mistrenau/dpa

China summons head of EU delegation and British envoy over sanctions

dpa/GNA - China's Foreign Ministry summoned the head of the European Union delegation to Beijing and separately summoned the British ambassador in...
HANDOUT - 23 March 2021, Belgium, Brussels: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (R) and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken give a press conference on the sidelines of a meeting of NATO foreign ministers at NATO headquarters. Photo: -/NATO/dpa - ATTENTION: editorial use only and only if the credit mentioned above is referenced in full

Blinken keeps up US pressure on Berlin about Nord Stream 2

dpa/GNA- US Secretary of State Antony Blinken used his first visit to Brussels in his new post to pressure Germany to scrap the Nord...

Environmental activist killed in Honduras

dpa/GNA - An indigenous environmental activist has been killed in Honduras, according to police and media reports. Carlos Cerros, a representative of the indigenous...