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Policeman gets 10 years for extorting money from civilians

A Cape Coast High Court on Wednesday sentenced a Police Officer to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour after he was caught on camera...
Vaccine Residence

Sunyani West residents express readiness for Covid-19 vaccine

Section of residents in the Sunyani West Municipality have expressed readiness to partake in the COVID-19 vaccines to boost their immune system. Some of the...
communal labour

Assemblyman bemoans lack of enthusiasm towards communal labour

Mr Edward Senam, Assembly Member for Effiakuma West Electoral Area in the Effia-Kwesimintsim Municipal Assembly (EKMA) has bemoaned the lack of enthusiasm towards communal...

ONErpm announces operations in Nigeria

Now celebrating its 11th year as one of the fastest-growing global independent music companies, ONErpm is proud to announce the opening of its operations...
AstraZeneca vaccinations

Coronavirus: India temporarily halts Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine exports

BBC/GNA - India has placed a temporary hold on all exports of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, foreign ministry sources have told the BBC. They said...
AMA and GAVA launch 2021 World Art Day

AMA and GAVA launch 2021 World Art Day

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) in partnership with the Ghana Association of Visual Artists (GAVA), has launched the 2021 World Art Day, dubbed: "Reimagining...
AMA boss congratulates

AMA Chief Executive congratulates Acting President of Ga Traditional Council

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has congratulated the newly appointed Acting President of the Ga Traditional Council, Nii Adote Otintor II, and urged him...
U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar on Monday released photos from inside a facility where the Biden administration is housing migrants, offering the public's first glimpse inside overflow facilities as the administration has restricted press access amid a surge of border crossings.

Failed Foreign and Immigration Policies Underline Crisis on the Southern Border

More than two centuries of war and economic exploitation has characterized the United States’ role in Latin America and the Caribbean Since coming to...
TB Control

National TB Control Programme and Noguchi mark World TB Day

The National Tuberculosis Control Programme, in collaboration with the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), has embarked on an outreach programme to educate...
Courtesy Call

International Organisation for the Francophonie calls on Minister of Health

A delegation from the International Organisation for the Francophonie on Wednesday paid a courtesy call on Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, Ghana’s Minister of Health, at...

Governments of Ghana urged to invest more in malaria control

Africa is home to 93 per cent of the world’s malaria cases, and accounts for 94 per cent of global malaria deaths, with the...
Ghana Parliament

Ghanaian Parliament approves GH¢854 million for Energy Ministry

Parliament has approved a budgetary allocation of GHS854,062,706 for the Ministry of Energy for the 2021 financial year. The breakdown for the expenditure includes Employee...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Capping estimates for Ghana’s Parliament and Judiciary potentially unlawful – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has agreed that it would be potentially unlawful for the executive to unilaterally reduce the 2021 budget estimates for...

Innovation and technology key to Ghana’s survival – Otumfuo

The Government should work closely with the Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE) to proffer solutions to the prevailing challenges inhibiting the country’s development, Otumfuo...
Minister and Children

Children must be introduced to local languages early – Minister

Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, has encouraged the youth to learn local Ghanaian languages alongside the English Language...
Ghana Tourism

Turkish Ambassador pledges to support growth of tourism sector

Madam Ozlem Ergun Uluesen, the Turkish Ambassador to Ghana, said her government will collaborate with Ghana, through the Tourism Ministry, to explore tourism related...
MTN Ghana

First AU COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Ghana as part of MTN’s support

MTN’s US$25-million donation to support the African Union’s (AU’s) COVID-19 vaccination programme is on track to administer 165,000 AstraZeneca doses to health workers. ...

UNAIDS recommends key activities to end TB

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has recommended eight key activities for Ghana to implement to end tuberculosis (TB), especially among people...
Nana Ama Mcbrown

Nana Ama Mcbrown to testify in Bulldog’s trial today

An Accra Circuit Court will on March 25, start the trial of Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson, aka, Bulldog, who allegedly threatened President Nana Addo...

Labourer in court over defilement

A labourer has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly defiling a 12 year old girl at Teshie. Isaac Akwasi Aidoo aged 20, charged...
jail bars

Farmer gets five years jail sentence for assault

A 32-year-old farmer who attacked and assaulted an electricity meter reader at Domeabra in the Ahafo Ano South West District, has been sentenced to...

More than 600 detained protesters released in Myanmar

dpa/GNA - The military now in control of Myanmar has released more than 600 anti-coup protesters, according to state television and local media...

Volcanic ash forces Guatemala airport to suspend operations

dpa/GNA - A volcano erupting in Guatemala shot thick plumes of ash into the air on Tuesday, forcing the capital city's airport to...
Olympic Flag

Tokyo organizers want to show disaster recovery through torch relay

dpa/GNA – Japanese organizers want to show the recovery from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami which rocked the country to the rest of...

Eight communist rebels killed in clash in Philippines

dpa/GNA - Eight communist rebels were killed and 11 high-powered firearms were seized after a three-hour gun battle with soldiers in central Philippines,...

Sweden eases entry rules for travelers from Denmark and Norway

dpa/GNA - The Swedish government on Wednesday said it would lift a general entry ban for travellers from neighbouring Denmark and Norway, which...
Some Republicans have already expressed opposition to Lina Khan

Big tech critic Lina Khan nominated as US trade commissioner

dpa-AFX/GNA - US President Joe Biden has nominated Lina Khan, who is a known critic of big technology firms, for commissioner of the...

Many arrested in Britain after new Bristol bill protest turns violent

dpa/GNA - Fourteen people were arrested following a second "Kill the Bill" protest in Bristol in three days, Avon and Somerset Police said...
European Council President Charles Michel, left, talks during a video conference with the leaders of Germany, France, Portugal and Greece, on the screen, ahead of the EU summit at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, March 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, Pool)

Biden to join EU video summit, discuss plans for transAtlantic ties

dpa/GNA - US President Joe Biden plans to join an online video summit of EU heads of state and government scheduled for later...
Covid Vaccines

Hong Kong government halts BioNTech vaccine over packaging concerns

dpa/GNA - Hong Kong authorities suspended the use of the Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by German firm BioNTech and its US partner Pfizer on...