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Yaw Osei Adutwum

Education Minister calls for calm on Achimota School admission saga

The Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, has urged calm among Ghanaians as they discuss Achimota School's conditional admission of two Rastafarian...
Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum

Ghana to participate in PISA next year – Minister

The Minister of Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, says Ghana is poised to participate in next year’s edition of the International Students Assessment...
Professor Elvis Nyarko

RMU calls for continuous partnership with governments of Member States

Professor Elvis Nyarko, Vice Chancellor, Regional Maritime University (RMU), has called on governments of Member States to continue to partner with the University to...
Mosquito Net

Uganda completes distribution of 27.5 million nets in renewed fight against malaria

Uganda's ministry of health has completed an eight-month nationwide distribution of insecticide treated mosquito nets in a renewed fight against malaria. Emmanuel Ainebyoona, spokesperson for...
A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia, on December 26, 2019. - The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long concrete colossus is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. (AFP)

Egypt and United States diplomats discuss efforts to revive talks over Ethiopia’s Nile dam

Egypt's Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Hamdi Sanad Loza held talks on Saturday with U.S. special envoy for Sudan Donald Booth on efforts...
Somalia map

Somali speaker adjourns session amid sharp differences

Somali parliament speaker Mohamed Mursal was forced to adjourn a session on Saturday as chaos rocked the House following sharp differences among the lawmakers...
Fox News

Fox News faces lawsuits for alleging 2020 election fabrications

America's media network Fox News is facing a lawsuit brought by Dominion Voting Systems for allegedly spreading and reinforcing lies about the results of...
Housing Projects

Shelter Afrique eyes US$1.1 billion bond to fund low cost housing in Africa

Pan-African housing development financier Shelter Afrique on Friday announced that it is seeking to raise 121 billion shillings (about 1.1 billion U.S. dollars) through...
Reproductive Health

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health rights intervention launched at Jirapa

The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR) has initiated a project to create sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence awareness among young girls,...
Bundase radio donation

United States partners GAF to build pre-deployment training capacity

The United States Embassy has partnered the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to build a pre-deployment training capacity for the Bundase Training Camp in the...

Christians in Ghana observe Palm Sunday today

Christians in Ghana will join others around the world to celebrate Palm Sunday today, March 28, in commemoration of Jesus Christ’s triumphant entry into...
Ghana Navy

Let’s work together to end maritime crime – CDS

Vice Admiral Seth Amoama, the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), has charged the Ghana Navy and its counterparts across the sub-region to cooperate...
Fire Outbreak

Fire guts Sunyani timber market

Fire has razed to the ground the Sunyani Timber market in the early hours of Saturday, destroying personal properties and industrial machines running into...
Nbssi Traders

Ghanaian women-owned enterprises to benefit from Retail and Online marketplace

The Ghana Enterprise Agency (GEA), formerly NBSSI, and the Mastercard Foundation have announced a partnership with Lokko House Limited, to create a retail shop...
Mr Henry Quartey

Minister to formulate Stakeholder Consultative Committee

The Greater Accra Regional Coordinating Council intends to formulate a Stakeholder Consultative Committee at the Regional Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies. Mr Henry Quartey,...
Achimota Senior High School

Learning institutions should encourage socio-cultural acceptance – KNII

Institutions of learning should ensure that while enforcing discipline, students are also taught to accept the socio-cultural and religious beliefs of each other, said...
Mr Henry Quartey

l will execute to the fullest the charge of making Accra work- Henry Quartey

Mr Henry Quartey, the Greater Accra Regional Minister, has outlined some strategies to guide his efforts to make ‘Accra Work.’ The strategies include dealing...
Clean-up Exercise

Methodist Education Unit marks week with clean-up exercise

The Upper West Regional Methodist Education Unit (MEU) on Saturday organised a clean-up exercise at the Wa Naa's Palace as part of activities to...

Serious Klein is setting a new standard with his out of this world EP...

Ghanaian-German rapper, Serious Klein is proving why consistency matters with the release of his six-song EP, ‘’Ludus’’, via Guin Records and Family Tree. ‘’Ludus’’...
Registrar-General Department

Ghana Card and TIN required for Business registration – Registrar-General

The Registrar-General's Department (RGD) says effective Thursday, April 1, 2021 all clients registering new companies should provide both their National Identification Number (Ghana Card)...

40 pregnant teens receive entrepreneurial skills

Mine Builders Africa (MBA), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), under the auspice of the National Entrepreneurship and Innovative Programme (NEIP), has organised intensive vocational skills...
EPA Certification

Training of LPG attendants critical in granting permit-EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has tasked operators in the LPG value chain to ensure constant knowledge building to enhance effectiveness and efficiency. "You...
Vaccination Kadjebi

Kadjebi begins vaccination of some 496 health workers

The Kadjebi District Health Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has begun the vaccination of 496 workers who are at higher risk of contracting...
illegal mining

No way for illegal mining in Assin North – DCE

Mr Charles Ohene Andoh, Acting District Chief Executive (DCE) for Assin North, says the Assembly will collaborate with stakeholders to stop illegal mining activities...
Ghana and Japan

Ghana appeals to Japan for UN Security Council bid

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has requested Japan's support in Ghana’s bid for a non-permanent seat on...
Ghanaian sprinter Benjamin Azamati

Azamati smashes national record to book Olympic spot

Ghanaian sprinter Benjamin Azamati will represent Ghana at this year's Tokyo Olympics. Azamati became the third Field and Track athlete to qualify for Tokyo Games...

Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly donates furniture to Education Directorate

The Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly (TNMA)has donated 180 metal dual desks to the Education Directorate to enhance teaching and learning. The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr...

Ghanaian sculptor receives international attention for promoting rights of persons with disability

Yajim Amadu, a Ghanaian based in the United States, is receiving international attention for using sculpture to change perceptions about disability. Amadu, who went to...
Muslims Conference

Muslim leaders call on GHS to intensify COVID-19 vaccine education

Muslim leaders have called on the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to scale up education on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Vaccine to clear public misconception...

Accidents in Ghana on the rise – MTTD

The police have called for sanity on the roads to help decrease the carnage as records show that accidents in Ghana have increased over...