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Ghana Shippers Authority

Shippers in Agona Swedru sensitized on GSA services and mandate

The Office of the Ghana Shippers Authority in the Western Region has undertaken an outreach event with shippers in Agona Swedru and its environs...

Armed criminals now more likely to kill victims – NGO

Armed criminals are now more likely to kill or injure their victims, making it a safer option not to resist when one comes under...
African growth

Amid Recession, Sub-Saharan Africa Poised for Recovery

Digital Technologies Key to Driving Future of Work Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have contracted by 2.0% in 2020, closer to...
TIN Replacement

GRA sets up offices to synchronise TIN with Ghana Card

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in collaboration with the National Identification Authority (NIA) has set up 14 offices across the country to synchronise the...
Tema Oil Refinery (TOR)

Woodfields Energy denies owing TOR

Woodfields Energy Resources Limited, an indigenous Petroleum company has stated it was not indebted to the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) to a tune of...
Housing Affordable

Housing Minister hands over three affordable housing projects to new owners

Mr Francis Asenso-Boakye, the Minister for Works and Housing, on Wednesday commissioned and handed over three blocks of Government’s ‘Affordable Housing Project’ in North-Kaneshie...

Christians mark Holy Thursday today

Christians in Ghana and across the globe will today, Thursday, April 1, commemorate the Holy Thursday ushering in this year’s Easter celebration. Easter festivities will...

Churches gear up for Easter celebration amid COVID-19

Preparations have reached fever pitch for churches in Ghana ahead of this year’s Easter celebrations. The festivities marking the crucifixion, death and resurrection of Jesus...
Police Arrangements

Police outlines security arrangements for Easter festivities

The Ghana Police Service (GPS) on Wednesday outlined its nationwide security arrangements and protocols to mitigate crime and prevent a surge in COVID-19 cases...
Pooling samples boosts Ghana’s COVID-19 testing

Ghana to begin COVID-19 antigen test

Ghana will soon introduce COVID-19 antigen test to improve and enhance testing for coronavirus. Professor William Ampofo, Head of Virology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for...
Catholic Priests

Catholic priests urged to ensure commitment in their priestly duties – Bishop

The Most Reverend Bishop Joseph Francis Kweku Essien, Bishop of the Sefwi-Wiawso Diocese of the Catholic Church has called on Catholic priests to perform...
mobile money

Cabbie foils attempt by two to rob a mobile money vendor

A taxi driver, who witnessed two suspects robbing a mobile money vendor foiled their effort by crushing them with his vehicle. They were later arrested...

Military recruit grabbed for stealing a mobile phone

Richmond Kwadwo Nti, a military recruit, was on Tuesday, arrested at Burma Camp for allegedly stealing a mobile phone of another recruit. The suspect was...
Bulldog and Nana Ama McBrown

Court discharges Mcbrown after her testimony

Nana Ama Agyemang Mcbrown, an actress and a TV hostess, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court to testify in the case of Lawrence...

Businessman alleged to have killed his wife bail adjourned to April 12

The bail application of Prince Charles Dedjoe, a Business Executive, accused allegedly of murdering his wife at East Legon, has been adjourned to April...
Railway Project

Ghana-Burkina Faso railway connectivity to accelerate Sub region’s economic growth

Mr John-Peter Amewu, the Minister for Railway Development, says plans are on course for Government to secure private sector partnership in the construction of...

AfCFTA Secretariat signed strategic partnership with UNDP to promote trade

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a strategic partnership to promote trade as a...
COVID-19 sensitisation at Walewale Market

Ghanaians must continue with COVID-19 safety protocol – Rev Abraham

Reverend Justice Arthur Abraham, Oforikrom Area Superintendent of the Apostolic Church, Ghana, has urged Ghanaians to continue to adhere to the COVID-19 safety protocols...
Minister Engagement

Former Greater Accra Regional Ministers pledge support for current Minister

Former Greater Accra Regional Ministers have pledged to support the efforts of the current Minister, Mr Henry Quartey to ensure his ‘Let Make...

Allow farmers and scientists work on seed production – Government urged

Mr Bernard Guri, the Executive Director of Centre for Indigenous and Organisation Development (CIKOD), has reiterated the need for government to allow farmers work...

Celebrate Easter modestly to avoid spike in COVID-19 cases

The Christian Ecumenical Bodies in Ghana have advised the Christian community to celebrate Easter modestly to avoid a spike in COVID-19 cases after the...
April Fools Day

“April Fool”: Negative pranks can cause cardiac arrest – Psychologist

Reverend Albright Banibensu, Vice President, Ghana Psychology Association, has cautioned against negative pranks, saying, they can cause cardiac arrests. “Persons with underlying anxiety disorders can...
Ghana Police

“Act now to stop homicide against women” – Ark Foundation to Police

The Ark Foundation, Ghana on Wednesday called on the Ghana Police Service to expedite action to help address the recent spate in the killing...
YHFG and journalists

Media urged to prioritize adolescent sexual health

The Youth Harvest Foundation Ghana, a youth development focused organization, has called on the media fraternity to prioritize issues of Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health...
Migrants held in CBP detention with guards overlooking

Thousands Still Being Held in Detention on the Southern Border

Mounting political problems of migration for the Biden administration threaten to consume his presidency Media accounts in the United States have shown that thousands of...
African Union

AU delegation in Sudan to assess political and economic situation in the country

The delegation of the African Union (AU) is on a three-day field mission to Sudan to assess the political, security, economic and humanitarian situations...
Mohamed Bazoum, candidate of the ruling Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism, speaks after voting at a polling station in Niamey, Niger, Feb. 21, 2021. Voting for the second round of Niger's presidential election began on Sunday as more than 7.4 million Nigeriens are expected at polling stations to choose the successor of the outgoing president Mahamadou Issoufou. (Xinhua)

Niger government foils attempted coup

An attempted coup was foiled early Wednesday morning in Niamey, the capital of Niger, government spokesperson Zakaria Abdourahaman said in a press release on...

Gunmen kill 8 in separate attacks in NW Nigeria

Unknown gunmen in separate attacks invaded three local government areas in a state in northwest Nigeria and killed eight people, an official said...

Cameroon launches digital platform to improve forest management

Cameroon's Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife on Wednesday launched a digital platform to redress weaknesses in the management of forest resources in the country. ...
COVID 19 vaccine

Mali kicks off COVID-19 vaccination campaign

Malian minister of Health and Social Development Fanta Siby received Wednesday her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, which symbolized the official kickoff of Mali's...