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Ghana Shippers Authority

Shippers in Agona Swedru sensitized on GSA services and mandate

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

Armed criminals now more likely to kill victims – NGO

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Christians mark Holy Thursday today

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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

Churches gear up for Easter celebration amid COVID-19

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Military recruit grabbed for stealing a mobile phone

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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

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

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

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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

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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...
UNDP and AfCFTA

AfCFTA Secretariat signed strategic partnership with UNDP to promote trade

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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

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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

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

Allow farmers and scientists work on seed production – Government urged

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

Celebrate Easter modestly to avoid spike in COVID-19 cases

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Gunmen kill 8 in separate attacks in NW Nigeria

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

Cameroon launches digital platform to improve forest management

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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

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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...