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Sweden win women’s biathlon relay and World Cup trophy

dpa/GNA - Elvira Oeberg overcame a late hiccup to anchor Sweden to victory, in a women's biathlon World Cup relay race in the...

Former French premier Balladur acquitted of illegal finance charges

dpa/GNA - Former French premier, Edouard Balladur, was acquitted on Thursday in a trial revolving around illegal campaign financing, according to the verdict. The...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland.

WHO cautions Philippines not to ignore Covid vaccine priority

dpa/GNA – A senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday cautioned the Philippines against ignoring its priority list for the...
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Brazil registers new daily coronavirus death toll record

dpa/GNA - Brazil has registered a record number of coronavirus-related deaths in a single day, according to data from the Health Ministry. Wednesday's figure...
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Powerful quake shakes New Zealand cities; tsunami warning lifted

dpa/GNA - A powerful earthquake measured at a magnitude of over 7 has struck off the east coast of New Zealand's North Island,...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

At least 14 people killed by landslide in Afghanistan

dpa/GNA – At least 14 people were killed and at least four injured by a landslide in north-eastern Afghanistan, local authorities reported on...

Education remains priority in Botswana despite COVID-19

Botswana has committed to ensure academic learning continues across the country despite the COVID-19 pandemic. "Learning should continue despite risks posed by...

Tanzania arrests 135 immigrants over illegal fishing

Tanzanian immigration authorities said on Thursday 135 illegal immigrants were arrested over illegal fishing in Lake Tanganyika. Augustine Malembo, an officer with...
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Zambia opposition alliance crumbles ahead of polls

The long-held perception in Zambia that political alliances can never work has come to reality once again following the crumbling of another alliance ahead...
China's central bank injected 55 billion yuan (US$8.3 billion) into the money market on Tuesday to ease a liquidity strain. [Photo/Xinhua]

Zambian dairy farming longs for Chinese investors

Zambia Chingola's Muchinshi Dairy Cooperative has commended the Zambian government for its plans to market the agriculture sector to Chinese investors. Morgan...
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Fireworks in Sekondi as Hasaacas Ladies welcome Berry Ladies

The Sekondi Gyandu Park will be the center of attraction when second placed Hassacas Ladies FC welcome Southern Zone League leaders Berry Ladies in...

CHRAJ: Criminal and other Offences Act forbids unnatural carnal knowledge

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) on Thursday said that Section 104 of the Criminal and other Offences Act, 1960 (Act...
Garment Production

Local dress producers suffocate due to COVID-19

Patronage of locally manufactured dresses take a nosedive mainly due to the impact of COVID-19 on the fashion industry, Ghana News Agency survey...
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UER records increase in newborn and maternal deaths

The Upper East Region has recorded an increase in newborn and maternal deaths in 2020 as against 2019, Dr Emmanuel Kofi Dzotsi, the Regional...

Medical Doctors refuse posting to UER – Director

Dr Emmanuel Kofi Dzotsi, the Upper East Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service, has said medical doctors and other critical health staff posted...

UER records high yields in major crops

The Upper East Region has recorded higher yields in its major crops except sorghum in 2020 as compared to 2019, despite the poor rainfall...

Gbetsile residents lauds Government for COVID-19 vaccination

Residents of Gbetsile near Tema on Wednesday lauded the government for the massive education on the COVID-19 vaccination. The arrival of COVID-19 vaccine and the...
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Primary Care Providers network enhances quality primary health care services – GHS

Dr Andrew Ayim, Deputy Director of Policy, Ghana Health Service (GHS), says the formation and support for Primary Care Provider networks will enhance access...
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Remember your pledge to peace – NCCE

The Builsa North Municipal Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has reminded the leadership of the two major political parties of...

Supreme Court of Ghana unanimously dismisses Mahama’s Election Petition

The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the Election 2020 Petition action brought by former President John Dramani Mahama, saying it was without merit. The Court...

Safeguard wildlife and conserve biodiversity – EPA

Dr Henry Kwabena Kokofu, Executive Director, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday appealed to Ghanaians to protect wildlife and conserve biodiversity in order to...
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Patronize locally made PPE’s – Medical Director

Dr Richard Anthony, Medical Director, Tema General Hospital, on Thursday urged Ghanaians to patronize locally made nose masks certified by the Food and Drugs...
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Ghana Publishers Association launches 45th anniversary

The Ghana Publishers Association (GPA) on Wednesday launched its 45th anniversary with a call on the government, financial institutions and lovers of literacy development...
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Residents cry to President to save the River Offin

Residents of Datano and its environs in the Manso District of the Ashanti Region have appealed to the President to as a matter of...
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GaDangme leaders must desist from land sales – MP

Mr Samuel Nartey George, Member of Parliament, Nungo- Prampram Constituency, said unfortunately some of the chiefs and leaders have abandoned their traditional custodial role...
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Supreme Court of Ghana upholds President Akufo-Addo’s electoral victory

The Supreme Court of Ghana Thursday upheld the electoral victory of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in last December’s presidential polls. The Court in a...
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Upper West health sector performed better despite COVID-19 – Director

The health sector in the Upper West Region performed better in 2020 despite the dire impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Dr. Damien Punguyire,...
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Supreme Court of Ghana dismisses 2020 Election Petition

The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the Election 2020 Petition by former President John Dramani Mahama, saying it was without merit. The Court said the...

World’s first boat made from recycled plastic starts sailing in Kenya

Flipflopi, the world's first boat made from recycled plastic on Thursday started sailing around Lake Victoria in Western Kenya to spread awareness on hazards...

Kenya vows to foster regional unity and peace amid COVID-19

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta who addressed foreign envoys serving in Kenya on Thursday said that there were positive developments in countries such as South...