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aowa awards

Maiden edition of Africa Outstanding Women Awards (AOWA) launched

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The maiden edition of the Africa Outstanding Women Awards (AOWA) has been outdoored at a colourful ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria. ...
rd panafrican

Third Panafrican female journalists Climate forum closes in Casablanca

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The 3rd edition of the Panafricaines forum on “Climate Emergency, the Role of the Media” has closed in Casablanca, Morocco, with a call on...
Pedestrians wearing masks are seen in downtown Tehran, Iran, Feb. 23, 2020. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued an order to form a national headquarters to cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, state TV reported. Since Iran announced the first batch cases of the coronavirus in the country on Wednesday, 43 Iranians have been confirmed infected by the virus, eight of whom have died. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

2nd Iranian lawmaker dies of COVID-19, while some countries in Mideast take new precautionary...

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An Iranian lawmaker died of COVID-19 infection on Saturday as the epidemic claimed 21 more lives in the country. Several countries in the Middle...
work permit

Rwanda approves waiver of visa fees for Africans, Commonwealth, OIF citizens

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Rwandan cabinet Friday approved waiver of visa fees for a broad category of visitors entering the east African country. Cabinet approved waiver of entry visa...
dr franklin asiedu bekoe

GHS reacts to Media Reports on Suspected COVID-19 case at Korle-Bu

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says it is uncomfortable with the alarming manner in which some media outlets reported Thursday's suspected...
mr kwaku asoma cheremeh

Dawehnya divisional council bares teeth at Lands ministry

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Residents and Traditional authorities of the Dawehnya Divisional council in the Ningo Prampram District of the Greater Accra Region have kicked...
politics independence celebration

Avoid bloodshed in Election 2020 – MCE

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Mr. Martin Obeng, the Sunyani West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has implored Ghanaians to avoid making inflammatory statements to prevent mayhem and bloodshed before,...
politic day independence

Ghana’s Independence, a Gain not a Loss – MCE

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The Assin Fosu Municipal Chief Executive Mr. Nicholas Fiifi Baako , has said that successive governments have worked so hard to foster...
independence celebration

ERCC gives special awards on Independence Day

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The Eastern Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) has awarded two people for supporting the organization of the independence parade in the region over the years. ...
social network launch

Facility management, a strategy to avoid waste

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Mr John Vinken, a certified facility Manager has called on organisations to invest in Facility Management (FM) to ensure a productive working environment. "Facility...
climate journalists in morocco

African Female journalists discuss the fight against Climate impact in Africa

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Three hundred African female journalists attending the 3rd edition of “Les Panafricaines” forum in Casablanca, Morocco have been advised to intensify their...
kpong irrigation

Kpong Left Bank Irrigation Project receives automation system

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Government is digitising the Kpong Left Bank Irrigation Project with an automation system to enable it to demand due payments from commercial farmers for...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Taliban attack kills 7 civilians in W. Afghanistan

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Militants affiliated with the Taliban outfit killed seven civilians and wounded 17 others in an attack in Kushk Rubat Sangi district of Afghanistan's western...
Zanzibar

Tanzania’s Zanzibar bars Italian tourists over COVID-19 outbreak

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Health authorities in Tanzania's Zanzibar have barred Italian tourists from visiting the islands following the outbreak of COVID-19 in Italy. Hamad Rashid, Zanzibar's Minister for...
Patients infected with the novel coronavirus are seen at a makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 5, 2020. The makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in China's epidemic-hit Wuhan city began accepting patients Wednesday. The hospital can provide about 1,600 beds to infected patients. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Coronavirus cases rise in Europe as WHO says figure outside China hit 20,000

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European countries saw the number of coronavirus cases climb on Saturday as the World Heath Organization (WHO) announced that the figure outside China already...

One tests positive for COVID-19 after conference also attended by Trump

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An attendee at last week's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), which U.S. President Donald Trump also attended, has tested positive for COVID-19, the American...
Rain

Floods wreak havoc in Zambia

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When the country's meteorological body announced that the country will record normal to above normal rains, many Zambians received the news with excitement. ...
mobile

Kenya taps into mobile phones to spread awareness on COVID-19

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Widespread mobile phone use in Kenya is turning out to be an asset in the east African nation's efforts to keep coronavirus at bay. ...
Lamptey To Face Commey

Alfred ‘The Bukom Bomber’ Lamptey To Face Commey On March 7

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Young enterprising boxer, Alfred Lamptey of the Black Panthers Gym will face the biggest battle in his boxing career when he clashes with experienced...
Philanthropists Donation School

Three Schools Receive Educational Materials from Philanthropists

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Two philanthropists have partnered Vicky Vans Company Limited, dealers in spare parts at Tema, to donate educational materials worth 160,000.00 Pound Sterlings to three...
Education

Namibia and UNESCO Funds Online Forum for Educators

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The Namibian government in conjunction with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-China Funds-in-Trust (CFIT) on Thursday launched the inter-institutional Kopano Online...
Vodafone

Vodafone Foundation clears hospital debts of 108 held patients

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Vodafone Ghana Foundation, on the eve of Ghana’s 62nd Independence Anniversary, settled debts of 108 detained patients, totaling GHC250,000.00, at health facilities across the...
Corruption

The Church and State Must Work Hand in Hand to Fight Corruption

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A group of Christian clerics and Parliamentarians on Thursday condemned the canker of corruption as a bane on national development and called on the...
Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA)

GEPA Unveils Online Market Hub

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Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) on Thursday introduced an online platform dubbed, “The GEPA Market Hub” for exporters and consumers. Mr Albert Kasimah, GEPA Deputy...
farmers

Agriculture has a woman factor which supports the economy

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Fear griped the Napila Community in the Bimbila District of the Northern Region when the news of a couple who went to the farm...
Reverend Professor Emmanuel Martey

Ghana Will See True Development with Men and Women of Substance

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The Reverend Professor Emmanuel Martey, a former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, said Ghana needs men and women of substance and integrity...
Wiad Exhibition

WIAD Exhibits Products of Ghana to Mark World Women’s Day

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Women in Agriculture Development Directorate (WIAD) of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) on Thursday exhibited Ghana made food products with a call...
Mrs Jean Mensa

EC Admires Women’s Role in Fronting Democracy and Development

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The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana, in statement to mark International Women’s Day, on Thursday, March 8, applauded the contributions of women towards the...
School Renovation

Government Renovates St. Augustine’s Science Lab

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The Government has handed-over a newly refurbished Science Laboratory at the cost of GHc230,000 to the St. Augustine's Senior High School,Bogoso,in the Western Region. The...
International Womens Day

Ghana to Observe International Women’s Day

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Ghana would on Friday, join the global commemoration of the United Nations International Women’s Day, which falls annually on March 8, under various themes,...