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Nigeria’s inflation rises to 12.34 percent in April

Nigeria's inflation rose to 12.34 percent year on year in April, according to data released Thursday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). ...

Mauritania reports 32 new confirmed cases of COVID-19

Mauritanian health authorities on Thursday reported 32 more confirmed cases of COVID-19, bring the country's total number to 173. According to Sidi...
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Uganda reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, turns away 21 foreign truck drivers

Uganda's Ministry of Health on Thursday reported 15 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of revised infections in the country to 160. ...

Kenyan children turn tech-savvy as online classes pick up amid COVID-19 pandemic

Master Bernard Musau, a lower primary school pupil living with his parents in Kitengela, on the outskirts of Kenya's capital Nairobi, has acquired some...
Schools Closed

Zambia commences inspection of schools in readiness for reopening

Education authorities in Zambia on Thursday commenced inspection of schools in readiness for reopening next month. However, President Edgar Lungu, early this...
China Money

Zambia’s Copperbelt Province becomes hotspot for Chinese investors

Zambia is one of the Southern African countries with political stability which makes her to lure investors especially from China, a Chinese representative in...
Wpid Money Growth

Africa’s growth slowed by over-dependence on traditional energy sources

Overreliance on traditional sources of energy has slowed growth on the African continent and hampered industrial expansion, a science and technology promoting entity said...
Dead Bodies

One feared dead in Kalakpa Game Reserve clash

One person is feared dead in a gunfire exchange between Park Rangers of the Kalakpa Wildlife Resource Reserve and syndicated poachers from the Dzakpo...
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Ghana rejects EC proposal for inclusion in money-laundering blacklist

Ghana has rejected the European Commission’s (EC) proposal to include the country in its list of high risk jurisdictions with strategic deficiencies in their...
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GFA sets up three key developmental funds

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has approved three developmental funds for the federation. The three development...

COVID19: Ho Municipal Hospital records two cases; shuts OPD

The Ho Municipal Hospital has recorded two cases of the Coronavirus disease, sources at the Hospital confirmed to the Ghana News Agency. The two cases...

Three communities receive support to fight COVID-19

Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has supported three communities in the West Mamprusi Municipality of the North East...
Rebekah Awuah Foundation Donates Ppe To Abirew And Akropong

Rebekah Awuah Foundation donates PPE to Abirew and Akropong

The Rebekah Awuah Foundation has donated nosemasks some community members in Abirew Akropong in the Akuapem North District of the Eastern Region. The...
William Ato Essien

Founder of Capital Bank ready to refund GHC27.5 million to the state

William Ato Essien, founder of the defunct Capital Bank, who is being held over the collapsed of the bank has expressed his willingness to...
Dr Julienne Buggie

“Let’s practice social distancing, not social isolation” – COVID-19 Survivor

Dr Julienne Buggie, a Senior Medical Officer at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital and a survivor of COVID-19 has advised the public to desist from...
Golden Tulip

Covid-19: Tourism Federation happy with government’s stimulus package

The Ghana Tourism Federation (GHATOF), the umbrella body for the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry, has embraced the government’s GH¢1 billion stimulus package to...

Court convicts two for illegal possession of weapons

An Accra Circuit Court has convicted two persons for possessing firearms and live cartridges without authority. Felix Boamah, 34 pleaded guilty to possessing a locally...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

New COVID-19 positive cases and facility admissions declining-Dr Kuma-Aboagye

Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), On Thursday, said there was evidence that new COVID-19 positive cases and facility...
Nana Addo

Ahanta West NDC endorses President Akufo-Addo’s hospital project

The leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ahanta West constituency of the Western Region has welcomed President Nana Akufo-Addo’s plans to...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah Minister Of Information

Oppong Nkrumah urges Media to lead national discourse on COVID-19 restrictions

Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Minister of Information has called on the media to lead the national discourse to ease the COVID-19 restrictions, while the...

Three institutions support local authorities to fight COVID-19

Health Directorates in five assemblies have taken delivery of personal protective equipment (PPE) to be distributed to health facilities in their jurisdictions to...

Nine Centres currently testing COVID-19 cases in Ghana

Ghana currently has nine testing sites, which are helping speed up analysis of samples for COVID-19 cases, Dr Patrick Kuma-Abogye, Director General of Ghana...
Government Hands Over Merewa Nkronua Road To Contractor

Government hands over Merewa- Nkronua road to Contractor

Construction works on the Merewa- Nkronua road in the Bibiani-Anhwaiso-Bekwai Municipality of the Western North Region has begun, after the government through the...
Health Rotary Donation

Covid-19: Rotary Club supports the fight

The Rotary Club has pledged to contribute to efforts aimed at containing the further spread of the novel coronavirus disease. ...
Upec Joins Covid Fight In Ue

UPEC joins COVID-19 fight in UE

Recorded cases of COVID-19 in the Upper East Region has prompted the Upper East Community (UPEC) living in North America to present medical and...
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Two jailed for stealing a motorbike

A Takoradi Magistrate Court on Thursday sentenced two men to three months imprisonment each in hard labour for stealing the motorbike of a military...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo

Parliamentary Aspirant lauds President Akufo Addo for GHC 600m stimulus package for SSEs

Mr James Korsah - Brown, an aspiring parliamentary candidate for the Mfantseman Constituency branch of the New Patriotic Party ( NPP)has said difficulties in...
Mrs Kosi A Yankey Ayeh Executive Director Nbssi

NBSSI outlines categories of qualified MSMEs for Business Support

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), has outlined the categories of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), which qualify to benefit from...
Covid Group Support

Group takes measures to fight COVID-19 in Kassena Nankana

The Dizem Taaba Group in the Kassena Nankana area, Upper East Region, has embarked on various measures to fight the spread of Coronavirus in...

Central Regional library reaches out to patrons amidst COVID-19 restrictions

To ensure adequate service delivery amidst the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Central Regional Library has introduced flexible media services to prioritise the needs of...