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PLHIV needs support to adhere to COVID-19 protocols

Mr Dramani Yakubu, the Technical Coordinator of the Technical Support Unit (TSU) of the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) in the Upper West Region,...
Covid Case

COVID–19: Thirty-five Kuwaiti returnees test positive

Thirty-five Ghanaians who were recently brought home from Kuwait by the Government have tested positive to the new Coronavirus after an initial test. They represent...
Social Gsa Laboratory

Ghana Standards Authority hails MiDA for US$1.5 million Test Laboratory

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has hailed the Millennium Development Authority’s effort to equip it with a modern testing laboratory to be able to...
Health Workers

Health workers in COVID-19 treatment centres still facing stigmatization

Dr Ebenezer Oduro-Mensah, Medical Superintendent of the Ga East Municipal Hospital, says despite the constant appeal by government for people to stop stigmatizing COVID-19...
Covid Negative

COVID-19: Ghana records more than 300 COVID-19 new recoveries

Ghana’s COVID-19 total recoveries have reached 2,841 after it 301 more patients recorded their second negative results after treatment, the Ghana Health Service has...
Education Construction School

Ghana Gas provides classroom block for Aggrey Memorial Basic School

The Ghana Gas Company Limited is funding the construction of a six-unit classroom block at the Aggrey Memorial Basic School within the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis. Mr...

Two arrested for dressing in military uniform and defrauding

Two suspected robbers have been arrested by the Suhum District Police Day Patrol Team at Suhum overhead, in the Eastern Region for dressing in...
teenage pregnancy

NYA sensitises adolescents on early marriage, teenage pregnancy

The National Youth Authority has organized a day's sensitization workshop for out-of- school adolescents in the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region on...

Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale Make Peace in Video

Ghanaian Dancehall and Reggae artistes, Livingston Etse Satekla known in the music circles as ''Stonebwoy'' and Charles Nii Armah Mensah also known as ''Shatta...

Rwanda makes arrest over cryptocurrency scam

A Rwandan businessman has been detained over allegations of engaging in cryptocurrency scam business, Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) said on Friday. "RIB...
Third World Network

Africa urged to re-evaluate partnerships to help benefit locals

African civil society organizations on Friday called on governments to reevaluate their public-private partnerships (PPPs) regulations to allow locals reap more from the partnerships. ...
Lassa Fever

Nigeria draws curtain on emergency response to Lassa fever outbreak

Nigeria's health authorities on Friday announced the end of the emergency response to Lassa fever outbreak in the country, calling for improved collaboration with...
Bank of Ghana

Bank of Ghana revokes licenses of hundreds of financial institutions amid financial clean-up

Ghana's central bank announced here late Friday the withdrawal of the licenses of 386 Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFIs) which have become bankrupt. ...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Akufo-Addo urges Ghana Black Stars to cinch 2019 AFCON trophy

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo asked the Black Stars, Ghana's national football team, to win the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) title...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa And First Lady Auxilia At His Inauguration After Winning The July National Election

Malawi opposition leader rejects Mutharika’s re-election

The leader of Malawi's opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) on Friday rejected the results of the May 21 presidential election as rigged. ...
How connectivity is opening up infrastructure across Africa

AU, ECA vow to expedite infrastructure connectivity in Africa

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union (AU) on Friday agreed to expedite infrastructure connectivity efforts to ensure full implementation...

AU official urges closer Africa-China collaboration in infrastructure dev’t as AfCFTA takes effect

A senior African Union (AU) official on Friday called for deepening Africa-China collaboration to contribute to the success of the African Continental Free Trade...

69 Ethiopians arrested over suspected roles in deadly ethnic violence

Ethiopian security forces have arrested 69 people for their roles in recent ethnic violence in western Ethiopia, state media outlet Amhara Mass Media Agency...
Green Cars Infographic

UN-Habitat official calls for more green vehicles in Africa

A UN-Habitat official on Friday urged African governments to take a strong stand through policy to enhance access to green vehicles. "The...
Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)

Nigeria deploys road personnel for holiday travel safety

At least 36,000 road safety personnel have been deployed across Nigeria for patrols and road checks to ensure road traffic safety during Eid-el-Fitr celebration,...

Kenya infrastructure projects to better its future

Kenya's rising debt should not be a cause for worry as the country is borrowing to invest into its future, a Kenyan analyst has...
European Union (EU)

EU provides US$33 million to support education, health in South Sudan

The European Union (EU) has approved 33 million U.S. dollars to support vulnerable people in conflict-torn South Sudan. The EU said on...
petroleum revenue

South Sudan raises daily oil output to 180,000 barrels

South Sudan's oil output has increased to 180,000 barrels per day (bpd), petroleum minister Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth said on Thursday. Gatkuoth said...

Namibia increase fuel pump prices in June

Namibia will increase fuel pump prices in June following the results of the latest fuel price review, according to the country's energy ministry. The price...
Wpid Stock Market

Kenyan bourse turnover rebounds as foreign investors return

Kenya's Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) turnover rose 71 percent on Thursday to 11 million U.S. dollars pushed up by increased foreign investor participation. Some 30...
Jubilee oilfield

Partners to spend US$500 Million to expand Ghana Jubilee, TEN oil fields

Government of Ghana and its partners in the Jubilee and the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) oil fields will spend at least 500 million U S Dollars...

June 12 major news items from South Africa

The following are news highlights in South African major media outlets on Monday. -- While the weekend saw harsh weather conditions, particularly...
Illegal Mining

Ghana adopts a multilateral approach to curbing illegal mining

Government of Ghana is implementing a Multilateral Mining Integrated Project (MMIP ) as a response to the needs for jobs and poverty alleviation...

Benin’s Confucius Institute celebrates third Chinese music festival

Confucius Institute at University of Abomey-Calavi on Wednesday celebrated the third edition of Chinese music festival here. "We simply intend to have...
renewable energy

Ghana to issue licenses for renewable energy

The Government of Ghana will issue licenses to new Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for only renewable energy, President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced here on...