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NHIS to enrol four million subscribers

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The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is on course to enrol four million subscribers by December 2020. The Authority which now has over 12 million...
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Chinese government aids Ghanaian hospital with medical equipment

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The Chinese government donated a consignment of medical equipment to support health delivery at the China-Ghana Friendship Hospital Tuesday. The items presented...
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Ghana vs Sudan AFCON qualifier to be played behind closed doors

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Ghana's African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Sudan this week will be played behind closed doors, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) announced on...
Vaccine Malaria

Malawi moves to combat malaria in rainy season ahead

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The government of Malawi with the help of the World Health Organization is administering the malaria vaccine to children under the age of three...
yellow fever vaccination campaign

Yellow fever outbreak kills 8 in Nigeria

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An outbreak of yellow fever has killed eight people in northeastern Nigeria, local health officials confirmed late Monday. Rilwanu Mohammed, head of...
Media

Be ethical in election coverage – Journalists told

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Mrs Beatrice Asamani Savage, Director of Editorial, Ghana News Agency (GNA), has charged journalists with the nation’s news wire service to be highly ethical...
teenage pregnancy

676 pupils students in Volta pregnant in the COVID-19 era

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A total of 676 school children in the Volta Region have been impregnated during the Coronavirus period, spanning March to September, a report by...
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NHIS embarks on instant active cards campaign at Krachi East

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National Health Insurance Scheme of the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region, has undertaken a one-week instant registration and renewals of cards to...
yellow fever vaccination campaign

Over 440,000 expected to be vaccinated against Yellow Fever in Ashanti

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The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate is targeting to vaccinate 440,981 residents in five districts against Yellow Fever as it prepares to roll out the...
vegetable export ghana

Asante Akim North collaborates to boost vegetable production

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The Asante Akim North District Directorate of Agriculture is partnering two companies in France and Canada to boost the production of pepper, Onion and...
Paranthropus Robustus Had Relatively Large Teeth And A Small Brain

Archaeologists discover 2-million-year-old skull of human cousins

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Australian archaeologists have discovered the 2-million-year-old skull of a large-toothed, small-brained human "cousin species" in an ancient cave in South Africa. Discovered in 2018,...
Attorney General William Barr

US AG Barr authorizes probe of allegations of voting irregularities

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US Attorney General Bill Barr has authorized federal prosecutors to probe allegations of voting irregularities in the US presidential election, US media reported...

Trump fires his defence secretary days after losing re-election bid

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US President Donald Trump has fired Mark Esper as the defence secretary and announced an acting replacement, making the announcement over Twitter. The step was...
Saeb Erekat

Top Palestinian official Saeb Erekat dies at 65, Fatah says

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Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat has died, the Palestinian party Fatah say, following complications related to Covid-19. Erekat was 65. He had Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary...
Norwegian Air

Norwegian Air’s losses grow due to coronavirus pandemic

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Norway-based budget airline Norwegian Air reported a third quarter net loss of 980 million kroner (108 million dollars), as the coronavirus pandemic caused a...
Covid

US coronavirus cases soar past 10-million mark as third wave surges

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The United States surpassed 10 million coronavirus cases on Monday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, as the country is in the...
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Consumer inflation sinks to 11-year low in China for October

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Chinese consumer inflation sank to an 11-year low in October, according to official data released on Tuesday. The country’s official October consumer price index (CPI)...
European Union

EU slaps tariffs on US ketchup, rum and tractors in aircraft dispute

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The European Union will on Tuesday impose tit-for-tat tariffs on US products worth 4 billion dollars (3.37 billion euros) in the long-running battle surrounding...
Covid

Philippine economy shrinks for third straight quarter amid Covid

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The Philippine economy contracted for the third straight quarter this year, the first time in 35 years, the government said Tuesday. Gross domestic product (GDP)...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Promising vaccine results inject optimism into leading stock markets

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Promising data regarding a potential Covid-19 vaccine released by a US-German consortium gave a strong boost to leading stock markets across the world...
Finance Minister Berat Albayrak

Turkish lira rallies after finance minister’s shock resignation

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The beleaguered Turkish lira rebounded on Monday after the finance minister's unexpected resignation and the new central bank chief vowed to stabilize the currency...
Covid Test

Slovakia screens 2 million people in second round of mass Covid tests

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More than 2 million people took part in Slovakia's second round of nationwide coronavirus testing, according to the government, which aimed to screen most...
Covid Case

Ukrainian leader Zelensky tests positive for coronavirus

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky revealed on Monday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus "despite all the quarantine measures," according to a statement...
Covid

Swedish premier tests negative for Covid-19, ends self-isolation

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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven does not have Covid-19 and has ended his self-isolation, a spokesman said Monday. Lofven last week wrote in a post...
European Union

EU demands transparency on the origins of Covid-19

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Transparency is key to finding the origins of the novel coronavirus that was first detected in China, German Health Minister Jens Spahn said...

Biden announces coronavirus task force, warns of ‘dark winter’

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Joe Biden, the new president-elect of the United States, on Monday announced the formation of a task force to plan his response to the...
Politics Mp Election

Akufo-Addo will show Hajia Humu love if elected as MP – Sammi Awuku

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Mr Sammi Awuku, the National Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has assured the people of Wa Central Constituency that President Akufo-Addo will...
Plantain

Agogo to get plantain processing factory

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Government has approved an amount of $200,000.00 for the construction of a plantain processing factory at Agogo in the Asante Akim...

Sixty fire volunteers trained to fight outbreaks in Sunyani Municipality

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The Municipal Command of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has trained 60 fire volunteers to assist combat fire outbreak in the Municipality. ...
A voter casts her ballot in Accra, Ghana, on Dec. 7, 2016. Ghana's general elections began from 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday, with more than 15 million registered voters casting their ballots at 29,000 polling stations across the country. (Xinhua/Shi Song)(gl)

Bawku youth in Kumasi advocates for peaceful election

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Natives of Bawku and its adjoining districts living in the Kumasi Metropolis are making a strong case for Ghanaians to maintain the peace in...