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Public urged to ignore Twitter account attributed to Kimathi Agyeman-Rawlings

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The Office of late former President Jerry John Rawlings Wednesday said its attention has been drawn to a fake Twitter account attributed to Kimathi...
Speaker

Speaker launches NDPC 2019 Annual Progress Report

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Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, the Speaker of Parliament, on Wednesday launched the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) 2019 Annual Progress Report (APR) in Accra. The...
Gitc Aluworks

Ghana International Trade Commission presents aluminium dumping report to Minister

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The Ghana International Trade Commission (GITC) has presented a report to the Minister of Trade and Industries on the alleged dumping of aluminium coils...
bushfire

Third victim of gas fire succumbs to death

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A third victim of last week's gas fire at the Mighty Gas Filling Station in Ho has succumbed to death. ...
Ghana economy

Ghana CARES programme launched to revitalise the economy

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The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, on Wednesday officially launched the Coronavirus Alleviation and Revitalisation of Enterprises Support (Ghana CARES) to revitalise businesses and...
Kalakpa Forest Reserve

Forest fringe communities urged to support fight against illegal operators

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Dr Kwakye Ameyaw, Technical Advisor to Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission (FC), has asked members in forest fringe communities to lead the fight...
Dr Frank Adjei Presenting The Vehicle To The Ashanti Regional Police

Dr. Frank Adjei donates Vehicle to Ashanti Regional Police Headquarters

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Dr Frank Adjei, a Businessman on Wednesday donated a brand new pick-up vehicle to the Ashanti Regional Police Headquarters has to aid their operations...
Gipc

Ghana develops Diaspora Engagement Policy for socio-economic transformation

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Ghana is in the process of developing the Diaspora Engagement Policy to harness the human and material resources of the diaspora for socio-economic transformation. ...
Corruption Reporting

Make judicious use of corruption reporting platforms – GII

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The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), local chapter of Transparency International, has encouraged Ghanaians to take advantage of the available corruption reporting platforms to report...
Former President Jerry John Rawlings

My encounter with J. J. Rawlings

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When I was in Ghana in 1996 to cover the party congress of the NDC for West Africa magazine in London, I had the...
Accident Victims

Establish a committee to champion welfare of accident victims – NIC

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Mrs Nicholina Adumuah-Ladzekpo, the Cape Coast Area Manager of the National Insurance Commission (NIC), has called for the urgent establishment of a committee to...
Court

Mason remanded into custody for stealing

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A 26-year-old mason has been remanded into police custody by the Nkawie Circuit Court for stealing gold nuggets at Kotokuom, in the Atwima-Mponua District. ...
Fire

Fire sweeps through Odawna Market: Traders call for help

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Wild fire Wednesday dawn swept through stalls and shops at the Odawna Market, Kwame Nkrumah Circle/Interchange, destroying goods worth thousands of Ghana cedis. ...
arrested

Suspected murderer of an Accountant grabbed in Cape Coast

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A 34-year-old mallam, Suleman Mumuni Tanko is in the grips of the Central Regional Police Command for allegedly murdering a 24-year-old woman, at...
Kaizen Awards

McKenzie GH wins Africa Kaizen Award

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A Ghanaian-owned garment manufacturing company was adjudged the best Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMSE) organisation in Africa in the 2020 Africa Kaizen Awards...
Yamoransa Lab

Yamoransa Model Labs are means to promote ICT education in Ghana – HAF President

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Dr. Deborah Rose, President of Helping Africa Foundation (HAF) has said the purpose of the Yamoransa Model Labs was a means to expand ICT...
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)

Peace Council urges youth to ensure peace during elections

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The Chairman of the Western Regional Peace Council, Reverend John Ernest Kwofie, has called on the youth to help prevent violence before, during and...
Chiefs Sgbv

NGO urges Traditional Authorities to join fight against SGBV

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The Rural Initiatives for Self-Empowerment-Ghana (RISE-Ghana), a Non Governmental Organization has called on traditional authorities in the country to play critical roles to contribute...
Covid

Tema traders accuse politicians of causing the rise in Covid-19 infections.

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Some traders in Tema has accused politicians of causing the rise in COVID-19 cases in Ghana due to their disregard to protocols. Speaking to the...
U S National Flags

Obituaries occupy most of Minnesota’s most read local newspaper

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A video showing obituaries taking up two thirds of Minnesota's most read local newspaper StarTribune's pages went viral on the internet. In the video,...
Ignatienne Nyirarukundo

Over 1,800 wives, children of Rwandan ex-rebels reintegrate into society

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More than 1,800 wives and children of Rwandan ex-rebels repatriated from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last year were allowed to resettle...

Trump fires U.S. top cybersecurity official over election security statement

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U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday that Chris Krebs has been terminated as director of the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

U.S. approves first self-administered COVID-19 test

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Tuesday that it had authorized the country's first COVID-19 diagnostic kit for self-testing at home. Users...
Buses

Ugandan government asked to buy local-made buses

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All government departments in Uganda are asked to purchase buses made by domestic manufacturers, the country's Ministry of Finance said Tuesday. The ministry tweeted that...
Cows

India’s Madhya Pradesh state to set up “cow cabinet”

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India's central state of Madhya Pradesh will set up a "cow cabinet" for the protection and promotion of cattle in its territory, Chief Minister...
FILE - Smoke rises during a fight between members of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces and Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya, May 5, 2019.

Ghassan Salame calls for rejection of foreign involvement in Libyan conflict

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The UN envoy for Libya on Monday called for rejection of foreign involvement, including mercenaries and arms shipment, in the Libyan conflict. ...

Messi saves Argentina in 2-2 draw against Uruguay in Israel

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Lionel Messi saved Argentina from losing to Uruguay in a friendly match in Israel on Monday, scoring a penalty kick in injury time on...
Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez out for at least three weeks

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Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez will be out of action for at least three more weeks after the club confirmed he has suffered a...
wa health uhc coverage

AU, WHO sign accord on better cooperation to advance African public health sector

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The African Union (AU) and the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on stronger cooperation in improving...
File photo provided by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) shows the Bandstand in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. The Singapore Botanic Gardens is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site after it was inscribed at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee in Bonn, Germany, local TV Channel NewsAsia reported on July 4, 2015. (Xinhua)

Kenyan smallholders embrace artificial gardens to grow crops

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Like many other farmers in central Kenya struggling with shrinking farming land, Daniel Thairu, knew his way out of this dilemma was being smart...