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Mapping Africa

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 1.65 mln with nearly 40,000 death

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The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent has reached 1,654,412 as of Tuesday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and...

China, Ghana issue commemorative stamps to mark 60 years of friendship

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Officials of the Chinese embassy in Ghana and their Ghanaian counterparts issued commemorative stamps here Tuesday to mark the 60th anniversary of the...
curfew

Nigeria’s economic hub imposes curfew, closes schools as protests turn violent

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Authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub have imposed a curfew and announced the closure of all public and private schools following the degeneration of...
Protesters Nigeria

Nigeria’s ruling party appeals for national peace amid protests

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Nigeria's ruling party on Tuesday appealed to citizens to uphold peace and shun violence for the development of the country, as they protest against...
Anc President Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn In As Head Of State In The Republic Of South Africa May

S. African government urged to clarify list of COVID-19 high risk countries

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The opposition on Tuesday requested clarity on the criteria used by the government to draw up the COVID-19 red list comprising countries South Africa...
accident

At least 6 killed after tanker collision in central Nigeria

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At least six people were killed after two oil tankers collided on early Tuesday in Niger state, central north Nigeria, local authorities said. Ahmed Inga,...
Gna Legacy

GNA set to maintain legacy of first General Manager-GM

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Mr Albert Kofi Owusu, the General Manager (GM) of the Ghana News Agency has declared his preparedness to lead the Agency to stimulate the...

Forum threatens strike in solidarity with retirees

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The Forum for Public Sector Registered Pensions Schemes has threatened a solidarity strike on October 28, this year, in demand for payment of past...
Aikins Memory

GNA, GJA honour memories of Dr Isaac Goodwin Aikins

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The Ghana News Agency (GJA) and the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) on Tuesday held a service in memory of Dr. Isaac Goodwin Kweku Aikins,...
Fake News

Fake news undermines democracy

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The propagation of fake news undermines democracy, communication, and civilisation, Mr Nehemiah Attigah, Principal Lead, GhanaDecides, and Odekro, has said. "Fake news is a...
Otiko Djaba

Henry Djaba Foundation to mobilise 16,000 wheelchairs, walking aids for persons with mobility disabilities

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The Henry Djaba Memorial Foundation will on November 3, 2020, launch a campaign to mobilise 1,000 wheelchairs and walking aids from each of the...
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National Sports Authority announces charges for use of Accra Sports Stadium

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The National Sports Authority (NSA) has announced rates to be charged for teams that will use the Accra Sports Stadium in the 2020/21 football...

Rural communities to be connected to national grid

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A total of 553 rural communities in five regions will soon be connected to the national electricity grid. Already, an amount of $ 103, million,...

Election 2020: Akufo-Addo, Mahama are first and second on ballot paper

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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Candidate, and John Dramani Mahama of National Democratic Congress’s (NDC) will appear first and second,...
Professor Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang

NDC solicits massive votes in Zongo communities

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has rallied Zongo communities to come out in their numbers to vote the party into power in the December...
Parliament

Parliament approves 81-million euro loan for Sekondi-Takoradi Water Project

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Parliament on Tuesday approved two separate loans of over 81 Million Euro to finance the Secondi-Takoradi Water Supply Rehabilitation and Expansion Project. The loans are:...

Veep reaffirms government’s commitment to provide free university education

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The Vice President Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has reaffirmed government’s commitment to ensure that brilliant but needy students would access university education in the...
Court

Driver’s mate remanded over defilement

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The Nkawie Circuit Court has remanded a 38-year-old driver’s mate into prison custody for allegedly defiling a five-year-old girl at Sepaase, in the Atwima-Nwabiagya...
Art

Reign Art Ghana calls for support for the art industry

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Mr Mathew Delay Yiribertuore, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Reign Art Ghana, has called for maximum support for the creative arts industry as...
breast

TEWU educates members on breast cancer

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The Teachers and Education Workers Union (TEWU) has organised a breast cancer education workshop for its members as part of the breast cancer awareness...

Former President calls on paramount chief of Wassa Amenfi

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Former President John Dramani Mahama, flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Tuesday called on the Paramount Chief of Wassa Amenfi Traditional Area,...
Nana Addo

Investment in Navy, one step ahead of marine criminals-President

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President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday said investment in the Ghana Navy and other security agencies under his watch would place the institutions one-step...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Jail the disqualified Presidential aspirants who forged documents

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A cross section of the public in Ho are calling on the Electoral Commission (EC) to arrest, prosecute and possibly jail the disqualified presidential...
Covid

Government gives appraisal on COVID-19 response programme

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Government says its response to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic has been swift, bold, and effective with a focus on protecting lives and livelihoods. It has...
Nana Obuobi Forkuo I

Kwapong chief lauds President Akufo-Addo’s vision for Ghana

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Nana Obuobi Forkuo I, the Chief of Kwapong in the Asunafo South District of the Ahafo Region has lauded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's...
Mp Support

Gomoa Central MP supports apprentices

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Mrs Naana Eyiah Quansah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Gomoa Central has presented 40 sewing machines, 12, hairdressing dryers and 15 barbering machines to...
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Lilwin unhappy with the ban on alcohol, betting advertisements by artistes

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Popular Ghanaian actor cum musician, Kwadwo Nkansah "Lilwin" has expressed discontent over a recent decision by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and the...
Miss Health

Miss Health Ghana adjudged Best Beauty Pageant of the Year

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Miss Health Ghana, one of the most prestigious beauty pageants has won the Most Outstanding Beauty Pageant of the Year at this year’s Ghana...
Lilwin

“Cocoa season” series to revive film industry – Lilwin

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Popular actor cum musician Kwadwo Nkansah "Lilwin" says his upcoming TV series titled “Cocoa Season” will avert the dwindling fortunes of the local film...
Tourism

Lack of airport in Cape Coast affecting Tourism

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Mr Clifford Ashun, the Central Regional Head of the Museums and Monuments Board (MMB) has commended government for its resolve to establish an...