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Mapping Africa

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 1.66 mln as death toll rises to 40,222

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent has reached 1,664,212 as of Wednesday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and...
Antonio Guterres

UN chief calls for end to reported police brutality in Nigeria

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for an end to reported police brutality in Nigeria and asked for de-escalation, said his spokesman. ...
Police Brutality

Nigeria’s ruling party group condemns violence in protests

A group of Nigeria's ruling party has condemned the attack and destruction of public properties by protesters in some states in the country. The hitherto...
Boko Haram attack

Nigerian military destroys Boko Haram camp in northeast state

Nigerian military said on Wednesday a recent airstrike against terrorists' elements in the restive northeast had destroyed a training camp of the Boko Haram...
Gun Shot Dead

One dead after gun shooting at protesters in Nigeria’s economic hub: official

One among 28 injured people has been confirmed dead following a massive shooting at a protest ground in the southwestern state of Lagos, Nigeria's...
ecowas commission

AU, ECOWAS observers congratulate Guinea on successful presidential election

African Union (AU) and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) observation missions have congratulated Guinea on its "peaceful, transparent and inclusive" presidential election. At...
Political Vigilantism

At least 4 dead in clashes days after Guinea’s presidential election

Violent clashes on Wednesday in the suburbs of Conakry between police and opposition protesters left at least four dead, including a policeman, and several...

No mammography machine in Northern Ghana for breast cancer care

As the world observes Breast Cancer Awareness month this month, women above 40 years in the five regions in the north may not have...

Twenty-seven alleged secessionists now facing treason charges

Nene Kwaku Agblorm II, a traditional ruler and 26 others alleged secessionists, have now been charged with treason felony. The accused are said to have...
Img Wa

Tap the potential of young people living with HIV- HFFG

Government has been tasked to focus on tapping the potential of Young people living with HIV for them to contribute effectively to national development. Mrs....
Professor Peter Twumasi

Director-General of NSA donates to two constituencies in Ashanti Region

Professor Peter Twumasi Director-General of the National Sports Authority (NSA) has donated seven motorbikes, and drums to the Ahafo Ano South West and Oforikrom...
Social Day Call

RAINS celebrates Girls’ Day at Nanumba South

Community members and parents in the Nanumba South District have been urged to prioritise education of their children, especially the girl-child to help empower...
First Lady

First Lady woos Ablekuman South Constituency for NPP

First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has toured Ablekuman South Constituency in the Greater Accra region to rally support for the New Patriotic Party (NPP). She...
Afcfta Accra Headquarters

AfCFTA wants structured relationship with GNCCI to boost growth

Mr Wamkele Keabetswe Mene, Secretary-General, African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), has called for a structured relationship with his outfit with the Ghana National...
Young Health Advocates

Young Persons living with HIV call for an end to stigmatization

The Young Health Advocates (YHAG), an association of young people living with HIV and AIDS in Ghana, has climaxed its first year anniversary in...
Minister Dagbon

Northern Regional Minister calls for a united Dagbon

Mr Salifu Saeed the Northern Regional Minster has reminded the people of Dagbon that they are one and there was no need categorizing...
Collapsed Building

More deaths recorded in the Collapsed church building

An update on the collapsed storey building at the Church of Prosperity at Akyem Batabi in the Asene Manso Akroso district on October 20,...

Let’s learn from our elderly citizens

Mr Paa Kofi Ansong, a Member of the Council of State, has advised the youth to learn from elderly citizens to make better decisions...
Economics Gra Icums

Ghana Link and GRA begin refresher training of stakeholders on ICUMS

Ghana Link Network Services Ltd and the Ghana Revenue Authority Customs–Division of have begun refresher training for users of the Integrated Customs Management System...
Fda Products

Be discerning about what you consume-FDA

The public should be more discerning about what they consume to avoid health implications, Mrs Nora Narkie Terlabie, Ashanti Regional Head, Food and Drugs...
Social Cocoshe

COCOBOD to roll-out Cocoa Management System

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) will soon roll-out the Cocoa Management system, a comprehensive and integrated farmer database, to inform its operations. Once it is...

Kumasi residents express mix reactions on presidential candidates

Some residents in the Kumasi Metropolis have expressed mix reactions on the number of presidential candidates approved by the Electoral Commission (EC) to contest...
Kumasi Zoo

Kumasi Zoo closed for Renovation Works

The Kumasi Zoological Gardens has been closed down to pave way for renovation works. The Zoo, which is the only wildlife tourist site in the...

Geological Survey Authority installs earthquake early warning equipment

As part of measures to ensure earthquake preparedness and risks reduction, the Geological Survey Authority (GSA), has installed three earthquake early warning equipment at...
Protesters Nigeria

ECOWAS Commission expresses concern over Nigeria

The ECOWAS Commission, has expressed concern over demonstrations by Nigerian youth calling for police reform, particularly the abolition of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)...
Professor Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang John Mahama

Youth have a better place in the People’s Manifesto – Opoku-Agyemang

Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, NDC’s Running mate for the 2020 elections says the welfare of the youth and the aged is central in the...
Nana Addo

Our Manifesto is a social contract between the electorate and us- NPP

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) said it fully understands the consequence of putting a signature to a contract as it represents a solemn...
Police Brutality

President calls for calm in Nigeria

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for calm as the escalating protest by Nigerian youth demanding an end to police brutality threatens...
Mother Of Jerry John Rawlings

All is set for Rawlings’ Mother’s final funeral

All is set for the final funeral rites of Madam Victoria Agbotui, Mother of former President Jerry John Rawlings, on Saturday October 24. A statement...
Mr Simon Kwaku Agyei

I will fix Manso roads-Aspiring NDC MP

Mr Simon Kwaku Agyei, aspiring Member of Parliament (MP) on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Manso Adubia Constituency has said that...