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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

President sacks PPA CEO

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Friday terminated the appointment of Mr Adjenim Boateng Adjei, Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA). This follows...
Economics Skills Training

More than 500 young girls acquire entrepreneurial skills

More than 500 adolescent girls have been trained in various entrepreneurial skills to help enhance their livelihoods. They were...
World Bank

World Bank approves US$250 million for Ghana to set up development bank

The Executive Board of the World Bank has approved an aid package of 250 million U.S. dollars to help Ghana set up a development...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO says COVID-19 spurs health innovations in Africa

African youth have come up with innovations that address a host of health-related challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior World Health Organization (WHO)...
Africa Map

African countries conduct over 17 mln COVID-19 tests – AU

African countries have conducted over 17 million COVID-19 tests, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Friday. ...
Police Brutality

Nigeria rejects Amnesty International report on police action as untrue, misleading

Nigerian police has condemned as untrue and misleading a recent Amnesty International report that accused its personnel of human rights violations during recent protests...
Mapping Africa

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases close to 1.76 million as AU warns of second wave...

The number of confirmed cases in the African continent has reached 1,759,794 as the African continent is urged to brace itself for possible second...

At least 140 people drown trying to reach Canary Islands from Senegal – OIM

At least 140 died last week following the sinking of their boat off the Senegalese coast, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has said...
male teacher

Teachers and parents must develop values of integrity in children-Bishop

Bishop Dr. Fred Agogo, Commander of International Church Call has entreated teachers and parents to develop in children, the values of integrity, honesty, respect...

Volta records decrease in road crashes between January and September 2020

The Volta Region has recorded a decrease in road crashes between January to September, this year, compared to the same period in 2019. The Region...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

NDC to confront Post-COVID era holistically

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has developed a Post-COVID-19 era blueprint to holistically fix the deep cracks in Ghana’s health system and upscale the...
Gun Shot Dead

Four persons reportedly dead in robbery attacks in Kumasi

Unconfirmed reports indicate that four persons died, while two are in critical conditions following daylight robbery attacks on traders at Alabar, one of the...

Koranteng urges EC to absolve him of forgery

Mr Kofi Koranteng, an independent Presidential aspirant, disqualified for forgery by Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) in filing his nomination to contest in Ghana’s...
Vice President

NPP has shown leadership and capability-Vice President

Vice President, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, says that President Akufo-Addo has indicated that NPP is a government interested in the development of the masses and...
Guso Project

PPAG ends GUSO project

Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has ended its Get up Speak out (GUSO) project at a round up meeting,...

State Farms abandoned 40 years ago revived at Okere

A 40-year old abandoned state farms at Okrakwadwo in the Okere District has been revived by the District Assembly, as part of an agenda...
rosewood logging

Rosewood harvesting, an organised crime against northern Ghana – CIKOD

Mr Daniel Banuoku, the Deputy Executive Director, Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD), has described the illegal harvesting of rosewood and charcoal...
Prof Opoku Agyemang

Politics is meeting the needs of the people-Prof Opoku-Agyemang

Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Running Mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said politics was about providing the needs for the citizenry. "The elections...

Media should promote peace on platforms-NCCE

Managers, moderators and owners of media houses should encourage decent commentaries that are informative and educative on their platforms to promote peace. Mr. Joseph Abban,...
Politics Development Queen

Prof Opoku-Agyemang enstooled “Nogoryifia” of Alavanyo

Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, Running Mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has been enstooled “Ngoryifia II” to wit, Development Queen of the Alavanyo...

Ghana to get significant infrastructure under US support platform

Ghana is to get support to develop significant infrastructure that will unlock its economic opportunities and help to address poverty. The support is under a...
Inspection Site

STMA inspects temporal market for traders at Takoradi Market Circle

Staff of the Works Department at the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) ,have inspected the temporal site which has been allotted to contain traders...
Flag China

China’s 14th Five-Year Plan to catalyze global inclusive development, says Kenyan expert

China's 14th Five-Year Plan is expected to catalyze equitable development domestic and abroad based on the country's robust economic growth during the past five...
Africa Map

Africa to benefit from sustainable inclusive development: BRICS official

South Africa and other African countries will benefit from sustainable inclusive development, said BRICS Business Council South African Chapter Chairperson Busi Mabuza. Mabuza said the...
Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

Nigeria vows to ensure Okonjo-Iweala becomes new WTO chief

Nigeria's Foreign Ministry has vowed to ensure that Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian candidate for the top position of the World Trade Organization (WTO), takes office...

NDP to extend maternity leave to six months

The National Democratic Party (NDP) is promising to extend maternity leave for all workers from three months to six months to enable women have...
Agriculture Plant

Ghana urged to tighten examination of planting material at its borders

Dr Victor Attuquaye Clottey of the West Africa Centre for Agriculture Bio-Science International(CABI), has called on the country to tighten border examination of all...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Tema Traditional Council wants lands under TDC returned

The Tema Traditional Council (TTC) has appealed to the President to return portions of land compulsorily acquired from the Tema people and given...
Training Journalists

Eastern Region Police command trains journalists on crime reporting

The Ghana Police Service, Eastern Region Command, has trained selected journalists in Koforidua, on crime reporting, relating to elections, as part of preparations towards...
Disability Fund

Ketu South Assembly empowers persons with disability

The Ketu South Municipal Assembly has made donations in the form of cash and assorted items totaling Ghs139, 641.00 to 63 Persons with Disability...