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Nine more cases push Ghana’s Ghana’s coronavirus count to 161

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Ghana has recorded nine new novel coronavirus cases. All the nine cases were reported in Accra, according to the Ghana Health Service. “Three of them travelled...
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Transfusion of antibodies from recovered patients’ blood possible COVID-19 treatment

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U.S. researchers have filed an investigational new drug application, which, if approved, would pave the way for a clinical trial on using antibodies from...
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“RHCs can’t admit children without authorization” – DSW

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Madam Georgina Mensah, Deputy Director, Standard, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Division, Department of Social Welfare, has said it is against the law for Residential...
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FAO embarks on research on vaccine for foot, mouth disease affecting cattle in Tanzania

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The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday it has embarked on research for a vaccine on foot and mouth disease affecting...
Chinese renowned respiratory scientist Zhong Nanshan receives an interview with Xinhua in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, Jan. 28, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Dawei)

COVID-19 patients may have no fever or CT abnormality

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Chinese researchers have found that COVID-19 patients may have no fever or CT abnormality, according to a study published in the New England Journal...
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Nigeria’s economic hub Lagos deploys countermeasures against COVID-19

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Health authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, deployed three levels of countermeasures to stop the spread of the COVID-19 which included medical, security and...
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Botswana considers multi-pronged approaches in tackling high unemployment

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Botswana's tertiary education, research, science and technology minister, Douglas Letsholathebe on Saturday said Botswana is considering a number of approaches in order to deal...
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Beyond policy and public investment: the SDG imperative for business

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There is only one road left to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set for Africa for 2030 and that’s through sustainable businesses. For...

EPA, US Embassy and one other, conduct research on air pollution

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is jointly conducting a research at Jamestown in Accra with the United States (US) Embassy and an NGO,...
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Cancer patients more susceptible to novel coronavirus infection

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Chinese medical researchers have discovered that patients with cancer are more susceptible to infection of the novel coronavirus, according to a recent research article...

Dodowa residents prone to diseases from contaminated wells – Research

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More than 12,000 people are likely to contract water-borne diseases if they continue to use water from their contaminated dug wells in Dodowa, in...

Let’s move away from institutionalising children

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Madam Georgina Mensah, Deputy Director, Standard, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Division, Department of Social Welfare, has underscored the need to revert to its social...

President pays glowing tribute to First Lady for serving Ghana

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commended the First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, for her immense contribution towards the provision of critical services...
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More Men sleep with Men in the Western Region – Research

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Dr. Samuel Aidoo, Western Regional HIV Coordinator has bemoaned the rising figures of men sleeping with men (MSM) in the region, calling for a...
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Academia urged to use research to change social problems

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Sociologists and anthropologists have been urged to use research and tools to change the current social problems facing society. ...
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Research says Kenya to release maize varieties resistant to MLN in 2020

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Kenya will next year release two hybrid maize seeds that are resistant to Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN) which has been ravaging the maize crop,...
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Namibia’s mining sector expected to perform better

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Namibia's mining sector growth would outperform regional peers over the coming years, according to a research firm's outlook. The main driver of...
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GCCP Charges COCOBOD CEO To Clarify His Position On Cocoa-driven Deforestation

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The Ghana Civil Society Actors Cocoa Platform (GCCP), has charged the CEO of COCOBOD, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, to clarify his position on cocoa-driven deforestation...
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LEAP Beneficiaries Empowerment Project Begins

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A project to economically empower beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme by putting them into commercial activities thereby enabling them to...
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Research is essential to the development of Ghana sports

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Professor Peter Twumasi, Director General of the National Sports Authority (NSA) has said, research is an essential tool for the development and promotion of...
Commercial Agriculture

Research endorses procedures to promote non-farm work

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A Team of Researchers from the University of Development Studies has recommended that agricultural policies should include measures that promote non-farm work to increase...
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WACREN Asks African Governments to Devote Funds for Research

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Professor Nii Narku Quaynor, Board Chair, West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN), has appealed to African governments to invest in the...

GCB Bank Adjudged Best In CSR Activities In 2018

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GCB Bank has been adjudged the best Bank in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities for the year 2018. According to a research conducted by the...
research supply

Supply Chain Managers Advised to do research to enhance policy initiatives

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Mr Kweku Andoh Awotwi, the Chief Executive Officer of Tullow Ghana has called on managers of the supply chain system to conduct research into...
Climate change

Climate change is linked to expanding deserts – Tree Rings

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New research at the University of Arizona (UA) on tree rings has found that climate change caused expansion of deserts. UA researchers studied tree rings...
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Research to improve food and water security begins

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A project to develop research capacity across institutions that are self-sustaining and focused on improving food and water security for the poorest of society...
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Farmers Urge Government to Invest in Tomato Production Research

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Tomato farmers in the Techiman North District of Brong-Ahafo Region have appealed to government to adequately resource the appropriate research institutions to produce good...
Cerebral Palsy

Research indicates a poor knowledge on Cerebral Palsy

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Knowledge on cerebral palsy among health care professionals is low compared to other disabilities, Dr Kwame Sakyi, Director of the Centre for Learning and...
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New technologies research to preserve rural roads

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The UK government is sponsoring a research work in collaboration with various engineering research institutions across Africa to find new technologies that can bring...
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Research shows that school bags are not responsible for back pains

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Heavy schoolbags do not cause back pain in children, despite common concerns about students straining under the backpacks, according to a latest Australian research....