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Climate change

Ghana commences REDD program to reduce carbon emissions

Ghana has started the implementation of its program aimed at reducing carbon emissions under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), a release...

Serbian court overturns convictions in murder of newspaper publisher

An appeals court in Serbia has overturned four convictions linked to the 1999 murder of newspaper publisher Slavko Curuvija and ordered a retrial, the...

Death toll from Pakistan mine accident rises to 19

The death toll from a rockslide in a marble mine in north-western Pakistan has risen to 19 as rescuers retrieve more bodies from the...

Amazon bans sale of foreign seeds in US

In the wake of reports from across the US of people receiving mysterious, unsolicited packages of seeds, many of which originated in China, Amazon...
Covid Medical Supplies

Israel breaks record for daily virus cases for second time this month

The number of new coronavirus infections in Israel has reached a new record high of 3,392 cases within 24 hours, the Health Ministry said...

California wildfires have burned more than 2 million acres so far

California's wildfires have burned more than 2 million acres (809,000 hectares) so far this year. Some 14,000 firefighters are battling the blazes, the California Department...
Svetlana Tikhanovskaya

Belarus opposition boss warns states against deals with Lukashenko

Exiled Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has warned third countries against making any deals with the government of President Alexander Lukashenko, the official victor...
China and India

India, China trade blame over shots fired at disputed border

India on Tuesday rejected Chinese allegations that its forces had crossed a disputed border and fired warning shots, instead accusing Chinese troops of the...

More than 50 arrested at Portland demonstration, police say

More than 50 people were arrested Saturday in Portland on a night in which "multiple fire bombs" were thrown at officers as demonstrations against...
Tokyo Olympics

Delayed Tokyo Olympics should be held ‘at any cost,’ minister says

Japan's Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto said on Tuesday that the postponed Tokyo Olympics should be held despite the coronavirus pandemic. "I believe we have to...
Donald Trump

Focus intensifies on health of US presidential candidates

President Donald Trump renewed a drumbeat of claims that rival Joe Biden is too feeble to serve as commander in chief, while casting a...
Ghana Police

Police Administration dismisses 28 personnel over misconduct

The Ghana Police Service has dismissed 28 personnel, including two females, for showing unprofessionalism. This was as a result of complaints lodged by the public,...
Social Dv Portal

Stakeholders of Domestic Violence to establish data portal on child marriage

Stakeholders' have held a meeting to discuss ways to establish a data and information portal to help end child marriage in the country. The meeting...
Ambassadors Cleanliness

Women as ambassadors of cleanliness can transform the nation – Minister

Mrs Elizabeth Sackey, the Deputy Greater Accra Regional Minister, on Tuesday called on women to dedicate themselves as ambassadors of cleanliness to have...

Media should sustain conversations against corruption

Ms Josephine Nkrumah, Chairperson, the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), on Tuesday urged the media to sustain conversations against corruption and environmental degradation. ...

NCCE urges citizens to show interest in government projects

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has called on Ghanaians to show an active interest in government projects within the communities to ensure...
Mr Isaac Ashai Odamtten,

My records at TMA attest to my quality, Ashai Odamtten

Mr Isaac Ashai Odamtten, Tema East parliamentary candidate for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) says his records and achievements at the Tema Metropolitan Assembly...

NDC Government to expand access to legal education – Minority Leader

The next National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration will reform and expand access to professional legal education in Ghana, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, the Minority Leader...
Mr Amoah Osei Bonsu

Akuapem South MP urges Ghanaians to renew President Akufo-Addo’s mandate

Mr Amoah Osei Bonsu, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Akuapem South, has urged Ghanaians to renew the mandate of President Nana Addo Dankwa...
President Akufo Addo

Bono East welcomes President Akufo-Addo

The chiefs and people of Bono East on Tuesday gave a tumultuous welcome to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as he embarks on a...
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

Bawumia receives rousing welcome at Mahama’s hometown

Home towns of presidential candidates are normally 'no go zones' for opponents, but Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia defied the odds and stormed Bole, the...
students in double-track

Inability to read at Grade Two is disheartening – GNAT

Children’s inability to read basic words at Grade Two in Ghana is disheartening, Mr Palham Oyiye, the National Coordinator, Ghana National Association of Teachers...

President Akufo-Addo begins five-day working visit to three regions

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday began a five-day working visit to the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regions. ...
Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo canvasses for votes in Sene constituencies

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday appealed to the chiefs and people of Bono East Region to vote for him and the New...
Hand Washing

WaterAid presents hand washing facilities to Wa Municipal Assembly

WaterAid Ghana has presented foot-operated hand washing facilities to the Wa Municipal Assembly to help in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. The facilities...
Covid Re Testing

COVID-19: Ghana confirms 143 new cases

Ghana’s COVID-19 cumulative case count has risen from 44,869 to 45,012 since the last update by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on September 4,...

Two charged over Canadian Visa fraud

Eric Moses Tuwuhofo and Kofi Quagrane, who allegedly collected 8,000 dollars from one Mr Anthony Kelly Manso, under the pretext of procuring eight Canadian...

NDC will address Ghana’s under-development challenges – Asiedu Nketia

Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), said the next NDC government will help solve Ghana's under-development...

Parents urged to patronize Oral Polio Vaccination exercise

Mr Kofi Asemanyi-Mensah, the Deputy Western Regional Public Health Director, has appealed to parents to patronize the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) exercise scheduled for...
Health Rotary Polio

Rotarians and partners join hands to end polio

Rotary and its partners across the world have renewed their commitment to the global efforts to give the final push to end Polio, a...