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On patrol: a security exercise at sea.

International maritime bureau urges vigilance on piracy off coast of Somalia

A global maritime body on Wednesday called on foreign vessels to remain vigilant as they transit the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Aden,...
Ghana Parliament

NDC urges Bagbin, MPs to put national interest first

Mr Joseph Asiedu Nketia, the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has congratulated Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin on his election as...
parliament of Ghana

President Akufo-Addo urges next parliament to cooperate

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday urged Members of Parliament to be more accommodating in the next parliament, which has an almost equal...
Social Fijai Chief

Fijai Stool secretary urges residents to remain calm

Mr. Emmanuel Tweneboah, the Secretary to the Fijai Stool has called on residents and its communities to stay calm as the stool worked to...
Covid Positive

Zimbabwean government urges journalists who attended recent media workshop to test for COVID-19

The Zimbabwe government has requested all journalists and allied professionals who attended a recent media workshop in Gweru, Midlands Province, to get tested for...
President Adama Barrow

Gambian president urges tolerance, love in Christmas speech

Gambian president Adama Barrow has called for the continuous peaceful co-existence between Christian community and the Muslim majority through adherence to universal values of...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on February 26, 2020, to take part in Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Boris urges Britons to read Brexit trade deal after Christmas lunch

dpa/GNA - Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson posted a video on Twitter late Thursday with a Christmas reading recommendation - the post-Brexit trade...
Emmanuel Macron

Macron urges immediate action to deal with climate change

French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday hailed the efforts of the European Union and China in the past years to advance the Paris Agreement and...
Dr Kojo Pumpuni Asante

CDD Ghana urges NPP/NDC to collaborate in hung Parliament

As Ghana faces a hung Parliament in the next Government, the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD Ghana), has urged the governing New Patriotic...

MTTD urges caution by drivers to prevent road crashes

Police Superintendent Stephen Sarfo Tenkorang, the Bono Regional Commander of the Motto Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD), has advised drivers to be cautious for...
Madam Lizzy King,

GOC Women’s Sports Commissioner Urges Federation Media Attaches To Be Inventive

Madam Elizabeth King, Chairperson of the Women’s Commission of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has urged journalists attached to sports federations to be proactive...
African Union

AU urges Ghana to ensure violence-free elections

The Joint High-Level Pre-election Mission of ECOWAS and the African Union (AU), has urged Ghana to take all necessary measures to ensure violence-free elections. The...
A voter casts her ballot in Accra, Ghana, on Dec. 7, 2016. Ghana's general elections began from 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday, with more than 15 million registered voters casting their ballots at 29,000 polling stations across the country. (Xinhua/Shi Song)(gl)

Peace Council urges youth to ensure peace during elections

The Chairman of the Western Regional Peace Council, Reverend John Ernest Kwofie, has called on the youth to help prevent violence before, during and...
Chiefs Sgbv

NGO urges Traditional Authorities to join fight against SGBV

The Rural Initiatives for Self-Empowerment-Ghana (RISE-Ghana), a Non Governmental Organization has called on traditional authorities in the country to play critical roles to contribute...

UN refugee agency chief urges international community to remain committed to Afghanistan

Visiting United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi on Tuesday urged international community to remain committed to Afghanistan, calling for greater...
First Lady

First Lady urges Agbogbloshie traders to keep the COVID-19 safety protocols

First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has reminded traders and residents of Agbogbloshie in the Greater Accra Region of the existence of the Coronavirus pandemic,...
Afcfta Accra Headquarters

Angola ratifies AfCFTA, AUC urges member countries to redouble efforts

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement expects several ratifications from member countries following Angola's deposit of its ratification instrument with the African...
President Nana Akufo Addo

President urges strict adherence to health protocols amid COVID-19 surge

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Sunday asked Ghanaians to adhere strictly to public health guidelines to stem a second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic...
Ghana's political parties

Konor urges political parties to observe the COVID-19 protocols

The Konor of the Manya Krobo Traditional Area, Nene Sackite, has urged political parties to observe the COVID-19 prevention protocols, particulalry the wearing of...

Netherlands tightens partial lockdown, urges residents to stay home

The Dutch government intensified a partial coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday in a bid to further slow the spread of coronavirus, ordering the closure of...
Ghana's political parties

Stop election prophecies- Bishop urges the clergy

The Right Reverend Hayford Aduse-Poku, Bishop of the Obuasi Diocese of the Methodist Church, has asked Ministers of the gospel and the clergy to...

World Teachers’ Day: GNAT urges educators to renew commitment

Mr Thomas Musah, the General Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has asked teachers to renew their commitment to the profession. ...
Former President Jerry John Rawlings

Rawlings urges Electoral Commission to ensure integrity of 2020 elections

Former President Jerry John Rawlings, has called on the National Electoral Commission (EC) to uphold the sanctity and integrity of the 2020 Presidential and...

Biden urges public to wear masks and ‘be patriotic’

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden urged people to wear masks when in public and follow the guidance of public health officials, while offering his...

CSOs urges Government to prioritize deployment of mini-grid in island communities.

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), championing sustainable development in Ghana, have urged Government to prioritize the deployment of mini-grids in island on the Volta Lake...
Information Minister

Develop specialised contents to sell Ghana – Oppong Nkrumah urges GNA

Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information, has urged the Ghana News Agency (GNA) to develop specialized contents to market Ghana to the...

ECOWAS chairman urges global support to solve Malian socio-political crisis

Chairman for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged world leaders to lend their...

WHO hails Africa’s declining COVID-19 cases, urges caution to prevent 2nd wave

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday hailed declining COVID-19 positive cases in Africa but stressed the need to strengthen containment measures amid...
Traffic police of Lujiang county, Anhui province are monitoring and managing traffic by applying new technologies, February 11, 2018. (Photo by Zuo Xuechang from People’s Daily Online)

UN chief urges efforts to harness digital technologies to accelerate achievement of SDGs

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday said that efforts must be made to harness digital technologies to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable...

UNICEF urges re-opening of schools in Eastern, Southern Africa

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday called on governments, parents, and teachers across Eastern and Southern Africa to urgently and safely re-open...