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Joseph David Clottey

Global supply fears as China partly shuts major port

The partial closure of one of China's biggest cargo ports due to coronavirus has raised fresh concerns about the impact on global trade. Services were shut on Wednesday at a terminal at Ningbo-Zhoushan port after a worker was infected with...

Chief of Staff receives locally made tricycle ambulance

The Chief of Staff at the Presidency, Mrs. Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, has received two Rural Motor King tricycle ambulances from LK International Company Ghana Limited as proof of the company’s production capacity. The donation on Thursday was the company’s symbolic...

Court sentences landlord for renting out facility without toilet

Abdulai Maman, a landlord, has been sentenced for renting out his building without a toilet facility to tenants. Maman pleaded guilty with an explanation that he gave a mason some amount of money to construct a toilet for him, but...

Split Electoral Commission into two bodies – NDC proposes

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has proposed that the Electoral Commission be split into two as part of an ongoing electoral reform proposal by the party. According to the party, one of the two bodies of the proposed Electoral...

Govt investing to tackle piracy- Maritime Authority

The government is investing in the maritime sector to tackle the increasing spate of piracy attacks in the Gulf of Guinea, the Director General of the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA), Mr. Thomas Kofi Alonsi has said. The authority, he said,...

Militants kill 30 in Burkina Faso village attacks

Suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso have killed 30 people in the north of the country, officials say. Armed men targeted villages near the border with Niger on Wednesday, before opening fire on security forces who responded to the raids. Eleven civilians...

Govt procures 3,408 vaccine fridges, cold boxes

The government has taken delivery of 3,408 vaccine storage fridges and cold boxes it has procured to boost immunisation in the country. The items, valued at $8 million, will enhance Ghana's capacity to deploy a variety of vaccines with different...

AU starts distributing 400m Covid jabs

The African Union has started the distribution of 400 million Covid vaccines to member states, its chairman, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced. Several countries will receive the first of the monthly shipments on Thursday. The AU's aim is to...

Tunisia’s PM sacked after violent Covid protests

Tunisia's president has sacked the PM and suspended parliament, after violent mass protests nationwide on Sunday. Anger over the government's handling of a massive recent spike in Covid cases has added to general unrest over the nation's economic and social...

Soldier found dead in barracks at Larkhill, Salisbury

The Ministry of Defence is investigating the death of a soldier at an Army barracks. Emergency services were called to Larkhill garrison in Salisbury at 12:20 BST on Thursday following the death of a woman in her 30s, police said. Wiltshire...

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