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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...

Man rescued in Alaska after week-long bear attack ordeal

A man has been rescued in Alaska after desperately flagging down help having been attacked and harassed by a grizzly bear for a week. US Coast Guard officials were alerted by an SOS message on a shack roof and spotted...

Third wave of COVID-19 infections is very real – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has warned that the country is at risk of experiencing a third wave of COVID-19 infections if the current surge and community spread continue. The GHS said currently, "15 out of the 16 regions have...

14 Million identified as eligible taxpayers after TINs exercise

About 14 million people have been identified as eligible taxpayers after successful integration of the Ghana Card and Tax Identification Numbers (TINs), an exercise which started on April 1, this year. The Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Mr....

GCB picks Financial Business Millennium Excellence award

The Managing Director of GCB Bank Ltd, Mr. Kofi Adomakoh, has described the award picked by the bank at the Millennium Excellence Awards as a challenge to his administration to move the bank to a higher level. According to him,...

Owabi dam needs immediate dredging

The Owabi dam, one of two dams that serve as the main source of water for millions of residents of the Kumasi Metropolis and its environs, has still not been desilted, two months after the minister of sanitation and...

Hypertension tops Ashaiman Outpatient Department cases in 2020

Hypertension tops Outpatient Department (OPD) cases in Ashaiman Municipality with 26,322 attendants, the Ashaiman Municipal Health Directorate has said. The Ashaiman Municipal Director of Health Services, Mrs. Patience Ami Mamattah, said that already 9,633 cases of hypertension had been documented...

United States Embassy holds HIV Anti-Stigma Campaign

The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), under the auspices of the US Embassy, has organised HIV Anti-Stigma Campaign in the Aboadze Community in the Shama District of the Western Region. The programme on the theme: “Reaching...

Loan for MPs’ vehicle should be discontinued – Committee

The Finance Committee of Parliament has recommended that going forward the current vehicle loan arrangement for Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of the Council of State should be discontinued. It said MPs and Council of State Members should also...

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