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WaterAid calls on government to increase investment in water and hygiene

WaterAid Ghana has called on the government to increase investment in the provision of clean water and hygiene to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. It noted that frequent hand washing with soap under running water was one of the...

Woman grabbed over stolen vehicle

An unemployed woman, who bolted with a vehicle while conducting a test drive, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with forgery of document and stealing. Eunice Nyarkoa, before absconding with the vehicle valued at ¢45,000.00 was said to...

Make reports on fire outbreaks available to public – Bureau of Public Safety

The Bureau of Public Safety is questioning why reports and investigations into previous fires have not been made public as of now. According to the Bureau, the unavailability of such reports is affecting the manner in which fires are tackled...

Council of Pan-African Writers’ appoint Dr Wale Okediran as Secretary-General

The Pan-African Writers' Association (PAWA) through its Interim President and Chairman of PAWA Council, Emeritus Professor Femi Osofisan, has announced the appointment of Dr. Wale Okediran of Nigeria as its Secretary-General. The Association in a statement signed by its Steering...

Gov’t announces further lifting of COVID-19 related restrictions

President Akufo-Addo has expressed optimism in Ghana's fight against COVID-19. He said data shows that Ghana is on the path towards limiting, containing and defeating the virus. In his 14th televised address to the Nation last night, President Akufo-Addo was...

GBC Unionised staff protest against directive to reduce channels

Unionised staff of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) have held an emergency meeting to discuss the impasse over the proposed reduction of channels of the Corporation as directed by the Ministry of Communication. The Chairman of the Union, Sam Nat...

Ghana and Mexico hold consultation on strengthening bilateral ties

Ghana and Mexico, Wednesday, held their second consultation under the Bilateral Political Consultations Mechanism towards building a stronger bond. Mr Charles Owiredu, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration co-chaired the meeting with Mr Julian Ventura, his Mexican...

Ashanti Region: Over 25,000 students register for new voter’s ID – EC

The Electoral Commission says about twenty-five thousand Senior High School students were successfully registered in one hundred and one second cycle schools in the Ashanti Region during the two-day registration exercise carried out specifically for students confined in schools. The...

Gov’t to digitise operations of Rent Control Department soon — VEEP

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said government is undertaking policy initiatives towards digitising and modernising the operations of the Rent Control Department to enhance the adjudication of rent related cases. In that regard, the Minister of Works and Housing,...

Fake contact tracer arrested

A 23-year-old man has been arrested by the police for allegedly posing as a COVID-19 contact tracer who took samples of sputum from unsuspecting persons at a fee. The suspect, identified as Abdulai Baba, was arrested by the East Legon...

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“You’re a competent, compassionate, visionary leader” – Volta Chief to President Akufo-Addo

The Paramount Chief of Afife and President of the Afife Traditional Council, Torgbui Adrakpanya VI, has described the President...

Mahama condemns partisan disbursement of COVID-19 relief fund

The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress,(NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has condemned the government’s selective and partisan disbursement of COVID-19 relief fund. Addressing...

NASA “scrapes” space dust from Bennu and sends it back to Earth

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020,  at 6:12 p.m. EDT (22:30 GMT)NASA will conduct one of the most daring missions in its 62-year history when...

2020 ballot sheet: NPP, NDC pick number 1 and 2 spots

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have picked the first and second spots respectively on the presidential...

Mfantseman: Widow files nomination with EC to replace Ekow Kwansah Hayford

The widow of the late Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman, Mrs Ophelia Mensah Hayford has filed her nomination papers with the Electoral Commission...