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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...

Face shields not alternative to face masks

The Head of Surveillance, Ghana Health Service, Dr Asiedu Bekoe, has advised Ghanaians against the use of face shields as an alternative to face masks. He said face shields should only be used as a face leverage to make communication...

Jamestown Fishing Harbour project is a hoax says Fishermen

Fishermen in Jamestown in Accra say the ongoing construction at the beach is a sea defense project and not a fishing harbour. This is contrary to signage at the site which depicts the construction of the Jamestown Fishing Harbour. Consequently, the...

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Secondary schools reopen in Nigeria

Secondary schools in Nigeria reopened on Tuesday for classes almost four months after they closed to halt the spread...

Construction of subterranean drains is best way to go – Atta Akyea

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Samuel Atta Akyea, says subterranean drains will discourage people from littering the environment. “If you care to understand...

President Akufo-Addo urges eligible voters to register

President Akufo-Addo, has urged eligible voters to participate in the Voters Registration, which is in its final stage. With about two days to end the...

Crime Check Foundation supports surgery of six-month-old baby

Crime Check Foundation (CCF), has presented GH6,800.00 for the surgery of a six-month-old baby, suffering from a tumor. According to medical reports, the baby is...

Ghana records nine more COVID-19 deaths with 790 new cases

Ghana has recorded 798 new cases of COVID-19 taking the country’s tally to 37,812. According to the Ghana Health Service Portal 34,313 persons have...