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COVID-19 reveals need to invest more in research for Ghana’s growth

The need for government to invest in research and development has again been brought to the fore following the role scientific research in fighting COVID 19. Stakeholders in health attribute...

Afoko case: Court adjourns contempt case against IGP, CID boss to July 22

The contempt case involving the Inspector General of police (IGP) David Asante Apeatu and the Director General of CID, Maame Tiwaa Addo Danquah has been adjourned as a result...

N/R: Worshippers arrested for defying ban on public gatherings

The Northern Regional Security Council has warned residents against flouting the presidential directive on religious and social gathering. The council says it will not spare any group or individual caught...

Ghana signs pact with Brazil, India to modernise Agric

Ghana has signed a $220 million loan agreement with Brazil and India towards the modernisation and mechanisation of agriculture from next year. Part of the loan will involve the importation...

COCOBOD gives over 90,000 bags of fertilizers to farmers in Western North

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) through the Cocoa Health and Extension Division (CHED) has presented a total 99,468 bags of Cocoa fertilizers to be distributed to 126 farmer cooperative...

Expect massive shake up at BOST – Peter Amewu

Minister of Energy John Peter Amewu says there is going to be a massive shake up at the Bulk Oil Storage And Transportation Company , BOST. He said government has...

Govt to revamp Aayalolo bus service

The Minister of Transport, Mr Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has expressed the government’s commitment to revamp the “Aayalolo Bus Service” to improve urban mobility in Accra and three other capital...

Kejetia Market roads open to traffic

Roads leading to the newly constructed Kejetia Market complex in Kumasi have been opened to human and vehicular traffic. This comes two weeks after the Ashanti Regional Security Council,...

Ex- NACOB boss lends support to Narcotics bill

A former Executive Secretary of the Narcotics Control Board, NACOB, Akrasi Sarpong has expressed has support for the Narcotics Control Commission Amendment Bill before Parliament and called for specific...
VRCC to support phase II of Volta Press Center project

VRCC to support phase II of Volta Press Center project

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister has pledged his support and that of the Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC) to the completion of the second phase of the Ghana...

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Africa

COVID-19: 40 South Africa soldiers test positive

The South Africa Defence Force (SANDF) has confirmed that at least 40 of its officers have tested positive for coronavirus. "Like all other front-line workers,...

Sierra Leone doctors’ strike leaves COVID-19 patients without care

A doctors' strike in Sierra Leone has left Covid-19 patients in some of the main treatment centres without care. The doctors say they were promised...

World

Japan flooding: Many feared dead in flooded care home

Fifteen people are believed dead and nine are missing on Japan's southern island of Kyushu as devastating rains cause flooding and landslides. Fourteen victims were...

Khashoggi murder: Turkish absentia trial of 20 Saudis opens

Twenty Saudi nationals have gone on trial in absentia in Turkey over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He was killed inside the Saudi...