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FDA releases list of harmful cosmetic products

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has warned the public against using some 41 cosmetic products which contain harmful substances including mercury, hydroquinone and steroids. The FDA has also directed the...

ECOWAS negotiators of Climate Change meet in Accra

Environmental experts from ECOWAS countries who contribute to climate change negotiations have met in Accra. The three day conference focused on identifying points of interest for sub region regarding the...

New trend in drug abuse -Youth mix opium with weed

A psychiatrist at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Dr John-Paul Omuojine, has raised alarm about an emerging trend in drug abuse whereby the youth lace marijuana...

UEW’s reply to Prof Avoke – You cannot return as VC

Embattled Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Professor Mawutor Avoke will Monday, November 26 storm the campus to resume work. The Governing Council of the University insists the...

Intensify efforts to fight child marriage — PPAG

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) has called on government to take serious action to fight the canker of child marriage in the country. Speaking at the opening ceremony...

Chief Imam dedicates centenary birthday to building bridges between muslims and other religions

The National Chief Imam, Dr. Nuhu Osman Sharubutu will be one hundred years tomorrow (April 23). Christian activities such as visits to churches is the main focus of the celebrations....

12,000 farmers benefiting from PFJ in Ho West

A total of 12,197 farmers in the Ho West District of the Volta Region are benefiting from Government’s flagship ‘Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ)’ Program. The number represents a...

Frequent reshuffle of regional ministers retards development of UER -Naba Bewo-ong

The Paramount Chief of the Sakote Traditional Area in the Nabdam District of the Upper East Region, Naba Sigiri Bewo-ong, has made a passionate appeal to the President of...

Gov’t urged to establish Sanitation Authority

The Media Coalition against Open Defecation (M-CODE) and stakeholders in the Sanitation sector have met to discuss the way forward in the implementation of National Sanitation Authority (NSA). The Coalition...

GNPC  Foundation provides boreholes for 10 communities

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, (GNPC), Foundation has provided ten communities in the Upper East region with boreholes with hand-pumps aimed at providing potable drinking water to the beneficiary...

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Africa

African Permanent Representatives focus on climate change and AfCFTA in retreat with ECA

The second annual retreat of the African Permanent Representatives and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) ended in Mahe, Seychelles, late Tuesday following two...

‘Yahya Jammeh, accomplices should be prosecuted’ – Justice Emile Short

Government has been urged to facilitate adequate support for Ghanaian survivors and families of victims killed in the massacre masterminded by former President of...

World

Police in Denmark make arrests over suspected terror plot

Police in Denmark have arrested 20 people in connection with suspected preparations for an Islamist terrorist attack. They said several raids were made throughout the...

Members of child abuse WhatsApp group arrested in 11 countries

Spanish police say 33 people have been arrested globally in connection with a WhatsApp group for images of child sex abuse and other violent...