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8 political parties protest over EC’s decision to compile new voters register

Hundreds of supporters of at least eight political parties took to the streets of Tamale today  (January 11) to protest against the decision of the Electoral Commission to compile...

Organic Farming, Panacea to Food Security and Sanitation Problems

Organic farming (OF) is an agricultural practice aimed at attaining balanced ecological production management system that encourages and improves soil biological activity and biodiversity. It involves minimum use of...

2020: Ghanaians will rise to the occasion – President Akufo-Addo says in New Year...

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that the year 2020 would be a good one because there is a growing sense of confidence that with hard work and...

2020: Vice President Bawumia prays for peaceful polls

Church Services were held last night (December 31, 2019) to usher in the New Year. At the Kaneshie Presbyterian Church Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia joined the congregation to usher in...

Parliament approves Justice Anin Yeboah as new Chief Justice

Parliament has unanimously approved the President’s Chief Justice nominee, Justice Anin Yeboah. The approval by the legislators came after Deputy Speaker of the House, Joseph Osei Owusu, read the report...

High Court orders striking teachers to go back to classroom

The Industrial and Labour Court has ordered the three Teacher Unions to immediately call off their strike over the payment of Legacy Arrears. They are GNAT, NAGRAT and the Coalition...

President Akufo-Addo swears in two new members of Council of State

President Akufo-Addo has sworn into office two new members of the Council of state at a brief ceremony at the Jubilee House. They replace Alhaji Mogtar Sahanun and Nana Obiri...

EC officer Yussif Ayuba and driver die in car crash

The former Deputy Public Affairs Director of the Electoral Commission (EC) and now the Bole District Electoral Officer in the Savannah Region, Mr Alhassan Yussif Ayuba and his driver...

2020 Elections: EC inaugurates Eminent Advisory Committee to enhance public engagements

The Electoral Commission (EC) has inaugurated a 21-member Eminent Advisory Committee to enhance engagement and interactions between it and the public for the 2020 general election. The committee is chaired...

Bank of Ghana introduces new GH¢100, GH¢200 notes

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has introduce new denominations of the Cedi. The new banknotes come in one hundred (GHC100) and two hundred (GHC200) cedi denominations. The Central Bank has also...

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Africa

New Schengen visa changes to benefit South Africans who frequent Europe

Major changes are coming for the popular Schengen Visa - a 104 countries' passport to visiting Europe, including South Africa. From 2 February 2020, new revisions will...

Somalia ranked world’s most corrupt nation

Somalia is still ranked the world's most corrupt country, according to the just released 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). The index is published annually by...

World

‘Snakes could be source of Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak’

Snakes -- the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra -- may be the original source of the newly discovered coronavirus that has triggered an...

China halts travel in Wuhan to fight spread of coronavirus during Lunar New Year

China closed off entire city of Wuhan and its 11 million residents on Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to contain the deadly...