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Thursday, January 23, 2020

December 17 Referendum: Institute of Local Government Studies warns of dire consequences

The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana says the current system of appointing MMDCEs and Assembly members is already partisan and voting YES in the referendum will not...

We have good reasons to be thankful to God in 2019 – President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has enumerated a number of successes chalked by the government and Ghanaians for which the nation must be thankful to God. In a video message...

PPP arrangements weak in Ghana – Report

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Ghana (FES) has identified weak competitiveness in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangements in Ghana. The FES said local assemblies prefer the build-operate-transfer and design-build-operate categories of PPP that...

Two feared dead over farm land conflict

Two people are feared dead, following gun shots Tuesday morning at a community called Anyinamain in the Krachi Nchumuru District of the Volta Region. Information gathered so far indicates that...

Coach Appiah to make changes for Ethiopia game

Black Stars coach James Kwesi Appiah is expected to hand call-ups to Jordan and Andre Ayew ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia. The Ayew brothers...

German Chancellor arrives in Ghana on Thursday

The Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr Angela Merkel, will arrive in Ghana on Thursday, August 30, for a day’s visit, which is aimed at strengthening bilateral...

Prof. Mike Oquaye: Speaker opens discussions for law to regulate churches

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Oquaye, has opened discussions for a law to regulate the activities of Faith Based Organisations or Churches. This he believes will go a long...

Extend non-fee paying scheme to private universities – Prof. Hammond

The Chairman of the Council of Dominion University College (DUC), Professor Felix N. Hammond, has called on government to extend the non-fee paying scheme being enjoyed by public universities...

Bridgetown, Tema sign agreement establishing sister-port relationship

Ghana and Barbados on Friday, November 15, 2019, signed an agreement establishing a sister-port relationship between the Tema and Bridgetown, to facilitate the expansion of trade between the two...

Israel demolish Palestinian homes near separation wall

Hundreds of Israeli troops, accompanied by bulldozers, have begun demolishing homes in the Palestinian village of Sur Baher despite Palestinian protests and international criticism. Residents of the village's Wadi al-Hummus neighbourhood told local...

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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...