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EC says it has legitimate right to compile a new voters register

Deputy Chairperson of the Electoral Commission Dr. Eric Bossman Asare says the EC has the sole responsibility to compile a new voters register. His comments come following agitations from other...

CHRAJ to protect rights of stigmatised HIV/AIDS victims

The Commissioner of Human Rights and Administrative Justice, (CHRAJ), Joseph Akanjolenur Whittal, says the Commission will strive to protect the rights of victims of HIV and AIDS who face...

Traditional priests’ herald Asantehene’s 20th Anniversary celebration

The Manhyia Palace in Kumasi was the scene of picturesque dance displays by hundreds of traditional priests and priestesses, who performed what is traditionally known as “Atano Dance”. The event...

EC prepares for 2019 Dist Level Elections and referendum

The Electoral Commission (EC) will conduct the District Level Elections, (DLE) for Assembly members together with the referendum on the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives in...

Finance Ministry and BoG to constitute bipartisan committee to probe Cedi depreciation

Ministry of Finance and the Bank of Ghana (BoG) are expected to form a bipartisan committee to investigate the structural causes of the depreciation of the Ghana currency, (The...

UK government to hold new Brexit vote

UK Prime Minister, Theresa May will attempt to get MPs' to back part of her Brexit deal later, in a bid to secure a delay until 22 May. MPs' will...

IDEG justifies inclusion of Political Parties in Decentralized Local Governance system

The Institute for Democratic Governance, (IDEG) has justified the inclusion of Political Parties in the Decentralized Local Governance system of the country. The institute also calls for the re-orientation of...

Deutsche Welle supports Ethiopia’s transformation process

One year after Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed initiated a comprehensive reform process, DW, Germany's international broadcaster, is expanding its activities in the country. This week, DW Director General Peter...

Techiman Central Market to be upgraded

The Techiman Central Market is to be upgraded to a modern market to be in line with the new status of Techiman as a regional capital. In an interview with...

The woman who doesn’t feel pain

Jo Cameron only realises her skin is burning when she smells singed flesh. She often burns her arms on the oven, but feels no pain to warn her. That's because...

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Africa

Former African presidents condemn George Floyd killing

Former African presidents have condemned the killing of George Floyd as violent protests continue in the US following his death in police custody. The Forum...

Kenyan coronavirus prisoners transferred to hospital

Thirty-one Kenyan prisoners have been transferred to health facilities in the capital, Nairobi, after testing positive for coronavirus. They were among 59 other inmates who...

World

Arctic Circle oil spill prompts Putin to declare state of emergency

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency after 20,000 tonnes of diesel oil leaked into a river within the Arctic Circle. The...

Stalled vaccine programmes ‘putting children’s lives at risk’

Experts have warned that millions of children could die from preventable disease because of severe disruptions to vaccination programmes caused by coronavirus. At least 68...