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Four killed in Mozambique health centre assault

Four people were killed in central Mozambique after assailants targeted a health centre, witnesses said Wednesday, the first attack since President Filipe Nyusi began his second term last week. Mozambique's...

Coronavirus: Wuhan to shut public transport over outbreak

Wuhan, a Chinese city of eleven million people, is to temporarily shut public transport as it tries to halt the outbreak of a new strain of virus. Those living in...

‘We will do everything to beat Kotoko during Super Clash’- Hearts CEO Frederick Moore

Hearts of Oak Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Frederick Moore says the team is preparing ahead of Sunday’s clash against arch-rivals Asante Kotoko on match day 6 of the 2019/29...

Lighthouse keeper had to wait two months to collect lottery jackpot

A British Columbia man said he had to wait two months to collect his lottery jackpot of over $700,000 because he couldn't get leave from his job as a...
Audit service to go fully paperless by close of June 2020

Audit Service to go paperless by close of June 2020

The Ghana Audit Service has announced that it would go fully electronic by the close of June this year. Assistant Public Relations Officer of the Service, Bernard Conduah, who disclosed...

Government has plans to promote women’s empowerment in rural areas – Minister of fisheries...

The Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Francis Ato Cudjoe, says government has plans to promote rural women's empowerment in the country. This, according to him, will help them...

GSS unveils five-year Corporate Plan

Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has launched five-year new Corporate Plan to support and speed up national development as it promises to provide accurate data. The new Corporate Plan sets out...
Ghana still suffers in nutrition-related diseases – Planning Minister

Ghana still suffers in nutrition-related diseases – Planning Minister

Minister for Planning, Professor George Gyan-Baffour, has said despite the commendable progress made in reducing malnutrition over the last three decades, Ghana still suffers from the triple burden of...

Patriotic Gents organise health screening in Kpando

Patriotic Gents (PG), an all-male humanitarian group affiliated to the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has organised a day's health screening exercise for about 500 residents in Kpando Municipality. Mr...
Ningo-Prampram Education Directorate receives studydesks

Ningo-Prampram Education Directorate receives studydesks

The Ningo-Prampram Education Directorate in the Greater Accra Region has received 1,000 mono and dual desks to be distributed to local schools. The desks, which were presented by the Ningo-Prampram...

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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...