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Over 100 patients benefit from free corrective surgeries

Patients with various degrees of deformities who hitherto could not afford the high cost of plastic surgery have had their deformities corrected at no cost. A US-based not-for-profit organization,...

UDS’ autonomy will expand demand driven programs

The Principal of the University for Development Studies, (UDS), Navrongo Campus, Professor Albert Luguterah, has said innovative and demand driven academic programs will be expanded once the University becomes...

Jailed British tourists entered US ‘deliberately’

A British family detained in the US after crossing the border from Canada intentionally entered the country illegally, officials have said. They said the vehicle was captured on video "slowly...

Ahmad Benali: Libya captain wants stability on and off the pitch

Born in England and given his football education in Manchester City's luxurious academy, Ahmad Benali might not seem a natural fit for the captaincy of a country bruised by...

Deadly parasite ‘jumped’ from gorilla to humans

A rare and unfortunate sequence of events allowed a deadly type of malaria in gorillas to "jump" species and attack humans, according to scientists. Hundreds of thousands of people die...

Supreme Court rejects Woyome’s stay of execution application

A five member panel of the Supreme Court has dismissed an application filed by businessman  Alfred Agbesi Woyome asking for stay of execution on the auctioning of his properties...

Supreme Court directs SP, AG to collaborate effectively and retrieve monies paid to Waterville.

The Supreme Court  presided over by Justice Baffoe Bonnie has directed the Special Prosecutor, Martin Alamisi Amidu and the Attorney General  to collaborate effectively to retrieve monies paid to...

Ghana Chamber of Mines launches Tertiary Education Fund

The Ghana Chamber of Mines has launched a Tertiary Education Fund in an effort to help build the needed human  resource capital for the mining industry. Supported by stakeholders in...

UN official lauds Zambia for efforts to ensure everyone has legal identity

UN Resident Coordinator in Zambia, Dr. Coumba Mar Gadio on Wednesday lauded the southern African nation for how it is seriously dealing with civil registration and vital statistics issues by...

GTA donates to GJA

The Ghana Tourism Authority, GTA, has presented a cheque of 20,000 Ghana cedis to the Ghana Journalists Association, GJA, towards the 24th GJA awards ceremony, to recognize and honour...

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Africa

Tanzania imports 30 million condoms amid shortage fears

Tanzanian health authorities have imported 30 million condoms to curb a shortage reported earlier this year in the east African country. Many are concerned about...

Morocco pardons journalist Hajar Raissouni jailed on abortion charges

A Moroccan journalist sentenced to a year in jail for premarital sex and having an abortion has been pardoned by King Mohammed VI, officials...

World

What’s in Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the European Union?

"Where there is a will, there is a deal!" Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker both took to Twitter to announce that a Brexit deal...

Brexit deal agreed but Boris now faces battle back home

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have announced that a Brexit deal has been struck between the...