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GSS, MoFA deploy 801 personnel to conduct nationwide survey on food security

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), is conducting a nationwide household survey on Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Assessment (CFSVA). The survey is being conducted under the auspices of the Food...

Over 2000 children contract COVID-19 in Ghana

A research work conducted by Child Rights International has revealed that a total of 2,180 children between the ages of 0 to 18 have contracted COVID-19 in Ghana. Executive Director of Child Rights International, Bright Appiah, said most of the...

Nasa SpaceX launch: Astronaut crew heads to orbit

Four astronauts - three from the US and one from Japan - have launched from Florida on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The crew rode to orbit in a rocket and capsule provided by the SpaceX company. It's...

‘Lockdown’ named Collins dictionary’s word of the year for 2020

As world governments spent the majority of 2020 trying to contain the coronavirus pandemic, Collins dictionary on Monday made "lockdown" its word of the year. Collins said the word, which it defines as "the imposition of stringent restrictions on travel,...

Education is major concern of voters – NCCE Survey

A pre-election survey conducted by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has identified education, health, and employment as the topmost concerns of Ghanaians that must be addressed. The survey, conducted in September this year, has 21.2 per cent of...

EU provides €2m Grant to support ReDIAL initiative

The European Union has provided a grant of two million Euros to support an initiative known as Research for Development and Innovation Agriculture and Learning code-named ReDIAL. The initiative is towards improving soil fertility and modernizing agricultural production in five...

200,000 abortions recorded in Ghana in 2017 – Report

Ghana recorded 200,000 abortions in 2017, out of which 71 per cent were illegal. The country also records an estimated 767,200 unintended pregnancies each year. The figure represents 53 per cent of total pregnancies. This was made known in Accra at the...

NASA announces discovery of water on sunlit surface of the moon

NASA has announced that scientists have discovered water molecules inside Clavius Crater, a massive lunar depression visible from Earth. NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This...

Used car exports from developed countries cause air pollution – UN warns

Millions of used vehicles exported from Europe, the United States and Japan to the developing world contribute significantly to air pollution, according to a report by the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) published on Monday. The exported cars, vans and minibuses...

Field trial of improved cowpea varieties underway in Wa

The Savanna Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) is carrying out a field trial of improved cowpea varieties in Wa to allow farmers to improve their lots when released for commercial production. The CSIR-SARI...

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Messaging platform Signal said on Friday it was experiencing "technical difficulties" as it worked to accommodate millions of new users. Some users reported messages failing...

KATH Chief Executive commends media for support

Chief Executive Officer of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital KATH, Dr OhenebaOwusu-Danso, has commended the media for the support they gave the hospital at...

NGO supports flood victims in the Upper East Region

The Widows and Orphans Movement, WOM an NGO, has presented assorted food items to victims of the 2020 flood disaster in three districts of...