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Green Building Research Conference held

A green building research conference aimed at finding solution to Ghana’s energy demand, has taken place on the campus of the Coast Technical University. The conference was initiated by the School of Environment and Natural Resources of the university.

CSIR holds workshop on Water-Smart Innovative Solutions

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (CSIR-STEPRI), have held a validation workshop on Baseline Studies on “Achieving Wider Uptake of Water-Smart Solutions” (WIDER UPTAKE) project in Ghana. The workshop, which was formally opened by...

Ethnobotanist advocates adoption of “Odum” tree as a National Plant

A retired Taxonomist and Ethnobotanist at the University of Ghana Prof, Daniel Kwesi Abbiw has advocated the adoption of the iroko tree popularly known as Odum as a National Plant. His Suggestion stems from the fact that the tree...

Nine out of every ten fishing trawlers owned by Chinese – Research

Research into the country’s marine resources claims that, nine out of every ten fishing trawlers operating in the country are beneficially owned by Chinese. This is in spite of a prohibition against foreign ownership or control of the trawlers...

‘Lost golden city’ found in Egypt

The discovery of a 3,000-year-old city that was lost to the sands of Egypt has been hailed as one of the most important archaeological finds since Tutankhamun's tomb. Famed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass announced the discovery of the "lost golden city"...

Fish washed ashore died from stress factors- Preliminary findings

Preliminary findings into the cause of mass death of the fish that were washed ashore last weekend indicate that they may have died as a result of some stress factors. Head of the Fish Health Unit at the Fisheries Commission,...

Covid-19: Study showing Oxford vaccine slows virus spread ‘superb’ – Hancock

Results that show the Oxford-AstraZenenca vaccine may reduce the spread of coronavirus have been hailed as "absolutely superb" by the health secretary. Matt Hancock said the study shows "vaccines are the way out of this pandemic". It is the first time...

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...

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Police grab National Security imposter at Enchi

The Western North Regional Police Command in collaboration with the National Security Operatives in the Region have arrested a...

Institute for Energy Security projects reduction in diesel price

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) is projecting a reduction in the price of diesel on the domestic market during the second pricing window. Petrol...

29-year-old trader gets 20-year jail term for robbing IMF Country Director

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a 29-year-old trader to 20 years imprisonment for pulling a machete on the Country Director of the International...

No recruitment tension at Foreign Affairs Ministry – Director

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has denied claims of tension brewing within the ministry as a result of "inappropriate recruitment, promotion...

“National Consensus must promote responsible viable small-scale mining” – President Akufo-Addo

“Out of this maiden consultative dialogue, I hope we will build a national consensus around a national policy on small scale mining, that promotes...