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July sets record for world’s hottest month ever recorded

July was the world's hottest month ever recorded, a US federal scientific and regulatory agency has reported. The data shows that the combined land and ocean-surface temperature was 0.93C (1.68F) above the 20th Century average of 15.8C (60.4F). It is the...

Unscrupulous persons are using child begging as business – Study

The use of foreign children to beg on streets in the Kumasi metropolis is done for business purposes, a study by the Department of Children has revealed. The study conducted in April, this year, under the auspices of the Ministry...

First-ever World Drowning Prevention Day marked

The United Nations (UN) on Sunday, July 25, 2021, marked the world’s first-ever World Drowning Prevention Day. The global organisation dedicated this day for the global advocacy of drowning prevention in April this year through a resolution, moving towards a...

2021 Population Census mop-up exercise ends

The seven-day mop-up exercise announced by the Ghana Statistical Service on Monday, July 12, to complete work in the outstanding enumeration areas ended on Sunday, July 18, 2021. The Service was expected to update the public on the completion rate...

V/R: Scientists discover new tree hyrax species

Scientists have discovered a new tree hyrax species in the Volta region of Ghana. The new species has been described to Science as with the name; “Dendrohyrax interfluvialis”. Tree hyraxes are one of the three genus of Procavidae, with little...

ENI announces oil discovery in Cape Three Point, offshore Ghana

Eni has announced a significant oil discovery on the Eban exploration prospect in Cape Three Point, CTP Block 4, offshore Ghana. The Eban - 1X well is the second well drilled in Block, following the Akoma discovery. In a release, the...

Road accidents kill 1,450 people from January to June 2021

The Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service, says in the first half of 2021, road carnage claimed 1,450 lives. Latest data, from the MTTD, suggests that from January to May, 1,250 people lost their lives...

Banks must develop attractive products to boost savings – survey

Banks in Ghana have been advised to develop attractive savings products with competitive interest rates to aggressively boost the savings culture of Ghanaians. This will be in support of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) and Ministry of Finance initiatives and...

Driving above speed limits is a major cause of road traffic deaths

Dr Raphael Awuah, the African Regional Advisor on Data and Surveillance for Vital Strategies has said an observational data has identified driving above speed limits as a major cause of road traffic deaths in Accra. He said road crash mortality...

Survey shows youth dream of seeking greener pastures overseas

A sampling of views of the youth in Ghana shows that many are generally patriotic, although, they say certain things are not going right. This was from the report on a survey on the youth, commissioned by Child Rights International,...

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Analysts laud government’s move to cut budgetary expenditure by 20%

By Nathaniel Nartey As part of measures to ensure fiscal consolidation by the government, the expenditure budget of the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies, is...

Ghana FA License D Coaching Course Ends in the Volta Region

Tilda Acorlor The much anticipated Ghana Football Association (GFA) License D Coaching course scheduled for the Volta Region, successfully came to an end last Monday,...

Finance Ministry resolute; Maintains E-Levy at 1.75 %, says any reduction would impact projections

By Rachel Kakraba Deputy Minister of finance, Dr. John Kumah has justified the decision to stop the collection of road tolls in favour of the...