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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,...

Feasibility studies to cultivate rubber in Kumasi underway

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), is working with soil scientists at the Forestry Commission on the feasibility of cultivating rubber in the metropolis. The soil scientists have taken soil samples from different areas within the metropolis for experiment. The KMA Chief...

NCCE launches research report on violent extremism in 10 Border Regions

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has launched a research report on violent extremism in ten border regions of Ghana which identifies youth unemployment as a risk to national security. The research, titled: Risk or threat Analysis of Violent...

Alarming rate of child labour cases shoot up first time in two decades

The world has marked the first rise in child labour in two decades and the coronavirus crisis threatens to push millions more young people towards the same fate. In a joint report released Wednesday, the International Labour Organization and the...

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REGSEC warns it will not countenance lawlessness on KNUST Campus

The Ashanti Regional Security Council, REGSEC, has asked rampaging students on the campus of the KNUST to refrain from...

Uneasy calm returns to KNUST following near clash between Katanga, Conti halls

A timely intervention of the Police averted what could possibly have been a riot on the campus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science...

KNUST students clash: 12 injured treated and discharged, 12 vehicles destroyed

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE At least 12 students who sustained injuries from Thursday's clashes at the campus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in...

Utility tariff increases: Absorb difference – CPP to government

The Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) has appealed to the government to absorb the current electricity tariff increase by providing the utility providers with the...

Government determined to put measures in place to relieve Ghanaians of hardship

By Bright Ntramah President Akufo-Addo says government is determined to bring relief to Ghanaians and put the economy back on track. He noted that government...