Friday, May 27, 2022

World

Ghana selected as Chairman of global platform, Climate Vulnerability Forum

By Bright Ntramah President Akufo-Addo has been selected as Chairman of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), an international partnership of countries highly vulnerable to a warming planet. President Akufo-Addo takes over as Chairman, following the end of Bangladesh’s two-year term as...

WHO Boss Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus re-elected

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) has re-elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the Director-General for a second five-year term. The result of the secret vote was a formality since he was the only candidate. Opening the 75th World Health Assembly...

Monkeypox virus detected in three more countries

SOURCE: BBC The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the first Gulf state to record a case of monkeypox. The Czech Republic and Slovenia also reported their first cases yesterday, joining 18 other countries to detect the virus outside Africa. In the...

Monkeypox Update: Israel and Switzerland confirm cases

SOURCE: BBC NEWS Israel and Switzerland are the latest countries to confirm cases of monkeypox, bringing the total number of nations reporting outbreaks to 14. Both countries said they identified one infected person who had recently travelled, but Israel said it...

Indonesia’s President Widodo removes Covid-19 testing requirements for fully-vaccinated overseas travelers

By Bright Ntramah The President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo has removed Covid-19 testing requirements for fully-vaccinated overseas travelers to the country. This follows an improvement in the Covid-19 situation in the world’s fourth-most populous country with a population of more...

US State of Oklahoma bans abortion after conception amidst wide criticism

Oklahoma Legislators have passed a law banning abortion after conception, which critics say is the most restrictive measure in the US. The Republican-led Bill will prohibit all abortions, except to save the life of a pregnant woman or if the...

UK PM Boris Johnson, 20 others to pay hefty fines for breaching COVID rules

The UK Police have closed their investigation into breaches of Covid rules in and around Downing Street, issuing around 20 further fines. The Met said the inquiry, which began in January, had resulted in a total of 126 fines...

Spanish cabinet approves paid ‘menstrual leave’

Spain's Cabinet on Tuesday, May 17th approved a Bill that grants paid medical leave for women who suffer from severe period pain, becoming the first European country to advance such legislation. Menstrual leave is currently offered only in a small...

President Akufo-Addo congratulates French President Emmanuel Macron on re-election

By: Henrietta Afful President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron for his re-election. "Warm congratulations to His Excellency Emmanuel Macron on his historic re-election, for a 2nd term, as President of the French Republic. I wish him...

Five more years for France President Emmanuel Macron

President Emmanuel Macron has won five more years as French President after securing a convincing victory over rival Marine Le Pen, who nevertheless got the far right's highest share of the vote yet.  He also becomes the first French President...

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Global Center on Adaptation to support Ghana to tap Green Climate Fund

The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) is working with the Ghana Infrastructure and Investment Fund (GIIF) to...

Adhere to Security Ministry’s directives on terrorism- FOSDA urges Ghanaians

The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA) has urged Ghanaians to adhere to the Ministry of National Security's directives on...

EC, other SOEs accounts unaudited since 2019 – Auditor General

Story: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) is said to have...

Northern, North East, and Bono East open NPP regional executive elections today

Story by: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is set to begin its regional delegates conference today, May...

1st Female commands naval vessel

The Ghana Navy and its Nigerian counterpart yesterday started a joint maritime exercise as part of activities to establish a combined Maritime...