Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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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...

Gambia Elections: Political parties fail to garner majority seats for National Assembly

By Edward Nyarko Certified results announced by the Independent Electoral Commission, IEC of the Gambia indicate that none of the political parties won absolute majority seats in the National Assembly. However, the ruling party, the National People's Party, NPP garnered...

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Paracetamol is the most abused painkiller- Dr. Nii Lante

By Seli Baisie A Physician Specialist, Dr. Nii Lante Okunka Blankson says the most commonly abused painkiller is paracetamol. This, according...

End your demonstration at 4 pm – Court to Arise Ghana group

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Her Ladyship Comfort Kwasiwor Tasiame has directed Arise Ghana organisers of the #KromAyeShe demonstration to end their public protests at 4 pm...

Ambassador Gambila of Burkina Faso cautions youth against fake promises of greener pastures abroad

Ghana’s Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Boniface Gambila has expressed worry about the youth who get deceived by unknown people to travel to Burkina Faso...

Gabby Asare Otchere Darko laments low returns from E-levy

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Gabby Asare Otchere Darko has bemoaned the low revenue returns from the much-touted Electronic Transfer Levy (E-Levy). In a series of tweets Monday,...

Eggstra-O Campaign roadshow makes a stop in Ho

By Tilda Acorlor The Project Lead of the Eggstra-O Campaign, Ndidi Fordjoe says women and children must eat eggs to grow well and healthy. She...