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Committee to protect journalists decry surging cases of journalists behind bars

Source: AL JAZEERA A new report from the Non-Profit Committee to Protect Journalists, CPJ, says the number of journalists behind bars has reached a global high in 2021. The report says 293 reporters were imprisoned worldwide as of December...

Ghana signs strategic partnership agreement with Guyana

By Mercy Darko. The Governments of Ghana and Guyana have signed a Framework Agreement on Co-operation designed to actualize the growing strategic partnership between the two countries. A number of Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in the Petroleum and Investment promotion sectors...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s jail term, now two years

Source: Bloomberg. Myanmar’s military regime on Monday reduced Aung San Suu Kyi’s jail term to two years after a special court found her guilty in her first trial since her ouster in a February coup and sentenced her to four...

Myanmar court sentences Ousted Leader, Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison

A Myanmar court has found ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of charges including inciting public unrest and sentenced her to four years in prison, according to her lawyer, the first in a series of verdicts that could...

One time, US Presidential Candidate Bob Dole, dead at 98

Source: REUTERS. Longtime Republican Senator from Kansas and Republican 1996 Presidential Candidate, Bob Dole, has died at age 98. Bob Dole, overcame grievous World War Two combat wounds to become a pre-eminent figure in U.S. politics. In a tribute, US President,...

Vice President Bawumia & delegation in Guyana

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia who is in the Co-operative Republic of Guyana on an official visit has been hosted to an Official Dinner by President Dr. Irfaan Ali and First Lady Mrs. Arya Ali of the Republic of Guyana. It...

Dozens of UK bound migrants drown, as boat capsizes

Source: BBC At least 27 people heading for the UK have drowned in the English Channel near Calais after their boat sank. The International Organization for Migration said it is the biggest single loss of life in the Channel since it...

COP 26: Samira Bawumia on Gender Day in Scotland

By Clara Mlano. Gender Day at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, shifted attention to advancing gender sensitive policies and addressing the inequalities in the climate space that negatively affect women and girls. A Global Ambassador on Clean Cooking Alliance, Hajia Samira Bawumia,...

Ghana, first country globally to undertake human trials for new Lassa Fever vaccine

By Doreen Ampofo. Ghana will next year begin human trials for the new Lassa fever vaccine. The trials, which will be the first in the world, follow research which shows that Ghana may in the next 15 years experience a...

Hyenas at Denver Zoo test positive for Covid-19

Two hyenas at the Denver Zoo in the US have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the first case in the animal worldwide. The hyenas were tested after several lions at the zoo became sick. Reports say the first tested positive at...

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Two persons arrested in Volta Region for peddling narcotics

SOURCE: GNA The Ketu Divisional Police Command has arrested two suspects, Kpelly Kwame, 29 and Anani Sasu, 19, for peddling...

Minerals Commission shuts down operations at MAXAM Ghana

By Desmond Cudjoe The Minerals Commission has closed down the operations of MAXAM following the January 18, 2022, explosion at Appiate in the Prestea-Huni Municipality...

Ghana to face Nigeria in World Cup play-offs

The Black Stars will face the Super Eagles of Nigeria as both sides battle for a spot at the 2022 FIFA World Cup scheduled...

Black Stars Coach Milovan sacked! Possible replacements emerge

By Vanessa Adjei          The Ghana Football Association, GFA has sacked Black Stars Head Coach, Milovan Rajevac. The GFA decision follows an emergency meeting...

WACAM, others intensify calls for responsible, safe mining practices

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining, WACAM, and the Center for Environmental Impact Analysis have reiterated their call on all mining companies to...