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Covid-19 vaccination mandatory for Children in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has become the first country in the world to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for children. The jab will join the extensive list of basic childhood vaccinations already required by law. The country signed a deal with Pfizer to...

Youth Group presents Climate Clock to Prez Akufo-Addo in Glasgow with demands

Story by Nathaniel Nartey Facebook: Nathaniel Nartey Twitter: @Annertey­_Nartey Popular Ghanaian musician, Kwame Nsiah-Appau, also known as Okyeame Kwame on Monday, November 2, 2021, joined a group of Climate Youth Defenders from Ghana to present a Climate Clock and a set of...

”Vax” is 2021 Word of the Year- Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary has chosen the word "vax" as its 2021 word of the year. In a statement, Oxford said the word was rarely used until this year and has become attached as an adjective or presented as...

President Akufo-Addo in Glasgow, Scotland for COP26

President Akufo-Addo has left Accra, leading Ghana’s delegation to the World Leaders' Summit of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26), being held from 31st October to 3rd November, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. The COP26 Summit, which is one of...

Archbishop of Canterbury raises questions with Ghana’s Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby has expressed concern by a proposed law in Ghana, meant to impose harsh penalties on the LGBT community. The bill is being supported by the Anglican Church of Ghana, despite previous agreement by...

76th UN Day marked in Accra

By Betty Arthur & Abraham Donkor. A flag raising ceremony has taken place in Accra to mark the 76th Anniversary of the United Nations. Member States were reminded of the Charter on centralised multilateralism and the principles of the organization. The...

Former US Secretary of State, Colin Powel dies at 84

Former US Secretary of State and retired four-star General, Colin Luther Powell has died of COVID-19 related complications. His family announced this in a statement on Facebook. General Powell served as the US Top Diplomat under former President George W....

President Akufo-Addo leaves Accra for NAM’s 60th Anniversary in Serbia

President Akufo-Addo has left Accra, Ghana to attend the 60th Anniversary of the founding of the Non-Aligned Movement, NAM, in Belgrade, Serbia. The Movement is a forum of 120 developing States that are not formally aligned with any major power...

Powerful earthquake kills 20 in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province

At least 20 people have been killed after an earthquake struck Pakistan's Balochistan province early on Thursday, officials have told the BBC. Authorities say the death toll may increase, and that many people were killed when structures collapsed. Many of the...

Facebook harms children and weakens democracy: ex-employee

A former Facebook employee has told US lawmakers that the company's sites and apps "harm children, stoke division and weaken our democracy". Frances Haugen, a 37-year-old former product manager turned whistleblower, heavily criticised the company at a hearing on Capitol...

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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...