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11 killed in another accident on the Buipe-Tamale highway

Wed, 14/04/2021 - 12:16
Eleven persons have perished in an accident involving a Toyota minibus and a DAF Tipper truck in Alipe near Yapei in the Central Gonja District of the newly created Savannah Region. The Toyota mini bus with registration number AS 2872-20 is said to have veered off his lane and collided head-on with the DAF tipper truck with registration number NR 578.
Categories: Africa

UCC female student killed by speeding car

Wed, 14/04/2021 - 12:15
A level 100 student of the University of Cape Coast has lost her life after being knocked down by a speeding Sprinter bus near the school 39;s Satellite Campus of the Nduom School of Business and Technology.
Categories: Africa

Kramokrom Community gets a new school block

Wed, 14/04/2021 - 09:06
The people of Kramokrom a farming community in the Akrofuom District can now heave a sigh of relief. This follows the Commissioning of a three (3) unit classroom block by the District Chief Executive (DCE) Jonas Maurice Woode to replace the old dilapidated structure.
Categories: Africa

On the 19th anniversary of the US-backed Coup in Venezuela: We call the international civilised community to stop the humanitarian crisis called slow genocide of the Venezuelan people

Wed, 14/04/2021 - 08:53
lsquo;At the age of 17, Karl Marx wrote the following and throughout his life he lived by it: History calls those men the greatest who have ennobled themselves by working for the common good; experience acclaims as happiest the man who has made the greatest number of people happy; religion itself teaches us that the ideal being whom all strive to copy sacrificed himself for the sake of mankind, and who would dare to set at naught such judgments? If we have chosen th .
Categories: Africa

Muslims in Bono East Region begins Ramadan with a call to observe COVID-19 protocols

Wed, 14/04/2021 - 08:53
Muslims across the Bono East Region has begun the observation of the Islamic Ramadan pillar with a call on Ghanaians to continue with the observation of the Covid-19 protocols as it was the surest way to fight and eradicate the pandemic Ramadan form part of the Islamic pillars that mandate Islamic worshipers to fast for 30 days and seek for forgiveness from Allah their maker, during this period Muslims are said to stay without food and water as it is believed that it allows them t .
Categories: Africa

Messiah Organics Chain to support local farmers to go organic—Nana Nketia

Sat, 27/03/2021 - 11:13
A herbal practitioner and CEO of Nana Nketia Herbal Center Mr. Paul Nketia also known as Nana Nketia has admonished the government of Ghana to as a matter of urgency assist local farmers to switch from the heavy dependence on chemical farming to a more sustainable organic farming practices.
Categories: Africa

Illegal miners move activities to Kyebi Hillside, blasting with dynamite, one killed

Sat, 27/03/2021 - 11:12
There appears to be no end in sight in the ongoing destruction of the rich natural mineral resources in the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional area, especially Kyebi and its environs. The Kyebi area was first described as the headquarters of illegal mining popularly known as galamsey by former President John Dramani Mahama in the year 2014, after expressing shock to the destruction being caused by illegal miners.
Categories: Africa

Cost of Ghana’s Aluminium projects will outweigh the potential benefits- Duke University report warns

Sat, 27/03/2021 - 11:12
A US-based Duke University report is sending a warning signal to the government of Ghana that, the cost of the proposed aluminum industry projects linked to the Sinohydro agreement would outweigh the potential benefits.
Categories: Africa

Ghana's Parliament would assist ECOWAS to help Mali restore its democracy – Speaker Assures Mali

Sat, 27/03/2021 - 11:12
Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin has assured Mali that Parliament would assist the current ECOWAS Chair, President Nana Akufo-Addo to restore the country back to democratic rule.
Categories: Africa

NPP Footsoldiers kick against Abeiku Santana's COVID-19 Ambassador appointment

Sat, 27/03/2021 - 10:51
Alliance For Footsoldiers Advocacy (AFFA) has noted with grave concern a letter in circulation on social media dated 23rd March 2021 announcing the appointment of Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey popularly known as Abeiku Santana, a broadcast journalist and a failed parliamentary aspirant of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as an Ambassador of Ghana 39;s COVID-19 National Trust Fund.
Categories: Africa

Five grabbed for stealing twin babies at Sefwi-Punikrom

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 04:17
The Sefwi-Wiawso Divisional Police Command has picked up five persons for allegedly stealing two-week old twin babies at Punikrom in the Waiwso Municipality of the Western North Region. The suspects are Paulina Owusu 26, Haruna Yusif 36, Stephen Owusu 32, Kofi Nkrumah, 24 and Sampson Addai, 33 years.
Categories: Africa

Director of Geonest Foundation loses GH¢2 million worth of Shoe investment to fire outbreak

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 03:30
The Director of Operations Geonest Foundation, Mr. Ernest Gyamfi on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, lost about GH cent;2 million worth of his shoe trade investment to a fire outbreak at his shoe warehouse at Ablekuma Olebu Vicolis in Accra.
Categories: Africa

Accra: NGO OCOF, holds stakeholder consultative meeting in Ablekuma Central

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 03:09
Our Community Focus (OCOF) a Community-led Development NGO in the Ablekuma Central Municipality has organized a consultative stakeholder engagement meeting at the Max Doodo Presby Church, Lartebiokorshie under the theme; Brainstorming on Ablekuma Central rsquo;s Development; my participation my development.
Categories: Africa

Techiman North DCE hails Akufo-Addo's commitment to education  

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 02:57
Acting District Chief Executive for Techiman North in the Bono East region Hon. Peter Mensah has hailed President Akufo-Addo for his unflinching commitment towards education since assuming office in 2017 and going forward till 2024.
Categories: Africa

Ing. Ebenezer Aidoo concerned over the “Deliberate” Exclusion of Ahanta in new GES text book

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 02:50
Ing. Ebenezer Aidoo an indigene of Ahanta who is also a mining engineer has reacted to the current publication by a Badu Nkansah which has seen backlash from a section of Ghanaians. In the last couple of days, Badu Nkansah publication has come under fire for a book they have published which was ideally meant to be a textbook for Ghanaian basic schools.
Categories: Africa

VIDEO: Asantehene Otumfuo and Wife take COVID-19 vaccine publicly

Wed, 03/03/2021 - 01:23
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, and his wife have been publicly vaccinated against the novel coronavirus this morning. Ashanti Region is set to receive 150,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccines to be administered in 16 districts ahead of vaccination.
Categories: Africa

Inspire hope and confidence in our youth - Kojo Yankah

Wed, 03/03/2021 - 01:14
Former Member of Parliament and the founder of the African University College of Communication (AUCC), Mr Kojo Yankah has challenged the leaders on the need to inspire hope and confidence in the youth.
Categories: Africa

COVID-19 Vaccine will build body immunity after two weeks of first jab — Dr. Asiedu-Bekoe

Tue, 02/03/2021 - 22:37
Dr Franklin Asiedu-Bekoe, Director of Public Health at the Ghana Health Service (GHS) says people who are vaccinated with the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine will start building immunity against the covid-19 two weeks after taking the first jab.
Categories: Africa

Parliament to roll out plan for covid-19 vaccination of MPs, staff

Tue, 02/03/2021 - 22:37
Parliament on Tuesday resumed for business and would soon announce a roll out plan of vaccination for Members and Staff of the House. The House on February 10, 2021 closed down after results of a screening test for the disease by the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research in the House showed that 17 Members of Parliament (MPs) and 151 Staff and ancillary workers were infected with the virus.
Categories: Africa

Carlos Ahenkora steals show as he takes COVID-19 vaccination

Tue, 02/03/2021 - 22:37
Mr Carlos Kingsley Ahenkora, Member of Parliament for Tema West on Tuesday took the COVID-19 vaccine jab. He calls on the residents who qualified under the first phase to participate. Mr Ahenkora together with the wife took the first shot of the vaccine to demonstrate to the constituents in particular and Ghanaians in general that, it was safe to take the vaccine.
Categories: Africa

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