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4,100 die from tobacco use in 2015 in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's health official said Wednesday that 4,100 people died in 2015 alone as result of tobacco use in the country. Nicolas...

Rostec’s consolidated revenues went up by 11percent

Rostec CEO Sergey Chemezov reported to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the State Corporation’s performance in 2016, announced plans for the development of high-tech...

Interior Minister Assures NACOB Of Narcotics Bill Passage

Mr Ambrosse Dery, the Minister of the Interior, has assured management and staff of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) of the Ministry’s commitment to...
Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

Stakeholders Pledge To Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases

Leaders from governments, pharmaceutical companies and charitable organizations have congregated at a five-day summit in Geneva to pledge new commitments to the collective effort...
Ghana Athletics Association

National Circuit Championship To Commence On Feb. 18

The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA), will officially open its season with the first leg of the National Circuit Championship at the Tamale Sports Stadium...
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KNUST Develop System To Replace Ballot Paper System

The other high point of this unique ‘global system for mobile communication balloting system’ is that it has the capability to prevent multiple voting. The...
GOIL Service Station

GOIL Determine To Dominate Downstream Oil Sector

Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) has set out strategic oil industrial revolution roadmap to ensure that indigenous Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) dominate the downstream...
HIV

UNAIDS: 38 million people living with HIV worldwide

The report titled Get on the Fast-Track: The Life-Cycle Approach to HIV says of the 38 million people, about 18 million are women and...
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China’s online insurance sales surge in 2015

The combined premiums of insurance policies sold online totaled 223.4 billion yuan (about 32.5 billion U.S. dollars) in 2015, jumping 160 percent from 2014,...

Malta has lowest rate of road fatalities in EU in 2015

Eurostat said there were 2.6 road traffic victims reported in Malta per 100,000 inhabitants, closely followed by Sweden with 2.7 and Britain with...

More Americans live on streets despite overall decline in homelessness

The number of homeless people sleeping in shelters and streets altogether went up by 12 percent in Los Angeles and 14.4 percent in Washington,...
Britain

Britain spends more on research and development in 2015

Research and development on civil projects during the year was just over 24 billion U.S. dollars, a six percent rise over 2014, while defense...
( The Platinum awards were presented to Mr. Arun Patil, Executive Director (right), Mr. Chris-Arcmann Ackummey, Director (left) of Sterling International Limited by Mr. Murtala Mohammed, Deputy Minister - Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ghana)

Sterling International Ltd wins two platinum awards

This was in recognition of the Company’s impressive performance by brining in foreign earnings of USD 29,503,995.00 (Twenty –Nine Million, Five Hundred and Three...

China deepens trade relations with Ghana

This ranked Ghana as the sixth major trading partner for China in Africa, a statement from the Chinese Embassy in Ghana, and copied to...
Military army.

Ghana: dismissed army recruits threaten GAF authorities

The recruits, who accused the GAF authorities of unfair treatment after they were unceremoniously dismissed, have threatened to join the terrorist groups, ISIS or...
GDP

GDP slumps in second quarter

Provisional figures from the Ghana Statistical Service released, last week, explained that, this was due mainly to a temporary halt in oil production. "The economy...
Ghana- Russia cooperation

Ghana, Russia Sign Agreement on Nuclear Energy Cooperation

The PJCC also established the Joint Coordination Committee of Experts, Dr Emmanuel Bombande, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, announced this at...
Exports

Non-Traditional Exports Earnings for 2015 Up At $2.522 billion

Mr James Tiigah, the Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Exports Promotion Authority (GEPA), told participants at the launch of the 2015 NTEs Performance Results...
Mr Eric Akumiah

Ghana Posted Good Results for IGF in 2015

Mr Eric Akumiah, the Coordinator IGF-Ghana, said the Ghana National IGF fully supports and implements the established procedures and criteria of the global IGF...
banks

Bawjiase Area Rural Bank’s Profit

Total assets of the bank also increased from 21,237,233million Ghana cedis in 2014 to 26,959,680 million Ghana Cedis in 2015 denoting a growth of...

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