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locust

Desert locust affects over 65,000 hectares of land in Ethiopia amid call for swift...

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The Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture on Friday disclosed that the ongoing desert locust invasion has affected over 65,000 hectares of land across different parts...
climate change

Climate change affects energy sources of Namibian rural dwellers

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Climate change is altering energy source patterns of rural dwellers in northern Namibia. In the far-flung village in Namibia's Oshana region, Helena Shilongo, 37, has...
flooding

Global Charity says 1.2 million have been affected by flood

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About 1.2 million people have been affected by flooding due to heavy rains pounding parts of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, an international charity said...
flooding

Somali finds help for 500,000 displaced flood people

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Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has appealed to the international community to support efforts to help 500,000 people affected by the floods that has...
Gregory Afoko

Afoko’s trial hits another set back as next witness was unavailable

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The Accra High Court hearing the case involving Gregory Afoko, accused of murdering the former Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party...
ecg meter

Reduced Electricity Tariffs Will Only Touch On Consumed Energy

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The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) says the recent announced reductions in tariffs by the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) only reflects in the...
tuberculosis

Roadmap To Combat Animal-Human TB Transmission Launched

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The first-ever roadmap to combat animal tuberculosis (bovine TB) and its transmission to humans, built on a 'One Health Approach,' addresses health risks across...
armyworms

25 African nations at the mercy of fall armyworm

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Twenty-five African countries have been affected by fall armyworm that has damaged 1.5 million hectares so far and the infestation is still spreading, an...

Suspension Of School Feeding Affects Pupils Of Ejura-sekyedumase

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A total of 14, 782 pupils in the Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipal Assembly have since January 12, 2017, not been given food at School following the...
Smoking

Smoking Impacts Negatively On Mental Health

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A middle-aged cigarette smoker who has smoked for decades is two to three times more likely to die early than someone similar who has...
Kenyan

Kenya launches initiative to boost management of cerebral palsy

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Principal Secretary in the state department of special programs, Josepheta Mukobe, said a new public private sector initiative will strengthen response to cerebral palsy...
Climate change

Embassy of France in Ghana and WACSI Partner to Strengthen CSOs

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Extreme weather conditions and severe droughts are characteristic features of the global menace on Ghana, with its three northern region being the most affected. Civil...
Cancer cells under a microscope

Prostate Cancer Affects Men Of Ages

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Aging is not cause of prostate cancer as believe. Many men 55 and younger are under the mistaken belief that their risk of developing...
Muslim faithfuls take part in the Eid al-Fitr prayers at Nakivubo stadium in Kampala, capital of Uganda, July 17, 2015. Muslim faithful in Uganda on Friday attended the Eid al-Fitr prayers which marks the end of Ramadan. Sheikh Ramadhan Mubajje, the Mufti of Uganda who led the prayers asked Muslims to be vigilant with their lives and security, following the increasing killings of Sheikhs in Uganda. (Xinhua/Joseph Kiggundu)

Strike by Burkina Faso bakers affects fasting Muslims

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"We strongly condemn the fact that it was during the fasting period that workers at bakeries chose to go on strike, without considering the...
Maersk

Continuous pressure in the oil industry affects Maersk’s operations

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In light of the continued pressure the oil industry is under due to low crude prices and the challenging market conditions for deepwater developments,...

Currency depreciation affects Ghana’s Missions Abroad

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Hannah Tetteh Parliament’s Select Committee on Foreign Affairs has observed that Foreign exchange fluctuations are affecting the management and administration of foreign missions abroad. The...

Nepal Football Association suspend A Division league

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Elvis Appiah Sarfo (12), showcasing his skills in the A Division league in Nepal The devastating earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25 this year...

I am also affected by Dumsor crisis ? Oscar

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Comedian, David Oscar made u-turn to take part in the Dumsor vigil which was held on Saturday to protest current power crisis in country. He...
Ghana-food-for-thought

Study shows that parent?s socioeconomic activities worry children?s eating habits

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Whether a child tends to eat healthy food, or processed or sweet foods, depends on the education and household income of the parents, said...

Eastern Afghanistan blast affects two people

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Two police personnel were injured on Monday in a blast in the Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, police said. "An Improvised Explosive Device (IED)...

U.S stock falls affects Tokyo stocks opening

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Tokyo stocks opened lower in early trading Friday, tracking overnight declines in U.S. and European shares. At 9:15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average...

Finland Strike Affects Ports Operations

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Icebreaker assistance for ships around ports in northern Finland remained at a standstill on Friday due to a strike on salary issues. The strike affects...

High Petroleum Prices Shifts Economy off Balance

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For many decades, the price of petroleum products on the market has been a major determinant of prices of goods and services on the...

Food poverty is dependant on high tobacco consumption

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Giving recommendations from a recent report, a professor of Economics and Statistics at the University of Dar es Salaam, Prof Asmerom Kidane said that...
ILO

University education serves as a guarantee to a formal job

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International Labour Organization (ILO) study has shown that the lack of post-secondary education in lower and middle-income economies leaves the majority of young men...
Government has allocated rice production targets to all regions in the country to become self-sufficient by 2017.

Rice production challenges is due to low capital

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Prairie Volta Limited (PVL), formerly Quality Grain Project (QGP), rice producers at Aveyime in the North Tongu District, is facing challenges due to low...
Open Defecation

Stakeholders assess water and sanitation situation in U/E

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Open defecation in the Bolgatanga Municipality continues to be a bane to quality water supply to the people, Mr Aaron Aduna, Basin Officer of...

International community afraid of Ebola

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United States (US) Permanent Secretary to the United Nations (UN), Ambassador Samantha Power, has named fear as one of the major challenges facing the...
Some teachers demonstrating

Some civil servants defy strike instruction

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It appears the strike action?started yesterday by some?labour unions in the country?has adversely affected the education?sector even though its?impact is yet to be fully...
World Vision

Unequal gender power relations affects women ability-World Vision

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The Regional Advisor of World Vision, Miriam Iddrisu, has noted that unequal power relations between men and women often limit women's control over sexual...