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child marriage

Survivors of child marriage given training materials

A total of nine survivors of child marriage, teenage pregnancies and school dropouts in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region have...
peace corps

Accra: US Embassy Swears in 21 New Peace Corps Volunteers

The United States Embassy in Accra on Thursday sworn-in 21 Peace Corps health volunteers, to be dispatched to serve in various parts of the...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Ghana can rely on Philanthropy to achieve her SDGs

Mr. Carlos Ahenkorah, Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, on Thursday said one ingredient needed for the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...
Ghana-Israel toast

Ghana-Israel drink to greater economic cooperation

Ghana and Israel have reaffirmed their commitments to boost relations, with Israel facilitating Ghana’s socio-economic development with its expertise in agriculture, communication, cyber...
Ghanaian Passport

Nigerian in trouble for trying to secure a Ghanaian passport

An Accra Circuit Court has convicted Philip Okoye, a 29-year-old Nigerian for attempting to secure a Ghanaian passport under a Ghanaian name. Okoye managed to...
robber

Fisherman faces two charges of robbery

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday remanded a 22 year old Fisherman, Seth Martey into prison custody on two charges of robbery. Seth was said...
Bukom Banku

Police Hunts for Bukom Banku

The Accra Circuit Court that issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Braimah Kamoko popularly known as “Bukom Banku,” for failing to appear...
jailed

2 on police remand for robbery

An Accra Circuit Court has remanded two persons into Police custody for conspiracy to commit crime and robbery. David Kofi Ahovi, a Mason and Michael...

Driver to spend 5-years behind bars for stealing

The driver of a lawyer, who was exposed by the closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Camera, installed in a lawyer’s chambers when stole an amount...
Wpid Electricity

A Regional Electricity Market Will Give Birth to Competitive Pricing

Prof Honore Bogler, the Chairman of ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA), said the launch of a Regional Electricity Market would bring all energy...

Oxytocin is gradually losing its potency due bad temperatures

The quality of Oxytocin, a life-saving drug used to prevent excessive bleeding during childbirth (postpartum haemorrhage) is reported to be consistently losing its efficacy...
NPP

Boye Laryea Announce His Pull Out

Mr Boye Laryea, a contestant for the Greater Accra New Patriotic Party (NPP) First Vice Chairmanship has stepped down from the contest slated for...
YFM Dialogues with the Youth

Gratis Foundation campaigns for more funds for youth training programs

Gratis Foundation has called for increased funding to aid the training of more young people for the job market. Mr. Isaac Osei Mensah, its Eastern...
Hospital

Upper East: Minister visits Bolgatanga Hospital

The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Rockson Ayine Bukari, has paid a surprise working visit to the Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga to acquaint himself...

TUC queries government over its reluctance to name labour commissioner

The Trades Union Congress of Ghana (TUC) has questioned the rationale for government’s hesitation to appoint a chairman for the National Labour Commission. Dr Yaw...
WAEC-writing

Tema West MP Donates Mathematical Sets to Students

Mr Carlos Kinsley Ahenkorah, Member of Parliament for Tema West on Wednesday distributed over one thousand pieces of mathematical sets to candidates of this...
Christine Lagarde

Lagarde jabs protectionism whilst calling for smart approach to US-China Trade war

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde warned Thursday escalation of trade conflicts risk reversing the current upswing in global economic...
gunfire

Florida Gunfight results in the death of two cops

Two police officers were killed in a gunfight Thursday in the U.S. state of Florida, according to local authorities. The shooting took place near the...
Kim Jong-un

Trump to discuss with Kim Abducted Japanese

U.S. President Donald Trump has said he'd bring up Japan's sensitive abductees issue when he meets the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) leader...
Helicopter

Helicopter-hailing app takes off in Mexico City

The rush hour in Mexico City can last up to 12 hours, so top executives and government officials with deep pockets and tight schedules...
Miguel Diaz-Canel

Raul Castro believes in Cuba’s New Leaders

Outgoing Cuban President Raul Castro expressed on Thursday his confidence that the new leaders of the island would continue the path of the socialist...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudanese President sacks his foreign minister

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday fired Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour, official SUNA news agency reported. The report did not give reasons behind the firing...
video

Fearless Girl statue to be relocated to Wall Street

The Fearless Girl statue, which has faced off the famous Charging Bull in New York City's financial district for more than a year, will...
Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport

Irish Airports recorded high number of passengers in 2017

The number of passengers handled by Irish airports in 2017 set an eight-year record high of 34.4 million people, according to the statistics released...
Neymar

Neymar Believes Coutinho and Jesus will perform perfectly at the WC

Neymar has predicted that Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho and Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus will be Brazil's shining lights during the World Cup in...
Chelsea Team F

Chelsea Humbles Burnley to Keep Top 4 hope Alive

Chelsea kept alive its hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League after beating hosts Burnley in the English Premier League on Thursday. Victor Moses...
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goal during the Champions League football match 2nd leg against Schalke 04 at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, Spain, March 10, 2015. (Xinhua/Eduardo Dieguez)

Real Madrid Thrash Panathinaikos Beyond Measure

Spain's Real Madrid beat Greek hosts Panathinaikos 89-82 on Thursday in Game 2 of the Euroleague playoffs here. The series was tied 1-1 as Panathinaikos...
Barcelona

Malaga’s relegation finalised

FC Barcelona are just one win from being crowned as this season's champions of the Liga Santander following the 33rd round of matches in...
football

Poor sponsorship making league management poor

Mr. Owoahene Acheampong, chairman of the Division One League (DOL) Board, has said lack sponsorship in this year's league has affected the management of...
Economic and democratical Inequality

Ghana Government urged to draft guidelines to check inequality

Participants at the end of a day’s stakeholder engagement on addressing inequality in health and other sectors have called on government to formulate policies...