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U.S. School Shootings gives rise to 20-year records in 2018

Gun violence on campuses across the Unites States in 2018 reached records unseen in the past 20 years in terms of both the number...

Chinese supermarkets in Kenya set to increase

The number of Chinese supermarkets setting up in Kenya are set to rise due to enhanced China-Kenya commercial ties, an industry lobby said on...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Remarkable voter turnout recorded for B/A

Presiding Officers (POs) in the proposed Ahafo Region described voter turnout in the just-ended referendum as impressive. In an interview with the GNA in Kenaysi...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Savannah Region: provisional results suggest high turnout

Provisional results from various polling stations in Thursday’s referendum in the proposed Savannah Region showed high voter turn-out and support for the creation of...
Electoral Commission (EC)

New Regions Referendum: Vote Counting Begins

Counting of votes is underway in the referendum on the creation of six new regions. Mr Yussif Alhassan Ayoba, the Assistant Head of Communications of...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Provisional Polling Station Results Trickling In

Voting has ended in the referendum for the creation of the Oti Region out of Volta Region at 1700 hours across selected areas in...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Provisional results indicate high voter turnout

Provisional results in the just ended referendum on the creation of the Savannah, show massive endorsement by the people. At Singbin Section Polling Station in...
Oti Referendum

Poor Turnout Characterised Akpafu-Odomi’s Referendum

Voter turnout in the referendum on the creation of the Oti Region was low at Akpafu-Odomi in the Hohoe Municipality. All the two polling stations...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Referendum: Vote counting commences

Vote counting in the referendum on the creation of the Savannah and North East Regions is underway across the polling stations in these areas. There...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Kenyase picked as collation centre for B/A referendum

The Electoral Commission (EC) has chosen Kenyase Number One, a co-capital of the Asutifi North District, as the proposed Ahafo Region's Referendum Collation Centre....
HOTCATT Renaming

HOTCATT needs Boosting – Minister

Mrs Catherine A. Afeku, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, on Thursday called for the strengthening of the Hotel, Catering and Tourism...

MEB special Children’s Home Officially Opens on January 1

A facility that will serve as a home away from home for children with special needs has been established in Apam in the Central...
adolescent

Adolescents tasked to make healthy life decisions

Ms Juliet Enyonam Agbali, a Nurse and the Adolescent Vocal Spokesperson for Odododiodoo Sub-Metro, has urged adolescents to think through whatever they engage themselves...
Environmental degradation

What Ghana Needs Now Is Sanitation Authority

The Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA) has called on government to fulfil its promise of establishing a National Sanitation Authority (NSA). The Executive Secretary...
brong ahafo

Brong-Ahafo: varied opinions expressed in referendum

Residents in the Brong-Ahafo Regional capital, Sunyani, have expressed varied opinions over the on-going referendum to carve out the Bono East and Ahafo Regions...
Photo showing Madam Paulina Patience Abayage in red T-shirt collecting rubbers from a gutter

Regional Minister spearheads clean-up exercise

Madam Paulina Patience Abayage, the Upper East Regional Minister, has led an inter-party clean-up exercise in the Bolgatanga town to promote unity among political...
Oti Referendum

Ghana: voting underway over the creation of new regions

The referendum on the creation of six new regions is underway in designated areas. A total of 2,260,724 voters are expected to vote at 4,798...

Ghanaian artistes need to change their ways – Gogo

Mr. Frank Gogo, Chief Executive Officer of World Map Records, has said, the bad attitude of some Ghanaian artistes, is major factor hampering development...

CSIR-FORIG sensitise school children on climate change

The Forest and the Climate Change Division (FCCD) of the Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG) has embarked on schools’ outreach and climate change...

BoA Gives Children’s Ward A Facelift

The Bank of Africa Ghana Limited, has refurbished and handed over a Children’s Ward to staff and management of the Upper East Regional Hospital...
Person voting

Massive Voter Turn Up Recorded in Bono East

Voter turnout in the referendum on the creation of the Bono East Region has been impressive. The exercise has also been smooth and peaceful with...
MMDAs

Assemblies urged to organise frequent town hall meetings

Dr Eric Oduro Osae, a local governance expert has urged Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to hold town hall meetings at the communities...
Referendum Voting

Ghanaians to decide on creation of new provinces

Ghanaians vote in a referendum on Thursday to decide on government's attempt to create six more political regions (provinces). The proposed regions...
inflation

Zambian annual inflation rate goes up in December

Zambia's year-on-year inflation as measured by the all items consumer price index increased by 0.1 percentage point in December from the previous month, its...

MTN celebrates Christmas babies in Ho

Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) on Boxing Day celebrated 17 babies born on Christmas Day at the Volta Regional and the Ho Municipal Hospitals. ...
birth

SRH records 20 births from midnight December 24

The Sunyani Regional Hospital (SRH) recorded 20 births from the midnight of December 24 to mid-day of the Boxing Day, December 26. ...
Referendum Voting

Voting in referendum gets off to a smooth start in Ahafo

Voting in the referendum on the creation of the Ahafo Region has been smooth and peaceful. Long queues were formed even before the official start...

Matthew 25 House fetes over 2000 people on Xmas day

Mathew 25 House, an HIV and AIDS care centre in Koforidua, on Christmas Day feted over 2000 people including the sick at hospitals, prison...
Nkoranza Traditional Council

Creation of Ahafo Region is for development – Chiefs

The desire by the indigenes of Ahafo to get a separate Ahafo Region from the current Brong-Ahafo Region did not imply a feud between...
Oti Referendum

Oti referendum voting begins

Voting in the referendum on the creation of the Oti region out of Volta, is going on smoothly across the enclave. Spot checks by the...