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Health Hospital Donation

UNICCU Gives to Children’s Ward of Hohoe Hospital

The Hohoe branch of Universe Co-Operative Credit Union Limited (UNICCU) has donated assorted items to the Children's Ward of the Hohoe Municipal Hospital. The items...
court

Farmer Before Court for Carrying Cannabis

Yao Humali, a farmer at Hohoe Low-cost in the Volta Region has been arraigned before a Hohoe Circuit Court for unlawful possession of cannabis...
NADMO

NADMO and Zoomlion Join Hands to Desilt Culverts

The Hohoe Municipal Office of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has started desilting gutters and culverts in flood prone communities ahead of the...
school feeding

Ghana Government assures caterers payments of all arrears

Madam Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection has assured caterers under the Ghana School Feeding Programme(GSFP) that government would soon...
AfDB

AfDB AGM to be Hosted by Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea will host the African Development Bank’s next Annual Meetings in June 2019, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the...
afdb

Governors Hail AfDB’s Transformative Plan for Africa

About 370 transformative bank projects worth $11.3bn were undertaken by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) in the African region between 2010-2017. In 2018 alone,...
Free Health Screening

Countries Health Budgets Becoming Bigger

Spending on health is growing faster than the rest of the global economy, accounting for 10 per cent of global gross domestic product (GDP). A...
Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)

Traders in Hohoe Commended for using GRA tax stamps

The Ghana Revenue Authority has taken its tax stamp inspection exercise to Hohoe in the Volta region and commended the traders for using tax...
World Bank

World Bank Unveils Strategies on Climate Change

The World Bank Group on Wednesday launched its Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. Under the plan, the World Bank Group will ramp...
2019 African Economic Outlook (2019AEO)

AEO Says Africa’s Growth is on a Steady Path

Africa’s general economic performance continues to recover and gross domestic products (GDP) growth is projected to accelerate to 4.0 percent in 2019 and 4.1...
Regents' Professor Mark Prausnitz holds an experimental microneedle contraceptive skin patch. Designed to be self-administered by women for long-acting contraception, the patch could provide a new family planning option. Credit: Christopher Moore, Georgia Tech

Researchers develop self-administered long-acting contraceptives

A new long-acting contraceptive designed to be self-administered by women may provide a new family planning option, particularly in developing nations where access to...
NPP

NPP Volta: elects Woanya as regional Chairman

Mr Kofi Makafui Woanya, the immediate past Volta Regional Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has been elected the Regional Chairman of the...
Revenue mobilisation

Africa’s Revenue Mobilization Drive Improves

The mobilisation of domestic resources is improving steadily in African countries, according to new data from Revenue Statistics in Africa 2017 released Friday in...
oil

Penplusbytes and GOGIG builds media capacity on oil and gas

Penplusbytes with support from Ghana Oil and Gas for Inclusive Growth (GOGIG) is implementing a 6-month “enhancing the role of the Media in promoting...
fish

Climate Change Poses Serious Threat to Global Fish Survival

Climate change will force many amphibians, mammals and birds to move to cooler areas outside their normal ranges, provided they can find space and...
teenage pregnancy

During Pregnancy Home-care Services Research to be Launch Soon

Work on an important research to provide home-care attendants during pregnancy and postnatal services as well as effective care at birth in clinics and...
Tuberculosis

Fast, paper-based tuberculosis test now available

Scientists have developed a fast, paper-based test to diagnose tuberculosis that can be read with a smartphone, a technology that is increasingly available in...
Climate change

World Hunger Up Again, New UN Report Suggests

After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, says a new edition...

ECA’s Data Collection and Analysis is off International Standards

Dr Dimitri Sanga, Director of Economic Commission for Africa's (ECA) Sub-Regional Office for West Africa, has said its data collection and analysis processes meets...
Global climate

Study Quantifies Global Impact of Ozone Exposure on Respiratory Deaths

A new study has quantified the global impact of long-term ozone exposure on respiratory mortality. The study published in the Journal Environmental Health Perspectives by...
vaccination

Vaccination Campaign to Save 20 million People By 2020

Vaccination initiatives in the world's poorest countries will have prevented 20 million deaths and saved around $350 billion in health-care costs by 2020, a...
Volta Togoland

Northern Volta Districts Negotiate for Regional Capital Status

Chiefs in districts located in the yet to be created Oti Region in northern part of Volta Region are all appealing to government to...
Ghana

ECA Ready to Launch Ghana’s 2016 Profile

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will on Monday launch the 2016 Country Profile of Ghana in Accra. The objective of this initiative is to...
pigs

Scientist remove viruses from live pigs by gene editing

Scientists have edited live pig genome to deactivate a family of retroviruses in a new research. The results hold important implications for transplant medicine in...
African population

By 2050 the world population would rise up to 9.8 billion

The world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050, up 31 percent from an estimated 7.5 billion now. The world youth population (ages 15 to...

US and India to play host to 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

The US and India is to co-host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) slated for November 28-30 in Hyderabad, India. A release from the US State...
mobile

African women found to use mobile internet more

A study has found that women in Africa are tech-savvy in the use of mobile internet to empower and entertain themselves compared to men. It...
World Health Organisation

A New Class of Antibiotic Found to Work Effectively Against Gonorrhea

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has listed drug resistant gonorrhoea, a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacterium, as a high priority...
President John Dramani Mahama And Ndc Supporters

Prez Mahama announces compensation for victims of Hohoe clashes

Under the package, the palace of Togbe Gabusu would be renovated, while families and individuals who lost their property and relatives would be appropriately...

E.P. Church Catechist Union Appoints Agbeehia As New Head

The 59-year old Catechist, in charge of the Nima-Accra branch of the Church, was elected at the end of the...