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hospital

New Savannah Region promised an ultra-modern health facility

Mrs Veronica Alele, the Bole District Chief Executive, at weekend performed ground breaking ceremony for work to begin on construction of an ultra modern...
abortion

GHS asked to make available safe abortion services

Mr Raphael Godlove Ahenu, the Chief Executive Officer of Global Media Foundation (GLOMEF), a human rights advocacy media Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called on...
E Cigarettes

New York: Governor Increase Age Tobacco and e-cigarette sales to 21

Governor of U.S. New York State Andrew Cuomo announced a proposal on Saturday to raise the minimum age for tobacco and electronic cigarette purchases...
Workers conduct a final check on vehicles before they go off the production line at an assembly workshop of a passenger vehicle manufacturing base of Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Dongfeng Motor Group, Jan. 2018. (Photo from CFP)

Ireland Recorded A Small Increment in Car Sales in 2018

A total of 283,739 units of vehicles were sold in Ireland in 2018, up slightly by 1.39 percent over 2017, according to the latest...
video

Paris Bakery Blast Kills Two Moroccan Tourists

Two Moroccan nationals were wounded in a powerful explosion in the center of Paris on Saturday morning, said a report by the Moroccan official...
U.S. dollar, euro and Swiss franc bank notes are seen in a bank in Budapest August 8, 2011.REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

In 2018, Morocco’s Forex Reserve Almost Diminished by 5 Percent

Morocco's net international reserves amounted to 24.2 billion U.S. dollars by the end of 2018, with a year-on-year decrease of 4.9 percent, official statistics...
OPEC

OPEC-led Out Cut Sent Oil Prices Skyrocketing

Oil prices continued to rise during the week ending Jan. 11, with the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for February delivery increasing by...
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)

PSG Returns for three-goal win over Amiens in Ligue 1

Paris Saint-Germain made a comeback from their frustrating French League Cup elimination for a 3-0 road victory over Amiens, while Guingamp were restricted to...
jets

Israel War Jet Hits on Gaza in Retaliation to Rockets Firing

Israeli war jets carried out on Saturday night intensive airstrikes on several facilities and posts that belong to Islamic Hamas movement and other militant...
France yellow vest demonstrations during Nov.-Dec. 2018

Paris Bakery Blast Claims 3 Lives Amid yellow Vest Protests

A powerful explosion in central Paris on Saturday killed three and injured dozens of others while around 8,000 participated the "yellow vest" protests in...
Federal Government Shutdown Graphic for Jan. 2018

U.S. Government Shutdown Eats Across Country

The U.S. government shutdown, which affected a quarter of federal agencies, stretched into the 22nd day on Saturday, eclipsing all the previous 20 such...
Fuel

Zimbabwean Leader increases fuel prices

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday announced fuel price increases of about 240 percent with effect from Sunday. He said the prices were predicated on...
insecticide poisoning

Woman kills IS Militant

A local Iraqi woman killed two Islamic State (IS) militants by poisoning them in revenge for the killing of her son and her husband...
Business Management Salary

Zimbabwe awaits the reintroduction of its local currency

Zimbabwean Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube said that the country will have its own currency within 12 months, state media Herald newspaper...
video

Saudi Woman Seeks Refuge in Canada

The young Saudi woman who has been granted asylum after fleeing from her reported abusive family arrived in Canada's Toronto Saturday morning, local media...
Infrastructure

AU Diplomat Asks Regional Blocks to Advance More in Infrastructure

The African Union (AU) High Representative for Infrastructure, Raila Odinga, has urged regional economic blocs in Africa to strengthen efforts of infrastructure development, and...
Sudanese protesters chant slogans during an anti-government demonstration in the capital Khartoum on January 6, 2019

24 Confirmed Dead in South Sudan Protests

The death toll in Sudan's protests has risen to 24, said Amer Mohamed Ibrahim, head of a Sudanese government fact-finding committee in charge of...
China-Rwanda Friendship Cup Photo Contest

China-Rwanda photo contest concludes

The China-Rwanda Friendship Cup Photo Contest concluded in Rwanda's capital city of Kigali, on Saturday with an awarding ceremony. The month-long contest jointly hosted by...
APC

Nigeria’s ruling party says website hacked

Nigeria's ruling party on Saturday raised alarm over the hacking of its official website, apc.com.ng, adding that it found unauthorized content on the site....
Boko Haram

Nigerian army bury soldiers killed in ambush by Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 14 soldiers killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists on Dec. 24, 2018. The soldiers who were on...
BAG inaugurates Ashanti Regional Badminton Executive members

Ashanti Regional Badminton Executives Take Office

The Badminton Association of Ghana ( BAG), has inaugurated a ten member management team to form the Executive Board of the Ashanti Regional Badminton...
NPP Nomination

EC Confirms the Participation of NPP Aspirant in By-election

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Saturday gave its consent to Madam Lydia Alhassan, the New Patriotic Congress Member of Parliament (MP) Aspirant for Ayawaso...
Writing Workshop

Perbi Library Services Organises Writing Workshop for Pupils

The Perbi Cubs Library Services, a community-based library resource, has held an interactive writing workshop for pupils to empower them with the skills...
Wpid University Of Ghana

70th Annual New Year School and Conference will be opened by Speaker

Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, the Speaker of Parliament will on Monday, January 14, open the 70th Annual New Year School and Conference at the...
Christian Council of Ghana

Rev. Ghartey Says Christian Council Must Be Supported

The American Bible University (ABU)- Ghana Campus at Dansoman has held its maiden graduation with a call on government to empower the Christian Council...
Richmond Djarbeng,

Djarbeng and Kongo Fight Slated for February 1

Richmond Djarbeng, a Ghanaian Welterweight boxer is set to battle Chris Kongo, from the United Kingdom, in a ten round International Welterweight contest at...
Mr Opare-Hammond

Mr. Opare-Hammond Has Been Reported Dead

The New Patriotic has expressed sadness at the passing of Dr Kwadwo Opare-Hammond, Managing Director of Precious Minerals Marketing Company, at the Korle-Bu Teaching...
corporal punishment

Immigrant Sex Offenders will receive stiffer punishment – Finnish Minister

Finnish Interior Minister Kai Mykkanen on Saturday repeated his call for tougher punishment on sex offenders who are immigrants or asylum seekers, after police...
terrorism

Ministry Confirms the killing of six terrorists in Egypt

Egypt's police killed six terrorists in a dawn raid on a hideout in Upper Egypt on Saturday, a statement by the Interior Ministry said. The...
European Union

EU Sends Top Election Observers to Nigeria

The European Union (EU) said it has deployed a high-level election observation mission to monitor next month's general elections in Nigeria. In a statement reaching...