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plastics

EPA Says Ghana is not in position to enforce outright ban on plastics

Mr John Pwamang, the Acting Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says the country cannot put a total ban on plastics due...
Swedru School of Business (SWESBU)

SWESBU: Concerned Parents Rise Against Illegal PTA Levy

Some concerned parents of the Swedru School of Business (SWESBU) have petitioned the Ghana Education Service (GES)Council and the Director-General of GES to investigate...
keche 2019

Keche eyes US$500k bumper contract

Ghanaian music duo, Joshua Ampah and Andrew Cudjoe, known in showbiz as ''Keche'' are keen on taking their music to the next level, having...
fda-blood

FDA Supports Bolgatanga blood banks

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Bolgatanga the Upper East Regional capital, has organized blood donation exercise as part of its mandate to...
ramadan-cup

Ramadan Cup: Best Player Takes Home a Motorbike

The Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the 2019 Sheikh Sharubutu Ramadan Cup, will receive a brand new motor bike from SOMOCO Ghana Ltd. Making the...
gaec inauguration

GAEC Ladies Association Unveiled in Accra

The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) Ladies Association was at the weekend inaugurated in Accra. The event was on the theme: “Harnessing the Power of...
book-launch

Book Unveiled in Honour of Prof. Kuupole

A 136 page book, titled, “Managing the contemporary Ghanaian University: Reflections of a former Vice Chancellor” has been launched in honour of Professor Domwini...
court

EC will go by court ruling on limited voter registration

Whatever be the outcome of the ruling of the Court on the pending limited voter registration, the Electoral Commission (EC) will abide by it,...
screening

Over 2,000 people undergo free medical screening in Agona West

A total of 1,800 school children and 400 adults at Agona Nyakrom have received free dental and health screening carried out by a team...
dreams

Dreams FC Picks June 14 for Homecoming Match

Ghana Premier League side, Dreams FC will organise a homecoming match on June 14, at the Ashaley Botwe Park, in Accra. The match forms part...
ramadan-cup

Ramadan Cup Deferred to June 15

The Organising Committee of the annual Sheikh Sharubutu Ramadan Cup has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 15th. The 5th edition was originally fixed for June...
gsa manufacturers

GSA shuts down two factories whilst urging others to be compliant

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has closed down a local cable and electronic manufacturing plant and a plastic production factory in Accra with a...
Education

Ghana School Curriculum Needs Urgent Redesigning

Mr John Emmanuel Donkoh, the Founder of Jayee University College has called for a fundamental re-thinking and radical redesigning of the country's educational curriculum...
Russian Government hands over trucks and trailers to UN WFP

UN WFP receive trucks and trailers from Russian Government

The Russian Federation has handed over 22 Kamaz trucks and five trailers to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as part of a...
entrepreneur

South Sudan, UNDP launch youth entrepreneurship initiative to boost food security

South Sudan in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Saturday launched a youth entrepreneurship program to enhance their contribution to the...
China and Africa

China and African countries to embrace closer economic, trade ties

China and African countries will see more intimate economic and trade ties as the first China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo will open on June...
doctor

Namibia hails exemplary contribution of Chinese medical team

The 11th Chinese Medical team to Namibia bade farewell after two years of administering Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at the Chinese Acupuncture Department of...

Kenya mulls law to promote uptake of LPG to reduce reliance on fossils fuels

Kenya is developing a law to promote the uptake of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in order to reduce dependence on fossils fuels, the energy...
land

Land expropriation without compensation to go ahead despite growing concern

The long-awaited land expropriation without compensation will go ahead, South Africa's Parliament said on Friday amid growing concern over the process. Parliament made the statement...

Zimbabwe’s NPF party fires interim leader

The fledgling National Patriotic Front (NPF) has fired its interim leader Ambrose Mutinhiri on allegations of lacking commitment to its cause. Party spokesperson Jealousy Mawarire...
Wpid Ngr Troops Daily Times Photo

U.S., Ugandan troops complete joint military training

U.S. and Ugandan troops have completed two months of joint military training on crisis response on the African continent. A statement from the U.S. mission...
oil

West Africa needs two million bpd petroleum refinery capacity – expert

The West African sub-region needs at least a two million barrels per day capacity petroleum refinery to meet market demands for finished products in...
video

Betraying the Game: FIFA bans Kwesi Nyantakyi for 90 days

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has placed 90-day ban on Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi, Council Member of the international football controlling body, following...
video

EU rejects Burundi government accusations on destabilization

The European Union (EU) said Thursday it rejected accusations by the Burundian government on destabilizing the east African nation. "The EU rejects...

Authorities in western Tanzania warns residents over meningitis outbreak

Authorities in western Tanzania's district of Sumbawanga on Thursday warned residents on the outbreak of a disease, which is suspected to be meningitis, which...
Ethiopian Airline

Ethiopian Airlines to inaugurate Africa’s largest cargo terminal

Ethiopian Airlines will inaugurate Africa's largest Cargo Terminal at an international aviation forum in late June, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tewolde Gebremariam said Thursday. ...
Wpid Prostitution

Italy busts Nigerian ring allegedly trafficking African women for prostitution

Thirteen Nigerian nationals were arrested in Italy in an operation targeting an alleged human trafficking ring, Italian police said on Thursday. All...
THAAD

South Korean residents, peace activists demand complete retreat of THAAD

South Korean residents and peace activists on Thursday demanded the complete retreat of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile interception system...

Australian State hospitals to ban sugary drinks to combat obesity

The Australian State of New South Wales' (NSW) health department announced Thursday that it will ban sugary soft drinks in all hospitals and care...
mining

Zambian government to encourage mining companies to deal with local suppliers

The Zambian government plans to come up with a local content strategy aimed at encouraging mining firms to buy equipment and other supplies from...