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Afua Asantewaa’s sing-a-thon world record attempt falls through

By Simon Asare  Accra, Feb. 23, GNA – The Guinness World Record (GWR) has nullified Afua Asantewaa’s attempt to break the longest singing time by an individual.  Last…

GJA inaugurates 75th anniversary planning committee 

By Jesse Ampah Owusu, GNA  Accra, Feb. 23, GNA – The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has inaugurated an 11-member planning committee for its 75th anniversary commemoration this year. …

Moon landing: US firm Intuitive Machines makes historic touchdown

Feb 23 (BBC/GNA) – An American company has made history by becoming the first commercial outfit to put a spacecraft on the Moon. Houston-based Intuitive Machines landed its…

Consider the use of local rice for school feeding – Rice farmers 

By Richard Kusi, GNA  New Edubiase (Ash), Feb. 22, GNA – Local rice farmers in the Adansi South District are appealing to the government to encourage the use…

Onion Sellers Association allays fears of price hikes 

By Jibril Abdul Mumuni    Accra, Feb. 22, GNA – The Onion Sellers Association of Ghana has allayed concerns about a rise in onion prices because of Niger’s withdrawal…

Ghana’s MoH launches Health TV station 

Accra, Feb. 22, GNA – The Ministry of Health (MOH) has officially launched its television station as part of the mechanisms to facilitate its content, to achieve the…

Assange faces wait for decision on whether appeal can go ahead

London, Feb 21, (PA Media/dpa/GNA) – Julian Assange now faces a wait to see whether his final UK bid, to bring an appeal over his extradition to the…

King back at work with first Privy Council, PM since cancer revealed

London, Feb 21, (PA Media/dpa/GNA) – In Britain, King Charles has held his first face-to-face official duties, an audience with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and a Privy Council,…

There’s no mistake in the decision-making process of President — Former MP 

By Elsie Appiah-Osei, GNA  Accra, Feb. 21, GNA – Mr Nii Narh Nartey, a former New Patriotic Party, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma Central, says there is…

Economy

Bank of Ghana, Development Bank Ghana to launch 3i Africa Summit in Accra

Accra, Feb. 23, GNA – The Bank of Ghana and the Development Bank Ghana are set to launch the inaugural 3i Africa Summit on Monday, February 26, 2024…

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Business

CFAO Mobility Ghana unveils new hub of excellence in Aftersales Service 

Accra, Feb. 21, GNA – CFAO Mobility Ghana has unveiled its newest Service Centre in a groundbreaking move that underlines its commitment to customer-centric excellence.   Nestled strategically on…

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Politics

Dr Bawumia constitutes manifesto committees for 2024 election 

Accra, Feb. 23, GNA – Vice President and Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has constituted manifesto committees for the 2024 General Election.   This…

Social

GTA identifies seven points on Greenwich Meridian line for tourism development 

By Laudia Sawer, GNA  Tema, Feb. 23, GNA – Mr George Nkrumah Ansere, the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) Director, Tema Region, has said the Authority has identified seven…

Court & Crime

Support investigations into “Jirapa Dubai CEO’s” murder 

By Philip Tengzu, GNA   Wa, (UW/R), Feb. 23, GNA – The Jirapa Area Youth and Development Association (JAYDA) has called for public assistance for the investigations into the…

Education

“Come back home and lead your countries” — Emily Fertik urges Ghanaian students abroad 

By Ernest Nustugah  Accra, Feb. 23, GNA – Ms Emily Fertik, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission at the United States Embassy in Ghana, has encouraged Ghanaian students abroad…

Health

Ghana records 19,000 TB cases in 2023

By Samira Larbie Accra, Feb. 23, GNA – Ghana in 2023 recorded 19, 000 Tuberculosis cases, a huge increase over the 16,500 cases in 2022 and the previous…

Ghana hosts Global 2024 ICT4D Conference in March

Accra, Feb 23, GNA- Ghana will in March this year host the 12th Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) conference in Accra. Scheduled from March 19th to…

IRAD 2024 International Conference opens at Nyankpala

By Albert Futukpor Nyankpala (N/R), Feb. 23, GNA – The fourth Irrigation and Agricultural Development (IRAD) International Conference has opened in Nyankpala near Tamale to provide a scientific…

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Afetorku Gbodzi – The powerful Dagbamate Shrine, providing spiritual protection, healing to adherents  

A GNA feature by Emmanuel Agbaxode   Dagbamate (V/R), Feb 22, GNA – Dr Kurtis Andrews, 44, a dual citizen of Ghana and Canada, and an adherent of the powerful…

Climate-smart pre-planting decisions for farmers ahead of major season 

A GNA Feature by Edward Acquah  Accra, Feb. 20, GNA – Smallholder farmers got a sneak peek of how unpredictable this year’s rainy season could be when it…

To Blackout or not to Blackout? That is the Question 

A feature by George Sarpong  Accra, Feb. 20, GNA – Is it right for journalists to blackout or boycott errant politicians? The answer depends on our conception of…

Newmont’s revamped APSC aiding Ahafo farmers in growth 

Accra, Feb.13, GNA – The lack of access to ready markets and inadequate value-addition avenues for perishable crops are two critical challenges inhibiting sustainable agricultural growth in Ghana.  Tonnes of food produce…

Kwashiorkor – When nutrition deficiency robs children of their precious lives  

A GNA feature by Laudia Sawer     Tema, Feb. 13, GNA – The Tema General Hospital, the only referral hospital within the Tema catchment area in the Greater Accra…

Securing an investment that transcends generations

A feature by Stephen Debrah-Ablormeti Accra, Feb. 12, GNA – The concept of generational wealth has become quite prominent in recent times as parents look to give a…

Foreign Features

“Germany meets Qingdao – Together at the Spring Festival” was successfully held in the partner city Regensburg

On February 10 (local time), the “Germany meets Qingdao – Together at the Spring Festival”, which was initiated by the Information Office of the Qingdao Municipal People’s Government,…

GDToday: 2024 Guangdong “First Conference of Spring” focuses on promoting high-quality development through industrial science and technology

On February 18, 2024, the first day after the Spring Festival of the Year of Loong in China, Guangdong once again held the “Guangdong Province High-quality Development Conference”.…

GDToday released the video of the 2024 Chinese New Year Address from the Governor of Guangdong 

On the occasion of the Chinese New Year in 2024, Wang Weizhong, the Governor of Guangdong has extended sincere greetings and festive wishes to overseas Chinese, Hong Kong,…

Sports

Olympic Games qualifiers: Zambia dents Black Queens’ qualification hopes

By Simon Asare Accra, Feb. 23, GNA – The Black Queens of Ghana had their chances of qualifying for the 2024 Paris Olympics dented after suffering a 1-0…

Entertainment

Afua Asantewaa’s sing-a-thon world record attempt falls through

By Simon Asare  Accra, Feb. 23, GNA – The Guinness World Record (GWR) has nullified Afua Asantewaa’s attempt to break the longest singing time by an individual.  Last…

World

UN experts call for arms embargo against Israel

Geneva, Feb 24, (dpa/GNA) – Independent UN experts are calling for an arms embargo against Israel, stating that exporting countries risk violating international humanitarian law if the weapons…

Africa

Chinese medical team treats over 20,000 Sierra Leonean patients during one-year mission

FREETOWN, Feb. 23, (Xinhua/GNA) — The 24th batch of the Chinese medical team in Sierra Leone, has provided care for more than 20,000 local patients during its one-year…

Americas

Threat on United Airlines flight forces emergency landing in Chicago

New York, Feb 21, (tca/dpa/GNA) – A United Airlines flight from Newark to Los Angeles, was forced to make an emergency landing in Chicago Wednesday morning, after a…

Asia

Afghan gov’t allows girls to enroll in state-owned medical institutes

KABUL, Feb. 20 (Xinhua/GNA) — The Afghan caretaker government, has allowed girls graduating from 12th grade to get admission to state-owned medical institutes, state-run Bakhtar news agency reported…

Europe

Ukraine, Denmark sign deal on security cooperation, long-term support

KIEV, Feb. 24, (Xinhua/GNA) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, on Friday signed a 10-year agreement on security cooperation between the two countries,…

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Kenyan Companies Embrace AI for Marketing Efficiency, Cost Savings

Kenyan companies, facing economic challenges, are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce production and advertising expenses. 

Tech Report: Regulating Artificial Intelligence in New Technologies

Some technology analysts argue that using artificial intelligence responsibly can boost productivity and economic growth across the continent.

African Art Sees Rise in Popularity in Washington, DC

African art is exploding in popularity in the Washington, D.C., area as curators and galleries feature more and more fine art works from the continent.

State Production Unit Making Cheaper Labs for Schools in Kenya

A Kenyan government agency is helping students from low-income families access laboratories for science classes.