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Dog mauling victim’s father appeals for financial support 

By Muniratu Akweley Issah / Samiratu Larbie, GNA  Accra, April 23, GNA- Mr Eugene Addo, father of the two-year old boy who was viciously attacked by a dog…

High Court issues arrest warrant against former MASLOC Boss

By Joyce Danso Accra, April 23, GNA – An Accra High Court granted the State’s prayer to issue an arrest warrant for jailed MASLOC former Chief Executive Officer(CEO)…

UN sees ‘perilous precedent’ in UK’s Rwanda deportation law

Geneva, Apr. 23, (dpa/GNA) – Heads of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday called on Britain to reconsider its new law facilitating the deportation of asylum seekers…

CEOs of COCOBOD sign contracts on behalf of the Board — Witness 

By Morkporkpor Anku  Accra, April 23, GNA – Dr Francis Baah, a former Executive Director of Cocoa Health, and Extension Division (CHED), Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has testified…

Ashanti Region: ECG retrieves GHc598,666.00 from entities engaged in illegal connections 

By Kwabia Owusu-Mensah  Kumasi, April 23, GNA – The Ashanti West region of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has been able to retrieve a total amount of…

Veep Bawumia authorizes construction of 5,280 Dual Desks for 66 schools in West Mamprusi

Accra, April 23, GNA – Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has ordered and provided financial support for the construction of 5,280 Dual Desk furniture to support 66 schools in…

Mass arrests made as US campus protests over Gaza spread

April 23 (BBC/GNA) – Protests over the war in Gaza have taken hold at a handful of elite US universities as officials scramble to defuse demonstrations. Police moved…

CDD-Ghana builds capacity of journalists ahead of Ghana’s 2024 election

By Iddi Yire/Elizabeth Larkwor Baah Tema (GNA), April 22, GNA – Ahead of Ghana’s 2024 general election, the Center for Democratic Development, Ghana (CDD-Ghana), has organised a two-day…

Let’s invest in photography to promote tourism  

By Paul Eduarko Richardson/ Khadijah Musah  Accra, April 22, GNA – Mr Thomas Fynn, a photographer and Executive Director, FYNNexhibits, has asked Government, Ministries, Departments, Agencies, organisations and…

Four more grabbed and remanded over train accident 

By Joyce Danso, GNA  Accra, April 22, GNA – Four more persons have been picked up by the police for their alleged roles in last week’s train accident…

Asogli State protests renaming of Ho Technical University  

By Samuel Akumatey, GNA   Ho, April 22, GNA – The Asogli State Council has registered strong disapproval of a planned renaming of the Ho Technical University (HTU).  President…

Former PPA Boss granted GH₵4million bail

By Morkporkpor Anku Accra, April 22, GNA – An Accra High Court has granted Mr Adjenim Boateng Adjei, a former Public Procurement Authority Chief Executive Officer, a GH₵4million…

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Economy

Global Cocoa Marketing Companies refuse to pay realistic Cocoa prices — CGCI

Accra, April 23, GNA – Mr. Alex Asanvo, the Executive Secretary for Cote d’Ivoire Ghana Cocoa Initiative (CGCI), says Global Cocoa Marketing Companies have refused to pay realistic…

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Business

Kayoyi Ltd begins operations in Ghana 

By Albert Futukpor, GNA   Tamale, April 22, GNA – Kayoyi Limited, a leading e-commerce company, has begun operations in the country with the goal to fulfill the long…

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Politics

KASEC is the venue for Akan NPP Parliamentary Candidate poll

By Daniel Agbesi Latsu Kadjebi (O/R), April 23, GNA-Kadjebi-Asato Senior High School’s (KASEC) Rashid Bawa Assembly Hall has been selected as the venue for the Akan New Patriotic…

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DVLA Management, Board embark on familiarisation tour of Volta, Oti 

By Agbaxode Emmanuel, GNA  Akatsi (VR), April 23, GNA – The Board and Management of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) have embarked on an official tour…

Court & Crime

National Security Operative allegedly swindles businessman over sale of excavator

By Joyce Danso Accra, April 23, GNA- A 34-year-old National Security Operative who allegedly plotted with three others to defraud a businessman under the guise of selling him…

Education

CETAG accuses gov’t of non-compliance with NLC’s binding orders

Credit Jibril Abdul Mumuni Accra, April 23, GNA – The College of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG) has accused the government of non-compliance with the National Labour…

Health

Dog mauling victim’s father appeals for financial support 

By Muniratu Akweley Issah / Samiratu Larbie, GNA  Accra, April 23, GNA- Mr Eugene Addo, father of the two-year old boy who was viciously attacked by a dog…

Voyager 1 is sending data back to Earth for the first time in 5 months

April 23 (CNN/GNA) – For the first time in five months, NASA engineers have received decipherable data from Voyager 1 after crafting a creative solution to fix a…

World Earth Day: CCCFS calls for urgent action to end plastic pollution  

By Yussif Ibrahim, GNA  Kumasi, April 23, GNA – The Centre for Climate Change and Food Security (CCCFS) is calling for urgent steps to tackle plastic pollution on…

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Features

The Plastic Menace: Our environment, our survival 

A GNA feature by Fatima Anafu-Astanga  Bolgatanga, April 20, GNA – Thirteen-year-old Mbabota and his younger siblings, aged 10 and seven years, scavenge every weekend on farmland and…

Abuse of emergency contraceptive pills: Power to Choose project leads advocacy in Sagnarigu 

A GNA Feature by Solomon Gumah   Sagnarigu (N/R), April 21, GNA – Abdul-Salam Salamatu (not her real name) is a 16-year-old adolescent girl at Garizegu Roman Catholic Junior…

Climate change mitigation action: Asesewa Charcoal Producers show the way  

A GNA feature by Dennis Peprah/Christopher Tetteh  Asesewa (E/R), April 22, GNA – Indigenous charcoal production is an alternative source of livelihoods for most indigenous men and women…

Genome Editing: A potential panacea to Africa’s food insecurity    

A GNA feature by Philip Tengzu     Wa (UW/R), April 16, GNA – The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) says Ghana spent GH¢11.3 billion to import food products to feed…

Heritage month extension: The spotlight on rich Ghanaian beads 

A GNA feature by Evans Worlanyo Ameamu  Keta (V/R), April 11, GNA – The dedication of March as a Heritage or Ghana Month has been described by the…

Rethinking Ghana’s COVID-19 Levy: Need for its transformation into Public Health Emergency Fund  

By Victoria Agyemang    Cape Coast, April 10, GNA – “I would have lost my life to COVID-19 if my family were poor. Despite the government support and interventions,…

Foreign Features

Countdown begins: Global firms line up to participate in CIIE 2024 

Scores of global enterprises have secured early spots at the seventh China International Import Expo (CIIE), the world’s first national-level import-themed expo, less than 200 days ahead of…

Sino-American Non-governmental Culture Exchange Activities Commemorating the 82nd Anniversary of the Great Rescue of Doolittle Raid Launched in Quzhou

Sino-American non-governmental culture exchange activities commemorating the 82nd Anniversary of the Great Rescue of Doolittle Raid with the theme “Let the friendship forged by blood and flame be…

Launching Ceremony of the Celebration on the 30th Anniversary of Yantai – Gunsan Partnership Held in Gunsan, South Korea

On April 15, the launching ceremony of the celebration on the 30th Anniversary of Yantai (China) – Gunsan (South Korea) Partnership and the inauguration ceremony of the Yantai-Gunsan…

Sports

PATH and IOC, launch community sport initiative to reduce NCDs in Ghana 

By Samira Larbie  Accra, April 23, GNA-PATH, an International Non-Governmental Organisation, the International Olympic Committee through its Olympism365 programme, together with stakeholders have launched a new initiative to…

Entertainment

Elizha bags Artiste of the Year nomination at 2024 Ghana Music Awards USA 

By Simon Asare  Accra, April 23, GNA – Music sensation Elizha has been nominated Artiste of the Year at the upcoming Ghana Music Awards (GMA) USA.  The singer/songwriter,…

World

Elon Musk hits out at Australia over ruling to hide stabbing videos

Sydney, Apr. 23, (dpa/GNA) – Tech billionaire Elon Musk has hit out at Australia over the country’s attempts to ban footage of a Sydney church stabbing on his social media platform…

Africa

Dozens dead and missing after boat capsizes off Djibouti

Dakar, Apr. 23, (dpa/GNA) – Dozens of people are feared dead after a migrant boat carrying 77 occupants overturned off the coast of Djibouti, according to the United Nations. So far, 16…

Americas

First seven jurors selected in Trump’s New York criminal trial

New York, Apr. 17, (dpa/GNA) – Seven jurors on Tuesday were selected in Donald Trump’s hush money trial in New York, the first criminal trial against a former US president. Representatives…

Asia

Taiwan rattled by series of quakes, including 6.3-magnitude tremor

Taipei, Apr. 23, (dpa/GNA) – Taiwan was rattled early Tuesday morning by 6.3- and 6.0-magnitude earthquakes, authorities said, following a series of smaller tremors the previous day. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake occurred…

Europe

Bulgaria: 1.8 Mln-plus tourist check-ins from Dec. 1, 2023 to March 25, 2024

Sofia, April 23 (BTA/GNA) – The number of tourist check-ins in Bulgaria for the period December 1, 2023, to March 25, 2024 exceeded 1.8 million, the Ministry of…

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