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Forestry Commission intensifies patrols in Rosewood harvesting hotspots

The Chief Director of the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Patrick Agbesin says the Forestry Commission has intensified its monitoring and patrol activities in hot-spot areas. This is due ...

23 January, 2021

Koforidua: 85 arrested for non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols

The Ghana Police Service has arrested 85 suspects for failing to wear face masks in public at separate locations in Koforidua. Police say this was part of efforts to “clamp ...

23 January, 2021

Army probes claims soldiers are protecting galamsey operations

The Ghana Armed Forces says it has commenced investigations into allegation some of its personnel are protecting illegal mining operations. Recent media reports suggest that some members of the Ghana ...

23 January, 2021

Africa’s long wait for the COVID -19 vaccine

Africa will have to wait “weeks if not months” before receiving Covid-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organization, according to various officials working towards getting doses for the continent. ...

23 January, 2021

Dismiss Mahama’s unfounded election petition – Akufo-Addo to Supreme Court

President Akufo-Addo has again attacked the substance of John Mahama’s election petition calling it illogical and bizarre, among others. In his preliminary objection statement, the President said some of Mr. ...

23 January, 2021

How coronavirus turbocharged the QR revolution

Our customers love it,” says Michael Schatzberg, the co-founder of a US restaurant group. He is talking about using QR codes (quick response codes), a technology from the 1990s, which ...

23 January, 2021

A wristband that tells your boss if you are unhappy

At first glance, the silicone wristband could be mistaken for one that tracks your heart rate when you are doing exercise. However, the wearable technology, called a Moodbeam, isn’t here ...

23 January, 2021

Coronavirus: UK variant ‘may be more deadly’ – Evidence suggests

Early evidence suggests the variant of coronavirus that emerged in the UK may be more deadly, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said. However, there remains huge uncertainty around the numbers – ...

23 January, 2021

Nana Addo’s ministerial appointments laudable – Afenyo Markin

Deputy Majority Leader, Afenyo Markin has downplayed criticisms against the President’s nominees for ministerial appointments in his second term. Some have expressed reservations over the President’s latest ministerial appointments, arguing ...

23 January, 2021

COVID-19: Netherlands introduces new restrictions for Ghanaian travellers

The Embassy of Netherlands has introduced some new travel restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and its new variants. The restrictions include flight bans for countries where there is ...

22 January, 2021

Oti Regional Minister-designate hopeful of improving attitudes towards PWDs

The Oti Regional Minister-designate, Joshua Makabu is confident his appointment will help in ending the negative stereotype about Persons with Disabilities. Joshua Makabu, an advocate and person living with a ...

22 January, 2021

Nana Addo’s ministerial nominees recycled – Haruna Iddrisu

The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has described the President’s nominees for ministerial appointments in his second term as a recycled. “It only reminds us in the Minority group that for ...

22 January, 2021

ECOWAS adopts policy for more robust monitoring and evaluation in Member States

Ministers in charge of Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation Experts of Econimic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) countries have recommended a draft policy document for more robust monitoring and ...

22 January, 2021

Winners of 1st ACE annual children’s Christmas in Ghana story writing competition commended

PlayHows Multimedia and Hospitality Services (PMHS), organisers of The ACE Annual Children’s Christmas in Ghana Story Writing Competition recently congratulated the winners of the 1st competition of December 2020 in ...

22 January, 2021


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