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COVID-19: Funerals shouldn’t exceed 2-hours, receptions banned

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed that, henceforth, funeral ceremonies should not exceed two hours. He has also banned post-event reception services. He said this...

Noguchi warns of a possible COVID-19 outbreak in Ghana if….

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) of the University of Ghana wants the government to take a second look at the state...

The third wave of COVID-19 infections is very real – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has warned that the country is at risk of experiencing a third wave of COVID-19 infections if the current...

Covid: Global healthcare workers missing out on jabs

Health and care workers are being "left behind" in efforts to vaccinate the world against Covid-19, nursing leaders say. There were promises they would be...

Sports journalist dies in accident on Nkawkaw-New Abirem road

A sports journalist in the Eastern Region, Adam Shaibu of Obourba FM, has been reported dead after the vehicle he was traveling in got...

Kumasi flood: 50-year-old woman drowns after wooden footbridge collapses

A 50-year-old woman, who has been identified as Akosua Dufie, has been confirmed dead after she was washed away by a flood following Thursday...

We’ll sanction health facilities charging our clients extra fees – NHIA

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has served notice that it will take action against health facilities that are charging extra fees from their...

Teenage pregnancies in Ghana hit 555,575 in five years

More than half a million teenagers are on record to have gotten pregnant over the last five years, data from the Ghana Health Service...

Minority demands probe into procurement of Sputnik V vaccines through middlemen

The Minority in Parliament is to file a motion for a bipartisan probe into the procurement of Sputnik V vaccines from Russia through middlemen. Government,...

Bribery, limited access to medical care worsening in Ghana – Afrobarometer report

A new report by Afrobarometer measuring the progress of countries towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has found that bribery is...

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Tokyo 2020 – Ghana boxing team poised to end 49-year medal drought

It’s been 49 years since Ghana mounted the podium for a medal finish in boxing at the Olympic Games, and after Sulemanu Tetteh’s hard-earned...

Full text: Mid-year Budget review as presented by Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta

The Finance Minister on behalf of government presented the 2021 Mid-year budget review to Parliament stressing there won’t be any news taxes. The Minister was...

Universities’ Senior Staff to strike on August 2 over conditions of service

The Senior Staff Association of Universities of Ghana says its members will embark on strike from August 2, 2021, because of the government’s failure...
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