Saudi air defences intercept 11 Houthi armed drones: State TV

DUBAI (REUTERS) – Saudi Arabian air defences on Saturday (June 19) destroyed 11 armed drones launched by Yemen’s Houthi movement towards the south of the kingdom, state TV cited the…

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‘Springsteen on Broadway’ to allow AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine recipients to attend show

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 19, 2021 1:45 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The theatre behind a Broadway…

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Bidens announce death of ‘first dog’ Champ

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden on Saturday (June 19) announced the passing of their German Shepherd Champ, who they called a “constant, cherished companion”…

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‘Cherished companion’: Biden announces death of family dog, Champ

By Staff Reuters Posted June 19, 2021 12:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ U.S. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill…

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KAIPTC to hold regional security stakeholders meeting in Banjul

The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), with support from the Government of Denmark, is organizing a two-day Regional Security Stakeholders Meeting in Banjul, Gambia, from Monday 21st June…

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Planting hemp will benefit the environment – Hemp Association of Ghana

President of the Hemp Association of Ghana (HAG), Nana Kwaku Agyeman, has stated that planting cannabis, also known as hemp, would be of many benefits for protecting the environment. According…

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Stop extorting money from our clients else we abrogate your contract – NHIA manager

The Sunyani Municipal Manager of the National Health Insurance (NHIA), Maxwell Mahama, has threatened to get the contract of their service providers terminated if they do not desist from extorting…

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5 Okyeman environmental task force members charged with robbery and unlawful possession of firearms

Five Okyeman environmental task force members have been charged with robbery and possession of firearms and ammunition without lawful authority by a circuit in Koforidua. The two charges, among several…

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GNCCI inaugurates Policy and Advocacy Advisory Committee

GNCCI Committee The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) has inaugurated a Nine-Member Policy and Advocacy Advisory Committee to serve as its advisory body. The Committee will serve…

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Organic and biodiversity compliant agri-produce will sell on EU market

Ghanaian agri-food exporters to the European Union (EU) market have been urged to focus more on trading in organic and biodiversity-compliant agriculture produce. Madam Morag Webb, Head of Science and…

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SSNIT paid more than 3.3 billion last year to members

SSNIT The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) last year paid 3.3 billion Ghana Cedis as benefits to more than 250,000 of its members and their survivors. This was…

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4 bullion vans attacked in the first half of 2021

The first half of 2021 has recorded 4 bullion van attacks. JoyNews checks reveal that in 3 of the incidents, the robbers bolted away with the cash on board the…

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Registered Midwives Association elects new regional executives

Madam Mary Ofosu administering the oath of office to the new executives The Upper East Regional branch of the National Association of Registered Midwives, Ghana (NARM-GH) has elected new executive…

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World Sickle Cell Awareness Day: NGO seeks more support from government

World Sickle Cell Awareness Day Saturday, June 19th 2021 will be marked around the world as World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. The international awareness day is observed annually with the…

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South Sudan beefs up border surveillance against COVID-19

border South Sudan said Friday it has enhanced border surveillance against the COVID-19 pandemic as cases surge in neighboring Uganda. “We have agreed to strengthen our surveillance at the points…

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Let’s promote sexual and reproductive health among adolescent girls – Minister

Mr Sarah Adwoa Safo, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has said that the promotion of good sexual and reproductive health and rights was a critical prerequisite for human…

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