Political divisions grip advanced economies, S’pore least divided: Pew survey

WASHINGTON – The United States is deeply conflicted along political and racial lines, while Singapore stands out as one of the least divided societies despite its ethnic and religious diversity…

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WHO panel on origins of new pathogens includes Wuhan probe members

GENEVA (REUTERS) – The World Health Organisation on Wednesday (Oct 13) proposed 26 experts to form its new Scientific Advisory Group for the Origins of Novel Pathogens  (Sago), including several…

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Russia excluded from 30-country meeting to fight ransomware and cyber crime

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – Russia was not invited to attend a 30-country virtual meeting led by the United States that is aimed at combating the growing threat of ransomware and other…

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Canadian William Shatner ready to travel to space on Blue Origin flight

Actor William Shatner counted down Wednesday to his wildest role yet: riding a rocket into space, courtesy of “Star Trek” fan Jeff Bezos. Best known for his role as Captain…

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Mason jailed 7 years for defiling 14-year old

A 21-year-old mason, who lured a 14-year-old girl at Adenta Barrier and defiled her, has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment by an Adentan Circuit Court. Stephen Gokah, charged with…

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Minority in Parliament initiates push for review of 1992 constitution

Minority in Parliament has put together a motion demanding immediate steps to review the 1992 constitution. The motion expected to be moved when the house reconvenes at the end of…

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Climate change will cause more floods and droughts and England must become resilient, Environment Agency warns

Climate change will cause more floods and droughts, rising sea levels and a greater demand for water supplies, the Environment Agency has warned. Ahead of the United Nations COP26 climate conference in…

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Agyapa deal: Ofori-Atta charges MIIF board to address concerns and leverage deal to reduce Ghana’s debt level

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta has tasked the newly formed board of the Minerals Income Investment Fund, to appropriately address concerns raised by critics and stakeholders of the Agyapa Royalty…

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Develop audience-centric and data-driven content – Joy Business Odelia Ntiamoah at BBC Big Talk programme

Head of Business Programing at Multimedia Group and Head of Joy Business, Odelia Ntiamoah, is encouraging media brands to spend time training their teams on audience-centric and data-driven content in…

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Livestock Market doubles Gushegu Assembly’s IGF

Municipality Revenue The Gushegu Livestock Market, which became operational in April this year, has become the main source of revenue for the Gushegu Municipal Assembly contributing about 50 per cent…

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Shipping agencies must be owned by Ghanaians – Asaki Awingobit

shipping Mr Samson Awingobit Asaki, Executive Secretary of the Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana, has revealed that it was illegal for foreigners to operate shipping agencies. Mr Asaki said…

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Inflation hits 10.6% in September 2021, highest in post Covid-19 era

The month of September 2021 recorded the highest inflation rate of 10.6% since the economy started picking up from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the Ghana Statistical…

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MELPWU advocates for laboratory coat allowances

science practice Mr Lawrence Yine, the National Chairman of the Medical Laboratory Professional Workers Union (MELPWU) is calling on government to consider payment of laboratory coat allowances to its members.…

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Zimbabwean cabinet approves measures to curb brain drain in health sector

AHS employees assembling the firefly phototherapy equipment in Ghana The Zimbabwean cabinet on Tuesday approved an inter-ministerial committee report aimed at curbing brain drain in the health sector. This came…

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Midwife urges self-breast examination for early breast cancer detection

Breast Cancer Mrs. Monica Danso, an Assistant Staff Midwife, Family Planning Unit of the Sunyani Municipal Health Directorate has advised women and the general public to constantly do self-breast examination…

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Patrons of LGBTQI+ need clinical psychologist – Tema residents advise

LGBTQ+ Some residents in Tema Metropolises have advised LGBTGI+ groups in Ghana to seek clinical psychologist’s assistance to come out of the practice. In a random survey around town, a…

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