By Kwabia Owusu-Mensah, GNA’s Special Correspondent, Beijing, ChinaBeijing, China, Oct 12, GNA – Journalists in developing nations, particularly in Africa have been urged to do more to assist strengthen relations between their countries and China.
CHICAGO, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama announced on Thursday a new initiative aimed at empowering adolescent girls around the world through education."An educated girl can lift up her family, her community, and her country," said Michelle Obama as she launched the program on behalf of the Chicago-based Oba
UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said he was "deeply saddened" by reports that 200 people have died in floods in Nigeria."The secretary-general extends his condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and
LAGOS, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) - Nigeria's Medical Association (NMA) on Thursday advocated for free treatment of mental related illness in the country.This would further reduce the increased rate of the sickness in Nigeria, Francis Faduyile, NMA's president said in Akure, a southwest city of Nigeria.
ABUJA, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) - More than 80 million voters have been registered to participate in next year's general elections in Nigeria, the Independent National Electoral Commission said on Thursday.In a statement, INEC chief Mahmood Yakubu said the figure was made up of 67 million earlier registered voters and 14 million freshly regi
By Iddi Yire, GNAAccra, Oct. 12, GNA – Mr Edetaen Ojo, the Board Chairman of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has called for the strengthening of the media in order to promote democratic governance in Africa.He said West Afric
By Michael Owusu Duodu, GNABantama (Ash), Oct. 12, GNA - Reverend Kwamina Peters, the Head Pastor of the Saint James Baptist Church at Bantama, a suburb of Kumasi, has called on Christians to live by biblical principles to impact positively on the society.
By Joyce Danso, GNAAccra, Oct. 12, GNA- The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has tasked individuals and organisations to include smoke detectors, water hydrants and fire extinguishers in the construction of private and commercial buildings to help reduce the incidence of disasters.
By Eunice Hilda Ampomah, GNAAccra, Oct. 12, GNA - The Ministry of Health would complete a construction of three ultramodern polyclinics for the Ogbojo, Bortianor and Oduman communities on December 2018 to provide adequate medical services to the residents of the area.
Accra, Oct. 12, GNA -The Governments of Ghana and Ecuador have signed an Aide Memoire (agreement) expressing interest to cooperate on environmental protection, with focus on forestry development.A statement from United Nations Development Programme ((UNDP) said the signing took place in Quito, the capital of Ecuador, during a South-S
Accra, Oct. 12, GNA - The Vice-President, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia has applauded the annual Ghana Energy Awards (GEA) as a commendable motivation scheme for the energy sector.A statement issued in Accra by organisers of the Awards said the Vice-President made the commendation when he inspected the GEA booth at the opening of the 4th Ghana
By Morkporkpor Anku, GNAAccra, Oct. 12, GNA - The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) says agriculture is the key contributor to rural poverty reduction.Dr Abebe Haile-Gabriel, the FAO Representative
Accra, Oct.12, GNA - The network integration and upgrade exercise by AirtelTigo, the country’s second-largest telecommunications network, takes off in the Greater Accra region Friday, October 12.The upgrade exercise will provide customers with wider coverage, faster internet speeds and enhanced voice quality.
By Joyce Danso/ Ms Peggy Sam, GNAAccra Oct. 12, GNA - Civil Society Organisations have called for the registration, regulation and control of prayer camps to stem human rights abuses.The CSO’s, in Civil and Human Rights, also called fo
By Gifty Amofa/Grace Princess Tarwo, GNAAccra, Oct.12, GNA - African scholars, with background in law and social issues, have called on leaders to help abolish negative cultural practices.They said practices such as widowhood rites, succ
By Amadu Kamil Sanah, GNAAccra, Oct. 12, GNA – Sir Dr. Ifikar Ahmed Ayaz, Consul General of Tuvalu in London has attributed the unrest and wars in the world to the lack of justice at every level of society.He said it was only through t
By Godwill Arthur-Mensah/Philip Mensah, GNAAccra, Oct.12, GNA - A Professor of Geology at the Department of Earth Science, College of Basic and Applied Sciences, University of Ghana, has advocated the study of Geoscience at the basic to the tertiary education levels to ensure sustainable and equitable distribution of the na
By Iddi Yire, GNAAccra, Oct. 12, GNA – The Embassy of the State of Israel has opened its Trade and Economic Mission in Accra.The purpose of the Trade and Economic Mission, which is Israel’s first in West Africa and the third in Afric
By Josephine Acheampong, GNAAccra, Oct 12, GNA - A forex trading and cryptocurrency seminar organised by Forex Impactors, a forex trading company, is set to be held at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Accra on Sunday October 14.The seminar shal