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  • May 30, 2020

    GUEST BLOGGER:...

    The COVID 19 pandemic has though all sectors and walks of lives many lessons that can be well learnt, inevitably, the educational sector has not being spared a share. Most countries are faced with numerous dilemma from closure of mainstream schooling ceasing measurement and assessment. Extreme cases of difficulty in...

  • May 30, 2020

    Over 50...

    Panic has hit staff of Tullow Ghana after some contract workers reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Starr News has gathered that the over 50 contract staff who have contracted the virus live on the contractor support vessel CSV Lancelot that connects directly with the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah. The cases were...

  • May 29, 2020

    Ex-mayor in...

    Ladislas Ntaganzwa convicted for plotting to exterminate Tutsis and ordering the killing of more than 25,000 people. Ladislas Ntaganzwa handed life term for his role in the genocide in which more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and Hutus who tried to protect themselves were killed [File: Cyril Ndegeya/AFP]   A Rwandan...

  • May 29, 2020

    Burundi opposition...

    National Freedom Council’s Agathon Rwasa files case in constitutional court, claiming evidence of fraud in May 20 polls. Rwasa said if the court did not rule in his party’s favour, the party would take the case to the East African Court of Justice in Arusha, Tanzania [Evrard Ngendakumana/Reuters]   Burundi’s...

  • May 29, 2020

    Algeria recalls...

    Move follows French TV airing documentaries on 2019 protests, one of which showed people kissing and drinking alcohol. The two films aired in France were about Algeria’s protest movement which last year forced the departure of longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika [File: EPA]   Algeria has recalled its ambassador to France...

  • May 29, 2020

    Newspaper Headlines,...

      Post: citinewsroom.com | Ghana

  • May 29, 2020

    11 inmates...

    It has been reported that eleven cell inmates at the Ashaiman police station have tested positive for coronavirus. Police cell The Tema Regional Police Commander, DCOP Edward Johnson Akrofi-Oyirifi, confirmed on Accra-based Class FM. He said the inmates have been isolated adding that the police started treating them. According to him,...

  • May 29, 2020

    Disinfection exercise...

    Upper West Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Francis Aboagye Nyarko, has pointed out that the disinfection and fumigation exercise on-going in the region will help boost the morale of his officers and spur them on to continue to give more, in the country’s Covid-19 fight. He was...

  • May 29, 2020

    Kennedy Agyapong...

    NPP stalwart and maverick parliamentarian, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has been used by a pastor and a politician of the opposition… NPP stalwart and maverick parliamentarian, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has been used by a pastor and a politician of the opposition NDC for slandering and making false accusations against them. Kennedy...

  • May 29, 2020

    Bawumia launches...

    The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has launched government’s scholarship scheme for postgraduate training of Ghanaian medical doctors. The scheme, launched at the Jubilee House on Thursday, is a fulfillment of a promise made by President Akufo-Addo in 2016 to fully fund the postgraduate training of Ghanaian medical doctors. Under...

  • May 29, 2020

    GNAT outlines...

    The largest teacher union in Ghana, the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has outlined some Key guidelines and recommendations that need to be adopted in the educational sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a pamphlet titled ‘Impact Assessment of COVID-19 on the education sector in Ghana: The perspective of...

  • May 29, 2020

    NPP stalwart...

    Anti-graft crusader and former Member of Parliament (MP) for Esikuma-Odobin-Brakwa Constituency, P.C Appiah Ofori has kicked against the relentless move by the Electoral Commission (EC) to compile a new voters’ register ahead of the 2020 elections. P.C Appiah Ofori According to him, the electoral management body only needs to upgrade the voters’...

  • May 29, 2020

    Voter registration:...

      The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has invited the National Chairman of the People’s National Convention, Bernard Mornah for questioning. Mr. Mornah is being invited over some pronouncements he allegedly made against officials of the Electoral Commission and in relation to the yet to be held...

  • May 28, 2020

    French court...

    Felicien Kabuga, arrested in Paris on May 16, told a court he did not ‘kill any Tutsis’ but was ‘working’ with them. Kabuga is accused of financing and arming ethnic Hutu militias that slaughtered some 800,000 people in 1994 [Benoit Tessier/Reuters]   A French court has rejected a request to...

  • May 28, 2020

    At least...

    Rebel fighters attack the village of Samboko in Ituri province, killing dozens using machetes, rights group says. The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s army began an offensive to oust the armed group from its bases in the northeast last year [File: Kenny Katombe/Reuters]   At least 40 people were killed...

  • May 28, 2020

    US coronavirus...

    Brazil’s COVID-19 death toll also surpasses 25,000 while other countries announce the easing of travel restrictions. The United States death toll from the coronavirus has surpassed 100,000, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The country now has more than 1.69 million confirmed cases. Brazil’s death toll from COVID-19...

  • May 28, 2020

    Britain Approves...

    Regulators have approved Britain’s first medicine to treat coronavirus – a drug intended for use on Ebola victims. Clinical trials suggest remdesivir can shorten recovery time for Covid-19 sufferers by an average of four days, from 15 to 11. Formal licence approval takes months but the Medicines and Healthcare products...

  • May 28, 2020

    E/R: Man...

    A man in a military uniform claiming to be an employee with the Army has been arrested together with a driver over extortion and robbery in the Eastern Region. The suspects -Solomon Acquah, 25, – alleged Army Civilian Employee and Prince Obeng, a driver were arrested on Wednesday, May 27,...

  • May 28, 2020

    Man jailed...

    An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday sentenced a 22-year-old unemployed man to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour for impregnating the 15-year-old daughter of a co-tenant at Bubuashie in Accra. Frederick Laryea, charged with defilement pleaded guilty. The court presided over by Mrs. Christina Cann therefore convicted Laryea on his...

  • May 28, 2020

    Woman, 2...

    Sale of babies, as rare as it may sound, has found its way into a slum in the Kumasi Metropolis in the Ashanti Region. A notorious spot for this emerging illegality is the Asafo BB, where prostitution and other forms of crime are gaining grounds. For prostitutes, business-gone-wrong means getting...

  • May 28, 2020

    Newspaper Headlines,...

      Post: citinewsroom.com | Ghana

  • May 28, 2020

    Arrogant citizens...

    Some police officers at the Asokwa Police Station implemented a new form of punishment to arrogant Ghanaian citizens without face… Some police officers at the Asokwa Police Station implemented a new form of punishment to arrogant Ghanaian citizens without face masks. Some unlucky Ghanaian citizens who step out without face...

  • May 28, 2020

    Samira Bawumia...

    The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) has received Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and other support items from the Second Lady of Ghana, Hajia Samira Bawumia through her not-for-profit organisation, the Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP). Samira Bawumia donates PPEs to Noguchi The presentation which took place at...

  • May 28, 2020

    New Register:...

    Abdul Malik Kweku Baako, Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide, has jumped to the defence of the Electoral Commission, stressing that nothing can change the Commission’s decision on the voters’ register. The Electoral Commission’s decision is to compile a new voters’ register and has petitioned Parliament to amend Constitutional Instrument (C.I) 91 to...

  • May 28, 2020

    Intensify seizure...

    Two anti-corruption experts have said the recent order by an Accra High Court for the seizure of assets of persons convicted in the NCA case is a significant deterring anti-corruption measure. Overall, they view Justice Eric Kyei Baffour’s judgement as the clearest indication yet of the application of laws to...

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