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UG: Accra City campus in filth as TEWU continues to strike

A decision by the University of Ghana chapter of the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (UG-TEWU) to continue to lay down their tools until the government heeds their demand for better conditions of service has left the Accra City campus of the university in an unpleasant state. Students who returned …

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Trump impeachment: Republicans seek delay until February

Republicans in the US Senate are asking Democrats to delay the start of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial until February. They argue that this will give Mr Trump time to prepare a defence. The House of Representatives last week charged Mr Trump with inciting a deadly riot at the …

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Google threatens to withdraw search engine from Australia

Google has threatened to remove its search engine from Australia over the nation’s attempt to make the tech giant share royalties with news publishers. Australia is introducing a world-first law to make Google, Facebook and potentially other tech companies pay media outlets for their news content. But the US firms …

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Two students contract Covid-19, 34 Others Quarantined In Wa

News information reaching the front desk of Mynewsghana has revealed that two students have contracted the deadly coronavirus days after the reopening of schools by the government of Ghana. As per the report gotten by Mynewsghana, the two victims of the virus are said to be students of the  Wa Xavier Minor …

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Parents queue to seek admissions in public schools

Some Parents have queued up in some public schools in Accra to seek admissions for their wards due to government directives on school reopening to start a new academic year amidst COVID-19. The Ghana News Agency (GNA) team on Thursday visited some public schools in Accra and saw parents with their …

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Baby harvesting: Susan Clinic shuts down

Susan Clinic, a private health centre, owned by Dr. Hope Mensah Quashie, who is said to be involved in “baby harvesting/human trafficking”, has been “shut down”. The facility, located at Mataheko-Lartehbiokorshie, looked deserted with no human activity when the Ghana News Agency (GNA), visited on Thursday at about 1000 hours. …

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Universities senior staff declare nationwide strike

The Senior Staff Association of Universities of Ghana, (SSA-UoG) has declared a nationwide industrial action. They announced the withdrawal of their services with immediate effect on Thursday, January 21. According to the First Vice Chairman of the Senior Staff Association, this has become necessary following the non-payment of their tier-two …

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2021 BECE for private candidates to begin in April

This year’s private Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for private candidates will begin on Monday, 12 to Friday, 16 April, 2021. This was announced by the West African Examination Council (WAEC). Candidates who wish to take part in the examination will therefore have to register via its portal. “Registration for …

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Suhum: Fire ravages storeroom of Islamic Girls SHS

Some students of Islamic Girls Senior High School in the Eastern Region have lost their personal belongings to a fire outbreak last night. Fire gutted a section of the dormitory room converted into storeroom for the students to keep items including chop boxes,trunks, uniforms and provisions. The fire consumed mattresses, …

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LIVESTREAMED: Inauguration ceremony of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

The United States of America will Wednesday, January 20, 2021 make history by swearing in its 46th President, Joseph R. Biden and a first African-American Vice President, Kamala Harris. The two Democrats were duly elected after a November 3, 2020 election with outgoing president, Donald Trump refusing to concede the …

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WHO Chief spells out three Coronavirus lessons

The COVID-19 pandemic has so far had three lessons for all member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations (UN) agency itself, WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said here on Monday. Addressing the 148th session of the WHO Executive Board, Tedros said that first of all “all of …

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Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US president

After vowing to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States, Joe Biden has officially been sworn in as US president. His oath of office was administered by Supreme Court Justice John Roberts. Giving his inaugural address, President Biden said “This is America’s Day. This is democracy’s day. A …

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Parents worried over school-related financial burden

Some parents have expressed concern about the financial burden re-opening of schools has brought on them. According to them, although the re-opening of schools is welcoming news, it has also brought on them some financial difficulties as most of them have had their businesses affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). …

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840 nurses get coronavirus; kills 4

At least 840 nurses have been infected with Coronavirus in Ghana, with four nurses reportedly to have died from the Coronavirus. The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives’ Association made this known in a statement jointly signed by its president, Perpetual Ofori-Ampofo, and General Secretary, David Tenkorang-Twum. According to the statement, “at the peak …

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Institute of Chartered Accountants holds Accredited Certification Programme

The International Public Sector Accounting Standard (IPSAS) will hold an accredited certification programme in Accra on January 20th to provide virtual hands-on training for accounting officers in the public sector. The accredited certification programme would be organized through the Controller and Accountant-General’s Department in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered …

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Boeing 737 Max to be cleared to fly in Europe`

The head of Europe’s aviation safety agency, EASA, has said Boeing’s 737 Max plane will get final clearance to resume flying in Europe next week. The agency suspended all flights of the plane in March 2019, after two fatal crashes that have been attributed to flawed flight control software. A …

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MPs to undergo mandatory Covid-19 test

Members of Parliament have been directed by Speaker Alban Bagbin to undergo a mandatory Covid-19 test. This comes as the country is experiencing a surge of infections. “All members of parliament are requested to avail themselves for this important medical screening exercise,” the Speaker said. Addressing the House on the …

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VIDEO: Donald Trump Gives Farewell Address

On his final full day in office, outgoing president Donald Trump delivered a farewell speech from the White House. Currently locked out of his personal social media accounts, Trump struck a concilatory yet defiant tone in the video released via the government’s official social media accounts. “We did what we …

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Schools with high population to run shift system

The Kumasi Metropolitan Directorate of Education, David Oppong has said a shift system will be rolled out in Basic and Junior High Schools (JHS) with high student population. This is to reduce the number of students per class in order to prevent further spread of COVID-19. According to the Metro …

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TEWU suspends nationwide industrial action

The National Leadership of Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union (TEWU), in consultation with the Local Executives of the Public Universities, have resolved to suspend the nationwide strike which was in demand for some conditions of service. This was in a joint statement signed by Mr Mark D. Korankye, the General …

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Biden plans decree blitz to dump Trump policies

Details are emerging of a raft of executive orders planned by US president-elect Joe Biden as soon as he takes office this week. Mr Biden will issue decrees to reverse President Trump’s travel bans and re-join the Paris climate accord on his first day, US media reports. The president-elect is …

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COVID-19 kills Nurse in Bolgatanga

A Nurse at the War Memorial Hospital in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality of the Upper East Region has died of COVID-19 at the Regional treatment centre in Bolgatanga. The Kassena-Nankana Municipal Chairman of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA), Mr Habib Mahama who confirmed the death of the nurse …

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Parents queue for school fabrics as school reopen

Some parents have queued to purchase school fabrics for their wards days to school reopening at shops in Makola. President Akufo-Addo in his 21st update on measures taken to combat COVID-19 directed both public and private schools to start a new academic year amid the COVID-19. The Ghana News Agency …

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