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How three female journalists faced the challenges of COVID-19 to keep reporting the news

Men have largely dominated journalism in Ghana and women’s voices were not often heard in the media in times of crisis and conflict. These days, however, there is a paradigm shift, and this is no longer the case. Over the years, the working conditions of women journalists in the country, …

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World population to hit 10 billion people by 2057

Global population is expected to hit 10.04 billion by 2057 according to data by the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. The figure represents a growth of 27.57 per cent from the current world population of 7.87 billion. However, the annual growth rate is expected to …

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ECA dialogue on implementation of AfCFTA

The Sub-Regional Office for West Africa of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA/SRO-WA) has partnered with the West African Monetary and Economic Union (UEMOA) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission to discuss the state of implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and how …

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Teenage pregnancy is another pandemic – UNFPA

The world is facing a greater pandemic than COVID-19, as teenage pregnancy rises at an alarming rate Mr Niyi Ojuolape, Country Representative, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), says. He made this known at the Third Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) Summit which opened in Accra on Tuesday on the theme: “Road …

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GITFiC calls for the implementation of trade finance support programmes

The Ghana International Trade and Finance Conference (GITFiC) has called on government and stakeholders in the trade sector to implement enhanced trade finance support programmes. It said such programmes were necessary because they provided valuable credit and liquidity support for the intra-African trade. The call was made on Tuesday during …

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Anopheles mosquito shows extreme resistance to insecticides – Study

A study has revealed that the Anopheles mosquito shows extreme resistance to insecticides in some cocoa-growing communities of the Ashanti Region in Ghana. According to the research conducted by the Biotechnology and Nuclear Research Institute of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission at Atatam in the Adansi Asokwa District of the …

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Gas production saw significant rise in 2020 – PIAC

Gas production in Ghana experienced a significant rise in the year 2020 with a total production of 237,962.82 Million Standard Cubic Feet (MMSCF) of Associated Gas (AG) and Non-Associated Gas (NAG) according to the 2020 Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) Annual Report. The increase in production was about 40 …

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Five suspects wanted for Mpota shooting incident

The Effutu Municipal Divisional Police Command is looking for a gang of five, led by one Asafoatse, for allegedly opening fire on officials of Effutu Municipal Assembly while on duty at Gomoa Mpota. Chief Superintendent Samuel Asiedu Okanta, the Divisional Commander, in a report available to Ghanabusinessnews.com said that the …

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World trade recovering quickly from COVID-19 crisis – UNCTAD

Major world economies are recovering quickly from the impact of the 2020 fall as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)’s Global Trade Update, global trade has recorded a faster recovery from the recession caused by the pandemic …

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Government to spend €35m for rehabilitation of roads in Upper West – Minister

The government of Ghana will be spending 35-million-euro for the rehabilitation of 670 km of feeder roads linking food production areas and market centres across eight Municipalities and Districts in the Upper West Region. The project is one of the components of the larger 145 million euros European Union – …

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