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Malaria still deadly, though treatable and preventable – Atidzah

Mr Samuel Atidzah, Executive Director of GOSANET Foundation, a health NGO in the Adaklu district has said though malaria was preventable and treatable, half of the world’s population still lived at risk of the disease. He therefore called on all stakeholders to Marshall Forces to eradicate malaria from the world …

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Assault cases lead 2020 domestic violence in Upper West

Assault cases is leading the 2020 domestic violence chat with 144 out of a total of 384 reported cases according to the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service report in the Upper West Region. Meanwhile, threat of death, failure to provide the basic needs …

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Doctor warns against the use of formalin as food preservative

Shoppers have been advised to be very vigilant in the selection of food stuffs and fish on the market due to contamination with formalin and other chemical substances. Dr. Sylvester Fameye, Senior Medical Officer of the Holy Child Catholic Hospital in Fijai, said though formalin was commonly used as an …

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African governments urged to invest more in malaria control

Africa is home to 93 per cent of the world’s malaria cases, and accounts for 94 per cent of global malaria deaths, with the economic burden estimated to be up to $12 billion annually. This, according to UNICEF data, continues to slow the Continent’s growth by more than one per …

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21-year-old man stabbed to death

What began as a mere exchange of words between two friends has cost the life of a 21-year-old Emmanuel Ato Simpson at Effia in the Effia Kwesiminstim Municipality of the Western Region. The deceased according to an eyewitness was stabbed many times and thrown into the Effia main drain at …

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Court remands man who allegedly assaults girlfriend to death

Philip Caesar Kumah, who is alleged to have beaten his girlfriend to death, has been remanded into Police custody after he appeared before a Ho District Court. Philip’s plea was not taken and is to reappear on March 25, this year. The Prosecution prayed the Court presided over by Mr …

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Supreme Court dismisses petitioner’s review application on EC chair

The Supreme Court has affirmed its decisions not to compel Mrs Jean A. Mensa, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, (EC) to testify in the Election 2020 Petition trial. This was after it unanimously dismissed a review application of John Dramani Mahama, the Petitioner, challenging the decision of the Court not …

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Ghana FDA, Cuba discuss production of COVID-19 vaccine

Mrs Delese Darko, Chief Executive Officer, Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has met with Mr Pedro Luis Despaigne Gonzalez, the Cuban Ambassador to Ghana, to discuss progress on the development of Cuba’s Covid-19 vaccine. A statement issued by the FDA in Accra on Thursday, explained that the meeting followed an …

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ET Mensah elected Council of State member for Greater Accra region

Mr Enoch Teye Mensah, a former Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, has been elected as the Council of State member for the Greater Accra Region. He secured 58 votes representing 100 per cent of the total valid votes cast while his contenders, Mr Michael Kofi Mensah and Mr John …

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Parliament: Let’s embed Rawlings’s values in the national psyche

As the nation prepares for the funeral of late President Jerry John Rawlings from Monday, January 25, Parliament has insisted that his values of probity, responsibility, discipline and accountability be embedded in the national psyche. Eulogising the former President by the legislators on Friday, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, the Leader of …

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