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Mothers’ Day, story of the unsung mother

Koforidua, May 9, GNA - Grace Serwa (not real name) married at the age of 25 to a young man and settled to spend life together, raise a family and enjoy all that comes with marriage. But, for eight years into the conjugal union, the couple had no child and that began the long years of pain and neglect. After eight years without a child, her husband married another wife who gave him twins...

May 09, 2021 at 6:57pm

Sunday, May 9, is Mother’s Day

Accra, May 8, GNA – Sunday, May 9, is Mother’s Day and Ghana will join the rest of the world to recognise the immeasurable contribution of mothers and mother figures in building the lives of children and dependents. Europe, Africa and South America, among others, took lead from the United States practice of celebrating the Day on the second Sunday of May, every year. ...

May 08, 2021 at 5:14pm

Trauma in a Pandemic: ‘Monstrous’ husband nearly kills wife during lockdown

Wa, Apr. 28, GNA – Domestic violence may not sound threatening like a deadly virus, but its effects on victims is disheartening and unimaginably cancerous to say the least. The monstrous act is widely perpetuated by ‘men’ against their spouses – some of them may leave you wondering as to whether the perpetrators, indeed, have human hearts. A Victim’s Plight

May 03, 2021 at 5:51pm

Safeguarding the nation’s archaeological sites for enhanced eco- tourism; Hani/Begho scenario

Hani, (B/A), May 03, GNA – In 2016, the Begho Archaeological Project (BAAP) was instituted by Mr Daniel Kumah, a lecturer, Archeology and Heritage Studies at the University of Ghana (UG). “The intention was to re-examine the ancient town of Begho (modern day Hani) archaeologically and further interrogate its importance during the Trans-Saharan Trade,” says Mr Kumah.

May 03, 2021 at 4:42pm

Rollout of Africa’s COVID campaigns stalls, some 14.7 million vaccine doses administered

Ho, May 3, GNA - More than 14.7 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered across the continent, but rollout campaigns have stalled in many countries. As of April 28, only Seychelles, an island nation with a population of almost 123,831 people, has vaccinated about 68 per cent of its population. Morocco followed up with 12.4 per cent administering 8.86...

May 03, 2021 at 2:22pm

73% of journalism practice blocked in 180 countries- RSF reports

Ho, May 3, GNA - A Reporters Without Borders (RSF) report compiled as part of the 2021 World Press Freedom Day, shows that journalism, the main vaccine against disinformation, is completely or partly blocked in 73 percent of the 180 countries ranked by the organisation. This year’s Index, which evaluates the press freedom situation in 180 countries and territories annually, shows that...

May 03, 2021 at 2:20pm