Ebola vaccine results 'remarkable'

Friday, 31 July 2015 13:12

A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection and could transform the way Ebola is tackled, preliminary results suggest.

The leadership of the Ghana Medical Association, GMA, has justified the partial withdrawal of services at public health facilities which begun on Thursday in protest against improper conditions of service for doctors.

Burundi's opposition leader Agathon Rwasa has been elected as a deputy speaker of parliament, despite strident criticism of recent legislative and presidential polls.

Police have arrested a man after six people were wounded in a stabbing at the Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem.

Ban on plastics takes effect in November

Thursday, 30 July 2015 13:48

Government has announced a ban on plastics of below 20 microns from November, 2015.

Taliban pick new leader

Thursday, 30 July 2015 13:14

The Taliban have appointed a successor to Mullah Omar, their leader who was reported dead by the Afghan government on Wednesday, the BBC has been told.

Dozens of ex-military officers marched to Parliament on Thursday, July 30 to present a petition to the Speaker, Edward Doe Adjaho, over their pensions.

Some farmers in the Upper West Region have resorted to the use of treated mosquito nets to grow seedlings on their farms.

Government has discredited the rating of it's overall performance with a mark of 47% by policy Think-Thank, IMANI Ghana.

Junior doctors start receiving salaries

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 16:46

Ninety-one aggrieved junior doctors from across the country, on Wednesday July 29, started receiving their eleven months accumulated salaries as promised by Government.