Killing of Lebanese Cashier At Tema - 3 More Grabbed
[Ghanaian Times] Three more persons have been arrested at the Ashiaman municipality in connection with the robbery at the Royal Motors Limited and the killing of the Lebanese cashier in Tema a fortnight ago.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 12:52

ECOWAS Monetary Zone Holds Workshop in Accra
[Ghanaian Times] A five-day regional training workshop on principles of effective financial governance in the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) monetary zone is underway in Accra.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 12:52

Six in Court for Robbing Forex Bureau of Gh¢50,000
[Ghanaian Times] Kaji Kessena, also known as Kess Billion, the kingpin behind recent robbery attacks in Accra and Tema has appeared at the Accra Circuit Court "one" for allegedly robbing Cosmos Forex Bureau of GH¢50,000.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 12:52

Ghana:Our Industrialisation Efforts Must Yield Positive Results!
[Ghanaian Times] UNDOUBTEDLY, we are all inclined towards industrial society through value addition to our raw materials to satisfy our needs and for the export market, to boost our foreign exchange earnings.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 12:51

38 Newly Created District, Municipal Assemblies Take Off Across Country
[Ghanaian Times] Government officials yesterday held inaugural ceremonies for all the 38 newly created districts and municipal assemblies spread across eight of the 10 regions.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 12:51

Stop Fight Over District Capitals - President
[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for an end to agitations regarding the siting of district capitals and election of presiding members of the various Assemblies to accelerate government's decentralisation agenda.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 12:51

Victims of Teenage Pregnancy Must Go Back to School - -North Dayi MP
[Ghanaian Times] The Member of Parliament for the North Dayi Constituency in the Volta Region, Ms Joycelyn Tetteh, has called for measures to integrate victims of teenage pregnancy back into school after delivery.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 12:51

Pass Consumer Protection Law Immediately - Cuts
[Ghanaian Times] Ghana yesterday observed the world consumer rights day in Accra with a call on government to urgently pass the Consumer Protection policy into law before the end of the year.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 12:51

IFC Rolls Out Programme for Financing for Female Entrepreneurs
[Ghanaian Times] The International Financing Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group with focus on the private sector has rolled out a programme targeted at encouraging financing for female entrepreneurs in the country.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 12:50

Ghana Should Implement Commitments On Mental Health Issues
[HRW] Over the last several years, Ghana has taken positive steps in the field of mental health by establishing the Mental Health Authority, training mental health professionals, conducting awareness-raising on mental health, engaging with prayer camp leaders to prevent abusive practices and even releasing 16 people shackled in one prayer camp last year. However, based on a visit in October 2017 and meetings with senior government officials, some of the Authority's most important mandates are still not implement
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 09:46

Ghana:Strategic Security Systems to Partner Government to Meet Solar Energy Goals
[Ghana Govt.] Mr Ofori Boateng, the Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Security Systems, the largest Solar PV module manufacturers in West Africa, has stated that the solar companies in the country stand in readiness to partner government to meet its proposed solar energy goals.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 09:32

President Akuffo Addo Promises to Address Security Challenges
[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated his government's commitment to addressing the recent armed robbery cases that have bedeviled the country.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 09:31

Tano South Municipality Marks 61st Independence Day Anniversary
[Ghana Govt.] A parade of school children and other agencies has been held at Bechem, the Tano South Municipal Capital, to mark the 61st anniversary of Ghana's Independence.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 09:31

Adentan Municpal Assembly Commemorates 10th Anniversary
[Ghana Govt.] Selected past and present officials of the Adentan Municipal Assembly have been honoured as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Assembly.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 09:31

Inflation Rate for February Sees a Marginal Increase
[Ghana Govt.] The year-on-year February 2018 inflation rates as measured by the Consumer Price index (CPI) was 10.6 per cent. This represents a three point increase compared with the 10.3 per cent recorded in January 2018.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 09:30

Ghana:Minister for Youth and Sports Engages the Press
[Ghana Govt.] As part of efforts to curb unemployment in the country, government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ecobank Ghana Ltd to engage 3,000 youth in Digital Marketing.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 09:30

Namibia, Ghana Enjoy Sound Relations
[New Era] Windhoek -Ghanaian High Commissioner to Namibia Elizabeth Salamatu Forgor says her country enjoys an excellent bilateral relationship with Namibia that it shares a mutual vision and purpose with.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 09:26

Ghanaians Celebrate 61 Years of Independence
[New Era] Windhoek -It has been 61 momentous years since Ghana was unshackled from its colonial chains from British rule. Its High Commissioner to Namibia, Elizabeth Salamatu Forgor, said her country has chalked up a string of successes in all sectors of the economy that are worth celebrating.
AllAfrica | 15-Mar-2018 13:56

Ghana:'Ranches Being Established to Solve Fulani Menace' - President Akufo-Addo
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is establishing ranches in some parts of the country, aimed at finding an amicable, lasting solution to the "Fulani herdsman" menace.
AllAfrica | 15-Mar-2018 09:44

Ghana:Kpone-Katamanso NFED Lacks Transport
[Ghanaian Times] The Non Formal Education Division (NFED)of Kpone- Katamanso Municipal Assembly( KKMA ) is constrained by the lack of transport to effectively carry out its mandate.
AllAfrica | 14-Mar-2018 12:25

Standard Bank Report Paints Positive Outlook for Ghana's Economy
[Ghanaian Times] Economists at the research desk of Standard Bank, the parent company of Stanbic Bank Ghana, have forecast an improved economic performance and narrowing of the current account deficit of the Ghanaian economy this year.
AllAfrica | 14-Mar-2018 12:25

Govt Approves U.S.$8 Million for Women AFCOM
[Ghanaian Times] Government has approved an amount of US$8 million for the organisation of the 13th edition of the Africa Women Cup of Nations scheduled for Ghana between November 17 and December 1.
AllAfrica | 14-Mar-2018 12:25

Ghana:Probe Burning of 14 Tipper Trucks, Excavator - Kumbungu MP
[Ghanaian Times] The Member of Parliament for the Kumbungu Constituency, Ras Mubarak, is demanding a probe into the burning of 14 tipper trucks, an excavator and dozens of motor cycles at Afia Yile by military personnel a fortnight ago.
AllAfrica | 14-Mar-2018 12:24

Ghana:2 Remanded in Police Custody for Robbery
[Ghanaian Times] An Accra circuit court yesterday remanded two persons in police custody for allegedly robbing a British resident in Ghana.
AllAfrica | 14-Mar-2018 12:24

... but Chief of Staff Urges Unity of Purpose
[Ghanaian Times] Meanwhile, the Chief of Staff has called for a united effort to accelerate the transformation of the economy - to end the dependence on foreign aid.
AllAfrica | 14-Mar-2018 12:24

Ghana:Ban Contracts for Retirees ... It's a Drain On National Coffers - Domelevo
[Ghanaian Times] Government has been asked to stop the re-engagement of retirees on contract to facilitate the fresh employment of graduates, the Auditor General, Daniel Yaw Domelevo has said.
AllAfrica | 14-Mar-2018 12:24

Ghana:200 Ghanaian Doctors Expected From Cuba Next Year
[Ghanaian Times] Mr Pedro Luis Gonzalez Despaign(middle) with Mr Dave Agbenu(second from right)Mr Martin Adu Owusu(second from left) and Mr Mathew Ayoo.Photo Micael Ayeh
AllAfrica | 14-Mar-2018 12:24

Enhancing the Economy Through Digitalisation
[Ghanaian Times] It has now become inevitable for Ghana to change the dynamics of the economy. This has become essential considering its precarious economic position, which demands a pragmatic blueprint to facilitate a transition to a formal economic activity.
AllAfrica | 14-Mar-2018 12:24

Minister Taking Steps to Enforce White Paper On World Cup Report
[Ghanaian Times] The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Isaac Kwame Asiamah has said the ministry has made significant strides in its bid to implement portions of the Brazil 2014 Government White Paper.
AllAfrica | 14-Mar-2018 12:24

Ghana:Indo-Ghana Chamber of Commerce Launched in Delhi
[Ghanaian Times] The Indo-Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an association made up of captains of industries from Ghana and business moguls in India, was inaugurated at New Delhi on Monday.
AllAfrica | 14-Mar-2018 12:23

To Improve Land Rights in Ghana, Start With Women
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Successful farming is a question of amassing and applying knowledge, adapting your approach to the ecological systems that confront you, and persevering in the face of new obstacles.
AllAfrica | 09-Mar-2018 16:10

Two Jailed 42 Years for Robbery
[Ghanaian Times] Two armed robbers were jailed 21 years each in hard labour by an Accra circuit court yesterday.
AllAfrica | 09-Mar-2018 13:18

Women Caucus in Parliament Mark International Women's Day
[Ghanaian Times] The Women Caucus in Parliament has entreated the government to bring the "much delayed" Affirmative Action Bill, the Spousal Right Bill and the Intestate Succession Bill to the House for passage.
AllAfrica | 09-Mar-2018 13:17

Six Ghanaians Charged for Online Romance Scams in Us
[Ghanaian Times] At least six Ghanaians have been charged by a US grand jury for conspiring to launder and for laundering money in online romance scams.
AllAfrica | 09-Mar-2018 13:16

Arik Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ghana
[Premium Times] An aircraft operated by Nigeria's largest airline, Arik Air, made an emergency landing on Tuesday when the pilot detected smoke in the cabin.
AllAfrica | 09-Mar-2018 08:28

Passenger Raises the Alarm Over Fire Incident On Accra Bound Arik Flight
[This Day] An Accra bound Arik Air Flight W3304 from Lagos Tuesday day night was alleged to have caught fire 35 minutes after take off from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.
AllAfrica | 09-Mar-2018 07:06

Reduce Lending Rates - President Urges Banks
[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday inaugurated a new Ecobank Headquarters in Accra and urged banks to, as a matter of urgency, reduce their lending rates.
AllAfrica | 08-Mar-2018 14:54

Let's Free the Country From the Shackles of Neo-Colonialism, Others - SFG
[Ghanaian Times] The Socialist Forum of Ghana (SFG), a non-profit organisation, has called for the intensification of the fight for absolute control of Ghana's natural resources, as it marked 61 years of independence.
AllAfrica | 08-Mar-2018 14:53

Ablekuma South Constituency NPP Members Crying Foul Over Elections
[Ghanaian Times] The aspiring constituency executives of the Ablekuma South Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), have called on the party to cancel the Ablekuma South Constituency elections and organise a fresh one.
AllAfrica | 08-Mar-2018 14:53

Minority Demands From Finance Minister Information On Liquidation of Capital, UT Banks
[Ghanaian Times] The Minority in Parliament has written a letter to the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, requesting information on what it said is "three technical issues that remain outstanding."
AllAfrica | 08-Mar-2018 14:53

Women Groups Embark On Walk to Mark International Women's Day
[Ghanaian Times] A number of women groups under the auspices of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) yesterday embarked on a walk in commemoration of this year's International Women's Day, which is being marked today.
AllAfrica | 08-Mar-2018 14:53

Coordinating Security Operations Across Country
[Ghanaian Times] The burning of 14 tipper trucks and an excavator used for sand winning in the Dalun River in the Kumbungu District of Northern Region, by a military detachment, the "Operation Vanguard" on duties to protect river bodies and illegal mining activities has generated debate and anger among a section of the public.
AllAfrica | 08-Mar-2018 14:53

Ofoase Roman Catholic Primary School Cries for Help
[Ghanaian Times] Pupils of Ofoase Roman Catholic(R/C) Primary School in the Juaso Asante Akyem South District of the Ashanti Region have appealed to the government to rehabilitate the dilapidated building of the school.
AllAfrica | 08-Mar-2018 14:53

President Unveils Proposed National Cathedral Design
[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Akufo-Addo unveiled the architectural designs for construction of the National Cathedra
AllAfrica | 08-Mar-2018 14:52

Pupils in Ashaiman Appeal for C'nity Library
[Ghanaian Times] The need for a community library for pupils in the Ashaiman Municipality took centre stage in the message to the President, Nana Akufo-Addo at this year's Independence Day celebration, in Ashaiman.
AllAfrica | 08-Mar-2018 14:52

Evangelist Arrested for Disturbing Public Peace
[Ghanaian Times] The police in Sunyani on Monday arrested an evangelist for breaching the Public Order Act on noisemaking.
AllAfrica | 08-Mar-2018 14:52

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