News : Ghana


Cocaine scandal: focus on substance, not politics; Ace Ankomah tells gov't
Private legal practitioner, Ace Ankomah, says governments overly enthusiastic attempt to distance itself from the latest cocaine scandal could be counter-productive. He said the rush and uncoordinated responses by government communicators and officials could create a leeway for the perpetrators of the crime to escape justice. He was speaki ... | 26-Nov-2014 11:06

Sakharov Prize 2014 to be awarded to Dr Denis Mukwege today
STRASBOURG, France, November 26, 2014/African Press Organization APO/ -- Dr Denis Mukwege, a Congolese gynaecologist who specialises in treating victims of rape and extreme sexual violence, is this years laureate of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Dr Mukwege will receive his prize in Strasbourg in a ceremony on Wednesday at noon. A jo ... | 26-Nov-2014 10:47

African Mayors Calls For Debt Relief From IMF And World Bank
The Global Alliance of Mayors from Africa and of Africa descent has called on the International Monetary fund IMF and World Bank to cancel the debts of the three Ebola hit nations.In an interview with Ghanaian Observer, the president of the group, Dr. Alfred Oko Vanderpuije said the measure will help reduce pressure on the countries. ... | 26-Nov-2014 10:47

Pastor Swindles Widow
An Accra-based pastor and founder of the Temple Pillars International Ministry at Teshie-Nungua, Accra, Reverend Emmanuel Kwabla Adjetey, has allegedly swindled a widow, Victoria Yawo Gawuga. The pastor, who operates from the former Fan Milk Depot at the First Junction around Teshie, is reported to have made the 59-year-old widow contract a loa ... | 26-Nov-2014 10:47

Engineers To Hold Excellence Awards
Ing. Magnus Lincoln Quarshie, President of GhIE The Ghana Institution of Engineers GhIE, an autonomous professional body responsible for ensuring quality standards for engineers in the country, will hold its maiden Excellence Awards on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the State House, Banquet Hall, Accra. The event, which will be under the the ... | 26-Nov-2014 10:47

Radical Ignorance Is The Threat To Peace
Dr Patrick Dele Cole wrote a serialised piece in the Guardian newspaper of 19th of November 2014 under the title: Islam, radicalism and threat to peace. The relentless shrill and coarse broad-brush denunciations of Islam that filled the entire article only provided another proof that Islamophobia is thriving and respected in certain quarters i ... | 26-Nov-2014 10:47

Activa Wins Best Insurance Award
Mr. Steve Kyeremanteng, Managing Director of Activa Activa International Insurance has been adjudged the Best Company in the Financial Services Sector Insurance at the 3 rd Association of Ghana Industries AGI Awards held in Accra. Solomon Lartey, Deputy Managing Director of Activa, speaking to the media after receiving the award said, ... | 26-Nov-2014 10:47

Volta Nurses Plan Demo
FLASHBACK The aggrieved nurses. Barring any last-minute hitches, over 300 nurses of the Coalition of Unpaid Nurses and Midwives of Ghana in the Volta Region will pour onto the streets of Ho, the Volta regional capital to protest against governments inability to pay their salaries and other allowances. The Coalition of Unpaid Nurses and Midw ... | 26-Nov-2014 10:47

GACC Urges Nurses To Respect Patients
The Ghana Anti- Corruption Coalitions has called on nurses to be courteous, tolerant and respectful to patients when providing services. The Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalitions GACC latest survey on the patient perception Index PPI report has revealed that Ghanaians are dissatisfaction with the healthcare delivered in hospitals by nurses. ... | 26-Nov-2014 10:47

Minister Paradis Supports Education and Employability in Morocco / The Government of Canada is contributing to helping the most vulnerable Moroccan youth enter the labour market
OTTAWA, Canada, November 26, 2014/African Press Organization APO/ -- During an official visit to Morocco, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, opened the new Canadian Embassy in Rabat in the presence of Ms. Mbarka Bouaida, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation ... | 26-Nov-2014 10:47

Fidelity Bank Supports Sanitation Model
The Minister,his Deputy in a group pics with the MD and other senior staff. Fidelity Bank, a leading financial institution, in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development MLGRD, will soon introduce a sanitation model to help households, house owners and individuals to own toilets. This was made known during ... | 26-Nov-2014 10:47

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