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Ghana:Fences Need to Be Mended Between Ghana and the African Court
[The Conversation Africa] Ghana's Supreme Court recently put itself at odds with the African Court on Human and People's Rights when it disregarded a provisional order made in favour of businessman Alfred Woyome.
AllAfrica | 11-Jan-2018 17:26

Jewel Suffered Intimidation As Wife to Charles Taylor - Ghana's Prelate
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Nicholas Duncan Williams, Archbishop of the Christian Action Faith Ministries (CAFM) in Accra, Ghana says Liberia's Vice President-elect Jewel Howard Taylor endured intimidation as First Lady of Liberia, adding that the international community misinterpreted her situation.
AllAfrica | 11-Jan-2018 13:39

'You Have My Support' - President Akufo-Addo to Isaac Dogboe, Ghanaian Boxers
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has pledged his and the support of Government for Ghanaian boxers, and, by extension, the new WBO Junior Featherweight champion Isaac Dogbe.
AllAfrica | 10-Jan-2018 14:07

OPIC Executive Vice President Travels to Ghana
[State Department] Accra -Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Executive Vice President David Bohigian today joined Appolonia City Chief Executive Officer Bright Owusu-Amofah and GHL Bank Chief Executive Officer Dominic Adu for a commencement ceremony at Appolonia City, a new city development near the capital, as construction starts on low- and middle-income homes supported by mortgages from GHL Bank, an OPIC client.
AllAfrica | 10-Jan-2018 10:02

Justice System Needs a Major Overhaul
[The Conversation Africa] Ghanaians are flocking to the courts at a much higher rate than before. Invariably this has put pressure on the civil litigation system; cases are being stretched and delayed. The system is clogged, and people who've turned to the courts are often frustrated and upset.
AllAfrica | 09-Jan-2018 16:37

Poultry Farmers Appeal for Govt Assistance - Say Sector Is Dying
[Business Day] The government has been asked to take urgent steps to revamp and give a new lease of life to the nation's collapsing poultry industry.
AllAfrica | 09-Jan-2018 15:56

Ghana:Analysts Urge Private Sector Involvement in Tor
[Business Day] Analysts in the oil and gas sector are upbeat about government's plans to revamp operations of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR).
AllAfrica | 09-Jan-2018 15:56

Govt Clears One Billion Cedis Arrears to Road Contractors
[Business Day] Government has paid over one billion Ghana Cedis within the past 11 months to road contractors as outstanding arrears for work executed during the previous government's era, Mr Kwesi Amoako-Atta, the Minister of Roads and Highways, has disclosed.
AllAfrica | 09-Jan-2018 15:55

People With Dreads, Stretch Marks, Bleached Skin Disqualified From Immigration Jobs
[Guardian] Things just got real in Ghana.
AllAfrica | 09-Jan-2018 13:59

'Ghana's Best Days Lie Ahead of Us' - President Akufo-Addo
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is confident that with a spirit of reconciliation, fairness, integrity and hard work, the best days of Mother Ghana lie ahead of us.
AllAfrica | 08-Jan-2018 10:22

Ghana:President Akufo-Addo Meets Christian Leaders in the New Year
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, 3rd January, 2018, met with leaders of the Christian community at the Flagstaff House, Accra, to discuss matters of mutual concern, at a closed-door meeting.
AllAfrica | 06-Jan-2018 07:25

Youth Min., EFA President Head for Ghana
[Egypt Online] Youth and Sports Minister Khaled Abdel Aziz and President of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) Hany Abo Rida left Cairo Thursday heading for the Ghanaian capital Accra for a two-day visit.
AllAfrica | 05-Jan-2018 14:06

Safa President in Ghana for CAF Awards
[SAFA] South African Football Association (SAFA) president Dr Danny Jordaanis in Ghana attending the CAF Football Awards which are being attended by football luminaries, among them CAF and FIFA Presidents Ahmad and Gianni Infantino.
AllAfrica | 05-Jan-2018 09:22

CAF President Ahmad Pays Courtesy Call On Ghana President Akufo-Addo
[CAF] CAF President Ahmad on Wednesday, 3 January 2018, paid a courtesy call on Ghana's President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the seat of Government in Accra.
AllAfrica | 04-Jan-2018 10:12

Is Africa's Good-Governance Darling Losing the Fight Against Corruption?
[Afrobarometer] Accra -Corruption is a wicked problem that permeates every fabric of Ghanaian society, especially the public sector. Over the years, Ghana has fared dismally in its fight against corruption.
AllAfrica | 03-Jan-2018 09:52

Aftermath of Itlos Ruling... Oil Companies Rush to Pay Surface Rentals
[Public Agenda] The judgment delivered by The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) recently has triggered a rush by licensed Oil companies operating at Ghana's oil production blocks to settle their Annual Surface Rentals.
AllAfrica | 02-Jan-2018 13:31

Businessmen Laud BoG Over Policy Rate Cut
[Public Agenda] The cut of the country's policy rate from 21 to 20 percent by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has been lauded by a section of businessmen in the Central Business District of Accra. But quickly added that the hundred basis point cut will guarantee businesses growth only if it leads to a significant decline in the high bank lending rates.
AllAfrica | 02-Jan-2018 12:05

The Libyan Slave Trade and the Hypocrisy of the African Elite
[Public Agenda] In the past four weeks, we have all been regaled with stories of the Libyan slave trade. Sad as this is, we should ask ourselves as Africans, how did we get here? How did we create societies in which our young people see the need to take to the Atlantic Ocean, including those who cannot swim, instead of staying back home to help build their societies and decent lives for themselves?
AllAfrica | 02-Jan-2018 12:03

Youth Waiting for Generational Change
[Deutsche Welle] Power shifts in The Gambia, Ghana and Zimbabwe in 2017 sparked hope among Africa's youth. But the outlook for 2018 is anything but rosy, says DW's Claus St├Ącker.
AllAfrica | 30-Dec-2017 16:58

Nasfat Buoys Religious, Trade Relationship With Ghana
[Guardian] Nigeria's High Commissioner to Ghana, Femi Abikoye, has applauded Nasrul-Lahi-l Fatih Society (NASFAT) for promoting the religious, socio-economic, trade and investment relationship with its neighbouring West African country.
AllAfrica | 29-Dec-2017 10:53

Ghana:Attorney-General Charges Officials Over Listening Device Scandal
[CDD-Ghana] Corruption Watch Ghana has taken notice of the action taken by the Attorney General's (AG) Department to arraign before court, persons allegedly involved in the $6 million National Communications Authority (NCA) corruption case.
AllAfrica | 27-Dec-2017 11:20

'My Electoral Victory Has Exposed Crude Propaganda Against Me' - President Akufo-Addo
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says his electoral victory in the December 2016 elections has exposed the crude propaganda against him, which was waged against him, over the years, by his political opponents.
AllAfrica | 22-Dec-2017 14:44

'Thank You for the Work You Are Doing' - President Akufo-Addo to Operation Vanguard Taskforce
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the Operation Vanguard Taskforce, who are combating the illegal mining phenomenon, otherwise known as 'Galamsey'.
AllAfrica | 22-Dec-2017 14:42

Africa:Legends to Flock Accra for Aiteo CAF Awards Gala 2017
[CAF] All previous winners of the African Player of the Year since its inception by CAF in 1992 are expected to grace the Aiteo CAF Awards Gala 2017, scheduled for Thursday, 4 January 2018, at the International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana.
AllAfrica | 21-Dec-2017 15:01

Nafpta to Receive Financial Assistance
[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye, has assured the National Fish Processors and Traders Association (NAFPTA) that they will soon receive their long-awaited soft loans.
AllAfrica | 21-Dec-2017 14:55

'Help Address Root Causes of Conflicts' - President KAIPTC Graduands
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged graduands of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) to help address the root causes of conflicts on the continent.
AllAfrica | 21-Dec-2017 09:36

Ghana:Politics, Human Rights and the Media in Ghana
[Fahamu] The most important developments in the Fourth Republic that have facilitated and expanded media freedom and free speech are the introduction of independent and private broadcasting, the end of state monopoly and control of broadcasting, and the arrival of the new communications technologies of digital media and mobile telephony.
AllAfrica | 21-Dec-2017 09:31

Ghana:Marine Drive Project Takes Off - 150,000 Jobs to Be Created
[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, last Friday, cut the sod for the construction of a US $1.2 billion Marine Drive Tourism and Investment Project in Accra.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 21:28

23 Communities in Bongo Declared Open-Defecation Free
[Ghana Govt.] Twenty three communities across the Bongo District have been declared Open-Defecation Free (ODF) within the year, Mr Peter Ayinbisa Ayamga, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bongo in the Upper East Region, has disclosed.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 21:28

Govt Will Severely Punish Free SHS Saboteurs? Vice President Bawumia
[Ghana Govt.] Government is determined to severely punish anyone whose actions and or inactions negatively impact on the smooth implementation of the Free Senior High School (FSHS) programme, the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has warned.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 21:28

Ghana:Ghana Climate Innovation Center Inducts Entrepreneurs Into Incubator
[Ghana Govt.] Twelve entrepreneurs, carefully selected from over one hundred applicants across the country, have been inducted into the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC), a business incubator.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 21:28

West Africa:Ecowas Has Long Way to Go
[Business Day] The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been in existence for the past 42 years. It has 16 states. However, its functions over the years have been mainly official, leaving out the greater proportion of the population whom the integration process affects.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 11:18

Ghana:Digital Export Market Hub for Exporters in Ghana
[Business Day] The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has launched a national digital market hub designed for exporters and investors.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 11:17

Ghana:Selling Homes in Ghana Is Difficult
[Business Day] The talk about Ghana's worsening housing deficit may go on for a while because even if houses were built, the larger chunk of the 1.7 million Ghanaians without decent homes cannot afford to buy.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 11:17

Ghana:2017 Under Review - the Real Ghana Economy
[Business Day] Economics panellists have delivered what could pass for a fine summary of the performance of Ghana's economy in 2017.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 11:17

Why You Should Celebrate Christmas in a Village
[Business Day] Christmas is a time of joy and merrymaking. So usually, in many countries, December 25th is a high point of the year.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 11:14

Liberia:Ghanaian Airline Now Flies In
[New Republic] The airspace of Liberia is again boosted with the introduction of Africa World Airlines (AWA) into the country on Tuesday via the Roberts International Airport.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 10:51

Liberia:Homeless Liberians Protest in Accra
[New Dawn] Hundreds of Liberians have been protesting before the offices of the United Nations Refugee Agency in Accra, Ghana after what they have known as homes were demolished.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 07:38

Africa:Africa's Top 10 Most Food-Secure Countries ... Ghana Ranked 8th
[Business Day] FINDING enough to eat has been an ages-old challenge for Africans. Against a physical environment often hostile to agricultural and pastoral activity - deserts, mountains and dense forests - the population explosion of the past century has made the goal of food security an ever more difficult accomplishment.
AllAfrica | 18-Dec-2017 11:01

West African Immigrants 'Dumped in Sea' Off Namibian Coast
[New Era] Keetmanshoop -Two foreign nationals were on Tuesday found wandering around Oranjemund's protected diamond area after they were allegedly dumped at sea and left for dead by a Chinese ship.
AllAfrica | 15-Dec-2017 17:12

Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo's Timely, Urgent Advice
[Observer] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana has declared that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) "cannot afford another crisis in Liberia."
AllAfrica | 15-Dec-2017 13:46

President Sirleaf Praises Level of Transformation At University of Liberia
[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has praised the level of transformation at the State-run University of Liberia. She said she remains proud of the institution even after her administration particularly the general stability, remarkable improvement and the overall quality services provided at the University of Liberia.
AllAfrica | 15-Dec-2017 11:44

Afrobeats Music - Mass Appeal With African Control
[This is Africa] Nigerian businessman and impresario Paul Okoye organised one of the most impressive showcase of African and Afrobeats talent in the inaugural One Africa Music Fest at the Barclays Center Arena in Brooklyn, New York City.
AllAfrica | 15-Dec-2017 11:33

A New Dawn for Nigerians Living in Ghana
[Leadership] The Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Ambassador Olufemi Michael Abikoye, has hit the ground running since resuming office in Accra in July. AMINA ALHASSAN chronicles his activities, one of which is attending the 7th Ghana- Nigeria Permanent Joint Commission meeting between 18th and 20th October, 2017 to cement and foster both bilateral and multilateral relationships that exists between Ghana and Nigeria.
AllAfrica | 15-Dec-2017 08:08

Flash Sales On Jumia's 'Black Friday'
[Business Day] Jumia Ghana has set the pace for shoppers to have an easy and endless discounted life of shopping online.
AllAfrica | 14-Dec-2017 15:14

GCB Deploys 216 Officers for One-District-One-Factory Agenda
[Business Day] GCB Bank Ltd has nominated 216 officers to work with the various districts of the country to help ensure entrepreneurs selected under the One District One Factory (1D1F) initiative benefit from easy credit facilities from the Bank.
AllAfrica | 14-Dec-2017 15:14

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