No Ebola case in Ghana; 100 suspected cases test negative

Ghana has so far tested 100 suspected cases of Ebola, but as of yesterday all of them had proved negative. The last case from the Ashanti Region proved negative at the reputable Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research in Accra. | 02-Oct-2014 10:16

Ebola Deaths Climb to 3,338 as First Confirmed Case Seen in U.S.

The death toll from Ebola in West Africa rose to 3,338, a sign the outbreak isn't abating as the first case diagnosed outside Africa was confirmed in the U.S. The U.S. case, in a Liberian man who recently traveled to Dallas, shows the difficulty of completely containing the outbreak and highlighted vulnerabilities in airport screening procedures designed to keep it from spreading globally. The outbreak has spurred 7,178 infections through Sept. | 02-Oct-2014 06:27

'Probe Mills Death'

The late John Evans Atta Mills. A legal practitioner in Kumasi, Nana Yaw Osei has charged government to institute a commission to investigate circumstances surrounding the death of ex-President John Evans Atta Mills. | 01-Oct-2014 18:49

Adoption of EPA crucial to Ghana - Dep. Minister

The adoption of the Economic Partnership Agreement is crucial to ensure that Ghana's exports to the European Union are not disrupted from January 1, 2015. Mr Murtala Mohammed, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry said Ghana as a non-Least Developed Country would be the only country in the West African sub-region whose exporters would be greatly hit if it does not sign the West Africa EPA. | 01-Oct-2014 11:04

Your Money Is Safe And Secure: MTN Ghana Assures Mobile Money Customers

September 30, 2014, Accra MTN Ghana wishes to assure its customers of continued safe and secure delivery of its Mobile Money Service despite current challenges with one of its three Mobile Money access channels. MTN Mobile Money customers should rest assured that their monies are safe and may be more speedily accessed by using My MTN menu on their phones. | 01-Oct-2014 07:18

Consume Made in Ghana Goods -Chocho Boss Urges Ghanaians

The Chief Executive Officer , of Chocho Industries Ltd, Alhajj Mustapha Oti Boateng has stated that the number one practical and permanent solution to halt the free fall of the Ghana cedi is for every Ghanaian to be patriotic and consume made in Ghana goods. He bemoaned excessive importation of goods in to the country whiles urging political leadership to be more patriotic and pragmatic in handling affairs of the country. | 01-Oct-2014 03:32

Ebola centre in Ghana is a waste - Napo

Member of Parliament for Manhyia South, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has described as waste of resources the United Nation's decision to set up an Ebola centre in Accra. He said countries which are hit by the deadly virus should rather benefit from the money which will be spent to put up the centre. | 30-Sep-2014 23:36

Barney returns to Ghana on October 12

Barney the adorable, huge and funny dinosaur is coming to Ghana again to rock the kids' world with a whole package of entertainment this October. Barney is set to mount stage come 12th October 2014 live at the Accra International Conference Centre. | 30-Sep-2014 19:39

Ewe Dancehall act, Togbe Ghana feeds street children

Ewe Dancehall musician and founder of 'Go To School Foundation', Togbe Ghana over the weekend teamed up with UK-based Twin Things Foundation to feed hundreds of Street children on the theme, "A Smile Is Charity" at Abliza last stop, Manet, Spintex Road Accra. Hundreds of boys and girls from the street gathered at the Abliza football park by midday on Sunday to party with staff of the two organizations and volunteer donors. | 30-Sep-2014 15:45

Herbal medicine producers target American market

The Ghana National Traditional Healers Association in collaboration with regulatory bodies is working assiduously to open up its market share to capture the international community, particularly the USA, by June 2015. According to the Association, a consultancy firm has revealed that the African community in places like Maryland and Washington D.C., both in the USA, holds herbal medicines from Ghana in high esteem, hence its [Ghana National Traditional Healers Association] keen interest to penetrate those markets to augment foreign exchange earnings from non-traditional exports. | 30-Sep-2014 11:56

Airtel Business (AB) Partners GGA For 82nd Airtel Ghana Golf Open

Airtel Ghana's enterprise business solutions unit, Airtel Business, has forayed into golf with a three year partnership agreement with the Ghana Golf Association to sponsor the annual event. The first phase of the partnership was the 82nd Airtel Ghana Open which came off at the Royal Golf Club at Kumasi. | 30-Sep-2014 08:08

Ghana: India's Airtel touches lives, gives wings to dreams

Ignatius Bugyei is an ICT teacher at Som Nyame Kodur Junior High School in the Central Region of Ghana. But his school does not have the basic ICT set-up -- computers. | 30-Sep-2014 04:23

Ghana FA to increase Premier League clubs to 18 amid legal tussle: Faisal, Dwarfs to benefit

The Ghana FA plan to increase the number of participating Premier League clubs to 18 to accommodate relegated King Faisal and Ebusua Dwarfs in a bid to find a lasting solution to the raging legal battle that has delayed the start of the top-flight league, understands. The Ghana FA has been embroiled in a legal tussle with King Faisal which has delayed the start of the First Capital Plus Premier League. | 30-Sep-2014 00:28

Ghana FA boss to appear before Commission

Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi will make his highly anticipated appearance before the 2014 World Cup Commission of Inquiry on Tuesday, has gathered. The GFA boss is believed to have received an official notification from the Presidential Commission to make an appearance on Tuesday. | 29-Sep-2014 19:06

UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in Ghana

The U.N. mission to combat Ebola opened its headquarters on Monday in Ghana, where it will coordinate aid for the accelerating West African crisis. The spread of Ebola has spiraled into the worst ever outbreak, and the World Health Organization says it is has linked more than 3,000 deaths to the disease, although that is likely an underestimate of the true toll. | 29-Sep-2014 15:16

UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in Ghana

Children sit in from of their home in the St. Paul Bridge neighborhood of Monrovia, Liberia, Sunday Sept. 28, 2014. | 29-Sep-2014 15:16

UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in Ghana

Jury selection is beginning in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias, as prosecutors again seek a death sentence in the Arizona case that became a tabloid TV sensation. Jury selection is beginning in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias, as prosecutors again seek a death sentence in the Arizona case that became a tabloid TV sensation. | 29-Sep-2014 15:16

Oheneba Wellness Centre donates to Weija leprosarium

Oheneba Ntim Barimah, founder and director of Soul Health and Wellness Centre has donated items worth thousands of Ghana Cedis to the Weija Leprosarium in Accra. The items included boxes of key soap, cartons of milk, bags of rice, loaves of bread, fruits, clothing and toiletries. | 29-Sep-2014 11:42

Ghana Institution of Engineers holds 45th address

The Ghana Institution of Engineers on Thursday September 25 held its 45th Presidential Address at the Engineers Centre, Roman Ridge in Accra. Every President of Ghana Institution of Engineers is mandated to address Engineers during their tenure in office. | 29-Sep-2014 08:08

Ghana's President Details Economic Growth at IOP

John Dramani Mahama, president of the Republic of Ghana, gives a public address at the Institute of Politics on Friday afternoon. Speaking of past political changes and present economic development, Mahama touched upon domestic policy as well as international ties. | 29-Sep-2014 08:08

Ghana record double over Cameroon to reach 2015 CAF U17 Championship finals

Ghana qualified for the 2015 Africa U17 Championship after beating Cameroon 4-3 in Accra on Sunday in their final round qualifier return leg tie. The Black Starlets needed a brace from promising talent Henry Medarious to ensure the hosts advanced 6-4 on aggregate. | 29-Sep-2014 01:18

Venture Capital Trust Fund expands initiatives to fund agriculture

A Soya Value Chain Project is being established in Ghana with the objective of financing of seed germination and production of soya beans for the poultry industry. The initiative of the Venture Capital Trust Fund targets nucleus farmers, out-growers and farmer-based organizations to benefit from the project. | 28-Sep-2014 22:00

Confucius Institute Day marked in Ghana

Ghana on Saturday celebrated the 10th anniversary of the founding of the first overseas Confucius Institute, with a colorful ceremony held at the University of Ghana in Accra. Confucius Institute is an education and cultural exchange organization set up by Hanban of China in all parts of the world, to spread Chinese language teaching and Chinese culture. | 28-Sep-2014 15:03

UNDP outdoors programme for SMEs in Ghana

The United Nations Development Programme, in collaboration with the World Trade Centre, Accra, has outdoored the African Management Services Company aimed at assisting Small and Medium Enterprises to grow. AMSCO, which administers the African Training and Management Services project, is a pioneer of capacity and skills development within the African SMEs sector. | 28-Sep-2014 08:15

On Ebola: Head Of UNMEER Arrives In Ghana

An advance team of the newly established UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response arrives in Accra on Monday, September 29, 2014. The team would be led by the UN Secretary-General Special Representative and Head of UNMEER, Anthony Banbury. | 28-Sep-2014 04:50

"I left Achimota School a virgin"

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunication, Kwaku Sakyi-Addo, said he was still a virgin when he completed his 5th form education at Achimota Secondary School back in the '70s. Sakyi-Addo has gone down in history as one of Ghana's most outstanding journalists. | 27-Sep-2014 22:02

Dynasty serves unhygienic food; ignores AMA order to close down

Dynasty Chinese Restaurant, Thursday night opened its doors to customers in spite of an order by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly that it should be shut down for operating under unhygienic conditions. The popular restaurant remained open throughout the night in an apparent defiance of the notice of closure the city authority issued to it last Thursday. | 27-Sep-2014 15:11

Institute of Packaging Ghana to establish Centre

Accra, Sept. 25, GNA - The Institute of Packaging Ghana is to establish a Packaging Centre of Excellence in Ghana to provide information, training and technical support services to industry players. | 27-Sep-2014 11:36

Ghana: ACEP Organises Forum On Ghana's New Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Bill

The discovery of larger commercial quantities of oil and gas in deepwater offshore Ghana has exposed the inadequacies in the current legal and regulatory framework governing the industry, a representative of the Ministry of Energy, Mrs Anita Lokko has said. Mrs Lokko said to adequately protect the interest of Ghana and to ensure that maximum benefits were derived for the people of Ghana, the framework of the law needed to be strengthened. | 27-Sep-2014 08:00

New National Medicine Policy For Ghana To Be Introduced Soon

This is to actualize the commitment of the government of Ghana towards the goal of ensuring universal access to affordable essential medicines of assured quality for all persons living in the country. The policy which is currently in its draft stage was reviewed by stakeholders at a day's meeting in Accra. | 27-Sep-2014 04:22

Ghana captain Gyan denies claims of ritual sacrifice

Ghana national football team captain AsamoahGyan was not involved in the disappearance of two friends, his lawyer said on Wednesday after months of rumours and even claims of ritual sacrifice. The Al Ain striker led Ghana's Black Stars to a disappointing showing at this year's football World Cup in Brazil, where the team failed to make it beyond the group stage. | 26-Sep-2014 22:44

EPA draws up measures to prevent Bagre Dam flooding

Buffer zones are to be created along the banks of the White Volta and the Sisily River in four districts through which the two rivers run, as a measure to forestall the annual incidence of flooding whenever there is spillage from the Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso. The districts in which the zones would be created are Talensi, Bawku West and Builsa North in the Upper East Region and West Mamprusi in the Northern Region. | 26-Sep-2014 18:49

Ghana's state of affairs is terrible - " Adjoa Safo

Procurement expert and Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya, Sarah Adjoa Safo, has described the present state of the economy as "terrible" to the extent that the ordinary Ghanaian cannot afford to buy basic food commodities like tomatoes and onions. She said nothing seems to be working under the moribund administration of President John Dramani Mahama and the National Democratic Congress as all the initiatives in the areas of National Health Insurance Scheme, School Feeding, Capitation Grant, among many others, put up by Mr. John Agyekum Kufuor and the New Patriotic Party are all collapsing. | 26-Sep-2014 14:51

Miss Heritage Ghana 2014 embarks on Ebola education

Miss Heritage Ghana 2014, Zina Asiedu; a Communications student of the African University College of Communication (AUCC who will represent Ghana at the grand finale of Miss World Heritage 2014 beauty pageant at Lesotho in December 2014 has decided to organize programmes to sensitise people on the dreaded disease Ebola. Speaking to yours truly in an exclusive interview, she said Ebola is an international threat and Ghanaians need to be informed about how it is contracted and the consequences it leaves on people and countries. | 26-Sep-2014 10:57

Ghana trains over 8,000 nurses within 10yrs - " Minister

The number of nurses graduating from health institutions in the country rose from 3,506 in 2009 to 8,507 in 2013, Dr Kwaku Agyemang Mensah, the Minister of Health has stated. The figure, representing 143 percentage increase in the number of trained nurses within the period, showed the Health Ministry's efforts since the last 10 years to increase intake into all health training institutions, he said. | 26-Sep-2014 10:57

German Dev't Bank enlarges portfolio in Ghana

Strained economic conditions in the country are hampering the capacity of some small and medium-scale enterprises to access development financing from the country's development partners. The German Development Bank, DEG, which finances environmentally friendly and sustainable projects, has seen a slowdown of its disbursements to SMEs, one of the key sectors it focuses on, because the small businesses are not able to put together bankable proposals and designs to access their funds. | 26-Sep-2014 07:07

Patronize Microinsurance - NIC urges Ghanaians

The Deputy Commissioner of the National Insurance Commission Ghana, Simon Nerro K. Davor has appealed to Ghanaians to patronize the various micro-insurance products in the country. Mr Davor made the appeal on Wednesday in Accra at a stakeholders' workshop organized by the NIC on Micro Insurance as part of activities marking the 4th National Literacy Week, under the theme, 'Financial Literacy Key to a secured future.' | 26-Sep-2014 07:07

West Africa Health Ministers to Meet Over Ebola Strategy

A local Liberian artist paints a mural forming part of the country's fight against the deadly Ebola virus by education in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 23, 2014. | 26-Sep-2014 03:19

Nespresso expand into Ghana with a new Boutique in Accra

Nespresso, the worldwide pioneer in premium portioned coffee, continues to meet rising consumer demand for the highest quality coffee with the opening of its first Boutique in Accra, today the 25th of September, 2014, at the Marina Mall. The opening which was well attended by the media had the invitees and public at large indulged in a multi-sensory journey into the world of Nespresso premium portioned coffee. | 25-Sep-2014 23:23

Saltpond Oilfields needs $50 million revamp

The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation , Mr. Alexander Kofi Mould, says an initial amount of $50 million is needed to revamp the oil exploration project at the Saltpond oilfields. According to him, plans were far advanced to secure a new investor to take over the Saltpond Oilfields project. | 25-Sep-2014 23:23

Ghana and Ivory Coast head to court over sea boundary

Ghana and Ivory Coast are heading to a United Nations tribunal to resolve a dispute over the maritime boundary separating the two oil-producing nations, Ghana's attorney general said on Thursday. The maritime border between the two countries cuts through offshore oil fields that both nations are eager to exploit, but there are claims the boundary has not been properly demarcated. | 25-Sep-2014 19:20

NIA seeks $115 for new Ghanacard; $21m already wasted

The National Identification Authority has decided to undertake a fresh registration of all Ghanaians under an "expanded registration project". The decision by the governing board of the NIA comes six years after the authority began a mass registration exercise, completing it in seven regions and parts of the three northern regions; and card distribution exercises in parts of the Greater Accra Region. | 25-Sep-2014 15:25

"God has spoken to me about Ghana"

Gospel singer Nicholas Omane Acheampong has said he has received a vision from God concerning solutions to the economic challenges Ghana is going through. "When God spoke to me, he told me to tell Ghanaians that we have brought a curse upon ourselves and that it is not the amount of prayers we say that would save us. | 25-Sep-2014 11:31

Plan Ghana unveils Young Voices Project

Plan Ghana has unveiled its a 550, 000 Young Voices Project which aims at helping to reduce maternal mortality in Ghana by empowering children, the youth and communities to hold the government and other stakeholders accountable. The Young Project, being funded by the European Union, is on the theme: "Enhancing Transformative Change, Good Governance and Accountability in Maternal Health Delivery." | 25-Sep-2014 07:42

2014 Beauty Queen involved in accident; loses father

The 2014 Beauty Queen of the Asogli State in the Volta region, Mercy Dzifa Nukulenu has been involved in an accident, killing her father, Justice Amegah, 58-year-old Pharmacy Technician of the Peki Government Hospital. Residents of Ho, the Volta Regional capital, and the Asogli State were thrown into a state of mourning after hearing the sad news of the accident involving the winner a 21-year-old level 200 student of the University of Ghana. | 25-Sep-2014 03:51

Ghana Goes Green With Bamboo Bikes

A young female social entrepreneur has vowed to bring change to the world - one bamboo bike at a time. The 19-year-old employs about 30 girls to produce bikes in Ghana and has received numerous awards for her work. | 24-Sep-2014 23:55

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