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Ghana:Farewell June Milne - a Tribute
[Fahamu] Kwame Nkrumah's loyal and long-standing literary executive, June Milne passed away on 9 May 2018 at the age of 98. Of Australian origin, June was a staunch Pan-Africanist and committed to Nkrumah and ensuring his prolific writings were published. As Nkrumah grew ill in Guinea-Conakry where he lived following the coup of 24 February 1966 that ousted him from power, he wrote his will entrusting June Milne with the publication of all his writings. She took up this task with utmost quiet and steely diligence f
AllAfrica | 18-May-2018 11:06

Final Statement of the Accra Conference about Morocco's Accession to ECOWAS
[Institut Amadeus] - The Amadeus Institute, IMANI Center for Policy and Education and Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc (CGEM) along with the Regional Alliance for Monitoring of the Moroccan Accession to ECOWAS, emphasize how the pragmatic discussions held today provide insights over the mutual interests for Morocco and Ghana to engage in a deepening of their economic and political relations. Ghanaian private sector and political representatives showed an enthusiastic support regardi
AllAfrica | 18-May-2018 10:45

Ghana:Government to Adopt E-Payment System As Only Mode of Payment to Cut Down Corruption
[Ghana Govt.] In line with global trends, Government will soon end cash payment settlements and resort to e-payment systems only in transacting business with the public.
AllAfrica | 17-May-2018 15:33

One Percent of GDP for Science and Technology Research - -Minister
[Ghana Govt.] The government will be spending one percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on science and technology research, Professor Frimpong Boateng, Minister for the Environment, Science and Technology and Innovation, has disclosed.
AllAfrica | 17-May-2018 15:33

Atebubu-Amantin Set for Accelerated Development
[Ghana Govt.] The Atebubu-Amantin Municipal Chief Executive (MCE),Mr Edward Owusu, has outlined plans for the accelerated development of the Municipality.
AllAfrica | 17-May-2018 15:33

Harambee Stars Line Up Two Friendlies Ahead of Ghana Showdown
[Nation] Harambee Stars will play Swaziland and Equatorial Guinea in international friendly matches in readiness for the crunch 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ghana set for September.
AllAfrica | 17-May-2018 14:26

Asebuman Senior High School Sends SoS to Government
[Ghanaian Times] The management of Asebuman Senior High School in the Abura-Asebuman-Kwamankese District of the Central Region has appealed for support from government to save the school from eminent collapse.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 16:12

Ghana:Two Students Win 17th Chinese Bridge Preliminary Competition
[Ghanaian Times] Two students of the University of Ghana, Jacqueline Sekyi and Duncan Acorlor have emerged winners in the 17th Chinese Bridge preliminary competition held at the Confucius Institute in Accra.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 16:12

Ghana:'Lack of Transparency Induces Corruption'
[Ghanaian Times] The Upper East Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Pontius Pilate Apaabey Baba has observed that lack of transparency and citizenry vigilance are as a result of corruption in the country.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 16:12

Ghana:Unsafe Abortion Cannot Be Ignored - Marie Stopes CEO
[Ghanaian Times] The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of Marie Stopes International, Mr Simon Cooke, has reiterated the need to make more services for safe abortion available and accessible to women to reduce maternal deaths in Ghana.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 12:48

Ghana:Access Bank Assures Shareholders of Improved Performance
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AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 12:48

Ghana:Govt to Launch Medicine Policy to Check Counterfeit Medication, Others
[Ghanaian Times] The Ministry of Health (MOH) will in June this year launch a medicine policy to deepen efforts to combat the growing menace of counterfeit medication, pharmaceutical crime and substance abuse.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 12:48

Ghana:Echoing Village Receives Support
[Ghanaian Times] God Loves Children, a United Kingdom (UK) based non-governmental organisation, on Friday, presented assorted items to inmates of Echoing Village, an orphanage in Madina in the La Nkwantanang Municipality.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:32

We Haven't Endorsed Mahama--Ex-MMDCE
[Ghanaian Times] Former Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) who worked under the various National Democratic Congress (NDC) administrations, have not endorsed former President John Dramani Mahama ahead of the party's internal primaries.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:32

CCIFG Moves to Attract Moroccan Businesses
[Ghanaian Times] The Chamber of Commerce and Industry France Ghana (CCIFG) has moved to attract Moroccan businesses into Ghana.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:32

Man, 32 Arrested for Impersonation, Extortion
[Ghanaian Times] A 33-year old man, Joshua Asante, who posed as an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) and duped some unsuspecting members of his church has been arrested by the Tema Regional Police Command.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:32

Deputy Special Prosecutor Nominee Faces Appointments Committee Tomorrow
[Ghanaian Times] DEPUTY Special Prosecutor nominee, Ms Jane Cynthia Naa Koshie Lamptey, will tomorrow face Parliament's Appointments Committee for her vetting as the House reconvenes today.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:32

Govt Accused of Undermining Local Governance System
[Ghanaian Times] The Association of Former Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives under the National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration has accused the Akufo-Addo-led government of undermining the local governance system.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:32

Ghana:Local Govt Service Donates 66-Seater Bus to Eguafo-Abrem SHS
[Ghanaian Times] Eguafo -The Local Government Service has presented a 66-seater bus to the Eguafo- Abrem Senior High School (SHS) in the Komenda- Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) District of the Central Region to address the school's challenges with transportation.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:32

Ghana:Fighting HIV/Aids - A Test Case for Ghana Beyond Aid
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AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:32

Ghana:NCCE - Examine Motives Behind Gifts Before Accepting Them
[Ghanaian Times] The Accra Metropolitan Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) Ebenezer Tetteh Wayo has advised civil and public servants to critically examine the motive behind gifts before accepting them.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:32

Ghana:Citizens Asked to Support Devt Projects
[Ghanaian Times] The District Chief Executive for Techiman North, Peter Mensah has called on citizens to support ssemblies in order to raise enough revenue to complete ongoing developmental projects.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:32

Musician, 2 Others in Court for Robbery
[Ghanaian Times] Prince Opoku also known as Kofi Agyenkwa, a musician, yesterday made his second appearance at the Accra Circuit Court "4" for allegedly stealing items worth GH¢75, 000.00 from a caterer at Dome Pillar "2", a suburb of Accra, on April 26, 2018.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:32

Use of Ghana's Oil Revenue to Fund Free SHS Is Appropriate--President Akufo-Addo
[Ghana Govt.] The Government of Ghana, this year, announced the use of some GH¢453 million ($103 million) of the country's oil revenue to fund the Free Senior High School (SHS) Policy, which is more than double, the amount spent last year on the implementation of the Policy.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:32

Ghana:Samira Bawumia Launches 'Safe Delivery Project' to Reduce Maternal and Neo-Natal Mortality
[Ghana Govt.] Mrs Samira Bawumia, wife of the Vice President, on Friday, launched a project dubbed: 'The Safe Delivery Project' which is aimed at drastically reducing maternal and neo-natal mortality in deprived communities in the country.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:31

Berekum West District Assembly to Embark On Tax Education Campaign
[Ghana Govt.] The Berekum West District Assembly (BWDA) will, from next week, embark on a tax education campaign to sensitize the tax-paying public as part of efforts to mobilize funds in support of the Assembly's developmental drive.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:31

Ghana:Govt to Set Up Gas Feedstock in the Western Region- - President Akufo-Addo
[Ghana Govt.] The Government of Ghana has begun the process of setting up a gas feedstock industrial estate in the Western Region of the country.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:31

Ghana:Ghana Imports Tooth-Picks Worth Ghc18 Million From China - AGI Reveals
[Business Day] It has come to light that Ghana imported GHC18 million worth of tooth picks from china in 2017 for its hospitality industry, Dr. Yaw Adu Gyamfi, the President of Association Ghana Industry has revealed.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:12

Digital Era and Disruption - Igniting Africa's Creative Industries
[Business Day] The annual Digital Dialogue Conference has recently ended in Dubai calling for greater collaboration by African content producers to harness the dividend of the digital revolution. The conference organized by Africa's number one pay-tv operator MultiChoice attracted journalist, regulators, government officials, film makers and digital migration specialists from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Angola, Tanzania, Zambia and Europe deliberated on the implications of the growth in the digital media front on trad
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:12

Ghana:GSA Engages Stakeholders On Easypass Implementation and Port Efficiency
[Business Day] The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) upon announcing the introduction of its EasyPASS Programme early this year, has held a stakeholder's forum to have deliberations on how best the initiative can be fruitful for all parties involved.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 16:12

Military and Police Commands Fume Over Clashes Between Personnel
[Ghanaian Times] The Military and Police commands have cautioned their personnel to desist from actions that tend to undermine the authority of each other while performing their official duties.
AllAfrica | 08-May-2018 12:38

Ghana:National Council On Persons With Disabilities Advisory Board Inaugurated
[Ghanaian Times] The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection (GCSP), Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba has tasked the newly inaugurated advisory board of the National Council on Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) to help the Council transform the lives of persons with disabilities.
AllAfrica | 08-May-2018 12:38

Jubilation Greets U/Wr Minister's Reinstatement
[Ghanaian Times] Hundreds of supporters of the suspended Upper West Regional Minister, Alhaji Sulemana Alhassan converged at the Upper West Regional headquarters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) here to celebrate his reinstatement by the President.
AllAfrica | 08-May-2018 12:38

NSS Releases Pin Codes for 100, 209 Service Personnel
[Ghanaian Times] The National Service Scheme (NSS) has released a total of 100,209 Personal Identification Number (PIN) Codes for prospective National Service personnel across the country for the 2018/2019 service year.
AllAfrica | 08-May-2018 12:38

Ghana to Host International Confab On Leadership
[Ghanaian Times] Ghana is for the second time to host a leadership conference in Accra for 15 West and Central African countries from May 10 to 12.
AllAfrica | 08-May-2018 12:38

Atebubu SHS Students Attack Police, Injures Officer Over Arrest of Colleagues
[Ghanaian Times] Atebubu -Some irate final year students of Atebubu Senior High School in the Brong Ahafo Region on Friday attacked the Atebubu Police Station in the area, vandalised a Police patrol vehicle, and caused injury to one police officer on duty, for arresting five of their colleagues.
AllAfrica | 08-May-2018 12:38

Ghana:Toward Right to Information Society
[Ghanaian Times] Undoubtedly, Ghana has successfully hosted the all-important World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) that attracted 900 participants and 200 organisations from 90 countries across the world.
AllAfrica | 08-May-2018 12:38

18 Injured in Lorry Accident At Nsawam
[Ghanaian Times] Eighteen people were injured in an accident at Mason lane, a suburb of Nsawam, in the Eastern Region, last Saturday.
AllAfrica | 08-May-2018 12:38

12 Illegal Drug Peddlers Arrested At Ashaiman
[Ghanaian Times] Twelve suspected illegal drug peddlers, including nine women, have been arrested by the police in a swoop at Ashiaman in the Greater Accra Region, yesterday.
AllAfrica | 08-May-2018 12:38

Four Remanded in Connection With Bogoso Robbery
[Ghanaian Times] The Tarkwa District Court One, has remanded four armed robbers, in connection with the recent attack and robbery at the Plat and Plume God Refinery, at Bogoso, in the Western Region.
AllAfrica | 08-May-2018 12:38

Mahama - Govt Has No Guidelines for Rolled Out Policies
[Ghanaian Times] Bolgatanga -Former President John Dramani Mahama has criticised the government for failing to put in place policy directives to implement its numerous programmes.
AllAfrica | 08-May-2018 12:38

Rwanda:Silverbacks Off to Ghana for Regional Bronze Cup
[New Times] The national senior men's rugby team departs today (at 7pm) aboard a RwandAir flight en route to Ghana for the Africa Bronze Cup tournament to be staged in Cape Coast.
AllAfrica | 07-May-2018 09:04

Ghana:Police Seek Killers of 'Black Market Operator'
[Ghanaian Times] The Ashanti Regional Police Command is looking for the killers of a 63-year-old money changer, popularly known as 'black market operator,' who was allegedly shot and killed by three unidentified men, near the St Louis Training College, in Kumasi, in Ashanti region, on Sunday, April 26.
AllAfrica | 04-May-2018 16:08

Ghana:Teacher Defiles Girl, 12 - Judgement On May 22
[Ghanaian Times] The Ho Circuit Court has fixed Tuesday, May 22, for judgment on the case in which Benjamin Lern Akpalu, the primary class-six teacher, at Akrofu-Xeviwofe, in the Volta Region, is alleged to have defiled a 12-year-old pupil, in his class.
AllAfrica | 04-May-2018 16:08

Ghana:Auditors Must Expose Financial Malpractices to Save Country - Domelevo
[Ghanaian Times] The Auditor-General, Mr Yaw Daniel Domelevo, has urged internal auditors to take bold decisions and expose infractions to save the country from financial malpractices.
AllAfrica | 04-May-2018 16:08

Corruption Affecting Devt of Country - Methodist Church
[Ghanaian Times] The Methodist Church, Ghana has expressed worry about the increasing spate of corruption in all facets of the Ghanaian society which has derailed the country's developmental efforts.
AllAfrica | 04-May-2018 16:08

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