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Climate Change Biggest Threat to SDGs - President Akufo-Addo
[Ghana Govt.] The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the fight against deforestation and forest degradation is critical to Ghana's successes of tackling Climate Change.
AllAfrica | 20-Oct-2017 17:21

KG Education to Be Enhanced in Bongo
[Ghana Govt.] The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bongo in the Upper East Region, Hon. Peter Ayinbisa Ayamga, has stated that education is a necessary conveyor belt to success because getting it right especially from the very basics like the Kindergarten [KG], brightens one's chances for high academic achievements.
AllAfrica | 20-Oct-2017 17:21

President Cuts Sod for '1-District-1-Warehouse' Project
[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday cut sod to begin the construction of the warehouse component of government's Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) at Ejura in the Ashanti Region.
AllAfrica | 20-Oct-2017 17:21

Commission of Inquiry for the Creation of Regions Launched
[Ghana Govt.] The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in accordance with Article 5 of the Constitution, has inaugurated a 9-Member Commission of Inquiry to inquire into the need and substantial demand, and to make recommendations on all the factors involved in the creation of a region or alteration of regional boundaries.
AllAfrica | 20-Oct-2017 17:20

National Digital Property Addressing System Launched
[Ghana Govt.] A National Digital and Property Addressing System, aptly-dubbed 'ghanapostGPS,' a modern approach to allocating addresses within a defined space with the aid of the latest geocoding technology, has been launched in Accra.
AllAfrica | 19-Oct-2017 16:39

Ghana Win All-African Clash in Navi Mumbai
[CAF] Ghana defeated African rivals Niger 2-0 in an all-African Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. The win earns the Black Starlets a quarter-final clash versus another African opponent in Mali on Saturday in Guwahati.
AllAfrica | 19-Oct-2017 12:22

Land Probe Team Goes to Ghana to Benchmark Best Practices
[Monitor] Kampala -The Commission of Inquiry into land matters has travelled to Ghana to benchmark best practices in land management.
AllAfrica | 19-Oct-2017 08:28

Africa:Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire Move to Address Unfavorable Cocoa Pricing Regime
[Ghana Govt.] Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire are working together to address the unfavorable global cocoa pricing regime to reduce the vulnerability of both nations to the volatility of the markets, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 14:39

Nigeria, Ghana Sign MOU On Maritime Operations
[Guardian] The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ghanaian Maritime Authority, (GMA) to optimally harness the natural potential in the industry.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 11:22

Ghana:Stakeholders Evaluate Renewable Energy Efforts
[Business Day] Ghana is making progress in integrating renewable energy into its energy mix. However, there is little convergence among stakeholders on how well the country is doing in terms of the comprehensiveness of its approach.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 20:35

CSOs Nervous About Funding for Special Prosecutor
[Business Day] Scrutinisers of the much publicized Special Prosecutor's Office Bill laid before Parliament have raised concerns about the mode of financing for the operations of the Special Prosecutor (SP).
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 20:35

Ghana:Tigo and Airtel Complete Ghana Transaction
[Business Day] Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("Millicom"), the parent company of mobile operator Tigo Ghana Limited, last Friday announced the completion of the transaction announced earlier this year with Bharti Airtel Limited ("Airtel"), the parent company of Airtel Ghana, to combine their operations in Ghana.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 20:35

Revenues Short By Ghc3.2 Billion
[Business Day] Revenues accruing to the Government of Government fell short by at least GHC3.2 in the first seven months of this year, says the Monetary Policy Summary for September 2017.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 20:35

GCB Is Safest Bank in Ghana - Global Finance
[Business Day] Global Finance has named GCB Bank Limited as the Safest Bank in Ghana.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 20:35

OMCS Brandish Insurance Policies
[Business Day] In the midst of public outcry about safety at fuel stations, Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) are smothering fears by signalling that they have insurance policies.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 20:35

Quick Solutions Don't Fix the Problem - Nimed Capital Boss
[Business Day] Many businesses that have attempted to fix their capital shortfalls might have deepened their problem because they chose the wrong path.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 20:35

Samira Bawumia Grabs Clean Cooking Ambassador
[Business Day] The wife of the sitting Vice president, Samira Bawumia, has been appointed a Global Alliance ambassador for clean cooking.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 20:34

Train More Ophthalmic Nurses to Detect Early Blindness
[Ghana Govt.] A call has gone to the government and Ghana Health Service to train more ophthalmic nurses in the detection eye and other related diseases as a way to reduce blindness in the country.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 20:05

Africa's Schooling Without Learning
[The Source] Accra -As the school year began this September, there was welcome news for Ghana's nearly half-million students entering high school: President Nana Akufo-Addo had fulfilled his campaign promise of free secondary education for children nationwide. He swore not only to do away with admissions fees, but also to provide free textbooks and meals, the cost of which had often remained a barrier for the poorest students.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 13:53

Bankd of Ghana Gives Insight Into Financial Sector Performance
[Business Day] The Bank of Ghana (BoG) on October 11, 2017 published the Monetary Policy Summary for September 2017.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 13:23

Ghana Tops Group, Dream Ends for Hosts
[CAF] Two goals by captain Eric Ayiah helped Ghana to a 4-0 victory over India in their final Group A match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Thursday. With the result, Ghana secured top spot in the group on goal difference and a place in the Round of 16. Defeat for the hosts, meanwhile, ended their dreams of making the knockout stages in their first-ever FIFA competition.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 11:46

Ghana Congratulates Sudan On Revocation of Sanctions
[SNA] Khartoum -Foreign Ministry of Ghana has congratulated Sudan, government and people, on occasion of lifting of US sanctions and described the step as positive and that it would strengthen the Sudan-Ghana relations.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 11:27

Ghana: Ghana's Bold Step Away From the 'War on Drugs'
[ISS] Ghana is poised to become the first African country, and the first country outside of Europe and the Americas, to decriminalise the personal possession and use of all illegal drugs.
AllAfrica | 14-Oct-2017 08:21

Ghana: 13-Year-Old Prodigy Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa Admitted to University
[This is Africa] Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa a 13-year-old girl has been admitted to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana (KNUST); one of Ghana's most prestigious state universities; as the youngest freshwoman ever in Ghana. The child prodigy is pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in mathematics at 13 years of age, an impressive fete in an education system that requires approximately 15 years in school before going into tertiary education.
AllAfrica | 13-Oct-2017 14:46

Ghana: School Children to Enjoy Free Cocoa Drinks
[Ghana Govt.] School children in Ghana will, in the coming days, enjoy free cocoa drinks to be supplied by All Day Natural Cocoa Powder.
AllAfrica | 12-Oct-2017 13:53

Isser Launches State of the Ghanaian Economy Report 2o16
[Ghana Govt.] The 26th edition of the State of the Ghanaian Economy Report was, yesterday, launched in Accra.
AllAfrica | 12-Oct-2017 13:52

Government Is Committed to Curbing Threat of Illegal Mining Activities--Hon.amewu
[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, has given the assurance that government was implementing certain initiatives to minimize, if not completely stem, the menace of illegal mining(galamsey), mindful of its threat to security and society.
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 22:14

Hosting WPF Day Mark of Ghana's Growing Democracy- - Unesco
[Ghana Govt.] The Director-General of the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Madame Irina Bokova, has described the decision by Ghana to host the 2018 World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) as a mark of the country's growing democratic credentials.
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 22:14

Restoration of Nursing Training Allowances Have Come True-President
[Ghana Govt.] Effective September 2017/2018 academic year, Fifty- Eight Thousand Health training nurses, comprising nurses and midwives will be paid their allowance of four hundred Ghana cedis (GH¢400.00) per person, for each of the ten months of the academic year.
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 22:14

Ghana: Deputy Energy Minister Launches One Oxfam Platform in Accra
[Ghana Govt.] Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have been urged to eschew the tendency of turning such organizations into family properties, and to recruit professionals who would work to build good images for their organizations and contribute positively to Ghana's democratic development.
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 22:14

Health and Research Initiative Joins Campaign for
[Community Health and Research Initiative Joins Immunization Campaign] African organizations in over ten countries kick off '33 days to Power Up Immunization'.
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 11:34

Ghana: Access to Electricity for All By End of 2020 - President Akufo-Addo Pledges
[Ghana Govt.] The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said Government will ensure that coverage and access to electricity is extended to all parts of Ghana by the end of his term in office.
AllAfrica | 09-Oct-2017 16:21

Ghana Aims to Regain Top Spot in Cocoa Production
[IPS] Accra -Ghana is home to the world's favourite cocoa beans. They're bigger in size, have a higher butter content and superior flavour - all qualities which make Ghana's cocoa the world standard against which all cocoa is measured.
AllAfrica | 09-Oct-2017 14:16

Invest in Mental Health Services to End Shackling
[HRW] The government of Ghana should ensure adequate funding for mental health services in Ghana, as a crucial step to eliminating the widespread practice of shackling and other abuses against people with psychosocial disabilities, a coalition of nongovernmental groups said today.
AllAfrica | 09-Oct-2017 14:00

Deadly Blast - Are Fuel Stations Too Close to Schools, Hospitals?
[East African] Ghanaians on Sunday pushed the government to improve safety at fuel stations after four people were killed when a tanker truck carrying natural gas caught fire in the nation's capital, triggering explosions.
AllAfrica | 09-Oct-2017 09:32

Uganda, Ghana Draw to Hand Egypt 2018 World Cup Qualification
[Monitor] Kampala -Egypt do not play until Sunday when they host Congo but the Pharaohs were arguably the winners on Saturday as Uganda and Ghana played out a goalless draw at Namboole.
AllAfrica | 09-Oct-2017 09:18

Ghana Protest May Not Achieve Much
[Monitor] Kampala -Egypt, who played their penultimate 2018 World Cup qualifier at home to Congo last night, will have as well continued with their business and cared less about the mess between Uganda and Ghana.
AllAfrica | 09-Oct-2017 08:54

Explosion Death Toll Hits 7
[Vanguard] At least seven people have died, with 132 still reported injured after the two explosions at a petrol station in Ghana's capital, Accra, the Presidency confirmed on Sunday.
AllAfrica | 08-Oct-2017 20:39

Ghana: We Cannot Afford Any More Gas Explosions - President
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the country cannot afford anymore gas explosions, following the incident that took place at the Atomic Junction on Saturday, October 7, 2017, when seven people lost their lives and several injuries were recorded, as a result of the gas explosion at Atomic Junction.
AllAfrica | 08-Oct-2017 18:18

Ghana: Gas Station Explosions Rock Accra
[Deutsche Welle] Two gas stations in Accra have exploded, killing an unknown number of people. The blasts sent a fireball into the sky and were heard, seen and felt across the city.
AllAfrica | 08-Oct-2017 15:07

President Tours Upper East Region
[Ghana Govt.] The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given the strongest indication that his government is doing everything possible to ensure that the country's National Health Insurance Scheme [NHIS] is strengthened and enhanced.
AllAfrica | 06-Oct-2017 14:21

National Communications Authority Inaugurates Audit Sub-Committee
[Ghana Govt.] In accordance with Section 86 of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921), a five-member audit sub-committee has been inaugurated to ensure proper and effective financial management practices at the National Communications Authority (NCA).
AllAfrica | 06-Oct-2017 14:20

Former Ghanaian President Heads
[NEWS] Ahead of the crucial presidential and representative elections in Liberia next week, former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama, has arrived in the country as head of the ECOWAS observer mission.
AllAfrica | 06-Oct-2017 13:53

'Ghana's Money Won't Find Its Way Into My Pocket' - President Akufo-Addo
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured the people of Ghana that the resources and wealth of the nation will not find their way into his pockets, but will be used for the rapid development of the country.
AllAfrica | 05-Oct-2017 14:45

Africa: Global Fund Agrees to accept in-Kind Payment for Recovery of $27 Million Owed by Ghana
[GFO] Payment consists of reforms to enable the country to produce its Supply Chain Master Plan
AllAfrica | 04-Oct-2017 18:34

Upper West Chiefs Commend President Akufo-Addo for Fulfilling Promises, Fight Against Corruption
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has received commendation from the Chiefs of the Upper West Region for the fulfilment of major campaign promises he made in the run up to the December 2016 election, and also his fight against corruption.
AllAfrica | 04-Oct-2017 13:40

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