Transfer Tavern: Ghana champions Asante Kotoko complete Owusu signing from Berekum Chelsea

Ghana Premier League champions Asante Kotoko have bolstered their ranks with the signing of Berekum Chelsea influential attacking midfielder Obed Owusu, can confirm. | 25-Jul-2014 10:40

Ghana goalkeeper Fatawu Dauda reveals using $100,000 World Cup earnings to buy a house

South African-based goalkeeper Fatawu Dauda has revealed using his earnings from the 2014 World Cup to buy a house in Accra. | 25-Jul-2014 09:41

UTAG declares an indefinite strike

The University Teachers Association of Ghana has declared an indefinite strike. According to UTAG, the decision to strike was necessitated by what they consider as government's deliberate attempt to unduly delay the payment of their book and research allowance. | 25-Jul-2014 05:26

"Ghanaians must be proud of Prof. Mills' legacy"

Special UN Representative for AU and Darfur, Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas has said that the late President John Evans Atta Mills demonstrated a sterling determination to succeed and appreciated a new way of doing politics to achieve prosperity and dignity for the people. | 25-Jul-2014 01:17

UPDATE 1-Turn-out low in Ghana for protests against economic woes

Trade union leaders in Ghana failed on Thursday to mobilise significant support for a planned nationwide protest against what they say is the government's mishandling of the economy. | 24-Jul-2014 23:12

Illegal chainsaw operators make $200m annually

Illegal chainsaw milling across the country accounts for over 84 percent of Ghana's lumber supply annually with an estimated volume of 497,000 cubic metres and a market value of over $200 million, according to the Ghana Integrity Initiative . | 24-Jul-2014 18:45

Court orders arrest of Ex-Prison Officer

A Circuit Court in Accra has ordered the arrest of an ex- prison officer for failing to appear before it to answer a charge of forgery leveled against her. | 24-Jul-2014 17:39

2015 AYC: Ghana - Gabon qualifier moved to Accra

The final qualifying match for the 2015 African Youth Championship qualifier between Ghana and Gabon has been moved to Accra. | 24-Jul-2014 16:30

MUDAG President warns music stakeholders

The music industry in Ghana is collapsing because a number of stakeholders are playing politics with the industry, the President of the Musicians and Dancers Association of Ghana , George William Dickson, has disclosed. | 24-Jul-2014 12:19

Technip committed to Local Content Law

Ghana stands to benefit from Technip, an engineering firm in the energy sector, as far as local participation is concerned because of the company's commitment to the Local Content Law. | 24-Jul-2014 08:08

Ghana's external debt now $12b

Ghana's borrowing streak, which has become a subject of debate in recent days, continues unabated. | 24-Jul-2014 03:48

GNPA workers go on demonstration

Workers of the Ghana National Procurement Agency yesterday embarked on a demonstration at their head office located behind the Accra Technical Training Centre at Kokomlemle to register their displeasure with government and the former Minister of Trade & Industry, Haruna Iddrisu for treating them unfairly. | 23-Jul-2014 23:39

Records Show Lower Rates Of HIV Infections In Ghana-NDPC

A report on the Implementation of the Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda , 2010-2013, put together by the National Development Planning Commission in 2012 noted among other indicators that new HIV infections are decreasing. | 23-Jul-2014 19:34

Ghana Hosts Biometric Elections Seminar

Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan , Hannah Tetteh Thelma Iremiren and Claude Maerten in a post with other participants after the opening ceremony. | 23-Jul-2014 15:25

BIG fight in Kotoko as Edmund Ackah returns as Accra representative

Ackah shocked many Kotoko fans when he crossed carpet to work for Medeama as their representative at the Ghana FA. | 23-Jul-2014 11:14

Gov't urged to lay foundations for self-reliant economy

The Institute of Economic Affairs on Tuesday urged government to lay the foundations for an economy that is self-reliant and depends less on low-value products and external support. | 23-Jul-2014 07:05

Ghana: ACEP Holds Roundtable Discussion On Tracking Budget Expenditure of the Extractive Revenues

Transparency in petroleum revenue use has improved in 2014 due to the publication by government of more disaggregated data on projects funded with petroleum revenues, Dr Mohammed Amin Adam, Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Energy Policy, has disclosed. | 23-Jul-2014 06:00

Machines will not solve all our electoral problems - " Afari-Gyan

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission , Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, has stated that the biometric technology alone cannot address the challenges of any electoral system. | 23-Jul-2014 01:55

Embrace multilateral trading system - Dr Wampah

Dr. Henry Kofi Wampah, Governor of the Bank of Ghana , has asked countries in the West African sub-region to embrace multilateral trading system in order to enhance their participation in international trade negotiations. | 22-Jul-2014 21:50

Asante Kotoko open pre-season training without coach Mas-Ud Dramani

Coach Mas-Ud Dramani was a conspicuous absentee from Asante Kotoko's opening training session on Tuesday morning to fuel doubts over his future with the club. | 22-Jul-2014 20:46

Local investors out-muscled in PPPs

Local investors have had to play second-fiddle to their foreign counterparts in the financing of huge infrastructure projects under government's Public Private Partnership programme. | 22-Jul-2014 16:36

High food prices killing Ghanaians

Increase in petroleum prices last week has pushed up prices of basic foodstuffs such as plantain, yam, cassava, and other local staples, while house rents are also steadily moving upwards with weak regulatory body to control it. | 22-Jul-2014 12:32

Good days ahead of Ghana - " Moderator

The Moderator of the Global Evangelical Church, Rt. Rev. Dr. Edem Tettey, has called on Ghanaians to exercise restraint and pray for and the nation because there are good days ahead of the country. | 22-Jul-2014 11:27

Two dead after 350 cholera cases recorded in Accra

An outbreak of cholera has left two persons dead and 350 more visiting hospitals in Accra to report suffering the disease caused by poor hygiene. | 22-Jul-2014 11:27

Ghana's First Lady Attends 8TH Scca Confab In Namibia

The First Lady, Mrs. Lordina Mahama has arrived in Windhoek, Namibia, to attend the 8th Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa, SCCA, Conference and exhibition. | 22-Jul-2014 07:17

Resheduling Of Mac's 'Bring Back Our Normal Ghana" Demonstration

The Mass Action Committee wishes to inform the general public that the decision by organized labour to embark on a nation-wide demonstration has necessitated a change in the Committee's plan to undertake a similar exercise on the same day in Accra. | 22-Jul-2014 03:07

Ghana has no Miss Ghana; Winners abandon crown

Ghana currently has no reigning Miss Ghana. This is because the winner of the 2013 edition of the pageant together with her first and second runner ups have resigned. | 21-Jul-2014 22:53

We will create opportunities for the youth - " Alan Kyerematen

Mr. Alan Kyerematen, a leading contender in the upcoming Presidential primaries of the New Patriotic Party , has said that his professional experience and track record place him in the best position to lead a team that will create opportunities for the youth. | 21-Jul-2014 20:48

How an airport meltdown turned into my ticket home

Sometimes things don't go as planned - and those moments often make for the best stories. | 21-Jul-2014 18:49

Parliament endorses Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund Bill

Parliament has passed the Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund Bill, 2014 whose purpose is to establish an infrastructure fund that is wholly owned by the Republic of Ghana to mobilise and provide financial resources to manage, co-ordinate and invest in a diversified portfolio of infrastructural projects in the country for national development. | 21-Jul-2014 15:38

Ghana to go nuclear as parliament considers Bill

Ghana will build its first 1,000 megawatts nuclear power plant at an estimated cost of $2.5 billion in ten years to offset its energy shortfall if the Nuclear Regulatory Power Bill that is being considered by Parliament becomes law. | 21-Jul-2014 15:38

Ghana, France to deepen trade ties

France plans to increase its trade in the country, which is currently about US$1.7billion, its Ambassador to Ghana has announced. | 21-Jul-2014 14:38

Unions ramp up pressure on gov't

Workers from both the public and private sectors will embark on a protest on Thursday to register anger and dissatisfaction with the management of the economy. | 21-Jul-2014 11:33

Minister commends Catholic Church

Mr Justice Samuel Adjei, Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has commended the Catholic Church for its partnership towards accelerated national development. | 21-Jul-2014 07:14

Ghanaians To Demonstrate Against US Embassy Over Mahama Tweets

Some Ghanaians will next week stage a peaceful protest march on behalf of their government against the American Embassy in the country for launching an attack on a social media post by President John Dramani Mahama. | 21-Jul-2014 03:04

Cashew generated 170 million dollars in 2013

The cashew industry generated 170 million dollars in the form of foreign exchange earnings for the economy in 2013. | 20-Jul-2014 22:55

Music Council of Ghana to demonstrate in Accra on July 31

In an era where demonstrations tend to be the order of the day, a press release sent to us indicate that the Music Council of Ghana will soon hit the streets of Accra to register their displeasure at the current events in the music industry. | 20-Jul-2014 18:40

Tamale Metro Agric Director sees prospect in farming

Mr Stephen Yakubu, Tamale Metropolitan Director of Agriculture says agriculture still remains the surest way to end poverty in Ghana. | 20-Jul-2014 14:35

Chirano Gold Mines compensation saga...

Concern Citizens Association of Sefwi has appointed a 14-member executive to continue with the legal action at an Accra Fast Track High Court in respect of payment of compensation by Chirano Gold Mines Limited. | 20-Jul-2014 10:26

GSE Council chair pushes for ways to protect investors

The Chairman of the Council of the Ghana Stock Exchange , Dr. Sam Mensah, is pushing for the trading of new capital market instruments that will help safeguard and protect the investing public and consumers against volatility in the economy. | 20-Jul-2014 06:06

Police investigate Free Zones Board CEO for assault

The airport police have begun investigations into a case of assault against the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Free Zones Board, Kwadwo Twum Boafo. | 20-Jul-2014 01:57

Mahama must step down for NPP to save Ghana - Fred Oware

Former First National Vice Chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party , Fred Oware, is calling for early elections to salvage the economy from collapse. | 19-Jul-2014 23:52

EXCLUSIVE: Ghana World Cup midfielder Afriyie Acquah marries girlfriend Amanda in Accra can exclusively report that World Cup midfielder Afriyie Acquah has married his girlfriend Amanda at a ceremony in Accra on Saturday. | 19-Jul-2014 19:43

Latex Foam pays GH 1.7m tax in six months

The Northern Command of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority in Kumasi has lauded Latex Foam Rubber Products for being the most tax compliant company as of the end of the second quarter of 2014. | 19-Jul-2014 17:48

Transfer Tavern: Hearts of Oak defender Nuru Suley signs...

Ghanaian giants Accra Hearts of Oak have reached an agreement with Al-Ittihad to allow defender Nuru Suley join the Libyan giants, can exclusively confirm. | 19-Jul-2014 13:33 Ghana-Japan Motors launch corporate run

The event is aimed at bringing corporate institutions in Ghana together to promote health and networking through team-building and physical activities. | 19-Jul-2014 09:23

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