Ghana and South Africa Celebrate First Success of African Network of Telescopes
[SKA Africa] The Ministries of Ghana and South Africa announce the combination of 'first light' science observations which confirm the successful conversion of the Ghana communications antenna from a redundant telecoms instrument into a functioning Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) radio telescope.
AllAfrica | 23-Aug-2017 10:15

Ghana Entered Only One Film for 2017 Oscars - Organisers
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Organizers of the 2017 Oscars, Foreign language edition, Ghana, have bemoaned the rate at which Ghanaian movie producers and directors are submitting their works for this year's competition.
AllAfrica | 23-Aug-2017 09:06

GPCL to Become a Printing Powerhouse - Deputy Information Minister
[Ghana Govt.] A Deputy Minister for Information and Member of Parliament for Akuapem North, Nana Ama Dokuaa Asiamah Agyei, has made known government's intention to make Ghana Publishing Company Limited (GPCL) a printing powerhouse in the country.
AllAfrica | 22-Aug-2017 19:06

Appiah - Anything Is Still Possible
[CAF] Ghana have graced the last three World Cups (2006, 2010 and 2014)
AllAfrica | 22-Aug-2017 16:04

No Nigerian Was Killed in Ghana Riot? - Official
[Premium Times] ?The Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has refuted the report that five Nigerians were recently killed in Ghana.
AllAfrica | 22-Aug-2017 10:29

Drug Resistant Tuberculosis a Major Concern in Ghana
[Deutsche Welle] Ghanaian experts are concerned about the rising number of tuberculosis. The Ghana Health Service said 14,632 people were diagnosed with TB and put on treatment.
AllAfrica | 22-Aug-2017 09:22

Ghana to Sign 5-Yr Gas Deal With Equatorial Guinea
[Business Day] The government of Ghana is expected to sign a government-to-government Heads of Agreement with Equatorial Guinea for the supply of Liquefied Natural Gas from that country to Ghana, for a period of 5 years.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 20:02

Total Acquires Maersk Oil for U.S.$7.45 Billion
[Business Day] The Boards of Total and A.P. Moller - Maersk have both approved the acquisition of 100% of the equity of the E&P company Maersk Oil & Gas A/S (Maersk Oil), a wholly-owned subsidiary of A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S, by Total in a share and debt transaction.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 20:02

Gold Trades Little Changed
[Business Day] Gold prices were little changed on Monday as investors sought further direction after a week of geopolitical uncertainty in the United States and Europe and ahead of a meeting of central bankers later this week. Spot gold edged 0.1 percent higher at $1,285.91 an ounce by 0406 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for December delivery
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 20:02

Govt Discontinues Towing Levy Policy
[Ghana Govt.] The Government of Ghana says it will discontinue the implementation of the mandatory towing levy which was scheduled to start on 1st July, 2017, a press release signed by the Minister for Transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has indicated.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 19:13

We Must Fight Corruption With Action, Not Mere Words
[Ghanaian Chronicle] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, last Thursday, told Ghanaians that as a nation, we cannot win the fight against corruption with mere words. He was emphatic that to defeat the canker of corruption in the country, we need concrete actions.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 16:14

Success of 1D1F Depends On Effective Value Chain - Agi Boss
[Ghana Govt.] The One-District One-Factory (1D1F) programme will work better and succeed if the entire value chain works, the president of Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Mr Seth Twum Akwaboah, has indicated.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:57

I Pledge to Build a Prosperous Society - President Akufo-Addo
[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged to build a prosperous society, create opportunities for all and to raise the living standards of Ghanaians, despite the current challenges facing the nation.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:57

NDC Ministers Swindle Ghanaians
[Ghanaian Chronicle] When the former Minister for Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, announced in Parliament in 2013 that ministers of state, including the President and his vice, were going to donate 10% of their monthly salaries to support the construction of Community-Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compounds throughout the country, many were Ghanaians who hailed the idea.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:29

Let's Handle Our Local Vegetables and Fruits Hygienically
[Ghanaian Chronicle] It is, indeed, true that Ghanaians do not value what belongs to them, and one obvious example is our unhygienic way of handling our locally-grown fruits and vegetables.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:28

27 Mothers in Public Breastfeeding Photo - to Change Perception of Feeding Baby in Private
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Mothers are tired of being told when and where to breastfeed their babies. To illustrate how natural it is to nurse out in the open, Arizona photographer Alicia Atkins recruited 27 mothers for a powerful shoot against the backdrop of a gorgeous desert sunset.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:28

Mental Health Officer Adjudged Best Health Worker - for Ahafo Ano South District
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Mr. Frank Osei Owusu, a mental Health Officer at the Sabronum Health Centre, has been honoured by the Ahafo Ano South National Insurance Authority (NHIA), as the outstanding health worker in the district.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:28

Ghana: We Are Unable to Dig for Oil Wells - Tullow
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Takoradi. -The management of Tullow Ghana has said it is unable to dig more oil wells at the deep waters as a result of the maritime dispute between Ghana and neighbouring Ivory Coast.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:28

Fear Grips Paga Over Terrorist Attack in Burkina
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Paga -Some residents of Ghana's border town of Paga, in the Kassena-Nankana West District of the Upper East Region, say they are now living in fear, following a terrorist attack that killed 18 people in neighbouring Burkina Faso on Sunday.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:28

Corruption War Can't Be Won By Mere Words - Nana
[Ghanaian Chronicle] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that the canker of corruption in the country can no longer be defeated by mere words, but rather through concrete actions.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:28

Where Are the PWDs in the Toll Booths?
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Ministry of Roads and Highways, on July 5, 2017, launched the Persons with Disability (PWDs) Road Toll Initiative, which formed part of a commitment of the sector Minister, Kwasi Amoako Attah, who pledged during his vetting to reserve, at least, a 50 percent quota in all contracts in respect of manning toll booths for PWDs.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:28

Napo Joins Teacher Licensing Fray - Says Ministry Has No Control Over NTC, and That It Is a Regulator
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Minister for Education, Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, says his ministry has nothing to do with the proposed examination for licensing of teachers in the country, which has sparked off heated debates.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:28

Prophet Gabriel Holds Adenta Calvary Baptist Spellbound
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The name his parents from the Ashanti Region gave him is Gabriel Asamoah Baidoo. In the Gospel Ministry, and particularly within the Ghana Baptist Convention, he is known as Prophet Gabriel, but in music circles, the man simply prefers to be called Nana Prof.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:28

Red Flag Over Tema Akosombo Rail Line
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Tema. -The extension of the rail line from Tema to Akosombo would serve no meaningful purpose if attention is not given to dredging of key areas of the Volta Lake to enable the Volta Lake Transport Company (VLTC) to navigate all year-round.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:02

Tema Court Dismisses Injunction On Kudzragbe Clan Lands
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Tema Lands Court Division has dismissed an injunction application filed by three individuals on Kudzragbe Clan lands in the Ada Traditional Area.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:01

Youth Advised to Be Ambassadors of Peace
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Ashaiman -Samuel Ojo, National Secretary for Youth Affairs Ghana United Nations Association (GUNA), has urged the youth to champion the need for peace in the society.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:01

'It's Not About Me Anymore!' Kim Kardashian Shares Motherhood Lessons
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Forget Mother's Day, or even Father's Day - August 11 is National Sons And Daughters Day.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 15:00

Defiant Illegal Lotto Operators to Be Prosecuted
[Ghanaian Chronicle] As part of efforts to regularise illegal lotto operators, also known as Banker-to-Banker, in the country, the National Lottery Authority (NLA) has held a day's workshop to acquaint them with processes required for their licenses.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 11:53

Why Ghanaian Aviation Is Thriving
[This Day] It is an indubitable fact that Nigerians are the most travelled in Africa; that while passenger traffic is higher in South Africa, Nigerians remain the highest number of indigenous travellers in the continent. In West and Central Africa, Nigerian travellers drive the highest number of traffic in the sub-regions. So both international carriers and regional airlines that operate in these sub-regions target the Nigerian passengers.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 10:03

Community Policeman Drowns At Sea Chasing Thieves
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AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 09:46

Radio XYZ Holds Summit to Redefine Leadership
[Business Day] The XYZ Company Limited, operator of Radio XYZ and XYZ TV, has reminded the youth to see leadership as a way of effecting change in the society.
AllAfrica | 17-Aug-2017 13:14

MTN Rewards 'Spin the Wheel' Winners
[Business Day] Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) has, as part of its 'Spin the Wheel' promotion, has handed out two brand new Hyundai i10 grand vehicles to two customers.
AllAfrica | 17-Aug-2017 13:14

Ghana: GCB Bank Takes Over UT Bank Ltd. and Capital Bank Ltd.
[Ghana Govt.] The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has revoked the Licenses of UT Bank Ltd. and Capital Bank Ltd., Dr Ernest Addison, Governor, BoG, announced at a news conference in Accra, yesterday.
AllAfrica | 16-Aug-2017 13:48

South Africa: Comparative Discussion of Land Tenure - South Africa, Mozambique, Kenya and Ghana
[Africa In Fact] Introduction
AllAfrica | 16-Aug-2017 13:07

West Africa: West Africa's Single Currency - Is It a Mirage?
[Business Day] It's been nearly two decades since the idea of a single currency for West Africa was first mooted. Yet the sub-region is still far from having a common legal tender. What is ordinarily a good idea seems to have fizzled into a fantasy.
AllAfrica | 15-Aug-2017 21:53

What's the Future of Our Energy Sector?
[Business Day] On November 16, 2016 at the Summit of African Heads of State and Government in Marrakech, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that, "Compared to the global average, temperatures are rising higher in this continent. Of the 50 countries hit hardest by climate change, 36 are in Africa including Ghana."
AllAfrica | 15-Aug-2017 21:51

Ghana Gas' Transparency Promise
[Business Day] Ghana National Gas Company Limited has pledged to be transparent in its dealings in the processing of raw gas for the generation of power in the country.
AllAfrica | 15-Aug-2017 21:51

Ghana: Economy Among Africa's Best
[Business Day] Ghana is the eighteenth-most attractive economy for investments flowing into the African continent, according to the latest Africa Investment Index (AII) compiled by Quantum Global's independent research arm, Quantum Global Research Lab. In 2016, Ghana attracted a net foreign direct investment of US$3.5bn.
AllAfrica | 15-Aug-2017 21:48

Africa: Africans Tour Their Own Continent More
[Business Day] Four out of ten international tourists in Africa come from the continent itself, according to the new UNCTAD Economic Development in Africa Report 2017: Tourism for Transformative and Inclusive Growth.
AllAfrica | 15-Aug-2017 21:44

Diplomatic Relations Between Ghana & Kenya Intact- - Mustapha Abdul-Hamid
[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Information, Mr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, has expressed concern over the deportation, from Kenya, of Mr Peter Mac Manu who led the Democratic Union of Africa's Observer Mission to Kenya to observe the Elections in that country.
AllAfrica | 11-Aug-2017 15:55

Ghana's Single Treasury Account Launched in Accra
[Ghana Govt.] Government has begun the implementation of several key policy initiatives aimed at promoting long-term economic growth and national development.
AllAfrica | 11-Aug-2017 15:55

Annual Internal Audit Conference Opens in Accra
[Ghana Govt.] The conference aims to provide a platform for discussions by managers of public institutions and other stakeholders to help craft a roadmap towards addressing the challenges of internal auditors in their quest to safeguard national resources.
AllAfrica | 10-Aug-2017 18:31

Ghana: Breastfeeding Is Key to Child Health - GHS
[Ghana Govt.] The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says breastfeeding is essential to healthy child growth and survival.
AllAfrica | 10-Aug-2017 18:31

West Africa Reform Agenda Looks to Decriminalise Drug Use
[Daily Maverick] If a new law passes, Ghana will become the first Sub-Saharan country to decriminalise personal drug use and possession. By LEANDRE BANON.
AllAfrica | 10-Aug-2017 11:06

League title race not over for Kotoko - Eric Donkor
Deputy captain of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Eric Donkor, says their quest to win this year’s Ghana Premier League title is not over despite their current fourth position on the league table.
GhanaWeb | 10-Aug-2017 07:54

Watch a Livestream of Adom TV's morning show, Badwam as Hosts; Omanhene Kwabena Asante and Nana Yaa Brefo, together with panellists on the show share their opinions and scrutinise issues making the headlines in the country.
GhanaWeb | 10-Aug-2017 07:52

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