Mahama tasks KMA to register market traders

President John Dramani Mahama has tasked the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to begin registration of all traders in the Kumasi Central Market in a move that is expected to assure the traders of getting back their stores when attempts to rebuild one of the biggest markets in West-Africa is completed. | 29-Jul-2014 09:11

Ghana: Stop Atuabo Port - Maritime Dock Workers Warn Mahama

The Maritime and Dockworkers Union has rejected a deal which allows a private entity to build and operate a port in the country, and have called on President John Dramani Mahama not see the deal through. | 29-Jul-2014 05:01

Music Council of Ghana reschedules demonstration to August 14

The Music Council of Ghana has released a press statement indicating the rescheduled date for its upcoming demonstration aimed at addressing sensitive Issues in the music industry after a meeting with the Greater Accra Regional branch of the Ghana Police service to Thursday, August 14, 2014. | 29-Jul-2014 00:46

SCOAN Donates To Muslim Communities In Ghana Towards Eid-Ul-Fitr

As part of efforts to ensure that the needy and people with disability celebrate the Ed-ul-fitr celebration with joy, the Synagogue Church of all Nation Ghana on Saturday donated items and cash to Nima, New Town and Maamobi communities. | 28-Jul-2014 23:41

AAG inducts new officers

The Advertising Association of Ghana last Saturday inducted a 16-member Executive Council into office with a two-year mandate. | 28-Jul-2014 19:30

Inter Milan manager Mazzarri forced to leave out Ghana U20 prospect behind for USA pre-season tour

Ghana U20 prospect Isaac Donkor might have missed his chance to impress manager Walter Mazzarri as he was forced to drop him out of his pre-season squad due to injury. | 28-Jul-2014 15:30

US-based economic think tank sets up Ghana Chapter

Bastiat Society Organisation, a US-based free market economic think tank institute, has set up a Chapter in Ghana as a refuge ground for entrepreneurs and individuals to join the fellowship. | 28-Jul-2014 11:20

Randy Abbey's Ghana FA presidential election T-shirts emerge, set to contest Nyantakyi?

The clearest evidence of Randy Abbey seeking to takeover as the Ghana Football Association president has emerged after T-shirts campaigning for him emerged in Kumasi over the weekend. | 28-Jul-2014 10:15

Brothel destroyed at Madina

The Police and the La-Nkwantang-Madina Municipal Assembly, on Friday, demolished a number of structures being occupied by squatters and also serving as a brothel, behind the Redco Flats and the Ghana National Fire Service Unit at Madina, Accra. | 28-Jul-2014 09:16

Management issues affecting education in V/R - Ablakwa

Mr Samuel Okudjeto Ablakwa, Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Tertiary Education on Friday blamed the poor academic performance of pupils in the Volta region on "serious management issues." | 28-Jul-2014 05:01

Ghana: Hospital dismisses Ebola rumours

Health Authorities in the Ashanti Region have dismissed claims of an Ebola outbreak at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi. | 28-Jul-2014 00:56

Woman jailed six months for posing as nurse

A circuit court in Accra has sentenced an unemployed woman, Evelyn Adoma, to six months imprisonment for falsification and impersonation. | 27-Jul-2014 20:46

Cheki Ghana interacts with over 100 car dealers

The online car dealer has been in Ghana for about a year started active operation 6months ago, with its headquarters in Kenya and branches in over 10 African countries. | 27-Jul-2014 16:26

Search for new Miss Tourism Ghana begins

The search for a new queen for this year's Miss Tourism competition has begun and as part of efforts to select the best contestants for the pageant, the search train is back to Accra for the final audition which comes off at the Max International Hotel, East Legon, on Saturday, August 2. The hopeful aspirants, between the ages of 18 and 24, are ... (more) | 27-Jul-2014 12:17

Punish lazy civil servants - Osu Mantse tells gov't

Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, Paramount Chief and President of the Osu Traditional Council, has urged government to fire civil servants who are not performing to expectation. | 27-Jul-2014 11:17

Ghacem supports Ghana Navy

Ghacem Limited has presented 1,600 bags of cement worth GhA 42,900 to the Ghana Navy in support of the ongoing construction of the Navy headquarters office building in Accra. | 27-Jul-2014 07:03

Barcadi Ghana trains bartenders in Accra

TRADAL S.A, a member of the Barcadi Martini Group and a local representatives of some of the world's leading alcoholic drinks including Grey Goose Vodka, Bombay Sapphire, Martini, and Barcadi, held a two-day training programme for bartenders in Accra. | 27-Jul-2014 07:03

UDS launches CSR Training Institute [Ghana News Agency]

Accra, July 25, GNA - The University for Development Studies and the Corporate Social Responsibility Training Institute have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish CSR Training Institute at the university. | 27-Jul-2014 05:58

Ghanaian referees suffer armed robbery attacks on their way to a training program in Tamale

The victims were said to have been attacked in a town called Jema at around 10am while traveling by road to undergo a training program meant to prepare referees ahead of the start of the Ghanaian football season. | 27-Jul-2014 01:38

Aduana face Ghana Premier League relegation for FA violation

Aduana Stars could be plunged from the Ghana Premier League after a charge to forfeit two league matches they played last season. | 26-Jul-2014 21:34

New board for Ghana Health Service inaugurated

The Minister for Health, Dr Kwaku Agyemang-Mensah, has charged members of the newly constituted board of the Ghana Health Service to devise innovative ways of mobilising funds to improve the performance of the sector. | 26-Jul-2014 20:34

10,250 Ghanaians suffering mental distress, depression

At least 10,250.000 Ghanaians, predominantly women, are suffering from mental distress and depression, the Chief Psychiatrist of the Ghana Health Service, has said. | 26-Jul-2014 16:19

Video: Gyan talks about music career with Castro

Ghana captain, Asamoah Gyan can't forget the good times he had with pal, Castro nearly three weeks after the ace hiplife musician went missing whilst riding a jet ski on the Volta lake in Ada. | 26-Jul-2014 15:15

Ghana: Stakeholders Meet On Gender Mainstreaming in Oil and Gas Policies

For the oil and gas sector to deliver on development outcomes, gender considerations must receive adequate attention, Mrs Patricia Blankson Akakpo, a gender activist of the Network for Women's Rights in Ghana , has noted. | 26-Jul-2014 11:10

Ghana, China collaborate to fight piracy of textiles

Ghana is expected to work closely with the Chinese government as part of a new strategy to combat the importation of pirated Ghanaian textiles from China. | 26-Jul-2014 07:11

Ghanaian trade unionists woo Chinese investors

Trade unionists who participated in a seminar on Multi-National Operations in Africa in Beijing, China, have called on Chinese investors to help create jobs for the teeming unemployed youth in Ghana. | 26-Jul-2014 07:11

Pupils in Accra educated on causes of food poisoning

Accra, July 24, GNA - Mrs Theodora Jonah, Coordinator of the Self Help Education Programme, of Ghana Education Service, has noted that mishandling of prepared food is a threat to public health. | 26-Jul-2014 03:11

Two Nigerians arrested for infiltrating demo

The Accra Police command has arrested two Nigerians who joined Thursday's demonstration in Accra. | 25-Jul-2014 23:06

Ghana Sitting On Time Bomb-Geo Service Switched Off For US$ 36,000

It appears Ghana would not be able to track looming tremors and earth quakes should any trigger. | 25-Jul-2014 22:01

Can DKB Save The Face Off Ghanaian Comedy?

It has been four years since any Ghanaian comedian mounted the stage at the biggest comedy show in the country to try a stand up show. | 25-Jul-2014 17:55

Guru Storms Ada For Asafotufiami Festival

This year's Ada Asafotufiami festival is around the corner and several music-related events have been laid on as part of the festivities. | 25-Jul-2014 17:55

Vincent Sowah-Odotei vows to dethrone Kwesi Nyantakyi as Ghana FA boss

Ex-Hearts of Oak chief Vincent Sowah-Odotei has vowed to unseat Kwesi Nyantakyi as Ghana FA boss at next year's congress, declaring change is coming. | 25-Jul-2014 13:40

No land for Kumasi Airport upgrade

Government says lack of space and encroachment of Kumasi airport lands is stalling efforts to turn the airport into an international one. | 25-Jul-2014 12:41

GEA poised to fight piracy and counterfeiting

The Ghana Employers' Association , with support from the Business Sector Advocacy Challenge Fund, has begun implementing an action plan to fight counterfeit and illicit trade in the country. | 25-Jul-2014 12:41

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

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