Mega African Capital lists on Ghana Stock Exchange

Mega African Capital Limited, a private investment company, on Wednesday listed its shares on Ghana Stock Exchange , becoming the bourses first listing in nearly three years. | 24-Apr-2014 11:14

Apraku begins nationwide "consultative tour"

Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku has started "a consultative tour" of the country to collate views on his intention to contest the flagbearship race of the New Patriotic Party , his office has said. | 24-Apr-2014 07:04

GOC targets young athletes

The Ghana Olympic Committee will launch a series of competitions across the country to unearth talents and develop them for national competitions. | 24-Apr-2014 02:54

98,000 children in Ghana missed 2013 vaccination - " WHO

The World Health Organisation has set the target of immunizing over 90,000 children under five years in Ghana during this year's vaccination exercise. | 23-Apr-2014 22:44

Set up special funds for IT business in Ghana - George Boateng

The Executive Chairman of Innovative EPS Ltd, Mr George Boateng says government may have to do a little bit more to amply demonstrate its genuine desire to integrate the country as a cashless, ICT driven economy. | 23-Apr-2014 19:33

GMA warns: Fight to get conversion difference not over

The Ghana Medical Association has served notice it will, in due time, respond appropriately and "in equal measure" to the conduct of the National Labour Commission which it blames for a court ruling on Tuesday, denying GMA members the payment of conversion difference. | 23-Apr-2014 15:29

"Ghana Meet Naija" 2014 Performers Unveiled

The biggest musical concert on the event's calendar, "GHANA meets NAIJA" returns in its fourth year, with an even bigger and more exciting package for music fans in both Ghana and Nigeria. | 23-Apr-2014 13:23

Ghana gets pilgrims affairs office

In fulfillment of his promise to set up a public body to overseer the organization of all religious pilgrimages from Ghana, the government of President John Dramani Mahama is setting up a new Pilgrims Affairs Secretariat. | 23-Apr-2014 12:22

Jazz & Fusion Festival @ Alliance Fran aise April 25-May 3

From Friday 25th April to Saturday 3rd May 2014, Alliance FranA aise Accra will launch the first and highly expected edition of Jazz and Fusion Festival: Live in Accra! A ten day festival with live music and workshops, master classes, visual art exhibitions, movie screening and literary events taking place in different venues in Accra. | 23-Apr-2014 11:22

Another airline pulls out of Ghana

Air Namibia is to end flights into Ghana from the 26th of June of this year. This is not the first time the airline is making such a move. | 23-Apr-2014 07:22

Corporate Ghana urged to replace obsolete training equipments at universities, polytechnics

An official of U.S- based electrical relay manufacturer, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories , says upgrading such resource exposes students to modern practical knowledge. | 23-Apr-2014 05:23

2014 World Cup: David Accam is hugely talented than many Ghanaian players - Ex Man United scout

Ex-Manchester United Africa chief scout Tom Vernon claims David Accam's exceptional qualities put him above many, many Ghanaian players at the moment. | 23-Apr-2014 03:18


Visit Ghana, West Africa, and you're sure to hear the greeting again and again. That inviting spirit, along with an infectious friendliness and political stability, make Ghana an enjoyable African destination for tourists and BYU international study groups alike. | 23-Apr-2014 02:13

Tourism, still fourth foreign exchange earner'

Ghana's tourism sector maintained its position as the fourth highest foreign exchange earner last year, coming after gold, cocoa and foreign remittances from Ghanaians abroad. | 23-Apr-2014 01:13

Netherlands supports Ghana to improve vegetable production

The Netherlands has partnered Ghana to improve vegetable production and reduce import under the Ghana Vegetable Sector Commercialisation programme . | 22-Apr-2014 21:01

Republic Bank makes offer to HFC Bank

Republic Bank Limited, has in line with the Security and Exchange Commission Code on Takeovers and Mergers, announced moves to offer to shareholders of HFC Bank to increase Republic Bank investment in the bank. | 22-Apr-2014 19:44

Closure of Mallam-Kasoa road to last five months - Minister

Next week's closure of a section of the Mallam-Kasoa Highway will last at least five months, Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways, Isaac Adjei Mensah has stated. | 22-Apr-2014 17:24

MTN, Nestle, Stanbic, Huawei, McDan, Others, For Ghana CSR Diary & Awards 2014

Leading socially-responsible companies in Ghana are gearing up for the third edition of the coveted Ghana CSR Diary & Awards on Thursday 8th May, 2014 at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Accra. | 22-Apr-2014 17:24

Made-in-Ghana goods get boost

Government's buy-made-in-Ghana-goods agenda seems to be going down well with some institutions, as the Kumasi Shoe Factory projects to produce about 80,000 pairs of security shoes this year. | 22-Apr-2014 15:14

Teachers' credit union to get new offices

Work has started on a two-storey office complex for the Sunyani Area Teachers Co-operative Credit Union Limited . | 22-Apr-2014 14:06

Kuapa Kokoo - " A success story propelled by cocoa

They are purely ordinary cocoa farmers in Ghana, but through hard work and determination, Kuapa Kokoo Farmers Union, a cooperative cocoa farmers' association, now boasts 45 per cent share in Divine Chocolates, a chocolate producing company in the UK with a subsidiary in the United States of America. | 22-Apr-2014 10:58

Widowhood rites and FGM abolished in U/E

Culture, it said, is a vehicle for national development. In this sense, it becomes a panacea and tool that could be exploited for any country's development. | 22-Apr-2014 06:48

Institutional maternal deaths high

An obstetrician/gynaecologist and Dean of the School of Public Health - University of Ghana, Prof. | 22-Apr-2014 02:43

Remittance rip-offs
LONDON 22 April 2014 (IRIN) - All over the world migrant workers are sending money home to their families. The money pays hospital bills and school fees, buys land, builds houses and sets up small businesses. The cash goes from the US back to Mexico, from the Gulf back to India, from the UK back to Somalia, and from South Africa back to Malawi, Zimbabwe and the rest of southern Africa.
IRIN | 22-Apr-2014 02:00

Christians mark Easter with church activities

Christians in the country yesterday joined their counterparts in the world to commemorate Easter, the day that marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ. | 21-Apr-2014 22:19

Ghana: Ghana Shouldn't Be Intimidated to Signing EPA - AGI

The Association of Ghana Industries has urged the government to take a resolute stance and not be intimidated into signing the controversial Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union . | 21-Apr-2014 17:53

Kotoko to employ Belgian trainer Piet Demol as technical advisor?

Experienced Belgian coach Piet Demol has arrived in Ghana to work as technical director of a football academy in Kumasi and also as an advisor to two Ghana Premier League clubs, can exclusively reveal. | 21-Apr-2014 13:44

Contemporary Ghanaian gospel music graced at MTN Choral Fest 2014

Easter Sunday was climaxed with a melodious showcase of gospel music which brought together contemporary Ghanaian gospel artistes and choirs to thrill lovers of the genre as they celebrate the resurrection of Christ. | 21-Apr-2014 12:39

Fear Has Gripped The Camp Of Nana Addoa .

A Leading Member of the New Patriotic Party , Asamoah Gyamfi, claims the camp of the party's twice defeated Presidential Candidate, Nana Akufo Addo, is in a state of fear following attempts by some leading members of the party to convince the current executives to delay the organization of its National Delegates Congress. | 21-Apr-2014 11:37

Establish Western Corridor Dev't Authority - Oil & Gas stakeholders

Stakeholders at Oil and Gas conference in Takoradi have advocated the need for government to fulfill its promise to set up the Western Corridor Development Authority. | 21-Apr-2014 07:22

Gov't allocates rice production targets to regions

Mr. Kofi Humado, Minister of Food and Agriculture have announced that government has allocated rice production targets to all regions in the country to become self-sufficient by 2017. | 21-Apr-2014 03:09

Ghana company says U.S. plane seen in Tehran broke no laws

The New York Times reported on Thursday that the plane, owned by the Bank of Utah, was parked at Tehran's Mehrabad Airport on Tuesday. | 20-Apr-2014 23:05

The blood of Jesus can rescue Ghana - Pastor Asamoah

The Reverend Isaac Obed Asamoah, in charge of Gospel Faith Ministries, at A-Lang in Accra, has asked Christians to continue to put their trust in Jesus to save the nation from its current state. | 20-Apr-2014 18:48

GODI, CSOs hold meeting on Ghana Open Data Portal

The Ghana Open Data Initiative and Civil Society Organisations on Thursday held a meeting on the state of the Ghana Open Data Portal in Accra. | 20-Apr-2014 17:46

Ghana needs comprehensive funding mechanisms - Dr Nyarko

Dr. Kofi Nyarko, Programme Manager for Non Communicable Diseases of the Ghana Health Service has called for comprehensive funding mechanisms to finance NCDs control in Ghana. | 20-Apr-2014 14:48

Ghana Technology University makes progress

The Ghana Technology University College , formerly the Ghana Telecom University College, is committed to excellence in education, research, teaching, intellectual creativity and innovation. | 20-Apr-2014 10:41

Drunk driver confessed mourning the death of Jesus

Nicholas Tetteh, a driver, on Friday, confessed to the police that he took alcohol in order to mourn the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. | 20-Apr-2014 07:31

Over 36 million people die annually from non-communicable diseases

Over 36 million people die annually from non-communicable diseases, whilst communicable diseases also cause millions of deaths each year. | 20-Apr-2014 03:23

Bankswitch saga: Take me to court if you think I'm guilty - " Akoto Osei

Former Minister of State at the Finance Ministry, Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei, has challenged anyone who thinks he is guilty and played a role in the $197M judgment debt awarded against the state in its negotiation with IT Firm, Bankswitch Ghana Limited, to proceed to court. | 19-Apr-2014 23:08

BOG measures helping to stabilize the cedi

Mr. Benjamin Amoah, Head of Financial Stability at the Bank of Ghana, has said there is a slowdown in the depreciation of the cedi after measures by the Bank of Ghana to halt it. | 19-Apr-2014 21:08

Haruna Iddrisu: Afoko's election can't affect NDC in the North

Trade and Industry Minister, Haruna Iddrisu says the election of Paul Afoko as the National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party will not negatively impact on the performance of governing National Democratic Congress in the three Northern Regions. | 19-Apr-2014 16:49

Iran says plane at airport leased to Ghana after U.S.-flagged plane sighting

Iran says that a plane which landed in Tehran airport flying the American flag was leased to Ghana's presidential office and carrying a business delegation from the African nation. | 19-Apr-2014 14:44

Ghana to be guided by collective ECOWAS position

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Haruna Iddrisu on Thursday said Ghana would be guided by the collective position of the Economic Community of West African States on the Economic Partnership Agreement . | 19-Apr-2014 13:39

Anthony Komla's Sculptures, Born in the Womb of Africa

Art and craftsmanship came naturally. He started with available woods and tools at home and his father's carpentry shop in a high school called Odorgonno Secondary School. | 19-Apr-2014 11:39

Ghana not ready for GM cocoa - CRIG

Ghana is not shifting to cultivation of Genetically Modified cocoa, the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana said on Friday. | 19-Apr-2014 07:25

'An African City' Web series generates buzz, dismantles stereotypes

"An African City" tells the story of five accomplished women who've returned to their native Ghana after living overseas. | 19-Apr-2014 05:20

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