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Children Development Unicef

2018 Children Have a 40 percent chance of achieving their potential

A child born in Ghana in 2018 has only 40 percent chance of reaching his or her potential, Mr Mayeso Zenengeya, Monitoring and Evaluation...
Interior Minister

In 2018 Ghana Immigration Service Apprehended 544 Foreign Nationals

The Ghana Immigration Service in 2018, arrested a total of 544 foreign nationals out of which 123 of them were working nd residing in...
Dr Letsa Minister Award

Dr Letsa Emerges 2018 Best Performing Minister for 2018

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister, has been adjudged the Best Performing Minister, 2018. He was described as an "Epitome of effective and...
Umb Scholarship

UMB Gives Scholarship to 2018 Overall Best WASSCE Student

The Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has presented a full scholarship to Ms Wilhelmina Opoku, the Overall Best Student in the 2018 West African Senior...
travel afcon

2018 Tourism growth in Kenya Exceeds Sub-Saharan Average

Kenya's travel and tourism sector grew faster than the regional average and is above other economies in sub-Saharan Africa, says a report released in...
Facility Recognition

Ho Municipal Hospital Adjudged Volta’s Best for 2018

Ho Municipal Hospital has been adjudged the best health facility in the Volta Region at the Ghana Health Service (GHS) 2018 regional peer review...
Appropriate Dispute Resolution (ADR)

2, 075 Cases Were Resolved Through ADR in 2018

Justice Irene Charity Larbi, the Judge -In-Charge of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), said her outfit settled 2,075 cases that were referred to the...
BECE

6 Best 2018 BECE Candidates Awarded by Agona East Assembly

Six students who excelled in the 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), from both private and public schools in Agona East, have been given...
BECE

2018 BECE: 8 Schools in Sissala East Got Zero Percent

Eight Junior High Schools in the Sissala East Municipality registered zero percent in the 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results, according to the...
Justin Derbyshire, CEO, HelpAge International (left) chats with unidentified South Sudanese Older Woman trader at the Gambella Refugee camp in Ethiopia

NGOs call for universal pensions as key to women’s rights and development

As member states and NGOs gather at the UN in New York for the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women...

Wassa-East Assembly 2018 Performance Reviewed

The Wassa-East District Assembly has organised a town hall meeting to review its performance in the year 2018 as part of measures to remain...
FDIs

NBS says Nigeria’s foreign trade volume hit N32.26trn in 2018

The Nigerian data body, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the country recorded a total trade value of N32.26 trillion year-on-year in 2018, representing...
birth

In 2018 Tema Registered a Total of 20,991 Births

The Tema Metropolitan Office of the Births and Deaths Registry in 2018, registered a total of 20,991 births comprising of 10,954 males and 10,037...
Spare-parts

South Africa’s mining fatalities down slightly in 2018

The number of people killed in mining accidents in South Africa dropped slightly last year, according to a report released on Friday. Releasing the 2018...
growth

In 2018 Central Region’s Tourism Growth Increased by 20%

Central Region, still maintains its enviable position as the tourism “heartbeat” of Ghana with the sector growing by 20 percent in 2018 despite numerous...
HUAWEI Y7 prime 2019 pre order

Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 Pre-order Opens

Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) announced earlier this week the HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 will be available for preorder at selected retail shops from...
Suicide

In 2018 Swiss Supported Suicide Group Helped Over 1,200 Transition

The Swiss assisted suicide organization EXIT said Wednesday it helped a total of 1,207 people end their lives in 2018, a jump compared with...
maternal death

In 2018 Cases of Maternal Deaths Declined

Thirty six women died from birth related health cases in 2018 in Tema, fewer than the 44 deaths in 2017,the Tema Metropolitan Health Directorate...
market in Nigeria

Nigeria’s GDP grew 1.9 in 2018

Nigeria grew its gross domestic product (GDP) nearly 2 per cent last year, data from the National Bureau of Statistics shows. According to the NBS,...
Maternal mortality rate

Techiman Director of Health Has Indicated a Decline in Maternal Mortality

The Techiman Municipal Health Directorate in the Brong-Ahafo Region has recorded a reduction in maternal mortality cases in 2018, Madam Florence Iddrisa, the Municipal...
Huawei's Sales Growth and 5G

Huawei confirms its 2018 global smartphone shipments and sales surpassed 200 million units

A statement issued by Integriti News Agency, in Accra, and copied to the Ghana News Agency, attributed the new and remarkable record to attributed...
Huawei's Sales Growth and 5G

Huawei Sold Over 200 million phones Globally in 2018

Huawei has announced that its global smartphone shipments and sale for 2018 exceeded 200 million units. The new and remarkable record is attributed to...
Ghana’s investment market

Banking crisis, U.S. Fed rate rise hit Ghana Stock Exchange hard in 2018

An ongoing crisis in Ghana's banking sector and a rise in the United States Federal Reserve's interest rates were some of the factors that...
Ghana’s investment market

GSE suffered setbacks from U.S. Federal Rate Rise

An ongoing crisis in Ghana's banking sector and a rise in the United States Federal Reserve interest rates were some of the factors that...
violence

In 2018 DOVVSU registered 15.21 % Case Increment – DSP

The Brong-Ahafo Regional office of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in 2018 recorded a 15.21 per...
fire

2018 Western Region recorded 328 fire cases

A total of 328 fire cases were recorded in the Western Region last year as against 415 in 2017. Out of the number, 25 injuries...
accident

Upper East recorded 65 deaths from road crash in 2018

Sixty-five persons died in the Upper East Region in 2018 according to statistics from the Regional branch of National Road Safety Commission (NRSC). The figures...
accidents

Nigeria’s road fatality during end of 2018 down by 18 percent

Fatality on Nigerian highways reduced by 18.6 percent during the period spanning Christmas of 2018 to early days of 2019, an official with the...
Mobile Money Interoperability

Mobile Money Interoperability Closed in December with 2.2 Million Transactions

Cross network mobile money transfers were done about 2.2 million times between May and December last year, according to figures released by the Ghana...
rent control ghana

WR Rent Control Office Recorded Few Cases in 2018

The Western Region Rent Control recorded a total of 615 rent control cases in 2017 as against 607 cases in 2018. The cases which include...