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Forestry Commission

Ghana Forestry Commission enters two partnerships for nature restoration

The Forestry Commission of Ghana signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) here on Thursday towards the restoration of parts of Ghana’s natural environment. The first...
Mahamudu Bawumia

Efficient domestic revenue mobilization crucial for Ghana’s “Beyond Aid” agenda – VP

For Ghana to achieve its aim of developing beyond aid, strong performance of domestic revenue is crucial, Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia pointed out here on...
Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook boss set to appear before a panel on April 11

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on April 11, the panel announced Wednesday. Facebook has come...
The Boeing chalet at the Farnborough air show in Hampshire, England, on July 15, 2014

Boeing Worried Over Possible Impact U.S.-China Trade War Bring

U.S. top aircraft manufacturer Boeing Company (Boeing) Wednesday expressed deep concern about the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China, which is likely...
Immigrants

40 illegal immigrants nabbed in Tanzania

Tanzania Immigration Services Department (TISD) said it has arrested 40 illegal migrants from six African countries. Paul Eranga, Mwanza Region Immigration Officer, said Wednesday that...
oldest canoe

Africa’s oldest canoe goes on exhibition in Nigeria

Nigerian authorities on Wednesday said the 8,500-year-old Dufuna canoe, believed to be the oldest in Africa and third oldest in the world's watercraft, is...
money laundering

NGOs Operating in Nigeria to be Investigated for Money Laundering

Nigeria is to begin the profiling of some non-profit organizations (NGOs) in the country in order to ensure compliance with regulations against money laundering...
salary

Ghanaian teachers begin their indefinite strike action

Public-sector graduate teachers in pre-tertiary institutions across Ghana on Wednesday declared an indefinite strike over unpaid salary arrears. President of the National Association of Graduate...
George Weah Nana Addo

Liberian president expected in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire

Liberian President George Weah on Wednesday jetted out on state visits to Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana, said a presidential spokesman. During the four-day visit, Weah...
Gold Coast 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games

Ghana to Unearth the Truth in Commonwealth Games Visa Scandal

Ghana's sports ministry is launching a probe into media reports of visa racketeering scandal that has hit the country's participation at the ongoing 2018...
Ghana Beyond Aid

Ghana Beyond Aid Presents A Scary Picture – IFS Warns

The issue of rising public debt makes attainment of the ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ agenda of the Government almost a daunting reality, Mr Nicholas Ekow...

The Death is Announced of Mr. Thomas Ango Bediako Formerly of GNAT

Mr Thomas Ango Bediako, a former General Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has passed away. The late Bediako’s family and GNAT...
SEND-Ghana

SEND Ghana reports of higher inequality gap in UW

The Upper West Region is the region with the highest level of inequality, the largest increase since the 1990s, Mr George Osei Bimpeh, Executive...
WASSCE-exams

GES Encourage WASSCE Candidates

The Ghana Education Service has encouraged all Senior High Schools candidates for this year’s West African Senior High School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) to believe...

Government urged to consider basic school enrollment boost

The government has been called upon to embark on an intensive enrolment drive for children of four years and above for all to be...
Wassce

DCE Calls on BOSEC WASSCE Candidates

Mr Ignatius Akwasi Amankwah, District Chief Executive of the Sefwi Bodi District of the Western Region, has advised WASSCE candidates not to engage in...
Court

Six circuit courts activities brought to halt over power shortage

Power outage has brought activities in six circuit courts within the former Commercial Court building in Accra to a halt since March 28. The power...

Sokode Convent Thorn Down By Irate Youth

Hundreds of young people, mainly ‘warriors’ of Sokode-Gbogame Tuesday night attacked the Sisters of Mary Mother of the Church Convent and destroyed properties worth...
FBNBank

FBNBank teams up with an organisation to improve teacher education

FBNBank Ghana Limited, in partnership with the Queen’s University of Canada, has launched a “One Million Teachers Project,” which is a social enterprise to...
robber

Two security personnel placed on remand for robbery

L/CPL Isaac Amejor 33-year-old, a Policeman; CPL Bernard Tsagli, 38-year-old military officer; and Crossby Danso Ofori, 29, unemployed were on Wednesday remanded by an...

FDA imparts pharmacovigilance knowledge on health personnel

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has trained health personnel from districts in the Eastern Region on how to engage patients to report drug...
NPP

B/A NPP: 30 people eye regional positions

Thirty (30) candidates are in the race for regional executive positions in the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Brong-Ahafo. Three candidates have filed their...
livestock

Ghana’s veterinary services need to be equipped for C3LFA

Mr Akwasi Amankwaah, Chairman, Community Three Livestock Farmers Association, has appealed to government to retool the Ghana Veterinary Services Department to boost livestock production. “We...
Court

Case involving kwabenya jail breakers rescheduled

An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday adjourned to April 5, the hearing of the case in which some armed men freed inmates at the...
jailed

Armed robber handed 15-years jail term

There was wailing and crying when an Accra Circuit Court sentenced one Fuseni Miniru to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour for robbery. The 33-year...
Olam Awards

Olam Picks Int. Company Award

Agribusiness giant, Olam International, leader in agri-business across the value chain in 66 countries, received the International Company of the Year Award in Africa...
President Nana Addo dankwa Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo swears in GITC board

President Nana Addo dankwa Akufo-Addo has inaugurated the Board of the Ghana International Trade Commission (GITC), calling on it to ensure that the country...
health

MTN screens People of Obo

Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN), in collaboration with Ark Lifestyle Foundation, has organised a free health screening and treatment for the people of Obo Kwahu...

WFP and FDA join hands to implement ENVAC project

The World Food Programme (WFP) is collaborating with the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to implement the Enhanced Nutrition and Value Chains (ENVAC) project,...

Queen mother opens Obomeng health centre

Nana Dawa Asiedua II, the Queen mother of Obomeng has commissioned a health centre at Obomeng in the Kwahu South District as part of...