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trafficking

Mediterranean Nations Commit to Curbing Human Trafficking

Mediterranean governments pledged on Friday to cooperate in their common fight against human trafficking. The pledge was made during the 15th meeting of the Ministers...
Belt and Road

Experts Credits China’s BRI Initiative for Positively Affecting the Arab Economy

China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has generated positive influences on economy in the Arab world, said Lebanese experts in light of the upcoming...
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...
Atiku Abubakar

Nigeria’s information minister plays down former VP’s trip to U.S.

A senior member of Nigeria's ruling party on Friday played down the influence of a trip to the United States by former Vice President...
Madagascan President-elect Andry Rajoelina views guard of honour during his swearing-in ceremony at Mahamasina stadium in Antananarivo, capital of Madagascar, Jan. 19, 2019. Andry Rajoelina was sworn in as Madagascar's president on Saturday at Mahamasina stadium in the Madagascan capital city of Antananarivo. (Xinhua/Sitraka)

Zambian leader attends inauguration of Madagascar president-elect

Zambian President Edgar Lungu is expected to attend the inauguration of Madagascar's President-elect Andry Rajoelina, a senior government official said on Friday. ...
GJA Executive courtesy call

Ghana’s Journalism Under the Threat of Fake News

Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information, on Friday, expressed concern about the creeping challenge of fake news in the Ghanaian media space. He...
New Year School

New Year School Praise Judges Appointments

In order to ensure that judges appointed to the various courts have the requisite experience and competencies, the Judicial Council should be given absolute...
Minister consoles

Minister of Information pays visit to late Hussein-Suale’s Family

Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, the Minister of Information, on Friday visited the family of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, the murdered undercover journalist of the Tiger Eye Private...
Pokuase Interchange Project

Pokuase Interchange Project Goes Into a 4-Tier Phase

Mr Kwasi Amoako Atta, Minister of Roads and Highways, has announced that the 94-million-dollar Pokuase Interchange Project would be upgraded from its original three-tier...
GJA Executive courtesy call

GJA and Government Working on Safety Document for Ghanaian Journalist

Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information, has said the Ministry is collaborating with the Ghana Journalists Association to develop a National Coordinating...
Ghana's political parties

Gender Analysis Book on Political Appointments Unveiled

The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), on Thursday launched a book examining the gender dimensions of political...
World Bank

World Bank Unveils Strategies on Climate Change

The World Bank Group on Wednesday launched its Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. Under the plan, the World Bank Group will ramp...
Christian Council of Ghana

Christian Council Saddened by the Murder of Ahmed Hussein

The Christian Council of Ghana on Friday condemned the killing of Mr Ahmed Hussein-Suale, an investigative journalist and a member of the Tiger Eye...
aviation

Ghana and Canada to Join Arms for the Aviation Sector

Government is looking at possible collaboration with the Canadian Government on potential areas of partnership to improve on the aviation sector and to make...
New Year School

70th Annual New Year School and Conference Full Text

The Ghana News Agency reproduces the full text of the communiqué issued at the end of the 70th Annual New School and Conference. Full text: “Communique...
2019 African Economic Outlook (2019AEO)

AEO Says Africa’s Growth is on a Steady Path

Africa’s general economic performance continues to recover and gross domestic products (GDP) growth is projected to accelerate to 4.0 percent in 2019 and 4.1...
jail bars

Cross-Border Bike Thief Thrown Behind Bars

Kossi Fedji, Togolese, member of a notorious motor bike snatching syndicate operating in both Togo and Ghana, has been jailed 10 years by an...
ghana fire service

GNFS Assures Ghanaians of Safety During This Harmattan Season

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has prioritized fire safety as a means of reducing the incidents of fire outbreaks during the hamattan season....
FIFA-Logo

FIFA Unhappy Over Hussein-Suale’s Murder

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), has said, it is extremely disturbed and saddened over the death Ghanaian journalist Mr. Ahmed Hussein Suale. Mr....
Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin

‘Bagbin is the best for Ghana’

A group of delegates of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Brong Ahafo Region, have added their voices to calls for the...
Yoo Naa Abukari Mahama (VII)

Dagbon Has A New Ya-Na

Yoo Naa Abukari Mahama (VII), Paramount Chief of Savelugu and Head of the Andani Royal Family has been selected as the new Overlord (Ya-Na)...
social plan Ghana launch

More Ghanaians to benefit from affordable drinking water

Solomon TesfaMariam, Country Director of Plan International Ghana has revealed that 32,333 people from three districts would have access to safe, affordable and sustainable...
Police CID invites Kennedy Agyapong over murder of Ahmed

Police CID Invites Kennedy to Probe More into Ahmed Killing

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has confirmed that Mr Kennedy Agyapong, the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, has...
IGP Visit

IGP Calls On Husein-Suale’s Family

Mr David Asante Apeatu, the Inspector General of Police on Friday disclosed that the Ministry of Interior has placed a GHC15, 000.00 bounty for...
Arab Economic summit

Libya’s Absence Cuts Down Arab Countries Participation in economic summit

Libya's absence from the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit in Beirut reduces the importance attached by Arab countries to the big event, said...
tennis

Australian Open: Frances Tiafoe Wins Fans Admiration

For the first time in his short career, American youngster Frances Tiafoe has made it to the fourth round of a Grand Slam, by...
GFA

Ghana’s local matches to resume

Ghana FA's Normalization Committee (NC) said on Thursday that the planned restart of domestic football will help clubs and players return to normal. The NC...
Rural Water Sanitation Hygiene (RWASH)

Ghana to partner NGOs in rural water, sanitation provision

Ghana is ready to partner Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the provision of water and sanitation services in rural areas, Deputy Minister for Sanitation...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS continues to monitor The Gambia

The ECOWAS ambassador to The Gambia Vabah Gayflo said on Thursday that the regional body is continuing to monitor the political environment in the...
economy

Ethiopian economy forecast to grow 8.5 percent in 2017/18

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast that Ethiopia's growth is expected to stay high in 2017/18, at 8.5 percent, supported by continued recovery...