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Rebecca Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s First Lady urges male champions to join in women empowerment

Ghanaian First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has urged male champions to join in efforts to empower women globally. She made this call in...
Ghana’s investment market

Slower economic activity and profit taking drives down Ghana Stock Exchange index 4.69pp...

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) Composite Index which measures the performance of the stock exchange fell 4.69 percentage points to 11.62 percent half year...

As Odekro Reports This Weeks Parliamentary Activities

Highlights of what MPs discussed July 31 - Aug 2 Government mid-year budget review The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta was in parliament this week...
Bank of Ghana

Ghana’s Central Bank First Deputy Governor Narh retires

Ghana central bank announced here late Monday the retirement of its First Deputy Governor Millison Narh from the bank. A statement issued by the Communications...
illegal mining

Ghana deploys joint military, police task force to stop illegal mining

The Ghanaian government on Monday assigned a joint military and police task force to curb illegal mining. The 400-member joint force is deployed in the...
Kenneth Ofori-Atta

Ghana government deepens fiscal consolidation in mid-year budget review

Government of Ghana demonstrated a deepened focus on fiscal consolidation with the revision here on Monday of key macro-economic targets for the 2017...

Namibia to make maiden appearance in Coke Studio Africa 2017

Namibia female vocalist, Frieda Haindaka, known by her stage name, 'Freeda' will represent the country in the Coke Studio Africa 2017, a non-competitive music...

Alumni organization for Rwandans with education backgrounds in China officially launched

Rwanda-China Alumni Organization (RCAO) recently held its official launch ceremony in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda. The organization is an non-governmental organization founded by former...

New hybrid rice offer respite to Kenyans amid biting maize shortage

Kenyan farmers who usually rely on erratic rains to grow staples could soon find a respite to endemic food insecurity linked to erratic weather...

Namibia supports Albinism awareness through song

The Support in Namibia of Albinism Sufferers Requiring Assistance (SINASRA) in efforts to raise awareness and understanding of Albinism sufferers in the country, recently...

UBA’s GMD/CEO Kennedy Uzoka Takes Office

Uzoka, the new GMD/CEO of UBA Plc, was until his appointment, the Deputy Managing Director, a position he has held in the last six...

To Jubilate or Not to Jubilate

The tragedy of the conviction and sentencing of the Montie Three to 4 months’ imprisonment, apiece, on the part of the supporters and sympathizers...

CPP Cannot Surprise Anyone Here

The leaders of the rump-Convention People’s Party (r-CPP) are virulently vindictive, and so I am not surprised that they have decided to roundly reject...

Mr. Adams Tell Us How To Measure Remorse?

Gauging the reaction of the supporters and sympathizers of the Montie Three, who were convicted and sentenced by the Supreme Court of Ghana to...
Montie Three

Montie III deserve a four year ban from the airwaves

It is increasingly becoming embarrassingly clear that a whopping half of Ghana’s estimated 27 million people may be totally bereft of a conscience and...

Arsenal shattered Chivas 3-1 at US visit

Oxlade-Chamberlain netted home just five minutes into the second half by hammering a left-footed shot into the far corner. England U-21 striker...

Rogers Cup Title: Djokovic beats Nishikori for his 4th Win

The victory was also Djokovic's 30th Masters 1000 title of his career, extending his record over Rafael Nadal's 28 career titles and Roger Federer's...
A gorilla drinks cold beverage while resting under artificial water spray at the Dusit Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, April 22, 2015. (Xinhua/Li Mangmang)

Mexico City Zoo builds germplasm store to spare exposed species

In a laboratory in Mexico City's Chapultepec Zoo, veterinaries have been working to extract and preserve "seeds" from 20 species of endangered animals, according...
students and Mr David Nyaogbe, Co-Founder of the Ghana Society for the Protection and Care of Animals during the education session at Agbogba

Rights Campaigners Starts Civilized Teaching for Animals

The education followed concerns raised by the animal rights body that poor treatment of domestic beasts including dogs, cats, goats, sheep and donkeys force...

GHS, NHIS Hold Talks On Universal Access to Health

The meeting, which is being held quarterly is to help remove the bottlenecks that impede universal access to health coverage. ...

Fisherman Goes to Jail For stealing

Kofi Nyamekye alias Kofi Network, pleaded guilty to the charges and the court presided over by Mr Alexandra Oworae sentenced him accordingly. Prosecution Police Inspector...

July 31 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ADEN, Yemen -- The Yemeni government announced Sunday that its delegation to the Kuwait-based talks is ready to sign a UN-proposed agreement in a...
Chief Bashorun Dele Momodu (middle) being robed by Brolor Bosso Adamtey I (right) and Dr Seidu Mohammed Mustapha (left)

UPSA Honours Chief Dele Momodu With A Doctorate

He was honoured for his outstanding contributions to national and international public life. The conferment of the honourary doctorate degree...
mahama disappointed

President Says Thank You to Mourners of departed mother

The late Hajia Nnaba, 85, died in June this year. The occasion was heralded by different types of drumming and...
Disability Awards

NGO Launches Its First Disability Achievers Awards

The ceremony sponsored by Abodonkwa Herbal and the Zone Restaurant and Pub was to empower persons with disability to overcome their handicaps and contribute...
Unilever Ghana re-launches Geisha

Unilever Re-introduces Geisha Soap Again

The new Geisha comes in different variants: aloe vera and honey, shea butter and honey, coconut milk and honey, rose and honey and...
Mr Sepaga Richard, Chairman of the Kassena/Nankana Association of Ola Cathedral Church in Tamale presenting the items

Kassena Association donates to orphanage

The items included quantities of rice, maize, soft drinks, biscuits, Milo, milk, toiletries, used clothes and among others. Mr Sepaga Richard...
Mr Andra’s Seabo, Hungary Ambassador to Ghana

Hungary Seeks to Make Colossal Investments in Ghana

Mr Andra’s Seabo, Hungary Ambassador to Ghana, with additional responsibility over Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea and The Gambia, made this known to the Ghana News...

China-Ghana a marriage suitable for Africa’s industrialization

Speakers at the just ended Ghana-China Investment Forum have called for the creation of an enabling environment for Chinese industrial concerns to relocate manufacturing...
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Mainstream politics and Women’s Participation in Ghana

Until quite recently in Ghana, women make up less than 11 percent of Ghana's 275-memeber parliament and hold only about 23 percent of ministerial...