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Strike

B/A Mortuary Workers Join Nationwide Strike

The Mortuary workers in Sunyani has joined the Mortuary Workers Association of Ghana (MoWAG) nationwide strike to protest against low salaries and poor working...
train

ASGD-GH to train over 3000 unemployed graduates nationwide

The Association of Graduates in Skills Development-Ghana (AGSD-GH) formerly the Unemployed Graduates Association of Ghana (UGAG) is set to train over 3000 unemployed graduates...
BECE

Wa East Plans on Becoming One of Ten Best Performing Districts in BECE

The Wa East District in the Upper West Region is targeting to achieve top ten best performing districts in the Basic Education Certificate Examination...
steel bridge

Government to Build 5,000 Steel Bridges Across Ghana

Mr Kwasi Amoako-Attah, the Minister of Roads and Highways, on Friday, solicited the collaboration of the 48 Engineers Regiment of the Ghana Armed Forces...
e-Healthcare Management System

MoH Launches Nationwide e-Healthcare Management System

A nationwide electronic medical record and patient management system has officially been launched by the Ministry Of Health (MoH), in order to offer Ghanaians...

Airtel, Tigo Continues On A Joint Brand Journey

Airtel and Tigo, leading providers of mobile telecommunication services in Ghana, today announced the launch of a joint brand that will advance their commitment...
HIV

Nigeria to launch nationwide HIV survey in 2018

International partners have set aside 100 million U.S. dollars to conduct a national survey to re-base the HIV epidemic in Nigeria in 2018, an...
police

Police Prosecutors Take Refresher Courses

The Law and Development Associates (LADA) Institute, a non-profit organisation, has updated the knowledge and skills of over 400 police prosecutors nationwide through crush...
Nationwide LPG Safety Campaign

NPAs Nationwide Campaign on LPG Safety Starts Off in Central Region

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has began a nationwide LPG Safety Campaign to educate consumers on the safe use of LPG. The first phase of...
HFC Bank

Ghana’s HFC Bank sacks drivers nationwide

Credible information available to News Ghana indicates that a Ghanaian financial institution, the HFC Bank, a subsidiary of Republic Financial Holdings Limited is terminating...
Child

Nigeria to tackle maternal, infant mortality nationwide

At least 200,000 Community Health Influences and Promoters of Service Providers will be trained to tackle maternal and infant mortality across Nigeria, the government...

NRSC to Begin Nationwide Towing Service for Car Owners at a Fee

The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) is beginning a nationwide towing program in July which is to ensure that all vehicles that breakdown on...
blackout

Nationwide power failure hits Ghana

The entire nation of Ghana was thrown into total darkness by a nationwide power failure late Wednesday. The black-out that began around...

Nigeria embarks on a Nationwide Voter registration exercise

Nigeria's electoral commission said Wednesday that all is set to commence the nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) across the 774 Local Government Areas in...

Local Economic Development Spurs On Wealth Promotion

Shear Power Ventures, in partnership with the REP and NBSSI, is promoting equitable distribution of wealth in Ghana’s districts through proper implementation of the...
Tobinco Blood donation

Men Cautioned Against Sexual Activities After Blood Donation

Mr Vincent Kwasi Fekpe, Volta Regional Blood Donor Organiser has advised young people, especially men against sexual activities within 24 hours after donating blood. He...

Seattle Judge Gives Nationwide Block Against Trump’s Travel Ban

A US judge in Seattle has issued a temporary nationwide block on President Donald Trump’s ban on travellers from seven mainly Muslim nations. Federal Judge...
A Syrian man pushes a wheelbarrow past collapsed buildings in the northern Syrian town of Manbij as civilians go back to their homes on August 14, 2016 more than a week after the Arab-Kurdish alliance, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), pushed the Islamic State (IS) group out of the city. (AFP/Xinhua)

Syrian nationwide ceasefire goes into force

The recently agreed upon cessation of hostilities went into force at midnight on Thursday, as declared by the Syrian army. The nationwide...

Nana Addo Cruises To Victory

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) was on Friday declared the winner of the 2016 presidential election. Mrs...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Nana Addo Is Ghana’s President Elect – EC

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) was on Friday declared the winner of the 2016 presidential election. Mrs...

Ghana launches campaign to fight gender-based violence

In a statement issued in Accra, the ministry said the campaign is a powerful platform to educate the public on gender-based violence, human rights,...
India

Indian opposition parties call for nationwide protests over demonetization

The country's main opposition Congress party held protests in various states against the sudden scrapping of currency notes of higher denominations and its impact...

Shell Rewards Customers

Vivo Energy Ghana limited, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded products and services in Ghana, recently organised its annual Customer Contact Week. This...
rabies

Kenya to launch vaccination campaign to reduce carnivore mortality

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Senior Veterinary Officer Dominic Mijele told Xinhua in Nairobi that the vaccination will target dogs living around wildlife habitats. ...

Energy Ministry Cautions ECG Staff Against Nationwide Dumsor

The Deputy Power Minister, John Jinapor has cautioned staff of the Electricity Company of Ghana to desist from punishing Ghanaians because they want...

Ghana: National Gas Shortage Looms

The workers say they will embark on a demonstration if their demand is ignored. “Failure with which the union will have no choice but to...
Mrs Lordina Mahama delivering a speech at HIV, breast and cervical cancer screening programme at Methodist Park Shama, Western region

First Lady Completes Nationwide Medical Supplies Mission

The donation at Bolgatanga rounds-up a medical supply programme to facilities in all the 10 regions of Ghana. “This is one of the activities engaged...
Melcom Care

Melcom Care Moves To Save Lives

In his inaugural address during the official launch of the 2016 blood donation exercise in Accra, the Director of Communications, Melcom Group Mr...
AFP / Johannes Eisele Coming in President Barack Obama's final year in office, the visit to Hiroshima also marks seven years since he called for the elimination of atomic arms in a landmark speech in Prague

Dallas shooting: US is not polarised after deaths-Obama

Five white police officers were shot dead by a black man, Micah Johnson, during a protest rally on Thursday. The march was against the killing...
Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama visits the Kpong water supply expansion project, some 80 kilometres from Accra, capital of Ghana, Dec. 24, 2014. The project, which was launched in June 2011 by China Gezhouba Group Ltd (CGGC) at a cost of 273 million U.S. dollars and funded mainly by China Exim Bank in the form of preferential buyer's credit, has been completed by 99% . The project will produce 40 MGD of water at its full capacity by Feb. 2015, according to Ding Tao, the managing director of the Ghana Branch of CGGC. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

Mahama reveals nationwide construction of small water systems

“Eleven similar projects that are under construction in the Upper West Region, are located in Wechiau, Nator, Goripie, Manwe, Jeffesi, Piina, the completed Wellembelle...