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EC outlines measures to ensure PWDs vote independently

The Electoral Commission (EC) says it has put in measures to ensure that People With Disabilities (PWDs) cast their ballots independently. Desk Officer for Gender,...

“More progress, more prosperity and more development in my 2nd term – President Akufo-Addo

“The New Patriotic Party has the blueprint for the development of Ghana, the foundation for that development has been laid in Akufo-Addo’s first term...

Kantamanto GCB Bank fire started from storeroom

Preliminary investigations have established that the wildfire that gutted the Liberty House branch of the GCB Bank at Kantamanto, in Accra, on Saturday, started...

Methodist University awaits accreditation to introduce new programmes

The The Methodist University College Ghana (MUCG) is awaiting approval from the National Acceleration Authority to introduce a couple of new programmes. The programmes are...

Politics

EC outlines measures to ensure PWDs vote independently

The Electoral Commission (EC) says it has put in measures to ensure that People With Disabilities (PWDs) cast their ballots independently. Desk Officer for Gender,...
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“More progress, more prosperity and more development in my 2nd term – President Akufo-Addo

“The New Patriotic Party has the blueprint for the development of Ghana, the foundation for that development has been laid in Akufo-Addo’s first term...

2020 Elections: EC extends media accreditation to Monday November 30

The Electoral Commission (EC) has extended media accreditation for the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections to tomorrow (November 30,2020) at 5pm.   A statement from the...

President Akufo-Addo cautions NPP supporters against voting ‘skirt and blouse’

President Akufo-Addo has cautioned members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) against voting what has come to be known as skirt and blouse which...

Turn out in your numbers, vote massively for the NPP – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo, has appealed to all eligible voters in the country, ahead of the conduct of the 7th December presidential and parliamentary elections, to...

General News

125,000 vulnerable persons to receive cash transfers under Covid-19 relief package

Government is set to begin one-off cash transfers to poor persons as part of further COVID-19 relief measures. This intervention is targeted at 125,000 specific...

Mahama celebrates 62nd birthday with Tamale children

Former President and Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has celebrated his 62nd birthday with children on admission at the...

Seventh-Day Adventist Church holds ordination service

Executive Secretary of the Southern Ghana Union Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Dr. Chris Annan Nunoo has asked Ghanaians especially the youth to...

MoFA working to enhance services of extension officers

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), is developing a Digital Strategy and Plan to enhance the services of extension officers to farmers and...

Latest News

EC outlines measures to ensure PWDs vote independently

The Electoral Commission (EC) says it has put in measures to ensure that People With Disabilities (PWDs) cast their...

“More progress, more prosperity and more development in my 2nd term – President Akufo-Addo

“The New Patriotic Party has the blueprint for the development of Ghana, the foundation for that development has been...

Kantamanto GCB Bank fire started from storeroom

Preliminary investigations have established that the wildfire that gutted the Liberty House branch of the GCB Bank at Kantamanto,...

Methodist University awaits accreditation to introduce new programmes

The The Methodist University College Ghana (MUCG) is awaiting approval from the National Acceleration Authority to introduce a couple...

2020 Elections: EC extends media accreditation to Monday November 30

The Electoral Commission (EC) has extended media accreditation for the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections to tomorrow (November 30,2020)...

Features

The City By-laws Not In Application

Many suburbs in the city of Accra have suffered indiscriminate placement of structures some of which may be considered temporal and others permanent without...

Turning the iconic “Ghana Must Go” bag into high fashion

Recognized around the world in either its blue-white and red-white varieties, this once-nameless bag in West Africa has long been especially popular in markets...

Covid -19 and Business Activities in Accra Central

It’s over a week when the President addressed the nation, and spoke about the Covid-19 pandemic regarding the rising state of affairs as well...

Business News

SEC begins partial bailout packages to affected Fund Management Companies

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that it has begun payment processes for the Government partial bailout for all remaining clients of...

UNDP, Vodafone Ghana train women in agribusiness on digital banking

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Vodafone Ghana Foundation has empowered rural women engaged in agribusiness in the Upper East...

Mobile industry tax contribution hits ¢3.2 billion in 2019

The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications says the mobile network operators and infrastructure companies contributed ¢3.2 billion in taxes and other remittances to the government...

GRA sensitises stakeholders on simplified tax laws

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has begun a nationwide sensitisation of stakeholders on its simplified tax laws aimed to enhance compliance. The GRA abridged the...

Do not despise your humble beginnings – young entrepreneurs urged

The Chief Executive Officer of Digicast Properties, and Office Bureau, Martin Kwabena Quaidoo Osei has shared what he says are four principles to guide...

Institutions refusing to accept new voters’ ID cards for business transaction

Even though the new voters’ identity cards have been accepted as legal for identification, some organizations and institutions do not accept them for business...

Health News

FDA sensitises public to ban smoking in public places

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has sensitized traders, drivers and consumers on the law banning smoking in public places such as the market...

African Universities challenged to develop vaccine for COVID-19

Immediate Past Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Ernest Aryeetey, has charged African universities to expand their research work to help develop a...

President Akufo-Addo inaugurates 60-bed Twifo Praso Hospital

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commissioned the sixty-bed Twifo Atti-Morkwaa District Hospital, located in Twifo Praso, in the Central Region. This hospital, initiated...

COVID-19: 82% in Accra not wearing face masks – Survey

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says the number of people who have not been wearing face masks as a preventive measure in the spread...

Veep commissions Tolon District Hospital

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has commissioned the Tolon District Hospital on the last day of his three-day tour of the Northern Region. The 60-Bed Ultra-Modern...

Ghana’s active COVID-19 cases now stand at 1,019

Ghana’s active COVID -19 cases now stand at 1,019 after 67 new infections were recorded. This brings the total number of cases recorded in Ghana...

Entertainment | Lifestyle

Drake calls for Grammys to be replaced after The Weeknd is...

Drake has called for the Grammys to be replaced with a new awards show, after several artists were overlooked in this year's nominations. "I think...

The Weeknd calls Grammy Awards ‘corrupt’ after nominations snub

The Weeknd has accused the Grammys of being corrupt, after failing to receive any nominations for the 2021 awards. The Canadian star had been expected...

“More progress, more prosperity and more development in my 2nd term – President Akufo-Addo

“The New Patriotic Party has the blueprint for the development of Ghana, the foundation for that development has been laid in Akufo-Addo’s first term...

Kantamanto GCB Bank fire started from storeroom

Preliminary investigations have established that the wildfire that gutted the Liberty House branch of the GCB Bank at Kantamanto, in Accra, on Saturday, started...

Methodist University awaits accreditation to introduce new programmes

The The Methodist University College Ghana (MUCG) is awaiting approval from the National Acceleration Authority to introduce a couple of new programmes. The programmes are...

2020 Elections: EC extends media accreditation to Monday November 30

The Electoral Commission (EC) has extended media accreditation for the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections to tomorrow (November 30,2020) at 5pm.   A statement from the...

Education

Methodist University awaits accreditation to introduce new programmes

The The Methodist University College Ghana (MUCG) is awaiting approval from the National Acceleration Authority to introduce a couple of new programmes. The programmes are...

African Universities challenged to develop vaccine for COVID-19

Immediate Past Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Ernest Aryeetey, has charged African universities to expand their research work to help develop a...

250 youth undergo skills training

Low skills perpetuate poverty and inequality. Skills development can reduce unemployment, raise incomes and improve standards of living. Helping young people to develop skills...

Technology

First Phase of Bui Hydro-Solar Hybrid Project inaugurated

The First Phase of the Bui Power Authority’s 250 megawatt Hydro-Solar Hybrid Project, has been inaugurated at Banda in the Bono Region. The project, estimated...

NCA grants free spectrum to two Telcos to ease congestion

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has granted an additional temporary spectrum at no cost to two telecommunication service providers, to improve their service to...

No country has industrialised without using nuclear energy in generation mix- Ahiataku-Togobo

The Director of Renewable and Alternative Energies, Ministry of Energy, Wisdom Ahiataku-Togobo says no country has industrialised without employing nuclear energy in the generation...

Video News

VIDEO: GBC Presidential Encounter 2020 – Alfred Kwame Walker

One-On-One with Alfred Kwame Asiedu Walker, Independent Presidential candidate. https://www.facebook.com/gbcghana/videos/355947042137220/

VIDEO: 36th National Farmers’ Day 2020

https://www.facebook.com/gbcghana/videos/991713637976257/

VIDEO: TALKING POINT on Protests In Nigeria

  https://www.facebook.com/gbcghana/videos/2691821167704409/

Sport News & Updates

Diego Maradona: Police raid house and clinic of doctor

Police in Argentina have searched the house and private clinic of Leopoldo Luque, the doctor of football legend Diego Maradona who died four days...

Barcelona to save 122m euros as players agree to wage cut

Barcelona's players have agreed to wage cuts that will save the Spanish club 122m euros (£110m). The 26-time La Liga champions have also agreed with...

CAF President to appeal to CAS against five-year FIFA ban

Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, a former President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has said he will appeal against a five-year ban imposed on...

Morocco beat Ghana 1-0 in friendly

The Atlas Lionesses of Morocco beat the Black Princesses of Ghana by a lone goal in a friendly match at the Accra Sports Stadium...

Weah bids farewell to ‘legend and icon’ Maradona

Liberia's President George Weah was among African football greats who have shared tributes to Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona, who died on Wednesday aged...

Diego Maradona: Mourners to visit legend’s body as Argentina grieves

A million people are expected to pay their respects to the Argentine football legend Diego Maradona in the presidential palace in Buenos Aires. Three days...
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Travel & Tour

Two killed after container carrying cocoa falls on saloon car in Takoradi

A driver and a passenger last night lost their lives on the Vodafone Kansuarina highway in Takoradi after a cocoa container truck fell on...

Aviation Minister inspects 600-acre land secured for Cape Coast Airport

A high-powered delegation from the Aviation Ministry, led by the Minister, Mr Koffi Adda, has inspected a 600-acre land earmarked for the construction of...

Africa

Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: Regional capital Mekelle ‘under heavy fire’

The capital of Ethiopia's northern Tigray region has come under heavy shelling from government forces, aid workers and regional officials say. The centre of Mekelle...

Weah bids farewell to ‘legend and icon’ Maradona

Liberia's President George Weah was among African football greats who have shared tributes to Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona, who died on Wednesday aged...

Commentary

Online Publication Of Voters’ Register

NEWS COMMENTARY ON PUBLISHING VOTERS REGISTER ON GOOGLE DRIVE BY THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION. The Electoral Commission (EC) this week posted the nation's voter register of...

Elimination Of Violence Against Women

NEWS COMMENTARY ON UN DAY ON THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN Over the years, efforts have been made to eliminate violence against women throughout...

Prophecies In Elections And Its Implications On The Body Of Politics

COMMENTARY ON PROPHECIES IN ELECTIONS Bono East Regional Director, Electoral Commission Prophecy in simple terms is the revelation of future events and the intentions of...

Speeches | Lectures

SPEECH: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 19)

ADDRESS TO THE NATION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, ON UPDATES TO GHANA’S ENHANCED RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC,...

FULL STATEMENT: 2021 Expenditure In Advance Of Appropriation

The Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, on Wednesday presented the 2021 Expenditure in Advance of Appropriation from January to March, 2021, to Parliament. Find Below...

FULL TEXT: EC Chairperson Address On Results Of Presidential Candidates Nominations

ADDRESS DELIVERED BY MRS. JEAN MENSA, CHAIRPERSON OF THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION ON DECLARATION OF RESULTS FROM THE FILING OF NOMINATIONS BY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FOR...

Research | Discovery

GSS, MoFA deploy 801 personnel to conduct nationwide survey on food security

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), is conducting a nationwide household survey on Comprehensive Food...

Over 2000 children contract COVID-19 in Ghana

A research work conducted by Child Rights International has revealed that a total of 2,180 children between the ages of 0 to 18 have...

Nasa SpaceX launch: Astronaut crew heads to orbit

Four astronauts - three from the US and one from Japan - have launched from Florida on a mission to the International Space Station...

‘Lockdown’ named Collins dictionary’s word of the year for 2020

As world governments spent the majority of 2020 trying to contain the coronavirus pandemic, Collins dictionary on Monday made "lockdown" its word of the...

World News

Chinese doctors jailed for illegal organ harvesting from accident victims

Six people including several doctors have been jailed in China for illegally harvesting organs from accident victims. The group had tricked the families of...

US election: Trump signals he is prepared to leave White House

Donald Trump has said he will leave the White House if Joe Biden is formally confirmed as the next US president. Answering reporters' questions for...

Diego Maradona: Mourners to visit legend’s body as Argentina grieves

A million people are expected to pay their respects to the Argentine football legend Diego Maradona in the presidential palace in Buenos Aires. Three days...

Thai protesters to rally at bank owned by king

Thai anti-government activists plan to rally Wednesday outside one of the country’s largest banks of which King Maha Vajiralongkorn is the biggest shareholder, in...