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Ussuya Ghana Limited donates maize to UWR Hospital

In the spirit of Ramadan, a construction company, Ussuya Ghana Limited has presented 100 bags of maize to the Upper West Regional Hospital in...

Autochek, ADUG sign pact to make car loans affordable for customers

Experts in automobile industry in Ghana, Autochek have partnered Automobile Dealers Union of Ghana (ADUG), to make cars affordable for all customers interested in...

Dilapidated Meridian Hotel is a death trap- Tema Residents

Most residents Public appeals for the demolition of the defunct Meridian Hotel, situated at the Tema Meridian enclave, has intensified ahead of this year’s...

AirtelTigo transfers ownership to Ghana

The Government of Ghana and the parent companies of AirtelTigo, Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings, MIC Africa B.V, have concluded negotiations and signed an agreement...

Politics

Parliamentary Select Committees inspects Recycling Plant at Sewhi Wiawso

The Parliamentary Select Committees on Local Government, Finance, Works and Housing, Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has inspected an ongoing Integrated Recycling and Composting...
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High Court orders EC to produce original documents on Techiman South Parliamentary Results

The Wenchi High Court has ordered the Electoral Commission (EC) to produce only the original copies of documents on the Techiman South 2020 Parliamentary...

President Akufo-Addo makes new appointments

Former Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Marfo, has been appointed Senior Presidential Advisor to President Akufo-Addo.   Similarly, the immediate past Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr Anthony...

Akoto Osei, Oboshie Sai Cofie get presidential advisor jobs

The immediate past Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr Anthony Akoto Osei has been appointed as a Presidential Advisor on Economic Issues. Similarly, Oboshie Sai...

Foreign Affairs Ministry holds orientation for Ghana’s Ambassadors and High Commissioners-designate

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has held an orientation for Ghana’s Ambassadors and High Commissioners-designate. The Orientation Programme on Monday, April 12,...

General News

Autochek, ADUG sign pact to make car loans affordable for customers

Experts in automobile industry in Ghana, Autochek have partnered Automobile Dealers Union of Ghana (ADUG), to make cars affordable for all customers interested in...

Dilapidated Meridian Hotel is a death trap- Tema Residents

Most residents Public appeals for the demolition of the defunct Meridian Hotel, situated at the Tema Meridian enclave, has intensified ahead of this year’s...

Student gets 10 years for defiling 18 month-old twin sisters

A 22-year-old Senior High School (SHS) student, Patrick Nyarkoh who defiled 18-month-old twin-sisters at Nsuta in the Assin South District of the Central Region...

There is an urgent need to regulate the media – Yeboah Dame

The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr Godfred Yeboah Dame, says the efforts to regulate the media is cast in law and falls within...

Latest News

Ussuya Ghana Limited donates maize to UWR Hospital

In the spirit of Ramadan, a construction company, Ussuya Ghana Limited has presented 100 bags of maize to the...

Autochek, ADUG sign pact to make car loans affordable for customers

Experts in automobile industry in Ghana, Autochek have partnered Automobile Dealers Union of Ghana (ADUG), to make cars affordable...

Dilapidated Meridian Hotel is a death trap- Tema Residents

Most residents Public appeals for the demolition of the defunct Meridian Hotel, situated at the Tema Meridian enclave, has...

AirtelTigo transfers ownership to Ghana

The Government of Ghana and the parent companies of AirtelTigo, Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings, MIC Africa B.V, have concluded...

Student gets 10 years for defiling 18 month-old twin sisters

A 22-year-old Senior High School (SHS) student, Patrick Nyarkoh who defiled 18-month-old twin-sisters at Nsuta in the Assin South...

Features

Contribution of George Ekem Ferguson to Ghana’s development

He was killed by a slave raider, Samori in 1897. 124 years after his death, his legacies still live on. GBCNEWS takes you to the...

Ethnobotanist advocates adoption of “Odum” tree as a National Plant

A retired Taxonomist and Ethnobotanist at the University of Ghana Prof, Daniel Kwesi Abbiw has advocated the adoption of the iroko tree popularly known...

Cape Coast: Post and Telecommunication building rots away

After some four decades since its establishment, the Post and Telecommunication building in Cape Coast near the High Court is rotting away with little...

Business News

AirtelTigo transfers ownership to Ghana

The Government of Ghana and the parent companies of AirtelTigo, Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings, MIC Africa B.V, have concluded negotiations and signed an agreement...

Ghana government takes over ownership of AirtelTigo

The Ghana government has signed an agreement with AirtelTigo for transfer of ownership of the telecommunications company to the state. The government of Ghana represented...

‘SDG Investor Platform’ to unlock trillions on SDG-Aligned Investment Globally launched

At a time investors are exploring more avenues for profitable returns, a UNDP digital map of Ghana is projecting the country’s market intelligence on...

EU threatens to ban importation of cocoa from Ghana and Cote d’lvoire

The European Union (EU) is threatening Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire with a law to ban importation of Cocoa to the EU market because of...

EU threatens to ban importation of Cocoa from Ghana and Ivory Coast if galamsey is not halted

The European Union (EU) is threatening to ban exports of Cocoa to the EU by Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire because of illegal mining. Deputy Chief...

Insurance industry pays GHC196 million corporate tax in 2019

The Insurance industry paid GHC196 million corporate tax to the government in 2019, Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister announced on Wednesday. The industry...

Health News

Abortion claims 66 lives in 2020

The Ghana Health Service has revealed sixty-six women died in 2020 due to abortion related complications. More than 54,000 cases of abortion, out of which...

Covax AstraZeneca vaccines not expiring anytime soon – GHS

Manager of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation at the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Kwame Amponsah-Achiano has refuted claims that more than 1,500 jabs of...

Sitting for long periods ‘is bad for your health’

Prolonged sitting in one position, as well as standing for hours without movement contributes to long-term back injury and spinal cord disorder. This can lead...

COVID-19 did not have negative impact on healthcare delivery -Research

Findings of a rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on health services delivery in selected health facilities in Ghana has indicated that COVID-19...

800,000 Ghanaians vaccinated against Covid-19- GHS

The Ghana Health Service has vaccinated about 800,000 Ghanaians against COVID-19 since the rollout of the mass vaccination exercise which began across the country...

More than 1,000 LEAP beneficiaries registered onto NHIS

More than 1,000 beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP) in the Bodi District Assembly of the Western North Region have successfully registered...

Entertainment | Lifestyle

Helen McCrory: Peaky Blinders actress dies aged 52, husband Damian Lewis...

Actress Helen McCrory, known for her roles in Peaky Blinders and three Harry Potter films, has died of cancer at the age of 52,...

Akuapem Poloo’s lawyer to appeal jail sentence

Counsel for actress Rosemond Brown popularly known as Akuapem Poloo says he will appeal against the 90-day jail sentence against the client. Mr. Andrew Vortia...

Autochek, ADUG sign pact to make car loans affordable for customers

Experts in automobile industry in Ghana, Autochek have partnered Automobile Dealers Union of Ghana (ADUG), to make cars affordable for all customers interested in...

Dilapidated Meridian Hotel is a death trap- Tema Residents

Most residents Public appeals for the demolition of the defunct Meridian Hotel, situated at the Tema Meridian enclave, has intensified ahead of this year’s...

AirtelTigo transfers ownership to Ghana

The Government of Ghana and the parent companies of AirtelTigo, Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings, MIC Africa B.V, have concluded negotiations and signed an agreement...

Student gets 10 years for defiling 18 month-old twin sisters

A 22-year-old Senior High School (SHS) student, Patrick Nyarkoh who defiled 18-month-old twin-sisters at Nsuta in the Assin South District of the Central Region...

Education

U/ER: 550 pieces of furniture distributed to some selected schools- BMA

The Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly has distributed about 550 pieces of furniture to some selected schools in the Municipality. This is to help solve the...

Abansere D/A school cries for classroom as they sit on bare floor to study

Pupils at the Abansere D/A Basic School in the Berekum West District of the Bono Region are compelled to study on a bare floor...

Furniture shortage hits Tamale College of Education

For students of the Tamale College of Education, in the Northern Region, lack of furniture remains a major problem. The situation sometimes compels some students...

Technology

AirtelTigo transfers ownership to Ghana

The Government of Ghana and the parent companies of AirtelTigo, Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings, MIC Africa B.V, have concluded negotiations and signed an agreement...

Google Earth’s new “Timelapse” feature shows chilling effect of climate change

Google Earth users can now see the striking effect of climate change over the past four decades. Google's latest feature, Timelapse, is an eye opening,...

US poised to impose sanctions on Russia for cyber-attacks

The US government is set to issue a wide range of sanctions against Russia, according to reports. The move would be retaliation for cyber-attacks aimed...

Video News

Veep Bawumia joins members of Holy Trinity Church for Easter Worship

The Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Sunday April 4 2021 joined members of the Holy Trinity Cathedral Church for Easter worship.

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo 2021 Easter Message

President Akufo-Addo on Thursday delivered his 2021 Easter Message to Ghanaians.

Ken Ofori-Atta sworn in as Finance Minister

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has sworn into office the Finance Minister-designate, Ken Ofori-Atta, at the Jubilee House in Accra. This was after he...

VIDEO: Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu presents 2021 Budget

The Leader of Government Business in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, presents the 2021 Budget Statement on behalf of the Minister of Finance nominee, Ken Ofori-Atta. Watch...

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo swears in 16 Regional Ministers designate

President Akufo-Addo has sworn into office 16 regional ministers designate at the Jubilee House in Accra on Thursday, March 11. Watch here:

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo receives The Black Satellites at Jubilee House

President Akufo-Addo on Tuesday 9th March, 2021 received the Under 20 football National Team, the Black Satellites at the Jubilee House in Accra. https://www.facebook.com/nakufoaddo/videos/1015017609249365/

Sport News & Updates

FIFA instructs Hearts to pay Lawali $11,000

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has instructed Hearts of Oak to pay Nigerien international Mamali Lawali $11,000 for breach of contract. This follows...

Caster Semenya wins 5,000m title in South African Athletics Championships

Caster Semenya says she will not attempt to qualify for the 200m at the Tokyo Olympics after defending her national 5,000m title in South...

David Beckham joins Disney+ for grassroots football show

David Beckham will mentor young grassroots footballers in a new factual series for Disney+. The sports star, who captained England and played for clubs including...

Algerian giants USM Algers unveil Ghana striker Kwame Opoku

Algerian giants USM Algers have unveiled Ghanaian forward Kwame Opoku. The 21-year-old joins the Red and Blacks on a four-and-a-half year deal from Asante Kotoko. Opoku...

Tyson Fury says Anthony Joshua bout will ‘happen’ as deal moves close

Tyson Fury believes a much-anticipated heavyweight bout with Anthony Joshua will "100% happen" and that a date and venue will be known in the...

Tema Youth SC are unbeaten Icons from National Division One League

Tema Youth SC went 17 matches unbeaten in 2010/11 Poly Tank Division one League en route to premier league qualification in one of the...
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Travel & Tour

Ho airport tests domestic flight

There was a domestic flight from Accra to the Ho airport on Thursday which organizers say was purely for technical observation. This notwithstanding, the events witnessed...

Street Sense gives road safety equipment to Ghana Military Police

Stress Sense Organisation (SSO), has donated 100 branded reflective vests to the Ghana Military Police in Burma Camp, Accra. The donation forms part of SSO's...

Africa

Malawi to destroy over 16,000 expired Covid-19 vaccines

The Malawi government says it will destroy more than 16,000 Covid-19 vaccines that have reached their expiry date. The vaccines are among the 102,000 doses...

20 children die in Niger school blaze

At least 20 children have died after they became trapped in a fire at a school in Niger's capital, Niamey. It started late on Tuesday...

Commentary

Role Of Media Regulators In The Wake Of Kasoa Murder

Sunday April 3, 2021 on the Christian calendar represents the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The news of the killing of an eleven-year-old boy Ishmael...

The need to restore value systems in Ghana

NEWS COMMENTARY ON THE NEED TO RESTORE VALUE SYSTEMS IN OUR SOCIETY. Countries build nationhood which ensures that each community is glued together to bring...

Enforce Laws On Truck Containers

NEWS COMMENTARY DISCUSSES THE INCREASING RATE OF ROAD ACCIDENTS. Incidents of trucks laden with containers slipping off their platform onto the road, causing injury, death,...

Speeches | Lectures

2021 Budget Statement

The Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the Government of Ghana for the 2021 Financial Year was presented to Parliament on Friday, 12th March,...

Full text: President Akufo-Addo’s State of the Nation Address 2021

Message On The State Of The Nation By The President Of The Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, On Tuesday, 9th March 2021, At Parliament...

Full Judgement: 2020 Election Petition Ruling

The Supreme Court on Thursday 4th March, 2021 dismissed former President John Dramani Mahama's petition challenging the 2020 Presidential election results. In delivering the judgment,...

Research | Discovery

Green Building Research Conference held

A green building research conference aimed at finding solution to Ghana’s energy demand, has taken place on the campus of the Coast Technical University. The...

CSIR holds workshop on Water-Smart Innovative Solutions

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (CSIR-STEPRI), have held a validation workshop on Baseline Studies on “Achieving Wider...

Ethnobotanist advocates adoption of “Odum” tree as a National Plant

A retired Taxonomist and Ethnobotanist at the University of Ghana Prof, Daniel Kwesi Abbiw has advocated the adoption of the iroko tree popularly known...

Nine out of every ten fishing trawlers owned by Chinese – Research

Research into the country’s marine resources claims that, nine out of every ten fishing trawlers operating in the country are beneficially owned by Chinese....

World News

Eight dead in Indianapolis mass shooting

Eight people have been killed and many injured in a shooting in the US city of Indianapolis, police say. Witnesses heard several gunshots at a...

Hong Kong: Jimmy Lai sentenced to one year for pro-democracy protests

Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been sentenced to 12 months in prison after being found guilty of unauthorised assembly. Mr Lai was...

BBC receives 109,741 complaints over Prince Philip coverage

The BBC has confirmed it received 109,741 complaints from the public over its coverage of the Duke of Edinburgh's death. The corporation cleared its schedules...