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Fresh charges against Professor Benneh’s murder suspects

The Police on Wednesday, January 20, substituted and preferred fresh charges on two suspects allegedly involved in the murder of Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh,...

Biden enters White House as 46th US president

Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th US president at the US Capitol in Washington. Vice-President Kamala Harris has taken her oath too...

President Akufo-Addo appoints Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh as Commissioner of AIB

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appointed Mr Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh, as the Commissioner for the Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation and Prevention...

Pay incentives to all frontline health workers- GRNMA

General Secretary of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association, David Tenkorang-Twum, has confirmed that eight hundred and forty nurses and midwives have contracted...

Politics

President Akufo-Addo appoints Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh as Commissioner of AIB

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appointed Mr Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh, as the Commissioner for the Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation and Prevention...
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Former President Mahama’s legal team files motion for review of dismissed interrogatories by Supreme Court

Lawyer for former President John Mahama in the election petition case, Tsatsu Tsikata, has notified the Supreme Court of an application for review of...

Supreme Court adjourns Election Petition hearing to January 26

The Supreme Court has adjourned hearing of the 2020 Election Petition to Tuesday, January 26. The adjournment comes after the president of the seven-member panel...

Akosua Frema Opare gets the nod to continue as Chief of Staff at Presidency

President Akufo-Addo has made some appointments at the Presidency which are in Acting capacities. He retained Madam Akosua Frema Osei Opare as Chief of Staff,...

President Akufo-Addo to reduce Ministries to 29

President Akufo Addo has reduced the number of Ministries in his second term from 36 to 29. Consequently, the number of Ministers and their deputies,...

General News

President Akufo-Addo appoints Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh as Commissioner of AIB

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appointed Mr Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh, as the Commissioner for the Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation and Prevention...

Pay incentives to all frontline health workers- GRNMA

General Secretary of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association, David Tenkorang-Twum, has confirmed that eight hundred and forty nurses and midwives have contracted...

COVID-19 Trust Fund accumulates GH¢57 million – Chief of Staff

As of December 15, 2020, the COVID-19 National Trust Fund had received a total of GH¢57.1 million in cash donations alone, Madam Akosua Frema...

Defenders of public interest should be protected– Dr. Nana Oppong

Lawyer, Scientist and Academician, Dr. Nana Oppong has called for the passage of a law and the amendment of the constitution to protect people...

Latest News

Fresh charges against Professor Benneh’s murder suspects

The Police on Wednesday, January 20, substituted and preferred fresh charges on two suspects allegedly involved in the murder...

Biden enters White House as 46th US president

Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th US president at the US Capitol in Washington. Vice-President Kamala Harris...

President Akufo-Addo appoints Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh as Commissioner of AIB

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appointed Mr Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh, as the Commissioner for the Aircraft Accident...

Pay incentives to all frontline health workers- GRNMA

General Secretary of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association, David Tenkorang-Twum, has confirmed that eight hundred and forty...

COVID-19 Trust Fund accumulates GH¢57 million – Chief of Staff

As of December 15, 2020, the COVID-19 National Trust Fund had received a total of GH¢57.1 million in cash...

Features

NAPO: Medical Doctor Who Made History As Education Minister

In January 2017 when the newly sworn-in President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, named his first set of ministers, there were surprise elements...

Feature: Developing SADA’s Ecological Zone Six: partnership between Ghana and EU

Ghana is West Africa’s second largest economy. Agriculture employs about 38.3 percent of the working-age population (GSS 2019) with great potential for agriculture production...

Tamarind: The untold story of highly valued indigenous species

The mysteries of the universe may be explained by cosmologists and indigenous knowledge experts. Nature has treasures beyond what humans can ever imagine. Traditionally,...

Business News

Nose mask sales increase in Makola

Nose masks sellers in Makola at the Central Business District in Accra are making good sales following the re-opening of schools across the country...

GWCL entreats customers to pay debts

 The Western Regional office of the Ghana Water Company Limited has entreated consumers in the Region to settle all arrears to enable the Company...

ICU condemns Coca Cola for flouting NLC’s orders on workers lockout

Thirty aggrieved staff of Coca Cola Bottling Company in Accra yesterday (January 11), protested against the management of the company for locking them out...

President Akufo-Addo hopeful of stronger bilateral relations between Ghana and France

President Akufo-Addo has inaugurated the new Chancery building of the French embassy at a brief ceremony in Accra. He was confident the relationship between France...

Expert calls for passage of Tax Exemption Bill

A tax advocate, Mr. Bernard Anaba, has called on government to speed up the passage of the Tax Exemption Bill as the new parliament...

Trump bans Alipay and seven other Chinese apps

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese apps. The apps include popular payments platform Alipay, as well as...

Health News

GRNMA donates to War Memorial Hospital

Leadership of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality of the Upper East Region has presented Personal Protective Equipment...

Weija/Gbawe Assembly Commissions Six Bed Maternity Block at Oblogo

The Weija-Gbawe Municipal Assembly has commissioned a six (6) bed maternity block at the Oblogo Health Centre. The commissioning which took place on Monday, 18th...

COVID-19: Ghana confirms six more deaths

Ghana's COVID-19 death toll surged to 358 from a previous 352 after six new deaths were confirmed by the Ghana Health Service on Tuesday. The...

COVID-19: Ghana confirms six more deaths 

Ghana's COVID-19 death toll surged to 358 from a previous 352 after six new deaths were confirmed by the Ghana Health Service on Tuesday. The...

Government denies suppressing Covid-19 death figures

Presidential Adviser on Health at the Presidency, Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare has debunked the notion that government is suppressing figures on COVID-19 related deaths...

Ghana close to securing suitable COVID-19 vaccine

Government is in discussion with vaccine manufacturers for the procurement and supply of the Coronavirus vaccine for use in the country. This follows completion of...

Entertainment | Lifestyle

Burna Boy song in Biden’s inauguration playlist

A Nigerian artist has featured in the official playlist for President-Elect Joe Biden's inauguration. Burna Boy's song titled Destiny will feature alongside other big international...

‘Bulldog’ granted GH¢70,000.00 bail for allegedly threatening President

Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson, popularly known as ‘Bulldog’, has been granted a GH¢70,000.00 bail with three sureties by an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly...

Biden enters White House as 46th US president

Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th US president at the US Capitol in Washington. Vice-President Kamala Harris has taken her oath too...

President Akufo-Addo appoints Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh as Commissioner of AIB

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appointed Mr Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh, as the Commissioner for the Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation and Prevention...

Pay incentives to all frontline health workers- GRNMA

General Secretary of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association, David Tenkorang-Twum, has confirmed that eight hundred and forty nurses and midwives have contracted...

COVID-19 Trust Fund accumulates GH¢57 million – Chief of Staff

As of December 15, 2020, the COVID-19 National Trust Fund had received a total of GH¢57.1 million in cash donations alone, Madam Akosua Frema...

Education

Some basic schools in Suame receive educational materials

Some government basic schools in the Suame Municipality in the Ashanti Region have received some educational materials to enhance academic work as schools reopen. The...

Suspend reopening of schools- Africa Education Watch

Africa Education Watch, an NGO, is calling on relevant authorities to suspend the reopening of schools. This is because preparations are not at par with...

Ayariga: MP calls for suspension of fees

MP for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, has called for the suspension of payment of admission fees by fresh tertiary students this year. Mr. Ayariga said...

Technology

Signal messaging platform restored after surge prompts outage

Messaging platform Signal says it has resolved technical problems which have hampered its service over the past few days, after seeing a rush of...

Data Protection Commission steps up public education to protect personal data

The Data Protection Commission says it is engaging some critical stakeholders such as Facebook, Electoral Commission and Controller and Accountant General’s Department to step...

WhatsApp changes: Signal messaging platform stops working as downloads surge

Messaging platform Signal said on Friday it was experiencing "technical difficulties" as it worked to accommodate millions of new users. Some users reported messages failing...

Video News

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 22)

https://www.facebook.com/nakufoaddo/videos/448814172959055/

VIDEO: Investiture of President Akufo-Addo

The President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo, was on January 7th 2021 sworn-in as President of the Republic of Ghana for a second term. The...

VIDEO: Inauguration Of 8th Parliament

https://www.facebook.com/gbcghana/videos/142487367536871/ https://www.facebook.com/gbcghana/videos/1797105183781488/

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 21)

https://www.facebook.com/97344786596/posts/10158911310401597/

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 20)

https://www.facebook.com/gbcghana/videos/448319832849355/

Sport News & Updates

Morocco named new hosts of 2022 Africa Women Cup of Nations

Morocco has been named as new hosts for the 2022 Africa Women Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced. This was...

I need time to restructure Ghana Football- Ghana FA Technical Director

Bernhard Lippert, the Technical Director of the Ghana Football Association has hinted of plans by his outfit to create a unique football style for...

Dwarfs/Kotoko league game fixed for Wednesday January 20

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has fixed, Wednesday, January 20, for the outstanding Ghana Premier League (GPL) match between Ebusua Dwarfs and Asante Kotoko...

Ghana winger Samuel Tetteh joins St. Pölten on loan

Ghana forward Samuel Tetteh has joined Austrian Bundesliga side St. Pölten on loan till the end of the season. The pacy and tricky winger moves...

Women’s Premier League: “We didn’t play our best football”- Hassacas Coach

Head Coach of Hassacas Ladies, Yussif Basigi has admitted that, his charges were not on top of their game when they played as guests...

Morocco to host 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations

Morocco has been designated the host of the 2022 Women's Africa Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said in a statement...
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Travel & Tour

Ministry of Aviation to engage BA on flights to London

Government says it has engaged the British Airways (BA) authorities to rescind their decision on changes in the London- Accra- London flight to Gatwick...

Travellers to UK must show negative test

From 04:00 GMT on 18 January, people entering the UK must show evidence of a negative coronavirus test taken up to 72 hours before...

Africa

Sibusiso Moyo: Zimbabwe foreign minister dies from Covid-19

Zimbabwe's Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo has died after succumbing to Covid-19, the government says. Born in 1960, the former army general gained international prominence in...

Burna Boy song in Biden’s inauguration playlist

A Nigerian artist has featured in the official playlist for President-Elect Joe Biden's inauguration. Burna Boy's song titled Destiny will feature alongside other big international...

Commentary

Reopening of schools after ten months break due to Covid-19

THE RE-OPENING OF SCHOOLS AFTER TEN MONTHS BREAK DUE TO COVID -19. Government through the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service (GES), is...

Inauguration Of Ghana’s Eighth Parliament And Election Of Its Speaker

INAUGURATION OF GHANA’S EIGHTH PARLIAMENT AND ELECTION OF ITS SPEAKER Drama, Confusion, Consensus While much has since been written, said and discussed events of the early...

Transition from 7th Parliament to 8th Parliament

TRANSITION FROM THE 7TH PARLIAMENT TO THE 8TH PARLIAMENT UNDER THE 4TH REPUBLIC. On the midnight of January 6 this year, the seventh parliament of...

Speeches | Lectures

SPEECH: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 22)

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 TEXT: Inaugural Address By The President Of The Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Inaugural Address By The President Of The Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, At His Swearing In As President Of The Republic And Commander-In-Chief Of The Ghana...

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

Message On The State Of The Nation On The Dissolution Of The 7th Parliament By The President Of The Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo,...

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

Biden enters White House as 46th US president

Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th US president at the US Capitol in Washington. Vice-President Kamala Harris has taken her oath too...

Biden inauguration: New president sworn in amid Trump snub

Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th US president, ending one of the most dramatic political transitions in American history. "Democracy has prevailed,"...

Kamala Harris becomes first female, first black and first Asian-American VP

Kamala Harris has made history as the first female, first black and first Asian-American US vice-president. She was sworn in just before Joe Biden took...

Joe Biden arrives at Capitol

With less than an hour until he is sworn in as president, Joe Biden has arrived at the US Capitol ahead of his swearing...