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President Akufo-Addo denies backing any candidate in Nigerian presidential elections

President Akufo-Addo denies backing any candidate in Nigerian presidential elections

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described as "fake", some media reports suggesting he was interfering in the upcoming Nigerian presidential elections and...
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President Akufo-Addo cuts sod for dualisation of Yendi town roads

By Murtala Issah President Akufo-Addo has cut sod for the dualisation of the Bimbilla township Road which forms part of Lot 5 of the 95km...

Bekwai MP hints at court action if Speaker Bagbin falls to declare Adwoa Safo’s seat vacant

Story: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH  The Member of Parliament (MP), for Bekwai Constituency in the Ashanti Region,  Mr. Joseph Osei-Owusu, has hinted that some MPs will go...

You don’t need a Ghana card on voting day – Dr. Serebour Quaicoe

By: Nana Ama Gyapong  The Director of Electoral Services at the Electoral Commission of Ghana, Dr. Serebour Quaicoe, says one does not need a Ghana...

More funds needed to reconstruct Appiatse community – Rev. Dr Joyce Aryee

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE The Appiatse Support Fund had accrued GH¢45 million as of yesterday, August 8, 2022. The amount is, however, GH¢25 million short of the...

General News

Kofi Baah Agyepong appointed Acting CEO of YEA; Effective August 10

President Akufo-Addo has appointed the Deputy Director of Communication at the Presidency, Kofi Baah Agyepong, as acting Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment...

GPRTU’s mandatory vehicle towing policy takes off October 2022

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union, GPRTU, has announced its decision to roll out a mandatory vehicle towing system, effective October this year (2022)...

Exercise restraint, we will find lasting solution to power crisis in Krobo – Regional Minister

The Eastern Regional Minister, Seth Acheampong says Security Services and service providers are assessing the damage to ECG property so that light can be...

Ghana losing huge sums of money due to non-existing legal framework to protect country’s biodiversity

The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, has expressed worry about the huge quantum of losses incurred as a result...

Latest News

President Akufo-Addo denies backing any candidate in Nigerian presidential elections

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described as "fake", some media reports suggesting he was interfering in the...

President Akufo-Addo inspects GH¢9.2 million yam/cassava processing factory in Bimbilla

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 9th August 2022, visited Global Almas Processing Ltd,...

Economist backs calls for national dialogue to bring economy back on track

An Economist at the University of Ghana Business School, Professor Godfred Bokpin, has backed calls for a national dialogue...

Kofi Baah Agyepong appointed Acting CEO of YEA; Effective August 10

President Akufo-Addo has appointed the Deputy Director of Communication at the Presidency, Kofi Baah Agyepong, as acting Chief Executive...

GPRTU’s mandatory vehicle towing policy takes off October 2022

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union, GPRTU, has announced its decision to roll out a mandatory vehicle towing system,...

Features

Mother faces family’s wrath for saving 15-year-old daughter from marriage

By: Agengre Peter In April 2022, 15 years old Mbamah (not her real name) woke up on a warm day in a different compound at...

Excitement as closed season ends

By: Sheriff Iddrisu After waiting for one month due to the closed season, various canoes particularly at the Tema Landing Beach are on the sea...

Concentrate on private-public partnership in all sectors to avoid economic crisis- Wisconsin Vice-Chancellor to Government

Story by Hannah Dadzie It is believed that government alone cannot carry the country on its shoulders, for the economy to thrive. It needs the...

Business News

Economist backs calls for national dialogue to bring economy back on track

An Economist at the University of Ghana Business School, Professor Godfred Bokpin, has backed calls for a national dialogue to bring the economy back...

Former President Mahama calls for dialogue over recent economic downgrade

SOURCE: MYJOYONLINE Former President, John Dramani Mahama says the continuous depreciation of the cedi shows that the mid-year budget review failed to achieve its intended...

Economist supports government to rubbish current ratings of economy by S&P as unnecessary

An Economist, Prof. Godfred Bokpin says the current ratings of the Economy by S&P is of no use to the country at the moment. He...

Government disappointed at recent S&P rating down grading Ghana

Government has expressed disappointment at rating agency, S&P’s decision to downgrade Ghana despite the bold policies implemented in 2022 to address macro fiscal challenges...

Standard and Poor downgrades Ghana to C, outlook negative

American credit rating agency, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has downgraded Ghana’s foreign and local currency sovereign ratings from B minus to C. S&P recorded a...

Ghana capable of reviving its economy – President Akufo-Addo

By: Mercy Darko President Akufo-Addo has impressed on Ghanaians to believe in the country's capacity to turn its fortunes around and build a modern and...

Health News

Health facilities in Kroboland compelled to cut down on OPD services

Major health facilities in Kroboland (Yilo and Manya Krobo Districts) have resorted to the use of generators to sustain their daily operations as a...

Bono East records 76 Covid-19 deaths out of 3,155 positive cases

The Bono East Region has recorded 76 Covid-19 related deaths out of 3,155 positive cases recorded. Fifty-one percent of residents in the region have received...

Five hospitals receive eye care equipment from Orbis International 

Orbis International Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization committed to the preservation and restoration of sight, has donated assorted eye care equipment to five health facilities...

Rise in activities contributing to HIV infections – Ghana Aids Commission Coordinator

The Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regional Coordinator of the Ghana Aids Commission, Ahmed Ibrahim Bambila, has expressed worry about the upsurge of activities...

Sawua: 250-bed Ashanti Regional Hospital to be inaugurated in September

By: Razak Baba  The Ashanti Regional Hospital located at Sawua in the Bosomtwe District is expected to be inaugurated in September. Health Minister, Mr. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu...

Health Minister inspects progress work on new maternal and child block at KATH

By: Razak Baba   The new Maternal and Child Block being constructed at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi is progressing steadily after it...

Entertainment | Lifestyle

Ameyaw debrah

Blogging has taken me to the World – Ameyaw Debrah

STORY BY: KONADU BENEDICTA Entertainment and lifestyle blogger, Ameyaw Debrah, has revealed that blogging has taken him to different places in the world.  He said, "I...
media

Annual Ghana Media Music & Dinner held in Accra

Story by: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The maiden edition of the Ghana Media Music & Dinner Night has been held successfully at the Accra International Conference Centre...

President Akufo-Addo inspects GH¢9.2 million yam/cassava processing factory in Bimbilla

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 9th August 2022, visited Global Almas Processing Ltd, a yam and cassava processing...

Economist backs calls for national dialogue to bring economy back on track

An Economist at the University of Ghana Business School, Professor Godfred Bokpin, has backed calls for a national dialogue to bring the economy back...

Kofi Baah Agyepong appointed Acting CEO of YEA; Effective August 10

President Akufo-Addo has appointed the Deputy Director of Communication at the Presidency, Kofi Baah Agyepong, as acting Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment...

GPRTU’s mandatory vehicle towing policy takes off October 2022

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union, GPRTU, has announced its decision to roll out a mandatory vehicle towing system, effective October this year (2022)...

Education

Teacher in Kulpi JHS jailed for sodomizing 18 pupils

A Social Studies teacher of the Kulpi Junior High School (JHS) in the Savannah Region, Natogmah Otabil, has been sentenced to seven years in...

Interdict Headmaster of Duadaso SHTS, others for alleged examination malpractice- EDUWATCH

An Education Think Tank, Africa Education Watch (EDUWATCH), is calling on the Ghana Education Service (GES), to immediately interdict the Headmaster of the Duadaso...

We will perform poorly writing CTVET exams from home – Bolga Technical students lament 

By: Peter Agengre Candidates sitting for this year’s Examination for Technical and Vocational Institution in Ghana under the Commission for Technical and Vocational Education and...

Science | Technology

How do you trace your stolen or snatched phone?

Story by Nana Ama Gyapong The Chief Executive Officer of DK Cyber, David Gyedu has revealed that immediately one notices their cell phones has been...

Any information you put on social media can be used against you in future- CEO of DK Cyber Zone Gh

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Social media helps us to connect with the world, but it also comes with risks, like account takeovers, and links or scams...

Vice President Bawumia announces use of space technology to monitor Ghana’s water resources

By Mercy Darko Government says it will leverage space technology systems to monitor and protect water resources to maintain its worth and quality. This comes...

Video News

Fight breaks out at NPP Constituency Elections at Klottey Korle in Greater Accra

By Jacob Aggrey Confusion erupted at Klottey Korle in the Greater Accra Region, during voting for new NPP Constituency Executives.  According to GBC News reporter,...

VIDEO: Finance Minister presents 2022 Budget

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta is presenting the 2022 Budget to parliament. Watch here:

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo COP 26 Address in Glasgow, Scotland

President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 2nd November 2021, delivered Ghana’s statement at the UN Climate Change Conference, COP 26,...

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo’s full UN General Assembly speech

President Akufo-Addo has addressed the UN General Assembly at the annual gathering of world leaders in New York City. Watch here:

VIDEO: GSS releases provisional 2021 Census results

The Ghana Statistical Service, (GSS) will today, Wednesday, September 22, 2021, release a provisional report on the 2021 Population and Housing Census. The GSS...

Sport News & Updates

Ben Nunoo Mensah

Commonwealth Games: Ben Nunoo Mensah honoured with four Podium Medal presentations

Story by Michael Okuley The President of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah, has been honoured at Birmingham 2022. In more recent times, Ghana’s...
Deborah Acquah

Commonwealth Games: Deborah Acquah wins historic bronze

Long jumper Deborah Acquah recorded Ghana’s fifth and final medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham after coming in third with a leap...

Achimota to host 2022 MTN Invitational Golf tourney

By Michael Okuley Premier golf course in Ghana, Achimota set to host this year’s MTN Invitational Golf Tournament. The event, which according to organisers, will...

CAF postpones AFCON 2023 qualifiers for World Cup preparation

The Confederation of African Football (CAF), has postponed the next round of qualifiers for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Cote d’Ivoire 2023 to...

Birmingham 2022: Ghana Suffers Double Defeat

By: Akosua Adjei The Hockey Men's team of Ghana were thumped 6-0 by their English counterparts in the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth games. The host country kicked...

Ghana to miss top athletes at Commonwealth Games

Ghana team has suffered a huge blow ahead of the commencement of the athletics events at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday following the withdrawal...
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Travel & Tour

Ghana Airport Company begins probe into death of passenger from US

Management of Ghana Airports Company Limited said investigations have commenced into circumstances surrounding the death of an arriving passenger from the US. Ghana Airport Company...

Togo opens land border with Ghana

Togo on Monday night opened its land border with Ghana, coming more than 50 days after Ghana reopened its land borders to neighbouring countries. When...

Africa

President Akufo-Addo denies backing any candidate in Nigerian presidential elections

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described as "fake", some media reports suggesting he was interfering in the upcoming Nigerian presidential elections and...

ECOWAS Court President Justice Edward Amoako Asante honoured for exemplary leadership

The President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, Justice Edward Amoako Asante has been honoured by the African Bar Association, with its Medal of...

Commentary

Ghana’s 62nd Republic Day And International Pensions Day

NEWS COMMENTARY ON THE 62ND REPUBLIC DAY WHICH COINCIDES WITH INTERNATIONAL PENSIONS DAY BY: GEORGE ANKRAH, A JOURNALIST. As Ghana marks Republic Day today, many are...

Need for all Media Personalities to unite to better lives of Ghanaian Journalists

By Dr. Nana Sifa Twum After two years of election litigation, the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), on Friday, June 24, 2022, finally held its regional...

Cultural influences on policing in Ghana

By: Emmanuel Annang The question of how officers are recruited into the country's security services, including the Armed Forces and the nature of training, has...

Speeches | Lectures

FULL TEXT: Finance Minister presents 2022 Mid-Year Budget Statement

In accordance with Article 179 of the 1992 Constitution and Section 21 (3) of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016, (Act 921), the Minister...

Full Text: President Akufo-Addo’s 27th update on Covid-19 Measures

’The Vaccines are safe’’, ‘’We have enough Vaccines’’, ‘’The vaccines cannot change your political preference’’, says President Akufo Addo in his 27th Covid-19 Update. ...

FULL TEXT: Finance Minister presents 2022 Budget Statement

In accordance with Article 179 of the 1992 Constitution and Section 21 (3) of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016, (Act 921), the Minister...

Research | Discovery

West Africa Remains a Dreadful Region for Human Rights Defenders – Civil Society Group Alarms

By: Dominic Hlordzi The government of Ghana has been advised to take steps to strengthen laws protecting Human Rights Defenders (HRDs). It must also put measures...

Colleges of Education Research Conference concludes positively with vision to maintain Teacher Best Practices

By Razak Baba Teachers in Colleges of Education in Ghana have participated in a Research Conference at Nsuta in the Sekyere Central District of the...

UENR, other Universities promote insect-based food supplement

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark is leading a project dubbed HEALTHYSECT to generate new knowledge for accelerating rural insect farming and...

Data on water situation in Ghana: Data mismatch- GWJN Report

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The Ghana WASH Journalists Network (GWJN) formerly known as Ghana Watsan Journalists Network a voluntary not-for-profit organization comprising Ghanaian journalists who are...

World News