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SPEECH: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 24)

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,...

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 24)

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,...

Same sex marriage will never happen under my presidency – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has allayed fears among a section of the public on legalization of same sex marriage. He noted that marriage between persons of the...

ASEPA says Supreme Court is not above media or public scrutiny

Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability, ASEPA, has taken exception to a directive by the Supreme Court for media houses to pull down...

Politics

LGBTQI: Parliament urged to expedite amendment of Unnatural Canal Knowledge Act

Immediate past Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Ben Abdallah Banda has appealed to the 8th Parliament to as...
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Judicial Service cautions media to refrain from inciting hate against justices

The Judicial Service has cautioned media houses to refrain from publishing statements that incite “anger, hate and passion” against the justices presiding over the...

Supreme Court discharges Dr. Dominic Ayine over contemptuous comments in 2020 election petition hearing

A former Deputy Attorney General and member of the legal team of the Petitioner, John Dramani Mahama in the 2020 Election Petition at the...

Minister-designate for Works and Housing pledges to complete stalled Saglemi project

Minister-designate for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso Boakye, has bemoaned the non-existence of a clear institutional framework that will guide the country in the...

John Peter Amewu takes responsibility for failed PDS concession deal

Minister-designate for Railway development, John Peter Amewu has taken responsibility for the failed PDS concession deal. According to him, even though the decision to terminate...

General News

ASEPA says Supreme Court is not above media or public scrutiny

Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability, ASEPA, has taken exception to a directive by the Supreme Court for media houses to pull down...

6 more people succumb to COVID-19; death toll rises to 594

Six more persons have succumbed to COVID-19 in the country, bringing the death toll to 594. In the latest update by the Ghana Health Service,...

U/E House of Chiefs advocates massive public patronage of COVID-19 vaccine

President of the Upper East Regional House of Chiefs, Pe Detuudini Adiali Ayagitam, who is also the Paramount Chief of the Chiana Traditional Area...

Ghana to receive second batch of COVID-19 vaccines in a week or two

The Presidential Advisor on Health, Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare has hinted that the next batch of COVID-19 vaccines will arrive in Ghana within a week...

Latest News

SPEECH: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 24)

Address To The Nation By The President Of The Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, On Updates To Ghana’s Enhanced...

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 24)

Address To The Nation By The President Of The Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, On Updates To Ghana’s Enhanced...

Same sex marriage will never happen under my presidency – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has allayed fears among a section of the public on legalization of same sex marriage. He noted that...

ASEPA says Supreme Court is not above media or public scrutiny

Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability, ASEPA, has taken exception to a directive by the Supreme Court for...

Joe Ghartey hailed at matriculation of first batch of students of UMaT School of Railways

The University of Mines and Technology, UMaT at Tarkwa in the Western Region has acknowledged the invaluable role played...

Features

Meet the Ghanaian man who turns coconut shells into arts and crafts

If you go to your grave without painting your masterpiece, it will not get painted. No one else can paint it. For Mr. Joseph...

Tales of a Kyinkyinga seller

Suya, is African roast spicy skewered beef, mutton or chevron. This meat is irresistible, especially with a spicy peanut blend. It is sold on...

‘I can’t afford medication on my own’- lactating mother living with mental illness laments

Having dropped out of school at Primary five, she became pregnant at age 15. Now her child is two years old even though she...

Business News

Government to establish thirty more resource centres nationwide – Alan Kyerematen

The Minister nominee for Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen says government is on course with the industrialization plan to help reduce the huge importation...

Kumasi to become Ghana’s second industrial city – Alan Kyerematen

Trade and Industry Minister-designate, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, on Friday (February 26), announced, that the Free Zones Enclave in Kumasi would be turned into Ghana’...

COPEC unhappy about incessant increase in fuel prices

The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) is advocating a review of the price stabilization and recovery levy to forestall further increases in petroleum products. A...

How to sustain buzz on cocoa consumption beyond Feb 14

Ghana is the second-largest producer of cocoa in the world but cannot be found in the league of 50 top cocoa consuming countries. The country...

SEC warns investors to avoid Wiseling Online Investment Company

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says Wiseling Online Investment Company, a Finnish-based company operating in Ghana, has not been licensed by it to...

GhIPSS, partners intensify education on Ghana’s QR Code for payment

The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), a subsidiary of the Bank of Ghana, and partner institutions have embarked on public education to...

Health News

U/E House of Chiefs advocates massive public patronage of COVID-19 vaccine

President of the Upper East Regional House of Chiefs, Pe Detuudini Adiali Ayagitam, who is also the Paramount Chief of the Chiana Traditional Area...

Ghana to receive second batch of COVID-19 vaccines in a week or two

The Presidential Advisor on Health, Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare has hinted that the next batch of COVID-19 vaccines will arrive in Ghana within a week...

COVID-19 vaccines are safe, get vaccinated

The North Dayi District Health Director, Miss Eve Passa, has urged citizens to get vaccinated when the time is due. She said the vaccines were...

A/R: Contractors assures gov’t of speedy completion of hospital projects

Contractors working on some health facilities in the Ashanti Region have assured government of the speedy completion of the projects. According to them, most...

Covid-19 Vaccine is safe just like any other Vaccine- Dr. John Otoo

The Bono Regional Deputy Director, of Public Health, Dr. John Otoo, has assured Ghanaians that the Covid19 Vaccine Ghana has taken delivery of is...

Inadequate infrastructure negatively impacts healthcare delivery at St George’s Clinic

Lack of adequate infrastructure and equipment at the St George's Clinic at Liati in the Afadjato South District of the Volta Region is negatively...

Entertainment | Lifestyle

Influential Ghanaian photographer Bob Pixel passes away

Emmanuel Bobbie popularly known as Bob Pixel has died. The photography genius, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021. He was a product of Kwame Nkrumah...

Hit TV show Frasier to be revived after 20 years

The hit 1990s US TV show Frasier, which starred Kelsey Grammer as a pedantic psychiatrist with his own radio show, is set to return. Grammer...

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 24)

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,...

Same sex marriage will never happen under my presidency – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has allayed fears among a section of the public on legalization of same sex marriage. He noted that marriage between persons of the...

ASEPA says Supreme Court is not above media or public scrutiny

Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability, ASEPA, has taken exception to a directive by the Supreme Court for media houses to pull down...

Joe Ghartey hailed at matriculation of first batch of students of UMaT School of Railways

The University of Mines and Technology, UMaT at Tarkwa in the Western Region has acknowledged the invaluable role played by Mr Joe Ghartey, the...

Education

Joe Ghartey hailed at matriculation of first batch of students of UMaT School of Railways

The University of Mines and Technology, UMaT at Tarkwa in the Western Region has acknowledged the invaluable role played by Mr Joe Ghartey, the...

University of Environment holds maiden matriculation

The maiden matriculation of the University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD), has taken place at Somanya in the Eastern Region. The Registrar, Mrs. Mary...

2020 CSSPS to be released on Sunday; 343,264 automatically placed

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced that the 2020 Computerised School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) will be released tomorrow (February 28). A statement...

Technology

Twitter unveils ‘super follow’ feature

Twitter has announced plans for a new "super follow" feature which will enable account holders to charge for exclusive additional content. This could take the...

Spotify starts operations in Ghana

Spotify, the world’s most popular global audio streaming subscription service, on Tuesday, February commenced operations in Ghana and three other African countries. The three other...

Facebook reverses ban on news pages in Australia

Facebook has announced it will restore news content to its users in Australia. The tech giant has blocked news to Australians on its platform since...

Video News

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 24)

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,...

VIDEO: Ghana receives first consignment of Covid-19 vaccines

Ghana has received the first batch of coronavirus vaccines at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra on Wednesday, February 24.

As it happened: Parliament vets Minister-designate for Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu.

The Appointments Committee of Parliament has vetted the Minister-designate for Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu. Watch here:

As it happened: Election 2020 petition (2/2/2021)

The petitioner’s second witness Dr. Michael Kpessa Whyte was under cross-examination at the Supreme court on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. He alleges deception by...

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 23)

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,...

As it happened: Election 2020 petition (29/1/2021)

The Supreme Court sits on the Election 2020 petition hearing on Friday, January 29. Follow the live updates below: Legal practitioners react to proceedings.

Sport News & Updates

Libya Football Federation announces stadium ban to be lifted

The Libya Football Federation (LFF) has announced the first steps in the lifting of a ban on the use of its stadiums for international...

Ghana to establish new university for sports development – Mustapha Ussif

The Minister-designate for Sports, Mustapha Ussif, says Ghana will establish a new university dedicated to sports development after hosting the 2023 All African Games. The...

Satellites advance to semi-finals of CAF Under-20 AFCON

The National Under-20 Team, the Black Satellites have qualified to the semi-final stage of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Under-20 Africa Cup of...

U20 AFCON: Ghana beat Cameroon on penalties to reach semifinals

The Black Satellites of Ghana are through to the semifinals of the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations following a penalty shoutout victory over Cameroon. After...

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Ethiopian referee to handle Ghana/South Africa game next month

Top Ethiopian referee, Bamlak Tessema Weyesa, has been appointed to handle Ghana's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifications game against South Africa next month. The...

Caster Semenya takes fight to European court

The South African runner, Caster Semenya, has taken her campaign against restrictions on testosterone levels in female athletes to the European Court of Human...
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Travel & Tour

16 dead in accident on Accra-Kumasi highway

Sixteen people died on the spot in the early hours of Friday when two buses traveling in opposite directions of the Accra-Kumasi Highway crashed...

London’s Heathrow Airport reports two-billion-pound loss

London's Heathrow Airport has reported a 2-billion-pound (2.8-billion-dollar) loss over the past year. In its annual results, published on Wednesday, bosses at the airport said...

Africa

Nigeria kidnappings: Hunt for 300 girls as second abducted school group freed

Police in Nigeria have launched a search and rescue operation for 317 girls kidnapped from a school in the state of Zamfara. The operation comes...

Cameroon soldiers ‘raped women in revenge raid’

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says it has gathered evidence of a revenge attack nearly a year ago by Cameroonian soldiers on a village where...

Commentary

Ebola outbreak in neighbouring countries

NEWS COMMENTARY DISCUSSES ALERT OF EBOLA OUTBREAK IN NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES. At a time the deadly Coronavirus pandemic is at its peak and causing a lot...

The experiences shared by Covid-19 persons

COMMENTARY DISCUSSES THE COVID-19 EXPERIENCE SHARED BY VICTIMS OF THE DISEASE. Two harrowing experiences shared by two patients of the Covid-19 disease showed how painful...

Graduate youth unemployment, a disturbing phenomenon in Ghana

NEWS COMMENTARY ON GRADUATE UNEMPLOYMENT. Despite major investments by both public and private sectors, Ghana is reportedly faced with 12 percent youth unemployment and more...

Speeches | Lectures

SPEECH: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 24)

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,...

SPEECH: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 23)

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,...

President Akufo-Addo’s Speech At The 58th ECOWAS Ordinary Session

Opening Statement By The President Of The Republic Of Ghana, And Chair Of The ECOWAS Authority, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, At The Virtual Summit...

Research | Discovery

Covid-19: Study showing Oxford vaccine slows virus spread ‘superb’ – Hancock

Results that show the Oxford-AstraZenenca vaccine may reduce the spread of coronavirus have been hailed as "absolutely superb" by the health secretary. Matt Hancock said...

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...

World News

Jamal Khashoggi: How intelligence report could dent US-Saudi ties for years

The release of the declassified US intelligence report into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi represents a blow to the power, prestige and...

Jamal Khashoggi: US says Saudi prince approved Khashoggi killing

A US intelligence report has found that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the murder of exiled journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. The declassified...