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Techiman South: EC finally provides original collation sheets to NDC candidate for inspection

The Electoral Commission (EC) has provided the original pink sheets on the 2020 parliamentary elections held in the Techiman South constituency to the National...

Up close with international gospel artiste Esmee Kester

We are all accused of taking many things for granted. From the air we breathe to the food we eat as we go about...

Water supply to be interrupted in Eastern Greater Accra

Water supply to be interrupted in Eastern Greater Accra from Thursday to Monday for repair works. There will be an interruption in water supply to...

COVID-19: Giving special attention to preschoolers

Like adults, children who may have COVID-19 but with no symptoms can still spread the virus. The Staff of most Schools especially teachers are...

Politics

Techiman South: EC finally provides original collation sheets to NDC candidate...

The Electoral Commission (EC) has provided the original pink sheets on the 2020 parliamentary elections held in the Techiman South constituency to the National...
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National Democratic Congress 3-day retreat ends in Ho

Leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has ended a three (3)-day retreat in Ho, in the Volta region. The retreat was attended by...

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...

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...

General News

UER: DANSYN ISO holds consultative stakeholder meeting in Bolgatanga

DANSYN Innovation Social Organization (DANSYN ISO), a Non-profit organisation operating as an Innovation Hub supporting young people in the Upper East Region has organised...

One dead, others missing after Santoor flood

One man is confirmed dead, while others are missing after the Santoor flood on Sunday, Superintendent Abdulai Mumuni, Zenu Athadeka, Kpone-Katamanso Commander of the...

Ghana Mission in Washington donates $59,000 to Ghana private sector fund

The Ghana Private Sector Fund has received $59,000 from the Ghana Mission in Washington. The donation forms part of the mission’s contribution towards reducing the...

‘Let’s not lose our guard on covid-19’ – NCCE cautions public

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called on all Ghanaians, including those who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, to continue to observe...

Latest News

Techiman South: EC finally provides original collation sheets to NDC candidate for inspection

The Electoral Commission (EC) has provided the original pink sheets on the 2020 parliamentary elections held in the Techiman...

Up close with international gospel artiste Esmee Kester

We are all accused of taking many things for granted. From the air we breathe to the food we...

Water supply to be interrupted in Eastern Greater Accra

Water supply to be interrupted in Eastern Greater Accra from Thursday to Monday for repair works. There will be an...

COVID-19: Giving special attention to preschoolers

Like adults, children who may have COVID-19 but with no symptoms can still spread the virus. The Staff of...

Mampong Technical College Of Education gutted by fire

The new two storey Administration block of the Mampong Technical College of Education, popularly known as MAMTECH, is on...

Features

COVID-19: Giving special attention to preschoolers

Like adults, children who may have COVID-19 but with no symptoms can still spread the virus. The Staff of most Schools especially teachers are...

Ghana’s Nationalism Park not accorded required relevance

The Nationalism Park at Osu sits right between the Independence Square and the Accra Sports Stadium. It was opened in 2011 to serve as...

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...

Business News

Ghana receives 279 FDI projects valued at $2.7bn amid Covid-19 pandemic

Ghana received a total of 279 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects valued at $2.7 billion in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The investments recorded in...

Only two Ghanaian Companies export under AfCFTA

Only two Ghanaian companies—Kasapreko and Gandoon—have so far exported products to other African Countries under the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA). 10 more...

German Development Cooperation, partners train Ghanaian SMEs for International markets

The German Development Cooperation in partnership with COGNOS International has commenced a 10-day training programme for 60 Ghanaian-owned Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to...

Ghana will serve as entry point for Canadian investors – Kyerematen

Ghana has assured Canadian investors of her readiness to serve as the entry point to the Sub-region for opportunities in the regional market. Under the...

Government to create over 27,000 jobs through Foreign Direct Investment projects

The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has revealed that the country received 279 Foreign Direct Investment, FDI, projects valued at 2.7 billion dollars...

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...

Health News

Ghana needs over $500 million to sustain immunisation gains

Ghana will need $514 to sustain achievements made with regard to immunization in the next four years. With the international vaccine alliance - GAVI’s planned...

GHS extends second dose of covid-19 vaccines to twelve weeks

Government is in the process of securing more Vaccines in order to reach the 20 million herd immunity target for vaccination by the end...

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...

Entertainment | Lifestyle

Up close with international gospel artiste Esmee Kester

We are all accused of taking many things for granted. From the air we breathe to the food we eat as we go about...

Akuapem Poloo’s lawyer files for bail pending appeal

Lawyer for convicted actress Rosemond Brown popularly known as Akuapem Poloo has filed an application for bail pending appeal. Lawyer Andrews Kudzo Vortia filed a...

Up close with international gospel artiste Esmee Kester

We are all accused of taking many things for granted. From the air we breathe to the food we eat as we go about...

Water supply to be interrupted in Eastern Greater Accra

Water supply to be interrupted in Eastern Greater Accra from Thursday to Monday for repair works. There will be an interruption in water supply to...

COVID-19: Giving special attention to preschoolers

Like adults, children who may have COVID-19 but with no symptoms can still spread the virus. The Staff of most Schools especially teachers are...

Mampong Technical College Of Education gutted by fire

The new two storey Administration block of the Mampong Technical College of Education, popularly known as MAMTECH, is on fire. Eye witnesses say the fire...

Education

Mampong Technical College Of Education gutted by fire

The new two storey Administration block of the Mampong Technical College of Education, popularly known as MAMTECH, is on fire. Eye witnesses say the fire...

Director of Openlabs calls for action-based approach to tackle cyber crime

The Director of Openlabs Ghana formerly known as NIIT Dr. Sujith Jayaprakash says the introduction of a new policy on cyber security in the...

Absence of holistic education attributed to rise in juvenile delinquency

The Bishop of the Sunyani Diocese of the Catholic Church, Most Rev Mathew Gyamfi says the rise in juvenile delinquency cases in the country...

Technology

Nasa successfully flies small helicopter on Mars

The American space agency has successfully flown a small helicopter on Mars. The drone, called Ingenuity, was airborne for less than a minute, but Nasa...

Government’s decision to takeover AirtelTigo is to guarantee workers’ salaries- Ursula Owusu

The Minister of Communication and Digitization, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful says the management and operation of the newly acquired telecommunications network AIRTELTIGO will not be...

Director of Openlabs calls for action-based approach to tackle cyber crime

The Director of Openlabs Ghana formerly known as NIIT Dr. Sujith Jayaprakash says the introduction of a new policy on cyber security in the...

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

GPL: Bechem United thrash Aduana Stars, Medeama close gap to Kotoko

Bechem United moved to sixth position on the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League log with 30 points after thrashing Aduana FC by four goals to...

Hearts Coach elated with the steady development of the team

Samuel Boadu, Head Coach of Accra Hearts of Oak has expressed his delight towards the steady development of his side as he aspires to...

Sponsorship, key to growth of Ghana Premier League

As the second round of the  2020/21 Ghana Premier League gets underway, football pundits  are struggling to predict the winner of the league. Before the...

FIFA disapproves of the breakaway European Super League

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) says it will not support the formation of any competition that does not reflect the core principles...

12 European football teams to form breakaway ‘Super League’ throwing elite game into turmoil

Twelve of Europe's top soccer clubs have announced plans to form a so-called European Super League, in a move that looks set to rock...

Jose Mourinho sacked as Tottenham manager

Jose Mourinho has been sacked by Tottenham after just 17 months in charge. The Portuguese replaced Mauricio Pochettino as Spurs manager in November 2019 and...
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Travel & Tour

Australia opens travel bubble with New Zealand

New Zealand and Australia kicked off quarantine-free travel between the two countries on Monday for the first time in more than a year. The "trans-Tasman...

Bono Region: 6,000 illegal migrants deported despite closure of borders

Despite the closure of Ghana’s borders since March 2020 as part of efforts to stem the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic, some individuals are...

Africa

Table Mountain fire: Residents evacuated in Cape Town suburb

South African emergency workers have evacuated three 17-storey residential buildings overlooking Cape Town as a huge fire burns along Table Mountain. The blaze spread quickly...

Malawi leader fires minister over Covid funds misuse

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has fired senior officials including Labour Minister Ken Kandodo over alleged embezzlement of Covid funds. The president said the action followed...

Commentary

Akuapem Poloo’s sentencing and the hullabaloo

COMMENTARY ON THE 90-DAY JAIL- TERM HANDED DOWN TO AKUAPEM POLOO AND THE ENSUING CONTROVERSY FROM THE PUBLIC. Ghanaian actress, Rosemond Alade Brown, popularly known...

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...

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

Australia opens travel bubble with New Zealand

New Zealand and Australia kicked off quarantine-free travel between the two countries on Monday for the first time in more than a year. The "trans-Tasman...

Covid: India’s capital Delhi announces lockdown as cases surge

India's capital, Delhi, has announced a week-long lockdown after a record spike in cases overwhelmed the city's healthcare system. Government offices and essential services, such...