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NDC to elect Ward Coordinators in Keta Constituency

SOURCE: GNA The Keta Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta region would elect Ward Coordinators at all branches next week. Chairman of...
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President Akufo-Addo accepts resignation of Chieftaincy Minister; Dan Botwe appointed Caretaker Minister

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday accepted the resignation from office of the Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Ebenezer Kojo Kum. Mr Kum, who...

Chieftaincy Minister Ebenezer Kojo Kum resigns

By: Henrietta Afful The Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs who is also the Member of Parliament for Ahanta West constituency, Ebenezer Kojo Kum has...

New Citizen Charter to help five districts in Eastern region

By Michael Kofi Kenetey The Hunger Project Ghana has helped five districts in the Eastern Region, namely Yilo Krobo Municipality, Okere, Ayensuano, Upper Manya Krobo,...

Have confidence in me – Kennedy Agyapong campaigns

By: Emmanuel Oti Acheampong Member  of Parliament for the people of Assin Central in the Central Region of Ghana and Flagbearer Hopeful for the ruling New...

General News

President Akufo-Addo leads prayers for Christian Atsu

President Akufo-Addo has added his prayers to that of many Ghanaians for God to protect the life of Black Stars player, Christian Atsu, following...

We pray Christian Atsu is found safe and sound- President Akufo-Addo

By Charles Sarpong Amponsah President Akufo-Addo has joined many Ghanaians in praying for the safety of former Chelsea and Newcastle forward Christian Atsu, who has...

Gold for Oil: Government needs to be transparent – Kwame Jantuah

By Emmanuel Oti Acheampong During this year’s edition of the New Year School launch, the Vice-President of Ghana, Dr. Alhaji Mahmud Bawumia, stated that, in...

Child labour controversy in cocoa production clarified

By Nicholas Osei-Wusu For the avoidance of doubt, cocoa farmers could engage their children in cocoa production activities without breaching any law on child labour. What...

Latest News

Let’s continue to pray for our brother Christian Atsu and his club director – Former President Mahama

By: Henrietta Afful Additional information: BBC "Let's continue to pray for our brother Christian Atsu and his club director." This is...

President Akufo-Addo leads prayers for Christian Atsu

President Akufo-Addo has added his prayers to that of many Ghanaians for God to protect the life of Black...

“We sold out the name to the partner and not the entire league” -Volta FA Chair, Daniel Agbogah

By Tilda Acorlor The apex league of the Volta Regional Football Association (VRFA) the Division Two League will have its...

UN chief expresses condolences to Türkiye and Syria after massive earthquake

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday that he was "deeply saddened" to hear of the extensive loss of life...

We pray Christian Atsu is found safe and sound- President Akufo-Addo

By Charles Sarpong Amponsah President Akufo-Addo has joined many Ghanaians in praying for the safety of former Chelsea and Newcastle...

Features

Breakdown of family systems contributes to street hawking

The breakdown of the family systems, parental neglect of responsibilities toward children, and peer pressure have been identified as major factors contributing to the...

Asylum down needs urgent attention

By Rebecca Sedinam Affor "Asylum" in Ga language means a place where mad people are kept, but a suburb of the Greater Accra Region is...

Ghana’s Media landscape haphazard; No clear-cut flow of resources for future outlook; Edward Boateng’s views

By: Rebecca Ekpe & Clifford Okyere The promulgation of Ghana’s 1992 Constitution gave life to a pluralistic Media in Ghana. Before then only the State...

Business News

Ho Collection Unit of Customs exceeds 2022 revenue target by 38.23%

The Ho Collection Unit of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has exceeded its 2022 revenue target by 38.23 percent. The unit collected...

Melcom rejects non-compliance claims over e-VAT

The country’s largest retail outlet, Melcom, has stated that it is fully compliant and cooperative with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). Melcom said with the...

Gold-for-Oil: 11 OMCs fail to reduce prices on first consignment

SOURCE: GNA Some 11 out of 27 Oil Marketing Companies (OMC) that benefited from the Gold-for-Gold policy have failed to reduce prices of their commodities,...

Encourage China to support Ghana’s debt restructuring efforts – President Akufo-Addo tells Germany

President Akufo-Addo has urged Germany to encourage China, an ad-hoc member of the Paris Club, to support Ghana’s debt restructuring efforts. He said it is...

Ghana Gas signs US$700 million deal for second gas processing plant

The Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) has signed a Project Implementation Agreement with its joint venture partners to construct a second Gas Processing Plant...

German Finance Minister calls on G20 to form Creditor Committee on Ghana’s debt

The German Finance Minister, Christian Lindner, has called for a quick formation of a creditors committee under the common framework to deal with Ghana’s...

Health News

Importance of fibre in our foods; what we are missing?

By Emmanuel Oti Acheampong Over the years, the diet routine of most Ghanaians has become what would be termed as polished and refined. The burgers...

NHIA unhappy about reports of illegal fees being charged at healthcare facilities

The Upper East Regional Director of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Kasimu Abudulai, has bemoaned increasing reports of clients being asked to pay...

Diabetics urged to stick to prescribed medications

By Franklin ASARE-DONKOH A Specialist Obstetrician-Gynecologist at the First-Class Hospital, Dr. Francis Appiah, has admonished diabetics to adhere to prescribed medications by qualified medical professionals...

Shisha is more dangerous than cigarettes – Dr. Blaise Ackom warns

By: Roberta Gayode Modin Shisha smoking has gained popularity among the youth in Ghana, making its consumption a common sight in spots, clubs, pubs, and...

37 Military Hospital: President Akufo-Addo inaugurates 300 bed young soldiers facility

By Bright Ntramah President Akufo-Addo has inaugurated a 300-bed young soldiers’ accommodation for the 37 military hospitals. The imposing edifice will house young soldiers who work...

Leprosy is not associated with curses- Dr.Benedict Okokwa

By Rebecca Sedinam Affor Today marks World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Day. Neglected Tropical Diseases are diseases caused as a result of people not having...

Entertainment | Lifestyle

Beyonce breaks record for most career wins at Grammy Awards; Harry...

Pop superstar Beyonce broke the record for most career wins at the Grammy awards on Sunday February 6, 2023, but lost again in the...

I stayed hungry for a year to become an artiste –...

By: Roberta Gayode Modin Having hailed from a family that has served Ghana with legendary musicians from his grandfather, Kwabena Akwaboah to his father, Akwaboah...

President Akufo-Addo leads prayers for Christian Atsu

President Akufo-Addo has added his prayers to that of many Ghanaians for God to protect the life of Black Stars player, Christian Atsu, following...

“We sold out the name to the partner and not the entire league” -Volta FA Chair, Daniel Agbogah

By Tilda Acorlor The apex league of the Volta Regional Football Association (VRFA) the Division Two League will have its name changed to "Adonai Estate...

UN chief expresses condolences to Türkiye and Syria after massive earthquake

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday that he was "deeply saddened" to hear of the extensive loss of life in Türkiye and Syria after...

We pray Christian Atsu is found safe and sound- President Akufo-Addo

By Charles Sarpong Amponsah President Akufo-Addo has joined many Ghanaians in praying for the safety of former Chelsea and Newcastle forward Christian Atsu, who has...

Education

Furniture for Basic Schools in Bolgatanga

By: Emmanuel Akayeti An initiative instituted by the Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive, Rex Asanga, dubbed 'Special Programme' in collaboration with Professor David Millar, of Millar...

University of Ghana Concerned Students Association protest over myriad of challenges

By: Nyarko Abranomaa Walker and George Antwi The University of Ghana Concerned Students Association on Friday, peacefully and openly expressed their displeasure over exorbitant fees,...

WASSA: President Akufo-Addo announces plans to establish War College in Ghana

By: Bright Ntramah President Akufo-Addo has announced plans to establish a War College in Ghana. The College will train Military personnel in modern warfare and...

Science | Technology

Support academia to develop Ghana’s workforce – NITA urges players in ICT

The National Information Technology Agency (NITA) has urged players in the ICT industry to lend a collaborative hand to academia in developing the Country’s...

Give data to only registered companies under Data Protection Commission

A Cyber Security Analyst, David Gyedu has asked Ghanaians to check if organizations are regulated or registered under the Data Protection Commission, before they...

Donald Trump to be allowed back on to Facebook and Instagram

Donald Trump will be allowed back on to Facebook and Instagram, after Meta announced it would be ending its two-year suspension of his accounts. The...

Video News

Video: Ghanaians gathered to welcome Queen Elizabeth II on her second visit to Ghana

Ghanaians gathed to welcome Queen Elizabeth II on her second visit to Ghana

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:

Sport News & Updates

Let’s continue to pray for our brother Christian Atsu and his...

By: Henrietta Afful Additional information: BBC "Let's continue to pray for our brother Christian Atsu and his club director." This is the prayer of Former President...

President Akufo-Addo leads prayers for Christian Atsu

President Akufo-Addo has added his prayers to that of many Ghanaians for God to protect the life of Black Stars player, Christian Atsu, following...

CHAN 2022: Senegal triumph, heartbreak for Algeria

By Emmanuel Yaw Nkansah Algeria went into the final of the 2022 African Nations Championship expecting a win to perfectly complete what had been an...

Christian Atsu ‘trapped in rubble’ after earthquake in Turkey – reports

Former Chelsea and Newcastle winger Christian Atsu is reportedly trapped under rubble after the tragic earthquake in Turkey. Turkish publication Star claims a search-and-rescue operation...

Why Morocco is a powerhouse in Karate-Do in Africa

SOURCE: GNA The Kingdom of Morocco is not only making strides in football but in sports in general following their huge investments in sports over...

Adonai Estate Division Two League Launched in Ho

By: Tilda Acorlor The 2022/23 Adonai Estate Volta Division Two League season has been launched in Ho, the Volta Regional Capital The launch which took place...

Travel & Tour

VVIP Lounge at KIA to be closed temporarily for restructuring

By Hannah Dadzie The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has urged the traveling public who patronize the VVIP Lounge at the Kotoka International...

N1 Highway to be closed to traffic Saturday, Jan. 28 and Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023 for rehabilitation

By Naa Atwei Sowah The Ministry of Roads and Highways, the Ghana Highway Authority and the Ghana Grid Company, GRIDCo are cautioning motorists using the...

Africa

Morocco-Spain: King Mohammed VI and Pedro Sánchez hold telephone conversation

By Napoleon Ato Kittoe On the occasion of the Moroccan-Spanish High-Level Meeting (HLM) in Rabat on February 1 and 2, HM King Mohamed VI had...

Ghana must sue Al Jazeera over child labour documentary – Oscar Provencal

By: Roberta Gayode Modin Renowned Ghanaian Actor, Oscar Provencal has called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Tourism to take Qatar-based...

Commentary

Calls To Abolish Regional Ministerial Appointments

NEWS COMMENTARY ON CALLS TO ABOLISH REGIONAL MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENTS Ghana, like many other countries, is currently facing a major economic crisis. The country has been...

2023 World Wetlands Day: Revive Priceless Wetlands

By: Ama Kudom Agyeman, a Journalist This year’s celebration of World Wetlands Day, marks the 52nd anniversary of the Day, instituted to raise global awareness...

Need To Launch Terrorist Awareness Campaign

NEWS COMMENTARY ON THE NEED TO LAUNCH TERRORIST AWARENESS CAMPAIGN In the past few days, there have been media reports that at least 4,000...

Speeches | Lectures

Watch Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, at the Censure Hearing

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta is appearing before the committee probing the Minority’s censure motion against him to defend himself. Watch here: https://www.facebook.com/gbcghana/videos/668983194825473

FULL TEXT: President Akufo-Addo’s address on economy

ADDRESS TO THE NATION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, ON THE ECONOMY, ON SUNDAY, 30TH OCTOBER 2022. Fellow Ghanaians, good...

Full Text: Akufo-Addo at UN’s 77th General Assembly

ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA, NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, AT THE 77TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS’ GENERAL ASSEMBLY, ON...

Research | Discovery

Niger halves clinic childbirth blood-loss deaths

Researchers working with the ministry of health in Niger say they have managed to more than halve the number of women who are dying...

Climate Change policies must address social transformation- Researcher

A Regional Researcher with International Water Management Institute, IWMI Dr. Charity Osei Amponsah has stated that current policies on climate change, gender and migration...

World population hits 8 billion today

Today, 15th November 2022, the global population has turned 8 billion. This morning, the symbolic welcome of the 8 billionth baby born in Ghana...

WHO, ILO call for new measures to tackle mental health issues at work

By: Henrietta Afful An estimated 12 billion workdays are lost annually due to depression and anxiety. This costs the global economy nearly 1 trillion US...

World News