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‘Fix the country’ demonstration hits Sekondi-Takoradi

Some residents of Sekondi-Takoradi today joined a “Fix The Country” demonstration in the metropolis to drum home the need for government to work on...

Sudan’s PM speaks after failed coup attempt

Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has described a failed coup as an attempt to derail the country's transition to civilian rule. In a televised address,...

We want to make Nzulenzu, Ghana’s Venice- Project Manager

By Rebecca Ekpe. "We want to make Nzulenzu, Ghana’s Venice.’’ These are the words of Frank Ezo Blay, Manager of the Nzulenzu Stilt Tourism Project...

Cape Coast for National Culture provides skills training to persons with disability

Unemployment has been one of the worrying trends that often confront successive governments. Over the years, there have been efforts to surmount this menace,...

Politics

People of SALL express concern over lack of representation in Parliament...

The People of Santrokofi, Akpafu, Lolobi, and Likpe (SALL), are not happy that they do not have a representation in Parliament and do not...
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Process for selecting MMDCEs ‘’unnecessarily cumbersome’’ – ASEPA

Civil Society Organisation, Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability, ASEPA, has criticized the selection process used for the nomination of Metropolitan, Municipal, and...

“Hasten SDGs implementation to build fairer, prosperous world” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of Ghana and Co-Chair of the Group of Eminent Advocates of the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo,...

Police to amend charges of Rev. Owusu Bempah and four others

Prosecution in the case of Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah, leader of Glorious Word Ministries International, and four others’ case say the Police intend to...

General News

Cape Coast for National Culture provides skills training to persons with disability

Unemployment has been one of the worrying trends that often confront successive governments. Over the years, there have been efforts to surmount this menace,...

Ejura celebrates Yam Festival amidst calls for peaceful coexistence

By: Razak Baba The Ejura Traditional Council in the Ashanti Region has chosen to focus on unity and peaceful coexistence to climax this year's celebration...

Workers mount pressure on leadership of Organised Labour  

By: Murtala Issah  Some public sector workers in the Northern region took to the streets today September 21, 2021 to mount pressure on the leadership...

Police commence investigations into GHS29,000 heist at Achimota

The Greater Accra Regional Police Command has begun investigations into a daylight robbery incident that took place at Achimota on Monday, September 20. According to...

Latest News

‘Fix the country’ demonstration hits Sekondi-Takoradi

Some residents of Sekondi-Takoradi today joined a “Fix The Country” demonstration in the metropolis to drum home the need...

Sudan’s PM speaks after failed coup attempt

Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has described a failed coup as an attempt to derail the country's transition to...

We want to make Nzulenzu, Ghana’s Venice- Project Manager

By Rebecca Ekpe. "We want to make Nzulenzu, Ghana’s Venice.’’ These are the words of Frank Ezo Blay, Manager of...

Cape Coast for National Culture provides skills training to persons with disability

Unemployment has been one of the worrying trends that often confront successive governments. Over the years, there have been...

Ejura celebrates Yam Festival amidst calls for peaceful coexistence

By: Razak Baba The Ejura Traditional Council in the Ashanti Region has chosen to focus on unity and peaceful coexistence...

Features

Feature: A spotlight on Kwame Nkrumah’s educational policies

By Hannah Dadzie Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the driving force behind Ghana's independence from British colonial rule is revered for his contribution to Ghana’s development....

To demolish or not: Story of Buduburam Refugee Camp in retrospect

By Rachel Kakraba. For more than 2 decades the Buduburam Refugee Camp, near Kasoa in the Central Region, has been home to some refugees from...

Youth And Their Quest For News

For the youth, news come to them in various forms and shapes, thanks to the new media, especially online, where they are updated with...

Business News

GUTA locks up over 40 shops of foreign retailers in Koforidua

More than 40 shops belonging to foreigners engaged in retail trading in Koforidua have been locked up by members of the Ghana Union of...

ADB to collaborate with Development Bank on its agribusiness financing agenda

 The Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) is looking forward to a closer collaboration with the new Development Bank Ghana (DBG) to push its agenda of...

Secure Ghana’s position as Africa’s leading producer of gold – Mireku Duker

By: Nicholas Osei Wusu Ghana has produced 4.2 million ounces of gold since 2018 making the country Africa's leading producer of the commodity and the...

Pre-Harvest Conference and Exhibition 2021 launched

The Pre-harvest Agribusiness Conference and Exhibition has been launched in Accra. It is a major interventional event on the agricultural sector’s calendar. It is...

PIAC to continue oversight responsibility on management of country’s petroleum revenues

The Chairman for the Public Interest and Accountability Committee, PIAC, Professor Kwame Adom- Frimpong, says per their mandate, the committee will continue to exercise...

Ghana’s GDP growth rate for 2nd quarter of 2021 hits 3.9% (GH¢39M)

By Edzorna Francis Mensah. The provisional real Quarterly Gross Domestic Product (QGDP) growth rate between April to June 2021 including Oil and Gas has reached...

Health News

KNUST students receive Covid-19 jabs before leaving Campus

By Nicholas Osei Wusu. As part of the government's efforts to vaccinate a sizable proportion of the adults population in Ghana, Management of the KNUST...

Phase 2 of Malaria Prevention for Children under 3 years ends in Upper East Region

By Emmanuel Akayeti. The 2nd Phase of the Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) exercise for children under 3 years has ended successfully in the Upper East...

Vector Borne Disease, a major concern for Ghana Health Service in Bolgatanga

By Emmanuel Akayeti. An Entomologist and Malaria Focal Person of the Upper East Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Sydney Abilba has said...

Mothers worried over inadequate facilities at Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Eastern Regional Hospital

By Nana Asare Mireku. A Paediatrician at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, NICU, of the Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua, Dr. Francis Mensa Akwetey, has...

Sankofa Medical Charities donate medical equipment to KATH

An American-based NGO, Sankofa Medical Charities has donated medical equipment to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital to help enhance the facility’s capacity to provide...

Ghana Health Service gears up for next phase of vaccination as it takes delivery of 480,000 AstraZeneca vaccines

By Nathaniel Nartey. The Ghana Health Service (GHS), is gearing up for the next phase of vaccination against Covid-19. The Service currently has 1.4 million...

Entertainment | Lifestyle

We want to make Nzulenzu, Ghana’s Venice- Project Manager

By Rebecca Ekpe. "We want to make Nzulenzu, Ghana’s Venice.’’ These are the words of Frank Ezo Blay, Manager of the Nzulenzu Stilt Tourism Project...

Lady Marmalade singer Sarah Dash, of the group Labelle, dies at...

Singer Sarah Dash, a co-founder of trailblazing US group Labelle, who had a huge hit with Lady Marmalade, has died at the age of...

Sudan’s PM speaks after failed coup attempt

Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has described a failed coup as an attempt to derail the country's transition to civilian rule. In a televised address,...

We want to make Nzulenzu, Ghana’s Venice- Project Manager

By Rebecca Ekpe. "We want to make Nzulenzu, Ghana’s Venice.’’ These are the words of Frank Ezo Blay, Manager of the Nzulenzu Stilt Tourism Project...

Cape Coast for National Culture provides skills training to persons with disability

Unemployment has been one of the worrying trends that often confront successive governments. Over the years, there have been efforts to surmount this menace,...

Ejura celebrates Yam Festival amidst calls for peaceful coexistence

By: Razak Baba The Ejura Traditional Council in the Ashanti Region has chosen to focus on unity and peaceful coexistence to climax this year's celebration...

Education

KNUST students receive Covid-19 jabs before leaving Campus

By Nicholas Osei Wusu. As part of the government's efforts to vaccinate a sizable proportion of the adults population in Ghana, Management of the KNUST...

KNUST Students vacate campus, foreign students exempted

By Nicholas Osei Wusu. Foreign students and their Ghanaian colleagues working on their Project Work or Thesis at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and...

UTAG threatens to resume strike if no concrete action is taken to resolve concerns

The University Teachers Association of Ghana, UTAG, has threatened to resume their strike if government remains adamant about addressing their concerns. Speaking to GBC News,...

Science | Technology

iPhone users can finally download iOS 15

Apple officially made iOS 15 available to everyone on Monday. The latest software update was announced back in June at Apple's WWDC event, and was...

2021 Software Freedom Day held in Bolga

By Prosper Adankai. About 30 participants from various sectors of the economy have benefitted from a training on the virtues of Free and open software...

Twitter tests bigger pictures in timeline

Twitter is testing new changes to how photos and videos appear on its apps, closer to how images appear on other services such as...

Video News

VIDEO: ECOWAS extraordinary summit on Guinea Coup opens in Accra

ECOWAS is holding an extraordinary summit in Accra on Thursday, September 16, 2021, to discuss the political situation in Guinea. Watch here:

VIDEO: Finance Minister presents 2021 Mid Year Budget Review

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta presents the 2021 Mid Year Budget Review to parliament. Watch here:

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 26)

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: EID-UL-ADHA Prayers

Muslims worldwide are observing the EID-UL-ADHA holiday. In Ghana, a special prayer is being held at the National Mosque at Kanda. In attendance is the...

VIDEO NAVIGATION for Pokuase Interchange as it opens on Friday, July 9

Ahead of the official opening of the Pokuase Interchange on Friday, July 9, 2021, a team from the Ministry of Roads and Highways, the...

Sport News & Updates

2-year contract for Serbian Milovan Rajevac as Black Stars Coach

By Benjamin Willie Graham. The Ghana Football Association (GFA), is reported to have agreed to a 2-year contract with Serbian Coach, Milovan Rajevac as he...

FIFA to hold online summit with Associations over Biennial World Cup

Football's world governing body FIFA will hold a meeting with its member associations over the controversial plan to hold the World Cup every two...

GFA perfects Hiring & Firing Syndrome, No Policy for Black Stars- Football Researcher

By Nana Yaw Preko Bimpeh. Twitter: Nana Yaw Preko Bimpeh Facebook: Yaw Bimpeh. A Football Researcher, Vincent Abiw, has described the Ghana Football Association as one that...

Ignore Milo and look for someone else – Coach Sarpong cautions

By: Nana Yaw Preko Bimpeh Ghanaian Veteran Coach J.E Sarpong has advised the Ghana Football Association to overlook former Black Stars Coach Milovan Rajevac for...

Rodrygo strikes late to seal Real Madrid win at Inter Milan

Real Madrid substitute Rodrygo struck an 89th-minute winner to snatch a 1-0 Champions League group-stage victory and punish a wasteful Inter Milan. The Brazilian met...

Messi kept quiet on full debut as PSG draw at Bruges

Lionel Messi's main task at Paris St-Germain will be to help deliver an elusive Champions League, but for all the fanfare surrounding the Argentina...
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Travel & Tour

Human error, major contributor to road crashes – Analyst

Human errors have been seen as a major contributor to road crashes in the country, Mr Tonny Dickson Afriford, a Road Crash, and Injury...

Nkurakan-Adukrom road opened to traffic following overflow of Afiefi River

 The Kobokobo stretch of the Nkurakan-Adukrom road in the Eastern region, which was cut off as a result of the overflow of the Afiefi...

Africa

Sudan’s PM speaks after failed coup attempt

Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has described a failed coup as an attempt to derail the country's transition to civilian rule. In a televised address,...

Coup attempt fails in Sudan – state media

Sudan says it has thwarted an attempted military coup, and arrested "all those involved". A government spokesman told state media the coup plotters were linked...

Commentary

Eliminating “schools under trees” and related problems in Ghana: Where is the communal spirit for development?

By Simon Mariwah, PhD Introduction The phenomenon of “schools under trees” has become a social problem and a propagandist political tool for all political parties in...

Ashanti Gold, Inter Allies scandalous game: Spare no one, GFA!

By John Vigah On Saturday July 17, 2021, Ghana football earned rave reviews - not for its spectacular exhibition of the game, but for a...

Guinea Suspended from ECOWAS & matters arising

By: Rebecca Ekpe What is the response from Guinea? How has Guinea responded as the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS suspended...

Speeches | Lectures

FULL TEXT: Finance Minister presents 2021 Mid Year Budget Review

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta, Thursday 29th July, 2021 presented the 2021 Mid-year budget review to Parliament in accordance with Section 28...

SPEECH: President Akufo-Addo Address to the nation (Update 26)

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 25)

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,...

Research | Discovery

GSS to release provisional results for 2021 Population & Housing Census on September 22

By Edzorna Francis Mensah The Ghana Statistical Service is set to release provisional results for the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) on Wednesday, September...

Over 15 million girls marry before 18th birthday globally

Over 15 million girls globally, get married before their 18th birthday, Mrs Matilda Banfro Greater Accra Regional Director, Department of Gender, Ministry of Gender,...

Researchers worry co-habitation is taking a toll on academic performance of students

By Kofi Sekyiama Pobi. The Centre for Gender Research Advocacy and Documentation (CEGRAD), at the University of Cape Coast has stepped up its mandate in...

Report: 691 pregnant girls return to school in Eastern Region

Statistics from Eastern Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) indicate that a total of 691 teenage girls returned to school either pregnant...

World News