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Keta, Anlo lagoons ecosystem depleting at an alarming rate due to human activities

The vegetation cover of the Keta Lagoon Complex Ramsar Site is depleting at an alarming rate, and this poses serious threats to the entire ecosystem of the enclave. Over the years, there has been indiscriminate felling of particularly mangrove trees on the wetlands by some residents in communities along the Anlo/Keta lagoons as wood fuel. The […]

Government will ensure businesses operate in a safer cyber space – John Kumah

A Deputy Minister of Finance, Dr. John A. Kumah has assured businesses that government will upscale the nation’s cyber security efforts to create an enabling cyber space for businesses to thrive. Speaking at the launch of a web and mobile app by Property Trader Limited in Accra, he said the digitisation of the economy remained […]

Volta Region tops Regional Coordinating Councils ranking in Local Government report

The Local Government Service (LGS) has rated the Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC) as the top performing among the 16 regions for the year 2020. The rankings were released by the Office of the Head of the LGS, following a monitoring and verification exercise of the 2020 Service Performance Contract of all 16 Regional Coordinating […]

Let’s wage war against Hepatitis – Noguchi research institute urges public

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) has called on Ghanaians to know their Hepatitis status to help eliminate the disease in the country. That, it said, was critical because the epidemic was the leading cause of death in the country, as well as the world. The Director of the NMIMR, Professor Kwabena Anang, […]

Immigration to run COVID-19 tests for work permit applicants

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) will from August 11 this year introduce a mandatory COVID-19 test for all non-Ghanaians applying for work permit, renewal of work permit and extension of visitor’s permit. This test will run concurrent with the normal medical examination required for immigration permits at the GIS clinic. A statement signed by the […]

Editorials: July 29, 2021

The Daily Graphic says the call by Asantehene, Otumfuor Osei Tutu at the 2020 Millennium Excellence Awards for the Executive and the Legislature to work together and not put at risk, the peace of the country, is very timely considering how polarized the society has become. The paper says the country has a long way […]

Debate on LGBTQ+ issue still rages on


The Member of Parliament for Nhyiaeso, Dr. Stephen Amoah, says the sovereignty of the country must be respected when it comes to its values, as such anybody or country that tries to fight against the LGBTQI Bill will not be tolerated. Speaking on GBC’s Current Affairs Programme, FOCUS, Dr. Amoah said as far as Ghana`s […]

Four coastal areas pitched as favourable for first nuclear energy reactor

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Four areas along the coast have been identified as possible sites for the first nuclear energy reactor. Research into selecting the sites was completed in the phase one of the three nuclear milestones. In an interview with GBC News, the Director of Nuclear Power Ghana, Dr. Stephen Yamoah, said only one of the four sites […]