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Ghana Health Service Launches 2018 Family Planning Week

 The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has launched the 2018 Family planning week in Accra. The focus of the year’s launch is to sensitise Citizens on the availability of Family Planning services to cater for the needs of women and girls. Speaking at the launch of the Family Planning week on Wednesday, the Director General of […]

Bank of Ghana to Launch Digital Agency Registry next Month

The Bank of Ghana has announced that it will launch a Digital Agency Registry to enable the bank to monitor activities of financial agents. At the opening of the Euro Money Conference in Accra, the Governor and Chairman of the Central Bank, Dr. Ernest Adison said, the Bank of Ghana is developing a Digital Agent […]

Bank of Ghana writes off GH¢1.2bn of non performing loans

 The Bank of Ghana has approved a loan of GH¢1.2 billion for the banking industry. The move is to reduce the Non Performing Loan (NPL) significantly to 18.4%. At a meeting with journalists in Accra, the Governor and chairman of the Monitory Policy Committee, Dr. Ernest Addison disclosed that, the waited interbank rate, that is, […]

High Population contributing factor to poverty rise in N/R- Dr. Leticia Adelaide Appiah

The Executive Director, National Population Council of Ghana, Dr. Leticia Adelaide Appiah has hinted that High Population in the Northern part of Ghana is a contributing factor to the poverty rise in the Northern region. According to Dr. Leticia  Adelaide Appiah, Population factor has to be considered in everything that is done in the country, […]

Blockchain Network to hold second Blockchain Ghana Conference

Following the success of the maiden edition of the Blockchain Ghana conference in 2017,, a leading Bitcoin mining company in Ghana is again joining the Block Chain Network to organize the second edition of the Blockchain Ghana Conference on Thursday  (October 25), at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Accra. This was revealed by a member […]

GPRTU raises concern over Cedi performance against dollar

Ghana Private Road Transport Union, (GPRTU) has raised concerns about the poor performance of the Cedi against the Dollar being the reason for the increase in fuel prices, therefore calls on government to do well to address the issue.  The Union believes that, the Cedi –Dollar relationship has not been the best for some time […]

GIBA kick against Star Times TV Deal

Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association, (GIBA) has rebuffed government’s attempt to place the country’s Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) Infrastructure in the hands of Star Times, a Chinese owned paid TV. Ghana’s quest to migrate from Analog to Digital Broadcasting has suffered three postponements. Although the Global deadline is 2020, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) urged governments […]

Chereponi Chief Stops Voter Registration Towards Referendum

The Chief of Chereponi in the Northern region has stopped the voter registration exercise on the upcoming referendum for the creation of new regions. Radio Ghana’s regional correspondent, Mutala Issa reports that, the Chereponi chief does not want his people to take part in the limited registration because he does not want to be part […]

World Leaders Converge for Kofi Annan’s Funeral

World leaders and dignitaries on Wednesday converged at the Accra International Conference Center for the burial service of the late UN General Secretary of the United Nations, Kofi Annan.           About 20 heads of states including the Nigerian Prime Minister, Brigi Rafini, Namibian President, Hage Geingob, Ethiopian president Dr. Mulato Teshome […]

Double Track System begins today

The much awaited double track system introduced by the government of Ghana kick-starts today (September 11). The aim among other things is to address the growing number of students benefiting from the Free Senior High School (SHS) Policy. Grouped into two batches, the first batch – tagged the ‘green track’ starts today and the second […]