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Meteo Agency warns of more rains


Last Saturday hours of heavy rains caused floods leading to loss of lives and destruction of property in parts of the country. The Ghana Meteorological Agency has warned of more rains in the coming days and asked the public to take the necessary safety precautions. Speaking in an interview with GBC on the rains, Deputy […]

VGMA22: Kofi Kinaata wins Songwriter Of The Year for the 4th time

Highlife and Hiplife musician Martin King Arthur, popularly known as Kofi Kinaata, has won for a fourth time Song Writer of the Year award at the ongoing Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 22. Upon winning his fourth award this year, he started winning the category in 2016 and 2017 but lost in 2018 and 2019 to […]

VGMA22 : List of Awardees on Day 1

VGMA has over the years awarded hard working artist in order to empower them put Ghanaian music across the globe. This annual event has either put smiles on the faces of artist or tears and better still empower young artist and celebrated ones to put more into their craft to enable them bag awards during […]

National Stakeholders hold Validation meeting on 4th National Action Plan

A National Stakeholder meeting of the Open Governance Partnership (OGP) has been held to validate the priority areas outlined in the draft of the 4th National Action Plan (NAP). The meeting is also to agree on the commitment areas that would be implemented over the next two years under the fourth NAP. In that regard, […]

Zambia cancels elections in three constituencies

Three constituencies in Zambia will not have their parliamentary elections on 12 August as the electoral commission has called for fresh nominations. The move comes after one parliamentary candidate from one of the constituencies died and the other two resigned. The Zambian constitution states that fresh nominations be held if a candidate dies or resigns. […]

Buhari to make second health trip to London this year

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is due to travel to London “for a scheduled medical follow-up”, a statement from his office says. This is the second time this year that he will have travelled to see doctors in the UK’s capital. He was in London for a fortnight in April. The 78-year-old has made several trips […]

Institute for Energy Security projects increase in fuel prices

Nigeria fuel subsidy: Tinubu's plan to scrap measure sparks rush to stock up

The Executive Director of the Institute for Energy Security (IES), Nana Amoasi has disclosed that Ghanaians will be buying a litre of petrol and diesel at approximately ¢7.00 by the next six months. According to him, the factors that contribute to hike in prices continue to change and some Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have adjusted […]

Remittance flows to Ghana hit $3.6 billion

The World Bank Migration and Development Report for 2021 has reported an increase of 5 percent to $3.6 billion in remittances flows to Ghana despite the lockdown in many of the remittances sending countries. Host countries for Ghanaian migrants include the USA, the UK, Côte d’Ivoire, Italy, Germany, and Canada. The resilience of Ghanaian migrants […]

Covid-19: World Bank cannot dictate to Ghana- Stakeholders

The World Bank is working with the Government of Ghana to procure vaccines to the tune of $135 million to vaccinate 13 million Ghanaians. World Bank Country Director, Pierre Frank Laporte, who disclosed this said Ghana will not be able to use the financial assistance from the World bank to purchase Sputnik-V vaccines because it […]

Private road transport operators to increase fares

Three Driver Unions, Ghana Committed Drivers Association, Concern Drivers, and True Drivers Union have announced another upward adjustment in transport fares. A statement issued by the Group said the decision was taken following the 3 percent increase in fuel prices. In addition, they noted that they had resolved last month to increase fares anytime fuel prices go […]