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Business Start Up packages for persons with disability in Ho

By Jones Anlimah 30 registered Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the Agotime Ziope District of the Volta region have received business startup packages to improve their livelihoods at an estimated cost of 80 thousand Ghana cedis. The business support packages are...

The life of a firefighter: who rescues the rescuer? 

By Juliet Mettle-Edmond No one understands the value of a fire fighter more than one who has been saved by a first responder and rescuer. If your life or property has ever been threatened by fire or a ghastly road...

Accra zoo to re-open soon – Benito Owusu-Bio

By Felix Coffie After few weeks of closure of the Accra Zoo, following Police investigations into the Lion - intruder case, the zoo will be re-opened to the public. A Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Benito Owusu-Bio, says preparations...

Ban on ‘yellow yellow’: Youth question Security measures in Bawku

By Peter Agengre Some concerned citizens of the Kugaug Traditional Area in the Upper East Region say the security measures put up by the Regional Security Council as an additional security measure in Bawku is exploitative and not in the...

Ghanaians mark 113th birthday of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah with statutory holiday

Today is Kwame Nkrumah Day. It is a statutory holiday observed in the country to mark the birthday of Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, who was born on 21 september1909 at Nkroful near Axim in the Western Region...

Unhealthy diets increase risk of type 2 diabetes in children

By: Mavis Offei Acheampong Lack of Exercise, Unhealthy diets, modified and highly preservative foods for children are said to be some risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes in children. Parents are therefore being reminded to be health conscious and concerned...

Lifestyle: The Quintessential Queen Elizabeth

By: Ewurabena Paha Since news of her death broke on September 8, 2022 many were the commentaries that inundated the media space about the life and legacy of the longest reigning monarch in British history. GBC's Ewurabena Paha put together a...

Wreath contains myrtle from plant grown from Queen’s wedding bouquet

SOURCE: BBC NEWS The wreath on top of the Queen’s coffin - at the King’s request - contains foliage of rosemary, English Oak and myrtle, which has been cut from a plant grown from myrtle that was in the Queen's...

Tema loses shine – Haphazard development defaces Port City

Tema, once recognised as an ideal city and the epicentre of industrialisation in the country, is losing its shine. Designed by the country’s first architect, Theodore S. Cler, the city, which was commissioned by the first President, Kwame Nkrumah, epitomised...

Gloria Peprah: A Fan’s Observation

One hearty morning I turned on my TV and scrolled through the channels to GTV Sports+ on a Monday morning and there she was very energetic and that smile she wore was quite infectious. I later came to realize...

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Western Region loses another Imam

By Marie Aziz Tunde The demise of the Western Regional Imam, Alhaji Sanni Abdullah Bawa, has been reported. The sad event...

Ghana’s Legendary Bronze Medalist, Prince Amartey, dies aged 78

By Tilda Acorlor. Ghana's boxer and Bronze Medalist at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Prince Amartey, has passed on at age 78. He died on...

New York: Predictable and sustainable financing key to winning battle against terrorism

By Edward Nyarko “Africa today carries the largest share of the international peace and security burden, which in fact should be a global responsibility,” says...

Fitch downgrades Ghana from ‘CCC’ to ‘CC’

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Ghana’s Long-Term Local- and Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to ‘CC’, from ‘CCC’. Fitch typically does not assign Outlooks to issuers...

Ghana suffered 3-0 defeat to Brazil in pre-World Cup friendly

Ghana suffered a 3-0 defeat in the hands of five-time world champions Brazil during a friendly match at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre,...