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Contribution of George Ekem Ferguson to Ghana’s development

He was killed by a slave raider, Samori in 1897. 124 years after his death, his legacies still live on. GBCNEWS takes you to the Upper West Regional capital Wa, on an educational visit, to learn some more about a...

Ethnobotanist advocates adoption of “Odum” tree as a National Plant

A retired Taxonomist and Ethnobotanist at the University of Ghana Prof, Daniel Kwesi Abbiw has advocated the adoption of the iroko tree popularly known as Odum as a National Plant. His Suggestion stems from the fact that the tree...

Cape Coast: Post and Telecommunication building rots away

After some four decades since its establishment, the Post and Telecommunication building in Cape Coast near the High Court is rotting away with little hope of seeing better days. GBC News puts a magnifying glass on the old P...

The Adowa Dance: History and Origins

The Adowa dance was originally performed by the Ashantis at funerals and festivals but due to modernity and cross-cultural adaptation, it is performed by all ethnic groups in Ghana and even beyond our shores. Adowa is a popular dance, especially...

Improving medical ethics for HIV/TB patients

Though the country has gone far with issues of HIV/TB having medications to reduce viral loads, there is still a subtle means of stigma and discrimination in our communities when it comes to persons living with HIV/TB. The managers...

The Saakpuli Slave Site

Saapkuli in the Savelugu Municipality, of the Northern Region, was one of the largest slave markets in the 17th century. It was once a commercial hub that linked the north to the south, for flourishing trade in slaves and...

Man lives with Crocodiles at Ada in Ghana

Crocodiles are wild semiaquatic reptiles and dangerous to humans. Visitors to any facility with crocodiles are always cautioned to be extra vigilant. But on the crocodile Island in Ada, Mr. Benjamin Akomdo lives with these crocodiles and says they are...

Black Star Square

The Black Star Square, also known as the Independence Square is a public square in the capital city Accra. This monument is a legacy of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President post-independence. Bordered by the Accra Sports Stadium...

“Akyeke” – a traditional Ghanaian Dish

Ever heard of Aky3k3, or even had a taste of it? Do you know what goes into the preparation of this finger-licking dish? GBC News takes you along the western coastline from Accra, to Aiyinase and A.B Bokazo, two communities...

Adinkra symbols and their meanings

GBCNEWS “WHO WE ARE”, series draws attention to Adinkra symbols and their meanings. Adinkra are visual symbols with historical and philosophical significance originally printed on cloth which royals wore to important ceremonies. The name “Adinkra” is traced to the...

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Police grab National Security imposter at Enchi

The Western North Regional Police Command in collaboration with the National Security Operatives in the Region have arrested a...

Institute for Energy Security projects reduction in diesel price

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) is projecting a reduction in the price of diesel on the domestic market during the second pricing window. Petrol...

29-year-old trader gets 20-year jail term for robbing IMF Country Director

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a 29-year-old trader to 20 years imprisonment for pulling a machete on the Country Director of the International...

No recruitment tension at Foreign Affairs Ministry – Director

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has denied claims of tension brewing within the ministry as a result of "inappropriate recruitment, promotion...

“National Consensus must promote responsible viable small-scale mining” – President Akufo-Addo

“Out of this maiden consultative dialogue, I hope we will build a national consensus around a national policy on small scale mining, that promotes...