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Live healthy lifestyles to cut down on spending – Chief urges

By: Saaka Mohammed   The Paramount Chief of the Kpembe Traditional Area in the Savannah region of Ghana has called on Ghanaians to live healthy lifestyles to save the country from allocating and spending excessively on health care delivery. He said...

Tamale: Unemployed nurses picket over delayed postings

By Joyce Kantam Kolamong Some nurses in the Northern Region have picketed in Tamale to drum home their displeasure about the delay by the government in posting them. The unemployed nurses made up of Nurse Assistant Clinicals and Nurse Assistant Preventives...

OccupyGhana petitions RTI Commission over public lands

OccupyGhana, a pressure group, has petitioned the Right to Information (RTI) Commission to order the Lands Commission to provide details on all public lands that the Commission had allegedly returned to owners. The petition dated September 20, 2022, and addressed...

Minister makes moves to revamp coconut industry in Western Region

Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, Western Regional Minister, has called on investors to explore opportunities in the Western Region in order to invest more in the coconut production industry. He indicated that the Region contributed more than 80 per cent of...

26th GJA Awards: Deadline for submission of entries extended to September 23

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has extended the deadline for the submission of entries for the 26th GJA Awards to Friday, September 23, 2022. A statement signed by the Association’s President, Albert Dwumfour, said, “The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) wishes to...

President Akufo-Addo rallies support for global action against terrorism at UN 

By Rebecca Ekpe President Akufo-Addo speaking at the 77th Session Of The United Nations’ General Assembly in New York has described the current terrorist threats and political destabilization on the African Continent as a global issue that needs urgent global...

Police retrieve body of lady allegedly killed and buried in a room

The Central Regional Police Command has retrieved the body of a 25-year-old girl allegedly killed and buried secretly by a Chief in his house at Mankessim in the Mfantseman Municipality. The suspect, Nana Clarke, Tufohen of Ekumfi-Akwankrom and President for...

BoG, police crack down on black market foreign exchange dealers, 76 people arrested

A joint team of Bank of Ghana (BoG) officials and the police on Tuesday arrested 76 suspected illegal black market operators in a special operation within the Central Business District of Accra. The suspected operators of the foreign exchange (forex)...

GWCL to shut down over floods at intake point in Nawuni

By Murtala Issah Water supply to the Tamale metropolis and surrounding communities may be cut off if the water level in the White Volta continues to rise. The water level at the intake point on Wednesday, stood at 32.05 ft,...

Ghana is positioning to work with partners to minimise marine crimes in Atlantic – Ayorkor Botchwey

By Edward Nyarko Ghana is ready to work together with countries that share the Atlantic space to ensure that the increasing incidence of piracy, oil theft, trafficking and smuggling of drugs, arms and people, and unlawful dumping of hazardous waste...

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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,...