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Ghana is set for three-day State Funeral for Kofi Annan

Ghana is ready for the three-day State Funeral of its illustrious son, Busumuru Kofi Annan, a former UN Boss.       President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo was at the Kotoka International Airport today to receive the body for a State Funeral, which would...

Ghana receives Kofi Annan's body

https://www.facebook.com/gbcghana/videos/1961969063890195/ The plane carrying the remains of former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has arrived at the Kotoka International Airport. A United Nations (UN) plane carrying remains of Kofi Annan set off from Geneva, Switzerland to Accra Monday. President Akufo-Addo received the body...

"Collapse of banks the result of acts of lawlessness" – President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that many of the problems that plague the country have something to do with the mal-functioning of the law, including the banking crisis that has led to the collapse of some indigenous...

Kenyans ‘owe’ late Kofi Annan- Nana Effah Apenteng

The Chief of Staff at the Secretariat of the Panel of Eminent African Personalities chaired by the late Kofi Annan to resolve Kenya’s post-election conflict, Nana Effah Apenteng, has described the late former Secretary General of the United Nations...

Cholera outbreak leaves ten dead in Harare

A cholera outbreak has killed 10 people in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare after they drank contaminated water, a city health official said on Sunday. Harare city council has struggled to supply water to some suburbs for more than a decade, forcing...

WHO says 800,000 people commit suicide every year

Every year, close to 800,000 people commit suicide, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29 in 2016. Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day on Monday, September 10, a toolkit to help communities to prevent suicides has been released by the World Health...

Experts to weave strategy for financing industrialization in Central Africa

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Government of Chad are convening government representatives and experts in various development fields from across Central Africa and around the world, to debate and propose a harmonized strategy of unlocking...

Talking Point: 'Corruption free system can boost economy'

An Economist, Habib Adam has attributed instability in the economy to concentration of resources and effort on the exploration of oil and gas to the detriment of other sectors such as agriculture, which is the main stay of the...

Only 5 out of 24 adopted communities pass as Open Defecation Free

The Water, Sanitation and Hgyiene (WASH) programme under the auspices of World Vision Ghana, a non-governmental organisation, has visited two Open Defecation Free (ODF) communities in the Nkwanta South Municipality of the Volta Region, to ascertain the impact of...

Forum on China-Africa Cooperation charts 3-year cooperation plan

The 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation was held September 3-4, 2018 under the theme “China and Africa: Toward an Even Stronger Community with Shared Future through Win-Win Cooperation”. The summit was attended by the Heads of...

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Richard Ofori: Black Stars goalie joins Orlando Pirates

Orlando Pirates have confirmed the signing of Black Stars goalie Richard Ofori. The 26-year-old signed with the Buccaneers after agreeing...

UN 75th Anniversary: Time for sober reflection

The United Nations (UN) 75th Anniversary is a time for introspection and sober reflection on the capacity of the Organization to provide solutions to...

“Ghanaian enterprises should be frontline actors in AfCFTA” – President Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has reiterated Government’s commitment to assisting Ghanaian enterprises to take advantage of the coming into force of the...

Ghana to issue E-visas next year

Ghana will start the issuance of electronic visas (E-visa) next year. Procurement processes have started for the selection of a firm to partner the...

NDC parliamentary aspirant in police grips over cheque issued to suspected criminals

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Agona West,  Paul Ofori Amoah, is being interrogated by the Central Regional Police CID in connection...