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Government committed to boost food production

Member of Parliament (MP) for Awutu-Senya WestNeenyi, George Andah, has reaffirmed government commitment to invest heavily in the agricultural sector to increase food production for export and local consumption. The...

ECOWAS Ministers of Information meet in Abidjan

The Ministers of Information and Experts from Member States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have disclosed the importance of the ECOWAS Radio to regional integration...

Government to introduce palliative healthcare policy

The Ministry of Health is initiating plans to introduce palliative healthcare policy into the country’s health delivery system to improve the quality of life of patients. Palliative care is the...

Ghana participates in 2019 WATEC confab in Israel

Minister of sanitation and Water Resource, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, has represented Ghana at the 2019 water Technology and Environmental Control {WATEC}conference, on the theme; “Creating energy through interaction.” Held in...

Mistrust of EC harmful – Asantehene

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu, says the survival of the state as a democratic country depends on its ability to conduct free and fair elections. According to him, the country's...

Petroleum Commission to establish Local Content Fund

Regulator of Ghana’s upstream Petroleum sector, Petroleum Commission is to set up a Local Content Fund by the first quarter of next year. The fund will provide concessionary loans to...

Government to review Oil and Gas Local Content Laws

Government is to present proposed amendments of the country's Oil and Gas Local Content laws to parliament next year. The changes seek to make it easier for International Oil Companies...

PDS saga is policy crisis- Ivor Greenstreet

Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, the 2016 Flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has described the issues about the Power Distribution Service (PDS) deal as policy crisis that...

Ghana need urgent constitutional review- Dr Raymond Atuguba

Dean of the Law Faculty University of Ghana, and former Executive Secretary of the Constitution Review Commission, Dr. Raymond Atuguba, says "Ghana is at a governance standstill and there...

EC assures of “tactile jacket” to aid visually impaired in Referendum

The Eastern Regional office of the Electoral Commission (EC) has assured the visually impaired that tactile jackets would be available to aid them in the District level Elections (DLE)...

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Africa

New Schengen visa changes to benefit South Africans who frequent Europe

Major changes are coming for the popular Schengen Visa - a 104 countries' passport to visiting Europe, including South Africa. From 2 February 2020, new revisions will...

Somalia ranked world’s most corrupt nation

Somalia is still ranked the world's most corrupt country, according to the just released 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). The index is published annually by...

World

‘Too early’ to call coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency, says WHO

The outbreak of a new deadly coronavirus in China is not yet a global health emergency, said director-general of the World Health Organization Tedros...

‘Snakes could be source of Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak’

Snakes -- the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra -- may be the original source of the newly discovered coronavirus that has triggered an...