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Ghana will be strongly represented at the 2018 U13 Dubai International football Cup by Lizzy soccer Academy U13 side after their triumphant ... Lizzy sports Academy U13 are taking part in the tournament after winning the Africa version of the Dubai International Football Cup held in Ghana a few weeks ...
At a media briefing held on destroyed cocoa farms at Asikasu Odumase in the Upper West Akim District, the farmers complained that over the last two years, more than 2000 acres of farms have been brought down by the Ghana Rubber Estate Limited (GREL). Chairman of the Concerned Farmers ...
Accra, Feb. 16, GNA - Mr Henry Kerali, the World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, has hailed the country's economic growth for 2017 and described it as "positive". Mr Kerali said the impressive growth was due to good micro economic policy management and economic ...
A group calling itself the Concerned Ghanaians Association is calling on the government to commence an investigation into the award of contract for the construction of the Desalination Plant in Teshie. The $125m desalination plant was constructed in 2015 to desalinate 60,000m3 of seawater a day ...

Ghana dropped four places to the 54th position in the latest Coca-Cola FIFA Ranking released on Thursday. The Black Stars had occupied the 50th position in the January ranking but lost 68 points to drop out of the top 50. The Black Stars, however, still remain the 8th ranked team in Africa, behind Tunisia, ...
ACcra, Ghana--Robert Annak was working the overnight shift at a power plant in Takoradi, a city in western Ghana, last Friday, when he took a break to watch the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics his phone. He didn't have to wait long to find the person he was looking for: After the Greek Athletes ...
American agricultural firm Monsanto says it is still open to the possibility of resuming work on GMO crops in Ghana after withdrawing from the country two years ago. But the company says it will only do that when it is sure the right business environment has been created to allow it operate successfully in the ...
During Thursday's skeleton, NBC cameras got a good view of Ghanaian skeleton slider Akwasi Frimpong's intricate helmet. It's an illustration of a rabbit inside the mouth of a lion. The rabbit doesn't seem like it's panicking, and instead looks fairly calm. Still, it's a bold illustration. The imagery is powerful at ...
Ghana has been lauded for its performance under African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA); more than doubling its exports to the United States to ... Mr Sullivan said Ghana could build on its good performance under the programme so far, by focusing more on value addition to its exports, especially ...
Hajia Mahama was speaking at the Ghana Business and Investment Forum, a side event organized at the just ended 2018 Ninth Session of the UN-Habitat World Urban Forum (WUF9) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on the theme: "Ghana's Industrialization Programme: Opportunities and Transformation ...
Official statistics from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) show that in Africa, malaria kills more people than all the wars on the continent combined, with a child dying every 30 seconds from the scourge. The disease also accounts for about 40% of public health expenditure in endemic countries.
Muhammadu Buhari disclosed this when Ghana's High Commissioner to Nigeria, Rashid Bawa, presented his letter of credence to the Nigerian leader in Abuja. "I will be in Ghana for your independence day celebration on March 6th, Ghana and Nigeria have come a long way and my presence there will ...
Programme Officer for SEND Ghana, Harriet Nuamah-Agyemang, has advised government to apportion adequate resources towards the ... According to the SEND Ghana's 2018 Budget analysis, 79% of funds were allocated to Compensation (salary payment and staff benefits), 15% allotted to Good and ...
There is growing tension at Asikasu-Odumase in the Upper West Akyem District of the Eastern Region over the forceful take-over of cocoa farmlands for rubber plantation. Cocoa farmers in the area have rejected compensation from the Ghana Rubber Estates limited in exchange for their land. They say they ...

All that period however, they diligently paid into Social Security and National insurance Trust their contributions or it was the responsibility of their employer in most instances the Ghana government to do that. How faithfully that was done will forever be one of the internal wranglings between SSNIT and ...
The Minister for fisheries and aquaculture Development, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has said her outfit is collaborating with the Ghana Maritime Authority and other concerned agencies to electronically monitor all vessels in Ghana's waters. Speaking at a meeting on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated ...
(GIN) - The state-owned Ghana Water Company Ltd (GWCL) has announced that due to severe dry winter winds (called 'harmattan') and the drying up of rivers, water deliveries will be rationed over the coming months while the country awaits the rain. "We are sorry to inform the consuming public that the ...
Late last year, the New York Times published an article titled "Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC", where the writers argue that the growing rate of obesity in the country is being fueled by changing lifestyles and diet, rising income, social pressure and status, and notably, ...
Here in Ghana, a group of feminists are using a completely wrong approach to fight very important social problems. By and large, it seems these maidens have not passed the test of womanhood as an African concept of dealing with women's problems - which is a problem of society not a gender issue.
The Turkish parliament's deputy speaker said on Wednesday that Fetullah terrorist Organization (FETO)-linked schools were not only a threat for the security of Turkey, but also for other countries where the terror group is active. In a meeting with the head of the Ghana-Turkey Interparliamentary Friendship ...
Forecasts from three top lenders, the World Bank, the African Development Bank, and the International Monetary Fund suggest that Ghana will be Africa's fastest growing economy in 2018. Ghana's projected position at the top of the continent's economic chart, the last it has seen in three decades, ...
Present at the meeting between the Saudi delegation and the Minister of Inner City and Zongo Development were the leadership of the Parliamentary Committee on Ghana -Saudi Arabia Parliamentary Friendship led by Mr. Mohammed Hardi Tuseini (MP Naton), Chairman, and vice Chairman, Mr.
Since the inception of Ghana's Fourth Republic (from 1993 to present), the nation has revoltingly lost billions of dollars meant for developmental projects through unbridled sleazes and corruption. Yet the methods employed by the successive governments in curbing the ostensive canker have been ...
IF YOU ARE a tourist either from Europe, Asia, North America or neighboring African countries who thinks that tourism in the country is all about visiting the old castles and forts, Akosombo Hydro-Electric dam, Aburi Botanical gardens and Kwame Nkrumah Museum, it is time you change your mind and start ...
Member of Pressure Group, Occupy Ghana, and Private Legal Practitioner, Ace Ankomah, has backed the Auditor-General's request for more powers to prosecute officials indicted in its reports of the State Auditor. Daniel Domelevo made the request on the back of revelations from a 2016 audit of the ...
Ghana forward David Accam believes a change in approach to how the Black Stars prepare for international competitions can help the nation end her long title ... According to the Philadelphia Union marksman, Ghana can come good in tournaments again if certain procedures can be improved upon.
Accra, Feb. 6, GNA - The Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) has urged government to consider a comprehensive hedging programme that would cover imports and exports of Ghana's petroleum resources as well as interest rates on public debt. The hedging will provide insurance for the country against oil price ...
Cited in the report as players for Ghana in the controversial deal were Lieutenant General Henry Smith, then Ghana's Ambassador to the United States of America, Mrs Amma A. Twum-Amoah, then Head of Chancery and Brigadier-General SM. Adams, then Defence, Military, Naval and Air Attache ...
One of the key priorities of the NPP administration is to move 'Ghana Beyond Aid'. The government has been tough on working to reduce the over-dependency on donor support for development. In the build up to President Akufo Addo's State of the Nation Address on Thursday, February 8, 2018, Citi ...
Twellium Industrial Company Ltd and RUN Energy Drink os sponsoring Emmanuel 'Game Boy' Tagoe with GHS 10,000 and pack of RUN Energy Drinks In his fight against Fernando David. This generosity being showed by Twellium Ghana and Run Energy Drink is of the intention to support the sports and ...
Akufo-Addo must resign, he's the cause of Ghana's state of insecurity - Asafo Adjei ... "Bra Kwame seriously Nana Akufo- Addo as a veteran lawyer is a disgrace to the Ghana Bar Association because he has tolerated these lawless party members for long now they have the audacity under a President who ...
"When students come to Ghana, it is important that they be flexible," Okantey, a professor at Portland State University, said in the news release. "Building rapport is such an important skill and is the foundation of social work." USM social work undergraduate students must complete one internship before ...
Ghana's Chef de Mission (CDM) for the 2018 Winter Olympic games, Jerry Shaib Ahmed has stated that Ghana would require about $57,000 to ... He said Ghana's participation in the winter games is a boost for the country; therefore, sponsors who come on board will have their monies worth the investment.
"But many measures can be put in place to assuage this backward movement and one of such measures is getting the Ghana government on board to inject money into the league so that clubs can pay their players well to serve as a bait for them to play the local league for a long time before leaving for ...
Ghana and Nigeria booked Africa's two tickets to the FIFA U-20 women's World Cup France 2018 with wins over Cameroon and South Africa. After a qualification process that involved 17 teams in Africa, Ghana and Nigeria came out on top to return to the global finals which will take place in France from ...
Three Nigeria nationals were arrested last Friday at the Customs Check Point in Dabala for smuggling two vessels suspected of containing mercury into Ghana. The trio; Musah Ibrahim, aged 44, Munkaila Yakubu, aged 53 and Hassan Gibril, aged 52, admitted they owned the items but were unable to show ...
The two - Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef and Khalid Muhammad Salih Al-Dhuby - arrived in Ghana January 2016 under a controversial arrangement ... He emphasised, "if they think that there is nothing to hide or keep as a secret, I dare them to show Ghanaians where this people live in Ghana".
The 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana has provided citizens and non-citizens of this country a number of rights and privileges of which the right to own political affiliation is not exempted. The constitution also grants a multiparty system in Ghana which are provisions that will propagate the level of ...
Two police officers from the Greater Manchester police Delegation in the United Kingdom (UK) are in Ghana for a five-day official visit to explore possibilities of collaboration between the Ghana Police Service and the Greater Manchester Police. The delegation held a meeting with the Police Management ...
"We are all talking about strikers; someone should show me a potent striker in Ghana now," Opare told Fox FM. "There's no potent striker in Ghana. That's what we've all been searching for. "The club is working hard to find solutions to the attacking [problem] in the team, the fans should calm down.".
Ghana has targeted to reduce deaths from cancer, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases by 25 percent within the next seven years, Mr. Kwaku ... of the Kwame Nkrumah University of science and technology (KNUST), Ghana Health Services, private medical practitioners and the general public.
Former Municipal Chief Executive for the Ejisu Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region, Afrifa Yamoah Ponkoh, has indicated that Ghana is no longer ... Mr Ponkoh told Chief Jerry Forson, on the Ghana Yensom show on Accra 100.5FM on Tuesday January 23 that : "Of course there are crisis across the ...
Despite preparing to travel nearly 6,000 miles from Hattiesburg to Ghana, Cooper Robinson thought she had a handle on spending three months abroad for field experience as a social work student. After all, she was used to being apart from family after coming to The University of Southern Mississippi from ...
The Minority in Parliament has asked the government to bring the agreement allowing the two former Guantanamo Bay detainees to stay in the country before Parliament for ratification. The Minority said the agreement approved by Parliament, which permitted the two former detainees to stay in Ghana, ...
Meanwhile, Ghana Boxing Supporters Union (GHABSU) has declared full support for Habib Ahmed and has send messages of inspiration and motivation ... The President of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) Lawyer Peter Zwennes has also sent words of encouragement to Ahmed to go all out and take the ...
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has tweeted a heartfelt message in memory of late K.B. Asante who passed away Monday at the age of 93. Mr Rawlings described Mr Asante as champion of integrity. "Ghana has lost a true statesman. K. B. Asante was a gentleman, historian, public-spirited person, ...
He told Chief Jerry Forson, host of the Ghana Yensom on Accra100.5FM on Monday, 22 January that: "We don't have a security breakdown in Ghana, we all have a collective responsibility not to incite and create fear and panic in the country although we have been met with some unfortunate incidents this ...



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