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They are teachers in small towns in the west or entrepreneurs in the capital and say they that even though living in Ghana is not always easy, they feel free and safe. Take Muhammida el-Muhajir, a digital marketer from New York City, who left her job to move to Accra. She says she moved, because despite ...

"Indeed, the emerging digital economy, offers developing countries like Ghana an opportunity to take a quantum leap in development, by transforming the economy into a high- value-added, information and knowledge based economy. As more women understand the value of the Internet and ICT in terms ...
So I decided last year to embark on a trip to Ghana in order to seek some sort of deeper self-knowledge and understanding. Though I recognised that the country was my ancestors' 'home', not directly mine, I knew it would offer insight into who I am and exactly where I've come from. My dual heritage means ...
... journalists from about eight regions across the country at the encounter. Most of these journalists came from not even the regional capitals or the so-called big media houses but they made their presence count and that for me is a great sign towards bettering a lot of the journalism in Ghana" He observed.

Mondelez International said it signed a memorandum of understanding with the Forestry Commission of Ghana, Ghana Cocoa Board and United Nations Development Programme, reinforcing its commitment to reduce emissions in its cocoa supply chain across Ghana. Through Cocoa Life, Mondelez ...
Madam Ayorkor Botcwey said due to the increasing political and economic relations between both countries, Kuwait opened its embassy in Accra in 2015 and it is for the same reason Ghana decided last year to establish a resident diplomatic mission in Kuwait City to accelerate the diplomatic, economic, ...
''Ghana in principle cannot be exempt as a potential target ,so the security preparedness of our country is an extremely important matter'',Akufo Addo said. Nana Akufo Addo assured that Ghana is safe. "I think that Ghana is stable, Ghana is secure, Ghana is safe, and I'm going to do everything I can to make ...
Mayor Nikuyah Walker will lead a delegation of local residents and community leaders this spring to Charlottesville's sister city in Ghana, the Charlottesville-Winneba Foundation announced this week. The delegation's visit to Winneba, Ghana, will be the fifth trip from Charlottesville organized by the ...
The fate of Uber Ghana hangs in balance as a meeting between stakeholders in the transport industry ends inconclusively. The meeting was to address concerns raised by some stakeholders in the transport industry about the operations of Uber in the country. The question as to whether or not cars being ...
The Deputy Defense Minister, Major(Rtd) Derick Oduro has described Ghana's borders as porous which need more attention to curb any possible attack from insurgents. "As for our borders, we have already stated, it's porous; everybody should be wary of that". He told Accra Fm in the nation's capital on ...
Ghana's qualification was made possible by one Akwasi Frimpong, a Ghanaian - born skeleton athlete. He will become the second Ghanaian to participate in the Winter Olympics. Skeleton is an individual winter sliding sport in which a person rides a small sled, known as a skeleton bobsled (or sleigh), ...
So I decided last year to embark on a trip to Ghana in order to seek some sort of deeper self-knowledge and understanding. Though I recognised that the country was my ancestors' 'home', not directly mine, I knew it would offer insight into who I am and exactly where I've come from. My dual heritage means ...
The first time Smith visited Ghana was in 2016 for 30 days as a GEA student. He shared that the joy and hospitality the Ghanaians have is unreal because even visitors are welcomed into individuals' homes as a local. He said he his fellow members of the GEA team researched and interviewed story tellers ...
Africa women Cup of Nations LOC Chairperson, Freda Akosua Prempeh, has expressed optimism about Ghana's preparedness to host the 2018 CAF ... According to her, preparation towards hosting Africa's biggest women tournament is over 60% complete and Ghana will fully be ready in November for ...
Ghana's inspector general of police, David Asante-Apeatu, said officers were looking for "potential allies" of the trio "inside and outside the country". Akufo-Addo told a news conference to mark his first year in power that the extremist threat was "a reality for all of us" and "Ghana, in principle, cannot be ...

Mr. President, do Ghana a favour and have Ghana at heart. It is utterly irresponsible for you to say that it is not your responsibility to fight corruption at GFA. Are you trying to say that if there is blatant corruption, you will sit back and watch? Let me give you a clue: America shook up FIFA and they are looking ...
ACCRA, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Ghana's cedi will be more stable in 2018 than last year, helped by lower inflation outlook and higher oil production, the central bank said on Monday. The currency of the major commodity exporter declined 4.88 percent to the dollar in 2017, its best performance in five years, ...
ACCRA, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday announced an average of 14 percent reduction in electricity tariffs for non-residential users beginning this month. The decision is to boost private sector business in Ghana, as the government has succeeded in normalizing the ...
Her hit 'Sponsor' was the most played song on Ghana radio in 2017. Her appearance at the top spot is sure to enhance calls for her to take the top award - Artist of the Year - at this year's Vodafone Ghana music Awards. Speaking about the need for the list, head of MUSIGA Bice Osei Kuffour said, "Data in ...
An Irish woman and her father who were left stranded in Ghana at the weekend after their airline refused to let them board their flight home have arrived back in Europe. Michaella Itaire and her father Michael Itaire were booked to fly to Brussels via Morocco with Royal Air Maroc on Saturday from the Kotoka ...
Top US diplomats in South Africa and Ghana were called on to meet with those governments, Undersecretary of State Steven Goldstein told CNN. Haiti, Botswana and Senegal have also summoned diplomats over the matter, and more diplomats are expected to be called this week, Goldstein said.
Ho, Jan. 15, GNA - Mr Edem Agbewornu, the Keta Municipal Chief Executive, has called on government to stop expanding settlements at Gakli Kologa and other communities along the Ghana-Togo border at Aflao for security reasons. He described the communities as "unapproved" and haven for ...
Former Ghana defender John Paintsil says the country's failure to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup holding in Russia could create an opportunity for a good campaign at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Black Stars finished third in Group E of the World Cup qualifiers behind Egypt and Uganda with ...
Management of the University of Ghana has stressed it will not hand over the newly built University of Ghana Teaching hospital to the Health ministry as instructed by government. Over the weekend, national security operatives stormed the campus to take over the newly built facility on the orders of the ...
Despite the concerns that met Ghana's decision to host the two Yemeni men, their two-year stay passed without any incident. Mr. Kpebu believes continuing to show commitment to the US on this front will only serve to bolster the nation's security efforts. "To the extent that we have helped for about two years ...
There was 80 per cent increase in new cases of HIV/AIDS infection in Ghana according to a 2017 Ghana AIDS Commission report. The report also indicates that the Volta Region and Brong Ahafo Region topped the chart of HIV/AIDS prevalence. A large proportion of the new HIV/AIDS cases were pregnant ...
Mensah, 28, had immigrated from Ghana in Africa and was a permanent legal resident in the US. His story has taken on new meaning in the wake of President Donald Trump's reported vulgar comments about immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti and some African countries. "Why do we want all these people ...
A brief ceremony was held at the government House on that particular day Ghana showed up, accompanied by members of the amnesty programme, his wife, Queen and their few months old baby, Rev. Father Abraham, some clergies as well as a lawyer, Barr. Terfa Jirgba, representing his interest while ...
The president of the Republic of Ghana fired back at President Trump · Donald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for 'serious case of amnesia' after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had ...
Ghana has over the years used a system which dates back to 1993 to calculate its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) but Wadieh said the 2018 rebasing would afford the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) the opportunity to employ global best practice with latest technology to calculate the national accounts.
Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo today said US President Donald Trump's reported description of African nations as "sh**hole countries" was unacceptable, while his predecessor branded the US head of state a racist. On Thursday, Mr Trump reportedly demanded to know why the US should accept ...
Ghana's Emmanuel 'Game Boy' Tagoe' has claimed that he is the richest Ghanaian boxer currently. According to the reigning IBO Lightweight champion, there is no boxer in Ghana that is richer than him. "I want to say this on record, I'm the richest boxer in Ghana," Tagoe told Happy FM. "In terms of money, ...
Mr Kwesi Boateng Adjei, a Deputy Minister of Local government and Rural Development (MLG&RD) has said government would develop a Home-grown Digital Mapping of property to promote the National Digital Property Addressing System (NDPAS) and Street Naming system. "The NDPAS will also be ...
An Irish woman and her father were left stranded in Ghana on Saturday after their airline refused to let them board their flight back to Europe due to luggage issues. Michaella Itaire and her father Michael Itaire were booked to fly to Brussels via Morocco with Royal Air Maroc on Saturday from the Kotoka ...
"The Crown" on Netflix is a show about the life of queen Elizabeth II, rich with period detail. Rich, that is, until the first scene in episode eight of the second season, which opens in an ersatz orientalist fantasy palace that's supposed to be in Accra, Ghana. Ghana's first president, Kwame Nkrumah (played ...
The Republic of Rwanda is warning Ghana to ban the importation of some food products from South Africa to avert an outbreak of the Listeriosis disease. Rwanda has already placed a ban on the said food products from South Africa to avoid a spread of the disease. The Listeriosis disease, according to a ...
"Tuesday, January 7 1993 will always remain a momentous day in the history of Ghana. Two hundred elected Ghanaians and a Speaker had met in an improvised parliament at the Accra International Conference Centre to begin what is now popularly referred to as the First Parliament of the Fourth ...
A citizen of the Republic of Ghana is accused of assaulting Customs and Border Protection officers at the bus station in Rochester on Christmas Eve, according to the United States Attorney's Office. Nana Dwomah Yeboah, 34, was charged by criminal complaint with assaulting and resisting federal law ...
investor confidence in the upstream petroleum sector has shot up following Ghana's recent victory at the International Tribunal for the Laws of the sea (ITLOS). ... Ghana, on Saturday, September 23, 2017, emerged victorious in its three-year-long maritime boundary dispute with Cote d'Ivoire at the ITLOS.
CEO of the Ghana Investments Promotion Centre (GIPC), Yofi Grant, has confirmed the entrance of international oil giant Exxon Mobil in the country's oil ... Yofi Grant in an interview with JoyBusiness said Exxon Mobil and other international oil companies have now invested in the exploration of Ghana's ...
The teams to battle it out in the men's category are GRA hockey Team of Ghana Revenue Authority, Trustees Hockey Team of SSNIT both from Ghana, with Eastern Company Club, who are the defending champions and ElSharkia Club both from Egypt, with Nigerian clubs Niger Flickers Hockey Club and ...
There is an adage in northern Ghana which says that when your parent give birth to you, you must also give birth to yourself. Thus, one must grow to have self-responsibility and maturity. Concomitant to this local aphorism was the reason why we demanded the Republic which came into being on 1st July ...
Telecom analyst, Fouad Chalabi has ruled out any possibility of Ghana signing onto a 5G license anytime soon. 5G (5th Generation) is the proposed next telecommunications standards that will provide better speeds and coverage than the current 4G. According to Chalabi, Ghana is yet to realize the full ...
"Ghana has earned the accolade as the beacon of democracy because the elections was largely successful and it's not broken down into violence and bloodshed like we have seen in many other countries. But let me caution we are entering into a very dangerous phase with the rise of all these vigilante ...
Uber is proud to announce a new and innovative insurance policy designed to cover accidental rider injuries while on a trip with Uber in Ghana. ... This is an innovative and first of its kind solution for Uber riders in Ghana and has been tailored specifically for those on the road, building on Uber's security ...
On March 6, 1957 Ghana emerged the first African nation south of the Sahara to become independent from colonial rule. Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, whose CPP had won a convincing victory in the 1956 general election, became the first Prime Minister and Dr K.A. Busia emerged leader of the ...
For many Ghanaians; young and old, living in this country can be hard because it often takes a lot to achieve very little, and living here can be short because emergency service is virtually non-existence. As author Nana Awere Damoah puts it, "the best insurance policy in Ghana is the grace of God.".
ACCRA, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- Ghana's consumer price inflation inched up 0.1 percentage points to 11.8 percent year-on-year in December, from 11.7 percent in the previous month, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) said Wednesday. By this, the government's year-end inflation target of 11.2 percent was ...



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