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South Korea has deployed a warship to the sea off Ghana after three South Korean sailors were kidnapped by pirates who have now been identified as Nigerians. The 500t Marine 711 with about 40 Ghanaian and three South Korean sailors was boarded by the Nigerian pirates on 26 March. The ... Korea
According to him, the political ideologies in Ghana have divided the country, a situation that threatens government's plans and policies including the Ghana ... "I will urge the president to unite this country immediately or else let us forget Ghana beyond aide unity is the bedrock for the Ghana Beyond Aide."

There was yet another heavy defeat for Ghana's women national team as they suffered a 7-1 thrashing at the hands of Japan in an international friendly on Sunday. Jane Ayieyam scored for the Black Queens but goals from Mina Tanaka, Mana Iwabuchi, Rika Masuya, Emi Nakajima, Hikari Takagi, ...
South Korea has deployed a warship to the sea off Ghana after three South Korean sailors were kidnapped by pirates who have now been identified as ... The Marine 711, registered in Ghana, later arrived at a port at Ghana where the Ghanaian sailors disembarked, according to the South's Yonhap ... fishing
ACCRA. -- Computer giants Microsoft have donated dozens of computers to the school where a Ghanaian ICT teacher stole the hearts of social media users when he drew features of a Microsoft Word processing window on a chalkboard. The innovative Ghanaian teacher instantly became a social ...
It is difficult to know how many people die each year by drowning in Ghana, in the absence of official statistics. But the waters of the Gulf of Guinea, crossed by violent currents, are considered dangerous, and many local bathers do not know how to swim. The Ghana National Aquatic Rescue Unit was set ...

“When I was eight years old, living in Ghana, my grandma said, 'Akwasi, what you need for success is already in you. It is a matter of believing in yourself, having the will to work hard, and never giving up.' So every time that I have wanted to give up, I remembered that and knew that I had to keep going.”
The Deputy Director, Northern Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. John Abayire expressed shock how Doctors trained at the University of Development Studies could refuse postings to the Northern Region. What we must remind ourselves is that, during their study and House man ...
Mr. President, I'm confident you mean well; with the security and wellbeing of Ghana as your paramount priority. It is also fair to assume that you left the details of the Ghana-US agreement/negotiations to your ministers, especially your Defense Minister, to work out the fines points with the US DoD.
“We are wholly committed to holding the feet of NPP and the Akufo-Addo government to the fire of accountability… I am telling you students, we will make it costly for the NPP to carry forward the agreement.” These were the exact words of National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for ...
KIDI AND Kuami Eugene may not be household names here in the UK – yet – but in Ghana they have already more than made their mark on the music scene. Afrobeats fans in the UK were treated to their live performances earlier this month at Ghanaian Independence celebrations all around the UK as ...
South Korea has deployed an anti-piracy warship to the sea off Ghana after three South Korean sailors were kidnapped by pirates, Seoul's foreign ministry said. The 500-tonne Marine 711 with about 40 Ghanaian and three South Korean sailors was boarded by unidentified pirates last Monday. The pirates ...
He said Ghana could overcome the challenges and emerge victorious as Jesus Christ overcame death to give salvation to mankind in Easter. ... Asare-Kusi urged Ghanaians to have confidence in themselves, Ghana and in Jesus Christ to always emerge successful despite their current circumstances.
Mr Kenneth Kwamina Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Dalex Financing and Leasing Company Limited (Dalex Finance) said Ghana should stop borrowing to put the economy on track. He said Ghana was broke, and noted that “we spent almost 100 per cent of all our revenue including grants' on three ...
DAKAR, Senegal — Thousands of Ghanaians rallied in the streets of their capital on Wednesday to protest a deal that would give the U.S. military an expanded role in Ghana. As part of the agreement struck last week, the United States would invest about $20 million in equipment and training for the ...
Delivering on its promise, Microsoft collaborated with eSolutions Consulting – a local Education partner in Ghana - and delivered technological resources to equip a computer lab at Betenase Junior High School, located in Sekyedumase, Ashanti Region, Ghana. The computer lab donation includes devices ...
The Ghana Shippers' Authority (GSA) has clarified the reason behind its decision to abandon the fumigation contract signed by itself as the client, the Ghana Health Service (GHS), as the regulator, and LCB Worldwide Ghana Limited, as the service provider. It explained that the contract contained clauses ...

The US embassy in Ghana in a statement issued Wednesday stated that the “United States has not requested, nor does it intend to request, the establishment of a military base in Ghana or the permanent presence of U.S. troops in Ghana. Reports alleging otherwise are inaccurate and misleading.”
Koku Anyidoho was arrested at a press conference in Accra on Tuesday which was organized by a group of opposition parties protesting a Ghana-US defence cooperation agreement. His arrest drew large crowds of party supporters and sympathizers who thronged the Police Headquarters in Accra on ...
Five persons on board a Ghanaian fishing vessel which was reported missing on Monday in an alleged hijack by pirates, have been taken hostage, whiles the vessel has been rescued by the Ghana Navy. The five, including three Koreans, one Ghanaian and a Greek national, are believed to have been ...
Somoco Ghana Limited, the authorized resellers of Bajaj motorcycles in Ghana, has unveiled the latest Pulsar 220 and Discover 125 motorcycles onto the Ghana market. These models are packed with the best of Bajaj technology to meet the aspirations of the Ghanaian youth. The Pulsar 220 is a 220cc ...
Thousands held the streets of Accra hostage Wednesday in protest against a military cooperation agreement with the US which they say takes Ghana's sovereignty hostage. In a demonstration that bore all the hallmarks of success - numbers, passion, personalities, media - the protesters dramatised their ...
A young woman hangs limp in the arms of men bringing her from the ocean to the sand as part of their lifeguard training in Accra, the capital of Ghana. While restaurants and hotels are bracing for the wave of Easter weekend tourists coming to the white sandy beaches along the Atlantic ocean, about 50 ...
DAKAR, Senegal — Thousands of Ghanaians rallied in the streets of their capital on Wednesday to protest a deal that would give the United States military an expanded role in Ghana. As part of the agreement struck last week, the United States would invest about $20 million in equipment and training for ...
Security analyst, Dr Vladmir Antwi-Danso, has backed concerns of a possible terror attack on Ghana following a deal that may increase U.S. Military activity in the country. Dr Antwi-Danso says in many instances where extremists have attacked an African country, they have done so because of the presence ...
BitPesa, the premier digital payments platform for frontier markets, has launched a suite of services in Ghana today. Having expanded from East Africa across to West Africa in 2015, BitPesa remains dedicated to facilitating intra-Africa trade by increasing the ease and speed of doing business in Ghana.
The waiver of the requirement for the use of valid drivers' licenses issued by appropriate Ghanaian authorities in Article 13 of the agreement, smacks off wanton disregard for Ghanaian law and seeks to impose American law on the country. We are at a loss as to why US citizens in Ghana cannot comply with ...
The Minority in Parliament has vowed to do everything possible to ensure a Ghana-US agreement on military cooperation is not approved by the House. The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) MPs say Ghana will surrender her sovereignty if Parliament approves the agreement which gives ...
Ghana will have no peace if parliament approves the military base agreement between Ghana and the United States of America, Security Analyst David Agbe has warned. According to him, Ghana would not have our sovereign right to rule as an independent country. Parliament has received the ...
Accra - Ghana and the United States are working to forge closer ties between their armed forces but both countries denied that they are involved setting up military bases in the West African nation. News reports in Ghana on Tuesday cited leaked documents from a recent cabinet meeting that formed the ...
Per the agreement, “all existing buildings, non-relocatable structures, and assemblies affixed to the land in agreed facilities and areas, including ones altered or improved by United States forces, remain the property of Ghana. Buildings constructed by United States forces shall become the property of ...
It has emerged that the Government of Ghana has sent to Parliament for ratification, a Memorandum of Understanding on defence cooperation between Ghana and the United States, that will give the Americans some space in the country to set up a camp for its military forces. The document sighted by ...
Empowering home-grown companies will be key to realizing the 'Ghana Beyond Aid' agenda as it will spark a major economic turnaround, broadcaster Paul Adom-Otchere has said. It is for this reason that Mr. Adom-Otchere views the controversial attempted merger between uniBank and adb as ...
The Student Entrepreneurship Week Ghana is to enlighten enterprising young Ghanaians on how to build and grow sustainable businesses. According to ... Ghana employment statistics also records that 10.5% of these unemployed persons end up going into entrepreneurship when they couldn't find jobs.
Meet Richard Appiah Akoto: A teacher from Ghana who used a blackboard to teach kids how the computer works. ET Bureau|. Updated: ... Microsoft has promise to offer Akoto, who teaches at the Betenase M/A Junior High School in the southern Ghana town of Sekyedumase, free training. He was recently ...
According to the Ghana Health Service, XDR Tuberculosis is an extensively drug-resistant type of Tuberculosis. ... on Tuberculosis on Friday, March 16, 2018, Dr. Frank Bonsu, Manager of the TB Control Programme at the Ghana Health Service, called for a concerted effort to fight the emerging threat.
CAPE TOWN - Cape Town-based wine exporter Robinson and Sinclair will form part of a South African business delegation participating in the Department and Trade and Industry's trade mission to Ghana and Nigeria next week. The firm is one of the companies that will get an opportunity to explore export ...
This week, the Ghana Premier League caught a Hail Mary after Accra Great Olympics' quest to play in the League suffered another embarrassing setback. On Thursday, the court dismissed their quest for an injunction on the start of this year's competition, clearing the path for the top-flight matches to ...
Ghana, the west African nation known as one of the world's largest cocoa producers, is on course for skyrocketing economic growth this year thanks to an entirely different commodity. Ghana is "about to have an oil boom," Imad Mesdoua, senior consultant for Africa at Control Risks, told CNBC via telephone ...
Teaching kids how to use a computer is hard enough already, since they're kids, but just try doing it without any computers. That was the task undertaken by Richard Appiah Akoto in Ghana, and his innovative (and labor-intensive) solution was to draw the computer or application on the blackboard in great ...
Accra, March 11, GNA – Dr Michal Rutkowski, the Senior Director of SP&J, World Bank Group, has commended the Government for its policy on “Ghana Beyond Aid,” describing it as a laudable idea. He said although it was a very interesting idea, there was the need to set targets and dates towards ...
Ghana's population is now estimated at 29.6 million up from the 24.5 million recorded during the 2010 population and Housing Census, a Chief Statistician with the ... Ghana's population has grown by more than 23 million people when the population was at less than at six million at Independence in 1557.
In the Volta Region of Ghana in west Africa, the Sisters of Mary Mother of the Church Congregation run a health care facility, Mater Ecclesiae Clinic; the Mater Ecclesiae School for young students in the area; and their convents, which include facilities for baking bread, meat pies and Communion wafers.
He added “However, we are working with the Ministry of Health now to ban shisha and electronic cigarettes now in Ghana. Shisha use is more harmful than cigarettes, one puff from that tube is equal to one full cigarette that you smoke, so it is more dangerous than cigarette, so with that alone as far as public ...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo during Ghana's 61st Independence Day celebration reiterated his commitment to building a Ghana Beyond Aid economy. According to President Akufo-Addo, to achieve a Ghana Beyond Aid we must effectively harness our own resources and creatively and ...
Not India, but Ghana is poised to become the world's fastest growing economy. The African nation is projected to register a growth between 8.3 and 8.9 per cent in 2018. While for India, which registered a GDP growth of 7.2 per cent in December quarter, World Bank report has predicted a 7.3 per cent ...
Now, as oil prices rise again and the country's oil production rapidly expands, Ghana is on track to make a remarkable claim for a country mired in poverty not long ago: It is likely to have one of the world's fastest-growing economies this year, according to the World Bank, the African Development Bank, the ...
(CNN) Model-activist Adwoa Aboah wants her next "Gurls Talk" event to be in Ghana. "I just got back from Ghana," she says," and it was the first time. It sounds weird to say but I felt that they had claimed me... It meant more to me than anything." The daughter of a Ghanaian father and British mother, Aboah ...
The Minister for Water Resources and Sanitation, Mr Joseph Kofi Adda has blamed the high level of filth in Ghana on Zoomlion Ghana Limited, for failing to perform to satisfaction as a waste management service provider. According to him, although the waste management giant is supposed to collect waste ...
Opposition groups in Togo said Friday they were suspending upcoming protests against President Faure Gnassingbe at the request of Ghana, which is mediating in the crisis. “The facilitator, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, received a delegation from the (opposition) coalition on Wednesday in Accra ...



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