Ghana

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:51:13 GMT
Tarkwa-Nsuaem, Prestea - Huni Valley Records 901 Teenage Pregnancies in 6 Months
[Ghanaian Times] Boboobo -- Statistics in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem and Prestea- Huni Valley municipalities of the Western Region show that, from January to June 2021, 901 girls became pregnant, the Regional Manager, Community Relations, Gold Fields Ghana Li...

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:51:10 GMT
10-Member Road Classification Committee Inaugurated
[Ghanaian Times] A newly reconstituted 10-member road classification committee to ascertain the ability of contractors to execute projects in the country has been inaugurated in Accra by the Minister of Roads and Highways, Kwasi Amoako-Atta.

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:51:07 GMT
Okudzeto Ablakwa Gifts Midwife Car for Hardwork, Commitment to Duty
[Ghanaian Times] It was all tears of joy last Friday when Madam Beatrice Blessing Obidieh, the longest serving midwife at the Battor Catholic Hospital was gifted a 2015 Toyota Prius by Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, the Member of Parliament for North To...

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:51:01 GMT
Ghana Takes Custody of 1.5 Astrazeneca Doses Donation From Germany
[Ghanaian Times] The German Government yesterday donated 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines to Ghana in support of the fight against the pandemic.

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:51:00 GMT
Sports Minister Hails Milo's Reappointment
[Ghanaian Times] The Minister for Youth and Sports, Mr.Mustapha Ussif,has expressed confidence in the ability of the reappointed Serbian coach, Milovan Rajevac, to deliver as Head Coach of the Black Stars.

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:51:00 GMT
1 Injured in Scuffle At Kasoa Over Nomination of MCE
[Ghanaian Times] One person was injured following a scuffle at Kasoa, in the Central Region, between some youth alleged to be supporters of the immediate past Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Awutu Senya East Municipality, Michael Essuman Mensah, ...

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:50:58 GMT
GNAT Calls for Insurance Scheme for Teachers in Remote C'nities
[Ghanaian Times] Kositsekope -- The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has called on the government to establish a special insurance scheme for teachers in remote areas like island communities.

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:50:55 GMT
CSIR-BRRI Needs U.S.$4 Million to Revamp Abandoned Pozzolana Cement Factory
[Ghanaian Times] Fumesua -- The Pozzolana cement factory established by the Building and Road Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-BRRI) at Gomoa Mprumem in the Central Region, has been abandoned.

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:50:53 GMT
Ghana Lab Tech Holds Engagement Leveraging Mobile Applications for Job Creation
[Ghanaian Times] Ghana Lab tech, a digital innovation centre, Thursday organised a stakeholders' engagement on leveraging mobile applications for job creation, especially among the youth.

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:50:50 GMT
Ghanaian Farming Communities Grappling With Sandfly Bites
[Ghanaian Times] Dodome is a cluster of six rural farming communities in the Volta region of Ghana, situated northwest of Ho, the regional capital, about 180 kilometers northeast of Ghanaian capital Accra.

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:50:46 GMT
'Political Interference in Law Enforcement Agencies Worrying'
[Ghanaian Times] The chairperson of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Kenneth Asamoah, has detested political interference in activities of law enforcement agencies.

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:42:03 GMT
UK Is Committed to Opening Up International Travel
[GhanaToday] The United Kingdom (UK) is committed to opening up international travel and is using its COVID- 19 vaccine certification process to enable all those wishing to enter the UK to do so safely.

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:44:22 GMT
BOST Pays $585 Million Trade Debt Within Four Years - MD
[GhanaToday] The management of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) Company Limited, has paid $585 million of its $624 million trade debt it inherited in 2017 via Internally-Generated Funds over the past four years.

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:43:24 GMT
Govt Focused to Stimulate Recovery of Economy - Oppong Nkrumah
[GhanaToday] Information Minister, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has stated that Government was focused and was stimulating the quick recovery of the Ghanaian economy from the devastating impact of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:42:35 GMT
Milovan Rajevac Sets Sight On Making History With Ghana Again
[GhanaToday] New Black Stars Head Coach Milovan Rajevac says he is aware of the stern task that confronts Ghana's qualification to the 2022 Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) World Cup but remains optimistic of making history wit...

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 13:07:37 GMT
Rice Farmers Need Finance for New Technologies, but Banks Don't Trust Them
[The Conversation Africa] New farming technologies have the potential to improve livelihoods and food security in Sub-Saharan Africa. Better seed varieties, soil fertility practices and pest management can all increase productivity. A United Nations ...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 04:38:42 GMT
Some Ghanaians Hate Him, Some Love Him - the Mixed Legacy of Jerry John Rawlings
[The Conversation Africa] Ghana's Third Republic lasted for just two years - from September 24, 1979 to December 31, 1981. Jerry Rawlings book-ended these two events. In 1979 he stepped aside following an election narrowly won by Dr. Hilla Limann. Ra...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:22:21 GMT
Ghana Will Defend Democracy, Constitutional Rule - - President Akufo-Addo
[GhanaToday] President Akufo-Addo has reiterated Ghana's resolve to defend democracy and constitutional rule in West Africa.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:38:34 GMT
Ghana to Receive 1.3 Million Pfizer Vaccines From the United States Government
[Ghana Presidency] The Vice President of the United States of America, Kamala Harris, has assured the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, that the United States will soon donate some 1.3 million Pfizer vaccines to Ghana.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:39:33 GMT
Knutsford University College Wins 2021 Global University of the Year Award
[Ghanaian Times] Knutsford University College has won the 2021 Global University of the Year Award at the International Sustainability and Growth Summit in Dubai.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:39:31 GMT
4 Police Personnel Interdicted... Following Brutalities Against Tamale Residents
[Ghanaian Times] Tamale -- The Police Administration has with immediate effect interdicted four police personnel working with the Northern Regional Police Command.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:39:30 GMT
Ghana Spearheads an African Proposal to the Montreal Protocol to Stop Appliance Dumping
[Ghanaian Times] Ghana, on behalf of the African Parties to the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the Ozone Layer, has submitted to the Secretariat of the Montreal Protocol,a draft decision proposing next steps in stopping the environmenta...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:39:28 GMT
Leum Community Gets New JHS Block
[Ghanaian Times] Leum -- The Leum community in the Shai Osuduku District went agog on Friday when residents were gifted a newly constructed three-unit Junior High School (JHS) classroom block built by the district assembly.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:39:25 GMT
'Muslims Will Resist Imposition of LGBTQ+
[Ghanaian Times] Ashaiman. -- The Secretary to the Muslim Community in the Ashaiman Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, Alhaji Ibrahim Salisu SofoYaro, has said Muslims will resist any attempt by any group or individuals to impose Lesbian Gay B...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:39:22 GMT
ACE Promotions Launches 'Warriors Night'
[Ghanaian Times] ACE Power Promotions has declared their readiness to stage a 12-bout promotion at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra on October 16.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:39:21 GMT
COCOBO Signs U.S.$1.5 Bn Syndicated Loan Pact... for Purchase of 950,000 Tonnes of Cocoa
[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has signed a US$1.5 billion syndicated loan agreement with a consortium of international and local financial institutions for the purchase of cocoa beans for the 2021/2022 crop season.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:39:18 GMT
2021 PHC Must Guide True Development
[Ghanaian Times] Yesterday, the Government Statistician announced the provisional results of the country's 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC), stating that Ghana's population is now 30.8 million.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:39:17 GMT
WAEC Announces New Dates for Physic, Bus. Mgt. Papers
[Ghanaian Times] The West African Examination (WAEC) has announced new dates for the Physics and Business Management papers in the on-going West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) which it postponed last week.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:39:17 GMT
Preliminary 2021 Census Figures - Ghana's Population Hits 30.8m Gar, Ashanti Regions Top Chart. Ahafo Region Least Populated
[Ghanaian Times] Ghana's population has increased to 30.8 million from 24.7 million in 2010, the preliminary figures of the 2021 Housing and Population Census (HPC), has revealed.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:39:14 GMT
Astrazeneca Vaccination Against Covid-19 Resumes Sept 24
[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Health Service (GHS) will from tomorrow, Friday, September 24, 2021, resume the administration of AstraZeneca, COVID-19 vaccines to eligible persons.

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