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Ghana Health Service issues health alert on Swine flu

Ghana News

The Ghana Health Service is warning of an outbreak of Swine Flu or H1N1 in the country.

President Akufo- Addo among New African Magazine 2017 most Influential Africans

Ghana News

A Deafblind Harvard University law graduate activist, an attitude-changing teen dance troop from a Ugandan slum, and a Mauritanian modern day slavery abolitionist hero, are among the fresh faces joining renowned business magnates.

Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, the National Chief Imam. File image.

Ghana News

 The Federation of Muslim Councils (FMC) says it is in no doubt, that homosexuality and same sex marriage remains an abominable subject (Haram).

Former President Mahama denies allegation of appropriating military lands

Ghana News

The Office of the Former President, John Dramani Mahama has denied allegations by the Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul that the Former President is occupying or has appropriated a land or property belonging to the Ghana Armed Forces.

Mr. Nitiwul at the meet the press series in Accra Thursday made some comments on this matter.

Former President Mahama's office has described the Minister's comments as "unfounded".

A statement signed by Special Aide,Joyce Bawah Mogtari stated the Minister did not provide any details of the said property, and presumes the Minister's claim is in respect to the current residence of the Former first family.

According to the statement, the Former President and his family currently reside in a residential estate by a private real estate developer.

It said the Office is appalled at the Minister's unfounded accusation, adding that his behaviour falls short of the requirements of a Defence Minister whose office calls for sobriety and reflection.

 

Source: GBC

Corruption is Rape - New anti-corruption campaign launched

Ghana News

A disruptive anticorruption campaign has been launched by the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and Penplusbytes at the start of the week-long AntiCorruption conference (4th-9th December) at La Palm Hotel in Accra. The campaign aims to strip corruption of its socially accepted status and aspirational appeal by getting Ghana to see it in the same light as rape, murder and armed robbery.

Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu (M) with Yvonne Dzifa Bedi CEO of Men’s Health Foundation receiving the award.

Ghana News

Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu, a well-known figure in the fight against prostate cancer in the black community and a champion of holistic medicine has received an Honorary Award at the 1st FN Business Awards held on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the Golf Suites Hotel, Kisseman.

Parliament approves $40m IDA loan to support Secondary School Education Improvement Project

Ghana News

Parliament has approved a financing agreement between the government and the International Development Association (IDA), for the release of $40 million as additional finance for the Ghana Secondary School Education Improvement Project (SEIP).

Sunyani Technical University owes utilities GH¢3.2 million

Ghana News

The SunyanI Technical University has appealed to the government to help clear its utility bills which have accumulated to  the tune of GH¢3.2 million to ensure uninterrupted teaching and learning.

US$40 million to upgrade facilities in 75 SHS - Nana Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

The government has secured US$40 million under the Secondary Education Improvement Project to expand and upgrade facilities in 75 selected senior high schools (SHS), President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has announced.

Revocation of Ibrahim Mahama’s bauxite license - Ruling set for February 28

Ghana News

An Accra High Court has fixed February 28, next year, to rule on a judicial review application filed by Exton Cubic Group Limited following the revocation of its mining license by the Lands and Natural Resources Ministry.

Homosexuality: Legalization in Ghana is bound to happen - Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says homosexuality is illegal in Ghana because there are not enough activists pushing for its legalization.

Dr Afisah Zakariah, the Acting Chief Director of the Ministry of Health. GNA Photo

Ghana News

Dr Afisah Zakariah, the Acting Chief Director of the Ministry of Health, has admitted that the burnt Central Medical Stores (CMS) located at Tema was not insured at the time.

MP for Tarkwa-Nsuaem, Mr George Mireku Duker, raised the gas cylinder to support his claim that the cylinder recirculation model of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) announced by the government would ensure the integrity of gas cylinders and prevent gas explosions.

Ghana News

The First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Joseph Osei-Owusu, on Friday ordered the marshal to take a gas cylinder that a Member of Parliament (MP) brought in to aid his debate on the 2018 budget and economic policy outside the chamber of Parliament.

Yaw Anokye Frimpong

Ghana News

Yaw Anokye Frimpong, the 22-year-old man who confessed to killing two African-American women in Akwamufie in the Eastern Region, has been sentenced to death by hanging by the Accra High Court.

File image - Mr Dan Botwe is the Minister of Regional Reorganisation and Development

Ghana News

The referendum on the proposed creation of four additional regions is estimated to cost the country around GH¢932 million.

The late Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong of Asempa FM - Photo credit - Asempa FM

Ghana News

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu Constituency, Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has revealed that the National Democratic Congress is shattered by the sudden demise of Asempa FM's political talk show host, Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong, affectionately known as KABA.

Ghana among world top 10 countries without decent toilets. Photo credit - respectwomen

Ghana News

Ghana has been named among the top 10 countries worldwide with the highest percentage of 85.7 of its population without decent toilets.

Nungua SHS to be shut down over inadequate toilet facilities

Ghana News

The Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly sanitation court has issued an order for the Nungua Senior High School to be shut down over inadequate toilet facilities in the school.

National Security seizes Italy-bound high voltage cables

Ghana News

A joint national and port security operation has led to the interception of large quantities of high-tension electricity cables at the Takoradi Port.

Pastor Felix Bamfo (right) and his son, Kindness

Ghana News

A 46-year-old pastor, Felix Bamfo, his wife and son have been arrested in connection with the death of a middle-aged woman, identified as Evelyn Homawu, at Viepe, near Aflao in the Ketu South municipality in the Volta Region.

Police deploy personnel to fight criminals at Kasoa

Ghana News

The Police Administration has deployed police personnel to Kasoa in the Central Region to clamp down on land guards and armed robbers whose activities have claimed three lives within two weeks.

50 Per cent of locally produced food does not reach consumers. Photo credit - yakubufamghanablogspot

Ghana News

Ghana loses about 318,514 tonnes of maize in post-harvest losses every year, research has revealed.

Ghana Debt to GDP ratio declines to 68.3 per cent

Ghana News

Ghana’s debt to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio has declined from 73 per cent at the end of December 2016 to 68.3 per cent at September 2017.

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance

Ghana News

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has said as part of government’s strategy to promote industrialization, it would modify the incentives to cocoa manufacturers to increase processing of cocoa in Ghana.

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