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Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - A stakeholder forum on Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) has called on Government to engage all relevant stakeholders prior to major trade interventions to ensure successful implementation.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - A stakeholder forum on Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) has called on Government to engage all relevant stakeholders prior to major trade interventions to ensure successful implementation.
Accra, Aug.14, GNA- Twelve persons allegedly involved in the Universal Merchant Bank GH¢326million scam have been granted bail by an Accra Circuit Court.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday sentenced Kwesi Botchwey a 22-year-old baker and a trader to ten years imprisonment in hard labour for having sex with a 15-year-old girl at Kotobabi a suburb of Accra.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA – Shamsu Sallay, a 38-year-old porter was on Tuesday jailed seven years for defiling a 13-year-old girl who was wandering in search of her friend at Maamobi in Accra.
Accra Aug. 14, GNA- An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday remanded into Police custody a driver for a stealing a Toyota Corrolla valued at GH¢ 35,000 cedis at Sakumono in Accra.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA – The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) on Tuesday launched its official website: www.visitghana.com and a tourism call centre to promote Ghana’s tourism domestically and internationally, in Accra.
Wa, Aug. 14, GNA – The Wa Municipal Assembly says it is yet to recover over GHC400,000.00 worth of inputs given to farmers under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJs) programme during last year’s farming season.
Sunyani, Aug. 14, GNA - The Municipal and District Chief Executives (MDCEs) in the Brong-Ahafo Region on Tuesday congratulated Mr. Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh on his new appointment as the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources designate.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Apostle Joseph Felix Kwasi Mensah, Executive Council Chairman, Great Commission Church International (GCCI), has urged Christian women to be fruitful in their service to God.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Management of Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) Ghana Limited, a member of Pan African ICT Company, CWG Plc, has received the ISO 9001:2015, a Quality Management System Standard.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Dr Frank Bonsu, the Programmes Manager, National TB Programme, on Tuesday, said the proportion of TB patients living in poverty has been found to be greater than the percentage of poor people in the entire population.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, a Presidential Aspirant of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Tuesday said the party needs a comprehensive re-branding to win the 2020 Presidential Election.
Accra, Aug 14, GNA - The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region has stirred up for Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, and his bid to lead the NDC into the 2020 election.
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Kumasi, Aug. 14, GNA – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has expressed worry about the level of development of the country after 61 years of nationhood.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - The 2018 Synod of the Global Evangelical Church has ended with a call on Government to engage relevant stakeholders to gather adequate input to ensure the effective implementation of the “Double Track” policy.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - The inaugurated Tax Dialogue Committee has begun work in earnest as stakeholders deliberated on issues affecting them moments after the inauguration.
Wa, Aug. 14, GNA - Peasant farmers in the Upper West Region say utterances of some political actors have made it difficult for them to accept Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) crops and breeds to help boost food production.
Having gotten the opportunity to study in a highly competitive school system in Canada, Christine pledged to assist young women and children back home in Ghana, leading to the creation of her; “Christy’s Hope Foundation".
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA – The Leadership of Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has given the Management of the National Pension Regulatory Authority (NPRA) a three-day ultimatum to release their bond totalling GH¢1.7 billion.
Sunyani, Aug. 14, GNA - A non-government organisation (NGO), Sustainable Mission Aid (SMAid) International has donated assorted drugs worth US$35,000 to two municipalities and four districts in the Brong-Ahafo Region through the Regional Directorate (RHD) of the Ghana Health Service (GHS).
The launch, which would commence at 4:00pm, would be graced by members of the foundation, former and present ministers, members of parliament and stakeholders in football.
Ho, Aug. 14, GNA - Mr Joseph Homenya, Volta Regional Director of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has asked health facilities in the region to desist from charging members of the National Health Insurance Schemes (NHIS) GH¢100.00 for every pint of blood.
Ga (U/W), Aug. 14, GNA – More than 2,000 cashew farmers in Wa West District of the Upper West Region have received 8,000 cashew seedlings under the Planting for Food and Export promotion programme.
Accra, Aug 14, GNA - The Ghana Military Academy Regular Career Course Intake 32 has donated assorted items to the St Bakhita Foundation Orphanage at Teshie-Tebibiano in Accra.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Mr David Asante-Apeatu, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) on Tuesday disclosed that about 500 Ghanaians die every quarter as a result of road recklessness and called on all to help to end the menace.
Wa, Aug 14, GNA – Government is conscious of the fact that the attainment of its vision required the appreciation and active engagement of stakeholders within the boundaries of a new planning culture.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Patrick Allotey, the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa Super Welterweight champion, has said, he is ready to offer Ugandan Bardu Lusambya, a re-match.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Mr. Wael H. Hakim, the Chief Executive Officer of Elite Sports and Zen Garden, has said, his the company is proud to be a sponsor of the 2018 Millennium Marathon.
Kumasi, Aug. 14, GNA - Stakeholders embroiled in the current controversy surrounding football administration in Ghana, have been advised to soften their stands in the interest of the welfare of the players.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Duke Micah, Ghana's Batamweight boxer, is among the few boxers who are inching closer to a world title in the near future.
Tema, Aug. 14, GNA - The Community Three Livestock Farmers Association has declared its intentions to help provide the critical needs of the Tema Manhean Polyclinic to help it function properly.
Tema, Aug 13, GNA - Nii Adjei Kraku II, Paramount Chief of Tema, has asked non Ga-Dangmes to desist from attributing fetishism to the sprinkling of Kpokpoi during the Homowo Festival.
Sunyani, Aug 14, GNA - A final funeral rite organised for late Solomon Kwabena Korang ended abruptly last Saturday in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region, when his family could not trace his body at one of the biggest mortuaries in the Brong-Ahafo Region.
Oyoko (Ash), Aug. 14, GNA – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reaffirmed government’s commitment to complete the Sofoline Interchange project in Kumasi.
Suhum (E/R), August 14, GNA - The Anglican Young People Association (AYPA) of St Peter’s Anglican Cathedral in Koforidua has donated food items and toiletries to the Jehovah Rapha Children's Home at Suhum.
Tease (E/R), Aug 14, GNA - As part of efforts to end the infractions between Fulani herdsmen and crop farmers in the Kwahu Afram Plains South District, the assembly has constructed and transformed a fodder bank into a ranch at Wawase to house over 5,000 cattle.
Bodi (WR) Aug 14, GNA - Mr Ignatius Akawsi Amankwah, District Chief Executive of Bodi District in the Western Region has called on Assembly members and traditional authorities to help form watchdog committees in their communities to check stealing and other Criminal activities.
Tema, Aug. 10, GNA - A female tenant in one of the communities in Ashaiman publicly insults her land lord, and as a fight erupts, many people gather to either separate them or just hang around and observe the spectacle.
Koforidua, Aug. 14, GNA - Dr. Matthew Opoku- Prempeh, Minister of Education, has entreated directors of education, heads of institutions and teachers to ensure that Physical Education (P.E), is given the needed attention in the curriculum.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA – Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited has appointed Mrs. Harriet-Ann Omobolanle Adesola (Bola Adesola) as a Non-Executive Director, to the Board of the Bank. effective July 27, 2018.
Takoradi, Aug. 14, GNA – The Auditor-General, Mr Daniel Domelevo has said decentralising Ghana’s payroll system was key in ensuring total eradication of ghost names on government payroll in Ghana and Africa as a whole.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - The acting Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) Mr. Michael Luguje has paid a courtesy call on GCNet to explore ways of deepening collaboration to ensure efficient and effective business transactions at the port.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Tullow Ghana Limited (TGL) has highlighted its decade long contributions to Ghana’s burgeoning oil and gas industry and stands ready to collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure optimal growth of the industry in Ghana.
Tamale, Aug 14, GNA - Youth Empowerment for Life (YEfL) has called on government to step up its game to decentralise the structures of the National Youth Authority (NYA) and to adequately fund them for effective and meaningful youth engagement at the local level.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Nestlé Central and West Africa Limited, a subsidiary of the world’s leading Food and Beverage Company, has appointed Mr. Rémy Ejel as its new Market Head.
Gomoa Dominase (C/R), Aug. 14, GNA – The Gomoa District Police Commander, ASP Paul Ankan has cautioned that any man who impregnates a teenage girl in the area would be made to face the law.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Government on Monday announced plans to provide additional 10,000 housing units and court structures for the security services and the Judiciary under the Master Facility Agreement signed between the Government of Ghana and Sino-hydro Corporation /Chinese Government infrastructure for Bauxite Barter Arrangement.
Accra, August 14, GNA - The Management of Accra Hearts of Oak SC, has promoted seven players from the club's under-17 side, Royal Oaks, to the under-20 side, Auroras.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA – The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), has asked the government of Ghana, to withdraw the liquidation process against the Ghana Football Association (GFA), by Monday, August 27, or risked being suspended from all football related activities.
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA – Ghana is likely be stripped off hosting rights of the 2018 Women’s Africa Cup Nations, as well as forfeit the 2019 African Cup Nations qualifier against Kenya, should the country fail to meet the deadline, set by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), to withdraw a liquidation process against the Ghana Football Association (GFA).
Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Dr. Kwame Kyei, Executive Board Chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Sporting Club Limited, has appointed an 11-member management team, to steer the affairs of the club.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA – Dr Wilhelmina Quaye has been unveiled as the first woman Director of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research - Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (CSIR-STEPRI) for a five-year tenure.
MOSCOW (Russia), Aug 13, GNA – Russian truck manufacturer, Kamaz, has announced plans to establish an assembly plant in Ghana by the end of this year.
Afienya (GAR), Aug. 13, GNA - Dr Godwin Ahlija, President of the Doron Medical Centre, has called for periodic training of health professionals in the handling of emergency medical services to patients.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA – The death of Naa Alhaji Salifu Wumbei, Wulensi Naa of the Nanumba Traditional Council, occurred over the weekend.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA – The Youth Without Borders Ghana on Monday called on government to renew its commitments and social contract towards young people by providing sustainable and pragmatic interventions that have the propensity to permanently develop young people.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA – The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) on Monday started a two-week pilot course to evaluate Disaster Communication and Warning manual
Accra, Aug 13, GNA - The Office of the Secretary General of the National Catholic Secretariat has disassociated itself with a video titled: Roman Father Reveals Angel Obinim Mysteriously Turned His Destiny from Zero to Hero” currently circulating on social media.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA - Bishop Matthew Addae-Mensah, Presiding Bishop of the Gospel Light International church has called on Ghanaians to champion government’s decision of implementing the Double Track educational module under the free Senior High School (SHS) policy.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA - Dr Yaw Adutwum, the Minister in charge of General Education, on Monday announced that this year’s winner of the Ghana Teacher Prize will compete for the Global Teacher Prize in Dubai.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA – The Financial and Economic Crime (High Court Division) on Monday convicted Elizabeth Caldwell to a total of 20 months imprisonment for defrauding a US Airways Flight Attendant of $20,000.00 through cyber fraud.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA - An Accra Circuit Court on Monday convicted a nursing mother to sign a bond to be of good behaviour for 24 months for sending abusive and threating text messages to her boyfriend’s mother.
Cape Coast, Aug. 13, GNA - A 46-year old Carpenter, who set ablaze the living room of a house his wife work in as a house-help at Aquarium, a suburb of Cape Coast was on Monday jailed 12 months imprisonment by a Cape Coast Magistrate’s Court.
Tarkwa (W/R), Aug. 13, GNA - Two small scale miners from Nanankor near Wasa Akropong in the Amenfi East District have been granted bail in the sum of GH¢40,000.00 each, with two sureties, for conspiracy to commit crime and robbery.
Kumasi, Aug. 13, GNA - President Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo, has launched the Youth in Afforestation Programme (YAP) in Kumasi with a call on the 20,000 youth engaged under the programme, to be diligent in the discharge of their duties.
Kumasi, Aug 13, GNA – The Agency for Health and Food Security Programme (AHEP), has called for the creation of a zero-interest financial mechanism, that would fund Small/Medium Agribusiness, to accelerate its star programmes intended to boost the country’s macro-economy and food security.
Kpinchilla (N/R), Aug. 13, GNA - The Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC), a child centered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has commissioned a six-unit classroom block in Kpinchilla, a community in the East Gonja Municipality.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA - Nenesenor Tatse Tetteh Abloso, also known in the music circles as "Nenesenor", has released his first single titled ‘Praise’ which features one of Ghana’s sensational rappers Enoch Nana Yaw Oduro-Agyei popularly known in showbiz as Trigmatic.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA - Mr. Reginald D. Laryea, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Media Whizz Kids, has declared support for Exclusive Events Ghana Limited - organisers of the 2018 Miss Ghana Edition.
Abesim (B/A), Aug. 13, GNA – The Anglican Church of Ghana, has been called to modify certain ancient and nominal traditions that is impeding the growth and development of the church.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA — The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Monday cut the sod for the construction of 320 housing units for the personnel of the Ghana Police Service at the estimated cost of US$45 million.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA - The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), has announced that the 2018 World Cup in Russia, generated an estimated global figure of US$159.7 billion in betting turnover.
Abesim (B/A), GNA - Mr. Stephen Appiah, Brand Ambassador for Betway Ghana Limited, - a sports betting company in Ghana, has said selection of players in the
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA - Women in Sports Association (WISA), has commended the national under-20 female team, the Black Princesses for winning their last match against New Zealand, after two losses in the group stages of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Under-20 World Cup in France.
Baatsona (GAR), Aug. 13, GNA - More than 6,200 delegates at a regional convention of Jehovah’s Witness in Accra, on Sunday rendered inspirational songs as they were exhorted by various speakers to join the crusade of our era.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA – Mr Alban Sumana K. Bagbin, Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Member of Parliament for Kaleo, has declared his intention to contest the Presidential Primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) scheduled for December 7, 2018.
Kumasi, Aug. 13, GNA – The University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has reiterated its commitment to mount flexible, innovative and attractive programmes in its bid to produce quality graduates for the efficient delivery of quality education and services in the country.
Mafi Adidome (V/R), Aug. 13, GNA - Mr Richard Baku, Facilitator, Compassion International Ghana, a nongovernmental organisation, has called for extra investment in youth development to secure the future of vulnerable populations besieged with a barrage of challenges.
Kumasi, Aug. 13, GNA - The National Youth Council (NYC) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC, has called on the government to take measures to ban the importation of medical drugs often abused by the youth.
Ho, Aug. 13, GNA - Madam Dzifa Aku Attivor, former Minister for Transport, has stated her resolve to “eradicate the greedy and selfish tag” on the National Democratic Congress (NDC) when voted Chairman of the Party in Volta Region.
Accra, August 13, GNA - Dr. Kwame Kyei, Executive Chairman of Asante Kotoko, has dissolved the current management of the club with immediate effect.
Accra, August 13, GNA - The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA), would meet on Tuesday, August 14, to deliberate on pertinent issues confronting Ghana football after the “Anas Expose”.
Tamale, Aug. 13, GNA - Kandahar Boys, a youth group linked to the ruling New Patriotic Party, on Monday morning locked up the offices of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) and guided him out of the Hospital’s premises.
Kunkrogu (U/W), Aug. 13, GNA – Kunkorgu community in the Sissala West District of Upper West Region has been applauded for improving the traditional governance system after successfully installing Kuoro Hassan Buku Forkah IV as a Divisional Chief.
Koforidua, Aug. 13, GNA - The New Juaben South Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Isaac Appau-Gyesi, has called on parents to reduce the time they spent chasing wealth and focus on the wellbeing of their wards to help reduce the number of children on streets.
Agona Swedru (C/R) Aug.13 GNA - The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has cautioned Consumers not to patronize a relabelled expired product LAVET FEMININE HYGIENE WASH, as the FDA cannot assure its safety or protect them from any potential health hazards it may cause.
Kasoa, Aug. 13, GNA - Mr Joseph Ashon Cudjiw, One time President of the Travel Writers Association of Ghana (TWAG), has called on fishermen along the coast of Ghana to learn best fishing practices from the People of Edina (Elmina).
Sunyani , Aug. 13, GNA - A 27 year old Fulani herdsman was on Saturday shot and killed by the police in an attempt to escape from custody with three others
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA – The Management of Commerz Savings and Loans Limited on Monday sated that Mr Ato Essien founder of defunct Capital Bank has no investment in the portfolios of the company.
Accra, Aug. 13, GNA – Mr Ato Essien founder of defunct Capital Bank is not related to Nordea Capital Limited, “and does not hold, has never held any direct or indirect stake in Nordea, neither has he ever had any authority whatsoever from Nordea to act for or on its behalf.
Accra, August 13, GNA – The city will come to a standstill on Saturday, August 18, 2018, when top artistes in the Ghanaian music circles, mount the stage in one of the biggest concerts in the capital.
Suhum (E/R), Aug. 13, GNA - Mondelez International through the Cocoalife programme has donated farm inputs worth GH¢240,000.00 to the Suhum Kraboa Coltar Cooperative Cocoa Farmers Union.
Sunyani, Aug. 13, GNA - The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) on Saturday held its third congregation for 855 graduands who received Bachelor’s degrees after four years of pursuing various academic programmes.
Sunyani, Aug. 13, GNA - The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) in partnership with four other institutions is undertaking studies in Lake Bosomtwe and its enviorns in the Bosomtwe District of Ashanti Region.
Tamale, Aug 13, GNA - The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is to introduce the Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) device to monitor Value Added Tax (VAT) collection on real time basis in the country.
Sunyani, Aug. 13, GNA - The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo has urged the Universities to take up the challenge to use one per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) announced by the government to promote research
A solitary late strike from Ruth Anima, ensured victory for the Black Princesses in their last group game, having lost to France and Holland in their first two games.