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Dambai residents benefit from Vodafone Foundation’s Healthfest

The Vodafone Ghana Foundation, through its Healthfest outreach programme, has provided free medical screening to 300 residents of Dambai...

Juabenhene holds grand durbar to crown golden jubilee celebration

The 50th anniversary celebration of the Omanhene of Juaben Traditional Area, and Chairman of the Council of State, Nana...

YEF to kick start ‘Bee Prepared’ literacy training this month

The Young Educators Foundation (YEF) is set to kick start its new literacy programme dubbed ‘Bee Prepared’, a strand...

Top Stories

Tourism Minister to provide US$400,000 ultra-modern ICT facility to alma mater

The Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, with the support of Africa Foundation of the United States of America is set...

Agric Minister embarks on a visit to northern Ghana

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto,  is set to resume his official regional working tour on Sunday with visits to...

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YEF to kick start ‘Bee Prepared’ literacy training this month

The Young Educators Foundation (YEF) is set to kick start its new literacy programme dubbed ‘Bee Prepared’, a...

Nestle is the Best Company in Food Sector

Nestlé Ghana Limited has been awarded the ‘Best Company in the Food Sector’, ‘National...

Chris Koney’s column: Spotlight on Ghana-Czech bilateral relations

Without a doubt, the Republic of Ghana and the Czech Republic have a long-...

African chocolate brands must take precedence over others on the continent – Wamkele Mene

The Secretary General of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Wamkele Mene, is urging...

First Naturopaths in training

…Naturopathic Doctor, Naturopath and the Natural Medicine Practitioner: What is the difference? There is so...
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Adjen Kotoku: A tale of resistance and joy

For seven years, Mohammed Abubakr has worked as a loading boy at the onion market at Agbogbloshie. Before him was his senior brother Hussein...

Ghacem rewards top customers at first virtual awards ceremony 

The Managing Director of Ghacem, Mr. Stefano Gallini, has called for a stronger partnership with Ghacem’s cement distributors and direct customers in the country...

Business

EU, ECOWAS, UEMOA Commissions meet to strengthen strategic partnerships

As part of activities to programme the European Union’s Neighbourhood Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) 2021-2027, a stakeholders’ meeting has been held between The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS and the UEMOA Commission within the framework for the...

NSA security dialogue emphasised Afghanistan should not be used for sheltering, training or financing terror acts: Key points

NEW DELHI: The eight-nation Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan held in the national capital on Wednesday emphasised that Afghanistan's territory should not be used for "sheltering, training, planning or financing any terrorist act." National Security Adviser Ajit Doval chaired the dialogue, which was attended by...

Hidden Debts: Credit Suisse, Russia’s VTB agree to final settlement

Russia’s VTB Capital and Credit Suisse have agreed to pay fines to the United States and British authorities for their role in a business fraud, which has been known as the “hidden debts” scandal since 2013 in Maputo, Mozambique. According to reports,...

Sub-Saharan Africa GDP to grow 3.3% this year, 3.5% in 2022 – World Bank

Sub-Saharan Africa's economy is expected to grow by 3.3% this year and 3.5% in 2022, buoyed by rising commodity prices, the lifting of some anti-coronavirus restrictions and a pick-up in global trade, a World Bank report said last week Wednesday. It said...

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Education

Tetteh Ocloo State School for the Deaf gets support

ASA Savings and Loans Limited has presented various items to support the needy but...

Govt needs to devise strategy to promote open & distance learning – Prof Goski...

Government has been called upon to devise a strategy that supports and promotes Open...

British Council launches Skills4Success project to improve digital literacy

The British Council, in partnership with Wikimedia Foundation and the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission...

YFM gifts Ketasco’s Francisca Lamini GH¢2500

Ghana’s number one urban radio, Y102.5FM has gifted an amount of GH¢2,500 to Francisca...

Fishery & Aquaculture

Gov’t must use AfCFTA to create tuna market within Africa – GTA

The Ghana Tuna Association (GTA) has called on the government to use the implementation...

Streams at our mines produce healthy, edible fish – Gold Fields Ghana

Fish found in water-bodies surrounding the Tarkwa and Damang mines are healthy, according to...

Fisheries observers risk violence on Chinese-owned trawlers fishing in Ghana

Ghanaian fisheries observers are bribed, threatened and abused at sea, investigations by the Environmental...

Poor fisheries governance threatening livelihoods in coastal communities – Report

Poor governance and lack of transparency and accountability in the fisheries sector among coastal...

Agribusiness

Agric Minister embarks on a visit to northern Ghana

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto,  is set to resume...

Embrace gov’t created opportunities in agricultural value chain – Danquah Institute urges youth

The Danquah Institute (DI), a political think-tank, has commended government for its various innovative...

Rice millers push for policy to encourage local rice consumption

Rice millers in Ghana are hopeful of meeting over 60 percent of local demand...

Let’s Go Farming: Who needs School Gardening Programme and nutritional education?

Food security and nutrition are basic human rights and fundamental to a healthy and...

Banking & Finance

 Atwima Mponua Rural Bank on growth & profitability trajectory

…….deposits hit GH¢100million as at June 2021 Atwima Mponua Rural...

45 years of rural banking: the impact and achievements

On July 9, 1976, the first rural bank was born at Agona Nyakrom, a farming community in the Central Region. This implies that the...

Fidelity Bank is Bank of the Year

For its sterling leadership in the financial industry, Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited has been adjudged Bank of the Year at the 2021 Ghana Business...

BoG receives Outstanding Leadership in Corporate Governance and Regulatory Excellence award

Bank of Ghana has been awarded for outstanding leadership in the Corporate Governance landscape and regulatory excellence in the financial services sector in Ghana....

Daniel Ofori Vrs Ecobank Ghana Limited, SEC and GSE case: the full story

Ecobank Ghana PLC (Ecobank), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) have been in court with one Daniel Ofori for the...

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Adjen Kotoku: A tale of resistance and joy

For seven years, Mohammed Abubakr has worked as a loading boy at the onion market at Agbogbloshie. Before him...

Ghacem rewards top customers at first virtual awards ceremony 

The Managing Director of Ghacem, Mr. Stefano Gallini, has called for a stronger partnership with Ghacem’s cement distributors and...
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