Sunday, January 29, 2023
It is almost impossible to see the logic in Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, argues Shibley Telhami, a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Middle East Policy. But if Trump’s undoing of decades of U.S foreign policy stance on Jerusalem is an illogical aberration,...
The first phase of the newly upgraded Greater Accra Regional Hospital at Ridge has been officially opened to provide quality healthcare to the general public. Valued at US$250million, the project was funded by US-Exim Bank and HSBC, designed by Perkins and Wills, and built by Bouygues Bâtiment International (BBI), with...
The results from the 2017 District league table (DLT) is to be brought to the regional level in a series of launches in the month of March, 2018. The regional dissemination would this year be modified to serve as a learning platform to enable struggling districts learn from the best...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to present his second State of the Nation address to Parliament on Thursday, February 8, 2018. The President’s address is also expected to reinforce belief in the economy, after he told reporters last month during his first year in office that the economy...
President Akuffo Addo has been named amongst 100 of the most influential Africans on the continent for 2017 by the New Africa Magazine. He made the list as one of only three heads of state, including Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Alpha Conde of Guinea. Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo also...
Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has picked former education minister, Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang, as his running mate for the 2020 general election. He made the announcement after a closed-door meeting held by the party's National Executive Council. Prof Jane Opoku-Agyemang is currently the...
President Akufo-Addo has appointed Ms.Jane Cynthia Naa Korshie Lamptey as the Deputy Special Prosecutor. She was a former acting Director of Public Prosecution and has been a lawyer for more than 30 years. Speaker of Parliament, Mike Oquaye disclosed this following an emergency recall of Parliament in Accra on Thursday, to...
Danish investors who trooped into the country last week, with Queen Magarethe II of Denmark, have shown interest to invest in government’s flagship One District, One Factory programme. In an interview with the B&FT at a forum organised last week as part of the visit, CEO of the Ghana Investment...
Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour Awuah has announced that government has from January 2017 and March, 2018 has created over one million(1million) jobs in the formal sector. He made this assertion during the May Day celebrations in Kumasi on Tuesday. Mr. Baffour Awuah said the jobs, which are...
Parliament has finally passed the Office of the Special Prosecutor bill which will allow for the establishment of an independent anti-corruption institution to deal with public officials who have been deemed or found liable to corrupt dealings. The Bill was passed amidst controversy over whether the prospective Special Prosecutor should...
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