Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses a press conference in Harare, capital of Zimbabwe, March 17, 2020. In an update to the nation on Tuesday, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared COVID-19 a national disaster, saying that the country had escalated its national response to the virus after neighboring countries in the region had reported cases. (Xinhua/Shaun Jusa)

Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa appoints VP Chiwenga as new health minister

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday appointed Vice President (VP) Constantino Chiwenga as new Minister of Health and Child Care. Chiwenga takes over former minister...
Ms Valentina Mintah

President lauds Ms Mintah’s ICC appointment

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday congratulated Ms. Valentina Mintah, Founder and Former Chief Executive of West Blue Consulting on her appointment as...
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Safety and Security Committee holds maiden meeting since appointment

The newly-constituted Safety and Security Committee of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has held its maiden meeting on Wednesday, May 27. ...
Reverend Monsignor Henryk Mieczyslaw Jagodzinski

Pope appoints 51-Year-Old Polish Priest

Pope Francis has appointed the Reverend Monsignor Henryk Mieczyslaw Jagodzinski, Councilor of the Nunciature, Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana. By his appointment, he was raised at...

Stop appointment of unqualified Company secretaries – Registrar General

The Registrar General’s Department, on Wednesday, cautioned managers and owners of companies to be wary of appointing unqualified relatives and family members as...

Marketing Director of Twellium Industrial Company grabs UN appointment

The Marketing Director of Twellium Industrial Company Ltd Mr. Ali Ajami, has been appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations youth in...
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Referendum alone not an end to appointment of MMDCEs

Mr. Samuel Asare Akuamoah, the Deputy Chairman, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)has said the upcoming referendum on the election of Metropolitan, Municipal...

Appointment of former African leaders to probe xenophobic violence welcomed in South Africa

The appointment of two former heads of state by President Cyril Ramaphosa to investigate violence against foreign nationals in South Africa has been welcomed...
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Standard Chartered Appoints an Independent Non-Executive Director

The Management of Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited has announced the appointed Mr. Ebenezer Twum Asante as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Bank...

Teacher Peter Tabichi won the US$1 million Varkey Foundation prize

Peter Tabichi, the Kenyan science teacher who won the US$1 million Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2019 has been appointed as the first “Champion...
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MP Commends NDC Over the Appointment of Sallas Mensah

Mr Derek Ohene Bekoe, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Upper West Akyem, has expressed appreciation to the National Executives and the Council of...
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Catholic Teachers Applaud New Archbishop on His Appointment

Members of the Association of Catholic Teachers (ACT)-Ghana, have sent a congratulatory message to Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, the newly-installed Archbishop of the...
Dr. Doyin Okupe

Lai Mohammed’s Appointment As Minister: Okupe A Pathological-Liar-in-Chief

The Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described Special Adviser (Media) to the Director General of the PDP Presidential Campaign...

Ho Technical University VC Appointment Complete

The Ho Technical University has debunked media reports that the Minister of Education had revoked the appointment of its Vice Chancellor, Professor Ben Quarshie...
Abebe Haile-Gabriel

Appointment of new FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Africa

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, José Graziano da Silva, has appointed Abebe Haile-Gabriel to the post of...

Nii Ashraku’s Appointment Causes Irritation Among Residents

Fourteen residents of the Ablekuma North Constituency in the Greater Accra Region have petitioned against moves to Mr John Ortsin Nii Ashraku as the...
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Zambia says appointment to Smart Africa Board to improve efficiency

The Zambian government said on Thursday that the country's appointment to the Smart Africa Board will go a long way in improving accountability, efficiency...
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Zambia police shocked over reaction to appointment of Chinese

The Zambian Police on Tuesday expressed shock over the public reactions to the appointment of some Chinese nationals as reserves in the police. The decision...
Central University College

Central University Inducts New Vice-Chancellor Into Office

Professor Bill Buenar Puplampu has been inducted into office as the Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Central University (CU). He becomes the fourth Chief Executive Officer and...
Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC)

CSOs Coalition Calls For Open And Competitive Process In The Appointment Of OSP

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) commends the Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs,...

MCE Charges Teachers to Justify Their Appointments

Mr Michael Sarkodie Baffoe, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), for Kintampo North Municipality, has called on teachers to be more committed to duty to...
David Asante Apeatu

Ghana Needs Standardized Procedures on IGPs Appointment

The recent two years extension of service granted to IGP David Apeatu has been greeted with adverse criticism by cross section of police officers....

StanChart Ghana Appoints Two New Directors

Standard Chartered Bank Ghana has announced the appointment of Professor (Mrs) Akua Kuenyehia and Mr. Henry Baye as Independent Non-Executive Director and Executive Director...
Akufo Addo

Stephen Ntim’s Appointment Shows President Addo’s Incompetence

That President Akufo-Addo and his coterie of political hangers-on have become artful demonstrators of unexplained incompetence is an understatement. Perhaps, the single most important...

Eugene Owusu leaves UN after two-year service

Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Eugene Owusu, has been farewelled by friends and colleagues as he leaves the United Nations Mission in South...

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka reappointed Exec Director of UN-Women

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with Member States and the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment...

President Zuma appoints new Chairpersons for the FCC

President Jacob Zuma has in terms of section 221(1) (a) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, and section 8 of...

Jenny Dee appointed as Australian High Commissioner to Mauritius

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister, Julie Bishop has announced Miss Jenny Dee as the next Australia High Commissioner to Mauritius. The decision was made public in...

Ghassan Salamé announced as new UN Head of Mission to Libya

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Ghassan Salamé of Lebanon as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations...

Former Minister of State Appointed As Executive Chairman Of SOEs

President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed Mr Stephen Asamoah Boateng, a former Minister of State, as the Executive Chairman of the State Enterprise Commission (SEC). A...