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Ghana’s Trajectory to Sustainable Democracy still on Course, Unassailable

For the eighth successive time, Ghana has strongly asserted herself as the beacon of democracy in Africa south of the Sahara. The country went through...
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Election 2020 In Perspective

A GNA feature by Ray Ankomah The 2020 General Election promises to be one of the heated ever in the Fourth Republic. By all standards,...
Ghana's political parties

Reflections on party manifestos and the road to December 7 polls

Ghana has survived some four decades of uninterrupted democratic governance to justify its accolade of “beacon of democracy” in Africa. The two biggest political parties...

GNA @63 – Surviving the task of nation building

One of the most cherished surviving monuments of Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, is the Ghana News Agency (GNA), which established was on...
Dr Steve Manteaw

Oil, gas expert lauds Ghana for instituting heritage fund

An oil and gas expert, Steve Manteaw, has lauded the government of Ghana for ensuring that the nation keeps part of her monies from...
Crown Forest

Wanton destruction of Ghana’s forest reserves, political heads fingered

Ghana’s political authorities have been accused of being the brains behind the uncontrolled destruction of the country’s forest reserves and other natural resources, as...
Small arms

Ghana’s biting headache of small arms proliferation

Isolated and uncoordinated shooting incidents across Ghana have claimed innocent lives, stoking fears the West African country could be heading for bigger troubles. While some...
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Ghana Jubilee oil production challenges not fully over – Tullow

A Tullow report sighted here on Thursday indicated that the production challenges on Ghana’s Jubilee field were not over yet as solutions could stretch...
Dr. Xavier Crespin

West African bloc seeks private sector support for health sector

The West African bloc is seeking to strengthen the role of the private sector in health service delivery in the sub-region as financing sources...
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More than 500 killed in Ghana road crashes in 3 months

More than 500 persons were killed in 2,890 motor accidents in Ghana during the first three months of this year, local media reported here...
Cerebro Spinal Meningitis

31 meningitis cases recorded in northern Ghana

Ghana has recorded 31 cases of Cerebrum Spinal Meningitis (CSM) this year in the northern Upper East Region, local media reported here Monday. ...
Mustapha Hamid

Ghana minister rebuffs criticism of large-size government

Ghana's Information Minister Mustapha Hamid on Wednesday responded to criticism against the long list of ministerial nominees, saying they never made a promise of...
Ghana Gas

Maintenance work completed on Ghana Gas processing plant – Energy Ministry

Scheduled maintenance works on the Ghana National Gas Company (GNGCL) gas processing plant which commenced on February 3 has been completed, Ministry of Energy...

Survey ranks Ghana most expensive country in Africa to live in

Ghana tops the rest of Africa as the most expensive country to live in, Starrfmonline, local news network said here Wednesday, citing a survey...

High utility cost, taxes plague businesses in Ghana

Businesses in Ghana continue to be plagued by high utility tariffs, the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) said in its 2016 fourth quarter business...

CSO’s urge government to curb abuses in Ghana’s natural resources, other sectors

Kwame Mensah, Coordinator for KASA, an initiative aimed at enhancing the capacity of civil society and media organizations for concerted and evidence- based advocacy,...

Chinese engineering firm takes charge of US$ 1.5 billion port expansion project in Ghana

President John Dramani Mahama, of Ghana who performed the commissioning ceremony, was hopeful the project would position the Tema port as one of the...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Ghana gets head start to WASH SDGs

An 83 million-Australian dollar (63.14 million US Dollars) African wide project implemented by global charity, Water Aid Ghana (WAG), has provided wash services...
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Ghanaians raise red flags over US$953 million EPL power plant agreement

The agreement, led by Early Power Limited (EPL), local subsidiary of EPL Holdings Cooperative of the USA, is seen as outrageously priced, which could...
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Mainstream politics and Women’s Participation in Ghana

Until quite recently in Ghana, women make up less than 11 percent of Ghana's 275-memeber parliament and hold only about 23 percent of ministerial...
ICT sector

Telecoms, ICT offer Ghanaian youth new avenues of employment

This is particularly noticeable through innovations that are transforming the sector into a key driver of economic development and job creation. Thanks...

Three countries hold back West African regional EPAs with Europe

In an interview with a selected group of journalists on the side of a two-day Regional Technical Workshop on Improved and Facilitated Trade in...
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Stakeholders urge more sensitivity on Climate Change in Ghana

Speaking to Xinhua on the sides of the launching of Ghana’s Climate Innovation Center (CNC), the stakeholders believed a lot more needed to be...

Cholera outbreak in Ghana shot up sanitation expenditure by 300 percent in 2015

The government spent 300 percent more than it had budgeted for on the sanitation sub-sector to arrest the cholera situation that had claimed 247...

Ghanaian policy think tank advocates legislation to manage biomedical waste

This, it said, would give legal backing to existing policies to help minimize the dangers medical waste posed to human lives and the environment. Ghana...

Ghana to receive at least 23,000 bopd more of oil from August –...

It said this would be the average gross production from the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) field expected to commence production between July and August, this year. ...

Ghana to use World Bank type environmental and social safeguards to attain WASH-SDGs

Theodora Adomako-Adjei, Extension Services Coordinator for the Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA), made this known to Xinhua at a workshop to assess the...

Guinness Brewery assures of continuous investment in Ghana’s economy

Francis O. Agbonlahor, Managing Director (MD), said here Friday Guinness Ghana would want to be seen as a quality investor in the West African...

Ghana on course to hit 850,000 tons of cocoa in 2016

It said it had put in place all the necessary measures to ensure that the targeted production figures were achieved. “As of...

Catholic bishops urge Africans to reject western gay incursions

They were resolute in their stance against homosexuality, stressing that the continent would not accept any form of dictatorship on the issue of homosexuality. ...