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Ghana faces 12 percent youth unemployment, 50 percent underemployment – World Bank

Ghana faces 12 percent youth unemployment and 50 percent underemployment, according to a new report received from the World Bank early Wednesday. ...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Germany pledges 100m euros more for global Covid vaccine initiative

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday pledged additional funding for the global Covax initiative to distribute Covid-19 vaccines fairly across the globe. Speaking at an...
Commissioner Of Police

Stop protecting hooligans – Political parties told

Commissioner of Police (COP) Mr Nathan Kofi Boakye, Director General, Legal and Prosecution, of the Ghana Police Service, has called on political parties to...
John Dramani Mahama

‘Double Track’ will be a thing of the past – Mahama

Mr John Dramani Mahama, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Presidential Candidate, says his government will invest in secondary education to eliminate the double track...

WAEC sued over publication of examiners’ names on social media

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has been sued, following the leakage and publication of names of examiners on social media. ...

Veep canvases for votes in Muslim communities in Greater Accra Region

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday joined hundreds of New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporters and sympathizers for a walk from the Nima roundabout...
Ncce New Logo

Work together with communities to tackle child protection issues” – NCCE

Mr Augustine Bosrotsi, Deputy Eastern Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has tasked the Eastern Regional Child Protection Committee (ECPC)...
Odeefo Amoakwa Buadu Viii

Odeefo Amoakwa Buadu elected new President of Central Region House of chiefs

Odeefo Amoakwa Buadu VIII, the Paramount Chief of Breman Traditional Area, has been elected the new President of the Central Regional House of Chiefs. He...
Political Vigilantism

Desist from political violence- Most Rev. Yinka Sarfo urges youth

Most Reverend Professor Daniel Yinka Sarfo, Archbishop of the Internal Province of Ghana of the Anglican Church, has called on Ghanaian youth to desist...
President Project

Work begins on Kumasi-Obuasi standard gauge railway line

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the massive investment by his Administration in the railway sector was to ensure speedy economic growth. ...
Mr Ishmael Kofi Turkson

Agona West Independent parliamentary aspirant launches campaign

Mr Ishmael Kofi Turkson, an Independent Parliamentary aspirant for Agona West Constituency, has launched his election campaign with a promise to deepen participatory democracy...
Dr Adelina Mensah

Unaffordable housing pushes many urban dwellers into living in slums – Report

A study conducted by the Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies of the University of Ghana and the University of Lagos in selected slum...
Police Passing Out

Police recruits urged to discharge their mandates effectively

Commissioner of Police (COP) Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, Director General in charge of Administration, Ghana Police Service, has advised newly police recruits to deliver...
Mtn Roots

We’re international but have local roots – MTN Ghana

Mr Sam Koranteng, Corporate Services Executive, Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) Ghana, has said the company, though an international one, has local roots by way...
Illegal mining involving Ghanaians and Chinese is ongoing at Obuasi

Galamsey pit crashes five to death in the Western Region

Five miners met their untimely death last Sunday after an illegal mining (galamsey) pit collapsed on them at Adumbanso Lower Electoral Area, a...

NORSAAC presents food, PPE to vulnerable groups

NORSAAC, a pro-marginalised and policy influencing non-governmental organisation, (NGO) has launched an initiative to provide food packages to vulnerable households in the Sagnarigu and...
Ghana Lebanon

Government spends one million dollars to evacuate 2,200 Ghanaians from Lebanon

The flights cost of evacuating 2,262 stranded Ghanaian domestic workers from Lebanon during the COVID-19 lockdown was $1,062,600, Mr Charles Owiredu, a Deputy Minister...

Christians urged to live by scriptures

Pastor Daniel Gyamerah, Pastor of Yendi Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church of North Ghana Mission, has advised Christians to live their daily lives according...
Social Project Launch

SWIDA-GH launches Women-LEAD project in Tamale

Savannah Women Integrated Development Agency (SWIDA-GH), a women empowerment Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has launched a project to enhance the protection of women and...
Smuggling Fertilizer

CSOs in Agriculture urge government to name and shame PJF saboteurs

Civil Society Organizations in agriculture in the Upper East Region have called on the government to name and shame persons caught smuggling fertilizer meant...
world bank

Ghana’s youth unemployment needs short-medium term responses – World Bank

The World Bank says any effort to address Ghana’s youth unemployment and underemployment challenge must focus on strategic short-medium and long-term responses. Ms Christabel E....

GWCL rations water in Sekondi-Takoradi and its environs

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in the Western Region has for the past one month been rationing water in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Area...
Yefl Workshop

YEFL imparts entrepreneurial skills to youth

The Youth Empowerment for Life Ghana (YEFL-Ghana), a Tamale-based youth advocacy Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has trained about 250 young individuals in various entrepreneurial development...
Social Teenage Items

World Vision presents relief items to 55 pregnant school girls

World Vision Ghana has presented some relief items to 55 teenage pregnant school girls in the Krachi West District of the Oti Region. ...

Nhyiaeso, will the NPP maintain the status quo?

Nhyiaeso constituency, located in the Kumasi Metropolitan area, is one of the pillars of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in terms of votes, both...
Youth Training

More than 1,000 youth receive vocational training in Kpando

Mr Samuel Kodzosika, Independent Parliamentary Candidate of the Kpando Constituency, has organised vocational training for more than thousand youth in the Municipality. ...
Mr Yussif Benin

Information Director Enskinned Divisional Chief in Tumu

Mr Yussif Benin, the Upper East Regional Director of the Information Service Department has been enskinned as Jaana Chief in the Sissala East Municipality. Mr...

Government commits to assisting MMDAs to enhance service delivery

Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), has assured Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) of government’s commitment to...

Zoomlion disinfects 823 basic and SHSs in UWR ahead of reopening

Zoomlion Ghana Limited has disinfected a total of 823 Junior and Senior High Schools (SHSs) in the Upper West Region ahead of the reopening...
Togbe Adzie Lakle Howusu Xii

We want peaceful, united Ghana – Asogli State Council

Togbe Adzie Lakle Howusu XII, Awafiaga of Asogli State, has pledged the readiness of the Asogli State Council to work with government for a...