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Next NDC government will prioritise basic level education – John Mahama 

By Benjamin A. Commey, GNA  Accra, April 20, GNA – Former President, John Dramani Mahama, and Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has pledged to place premium…

Mandisa: American Idol singer dies aged 47

April 20 (BBC/GNA) – Tributes are being paid after Grammy-winning American Idol singer Mandisa Lynn Hundley died at the age of 47. Paula Abdul, who was a judge…

We don’t add sugars to infant formulas in Ghana — Nestle 

Accra, April 20, GNA – Nestle Ghana Limited says it does not add sugars (sucrose and glucose) to infant formulas for children in the country.  “Like everywhere in…

WHO says wider alert on contaminated J&J cough syrup ‘likely’

London, April 19 (Reuters/GNA) – The World Health Organization is likely to issue a wider warning about contaminated Johnson and Johnson-made children’s cough syrup found in Nigeria last week, it…

Shatta Wale apologises to the Disability Community

Accra, April 19, GNA – Shatta Wale, a Ghanaian dancehall artiste, has apologized to the Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled (GSPD) for using disability to mock his…

Oil price rises as US says Israel has struck Iran

April 19 (BBC/GNA) – Oil and gold prices have jumped after US officials said an Israeli missile had struck Iran. Brent crude, the international benchmark, rose to over…

Ghana, other election bound-countries must build fiscal buffers – IMF

By Francis Ntow  Accra, April 19, GNA – Ghana, and other countries around the world who will be holding elections in 2024 have been encouraged by the International…

Food price variability: Western North tops as the most expensive region 

Accra, April 19, GNA – A report released by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) showed that in February 2024, the Western North region was the most expensive of the…

Nungua ‘Child Marriage’ controversy: A-G advises release of minor to parents

By Godwill Arthur-Mensah Accra, April 18, GNA – The Attorney-General’s Office has advised that the minor allegedly married to the Gborbu Deity of Nungua, in the Greater Accra…

Establish global urban resilience fund to address urban challenges – World leaders urged   

By Francis Ofori   Accra, April.18, GNA – Mr. Mustapha Ussif, Minister for Youth and Sports (MoYS) has urged world leaders to establish global urban resilience fund to support…

Dreams FC depart for Egypt ahead of Zamalek encounter 

By Simon Asare  Accra, April 18, GNA – Defending MTN FA Cup Dreams FC have left the shores of Ghana for Egypt ahead of their highly anticipated 2023–24…

Fair Wages and Salary Commission engages editors

Accra, April 18, GNA – The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission(FWSC) Thursday engaged selected editors in Accra on its operations. The engagement was to abreast the editors of…

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Economy

Ada Queen advises women to pay back loans for more opportunities 

By Opesika Tetteh Puplampu, GNA  Kasseh (GAR), April 20, GNA – Naana Adiki Manyeyo Adi I, the Ada Queen for the Royal Adibiawer Clan, has advised women in…

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Business

Master Drilling Ghana partners Pamicor to create jobs

Accra, April 20, GNA – Master Drilling Ghana Ltd (MD Ghana), a subsidiary of the Master Drilling Group, has gone into a strategic partnership with Pamicor Ltd, a…

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Politics

Next NDC government will prioritise basic level education – John Mahama 

By Benjamin A. Commey, GNA  Accra, April 20, GNA – Former President, John Dramani Mahama, and Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has pledged to place premium…

Social

Lack of political will impeding fight against money laundering 

By Eric Appah Marfo  Accra, April 20, GNA—Mr Benjamin Ndego, an expert in Organised Crime and Money Laundering, says the lack of political will has impeded the fight…

Court & Crime

Court grants mason bail for assaulting a driver 

By Priscilla Nimako, GNA  Ashaiman (GAR), April 20, GNA – The Ashaiman District Court has granted bail in the sum of GH₵ 6,000.00 with one surety to Bernard…

Education

Radiologist encourages students to pursue radiology 

By Eunice Hilda A. Mensah  Accra, April 19, GNA – Dr Rosemond Aboagye, a radiologist, has encouraged senior high school students to pursue radiology as more people were…

Health

Renel Ghana Foundation assists female farmers to live healthy lifestyles

Accra, April 20, GNA – With a health screening and education on nutrition and preventing lifestyle diseases, Renel Ghana Foundation has marked World Health Day with women-led farming…

Residents appeal for completion of abandoned telecommunication project 

By Kingsley Mamore  Dambai (O/R) April 18, GNA- Eight communities under Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region have called on the Ministry of Communication to fix the…

President Akufo-Addo commissions Kumasi 1 Thermal Power Plant to boost power supply

By Florence Afriyie Mensah Anwomaso (Ash), April 18, GNA – The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commissioned the phase one of a thermal power plant with the…

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Genome Editing: A potential panacea to Africa’s food insecurity    

A GNA feature by Philip Tengzu     Wa (UW/R), April 16, GNA – The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) says Ghana spent GH¢11.3 billion to import food products to feed…

Heritage month extension: The spotlight on rich Ghanaian beads 

A GNA feature by Evans Worlanyo Ameamu  Keta (V/R), April 11, GNA – The dedication of March as a Heritage or Ghana Month has been described by the…

Rethinking Ghana’s COVID-19 Levy: Need for its transformation into Public Health Emergency Fund  

By Victoria Agyemang    Cape Coast, April 10, GNA – “I would have lost my life to COVID-19 if my family were poor. Despite the government support and interventions,…

Boosting women’s interest in Agriculture: Bootcamp project invests in smallholder farmers 

A GNA Feature by Rosemary Wayo   Buffiama (UW/R), April 10, GNA – Women’s participation in agriculture-related activities in Ghana has been relatively low despite their efforts to make…

Summary of the First Meeting of the Fourth Session of the Eighth Parliament 

A GNA Feature by Elsie Appiah-Osei  Accra, April 07, GNA – The First Meeting of the Fourth Session of the Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana…

Ghana’s Independence at 67: Could we be better or worse without media, civil society contributions?  

A Feature by Clement Boateng  Tamale, April 7, GNA – Just a month ago; March 6, 2024, Ghana celebrated its 67th anniversary of independence, proudly embracing the theme:…

Foreign Features

Sino-American Non-governmental Culture Exchange Activities Commemorating the 82nd Anniversary of the Great Rescue of Doolittle Raid Launched in Quzhou

Sino-American non-governmental culture exchange activities commemorating the 82nd Anniversary of the Great Rescue of Doolittle Raid with the theme “Let the friendship forged by blood and flame be…

Launching Ceremony of the Celebration on the 30th Anniversary of Yantai – Gunsan Partnership Held in Gunsan, South Korea

On April 15, the launching ceremony of the celebration on the 30th Anniversary of Yantai (China) – Gunsan (South Korea) Partnership and the inauguration ceremony of the Yantai-Gunsan…

DAZU Rock Carvings: Art Treasure Carved into Endless Time

DAZU Rock Carvings have witnessed thousands of years. From the foundation of the early Tang Dynasty, the refining in the last five dynasties of the Tang Dynasty, to…

Sports

Asamoah Gyan lights torch for All Regional Games

Accra, April 19, GNA – Asamoah Gyan former Black Stars Captain was among the torchbearers of the maiden All Regional Games Torch Relay event at the Black Stars…

Entertainment

Rising Afro-dancehall artiste OG Nomar drops new single dubbed ‘Believe’ 

By Stanley Senya Accra, April 18, GNA – Nathaniel Anomah, known in the music industry as OG Nomar has released a new captivating song titled “Believe”.   The song…

World

Oil price eases as Iran downplays attack

April 20 (BBC/GNA) – Oil and gold prices have eased after Iranian authorities appeared to downplay reports of an attack from Israel. Brent crude, the international benchmark,fell after…

Africa

Climate change: Deadly African heatwave ‘impossible’ without warming

April 18 (BBC/GNA) – A deadly heatwave in West Africa and the Sahel was “impossible” without human-induced climate change, scientists say. Temperatures soared above 48C in Mali last…

Americas

First seven jurors selected in Trump’s New York criminal trial

New York, Apr. 17, (dpa/GNA) – Seven jurors on Tuesday were selected in Donald Trump’s hush money trial in New York, the first criminal trial against a former US president. Representatives…

Asia

India’s mammoth elections kick off as Modi seeks third term in power

New Delhi, Apr. 19, (dpa/GNA) – Voters in India began heading to the polls on Friday in the first phase of a massive election lasting six weeks, with seats in India’s…

Europe

Bulgaria will not ground its MiG-29s until 2028, Defence Minister says

Sofia, April 19 (BTA/GNA) – Bulgaria will not ground its MiG-29s until 2028, caretaker Defence Minister Atanas Zapryanov said here on Friday. He explained that most countries that…

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