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KATH, KNUST must work to strengthen specialist healthcare services – Prof. Owusu-Dabo 

By Frances Dorothy Ward Kumasi July 15, GNA – Professor Ellis Owusu-Dabo, Pro Vice Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has stressed the…

Government earmarks GH¢400,000.00 for refurbishment of Bekwai Central Destitute Infirmary  

By Yussif IbrahimBekwai (Ash), July 15, GNA – The government has earmarked GH¢400,000.00 for the refurbishment of the Bekwai Central Destitute Infirmary in the Ashanti Region, Ms Dakoa…

Chief calls for attention towards communities affected by Dam spillage  

By Kekeli K. Blamey Awadiwoekome (V/R) July 15, GNA – Togbe Komla Sakpiti V, the Dufia of Bakpa Awadiwoekome, has called for government’s urgent attention towards the various…

World Skills Day: 1.9 million youth not in education, employment, or training  

 Accra, July 15, GNA – The 2023 Annual Household Income and Expenditure Survey shows that 1.9 million youth aged 15 to 35 years in Ghana were not in Education,…

Catholic Univesity lobbies private investment for improved infrastructure

By Dennis Peprah  Fiapre, July 15, GNA – Professor Daniels Obeng-Ofori, the Vice Chancellor of the Catholic University of Ghana (CUG) has lobbied for private investor partnership to improve…

Ahmed Suale Murder: Police invite ‘A-Plus’ to assist investigations  

By Eric Appah Marfo  Accra, July 15, GNA—The Police, on Monday, invited Mr Kwame Asare Obeng, popularly known as ‘A-Plus’ to assist ongoing investigations into the death of…

150 police personnel trained to help protect assets of Mining Companies

By J. K. Nabary Winneba (C/R), July 14, GNA – Personnel of the Ghana Police Service deployed to mining companies have been urged to execute their duties with…

World leaders must seek the negatives of AI and regulate its deployment — Dr Segbefia 

By Samuel Akumatey Ho, July 14, GNA – Dr Akofa Segbefia, a senior media consultant, has called on world leaders to ensure safe regulation within the deployment of…

Government to launch new programme for SME growth

Accra, July 14, GNA – The government will on Tuesday, July 16, 2024, launch a new programme aimed at delivering financial and technical support to Small and Medium-sized…

Roads Minister takes nationwide tour to Western North 

By Yussif Ibrahim Bibiani (Ash), July 14, GNA – Mr Francis Asenso-Boakye, the Minister of Roads and Highways, as part of his nationwide inspection of road projects, has…

Extend GETFund support to private universities  

By Benjamin A. Commey Accra, July 14, GNA – Dr Martin Luther Obeng, President of the Radford University College (RUC), has reignited calls for the government to consider…

Christian leader urges Christians to take up traditional leadership roles  

By Jibril Abdul Mumuni     Accra, July 14, GNA – Professor Benhardt Quarshie, the former Rector of Akrofi Chistaller Institute, has urged Christians in the Osu community to take…

World

Global agency urges caution around Somali waters amid rise in sea piracy

MOGADISHU, July 14, (Xinhua/GNA) — Piracy attacks off the coast of Somalia still pose a threat, with eight incidents reported in the first six months of 2024, including…

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Economy

15 Financial Service Providers Partner with GIZ to develop Innovative Financial Products   

Accra, July 15, GNA – To reduce the financing gap for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs),15 Ghanaian financial service providers have partnered with the Support to Private…

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Business

Absa launches 2nd phase of Fintech, Agritech Support Programme 

By Paul Eduarko Richardson  Accra, July 11, GNA – Absa Bank Ghana Limited in partnership with Mastercard Foundation Thursday launched the second phase of the Absa Fintech and…

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Politics

President Akufo-Addo inspects Suame Interchange Project  

Kumasi, July 15, GNA – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has visited the project site of the Suame Interchange in Kumasi to inspect the progress of work on…

Social

GPRTU working despite Strike notice 

By Team GNA   Takoradi, July 15, GNA – The sit-down strike action by the GPRTU within Sekondi-Takoradi seemed not to be effective as drivers were seen at the…

Court & Crime

Ahmed Suale Murder: Police invite ‘A-Plus’ to assist investigations  

By Eric Appah Marfo  Accra, July 15, GNA—The Police, on Monday, invited Mr Kwame Asare Obeng, popularly known as ‘A-Plus’ to assist ongoing investigations into the death of…

Education

Korean Government collaborates with RMU to train, recruit for shipbuilding industry

 By Stanley Senya Accra, July 15, GNA – The Korean government through With Human (WH) Company Limited, a recruitment organisation, has begun the training of Ghanaian youth for…

Health

Pre-preparation will restore BECE outcomes in Ho Municipality – Education Director  

By Samuel Akumatey  Ho, July 15, GNA – Stakeholders in education in the Ho Municipality are betting on preparations before the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) to address…

CRI commences field preparations for rice methane reduction technology trials  

By Florence Afriyie Mensah  Kumasi, July 15, GNA – The Crops Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in a significant stride towards…

Climate injustice, another form of terrorism against nature, lets fight it — Former MP

By Joyce Danso Accra, July 13, GNA – Greenpeace Africa has launched Climate Justice Movement in Ghana with a call on the public to see climate injustice as…

Podcasts

TB Cases Grow, Residents in Industrial Areas Cry for Clean Air and Ghana's Million Shea Butter Workers Get a Clean Boost - Clean Air Report Ghana

  1. TB Cases Grow, Residents in Industrial Areas Cry for Clean Air and Ghana's Million Shea Butter Workers Get a Clean Boost
  2. Air pollution linked to autism, toll collectors demand compensation for job-related illnesses and rural communities struggle with untarred roads
  3. Air Pollution in Informal Settlements Plaguing Ghana's Children, Why Can't Clean Air Be Enforced? And... Young People Work to Clean Our Air
  4. Residents and Workers Fear Retribution in Polluted Kumasi Industrial Zone; Roadworks Plague Accra and We Got To South Africa to Ride the Rapid Transit Bus
  5. Women fish smokers pay a high price for the food we eat and MPs move to address air pollution

Features

Menstrual Health: A critical factor in the female’s overall well-being 

By Regina Benneh Sunyani, July 14, GNA – Menstrual health, a vital aspect of women’s well-being, remains a taboo topic in Ghana, hidden from public discourse and neglected. A…

Beyond morning sickness, the unexpected reality of pre-eclampsia 

By GNA Feature by Elizabeth Larkwor Baah  Tema, July 12, GNA – As a pregnant woman, every kick and twitch of the growing baby is a precious milestone,…

Gender injustices: Rape, defilement — The unclear support service  

GNA Feature by Fatima Anafu-Astanga  Bolgatanga, July 12, GNA – The daily morning hustle and bustle at most police stations are real. At the MTTD division, drivers arre…

Escalating NDC, NPP internal tension heighten anxiety in Assin Central 

A GNA feature by Isaac Arkoh Cape Coast, July 10, GNA – As the December 7 general election draws near, heightened internal political tension and uncertainty are palpable…

Understanding the role and benefits of local equity participation

By Joel Telfer Jnr Accra, July 9, GNA-The proliferation of FDI in any developing economy is a welcome development. Background The inflow of capital leads to job creation,…

Devastating effect of Market Fires, the critical intervention of insurance policies 

A GNA Feature by Bertha Badu-Agyei  Accra, July 6, GNA – Market fires in Ghana have had devastating impact on women who operates small and medium enterprises usually…

Foreign Features

Hunan TV’s “Singer 2024” gains global acclaim 

(Changsha) – Hunan TV’s “Singer 2024” has become a major international success, with more than half of the show already aired on Mango TV. The nine-episode competition has…

Greater Bay Area: Macao’s Economy Experiencing Diversifying Development

According to data released by the Macao SAR Government, the number of tourists visiting Macao in the first quarter of 2024 has reached 8.876 million, which is an…

Asia Pacific View: Foreigners looking for the most practical Smart Technology at the 2024 World Intelligence Expo 

Bionic robots that speak both Chinese and English can have the same skin and nails as humans? A flying car powered solely by wind can have a maximum…

Sports

Accra edition of Hope Performance Tennis Clinic ends  

By Rihana Adam   Accra, July 14, GNA – The Accra edition of the Hope Performance Tennis Clinic ended over the week at the Accra Sports Stadium Tennis Court…

Entertainment

TGMA climaxes 25th anniversary celebrations with epic Stonebwoy performance

By Simon Asare Accra, July 14, GNA – Reigning Artiste of the Year, Stonebwoy, delivered a stunning performance to climax the silver jubilee celebrations of the prestigious Telecel…

Africa

At least 22 killed as building collapses in Nigeria

ABUJA, July 14, (Xinhua/GNA) — At least 22 people were killed and 132 others injured on Friday, after a two-story school building collapsed in Nigeria’s north-central Plateau state,…

Americas

Ecuadorian court sentences 5 defendants for murdering former presidential candidate

QUITO, July 14, (Xinhua/GNA) — An Ecuadorian court on Friday, sentenced five defendants accused of murdering former presidential candidate, Fernando Villavicencio to prison terms, between 12 and 34…

Asia

At least 60 missing after landslides bury buses in Nepal

Kathmandu, Jul. 12, (dpa/GNA) – At least 60 people are missing after part of a hill collapsed and swept away two passenger buses on a highway in Nepal on Friday, police…

Europe

European Investment Fund: Bulgaria second in EU for 2023 Cohesion Investments

Luxemburg, July 15 (BTA/GNA) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group, which includes the European Investment Fund (EIF), allocated EUR 36.2 billion to projects in the EU’s economically…

Middle East

UN warns nearly 500,000 face ‘catastrophic levels of hunger’ in Gaza

Tel Aviv, Jul. 12, (dpa/GNA) – Almost half a million people in the Gaza Strip are suffering from “catastrophic levels of hunger,” the United Nations warned on Thursday. “Limited access &…

VOA News Videos
British-born guitarist revels in Ghanian sounds

John Collins visited Ghana as a child with his father. But life brought him back years later, and the musician never left. VOA’s Isaac Kaledzi met him in Accra and Anthony Labruto narrates.


In Senegal, French expat gains internet fame with Wolof language learning videos

A young Frenchman who settled in Senegal a little over a year ago decided to master the local Wolof language. Now he’s teaching it to other people on social media. Allison Fernandes has the story, narrated by Michelle Joseph.

Unfired earth blocks surpass modern building codes

A new homebuilding method with ancient roots in adobe offers protection from wildfires, earthquakes, high winds and floods, while being climate friendly and sustainable.


World Refugee Day: Is neglect the new normal?

Aid groups say crises in Sudan, Somalia, the Sahel, and other places are receiving a lot less funding that they need to handle the challenges they face. Earlier this month, the head of the Norwegian Refugee Council's (NRC) said "the utter neglect of displaced people has become the new normal." Henry Wilkins reports on what refugees and non-profit groups think about current funding levels..