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Blackshield Capital claims: Committee begins probe into Government’s alleged failure to pay

By Iddi YireAccra, Feb 28, GNA – The Parliamentary Committee investigating the petition by some customers of Blackshield Capital Limited, formerly Gold Coast Management, concerning government’s alleged failure…

LGBTQ+ Passage: Sam George calls on President to assent

By Elsie Appiah-Osei Accra, Feb 28, GNA- Mr Samuel Nartey George, a lead sponsor of the Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Bill, 2021, has urged President Nana…

Any use of marijuana linked to higher risk of heart attack and stroke, study says

Feb 28 (CNN/GNA) – Smoking, vaping or eating marijuana is linked to a significantly higher risk of heart attack and stroke, even if a person had no existing…

Northern Development Authority constructs 32 boreholes at Bunkpurugu 

By Albert Futukpor, GNA  Bunkpurugu (NE/R), Feb 28, GNA – A total of 32 communities in the Bunkpurugu-Nakpanduri District of the North East Region now have access to…

Gov’t to meet 2024 poultry production targets

Agnes Ansah   Accra, Feb.28, GNA – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the Government will work hard to meet domestic poultry production targets set for the year.   This…

SONA: President to launch One-tablet-per-student in March 

By Samira Larbie  Accra, Feb 27, GNA-President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the one-tablet per-student policy at the Senior High School level will be formally launched by March.   …

17,340 out-of-school children reintegrated into mainstream schools in 2023 

By Jesse Ampah Owusu  Accra, Feb. 27, GNA – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says 17,340 out-of-school children have been reintegrated into mainstream formal schools through the Ghana…

Funding secured for La Hospital reconstruction and completion – President 

By Samira Larbie  Accra, Feb. 27, GNA-The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says an alternative source of funding has been secured for the reconstruction and completion of the…

NDC to meet to consider Mahama’s choice of running-mate 

Accra, Feb 27, GNA – The Council of Elders of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will convene at 1100 hours on Thursday, March 7, to consider the choice…

Economy

Cornerstone revenue regimes must be made more effective – Seth Terkper 

By Francis Ntow/Delphina Addo-Dankyi  Accra, Feb. 28, GNA – Mr Seth Terkper, a former Finance Minister has advised the government to focus on making the country’s four major…

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Blackshield Capital claims: Committee begins probe into Government’s alleged failure to pay

By Iddi YireAccra, Feb 28, GNA – The Parliamentary Committee investigating the petition by some customers of Blackshield Capital Limited, formerly Gold Coast Management, concerning government’s alleged failure…

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Politics

NDC Running Mate: Choice must reflect ideals of Party, help restore hope-Agumenu

Accra, Feb. 29, GNA- Dr Donald Agumenu, a leadership and governance expert, has urged the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to choose a Running Mate that will reflect the…

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More than 200 Ghanaians stranded in Cote D’Ivoire – GIS 

By Dennis Peprah  Abesim, Feb. 28, GNA – More than 200 Ghanaians are stranded in Cote D’Ivoire, the Assistant Superintendent of Immigration (ASI) Rickey Nana Yaw Boakye, an…

Court & Crime

Court orders arrest of 42-year-old retired Military Officer over enlistment fraud

By Emelia Nkrumah Accra, Feb. 28, GNA – An Accra Circuit Court has ordered the arrest of a 42-year-old retired Military Officer accused of defrauding some people of…

Education

NCCE appeals to Education Ministry to give prominence to local language  

By Laudia Sawer  Tema, Feb. 28, GNA Mr Stanley Quaynor, the Accra Metro Director of the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), has appealed to the Ministry of…

Health

A total of 18 confirmed CSM cases with four deaths recorded in UWR 

By Philip TengzuWa, (UW/R), Feb. 28, GNA – A total of 18 cases of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) have been recorded in the Upper West Region. with four deaths from…

Electrical contractors must uphold the highest standards

By Morkporkpor Anku Accra, Feb. 28, GNA- Mr Anthony Bleboo, Director, Electricity and Natural Gas Directorate at the Energy Commission, says electrical contractors must recognize their responsibility to…

Forty-two million trees planted over the past three years- President 

By Joyce Danso  Accra, Feb. 27, GNA- Forty-two million (42 million) trees have been planted over the past three years under the Green Ghana Project, President Nana Addo…

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Epidemic Preparedness: Gov’t needs to establish Public Health Emergency Fund using COVID-19 Levy 

A GNA Feature by Comfort Sena Fetrie  Tamale, Feb 28, GNA – In the past few years, countries around the world, including Ghana, have witnessed outbreaks of deadly…

Bagbin echoes the little parliamentary prayer over Ghana’s hills and vales

By James Amoh Junior, GNA Accra, Feb. 27, GNA – As part of Parliamentary sitting and proceedings, the one presiding must say the little Parliamentary prayer. On the…

2024 General Election: The dilemma of choosing running mates 

A GNA News feature by Edward Acquah  Accra, Feb. 25, GNA – With barely 10 months to the 2024 General Election, pressure is mounting on presidential candidates of…

Afetorku Gbodzi – The powerful Dagbamate Shrine, providing spiritual protection, healing to adherents  

A GNA feature by Emmanuel Agbaxode   Dagbamate (V/R), Feb 22, GNA – Dr Kurtis Andrews, 44, a dual citizen of Ghana and Canada, and an adherent of the powerful…

Climate-smart pre-planting decisions for farmers ahead of major season 

A GNA Feature by Edward Acquah  Accra, Feb. 20, GNA – Smallholder farmers got a sneak peek of how unpredictable this year’s rainy season could be when it…

To Blackout or not to Blackout? That is the Question 

A feature by George Sarpong  Accra, Feb. 20, GNA – Is it right for journalists to blackout or boycott errant politicians? The answer depends on our conception of…

Foreign Features

“Germany meets Qingdao – Together at the Spring Festival” was successfully held in the partner city Regensburg

On February 10 (local time), the “Germany meets Qingdao – Together at the Spring Festival”, which was initiated by the Information Office of the Qingdao Municipal People’s Government,…

GDToday: 2024 Guangdong “First Conference of Spring” focuses on promoting high-quality development through industrial science and technology

On February 18, 2024, the first day after the Spring Festival of the Year of Loong in China, Guangdong once again held the “Guangdong Province High-quality Development Conference”.…

GDToday released the video of the 2024 Chinese New Year Address from the Governor of Guangdong 

On the occasion of the Chinese New Year in 2024, Wang Weizhong, the Governor of Guangdong has extended sincere greetings and festive wishes to overseas Chinese, Hong Kong,…

Sports

Togbe Afede XIV assumes Executive Chairman role after board dissolution

By Simon Asare Accra, Feb. 28, GNA – Togbe Afede XIV has assumed his role as the Executive Chairman of Accra Hearts of Oak after the previous board…

Entertainment

A renowned Togolese musician to perform at Adaklu Kodzobi

By Emmanuel Nyatsikor Adaklu Kodzobi (V/R), Feb. 28, GNA – Mr. Agboti Yao, a renowned Togolese musician, will on Friday, perform at Adaklu Kodzobi in the Adaklu district…

World

California seized 28 tons of smuggled fentanyl in 2023

Los Angeles, Feb. 28, (tca/dpa/GNA) – Roughly 28 tons of fentanyl smuggled into California was confiscated by authorities in 2023. The total amount of the potent synthetic opioid seized last year “is enough…

Africa

Nigeria: Coup calls driven by criminals losing ground to military — Group

Abuja, Feb. 28, (GNA) – A civil society organisation, Advocates for Democracy and Development (ADD), on Monday, said those calling for the military to overthrow the civilian government…

Americas

Any use of marijuana linked to higher risk of heart attack and stroke, study says

Feb 28 (CNN/GNA) – Smoking, vaping or eating marijuana is linked to a significantly higher risk of heart attack and stroke, even if a person had no existing…

Asia

Climate change blamed as heavy rains displace thousands in Pakistan

Islamabad, Feb. 28, (dpa/GNA) – Rescuers in Pakistan were scrambling on Wednesday to evacuate thousands from a coastal town after unsually heavy rainfall submerged the area. Around 10,000 people from the…

Europe

Macron rules nothing out to help Ukraine win, including ground troops

Paris, Feb. 27, (dpa/GNA) – French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday said he is not ruling out the deployment of French ground troops in Ukraine. Macron said nothing is off the…

VOA News Videos
Kenyan Companies Embrace AI for Marketing Efficiency, Cost Savings

Kenyan companies, facing economic challenges, are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce production and advertising expenses. 

Tech Report: Regulating Artificial Intelligence in New Technologies

Some technology analysts argue that using artificial intelligence responsibly can boost productivity and economic growth across the continent.

African Art Sees Rise in Popularity in Washington, DC

African art is exploding in popularity in the Washington, D.C., area as curators and galleries feature more and more fine art works from the continent.

State Production Unit Making Cheaper Labs for Schools in Kenya

A Kenyan government agency is helping students from low-income families access laboratories for science classes.