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Election 2024: Profile of Professor Joshua Alabi, John Mahama’s Campaign Manager

By Iddi Yire Accra, June 20, GNA – Professor Joshua Alabi is the Campaign Manager of former President John Dramani Mahama, the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress…

Eugene Arhin touts NPP’s developmental works in Awutu West

Simon Agbovi Kasoa (C/R), June 20, GNA – Parliamentary Candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Awutu Senya West Constituency, Mr. Eugene Arhin says the Awutu…

Local Government Minister inspects ongoing infrastructural projects in Northern Region 

By Albert Futukpor, GNA  Gambuga (N/R), June 20, GNA – Mr Martin Adjei-Mensah Korsah, Minister for Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development, on Wednesday inspected various projects under…

Army Chief donates cash for the construction of GOC residence 

By Rosemary Wayo, GNA  Tamale, June 20, GNA – Major General Bismarck Kwasi Onwona, Chief of the Army Staff, has donated GH₵50,000.00 as initial funding for the construction…

ECOWAS Court President Receives West African Law Students Association, Ghana Chapter 

Accra, June 20, GNA – The President of the Community Court of Justice, ECOWAS, Honourable Justice Edward Amoako Asante, has met with the Executive Committee of the West…

Wa Naa demands police investigative report on mysterious killings in Wa

By Philip Tengzu, GNA Wa, (UW/R), June 20, GNA – Naa Fuseini Seidu Pelpuo IV, the Overlord of the Wala State, has requested the Upper West Regional Police…

Nine-year-old visually impaired bars odds to pursue dream   

 By Dennis Peprah  Bechem, (A/R), June 20, GNA – Ransford Acheampong Yeboah, a nine-year-old visually impaired says his determination to make his dream of becoming a legal practitioner is…

CSIR launches Science for Impact Fund, aim to raise $20 million  

By D.I. Laary  Accra, June 20, GNA – The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has launched the CSIR Science for Impact Fund (CSIF), a new initiative…

Ghana recorded 17,774 new HIV infections in 2023 

By Linda Naa Deide Aryeetey, GNA   Accra, June 19, GNA – Data from the 2023 national and sub-national HIV and AIDS estimates and projections showed 17, 774 people-…

Establishing and investing in children’s hospitals necessary — Health Minister  

 By Muniratu Akweley Issah, GNA  Accra, June 19, GNA – Establishing and investing in children’s hospitals is necessary as it would help pay special attention to their health…

Teachers urged to acquire ICT skills in evolving education system  

By Jesse Ampah Owusu, GNA  Accra, June 19, GNA – Mr Prince Agyemang Duah, Director of Schools and Instructions at the Ghana Education Service (GES), has urged teachers…

Opuni Trial: Picking samples for laboratory testing requires some protocols—witness 

By Morkporkpor Anku  Accra, June 19, GNA – Mrs Genevieve Ofosuhemaa Baah Mantey, Head of Material Science Department of the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), has agreed that certain…

World

Nvidia overtakes Microsoft to become world’s most valuable company

Washington, Jun. 19, (PA Media/dpa/GNA) – US computer chip maker Nvidia has become the world’s most valuable company after its share price reached an all-time high on Tuesday. The firm’s stock…

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Economy

Securities and Exchange Commission, UNCOF launch Crowdfunding Guidelines to boost MSMEs growth

Accra, June 20, GNA – The Securities and Exchange Commission of Ghana (SEC) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCOF) have launched comprehensive guidelines for equity and investment-based crowdfunding…

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Business

Poultry farmers appeal for processing factories   

 By Dennis Peprah Dumasua, (B/R), June 20, GNA – Poultry farmers in the Sunyani Municipality have appealed for processing factories to add value to poultry products for both the…

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Politics

Dormaa West records 818 voter transfer – EC

By Robert Tachie Menson Nkrankwanta (B/R), June 20, GNA – A total of 818 voters participated in the just ended voter transfer exercise in the Dormaa West District…

Social

Medical Emergency Assistant jailed for fraud 

By Gifty Amofa, GNA  Accra, June 20, GNA – The Amasaman Circuit Court has sentenced a 44-year-old medical emergency assistant to three years imprisonment in hard labour for…

Court & Crime

Police yet to receive Bill of Indictment on Benlord and another over slain soldier

By Joyce Danso Accra, June 20, GNA – The police have not yet received the Bill of Indictment in the case of Nana Barima Ababio, also known as…

Education

Ellembelle MP cuts sod for six-unit classroom block at Ngabawie

By P.K. Yankey Ngabawie (W/R), June 20, GNA – The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellembelle, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah has assured the Chief, elders, and people of…

Health

SICCA holds maiden conference on prevention of sickle cell disease

By Kristodia Otibu Asiedu / Zainab Abdul-Hamid Accra, June 20, GNA – The Sickle Cell Condition Advocates (SICCA), a non-governmental organisation, has held its maiden conference on preventing…

Food safety evolving, challenging — FDA 

Accra, June 19, GNA – Dr Delese Darko, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Foods and Drugs Authority (FDA), says emerging developments including climate change impacts and technological advancement are critical to food safety.   She…

Political parties urged to include climate issues in manifestos

By Stanley Senya Accra, June 20, GNA – Miss Glory Emmanuella Appiah, National Coordinator of Ghana Youth Environmental Movement (GYEM), has called on political parties to include climate…

Podcasts

Air pollution linked to autism, toll collectors demand compensation for job-related illnesses and rural communities struggle with untarred roads - Clean Air Report Ghana

  1. Air pollution linked to autism, toll collectors demand compensation for job-related illnesses and rural communities struggle with untarred roads
  2. Air Pollution in Informal Settlements Plaguing Ghana's Children, Why Can't Clean Air Be Enforced? And... Young People Work to Clean Our Air
  3. 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
  4. Women fish smokers pay a high price for the food we eat and MPs move to address air pollution
  5. Air Pollution Threatens Ghana's Food Supply and, Driving Down Dangerous Vehicle Emissions

Features

Ghana needs robust, resilient internet connectivity to avoid March 2024 service disruption 

Feature by Leslie Mensah Tamakloe  Accra, June 20, GNA – March 14th, 2024, saw a massive disruption of internet connectivity in several African countries. West Coast African countries…

Tema Newtown’s Festivals of death

A GNA feature by Laudia Sawer Tema, June 20, GNA – As the 2024 closed fishing season commences on July 1, Tema Newtown shivers with uncomfortable memories of…

Auto Crime Prevention: A tool for eradicating electoral violence  

A feature by Frank Okyere Darko  Accra, June 19, GNA—Election violence and auto crime require coordinated community and law enforcement responses.  The use of motor vehicles, bikes and…

Crux of a teen’s severed marriage    

A GNA Feature by Fatima Anafu- Astanga  Bolgatanga, June 18 GNA-Marilia (not real name), a teenage girl, was rescued from her intended marriage by the Boys Club of…

The 21st century quality teacher  

By Kofi Ashiboe-Mensah, PhD  Accra, June 18, GNA-There has been growing emphasis on teaching quality in recent years across various cultures and perspectives where state laws (e.g. Ghana)…

Emancipation Day: A time for solemn reflection, celebrating freedom on Ghana’s journey 

By Adu Kennedy   Accra, June 18, GNA-Emancipation Day holds a profound significance in Ghana, a nation with a rich history of struggle, resilience, and liberation. The word emancipation…

Foreign Features

CIIE Stories: Ethiopian agricultural products soar in Chinese market through CIIE 

Ethiopian coffee has been rapidly gaining traction in the Chinese market in recent years, with sales growing at a staggering rate of 27 percent annually.   This rapid growth…

Less than 150 days to go: MNCs get ready to shine at CIIE 2024 

With 325,000 square meters of exhibition area for the seventh China International Import Expo (CIIE) having already been booked by more than 1,000 companies around the globe, the…

“Dragon Boat Races” music video blends Chinese and Western music, celebrating Guangdong’s cultural heritage

On the occasion of the traditional Chinese Dragon Boat Festival, the International Communication Center of Guangdong Province and British musician Shaun Gibson co-created a new music video, “Dragon…

Sports

Ghana climbs to 64th in world rankings, misses out on Africa’s top 10  

By Francis Ofori   Accra, June.20, GNA – The Black Stars of Ghana have climbed four places in the latest FIFA rankings after their recent wins at the ongoing…

Entertainment

Stonebwoy drops visuals for new jam ‘Your Body’ in celebration of African beauty

By Simon Asare Accra, June 20, GNA – Ghanaian Afrodancehall artiste Stonebwoy has released the highly anticipated music video for his new hit ‘’Your Body,” a vibrant visual…

Africa

South Africa’s Ramaphosa sworn in for second term

June 19 (BBC/GNA) – South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a second full term in office as president, despite failing to secure a majority in…

Americas

A quarter of Brazil has burned at least once since 1985, report finds

Rio de Janeiro, Jun. 19, (dpa/GNA) – A quarter of Brazilian land has been on fire at least once over the past four decades, a report published on Tuesday shows. Between…

Asia

Rains cause deaths in southern China as north swelters in heatwave

Beijing, Jun. 18, (dpa/GNA) – At least five people have died in heavy rains, flooding and resulting landslides around the city of Meizhou in China’s Guangdong province, and a further four…

Europe

Made in Bulgaria Programme Association presents the people of the XXI Century Awards

Sofia, June 20 (BTA/GNA) – Individuals and organizations that have contributed significantly to the development of society and the economy in Bulgaria were honoured with the People of…

Middle East

41 die during Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia amid soaring heat

Cairo, Jun. 18, (dpa/GNA) – At least 41 Jordanians have died due to heatstroke during the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, Jordan said on Tuesday, as temperatures soared in recent…

VOA News Videos
Kenya conference showcases technology to help people with disabilities

In Africa, about 15% of the population faces disability challenges despite advancements in technology.

Biden launches $14M ad campaign to reach young Black voters

The US presidential race is on — and each of the candidates is attempting to pull certain populations away from his competitor.

Kosovar's sculptures transform roof of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art

Gigantic metal sculptures made by Kosovo-born artist Petrit Halilaj adorn the rooftop of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Ghana’s civil society groups join anti-corruption fight

Civil society groups in Ghana are taking up the challenge to expose corruption and push for action.