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Domestic Debt Exchange: Vulnerable must not suffer, says Consultant

By Mildred Siabi-Mensah Takoradi, Jan. 24, GNA – A Banking Consultant says Ghana’s quest for a Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) must be well packaged to ensure that…

Tears in court as four get 20 years for stealing GHC 1,262,496.66 from Savings and Loans company

By Joyce Danso Accra, Jan. 30, GNA – Four persons involved in the syphoning of GHC1,262,496.66 from Best Point Savings and Loans Limited have been sentenced to a…

Top Stories

No Ministry has been created for pensions — Ministry of Employment and Labour 

Accra, Feb 01, GNA – The Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations has reiterated that no new Ministry has been created for pensions.  A statement issued by the…

Minority in Parliament reshuffle is in the interest of NDC — Constituency Chairman

By Robert Tachie Menson Dormaa Ahenkro (B/A), Feb. 01, GNA – Mr George Adu, the Dormaa Central Constituency Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described the…

AfCFTA: Ghana submits itself to corporate governance peer review  

By Francis Ntow/Tracy Amankwah Peprah   Accra, Feb 1, GNA – Ghana has submitted itself to a year-long peer review on corporate governance to streamline activities of the Government…

Economy

CrownCity technologies is lSO/IEC 27001:2013 & PCI DSS Version 3.2.1 certified 

Accra, Feb. 2, GNA – CrownCity Technologies (CCT), a Fintec Company, has been awarded ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and Payment Card Industry Standard (PCI DSS) certification.  The certifications further consolidate…

Business

Check insurance status of vehicles before boarding — NIC 

By Isaac Newton Tetteh  Tema, Jan. 28, GNA – The National Insurance Commission (NIC) has charged the public, especially passengers, to always check the insurance status of vehicles…

Politics

Employment Minister now in-charge of pensions 

By Elsie Appiah-Osei  Accra, Feb 02, GNA – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, as the…

Social

Road crashes reduced by 44 per cent in Upper West 

By Philip Tengzu  Wa, Feb. 02, GNA – The Upper West Regional office of the National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) has achieved a reduction in recorded cases of…

Crime

Court orders psychiatric examination on Uber Driver behind viral audio on police 

Accra, Feb. 2, GNA – A District Court in Achimota has ordered that a psychiatric examination be conducted on Patrick Asiedu, the Uber Driver allegedly behind the viral…

Health

COVID-19 Funds Misappropriation: “Heads must roll”— SEND Ghana

Accra, Feb. 01, GNA – SEND Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has appealed to the Auditor-General to surcharge and prosecute all persons and entities found culpable in the…

Science

Ghana’s climate financing still donor dependent – Dr Antwi Boasiako 

By Patrick Ofoe Nudzi/Stanley Senya Accra, Feb. 01, GNA – Dr Antwi Boasiako Amoah, Acting Director, Climate Vulnerabilities and Adaptation, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), says Ghana needs to…

Education

Ashaiman MP commissions bungalow for education director 

By Isaac Newton Tetteh  Ashaiman, Feb. 2, GNA – Mr Ernest Henry Norgbey, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ashaiman, has completed and commissioned a three-bedroom apartment for…

Environment

Tema GNFS records hike in electrical fires  

By Ibrahim Mohammed Saani  Ashaiman, Jan. 30, GNA – The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has expressed worry over increasing cases of electrical fires.  Records from the Service…

Features

Achieving the sustainable development goals focusing on children: The case of Chance for Children 

By Dr. Fatima Eshun, Lecturer at the Department of Geography and Earth Science, University of Environment and Sustainable Development  Accra, Jan. 26, GNA – Achieving sustainable development goals requires…

Psychotherapy is cheaper compared to its results

A GNA Feature by Rosemary Wayo  Tamale, Jan. 21, GNA – Lois (not her real name), a young lady wrote a letter to her psychologist after a six-month…

Witchcraft or child neglect? – Society must judge 

A GNA Feature by Victoria Agyemang   Cape Coast, Jan 19, GNA –  Kwadwo Afful and his elder sister, Aba Kyerewaa (not their real names),  at the age of…

StarLife Assurance: A Year in Review

Accra, Jan. 17, GNA – The role of life insurance companies in the development of any country cannot be over emphasized, as they offer services which benefit individuals,…

Walking the informal sector into pension schemes: Ghana requires Legislative Instrument

A GNA Feature by Dennis Peprah  Sunyani, Jan. 17, GNA – Modern pension administration dated back to the 19th Century in Germany, when the Bismarckian Social Welfare System…

One percent tourism levy: what you need to know 

A GNA Feature by Hafsa Obeng  Accra, Jan. 17, GNA – As we drove on the serene and traffic free Bolga-Navrongo stretch, Huda (not real name) started feeling  hunger…

Foreign Features

The Blessing Cultural Festival of Fengdu County Grandly Opened on January 23rd

On January 23rd on the occasion of the spring festival of the Year of the Rabbit, the opening ceremony of the blessing cultural festival of Fengdu County was…

Hemp makes a comeback in the construction industry

Jan 27 (BBC/GNA) – Weary of his life as a computer engineer, in 2010 Elad Kaspin packed his bags and travelled the world. Mr Kaspin wanted a break…

China Matters’ Features: How Guizhou’s Tourism Benefits from Its Local Cultures

China Matters releases a talk show series on the development of southwest China’s Guizhou Province. The six-episode talk show, named The Talk with Guizhou, invites six guests from…

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World

Commonwealth youth prepare to be in the spotlight in 2023

By Desmond Davies London, Jan 31, GNA – The 1.5 billion people under the age of 30 living in the 56-nation Commonwealth are set to hit the limelight…

Africa

Tunisian’s self-immolation revives memories of Arab Spring’s catalyst

Tunis, Jan 23, (dpa/GNA) – A Tunisian man on Sunday, died after setting himself on fire, local residents and media said, an act that echoed the 2010 self-immolation…

Americas

New Jersey NDC tasked to work towards winning 2024 polls

By: Amadu Kamil Sanah, GNA Special Correspondent, New Jersey, USA Newark (New Jersey), Jan 30, GNA – Dr Hanna Louisa Bissiw, the National Women’s Organiser of the National…

Asia

Conflicting sentences for Iranian couple dancing in Tehran streets

Tehran, Feb 1, (dpa/GNA) – The young Iranian couple dancing in a video posted on Instagram, each received a five-year prison sentence, the Justice Ministry’s online information portal…

Europe

Education Ministry to Follow Labour Market Outcomes of Over 70,000 University Graduates through GRADE Project

Sofia, Feb 01 (BTA/GNA) – The Ministry of Education and Science will follow the labour market outcomes of over 70,000 Bulgarian higher education graduates through the GRADE project,…

Sports

Hearts of Oak sign three-year contract with Cameroonian forward Eonde Albert Dieudonne

By Francis Ofori   Accra, Feb. 01, GNA – Premier League giants, Accra Hearts of Oak have announced the signing of 24-year-old Cameroonian international, Eonde Albert Dieudonne until 2026.  …

Entertainment

Lord Paper drops new hit single dubbed “Chronicles” 

By Stanley Senya Accra, Jan. 30, GNA – Ghanaian aftobeats and hip hop musician Michael Takyi-Frimpong popular known among his fans as Lord Paper, has released a new…