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Africa Needs New Breed of Leaders- Alex Apau Dadey, Executive Chairman, KGL Group 

By Daniel Adu Darko  Accra, July 22, GNA-Mr Alex Apau Dadey, Executive Chairman of the KGL Group, has called for a new era of political and business leadership…

NPP has been good to Wechiau; We will vote for Bawumia — Chief  

By Godwill Arthur-Mensah   Accra, July 22, GNA – The chiefs and people of Wechiau in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region have promised to vote…

NHIA staff urged to uphold core values for highest professional standards 

By J. K. Nabary  Winneba (C/R), July 22, GNA – The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has entreated its staff to uphold the core values of the Authority…

Dr Amin Adam to present mid-year budget review on Tuesday 

Accra, July 22, GNA – Dr Mohammed Amin Adam, Finance Minister, will on Tuesday, July 23, present the country’s mid-year fiscal policy review of the 2024 budget statement…

Chief, seven others granted100,000 bail over billboard removal

By James Esuon Agona Swedru (C/R), July 22, GNA – Eight persons, who allegedly removed a joint billboard of Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia and Mrs Hannah Asamoah, the…

NPC-Ghana denies involvement in Norway Visa scandal   

By Rihana Adam Accra, July 21, GNA – Mr. Samson Deen, President of the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) – Ghana has said it is not involved in the…

Parliament appreciates support for maiden Democracy Cup 

By Simon Asare  Accra, July 21, GNA – The Parliament of Ghana has expressed gratitude to Hearts of Oak and Kotoko, as well as the organisers, sponsors, and participants…

Teachers remain critical in shaping the character of the youth—Dan Botwe

By Bertha Badu-Agyei Accra, July 21, GNA – Mr Dan Botwe, Member of Parliament for Okere, says that teachers’ role in shaping and moulding the character of the…

NAVTRAC: Commodore Asiedu-Larbi formally inducted into office as new Flag Officer Commanding 

By Agbaxode Emmanuel  Sogakope-Nutekpor (VR), July 21, GNA – Commandore Solomon Asiedu-Larbi, the new Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) of the Naval Training Command (NAVTRAC) at Nutekpor in the…

GACC urges students to contribute to corruption-free society  

By Yussif Ibrahim Kumasi, July 21, GNA – The Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) is advocating for the active involvement of young people in efforts to build corruption-free society…

Ada Queen donates to students, sensitises them to gender violence 

By Opesika Tetteh Puplampu Ada, July 21, GNA – Naana Lomokie Lomo I, the Queen of the Royal Lomobiawer Clan of Ada, has embarked on a campaign to…

CDD-Ghana launches Press freedom and Climate Reporting SDGs Project

Accra, July 21, GNA – The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) in partnership with the Embassy of Denmark, has launched the: “Defending Media Freedom and Truth and…

World

Biden’s Covid-19 symptoms almost gone, says doctor

Washington, Jul. 23, (dpa/GNA) – US President Joe Biden is on the road to recovery following his coronavirus infection, his doctor said on Monday. “His symptoms have almost completely subsided,” the 81-year-old president’s…

Economy

Government to re-institute integrated property tax system

By Morkporkpor AnkuAccra, July 23, GNA – The Government will re-institute the integrated property tax system by synthesising data from MMDAs, Lands valuation, ECG and other relevant government…

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Business

Newmont appoints first Ghanaian Managing Director for Africa 

By Jibril Abdul Mumuni   Accra, July 22, GNA – Newmont Corporation has appointed its first Ghanaian Managing Director, Abdul-Rahman Amoadu, to lead the company’s business operations in Africa.  …

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Politics

NDC will champion community dev’t in Anyaa Sowutoum – Adotey Allotey

By Christiana Afua Nyarko Accra, July 23, GNA – Mr Emmanuel Adotey Allotey, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Anyaa Sowutoum Constituency, says his vision is…

Social

Expedite work on L.I. for Land Act 2020 – Land-based investors, stakeholders appeal 

Accra, July 23, GNA-Land-based investors and stakeholders in the sector have called for the early completion of work on the draft Legislative Instrument (L.I.) to provide the legal…

Court & Crime

Revocation of UniCredit’s license done in accordance with the law-Supreme Court

By Morkporkpor Anku Accra, July 24, GNA – The Supreme Court says it is satisfied that the revocation of UniCredit Ghana Limited’s license was done in accordance with…

Education

Adutwum leads African Union’s education reforms team

Accra, July 23, GNA – Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo says Ghana’s Education Minister, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, has been tasked to lead a team of education experts…

Health

PSGH, LAPAG endorse renewal of KNUST Vice chancellor’s Appointment

By Stanley Senya Accra, July 23, GNA – The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) and Lady Pharmacists Association of Ghana (LAPAG) have endorsed the renewal of the appointment…

Ghana shares carbon market experience with Tanzania 

By Albert Oppong-Ansah  Accra, July 23, GNA – A delegation from Tanzania made up of government institutions is in Ghana to understudy the country’s carbon market operations.   Ghana…

CSOs make input into National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan  

Accra, July 23, GNA - The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation has engaged Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in environment and biodiversity in the setting of national targets…

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

Revitalising tourism to promote sustainable growth – Ministry validates first-ever policy draft

By Alphonse Kumaza Accra, July 22, GNA – The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture in its efforts to  revitalise the sector and promote sustainable and inclusive growth in Ghana, held…

Pathogens have wings; Ghana needs health emergency fund now  

A GNA Feature by Linda Naa Deide Aryeetey  Accra, July 20, GNA – More than two decades ago cholera visited the shores of Ghana, several thousands of people…

Managing seizures in children with CP: is the Ghana Health Service monitoring  

A GNA Feature by Hannah Awadzi   Accra, July 19, GNA-They were sleeping in the night when they suddenly heard a consistent, repetitive sound coming from the child’s bed.…

Op-Ed: Revitalising the African Union: A Call for Radical Change and Innovative Leadership

A feature by Edward Boateng Accra, July 19, GNA – As African Foreign Ministers gather in Accra this week, the search for a new African Union (AU) Head…

Rejected Ballot: A misplaced power of the thumb 

GNA feature by Maxwell Awumah  Ho, July 17, GNA – The phrase “misplaced power of the thumb” could metaphorically suggest the misuse or mishandling of voting authority or…

Ghana must be vigilant to maintain freedom and Justice 

By John Dramani Mahama Accra, July 16, GNA-The United States is approaching the Presidential election in November this year. The stakes have never been this high, reflected in…

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

CGA-Ghana to make debut at Cultural Olympiad project in Paris

Accra, July 23, GNA. – Ghana’s Cultural Games Association (CGA) will make its historic debut in the Cultural Olympiad initiative, which will take place during the Paris Games. The…

Entertainment

KK Fosu clarifies issues over absence at Jean Claude’s funeral 

By Simon Asare  Accra, July 22, GNA – Ghanaian Highlife star Kaakyire Kwame Fosu, better known as KK Fosu, has  explained the circumstances surrounding his absence at the funeral…

Africa

Electoral commission: Kagame wins presidential election in Rwanda

Kigali, Jul. 23, (dpa/GNA) – Incumbent Paul Kagame has won a fourth term in office in the presidential election in Rwanda. With all votes counted, Kagame garnered 99.18% of the vote,…

Americas

Harris secures enough delegate endorsements to win the Democratic presidential nomination

July 23 (CNN/GNA) – Kamala Harris has the support of enough Democratic delegates to win the party’s nomination for president, according to CNN’s delegate estimate. While endorsements from delegates…

Asia

Myanmar’s junta leader assumes interim presidency

Bangkok, Jul. 23, (dpa/GNA) – Myanmar’s junta leader Min Aung Hlaing is expanding his power by assuming the role of interim president from Myint Swe due to a declared medical leave…

Europe

Violence against women a ‘national emergency’, UK police report says

London, Jul. 23, (PA Media/dpa/GNA) – Violence against women and girls is a “national emergency” with nearly 3,000 crimes recorded every day, a leading British police chief has warned in a…

Middle East

Militants bomb girls’ school in north-western Pakistan

Islamabad, Jul. 22, (dpa/GNA) – A girls’ school was blown up by suspected militants in north-western Pakistan near the Afghan border, in yet another incident targeting female education, officials said on…

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..