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No More Unusual Tax Incentives To Mining Companies – President Akufo-Addo Tells Africa

Nana Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that it is not right that Africa, which is rich in minerals sought after by the world, should remain inhabited by the poorest people in the world. “Africa has made the world rich with our minerals; our gemstones adorn crowns and homes around the world. It is time to make Africa prosperous and ...

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Chinese govt provides 1,029 boreholes in remote communities

The Chinese government, through its China-Aid programme, has provieded 1,029 boreholes in some remote communities in all the 10 regions of Ghana. The boreholes were provided under an economic and technical cooperation agreement signed between Ghana and China on December 15, 2015. A regional breakdown of the boreholes is: Upper East 182, Upper West eight, Northern 155, Brong Ahafo 146, ...

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Ghanaians Urged To Condemn Wrongs Without Fear

The Reverend Father Peter Kabutey, the Assistant Parish Priest of the Saint Charles Lwanga Catholic Church, Abeka, has urged the citizenry to condemn the wrongs in society without fear of threats or reactions from influential people. He said people were afraid to speak the truth and condemn the ills in society, especially when it concerned influential people, as they thought ...

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Hold political leaders personally accountable for vigilantism – Prof Adei

Prof Adei

The Chairman of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) has called out political leaders amid the negative effects of actions of political vigilante groups. Prof Stephen Adei told Joy FM’s Super Morning Show Tuesday that political leaders should be held personally accountable for the actions of these groups. He explained that unless the political leaders including John Mahama, President Nana Akufo-Addo and ...

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We Will No Longer Tolerate Sexually Offensive Conducts From You – Otumfuo To KNUST Students

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has issued a warning to all its students, stating it will no longer tolerate crude and sexually offensive conducts, particularly from male students. Chancellor of the university, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II indicated lewd behaviours done in the name of traditions and culture is unjustifiable, hence such acts will not be entertained ...

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NPP, NDC Must Halt ‘Verbal Violence’

Ever since former President John Dramani Mahama made his infamous “boot for boot” comment to caution the National Security to be fair to all political actors in the country, I have been wondering whether such mantras win political power. Hear the former President in his reaction to the violence that rocked the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by-election last week: “We ...

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Mercenary activities undermining stability in Africa, says UN chief

With mercenaries undermining global peace and security and weakening States’ capacities to protect their people, the UN Security Council on Monday shone its spotlight on their activities as a source of destabilization in Africa. “From antiquity to the medieval era to the present-day, those who fight for financial reward or other material compensation have been a near constant on the battlefield”, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the ...

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Let’s fight cancer together — Otumfuo

Asantehene-Otumfuo-Osei-Tutu-II

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu 11, has given an assurance to work in close collaboration with the government to fight cancer in the country. He said it was important for all interest groups to come together to find an antidote to cancer diseases. Otumfuo Osei Tutu said this when the President of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), Princess ...

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Gender Minister adopts cerebral palsy boy who was buried alive

The Gender Minister, Ms Cynthia Morrison has adopted a two year old boy who was buried alive in Elmina in the Central Region. The boy, Kweku Lentil, who suffers from cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder, was barely a year old when he was left to die after being covered with earth in an uncompleted building. He was, however, rescued by ...

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Planting for Food & Jobs revolutionizes agriculture in Ghana

Africa’s smallholder farmers are the vital link to the realization of the continent’s agricultural transformation, with agribusinesses sparking off job-creation and economic advancement. Sustaining and scaling progress in the sector requires investments beyond money that include greater political, policy, and financing commitments from both the public and private sector. Thus, Ghana’s flagship program, Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ), seeks ...

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