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Ghana on right path towards a prosperous future- President assures


The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo –Addo has assured that government has put some cogent measures in place to guarantee a prosperous future for the country.    While delivering a speech at the 61st Independence Anniversary celebration in Accra on Tuesday, the President said,“ we have started on the right path towards a prosperous future with the concrete steps we are ...

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Nana Addo must deliver on his RTI promise

Akufo Addo, President of Ghana

Many were those who hailed  President Nana Addo  Dankwa Akufo Addo  for making a bold statement on the Independence Day by  indicating  his preparedness to ensure that  Right to Information(RTI)  bill which has been within and without Parliament for  more than a decade will be  passed. In his own words, he said to Ghanaians that “There is, however, one piece ...

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Ghana’s 2018 Economic Outlook Positive but…

Ken Ofori Atta, Minister for Finance

Ghana’s macroeconomic performance improved in 2017 after a difficult 2016. The country’s economy expanded for the fifth successive quarter in September 2017; at a rate almost double that of 2016, according to a World Bank report released today. The 3rd edition of the Ghana Economic Update, which focuses on agriculture as the engine of growth and jobs creation, notes that ...

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Govt urged to invest in NASTAG to meet local demands

Madam Victoria Adongo

Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on the government to invest in the National Seed Traders Association of Ghana (NASTAG) to boost their operations to meet the local demands of farmers and also create jobs for teeming youth thereby improving incomes and livelihoods. “Instead of importing seeds, we have seeds producers and growers in Ghana but they are ...

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On the Right to Information bill… Will the President walk the talk?

Mustapha Hamid, Information Minister

Questions are being asked by individuals and civil society groups advocating for the passage of the Right to Information Bill whether President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo meant business when he mentioned government’s readiness to pass the bill before Parliament rises. Their doubts stems from the fact that this is not the first time such statements had been made by ...

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President advocates value addition to Ghana’s exports

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo – Addo has acknowledged the need for Ghana  to stop the  practice of  exporting its valuable products  in their raw form as  the country needs to  add  value to these products in order to  propel the  Ghana beyond  Aid agenda.     The  President said at the 61ST independence  anniversary celebration in Accra on Tuesday,”Fellow ...

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CTN appeals for support to provide better education for the needy

Stephen Paa Kwesi Quainoo, President and founder, Clothe the Naked Outreach

Founder and president of Clothe the Naked Outreach (CTN), Mr Stephen Paa Kwesi Quainoo has called for support from donors and individuals to help provide better education and cloths for the poor and needy. A major challenge facing orphans and abandoned children in orphanages and children in the villages of Ghana, is the lack of money to finance their formal ...

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2 arrested in Kumasi for beheading 5-year-old boy

The suspects

Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested two persons for allegedly beheading a five-year-old boy. The two; Vikuriba Joe Zoot, 21, and Kozel Borama, 25, were arrested on March 7, 2018 with the human head in their possession at Ampabame near Sokoban in Kumasi. The deceased, identified as Silas Kunsana, a twin, was picked up by the suspects at Suame, ...

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Fake doctor, two accomplices arrested for practising without licences

The suspect, Servor Kwasi

A 42-year-old man and two women have been arrested for allegedly practising as a doctor, a nurse and a laboratory technician at a clinic at Akwamu, near Nsawam, without qualification and licences. They were arrested while they were busily administering health care to the unsuspecting public on March 7, 2018 at a clinic known as the Selomassa Health Centre. Personnel ...

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UN Women calls for stronger support for women

Madam Phumzile Mambo-Ngcka

The UN Women has called on the global community to deliberately create stronger support for women’s political activism and a broader space for women’s civil society voices. In a statement, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women, for International Women’s Day, said that was necessary to combine “our efforts to target those who truly need change most.” “The ...

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