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Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi (right), the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, being conducted round a photo exhibition mounted at the event. Picture: Patrick Dickson

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Mrs Oteng-Gyasi also mentioned a $4 million facility for the development of tourism sites and information centres across the country, and a $5 million grant to support tourism and hospitality enterprises as some of the short and long-term measures put in place by the government for the development of the industry.

Plans are on course for the enactment of a Homeland Return Act next year, the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi, has said.

Onsy Kwame Nkrumah calls on Ghanaians to vote CPP back into Power

Ghana News

He added that Ghanaians are aware of the viral levels of corruption incidence that both the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been involved since the inception of the 4th republic.

A leading member of the Convention People's Party (CPP); the 1st National Vice Chairman, Onsy Kwame Nkrumah, has made a dauntless statement to the effect of the upcoming December 7th elections.

She then started her own prostitution business and that was when she requested for the ladies to be sent to her from Nigeria to work for her as prostitutes.

The Tema Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has rescued two young Nigerian women from being trafficked into Ghana and introduced to prostitution.

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta- Minister of Finance

Ghana News

The foreign component was GH¢138.5 billion, equivalent to 35.9 per cent of GDP while the domestic share was GH¢135.3 billion, representing 35.1 per cent of GDP.

Ghana's debts reached an all-time high in September this year on the back of increased borrowing to make up for shortfalls in revenues and fund rising expenditures.

Former Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu (L) and Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori Atta.

Ghana News

“The time for reckoning has come and nobody should push me. I repeat: nobody should push me. They should tell their people, who they wrongly briefed to be telling lies about me, ...

Former Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu has disclosed that the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori Atta visited his home when he was compiling his report on the controversial Agyapa Royalties deal.

File image – Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu (C) after his swearing in ceremony by President Akufo-Addo (R) and VP Bawumia.

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The CSOs, including the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC), the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), IMANI Africa, a policy think tank, and the Citizens Movement Against Corruption (CIMAG), said Mr Amidu’s resignation had been surprising.

Civil society organisations (CSOs) want Mr Martin Amidu’s resignation as the Special Prosecutor (SP) to be used to better the operations of the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP).

Amidu: My investigators on former PPA’s boss case have been compromised

Ghana News

Mr Amidu who is investigating potential acts of corruption on the part of Mr Adjei, said his office was collaborating with the office of the Auditor-General but that collaboration was cut short due to the conduct of his investigators.

The Special Prosecutor, Mr Martin Amidu, claims his criminal investigations on former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), Mr Adjenim Boateng Adjei, have been delayed because his investigators have been compromised.

Ghana bans importation of poultry products from UK, other countries

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The ban is being implemented with immediate effect. Some products to be affected by the ban include day-old chicks, ...

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has banned the importation of poultry products from Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Denmark and United Kingdom.

Jerry Rawlings: Ghana's former president dies aged 73

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He resigned from the military as a Flight Lieutenant and was democratically elected President of Ghana from January 7, 1993 to January 6, 2001 after being re-elected in 1996.

Ghana's former President Jerry John Rawlings has died at the age of 73.

Dr Bossman Eric Asare, the Deputy Chairman in charge of Corporate Services at the Electoral Commission (EC)

Ghana News

Out of the total 17,029,971 valid voters on the Register, the Region has 3,529,181, followed closely by Ashanti Region, with 3,020,141 voters.

The Greater Accra Region has the highest valid voter population for the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections.

Ghana Card to replace NHIS Card

Ghana News

“Today, as part of Government policy to make the Ghana Card the standard ID for all residents in Ghana, the NHIA is launching the next step in the digitisation journey – linkage of the Ghana Card with the NHIS card. After today, NHIS members can through their mobile phone using *929# will link their NHIS card to their Ghana Card.

Government’s quest to make the Ghana Card the sole source of identification for persons living in Ghana and for accessing public services has received a major boost following the completion of works to integrate the National Health Insurance Card with the Ghana Card.

111 UCC Medical students begin clinical studies

Ghana News

The students who were in two batches comprised 70 regular students and 41 graduate entry students, the highest that the school had ever presented at a White Coat ceremony since its inception.

The University of Cape Coast School of Medical Sciences (UCCSMS) last Thursday inducted 111 medical students into clinical studies at the university.

The cocaine set on fire as part of the destruction process. Picture: DELLA RUSSEL OCLOO

Ghana News

At the destruction ground at the Bundase Military Range in the Greater Accra Region, officials of the commission poured kerosene on the slabs, containing white powdery substances in an open space and set them ablaze.

The Narcotics Control Commission yesterday destroyed $3 million worth of cocaine which was seized in a joint operation at the Terminal Three facility at the Tema Port on September 2, this year.

Amidu submits Agyapa corruption risk assessment report to Akufo-Addo

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Mr Amidu explained in the press statement that the report was completed on October 15, 2020 and it was forwarded to Office of the President on October 16, 2020 as well as the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta.

The Office of the Special Prosecutor has completed the corruption risk assessment on the Agyapa Royalties deal and forwarded its recommendations to the Office of the President.

Graduate teacher recruitment begins Monday - Education Minister

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Interested applicants, he added, are to access the Ghana Education Service (GES) official website: www.gespromotions.gov .gh, to complete online application forms.

Online portals for the recruitment of 6,500 university graduate teachers and non-teaching staff will go live on Monday, November 2, 2020, the Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has said.

Ghana Health Service takes delivery of tricycle ambulances in Upper East

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The facilities were provided by the Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) with support from the Swiss Red Cross(SRC) at an estimated cost of GH¢ 1 million. The package includes the provision of communication gadgets and training for the riders of the Tricycles, midwives and other health staff in the beneficiary health facilities who would be using the Haemocue machines.

The Upper East Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has taken delivery of twenty-two tricycle ambulances and 73 Haemocue (blood testing) machines for distribution to six deprived districts in the Region.
The beneficiary districts are Bongo, Binduri, Nabdam, Kassena Nankana Municipality, Pusiga and Talensi.

We didn’t drive Akufo-Addo away - Kpone Traditional Council responds

Ghana News

President Akufo-Addo on Sunday cut the sod for the construction of a 40-bed hospital for the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal area as part of his tour of the area.

The Kpone Traditional Council has described as misleading reports that claimed that the Paramount Chief of the area, Nii Tetteh Otu II angrily drove away President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo when he visited the area last Sunday.

File image - Auditor General, Daniel Yaw Domelevo

Ghana News

President Akufo-Addo directed Mr Domelevo to proceed on his accumulated leave on July 1, 2020.

Nine civil society groups have jointly sued Attorney General over President Akufo-Addo's directive to the Auditor General, Daniel Yaw Domelevo, to proceed on a 167-day accumulated leave.

File image - The Most Reverend Professor Emmanuel Asante, the Chairman of the National Peace Council, Ghana

Ghana News

According to the police, the clash occurred in the course of a health walk by the NDC in the constituency when a misunderstanding between a group of young men at an area ....

The National Peace Council (NPC) has condemned last Sunday’s clash between supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at James Town in the Odododiodio Constituency in Accra.

Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Jean Mensa

Ghana News

She indicated that the list of affected persons would be provided at the various polling stations to prevent them from voting on December 7.

The Electoral Commission (EC) has deleted some 30,000 names from the voters register.

Mr. Gane (R) filing his nomination papers with the Electoral Commissioner.

Ghana News

This is not a matter of Ghana being ready for an Independent Presidential Candidate. What does that readiness even look like? The real question is, "are you ready for your life to get better than it has been the last 28 years? Are you ready to make ...

Independent presidential candidate Marricke K. Gane says he continues to press on for the highest office in the land as the December 2020 General Elections draws closer.

John Mahama promises Gomoa Nyanyano salt factory

Ghana News

Mr Mahama announced that his government will establish a salt factory at Gomoa Nyanyano if re-elected as President on December 7, 2020.

Former President John Dramani on Wednesday started his campaign in the Central Region as part of efforts to seek re-election on December 7, 2020.

Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Jean Mensa

Ghana News

A total of 15 aspirants have so far submitted the completed copies of their nomination forms to the Electoral Commission (EC) to enable him to contest the presidential election.

The flag bearers of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Mr Akwasi Addai Odike, People's Action Party (PAP), Mr Kwesi Busumbru and United Front Party ( UFP), Mr Nana Agyenim Boateng filed their nominations to contest the December 7 General Elections yesterday.

IGP James Oppong-Boanuh

Ghana News

According to the group, the police are acting in bad faith given the formal and orderly procedures ASEPA followed ahead of the programme.

The Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) says it is disappointed in the police for going to the extent of obtaining a court order to stop them from demonstrating against the controversial Agyapa mineral royalties deal.

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