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Prof. Rose E.M. Entsua-Mensah(inset) speaking at the lecture. Photo - Vincent Dzatse

Ghana News

Prof. Entsua-Mensah stated that illegal mining had destroyed several water bodies in the country including the Black and White Volta, and the tributaries of Tano and Pra Basins.

Ghana’s ecology is in crisis as its natural resources continue to be mismanaged and ill-treated by various organisations and parties in a bid to derive economic benefits.

Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, Health Minister

Ghana News

According to Mr Agyeman-Manu, the government was committed to quality healthcare delivery in the country, and so it was working tirelessly toward completing six new hospitals at Tepa, Sewua, Konongo, Kumawu, Fomena and Boaman, all in the Ashanti Region.

The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, says government will no longer expand existing nursing training schools in the country, apart from the specialised ones, because of lack of budget line for the provision of infrastructure in those schools.

I’ll review Free-SHS within 90 days in office – Mahama

Ghana News

According to him, the current government did not listen to him on countless occasions as he said that a consultative and stakeholders meeting needed to be arranged to ...

Former President John Dramani Mahama has reiterated that he will review the Akufo-Addo-led administration’s flagship Free-SHS Policy within his first 90-days in office if elected in the 2020 general elections.

Prof. Kwame Karikari

Ghana News

The BBC sent female undercover reporters to the campuses of the two universities where it reported that they were sexually harassed, propositioned and put under pressure by senior lecturers – all the while wearing secret cameras.

A veteran lecturer in media studies and founder of Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Professor Kwame Karikari has faulted the BBC’s "Sex for Grades" documentary, describing it as not a journalistic work.
He said the methodology used by the BBC in producing the documentary was problematic.

Professor Ransford Gyampo

Ghana News

Professor Ransford Gyampo ...

One of the lecturers captured in the BBC’s ‘Sex for Grades’ documentary, Professor Ransford Gyampo says he has accepted his interdiction in good faith.

File image - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has debunked suggestions that his government is bent on introducing ‘alien’ practices into the Ghanaian society through the controversial Comprehensive Sexuality Education.

Vice President Bawumia

Ghana News

The Nana Akufo-Addo government, the Vice President maintained, had kept faith with Ghanaians and had for the first time in Ghana’s history, cumulatively reduced tariffs since assuming office on January 7, 2017.

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has rejected claims by the opposition NDC that the Akufo-Addo Government is, contrary to its promise while in opposition, is increasing electricity tariffs rather than reducing them.

File image - President Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

With the menace affecting the day-to-day activities of the human race, the President indicated that confronting this challenge demands the active partnership and co-operation of all nations.

President Akufo-Addo has launched the Ghana National Plastics Action Partnership, which seeks to stop the growth of global plastic pollution, and also ensure, amongst others, that plastics do not find their way into the country’s marine bodies.

Comprehensive Sexuality Education not approved for basic schools - Govt. File image - Minister of Education, Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh

Ghana News

Addressing the press conference, Dr Prempeh said, NaCCA has not approved any material on CSE as it is not included in the approved and published KG-P6 curriculum framework.”

The Ministry of Education has stated that the approved curriculum framework from Kindergarten to Primary six does not include Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) contrary to what was currently being discussed in the public domain.

Executive Director of the National Population Council, Dr Leticia Adelaide Appiah

Ghana News

At age six, Primary One pupils will be introduced to values and societal norms and how to interact with the different sexes and groups.

The Ghana Education Service (GES) will, from next term, introduce sex education into the curriculum of basic schools to equip pupils to know and experience their sexuality.

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh — Minister of Education

Ghana News

Opposition to the policy hit a crescendo on Monday, September 30, with faith-based institutions and the National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights leading the charge against the reforms.

Sharp divisions have greeted the guidelines on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) for schools, with the educational authorities parrying the criticisms, saying the new policy holds the key to effective sexuality education for the youth.

Colonel Samuel Kojo Gameli (in white ) and Gershon Akpa being escorted from the court last Friday after they were arraigned

Ghana News

They were charged with possession of explosives, arms and ammunitions without lawful excuse when they appeared before the court.

Six more soldiers have been arraigned at the Kaneshie District Court over an alleged plot to destabilise the country and overthrow the government.

Military bust fraud syndicate

Ghana News

He said the victims on seeing the containers and the supposed cash, were then baited to part with some initial deposits before ...

The security agencies have busted 12 persons for their alleged involvement in an international scam.

File image - Rawlings accuses some NDC leaders of purchasing power

Ghana News

"Some of these leaders are wicked, I tell you, he said.

The founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jerry Rawling has accused some leaders of his party of “purchasing the power of the party into their pockets even though they know that their aim is not 2020”

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Ghana News

He said Ghana is facing various threats and its neighbours are presently battling various jihadist movements.

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has said government would ensure that the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) gets the necessary training and logistics required to counter-terrorism activities.

Dr Bawumia directs all govt institutions to buy made in Ghana toilet papers

Ghana News

The import bill for toilet rolls last year was $70 million, with imports from countries as far as Vietnam, Honduras, Panama, Bahamas, and Marshall Islands.

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has directed all government institutions to procure only locally manufactured toilet papers.

“Poverty no longer barrier to education in Ghana” – Pres Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

The President continued, “Knowledge, knowledge and more knowledge is the only way by which we can rid our society of ignorance, poverty and disease, and, thereby, accelerate progress towards a better future for our children”.

The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says his Government has ensured that poverty is no longer a stumbling block to the access of education of Ghana’s children, as a result of the implementation of the Free Senior High School policy in September 2017.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a tête-à-tête with Ms Angela Merkel (left), the German Chancellor, at the United Nations General Assembly in New York

Ghana News

Taking his turn to address the United Nations General Assembly yesterday, he said: “We know that our performance as governments will be judged by how successful we are in ...

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged world leaders to focus their energies and resources on combating poverty, as their performance as governments will be judged by how successful they are able to reduce and eventually eradicate poverty in their respective countries.

Mr Kwamena Duncan (left) presenting a citation to Prof Hu for his immense contribution to Ghana-China friendship and cooperation.

Ghana News

Prof Hu said in partnership with UCC, the Institute would from September this year starts a BA Chinese Language and Culture programme to expose more student to Chinese language and culture.

The Confucius Institute of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has had about 10,000 Ghanaian Chinese language learners enrolled on its Chinese language learning programmes.

Residents of Kyebi demonstrate against NDC

Ghana News

Clad in red and black and chanting war songs, they marched through some principal streets of the Kyebi township holding placards with various inscriptions to drum home their message.

Residents of Kyebi in the Akyem Abuakwa traditional area in the Eastern Region yesterday embarked on a demonstration to express their displeasure about some comments made by some members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) against their chief, Okyenhene Amoatia Ofori Panin.

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Information Minister

Ghana News

It assured the public that the security agencies were vigilant and working to safeguard the nation, and advised all to remain calm and provide information on suspicious characters and activities to the security agencies.

The Ministry of Information has shed more detail on Friday’s operation by security agencies which was said to have uncovered an arms manufacturing base in Accra operated from a health facility.

Togbe Dey III speaking at the Jubilee House in Accra.

Ghana News

He also lauded government’s efforts at tackling youth unemployment saying “you promised jobs for our teeming unemployed youth, today when we see our youth, we see NABCO, we see Youth in Afforestation, we see teachers under the Double Track System.”

“Mr. President, we are here to inform you that we are seeing transformation in our communities. We are seeing transformation in the lives of our people, and that we are sensing a brighter future for our children and the generations yet unborn.”

Suspect Chika John Nnodim

Ghana News

The arrest of Chika John Nnodim on August 5, 2019, brought the number of arrested suspects concerning the case to three.

A third suspect was on Wednesday extradited from Nigeria to Ghana in connection with the ‘murder’ of three Takoradi girls.

Demo against high cost of living held in K’si

Ghana News

Others were Messrs Joseph Yamin, Yamoah Ponkoh, Agyenim Boateng and the regional Secretary of the NDC, Kwame Zu among other cohorts of the NDC.

The Coalition for National Sovereignty took to the streets of Kumasi, yesterday, to demonstrate against what they say is high cost of living in the country.

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