Ghana

Rwandan community in Ghana commemorate Genocide virtually

Rwandan diaspora in Ghana, and friends of Rwanda on Sunday, April 26th, held a virtual commemoration to honour the over a million victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Like other events organised to mark the 26th commemoration of the Genocide, the event was held virtually due to...

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 11:13am

Ghana allocates $100m to fight against coronavirus

ACCRA, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced here late Wednesday a fund of 100 million U.S. dollars for the fight against COVID-19. Addressing the nation live on radio and television on the enhanced measures against the disease, Akufo-Addo said it was...

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 8:29am

Ghana: 40 suspected coronavirus cases turn out negative

ACCRA, March 5 (Xinhua) -- As many as 40 suspected COVID-19 cases have been tested in Ghana and the results are negative, minster for health Kwaku Agyeman-Manu said. The minister said the country had strengthened its prevention measures in line with WHO recommendations for member states to...

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 6:15pm

Ghana ex-president to lead opposition NDC in next year's polls

Ghana's ex-president John Dramani Mahama has become the leader of the country's largest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), after overwhelmingly winning a vote on Saturday. Mahama, who won 95.24 percent of all valid votes cast, will lead the NDC in next year's...

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 7:34am

Ghana opens book of condolence in honor of Kofi Annan

People from all walks of life have been trooping to the Accra International Conference Center (AICC) to sign the book of condolence opened here on Wednesday in honor of late former United Nations (UN) Secretary General Kofi Annan. The former head of the global body passed away on Saturday at a...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 10:36am

Lack of seismic data impairs Ghana's oil exploration: researcher

Ghana's quest to increase its hydrocarbon exploitation could be hamstrung unless the country invests in data on its entire potential oil field, a researcher said. Pauline Anaman, head of Policy at think-tank Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP), said in an interview here Monday that it was...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 9:19am

Transformation ought to focus on citizens – Kagame

President Paul Kagame has said that national and continental transformation ought to focus primarily on investing in citizens. President Kagame was speaking at the second African Transformation Forum, in Accra, Ghana alongside Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo, Côte d'Ivoire's...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 8:51am

Disgraced Ghana football boss resigns from FIFA Council and CAF position

Africa’s football governing body will hold an extraordinary session in September to replace disgraced Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kwesi Nyantakyi, who has resigned from his roles at the FIFA council and CAF executive committee. Kwesi who was first vice president of the...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 7:35am

Ghana launches zero hunger strategic review report

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday launched the Ghana Zero Hunger Strategic Review Report. The review is an independent, analytical and consultative exercise which the World Food Programme has initiated globally to identify the key challenges to achieving zero hunger in...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:32am

Rwanda, Ghana air service pact ‘to spur trade relations’

Ministers from Rwanda and Ghana described the Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) signed between the two countries in Kigali on Monday as a catalyst to future bilateral co-operation in trade and development between the two countries. The agreement was signed by Minister of State in charge of...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:55am

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