Minority leader fires Woyome
Minority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has fired back at Alfred Agbesi Woyome, the man caught in GHA 51million judgment debt scandal who is currently being prosecuted in court.
Sat May 18, 2013
Switzerland to support Ghana's export capacities
Switzerland has provided $ 5.35 million to support Ghana's export capacities in the fruits, cocoa, fish, wood and furniture value-chains. A statement issued by Swiss Embassy in Accra said the support forms part of United Nations Industrial Development Organisation trade capacity building programme.
Thu May 16, 2013
Asantehene wants Canada to support Ghana protect environment
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, has appealed for more Canadian support towards efforts aimed at protecting the nation's environment from degradation.
Brazil's largest cashew firm to set up $25m plant in Ghana
A Brazilian processing company, Usibra Ghana Limited, is to establish a $25 million cashew processing plant in Ghana.
Wed May 15, 2013
Ghana's energy plans are ambitious - US energy expert
A senior US energy advisor has commended Ghana for having an ambitious plan for the development of its energy sector but he says it is time for implementation to drive energy-sector growth.
Mon May 13, 2013
Ghana: 'Gov, Nassam Partnership Needed to Curb Illegal Mining '
The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, has observed that escalating illegalities in the small scale mining sector calls for a stronger partnership between the government and the National Association of Small Scale Miners to address the growing complexity of illegal small scale mining in the country.
Thu May 09, 2013
Loudoun jury recommends 15 years in prison for heroin smuggler
A Loudoun County jury on April 30 found a Ghana man guilty of drug-related charges after he was caught at Dulles Airport with nearly three pounds of heroin in the lining of his stomach.
Low patient attendance as doctors resume work
Public sector doctors resumed work on Wednesday after almost a one-month strike, but there were virtually no out-patients at some hospitals in Accra to be attended to.
Swedish-Ghanaian ICT Conference Held in Accra
A Swedish IT and Telecom delegation visited Ghana for a three day Swedish and Ghanaian ICT Conference at the Movenpick Hotel in Accra.
Wed May 08, 2013
UK's Chuka Umunna to lead trade mission to Ghana
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that the shadow business secretary of UK's Labour Party, Chuka Umunna, is to lead a joint LCCI and UKTI North West trade mission to Nigeria and Ghana from the 13th to 17th of May.
Tue May 07, 2013
Salvador's 'Pompeii' in need of help,...
El Salvador's lone UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Joya de Ceren pre-Columbian farming community buried under a volcanic eruption, had a personal visit Tuesday from UNESCO's visiting chief.
Establish a DVLA office in Yendi - Yendi GPRTU
The members of the Yendi Branch of Ghana Private Road Transport Union of TUC have appealed for the establishment of a Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority office in Yendi.
Sat May 04, 2013
Students and teachers from Dorothy Stringer School in Brighton, visiting Ghana
During the trip in March students spent a day in Tortibo village, where they visited the primary school, learned the crafts of bead making and tie dying and had a fantastic time participating in Azonto dance with the village community.
Thu May 02, 2013
Visa, hotel costs sinking tourism
Ghana is slowly ceding tourism market to neighbours due to high Visa fees and hotel rates, Joao Ingles, General Manager for Cape Verde Islands and Ghana at TAP Portugal, the national airline of Portugal, has told B&FT. Poor infrastructure, low investment and lack of coordination among various stakeholders have also conspired to throttle development ... (more)
Fare disparity by foreign airlines: Why it persists
THE issue of fare disparity by foreign airline operating in Nigeria has once again come to the front burner as Nigerians who travelled recently on these foreign airlines complained bitterly about paying higher fares than their fellow passengers from Ghana, for instance, on the same flight.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Peace Corps volunteer dies in Ghana
ACCRA, Ghana A spokeswoman for the United States Embassy in Accra confirms that a Peace Corps volunteer has died in Ghana.
Nikkei Net Interactive
'Mt. Fuji Effect' Lifts Stocks
The government's announcement Tuesday that Mt. Fuji has been tapped to become a UNESCO World Heritage site lifted a number of stocks in Tokyo Wednesday.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Lufthansan rewards travel and tour agents
Lufthansa, a German airline operating in the country, has awarded its travel agents for their contribution to the company in 2012.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Nanaimo News Bulletin
VIU students expand global knowledge through exchange
Katie Schneider and Courtney Brown will soon be far away from the comforts of home, immersed in the culture of Ghana, Africa.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Antrak Air office, other shops destroyed in Kumasi fire
About fifteen shops got destroyed in Kumasi as fire gutted the '1910' building, a shopping edifice within the Central Business District of Adum late last night.