Month: May 2017

Ghana signs agriculture industrialization deal with India
Homeland News

Ghana signs agriculture industrialization deal with India

Thirteen African countries including Ghana have signed series of partnership agreements with India to enhance the supply of agricultural machinery, credit advancement to farmers and scientific cooperation. Farm machinery suppliers from the Indian state of Gujarat signed agreements with Ghana, Zambia, Mozambique and Togo for the supply of farm machinery, training […]

Malaria cases declining in Ghana
Health

Malaria cases declining in Ghana

Dr. Seidu Barikisu, the Northern Regional Focal Person for Malaria, has disclosed that malaria cases have reduced from 41.2 per cent to 25.4 per cent in the first quarter of this year. He said malaria case fatality had also declined from 0.68 to 0.31 in the first quarter of this […]

Ghana, Mali pledge to deepen bilateral relations
Homeland News World

Ghana, Mali pledge to deepen bilateral relations

Ghana and Mali have pledged to work towards strengthening the ties of cooperation that exist between them, after the Presidents of the two countries expressed satisfaction with the current state of that relationship. In a joint communiqué issued at the end of a day’s working visit to Mali by President […]

From Left Lana Marais.Regional Communications Director at Dentsu Aegis Network SSA.Byron John, Insights and Innovation Director of Dentsu Aegis Network Sub Saharan Africa,Dawn Rowlands, Chief Executive Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network in Sub-Saharan Africa and Andrew Ackah, Chief Executive Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network Ghana
Business

Dentsu Aegis Network Ghana launches Consumer Connection System

Dentsu Aegis Network, an Advertising and Communications firm, has launched the Consumer Connection System (CCS), to help businesses in the public and private sector to better understand consumer behaviour in relations to their media consumption in building their brands. Researchers engaged 3,200 respondents across the country to know their needs […]

President Akufo-Addo
Homeland News Sports

Ghana President allocates ground breaking GHc 46m for sports development

President Nana Akufo-Addo has indicated that an amount of 46 million cedis has been allocated to the Sports Ministry for the development of sports in the country. The President, who flew from Liberia to Accra for the SWAG awards on Saturday night, said the amount is a hundred percent increment […]

Kwadwo Asamoah
Soccer Sports

Ghana bosses plot Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah return

The Ghana Football Association are hoping they can lure Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah back to the Black Stars after his three-year absence from the team. GFA vice-president George Afriyie says the body will use the upcoming holidays to impress upon the player the need to return, and follow that up […]

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo
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President Akufo-Addo Names Cabinet Ministers

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named 19 ministers to constitute his cabinet in accordance with Article 76 (1) of the 1992 constitution. They are Mr. Alan Kyeremanten, Minister for Trade and Industry; Mr. Ambrose Dery, Minister for Interior; Madam Shelley Ayorkor Botchway, Minister for Foreign Affairs; Madam Gloria Akufo, […]

West African integration in Ghana’s economic interest – Akufo-Addo
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West African integration in Ghana’s economic interest – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo says that it is in the economic interest of Ghana and her enterprises for the process of West African integration to succeed and become real as soon as possible. He says his programme for Ghana’s social and economic transformation, spurred on by a monetary policy that will stabilise the currency and […]

Rev. Dr. Opuni Frimpong, Gen Sec of the Christian Council
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Lawlessness: We’re losing sense of culture – Christian Council

The General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, Rev. Dr. Kwabena Opuni Frimpong has bemoaned the increasing culture of violence being witnessed in the country following the change of government. According to him, “this emergence of culture of violence is a threat to good governance and public safety.” Speaking […]

Vincent Bosso and Daniel Asiedu
Homeland News

Attorney General drops case against JB Danquah’s ‘murderers’

An Accra High court has discharged the two suspects, who were being tried for the murder of the former member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, Joseph Boakye Danquah. The court said the decision was taken after the State Attorney, Sefakor Batse announced that it would not continue with the trial […]