Tag: Ghana

Ghana dropped to 81st in latest CPI ranking
Politics

Corruption: Ghana records worst performance in six years

Ghana has recorded its worst performance in the last six years in its fight against corruption, the latest corruption perception index (CPI) has revealed. The country dropped three points from its 2016 score of 43 to 40 in 2017 and ranked 81 out of the total of 180 countries. Cumulatively, […]

President Nana Akufo-Addo and the National Patriotic Party (NPP) is working on strengthening economic stability in Ghana
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Ghana: No longer an African role model?

For many years, Ghana has been seen as a role model on the African continent. But the country’s development has been floundering as of late. A recent study conducted by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation reveals a slowdown. Only a few years ago, cars constantly got stuck in traffic jams at […]

French President Emmanuel Macron at the G20 meetin in July where he complained of African women have "seven to eight children"
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Macron to visit Ghana in first Africa tour

French President Emmanuel Macron starts his first tour of Africa on Monday. He is to visit Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana in an effort to revitalise France’s image on the continent. Macron’s advisers say he hopes to modernise France’s relations with Africa by emphasising business links, education and sport […]

Starbow plane crashes into fence wall at Kotoka Airport
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Starbow plane crashes into fence wall at Kotoka Airport

A Starbow flight crashed into a fence wall  at the Kotoka International Airport on Saturday afternoon, in an attempt to take off. Some sources at the Airport have indicated that, the flight, which was set to take off to Kumasi, skidded off the runway in the direction of the nearby […]

Dr. Ibrahim M. Gunu, Coordinator of Post Graduates Programme of the Faculty of Education, UDS.
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Free SHS won’t collapse – UDS Coordinator replies cynics

Coordinator of Post Graduates Programme of the Faculty of Education at the University for Development Studies (UDS), Dr. Ibrahim M. Gunu, has dismissed suggestions by some members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), that the free Senior High School programme  may collapse within five years, if a sustainable plan […]

The Bank of Ghana
Business

Ghana’s debt stock hits ¢138.9 billion – Bank of Ghana

Ghana’s total debt stock ending September this year reached ¢138.9 billion according to Bank of Ghana’s (BoG) report on the summary of economic and financial data for this year. The report was released after the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank met from Wednesday to Friday to review the health of […]

President Akufo-Addo
Opinion

Finally, Ghana Has The Sort Of Leadership It Needs And Deserves

Predictably, in the wake of the ruling by the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in favor of Ghana vis-à-vis the latter country’s longstanding dispute with the leaders of La Cote d’Ivoire (or The Ivory Coast), its western neighbor, the gut reaction of former President John Dramani […]

A number of businesses set up stands at Manhyia
Business Opinion

Ghana economic reforms needed: Rocket science

It was with unexpected confidence that Ghanaian Finance Minister, Ken Offori-Atta, presented his latest budget to parliament last week. His bold claims to have “turned the economy around” and brought “relief to Ghanaians” raised more than a few eyebrows on the floor – not least due to the paucity of […]

President Akufo-Addo in a sit-down interview with Al Jazeera TV
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Akufo-Addo: Africa’s march of democracy hard to reverse

The president of Ghana talks to Al Jazeera about his country’s democratic success and his hopes for the continent. Typically associated in international media with political instability, disease, poverty, corruption, dictatorships and a lack of human rights and democracy, African countries struggle to deconstruct the stereotypes. One of the few […]

First lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo
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Ghanaians In China Charged To Project Ghana

The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has urged Ghanaians living and working in China to project the good name of Ghana as they seek more knowledge to help develop the country. ‘There is a lot to learn from China, therefore, those of you here should learn and bring the knowledge […]