Ghana News

China supports fishing port complex with $50 M

The Chinese government has offered Ghana a grant of $66 million for the construction of the Jamestown Fishing Port Complex and other projects. The package comprises $50 million for the fishing port complex and $16 million for other projects, including the second phase of the University of Health and Allied …

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National Security to takeover investigations into deported ‘journalists’ case

The Sports Ministry has referred the case involving the over 50 Ghanaians facing deportation in Australia for posing as journalists, to National Security for investigation. The Ghanaian ‘journalists’ were flagged by Australian officials last week after failing to provide concrete evidence to back their claim that they were journalists, although …

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Nana Addo right in calling front-line politicians as hypocrites - Baako

The Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Kwaku Baako Jr has seconded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo’s description of some front-line politicians who had kicked against 2018 Defence Cooperation Agreement between Ghana and the U.S as hypocrites.

Speaking on an Accra based radio station, Joy …

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Proposal to carve Western North Region gets support

The chiefs and the people of the northern part of the Western Region have unanimously endorsed the proposal to carve a Western North Region from the present Western Region.

Making individual submissions at a forum organised by the Commission of Enquiry for the Creation of New Regions in Accra last …

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Adopt our culture to help reduce diseases – Queenmother

Nana Dawa Asiedua II, the Queenmother of Obomeng, has advised Ghanaians to adopt the use of locally manufactured pots such as earthenware bowl ‘Ayowa’, ceramic cups, and saucepans made from clay to minimise diseases. This, she explained would also help create jobs for the people in the country, especially in …

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1500 Classic NASA Photos Headed to Auction

Can’t afford a moon rock? This might be the next best thing. A massive archive of more than 1,500 photographs of American space exploration taken during the height of the space race is going under the hammer at Swann Galleries later this month. The New York-based auction house …

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Commonwealth Games: Ghana's woes continue on day 2

Team Ghana's woes continued on day two of the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games. Ghana lost 5-0 to Canada in the Badminton Mixed Team event played at the Carrara Sports Arena. Ruth Baffoe finished 10th in the women’s weightlifting competition. She lifted a total 165 kg in the snatch and …

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Introduce mobile app for tax collection -Veep directs GRA

Vice President, Mahamadu Bawumia has directed the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to as a matter of urgency develop a mobile app for citizens to use as a means of filing their tax returns. According to him, this will enhance voluntary tax payment among Ghanaians as well as help reduce the …

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Asamoah Gyan seeking crew for new Baby Jet airline

Ghanaian footballer Asamoah Gyan has tweeted an advertisement seeking a crew for the airline he plans to launch. Apart from a "sparkling personality", applicants for the Baby Jet Airlines should, among other requirements, know how to swim: Gyan tweeted back to the BBC's Akwasi Sarpong, who had highlighted that swimming …

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