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2017-03-29 Govt Ratifies Mercury Convention
[HRW] People living in Ghana's mining communities may now be better protected from deadly mercury poisoning.

2017-03-29 Women in Ghana Pay a Heavy Social Price for Not Having Children
[The Conversation Africa] The number of children a woman of reproductive age bears has been declining globally. Yet childbearing expectations in some parts of Africa remain high. In Ghana, for example, the total fertility rate - the average number of children expected per woman over a lifetime - stands at 4.2.

2017-03-29 Akufo-Addo Will Fix Ghana - Tony Blair
[Ghana Star] Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has expressed optimism that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo can fix Ghana and lead the country to greater heights.

2017-03-29 'Octopus Style of Raising Revenue Will Sink Ghana'
[Ghana Star] A ranking member of the Finance Committee of Parliament is chiding government for the octopus style it has adopted in raising revenue to implement its campaign promises.

2017-03-29 I Almost Quit Politics in 2008 - Mahama
[Ghana Star] Former President John Mahama has revealed he almost quit politics to go into private business in 2008.

2017-03-29 I Own a $2.5 Million Mansion - Kwaw Kesse Reveals
[Ghana Star] Hip life artiste Kwaw Kesse has revealed that he owns a $2.5 million mansion he built from the scratch.

2017-03-28 Meet Ghanaian Nancy Abu-Bonsrah - First Black Female Neurosurgeon At Johns Hopkins Hospital
[This is Africa] We start this week with heartwarming news, Ghanaian Nancy Abu-Bonsrah becomes the first black female Neurosurgeon at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Abu-Bonsrah left Ghana at the age of 15, and has been in the U.S for nearly 11 years. The first physician in her family, including the extended family, Abu-Bonsrah was matched with Johns Hopkins Hospital to specialize in Neurological Surgery. A hearty congratulations on the remarkable achievement.

2017-03-28 Vetting of Deputy Minister Nominees Begins
[Ghana Govt.] The 26 member Appointments Committee of Parliament chaired by Joseph Osei-Owusu, MP for Bekwai and First Deputy Speaker, will resumed public hearing, Monday to vet the final batch of President Akufo-Addo's ministerial and deputy ministerial nominees.

2017-03-27 Gerard Nus Arrives Home After 7 Weeks of Fighting for Afcon Bonuses
[Ghana Star] Former Black Stars assistant coach Gerard Nus left Accra on Sunday to his native Spain after clearing his hotel bills.

2017-03-27 Accra Sports Stadium in Ruins
[Ghana Star] The 40,000-seater Ohene Djan Sports Stadium in Accra is fast deteriorating and could serve as a death trap to patrons of the facility painstaking investigations by have revealed.

2017-03-27 Security Officer Runs Away With Bank's Deposits
[Ghana Star] A private security officer has allegedly absconded with deposits of customers of the Dumpong Rural bank located in the Eastern region.

2017-03-27 Ghana Becoming Lawless Society - Casely-Hayford
[Ghana Star] Anti-corruption campaigner, Sydney Casely-Hayford has suggested that uncontrolled activties of vigilante groups is turning Ghana into an anarchical state with no order.

2017-03-27 More Than 1.2 Million People Are Unemployed - Report
[Ghana Star] More than 1.2 million persons from 15 years and older are estimated to be unemployed, representing the total unemployment rate of 11.9%, according to the Labour Force Survey Report.

2017-03-27 'Girls Must Have Unfettered Access to Education' - President Akufo-Addo
[Ghana Star] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that achieving excellence in girls' education is a must if the country is to shed off the evils of poverty, ignorance and disease, and put onto the path of progress and prosperity.

2017-03-27 Investment Mission to Ghana, Nigeria a Success
[] Pretoria -The South African companies that recently participated in a week-long trade and investment mission to Ghana and Nigeria have expressed satisfaction with the mission.

2017-03-27 Unicef Concerned for Director Who Went Missing On Table Mountain
[News24Wire] The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (Unicef) has confirmed that one of its associate directors had gone missing on Table Mountain this week while on holiday in South Africa.

2017-03-27 205 Sacked NSS Staff Sue Government
[Ghana Star] Some 205 recruits of the National Service Scheme whose appointments were terminated by the Secretariat have filed a suit at the Labour High Court challenging their dismissal.

2017-03-27 Sliide's Free Data App Set to Roll Out in South Africa With Expansion Plans for Kenya With Safaricom and Ghana With MTN
[Balancing Act] London -Sliide's uses content to acquire a mobile audience that it sells to advertisers. It then passes back some of the advertising revenues as free data and airtime for users. Russell Southwood spoke to its Sliide's founder and CEO Corbyn Munnik about the forthcoming launch in South Africa and its wider expansion plans.

2017-03-27 Pat Thomas, Okyeame Kwame, Adomaa Perform At Ghana Legacy Honours
[Ghana Star] It was a night of fun, food, music and honouring Ghanaian pioneers and trailblazers for their achievements, impact, and contribution towards the legacy of Ghana on the global stage at the Ghana Legacy Honours 2017.

2017-03-27 Government Moves to Address Challenges in Fishing Industry
[Ghana Star] The government is in the process of rewriting the Fisheries Act, 2002 to address key challenges in the country's fishing industry. A draft policy is currently before the Attorney-General's (A-G's) Department awaiting approval for the development of the new policy instrument to tackle the gaps in the present act.

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