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2017-07-26 EU-Funded Fisheries Governance Project Launched in Accra
[Ghana Govt.] The European Union (EU) Ambassador in Ghana, H.E. William Hanna, has called for stronger collaborative efforts among stakeholders in the fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing.

2017-07-26 'Schools Lacking Toilets' - UNICEF
[Deutsche Welle] Schools in Ghana have been hit by a shortage of toilets and pit latrines which could affect the learning process of pupils, and a possible outbreak of disease.

2017-07-26 Information Minister Launches 2017 Series of Town Hall Meetings
[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Information, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, has charged Regional and District Information Officers (RIOs & DIOs) to live up to their responsibilities as government spokespersons in their various regions and districts.

2017-07-25 Supreme Court Starts Grilling Woyome
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Supreme Court, presided over by Justice Anthony A. Benin, has asked counsel for an Accra based businessman, Alfred Woyome to furnish the court with the House number and the location of the house where his client is staying.

2017-07-25 NSS Personnel Advised to Remain Calm
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Executive Director of National Service Scheme (NSS), Mustapha Ussif has advised all service personnel not to rush to the registration centres, as the Secretariat is using a whole month for the registration process of all personnel.

2017-07-25 Anglogold Hosts Safety and First Aid Week
[Ghanaian Chronicle] ANGLOGOLD Ashanti, Iduaprieme Mine, last Saturday hosted the 2017 Zone One First Aid and Safety Week Celebration.

2017-07-25 EC War Escalates As Amadu Joins Fray
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The drama at the Electoral Commission (EC) has taken a new twist, with the Deputy Chair in charge of Operations, Mr Amadu Sulley threatening to sue his boss, Mrs Charlotte Osei for

2017-07-25 Donkor Seeks Refuge in Parliament
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Member of Parliament (MP) for Pru East, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, says he will petition the Speaker of Parliament for his privilege to be upheld, following the invasion of his residence by officers of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service.

2017-07-25 Instant Mob Action!!!
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The impact was massive. The nation was gripped with grief and distress. For most people, it was a good practice gone horribly wrong. We always do it once you are responsible for hijacking that fowl from the coop. Was it surprising we were all taken aback? A great yes! Tradition they say, should never surprise the perpetrators, so why the outcry?

2017-07-25 BoG Reduces Policy Rate to 21 Percent
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Monetary Policy Committee has reduced the policy rate by 150 basis points to 21 per cent from 22.5 per cent, citing lower risk to inflation and growth.

2017-07-25 Kwaku Kwarteng Inaugurates NLA Board
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Mr Kwaku Kwarteng, the Deputy Minister of Finance, has sworn in a seven-member board for the National Lottery Authority (NLA), with a call on members to help revolutionise the Lottery Industry in the country and to increase revenue generation streams.

2017-07-25 'I'm Still Asutsuare Chief' Nene Tetteh Ablorh
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Ashaiman -Nene Michael Tetteh Ablorh, Chief of Asutsuare in the Osudoku Traditional Area has debunked rumours that he has been destooled. He explained that a group of persons cannot destool a chief on the airwaves or without the consent of the kingmakers.

2017-07-25 Ellembelle MP Wins Distinguished Leadership Award
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Mr. Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, Member of Parliament for the Ellembelle constituency in the Western Region and a former Minister of Petroleum has been adjudged winner of the 2017 edition of the African Leadership Excellence Award.

2017-07-25 Eoco, CHRAJ Must Get to the Bottom of EC's Corruption Saga
[Ghanaian Chronicle] On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, a group calling itself 'Concerned staff Of the Electoral Commission (EC)' presented a petition to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to commence impeachment process against the Chairperson of the Commission, Mrs. Charlotte Osei.

2017-07-25 Economy Reflects Positive Sentiments--MPC
[Ghana Govt.] The recently released GDP data from the Ghana Statistical Service shows that the economy expanded by 6.6 per cent on a year-on-year basis in the first quarter of 2017, relative to 4.4 per cent in the same period a year earlier.

2017-07-25 Ecowas Experts Meet to Harmonise Standards for Sub-Region
[Business Day] The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) is hosting an ECOWAS Commission (EC) standard harmonisation workshop, which aims at reviewing and finalising critical draft standards that would promote sustainable economic development in the sub-region.

2017-07-25 Ghipss Half Year Transactions Reach Gh¢97B
[Business Day] The various transactions handled by the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System Limited (GhIPSS) from January to June this year stood at GH¢97 billion compared to GH¢81.3 billion for the same period last year.

2017-07-25 Bank of Ghana Reduces Policy Rate to 21 Percent Due to Lower Risk to Inflation and Growth
[Business Day] The Monetary Policy Committee has reduced the policy rate by 150 basis points to 21 per cent from 22.5 per cent, citing lower risk to inflation and growth.

2017-07-26 MoI Interacts With Parliamentary Select Committee On Communications
[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Information, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, over the weekend interacted with the Parliamentary Select Committee on Communications at Koforidua, Eastern Region, where he gave comprehensive brief of the functions of Ministry of Information.

2017-07-26 Lord Ahmad's Speech On Global Peacekeeping Reform in Ghana
[PR Newswire] London -Foreign Office Minister Tariq Ahmad delivered a speech in Ghana on Global Peacekeeping Reform at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre.

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