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Equipping Youth to Renegotiate 'Africa Rising'

[allAfrica] Accra -Keynote address on the occasion of National Youth Day, Ghana, by H. E. Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SPSG) for West Africa and the Sahel, and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) (AllAfrica)

Education Holds the Key to Creating a Meaningful Life

[Ghana Govt.] Access to education is the surest way by which the world can foster a sense of cohesion and solidarity amongst displaced persons, especially the young once, in other to create an enabling environment that will spur them on to lead a purposeful and dignified lives, President Akufo-Addo has said. (AllAfrica)

Vodafone Ghana CEO Terms Rumours of Her Replacing Collymore as 'Fake News'

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Vodafone Ghana CEO Yolanda Cuba has dismissed rumors that she is taking over as the Safaricom CEO following Bob Collymore's extended sick leave. (AllAfrica)

Govt to Invest Over Gh¢1 Billion in Aapet

[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has announced the establishment of the 'Akufo-Addo Programme for Economic Transformation' (AAPET) to accelerate investments in Agriculture, Strategic Infrastructure and Industrialization. (AllAfrica)

Government Is Committed to Seeing Ghana Work Again - President Assures

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday as part of his 3-day official visit to Doha, Qatar, interacted with the Ghanaian community, reassuring them of Government's commitment to for-filling all its campaign promises it made to Ghanaian people. (AllAfrica)

President Akufo-Addo Holds Trade Meeting With Emir of Qatar

[Ghana Govt.] As part of his 3-day official visit to Qatar, Ghana's President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, held trade discussions with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. (AllAfrica)

Five Companies Support National Farmers' Day

[Ghana Govt.] Five companies have donated food items, insecticides and an amount of money in cheques to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in support of the 2017 National Farmers' Day Celebration. (AllAfrica)

Parliament Passes Office of Special Prosecutor Bill, 2017

[Ghana Govt.] Parliament has passed the Office of Special Prosecutor Bill, 2017 after more than 30 amendments had been made to the Bill which was laid before the House on July 19, 2017. (AllAfrica)

Africa Must Engage Its Women in Decision Making Process

[Ghana Govt.] An African Union Gender and Development Initiative for Africa (GADIA), under the auspices of Ghana's President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been launched in Accra. (AllAfrica)

Queen of Denmark to Visit Ghana

[Ghana Govt.] Her Majesty Queen Margarethe II, will be visiting Ghana in response to an invitation by the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. (AllAfrica)

Little Internet Sensation Jake Amo Is Doing Well

[This is Africa] It's good to know that Jake Amo the subject of a picture that went viral on the internet, and became a meme fodder for much of 2016 is doing just fine. (AllAfrica)

African Media Must Shape the Narrative & Tell Africa's Story Responsibly - Ghana President

[allAfrica] Remarks by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana at the 2017 Bloomberg Africa Business Media Innovators Event (AllAfrica)

CDD/Stakeholders Discuss 2017 District League Table

[Ghana Govt.] The 2017 District League Table (DLT) will soon be launched in the Upper East region. (AllAfrica)

President Akufo-Addo Visits Adentan Municipality

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says his promises to Ghanaians are not mere campaign talk and that they will be fulfilled, citing the Free Senior High School policy implementation as an example. (AllAfrica)

Strengthening the Capacity of CSOs to Engage the Parliament of Ghana

[Ghana Govt.] Representatives of 15 Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) will be meeting in Tamale, Ghana from 16th to 17th November 2017 to build their professional capacity to engage the Parliament of Ghana. The training will be held at the Nim Avenue Hotel in Tamale in the Northern Region. (AllAfrica)

Social Media's Favourite Little Boy 'Doing Wonderful'

[Africa Check] The boy that took timelines by storm this time a year ago "is doing wonderful". (AllAfrica)

Help Change Image About Africa, African Journalists Urged

[Ghana Govt.] A three-day Bloomberg Africa Media Innovators Summit has been launched in Ghana with experts across the world gathered to discuss and explore how the media sector- business and financial journalism, can contribute to the development on the African continent. (AllAfrica)

PROs in MDAs to Be Trained in Social Marketing Communication

[Ghana Govt.] In its efforts to deepen communication at the district level, the Ministry of Local Government & Rural Development is partnering E-on-3 Business Solutions to train Public Relations Officers (PROs) in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in digital marketing. (AllAfrica)

World Antibiotic Awareness Week Launched in Accra

[Ghana Govt.] This year's World Antibiotic Awareness Week has been launched in Accra. (AllAfrica)

African Union/Ministry of Health Embark On Carmma

[Ghana Govt.] A health sensitization and screening programme has taken place at Weija in the Ga West Municipality of Accra. (AllAfrica)

Appolonia City's 2,000 Affordable Housing Units to Reduce Housing Deficit

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cut sod for the commencement of the Appolonia City Housing Project in Accra, which is expected to construct 2,000 affordable homes to reduce the country's housing deficit. (AllAfrica)

Ghana Condemns Obstacles to Easy Movement of Goods Into Nigeria

[Guardian] In spite of the seemingly rosy economic and business relations that exist between Nigeria and Ghana, the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Ghana, Carlos Ahenkora, has decried the many obstacles mitigating the easy movement of goods and services along the Ghana-Nigeria corridor. (AllAfrica)

President Akufo-Addo Leaves for Qatar

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Tuesday, 14th November, 2017, for a 3-day official visit to Qatar. (AllAfrica)

Act Now to End Pneumonia

[allAfrica] The numbers of children who die of pneumonia each year is staggering. In 2015, a child under five died every two minutes -- 920,000 in all -- and pneumonia is the leading cause of child deaths around the world. (AllAfrica)

2018 Budget - Business-Friendly Public Sector Reform Strategy Ready

[Business Day] Mr Thomas Kusi Boafo, Chief Executive Office (CEO) of the Public Sector Reform Secretariat (PSRS), has exclusively informed Business Day that Ghana is set to outdoor a "Public Sector Reform Strategy." (AllAfrica)

Enhancing Hospitality Industry - a Call for Partnership From Stakeholders

[Business Day] The annual national awards for hotels in Ghana has been launched in Accra with a call to government, individuals, and industry players to come on board to partner with the association through funding of such events. (AllAfrica)

United Kingdom Defence Adviser's Speech At 2017's Remembrance Day Luncheon

[PR Newswire] London -United Kingdom Defence Adviser, Lt Col Simon Westlake delivered a speech at the Remembrance Day Luncheon held on 11 November 2017 at the British High Commissioner's Residence (AllAfrica)

Adam Afriyie MP Visits Ghana to Explore Commercial Opportunities for UK Business in the Infrastructure and Oil and Gas Sectors

[PR Newswire] London -Adam Afriyie MP, the UK's Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Ghana, will visit Ghana from the 8-11 November 2017. (AllAfrica)

Energy Commercial Bank Takes 'Money Market Team' Award

[Business Day] The Energy Commercial Bank has added to its growing list of achievements by emerging as the 'Money Market Team' of the year at the maiden edition of the 2017 Ghana Accountancy and Finance Awards. (AllAfrica)

Govt to Review Electricity Tariffs

[Ghana Govt.] Government has developed a comprehensive industrial transformation programme that is aimed at ensuring that the country's industrial sector is assisted to lead the economic revolution agenda of Ghana. (AllAfrica)

Bawumia re-opens Kintampo Waterfalls after tragic deaths

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