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To Improve Land Rights in Ghana, Start With Women

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Successful farming is a question of amassing and applying knowledge, adapting your approach to the ecological systems that confront you, and persevering in the face of new obstacles. (AllAfrica)

Two Jailed 42 Years for Robbery

[Ghanaian Times] Two armed robbers were jailed 21 years each in hard labour by an Accra circuit court yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Women Caucus in Parliament Mark International Women's Day

[Ghanaian Times] The Women Caucus in Parliament has entreated the government to bring the "much delayed" Affirmative Action Bill, the Spousal Right Bill and the Intestate Succession Bill to the House for passage. (AllAfrica)

Six Ghanaians Charged for Online Romance Scams in Us

[Ghanaian Times] At least six Ghanaians have been charged by a US grand jury for conspiring to launder and for laundering money in online romance scams. (AllAfrica)

Arik Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ghana

[Premium Times] An aircraft operated by Nigeria's largest airline, Arik Air, made an emergency landing on Tuesday when the pilot detected smoke in the cabin. (AllAfrica)

Passenger Raises the Alarm Over Fire Incident On Accra Bound Arik Flight

[This Day] An Accra bound Arik Air Flight W3304 from Lagos Tuesday day night was alleged to have caught fire 35 minutes after take off from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. (AllAfrica)

Reduce Lending Rates - President Urges Banks

[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday inaugurated a new Ecobank Headquarters in Accra and urged banks to, as a matter of urgency, reduce their lending rates. (AllAfrica)

Let's Free the Country From the Shackles of Neo-Colonialism, Others - SFG

[Ghanaian Times] The Socialist Forum of Ghana (SFG), a non-profit organisation, has called for the intensification of the fight for absolute control of Ghana's natural resources, as it marked 61 years of independence. (AllAfrica)

Ablekuma South Constituency NPP Members Crying Foul Over Elections

[Ghanaian Times] The aspiring constituency executives of the Ablekuma South Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), have called on the party to cancel the Ablekuma South Constituency elections and organise a fresh one. (AllAfrica)

Minority Demands From Finance Minister Information On Liquidation of Capital, UT Banks

[Ghanaian Times] The Minority in Parliament has written a letter to the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, requesting information on what it said is "three technical issues that remain outstanding." (AllAfrica)

Women Groups Embark On Walk to Mark International Women's Day

[Ghanaian Times] A number of women groups under the auspices of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) yesterday embarked on a walk in commemoration of this year's International Women's Day, which is being marked today. (AllAfrica)

Coordinating Security Operations Across Country

[Ghanaian Times] The burning of 14 tipper trucks and an excavator used for sand winning in the Dalun River in the Kumbungu District of Northern Region, by a military detachment, the "Operation Vanguard" on duties to protect river bodies and illegal mining activities has generated debate and anger among a section of the public. (AllAfrica)

Ofoase Roman Catholic Primary School Cries for Help

[Ghanaian Times] Pupils of Ofoase Roman Catholic(R/C) Primary School in the Juaso Asante Akyem South District of the Ashanti Region have appealed to the government to rehabilitate the dilapidated building of the school. (AllAfrica)

President Unveils Proposed National Cathedral Design

[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Akufo-Addo unveiled the architectural designs for construction of the National Cathedra (AllAfrica)

Pupils in Ashaiman Appeal for C'nity Library

[Ghanaian Times] The need for a community library for pupils in the Ashaiman Municipality took centre stage in the message to the President, Nana Akufo-Addo at this year's Independence Day celebration, in Ashaiman. (AllAfrica)

Evangelist Arrested for Disturbing Public Peace

[Ghanaian Times] The police in Sunyani on Monday arrested an evangelist for breaching the Public Order Act on noisemaking. (AllAfrica)

Ho Marks Independence Anniversary With Parade

[Ghana Govt.] Ho, the Volta Regional capital, on Tuesday, marked Ghana's 61st Independence anniversary celebration with a colourful parade of school children and the security agencies at the Jubilee Park. (AllAfrica)

Have Faith in President Nana Addo- - DCE

[Ghana Govt.] Government is poised to move Ghana beyond aid through the implementation of pragmatic policies and programmes which will fast-track the country's socio-economic development. (AllAfrica)

WVG Builds Capacity of Partners

[Ghana Govt.] A training workshop on the 'Citizens Voice and Action' (CVA) project model has been organized for partners in Atebubu. (AllAfrica)

The Safety of Ghanaians Paramount to Government--Akufo-Addo

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the nation of Government's resolve to tackle the recent spate of armed robberies in thecountryand to ensure the safety of Ghanaians. (AllAfrica)

61st Independence Day Anniversary Marked At Sunyani

[Ghana Govt.] Ghana's 61st Independence Day anniversary has been commemorated with a colourful parade at the jubilee park in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region. (AllAfrica)

Aduana Squeeze Past Setif

[CAF] A 72nd minute penalty converted by substitute Sam Adams was enough for Ghana Champions Aduana Stars to record victory over a tactically disciplined ES Setif on Wednesday in Dormaa. (AllAfrica)

President Akufo-Addo Swears in 3 New Envoys

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, 7th March, 2018, at the Flagstaff House, swore in three new Ambassadors, who are to safeguard and promote the image and interests of Ghana outside her shores. (AllAfrica)

Driver in Trouble for Publishing Girlfriend's Nude Pictures

[Ghanaian Times] A 31-year-old driver accused of posting the nude pictures of his girlfriend on Whatsapp after the lady decided to quit the relationship on Friday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court.Isaac Alavi charged with possession and publication of obscene materials pleaded not guilty and the court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku admitted him to bail in the sum of GH¢10,000.00 with two sureties to reappear on March 23. (AllAfrica)

Ignore Fake Robbery Stories - Police

[Ghanaian Times] The Police Administration has cautioned the public to be wary of number of fake news of criminal incidents particularly false news of robbery attacks on social media. (AllAfrica)

GES Probes Tsito SHS Assault Case

[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Education Service (GES) is to probe into the case in which the Senior House Father of Awudome Senior High School at Tsito in the Ho West District, Mr Joseph Mawuenah, allegedly clubbed a student of the school in the spinal cord. (AllAfrica)

Two Wrongs Do Not Make One Right!

[Ghanaian Times] We reported in yesterday's edition of our paper of the burning to "ashes" of 14 tipper trucks and excavators by a military detachment on operational duties at Afayili, near Dalun in the Kumbungu District of the Northern Region. (AllAfrica)

Court Adjourns Maj Mahama's Case Because 5 Suspects Have No Counsel

[Ghanaian Times] Five of the suspected killers of Major Maxwell Adams Mahama have still not got lawyers to defend them. (AllAfrica)

Ghana Pays Tribute to Freedom Trio

[East African] Ghanaians from all walks of life have paid tribute to three of their compatriots whose shooting to death by colonial authorities 70 years ago is credited with the renewed push for freedom which saw the country attain independence on March 6, 1957. (AllAfrica)

Stolen Cars, Oil Head to Ghana - Report

[Business Day] Ghana and two other countries serve as the most popular destinations for stolen cars, a new report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reveals. (AllAfrica)

There are far more gays in Ghana than Ghanaians know – US Ambassador

Despite the stark opposition on homosexuality in Ghana, United States’ Ambassador Robert P. (GhanaWeb)