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President Tours Upper East Region

[Ghana Govt.] The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given the strongest indication that his government is doing everything possible to ensure that the country's National Health Insurance Scheme [NHIS] is strengthened and enhanced. (AllAfrica)

Former Ghanaian President Heads

[NEWS] Ahead of the crucial presidential and representative elections in Liberia next week, former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama, has arrived in the country as head of the ECOWAS observer mission. (AllAfrica)

'Ghana's Money Won't Find Its Way Into My Pocket' - President Akufo-Addo

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured the people of Ghana that the resources and wealth of the nation will not find their way into his pockets, but will be used for the rapid development of the country. (AllAfrica)

National Communications Authority Inaugurates Audit Sub-Committee

[Ghana Govt.] In accordance with Section 86 of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921), a five-member audit sub-committee has been inaugurated to ensure proper and effective financial management practices at the National Communications Authority (NCA). (AllAfrica)

Global Fund Agrees to accept in-Kind Payment for Recovery of $27 Million Owed by Ghana

[GFO] Payment consists of reforms to enable the country to produce its Supply Chain Master Plan (AllAfrica)

President Akufo-Addo Commissions Wa Water Project

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commissioned the $55.50 million Wa Water Project, at Jambusie, on Monday, 2nd October, 2017, at the commencement of his 2-day tour of the Upper West Region. (AllAfrica)

Upper West Chiefs Commend President Akufo-Addo for Fulfilling Promises, Fight Against Corruption

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has received commendation from the Chiefs of the Upper West Region for the fulfilment of major campaign promises he made in the run up to the December 2016 election, and also his fight against corruption. (AllAfrica)

Growing Girls' Capacity in ICT Skills in Ghana

[CAJ News] Accra -PLANS to grow young girls' capacity in information and communication technology skills in Ghana have received a major boost from a leading global electronics company. Some 40 employees from Samsung's headquarters in South Korea have gathered in Accra to take part in the company's annual Employee Volunteer Programme (EVP). The week-long initiative, which is aimed at empowering young girls with future-focused ICT skills, has been carried out in partnership with Better World. As part of this year's programme, (AllAfrica)

The President's New Look- - Implications On Ghana's Textile Industry

[Ghana Govt.] "You don't lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case." -Ken Kesey (AllAfrica)

New Councils and Boards of Four Institutions Sworn-in

[Ghana Govt.] New Councils and Boards for four separate institutions under the Agricultural sector have been sworn in. (AllAfrica)

New Banks Capital and Non-Performing Loans

[Business Day] If all 35 commercial and universal banks operating in the country are able to meet the Bank of Ghana's (BoG's) recapitalization regime, capital in the sector will see a jump to a whopping 14 billion Ghana Cedis by close of 2018. (AllAfrica)

GOTV Unveils Max Package

[Business Day] GOtv says it is taking entertainment to maximum levels! This is because on yesterday, Sunday, 1 October 2017, GOtv introduced a new package, GOtv MAX, which will unlock GOtv's world of entertainment to more quality content at great value! (AllAfrica)

World Bank Wants Drainage Tax for Ghana

[Business Day] Some officials of the World Bank in Accra are pushing for the implementation of a drainage tax to cater for construction of drainages to ease flooding in the country. (AllAfrica)

Minister Charges Broadband Chamber

[Business Day] The Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu Ekuful has asked the Broadband Communications Chamber (BBCC) to initiate public discussion on how to revamp the country's five-year-old broadband policy to give proper direction to the digital Ghana agenda. (AllAfrica)

President Akufo-Addo Embarks On 7-Day Tour of Three (3) Northern Regions

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will from Monday, 2nd October, 2017, to Sunday, 8th October, 2017, embark on a 7-day tour of the three Northern Regions, as part of his tour of the country. (AllAfrica)

Germany Marks 60 Years of Ghana Relations

[Deutsche Welle] German movies, cultural and media workshops are part of celebrations marking 60 years of cooperation between Germany and Ghana. The West African nation is lauded as one of Africa's model democracies. (AllAfrica)

Country Director of DFID Ghana's Speech At Edgecon 2017

[PR Newswire] London -Honourable Minister of State for Business Development Mr. Chair - Chief Executive Officer of the Private Enterprise Foundation Country Director of TechnoServe Distinguished representatives of Government Chief Executive Officers and other representatives of private sector institutions Members of the Press Corps, Ladies and Gentlemen. (AllAfrica)

Paperless Removes 13 Processes of Clearance At Ports

[Business Day] The recent introduction of paperless clearance system has removed 13 processes of clearance at the various ports of entry in the country. (AllAfrica)

Goil, CIMG in Ghc100k Entrepreneurship Scheme

[Business Day] The leading oil marketing company in the country, Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) have jointly launched a 100,000 cedi award Scheme in aid of local and innovative entrepreneurial development initiatives at the country's tertiary institutions. (AllAfrica)

Private Sector Calls for New Approach in World Bank Funding

[Business Day] Ghana and the World Bank have been in love for 60 years - since September 1957. During that period of time, 14 military and democratic governments have led Ghana. (AllAfrica)

New Debt Hits Ghc16 Billion

[Business Day] Ghana's debt position is about GHC16 billion worse than December 2016 levels, based on data from the Bank of Ghana (BoG). (AllAfrica)

Glico Donates Office Equipment to Police Academy

[Business Day] Glico Life Insurance Company Limited, a life insurance company, has presented office equipment worth hundreds of Ghana Cedis to the Ghana Police Academy to assist the academy to improve upon the training of officers. (AllAfrica)

DFID Ghana Health Adviser's Speech At the Launch of Family Planning Week in Accra

[PR Newswire] London -Health Adviser of Department for International Development Ghana delivered a speech at the launch of Family Planning week in Accra (AllAfrica)

Tema Motorway Roundabout Project Inaugurated

[Ghana Govt.] The Tema Motorway Roundabout Project, which is expected to improve the traffic situation in Tema and its environs and to significantly facilitate cargo flow in and out of the Tema Port, has been inaugurated at Tema. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Plans Ghana Camp As Nyirenda Continues Mind Games

[Guardian] Contrary to earlier reports that Zambia will train in Europe ahead of their crucial Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against the Super Eagles in Uyo, the Chipolopolo have now disclosed that they would camp in Ghana before coming to Nigeria. (AllAfrica)

Dispute With Ivory Coast Thrown Out by Maritime Court

[Deutsche Welle] After an international maritime court backed Ghana in a dispute with Ivory Coast over claims to oil fields in the Gulf of Guinea, Ghanaians hope they will profit from the country's oil wealth. Isaac Kaledzi reports. (AllAfrica)

'You Have Brought Joy to Ghana' - President Akufo-Addo to Black Stars B Team

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has congratulated warmly the players, technical and management team of the Black Stars B Team for winning this year's West African Football Union Cup "in excellent style", after defeating Nigeria by four goals to one in the finals. (AllAfrica)

Ahafo Chiefs, Queen Mothers Thank President Akufo-Addo for Free Shs, Planting for Food & Jobs, 'Ahafo Region'

[Ghana Presidency] The Council of Chiefs and Queenmothers of Ahafo, in the Brong Ahafo Region, have expressed their gratitude to the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the implementation of policies aimed at improving the living standards of Ghanaians. (AllAfrica)

Monetary Policy Committee Maintains Policy Rate At 21 Per Cent

[Ghana Govt.] The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Bank of Ghana (BoG) has decided to maintain the monetary policy rate at 21 per cent. (AllAfrica)

High Dose Tramadol Floods Market

[Business Day] President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH), Pharm. Benjamin Kwame Botwe has warned against the high proliferation and abuse of high dose tramadol on the market. (AllAfrica)

MTN CEO position becomes vacant as Asante is promoted

The Chief Executive Officer position of the country's leading mobile telecom network, MTN Ghana, has become vacant as Ebenezer Asante has been promoted. (GhanaWeb)