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A Good Museum Experience Pays Off for the Tourism Sector in Ghana

[The Conversation Africa] The 2019 Year of Return, when Ghana welcomed Africans in the diaspora to participate in events associated with the country's rich cultural heritage, was an opportunity to learn more about what tourists want. One million foreign visitors entered the country to mark 400 years of the first enslaved Africans arriving in the United States. (AllAfrica)

Ghana's Western Togoland Region Declares Sovereignty

[DW] An area of eastern Ghana has declared itself a sovereign state. The region known as Western Togoland has had secessionist attempts in the past. (AllAfrica)

ADB Bank Donates Gh¢100,000 to Support 25th GJA Awards

[Ghanaian Times] The adb Bank has presented a cheque for GH¢100,000 to the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) to support the 25th GJA Media Awards scheduled to take place on October 24, 2020. (AllAfrica)

Dan Botwe Initiates C'nity Innovation Projects for Constituents

[Ghanaian Times] Okere -- The Member of Parliament (MP) for Okere Constituency, Dan Botwe, has cut the sod at separate functions towards community innovation projects to improve the livelihoods of constituents. (AllAfrica)

Getting the Police Ready for Election 2020

[Ghanaian Times] The Police on Monday embarked on an endurance march through some principal streets of Accra, to show their readiness to provide adequate security before, during and after the December 7, 2020 general election. (AllAfrica)

Gh¢3.2 Million Kwesimintsim Storm Drain Begins

[Ghanaian Times] Kwesimintsim -- Construction of a major storm drain to control floods at Kwesimintsim in the Effia-Kwesimitsim municipality of the Western Region has begun. (AllAfrica)

Programme Launched to Address Returnee, Climate Change Challenges

[Ghanaian Times] A 20-million-Euro programme designed to improve the lives of returned Ghanaian migrants and help mitigate the devastating effects of climate change has been launched in Kumasi. (AllAfrica)

World Heart Day 2020 - Use Heart to Beat Cardiovascular Diseases

[Ghanaian Times] September 29, 2020 is World Heart Day. The World Heart Federation (WHF) is asking the world to use Heart to beat cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) for your loved ones, society and you. We are living in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the healthcare profession, national healthcare systems and our individual responsibilities - for our own health and for the vulnerable in society. The WHF goes on- we do not know what course the pandemic will take in the future but we do know t (AllAfrica)

170 Allied Health Graduates Begin One-Year Housemanship

[Ghanaian Times] The Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) yesterday inducted 170 people into various disciplines to begin a one-year housemanship in health facilities across the country. (AllAfrica)

Mahama Suspends Bono Region Campaign Over Voters' Exhibition Complaints

[Ghanaian Times] Sunyani -- The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has cut short his campaign tour of the Bono Region to respond to challenges concerning the ongoing voters' register exhibition exercise nationwide. (AllAfrica)

MoYS, NSA Meet Sports Feds/Assocs Heads ... Over Implementation of Covid-19 Guidelines

[Ghanaian Times] The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) and the National Sports Authority (NSA) on Tuesday met with heads of all contact sports associations and federations to find ways to implement the various measures of government, regarding the lifting of ban on contact sports. (AllAfrica)

LiPF to Promote Livestock, Poultry Sectors

[Ghanaian Times] The 2020 edition of the Livestock, Poultry and Fisheries Training Tradeshow (LiPF) has been slated for September 25 to 26, 2020. (AllAfrica)

YEA Saves Gh¢247.5 Million After Deleting 20,000 Ghost Names

[Ghanaian Times] The audit unit of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), has been able to save the country, a total of GH¢247.5 million, by expunging 20,000 'ghost names' on its payroll. (AllAfrica)

Ghana's Covid-19 Journey - a Statement of Leadership

[Ghanaian Times] The coronavirus, first detected in the Wuhan province of China in the latter part of 2019, was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization on the 11th of March, 2020. This declaration was on the basis of its widespread effects in over 150 countries within 3 months. The global panic that ensued as a result of the intensity of the virus outbreak caused many countries to take a proactive stance, in an effort to protect their citizens and economies. Countries that were already affected also str (AllAfrica)

Senior Executives Set to Discuss Achieving Retirement Goals

[Ghanaian Times] Senior executives, Mrs. Freda Duplan, Chairperson, Zenith Bank Ghana Ltd Board of Directors, Mr AfriyieOware, CEO, Axis Pensions Trust and Mr Nashiru Iddrisu, MD, Hollard Life Assurance are set to discuss how it's never too early or late to plan your retirement goals this Friday, September 25, 2020, at 4pm via Zoom. (AllAfrica)

ICC, UNDP Set Up Facility to Address Negative Impact of Pandemic

[Ghanaian Times] The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) have established the COVID-19 Private Sector Global Facility, a global initiative and collaboration bringing together public and private sector partners to help local communities recover better from the pandemic. (AllAfrica)

First Lady Presents Medical Items to Legon Hospital

[Ghanaian Times] The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, yesterday presented assorted items to the Legon Hospital in the Ayawaso West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region. (AllAfrica)

Add Us to Bailout Package - -Aggrieved GCFM Customer

[Ghanaian Times] The Coalition of Aggrieved Customers of Gold Coast Fund Management (GCFM) have called on government to include them in the first phase of the bailout package. (AllAfrica)

Laid Off Staff of GCNet Demand Payment of Outstanding Salaries ... Gives Seven-Day Ultimatum

[Ghanaian Times] Redundant staff of the Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) has asked the management of the company to pay them their outstanding salaries and severance package as directed by the National Labour Commission (NLC). (AllAfrica)

GBA Courts Public Support for Legal Aid Scheme

[Ghanaian Times] The National President of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA), Mr Anthony Forson, has courted public support for the Legal Aid Scheme to promote justice delivery in the country. (AllAfrica)

Public-Private Sector Bond National Development Catalyst - Speakers

[Ghanaian Times] Speakers at a public lecture, organised as part of the country's Civil Service annual week celebration, have called for public-private sector partnership to be intensified, because such a synergy is an important catalyst for national development. (AllAfrica)

NGO Presents Items to St Anthony

[Ghanaian Times] Global Village Africa, an Akatsi-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) yesterday presented assorted items to the St Anthony Hospital at Dzodze in the Ketu North Municipality of the Volta Region. (AllAfrica)

Shakur Samed Crowned SWAG Amateur Boxer of the Year

[Ghanaian Times] Black Bombers sensation, Shakur Samed has received the coveted award of 2019 Ghana's Amateur Boxer of the Year award by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) after a sterling performance that placed Ghana in the forefront of boxing in 2019. (AllAfrica)

North East, Savannah Regional House of Chiefs Inaugurated

[Ghana Presidency] History was made on Wednesday September 23, 2020 in Nalerigu and Damango when Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia inaugurated new Regional House of Chiefs for the North East and Savannah Regions respectively. (AllAfrica)

'Western-North Region Beneficiaries of 400 Projects - 3 New District Hospitals' - President Akufo-Addo

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has given an account of the principal activities being undertaken by his Government in the Western North Region in the last three and a half years of his tenure of office as President. (AllAfrica)

Flex for Peace, Not War ... 'Macho' Men Told At 2020 Man Ghana Launch

[Ghanaian Times] The 13th edition of the nation's biggest bodybuilding and fitness championship, 'Man Ghana 2020' competition is set to take place on November 7 at the Osu Presby Church Hall. (AllAfrica)

Minister Raises Concern About Non-Adherence to Covid-19 Safety Protocols

[Ghanaian Times] The Minister of Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has expressed concern about the attitude of a section of the public towards observing the coronavirus disease (COVID -19) safety protocols. (AllAfrica)

How Accra Tackled Complex Challenges in an Urban Slum

[The Conversation Africa] When I first heard about the community of Old Fadama in Accra, Ghana, I recognised something. A Ghanaian Catholic sister who visited the green market weekly in that neighbourhood told me about it. She worried about a community of vulnerable migrant women known as "head porters" or kayayei, who earned a pittance transporting heavy items balanced on their heads. (AllAfrica)

PWDs in N/R Receive Gh¢200,000 Business Support

[Ghanaian Times] The Minister of Business Development, Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, on Tuesday presented GH¢200,000 to four groups of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the Northern Region. (AllAfrica)

Two Institutions Partner to Boost Cassava Processing

[Ghanaian Times] Agricultural and processing machinery, TIAST Group and Stanbic Bank have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to finance buyers of cassava processing equipment to boost the sector in the country. (AllAfrica)

John Boadu tours registration centres

General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu, monitoring the ongoing nationwide voters registration exercise where toured some of the registration centres in the Eastern Region. (GhanaWeb)