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'Year of Return' Campaign Drastically Boosts the Country's Destination Profile

[This is Africa] Ghana's commemorative campaign the 'Year of Return' that targeted African Americans and the diaspora wishing to trace their ancestry and make pilgrimages to their countries of origin, has brought a marked rise in the country's marketability. (AllAfrica)

Yorkitikpo Children Need Help

[Ghanaian Times] Children, we all acknowledge, are the future and everyone agrees that they occupy a pride of place in the country's developmental agenda. (AllAfrica)

A-G to Appeal Against ACP Agordzor Bail

[Ghanaian Times] Prosecutors handling the case in which Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Dr Benjamin Agordzor is charged with abetment of treason felony, said they will appeal against the bail granted the police officer by an Accra high court, on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Programme for Economic Recovery Has Been Successful - Akufo-Addo

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the programme of economic recovery that his Government put in place, some three years ago, upon his assumption of office, has been significantly successful. (AllAfrica)

Our First Term Economic Record Is Unmatched in the Fourth Republic - VP Bawumia

[Ghana Presidency] No government in its first term under the Fourth Republic can match the economic record of the Nana Akufo-Addo administration, the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has averred. (AllAfrica)

New Documentary Revisits Quest for Ghanaians Murdered in Gambia

[RFI] Imagine being unable to bury a loved one, with no idea of where their body is, 15 years after their murder. For dozens of Ghanaian families whose fathers were murdered in The Gambia under Yahya Jammeh's regime, the tragedy is revisited with a generation of victims seeking answers in Ghanaian documentary, I Cannot Bury My Father, released in January. (AllAfrica)

Water Sachet Use - How to Stop the Pollution

[The Conversation Africa] Almost 2,500 tons of waste is generated daily in Accra. This is as a result of refuse being dumped and the environment being littered with polythene, bottles and drinking water sachets. Garbage blocks the gutters and can cause flooding and disease outbreaks. (AllAfrica)

Group Demonstrates Against Mining of Bauxite in Atewa Forest

[Ghanaian Times] Kyebi -PSome concerned citizens of Atewa on Tuesday embarked on a demonstration from Sagimase to Kyebi in the Eastern Region to voice their displeasure against government's decision to allow mining of bauxite in the Atewa forest range. (AllAfrica)

Increased Intra-Africa Trade - the Game Changer for African Economies

[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday, at the 2020 Ghana Investment and Opportunities Summit in London, renewed his call on African nations to commit greater zeal and resources to trading among themselves. (AllAfrica)

Vodafone's CEO Joins Global Youth Academy's Advisory Board

[Ghanaian Times] pChief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vodafone Ghana, Patricia Obo-Nai, has been appointed to the advisory board of the Global Youth Academy (GYA), an international organisation that provides a platform for outstanding young scientists from around the world to come together to address topics of global importance. (AllAfrica)

UEW, MPA Sign MOU to Integrate SDGs Into Curriculum

[Ghanaian Times] Winneba -The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Millennium Promise Alliance (MPA), an international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) with focus on enhancing the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in Ghana. (AllAfrica)

Environmental Sanitation Taskforce Inaugurated in Accra

[Ghanaian Times] PThe Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR) on Tuesday inaugurated a special taskforce on environmental sanitation to help attain the vision of government to make Accra the cleanest city in Africa. (AllAfrica)

Parliament Reconvenes Next Week

[Ghanaian Times] Parliament will reconvene on Tuesday January 28, 2020, to commence the fourth and final session of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic. (AllAfrica)

All Is Set for Launch of GCB Bank's G-Money Service

[Ghanaian Times] As part of GCB Bank's commitment to driving financial inclusion in its strategic objectives, the bank will officially launch "G-Money", an industry first mobile wallet service on January 30, 2020. (AllAfrica)

Major Mahama Murder Case - Last Prosecution Witness Testifies

[Ghanaian Times] The fourteenth and last prosecution witness, in the case in which Major Maxwell Adam Mahama was allegedly murdered at Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region yesterday testified before the Accra High Court. (AllAfrica)

AFD Supports Financial Inclusion Through Microfinance

[Ghanaian Times] 56 microfinance institutions have benefited from a 1.5 million-euro capacity improvement project to facilitate the sustainability of the companies in the financial sector. (AllAfrica)

Robbers Kill Policeman... Injure 2 Cops, 2 Others

[Ghanaian Times] Cape Coast -pA police personnel stationed at the Mankessim Divisional Police Command, Lance Corporal Kingsley Boahen, was shot dead by some armed robbers in the early hours of yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Following One Year Anniversary of Ahmed Suale - MFWA Requests Update On Police Investigation

[MFWA] The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has appealed to the Ghana Police Service to give an update on the state of investigations into the murder on January 16, 2019 of Ahmed Hussein Suale. (AllAfrica)

David Daka the Photographer Behind Iconic Images of Black Women Celebrating 10-Year Reunion

[This is Africa] This Is Africa spoke to Ghanaian photographer, David Daka who is behind the viral images of a group of beautiful black women, members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, who came together to celebrate their friendship, and journey through life. TIA also spoke to a member of the sorority. (AllAfrica)

Kotoko's Sanction Reduced to 3 Matches ... Fined Gh¢20,000

[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Football Association (GFA) Disciplinary Committee has reduced Asante Kotoko's five-match behind closed doors sanction to three. (AllAfrica)

Alleged Coup Plot - ACP Agordzor Granted Gh¢500,000 Bail

[Ghanaian Times] Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Dr Benjamin Agordzor, the man charged with abetment of treason felony was granted GH¢500,000 self recognisance bail, yesterday by an Accra high court. (AllAfrica)

High Court Urged to Commit Auditor-General to Prison for Contempt

[Ghanaian Times] The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo Maafo, and four others, have filed a suit at the Accra High Court urging the court to commit Mr Daniel Yao Domelevo, the Auditor-General (AG), to prison for contempt of court. (AllAfrica)

Write-Off Gh₵27,000 Loan Given to Farmers - Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa Assembly Appeals to PAC

[Ghanaian Times] The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly has appealed to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to assist it write-off a GH₵27,000 loan facility it had given to farmers in the district. (AllAfrica)

PAC, Crack the Whip!

[Ghanaian Times] The Public Accounts Committee (PAC), within the week, exercised its full powers by ordering the arrest of two public officers, who appeared before it, for suspected perjury. (AllAfrica)

Maiden 2020 Zongo Excellence Awards Held in Bolgatanga

[Ghanaian Times] Bolgatanga -The Zongo community in Bolgatanga, the Upper East Regional capital has organised its maiden 2020 Zongo Excellence Awards for members of the Zongo communities in the region who have contributed in diverse ways to development of their communities. (AllAfrica)

4 Galamseyers Trapped to Death in Pit

[Ghanaian Times] Sekondi -Four illegal miners were on Monday morning, trapped to death at an illegal mining site (galamsey) at Obengkrom near Salman, in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region. (AllAfrica)

Two Traders Granted Bail for Allegedly Assaulting Actress

[Ghanaian Times] Two traders, Patricia Akoto, 45, and Salam Mamata, 33, who allegedly assaulted an actress, Maureen Nash, at Kotobabi have been granted bail by an Accra circuit court. (AllAfrica)

Ghana Draws South Africa in World Cup Qualifiers

[Ghanaian Times] The draw for the group phase of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 took place in Cairo, Egypt, yesterday with Ghana drawing South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia in group G. (AllAfrica)

Institutions and Institutionalism - Pre-Requisites for Sustained Development

[Ghanaian Times] Institution without institutionalism is meaningless and, at best, chaotic, in that rules and regulations as well as processes and procedures underlying the very structures of nationhood become dysfunctional and grind to a halt. (AllAfrica)

Boost for Agribusiness Modernisation ... As B-Bovid' Gets Support

[Ghanaian Times] Takoradi -B-BOVID' Ltd, a farming and oil palm processor, located at Mpohor in the Western Region, has received support from four major international sponsors in agribusiness to modernise the business operations of its farmers. (AllAfrica)

Medeama coach Samuel Boadu collapses and rushed to hospital during AshGold clash

Medeama SC coach Samuel Boadu was rushed to the hospital after collapsing during his side's Ghana Premier League game against AshantiGold on Saturday, 25 January 2020. (GhanaWeb)