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Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Delivers State of the Nation Address
[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured of his government's determination to fix the challenges facing the country's economy.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

 
Ghana: Full Text of Nana Addo's State of the Nation Address.
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Mr. Speaker,
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

 
Ghana's President Akufo-Addo says economy is in a
Ghana's President Akufo-Addo says economy is in a "bad way".
Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo said in his first state of the nation address that the West African nation's economy was in a "bad way".
[Africa Report] 21/02/2017

 
Ghana: President Akufo-Addo pledges to reverse economic downturn in Ghana
Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana's President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has criticised his predecessor John Mahama for his poor handling of the economy and said his government would reverse the trend and build a more successful economy. (...)
[Panapress] 21/02/2017

Ghana: I Will Continue to Pray for Akufo-Addo - Rawlings
[Ghana Star] Former President Jerry Rawlings is confident the Akufo-Addo administration will rid Ghana off corruption.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Kenya: Why Nkrumah Wanted Jomo Kenyatta Exiled in Ghana
[Nation] Jomo Kenyatta would have been sent to exile in Ghana three years before Kenya's independence if efforts by pan-Africanist Kwame Nkrumah had succeeded, documents from the British Prime Minister's office show.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Gambia: New President Adama Barrow to Be Officially Inaugurated
[Ghana Star] The new Gambian president Adama Barrow will be formally inaugurated today, February 18, at the Independence Stadium in the capital, Banjul.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Ghana: Boris Johnson Announces U.S $18.5 Million Medical Equipment Package
[Ghana Star] The United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Mr Boris Johnson has announced an 18.5 million contract won by Cteq Limited, a British Company to supply medical equipment to nine hospitals currently at various stages of construction in (...)
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Ghana: President Urged to Name Cabinet Ministers in Accordance With Article 76 of the 1992 Constitution
[Ghana Star] Minority Leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu has entreated President Nana Akufo-Addo to name his cabinet ministers to Parliament in accordance with Article 76 of the 1992 constitution.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Africa: President Akufo-Addo Vows to Make Ghana Leader in Democracy, Rule of Law
[Ghana Star] President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated the resolve of the government to make Ghana a leader in democracy and the rule of law in Africa.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Ghana: UK Government Reviews Decision to Cut Aid to Ghana
[Ghana Star] The United Kingdom government has announced that it has reviewed its decision to cut aid to Ghana.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Kigali: Research calls for new approach to youth employment in Africa
By Bernard Omondi Innovative research released today by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for a new approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa. Invisible Lives: Understanding Youth Livelihoods in Ghana and Uganda, released today at the Young Africa Works Summit in Kigali, Rwanda, sheds light...
[The African Business Fortune] 17/02/2017

Ghana: MP Blames Ghana's Judicial System for Land Guard Menace
[Ghana Star] Former Deputy Interior Minister, James Agalga, has partly blamed the menace of land guards in the country on Ghana's judicial system, which he said, is unable to adjudicate land cases expeditiously.
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017

IMF may consider extending Ghana aid deal, says its Ghana country head
IMF may consider extending Ghana aid deal, says its Ghana country head
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) may consider extending its three-year aid deal with Ghana if the new government requests an extension, the Washington-based lender said on Wednesday.
[Africa Report] 16/02/2017

 
Ghana: British Foreign Secretary meets Ghana's president
Accra, Ghana (PANA) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Wednesday that his country would deepen ties with Ghana by ensuring more investments from British firms. Politics
[Panapress] 15/02/2017

Gyan under fire in UAE over hair style
Ghanaian international Asamoah Gyan has been found guilty of having ‘unethical hair’ under United Arab Emirates Football Association guidelines. The 31-year-old, who is currently on loan at Arabian Gulf League side Al-Ahbi from Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai SIPG, has recently returned from (...)
[The Nation] 15/02/2017

Liberia: Senator Weah Calls On Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo
[FrontPageAfrica] Accra -Senator George Weah, a former world player, is the second high profile football personality to visit Ghana's President, Nana Akufo-Addo.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2017

Ghana: Why Are Valentine's Card Sellers Going Out of Business?
[Deutsche Welle] Valentine card sellers are gradually going out of business as more and more Ghanaians adopt smart phones and social media as their means of sending messages of affection.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2017

UN: 7 African countries to halve maternal, newborn deaths in clinics
New York, US (PANA) - Seven African countries, namely Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda, have joined a UN-supported health network to halve maternal and newborn deaths in health facilities by 2022. (...)
[Panapress] 15/02/2017

Senator Weah Calls on Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo
Accra, Ghana – Senator George Weah, a former world player, is the second high profile football personality to visit Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 15/02/2017

Ghana: Ghana's celebrated coach Sam Hemans-Arday passes away
Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The death is reported in Accra of one of Ghana's celebrated football coaches, Sam Hemans-Arday, the state-owned Graphic newspaper reported on Monday. Sports
[Panapress] 13/02/2017

Africa: Sports Betting Fever Grips Africa
[Deutsche Welle] More and more African sports lovers are turning to sports betting as the multi-billion dollar industry continues to grow. Officials in Ghana have expressed concerns over how youth are getting addicted.
[AllAfrica] 12/02/2017

Ghana: Mahama Endorses Special Prosecutor Initiative
[Ghana Star] Former President John Dramani Mahama has described the new government's decision to appoint a Special Prosecutor as "another step forward."
[AllAfrica] 11/02/2017

DPI successfully exits its investment in CAL Bank and sells its stake to Arise
— DPI, a leading Africa-focused private equity firm with US$1.1 billion in assets under management, is pleased to announce that its ADP I Fund has successfully sold its 27.7% shareholding in CAL Bank in Ghana to Arise BV, a financial… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 11/02/2017

Ghana: IMF says Ghana's fiscal slippages require strong efforts of fiscal consolidation
Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana’s economy continues to face challenges, a team of staff from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has observed, urging the new government to "address with urgency" the large financial imbalances of state-owned enterprises in the energy sector in order to avoid the (...)
[Panapress] 11/02/2017

Ghana: Officials Bans Fishing to Save Dwindling Stock
[Deutsche Welle] In Ghana officials have imposed a ban on fishing to maintain the sustainability of fish stock. Trawlers and traders say the ban is hurting them.
[AllAfrica] 11/02/2017

Ghana: President Akufo-Addo names acting Chief of the Defence Staff
Accra, Ghana (PANA) - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Major-General Obed Asamoah Akwa as the acting Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), the state-owned Graphic newspaper reported on Friday. Society
[Panapress] 10/02/2017

Tigo strives for safer Internet in Ghana
Mobile Network Operator, Tigo, has called on stakeholders, including internet service providers, policy makers, security agencies, child rights activists, parents and the media to help make the internet a safer and better place, especially for children and young adults in Ghana. Tigo’s Director (...)
[IT News Africa] 09/02/2017

Ghana: House of Chiefs Praises President Akufo-Addo
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Jubilee House Accra -The National House of Chiefs has lauded the President Akufo-Addo-led government for what it described as "innovative initiatives" to tackle the unemployment menace facing the country, especially the (...)
[AllAfrica] 08/02/2017

Ghana: Parliament Speaker Urges Media to be Watchdog
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Parliament House -Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye has charged the media to play its watchdog role on the activities of Parliament to ensure proper accountability.
[AllAfrica] 07/02/2017

Ghana: Black Stars coach Avram Grant resigns
Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The coach of Ghana's senior national football team, Avram Grant, has resigned after two years at the job, saying it is time for him to move on. Sports
[Panapress] 07/02/2017

Armyworms could reach Asia
Armyworms could reach Asia
The fall armyworms that have ravaged corn fields from Ghana to SA since arriving on the continent last year could spread to Asia and the Mediterranean.
[IOL] 06/02/2017

 
Africa: Ghana's Akufo-Addo Tips Zuma for South African Presidency
[Monitor] Ghana and my modest person are honoured by the invitation of the newly installed chairperson of the Assembly, president Alpha Condé, to move the vote of thanks to all who have contributed in their various ways to the outstanding success of this landmark (...)
[AllAfrica] 06/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Boateng condemns Ghana’s fourth finish
.As Burkina Faso takes home Bronze medal Ghana’s Kevin-Prince Boateng has taken a swipe at his country’s poor finish at the 2017 Africa Cup Nations by calling for ‘big changes’.The Black Stars were beaten 1-0 on Saturday by Burkina Faso in the ongoing AFCON holding in Gabon. Boateng,who prefers (...)
[The Nation] 05/02/2017

Ghana/Burkina Faso: Burkinabe Win Bronze as Black Stars Crash at #AFCON2017
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso's 1-0 victory over Ghana in the third-place play-off match at the African Nations Cup finals in Gabon on Saturday exceeded expectations for the winners and heaped more misery on the vanquished.
[AllAfrica] 05/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Burkina Faso claims 3rd place after beating Ghana 1-0
Port-Gentil, Gabon (PANA) - Alain Traore scored a stunning free kick against Ghana in the 89th minute to enable Burkina Faso finish third on Saturday at the 2017 AFCON in Gabon.
[Panapress] 04/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Ghana seeks 2nd, 3rd-place honour on Saturday (Preview by Vincent Obi, PANA Editor)
Port-Gentil, Gabon (PANA) - The Black Stars of Ghana take to the field again on Saturday, seeking to salvage some "pride" at the ongoing 2017 AFCON in Gabon against Burkina Faso in the third-place match. Sports
[Panapress] 04/02/2017

Burkina Faso/Ghana: The Game Nobody Wants to Play #AFCON2017 #BRONZE
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso and Ghana clash in the game nobody wants to play as they battle for the bronze medal at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals in Port Gentil on Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 03/02/2017

Cameroon/Egypt: Fairytale Run Takes Indomitable Lions to #AFCON2017 Final
[allAfrica] Cameroon's fairytale run to the final of the 2017 African Nations Cup continues after a 2-0 victory over fancied Ghana sealed a date with Egypt in the decider in Libreville on Sunday.
[AllAfrica] 03/02/2017

AfDB approves US $69.6 for Ghana, Malawi and Mozambique
— Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, February 1, 2017 – The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional arm of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), has approved two transport sector investment risk participations amounting to US $69.6… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 03/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Cameroon leads Ghana in AFCON supremacy battle
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Cameroon moved a shade ahead of Ghana in their battle to settle their AFCON supremacy rivalry, when the Indomitable Lions defeated the Black Stars 2-0 on Thursday in Franceville, in the second semi-finals at the ongoing 2017 edition in Gabon. (...)
[Panapress] 03/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Cameroon reaches final
.Beats Ghana 2-0 Cameroon has thrashed Ghana 2-0 to advance to the finals of the 2017 Afican Cup of Nations holding in Gabon. A finely-poised tie remained goalless until the 72nd minute, when Ghana goalkeeper Razak Brimah failed to deal with a free-kick into his area and John Boye’s weak (...)
[The Nation] 03/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Ghana fans sad at elimination of Black Stars
Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghanaian football fans are sad that the senior national football team, the Black Stars, on Thursday lost 2-0 to Cameroon in the semi-final match of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament and want the team to quickly reassemble for Saturday's third place match against (...)
[Panapress] 02/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Cameroon beats Ghana 2-0, qualifies for final
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Goals from Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui in the 72nd minute, and C. Bassogog, in the 90th, were enough to send Cameroon to the final of the 2017 AFCON at the expense of Ghana whom they defeated 2-0 on Thursday evening in Franceville. (...)
[Panapress] 02/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Cameroon, Ghana to settle their AFCON "supremacy" rivalry (Preview by Vincent Obi, PANA Editor)
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Cameroon and Ghana, both four-time winners, meet on Thursday at the Stade de Franceville, Franceville, in the second semi-final match of the 2017 AFCON in Gabon. Sports
[Panapress] 02/02/2017

AFCON 2017: Egypt through to the finals
.As Cameroon meets Ghana today Egypt has defeated Burkina Faso on penalties which got them a ticket in the final of the African Nations Cup slated for Sunday, The Egyptian side won Burkina Faso in an extraordinary penalty shoot-out as their semifinal finished 1-1 after extra time. Mohamed Salah (...)
[The Nation] 02/02/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: AfDB approves US$69.6m for infrastructure in Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique
Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional arm of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), on Wednesday announced approval of two transport sector investment risk participation in projects amounting to US $69.6 million under (...)
[Panapress] 01/02/2017

Alternative facts: Uganda social media shows how Cranes actually beat Ghana
The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon has had an unexpected effect on Ugandans.
[East Africa News Post] 01/02/2017

Ghana government says inherits budget deficit
Ghana government says inherits budget deficit "closer to double digits"
Ghana's new government has inherited a budget deficit "closer to double digits" as a percentage of GDP than the 5% targeted for 2016 by the previous government, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta told Reuters on Wednesday.
[Africa Report] 01/02/2017

 
Ghana/Cameroon: Ghana Favourites, But Young Lions Have Spirit #AFCON2017
[allAfrica] Ghana will hope to take another step towards ending their agonising wait for another African Nations Cup crown when they take on Cameroon in the semifinals of the 2017 tournament in Franceville, Gabon, on Thursday.
[AllAfrica] 01/02/2017



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