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October 5, 2017 11:32 AM President Akufo-Addo gives assurance of universal access to electricity

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged government’s commitment to ensuring universal access and coverage of electricity to all parts of Ghana by the end of his tenure. Addressing the Lawra Traditional Council, on the second day of his 7-day tour of the three Northern Regions, President Akufo-Addo was not happy that “the Upper West Region 35

October 2, 2017 7:32 PM “We are living in misery,” pensioners cry

Accra, Oct. 02, GNA - Mr Kwaku Madakena, the President of the University of Ghana Pensioners Association, on Monday expressed worry at how pensioners are living in misery with their quality of lives deteriorating day by day. He has, therefore, called on the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) to give pensioners a top-up as they were suffering 18

September 28, 2017 7:18 AM Cameroon Forcibly Deporting Nigerian Refugees

Abuja — Cameroonian soldiers are using "extreme physical violence" to force tens of thousands of refugees fleeing the Boko Haram insurgency to return to northeastern Nigeria, Human Rights Watch has warned. In a report released today, the rights group said Cameroon's security forces have used torture and assault to drive at least 100,000 people back across 67

September 22, 2017 12:51 PM Mental Health Authority unhappy with lip service to problems

The Mental Health Authority says it is in a quandary on whether or not to proceed with the passage of the Legislative Instrument (LI) to the Mental Health Act 846. This is because the Levy to provide resources for the Fund to be established under the Act, is yet to be stipulated. Dr Akwasi Osei, the Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, said passing 41

September 22, 2017 12:42 PM Catholic Archdiocese of Accra launches 125th Anniversary

The Catholic Archdiocese of Accra on Thursday launched its 125th Jubilee Anniversary with a call on Catholic faithful to foster and deepen spiritual growth in Jesus Christ, with the correct knowledge and intellectual appreciation of the Catholic Faith. During the launch at the Holy Spirit Cathedral in Accra, the Most Reverend Charles Gabriel Palmer-Buckle 46

September 22, 2017 11:17 AM President Nana Akufo-Addo, 7 others hold talks with President Trump

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo together with eight other African Heads of State, last Wednesday, at the side-lines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, held talks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on US-African relations. The 8 Heads of State present at the meeting were President Muhammadu 54

September 22, 2017 1:37 AM WaterAid provides solar water system to Binaba Health Centre

WaterAID, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has provided a mechanised solar small water system costing GH¢15,000 to the Binaba Health Centre in the Bawku West District in the Upper East Region. The system, with a capacity of producing 20,000 litres of water per day, is supposed to serve the Binaba Health Centre and neighbouring communities with their 18

September 20, 2017 5:11 PM SDGs: Akufo-Addo receives 6,000 smartphones to support Ghana’s CHWs

A philanthropist, Jenn Gross through the Advisor to the UN General-Secretary, Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, 1mCHW and the Millennium Promise Alliance, has donated 6,000 smartphones to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at this year’s International Conference on Sustainable Development in New York on Monday. The smartphones are to support the Ghana Health Service 56

September 18, 2017 2:20 PM ExGlo to the rescue of the needy

Speaking at the launch, Wegeiwor who is also a lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon, said ExGlo Foundation would partner stakeholders to enhance the welfare of such deprived communities through the provision of quality education, healthcare, and livelihood projects. Mr Kwabena Agyapong, suspended NPP General Secretary(left) and some dignitaries 26

September 18, 2017 9:57 AM Ghanaian Times staff lock management out over conditions of service [Photos]

Workers of New Times Corporation, managers of the Ghanaian Times Newspaper on Monday embarked on a demonstration at the premises of the company to protest what they termed as poor working conditions. The workers who were in red apparels also prevented the management of the company from entering their offices. They also demanded the removal of their Managing 33