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March 16, 2018 7:47 AM Israel court suspends plan to deport African migrants

Israel’s supreme court has suspended a controversial government plan to deport tens of thousands of African migrants who entered the country illegally. It gave the state until 26 March to provide more information on the plan. In January, the migrants – mostly from Eritrea and Sudan – were offered $3,500 (£2,510) and a plane ticket to leave Israel voluntarily 109

February 5, 2018 5:50 PM EOCO grills NDC’s Kojo Twum Boafo

A former Executive Secretary of the Free Zones Board, Kojo Twum Boafo, has been interrogated by officials of the Economic Organised Crime Office, [EOCO]. According to Citi News’ Fred Djabanor, Mr. Twum Boafo was interrogated for several hours today [Monday], and was only released after 5:00pm. Mr. Twum Boafo, a known vociferous member of the NDC, was appointed 90

December 29, 2017 10:32 AM PNC slams Mornah for calling for Israeli Ambassador’s expulsion

The People’s National Convention (PNC), has condemned its National Chairman, Bernard Mornah, over his calls for the expulsion of Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, Ami Mehl, saying that is not a party position. Mr. Mornah made the call following statements from the Ambassador describing Ghana’s vote against the US on making Jerusalem the capital of Israel 87

December 22, 2017 12:16 PM Former NCA boss, 4 others charged with causing financial loss

The immediate past Chief Executive Officer of the National Communication Authority (NCA), William Tevie, and four others, have been put before a High Court over the alleged fraudulent $6 million contract between the NCA and Infraloks Development Limited. Mr. Tevie, alongside the former board chairman, Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie; Alhaji Osman, a former Deputy 70

December 21, 2017 5:57 PM UN rejects US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Isreal’s capital

UN member states met in the General Assembly on Thursday to debate a draft resolution that rejects the US President Donald Trump’s decision to name Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al Malki referenced the US threat that it was “taking names” of those who vote in favor of the measure in his remarks to the assembly 79

December 9, 2017 9:18 AM Israel strikes Gaza Hamas sites after rocket attacks

Israel says it has targeted sites in Gaza belonging to militant group Hamas in retaliation for rocket strikes. Israel’s military said it hit weapons sites early on Saturday. Two people were killed, a Gaza hospital said, bringing the deaths in Israeli strikes and gunfire over the past day to four. Israeli-Palestinian tensions have risen since President 87

December 6, 2017 5:59 AM US to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in world first

US President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, senior administration officials have said. But the officials said Mr Trump would not immediately move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Arab leaders earlier warned against moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, with one saying this would be “a flagrant provocation 129

November 1, 2017 7:28 PM Diplomats on warpath against obstetric fistula

Accra, Nov. 1 GNA – Gorjiors International in collaboration with Israeli Embassy and Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City have held the “2017 Diplomats Run-Way,” aimed to raise funds to support Fistula Surgeries for women in Ghana. The musical and fashion event saw Ambassadors of Zimbabwe, Colombia, India, Denmark, Hungary, Australia, USA, Israel, General 166

November 1, 2017 7:13 PM Agric Automation and Virtual Farming Program launched in Accra

Accra, Nov. 1, GNA - The UCL Ghana Limited and its partner OAPI on Wednesday launched the Agric Management System (AMS), an innovative end-to-end solution and the Virtual Farmer Programme (VFP), which are set to revolutionalise Ghana’s Agricultural Sector. The AMS is the first ever fully automated solution developed in the agriculture industry, to seamlessly 43

November 1, 2017 4:43 PM Virtual Farmers programme for formal sector workers launched

Workers in the formal sector, who are desirous of venturing into farming, now have the opportunity to do so with the launch of the Virtual Farmer programme. ICT solutions provider, UCL Ghana Limited and Israeli-based Oz Agribusiness Projects & Investments Ltd (OAPI) launched the programme in support of government’s Planting for Food and Jobs programme 91