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March 12, 2018 3:26 PM ‘Nana Addo more visionary than recent Ghanaian leaders’ – US Ambassador

US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson, believes the execution of President’s Nana Akufo-Addo vision is more likely to propel Ghana’s growth at a faster rate as compared to the plans of past presidents. In the Ambassador’s view, President Akufo-Addo is “more visionary than some recent Ghanaian leaders.” In the interview, he noted that despite being a long-term 14

February 23, 2018 8:14 AM Credible mortgage system from pension funds coming up – Atta Akyea

Government has hinted of plans to create a credible mortgage system from the current pension schemes in the country. According to Works and Housing Minister, Samuel Atta Akyea, the policy is intended to ring-fence about 30 percent of pension funds as capital for real estate developers to build houses for workers which will be purchased with a mortgage 14

February 22, 2018 2:02 PM ‘One village, one dam’ will boost agric sector – EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called on the government to implement its flagship ‘one village, one dam’ project to enable farmers to ensure year-long supply of water to their farms, even in the dry season, thereby increasing their yield. Speaking at a press briefing on the sidelines of the United Nations Convention for Climate Change 15

February 17, 2018 7:34 AM President Ramaphosa pledges ‘new dawn’ for South Africa

New South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has spoken of a “new dawn” in his first State of the Nation address. Mr Ramaphosa, who was sworn in on Thursday, promised to “turn the tide of corruption”. He also spoke of accelerating land redistribution and outlined plans to boost the economy and create jobs. His predecessor, Jacob Zuma, stepped down on Wednesday 16

February 8, 2018 3:13 PM Nana Addo’s 2018 State of the Nation address [Audio]

President Nana Akufo-Addo today [Thursday], February 08, 2018, delivered his second State of the Nation Address to Parliament. The President touted the achievements of the government in stabilizing the economy, implementing the Free SHS and clearing a huge chunk of debts owed by the National Health Insurance Scheme and contractors in the past one year. He also reiterated 14

October 30, 2017 10:51 AM Hot Audio: Ghana not paying $400, 000 to Google yearly; Vokacom CEO insists

The Chief Executive Officer of Vokacom, the company that developed the digital address system, has dismissed claims that government will pay an annual subscription fee of $400,000 to Google for deploying the service on its platform. According to Nana Osei Afrifa, the said amount is rather a part of the contract sum the government paid to Vokacom out of which 13

October 29, 2017 12:52 PM Ghana still recording high maternal, neonatal mortality

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline | Abubakar Ibrahim Maternal mortality ratio is still as high as 319 per 100,000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate is 29 per 1,000 live births, the Health Minister has disclosed. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu said there are still significant variations in health and nutrition status across wealth quintiles and geographic regions 20

October 28, 2017 8:42 AM Joshua Alabi calls for transparency in the award of govt scholarships

The former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra, (UPSA), Prof Joshua Alabi has called for community-based participation in the award of government scholarships, so as to help target and support the education of brilliant but needy students in deprived farming communities. He is of the view that such community participation 22

October 25, 2017 2:47 PM Kenneth Ashigbey launches Carista Ghana E-Waste Management Project

Accra, Oct 24, GNA – Mr Kenneth Ashigbey, the out-going Managing Director, Graphic Communications Group Limited, has launched the Carista Ghana E-Waste Management Project in Accra. Carista Ghana, which is the development and relief wing of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference, is committed to leading the Church’s effort in Ghana to address the looming 7

October 24, 2017 3:03 PM US committed to Ghana’s strengthening of cybersecurity

The United States (US) is committed to supporting Ghana to strengthen its cyber security capacity to enable Ghanaians to educate themselves through internet access to compete in the 21st century economy. Mr Robert P. Jackson, the US Ambassador to Ghana, explained that this would help lift Ghana’s economy to new heights. “I am pleased that the government 18