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Ghana, Ivory Coast Cocoa Floor Price Seen As Small Step Toward Ending Child Labour

Ghana, Ivory Coast Cocoa Floor Price Seen As Small Step Toward Ending Child Labour

About 1.6 million children are estimated to work in cocoa production in Ivory Coast and Ghana, some for their parents and some trafficked from other countries Ghana and Ivory Coast’s move this week to set a minimum price for cocoa beans could help reduce child labour, though it will not be enough on its own, […]

Ghana Is Austria’s Most Important Business Destination In Africa

Ghana Is Austria’s Most Important Business Destination In Africa

The President of the Republic of Austria, His Excellency Alexander Van der Bellen, has described Ghana as the most important destination in Africa currently for Austria and Austrian businesses. According to President Alexander Van der Bellen, the management of the Ghanaian economy, especially over the last two years, for which Ghana is projected to be […]

Ghana Hosts First Ever Africa Women’s Sports Summit

Ghana Hosts First Ever Africa Women’s Sports Summit

African female sports journalists gathered at the first ever Women’s Sports Summit in Accra, Ghana. The theme “Take your Place” was chosen to encourage young, aspiring female journalists to take up opportunities and thrive in the male-dominated field of sports journalism. The Africa Women’s Sports Summit is a maiden event where African female sports journalists […]

Ghana Launches Malaria Vaccine For Children

Ghana Launches Malaria Vaccine For Children

Children in Ghana are starting to get a new vaccine designed to stop malaria. Ghana is the second African country to get the vaccine, which is expected to reduce cases of the mosquito-borne and sometimes fatal disease. But experts caution that other malaria-prevention measures are still necessary. It took more than thirty years and almost […]

UNDP Host Investment Forum To Commemorate Africa Climate Week 2019

UNDP Host Investment Forum To Commemorate Africa Climate Week 2019

The Government of Ghana (GoG) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are jointly hosting an investment forum as part of activities marking this year’s Africa Climate Week which takes place from March 18 to March 22. Stakeholders from international/ development organizations, government agencies―the Ministry of the Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation(MESTI), civil society organizations […]

President Nana Addo Dankwa Goes For 8-Day Working Visit To South Africa, U.S., Ethiopia

President Nana Addo Dankwa  Goes For 8-Day Working Visit To South Africa, U.S., Ethiopia

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Accra yesterday for an eight-day working visit to South Africa, the United States of America, and Ethiopia. In South Africa, President Akufo-Addo will deliver the keynote address at the 2019 edition of the Investing in African Mining Indaba, the world’s largest mining investment conference dedicated to the capitalisation and […]

Ghanaian Undercover Reporter Shot Dead

Ghanaian Undercover Reporter Shot Dead

The employers of a Ghanaian undercover reporter have alleged assassination after he was shot dead on Wednesday night. Ahmed Hussein-Suale was said to be on his way home when gunmen on a motorbike opened fire on his vehicle in Madina area of Accra, shooting him dead in three live rounds. Mr Hussein-Suale was a key […]

Women In Upper East, Upper West Regions Undergo Skills Training In Ghana

Women In Upper East, Upper West Regions Undergo Skills Training In Ghana

A total of 10,365 women have been trained in various skills and improved farming methods in the Upper East and West regions of Ghana under a project dubbed, Empowering Mutual Partnerships for Women Economic Resilience (Empower) by a non-governmental organisation (NGO), Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD). The women, who were taken through […]

Government Secures Vocation For 20,000 Female In Ghana

Government Secures Vocation For 20,000 Female In Ghana

About 20,100 marginalised Ghanaian girls from six regions in the country have benefited from an international funded programme to improve their lives through education. The targeted groups between the ages of 10 to 19 have not attended school or drop out of school. The Strategic Approaches to Girls Education (STAGE) project initiated by World Education […]

Africa Summit On Women Girls In Tech Opens In Accra

Africa Summit On Women Girls In Tech Opens In Accra

The second Africa Summit on Women and Girls in Technology which seeks to bridge the digital gender gap was launched in Accra on Monday. The three-day programme is a collaboration between the Ministry of Communications, World Wide Web Foundation, Alliance for Affordable Internet, African Development Bank, Open Society Initiative for West Africa, Internet Society, Facebook, […]

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