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Women In Sports Leaders Urge Government To Invest In Sports

Women In Sports Leaders Urge Government To Invest In Sports

Leaders of women in sports groups in Ghana have made a call to the government to make funds available to motivate more women to venture into sports. According to them, it was important women were motivated to make careers in sports which have become a hugely lucrative business sector. Making their points on The File […]

African Innovators Tackle Coronavirus With Drones And Phones

African Innovators Tackle Coronavirus With Drones And Phones

Ghanaian pilot Eric Acquah started a drone company in 2017 to spray crops with pesticides, but when coronavirus hit the West African country he found a new mission: saving lives. The company has used 20 drones to disinfect 38 open-air markets in Ghana – spraying a couple of acres in minutes, a job that would take […]

Ghanaians Question President’s Promise of New Hospitals

Ghanaians Question President’s Promise of New Hospitals

  Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has promised to build more than 90 new hospitals as the coronovirus highlights the country’s medical inequalities. Many question his ability to deliver on the pledge. Ghana’s president Nana Akufo-Addo has promised to build 94 new hospitals within a year. Speaking in a televised address on Sunday, Akufo-Addo said the […]

President Akufo-Addo Announces Free Water, Electricity

President Akufo-Addo Announces Free Water, Electricity

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo has earned praise from the African community on social media following his announcement that his government will foot the water and water bills of all Ghanaians for the months of April, May and June. In an address to the nation, the Head of State announced that no one in Ghana will […]

Ghana Bans Cluster Gatherings In Churches, Mosques As Covid-19 Cases Increase

Ghana Bans Cluster Gatherings In Churches, Mosques As Covid-19 Cases Increase

Ghana moved swiftly to ban mass cluster gatherings, including prayer sessions in mosques and churches, as the country’s number of infected cases of the COVID-19 pandemic climbed from two to six Sunday. President Nana Akufo-Addo, in an address on Sunday evening, ordered the suspension of public gatherings, including religious services for the next four weeks. […]

Child Marriages In Ghana : No Girl Has Ever Completed Sawoubea JHS In 25 Years

Child Marriages In Ghana : No Girl Has Ever Completed Sawoubea JHS In 25 Years

No girl has ever completed the Sawoubea Junior High School (JHS) in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region since its establishment about 25 years ago the Upper West Regional Girls’ Education Officer at the Ghana Education Service (GES), Madam Annacleta Viiru has disclosed. She said the highest educational level girls in the […]

Sexual Harassment Goes Beyond BBC’s ‘Sex For Grades’ Report

Sexual Harassment Goes Beyond BBC’s ‘Sex For Grades’ Report

The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Mrs Cynthia Morrison has called for a broader discussion on issues of sexual harassment since it is not a phenomenon limited to tertiary schools in the country. According to her, issues of sexual harassment went beyond the recent expose’ by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), which sought […]

German Embassy Holds Musical Evening To Empower Women

German Embassy Holds Musical Evening To Empower Women

Placing women in leadership positions is not only the responsibility of government but also the united efforts of society to maintain a balance between men and women, the German Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Christoph Retzlaff has stated. According to him, it was important that the issue was discussed dispassionately since in his own estimation, many […]

Girls-in-ICT Mentorship Week Opens in Accra

Girls-in-ICT Mentorship Week Opens in Accra

About 60 girls from selected basic schools in the Western Region are in Accra to participate in the Girls-in-ICT initiative mentorship week aimed at encouraging them to opt for careers within the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. The girls were adjudged the best out of 548 others who were involved in ICT training and […]

‘We’ve Been Humbled By What We’ve Seen’ – Nancy Pelosi Says To Ghana’s Parliament

‘We’ve Been Humbled By What We’ve Seen’ – Nancy Pelosi Says To Ghana’s Parliament

 Four hundred years after the first ship of enslaved Africans sailed to America, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi condemned the “grave evil” of slavery in a speech Wednesday to Ghana’s parliament. The California Democrat, who was the first U.S. House speaker to address Ghana’s lawmakers, said her and her colleagues’ visit was about acknowledging the […]

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