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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 […]

Improve Gender Balance in Businesses – First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo

Improve Gender Balance in Businesses – First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo

Businesses have been urged to pay attention to improving gender balance at top management in order to expand. The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, who gave the advice said, “Research shows that companies with women leadership do better, therefore gender balance cannot be purely a diversity issue but an economic issue and addressing it, could […]

Nancy Pelosi To Observe 400th Anniversary Of Slave Trade In Ghana

Nancy Pelosi To Observe 400th Anniversary Of Slave Trade In Ghana

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in Ghana with a U.S. congressional delegation for high-level talks and a commemoration of the 400-year-old slave trade from Africa to the New World. The visitors were to be received Monday evening by Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo in Accra. They include the House Majority Whip James Clyburn, Congressional Black […]

Ghana Aims For Safer Skies With New Aviation Laws

Ghana Aims For Safer Skies With New Aviation Laws

Ghana recently spent $275 million expanding and modernising Kotoka International Airport located in the capital city, Accra. This is part of its plan to attract eight million tourists annually by 2027. A significant increase from the 1.2 million people who visited the country in 2015. Given that most of these tourists will arrive in the country by air, attracting […]

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 […]

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