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‘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 […]

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 […]

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