Category archives for: Ghana

Ghanaian Teacher Named In the Top 50 Shortlist for $1 Million Global Prize

A Ghanaian Mathematics teacher has been named in the top 50 shortlist for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2018 at globalteacherprize.org.

Ghana: New Anticorruption Campaign Takes Off

Accra, December 14, 2017//-A disruptive anticorruption advertising campaign has been launched by the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and Penplusbytes at the start of the week-long anticorruption conference in Accra.

The ‘New’ Ghana: So Far, So Good?

December 13, 2017//-The French President, Emmanuel Macron, made a two day visit to Ghana as the third and final stop of his mini Africa tour, which took him to Burkina Faso (le pays des hommes intègres) and to Côte d’Ivoire where he attended the 5th EU-AU Summit and launched the flagship ‘Métro d’Abidjan’ project, alongside […]

Ghana: Student Dies of Meningitis; 6 on Admission As the Disease Spreads

At least one student of the Bawku Senior High Technical School in the Upper East Region of Ghana has been confirmed dead following what is believe to be an outbreak of meningitis in the school.

Churches Using the Same Techniques as Voodoo Priests

Accra, December 13, 2017//-At first I had my doubts writing this article, because I know a large part of the (so called) religious Ghana would try to “hang” me on the highest tree.

CDD-Ghana Calls for Holistic Execution of Human Rights Laws

Accra, December 11, 2017//-The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has called for a holistic implementation of human rights laws to safeguard the vulnerable and children in the country.

Ghana: Police in Gambaga Intercept Cache of Guns

December 8, 2017//-The Police in Gambaga, the capital of the East Mamprusi District in the Northern Region have intercepted a Nissan patrol vehicle with six pump action guns and 130 cartridges.

Danish Smartphone App for Midwives and Future Mothers Launched

Accra, Ghana, December 8, 2017/ — Every year 30,000 infants lose their lives due to complications related to birth or pregnancies – and this is in Ghana alone. A new application for smartphones aims to lower this number significantly.

Ghana to Deploy 14,000 Police Personnel  During Christmas

Accra, December 8, 2017//-The Ghana Police Service says it will deploy over 14,000 personnel for the 2017 Christmas duties nationwide.

Gifty Adrah: The Young Rising Actress to Watch in Ghana

Accra, December 8, 2017//-Accra-based actress , singer and a model, Ms Gifty Adrah is one of the young rising actresses to watch in the next three years.

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