Category archives for: Ghana

Another Perspective by Dilys Sillah: When No Means No But Nobody Is Listening

Accra, December 22, 2017//-I don’t know whether to laugh or cry… I don’t know whether to laugh out of sheer disbelief or cry out of sheer anger and frustration.

Ghana – USAID, KOICA Improve Access to Community Health Services in Volta Region

Accra, December 22, 2017//-The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the Ministry of Health, the Ghana Health Service, and Korea International Development Agency (KOICA) commissioned four Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds in the Volta Region.

Freed Maj. Mahama ‘Killers’ Seek Compensation from the State

December 19, 2017//-The eight persons who were being held for the murder of Major Maxwell Mahama say they will go to court to seek compensation from the State for what they deem to be ‘wrongful detention’.

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.

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