AU Day: African leaders must instill pan-africanism spirit in youth [Article]

AU Day: African leaders must instill pan-africanism spirit in youth [Article]

Today is a special day for our Continent. Today, we remember the courageous step and move taken by our selfless, patriotic and visionary leaders in establishing the Organization of the African Unity now the African Union. The OAU was established on 25th May, 1963 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with 32 governments signing on to coordinate ..

Oquaye urges c’ttee to speed up work on RTI Bill

Oquaye urges c’ttee to speed up work on RTI Bill

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye has urged the joint committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary affairs to expedite work on the Right to Information Bill. He made the call in his welcome address to the House on Tuesday. According to Prof. Oquaye, there is the need for serious action on the Bill, ..

Funding free SHS the most equitable use of oil revenues – Akufo-Addo

Funding free SHS the most equitable use of oil revenues – Akufo-Addo

  President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the use of some of the country’s oil revenues to fund the Free Senior High School policy, thereby guaranteeing all Ghanaian children access to senior high school education, is most appropriate. According to President Akufo-Addo, “we are using some of the income from our oil revenue to fund ..

Belhaj rendition: UK apology over Libyan dissident treatment

Belhaj rendition: UK apology over Libyan dissident treatment

The UK government has apologised to a Libyan dissident and his wife after its actions contributed to their detention, transfer to Libya and his torture by Colonel Gaddafi’s forces in 2004. Prime Minister Theresa May said Abdul Hakim Belhaj and Fatima Boudchar had suffered “appalling treatment”. Ms Boudchar, who was pregnant at the time, has ..

UG was built with cocoa farmers’ money; JB not founder – Historian

UG was built with cocoa farmers’ money; JB not founder – Historian

A historian and researcher at the University of Ghana, Kweku Darko Ankrah, has disputed claims that Dr. JB Danquah is the founder of the University of Ghana, Legon. President Nana Akufo-Addo at the launch of the University’s 70th Anniversary Endowment Fund said that his uncle, JB Danquah founded the premier University. “…It will be wholly ..

Boris Johnson: No 10’s post-Brexit customs plans ‘crazy’

Boris Johnson: No 10’s post-Brexit customs plans ‘crazy’

    Boris Johnson has described one of No 10’s proposals for a post-Brexit customs arrangement as “crazy”. A “customs partnership”, thought to be favoured by the PM, would involve the UK collecting import tariffs on behalf of the EU, Mr Johnson said. the foreign secretary said it would limit the UK’s ability to do ..

PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA HOSTS BREAKFAST MEETING WITH ECONOMIC CLUSTER MINISTERS

PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA HOSTS BREAKFAST MEETING WITH ECONOMIC CLUSTER MINISTERS

Cape Town – As part of the continuing work to deliver on commitments made in the State of the Nation Address to reform State Owned Companies (SOC) and attract investment to drive job creation, President Ramaphosa today hosted a breakfast meeting with Economic Cluster Ministers at his official residence, Genadendal, Cape Town. The meeting was ..

I am close to announcing my political future – Mahama

I am close to announcing my political future – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama says he is close to announcing his decision on his political future. Mr Mahama explained that the delay in communicating his decision was to allow the party re-organise itself. He said after seeing the success of the process so far, it will be prudent to announce his decision. Addressing hundreds ..

Bawumia courts Indian investors for One District One Factory project

Bawumia courts Indian investors for One District One Factory project

The Vice President has called on prospective investors, particularly those from India, to take advantage of the increasingly business-friendly environment being created by government to set up businesses in Ghana. Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has also assured the investor community of adequate protection and market for their investments and expressed Government’s willingness to engage with anyone ..