Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia last night, welcomed The Netherlands Prime Minister, Wim Kok. Prime Minister, Wim Kok is in Ghana for a three-day state visit. This is the first visit of a Netherlands Prime Minister to Ghana, in the 300-year bilateral history between the two countries.
Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has arrived in Ghana for a two-day official state visit. Welcoming him at the Kotoka International Airport Monday evening, Ghana’s Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia wished him a “fruitful visit to our dear country” and hoped his presence will help foster knit relationship between the...
The President of the Republic, Nana AddoDankwa Akufo-Addo, is confident that the African peoples shall work to take Africa to where it deserves to be, as a prosperous and dynamic member of the world community, stressing that “we need to, and we shall move Africa Beyond Aid.” At an event...
US Ambassador to Ghana Robert Jackson wants the government to safeguard the public purse by holding corrupt officials accountable. While commending President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over his initiatives to make “Ghana a better place to do business,” Ambassador Jackson noted there is more room for improvement in various sectors...
Ghana’s First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called for a holistic approach to address the issue of maternal mortality in the country. According to her, the reduction of infant and maternal deaths should remain a top priority for Ghanaians, especially with leaders as that is a key indicator of a functioning...
The Committee of Enquiry set to listen to petitions for the creation of new regions, will begin work on Tuesday, 21st November, 2017. Under the chairmanship of former Supreme Court Judge, Justice Allan Brobbey, the Committee will first hear from petitioners from the Western region. The carving of new regions was...
The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, has presented to parliament a Legislative Instrument for the creation of thirty-eight new districts.Fifty-six existing sub metropolitan areas are also to re-aligned or elevated to municipal status.This will bring the number of districts to 254 when the LI...
The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta, is expected to present the 2018 budget statement and fiscal policy in Parliament today in which he will be seeking approval to spend some GH¢61 billion. Among the highlights of the 2017 budget, were the withdrawal of the 1 percent Special Import Levy,...