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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged graduands of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) to help address the root causes of conflicts on the continent.The root causes of these conflicts, the President said, include “underdevelopment, poverty, corruption, inequitable access to resources, youth unemployment, poor governance, human...
Ghana and Germany have signed a 100 million euros agreement to promote private investment into renewable energy in Ghana as well as vocational training.The bilateral “Investment and Reform Partnership" agreement is Germany’s commitment under the G20 Compact with Africa, which was signed in Berlin in June, 2017. Addressing a joint...
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...
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,...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, launch the Accelerated Oil and Gas Capacity (AOGC) Program at the Regional Maritime University, Accra.The launch is in fulfillment of the Government’s campaign promise of aggressively investing in education and skills enhancement of Ghanaians to manage the oil...
The chiefs, and people of Anlo traditional area, of the Volta Region have put before the Akufo-Addo led government, eight (8) critical developmental projects, deemed confronting the Anlo-land currently.The first, and the most important need of the people has to do with "the dredging of the Keta Lagoon", which...
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