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Ethiopian Airlines graduates 121 trainees

The Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy has graduated 29 pilots, 49 Aviation Technicians and 43 Cabin Crew on July 9, 2013, in Addis Ababa. A statement said, this round of graduates included trainees from other African countries including five female pilots from Mozambique and two aviation technicians from Namibia. According to …

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Ghana’s Internet pioneer to speak about expansion in Africa

Dr. Nii Quaynor often referred to as the ‘Father of Internet in Africa,’ together with other stakeholders will address questions about the expansion of the Internet in Africa and how increased online access is expanding business potential and information access across the region. The other members of the panel are …

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Christian Council extends well wishes to Muslims

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has extended its goodwill to Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharabutu, the National Chief Imam, and wished all Muslims in Ghana a successful Ramadan. A statement signed by the General Secretary of the Council, Dr. Kwabena Opuni- Frimpong, copied to the GNA, explained that Ramadan …

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June inflation rate rises to 11.4 per cent

Ghana’s inflation rate rose to 11.4 per cent last June compared to 11.1 per cent in May, Dr Philomena Nyarko, acting Government Statistician, said on Wednesday. She said the rate was calculated for the second consecutive month, using the new food basket of 267 items, and the monthly change rate …

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President commended for initiating orientation for ministers

Mr. Felix Kwakye-Ofosu, a Deputy Minister for Information and Media Relations, on Wednesday commended President Mahama for initiating a three-day orientation programme for Ministers and Deputy Ministers. He said apart from equipping them with sufficient knowledge to effectively perform their duties, the orientation had also empowered them to significantly improve …

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ASBOD/NPC to collaborate with Germany

The Association of Sports for the Disable (ASBOD) and the National Paralympic Committee (NPC), has struck a partnership with the German Wheel Chair Sports Federation (GWCSF). As part of the partnership, the two bodies shall collaborate in areas transfer, technical assistance as well as political cooperation for the development of …

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People of Ogua asked to promote education

Dr Irina Bokova, Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), has asked the people of Cape Coast to address the fallen standards of education because the area is considered the citadel of education in the country. She said she visited Cape Coast to promote education …

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Ghana absent from IAAF youth championship

Ghana will for the second successive time be absent at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Youth Championship in Donetsk, Ukraine. There will be no show for Ghana despite earlier attempt to have sprinter, Susanna Acolatse represent the country. Information pieced together by GNA Sports indicates, the 16-year …

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Media Foundation wants law on contempt codified

Professor Kwame Karikari, Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has urged stakeholders to campaign for a clear codification of the law on criminal contempt. He admonished all stakeholders to ensure that such a law does not criminalize speech or media expression. Prof. Karikari made the appeal …

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ECA report focuses on Africa’s commodities to industrialize the continent

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will today, July 11 2013, launch the 2013 Economic Report of Africa in Abuja. This year’s report focuses on taking advantage of Africa’s commodities to industrialize the continent in a bid to produce growth, jobs and economic …

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