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Chinese Ambassador speaks on Ghana-China relations    

Ghana and China established diplomatic relations since 1960 with both countries providing diplomatic and material supports to one another. Since the 2000s, the volume of Chinese trade and investment in Ghana has increased with many high level official visits from both countries. The Ghana News Agency brings you some perspectives …

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State of the Nation Address 2021: Full text

Mr. Speaker, It is always good to be back in Parliament, and to discharge the duty, in accordance with Article 67 of the Constitution, of delivering to the House a Message on the State of the Nation. I am particularly delighted as this Message is the first of my 2nd …

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Tragedy of Manso: producing gold, living in abject poverty

Ghana is one of the top 10 producers of gold in the world. But Illegal mining, “galamsey” activities go on across the length and breadth of the country, including the Ashanti Region, leaving in their trail destruction, pollution and a bleak future for host communities. The Manso enclave is one …

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He was Minister when Ghana rosewood was logged and exported to China, now appointed Ambassador to that country

When the Akufo-Addo government took office on January 7, 2017, Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, a lawyer, was appointed the Brong Ahafo Regional Minister. After serving for one and a half years, he was reappointed to the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources following a reshuffle, till the end of 2020. He has …

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COVID-19 has shown us we must talk less and act more decisively in empowering women

This year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) comes at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has widened the inequality gap between women and men, undoing decades of progress already made towards gender equality. And looking at statistics with the future in mind, the situation could worsen. It is said that women …

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Ghana is first country to receive 600,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under COVAX

This morning Ghana received 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, making the country the first to receive the vaccines under COVAX. The objective of COVAX is to ensure that all countries have access to safe and effective vaccines. These doses are part of an initial tranche of deliveries of …

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The Ghanaian dream: Quality, accessible education

Quality and accessible education remain a top priority of the government in spite of the pressures on the national budget. Needless to say, galvanising resources for the attainment of the goal depends to a large extent, the vision and delivery of persons put in leadership positions. It is in line …

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How betting industry is using DMCA takedown complain to attack Ghana Business News

It all started last week in January when we received an email purported to be coming from Lionel Faull of our London-based partners – Finance Uncovered. The email was a DMCA takedown complaint from someone impersonating Lionel with a fake gmail account. Following that our hosting company digitalocean.com sent us …

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Push for nuclear power in Ghana is wasteful and ill-advised – IES

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) has noted with concern government’s plan to switch its energy base-load— the permanent minimum load that a power supply system is required to deliver— from the Akosombo and Kpong hydropower systems to nuclear. The government is seeking to introduce nuclear into the country’s energy …

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A broader look at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Annual remembrances of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s involvement in the civil rights movement often begin with the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott sparked by the December 1 arrest of longtime NAACP secretary Rosa Parks. But far less attention is given to those people in Montgomery who labored steadily and anonymously …

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