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Akufo-Addo to speak at ILO meeting in Geneva

President Akuffo-Addo will address a high-level Plenary Sittings at this year’s 108th International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, focusing on the “Future of Work”, an initiative of the Organization. A statement from the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, said Mr …

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Bawumia visits Saboba and Chereponi

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has appealed to the people of Saboba and Chereponi to put aside their differences and live in harmony with each other. Accompanied by the Minister for the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery; Deputy Inspector General of Police Mr Oppong Boanuh; Comptroller General of the Ghana Immigration …

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More than 32 girls get pregnant daily in Central Region – Regional gender director  

More than 32 teen girls are impregnated by men daily in the Central Region, Mrs. Thywill Eyram Kpe, the Regional Director of the Department of Gender has said. 20 per cent of the 11,600 teen girls who were impregnated in the Region in 2017, could not name the men who …

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Access Bank to host Chinese Business Forum in Accra

As part of increasing efforts to enhance trade and facilitate investment in the country, Access Bank Ghana will host a special business forum in Accra for Asian companies, including Chinese related businesses on Friday June 7. Under the theme “Broadening the Gateway to the Asian Business World: the Access Bank …

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Lack of sex education, cause of our pregnancies – Teenage Mothers

Majority of teenage mothers in communities in the Talensi and Nabdam Districts of the Upper East Region have attributed the cause of their pregnancies mainly to the lack of comprehensive sexual education. This came to light when the Youth Harvest Foundation Ghana (YHFG), a Non- Governmental Organization (NGO) in collaboration …

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Former President Rawlings to address June 4 Durbar at Nungua

Former President Jerry John Rawlings and other leading members of the June 4 uprising will on Tuesday address a grand durbar of chiefs and people at the Nungua Traditional Authority Park. The event is to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 uprising. A statement from the anniversary planning committee …

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Mob kills suspected thief 

A mob has arrested and killed a suspected thief by burning him in a car at Huhunya near Boti Falls in the Eastern Region. The suspect who was said to have been in the company of two others had journeyed from Ashaiman to Klo-Agogo to steal sheep. The Eastern Regional …

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Two teenagers jailed for defilement

A Tarkwa circuit court has sentenced two teenagers to a total of 14 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling and impregnating a 15 year old school pupil. They are Daniel Adarkwa, an employee of the Forestry Services Department and Gideon Amissah Arthur, a rickshaw rider all in Asankragwa. The …

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Bank of Ghana fines Barclays GH¢4.6m for breach of Interbank Forex Market Rules

The Bank of Ghana announced today, June 3, 2019 that it has sanctioned Barclays Bank of Ghana for breaching the country’s Interbank Foreign Exchange Market Conduct Rules. The central bank in a statement copied to ghanabusinessnews.com says it has fined Barclays Bank GH¢4,579,256.36 for making frivolous quotes on the country’s …

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John Mahama calls for measures to curtail floods

Former President John Dramani Mahama has called for workable measures that will minimise further flooding at the peak of the rains. He said although the season was currently at its early stages, it had been able to cause significant disaster to lives and property and “we are looking at a …

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