[Ghanaian Chronicle]South Africa's foremost financial services company, FirstRand Limited has disclose plans to invest proceeds of its $250 million fund raising exercise across major West and Southern African real estate markets - particularly Nigeria, Ghana and Angola.
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has advised students of Oguaa Secondary and Technical School to pursue technical education which has become necessary to produce engineers, technicians, electricians, artists and welders to make the Ghana oil and gas industry local content a reality.
[Public Agenda]Elections by themselves cannot guarantee good governance in African countries, but they can help resolve political differences and disputes, states Festus Gontebanye Mogae, former President of Botswana.
[Ghanaian Chronicle]The firebrand New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Asokwa, Maxwell Kofi Jumah, says the competence of the Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr. Afari Gyan, has been over exaggerated.
[Ghanaian Chronicle]The Executive Secretary of the Ghana Integrity Initiative, Mr. Vitus Azeem, says the government should concentrate on stopping the contracting of needless judgment debts, rather than commissioning bodies to investigate them.
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, the man working himself into frenzy in his bid to depose what he called the incompetent Mills-Mahama-Amissah Arthur hegemony, virtually signed a social contract with Ghanaians yesterday.
[Ghanaian Chronicle]It all sounds paradoxical. At a time when this nation is busily closing down refugee camps and hurrying asylum seekers back to re-live their harrowing experiences in their native war-torn societies, the country's leading internally displaced camp is bulging with new arrivals.
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Following the exposure of the break down of a standby generator used by the office of the Ahantaman Mutual Health Insurance (AMHIS) by this file last week, a team of generator experts has now been dispatched to put the machine into good shape.
[TradeInvest]Buoyed by high international mineral prices, Ghana's mining sector continues to post solid growth, with revenues for gold, which remains the country's biggest export, up by 28% last year. However, concerns are mounting that the government's plans to overhaul the industry's tax structure, including the introduction of a new windfall tax, could deter foreign investors.
[MFWA]The Media Foundation for West Africa under its Media and Democratisation Programme and with support from IBIS-GHANA is carrying out a project titled Using Radio to Promote Participatory and Effective Local Governance in Northern Ghana.
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Plans are far advanced by the Newmont Akyem Project to develop a framework for the Akyem Development Foundation (NADeF) to help address the various development challenges in communities affected by the activities of the company.
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Kumasi -The bereaved family of the late Kwaku Asante, who cops took for an armed robber and was shot dead last Saturday night, has countered the claim by the police that the deceased was an armed robber.
[Ghanaian Chronicle]A twenty-seven year old ex-convict has been arrested by the police at Amasaman for robbery. He is currently in custody. The suspect, Stephen Quarshie, alias Fofo or Bossing, who was on remand for three and half years at Nsawam Prisons was released under the "Justice for All Programme" in 2010.
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Kumasi -An unorthodox move by the management of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi to raise funds towards the upkeep of the hospital has generated controversies in the health sector.
[Ghanaian Chronicle]A student and a footballer have been remanded into custody by an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly robbing a trader resident at Kojokrom, a suburb of Takoradi in the Western Region.