Her recovery looked bleak unless “we are able to raise 50,000 dollars for her treatment as soon as possible,” a statement issued by her mother, Ms Anna Koranteng, and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Tuesday, said.“The thought of losing my Joy is an unbearable one, but that is what I face now unless I am able to raise this am
The empowerment of women, the President said, was the "surest way of rooting out poverty and guaranteeing the progress and prosperity of our continent and country."President Akufo-Addo said this at the launch of the HeForShe platform at the Independence Square in Accra.
Accra, Dec. 12, GNA - Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says government is working to establish a bauxite refinery plant to process the mineral as part of efforts to add value to natural resources to maximize profit and create jobs.He said government was putting in place all the necessary legislative framework and logistics to const
The celebration held to commemorate the World AIDS month is aimed at tackling the pandemic from various dimensions ranging from awareness creation and education, voluntary counselling and testing, preventative measures demonstration, educational sessions on treatment and an exhibition on available HIV/AIDS services.The event was also
They include a six classroom block, office, and a toilet facility.The project, which would be completed in five months, is funded by the German government.Mr Armah-Frempong expressed concern that many schools in Agona Asafo are dilapidated and thi
Accra, Dec. 12, GNA - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is exploring collaboration with a top environmental institute and a university in Finland, expected to lead to research and capacity building exchange programmes between Ghana and Finland environmentalists.The collaboration is also to ensure technology transfer, deepened
She said without unity and peace, it would be extremely difficult for the Agona West to get it fair share of the national cake from the central government.Mrs Assan said President Nana Akufo-Addo’s government has rolled out relevant policies and programmes aimed at improving the living standards of all Ghanaians.
Mr Asante-Apeatu, made the call in a speech read on his behalf at the graduating ceremony of Senior Command Course Six at the Ghana Police Command and Staff Collage, Winneba.He said the Police Administration will give them the requisite backing, logistics and motivation to deliver quality service to execute operations, while upholdin
He urged them to also identify the role they have to play in achieving the objectives of the programme.Mr Asante-Apeatu (IGP) made the call in a speech delivered on his behalf by the Director-General of the service in charge of Administration at the closing ceremony of Senior Command Course six, at the Ghana Police Command and Staff
Accra, Dec. 12, GNA - Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has expressed concern that Ghana has not achieved the minimum threshold of 30 per cent representation of women in political and public offices.Women and girls in the country are most of the time at the receiving end of harmful practices
Accra, Dec. 12, GNA - Mr Francis Asong, Executive Director, Voice Ghana, says the group’s advocacy on a disability manifesto, aims at serving as a working document for political parties and policy makers in their future planning for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs).According to the National Disability Rights, Advocacy and Capacity
Accra, Dec. 12, GNA – An Accra Circuit court has remanded a scrap dealer Emmanuel Aryeetey, who appeared before it with the charges of conspiracy to commit crime and robbery.Emmanuel was said to have conspired with two other persons now at large and robbed one Nana Takyi of his waist bag containing an amount of GH?360.00.
Accra, Dec.12, GNA - Parliament has eulogised the Late Professor Kofi Ampenyin Allotey for his invaluable contribution to academia in Ghana, Africa and beyond, which is outstanding and virtually unparalleled.The Legislature said the renowned Ghanaian Mathematician and Scientist, who peacefully but sadly joined his ancestors recently,
Accra, Dec.12, GNA - A survey conducted by the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Accra indicated that prices of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages have increased, affecting sales before the yuletide this year. Madam Janet Amponsah, a beverage seller at the Tema Station in Accra said prices of their wares increased weeks before the f
He said diseases that were detected early could be treated early enough to prevent it from aggravating and incurring huge cost of treatment.Mr Kenny made the call when the Group screened the teaching and non-teaching staff of the School at Dodowa in the Shai-Osudoku District of the Greater Accra Region on Saturday.
Kumasi, Dec 12, GNA – The Ashanti Regional Health Director, Dr. Emmanuel Kwadwo Tinkorang, has given the assurance that the Influenza Type A (swine flu) outbreak at the Kumasi Academy Senior High School (KUMACA) was now under control.He therefore called for calm, saying there was no cause for any public anxiety.
Accra, Dec. 12, GNA - The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), has imposed a fine of USD 6,000 on the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), for fielding an unqualified player in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria.In addition to the fine, FIFA also annulled the 1:1 score line in the said game betwee
Accra Dec 12, GNA - The Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo has schooled a Member of Parliament over the use of titles such as “honourable” on writs.According to her names were to appear first before any designation.The Chief Justice noted that it wa
Accra, Dec. 12, GNA - Six accused persons involved in the murder of Major Maxwell Mahama are to be discharged by the Accra Central Magistrate court.The six are Yaw Annor, Philip Badu, Kwame Agyei, Solomon Sackey, Vivian Asahene and Anthony Amoah.M
Mr Ebenezer Kenny, the Chairman of the Group, said the donation formed part of activities marking the 40th Anniversary celebration of the Group.He said the Group was touched by the plight of the orphanage, which was then situated close to the School.