On Thursday 16th April 2015, The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Ghana, in collaboration with The Centre for Global Development (CDG), USA, hosted a debate among candidates vying for the prestigious position of President of the African Development Bank. The event was held at the CGD Conference Centre in Washington DC and broadcasted live at ..
The Civil Society Platform on Ghana’s IMF Bailout has called for the Right to Information Bill in a statement read today at the International Press Centre, Accra. The full statement is below. PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS CENTRE, ACCRA ON TUESDAY MARCH 24, 2015 ADVOCATING FOR EARLY PASSAGE OF THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION BILL TO ..
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Official statement from the Humanist Association of Ghana Newsflash: Hiplife songstress Belinda Akua Amoah, of “16 Years fameme”, with stage name MzBel has denounced her faith in Jesus Christ. Her denunciation of Jesus Christ – the central figure of Christianity – has sparked the ire of some Ghanaian Christians. She went on to say that the ..
In September 2011, Ghana joined some 46 other countries around the world to sign unto the Open Government Partnership (OGP), an initiative that seeks to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency and accountability, enhance citizen’s participation and harness new technologies to strengthen governance. Ghana’s involvement in this initiative was born out of the ..
A newly formed network of online news editors known as Online Editors – Ghana, has called for compliance with ethical requirements in online news reporting in Ghana. The formation of the group was facilitated by the International Institute of ICT Journalism, Penplusbytes on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. The network’s formation is the outcome of a unanimous agreement ..
The heads of development cooperation agencies in Ghana on Tuesday paid a working visit to the Director General of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), Dr. Nii Moi Thompson, in Accra to familiarise themselves with the work of the Commission. The visit, which lasted for over two hours, was organised at the request of the ..
The president, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, yesterday received the first progress report on the Senchi Consensus, the set of recommendations that emerged from the National Economic Forum of May 2014 at Senchi in the Eastern Region. The president organised the Forum at the height of the economic crisis in 2014 when the cedi was ..
My dream is to change the lives of my people in the community. Our mothers especially the pregnant ones and children are always the vulnerable ones looking at our society set up system. The health and education of these people are a priority to me and i believe you feel the same. I want to use my ..
Warm seasonal compliments from the National Secretariat of the Ghana Union of Professional Students. 2014 as a calendar year has finally given way to 2015. The fact that the Almighty God has kept all of us professional students alive, in spite of our daunting socio-economic challenges, is reason enough for us to be grateful to the ..