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Volta needs development, not division – Volta Union UK

Source: www.ghanaweb.com A non-political and non-governmental organisation, Volta Union UK (VUUK) has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to, as a matter of urgency, halt its efforts to divide the Volta Region. The group in a statement signed by its Chairman, Mr Gideon Sedziafa said the actions of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration to divide the region among ...

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GN Bank secures $20m for expansion

Source:www.graphic.com.gh One of the leading indigenous banks, GN Bank Ghana Limited, has secured a $20-million funding from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) to support its expansion drive. The bank is expected to use the money to support its penetration into rural areas. A statement issued by GN Corporate Affairs in Accra on Sunday said the bank’s expansion project, expected ...

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Nana Konadu Leads Gov’t Team To Winnie Mandela’s Funeral

President Akufo-Addo has picked a former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings to lead a government delegation to the funeral of the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. The renowned freedom fighter and champion of women’s rights will be buried on Saturday, April 14, 2018 in Soweto, South Africa. Nana Konadu – wife of former president JJ Rawlings – was Ghana’s First Lady ...

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FDA Restricts the Sale and Distribution of Essure Permanent Birth Control System

Audience: OBGYN, Patient, Risk Manager ISSUE: The FDA is aware that some women have received the Essure device without being adequately informed of Essure’s risks. In order for this device to meet reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness, all women considering Essure should receive this important information.   On April 9, 2018, the FDA restricted sales of the Essure device ...

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Keta Port ready to take off!

In line with plans by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government to fulfill its promise to construct a port at Keta in the Volta Region, the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Diamond Cement Ghana Limited, one of the leading cement producers in the country. The project is expected to commence ...

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Rev Owusu Bempah gets government appointment

Founder and President of Glorious Word Power Ministry, Prophet Isaac Owusu Bempah, has been appointed as a member of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Board under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection. The Minister of Gender Children and Social Protection, Madam Otiko Afisah Djabah, inaugurated the 16-member Board in Accra Monday.   According to the Minister, the board ...

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Press statement by Prof Joshua Alabi on the Ghana-US Military Cooperation Saga

I would like to add my voice to the current discussion concerning the Ghana-United States military cooperation agreement which has occupied our minds as well as our body politic for a few weeks now. I believe that that the concerns about this issue are so critical that it is imperative to tackle it head-on in order to nip a potential ...

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The Military CoOperation Agreement: Ace Ankoma Comments!

  After much reading and research, I concluded that to fully understand what’s happening, we need to start by going through a summary of diplomatic immunities under the Vienna Convention to which Ghana is a party and which has been passed as law in Ghana. Let’s see if any of these sound familiar within the context of what we may ...

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