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Ghanaians held by Somalia pirates released

Four Ghanaians held hostage by Somali pirates on a ship called the Iceberg have been released. The four are Jewel Kwesi Ahiable, Edward Asare, Prince Agbo and Francis Koomson. A statement signed by Mubarak A. Abdallah, Director, Information and Public Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration informed the public on Thursday. It says, “it is brought to ...

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NHIA to establish Health Insurance Learning Centre

Ghana will soon become home to a health insurance knowledge centre which will provide expertise and training on health insurance to many countries and institutions across the world. The idea to set-up the institution was put forward by the NHIA with support from its development partners. The essence of the centre will be to make use of the rich knowledge ...

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Tamale Teaching Hospital to establish center of excellence for maternal and child care

HFC Bank is to support the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) to establish a center of excellence for maternal and child care. The center will help reduce maternal and under-five deaths as well as promote teaching and learning. Mr Asare Akuffo, Managing Director of HFC, disclosed this when he presented about 8,304 yards of assorted staff uniform to the management of ...

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Ghana to celebrate World AIDS Day on January 16

Mr Ethel Codjoe Amissah, Public Relations Officer for the Greater Accra Regional Co-Ordinating Council said Wednesday, January 16, is World AIDS Day. In a statement issued to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Monday, Mr Amissah said the day was an opportunity for people living or not living with the disease worldwide to unite to show solidarity in the face ...

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Accra 4th best place to tour in 2013

Movenpick hotel Accra

The New York Times, one of the most influential newspapers in the United States of America has listed Accra as one of the best places in the world for business and pleasure this year, 2013. Accra placed fourth out of the forty six (46) places it recommended its readers to visit in 2013 with the first three being Rio de ...

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President Mahama names first batch of Ministers

President Mahama has made his first Ministerial appointees after taking office as President January 7, 2013. The names have been sent to the country’s legislature for vetting and for subsequent approval. According to the list, Mr Seth Terpker is nominated as the Finance Minister while Ms Hannah Tetteh is to be the Foreign Affairs Minister. Below is the list: Seth ...

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Parliament takes two-week break, resumes January 29th

Parliament on Friday adjourned sitting for two weeks, to enable the reconfiguration of the Chamber of the House to comfortably accommodate the additional 45 news seats that have been added to the existing 230 seats. In a memorandum of business statement for the second week ending Friday 1, Febraury, 2013, read by Dr Benjamin Kumbuor, Majority leader and Member of ...

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NPP protests composition of Supreme Court; case adjourned

The Supreme Court has adjourned sine die the hearing of the preliminary joinder motion filed by the NDC seeking to join the petition by the NPP challenging the election results. The case was adjourned after the lawyers for the New Patriotic Party protested the composition of the court. They argued that the composition of the court, presided over by Justice ...

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