Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tag: Ghana

Chinese Miners Are Leaving Their Mixed Children...

https://www.facebook.com/bbcnewspidgin/videos/889299097942484/ The environmental impact of Ghana's "galamsey'" gold mining is something everyone talks about, but what often slips from public consciousness is the psychological impact...

“Ghana First:” US military Deal Erupts Into...

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Rallying behind the slogan of "Ghana First," thousands of people in the West African nation have protested a new defense...

The Man Who Initiated the ‘Back to...

Paul Cuffe (1759-1817) In 1815 Cuffe sailed for the West coast of Africa with 38 Black emigrants to begin a new life in Sierra...

The Story of Queen Nanny of the...

Queen Nanny was born in the Ashanti region of present day Ghana in 1686 and kidnapped and forced into slavery in Jamaica. As...

‘I’m All About Helping Children’: Lil John...

Atlanta rapper Lil Jon has used his star power yet again to help children in underdeveloped nations gain access to a quality education. In an...

Woman ‘Sincerely Apologizes’ for Ignorance After Calling Young...

Popular Instagram traveler posted an image of her holding a Ghanaian child. In the caption she wrote "Good morning! Here's me and the cutest little...

Energy Industry, Once Considered Risky, Is Now...

Energy, financial services and transport are the most promising sectors in Africa during the 2016-2020 period. This is according to a study conducted by the...

Ghana Begins Offering Visas to All African...

Ghana has kicked off offering visas upon arrival to all African nationals, a step toward creating a continent-wide zone of free movement. This, shortly after...

Ghana’s Mental Health Authority in Strong Opposition...

Despite a subtle but unrelenting campaign by interest groups and civil society organizations for cannabis to be legalized in Ghana, the Mental Health Authority...

Nigeria and Ghana IT Agencies Collaborate to...

The National Information Technology Development Agency, Nigeria’s IT clearinghouse, and the National Information Technology Agency, Ghana’s agency responsible for implementing IT policies, have agreed...

Ghana’s Capital Sees Record Floods, Leaves 10...

Four days of heavy and steady rain has left at least 10 people dead in the south of Ghana. The streets of Accra have...

Ghana Hopes to Expand Rural Health Care...

Given the common problems with access to health care and the disparity in the distribution of health centers, several African countries are looking to...

Ghana Government Asks for Help from  Ghanaian...

The Ghana government is very interested in utilizing the skills and contributions of the Ghanaian diaspora for more development, the Permanent Representative to the...

Starting in July, Ghana to Issue Visas...

The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare has described the government’s decision to issue visas on arrival to citizens of the...

Mission Accomplished: Ghana President Says Country Has...

After 59 years of independence, Ghana has demonstrated Kwame Nkrumah’s vision, President John Dramani Mahama has said. Addressing the nation at the Black Stars Square...

IMF Approves $114.6M as Part of $900M...

The IMF has approved a third disbursement of $114.6 million to help tackle Ghana’s economic recovery. The financing arrangement in place since April 2015 could...

8 Interesting African Creation Myths The World...

The Yoruba of Nigeria In the beginning, all that existed were the water, land and sky, which was ruled by Olorun. Another god named Obatala...

Ghana’s Government Fixes Electricity Supply Deficit That...

Ghana's government said on Wednesday it had fixed an electricity supply deficit that caused years of frequent blackouts that hurt businesses and angered voters...

First Ever ‘Made in Ghana’ Car Is...

The first cars to carry a "made in Ghana" seal will be under a harsh spotlight as they prepare to enter the marketplace and...

Kenya and Ghana Push for Formation of...

Kenya and Ghana are pushing for the formation of an African company that would provide a continental market for goods and services to promote...