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International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mission Sees High Commitment to Safety at Ghana’s Research Reactor after high enriched uranium (HEU) to low enriched uranium (LEU) Fuel Conversion

The reactor’s continuous safe operation will enhance its utilization and support research, education and training in the nuclear field in Ghana

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of Ghana’s research reactor has demonstrated a high commitment to safety following the conversion of the reactor core to use low enriched uranium (LEU) as fuel instead of high enriched uranium (HEU). The team also made recommendations for…

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Anglophone West Africa’s brightening economic prospects

Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, is at last moving out of recession, Ghana’s growth continues to be strong

The economic forecast for Anglophone West Africa is looking brighter according to analysis by Ecobank’s (www.Ecobank.com) research team in the newly published Anglophone West Africa section of its flagship financial website, AfricaFICC (https://goo.gl/CduKLQ). Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, is at last moving out of recession, Ghana’s growth continues to be strong,…

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GE supports Ghana’s digitization drive; hosts Vice President in Silicon Valley

The VP’s focus with this project is to accelerate the digitization of the Ghanaian economy and move Ghana beyond aid dependence

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premier Digital Industrial Company, recently joined a delegation to Silicon Valley led by Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who is currently spearheading the country’s digital transformation project. The VP’s focus with this project is to accelerate the digitization of the Ghanaian economy and move…

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Ghana must prioritise social protection to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, says United Nations poverty expert

The most recent official data from the Ghana Statistical Service for 2012-2013 revealed that almost one-quarter of the population were living in poverty and one person in every 12 in extreme poverty

A UN human rights expert has commended Ghana as a champion of African democracy and a country which has achieved some important development milestones. But says unless growing inequality and continuing high poverty rates are addressed the country will fall far short of meeting the key UN Sustainable Development Goals,…

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Ghana Rugby Nominates Rafatu Inusah as Women's Champion

President of Ghana Rugby, Mr. Herbert Mensah also said that an announcement about sponsorship support for women’s rugby will be made soon

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) (http://GhanaRugby.org) nominated their Board Women’s Representative, Ms. Rafatu Inusah, to attend a  two-day forum on women's leadership in rugby that will be held in Gaborone, Botswana, on May 22-23 just before the opening of the Women's Rugby Sevens African tournament organised for May 26-27,…

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Scottish Development International Trade Mission to Ghana

A large trade delegation from the oil and gas industry in Scotland will be visiting Ghana from the 9th -11th of April 2018

A large trade delegation from the oil and gas industry in Scotland will be visiting Ghana from the 9th -11th of April 2018. The aim of the visit is to gain a thorough understanding of local market conditions while investigating local investment opportunities. It is intended this will be achieved…

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Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) announces third MEST Africa Summit, June 18-20 in Cape Town

The MEST Africa Summit will bring together leading global investors, executives and entrepreneurs to discuss the Pan-African startup landscape

Now in its 10th year investing in tech entrepreneurs in Africa, Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) (https://Meltwater.org) (www.MESTAfricaSummit.com) today announced the third MEST Africa Summit, which will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, June 18-20. Formerly the Africa Tech Summit, this year’s event will go Pan-African, bringing together…

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Reported deportation of Ghanaian ‘journalists’ from Australia

The Australian High Commission will continue to liaise with relevant authorities from the Government of Ghana on this matter

The Australian High Commission can confirm the Australian Border Force (ABF) has cancelled the visas of several dozen travellers from a variety of countries, including Ghana, who attempted to travel to Australia posing illegitimately as journalists, athletes or officials.   While this situation is regrettable, anyone wishing to enter Australia, including…

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Ghana Rugby Eagles in full flight for Bronze Cup

The tournament forms part of Rugby Africa’s men’s 15s Rugby tournaments with the winner of the Bronze Cup automatically progressing to the Silver Cup

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) (http://GhanaRugby.org) is in full flight towards destination 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup when the Ghana Eagles will engage Lesotho, Mauritius and Rwanda in Cape Coast-Ghana on 9 and 12 May 2018. The tournament forms part of Rugby Africa’s men’s 15s Rugby tournaments with the winner…

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UN expert on extreme poverty to visit Ghana from April 9-18

Philip Alston will meet with government officials, civil society organisations, academic experts, and people living in poverty to address a range of issues

The UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, will visit Ghana from 9 to 18 April 2018 to examine the government’s efforts to address poverty through the lens of international human rights law. “It is widely recognised that Ghana has made great strides in poverty eradication…