FIFA
Source: FIFA |

Video News Release: Ghana's FIFA Connect rollout streamlines and inspires

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The Ghana Football Association has continued to excel as the lead member association trialing various components of the FIFA Connect programme, and the latest component, the FIFA Connect Management System which began its pilot phase in October. The FIFA Connect programme helps member associations register all their stakeholders in a…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

Ghanaian Foreign Minister condemns terrorist Houthi attack on United Arab Emirates civil facilities in phone call with H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed

Botchwey expressed her country's strong condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist attacks by the terrorist Houthi militia on civil areas and facilities in the UAE

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received today a phone call from Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ghana. During the phone call, Botchwey expressed her country's strong condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist attacks by the terrorist Houthi militia…

Source: Commonwealth Secretariat |

Experts meet in Ghana on addressing cybercrime in Sub-Saharan Africa

The “Regional Conference on Addressing Cybercrime in Sub-Saharan Africa” is taking place from 17-20 January in Accra with 12 participating Commonwealth African countries

The growing problem of cybercrime requires countries to build effective laws, policies, and international cooperation frameworks, said Dr Tawanda Hondora, Head of the Rule of Law at the Commonwealth Secretariat. The Commonwealth Secretariat’s four-day conference on addressing cybercrime has drawn experts from across Sub-Saharan Africa - including investigators, prosecutors, senior…

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) |

SIDA-funded Project to Boost Science, Technology and Innovation Launches in Tanzania

Tanzania is one of six pilot countries taking part in the project, alongside Congo, Ghana, Namibia, Sierra-Leone and Zimbabwe

On 5 July 2021, the project Strengthening STI Systems for Sustainable Development in Africa got underway in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The project launched at a multi-stakeholder consultation meeting, attended by about 50 participants representing government ministries and policy-making bodies, research and ethics regulatory bodies, the private sector and local communities. The…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

Local Reviews of Sustainable Development Progress in Africa Published

As cities, districts and governorates increasingly engage in these processes, ECA stands ready to work closely with them and a coalition of other partners

Five African localities have published Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs) of their frameworks and progress towards regional and global sustainable development goals. These VLRs – in Accra, Harare, Ngora District, Victoria Falls and Yaoundé – were supported by ECA and are among a first wave of local-level reviews undertaken across Africa,…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Prempeh College Presents 2021 NSMQ Trophy To President Akufo-Addo

This is the fifth time the Kumasi-based school has annexed the trophy to put them right at the heels of six-time winners, Presec, Legon

The winners of the 2021 National Science and Maths Quiz competition, Prempeh College, have on Thursday 6 January 2021 presented the trophy to the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, at a brief event at the Jubilee House in Accra. This is the fifth time the Kumasi-based school has annexed…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

President Akufo-Addo Marks Special Eucharist Service At Jubilee House

The Presidential New Year Service was held on his behalf by the Archbishops, Bishops and Clergy of the Anglican Church of Ghana

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday, January 6, 2022 participated in a Special Eucharist Mass Service to mark the beginning of the year at the Jubilee House in Accra.  The Presidential New Year Service was held on his behalf by the Archbishops, Bishops and Clergy…

Centurion Law Group
Source: Centurion Law Group |

Repositioning Africa under the AfCFTA (By Zion Adeoye)

It is projected that under the AfCFTA, extreme poverty will significantly decline across the continent

Zion Adeoye, Managing Director For Centurion Law Group’s AfCFTA Desk Established in 2018, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), represents perhaps Africa’s biggest opportunity for the next few decades in its battle against poverty of all forms, energy and infrastructure included.  Against the backdrop of the tens of millions…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

“Expenditure On Education Increased By 95% In My Time” – President Akufo-Addo

Government is also committed to the development of affordable housing for teachers all across the nation

“So great has this government's commitment to education been that public expenditure on education has almost doubled from twenty billion, seven hundred  million cedis (GH¢20.7 billion) between 2013 and 2016, that is in the Mahama era,  to forty billion, four hundred million cedis (GH¢40.4 billion) between 2017 and 2020, that is in…

Source: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) |

Crippling Child Marriage through Art

UNFPA Ghana remains resolute in assisting the government to achieve its goals of eliminating child marriage from the corridors of society

Against the backdrop of the commemoration of 16 days of Activism against all forms of gender-based violence and harmful practices, UNFPA Ghana in collaboration with the Department of Gender of the Volta Regional Coordinating Council launched a Photo Mural on the walls of the Ho Stadium. From the colourful yet…