Ghana takes over AMERI plant

Ghana has taken full ownership of the 250-megawatt (MW) power production plant from the African and Middle East Resources Investment Group, otherwise known as AMERI Energy. The 10-unit barge, with capacity to generate 25MW each, totaling 250MW, which is commissioned on natural gas, is set to be moved to Anwomaso in Kumasi in the Ashanti […]

Ghana removed from EU money laundering list

Following a successful evaluation of Ghana’s regime against money laundering and the financing of terrorism, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has removed the country from its list of non-compliant jurisdictions. The European Commission on January 7, 2022, removed Ghana from the EU Blacklist by acknowledging that it no longer has strategic deficiencies in its […]

Public responds to calls for COVID-19 jab

Enthusiasm for COVID-19 vaccines is steadily growing among the public in parts of the country, the Daily Graphic has observed. Seven days into the month-long mandatory vaccination exercise, visits to some vaccination centres reveal that more people are accessing vaccination services, unlike the situation that pertained prior to the institution of the Vaccination Month, which […]

Brooklyn names street after Ghana

The Borough of Brooklyn in New York City in the United States of America has named a street at Bed-Stuy after Ghana to highlight the country’s leading role in building bridges among the global African Family. Bed-Stuy has been a centre of African American culture since the early 20th century and home to many cultural […]

COP 26: Ghana submits Nationally Determined Contribution to UN Climate Change Secretariat

Ghana has submitted and published its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (2020-2030) to the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat. This is in line with Article Four of the Paris Agreement and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) decisions. Ghana’s submission of the Nationally Determined Contribution followed Cabinet’s approval of the document.   Source: graphic.com.gh

MMDCEs nominees list of 260: 38 women made it

The Minister of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development, Mr Dan Botwe, on Sunday afternoon, September 19, 2021, released the list of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) nominees by President Akufo-Addo. The list contains 260 MMDCEs to head the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the 16 political administrative regions of […]