The government has put measures in place to clear challenges in visa acquisition that often affect the celebration of the biennial Pan African Historical Festival (PANAFEST) and programmes marking the Year of Return 2019, the Chief Executive of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Mr Kwasi Agyeman, has stated.
A dismissed trainee nurse, Francis Awine Anaafo, 33, has been sentenced to 22 months imprisonment for using forged documents to undergo national service at the Goaso Municipal Hospital in the Ahafo Region.
The National President of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Mrs Ifeyinwa Omowole, has advised female journalists to take charge and change the narrative of women in the media across West Africa.
Participants in a West African Health Organisation (WAHO) regional conference on the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have called on governments of member countries to tighten regulations on tobacco, alcohol, food and sweetened drinks to accelerate efforts towards the reduction of the diseases.
Ghanaian journalists’ demand for punishment of people who assault them in the line of duty may soon be realised with the establishment of a national coordinating mechanism on safe and responsible journalism.
A cartographer has been fined GH¢600 by the Madina District Court for forging the official seal of the Survey and Mapping Division of the Lands Commission and the signatures of some of its officials to prepare a concession map for a mining company.
The Ministry of Special Development Initiatives (MSDI) says the sector Minister, Ms Mavis Hawa Koomson has been taken out of context when she recently granted an interview to Ghanaweb concerning the types of dams the ministry was constructing in the five regions of northern Ghana.