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What’s the World’s Fastest-Growing Economy? Ghana Contends for the Crown

TEMA, Ghana — As recently as the 1980s, the West African nation of Ghana was in crisis, crippled by hunger after a series of military coups. But it has held peaceful elections since 1992, and its economic outlook turned considerably brighter about a decade ago, with the discovery of major ...

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US citizens in Ghana are safe – US Ambassadors

US Citizens resident in Ghana do not have to be overly concerned as far as their safety and security is concerned, United States Ambassador to Ghana has assured. Robert P. Jackson noted whilst speaking on the ’21 Minutes with KKB’ show that Ghana’s crime rates are relatively low per statistics ...

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African Bicycle Contribution Foundation (ABCF) To Distribute an Additional 50 Free Bamboo Bikes in Ghana’s Ejisu, Ashanti Region, and in Kumbungu School District, Northern Region

ABCF’s Chairman and Executive Director to Visit Ghana, from the U.S., to participate in the Foundation’s 240th Bicycle Distribution KUMASI, Ghana, March 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Tuesday, March 13 (10:00am-1:00pm GMT), at Boama Dumase, Ejisu-Juabeng Municipal, officials of the African Bicycle Contribution Foundation (ABCF) will visit Ejisu-Juabeng Municipal, in the Ashanti Region, from the U.S., ...

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Locum Tenens Provider Profile: AkUa Ampadu, MD

  GAJ Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018! We are proud to highlight the amazing work of Dr. Akua Ampadu, Founder of the Healing Words Foundation. She was recently featured in Medicus Healthcare’s quarterly.   Internist Akua Ampadu, MD, took her first locum tenens job in January 2017. Typically, she prefers ...

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Ghana at 61 – A Tale of Two Countries Crying for a Resolution

By: Dr. Kofi A. Boateng   aka Kofi ROPAA                                                                      New York, March 7, 2018 In his now historic speech to the governors of the United States on February 25, 2018, Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo presented a picture of a macro economically improved Ghana in just one year. An economy ...

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“THE INDEPENDENCE SQUARE APPROACH”

My Riposte for a Cleaner Ghana Editorial: F. Kojo Kyeremeh, GAJ March 7, 2018 Indeed, our dear Motherland, Ghana, is 61! We are elated to celebrate this milestone. However, as we celebrate, let us pause to consider how we can make Ghana even better than she finds herself today. As ...

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Ghana turns 61 today

Ghana is 61 years today after gaining independence on 6th March 1957. Independence Day parade will be held across the country with students and security personnel displaying their marching skills while saluting the national flag. In the capital Accra, where President Akufo-Addo will be receiving the national salute at the ...

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NPP-USA election petition is to advocate for electoral transparency, unity – Petitioners

The petitioners of the NPP-USA 2018 elections have declared that their intention for the petition to the NEC in Ghana was not necessarily to create confusion as other people think but purposely to ensure free, fair and Transparent election. The lead petitioner, Mr. Joseph Osei Owusu and the second petitioner, ...

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Q&A: The reality of free education for all in Ghana

Two NGO workers explain why, despite free tuition, some Ghanaian children still struggle to get an education. Since gaining independence in 1957, Ghana has focused on improving access to education and achieving universal enrolment. Primary education became free in 1961 and the 1980s saw major reforms swept through the education system, including ...

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Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation of North America to hold annual conference in April

As part of efforts to amplify their commitment to the health of Ghanaians and strengthen communication and ties between healthcare professionals in Ghana and the North American diaspora, the Ghana Physicians & Surgeons Foundation of North America (GPSF), allied healthcare practitioners, and related organizations are preparing for the 16th Annual ...

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