Feb 082013
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, February 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — For nearly six years IOM Ghana has had an unlikely partner in the fight against child trafficking in the country’s fishing industry. As a high school social studies teacher in Metuchen, New Jersey, Evan Robbins seeks to raise awareness about developing countries and encourages his students […]

Feb 012013
 

OTTAWA, Canada, February 1, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Agricultural production and access to nutritious food in developing countries will be improved by creating clearer, more predictable forms of land ownership in rural areas, and modernizing land services. The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Julian […]

Jan 262013
 
Book Review : Gender, Social Change and Spiritual Power: Charismatic Christianity in Ghana

Jane E. Soothill. Gender, Social Change and Spiritual Power: Charismatic Christianity in Ghana (Studies of Religion in Africa) (Studies of Religion in Africa). Leiden Brill, 2007. x + 261 pp.$124.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-15789-7. Available from Amazon: Gender, Social Change and Spiritual Power: Charismatic Christianity in Ghana (Studies of Religion in Africa) Power and Continuity in […]

Jan 162013
 
Herakles Farms Initiates Programs to Meet Community Health and Social Needs

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, January 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Over the holidays, Herakles Farms (also known as SG-SOC) (http://www.heraklesfarms.com), a New York-based agriculture company operating in Ghana and Cameroon, donated food to 1,700 households in 38 villages located in the Nguti subdivision of Kupe-Muanenguba and in Mundemba and Toko in Ndian. In total, 11 tons […]

Jan 152013
 
Ghana : Sound Art+Architecture Project, NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for March 2013

WHAT: Design-build of a workshop for sound art experimentation and to use it to test-record an acoustic arts production WHEN: March 21– May 7, 2013 (Longer or shorter stays can be arranged, if there is space) WHERE: Sang Arts Village in Sang, 50 kilometers from Tamale in Northern Ghana WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Architects, designers, electronic media technicians, landscape architects, […]

Jan 142013
 

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, January 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Herakles Farms (also known as SG-SOC) (http://www.heraklesfarms.com), a New York-based agriculture company operating in Ghana and Cameroon, today announced the appointment of Dr. Atanga Ekobo to the position of Vice President of Conservation. Dr. Ekobo’s hire marks one of many steps that Herakles Farms is taking […]

Jan 082013
 
EU congratulates Ghana on successful swearing-in of President John Mahama

Swearing in of new President of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana, January 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The European Union has congratulated His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, on the occasion of his swearing-in as President of the Republic of Ghana on January 7, 2013. Dr. Nicholas Westcott, The Managing Director for Africa, European External Action Service […]

Jan 082013
 
Ghana receives EUR 15,650,000 support from the EU to attain the Millennium Development Goals

Ghana receives help towards MDGs ACCRA, Ghana, January 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The European Union (EU) in Ghana has disbursed close to EUR 16 million to the Government of Ghana. This disbursement comprises of 10M € Sector Budget Support for the Ministry of Health and 5.65 M € General Budget Support under Ghana’s […]

Jan 072013
 
Special Envoy of President Hu Jintao and Minister of Water Resources Chen Lei to Attend Ghanian President's Inauguration Ceremony

Inauguration ceremony  BEIJING, China, January 7, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying announces at the regular press conference: Special Envoy of President Hu Jintao and Minister of Water Resources Chen Lei will go to the Ghanian capital Accra for the inauguration ceremony of President Mahama on January 7, 2013. Source: African Press […]

Jan 042013
 
Africa IMF Reports : Ghana 2012

IMF Reports for Ghana 2012 Country’s Policy Intentions Documents — Ghana: Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 28, 2012 http://www.imf.org/External/NP/LOI/2011/GHA/112811.pdf Country Report No. 12/36: Ghana: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Supplements; […]

Jan 042013
 
President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Ghana to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency John Dramani Mahama

Inauguration of His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President-elect of the Republic of Ghana WASHINGTON, January 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Accra, Ghana to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President-elect of the Republic of Ghana on January 7, 2013. […]