The U.S. Peace Corps turns 60 Monday.   Since its establishment through executive order by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, 1961, the Peace Corps has sent more than 240,000 volunteers to 141 countries. The organization quickly became an icon of the idealistic 1960s.   The goal was to foster peace and understanding by sending mostly young, college-educated or […]

Accra, Mr Kwabena Okyere-Darko, Minister Designate for Western Region has suggested to the Government to continue to engage the people and invest in the region to forestall agitations like the “Niger Delta” insurgencies. Conflict in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria arose in the early 1990s over tensions between foreign oil corporations and a number of the Niger Delta’s minority […]

Accra, The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced that the 2020 Computerised School Selection and Placement System will be released on Sunday, February 28.   The Service said a total of 494,530 candidates out of 533,693 candidates were qualified to be placed into Senior High Schools and Technical and Vocational Education and Training Schools.   A statement from the GES […]

Supriso, Mr Samuel Afrane, Country Director of Hunger Project Ghana has called on communities to support community development projects with the same zeal they embrace the construction of churches since both were beneficial to them.   He said the government could not do it all considering the vast needs of the remote and deprived communities and urged communities to support […]

Accra, Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration-designate, has requested Spain to support Ghana’s candidature for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations (UN) Security Council for the period 2022 to 2023. She also urged Spain to support Ghana’s candidature for membership of the UN Board on Narcotic Drugs for the period 2022 to 2025 as […]