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Ghanaians confident of peaceful general elections

ACCRA, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- As Ghana's general elections approach, the majority of people have expressed confidence that the elections will be held peacefully.

On Monday, more than 17 million eligible Ghanaians are expected to cast their ballots at 38,622 polling stations across the country to elect a president and 275 members of parliament.

John Osei Tutu Agyeman, a former broadcaster and media consultant, believes in the ability of the security services to ensure a peaceful atmosphere before, during and after the elections.

Ghana to resume international flights amid COVID-19

ACCRA, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced here on Sunday that the country is going to resume international flights on Sept.1 after a nearly five-month suspension.

In the meantime, the West African country's land and sea entry points would remain closed, the president said.

Akufo-Addo said in his latest COVID-19 nationwide broadcast that each traveler coming into the country would be required to produce a negative COVID-19 test result from a certified laboratory in their countries of origin.

Xenophobia: Ghanaian retail traders clash with Nigerian counterparts

ACCRA, July 25 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Some members of the Ghana Union of Traders Associations (GUTA) on Friday clashed with Nigerian traders who are operating illegally at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle despite GUTA’s directive for them to remain closed until they provide legal documents.

The scuffle once again was about the infiltration of foreigners into Ghana’s retail business which by law is a reserve of only Ghanians or foreigners with proper documentation.

Mexico partners Ghana to increase yields in corn production

ACCRA, Aug 22 (NNN-GNA) — Ghana is set to make giant strides in agricultural production following enhanced partnership between Mexico and government, a deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture has revealed.

Speaking after a closed-door meeting with the Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister of Mexico and a delegation from the embassy, Kennedy Osei-Nyarko noted that government is working hand in hand with their counterparts in Mexico to improve the yields of some crops in the country such as corn and to increase the nutritional levels.

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