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Amid political chaos, people’s issues take a backseat in Ghana

Kwesi Pratt Jnr. of Pan African Television talks about the political situation in Ghana in the aftermath of last month’s presidential and parliamentary elections and the issues faced by the people amid this chaos

As disputes over election continue, Nana Akufo-Addo sworn in as president for second term in Ghana

A day after a scuffle in parliament during the election of the speaker, incumbent president Nana Akufo-Addo was sworn in for a second term. The opposition National Democratic Congress led by John Mahama has challenged the results in court

No matter who wins Dec. 7 elections, Ghana will continue on a neoliberal path

Kwesi Pratt Jnr. of Pan African Television analyzes the political situation in Ghana ahead of the national elections of December 7. He talks about essential continuity between the two leading parties that dominate the country’s politics

Socialists in Ghana honored liberation leader Kwame Nkrumah on Founder’s Day

The Socialist Forum of Ghana celebrated the life and achievements of Ghana’s national liberation leader Kwame Nkrumah despite ongoing efforts by the ruling elites to discredit his contributions

New twist in preparations for Ghana’s election

University professors in Ghana have criticized the decision of the Electoral Commission to compile a new voters’ register arguing that the move will disenfranchise many qualified voters

Lack of PPE, equipment may affect Ghana’s response to COVID-19

With over 2,700 cases of COVID-19, Ghana is the worst affected country in west Africa and the second-most affected in the sub-Saharan region after South Africa

Doctors strike Nigeria Ghana Healthcare workers in Ghana and Nigeria strike, demand tools to fight Coronavirus spread

Mortuary workers in Ghana complain that they have not received any training or safety tools in handling coronavirus infections. Doctors in Nigeria have also complained of insufficient infrastructure and non-payment of salaries since the end of 2019

Ghana Medical Association advances in Government talks and withdraws strike call

The GMA warned the government that they would take strike action if it failed to implement an agreement on Conditions of Service, the deadline for whose implementation was January 1, 2020

Ghana doctors call off strike after government cowers to demands

With a previous Conditions of Service agreement – signed after a three-week long strike in 2015 – having expired on January 1 this year, the Ghana Medical Association had warned of another strike that could cripple public healthcare, if the government did not sign a new agreement by November 17

“Women need to be involved in planning and implementation of agricultural policies”

Gladys Serwaa, member of ECASARD, a peasants’ rights group in Ghana, speaks to Peoples Dispatch about the challenges faced by peasant women in her country.

Activists remember slavery at Africa’s largest slave trading post

People’s movements took part in opening activity of Pan-Africanist conference in Ghana

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