2018 SONA: JOHN MAHAMA CONGRATULATES AKUFO-ADDO (PHOTO).

2018 SONA: JOHN MAHAMA CONGRATULATES AKUFO-ADDO (PHOTO). It was all smiles when former President John Mahama met the sitting President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo after the later’s presentation of the 2018 State of the Nation Address (SONA). The two political rivals met at the speaker’s lobby in Parliament and exchanged pleasantries in the presence of the Speaker, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye and the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu. Below is the PHOTO: FOR ADVERTISED IN OUR WEBPAGE  CONTACT  ghanamediaworld@gmail.com  OR visit www.ghanamediaworld.com WE PUBLISHED 99% GHANA NEWS AND THE REST 1% IS FOR OUTSIDE WORLD NEWS, GHANA FIRST,PUBLISHED  YOUR OWN FIRST TO WIN BETTER FUTURE. DISCLAIMER: “The views expressed in this article

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SUGARY DRINKS: A DOORWAY TO DIABETES.

SUGARY DRINKS: A DOORWAY TO DIABETES. There’s no easier, faster way to guzzle down empty calories than by drinking beverages with added sugar. “These types of drinks can be very high in calories, and when multiple sugary beverages are consumed in one day, it is very easy to consume more calories than the body needs, causing weight gain,” said Karah Stanley, a registered dietitian with the St. Elizabeth Physicians Weight Management Center. “One tablespoon of sugar contains 48 calories, and a 12 oz. Coke has 150 calories. Drinking even two of these a day take up a considerable amount of an average human’s daily calories.” And that can lead to obesity,

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GOV’T RECRUITS 3,000 PERSONS UNDER DIGITAL MARKETING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME.

GOV’T RECRUITS 3,000 PERSONS UNDER DIGITAL MARKETING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, said Government has recruited 3,000 unemployed persons under the Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship Programme for skill training. He said the programme was launched at the Accra Digital Centre by Mr Yaw Osafo Maafo, the Senior Minister on Thursday, February 8, with the beneficiaries undergoing a three-month training with government bearing all the expenses of training. President Akufo-Addo, who made this known when he delivered the State of the Nation Address to Parliament in Accra, said the programme would be undertaken at 10 regional training centres. He said ECOBANK had offered to engage all

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GHANA COMPETES FOR FASTEST GROWING ECONOMY.

GHANA COMPETES FOR FASTEST GROWING ECONOMY. Ken Ofori-Atta – Minister of Finance Ghana is poised to take the lead as Africa’s fastest-growing economy this year, the first time in at least three decades. Expansion in West Africa’s second-biggest economy in 2018 should surpass that of recent champions Ethiopia and Ivory Coast, according to forecasts from the World Bank, and the African Development Bank, which were both released in the past month. The West African economy is forecast to expand the fastest on the continent in 2018. Commodities, including oil, gold and cocoa are the mainstay of the $43 billion economy and rising crude output is boosting the nation’s finances. But

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OVER 2,000 GHANAIANS WORKING IN THE UK’S HEALTH SERVICE.

OVER 2,000 GHANAIANS WORKING IN THE UK’S HEALTH SERVICE. Two thousand three hundred and forty five (2,345) Ghanaians currently work under the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), new data released by the House of Commons has revealed. Ghanaian health workers ranked 15 among the top 102 nationalities working in the UK’s health service as of September 2017, the report indicated. Of the figure, 810 of them are nurses and health visitors, while 983 of them are support staff, and another 331 infrastructure staff. The data however does not state the number of Ghanaians working as doctors, except that 3,238 doctors are of an African nationality. Nigeria and Zimbabwe are among the top

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E-COMMERCE PENETRATION IN KENYA RAMPING UP TRAVEL.

E-COMMERCE PENETRATION IN KENYA RAMPING UP TRAVEL. Online buying and selling of goods and services, online transactions, high mobile penetration, fast connectivity, a digital savvy population and an increased consumer spending power are among factors increasingly fueling the penetration and growth of e-commerce in Kenya. One of the sectors consequently effected by this disruption is the travel industry, in part because of the growing confidence in e-commerce sites, such as online travel agents. These have brought with them the efficiency often sought after by travelers who otherwise are overly occupied and thus have little time to research their destinations and make a booking of either the hotel or flight online.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF 2018 STATE OF NATION ADDRESS (SONA).

HIGHLIGHTS OF 2018 STATE OF NATION ADDRESS (SONA). ECONOMY I am glad to be able to report that the Economic Management Team, under the stellar leadership of the strong, brilliant economist, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia, has risen to the challenge, and the hard work is beginning to show positive results. We have reduced taxes, we are bringing down inflation and interest rates, economic growth is increasing, from the alarming 3.6% at December 2016, to 7.9% in our first year, and the indications are that it will be even better this year. We have increased our international reserves, maintained relative exchange rate stability, reduced the debt to GDP ratio and the

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HOT AUDIO: KOFI BOAKYE IS THE ONLY ‘CLEAN’ POLICE OFFICER – KENNEDY AGYAPONG.

HOT AUDIO: KOFI BOAKYE IS THE ONLY ‘CLEAN’ POLICE OFFICER – KENNEDY AGYAPONG. Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has hailed the professional conduct of the past Ashanti Regional Police Commander, COP Nathan Kofi Boakye. According to him, COP Kofi Boakye is a ‘tough’ police chief who will never associate himself with land guards and other criminals. Listen to Kennedy audio: “Senior police officers are not helping matters at all; they contribute to crime in the country. The only person I will defend any time on this landguard issue is Kofi Boakye. I know he won’t compromise himself or condone such an illegality unlike the other senior police

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