Archive for year 2020

  • June 4, 2020

    NPP holds...

    The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has scheduled 20 June 20 to hold its Parliamentary Primaries in the 168 constituencies where the Party has sitting Members of Parliament to elect its parliamentary candidates for the December general elections. The Party has also resolved to acclaim the sole candidate who had...

  • June 4, 2020

    Callighana supports...

    Callighana Company Ltd, a company involved in the importation and distribution of agrochemical products, has donated personal protective equipment (PPE) worth GH¢60,000 to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) for distribution to farmers across the country. The items — which comprise 25,000 nose masks, quantities of hand sanitisers, 10,000...

  • June 4, 2020

    New register:...

    Potential voters who have neither passport nor the NIA cards will need their family members as guarantors before they could register in the upcoming voter’s registration exercise, that’s according to the C.I. 126 that gives legal backing to the Electoral Commission’s plans to compile a new register. The C.I will...

  • June 4, 2020

    Supreme Court...

    The Supreme Court will today, Thursday, June 4, 2020 hear the case in which the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is challenging the decision by the Electoral Commission to compile a new voters’ register. According to the NDC, the EC lacks the power to go ahead with its plans because it...

  • June 4, 2020

    Maggi launches...

    Nestlé brand MAGGI has launched a first-of-its-kind website in Central and West Africa, offering fresh new twists to well-known African dishes. It is also serving up a second season of Yelo Pèppè, its popular online nutrition education drama series on YouTube from June 8. The brand’s latest launches are just...

  • June 4, 2020

    Mahama wades...

    Former President John Mahama has waded into the cantoon brouhaha which saw the national communication officer of the NDC Sammi Gyami trending on Twitter Tuesday. The former President who did not comment directly on the George Floyd cantoon artwork – centre of the controversy – appeared to suggest people criticising...

  • June 4, 2020

    Newspaper Headlines,...

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  • June 4, 2020

    Child Abuse...

    Do you know what the warning signs of child abuse and neglect are? Learn how to spot the signs and make a difference in a child’s life. What is child abuse and neglect? Child abuse isn’t just about black eyes. While physical abuse is shocking due to the marks it...

  • June 4, 2020

    Voter’s register:...

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta region has rejected claims of double standards for honouring the invitation of the Electoral Commission to observe the 2-day pilot voter registration exercise which ended Wednesday 3 June, 2020. At a press conference held at the EC’s office in Ho, the Volta...

  • June 4, 2020

    43-year-old mother...

    What could be worse than succumbing to a disease that would leave a breast ‘rotting’ without any financial strength to help yourself? Being dragged out of the only place you know as home. 43-year-old Agnes Dogbe has cancer in her left breast, a condition that keeps worsening by the day...

  • June 4, 2020

    UG students...

    Spontaneous jubilation by final year students at the University of Ghana greeted the announcement by management that it will continue and end the second semester with its online teaching and learning arrangement. This follows President Akufo-Addo’s decision to re-open schools for final year JHS, SHS and university students to prepare ahead of...

  • June 4, 2020

    Sports Ministry...

    In anticipation of the various individual non-contact sports beginning training, Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah has outlined how his outfit has overseen the fumigation of all state-owned sporting facilities. This is part of wider efforts by the government of Ghana. Over the past month, there has been a nationwide fumigation effort...

  • June 4, 2020

    US Ambassador...

    The United States Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie Sullivan has expressed outrage at the killing death a black man George Floyd in Minneapolis. The 46-year-old was died at the hands of a police officer with pinned him to the ground with a knee on his neck for allegedly resisting arrest May...

  • June 4, 2020

    Dec. polls:...

    The National Council of the governing New Patriotic Party has endorsed the candidature of President Akufo-Addo as the flagbearer of the party for the December polls. The decision was announced by the General Secretary of the party John Boadu at the end of the Council’s meeting which had the President...

  • June 4, 2020

    Kumasi Metropolitan...

    The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has launched a media community-based Covid-19 anti-stigma campaign. Mayor, Osei-Asibey Antwi said the move is to stem the growing incidents of stigma against Covid-19 persons. “Survivors of the virus have come to face to face with the unfortunate challenge of being stigmatised by members of...

  • June 4, 2020

    Mobile renewal...

    Greater Accra Regional Director of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Bernard Brown has said that there has been an 80 percent increase in mobile renewal cases in the NHIS as of March 31, 2020. “Mobile renewal has decreased crowded offices, long queue due to this innovation, making it easier to...

  • June 4, 2020

    Cabinet approves...

    Cabinet has approved Park Agrotech Limited, a Ghanaian company in the agribusiness sector, as the preferred strategic investor for the Komenda Sugar Factory, Mr Alan Kyerematen, Minister of Trade and Industry, announced on Wednesday. He told Parliament, in Accra, that Agrotech was expected to work with STM Projects Limited, an...

  • June 4, 2020

    Minority petitions...

    The Minority in Parliament has formally filed a petition with the Auditor-General to audit government expenditure on food and water government supplied to the vulnerable during the three week COVID-19 partial lockdown period. The petition invokes Section 16 of the Audit Service Act, 2000 (Act 584), and calls on the...

  • June 4, 2020

    We have...

    The Ghana Education Service (GES) says it is surprised over concerns raised with regards to the number of teachers and space for academic work following the resumption of school for final year students in the country. Its Director-General, Prof. Kwasi Opoku -Amankwa says there is enough infrastructure as well as teaching staff...

  • June 4, 2020

    Mahama ready...

    Ras Mubarak has revealed former President John Mahama will announce his running mate for the December polls in the coming days. According to the Kumbungu MP, both the candidate and the party are ready to disclose who to partner the NDC flagbearer as the country nears the elections. “The announcement...

  • June 4, 2020

    South African...

    The soldier, former paratrooper Shiron Eisenberg, deserves a special grant from the IDF to help him with his rent during the coronavirus outbreak – he never got it. IDF Nahal troops complete Gaza war simulation (photo credit: IDF SPOKESPERSON’S UNIT) Former IDF lone soldier Shiron Eisenberg, who served as a...

  • June 4, 2020

    Kennedy Agyapong...

    Kennedy Agyapong and Cecilia Marfo   The Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has disclosed that gospel musician and prophetess Cecilia Marfo is the next person on his list with whom he will deal in his fight against fake prophets. According to the MP, who in recent times...

  • June 4, 2020

    I Won’t...

    Ghanaian actress Vivian Jill has revealed that she will not accept any movie role that requires her to act as a mermaid or river goddess, known in local parlance as ‘Maame Water’. She told Nana Romeo Welewele on Accra100.5 FM’s Ayekoo Ayekoo show that she would not accept any more...

  • June 4, 2020

    Journalist invited...

    Kofi Adomah The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has invited a journalist with Angel 102.9 FM, Kofi Adomah for accurately predicting government’s easing of restrictions. The journalist is said to have predicted accurately the content of President Akufo-Addo’s speech on Sunday. He has on Wednesday afternoon, June...

  • June 4, 2020

    Toni Braxton...

    Bossip Toni Braxton impresses her fans with a loving message for her sons that she publicly shared on her social media account. Check it out below. This comes amidst the massive protests and riots in the streets that are taking place these days following the killing of George Floyd. ‘I’m...

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