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  • July 10, 2020

    Man in...

    A 21-year-old aluminum fabricator Maxwell Appiah, accused of defiling his eight-year-old niece at Teshie has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with defilement. Appiah who was without legal representation, however, denied the offence and the court presided over by Mrs Christiana Cann admitted him to bail in the sum...

  • July 10, 2020

    Sudan PM...

    The reshuffle follows protests urging faster reforms and greater civilian rule in Sudan’s transition towards democracy. Hamdok recently promised to take a number of major decisions, without giving details [Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters]   Sudan’s prime minister has replaced the finance, foreign, energy and health ministers and three other senior cabinet post-holders...

  • July 10, 2020

    Africa must...

    As cases increase by 24 percent in a week, top health official urges countries to increase testing and mask use. A nurse at Nairobi’s Kenyatta National Hospital participates in a Zumba aerobic fitness programme as a way of helping them to cope with working situations during the pandemic [File: Njeri...

  • July 10, 2020

    Italy bans...

    Countries including Bangladesh, Brazil and Chile present an excessive rate of COVID-19 infections, health ministry says. Italy has banned entry to people coming from 13 countries that it said presented an excessive rate of COVID-19 infections. The first coronavirus case has been confirmed in northwest Syria, aid workers have said....

  • July 10, 2020

    Father jailed...

    The Agona Swedru Circuit Court has sentenced a 30 year-old father to seven years jail term in hard labour for cutting off the right leg of his two-year old daughter. Mawuli Dossu, a farmer at Wawase Amponsah-junction, near Agona Swedru who pleaded guilty to causing harm was convicted on his...

  • July 10, 2020

    Ga Traditional...

    The Ga Traditional Council has directed that this year’s celebration of the Homowo festival, be held within the confines of the stool houses of chiefs within the traditional area. Furthermore, it directs that heads of the family must perform all rites in connection with the festival at their respective family...

  • July 10, 2020

    ‘Military attack’...

    The Congress of Paramount Chiefs in the Ho West District of the Volta region has called on government and the Electoral Commission to employ civil and peaceful means in identifying persons suspected to be aliens attempting to take part in the ongoing Voter registration exercise other than the rambo-style approach...

  • July 10, 2020

    Calm returns...

    As part of measures to restore calm and sanity at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Senior High School (KNUST-SHS), the Ashanti Regional Directorate of Education has released the Senior Housemaster of the school, Mr Seth Owusu Ansah, and the Densu Housemaster, Mr Anthony Awotwe, to the Oforikrom...

  • July 10, 2020

    NPP-USA donates...

    The United States of America (USA) branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) last Tuesday made a cash donation of GH¢100,000 to support Ghana’s fight against COVID-19. The group also made a cash donation of GH¢30,000 to support the COVID-19 fundraising efforts of Ghanaians and Friends of Ghana Against COVID-19,...

  • July 10, 2020

    Ambulance Service...

    The National Ambulance Service (NAS) has responded to 2,797 emergency cases of COVID-19 across the country since March 12, 2020, when Ghana announced its first case. The Greater Accra Region recorded the highest number of emergency cases of 1,399, followed by the Ashanti Region with 750 cases, with the Bono...

  • July 10, 2020

    Receiver of...

    One of the receivers of the defunct Capital Bank, Mr Vish Ashiagbor, yesterday took the witness box to testify as a prosecution witness in the trial of the Founder of the bank, William Ato Essien, and three others who have been accused of collapsing the bank. Mr Ashiagbor and Mr...

  • July 10, 2020

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  • July 10, 2020

    Gov’t admonishes...

    Government has called on all stakeholders in the ongoing voters registration exercise to observe the COVID-19 protocols. Speaking at Thursday’s press briefing in Accra, Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said though the various stakeholders like the Electoral Commission (EC), the security agencies and the larger Ghanaian population are doing their...

  • July 10, 2020

    Nullify Dokua’s...

    Some New Patriotic Party (NPP) polling station executives in the Akuapem North Constituency are praying an Accra High Court for an order of injunction restraining the party from presenting the incumbent Member of Parliament, Ama Dokua Asiamah to the Electoral Commission (EC) as the party’s candidate for the Akuapem North...

  • July 10, 2020

    Election 2020:...

    Former President Jerry John Rawlings on Thursday, 9 July 2020 visited the PWD Maintenance Unit Castle registration centre in the Klottey Korle constituency of the Greater Accra Region to sign up for a new voters’ identity card. Accompanied by his daughter and Member of Parliament for the Klottey Korle constituency,...

  • July 10, 2020

    Minister charges...

    The Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, has encouraged employers to engage their local unions to agree on common ways to manage labour challenges in their mutual interest. Mr Baffour-Awuah said in the event of downsizing their workforce, it should be done in consultation with the leadership of...

  • July 10, 2020

    First-term achievements...

    Deputy Chief of staff, Francis Asenso Boakye says this year’s election will be reduced to the achievements of the first terms of President Akufo-Addo and former President Mahama in the last eight years. The recently elected parliamentary candidate for the Bantama Constituency was optimistic that President Akufo-Addo will emerge victorious...

  • July 10, 2020

    NADMO plants...

    The Eastern Regional Directorate of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) is planting 500,000 trees across the Eastern Region. The trees would be planted in public and private schools, Hospital, public facilities, churches, in front of houses, entrances of some district capitals and other strategic installations. The initiative dubbed ‘Eastern...

  • July 10, 2020

    Africa begins...

    The African Union Commission has launched a consortium for Covid-19 vaccine clinical trials aimed at securing more than 10 trials as early as possible. The new consortium will be headed by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. It will bring together global vaccine developers, funders, and African organisations...

  • July 10, 2020

    Work on...

    Work on the Pokuase interchange in the Ga West Municipality will not be completed on schedule because of challenges associated with COVID 19 pandemic. According to contractors working on the interchange, most of the materials needed to execute the project delayed in arriving because of the strict lockdown in China...

  • July 10, 2020

    We won’t...

    The Eastern Regional Branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will not accept any form of intimidation from the Kwahu Traditional Council. The Council has ordered the immediate closure of two Pro-NDC radio stations; OKwahu FM and Afram FM, which are owned by former Eastern Regional Secretary of the party,...

  • July 10, 2020

    National Council...

    The National Council of Parent-Teacher Associations of Ghana says it should have been consulted by the Electoral Commission (EC) before deciding on an exercise to register students who are eligible voters in Senior High Schools. The council believes the registration is an intrusion on the purpose for which students were...

  • July 10, 2020

    Kasapreko launches...

    Africa’s leading Beverage giant, Kasapreko Company Limited has out-doored Puma Drinks, an addition to its growing range of products. The product was launched in Accra in partnership with Metro Mass Transit (MMT). Speaking at the launch, Commercial Director of Kasapreko Company Limited, Mr. Gerald Bonsu, said that the decision to...

  • July 10, 2020

    Rawlings shuts...

    Former President JJ Rawlings has shut down his office in Accra in the wake of COVID-19 spread in Ghana. A statement by the former President said the move is to protect his staff and visitors. “The office of His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings, former President of the Republic, wishes to...

  • July 10, 2020

    Graphic designer...

    A graphic designer, accused of repeatedly having sex with a 13-year-old girl at a Bubuashie urinal, in Accra, Thursday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court, charged with defilement. Jeremiah Anyamful has, however, denied the charge. The Court, presided over by Christina Cann, admitted Anyamful to bail in the sum of...

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