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  • July 19, 2019

    Mahama’s Regime...

    THE LEADERSHIP of the Sefwi Akontombra branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Western North Region have lambasted former President John Mahama for peddling what they believe to be falsehood about the country’s cocoa sector. According to the NPP, Mr. Mahama used his visit to Sefwi Akontombra on...

  • July 19, 2019

    Savannah Region’s...

    The Northern Regional Police Command has revealed that the Savannah Region’s Coordinating Council’s vehicle was not robbed at gunpoint. Alhaji Suleimana Illiasu, and Opoku Kwadjo Evans were arrested on July 18, 2019 by the Northern Regional Police Command in connection with the missing Toyota hilux belonging to the Savannah Regional...

  • July 19, 2019

    ‘Insurance Could...

    Editor-in-Chief of Integrity Magazine, Rev. Kennedy Okosun, has indicated that the insurance industry could overtake the banking sector in Ghana in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). According to him, sound policies have resulted in the insurance industry taking over the banking sector in some countries around the world. He...

  • July 19, 2019

    Woman, 34,...

    A -34- year old woman was last Wednesday evening murdered in a bush at Agona Swedru in the Central Region. The deceased, a sobolo seller, who has been identified as Mariam Adu, was found dead with blood oozing from her nose in a bush at Kwesimoko, a suburb of Agona...

  • July 19, 2019

    Police Hospital...

    Authorities at the Ghana Police Hospital at Cantonments, Accra, are looking for the relatives of a 67-year-old woman Nana Sewa also known as Maame Serwaa, who has been on admission since July 15. Hospital authorities say Nana Sewa who is dark in complexion and has grey hair and unable to...

  • July 19, 2019

    Enforce laws...

    The Majority Leader has backed law enforcement agencies to go all out and enforce the country’s law barring foreigners from engaging in retail trade. Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu insists no treaty entered into by Ghana supersedes domestic laws. “In its dealings with other government shall protect and promote the interest of...

  • July 19, 2019

    Germany, Norway...

    The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), under the Distinguished patronage of H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana and the Chairmanship of HE Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the UN Office for West Africa and Sahel...

  • July 18, 2019

    Beneficiaries of...

    The Ministry of Inner City and Zongo Development (MICZD) has started a partnership with the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) to provide loans for 419 beneficiaries of the Zongo Cuisine Promotion Programme. The Zongo Cuisine programme is an initiative of the ministry, which was started last year, to help...

  • July 18, 2019

    Asantehene to...

    The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has declared his commitment to plant and manage 2.5 million trees around Lake Bosomtwe. The project, which will span five years, is in line with the Asantehene’s move to provide protection for water bodies in Asanteman. A statement from the Manhyia Palace said Otumfuo...

  • July 18, 2019

    PDS making...

    Power Distribution Services (PDS) has made clear arrangements being done with the Attorney General of Ghana for a court to be set up to specifically prosecute anyone who steals power. The company is looking to reduce revenue losses due to illegal connections and other forms of power theft.   Post...

  • July 18, 2019

    MP worried...

    The Chairman of Parliament’s Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee, Ben Abdallah, has said the backlog of qualified persons struggling to get into the Ghana School of Law is a potential security threat. Speaking at a CDD Ghana roundtable discussion on the draft Legal Profession Amendment Bill 2018, Ben Abdallah...

  • July 18, 2019

    Police get...

    The Ghana Police Service says it has procured two vehicles and other security equipment to sustain Citi TV’s War Against Indiscipline campaign. The Director-General in charge of Public Affairs for the Police, ACP David Eklu, said: “for now we have two brand new vehicles that will support the operation.” He also...

  • July 18, 2019

    Parliament approves...

    Parliament has ratified a planned drawdown by Government of Ghana for an amount of 12 million euros within the 2019 financial year to commence the construction of a potable water infrastructure project in Tamale and its environs. The amount represents part of a 233.963 million euros facility by the Government...

  • July 18, 2019

    Cause of...

    The Upper East Regional Minister Paulina Abayage has said it is still unclear how the student of Sandema Secondary Technical School who died during a clash with the police was killed. Speaking on Eyewitness News on Wednesday she said the report from the hospital could not establish whether the student was killed...

  • July 18, 2019

    Krobo PDS...

    The family of a 23-year-old man who was shot to death at Odumase-Krobo is outraged by the apparent exoneration of the police from the shooting. The family is therefore calling for new investigations for the real perpetrators of the act to be identified. Family members of the late Thomas Partey...

  • July 18, 2019

    Ghanaian Architects...

    President of the Ghana Institute of Architect has urged the government to adhere to the law in the award of key projects to Architects. Architect Nii Dadey said concerns by a consortium of Ghanaian architects against projects awarded to Sir David Adjaye, a UK-based Ghanaian Architect, are justified and called on...

  • July 18, 2019

    PIAC rejects...

    Chairman of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) Dr Steve Manteaw, has rejected claims by some oil and gas companies that the poor data quality on oil blocks is compelling them to go for direct negotiation rather than competitive bidding. He said that claim cannot be a good justification because the principles...

  • July 18, 2019

    Gov’t to...

    Government is working with authorised automobile dealers and distributors as well as leading financial institutions to introduce a comprehensive financing scheme to enable Ghanaians to buy ‘Made in Ghana’ vehicles. Also, the government has entered into discussions and negotiations with global automobile manufacturers, including Toyota Ghana Limited to establish vehicle...

  • July 18, 2019

    A/R: Police...

    Police in the Ashanti Region have warned commercial drivers who take passengers more than their vehicle’s capacities to desist from such practice. The Regional Command said it is commencing an operation to clamp down on such drivers. This was contained in a statement sighted by citinewsroom.com. The Police said, the matter...

  • July 18, 2019

    Nelson Mandela...

    Senior Management of Barclays Bank Ghana and selected Ghanaian scholars at the African Leadership University (ALU) have paid a courtesy call on the South African Deputy High Commissioner to Ghana, His Excellency Thapelo Madumane to mark this year’s Nelson Mandela Day. The courtesy call, which forms part of the Nelson...

  • July 18, 2019

    ‘I take...

    The Savannah Regional Minister, Salifu Adam Braimah has admitted that he cannot be absolved from blame over the missing vehicle belonging to the Regional Coordinating Council. The stolen Toyota Hilux Pickup with registration number, WR 3516-19 is one of the vehicles presented to the newly created Savannah Regional Coordinating Council...

  • July 18, 2019

    Ex-galamsey workers...

    Eighteen former illegal small-scale miners from five district assemblies in Western, Western North and Central Regions, have completed a year training in alternative livelihood skills at the Community Development Vocational and Technical Institute in Takoradi. The trainees have received startup capital in the form of equipment to engage in meaningful...

  • July 18, 2019

    Remove Henry...

    The Ghana Institute of Auctioneers says it will take legal action to get the Deputy Minister of Interior, Henry Quartey, who chairs the Auctioneers Registration Board removed from his position on the board. The Auctioneers are accusing Mr. Quartey of facilitating the issuance of licenses to unqualified auctioneers. President of...

  • July 18, 2019

    Exploding gas...

    One Chinese national was killed Wednesday while two others left in critical condition have been hospitalized after the LPG-cylinder they were using to weld exploded at Wassa Akropong in the Amenfi East District of the Western Region. Such was the force of the explosion that it exposed the entrails of...

  • July 18, 2019

    Sea ‘pirates’...

    Armed men capture crew members on Turkey-registered cargo ship during an attack in the Gulf of Guinea. Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by gunmen off the coast of Nigeria in what is suspected to be a kidnapping for ransom. Shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said in a statement the vessel was attacked by...

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