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  • October 16, 2021

    Sanction presidents...

    The Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Dr Sidie Mohammed Tunis, has called on the ECOWAS Leader, President Nana Akufo-Addo, to consider imposing harsher punishments on presidents who try to amend their constitutions to gain undue advantage. He said it had become necessary that the leadership went beyond statements that merely...

  • October 14, 2021

    Nana Addo...

    The Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated calls for the election of members of the ECOWAS Parliament. President Akufo-Addo is of the view that it will help strengthen democracy in the sub-region. Currently, members of the ECOWAS Parliament are...

  • October 14, 2021

    How 9...

    Police in Guatemala over the weekend confirmed that nine Ghanaians were part of 126 illegal migrants abandoned in a shipping container by suspected human traffickers at the side of a road. An October 9 post on their Twitter handle said police acted after a complaint about an abandoned trailer with...

  • October 14, 2021

    Get A...

    The Controller and Accountant General Department has announced that government employees without Ghana Cards would not be paid beginning December 1, 2021. The Department claims to be integrating its systems in order to achieve a quick and secure payroll administration, which necessitates the usage of the Ghana Card. Below Is...

  • October 14, 2021

    Water for...

    The government is to roll out a Water for All programme to ensure an adequate supply of water across the country. The Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Ms Cecilia Abena Dapaah, who disclosed this, added that the programme would be backed by sustainable ecological policies to reduce pollution for...

  • October 14, 2021

    Food prices...

    The General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) says the removal of the Price Stabilization and Recovery Levies (PRSL) on petrol, diesel, and LPG for the next two months will have little to no effect on the prices of foodstuff in the markets. Considering the fact that major food producers have to...

  • October 14, 2021

    4 arrested...

    Four people have been arrested at Bomaa in the Tano North District of the Ahafo Region after a confrontation led to the stabbing to death and injury of another.   Unemployed 15-year-old, Emmanuel Oppong, died at the Bomaa Government Hospital while receiving treatment. The 2nd victim, Collins Akpabli, an 18-year-old...

  • October 14, 2021

    Martin Amidu...

    Lawyer Gary Nimako Private Legal Practitioner, Gary Nimako Marfo, believes for purposes of accountability, former special prosecutor, Martin Alamisi Burnes Kaiser Amidu should be investigated, and if possible, prosecuted. According to him, the former special prosecutor during his tenure could not put to an appreciable use his budgetary allocation. Account...

  • October 14, 2021

    All the...

    Former President John Dramani Mahama has disclosed that the National Democratic Congress had all the solutions to Ghana’s problems in their 2020 manifesto. He said had the party won power in the last elections, most of Ghana’s problems will be fixed. Speaking on his ‘Thank You’ tour in the Eastern...

  • October 13, 2021

    Economist backs...

    The World Bank has projected that Ghana would end this year with an inflation rate of 9.8 percent. This forecast in the Africa Pulse Report by the World Bank falls within the Bank of Ghana’s target of 8 +/-2%. “In Ghana, weak domestic currency combined with a rise in food...

  • October 13, 2021

    COCOBOD trial:...

    The Supreme Court has adjourned to Tuesday, October 26 to give a verdict on the case brought to it by Attorney General Godfred Dame which is challenging the removal of Justice Honyenuga as the trial judge in the case against former CEO of COCOBOD, Dr Stephen Opuni. Mr Dame had...

  • October 13, 2021

    John Mahama...

    Former President, John Dramani Mahama, will today, Tuesday, October 12, 2021, resume his ‘Thank You tour. John Mahama started his ‘Thank You’ tour in August 2021, where he began in the Upper East Region on Tuesday, August 17,2021. The last place he visited before going on a break was the...

  • October 13, 2021

    Man Kills...

    Residents of Wawasi in the Afigya Kwabre South District detained a 45-year-old man for what is being reported as an action made after he witnessed his best buddy sleeping with his fiancée in a dream. According to Accra-based rainbow radio, Desco, a palm wine tapper, allegedly lured his friend into...

  • October 13, 2021

    God will...

    Akua Donkor, the leader of the Ghana Freedom Party has warned against the legalization of Lesbianism, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) activities in the country. According to her, the wrath of God will come on anyone who does that and the nation as a whole. The enigmatic politician also...

  • October 13, 2021

    Man Busted...

    The 42-year-old man who was busted with 656 ATM cards connected to nine banks operating in Ghana and Nigeria has been remanded again by an Accra Circuit Court. Bachir Musa Aminou, who is facing two counts of electronic trafficking and stealing at the court, presided over by Ms. Evelyn Asamoah,...

  • October 12, 2021

    Pastor Jailed...

    A pastor who was caught in an act with somebody’s wife has been imprisoned for 37 years. According to reports, a pastor nearly avoided death after being allegedly attacked cruelly by a guy for sleeping with his wife in the church. According to eyewitnesses, a preacher from the God is...

  • October 12, 2021

    Race for...

     Vice President of Ghana Dr Mahamudu Bawumia A malicious plot by a Minister in the current NPP government to use selected journalists to malign Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has been exposed. The Minister, who intends to contest as flagbearer when the NPP opens nominations for the party’s 2024 Presidential ticket, and...

  • October 12, 2021

    ‘Ghana School...

    The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) has been described as the “trailblazer” in Africa as far as the implementation and development of the Home-Grown School Feeding Programme is concerned. According to a Senior Nutrition Officer and Project Manager at the AUDA-NEPAD, Ms. Kefilwe Moalosi, Ghana in the last few years...

  • October 12, 2021

    Special Prosecutor...

    The Special Prosecutor Mr Kissi Agyebeng has dropped all charges in relation to the tax evasion case brought against Bawku Central lawmaker Mahama Ayariga. “We wish to inform the court of the republic’s intention to enter Nolle prosequi in respect of all cases against the accused person,” he told the...

  • October 12, 2021

    GCB Bank...

    GCB Bank The Ghana Commercial Bank, GCB bank has in a statement said they will deploy measures necessary to transform their level of services to improve customer experience. The bank said, “they acknowledge the honest feedback about their services in the CIMG 2021 Customer Satisfaction Index.” The Chartered Institute of...

  • October 11, 2021

    Kenya’s cynical...

    When he was first elected in 2013, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, along with his running mate, William Ruto, was awaiting prosecution at the International Criminal Court. They had been indicted for crimes against humanity in relation to the post-election violence that rocked Kenya following the December 2007 elections. Once in...

  • October 11, 2021

    Gunmen raid...

    Killings in Sokoto state come as armed gangs continue to wreak havoc in northwestern Nigeria. Police officers walk at the JSS Jangebe school, a day after more than 300 schoolgirls were abducted by bandits, in Zamfara, Nigeria February 27, 2021 [File: Afolabi Sotunde/ Reuters] At least 20 people have been...

  • October 11, 2021

    ‘Ghana School...

    The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) has been described as the “trailblazer” in Africa as far as the implementation and development of the Home-Grown School Feeding Programme is concerned. According to a Senior Nutrition Officer and Project Manager at the AUDA-NEPAD, Ms. Kefilwe Moalosi, Ghana in the last few years...

  • October 11, 2021

    17th African...

    The 2021 African Investigative Journalism Conference, the biggest annual gathering of working journalists on the continent is taking off across five cities as a hybrid event owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference is taking place simultaneously in Nairobi, Kenya; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Johannesburg, South Africa; Abuja, Nigeria and Dakar, Senegal...

  • October 8, 2021

    55-year-old woman...

     Mrs.Chinyere Ohanyere, Mrs.Chinyere Ohanyere, also known as Madam Chichi, a 55-year-old woman, has been detained for reportedly buying a set of twins. The resident of the state’s Oguta Local Government Area, who allegedly faked giving birth to twins on September 3 at Irete in the Owerri West LGA of Imo State,...

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