Local News

  • April 6, 2020

    Company supports...

    An agro-processing company based in Techiman in the Bono East Region, Ghana Nuts Company Limited, has presented sanitary items to the Techiman Municipal Assembly to support efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The items included Veronica buckets, antiseptic liquid soap, hand sanitisers, buckets, tissue paper and dustbins. Presenting...

  • April 6, 2020

    PWDs excluded...

    The Ghana Federation of Disability Organisation (GFD) has said that it had been left out in the government’s intervention for the vulnerable in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the federation, even though the government had announced a package for some 10,435 persons with disability, “the statement appeared...

  • April 6, 2020

    Observe personal...

    The Paramount Queen Mother for Yilo Krobo Traditional Area in the Eastern Region, Nana Korlekuor Adjado III, has advised the people in the traditional area, especially women, not to panic but observe personal hygiene and the directives given by the health ministry. She noted that even though the situation was...

  • April 6, 2020

    E/R: Health...

    The death of a disease control Field Technician at Tease Presbyterian Health Center in the District Capital of Afram Plains South of the Eastern region has sparked uproar among some residents blaming the death on the unavailability of Ambulance. The deceased, Linus Lang-Yin, reported to be a BP patient died...

  • April 6, 2020

    Covid-19: Zoomlion...

    There seems to be confusion over who has the right to carry out the disinfection of markets in the Western Region as Zoomlion has threatened to pull out from the exercise. The Western Regional Minister Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah at a press conference in Sekondi on April 4 told journalists including...

  • April 6, 2020

    Everpure supports...

    The management of Everpure Ghana Limited, producers of Everpure purified drinking water in Tema, has supported frontline service providers in the Tema Metropolitan Area and Ga South Municipal Assembly. It presented 900 bags of sachet water, 500 cartons of bottled water and 15 boxes of alcohol-based hand sanitiser to the...

  • April 6, 2020

    Palm Sunday...

    Amid the COVID-19 restrictions on movement of people and congregational worship, Christians in the country marked Palm Sunday sitting at home. The funfair, procession with palm branches amid brass band music, and children singing along that characterise the celebrations were all missing. Nonetheless, some of the churches came up with...

  • April 6, 2020

    COVID-19: Security...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has disclosed that originators of false videos of alleged brutality by members of the security agencies will be tracked. The military and the police were made to enforce a lockdown of the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area and part of the Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Area to stop the...

  • April 6, 2020

    COVID-19: Gov’t...

    The government is feeding some 400,000 individuals and homes in vulnerable communities in Accra, Kasoa, Tema and Kumasi through the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP). This was disclosed by President Akufo-Addo in his address to the nation on Sunday, 5 April 2020. The areas under the programme are the affected areas...

  • April 6, 2020

    Man dies...

    The Ghana Armed Forces says it is investigating an incident that occurred at Ashiaman, near Tema on Sunday, 5th April 2020 in which a civilian was shot dead. A statement by the Public Relations Directorate, General Headquarters, Burma Camp, Accra, signed by Colonel E. Aggrey-Quashie, Director Public Relations, said the...

  • April 6, 2020

    Nana Addo...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced a tax holiday for health workers in the country for the next three months beginning April 2020. The President made this known during his fifth national address today, Sunday, April 5, 2020, where he updated Ghanaians on the fight against the spread of the novel...

  • April 6, 2020

    COVID-19: Akufo-Addo...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated that government has set aside an insurance cover to cushion health officials at the forefront of Ghana’s fight against the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country. He said, “An insurance package, with an assured sum of three hundred and fifty thousand cedis...

  • April 6, 2020

    Upper East...

    The COVID-19 team stationed within the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality of the Western Region has disputed reports that the Coronavirus patient who tested positive in the Upper East was in Tarkwa. According to the local COVID-19 team, the claim is regrettable, unfortunate, inaccurate and misleading. The Upper East Regional Coordinating Council after...

  • April 6, 2020

    Akufo-Addo’s fifth...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday addressed the nation where he announced additional measures put in place to fight the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ghana. This is his fifth address to Ghanaians since the outbreak of the disease in the country in March 2020. The President had earlier locked...

  • April 6, 2020

    GAF investigates...

    Investigations have commenced into the case in which a soldier is said to have accidentally shot a civilian at Ashaiman in Accra on Sunday, April 5, 2020. A statement by the Ghana Armed Forces stated that the incident occurred when a civilian resisted an arrest for breaking the lockdown directives...

  • April 5, 2020

    LCB Worldwide...

    Crisis management company, LCB Worldwide Ghana Limited, on Saturday, April 4, 2020 continued with the disinfection of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA’s), covering no less than 14 institutions. The MDAs disinfected included the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defense, Finance, Communications, the Public Services Commission, Council of State, State Protocol Department,...

  • April 5, 2020

    COVID-19: Ato...

    The Member of Parliament for the Ajumako Enyan Essiam constituency, Cassiel Ato Forson, has donated some Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to 193 communities in the Ajumako Enyan Essiam District as part of efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking to Citi News after presenting the items to the various communities on behalf...

  • April 5, 2020

    It’s Antichrist’s...

    Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has weighed on the controversy surrounding the 5G network amid the Coronavirus pandemic, which has crippled activities in many countries around the world. The Founder of Believers Love World a.k.a Christ Embassy who was preaching to his congregation on a live TV program, stated that the pandemic...

  • April 5, 2020

    Those ‘fleeing’...

    The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has met leaders of political parties in Ghana to discuss ways to win the fight against the novel Coronavirus. The meeting, which took place at the seat of government -Jubilee House -brought together leaders of all the political parties in the country. In his address, the...

  • April 5, 2020

    Missing female...

    The 26-year-old female teacher who went missing two days ago in the Atebubu-Amantin Municipality has been found dead. The lifeless body of Benedicta Gyane Afofie, a teacher at Amantin Roman Catholic Junior High School was retrieved from the Volta Lake in Yeji in the Pru East District. Details surroundings her...

  • April 5, 2020

    Ghanaian nurse...

    Cecilia Awinsongya, a Ghana nurse has accused Military men in Kumasi of assaulting her whilst going home from work in uniform. According to the lady whiles on her way home from work, she was assaulted by military men tasked to enforce the lockdown in Kumasi. Ghanaian-nurse-assaulted-by-some-Military-men-in-Kumasi She took to Facebook...

  • April 5, 2020

    Leaked Video...

    WATCH: Leaked Video Shows Soldiers And Police Abusing Civilians During Lockdown Another video is going viral on social media which shows soldiers and police officers abusing civilians. The video was allegedly recorded on the night of Friday, April 3, 2020. The civilians were allegedly being harassed for contravening the 21-day...

  • April 5, 2020

    Deputy CEO...

    The Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Exim Bank ( GEXIM), Kwame Adu-Darkwa has donated 4800 hand sanitizers to Asuogyaman district to support the fight against COVID-19. Mr. Adu-Darkwa, speaking to a section of the media on Saturday 4th April, 2020, commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for...

  • April 4, 2020

    Maritime Authority...

    The Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) has presented personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Upper East Regional Directorate of Health Services. The presentation, which was in response to an appeal by the health authorities, is to support the frontline staff in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

  • April 4, 2020

    COPEC and...

    The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers Ghana (COPEC) and the Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) have asked the National Petroleum Authority to withdraw with immediate effect, a cylinder investment margin (CIM) imposed on petroleum products effective April 2, 2020. According to the two bodies, the new levy/tax is illegal as it does...

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