Local News

  • May 22, 2019

    C/R: CID...

    The Central Regional Police Command is calling on the general public to volunteer credible information in the matter where a Police Officer was seen in a viral video allegedly taking bribe from a civilian at Assin Fosu in the Central Region. The video was later posted on several social media...

  • May 22, 2019

    Thank you...

    First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has applauded the Methodist Girls High School team at Mamfe Akuapem in the Eastern Region for winning the 2019 World ROBOFEST Competition held in Michigan in the United States of America… First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has applauded the Methodist Girls High School team at...

  • May 22, 2019

    A/R: 9-year-old...

    A nine-year-old girl from Tafo in the Ashanti region is reportedly missing after Monday’s heavy rains. The about two-hour rains led to flooding in some parts of the Ashanti region including Anloga Junction, Aboabo, Kejetia and Tafo. Anloga Junction, Tafo, Kejetia and Aboabo are some of the places that were...

  • May 22, 2019

    Chereponi: One...

    13 persons have been arrested following reprisal attacks in Chereponi in the North East Region. Confirming this on Eyewitness News, the Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Yusif Tanko, said one death was recorded in the attack and the body has been deposited at the Tamale Teaching Hospital. “In total...

  • May 22, 2019

    V/Region: 54-year-old...

    The Ho municipal police command has arrested a 54-year-old man who allegedly murdered his wife in Hordzo, a suburb of Ho. Emmanuel Dorfe who was to appear before the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit of Police last week over a case between him and his wife, ambushed her while...

  • May 22, 2019

    Families of...

    The families of the three Takoradi kidnapped girls are demanding the removal of the Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), COP Maame Tiwaa Addo Dankwa. The families who say the CID Boss’ recent U-turn on the whereabouts of the girls only deepened their pain, therefore her continuous stay in office...

  • May 22, 2019

    Convener of...

    The leader of a protest march to demand restoration of radio spectrums by the National Communications Authority (NCA) says he was attacked at his home hours after the protest. Prince Minka claimed unknown assailants broke into his home the night after he led the Free Media Vanguard group through the streets of Accra. The...

  • May 22, 2019

    It will...

    Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale has dismissed suggestions that he deliberately marred the 20th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. While apologizing for the fracas that ensued between him and his arch-rival Stonebwoy at the awards, the dancehall act says he never planned to ruin the Awards. “Management of Shatta Wale...

  • May 22, 2019

    Akufo-Addo inspects...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 21 May 2019, inspected ongoing dredging works on the Odaw river, and the construction of a Storm Drain at Kaneshie 1st Light, in Accra… President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 21 May 2019, inspected ongoing dredging works on the Odaw river, and...

  • May 22, 2019

    Make Tarkwa,...

    The Western Regional minister has tasked mining companies operating in the region to redefine their community investments towards projects that will make Tarkwa and Nkroful the second and third “Johannesburgs” in Africa. Dr. Kobby Otchere Darko Mensah said the agitations and discontentment towards the level of development by residents, despite their...

  • May 21, 2019

    CODEO wants...

    The Coalition for Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has urged traditional rulers in the country to galvanise support for the 2019 District Level Elections (DLE) to help elect people of substance in their respective jurisdictions. National Coordinator of CODEO, Albert Arhin, said traditional rulers play an important role in the lives of their...

  • May 21, 2019

    Peace Council...

    The National Peace Council is asking the government to extend training on identifying early warning signs on terrorism to the citizenry. Ashanti Region Chairman of the Council, Right Rev Christopher Nyarko Andam, has praised the government and security agencies for taking steps on the threat of terrorism. He said there...

  • May 21, 2019

    Threat of...

    General Secretary of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC), Rev. Emmanuel Barrigah, has urged Ghanaians to be vigilant and report suspicious characters to the police. Rev. Barrigah made the comment on  Monday, May 20, 2019, on Adom FM’s current affairs show, Burning Issues in the wake of a threat of terrorism that...

  • May 21, 2019

    More gas...

    The testing and commissioning phase of the Ghana Gas and West African Pipeline Company Limited (WAPCo) Interconnection Project is almost complete Ghana Gas has said… The testing and commissioning phase of the Ghana Gas and West African Pipeline Company Limited (WAPCo) Interconnection Project is almost complete Ghana Gas has said.This...

  • May 21, 2019

    6th National...

    The Sixth National Policy Summit (NPS), an initiative by the Ministry of Information has been launched in Accra. The NPS is designed to bring together policy makers, business leaders, industry players, academia and civil society organisations among others, to brainstorm, interact and dialogue on topical issues of national importance… The...

  • May 21, 2019

    Photos/Video: Floods...

    Floods continue to wreak havoc in parts of the capital following one hour of rain on Monday. The newly constructed Terminal 3 at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) and several homes flooded following the downpour. For instance, residents at Asylum Down, Kaneshie and parts of the Accra International Trade Fair...

  • May 21, 2019

    Nana Addo...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo will today tour some parts of the Greater Accra Region to inspect on-going works aimed at reducing flooding in the capital. Monday’s downpour left several suburbs of Accra flooded whilst also disrupting traffic flow. Homes were taken by runoff water in areas like Asylum Down, Shiashie and...

  • May 21, 2019

    Office of...

    Two employees of the Office of the Special Prosecutor have been indicted for allegedly stealing fuel. According to Myjoyonline, accountant, Peter Owusu Afriyie and Secretary to the Special Prosecutor’s office, Joseph Dasanah, drew almost ¢10,000 worth of fuel monthly even though they are not entitled to it. A memo from...

  • May 21, 2019

    KIA terminal...

    The newly built terminal 3 at the Kotoka International Airport, KIA has flooded after the heavy downpour on Monday, May 20. In a viral video, the workers at the terminal 3 are seen trying to mop the floor at the terminal. Most parts of the Capital Accra are faced with...

  • May 20, 2019

    Ken Kuranchie...

    Editor of the Daily Searchlight newspaper, Mr Kenneth Agyei Kuranchie has filed two lawsuits against the General Legal Council (GLC), the body in charge of legal education in Ghana, over recent mass failures at Ghana School of Law. He filed the two suits simultaneously at the Supreme Court, as well...

  • May 20, 2019

    Road accidents:...

    The number of road users killed in the first quarter of 2019 has recorded a 17.57% increase over figures for the first quarter of 2018. Commuters and pedestrians killed increased from 592 in the first quarter of 2018 to 696 in the same period of 2019. The number of males

  • May 20, 2019

    No need...

    Former President John Mahama has questioned reported plans by the government’s to set up a new security agency to deal with the growing levels of insecurity in the country. According to Mr. Mahama, a new security agency will not be needed if the current ones are well resourced and empowered...

  • May 20, 2019

    ‘Savannah will...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured the chiefs and people of the Savannah Region of an accelerated pace of development, as his government has put in place measures to address the infrastructural deficits confronting the Region. With the Savannah Region possessing infrastructural deficits such as water and electricity supply,...

  • May 20, 2019

    Expedite actions...

    The Student Representative Council of the University of Ghana has called on government to expedite actions aimed at resolving some debt challenges faced by the university. The university is indebted to the tune of about GHc 520 million after its failure to honour repayment agreements of a GHc 43 million...

  • May 20, 2019

    Victims of...

    Hundreds of victims of terrorist attacks in neighbouring Burkina Faso are seeking refuge in Ghana, This is according to officials of the Sissala East Municipal Assembly in the Upper West Region. Chief Executive of the Sissala East Municipal Assembly, Karim Nanyua told Citi News that over 300 Burkina Bay nationals are...

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