Local News

  • July 11, 2020

    Nigerian Arrested...

    A Nigerian, Emmanuel Philip has been arrested by the Aflao Sector Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) with the new voters’ identification card. According to Assistant Inspector Felix Klu-Adjei, Volta Regional Public Affairs Officer of the GIS, the suspect was intercepted on July 6, 2020, at about 1:33 pm,...

  • July 11, 2020

    Immigration Service...

    The Ghana Immigration Service has interdicted five of its officers for illegally aiding foreign nationals into Ghana through unapproved routes. The officers are Asst. Inspector Isaac Ahiafor Agbeyenyega, Asst. Inspector Sarah Adubea, ICO Jennifer Owusu Ansah, ICO Juliana Anning and R.O Joyce Nketia. JoyNews has cited a copy of the...

  • July 11, 2020

    Unions Must...

    The Chairperson of the National Women’s Committee of the Union of Informal Workers Associations (UNIWA), Mrs. Hannah Owusu Koranteng has advised trade unions in the country to come together to fight the exploitation of workers by multinational businesses. She said the unions can achieve this by sending a clear message...

  • July 11, 2020

    Accra Girls...

    Deep throat sources from the Accra Girls Senior High School which was corroborated by Dzani Radio correspondent Nii Laryea Adotei indicated that about 85% of students from the Accra Girls Senior High School willingly refused to pay heed to the Electoral Commission’s agenda to get them registered for the ongoing...

  • July 11, 2020

    ‘Gov’t Did...

    Fellow Ghanaians, I submit that government did students and parents palpable wrong by recalling the children from home to school in these Covid times.   And many such avoidable wrongs in our fragile national response to Covid-19 have come at great cost. Yet they keep repeating the wrongs in different...

  • July 11, 2020

    Ecole Ronsard...

    At the height of a global pandemic, thousands of students have had to settle for graduation ceremony less glamorous than anticipated, However, Ecole Ronsard, based in Accra went an extra mile to organise a graduation ceremony for its final year students, with a little creativity and maneuvering. Ecole Ronsard is...

  • July 11, 2020

    Bridge for...

    Team-Lead of the “No Pad Tax” campaign, Lilipearl Baaba Otoo, has commented that in order to eradicate period poverty, it is prudent for the government to invest efforts into local manufacturing of sanitary pads. She explained that the most effective means of increasing affordability and access to sanitary products for...

  • 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

    NSA, YEA...

    The National Sports Authority (NSA) and The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) on Wednesday 8th July 2020, signed an agreement that seeks to support some elite athletes from various sporting associations in Ghana. According to the Chief Executive Officer of the YEA Mr. Justin Kodua, the package is to allow elite sportsmen...

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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...

  • July 10, 2020

    Gyampo donates...

    Renowned Political Scientist at the University of Ghana, Prof Ransford Gyampo, who is also an indigene of Saltpond and President of the Saltpond Forum, has donated Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to the Accident and Emergency Ward of the Saltpond Government Hospital at a brief ceremony on Thursday 9th July, 2020....

  • July 10, 2020

    VIP bus...

     VIP bus A VIP bus en route to Wulensi in the Northern Region on Thursday morning plunged into River Oti at Dambai in the Krachi East Municipality. The bus with the registration number GT 5313-19 was travelling with passengers from Accra to Wulensi when it plunged into the river while...

  • July 10, 2020

    Blame Gov’t...

    NDC Member of Parliament for Adaklu and Minority Ranking Member on the Committee on Roads and Transport of Parliament, Hon Governs Agbodza, has blamed the government for the 15% increment in fuel price by commercial transport operators in the country. Governs Agbodza made the comment in an interview with Journalists...

  • July 10, 2020

    Government putting...

    The Minority in parliament has criticized the government’s decision not to shut down schools ahead of the BECE and WASSCE…. The Minority in parliament has criticized the government’s decision not to shut down schools ahead of the BECE and WASSCE. The Minority in Parliament says the government is putting BECE...

  • July 10, 2020

    2 more...

    Two more teachers of the KNUST SHS have been interdicted after the death of a final year student. The teachers are Owusu Ansah, the senior housemaster and Anthony Awotwe the housemaster for the Densu house where the student who died resided. The Ghana Education Service, GES also in a statement...

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