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  • January 23, 2020

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  • January 23, 2020

    CPI: Ghana...

    Ghana scored 41 out of a possible clean score of 100 in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2019 and ranked 80 out of 180 countries/territories included in this year’s index put together by the Ghana Integrity Initiative – the local chapter of Transparency International. This year’s score of 41 shows...

  • January 23, 2020

    4th industrial...

    Ghana’s Communication Minister, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has urged African countries to heavily invest in digital infrastructure and skills. This, she said, would ensure the continent’s full participation in the “global knowledge economy.” “Without the requisite investment in digital infrastructure and digital skills, any discussion on the benefits of digitalisation will...

  • January 22, 2020

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  • January 21, 2020

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  • January 21, 2020

    Ghana, UK...

    Ghana and the United Kingdom have resolved to deepening the bilateral relations that exist between the two countries, as well as explore areas of interest which will inure to the mutual benefit of the two countries and their respective populations. This was disclosed on Monday, January 20, when the President...

  • January 20, 2020

    Chief Imam,...

    The National Chief Imam, Dr Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, and the Executive Chairman of the Islamic Council for Development and Humanitarian Services (ICODEHS), Sheikh Mustapha Ibrahim, have been listed among the 2020 edition of the world’s 500 most influential Muslims. The two Ghanaian Islamic scholars were recognised for their outstanding...

  • January 20, 2020

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  • January 20, 2020

    Residents of...

    Residents of all six districts in the North East Region are demanding police protection against what they say is the increasing spate of ruthless robbery attacks by unknown gunmen in the area. They say the armed robbery attacks are causing violence and chaos in their communities. Across all the six districts, the residents...

  • January 20, 2020

    Harry and...

    The Duke of Sussex has said he is “taking a leap of faith” in stepping back from his life as a member of the Royal Family but said “there really was no other option”. Speaking at an event on Sunday evening, he said he wanted to make it clear he...

  • January 20, 2020

    Families evacuated...

    Four families of military officers at the Army Officers’ Mess at 37 in Accra have been evacuated after Saturday’s fire. The fire destroyed properties of the officers, according to some eyewitnesses the fire lasted for several hours. They said the fire started around 9 am on Saturday and the cause...

  • January 20, 2020

    5 police...

    Five Police officers at Bimbilla in the Northern Region have been interdicted by the Police Administration for allegedly assaulting a driver and injuring him in the process. The officers are Corporal (Cpl), Kenneth Amoah Korsah, Lance Corporal ( L/Cpl), Prince Agyemang Duah, L/Cpl, Prince Setordzi Mmadzi , L/Cpl, Bruce Xonam...

  • January 20, 2020

    EC Clears...

    The Electoral Commission (EC) has denied a report making round on social media that Persol Systems Limited is owned by the husband of the Chairperson of the Commission, Jean Mensa. Persol Systems Limited was awarded the contract to build the EC data centre. A statement issued by the Commission and...

  • January 19, 2020

    Ya Na...

    The chiefs and people of Dagbon led by their king, Ya Na Abukari Mahama II, visited President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House (Presidency) on Thursday in Accra. It was the first time in history that a Dagbon king visited a President at the seat of government. The...

  • January 19, 2020

    Gov’t Supplies...

    The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has begun the distribution of food items to caterers under the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) across the country. The items include Ghana Rice (50kg), Cooking Oil (25 litres), Tin Tomatoes and Texturized Soy Protein (TSP) which are all sourced from...

  • January 18, 2020

    Remembering Komla...

    On January 18, 2014, Ghanaian host of BBC’s Focus on Africa and former host of Joy FM’s morning show, Komla Dumor passed on. News of the demise of the outstanding international journalist rocked the nation that fateful Saturday as he was one of Ghana’s astute media persons. Almost instantly, tributes started pouring in...

  • January 18, 2020

    African Internet...

    Internet users across more than a dozen sub-Saharan African nations experienced slow service after two undersea cables to the continent’s western coast were damaged this week. The so-called WACS and SAT3/WASC cable systems are in the Atlantic Ocean and connect South Africa and many other African countries to Europe, according...

  • January 18, 2020

    Here’s the...

    Deaths through accidents have been a canker that has bothered Ghanaians over the years. 5 confirmed dead in early morning accident along Eldama Ravine-Eldoret road   Many people perish on Ghanaian roads year-in-year-out and efforts by successive governments to reduce or eradicate it entirely have failed. And in 2019, it wasn’t...

  • January 18, 2020

    Driver in...

    The surviving driver of one of the two buses involved in the fatal crash at Dompoase on the Cape Coast-Takoradi Highway, Mark Mireku has been remanded into police custody.   The Central Region Police Commander, COP Paul Manly Awuni, revealed that Mr. Mireku is expected to appear in court on...

  • January 18, 2020

    No vehicle...

    The Central Regional Police Commander, COP Paul Manley Awini, has urged the public to treat with contempt allegations that a vehicle traveling from Takoradi run over victims of last Tuesday’s accident which occurred at Dompoase, a community along the Cape-Coast – Takoradi Highway. He said it is never true that...

  • January 18, 2020

    Communities Reap...

    The government has completed the construction of 200 small dams under the One village, One dam (1V1D) initiative, the Minister of Special Development Initiatives, Ms Mavis Hawa Koomson, has announced.     She said 570 dams would be constructed across the five regions of the north, as work on more...

  • January 18, 2020

    Contractors Have...

    Kwesi Amoako Atta   Users of the Eastern Corridor road will soon see a facelift on that stretch. This is according to the Roads and Highways Minister, Kwesi Amoako Atta who revealed that contractors have resumed work on the Eastern Corridor road. Residents and commuters have been appealing to the government...

  • January 17, 2020

    Ya-Naa calls...

    Ya-Naa calls on Akufo-Addo to intervene in Nanton chieftancy dispute The overlord of Dagbon, Ya-Naa Abubakari Mahama II has called on President Akufo-Addo to intervene in the Nanton Chieftancy crisis cautioning any delay will make work done in Dagbon useless. According to the Ya-Naa, the President must swiftly intervene to...

  • January 17, 2020

    Ghana ranks...

    Ghana has been ranked 4th in the world in the 2019 Global Retail Development Index which studies the global retailing landscape. China has assumed the 1st position, India has dropped to the 2nd position while Malaysia maintains the 3rd positions in the bi-annual study. In Africa, Ghana ranked 1st in...

  • January 17, 2020

    Fixing of...

    There has been a massive advancement in the flow of traffic and a decrease in road crashes at the Assakae-Kwesiminstim Intersections on the Nkroful-Apollo highway. This has been possible due to the fixing of traffic lights at the Intersections in the latter part of October last year by the Sekondi...

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