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  • October 14, 2019

    Turkey-Syria offensive:...

    The Kurds in Syria say the Syrian government has agreed to send its army to the northern border to try to halt Turkey’s offensive against them. Syrian state media earlier reported that government forces had been deployed to the north. It follows the US decision to pull all its remaining...

  • October 14, 2019

    Mahama only...

    The governing New Patriotic Party has described former President John Mahama’s commiseration with issues pertaining to the law students as an act of pretense. Last week, the law students embarked on a peaceful protest to reforms in the legal educational system. The protesters were however prevented from approaching the seat...

  • October 14, 2019

    Ashanti Region:...

    The deceased, who is said to be in his 30s, was only identified as Yaapono. According to the Assembly member for the Kyirapatre Electoral area, Bismarck Osei Tutu, the incident happened when the deceased was relaxing with his friends at a popular drinking spot in the area. The Assembly member...

  • October 14, 2019

    Akufo-Addo Cuts...

    As part of his two-day working visit to the Eastern Region, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has cut sod for the reconstruction of Kwabeng-Abomosu-Asuom road. The contract for the 41.4km road project was awarded to First Sky Limited, a first class local construction firm at the cost of GH¢144,936543.44. It...

  • October 14, 2019

    Educate Ghanaians...

    A Deputy Chairperson of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Samuel Asare Akuamoah, has appealed to the media to orient the public on the purpose of the upcoming referendum slated for December 17, 2019. According to him, the media should dispel the notion that the referendum is for the purposes...

  • October 14, 2019

    National Cyber...

    The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has started a sensitisation tour to educate the public especially students, on the importance of cybersecurity. Some of the schools visited include Krachi Senior High School (SHS), Nkwanta SHS, Kpando Technical Institute and Kpedze SHS. Speaking at the programme, Director of the Child Online Protection Unit of...

  • October 13, 2019

    I’ll review...

    Former President Mahama has insisted that he will review the government’s flagship free-shs policy within his first 90-days in office if elected in the  2020 general elections. He noted that he will engage relevant stakeholders to ensure that the policy is bettered. According to him, the current government did not...

  • October 13, 2019

    Promising Ghanaian...

    A 15-year-old Ghanaian footballer, Baptista Adjei, has been gruesomely murdered in the UK, according to local news portals. Ghanasoccernet and Dailymail Ghana report that an unnamed teenage suspect has been arrested and detained in connection with the murder. “The suspect was arrested after he handed himself at the East London...

  • October 13, 2019

    Stop Politicising...

    The Executive Secretary of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA), Dr. Prince Armah, has warned the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to stop politicising the planned introduction of the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in primary schools in Ghana. The National Democratic Congress at a press conference recently noted...

  • October 13, 2019

    CPP Is...

    The Acting Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Hajia Hamdatu Ibrahim, has revealed that come 2020, the CPP will not contest all the 275 constituencies. According to her, the CPP does not have enough resources. “We will cut our coat according to the available resources to be able to...

  • October 13, 2019

    I believe...

    Televangelist Benny Hinn has clarified an earlier stance on prosperity which was understood to mean a renunciation of it. Ministering at The Maker’s House Chapel International on Friday, he said he believes in prosperity more than anyone can ever know. According to him, this stand is rooted in what the bible says. “I am speaking...

  • October 12, 2019

    Nutritionist Akosua...

    Fura is an indigenous Hausa delicacy enjoyed by many in Ghana. It comes with a blend of authentic local ingredients eg., millet, herbs, spice like pepper, peppercorns, cloves, and ginger. It’s best prepared by northerners in Ghana, and it’s mostly made into balls, blended manually with sugar and water (cold...

  • October 12, 2019

    Mobile phone...

    Going to an isolated wellbeing retreat where you hand your mobile in at the door might sound like a refreshing idea for many who own a smartphone. It’s scary to think that on average we check them once every 12 minutes during our waking hours. But does abstinence work? It’s easy...

  • October 12, 2019

    CPP elects...

    The Convention People’s Party (CPP), has elected officers for 14 regions. The election of regional officers was conducted in a record period of 13 continuous days in all the regions except Volta and Greater Accra. A statement issued by the party, said the acting Chairperson and Leader of the party,...

  • October 12, 2019

    Akufo-Addo inaugurates...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday inaugurated Ghana’s second medical drone distribution centre at Mpanya, near Asante Mampong in the Ashanti Region. It comes after the opening of the first Zipline distribution centre at Omenako in the Abuakwa North municipality in the Eastern Region in April this year. The inauguration of...

  • October 12, 2019

    Unused mobile...

    The Ministry of Communications wants mobile network operators (MNO) in Ghana to desist from allowing all unused data and voice bundles purchased by subscribers from expiring. In a new directive issued by the Ministry to the network operators, it said, “all unused data and voice bundles purchased by subscribers do not expire...

  • October 12, 2019

    Strong institutions...

    The former Deputy Director-General, Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research, has called on the government to build strong and efficient institutions to manage the country’s environmental challenges. Prof Rose Entsua-Mensah said the country needs to strengthen local capacity and coordinate the overall environmental strategy and sustainable development for Ghana beyond...

  • October 11, 2019

    Gov’t setting...

    Former President John Mahama has lambasted government over the closure of some radio stations in the country. According to him, government is setting a bad precedent with such action. “There has occurred under this government a situation where the law is deliberately used to shut down dissenting stations and it...

  • October 11, 2019

    Newspaper Headlines...

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  • October 11, 2019

    Govt’s policies...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says every decision and policy his government has rolled out is for the betterment of Ghanaians and not for his personal benefit. He said the government had so far shown faith with the people and added that the future looked very good for the nation....

  • October 11, 2019

    We can’t...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has called for an end to the politicisation of development initiatives. The President expressed worry over recent comments seeking to downplay the efficiency of drones in the delivery of medical supplies to hard to reach areas in Ghana. The President highlighted the benefits of the technology to...

  • October 11, 2019

    ‘Evangelist’, four...

    The Volta Regional Police Command has arrested five out of six suspects in connection with a robbery attack on Kings Oil Filling Station at Peki-Wudome in the South Dayi District. Three of the suspects; Godfred Alorvordzi (aka Azagua), a trader, aged 45, Felix Dupe (aka Gbaga, Evangelist), 31, and Raphael...

  • October 11, 2019

    Sinohydro money...

    The Office of the Vice President has allayed fears that it is struggling to access funding for the Akufo-Addo government’s ambitious infrastructure projects under the US$ 2 billion Sinohydro deal. At a press briefing by Parliament’s Finance Committee after a meeting with an International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation, it was...

  • October 10, 2019

    Take referendum...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has appealed to the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives to take the upcoming referendum for the election of MMDCEs seriously. He said that government cannot afford to fail in delivering on the campaign promise it made to the Ghanaian populace since that is critical for the...

  • October 10, 2019

    CPP is...

    Convention People’s Party (CPP) 2016 Presidential candidate, Ivor Kwabena Greenstreet says the party remains the best alternative to the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). According to him, the administrations of the two political parties have only served their parochial interest rather than the...

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