Archive for General News

  • June 20, 2021

    Prez Akufo-Addo...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has on behalf of Ghanaians extended sincere condolences to the President, government and people of Zambia over the loss of their first President, Kenneth Kaunda. “On behalf of the Govt & people of Ghana & on my own behalf, I extend sincere condolences to the President,...

  • June 20, 2021

    Akufo-Addo’s speech...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, ECOWAS Chair, on Saturday, June 19, 2021, opened the 59th Ordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Accra. Speaking at the opening session, Nana Akufo-Addo touched on a number of issues affecting the sub-region especially terrorism. He stressed the...

  • June 20, 2021

    West Africa...

    Despite the significant efforts made by ECOWAS Member States, particularly those on the frontline, terrorist attacks doubled between 2020 and the first five months of 2021. Dr Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, the President of the ECOWAS Commission, said over that period, there had already been more than 700 attacks and more...

  • June 19, 2021

    Akufo-Addo to...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, ECOWAS Chair, will today, June 19, 2021, open the 59th Ordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Accra. The meeting will deliberate on pertinent issues threatening the peace and stability of the West African sub-region and find solutions to...

  • June 18, 2021

    ‘We want...

    The Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, says his Ministry is working on procuring more body cameras for police personnel in the country. Speaking to Citi News on recent criminal activities in the country, including the attack on a bullion van at Jamestown in Accra, the Interior Minister said government is doing all it...

  • June 18, 2021

    ‘Ghana is...

    The Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, has vehemently rejected the assertion that the government has lost the fight against crime. He insists the recent incidents of crime in the country does not mean that crime is on the increase. Reports of robbery attacks with the recent being the killing of a...

  • June 18, 2021

    Juaboso River...

    Information gathered has it that, River Benzemata, running through the Juaboso township and a few meters away from the Juaboso District Assembly has gone milky as a result of activities of illegal miners (Galamseyers), upstream the river. We further gathered that aquatic life in the hitherto fishing river body is...

  • June 18, 2021

    Nana Addo...

    The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Kwabre North, Collins Adomako Mensah has said the furore on President Akufo-Addo’s use of a private jet is much ado about nothing. ‘Shameless Akufo-Addo accepted money in a brown paper like a mafia chieftain’ – Mahama He said this is due...

  • June 18, 2021

    The driver...

    An unlicensed 42-year-old driver, Emeka Adams, has been arrested and charged with the murder of a 27-year teacher of De Youngsters School at Adentan in Accra. According to police investigations, the deceased, Alice Adamtey, was knocked down at the Adentan-Dodowa traffic intersection on June 6, 2021, at about 7:00 pm....

  • June 17, 2021

    Why this...

    James Baldwin spent a large part of his 63 years blessing the world with words, books and a strong belief in who he was with no apologies. Image via YouTube Television producer Joseph Lovett was some months into his stint at 20/20, ABC’s upstart television news magazine when he was assigned...

  • June 17, 2021

    Abiy predicts...

      Prime minister optimistic about June 21 polls held despite ongoing fighting in Tigray and instability elsewhere, as well as opposition boycotts. Political parties taking part next week in Ethiopia’s twice-delayed polls have wrapped up their election campaigns, with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed predicting that the country will successfully hold...

  • June 17, 2021

    Residents shed...

    Bontibor, a suburb of Nkwanta in the Nkwanta South Municipal Assembly of the Oti Region could not hold their tears of joy during the commissioning of telecommunication mast through the Lobbying skills of the Nkwanta South member of Parliament Honorable Geoffrey Kini. The community, after 150 years and over, has...

  • June 17, 2021

    Ofori-Atta, Adu...

    Former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has singled out two prominent members of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s administration as most guilty of corruption in the controversial Agyapa deal. Mr. Amidu called Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, and his deputy, Charles Adu-Boahen, who is on his way to be appointed as the Minister of...

  • June 17, 2021

    Report: Kumasi,...

    COVID-19 has changed daily life for people around the world and required that cities do more with fewer resources than ever before. Yet, even in the face of a public-health crisis, social unrest, massive budget shortfalls, and mounting climate disasters, mayors are taking bold steps to tackle their cities’ most...

  • June 17, 2021

    Telenovelas corrupting...

      Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has cautioned Ghanaians against indiscriminate patronage of foreign telenovelas. According to him, these telenovelas being shown on networks in the country are not only corrupting women to the point that their husbands no longer recognize them but destroying cultures too. The former Nadowli-Kaleo Member of...

  • June 17, 2021

    Police pursue...

    The Accra Regional Police Command says efforts are underway to arrest the prime suspect in the case of a 23-year-old student of GH Media School in Accra. Priscilla Tsegah was allegedly stabbed to death in a hotel room. The family of the 23-year-old had last month declared their daughter missing,...

  • June 17, 2021

    Parliament approves...

    Pulse News/Charles Adu-Boahen Parliament has approved the nomination of a Minister of State and 11 deputy minister nominees recommended by the Appointments Committee. The list is the first batch to be approved out of 40 nominees comprising of a minister of state and 39 deputy ministers presented to the house....

  • June 17, 2021

    Free SHS...

    The government through the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources embarked on a tree planting exercise and called for the support of all individuals and groups with the aim of planting 5 million trees nationwide. Many groups and individuals participated in the exercise. A lot of concerns have been raised...

  • June 16, 2021

    Being reliable...

    Startups and those aspiring to venture into the agribusiness space must strive to be consistent and reliable in terms of the services and the products they provide, in order to succeed in the sector. This was the advice from the founder and Chief Executive officer of Eden Tree Ghana Limited,...

  • June 16, 2021

    IGP’s armoured...

    A retired police chief, Peter Toobu, has dispelled the credibility of a threat by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to stop providing a police escort for cash transits unless banks provide fortified armoured vehicles. According to Superintend Peter Toobu (retired), the IGP, James Oppong-Boanuh, should have ordered an immediate withdrawal...

  • June 16, 2021

    IGP meets...

    The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), James Oppong Boanuh has met with the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison on the safety of police personnel guarding financial institutions. The meeting also included the Association of Bankers, the Deputy BOG Governor, and other stakeholders. This is in light of...

  • June 16, 2021

    14-year-old storms...

      Nigerians have applauded the bravery of a 14-year-old girl who reported her father to the police for sexually abusing her. According to the Lagos State Police Command, the girl stormed their station to demand the arrest of her 45-year-old father, one Mr. Kayode Adeyanju. The teen disclosed to police...

  • June 16, 2021

    ‘Ghana Is...

    “Ghana is a prime, ripe destination for doing business. We are ranked as the most stable political environment in West Africa, and the best place to do business in the Region. We have established strong democratic institutions and systems to ensure good governance and the rule of law in our...

  • June 16, 2021

    Western North...

    The Western North Regional Security Council (REGSEC), has asked a Chinese firm, Top Engineering Construction, to stop quarrying activities in the Disue forest reserve. This follows the failure of the company to honor an invitation from the Council to resolve a matter brought before it involving the company. The Western...

  • June 16, 2021

    Multinationals, financial...

    As part of measures to encourage the youth to venture into agribusiness, the Head of Agribusiness at Absa Bank Ghana, William Nettey, says multinational firms must partner with local financial institutions to support such persons. According to him, this partnership will go a long way to establish firms within the...

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