Archive for General News

  • July 22, 2021

    Dietician schools...

    A REGISTERED Dietician from the 37 Military Hospital, Naana Anane Adjei, has said there is no guarantee that eating once daily would make a person lose weight. “Giving the body a lot of energy does not mean you are going to use all that energy during the day. It will...

  • July 22, 2021

    How Can...

    As we speak, the Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, and his team are hoping that Parliament will approve the GHS 34.8 million to purchase past questions for final years students of the Free SHS policy. Most Political analysts and Ghanaians after coming across this information reacted that it...

  • July 22, 2021

    Health Minister...

    Stephen Amoah, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Nhyiaeso, has called on Ghanaians to cut the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu some slack. He said the Minister did no wrong by negotiating a deal to buy Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines without parliamentary approval. The lawmaker argued...

  • July 22, 2021

    Cocaine Disguised...

    Cocaine disguised as charcoal with a potential value of up to $41.4 million has been seized in a joint operation between Irish and Dutch police authorities. The drugs were found inside two shipping containers from South America that arrived at the port of Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, as part of what Irish...

  • July 22, 2021

    First Lady...

      First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has today, Wednesday, 21 July 2021 handed over a new waiting area for visitors at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. In May 2019, when she commissioned the Rebecca Akufo-Addo Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, the First Lady said she noticed many visitors sitting under...

  • July 21, 2021

    The insurrection...

      Over the last 11 days, South Africa has been engulfed by the worst unrest and mass violence since the end of apartheid. While things have settled into an uneasy calm as the military patrol the worst-hit areas, the nation remains anxious and fearful. Speaking to the country last Thursday...

  • July 21, 2021

    Mali interim...

      Assimi Goita targeted in an attempted stabbing attack after Eid al-Adha prayers at the Grand Mosque in Bamako. Mali’s interim President Assimi Goita has been targeted in an attempted stabbing attack after Eid al-Adha prayers at the Grand Mosque in the capital, Bamako, his office said. “The attacker was immediately overpowered...

  • July 21, 2021

    Rains Cause...

    The District Directorate of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has warned people, especially those living in riverine communities, low and hilly areas within the Ellembelle District in the Western Region of potential flooding as the Meteorological Services Agency predicts heavy rains in the coming days and weeks. The NADMO...

  • July 21, 2021

    Policeman arrested...

    A policeman identified as Constable Abubakar Yakubu of Counter-Terrorism Unit(CTU) has been arrested for leading in a robbery attack with some other armed robbers. According to preliminary investigations by the police, Constable Yakubu led a group of men to attack one Sampson Gyamfi who was seated at Soldier Bar with...

  • July 21, 2021

    ‘Pay the...

    Social media users have descended heavily on the embattled Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of defunct Menzgold Nana Appiah Mensah aka NAM1 after he wished all Muslims in Ghana a Happy Eid Mubarak today. NAM1 took to his Twitter handle to write: “Happy Eid Mubarak. May Allah accept our humble sacrifices,...

  • July 21, 2021

    NEWSEconomy recovering...

      President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has lauded the measures put in place by his government in putting the country’s economy back on the recovery track. Despite showing promise in the period prior to the coronavirus, Ghana’s economy was hit by the global pandemic with the gains made receding drastically. However, the...

  • July 21, 2021

    ADR: 5,455...

    A total of 5,455 cases were mediated through Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the country last year out of which 2,312, representing 42 percent of the cases, were settled. The ADR program was also extended to 131 courts across the country, while 635 mediators were trained with at least five...

  • July 21, 2021

    All set...

    FixTheCountry demo slated for August 4 Police have promised to provide security for protestors during the planned #FixTheCountry demonstration on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Many Ghanaians on social media believe the government dreaded the demonstrations and has been working, through the police, to prevent what is billed to be a...

  • July 21, 2021

    Pupils who...

    School pupils in the Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem (KEEA) Municipality can now heave a sigh of relief as tables and chairs have been procured for some schools that have been complaining for years. Some of the school pupils had to sit on cement blocks and put their books on the floor to write...

  • July 20, 2021

    Oklahoma’s ‘most...

    Lorraine Graves was arrested. Photo: Tulsa Police Facebook An Oklahoma woman is behind bars after commenting on a police department’s Facebook post about her being an accessory to murder, authorities said. Each week, the Tulsa Police Department makes a Facebook post about their ‘Most Wanted’ fugitive of the week. On...

  • July 20, 2021

    ‘Bandits’ shoot...

    Intense gunfire from bandits caused a Nigerian fighter jet to crash in northwestern Zamfara state, but the pilot survived by ejecting from the aircraft. Nigeria’s air force said Monday the crash occurred on Sunday as the Alpha jet, a light attack aircraft, was returning to base from a mission on...

  • July 20, 2021

    ‘Still looking...

      Civil unrest hits communities rife with informal settlements, inadequate housing, and inhumane living conditions. As teenagers, Thabani and Thobani Mlwando would wake up in their two-room house before dawn every day to help their mother cultivate yams and sweet potatoes that she would sell in town. They lived from...

  • July 20, 2021

    How the...

    An illustration of the Benin kingdom, a pre-colonial empire located in what is now southern Nigeria. Pic credit: Melanin Mind Being a constitutional democracy, Nigeria elects its representatives, however, the hundreds of ethnic communities scattered across the country still acknowledge their own traditional rulers. It is widely accepted that out...

  • July 19, 2021

    Bandits Attack...

    Thirteen policemen and three others have been killed by bandits in an attack on Kurar Mota community in the Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State. WITHIN NIGERIA gathered that the incident occurred on Sunday when the assailants invaded a police formation and gunned down officers on duty. A resident...

  • July 19, 2021

    Gunmen kidnap...

      Assailants also destroyed equipment belonging to Chinese and Mauritanian construction companies. Gunmen have abducted three Chinese nationals and two Mauritanians from a construction site in southwestern Mali, according to the country’s armed forces. The assailants stormed the site 55km (34 miles) from the town of Kwala on Saturday, and...

  • July 19, 2021

    South Africa’s...

      The ANC has failed to dismantle the oppressive economic structures of apartheid and as a result, people are losing faith in democracy. At the 47th G7 summit held in the United Kingdom in June, South Africa was the only African country to be invited. In an interview held on...

  • July 17, 2021

    Bird flu...

    The Food and Agriculture Ministry through its Veterinary Services Directorate has confirmed the outbreak of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza disease, otherwise known as Bird flu in some parts of the country. These are the Greater Accra, Central and Volta Regions. The outbreak of the disease follows the detection of...

  • July 16, 2021

    Ghana Card...

    The National Identification Authority has clarified that Ghana Card can be used as an alternative to the passport in travelling across West Africa, but is not a replacement for passports. This clarification was made following suggestions that Ghana could switch from a passport to the Ghana Card as a means...

  • July 15, 2021

    The Kenyan...

    Garissa County Woman Representative Anab Gure says she prefers female bodyguards because she believes they can do better than men — Photo Credit: Nation. Africa Kenyan lawmaker, who recently made the headlines after she was spotted in the company of an all-female, armed security detail, says she decided to choose...

  • July 15, 2021

    Suspected ritualist...

    The Osun State Police Command has paraded a 38-year old suspected ritualist for the unlawful possession of a human skull and 12 other criminals for various crimes. Parading the suspect before newsmen, the state commissioner of police, Wale Olokode, said the suspected ritualist, Semiu Oyewo was arrested on 7th July by...

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