Archive for Local News

  • June 4, 2020

    43-year-old mother...

    What could be worse than succumbing to a disease that would leave a breast ‘rotting’ without any financial strength to help yourself? Being dragged out of the only place you know as home. 43-year-old Agnes Dogbe has cancer in her left breast, a condition that keeps worsening by the day...

  • June 4, 2020

    US Ambassador...

    The United States Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie Sullivan has expressed outrage at the killing death a black man George Floyd in Minneapolis. The 46-year-old was died at the hands of a police officer with pinned him to the ground with a knee on his neck for allegedly resisting arrest May...

  • June 4, 2020

    Kumasi Metropolitan...

    The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has launched a media community-based Covid-19 anti-stigma campaign. Mayor, Osei-Asibey Antwi said the move is to stem the growing incidents of stigma against Covid-19 persons. “Survivors of the virus have come to face to face with the unfortunate challenge of being stigmatised by members of...

  • June 4, 2020

    Journalist invited...

    Kofi Adomah The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has invited a journalist with Angel 102.9 FM, Kofi Adomah for accurately predicting government’s easing of restrictions. The journalist is said to have predicted accurately the content of President Akufo-Addo’s speech on Sunday. He has on Wednesday afternoon, June...

  • June 4, 2020

    No Friday...

     No Friday Prayers In Major Mosques National Chief Imam, Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, in consultation with the leadership of the various Muslim communities in Ghana, has approved key guidelines for Muslim worship in mosques. The guidelines are in response to government’s new protocols for the partial easing of the coronavirus restrictions...

  • June 4, 2020

    Woman arrested...

    Woman arrested after leaving children alone to go get her post-lockdown hairstyle done. (Kim Kulish/Getty Images ) A woman from Texas in the USA was arrested after abandoning four children to go and get a haircut. Three of the children, aged three months old and one year old, were left...

  • June 4, 2020

    NGO hands...

    BOK Africa Concern, a Berekum based Non-Governmental Organisation(NGO) working in partnership with development organisations have handed over a gari processing factory to the Dawiri community in the Jaman North District of the Bono Region. The project, jointly funded by the NGO and it’s collaborating agencies namely International Organisation for Migration(IOM),...

  • June 3, 2020

    Eased restrictions:...

    The Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission has asked all of its members to continue their daily prayers at home despite the President allowing for religious activities to begin. The President, Nana Akufo-Addo announced a partial easing of restrictions on public gatherings and religious activities imposed to prevent the spread of the novel...

  • June 3, 2020

    Tema-Mpakadan railway...

    Minister for Railways Development, Joe Ghartey, says work will soon resume on the Tema to Mpakadan railway line. The ongoing rail project which has an August 2020 completion date deadline was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the confirmation that over 70 workers tested positive for the virus. Speaking to Citi News,...

  • June 3, 2020

    It’s your...

    The General Overseer of the Spirit Life Revival Ministries Bernard El-Bernard Nelson-Eshun has said that it is the right of churches who decide to reopen after government’s easing of COVID-19 restrictions on worship and public gathering to do so as long as they can abide by the directives. President Akufo-Addo...

  • June 3, 2020

    Church resumes...

    The Methodist Church Ghana has announced that all Methodist societies shall hold their first church service on Sunday, 14 June 2020 following the lifting of the ban on religious gatherings in the country. The church says all Methodist societies should use the week preceding Sunday, 14 June to prepare for...

  • June 3, 2020

    E/R: World...

    Akoradarko, a farming Community in Fanteakwa North District of the Eastern Region has been provided with a 3-unit modern Kindergarten classroom block with auxiliary facilities such as offices, store, restroom, and toilet and bath. The KG classrooms are powered by solar energy and furnished with furniture, a 45 inches TV,...

  • June 3, 2020

    June 3...

    Victims of the 2015 June 3 disaster have sued some parastatals over their alleged complicity in the accident that happened to them. “The victims and the OneGhana Movement have since through their lawyers, (A-Partners @ Law) and (Darko, Keli-Delataa & Co.), commenced a class action suit against Ghana Oil (GOIL),...

  • June 3, 2020

    Give us...

    The Oti Regional Minister, Nana Akwesi Owusu, is appealing to the Local Government and Rural Development Ministry (LGRDM) to speed up processes of finalizing the transition of some agencies and institutions headquarters from Volta Region to Oti. According to the Minister, even though the region has weaned itself from the...

  • June 3, 2020

    All set...

    All is set for the virtual celebration of the 41st anniversary of the June 4 uprising on Thursday a statement from the office of former President Jerry John Rawlings has said. Mr Rawlings, leader of the uprising will deliver the keynote address for the event which will be on the...

  • June 3, 2020

    5 injured...

    Four people sustained injuries in two separate accidents that occurred around Huniso and Awhitieso communities in the Western Region. Chief Inspector George Kwabena Osei at the Tarkwa Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD) told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that the first accident involved Mazda Demio taxi cab with registration...

  • June 3, 2020

    Pilot voter...

    The piloting of the voter registration exercise in the Volta Regional capital of Ho ended abruptly after the biometric voter registration kit shut down. This brought the exercise to a halt after 36 applicants successfully went through the process and were issued demo voter identification cards. Prior to the kit...

  • June 3, 2020

    EC begins...

    The Electoral Commission (EC) has begun a pilot registration exercise nationwide. This is expected to prepare the grounds for the voter registration exercise later in June. Some residents, EC officers and political party officials took part in the exercise nationwide. In some parts of the country, the EC officers said...

  • June 3, 2020

    Education Ministry...

     Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh The Minister of Education has revealed that his outfit has been granted financial clearance to employ a total of 27,367 staff for the pre-tertiary sector. The employment will comprise 16,500 newly trained teachers, 6,500 graduate teachers, 3,232 replacement staff and 1,135 non-teaching staff. Dr Matthew Opoku...

  • June 3, 2020

    Six feared...

    Six passengers onboard a Hyundai Grace commercial vehicle are feared dead in an accident that occurred at Gomoa Osamkrom on the Agona Swedru-Winneba main road Tuesday afternoon. The accident involved a Hyundai Grace with registration number GT 4110-13 which was loaded with many passengers and was heading towards Winneba. The other...

  • June 3, 2020

    I won’t...

    National Chairman of the Peoples National Convention, Bernard Mornah says President Akufo-Addo cannot stifle the freedoms the people of Ghana are granted by the Constitution. The member of the Inter-Party Resistance Against New Voter Register was today questioned by the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ghana Police Service after he made comments on...

  • June 3, 2020

    Pay your...

    A five-member panel of the Supreme Court presided over by Chief Justice Anin Yeboah has adjourned to June 24, 2020, the case in which the State is seeking leave to acquire the properties owned by businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome. The motion for leave of the court by the State is...

  • June 3, 2020

    Some Churches...

    Some churches in Tema say there will be no auditorium service on Sunday even though the President announced easing of restrictions on social gathering starting June 5, 2020. The churches indicated that they needed to meet, discuss and put in appropriate measures that would ensure safety of members before re-opening...

  • June 2, 2020

    Madman Inflicts...

    A 55-year old female farmer at Taffiasi in the Sissala East Municipality, Zenabu Alidu, sustained severe machete wounds after she was allegedly attacked by a suspected mentally ill man over farmland. She was rushed to the Sissala East Municipal Hospital in Tumu at about 1100 hours. According to the medical...

  • June 2, 2020

    Stay home...

    A professor at the University of Ghana Kodjo Sena has urged Christians and Muslims in the country to stay home and worship from there despite the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions on religious activities by President Akufo-Addo. According to him, the church and mosques could become avenues for the spread of the...

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