Archive for Local News

  • January 16, 2021

    Steel Bender...

    A 45-YEAR-OLD steel bender has been electrocuted at a work place accident on Friday at Community 7, in Tema. The deceased identified as Efo Newton got electrocuted when he attempted to prevent a metal rod from falling from a storey building they were working on to the ground. Information available...

  • January 16, 2021

    Anas Warns...

    Ghanaian Undercover journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has expressed his displeasure over how most of his colleagues journalists are being treated by some politicians in the country. In a press statement written by Anas and released by the Tiger, Eye P.I, Anas observed how some journalists were being treated in the...

  • January 15, 2021

    Gunmen attack...

    “Yra Dziakpe,” a water producing Company belonging to Reverend D.W.K Deynu, the Southern Presbytery Moderator of the Evangelical Presbyterian (E.P) Church in the Volta region have been attacked. The Ghana News Agency (GNA) gathered the suspected robbers numbering about eight made away with undisclosed amounts of money and other unspecified...

  • January 15, 2021

    Police lock...

    A policeman with the Motorbike Unit of the Legon Police Station yesterday afternoon detained a reporter of The Finder newspaper for recording videos of him in the line of duty. The officer, whose name was given as Sergeant Solomon Tackie, had been incensed by the video recording which the reporter,...

  • January 15, 2021

    Ghana Highway...

    The Ghana Highway Authority has cautioned the public against falling victim to ongoing recruitment fraud by some persons purporting to be with the authority. The Chief Executive of Ghana Highway Authority, A.B.K. Nuhu, in a press release, says the authority “follows a formal recruitment process through its own HR Division...

  • January 15, 2021

    ‘Powerful hands’...

    Government’s Environmental Sustainability Taskforce Against Illegal Mining has accused what they describe as faceless elements at the corridors of power of derailing the President’s fight against ‘galamsey’. The leader of the team, Twum Ampofo Agyekum explained that the intended switch of the government’s anti-galamsey fight from the Environment Ministry to...

  • January 15, 2021

    Injunction presented...

    Member of Parliament (MP) for the Keta Constituency, Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey says the injunction presented on colleague MP for Assin North Constituency during the swearing-in of Parliamentarians for the 8th Parliament was questionable. He described the injunction as having discrepancies pointing to the fact that, the injunction was not from...

  • January 15, 2021

    Our strike...

    The Chairman of the KNUST branch of the Teachers and Education Workers’ Union (TEWU) has brushed off claims that their strike is politically motivated. TEWU has begun its nationwide strike on January 13, 2021, in demand of better conditions of service. Their strike happened over failure by the Fair Wages...

  • January 15, 2021

    Chief Justice...

    The Chief Justice, Kwasi Anin Yeboah, says his office will investigate a bribery allegation against a Supreme Court judge accused of trying to influence the election of the Speaker of Parliament. A statement signed by Justice Cynthia Pamela Addo, the Judicial Secretary, in Accra, said the Chief Justice would also...

  • January 15, 2021

    Supreme Court...

    Supreme Court election petition Information reaching Ghpage’s outfit is that the Supreme Court of Ghana has adjourned the hearing of the election petition filed by the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress(NDC) John Dramani Mahama to Tuesday, January 19, 2020. The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress John Dramani Mahama...

  • January 15, 2021

    Only Naive...

    NPP General Secretary, John Boadu. The General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu says it is naïve on the part of the members of the largest opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to say that the current 8th Parliament is hung due to both sides having the...

  • January 15, 2021

    Soldiers who...

    Colonel Joe Punamane, Sam George, Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor, ABA Fuseini Details of the activities of the soldiers from the Jubilee House, who stormed Parliament exactly a week today, during the election of the Speaker, is beginning to pop up with a claim from the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo-Prampram in...

  • January 15, 2021

    Angry residents...

    An angry Residents of Netro a suburb of Mankessim in the Central Region have staged a demonstration against the Municipal Chief Executive for Mfantseman and a Constructor who has left open drains causing a two-year-old boy to drown. According to them, they are venting their anger to get the MCE to put...

  • January 14, 2021

    NPP MP...

    New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Sehwi Akontombra, Alex Djornuboah Tetteh, has been involved in a car accident. The crash is said to have happened on the Bibiani road when he was returning from an inaugural ceremony at Manukrom. Constituency Secretary, Addo Harry, confirming the incident, said...

  • January 14, 2021

    Mahama’s election...

    The 2020 election petition will be broadcast live on television following a Supreme Court ruling on Thursday. The Supreme Court gave the ruling during a preliminary hearing of the case today. Lawyers of Mr Mahama had argued live broadcast of the proceedings will be in the interest of the state....

  • January 14, 2021

    CJ to...

    The Chief Justice is set to probe allegations of bribery against a Supreme Court Justice by Asawase Lawmaker Mubarak Muntaka, the Judicial Service has announced. The NDC lawmaker has claimed a Supreme Court judge made an offer through a phone conversation to a member of the NDC caucus in Parliament...

  • January 14, 2021

    ‘We’ll Only...

    New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Kwadaso in the Ashanti Region, Dr. Kingsley Nyarko has warned the new Speaker of parliament to be very objective and live according to the standing orders of parliament otherwise he’ll lose the respect of the NPP lawmakers have for him. Speaking...

  • January 14, 2021

    E/R: Farmer...

    Prisoner Suhum Circuit Court presided by Her Honour Diana Adu Asare has convicted a 40 year old father to 15 years imprisonment for defiling his 12 year old biological daughter for three consecutive years. The convicted father, David Owusu, is a farmer who lived together with his wife the victim...

  • January 14, 2021

    Ex-Prez Rawlings...

    The mortal remains of the late President, Jerry John Rawlings, will be interred at the Military Cemetery at Burma Camp in Accra. The former President died on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. At a press briefing in Accra on Wednesday, a caretaker Minister...

  • January 14, 2021

    Unite, rally...

    The General Overseer of Alive Chapel International, Archbishop Elisha Salifu Amoako, has described this year as a moment of restoration for Ghana and urged people from all political persuasions to unite and rally behind the President. According to him, leaders of many nations including those in West Africa would be...

  • January 14, 2021

    Ministry of...

    Ministry of Education (MoE) has launched back to school campaign with a call on parents and caregivers to send their wards back to school. The launch, which was also used to outdoor what the Ghana Education Service had put in place to ensure students’ safety as they returned to school....

  • January 14, 2021

    UNESCO warns...

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has warned that total aid to education is likely to decline by 12 percent by 2022 as a result of the economic consequences of COVID-19. This, according to the UN agency, is a threat to the recovery of education from the...

  • January 14, 2021

    Speaker meets...

    Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Bagbin has met the leaders of both National Democratic Congress (NDC)and New Patriotic Party (NPP) Caucus in Parliament over the confusion that rocked the inauguration of the 8th Parliament. Sources close to the meeting also indicated that the leaders of...

  • January 13, 2021

    CID petitioned...

    The Central Regional Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Richard Takyi Mensah has in his personal capacity petitioned the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to investigate the National Democratic Congress MP for Assin North, James Gyakye Quayson over allegations that he falsely declared that he owes allegiance to only Ghana...

  • January 13, 2021

    More greenhouses...

    Preparatory works have started for the second instalment of 100 greenhouses for all-year-round vegetable production in parts of the country. This follows the successful implementation of the first phase of 100 topvent greenhouses of 6,440 sqm installed in six regions of Ghana, including Greater Accra, Ashanti, Eastern, Central, Volta and...

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