Archive for Local News

  • August 3, 2020

    How the...

    The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta has disclosed that the COVID-19 National Trust Fund Act (CNTF) has utilised an amount of GH¢32,820,564.97 out of a total of GH¢53,911,249.87 that it had mobilised as at June 30, 2020. The Minister in the mid-year review of the Budget Statement and Economic Policy...

  • August 3, 2020

    Border closure...

    Togbe Afede XIV, President of the National House of Chiefs, has called for a human face approach to the border closure to mitigate livelihoods of communities at the frontiers. He said the “benefit of nationality” has eluded residents of border communities requesting for mitigating approaches. Togbe Afede, doubling as the...

  • August 3, 2020

    Technology is...

    The Employment and Labour Relations Minister has urged the Public Utility Workers Union (PUWU) to equip themselves appropriately to fit into the new work environment dominated by technology. Ignatius Baffour Awuah said it is a must for all to embrace the fourth industrial revolution which has changed the way humans...

  • August 3, 2020

    ‘Soldiers have...

    The Adontenhene of Bongase Community in the Banda District of the Bono Region, Nana Issah Yakubu has criticised the deployment of military personnel into the community. The soldiers, according to him, are intimidating residents participating in the ongoing voter registration exercise. Videos circulating on social media show a number of...

  • August 3, 2020

    Nine nurses...

     Barbados Twelve people, including nine of the nurses who recently arrived in Barbados from Ghana, have tested positive for COVID-19 after tests conducted on Friday by the Best Dos-Santos Public health Laboratory. Chief Medical Officer Dr Kenneth George made the announcement during a live media conference on CBC TV yesterday afternoon. George...

  • August 3, 2020

    Sam Anthony...

    *The Tescon Organizer* for Foso college of education for 2019/2020 is today 02/08/2020 stating emphatically that we are going… *The Tescon Organizer* for Foso college of education for 2019/2020 is today 02/08/2020 stating emphatically that we are going to retire the NDC parliamentary candidate for Asikuma Odoben Brakwa by voting...

  • August 3, 2020

    Shama DCE...

    District Chief Executive Officer (DCE) of Shama District Assembly in the Western Region, Joseph Amoah, has advised the citizenry against being complacent in the country’s battle against the Covid-19 epidemic. “…the high number of Covid-19 patient recoveries across the country should not make us lose our guard or be a...

  • August 3, 2020

    2020 WASSCE...

    The West African Examinations Council, WAEC says 2020 WASSCE Science questions circulating on social media is ‘fake’. According to WAEC, its attention has been drawn to the “circulation of several fake versions of the Integrated Science 1 & 2 Papers to be administered on 3rd August, 2020 on social media platforms.”...

  • August 3, 2020

    ‘Western Region...

    Western Regional Minister, Kwabena Darko-Mensah, has given assurance to the effect that his region was jealously guarding against a surge in COVID-19 cases. “As a region with few COVID-19 patients, we are doing everything humanly possible to jealously guard against a surge and even halt the spread,” he stated. He...

  • August 3, 2020

    My govt...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the next administration of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in 2021 will introduce a system where Ghanaian students will access tertiary education on credit. Nana Addo He said his government will establish a credit facility that students will pay after they complete school. In an...

  • August 3, 2020

    Double Track...

    The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has hinted that the Double Track system currently been used at the Senior High School(SHS) level will end when his second term in office ends. Senior High School students under the Free SHS policy are practising the semester-based system where students are...

  • August 2, 2020

    Western North...

    Western North Regional Minister, Kingsely Aboagye Gyedu has presented items worth GHC7000 to the 25-year old farmer who delivered quadruplets at the Bibiani Government Hospital in the Western North Region. The items included boxes of soap, washing powder, baby diapers, wipes, toilet rolls, clothes and cash of GHC5000. The Regional...

  • August 2, 2020

    3 Cameroonians...

    The Kaneshie District Court has warned three Cameroonians who appeared before it over illegal registration in the ongoing voters registration exercise not to run away when it granted them bail. “If you run, Ghana will come after you and if you do not come to court, you will be sent...

  • August 2, 2020

    Two die,...

    Two persons have been confirmed dead while five (5) others seriously injured in a fatal accident on Adeiso to Asamankese highway in the Eastern Region. The deceased persons have been identified as Kofi Oduro and Yaw Aduamoah, 55 and 62-years-old respectively. The accident occurred Saturday August 1, 2020 at about...

  • August 1, 2020

    Central Regional...

    The Central Regional House of Chiefs has commended government for absorbing electricity and water bills as part of measures to ease the hardship of Ghanaians in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo had since the outbreak of Covid-19 absorbed full electricity bills for all lifeline...

  • August 1, 2020

    Akufo-Addo’s incorruptibility...

    A Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana Business School Dr. Kobby Mensah says President Akufo-Addo has eroded his incorruptibility tag with his proceed on leave directive to the Auditor-General. According to him, the President can no longer convince the citizenry during campaigning that he is incorruptible. It comes after...

  • August 1, 2020

    Man In...

    A 30-old-man who allegedly attempted disarming a policewoman of her gun has been arrested by the police in Accra. Seyram Tony Adonu is in the custody of the police assisting in investigations, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Effia Tenge, Accra Regional Public Relations Officer (PRO), disclosed this to the Ghanaian...

  • August 1, 2020

    No salvaged...

    The law banning the importation of salvaged vehicles into Ghana comes. into effect on November 1, 2020. Shipping agents, Importers and freight forwarders were therefore advised to properly counsel their clients on importing such vehicles to Ghana and its consequences. Parliament, in March, passed the Customs (Amendment) Bill, 2020 an...

  • August 1, 2020

    Amputee Wee...

    A 33-year-old disabled man is cooling off in the cells at the Sege District Police Headquarters for possessing 107 wrapped substances suspected to be Indian hemp (aka wee), a narcotic substance. The suspect, Jerry Sheriff, a motorbike mechanic, was arrested in a targeted swoop conducted by the police. DSP George...

  • August 1, 2020

    NDC MP...

    THE POLICE bodyguard of Asawase Member of Parliament (MP), Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka, has been embroiled in a gun battle drama in Kumasi. The security agent, who was in uniform and fully armed, was said to have been threatened with a short gun by an alleged New Patriotic Party (NPP) member....

  • August 1, 2020

    Nana Prays...

    PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday joined scores of Muslims to pray at the Central Mosque in Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital. The occasion was the Eid-ul-Adha ceremony, also known as the ceremony of sacrifice, one of the pillars of Islam. Led by the Ashanti Regional Chief Imam, Sheikh Abdul...

  • August 1, 2020

    NGO Appeals...

    The Youth Harvest Foundation Ghana (YHFG), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has appealed to the Government to reduce the tax on sanitary pads to make them affordable. “It will also be welcome news if Government could issue free supplies of it for the girls”. Ms Augustina Dechegme Achigibah, the Evidence to Action:...

  • August 1, 2020

    Voter registration:...

    The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharabutu, has expressed worry at incidents of violence that have characterised the voter registration exercise in some parts of the country. Sheikh Sharabutu says such acts dent the country’s image and its democratic credentials. The Chief Imam was speaking at this year’s Eid...

  • August 1, 2020

    GES Confirms...

    The Ghana Education Service (GES) has confirmed the “sad” death of Jennifer Naa Doku Bolor, a form two Gold Track General Arts Student of Oyoko Methodist Senior High School. In a statement signed by Cassandra Twum Ampofo, Head of Public Relations, GES, the Education Service said Jennifer, after writing the...

  • July 31, 2020

    Latex Foam...

    Latex Foam, the leading foam manufacturing company in Ghana and West Africa has presented a cow and an undisclosed amount of money to the National Chief Imam, Sheik Dr Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, for the celebration of this year’s Eid ul-Adha. The gesture, which has become part of the company’s yearly...

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