Archive for Local News

  • July 18, 2019

    Beneficiaries of...

    The Ministry of Inner City and Zongo Development (MICZD) has started a partnership with the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) to provide loans for 419 beneficiaries of the Zongo Cuisine Promotion Programme. The Zongo Cuisine programme is an initiative of the ministry, which was started last year, to help...

  • July 18, 2019

    Asantehene to...

    The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has declared his commitment to plant and manage 2.5 million trees around Lake Bosomtwe. The project, which will span five years, is in line with the Asantehene’s move to provide protection for water bodies in Asanteman. A statement from the Manhyia Palace said Otumfuo...

  • July 18, 2019

    PDS making...

    Power Distribution Services (PDS) has made clear arrangements being done with the Attorney General of Ghana for a court to be set up to specifically prosecute anyone who steals power. The company is looking to reduce revenue losses due to illegal connections and other forms of power theft.   Post...

  • July 18, 2019

    Police get...

    The Ghana Police Service says it has procured two vehicles and other security equipment to sustain Citi TV’s War Against Indiscipline campaign. The Director-General in charge of Public Affairs for the Police, ACP David Eklu, said: “for now we have two brand new vehicles that will support the operation.” He also...

  • July 18, 2019

    Parliament approves...

    Parliament has ratified a planned drawdown by Government of Ghana for an amount of 12 million euros within the 2019 financial year to commence the construction of a potable water infrastructure project in Tamale and its environs. The amount represents part of a 233.963 million euros facility by the Government...

  • July 18, 2019

    Cause of...

    The Upper East Regional Minister Paulina Abayage has said it is still unclear how the student of Sandema Secondary Technical School who died during a clash with the police was killed. Speaking on Eyewitness News on Wednesday she said the report from the hospital could not establish whether the student was killed...

  • July 18, 2019

    Krobo PDS...

    The family of a 23-year-old man who was shot to death at Odumase-Krobo is outraged by the apparent exoneration of the police from the shooting. The family is therefore calling for new investigations for the real perpetrators of the act to be identified. Family members of the late Thomas Partey...

  • July 18, 2019

    Ghanaian Architects...

    President of the Ghana Institute of Architect has urged the government to adhere to the law in the award of key projects to Architects. Architect Nii Dadey said concerns by a consortium of Ghanaian architects against projects awarded to Sir David Adjaye, a UK-based Ghanaian Architect, are justified and called on...

  • July 18, 2019

    A/R: Police...

    Police in the Ashanti Region have warned commercial drivers who take passengers more than their vehicle’s capacities to desist from such practice. The Regional Command said it is commencing an operation to clamp down on such drivers. This was contained in a statement sighted by citinewsroom.com. The Police said, the matter...

  • July 18, 2019

    Nelson Mandela...

    Senior Management of Barclays Bank Ghana and selected Ghanaian scholars at the African Leadership University (ALU) have paid a courtesy call on the South African Deputy High Commissioner to Ghana, His Excellency Thapelo Madumane to mark this year’s Nelson Mandela Day. The courtesy call, which forms part of the Nelson...

  • July 18, 2019

    ‘I take...

    The Savannah Regional Minister, Salifu Adam Braimah has admitted that he cannot be absolved from blame over the missing vehicle belonging to the Regional Coordinating Council. The stolen Toyota Hilux Pickup with registration number, WR 3516-19 is one of the vehicles presented to the newly created Savannah Regional Coordinating Council...

  • July 18, 2019

    Ex-galamsey workers...

    Eighteen former illegal small-scale miners from five district assemblies in Western, Western North and Central Regions, have completed a year training in alternative livelihood skills at the Community Development Vocational and Technical Institute in Takoradi. The trainees have received startup capital in the form of equipment to engage in meaningful...

  • July 18, 2019

    Remove Henry...

    The Ghana Institute of Auctioneers says it will take legal action to get the Deputy Minister of Interior, Henry Quartey, who chairs the Auctioneers Registration Board removed from his position on the board. The Auctioneers are accusing Mr. Quartey of facilitating the issuance of licenses to unqualified auctioneers. President of...

  • July 18, 2019

    Exploding gas...

    One Chinese national was killed Wednesday while two others left in critical condition have been hospitalized after the LPG-cylinder they were using to weld exploded at Wassa Akropong in the Amenfi East District of the Western Region. Such was the force of the explosion that it exposed the entrails of...

  • July 18, 2019

    Man returns...

    “Good people exist.” This could possibly be the best phrase to describe an incredible experience a Twitter user shared on his timeline after he found a wallet 17 months after he lost it under a bizarre circumstance. According to Gideon Kwame Nyamekye who uses the handle @kwame_kay, he lost his...

  • July 18, 2019

    PHA workers...

    Despite several assurances, workers of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) remain apprehensive about possible job losses after Meridian Ports Services (MPS) began operations under a 35-year agreement. The Director General of the GPHA, Mr Michael Luguje, has consequently assured the workers that no one will be laid off...

  • July 18, 2019

    Calm returns...

    The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC), Mr Michael Ansah, has led a delegation to pay a working visit to the Ghana Bauxite Company Ltd. (GBC) at Awaso in the newly created Western North Region The delegation comprised a member of the Board of Directors...

  • July 18, 2019

    1,200 Women...

    The Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP) has trained 1,200 women in the shea value chain industry, with best practices in shea picking. This is part of the first phase of the Shea Empowerment Initiative (SEI) in the northern part of the country. The SEI project is being undertaking by...

  • July 18, 2019

    Sandema Snr...

    One male student of the Sandema Senior High Technical School in the Builsa North District in the Upper East Region died last Tuesday when the police tried to quell a students’ disturbance in the school. One female student also got injured but she was treated and discharged at the Sandema...

  • July 18, 2019

    Nine fishermen...

    Nine fishermen whose boats capsized at sea last Monday as a result of a severe storm have been rescued near Tema New Town by a crew on board the MV Multicat Odin, a dredging support vessel. The fishermen were on a fishing expedition in three different canoes when their vessels...

  • July 18, 2019

    US Ambassador...

    The US Ambassador to Ghana, Ms Stephanie S. Sullivan yesterday paid a courtesy call on the members of the Council of State in Accra. The call was to afford her the opportunity to familiarise herself with the workings of the council, and also to discuss issues of mutual benefit for...

  • July 17, 2019

    Calm restored...

    The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC), Michael Ansah has led a delegation to pay a working visit to Ghana Bauxite Company Ltd. (GBC), in Awaso, in the newly created Western North Region. The delegation comprised of a member of the Board of Directors of GIADEC,...

  • July 17, 2019

    82% of...

    Some 67 out of the 81 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) stations in the Central Region have been found to be exposed to a high level of danger to lives and property, according to the National Petroleum Authority (NPA). The figure represents about 82.7 percent of gas stations sited in the region...

  • July 17, 2019

    YEA introduces...

    The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) has introduced an online job centre portal app to boost employment opportunities in Ghana for both employers and employees. The job centre portal, according to the Chief Executive Officer of the YEA, Justin Kodua, will provide two modules which are the online centre and the...

  • July 17, 2019

    MASLOC presents...

    The microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) has presented 83 buses to the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) under a hire purchase agreement. The 33-seater buses were procured for the union in 2016, but members considered the cost too high to guarantee them any meaningful returns. Under the current...

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