Archive for News

  • February 26, 2021

    How We’re...

    Our Response Focuses On: Training Health Workers We are training health workers at all levels on infection, prevention, and control measures around the pandemic. We are also emphasizing community involvement and education, distribution of Personal Protective Equipment, as well as psychosocial support for health workers on the front lines.  ...

  • February 26, 2021

    Niger: Two...

    Violence erupted after electoral commission declared former interior minister Mohamed Bazoum victor in Sunday’s runoff vote. Niger’s opposition demonstrators throw stones during clashes with police [Issouf Sanogo/AFP] At least two people have been killed and hundreds arrested in Niger’s post-election violence. Violence erupted on Tuesday after the electoral commission declared...

  • February 26, 2021

    Group calls...

    Mrs Henrietta Mary Eyison   An all-female advocacy group in the Ahanta West Municipality has urged President Akufo-Addo to retain the current Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mrs Henrietta Mary Eyison to continue with the development in the area. The group said more women were needed to fast track the socio-economic...

  • February 26, 2021

    Union directs...

    The Ghana Airport Company Limited’s Divisional Union of the Public Services Workers’ Union of the Trade Union Congress, has directed all general staff of the Kotoka International Airport to withdraw their services from 6 am on Friday, February 26, until further notice. This, according to the Union, is due to...

  • February 26, 2021

    COVID-19 vaccines...

    Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare Director General of Ghana Health Service   Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the Presidential Advisor on Health, has advised the public to disregard misconceptions about the Covid-19 vaccination on social media. He said the misconceptions, negative messages and videos in circulation were the creation of anti-vaccine campaigners, seeking to...

  • February 26, 2021

    Election Petition:...

    Lawyers of the Electoral Commission (EC), first respondent in the ongoing election petition hearing at the Supreme Court insists that the Petitioner, John Dramani Mahama failed to prove his case. According to the EC, “the evidence led on behalf of the Petitioner did not advance his case one whit”. “...

  • February 26, 2021

    Don’t increase...

    The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has warned drivers under their umbrella not to increase transport fares without their approval. Their warning comes after some driver indicated that they intend to increase transport fares by 10 percent from Monday, February 22, 2021. They say the decision is informed by...

  • February 26, 2021

    Court nullifies...

    A Sekondi Commercial High Court in the Western Region has nullified the October 6, 2020 elections that saw Paramount Chief of Wassa Amenfi Tetrete Okuamoah Sekyim II, as President of the House of Chiefs It would be recalled that on October 6th last year there was confusion at the Western...

  • February 26, 2021

    2020 Election...

    An Aide to Former President John Dramani Mahama, Lawyer Godwin Edudzi Tamakloe A Special aide to former President John Dramani Mahama who is also the petitioner of the 2020 Presidential Election petition, Godwin Edudzi Tamakloe says it has become evident that nothing will happen to the Electoral Commission Chairperson having...

  • February 25, 2021

    Ghanaian Woman...

    Information gathered by Ghgossip.com reveals that a Ghanaian woman living in the UK was found dead in her apartment by the British Police. It was gathered that the woman known as Dora Mills passed away on February 21, 2021 in her room in Tottenham, London. In a video shared on...

  • February 25, 2021

    Armed Men...

    Residents of Manta village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State on Tuesday night, February 23 were reportedly attacked by armed men suspected to be bandits. According to SaharaReporters, the bandits heavily armed with assorted sophisticated weapons came into the village on motorcycles, shooting sporadically. “Manta village of Manta district in...

  • February 25, 2021

    DRC: More...

    Deaths bring the number of civilians killed by armed groups in Beni since November 2019 to at least 1,013, Kivu Security Tracker says. At least 13 people have been killed in two attacks in the violence-hit eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to local officials and a monitor....

  • February 25, 2021

    Amref Wins...

    (Photo: Amref Health Africa/Esther Mbabazi) December 22, 2020 – Amref Health Africa in the USA won a $30,000 grant from Tracelink, the leading digital platform company for the life sciences industry, to help support our COVID-19 relief efforts. The grant will enable us to provide more personal protective equipment (PPE) to...

  • February 25, 2021

    Condemnation as...

    Video of Finance Minister Philip Mpango, maskless and in a coughing fit, has been widely condemned. Tanzania stopped releasing figures on COVID-19 in April 2020 [File: Reuters] Days after President John Mafuguli finally admitted Tanzania has a coronavirus problem, after months of apparent denial and increasing warnings of a resurgence in infections,...

  • February 25, 2021

    Assemblyman appeals...

    Mr Lawrence Ake-emah-Kapoe, the Assemblyman for the Nayorigo community has appealed to the Government and Non-Governmental organisations to assist the Nayorigo Primary School in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region with furniture. He said almost all the pupils sat on the bare floor for lessons due to lack...

  • February 25, 2021

    SEC warns...

    The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC says Wiseling Online Investment Company, a Finnish-based company operating in Ghana, has not been licensed by it to carry out any Capital Market activity. This Capital Market activity including investing or trading for returns is mandated by Section 3 of the Securities Industry Act,...

  • February 25, 2021

    Vegetable farmers...

    Some vegetable farmers in the Lambussie District of the Upper West Region have appealed to government and other development partners to support them with subsidized farm inputs to sustain their businesses. They said the impact of COVID-19 affected their living condition, saying, government through its Planting for Food and Jobs...

  • February 25, 2021

    HOME ENTERTAINMENT...

    The LGBT Community in Ghana says their safety is being threatened after officials of the National Security raided their office Wednesday afternoon. In a Facebook post, the Community said some traditional leaders have threatened to burn down their office. “This morning, our office was raided by National Security. A few...

  • February 25, 2021

    ‘HELL TO...

    COVID-19 Vaccine is out in Ghana, and the government plans to hold a celebrative ceremony for receiving the donated vaccine. Letter By The Ghanaian Government to Hold A Ceremony To Welcome The Vaccine. With a 90% percent success recovery rate from the COVID-19 virus, coupled with the numerous side effect...

  • February 25, 2021

    Police mourn...

    A high-powered Police delegation on Tuesday called on the family of Policewoman One (PW/1) Rosamond Asiamah Nkansah to mourn with them after her demise on February 22, 2021, at Caprice, her residence. Made up of the Police Ladies’ Association (POLAS) and the Police Administration, the team was led by Commissioner...

  • February 25, 2021

    Nullify the...

    Former President John Dramani Mahama has asked the Supreme Court to nullify the 2020 election results, stop Akufo-Addo from holding himself as president and grant a run-off. These were contained in the closing arguments filed by lawyers for the Petitioner in the 2020 Election Petition case. Mahama’s counsel maintains that...

  • February 24, 2021

    Taraji P....

    Henson earned an Oscar for her role as Queenie in “The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button” — Photo via Chicago Sun-Times Despite grossing well over $300 million after its release, seasoned actress Taraji P. Henson recently revealed she made only $40,000 for her role in the 2008 box office hit, The Curious Case...

  • February 24, 2021

    First Consignment...

    The first consignment of the COVID-19 vaccine has finally arrived in Ghana. The vaccines arrived not long ago and the government delegation led by the Minister of Health designate, Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu received the vaccine. The total number of vaccines that arrived in the country is 600,000 and the...

  • February 24, 2021

    Livestream: Appointments...

    Parliament’s Appointments Committee will today vet three more ministerial appointees selected by President Akufo-Addo to aid in his second term in office. The three, Samuel Abdulai Jinapor, Lands and Natural Resources Minister-designate, Railway Development Minister-designate, John Peter Amewu and Minister-designate for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso Boakye will take turns...

  • February 24, 2021

    Her parents...

    Throughout her childhood, Lawton’s parents told her she was White. Photo: Georgina Lawton When Georgina Lawton was born in a hospital bed in London in the early 1990s, her White Irish mom and White British father never questioned the dark skin, dark hair and dark brown eyes of their baby...

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