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28/06/2017 10:21 PM
Zambia promises bilateral corporation with Ghana
The President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu, has reiterated the commitment of the Zambian people to developing strong bilateral ties and exploring areas of co-operation with Ghana, under the leadership of President Akufo-Addo to the mutual benefit of the two countries. According to President Lungu, the margin of vi ...

28/06/2017 10:21 PM
Road contractors worried over process in awarding contracts
The Ashanti branch Executives of Road Contractors of Ghana have raised concerns including delays in signing certificates from the office of the minister and neglect in the past by the previous regime. They also raised concerns about the ineffectiveness in the Tendering process in awarding contracts as most 'unqualified' people through the ...

28/06/2017 10:21 PM
Bizarre killings in Bolga infuriate residents
SPORADIC FIRING of live bullets amidst spraying of tear gas Friday evening, June 23, in Bolgatanga, led to the death of two men and another in a critical condition. The death of the two, Thomas Amisiaya and the other, whose name was given only as Peter, was as a result of an attempt by some residents of Yorogo, a suburb of Bolgatanga, who left t ...

28/06/2017 10:21 PM
MFWA tells govt not to shut-down internet services
Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has appealed to government not to totally shut down network access under any condition. According to the civil society group, internet usage has become part of the Ghanaian society and urged the government to rather create a stronger monitoring mechanism to check the excesses. The call was in reference ...

28/06/2017 10:21 PM
Blind lecturer threatened with death for converting from Islam to Christianity
The Criminal Investigations Department of the Ashanti Regional Police Command has heard of how an Islamic group is threatening to declare Jihad (Holy War) on a blind computer instructor of the University of Cape Coast. Mr. Julius Braimah, 42, a native of Adankwame in the Atwima Nwabiagya District, has, since Tuesday June 20, 2017, lodged a compl ...

28/06/2017 10:21 PM
MMDAs indebtedness running down GWCL
The Acting Brong-Ahafo Regional Manager of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), Clement Kuukaayeng, has disclosed that Municipal and District Assemblies in the region owed the company over GH 9.7 million in bills, while the arrears for private clients (members of the general public) stood at GH 4.24 million. According to him, Sunyani currentl ...

28/06/2017 10:21 PM
Intolerance is a threat to national security -Church of Brotherhood
The Spiritual Head of the Church of Brotherhood, His Eminence Primate Samuel Adofo, has bemoaned the growing spate of intolerance in the Ghanaian society. According to him, there is evidence of intolerance within the political parties, ethnicity, vigilante groups, foot soldiers, and radio and TV commentators, saying their level of intolerance wa ...

28/06/2017 10:21 PM
…But Minority raises red flag over oil sale
Following the sale of contaminated fuel product to the volume of five million litres to a company known as Movenpiina by the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) Limited, the Minority in Parliament has waded into the disturbance and is calling for investigations into the matter. According to the Minority, the sale of the off-spec product w ...

28/06/2017 10:21 PM
It’s ill-advised to destroy public property -Nene Sakitey to Manya Krobo youth
Nene Sakitey II, Paramount Chief of the Manya Krobo Traditional Area, Eastern Region, has re-united the irritated youth of the area and the management of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), after the youth had attacked the installation, vandalising several state properties. Nene Sakitey II condemned the action of the youth, saying that as th ...

28/06/2017 10:21 PM
Prampram DA Basic wins Fixit Fast ICT Quiz
The Prampram D.A. Basic 'A' School in the Ningo-Prampram District has emerged winners of the second edition of the Fixit Fast ICT Quiz Finals. The school won with 37 points, beating its closest contender, Edwinta Preparatory School, which obtained 34 points, with Bask Academy and Zenu KKDA '2' Basic School obtaining 32 and 31 points respectively ...

28/06/2017 06:11 PM
2nd Lady Appeals For Chinese Support In Poverty Eradication Drive
The Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, has appealed to the International Poverty Reduction Centre in China (IPRCC) to support Ghana in the fight against poverty. Since the founding of the People rsquo;s Republic of China, the Communist Party has vigorously taken up the fight against poverty, moving over 700 million out of its clutches, acco ...

28/06/2017 05:50 PM
Off-Spec Oil Was Sold To Our Executive Director – ACEP Reveals
The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has rejected BOST's position that there is no off-spec oil on the market, insisting that its Executive Director's personal experience with contaminated oil is evident enough to prove that the product is on the Ghanaian market. ACEP has been at the forefront of calls on the chief executive of Bulk Oil ...

28/06/2017 04:50 PM
2 Teenagers Arrested With 30 Parcels Of ‘Wee’
Two teenagers are in the grips of the Eastern Regional Police Command for possessing narcotic substances, believed to be marijuana. The two, Evelyn Adade Korkor, 19 years, and Felix Gyimah, 18, were arrested while attempting to transport 30 parcels of the substance together with cassava in 2 sacks from Huhunya to Nkurakan in the Eastern Region. ...

28/06/2017 02:50 PM
Minister Fires Two Senior Assembly Staff Over Negligence
Two senior staff of the Techiman Municipal Assembly (TMA) in the Brong Ahafo region have been suspended indefinitely on the orders of the Regional Minister, Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh. Alfred Osei Berko who is the assembly's engineer and Isaac Yeboah the buildings inspector have been cited for reneging on their responsibilities resulting in the col ...

28/06/2017 02:50 PM
Energy Ministry To Sets Up 8-Member Committee To Probe BOST ‘Rot’
The Energy Ministry has initiated steps to probe circumstances under which five million litres of fuel belonging to the Bulk Oil and Storage Transportation Company (BOST) was contaminated. The Ministry in a statement Wednesday, said an eight-member Committee will be constituted to establish the veracity of the matter. We wish to assure the g ...

28/06/2017 12:45 PM
Atuguba Meets Awuku At Last
It was an interesting sight to behold when two men perceived to be bitter enemies met at the Banquet Hall of the State House during the swearing-in of the new Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo on Monday, June 19, 2017. Supreme Court judge, Justice William Atuguba and the National Youth Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Samm ...

28/06/2017 12:43 PM
‘Ghana Will Bounce Back’
The Metropolitan Chief Imam of Tema, Alhaji Adam Abubakar, says he's confident President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo would deliver his promises to bring relief to Ghanaians. He was optimistic the good policies of the President would help revive the country's economy to improve the lives of ordinary Ghanaians. Touching on the high level unem ...

28/06/2017 12:43 PM
Urgent Action Needed On Ashanti Roads
The Regional Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah (5th from left) in a pose with the road contractors The Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah, says action must be taken immediately to enhance the region 8217;s roads, which have deteriorated over the last eight years. According to him, the lives of drivers and commuters are being threa ...

28/06/2017 12:43 PM
“The Arrest of Our Kinsman Is unjustifiable”- Family Cries
The Nii Adama Pataku Family of Amasaman Abamman has accused the Accra Regional Police Command of conniving with one Henry Ashilley, a suspected land guard, to maliciously arrest their relative James Laryea for allegedly murdering Nii Tettey Sarbah, the development chief of Ardeyman. The suspect James Laryea, according to the family, was arrested ...

28/06/2017 12:43 PM
Somanya ECG Fighters Granted Bail
After spending one month in prison, 12 suspects, who damaged items at the Somanya office of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and Police Station in the Eastern Region, were granted a bail in the sum of GH 70,000 with two sureties each by the Koforidua Circuit Court on Tuesday. The suspects, Adamptey Jones Dendenden, Teye Israel, Michael Adj ...