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18/04/2018 06:48 PM
Counterfeit electrical products recipe for fire outbreaks
Participants at a workshop held in Sunyani on counterfeit electrical products have called for an all hands approach in discouraging the sale, patronage and use counterfeit electrical products in the country as a result of the direction consequences of the use of such products. They were of the view that the continuous use of counterfeit electric ...

18/04/2018 05:31 PM
Student Clashes: Victim To Undergo Counselling
A student of the University of Ghana who got caught up in clashes between residents of his hall and rivals at Katanga hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is to undergo counseling. The Student Representative Council (SRC), President of UG, Daniel Otting Awuah, made this known to Joy News on the AM Show Wednesday ...

18/04/2018 05:24 PM
Corruption Scandal: Metro Mass Boss Ordered To Proceed On Leave
Embattled Metro Mass Transport MD, Mr. Bennet Aboagye has been ordered to proceed on leave with immediate effect from powers from above at the seat of government. This action comes on the back of a recent corruption scandal that has rocked the company over the last few days. The staff union of the transport company on Tuesday April 17th 2018 ...

18/04/2018 05:20 PM
Accra-East Rotary Club Donates Educational Materials To school
The Rotary Club Accra-East and its Partners-In-Service donated educational and reading materials to the Kotobabi Presbyterian Kindergarten Primary School. The items also included; wooden cupboards; veronica buckets and soap. This donation was in line with Rotary International rsquo;s Theme for 2017-18, ldquo;Rotary: Making a Differe ...

18/04/2018 05:20 PM
Acreaty Ghana Holds Career Coaching, Mentorship Programme
The maiden edition of Acreaty Ghana rsquo;s career coaching and mentorship programme came off on April 13 and 14. The program, lsquo;Beyond Academics rsquo; sought to train Ghanaian students and graduates in CV and resume writing, public speaking, self-branding and other soft skills. The program, held at the Bank of Ghana Auditorium, Univers ...

18/04/2018 04:30 PM
Prince Williams Hosts Akufo-Addo At Buckingham Palace
President Akufo-Addo today , held a meeting with the Duke of Cambridge, Prince Williams at the Buckingham Palace, to discuss issues of trade and cooperation among Commonwealth countries. The two discussed the Syrian crisis and the humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The two leaders met on the sidelines of t ...

18/04/2018 03:10 PM
Asuogyaman Cries Over Fallen Standards Of Education
Some prominent personalities from the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region and other stakeholders of the area are concerned about the falling standards of education in the area. Of particular worry to them is the poor performance of candidates at the basic level. Available statistics indicate that, only four students from the entire dist ...

18/04/2018 01:30 PM
Ernest Thompson, Others Charged With Causing Financial Loss To The State In SSNIT Software Saga
Former Director-General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust, Ernest Thompson together with three others have been charged with causing financial loss to the state in the award of a $72million Operating Business Suite (OBS) contract. The other three are former Head of IT Department, Caleb Kwaku Afaglo; former OBS project ma ...

18/04/2018 01:30 PM
Gov't Urged To Increase Budget For Road Safety Education In New Action Plan
Nana Akufo-Addo rsquo;s Executive Order that sanctioned the immediate implementation of an action plan to curb road accidents has been criticised for allocating a small budget for road safety education. Dr Godfred Akyea Darkwa, a road safety and transport consultant, commended the President for what he believes is a bold step to tackle the incre ...

18/04/2018 01:22 PM
NPP Honours Otumfuo’s Chief Linguist
THE ASHANTI Regional branch of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has decided to name its party headquarters after the late Chief Linguist of the Asantehene, Baffuor Osei Akoto. The soon-to-be-constructed party headquarters is being named after the traditional leader in memory of his great sacrifices for the UP tradition, from which the ...

18/04/2018 01:22 PM
Family of Slain Journalist Demands justice
Relatives of a journalist allegedly murdered by unknown assailant at Bekwai in Ashanti Region, are calling for justice. They insist an arrest and prosecution of the culprit will appease them as well as the spirit of the deceased. The 31-year-old Portia Amma Agyeiwaa died at the Bekwai Government Hospital after being stabbed several times in h ...

18/04/2018 01:22 PM
Damongo Nurse Granted Bail
Ernest Green, the 24-year-old nurse accused of raping an Italian woman at the Damongo Government Hospital in the Northern Region, has been granted bail by a high court in Tamale. The accused was granted a GH cent;100,000 bail with one surety. Colleagues of the accused from the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA), i ...

18/04/2018 01:22 PM
Mason Arrested For Wee
A mason, who was arrested with 136 wrappers of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp, has been remanded into custody by an Accra Circuit Court. The accused, Stephen Kwadzo Baidoo, 31, was arrested by a prison officer at the senior correctional centre at Roman Ridge in Accra. His suspicious behaviour gave him out and when the officer signal ...

18/04/2018 01:22 PM
Police Hunt Mornah’s Security Company Raiders
The Klagon District Police have launched a manhunt for some burglars, who ransacked the offices of Ndaana Security, a private security company owned by Anbataayela Bernard Mornah, the chairman of the People rsquo;s National Convention (PNC). The police said they are making frantic efforts to arrest those who broke into the office located ...

18/04/2018 01:22 PM
Chieftaincy Not About Expensive Cars
THE CHIEF of Domeabra near Kumasi, in the Ashanti Region, Nana Kusi Obuodum I, has stated that wearing expensive clothes and riding in plush-looking cars is not the reason people are enstooled as chiefs. According to him, chieftaincy is a noble and a respectable institution, which requires patriotic and visionary leaders, who would formul ...

18/04/2018 01:22 PM
Disabled Teacher Needs Help
An able-bodied teacher who was ran over by a heavy truck, rendering him permanently disabled is seeking help to undergo surgery. The sad incident occurred on February 3, 2016 at the Suhum overpass roundabout where Alexander Adu Kankam, a teacher at Faaso Battor LA Junior High School in the Kwahu Afram Plains North District of the Eastern ...

18/04/2018 01:22 PM
Osudoku Chief Warns Sam George Over Slanderous Statements
THE PARAMOUNT chief of the Osudoku Traditional Area, Aadegbor Ngmogmowuyaa Kwesi Animle VI, has warned Samuel Nartey George, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo-Prampram, to be mindful of his slanderous statements against traditional rulers in the country. According to the chief, the legislator 39;s gross disrespect for chiefs had reached a pin ...

18/04/2018 01:22 PM
I’ll Change Ghana – Nana Addo Assures
President Akufo-Addo yesterday reiterated his determination to turn the fortunes of the Ghana he inherited from the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government around. ldquo;I am determined that we change the economic conditions in our country for the better, to ensure that young people see it as a place of opportunities, instead of th ...

18/04/2018 01:05 PM
Agriculture Has A New Face - UFRC To Be Launched on 27th April
Despite the availability of the energetic human and material resources for agricultural production, Ghana is still not self-sufficient in food production and therefore has to rely on huge importation of food from other countries. One reason for this unfortunate state of our country is that the over 2000 graduates of agriculture and related disci ...

18/04/2018 01:01 PM
Poor Road Construction: MP Calls For Accountability From Engineers
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sunyani East, Hon. Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh, has stated that it is not enough to blame road contractors alone for shoddy works. According to him, engineers and other officials in the road sector must equally share the blame. ldquo;Much as we point fingers at road contractors for our poor road networks, road ...