The Northern Regional Police Criminal Investigations Department has arrested one Murtala Mohammed for claiming to be a specialist heart surgeon and allegedly defrauded a lady of her GHc 12,000 under the pretense of securing her a job. According to the victim, in 2018, she met the suspect at the Tamale Teaching Hospital dressed in a […]
The Director of Communications of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Yaw Buabeng Asamoah is threatening a halt in the ongoing discussions on political vigilantism if the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, continues to act in bad faith. He contends that the decision of the latter to put a spin […]
Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, on Wednesday, left Ghana for the United States of America. A statement from his office said the Vice President left for the US because he is the keynote speaker at a forum and a summit at the Columbia and Chicago Universities respectively. “Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia will be the keynote […]
Police in the Eastern Region have begun investigations into circumstances under which a five-year-old boy allegedly drowned in a well at Ogome, a suburb of Somanya in the Eastern Region. The incident was allegedly orchestrated by the mother of the boy. The suspect, 23-year-old Rita Dede, according to sources, told her neighbours how she drowned her son […]
The International Monetary Fund cut its 2019 economic growth projection for sub-Saharan Africa this year to 3.5 percent, from 3.8 percent set last October, hot on the heels of a downgrade by the World Bank earlier in the week. The new forecast reflects downward revisions for Angola and Nigeria with a softening in oil prices, […]
Different stakeholders in the engineering profession have bemoaned the poor level of mastery and innovative deployment of technology and its application for Ghana’s economic growth. According to them, the vision of industrialization for Ghana will not be realized if the country continues to ignore the important role of science and technology in its development. ...
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has rubbished claims that the party under former President John Mahama destroyed most of the good structures that were put in place by his predecessors. According to the party, the track record of the NDC over the years supersedes that of the governing NPP. The party’s comment is a response […]
The two leading political parties in the country, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will later today, Tuesday meet to start a dialogue towards the disbandment of political vigilante groups. The meeting will be under the auspices of the National Peace Council. The National Peace Council has invited both parties […]
Four public universities in the country will be renamed after the newly drafted Public University Bill is adopted and passed by Parliament without any amendments. The affected institutions include the University of Development Studies, the University of Professional Studies Accra, the University of Health and Allied Sciences, as well as the University of the ...
Development and urban planner, Kofi Kekeli Amedzro believes the government and city authorities must undertake a number of re-engineering activities to end the occurrence of yearly flooding in the capital. He said the government must commit enough financial resources to tackle the problem. “So unless we engineer an integrated waste management system that is able ...
The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has appealed to Ghanaians not to vote for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) if they want the erratic power supply in the country to end. According to the party, the NDC cannot be trusted with the country’s resources and future. Speaking at a press conference in Accra on […]
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) is expected to issue upgraded banknotes into circulation on May 6, 2019. The upgraded banknotes will have enhanced security features in line with evolving changes in technological landscape, according to the BoG. The bank additionally said in a statement that the upgraded banknotes also come with improved durability and machine […]