Asamoah Gyan has been installed as Ngoryifia-Doemenyotor of the St. Francis College of Education and the Gbi traditional area in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region. The title translates as the ‘Kind-hearted, Progressive Chief’. This is in recognition of Asamoah Gyan’s contributions towards finding a sustainable solution to an age-old water crisis that ...
The United Nations has appointed Mrs Charlotte Osei as an International Elections Commissioner to Afghanistan, as the South Asian country prepares to hold crucial Presidential polls in September 2019. Mrs Osei’s appointment was confirmed by a Presidential Decree issued by the President of Afghanistan, HE Ashraf Ghani. The former Electoral Commission (EC) Chair is ...
The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has asked Development Authorities not to pay contractors working on government’s one village one dam projects, if they fail to meet the specified standards. The Vice President’s comment follows reports of shoddy works on some of the dams. “The one village, one dam project will provide some respite to […]
The United States Forestry Service has asked the government of Ghana to be cautious with its plan to mine bauxite in one of the largest surviving rainforests in Ghana, the Atewa forest reserve. The USFS which was providing technical consultation service to the government on the proposed project said: “there should be a comprehensive study […]
Some residents of Adabraka-Sahara in Accra have accused the government of failing in its responsibility to address the perennial flooding that occurs in that part of the city. The residents, who are among the worst hit by floods anytime it rains in Accra said they will be forced to demonstrate against the government due to […]
The Ghana police service has arrested 78 liquid waste management truck drivers for staging a protest at the premises of the Nungua farms liquid waste dumping site. The truck drivers were demanding that the facility be opened to them to dislodge faecal matter after being shut down 4 days ago. According to the police, the […]
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has intensified invigilation at the various centres where the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) is being written. WAEC is adopting such measure following reports of alleged exam malpractices going on in some centres. WAEC stated that, it has received information regarding examination ...
The Member of Parliament for Kpando in the Volta Region, Della Sowah, has urged the government to scrap the 20 percent luxury tax on imported sanitary pads. The 20 percent levy exists because sanitary pads are categorized as luxury products per the Ghana Revenue Authority guidelines. The scrapping of this levy is necessary to drive […]
The Defence Ministry, the Military High Command and other security agencies will today [Wednesday] witness the unveiling of a monument in honour of the late Major Maxwell Mahama. The ceremony is to mark two years since the soldier was gruesomely murdered at Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region. Major Mahama, who was the commander of […]
Members of Parliament are expected to resume work today [Tuesday] after a few weeks on recess. The Seventh Parliament is currently in its third session. The Speaker of Parliament recalled MPs for an emergency meeting in April 2019, to consider the Companies Bill and the controversial Amendment to the AGM petroleum deal. Parliament in the […]
The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Williams Ayamdo has announced that more troops will be sent to the troubled areas of Chereponi and Saboba in the North East region in the aftermath of the violence that erupted there. He said the troops will be sent in from Wednesday. According to him, the current troops […]
The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Council (GIPC), Yoofi Grant has told Citi News that a number of foreign investors are ready to invest in the Komenda Sugar Factory. Yoofi Grant said government is critically examining their proposals before giving the green light. Traditional Rulers in the Central Region have asked government ...