Power Distribution Services (PDS) has described as ‘inaccurate’ reports that it has waived over GHS 100 million of the debt owed the company by residents of Krobo Odumase in the Eastern Region. The company in a statement said the downward review of the debt owed by the residents was as a result of a “data […]
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 ...
Major roads that were rehabilitated within the Asokore Mampong Municipality in the Ashanti Region prior to the 2016 general elections have deteriorated as the streets which experienced facelift have been riddled with gaping potholes. The development has left road users frustrated. In the run-up to the 2016 polls, the then government rehabilitated the 10.8km ...
Residents of Chereponi embarked on a demonstration on Thursday to register their displeasure over insecurity in the district occasioned by recurrent clashes between Konkombas and Anufuls. The residents are also opposed to a decision by the Regional Security Council to ban the use of motorbikes in the area.The REGSEC on Thursday announced a ban on […]
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) will on Saturday, May 25 2019, organise elections to elect regional executives in four existing regions and six newly-created regions. Election of executives for two of the newly created regions, Oti and Volta Regions will however take place on June 16, 2019.A statement from the NDC said the party has […]
The Ghana National Fire service has been working round the clock to contain a fire at the premises of Central Furnitures at Sakaman. The fire is believed to have started at about 2 am on Friday. The fire service was at the scene some 13 minutes later, according to the assistant director of operations of […]
The Public Records and Archives Administration Department in the Central Region says the region risks losing about 28,600 historical documents over preservation challenges. The Regional Head of the department, Gregory Septimus Setse, said if urgent steps are not taken to repair these deteriorating documents “we stand a chance to lose our memory as a nation.” ...
Police have made 35 arrests following four days of unrest in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality over a disconnection exercise being carried out by Power Distribution Service (PDS). Currently, 100 police personnel drawn from the National Formed Police Unit in Accra, Rapid Deployment Force and the Counter Terrorism Unit together with men from the Eastern […]
Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan has rescinded his decision to retire from international football ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. Gyan took to his twitter handle to announce the u-turn, which he said was influenced by a conversation with President Nana Akufo-Addo on Tuesday. “A presidential request is one that cannot […]
Reggae and dancehall artiste, Livingstone Etse Satekla popularly known in showbiz circles as ‘Stonebwoy’ is being interrogated by the Police. It follows the fracas that occurred between Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA). It started when Stonebwoy was called to the stage to receive the award for ‘Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of […]
The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Samuel Atta-Akyea has assured residents of Nima and Maamobi that they need not fear any eviction as the government plans its redevelopment of the area. Speaking on Eyewitness News, the Minister said the redevelopment of the area will be in the best interest of the residents. It will not […]
The Upper West Regional Police command is yet to secure any credible information on the murder of the Daffiama-Busie-Issa constituency Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Richard Bayiviala Polibing was last Thursday shot in the head while returning from a funeral in his constituency. The Upper West Regional police Commander, DCOP Peter Ndekugre ...