Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Politics

Gabby Asare Otchere Darko laments low returns from E-levy

Gabby Asare Otchere Darko laments low returns from E-levy

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Gabby Asare Otchere Darko has bemoaned the low revenue returns from the much-touted Electronic Transfer Levy (E-Levy). In a series of tweets Monday,...
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Citizens must be at centre of every decision made by government- Speaker

Story: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Speaker of Ghana’s Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban S.K. Bagbin, says Ghanaians must be at the centre of every decision made by the...

Minority insists Minister for Finance was not forthright about Covid-19 expenditure

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH A Deputy Ranking Member of the Finance Committee of Parliament, Mr. Isaac Adongo has challenged the figures put out by the Minister...

Speaker directs Finance and Health Committee to probe COVID-19 expenditure

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has directed the Finance Committee with help from the Health Committee to scrutinize Government's COVID-19 expenditure as was...

Saglemi Housing Case: Collins Dauda, others back in Court June 26

By Beatrice Oppon The trial of two former Ministers of Works and Housing Alhaji Collins Dauda and Kweku Agyeman Mensah and three others involved in...

General News

End your demonstration at 4 pm – Court to Arise Ghana group

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Her Ladyship Comfort Kwasiwor Tasiame has directed Arise Ghana organisers of the #KromAyeShe demonstration to end their public protests at 4 pm...

Ambassador Gambila of Burkina Faso cautions youth against fake promises of greener pastures abroad

Ghana’s Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Boniface Gambila has expressed worry about the youth who get deceived by unknown people to travel to Burkina Faso...

Eggs are good for everyone, says campaigner for Eggstra-O

By Tilda Acorlor. The Project Lead of the Eggstra-O Campaign, Ndidi Fordjoe, says women and children must eat eggs to grow well and healthy. She...

Call for expedite passage of Community Service Sentencing Bill

By Razak Baba Participants at a sensitisation forum in Kumasi on community service sentencing have called on Parliament to expedite the passage of the Community...

Latest News

Arise Ghana intends to protest at the Presidency tonight

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE A leading member of the Arise Ghana Movement, Mensah Thompson says members of the group intend to protest...

Men wearing wig is the next big thing- Celebrity barber

Story by: Benedicta Konadu Ghana's popular barber who is well known as the Celebrity barber, Nikky Okyere, has stated that...

I want to work with Cristiano Ronaldo- Celebrity barber

Story by: Benedicta Konadu Ghanaian celebrity barber well-known as Nikky the Barber has stated that he would like to be...

Arise Ghana protests against poor economic conditions

By: Henrietta Afful Members of Arise Ghana - a pressure group, are hitting the streets of Accra today, June 28,...

Paracetamol is the most abused painkiller- Dr. Nii Lante

By Seli Baisie A Physician Specialist, Dr. Nii Lante Okunka Blankson says the most commonly abused painkiller is paracetamol. This, according...

Features

Ghana showcased in colours at Okyeman Ohum Homecoming Festival

By Nana Asare Mireku Another opportunity to portray culture in pome and pageantry as Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, entreated Ghanaians to reflect on core...

Stigmatising return migrants is dangerous to migration management – stakeholders

Ms Josephine Oppong-Yeboah is a media personality and gender advocate. She believes that the best every community could do to their return migrants was...

I’m committed to setting up an insurance package for journalists – Dwumfour

Mr. Albert Kwabena Dwumfour, a Ghana Journalist Association’s (GJA) Presidential hopeful, says he will set up an insurance scheme for journalists to protect them...

Business News

Transit trade declines by 23% in first quarter of 2022

Data from the State Insurance Company (SIC), has revealed that transit trade for the first quarter of 2022 decreased by 23 percent compared to...

Producer Price Inflation rate hits 33.5% in May 2022

By Edzorna Francis Mensah The year-on-year producer inflation for all industries stood at 33.5 percent in May 2022 with a monthly change rate of 3.6...

First quarter of 2022 GDP grows by 3.3%

By Edzorna Francis Mensah The Provisional real quarterly Gross Domestic Product (QGDP) growth rate including Oil and Gas, grew 3.3% (year on year) in the...

Government committed to making Ghana best place for businesses – Veep Bawumia

Vice President (VEEP), Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has assured industry players of Government’s commitment to make Ghana the best place for businesses to strive. With the...

Government to introduce legislation to compel commercial banks in Ghana to give loans to farmers – Agric Minister

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto has revealed that the government will soon introduce a Bill to be...

Stop table-top selling of Petroleum products- National Petroleum Authority cautions

National Petroleum Authority has advised the public against patronizing fuel being sold on tabletop outlets. According to the Bono Regional Manager of the NPA, Kwadwo...

Health News

Paracetamol is the most abused painkiller- Dr. Nii Lante

By Seli Baisie A Physician Specialist, Dr. Nii Lante Okunka Blankson says the most commonly abused painkiller is paracetamol. This, according to him, is because paracetamol...

Muslim Health Workers conduct free health screening

By Razak Baba Over one thousand residents of Akwatia Line and Tafo Zongo in the Greater Kumasi area of the Ashanti Region have benefited from...

Covid-19: Get vaccinated to save your life

By By NANA KOFI HAMMAH The emergence and the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus covid-19 resulted in a global public health crisis, causing a...

No Ebola outbreak in Northern region

By Murtala Issah The Northern Regional Health Directorate has debunked claims that there is a confirmed case of Ebola in Tamale. The Regional Disease Control Officer,...

Poverty causes high blood pressure- SNR lecturer

By: Konadu Benedicta The Senior Lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Ghana- Legon, Dr. Cecilia Eliason, has reiterated that...

Vigorous sex is not good for those who have high Blood Pressure- Doctor

Story by Konadu Benedicta A Senior Lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Ghana- legon, Dr. Cecilia Eliason, says people...

Entertainment | Lifestyle

Celebrity barber

Men wearing wig is the next big thing- Celebrity barber

Story by: Benedicta Konadu Ghana's popular barber who is well known as the Celebrity barber, Nikky Okyere, has stated that men will start wearing wigs. Speaking...
Celebrity barber

I want to work with Cristiano Ronaldo- Celebrity barber

Story by: Benedicta Konadu Ghanaian celebrity barber well-known as Nikky the Barber has stated that he would like to be the barber for Portuguese footballer...

Men wearing wig is the next big thing- Celebrity barber

Story by: Benedicta Konadu Ghana's popular barber who is well known as the Celebrity barber, Nikky Okyere, has stated that men will start wearing wigs. Speaking...

I want to work with Cristiano Ronaldo- Celebrity barber

Story by: Benedicta Konadu Ghanaian celebrity barber well-known as Nikky the Barber has stated that he would like to be the barber for Portuguese footballer...

Arise Ghana protests against poor economic conditions

By: Henrietta Afful Members of Arise Ghana - a pressure group, are hitting the streets of Accra today, June 28, 2022 to demonstrate against what...

Paracetamol is the most abused painkiller- Dr. Nii Lante

By Seli Baisie A Physician Specialist, Dr. Nii Lante Okunka Blankson says the most commonly abused painkiller is paracetamol. This, according to him, is because paracetamol...

Education

Eastern Region: NAGRAT expresses concern over work overload in Second Cycle Institutions

By Michael Kofi Kenetey The Eastern Regional Chapter of the National Graduate Teachers, NAGRAT has made a complaint to government concerning the stress and fatigue...

Parents urged to support pregnant and parenting teens

By Seraphine Nyuiemedi The Afadzato South District Girls Education Officer, Janet Esi Hammond, has appealed to parents to support their pregnant teenage girls or those...

Leader of Greater Accra School feeding Caterers Association’s appointment to AMA revoked

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has terminated the appointment of the President of the Greater Accra School Feeding Caterers Association, Juliana Cudjoe...

Science | Technology

How do you trace your stolen or snatched phone?

Story by Nana Ama Gyapong The Chief Executive Officer of DK Cyber, David Gyedu has revealed that immediately one notices their cell phones has been...

Any information you put on social media can be used against you in future- CEO of DK Cyber Zone Gh

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Social media helps us to connect with the world, but it also comes with risks, like account takeovers, and links or scams...

Vice President Bawumia announces use of space technology to monitor Ghana’s water resources

By Mercy Darko Government says it will leverage space technology systems to monitor and protect water resources to maintain its worth and quality. This comes...

Video News

Fight breaks out at NPP Constituency Elections at Klottey Korle in Greater Accra

By Jacob Aggrey Confusion erupted at Klottey Korle in the Greater Accra Region, during voting for new NPP Constituency Executives.  According to GBC News reporter,...

VIDEO: Finance Minister presents 2022 Budget

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta is presenting the 2022 Budget to parliament. Watch here:

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo COP 26 Address in Glasgow, Scotland

President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 2nd November 2021, delivered Ghana’s statement at the UN Climate Change Conference, COP 26,...

VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo’s full UN General Assembly speech

President Akufo-Addo has addressed the UN General Assembly at the annual gathering of world leaders in New York City. Watch here:

VIDEO: GSS releases provisional 2021 Census results

The Ghana Statistical Service, (GSS) will today, Wednesday, September 22, 2021, release a provisional report on the 2021 Population and Housing Census. The GSS...

Sport News & Updates

mascot

AWCON 2022: LOC unveils official Mascot

Story by Akosua Adjei Organisers of the 2022 TotalEnergies Women’s Africa Cup of Nations have outdoored the official Mascot for the biennial event. The Mascot who...
Black Stars Midfielder Joseph Painstil Gives back Ajax FC

VIDEO: Black Stars Midfielder Joseph Painstil Gives back Ajax FC

By: Akosua Adjei Black Stars and KRC Genk player Joseph Painstil has donated balls, set of jerseys, gloves and other football supplies to his boyhood...

World Cup Cities revealed

Mexico City's iconic Estadio Azteca and the Los Angeles Rams' multi-billion dollar SoFi Stadium are among 16 venues to host games at the 2026...

GPL: Italian Ambassador to Ghana congratulates GPL Champions Kotoko

By: Akosua Adjei The Italian Ambassador to Ghana Daniela d’Orlandi has applauded Kotoko for emerging champions of the 2021-2022 season. The Ambassador received a delegation...

“Africa must do away with negative mentality” – FIFA legend Matheus

Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) legend has said Africa has the quality to make an impact at the world cup but must do...

Isaac Dogboe’s Management Denies Nationality Switch

By: Akosua Adjei Management of Former WBO junior-featherweight Champion Isaac Dogboe has denied rumors intimating the boxer has switched nationality from Ghana to UK. Several reports...
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Travel & Tour

Ghana Airport Company begins probe into death of passenger from US

Management of Ghana Airports Company Limited said investigations have commenced into circumstances surrounding the death of an arriving passenger from the US. Ghana Airport Company...

Togo opens land border with Ghana

Togo on Monday night opened its land border with Ghana, coming more than 50 days after Ghana reopened its land borders to neighbouring countries. When...

Africa

ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority meet to discuss electricity tariffs

By: Caleb Agyekum Aidoo As part of efforts to ensure the affordability of electricity tariffs in the West African Sub Region, the ECOWAS Regional Electricity...

Nigeria bans degrees from Ukraine

Nigeria’s Medical and Dental Council says it will not recognise degrees from Ukrainian universities obtained since the start of the country’s war with Russia. The...

Commentary

Need for all Media Personalities to unite to better lives of Ghanaian Journalists

By Dr. Nana Sifa Twum After two years of election litigation, the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), on Friday, June 24, 2022, finally held its regional...

Cultural influences on policing in Ghana

By: Emmanuel Annang The question of how officers are recruited into the country's security services, including the Armed Forces and the nature of training, has...

Child Labour: Must We Criminalize Children Helping Parents On Cocoa Farms?

By Thomas Nsowah Adjei Child labour in Ghana is a very complex issue as it is difficult to determine what type of labour constitutes child...

Speeches | Lectures

Full Text: President Akufo-Addo’s 27th update on Covid-19 Measures

’The Vaccines are safe’’, ‘’We have enough Vaccines’’, ‘’The vaccines cannot change your political preference’’, says President Akufo Addo in his 27th Covid-19 Update. ...

FULL TEXT: Finance Minister presents 2022 Budget Statement

In accordance with Article 179 of the 1992 Constitution and Section 21 (3) of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016, (Act 921), the Minister...

SPEECH: President Akufo-Addo COP 26 Address in Glasgow, Scotland

National Statement By The President Of The Republic Of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, at The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference(COP 26), In...

Research | Discovery

Colleges of Education Research Conference concludes positively with vision to maintain Teacher Best Practices

By Razak Baba Teachers in Colleges of Education in Ghana have participated in a Research Conference at Nsuta in the Sekyere Central District of the...

UENR, other Universities promote insect-based food supplement

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark is leading a project dubbed HEALTHYSECT to generate new knowledge for accelerating rural insect farming and...

Data on water situation in Ghana: Data mismatch- GWJN Report

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The Ghana WASH Journalists Network (GWJN) formerly known as Ghana Watsan Journalists Network a voluntary not-for-profit organization comprising Ghanaian journalists who are...

Technology to address pest infestation in Cowpea, as Ghana progresses in GMOs

By Joyce Gyekye Ghana is progressing steadily with the introduction of Genetically Modified Cowpea. Known locally as beans, Scientists at the Agricultural Research Institute at...

World News

Mass funeral for victims of terrorist shootings in Catholic Church in South-Western Nigeria

SOURCE: BBC NEWS BBC reports that a mass funeral service is being held in South-Western Nigeria for victims of the shooting earlier this month, at...

Malaysia to abolish mandatory death penalty

Aljazeera reports that Malaysia has confirmed it will abolish the mandatory death penalty, which is currently used in a number of offences, including murder...

WTO warns of prolonged food crisis kicked of by war in Ukraine

Head of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says the food crisis which has been kicked off by the Ukraine war could last...

Thailand legalizes cultivation of cannabis

SOURCE: BBC NEWS People in Thailand can now grow cannabis plants at home and sell the crop after the country removed marijuana from its banned...