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Two persons arrested in Volta Region for peddling narcotics

SOURCE: GNA The Ketu Divisional Police Command has arrested two suspects, Kpelly Kwame, 29 and Anani Sasu, 19, for peddling narcotics. They were apprehended following...

Minerals Commission shuts down operations at MAXAM Ghana

By Desmond Cudjoe The Minerals Commission has closed down the operations of MAXAM following the January 18, 2022, explosion at Appiate in the Prestea-Huni Municipality...

Ghana to face Nigeria in World Cup play-offs

The Black Stars will face the Super Eagles of Nigeria as both sides battle for a spot at the 2022 FIFA World Cup scheduled...

Black Stars Coach Milovan sacked! Possible replacements emerge

By Vanessa Adjei          The Ghana Football Association, GFA has sacked Black Stars Head Coach, Milovan Rajevac. The GFA decision follows an emergency meeting...

Politics

Ellen Ama Daaku.

Appiatse Explosion is pure negligence- Women’s Organiser Hopeful

By Benedicta Konadu The National Patriotic Party's National Women's Organizer Hopeful, Ellen Ama Daaku, has attributed the cause of the accident at Appiatse to ''sheer...
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Leave me out of Media Discourse on military protection- Professor Mike Ocquaye

Former Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, has refuted allegations that he was given military protection while he was Speaker of the 7th...

Minority in Parliament criticises withdrawal of Speaker Bagbin’s military detail

By Bubu Klinogo The Minority in Parliament says it is saddened and strongly denounces the withdrawal of the military detail attached to the office of...

Bagbin still has security protection – National Security

Source: Graphic Online The Ministry of National Security has explained that the Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban S.K. Bagbin still has security protection and that...

Ghana Armed Forces withdraws Bagbin military guards

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE Military personnel attached to the office of the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin have been withdrawn. The officers are WO1 Jafaru Bunwura, WOII Apugiba...

General News

Minerals Commission shuts down operations at MAXAM Ghana

By Desmond Cudjoe The Minerals Commission has closed down the operations of MAXAM following the January 18, 2022, explosion at Appiate in the Prestea-Huni Municipality...

WACAM, others intensify calls for responsible, safe mining practices

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining, WACAM, and the Center for Environmental Impact Analysis have reiterated their call on all mining companies to...

Establishment of core group of journalists on illegal mining critical to eliminating menace – Journalist advocates 

By: Rachel Kakraba Freelance Journalist, Edem Srem is advocating for the creation of a core group of journalists who will champion issues of illegal mining...

Appiatse Explosion: Chief Inspector of mines Kofi Adjei interdicted; Maxam Limited’s License suspended

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has directed the Chief Executive of the Minerals Commission, to interdict the Chief Inspector...

Latest News

Two persons arrested in Volta Region for peddling narcotics

SOURCE: GNA The Ketu Divisional Police Command has arrested two suspects, Kpelly Kwame, 29 and Anani Sasu, 19, for peddling...

Minerals Commission shuts down operations at MAXAM Ghana

By Desmond Cudjoe The Minerals Commission has closed down the operations of MAXAM following the January 18, 2022, explosion at...

Ghana to face Nigeria in World Cup play-offs

The Black Stars will face the Super Eagles of Nigeria as both sides battle for a spot at the...

Black Stars Coach Milovan sacked! Possible replacements emerge

By Vanessa Adjei          The Ghana Football Association, GFA has sacked Black Stars Head Coach, Milovan Rajevac. The GFA...

WACAM, others intensify calls for responsible, safe mining practices

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining, WACAM, and the Center for Environmental Impact Analysis have reiterated their call...

Features

Relief ramped up for Victims of Appiatse Explosion, following Vice President Bawumia and Officials visit to site

By Nathaniel Nartey Government says it will spare no effort to ensure the rapid return to normalcy for residents of Appiatse, a Community near Bogoso...

Kasoa New Market, Lorry Park Blues

By Rukaiyatu Musah Congestion has become a normalcy at the Kasoa New Market Lorry Park to the point that the Municipal Chief Executive for Awutu...

Beggar, Begging, Beggars!!!

By Rachel Kakraba From major intersections and ceremonial streets, beggars are located in major City Centers. What image does their activities give to the country? Ghana...

Business News

Ameri plant transfer to Kumasi is good but don’t politicize it – Energy Analyst

By Nathaniel Nartey Energy Analyst Kwame Juntuah has appealed to politicians not to play politics with government's takeover of the 250-megawatt Ameri power production plant...

Government suspends 20% expenditure in approved 2022 Budget

By Mercy Darko The Government of Ghana has suspended 20% expenditure in the 2022 Budget, according to the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta. Parliament has...

E-Levy Bill back to Parliament, Public Engagements begin

The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, says government officials will from January 20, 2022, begin a nationwide public sensitisation on the need for the...

BOG terminates appointment of two staff for presenting “fake certificates”

SOURCE: GNA The Bank of Ghana (BOG) has confirmed the termination of the appointment of two staff who presented “fake certificates” to get employment at...

Producer Price Inflation for December declines by 0.8% to close the year 2021

By Edzorna Francis Mensah The Producer Price Inflation for the month of December has declined by 0.8 percentage points lower than the rate recorded in...

Fitch downgrades economy over debt concerns

Source: Graphic Online An international ratings agency, Fitch, has downgraded the country's long-term default rating to B negative over concerns that the economy faced increased...

Health News

Ghana Health Service begins covid booster vaccination

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has begun the administration of booster doses of the Covid-19 vaccines  The move forms part of the revision made to...

Ghana Health Service says pregnant women can now receive Covid-19 vaccine

By Yvonne Atilego Ghana Health Service says it is now safe for pregnant women in Ghana to take the Covid-19 Vaccines. According to Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye,...

GHS relaxes Covid-19 vaccination requirements for arrivals at Kotoka International Airport

By Yvonne Atilego The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has reviewed guidelines for Ghanaians entering the country through the Kotoka International Airport (KIA). Per the earlier modification...

Migraine is disabling; seek early medical attention – Dr. Alfred Sedah

Story By: Henrietta Afful A Medical Practitioner at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Alfred Sedah says chronic migraine can lead to mental issues, brain...

Migraine can damage the brain- Specialist

By Konadu Benedicta Specialist Family Physician, at the Korle -Bu Teaching hospital, Dr. Alfred Seedah, has reiterated that migraine can cause certain parts of the...

Cheese, wine and stress can cause migraine – Dr. Alfred Seedah

By Stephen Donkor and Nana Kofi Hammah A General Medical Practitioner at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Alfred Seedah, has identified migraine as one of...

Entertainment | Lifestyle

Talent alone is not enough- Baba Sadiq Abdullai Abu

By Nana Kofi Hammah A Media and Entertainment Professional and Founder of 3music Networks Baba Sadiq Abdullai Abu has expressed some thoughts about leadership guidelines...
CEO of Music Networks, Sadiq Abdulai Abu.

Music feuds good business for Artistes- CEO of 3Music Networks

By Seli Baisie The Chief Executive Officer for 3Music Networks, Sadiq Abdulai Abu says music feuds popularly known as ‘beef’ is good business for talents...

Minerals Commission shuts down operations at MAXAM Ghana

By Desmond Cudjoe The Minerals Commission has closed down the operations of MAXAM following the January 18, 2022, explosion at Appiate in the Prestea-Huni Municipality...

Ghana to face Nigeria in World Cup play-offs

The Black Stars will face the Super Eagles of Nigeria as both sides battle for a spot at the 2022 FIFA World Cup scheduled...

Black Stars Coach Milovan sacked! Possible replacements emerge

By Vanessa Adjei          The Ghana Football Association, GFA has sacked Black Stars Head Coach, Milovan Rajevac. The GFA decision follows an emergency meeting...

WACAM, others intensify calls for responsible, safe mining practices

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining, WACAM, and the Center for Environmental Impact Analysis have reiterated their call on all mining companies to...

Education

Basic Schools calendar reverts to trimester system

Antionette Serlom Abbah Government has gone back on its earlier directive for basic schools to run a semester-based academic calendar. A statement from the Ministry of Education...

Government steps capacity building programs for University staff

By Swala Abdul-Wahab President Nana Akufo-Addo says the government will initiate programmes that will enhance the capacity of graduates at tertiary institutions to enable them...

GES summons meeting of Stakeholders over new semester calendar for public pre-tertiary schools

Story By: Nathaniel Nartey General Secretary of the Teachers and Educational Workers Union, TEWU Mark Denkyira Korankye has denied claims that the various teacher unions...

Science | Technology

TELCOS commit to ensure successful SIM re-registration

All Mobile Network Operators, App Designers and the National Communications Authority, NCA say they are committed to collaborating to ensure the success of the...

Microsoft poaches IBM’s Angela Kyeremanten-Jimoh as new Strategic Partnership Lead for Africa

By Clara Mlano International Corporate expert, Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh, has been appointed by Microsoft as its Strategic Partnership Lead for Africa in its new Africa Transformation...

BlackBerry phone faced out

Many vintage BlackBerry phones will stop working from today as the company turns off support for its operating system.  BlackBerry's phones have faced an...

Video News

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...

VIDEO: ECOWAS extraordinary summit on Guinea Coup opens in Accra

ECOWAS is holding an extraordinary summit in Accra on Thursday, September 16, 2021, to discuss the political situation in Guinea. Watch here:

Sport News & Updates

Ghana to face Nigeria in World Cup play-offs

The Black Stars will face the Super Eagles of Nigeria as both sides battle for a spot at the 2022 FIFA World Cup scheduled...

Black Stars Coach Milovan sacked! Possible replacements emerge

By Vanessa Adjei          The Ghana Football Association, GFA has sacked Black Stars Head Coach, Milovan Rajevac. The GFA decision follows an emergency meeting...

GPL: Ashantigold Appoints German Trainer Henry Haeusler as New Head Coach

By Tilda Acorlor. Ghana Premier League Club, Ashantigold SC have secured the services of German trainer Henry Haeusler as their new head coach. Haeusler penned a...

“Partey expresses disappointment on latest performance”

By Tilda Acorlor. Ghana’s midfielder and deputy captain of the Black stars, Thomas Teye Partey, has expressed disappointment in his latest performance with club and...

2021 AFCON: Never underrate Comoros – British commentator warns Cameroon

By Frimpong Akyereko 2021 AFCON host nation, Cameroon, have been cautioned against underrating tournament minnows Comoros in the round of 16. The tournament debutantes secured their...

2021 AFCON: Nigeria has always been strong contender for AFCON title – Ex-Ghana attacker

Ex-Ghana attacker Augustine Arhinful has tipped Nigeria as one of the leading contenders to win the 2021 AFCON title. Nigeria topped Group D with 9...
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Travel & Tour

DVLA traffic: Pre-inspection of new vehicles begin ahead of new year

By Nathaniel Nartey The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority, DVLA, has put in place measures to attend to customers in anticipation of the usual large...

Ghana Armed Forces investigating bomb-scare at Kotoka International Airport

Source: Graphic Online The Base Ammunition Depot Unit of the Ghana Armed Forces were on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 called in to remove an unattended...

Africa

43rd AU Ordinary Session comes off today

The 43rd Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) of the African Union comes off today. The two-day event to be held virtual will...

Second term for Gambia’s President, Adama Barrow, re-election up-held

Adama Barrow has been sworn in as the Gambia's president for a second term after the Supreme Court upheld his re-election for a second...

Commentary

Appiatse Accident: How effective are Ghana’s Minerals and Mining Explosive Regulations?

By Bubu Klinogo Thursday, 20th January 2022 will go down as one of the darkest days in the history of this country, and especially for...

Reminds stakeholders in road safety of their responsibility at ensuring an accident free year

Just twenty days into the new year and the country has already recorded some road accidents that have claimed lives. In the beginning of every...

How? Why? Did Ghana Exit AFCON?

By Bubu Klinogo, a Journalist News Commentary On How? Why? Did Ghana exit AFCON  The Senior National football team, the Black Stars of Ghana on January...

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

2021 WHO Report on Climate Change shows extremities

By Joyce Gyekye The 2021 WHO Report on Climate Change and Health, says this year experienced more extreme heats, floods, droughts, wildfires and hurricanes than...

Only 14.5% women are in leadership in Ghana

By Josephine Akari Data has shown that only 14.5 per cent of women are represented at all levels in political and leadership roles in the...

MESTI agencies discuss financing science research

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Environment, Science and Technology has met four agencies of the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology Innovation (MESTI) to...

GSS to release provisional results for 2021 Population & Housing Census on September 22

By Edzorna Francis Mensah The Ghana Statistical Service is set to release provisional results for the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) on Wednesday, September...