Minority demands whereabouts of Lebanese Bussinessman, Mahran

The Minority in Parliament is demanding that, government breaks its silence over the abduction and disappearance of a Lebanese businessman, Mahran Mustapha Baajour. A statement signed by the Ranking Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs, Samuel Okudzeto-Ablakwa said Mahran Mustapha Baajour, 39, who is a Lebanese businessman of Palestinian origin, arrived in Accra, from Lebanon on […]

Gabon President returns after recovering from illness in Morocco

President Ali Bongo Ondimba is back to Gabon after several months in Morocco recovering from illness. He flew back to Libreville accompanied by his wife Sylvia, to be welcomed by Prime Minister Julien Bekale and senior members of government. Several thousands of people also turned out at the airport to greet the president after the […]

Ghanaians urged to consult financial experts on investments

A Sunyani based Economist and Financial expert, Bright Kyeremeh, has advised Ghanaians to consult financial experts on their investments. According to him, this will helpf protect investors from falling victim to Ponzi schemes and other fraudulent financial activities. In an interview with GBC, Mr Kyeremeh attributed the rise in this type of fraud mainly to […]

Zero Discrimination Day: UNAIDS urges countries to change discriminatory laws

Today is Zero Discrimination Day. It is annually celebrated by the UN and other international organisations. The day was first celebrated on March 1, 2014, and was launched by UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé on 27 February of that year. According to the UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibe, “Human rights violations are happening all over […]

Medical service must not be geared towards profit-making – Prof Badu Akosa

A Former Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa, says the essence of medical service must not only be geared towards profit making but should be regarded as a community spirited activity. He said health workers owe it a responsibility to be known by all, particularly those within the communities they live, […]

GPHA Boss murder case adjourned to March 14

The murder case involving the driver and the house help of the late Mrs. Josephine Asante, the Marketing and Public Affairs Manager of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has again been adjourned to the 14th of March 2019. The Magistrate at the Tema Magistrate Court, Mrs. Akosua Anokyewaa Agyapong, has ordered that the medical […]

Kaneshie first light road to close for construction

Parts of the Kaneshie first light road will be closed to traffic from Sunday March 3, for the construction of an underground drainage. The project will see contractors cut through the road in front of Accra Academy to the Mataheko end of the road. The closure, which will last for 30 days is to help […]

Zonal and Town councils urged to support Assemblies in revenue mobilisation

The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Samuel Aryeetey has called for the engagement of the Zonal and Town Councils to support the Assemblies in their revenue mobilization. This, according to him, will make it difficult for people to evade taxes especially on properties. Mr. Aryeetey gave the call at a panel discussion on Citizens Participation and […]

Prof Yankah bemoans lack of academic publishing firms in Africa

The Minister of State in Charge of Tertiary Education, Prof Kwesi Yankah, has bemoaned the lack of Academic publishing firms of International standards in Africa. The situation he says, puts the continent at risk of losing its academia to the west as they go in search of publishing firms of higher standards to share knowledge […]