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President Akufo-Addo tours new regions today

President Akufo-Addo will start a five-day tour of some of the new regions on Wednesday, April 10, to gain first-hand knowledge of their development challenges, inspect ongoing projects and commission completed ones. The regions to be toured include Western North, Ahafo and Bono East. The President would first visit the Western North to inspect construction […]

Ghana, Czech Republic sign credit facility for 50 steel bridges

Ghana and the Czech Republic have signed a €47 million credit facility to provide 50 steel bridges in selected communities across the country as part of infrastructure works. The Minister of Roads and Highways, Mr Akwasi Amoako-Atta, signed the agreement on behalf of government in Accra for the design, supply and installation of the small […]

NPP activist enters Adenta parliamentary primary race

The Chief Executive Officer of Vision Lob and an activist of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Alfred Kumi, has declared his intention to contest the party’s 2020 parliamentary primaries at the Adenta Constituency in Accra. He said, Adenta, being one of the biggest constituencies in the country had developed at a fast pace, yet […]

Mobile money transactions hit GH¢52.35 billion – BoG

Mobile money transactions have increased by about 177 per cent between 2013 and March 2018, reaching GH¢312. 93 million and valued at GH¢52.35 billion transactions in March this year, Dr Ernest Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), has said. He said companies with GH¢48.24 million transactions were valued at GH¢5.91 billion in […]

NDC, NPP agree to disband vigilante groups

After years of back-and-forth movements, the journey towards the disbandment of vigilante groups in the country’s political space took shape Tuesday with a historic meeting between the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the two parties at the centre of vigilantism. The crunch meeting, which lasted more than five hours, with […]

VEEP Bawumia urges private sector to spearhead socio-economic transformation

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has urged the private sector to spearhead socio-economic transformation in the ECOWAS sub-region. “Sometimes in fact, many times, governments are too slow. Let the private sector lead the way to catalyse our social economic transformation to improve the business environment, the opportunities for job creation,” Vice President Bawumia remarked on […]

Akufo-Addo to cut sod for construction of Tamale interchange Today

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to cut the sod for the construction of the first ever interchange in Tamale in the Northern Region Today. The interchange is the first to be constructed in the Northern part of the country. The project, which is one of the promises of the Akufo-Addo led government is […]

Ghana Gas connects pipeline to Aboadze power enclave

The Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas) has successfully completed the tie-in of its 11-km gas pipeline from Atuabo to the West African Gas Pipeline at the Aboadze power enclave in the Shama District in the Western Region. The project, which was completed ahead of schedule and within cost, is expected to pave the way […]

Woman jailed for inflicting knife wounds on daughter, 12

A 35-year-old woman who subjected her 12-year-old daughter to severe beatings and inflicted knife wounds on her after accusing her of stealing GH¢119 has been sentenced to six years imprisonment by the Accra Circuit Court. Rebecca Ojo Udonsi, a Nigerian, pleaded guilty to causing harm and was slapped with the jail term by the court, […]