NCCE launches report on political party vigilantism

 The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has launched a report on a roadmap to the fight against political party vigilantism in the country. The report, dubbed: “Engagement with Political Parties and Other Stakeholders on the Menace of Political Party Vigilantism,” was launched during a media encounter with Mrs Josephine Nkrumah, NCCE Chairperson. Mrs Nkrumah […]

TAP Air Portugal takes delivery of first A321 Long Range

 Management of TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of its first A321 Long Range, becoming the first airline in the world to operate the A330neo and the A321 Long Range simultaneously. A statement issued in Accra by the Airline said the A321 Long Range, was the first TAP narrow body aircraft operating transatlantic routes, offering […]

Ghana takes steps to promote Universal Health Care Package

The Minister of Health, Mr. Kwaku Agyeman Manu, says steps are being taken to make Universal Health Care (UHC) Package accessible throughout the country by 2030, to improve the quality of care. The UHC Package is expected to be a set of health services that meets the health needs and aspirations of every Ghanaian irrespective […]

Ghana, Senegal, Egypt favourites for 2019 AFCON – Michael Essien

Former Black Stars midfielder Michael Essien has picked Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria, Senegal and Egypt as favourites to win the Nations Cup. According to Essien, there are several good teams in Africa now but the heavyweights will reign supreme in the end. “That is a difficult one because there are so many good teams these days […]

Police man, three others jailed 70 years for robbery

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a police officer and three others to a total of 70 years imprisonment for robbery. Corporal Raymond Amegashie is to serve 20 years in prison, Ibrahim Ayirebo 18 years while Bright Dorkanu and Stanley Akorli will each serve 16 years in prison. The court presided over by Aboagye Tanoh […]

One more body found in Odaw River after Sunday's downpour in Accra

One body has been found in the Odaw River in Accra, after last Sunday’s downpour. The body, identified as a male adult was found Monday evening but could not be immediately retrieved. The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) on Monday confirmed the death of five persons following Sunday’s downpour and the subsequent floods in some […]

Make Odamtten running mate to Mahama – Volta NDC Group

A group of National Democratic Congress (NDC) activists have made a call on the party’s Flagbearer for the 2020 election, former President John Mahama, to choose a former Mayor of Tema, as his Running mate. According to the “Activists for Victory 2020” (AfV-2020), Mr Isaac Ashai Odamtten, had the qualities and lineage that perfectly fitted […]

Engen Ghana commends National Petroleum Authority

Engen Ghana Limited on Tuesday commended the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) for adopting prudent security measures to deal with threats of petroleum black market dealers in the downstream industry. “NPA in collaboration with the National Security and players in the downstream petroleum sector, worked together to deal with the emerging threat of Petroleum Black Dealers. […]

'I’m not in Kwesi Appiah's plans'- Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu

Fit-again Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu has ruled himself out of playing at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Cup after claiming he is not in the plans of head coach Kwesi Appiah. The experienced midfielder returned to action at the end of last month after an 11-month injury layoff. He was an 85th minute substitute in Udinese’s […]

GRA to prosecute tax defaulters- Commissioner General

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has directed its legal Department to compile reports on all tax defaulter for prosecution, Mr Kofi Nti, the Commissioner General of the Authority hinted on Monday. He said tax payers who had also failed to file their annual tax returns would also be prosecuted. Mr Ntii said this in a […]