CBG starts “We Stand With You” campaign on humanitarian activities

The Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG) has launched a campaign, dubbed: “We Stand with You”, as part of its second-anniversary activities to promote humanitarian activities. The campaign aims at rewarding customers and prospective customers who have supported deprived communities, institutions, groups, families, and individuals during the COVID-19 crisis. A statement from CBG said the three-month campaign, […]

GES introduces ‘Safe Schools’ concept in Koforidua

Eastern Regional Girls Education Officer, Patricia Brago Gyamfi, has announced that the Ghana Education Service (GES) has introduced a “Safe Schools” concept across public and private schools in Koforidua to check corporal punishment. The concept, which seeks to sensitize teachers on the negative effects of caning, would educate teachers and students on the need to […]

1,557 registrants added to Volta voter roll

Limited Voters Registration: Some patrons "abusing" guarantor system- Electoral Officer

The Volta Regional Directorate of the Electoral Commission has added a total of 1,557 voters to the national electoral roll after the one-day continuous registration exercise. Regional Director of EC, Adukpo Selormey, said the voters captured were mostly first time teenagers, who have just turned 18 years but were unable to register during the mass […]

Police say kidnapping in Ho a hoax

Ho Municipal Police Directorate investigations have revealed that the alleged kidnapping incident at Area 52, a suburb in the Municipality, is a hoax and a ‘cooked’ story by the victim and his friend. Assistant Superintendent of Police, Mr Alexander Yeboah, in-charge of the Command, in an interview said that the two carefully planned the purported […]

President Akufo-Addo inaugurates nine-member LOC for Ghana 2023

President Akufo-Addo has inaugurated a nine-member Local Organising Committee (LOC) to commence preparations toward Ghana’s hosting of the 13th African Games in 2023. Ghana would for the first time in the 55-year history of the continental multi-sports competition play host to the games after it won the bid in 2018 to stage it in the […]

Crime Investigators adjust methods of operations to fight contemporary crimes

Detectives have been tasked to adjust their methods of operations to effectively fight contemporary crimes. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Joseph Gyamera Oklu, Director of Operations, Criminal Investigation Department (CID), stated that crime and its relations, are advancing hence the need for detectives to position themselves well to fight it. He said it was important […]

Australian High Commissioner inaugurates Youth Development centre in Sunyani

The Australian High Commissioner to Ghana, Gregory Andrews,  has inaugurated a Youth Development Centre in Sunyani to offer employable skills training to young people in Sunyani and Sunyani West Municipalities. The centre, funded by the Australian government through its Direct Aid Programme, is in line with an “Integrated Sewing Project” being implemented by the Sunyani […]

EPA works towards certification of LPG operators

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working to ensure that only properly trained persons could operate in the gas value chain. According to the Deputy Executive Director of the EPA, Ebenezer Appah-Sampong, he said the move was to help end the wrongful handling of the product from the point of transportation to the final consumer. […]

Ex-convict grabbed for allegedly impregnating step-daughter

A 54-year-old tailor, Seth Kwesi Asare, who allegedly had sex with his 15-year-old step-daughter and impregnated her at Adabraka in Accra, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Seth Kwesi Asare, being charged for defilement and he happens to be an ex-convit. The Police disclosed that Asare has been previously jailed on a similar offence. […]

National Peace Council moves to eliminate vigilantism

The National Peace Council (NPC) has called for the support of stakeholders in efforts to ensure a peaceful and violent-free general election. According to them, it is said that violence perpetrated by party-affiliated vigilante groups has become a major threat to Ghana’s democracy and the peace of the nation, hence the need to work as […]