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7 arrested for refurbishing LPG cylinders illegally

By Juliet Mettle-Edmond Seven suspects engaged in the sale of refurbished damaged cylinders have been arrested. They were rounded up during a joint operation by the Ghana National Fire Service in collaboration with officials of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA)...

President Akufo-Addo, Lands Minister hold investor roundtable at UN General Assembly

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor has joined President  Akufo-Addo for an investor Roundtable, organised by the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, in partnership with AngloGold Ashanti and JP Morgan. The Roundtable on the sidelines...

Kumasi: World Peace Day marked with calls to eschew ethnocentrism

By: Razak Baba The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Simon Osei-Mensah says in recent time, Ghana's image as an oasis of peace and stability has come under threat as a result of frequent disputes and conflicts that have ethnic undertones. These...

McCarthy Hill residents raise concerns over cement production in community

SOURCE: GNA The McCarthy Hill Residents Association has raised concerns over the “illegal” production and manufacturing of cement by Empire Cement Company Ghana in the community. The Association, at a press conference, alleged that the Company was still producing cement despite...

More calls for review of Ghana’s Free SHS Program

By: Razak Baba A Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Dr. Christopher Larbie has added his voice to calls by Civil Society Organisations on the need for some level of review of the...

Lands Ministry staff jailed 15 months in hard labour over extortion from illegal miners

A staff of the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has been sentenced to 15 months in prison in hard labour. The convict, Gabriel Gyamerah Sarpong was accused of extorting over GH¢200,000 from illegal miners to aid them carry out...

Appiatse reconstruction takes off

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE After months of preparatory works, the reconstruction of Appiatse in the Western Region has taken off. A four-member team from the Architectural and Engineering Services Limited (AESL), the consultants for the project, is in Appiatse supervising the reconstruction. The team,...

Vice President Bawumia attends inauguration of Kenya’s President-elect Arap Ruto

By: Mercy Darko Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has left the country for Nairobi, Kenya to represent Ghana at the swearing-in of the President-elect of Kenya, William Samoei Arap Ruto. Until his election on August, 15, 2022, Arap Ruto served as...

Decision to block SIM Cards unlawful, unacceptable – NDC

SOURCE: GNA The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described as unlawful and unacceptable the decision by the National Communications Authority (NCA) to block all outgoing calls and data services of Ghanaians who have not re-registered their SIM cards. It said the...

Asogli State 2022 ‘Yam Festival’ marked in grand style

By Tilda Acorlor Traditional, Social, Political and Religious Leaders, Diplomats, Corporate and Businessmen from different walks of life gathered at this year's grand durbar of the Asogli Te Za (Yam Festival) of the Chiefs and people of the Asogli Traditional...

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Western Region loses another Imam

By Marie Aziz Tunde The demise of the Western Regional Imam, Alhaji Sanni Abdullah Bawa, has been reported. The sad event...

Ghana’s Legendary Bronze Medalist, Prince Amartey, dies aged 78

By Tilda Acorlor. Ghana's boxer and Bronze Medalist at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Prince Amartey, has passed on at age 78. He died on...

New York: Predictable and sustainable financing key to winning battle against terrorism

By Edward Nyarko “Africa today carries the largest share of the international peace and security burden, which in fact should be a global responsibility,” says...

Fitch downgrades Ghana from ‘CCC’ to ‘CC’

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Ghana’s Long-Term Local- and Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to ‘CC’, from ‘CCC’. Fitch typically does not assign Outlooks to issuers...

Ghana suffered 3-0 defeat to Brazil in pre-World Cup friendly

Ghana suffered a 3-0 defeat in the hands of five-time world champions Brazil during a friendly match at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre,...