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Volta Development Forum to establish district farms

The Volta Development Forum (VDF), an apolitical organisation of people of Ewe descent, plans to establish farms in all districts in the Volta Region as part of its agro-development agenda. The initiative intends to cultivate 100-acre farms in each District...

Five contestants vie for Bono slot of Council of State

Five illustrious sons of the Bono Region have filed their respective nominations to contest the membership of the Council of State. The election being organised by the Electoral Commission (EC) for the 16 Regions is slated for Friday, February 12,...

Ghana receives €9.7m EU Grant to Improve Access to Power in Sub-region

The European Union (EU), through the French Development Agency,  has approved a  €9.7-million euro grant for the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) to boost infrastructure works on the interconnection line between Ghana and Burkina Faso. A joint press statement said the...

Heavy security at Supreme Court as election petition hearing kicks off

Scores of police and military personnel have massed up at various points of entry to the Supreme Court complex as the hearing of the presidential election petition filed by former President John Mahama gets underway. Two police personnel each have...

Prof Benneh’s murder case: Prosecution submits medical report on 2nd suspect

Prosecution has now submitted a medical report on 2nd suspect weeks after failing to produce the suspect before the court with the recent one being the failure of the prosecution to meet a 48-hour deadline given by the court...

CCR shows love to the needy in Bawku

The Catholic Charismatic Renewal (CCR) in the Bawku Municipality of the Upper East Region has presented food items to about 70 needy persons in the area to celebrate Christmas. The items included rice, canned tomatoes and mackerel, valued about GH¢2,000.00...

Minority threatens to boycott President Akufo-Addo’s inauguration

Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority Caucus in Parliament on Tuesday  (December 22), staged a protest march to the Electoral Commission, demanding that the EC re-collated the Techiman South Constituency presidential and the parliamentary elections results with immediate effect. Gun...

Parliament approves US$10.24 million tax waivers on Assin Fosu road project

Parliament has approved a request for waiver of taxes and duties totaling US$10.24 million on materials, equipment and services to be procured for the rehabilitation of the National Trunk Road N8 (phase2). The duties and tax waivers comprise Import Duty,...

Electoral Commission has shown dexterity in its work – Dr Antwi-Danso

The Electoral Commission (EC) has shown dexterity in its work of managing electoral issues this year, Dr. Vladimir Antwi-Danso, Dean of Academic Affairs, Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College, has said. Dr Antwi-Danso said that although the EC may...

Fire destroys over ₵900,000 worth of property in Upper West- GNFS

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) office in the Upper West Region says property estimated at GH₵939,611 was lost to fire outbreaks in the region from January to October 2020. This figure shows about 295 per cent increase over last...

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UER: 9th Regional SSNIT and TUC Meeting held in Bolgatanga

Byy: Emmanuel Akayeti The leadership of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), in partnership with the Social Security and National Insurance...

I have no intention to kill patients, it was content – Student nurse reacts

The nursing student seen in a viral Tiktok clip threatening to kill her patients after she graduates from school says she had no intention...

Bank of Ghana raises policy rate to 22 per cent

By: Antoinette Selorm Abba The Bank of Ghana has announced plans to purchase foreign exchange arising from the voluntary repatriation of export proceeds from mining,...

Alan cautions NPP members on acts that may disturb peace and harmony

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE "It is a fact that the peaceful health walk was independently organised, and joined by thousands of well-meaning Ghanaian citizens across Kumasi, to...

NPP Steering Committee writes to Alan Kyerematen over ‘Aduro Wo So Health Work’

The National Steering Committee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has written to Trades and Industry Minister, Alan Kyerematen over the recently held 'Aduro...