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More than 70% of children in Ghana are poor – Report

More than seventy percent of children in Ghana are poor. This is according to the Multi-Dimensional Child Poverty in Ghana report put together by the National Development Planning Commission, Ghana...

NACOB to probe new trend of substance abuse in drugs

The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) says it has identified a new substance abuse aside from the traditional ones such as marijuana. This includes the usage of sanitary pads, carpenters glue,...

“Govts programme of economic recovery has been successful” – President Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the programme of economic recovery that his Government put in place, some three years ago, upon his assumption of office, has been...

Youth getting high on dried human feces and sanitary pads – NACOB

The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has expressed worry about the youth’s gradual transition from traditional hard drugs like cocaine, heroine and marijuana to more disturbing yet equally intoxicating substances....

UW: Interior Minister interacts with staff of GPS, GNFS, GIS, NADMO and NACOB

The Upper West Region is witnessing a year on year reduction in robberies. Robberies reduced from 120 reported cases in 2017 to 99 in 2018 while the number of...

Household Register: Over 180,000 households captured in Upper East Region

The National Coordinator of the Ghana National Household Registry, Dr. Prosper Laari, says about 184,125 households were captured in a data collected in 2018 in the Upper East Region. According...

Man jailed for impersonating Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta on Facebook

A man who created a Facebook account to impersonate the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has been given a 12-month prison sentence with hard labour. Nuetey Latif Ahinguah, also...

Ghanaians urged to use ADR to resolve conflicts

President of the Ghana Association of ADR Practitioners (GNAAP) Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, has called for the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to resolve conflicts as well as promote access...

Ghana Audit Service demands eligible public servants declare assets

The Ghana Audit Service has asked public institutions to identify those eligible to declare their assets and liabilities to ensure they do the needful. The Service says it would prepare...

Declare assets or face sanctions- Audit Service gives ultimatum

Ghana Audit Service says it has come to its attention that some Public Officials fail to declare their assets to the Auditor General as required by Law. In line with...

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Africa

Africa’s richest woman plans to sue Angolan government

Africa's richest woman, Isabel Dos Santos, has denied fraud and plans to sue the Angolan government. Ms Dos Santos in a statement on Thursday said...

Nigerians ask for selfies instead of money – Dangote says

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has disclosed that, people only ask for selfies with him instead of money when they see him. Mr Dangote, speaking...

World

EU presidents sign UK withdrawal deal ahead of Brexit day

The presidents of European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, and the European Council Charles Michel, have signed the Brexit deal agreed in October and...

US imposes visa restrictions for pregnant women to limit ‘birth tourism’

The US Government is introducing a new rule to try to stop pregnant women travelling to the country to give birth for purposes of...