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Blatter, Platini cleared of corruption charges at FIFA trial

SOURCE: REUTERS Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and France footballing legend Michel Platini were both cleared of corruption charges by a Swiss court on Friday. Blatter, who led FIFA for 17 years, was cleared of fraud by the Federal Criminal Court...

Prison officers displaced by floods in Obuasi; trapped residents rescued

By Nicholas Osei-Wusu Some junior officers at the Obuasi Local Prisons in the Ashanti region have been displaced by floods following last Wednesday evening's torrential rains. The Junior Officers' Barracks was part of the properties that were hard hit by floods...

CHRAJ raises concern over increasing cases of banishment of people by traditional authorities in the Central Region

The Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has expressed worry about the increase in expulsion cases being orchestrated by some traditional authorities across the Central Region. The Commission said the practice had resurfaced in many remote parts of...

Northern Region: Protests over bad roads

By Murtala Issah Residents of Dalun in the Kumbungu District of the Northern region have petitioned President Akufo Addo to intervene and get the Contractor working on the Bontanga-Dalun -Nawuni road completed.The 10-kilometer road was awarded on contract in 2016, but...

Immigration Officers schooled on tackling border security challenges

The Western Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has held two separate capacity-building workshops for its frontline officers in the Western Region. The workshop, attended by 50 selected GIS officers, is the third phase of the implementation of...

Islamic Cleric urges Ghanaians to exercise patience with government

The Kadjebi District Deputy Chief Imam, Alhaji Osman Abdul-Aziz has called on Ghanaians to exercise patience with the government as it prepares to put the country on sound footing. Alhaji Abdul-Aziz said the citizenry needed to help the government develop...

About 86,000 households enumerated in Ningo-Prampram District

Census enumerators in the Ningo-Prampram District has successfully tallied about 86,000 households within the area at the end of the 14-day schedule. Mr. Larry Nii Dugba, Ningo-Prampram District Census Training Centre Head and Field Supervisor disclosing this to the Ghana...

Girls must pursue education for a brighter future

Girls have been reminded that the place of a woman cannot be limited to the kitchen and therefore urged them to reject that stereotype and pursue education to brighten their future. Mrs. Juliana Abbey Quaye, Eastern Regional Director of the...

Dam washed away after downpour

A Ghana Productive Safety Net Project (GPSNP) dam under construction at Loho in the Nadowli-Kaleo district has been washed away after a downpour. The project, executed by the Galson Company, started in February 2020 and is expected to be completed...

Nsawam-Adoagyiri Municipal Agricultural Office presents coconut seedlings to farmers

The Nsawam-Adoagyiri Municipal Agricultural Office has presented 15,000 coconut seedlings to farmers in the area to boost the Planting for Export and Rural Development initiative in the municipality. Mr Isaac Kwadwo Buabeng, the Nsawam-Adoagyiri Municipal Chief Executive, in an interview...

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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,...