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Overcrowding major challenge of Ghana Prison Service- Prisons Boss

Overcrowding remains a major challenge of the Ghana Prisons Service as it strives to promote human rights and dignity of prisoners, Mr Patrick Darko Missah, Director General, Ghana Prisons Service, has said. "The total population as at June 24, 2021,...

GSS takes steps to address safety concerns of enumerators

Some Enumerators in the ongoing Population and Housing Census have raised concerns about challenges they faced during the first phase of the listing of houses and structures which will officially end tomorrow. The Enumerators hinted that, they have been confronted...

Mallam Market Queen accuses Assembly for not enforcing by-laws on street vending

The Mallam Market Queen MaaFio says heavy vehicular traffic on that stretch of the Mallam- Gbawe Highway should be blamed on the Ablekuma North Municipal Assembly. Traders have moved from the main market and are using the pavements and shoulders...

Government grateful to Ghanaians for participating in Green Ghana

The government has expressed appreciation to Ghanaians for their participation and making the June 11 Green Ghana Day successful. Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources expressed the appreciation in a statement on the floor of...

Henry Djaba Foundation launches fair to support persons with disability

Henry Djaba Memorial Foundation in partnership with the UN Population Fund has launched its first-ever Ability Fair in Accra solely for persons with disabilities and children with Special Needs. The event provided an opportunity for persons with disabilities to demonstrate...

Jehovah’s Witnesses to hold Global convention virtually

The Jehovah's Witnesses would for the second time hold this year's global convention virtually, due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the congregants viewing the programmes digitally. Typically, these conventions were held in stadiums, arenas, conference halls, and smaller gathering places...

80% of C/R Structures listed ahead of 2021 Population Census

More than 80 percent of structures in the Central Region have been listed since the 2021 Population and Housing Census took off on Monday, June 14, Mr. Isaac Addai, the Central Regional Statistician has revealed. The chalking and listing of...

Census field officers undertake listing in Ningo-Prampram  

About 358 Census Field Officers were involved in the listing of structures in the Ningo-Prampram District as part of the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC). The census listing started on June 13, 2021, which ended on Sunday, June 20,...

Residents must partake in evaluation of developmental projects

Assembly Member of Nmlitsakpo Electoral Area in Kpone-Katamanso Municipality, Mr. Isaac Newtown Tetteh has called on residents to have an interest in planning and evaluation of the developmental projects. He noted that, active community participation in project planning and implementation...

Denteka Construction gifts Nkwanta South GNFS multi-purpose printer

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Denteka Construction and Housing Ltd, Mr. Charles Osei Nyarko has donated a new multi-purpose printer and accessories to the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) of Nkwanta South in the Oti Region. The machines came...

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Ghana Federation of Labour worried tariff increase will deepen woes of businesses

The Ghana Federation of Labour, GFL, has appealed to the President to heed to the lamentations of Ghanaians, in...

PFAG urges farmers to use organic fertilizers following high cost of chemical fertilizers

By: Joyce Kantam Kolamong The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana, PFAG, has called on farmers to resort to the use of organic fertilizers to increase...

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 Trust (SSNIT), on Tuesday, 16...

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,...