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Cocoa Roads: Gov’t awards 4,465.89km of roads at a cost of GH¢13.6billion since 2019 

Since 2019, the government has awarded about 286 number of cocoa roads with a total length of 4,465.89km to the tune of GH¢13.6billion made up of 258 feeder roads and 28 trunk/highways roads, for construction. Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu...

Ghana: Hyundai Motors introduces first electric car

A vehicle dealership in Ghana, Hyundai Motors and Investments Ltd, has presented an electric vehicle to the Ministry of Energy for a test-drive to assess its performance, suitability and use and to give feedback to the suppliers. The vehicle, which runs wholly...

Current State of Tema Motorway

The Tema Motorway is a 19-kilometre (12 mi) highway that links Tema to Accra. The highway was opened to traffic in November 1965 to link the harbour city of Tema to Accra. It was built under the administration of...

Kenya lifts ban on direct flights to Somalia

Kenya has lifted a ban on direct flights to and from Somalia barely a month after announcing a suspension of air travel between the two countries. Relations between the two countries have been strained for years due to a long...

GIS intercepts 26 irregular migrants in UWR

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has intercepted 26 nationals of Burkina Faso who entered Ghana through unapproved routes in the Upper West Region. Nineteen of the irregular migrants were apprehended at Gwollu in the Sissala West District at about 1218...

Old Ningo residents appeal for road rehabilitation that connects to Aflao highway

Residents of  Old Ningo and Ahwiam in the Ningo-Prampram District of the Greater Accra Region have appealed to government to as a matter of urgency construct a seven kilometer road that connects the Aflao Highway. The road which is in...

Trade Barriers: Forum held for Haulage drivers

Countries in the West African Sub-region continue to use Ghana's Port as a transit point for their goods. Transit traffic from the port of Tema increased from 852,377 metric tonnes in 2016 to 1,454,868 metric tonnes in 2020. In compliance...

Law enforcers urged to deal with metal bridge thieves

Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta, Minister for Roads and Highways has called on the security and law enforcement agencies to be vigilant and deal with thieves going round the country and dismembering parts of metal bridges. These criminals, he said, have made...

US imposes visa restrictions over Cameroon violence

The United States has imposed visa restrictions on people accused of inciting violence in English-speaking western Cameroon. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the US was “deeply concerned by the continued violence in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon”. “We condemn those...

North Korea introduces new law to stamp out any kind of foreign influence

North Korea has introduced a sweeping new law which seeks to stamp out any kind of foreign influence - harshly punishing anyone caught with foreign films, clothing or even using slang. Anyone caught with large amounts of media from South...

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Report any form of domestic abuse to the police- COP George Alex Mensah

Director-General, in charge of Services, of the Police, COP George Alex Mensah, says increasing domestic abuse cases in recent...

PIAC says specific legacy projects should be supported from petroleum revenue

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee, PIAC, is calling for few legacy projects to be identified and supported by the Annual Budget Funding Amount...

President Akufo-Addo calls on African Leaders to fight terrorism together as no country is insulated against the threat

President Akufo-Addo has warned that no African country is insulated against terrorism. He said this at the opening session of the 59th Ordinary Session of...

Registered Midwives Association elects new regional executives

The Upper East Regional branch of the National Association of Registered Midwives, Ghana (NARM-GH) has elected new executive members to steer the affairs of...

Let’s promote sexual and reproductive health among adolescent girls – Gender Minister

Mr Sarah Adwoa Safo, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has said that the promotion of good sexual and reproductive health and rights...