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Economist backs calls for national dialogue to bring economy back on track

An Economist at the University of Ghana Business School, Professor Godfred Bokpin, has backed calls for a national dialogue to bring the economy back on track. He said there is a need for consensus building, to bring on board alternative...

Health facilities in Kroboland compelled to cut down on OPD services

Major health facilities in Kroboland (Yilo and Manya Krobo Districts) have resorted to the use of generators to sustain their daily operations as a result of power cuts to these facilities. Health facilities including functional clinics that are barely three...

President Akufo-Addo cuts sod for dualisation of Yendi town roads

By Murtala Issah President Akufo-Addo has cut sod for the dualisation of the Bimbilla township Road which forms part of Lot 5 of the 95km Oti Damonko-Yendi stretch of the Eastern Corridor road. The dualisation project will see the construction of...

Bono East records 76 Covid-19 deaths out of 3,155 positive cases

The Bono East Region has recorded 76 Covid-19 related deaths out of 3,155 positive cases recorded. Fifty-one percent of residents in the region have received at least two jabs of the Covid vaccines. Data on residents who have also received at...

Bekwai MP hints at court action if Speaker Bagbin falls to declare Adwoa Safo’s seat vacant

Story: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH  The Member of Parliament (MP), for Bekwai Constituency in the Ashanti Region,  Mr. Joseph Osei-Owusu, has hinted that some MPs will go to court over the embattled MP for Dome-Kwabenya, Sarah Adwoa Safo’s seat. According to Mr. Osei-Owusu,...

Teacher in Kulpi JHS jailed for sodomizing 18 pupils

A Social Studies teacher of the Kulpi Junior High School (JHS) in the Savannah Region, Natogmah Otabil, has been sentenced to seven years in prison with hard labour for sodomizing eighteen pupils of the school. A Tamale Circuit court presided...

Former President Mahama calls for dialogue over recent economic downgrade

SOURCE: MYJOYONLINE Former President, John Dramani Mahama says the continuous depreciation of the cedi shows that the mid-year budget review failed to achieve its intended purpose. He says investors still do not have confidence in the Ghanaian economy. According to him,...

Five hospitals receive eye care equipment from Orbis International 

Orbis International Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization committed to the preservation and restoration of sight, has donated assorted eye care equipment to five health facilities in the Ashanti Region. The donation of the equipment worth GH73,000 seeks to improve eye care...

You don’t need a Ghana card on voting day – Dr. Serebour Quaicoe

By: Nana Ama Gyapong  The Director of Electoral Services at the Electoral Commission of Ghana, Dr. Serebour Quaicoe, says one does not need a Ghana card in order to vote in the 2024 elections. He said this on GTV’s Breakfast...

More funds needed to reconstruct Appiatse community – Rev. Dr Joyce Aryee

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE The Appiatse Support Fund had accrued GH¢45 million as of yesterday, August 8, 2022. The amount is, however, GH¢25 million short of the GH¢70 million estimated for the rebuilding of the community. The Chairperson of the Appiatse Support Fund...

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President Akufo-Addo inspects GH¢9.2 million yam/cassava processing factory in Bimbilla

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 9th August 2022, visited Global Almas Processing Ltd,...

Economist backs calls for national dialogue to bring economy back on track

An Economist at the University of Ghana Business School, Professor Godfred Bokpin, has backed calls for a national dialogue to bring the economy back...

Kofi Baah Agyepong appointed Acting CEO of YEA; Effective August 10

President Akufo-Addo has appointed the Deputy Director of Communication at the Presidency, Kofi Baah Agyepong, as acting Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment...

GPRTU’s mandatory vehicle towing policy takes off October 2022

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union, GPRTU, has announced its decision to roll out a mandatory vehicle towing system, effective October this year (2022)...

Exercise restraint, we will find lasting solution to power crisis in Krobo – Regional Minister

The Eastern Regional Minister, Seth Acheampong says Security Services and service providers are assessing the damage to ECG property so that light can be...