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Togbe Dey III speaking at the Jubilee House in Accra.

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He also lauded government’s efforts at tackling youth unemployment saying “you promised jobs for our teeming unemployed youth, today when we see our youth, we see NABCO, we see Youth in Afforestation, we see teachers under the Double Track System.”

“Mr. President, we are here to inform you that we are seeing transformation in our communities. We are seeing transformation in the lives of our people, and that we are sensing a brighter future for our children and the generations yet unborn.”

Suspect Chika John Nnodim

Ghana News

The arrest of Chika John Nnodim on August 5, 2019, brought the number of arrested suspects concerning the case to three.

A third suspect was on Wednesday extradited from Nigeria to Ghana in connection with the ‘murder’ of three Takoradi girls.

Demo against high cost of living held in K’si

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Others were Messrs Joseph Yamin, Yamoah Ponkoh, Agyenim Boateng and the regional Secretary of the NDC, Kwame Zu among other cohorts of the NDC.

The Coalition for National Sovereignty took to the streets of Kumasi, yesterday, to demonstrate against what they say is high cost of living in the country.

File image - Ken Ofori-Atta, Finance Minister

Ghana News

Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister delivering 2019 mid-year budget review in Parliament announced GH¢2.75 billion had been saved through ...

Anti-graft agencies and civil society organisations (CSOs) have petitioned the Finance Minister for further and better particulars on the over GH¢2bn reportedly saved through the review of sole-sourced and restrictive tendering contracts.

Agbogbloshie dwellers matter, every Ghanaian matters - Bawumia

Ghana News

Vice President Bawumia has also assured traders at the Agbogbloshie market, especially yam, onion and plantain sellers, of plans to redevelop their sheds and provide a better trading environment for them.

 The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has assured the people of Agbogbloshie of government’s commitment to not only abandoning plans to eject them, but of providing them with social amenities and generally developing the area.

Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC)

Ghana News

“The absence of the register has greatly hampered our efforts at monitoring the exercise. Indeed, never in the electoral history of the Fourth Republic have we experienced such blatant dereliction of duty,” it said.

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has sued the Electoral Commission (EC) for failing to provide the party with a provisional copy of the voters register to guide it in the ongoing voters register exhibition exercise ending Friday September 20, 2019.

The Acting IGP, James Oppong Boanuh

Ghana News

The GPS has with regret, therefore, informed the families that the remains are those of Ruth Abakah, Priscilla Blessing Bentum, Ruth Love Quayson and Priscilla Koranchie.

The Acting IGP, James Oppong Boanuh on Monday announced the results of a DNA test has confirmed that remains retrieved in the course of police investigations are those of four missing girls that went missing in Takoradi last year.
The remains are those of Ruth Abakah, Priscilla Blessing Bentum, Ruth Love Quayson and Priscilla Koranchie.

Mr Ekow Edwards, spokesperson for the Action Movement, addressing the press. Picture: EBOW HANSON

Ghana News

The group said while not being against Mr Taylor’s purported fight against institutional corruption in the country, the use of ...

A National Democratic Congress (NDC) affiliated group, ‘Action Movement’ has called on the national security apparatus to take steps to address the verbal attacks on prominent persons by one Kelvin Ekow Taylor through the social media.

EC Chair, Mrs Jean Mensa

Ghana News

Whilst acknowledging the work done by her predecessors, Mrs Jean Mensa noted that she inherited a very weak institution.

“I said it to you before, and I will repeat it. I don’t need the Electoral Commission to win an election; I don’t want to win an election in Ghana because of the Electoral Commission. I want to win an election in Ghana because of the people of Ghana; that they make a free and open choice that Akufo-Addo will be, again, their choice.”

Prez Akufo-Addo inducts 378 new doctors, dentists; announces arrival of ambulances

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. “We currently do not have the right numbers of doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals, with the right mix of skills and expertise, in our regions, districts and deprived communities, especially for ...

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has inducted 378 newly qualified medical doctors and dentists into the country’s healthcare delivery system.

Former President Rawlings in a conversation with Israel’s Ambassador to Ghana, Shani Cooper

Ghana News

The second most atrocious contributor to global injustice, he added, are the persistently persecutionist human rights violations and abuses in the Middle East.

Former President Jerry John Rawlings says the world is still trapped in a phase of immoral, unethical and unconscionable capitalism which has contributed to the immense decline of global stability and justice.

The Dutch Ambassador to Ghana, Ron Strikker

Ghana News

“All efforts of government and civil society in Ghana to stamp out corruption are part and parcel of the Ghana Beyond Aid Agenda”.

The Dutch Ambassador to Ghana, Ron Strikker has clarified comments he made when he advocated for a "Ghana Beyond Corruption" agenda at the Ghana Integrity Initiative(GII) 20th Anniversary Event.

Ranking Leader on Health, Mr Kwabena Minta Akandoh (MP for Juaboso)

Ghana News

The group toured the abandoned Kumawu District Hospital in the Kumawu Sekyere District, the Tepa District Hospital, as well as the Fomena District Hospital.

The Minority in Parliament has expressed concern over the number of abandoned health facilities across the country and has said it is a sign of failure of effective health delivery.

Mr. Kwame Takyi, Comptroller-General -GIS

Ghana News

“In the wake of the security issues occurring in neighbouring countries, this is a pre-emptive move to make sure any attempt of terrorism is quickly responded to and ....

Sixty officers of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) are today beginning three weeks of counter-terrorism training at Huhunya in the Eastern Region, as part of a national counter-terrorism strategy.

Dr Edward Akpakli (fifth from left) with a team of specialists after performing a surgery

Ghana News

The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) has introduced Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) technology, for the treatment of patients suffering from kidney stones diseases.

51-year-old trader takes advantage of free SHS

Ghana News

“I remember I sat for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) with my fifth born ...

Ms Comfort Nutsugah, a 51-year old trader, has taken advantage of Government's Free Senior High School Policy to further her education.

Keck School of Medicine of USC assistant professor Judy Pa watches as Wayne Garcia participates in a study that looks at whether virtual reality combined with exercise can prevent dementia. (E. Lee/VOA)

Ghana News

“Our goal is to prevent dementia (and) to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. There are no effective treatments yet. We hope that ...

For three days a week, Wayne Garcia has been getting an unconventional workout. He starts by putting on a virtual reality (VR) headset. He then gets on a specially designed exercise bike and starts peddling. He is taking part in a study at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine to see if a dose of VR can help prevent age-related cognitive decline and dementia.

Dr Ernest Addison, Governor of the Bank of Ghana

Ghana News

The Chairman of Groupe Nduom (GN), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, and two others are praying the High Court to direct the BoG and its agents to restore the collapsed GN Savings and Loans Company Limited to its former status.

The Accra High Court has directed the Bank of Ghana (BoG) and other respondents not to act in a way that will jeopardise the outcome of an application for interlocutory injunction on the revocation of the licence of GN Savings and Loans Company Limited.

The writer

Ghana News

There are lots more of them (126.7 million) than there are of us (plus or minus 30 million), and I understand that in 2018, there were 78.3 million motor vehicles in use in Japan. And yet there was nothing like the chaos of Accra.

I have been in Japan. I had quite forgotten just how enchanted I was with Japan the first time I visited.

Nana Appiah Mensah

Ghana News

Hundreds of customers who invested huge sums in his gold derivative business are optimistic that Nana Appiah Mensah would work hard to refund their investment ....

The embattled Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah, was yesterday hit with a total of 61 charges by state prosecutors instead of the initial 13 counts of abetment to defraud by false pretence and two counts of abetment to carry out banking business without licence.

The completed footbridge at the SDA Junction

Ghana News

The contractor has also added steps to the project to serve as alternative for pedestrians who do not want to use the 50 metre stretch of the bridge.

One more footbridge on the Adentan-Madina highway has been completed and being used by the public

Suspected cops killer and 6 others remanded by Kaneshie Court

Ghana News

The accused, who were using an unregistered Toyota Camry vehicle and said to be driving recklessly, shot the unarmed policemen in the final incident of a row with the police officers after the civilians refused to stop when they were signalled to do so.

The Kaneshie Magistrate Court yesterday remanded seven persons accused of killing two police officers at Gomoa Buduburam last Wednesday.

According to Mr Assafuah, the number of vacancies available in senior high schools is yet to be finalised.

Prospective Senior High School (SHS) students can check their school placements by close of day Friday, September 6, 2019.

4 auditors sanctioned over bank closures

Ghana News

The five collapsed banks, uniBank, Sovereign, Construction, Beige and Royal were put together to form the Consolidated Bank of Ghana (CBG) in 2018.

Four auditing firms of the seven banks that collapsed in 2017 and 2018, have been sanctioned by the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG).

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