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Photos: Okyeman Queen Mothers Cooperative Training Program Ongoing

The queen mothers in the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional council in the eastern region are having a cooperative training program today, 9th March 2019 at the state hall in eseho – Kyebi. The theme for the program is dubbed ‘Women Empowerment Through Cooperative Societies’ and this program saw the presence of …

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Kyebi: MCE Organises Football Match Between NPP And NDC

The Municipal Chief Executive MCE for Abuakwa South municipality, Hon. Kojo Ofori Sarfo, as a way of championing peace, stability and equity in the president’s municipal, organised a football match between the ruling New Patriotic Party NPP and the major opposition National Democratic Congress NDC, at Kyebi in the Eastern …

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Ayawaso Probe: IGP urges Ghanaians to join fight against vigilantism

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has called on Ghanaians to join the Ghana Police Service in the fight against vigilantism. He made the call while testifying before the Justice Emile Short Commission of Inquiry on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. The Justice Short Commission is probing the Ayawaso West Wuogon …

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WhatsApp messaging a valid communication amongst us – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, David Asante-Apeatu has defended a decision by the Ghana Police Service to adopt social media platform, WhatsApp as a communication tool within the service. “It’s a valid communication amongst us,” Asante-Apeatu said explaining that the platform has a way to track messages. Some of the …

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Akufo-Addo meets Council of State over high import duties

Members of the Council of State Monday held a closed-door meeting with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on the high rate of duties, levies and taxes on imported goods at Ghana’s ports of entry and the large volumes of tax exemptions. Some traders unions, including the Ghana Union of Traders …

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Youth group vows to end all ‘illegal mining’ activities of Shaanxi Mining Company

A group of concerned citizens of Talensi, a District in the Upper East Region have said they will resist attempts by anyone or group of persons to allow the Shaanxi Mining Company continue operations in the area. In a statement read by Bismark Azumah, Vice president of the group at …

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IGP admits victimisation exists in Police Service

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has admitted before the Short Commission that victimisation exists in the Ghana Police Service. He further affirmed that such victimisations do manifest themselves in irregular transfers, delayed promotions among others. Using himself as an example, he told the Committee Tuesday that he has personally …

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Minority demands forensic audit in $1.2bn Ghana Card contract

The Minority in Parliament is demanding a forensic audit into activities of the National Identification Authority as it accuses the NIA of bloating the 1.2 billion dollars contract sum for the Ghana card exercise. Concluding the debate on President Nana Akufo-Addo’s State of the Nation Address, Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, …

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Opuni sues Despite Group, Ghanaian Observer for GHS10m

A former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Dr Stephen Opuni, has sued The Ghanaian Observer newspaper and the Despite Group of Companies, operators of Peace FM, for defamation. Dr Opuni is seeking general and exemplary damages of GHS10,000,000.00 (Ten million Ghana Cedis), as stated in a …

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Two ministries put on alert after 3.9 magnitude earth tremor rocks parts of Accra

President Akufo Addo has asked President the National Security and the Ministry of the Interior to be on alert for a possible earthquake parts of the country’s capital, Accra, has experienced yet another earth tremor. The Director General of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) Eric Nana Agyemang Prempeh, made …

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