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Prison Service calls for increased feeding grant for prisoners

The Ghana Prisons Service (GPS) has called on the Government to as a matter of urgency and on humanitarian grounds, increase the daily feeding...
Remembrance Day

Eastern Region marks veterans day

Eastern Region has held a solemn ceremony at the Jackson Park to honour the memory of the fallen soldiers during the first and second...
Ghana Police

Only uniform personnel will be deployed to polling stations – Dr Gariba

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Dr Sayibu Gariba, Director of Operations of the Ghana Police Service says only uniform personnel from the Police and...

Government registers 90 per cent of prison inmates onto the NHIS-Veep

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says about 90 per cent of the country's prison inmates have been registered onto the National Health Insurance Scheme...
Covid Negative

Wa Prison inmates test negative for COVID-19

All the 117 inmates of the Wa Central Prisons have tested negative for COVID-19, the Assistant Director of Prisons, Mr Francis Selorm Hagbe, Upper...
Covid Case

COVID-19 cases in Tarkwa increased to 13, with one death

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases recorded in Tarkwa has increased to 13 with one death. The deceased, a female health employee of a hospital...
Social Covid Donation

Accra Juvenile Centre gets support

The Van Moorhouse Foundation (VMF), a Charity Organisation has donated some essential items to the Juvenile Unit of the Ghana Prisons Service in Accra...

Senior Correctional Centre appeals for amnesty for juvenile offenders

The Senior Correctional Centre of the Ghana Prisons Service has appealed to the President to grant amnesty to a number of juvenile offenders to...
Social Methodist Covid

COVID-19: Methodist Church donates to four institutions

The Leadership of the Methodist Church, Ghana has donated assorted items to four institutions to help the fight against the spread of the...
Social Prisons Support

COVID-19: Foundation supports Prison Service with Veronica buckets and sanitizers

As part of efforts to prevent the Coronavirus (COVID-19), from entering the prisons, Management of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), a Prisons NGO has presented...

Ghana’s historic 63rd Independence Anniversary celebration underway

Thousands of enthusiastic Ghanaians and invited guests have thronged the 42, 000-capacity Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi, for the national commemoration of the 63rd...

Construction of holding facility for Prisons begins

Construction works have commenced on a holding facility for the Ghana Prisons Service at Damongo in the Savannah Region to make things better...

OIC of Ho Female Prisons retires

The Ghana Prisons Service has organised a pull-out ceremony for the retiring Officer-In-Charged (OIC) of the Ho Female Prisons, Madam Clarissa Catherine Addo Dankwa. ...

There must be discipline among peacekeepers

Panellists at a roundtable discussion on peacekeeping and its challenges have called on participating countries in United Nations Peacekeeping missions to provide adequate orientations...
Ghana Prisons Service

Judiciary Examining Possibilities To Decongest Prison

The Judiciary is examining the possibility of practising non-custodial sentences as part of efforts to decongest prisons in the country, Ms Justice Sophia Akuffo,...

World War II Veteran Recalls Memories Of Agony

89-year old World War II veteran, Ex-Sergeant Samuel Cobbina, brought fond memories of the agony many soldiers went through as he read the ‘Binyon...
Prisons Service

Prisons Aid Foundation Assist Operations Of Ghana Prisons

The Prisons Aid Foundation, an NGO, has donated an undisclosed amount to the James Camp Prison to improve on their operations. The James Camp Prison...
the locally made Biofil Toilet System

Officers of Nkwanta Prison Camp Happy Over Sanitary Facility Revamp

The renovation of a 20-seater toilet and bath facility has brought a great relief to officers at Duayaw-Nkwanta settlement camp of the Ghana Prisons...
Holding the trophy is Supt. Evelyn Ghartey, on her immediate left is Ag. DGP PD Missah. Picture: Sgt. Frank Tutu.

Prisons Humbles Police in a Handball Match

The Female Handball Team of the Ghana Prisons Service has for the third time in a row beaten their Police counterparts to emerge the...
Prisons Service

Ghana Prisons Service Slapped with a GH¢43m Debt

The Service has been in arrears since last year due to the delay in the release of funds. The Ghana Prisons Service is worried about...

E.P Church Hold Farewell Service For Out-Going Minister

The Kaneshie branch of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Accra on Sunday held a farewell service in honour of Reverend Mrs Patience Akator, the...
The Ag. Director-General of Prisons addressing the durbar

Prisons Boss Advises Officers To Eschew Negative Attitudes

This was contained in a statement made by the acting Director-General of Prisons (DGP) while addressing a joint-durbar of personnel from the Nsawam and...
President Mahama presents vehicles to security services

253 vehicles presented to state security institutions

The vehicles, which are made up of buses, Pick-ups, saloon cars and motorbikes were handed over to the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), Ghana...

Promotion for 12 prison officers approved

He was acting on the advice of the Prisons Service Council. A statement issued by the Public Relations Department of the Prisons Service, and signed by...
Ghana Prisons Service

Ghana Prisons Service to revamp agricultural projects

The Service would also continue to provide skills training and formal education for convicted prisoners and juveniles in custody and provide welfare needs of...
Mr Francis Ganyaglo, Deputy Volta Regional Minister laying a wreath on behalf of the government and the people of Ghana.

70th Remembrance Day marked in Ho

The personnel comprised Ghana Armed Forces, Ghana Police Service, Ghana Immigration Service, Ghana Prisons Service, Ghana National Fire Service and the Customs Division of...
Police arrest

Court remands three for robbery

Alhassan Amidu, Salam Wadudu and Ayatu Gado had attacked and robbed a transporter of his seven cellular phones, Sony digital camera together with cash...

5th edition of FIRMwalk held successfully over the weekend

Well over 400 participants from across the corporate world, keepfit clubs, Fire Brigade Ghana, Red Cross Society Ghana, Ghana Prisons Service, Ghana Ambulance Service,...
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4th edition of FIRMWalk 2015 successful

The August edition of the monthly FIRMWalk 2015 which came off on the 29th of August, 2015 at the T&A Park (Tarkwa) has ended...
Prisons service pays courtesy call on Al -Hajj

Prisons service pays courtesy call on aL-hAJJ

A delegation from Ghana Prisons Service led by its Council President, Rev Dr Stephen Yenusom Wengam last week paid a courtesy call on Management...