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Electoral Commission

EC to hand over ‘Guarantor Contractors’ to security agencies

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The Electoral Commission (EC) on Tuesday warned that persons who are found to be acting as ‘Guarantor Contractors’ would be handed over to the...
Mr Riyahd Mohammed

Riyahd Constructions donates to national Paracycling Team

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Riyahd Constructions Company Limited has donated an undisclosed amount of money to the National Paracycling Team in Accra. The donation...
Dr Kwame Addo-Kufuor

Dr Kwame Addo Kufuor congratulated on 80th Birthday

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The Ministry of the Interior and the Ghana Medical Association have congratulated Dr Kwame Addo Kufuor, the former Minister of the Interior, on his...

Zonta Clubs express concern over offensive products in media

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The Zonta Clubs in Ghana on Monday called on the National Media Commission to monitor media houses and ensure they avoid publishing offensive and...
Counsellor George Lutterodt

Gender Ministry working on petitions against Counsellor Luttherodt

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Mrs Freda Prempeh, the Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, said the Ministry has received several petitions against Counsellor George Lutterodt over...

Covid-19: NDC calls on government to close down schools

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Monday called on the Government to close down schools reopened recently to help contain the spread of the...
Social Foundation

POS Foundation calls for the passage of Community Service Bill

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Madam Juliana Abokuma Edzii, Project Officer, POS Foundation, facilitator’s of the Justice For All Programme, on Monday called on government to speed up the...
Voters Registration

We will ensure that all eligible applicants are registered – EC

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The Electoral Commission (EC) on Monday assured electorates that it will use its mobile teams to work in all centres that faced network challenges...
Electoral Commission (EC)

We’ve not received any suit on SHS registration – EC

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The Electoral Commission (EC) on Monday said it has not been served with any suit to restrain it from registering applicants in Senior High...
Court

Man grabbed for having multiple sex with daughter

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Akwasi Agyeman Badu, a 43-year-old taxi driver, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with defilement and incest. Badu is alleged to have had...
Ghana National Petroleum Corporation’ (GNPC)

GNPC discusses COVID-19 impact on operations

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The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) on Monday said the COVID-19 pandemic had impacted negatively on the oil and gas industry in Ghana and...
Parliament

Parliament approves US$3.214 million waiver on mathematical instruments

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Parliament on Monday approved a US$3.214 million waiver of import duty and other levies on Kapek scientific mathematical instruments for use in West African...
Court

Painter charged for having sex with co-tenant’s daughter

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Seth Kwabena Asamoah, a painter who allegedly sexually abused his co-tenant‘s 14-year-old daughter, have been put before an Accra Circuit Court charged with defilement. Asamoah,...
shea

Benchmark valuation policy killing the oil palm industry

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Stakeholders in Ghana's oil Palm industry on Monday said the sector is on the verge of collapse, as cheap imports continue to take over...
Receivership Cbg Begins Issuing Bonds

Outstanding claims of defunct finance companies’ employees to be paid

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Mr Eric Nipah, the Receiver of defunct microfinance companies and savings and loans, will from July 13, 2020, commence payment of outstanding debts of...

Commuters commend drivers for observing COVID-19 protocols

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Some commuters in Accra have commended drivers and driver unions for adhering to COVID-19 safety protocols, especially the social distancing rule. Drivers, since March 30,...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president pays tribute to late Zindzi Mandela

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As tributes continued pouring in following the death of South Africa's ambassador to Denmark Zindzi Mandela, President Cyril Ramaphosa said her passing was saddening. ...
Covid

Two senior officials test positive for COVID-19 in Cote d’Ivoire

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Two senior officials of Cote d'Ivoire have tested positive for COVID-19. President of Cote d'Ivoire's Senate Jeannot-Ahoussou Kouadio was diagnosed positive for...
gunmen

Gunmen kill 24 in northern Nigeria

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At least 24 lives were lost and several others injured after gunmen attacked three communities in Zango Kataf area of Kaduna in northern Nigeria...
Daniel Kablan Duncan Resigns

Cote d’Ivoire’s Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan resigns

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Cote d'Ivoire's Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan has resigned for "personal reasons", Patrick Achi, the secretary general of the presidency,...
Wpid Pirates

Nigeria charges 10 pirates for attacking Chinese vessel

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The Nigerian government on Monday arraigned 10 suspected pirates in a federal high court in Lagos, the nation's economic hub for allegedly hijacking a...

Ghanaian government rejects calls for school closure amid COVID-19 surge

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The government of Ghana has rejected calls by a section of the public to close down Senior High Schools (SHSs) across the country due...
Mrs Freda Prempeh

Minister appeals for extension of registration exercise for students

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Mrs Freda Prempeh, the Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has appealed to the Electoral Commission to extend the registration exercise...
Ghana's political parties

Desist from collecting cards of registered applicants – EC

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The Electoral Commission (EC) on Monday cautioned agents of political parties at the registration centres to stop the collection of the voter ID cards...
Voter Registration

EC captures 8,631 registrants at Dormaa Central

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The Electoral Commission (EC) has registered 8,631 qualified voters during the first phase of the on-going national voters’ registration exercise in the Dormaa Central...
Covid

COVID-19: Bono region recording disturbing figures-GHS

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has expressed worry about the increasing number of new infections of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the Bono Region. ...
Voters Registration

EC registers 4.4 million applicants

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The Electoral Commission has registered 4.4 million applicants at the close of the second phase of the on-going registration exercise. The Commission said the total...
Masks

Wearing of nose masks declines in Bono Region–GHS survey

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There is a sharp decline in the wearing of nose masks in the Bono Region, contributing to rapid spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)...
arrested

COVID-19: Taskforce arrests 29 people for not wearing nose mask

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The Sunyani Municipal Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Prevention Taskforce has arrested and placed in Police custody 29 people for failure to wear nose masks in...
Former President Jerry John Rawlings

Office of former President Rawlings condemns fake flyers

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The Office of former President Jerry John Rawlings on Monday described as fake some flyers purported to have originated from him, which are being...