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Tema Police Commander’s office burgled …TV sets, laptop, cash stolen

Ghana News

“According to my second in command it was a lady who plies her trade behind my office who alerted the police after spotting the gaping window,” he revealed.

The office of the Commander for the Tema Regional Motor Traffic and Transport Department, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Joseph Owusu-Bempah was on Thursday broken into by thieves.

Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament, Frank Annor Dompreh

Ghana News

It is believed that there are about 300 Ghanaians studying in Wuhan, 152 of who have been caught up in the lock-down in the city.

The Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament, Frank Annor Dompreh says that preparation is underway to evacuate Ghanaians in Wuhan, the epicentre of the new coronavirus to Ghana.

Penplusbytes engages News Editors in Northern Half of Ghana to set agenda on PWD issues during elections 2020

Ghana News

A key outcome of this meeting is to develop a concerted approach at having designated desks in major newsrooms in Ghana for reporting PWD issues.

Persons with disabilities constitute a significant section of Ghana's population who are faced with a lot of challenges in meeting their basic needs as a result of limited access and opportunities to government interventions as well as benefiting from public goods and services. This is a cross-cutting issue in all sectors of our economy for such persons and the media has a key role to play in making all voices count especially that of PWDs in all aspects of the Ghanaian governance process.

Mr Kwaku Agyeman Manu, Minister of Health briefing the press on preparations so far to prevent coronavirus Picture: BENEDICT OBUOBI

Ghana News

“Four health facilities have been identified as treatment centres — the Tema General Hospital, the Ga East Hospital, the Greater Accra Regional Hospital and the Police Hospital. Furthermore, ...

The Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has said that the government has allocated GH¢2.5 million to fund national preparedness to prevent coronavirus infection in the country.

Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta

Ghana News

Last year, the cedi depreciated 12.9 percent, 15.7 percent and 11.2 percent against the dollar, pound and euro respectively.

Ghana’s total public debt stood at GH₵214.9 billion as of November 2019.

Ghana's Vice President - Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Ghana News

It is easy to say things are hard but the stark reality is that if you look at the things government is doing such as paying teacher trainee allowances, funding free SHS, paying nursing trainee allowances, ...

International credit rating agency, Moody’s has reaffirmed Ghana’s credit rating at B3 with an upgraded outlook to positive from stable. This credit rating position is the best Ghana has received from Moody’s in the last decade.

Seidu Salifu, 25, lies in the back of a police truck after his arrest.

Ghana News

The Police officer, General Lance (G/L) Corporal (cpl), Edmond Kyei Baffour was said to be escorting a Mercedes Benz distribution van ...

The bravery of a police officer has led to the arrest of one out of three suspected highway armed robbers who attacked a distribution van on the Bole- Bamboi highway in the Savannah Region on Friday afternoon, January 17, 2020.

5 police officers interdicted for assaulting a driver

Ghana News

The officers are Corporal (Cpl), Kenneth Amoah Korsah, Lance Corporal ( L/Cpl), Prince Agyemang Duah, ...

Five Police officers at Bimbilla in the Northern Region have been interdicted by the Police Administration for allegedly assaulting a driver and injuring him in the process.

Somanya university to admit first students in September 2020

Ghana News

The University of Environment and Sustainable Development at Somanya in the Eastern region has planned to admit its first batch of students in September this year.

Director of Electoral Services at the EC, Dr Serebour Quaicoe

Ghana News

The parties said the compilation of a new register would be a drain on the national coffers and also be a threat to peaceful elections.

The Electoral Commission (EC) has said its plan to have a new voters register for this year’s general election will go ahead as scheduled.

Coup plotters case docket forwarded to Attorney General for advice

Ghana News

Among the 10 suspects is an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Dr Benjamin Agordzo

The case docket of the ten people accused of plotting a coup to destabilise the country and “possibly take over the government,” has been forwarded to the Attorney - General (A-G) for advice.

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Jean Mensa

Ghana News

Mr Yeboah also called on all Ghanaians to support the acquisition of a biometric voter management system (BVMS) for the 2020 elections.

Two political parties — the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) and the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) — and a former independent presidential candidate, Jacob Osei Yeboah (JOY), have backed the decision by the Electoral Commission (EC) to compile a new voters register.

Chief Justice Anin Yeboah

Ghana News

He also pledged his support to ensure the new CJ has an enabling environment to operate.

 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn into office Justice Anin Yeboah as the 14th Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana.

Newly appointed Chief Justice Anin Yeboah (center) flanked by VP Bawumia (L) and President Akufo-Addo.

Ghana News

The President also demanded “decency, discipline, fairness, hard work, deep seated respect for the rule of law, and the continuing modernisation of judicial activities to be the hallmarks, too, of his era as Chief Justice.”

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 7th January, 2020, swore into office Mr. Justice Anin Yeboah as the 14th Chief Justice of Ghana.

Prof. Gyampo - File image

Ghana News

However, the evidence on record showed that the two alleged victims in the video — Zara and Abigail — were not members of the university.

Two lecturers of the University of Ghana who were accused of soliciting sex in order to extend some advantages to female students in a documentary by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) have been cleared of any act of sexual misconduct by the fact-finding committee set up by the university.

Free SHS will produce dangerous graduates - Hassan Ayariga

Ghana News

According to him, under the Free SHS programme, all students irrespective of their performances, are promoted.

The Founder and Leader of All People's Congress (APC), Hassan Ayariga, claims the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme will produce dangerous graduates and professionals for Ghana.

Four fuel tankers destroyed by fire at Bost depot in Buipe

Ghana News

He explained that the other three tankers would not have been affected if the drivers of those tankers were available when the first tanker caught fire.

Personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) Friday evening prevented fire in a parked fuel tanker at a waiting area in front of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transport (BOST) depot at Buipe in the Savannah Region from spreading to the main storage facility of the company.

NPP-Denmark Launches Its Women’s Wing In Style

Ghana News

The guest of honour, H.E. Amb. Amerley Awua-Asamoa, in her address highlighted the many initiatives that the government has taken to ensure full participation of Ghanaians in the diaspora ...

The New Patriotic Party, Denmark Branch (NPP-Denmark) has launched its women’s wing in a beautiful ceremony that also included a fund raising dinner in Copenhagen.

SSNIT increases pensions - Minimum monthly payout now GH¢300

Ghana News

The 11 per cent increment on the vault of money paid to pensioners will be redistributed to current pensioners at a minimum fixed rate of 6.6 per cent over their existing monthly payouts.

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has increased monthly pensions by 11 per cent for this year.

2020 is an important year in Ghana's democracy - Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

On behalf of the Government, the First Lady, my wife Rebecca, my daughters, grandchildren and my family, I wish all Ghanaians a happy, prosperous New Year.

President Akufo-Addo is confident that Ghanaians will safeguard and reinforce the status of the country as a beacon of democracy in 2020.

EC's Deputy Chairman in charge of Operations, Mr. Samuel Tettey

Ghana News

Justifying the need for a new Biometric Voters Register for #Election2020, Mr. Tettey said the present register is bloated yet ...

The Electoral Commission has announced it will procure a new Biometric Voter Management System as well as compile a new Voters Register for the 2020 general elections.

Akufo-Addo urges diaporans to help grow, develop Africa

Ghana News

“The vision is of a black world on both sides of the Atlantic which leverages hard work, enterprise, creativity and innovation to engage in ...

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday urged Africans in the diaspora that beyond participating in the Year of Return and providing remittances, they have a crucial role to play towards the growth and development of Africa.

Minister of Tourism, Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi

Ghana News

The Minister noted that the policy direction of her outfit was to provide a firm, stable policy environment for effective mainstreaming of Ghanaian Arts and Culture into all aspects of national life.

Four tourism sites in the country have been earmarked for upgrade to bring them up to international standards, the Minister of Tourism, Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi has announced.

Vice Chancellor of the UCC, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah. File image

Ghana News

The programme which was introduced this academic year (2019/2020) is in collaboration with the Ghana Prisons Service (GPS) and Plan Volta Foundation, a non-profit organisation.

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) College of Distance Education (CoDE) has introduced the Prison Inmates Tertiary Education Programme to enable prison inmates to have access to tertiary education.

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