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Minister of Aviation, Mr Joseph Kofi Adda

Ghana News

The airport’s recently opened Terminal 4 features a green wall bedecked with more than 20,000 plant species, which is said to reduce the airport’s surrounding temperature and improve air quality.

The Minister of Aviation, Mr Joseph Kofi Adda, has halted the sale of about seven acres earmarked for a Green Park at the Kotoka International Airport to private developers.

Year of Return generates $1.9 billion

Ghana News

Mrs Oteng-Gyasi said the government was working hard to ensure that the country derived optimum benefits from the sector to accelerate development of Anomabo and indeed the country at large.

A total of $1.9 billion has been generated into the economy through activities related to the “Year of Return”.

President Akufo-Addo. File image

Ghana News

Explaining the rationale for his decision, the President stated that that he came into office, nearly three years ago, with the firm conviction, ...

President Akufo-Addo has called off the holding of the Referendum of 17th December, 2019, citing the lack of a broad, national consensus amongst key stakeholders and the populace.

Fire guts GRA head office annex in Accra (VIDEO)

Ghana News

Fire has gutted the Head Office Annex of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) along the Ring Road Central (Kwame Nkrumah Circle) in Accra Sunday morning.

"What Legacy Did John Mahama Leave For The North As President?" Dr. Bawumia Asks

Ghana News

"Is it the SADA that he left as a legacy for the North or it's the Guinea fowls that he left for Northerners" he rhetorically quizzed.

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has fiercely challenged former President John Dramani Mahama to mention just one legacy he left for the North during his reign as President of the Republic from 2012-2016.

President Akufo-Addo Cuts The Sod For $993 Million Pwalugu Dam And Irrigation Project

Ghana News

The Pwalugu Multipurpose project will consist of three main components, namely the construction of a hydropower plant; the construction of a solar farm; ...

 The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has cut the sod for the construction of the Pwalugu Multipurpose Dam and Irrigation Project.

Ghana, Italy Sign MoU On Defense Co-Operation

Ghana News

Touching on the Okuafo Pa project, which focusses on cultivations of corn, cocoa, cashew, in Dormaa, that are easily being undertaken Italian oil company, ENI, President Akufo-Addo described the project as being of great interest to Ghana.

Ghana and Italy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will enhance defense and security co-operation between the two countries.

Policeman interdicted for alleged rape of suspect’s wife

Ghana News

At night, the police officer offered her a room to sleep at the station and whilst there, the officer entered the room and raped her several times throughout the night, the victim said.

A policeman at Manso Datano in the Ashanti Region has been arrested and detained for allegedly raping the wife of a suspect in custody. He has also been interdicted by the police administration.

Akufo-Addo grants citizenship to 126 Africans in the diaspora

Ghana News

The 126 swore the oath of allegiance to Ghana after receiving Ghanaian passports at a ceremony at the Jubilee House in Accra on Wednesday.

President Nana Akufo-Addo has granted Ghanaian citizenship to 126 Africans in the Diaspora who have arrived in the country as part of the Year of Return campaign.

Mr. John Ndebugria

Ghana News

The constitution says that to amend an entrenched clause, there must be a referendum for the people to decide.

A constitutional lawyer, Mr John Ndebugri has said President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo cannot "arrest" the process which has been initiated for the December 17, 2019 referendum.

Haruna Iddrisu

Ghana News

Following the break down of consensus for a YES vote in the upcoming referendum, there have been calls for the referendum to be halted by withdrawing it or postponing it.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has no power to pull the plug and halt the upcoming December 17, 2019 referendum, the Minority Leader, Mr Haruna Iddrisu has said.

Ofosu Ampofo trial to start on December 18

Ghana News

Ampofo and Boahen are on trial over an alleged leaked tape in which they are accused of inciting violence against the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Jean Mensa, ...

The trial of the National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, and the Deputy Communication Officer of the party, Anthony Kweku Boahen, will commence on December 18, 2019.
The Accra High Court fixed the date on Thursday (November 21, 2019) after it had dealt with all the preliminary issues related to the trial.

Dr Bawumia cuts sod for 30km Sinohydro Cape Coast inner city roads

Ghana News

The first sod cutting ceremony for the week was done for the 88km Hohoe-Jasikan-Dodopepeso road in the Oti region.

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia Thursday cut sod for the construction of 30km Inner City Roads in Cape Coast.

President of the GaDangme Council of Wulomɛi (Chief Priest), Numo Blafo III

Ghana News

According to him, although they are all referred to as traditionalists, it would be difficult to have all of them under one roof.

The President of the GaDangme Council of Wulomɛi (Chief Priests), Numo Blafo III, says the construction of a national shrine is not feasible since traditional worshippers have different forms of worship.

Superintendent Anthony Danso

Ghana News

The leader, Mr Charles Kudzordzi was not at home at the time.

Hoards of citizenship identity cards, national emblems and currency notes of the so-called ‘Western Togoland’ were retrieved by the security agencies during a raid on the residence of the leader of the secessionist Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF) in Ho on Tuesday.

State consolidates case of ACP Agordzor, nine others

Ghana News

They were charged together with Dr Frederick Yao Mac-Palm, the Chief Executive Officer of Citadel Hospital, at Alajo, Accra, and Donyo Kafui, a local weapon manufacturer.

The state yesterday consolidated the case of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Dr Benjamin Agordzor and nine others charged with treason and abetment of crime.

Prof Gyampo (L) and Dr Butakor. Image credit - graphiconline

Ghana News

The Committee, chaired by Justice Vida Akoto-Bamfo, a retired Supreme Court Judge, noted in its report ...

The fact-finding committee set up to investigate allegations of sex-for-grade against two University of Ghana lecturers, Professor Ransford Gyampo and Dr Paul Butakor have recommended that the two face the University’s Disciplinary Committee.

President Akufo-Addo enskinned ‘Dagbon Malti-Naa Abudani I’

Ghana News

The conferment, which took place on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the celebration of this year’s Damba Festival, in Yendi, the first time the festival is being celebrated in over thirty (30) years, ...

The Overlord of Dagbon, Yaa-Na Mahama Abukari II, has conferred the title ‘Dagbon Malti-Naa Abudani I’ on the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede XIV. Image credit - graphiconline

Ghana News

“We strongly object to the proposal that membership of local assemblies should exclusively comprise representatives of political parties, as in the case of Parliament,” it said.

The National House of Chiefs has joined the list of institutions and political parties that have kicked against proposals to allow political parties to participate in district-level elections.

Bad Roads In Ghana: Queenmother of Adusah Ototsem Angre at Ga West 'Killer' Roads. Image credit - graphiconline

Ghana News

“On my own, I have constructed schools and working on other projects that will better the lives of the residents here. But the assembly is taking a lot of money ....

The Queenmother of Adusah Ototsem in the Ga West Municipality in the Greater Accra Region, Nana Yaa Kortieley, has threatened to lead residents in the area to demonstrate against the payment of road tolls and property rates if their roads are not fixed as soon as possible.

Ghana signs $2.3bn concession for SkyTrain Project

Ghana News

In his remarks, Minister for Railways Development, Joe Ghartey indicated that the vision of the President included the construction of inner-city rails.

Government has signed the Concession Agreement for the construction of the Accra SkyTrain Project.

Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia. File image

Ghana News

Four persons have been arrested by the police in Walewale, the capital of the West Mamprusi Municipality in the North East Region, for allegedly breaking into some houses in the area, including the private residence of the Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, last weekend.

Auditor General, Mr Daniel Yao Domelevo. File image

Ghana News

“Fighting corruption is dangerous, if you fight corruption, corruption will fight you in whatever way,” Mr Domelevo added.

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has launched a full-scale investigation into alleged procurement breaches at the Ghana Audit Service.

Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine to send 50 students to Ukraine

Ghana News

The school president, Prof Raphael Nyarkotey Obu, one of Ghana's renowned Alternative Medicine researcher and writer, runs a two and four-year advanced professional programme in Naturopathic and Holistic Medicine, ...

The first batch of 50 students studying at the Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine are scheduled to travel to Ukraine, next year, for further studies on holistic medicine. The Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine is a Ghanaian-based Holistic Medical school that trains students to research and promote science-based alternative medicine.

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