Thursday , 18 January 2018

GENERAL NEWS

Achimota School committee to investigate student’s death

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The Board of Governors of Achimota School has set up a committee to investigate the recent death of a form one student.The committee would probe the circumstances that led to the death of Kelvin Moses and also make recommendations to help improve health delivery response protocol for students and staff.A statement signed by the Chairman of the Board, Mr Osei ... Read More »

Oppong Nkrumah takes over from Hamid as NPP transition spokesperson

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Newly elected Member of Parliament for Ofoase-Ayirebi in the Eastern Region, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has taken over from Mustapha Hamid as spokesperson for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Transition team.The leader of the NPP Transition team, Yaw Osarfo Maafo, broke the news to journalists at the Accra Conference Center on Monday . He however failed to offer any special reason for ... Read More »

Obey elderly advice – Presby Catechist tells youth

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The catechist of Emmanuel Congregation branch of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Mrs. Esther Afafa Kpokli, has urged the youth to obey advices from the older generation in order to live a chaste life. According to her, the youth rejects the advice of their elders because “they categorise them as being much of a dictator.” Speaking at the Aged Sunday ... Read More »

President Mahama to embark on nationwide farewell tour

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President John Mahama will begin a nationwide thank you and farewell tour on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 following his defeat in the 2016 general elections.The President will be meeting traditional and religious leaders as well as regional and constituency executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as part of his tour.He will start off from the Upper East Region then ... Read More »

Police to roll out ‘operation father Christmas’

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Scores of policemen are expected to be deployed across the country to ensure peace and security during the Christmas celebration. Under the code day “Operation Father Christmas,” the deployment will also include allied security agencies such as the Military to strategic areas to reduce crime. The programme is an annual programme by the police service aimed at ensuring public safety ... Read More »

Election 2016: Three ‘fake’ election observers remanded

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Three persons caught with 128 fake election observer accreditation cards on voting day, have been ordered by a Kumasi Circuit Court to be held in prison custody. Stephen Shandu, Richard Gyan and Awuah Amoah Gyasi, have been charged with conspiracy, forgery of official document and possession of forged document. They all pleaded not guilty and would make their next appearance ... Read More »

President Mahama invites ECOWAS leaders to Akufo-Addo’s swearing-in

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President Mahama delivered a farewell speech to members of the West African sub-regional body ECOWAS, during the closing of its 50th ordinary session in Abuja on 17th December,2016. President Mahama in his speech thanked his colleague Presidents for the support and cooperation during his tenure as president and also for sending an observer mission to monitor the peaceful election that ... Read More »

Oral examination of Woyome adjourned to January 26

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It is now a waiting game as former Attorney-General Martin Amidu’s oral examination of businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome has been put on hold by the Supreme Court till January 26, 2017. The case was adjourned last Thursday pending the determination of two other cases challenging the court’s judgement that gave Mr Amidu the green light to question Mr Woyome over ... Read More »

Ghana Commercial Bank staff charged over GH¢356,000 theft

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Two persons, including a banker at the Takoradi branch of the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) Limited, have been dragged before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly stealing over GHS356,000 belonging to the bank. They are Ferdinand Kofi Amponsah, the banker and Issah Alhassan aka Issah Alhassan, an auto-mechanic and customer of the bank. The two, according to the prosecution, led ... Read More »

Remove 5% VAT on real estate charges – GREDA to Nana Addo

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The Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA), has called on the president-elect Nana Akufo-Addo to remove the 5% VAT on the sale of real estates. According to them Nana Addo would have ‘walked the talk’ if he does that since it was part of his campaign promise ahead of the 2016 elections. The Executive Secretary of the Association Samuel Amegayibor ... Read More »