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Existing voter ID unacceptable for new EC registration

The Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) will not accept the existing voter ID cards as a proof of eligibility when it commences the compilation of a new voter register on the 30th of June, adacommunityonline.com can confirm. This was contained in the judgement delivered by the Supreme Court on Thursday, June 25. Confusion has emerged following the judgement as the ... Read More »

Only rich people contract the coronavirus – Sege residents

Many residents of Sege, capital of the Ada West District in the Greater Accra Region, believe that COVID-19 affects only the rich, contrary to scientific facts. While some of them said the coronavirus may exist somewhere in the world but not Ghana, others said even if it was in the country, the number of infected people were being exaggerated because ... Read More »

Ghana’s Minister for Health tests positive for Coronavirus

  The Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu is recovering in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. Information available to adacommunityonline indicates that the Minister has been receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre in Accra over the past week. Multiple sources in the medical team at the hospital who confirmed the information  say the Dormaa Central MP was ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Ghana records 262 new cases to reach 11,118

  Ghana’s Coronavirus case count has crossed 11,000 as the country records 262 new cases, according to latest updates by the Ghana Health Service. Four hundred and ninety-eight cases were announced midday on Friday, June 12, and barely 12 hours after that, latest figures released by the Ghana Health Service on Saturday, June 13, 2020, indicate that the new case count is ... Read More »

Manya Krobo fix new date for Dipo puberty rites 2020

The priests and priestesses of Lower Manya in the Eastern region of Ghana have fixed July 31, 2020 to commence the  Dipo rituals for adolescent girls. Nomo Enock Awasabi Gbertey of Pierngua Osiekuse in the Lower Manya Krobostate has disclosed this on Thursday in an interview with Radio Ada. According to him, the Dipo calendar has been interrupted by the ... Read More »

Covid-19 positive MPs refuse to self-isolate

The leadership of Parliament has warned persons who took the COVID-19 test and have been reached by the medical team of the National COVID-19 Taskforce to urgently heed to the directive to stay away from Parliament.They said by visiting Parliament, those who tested positive including members and officials of Parliament and journalists would only imperil the lives of others who ... Read More »

Pastor who allegedly threatened EC boss tests positive for cannabis, tramadol

    A drug test conducted on Kwabena Owusu Adjei, the self-styled pastor who was arrested for allegedly threatening Jean Mensa, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission has tested positive for tramadol and cannabis. A medical report, sighted by Citi News from the Police Hospital showed that his urine sample was taken and tested for some banned substances on Tuesday, June 9, ... Read More »

My visit to Ghana was a special end to a difficult year – Jerome Boateng

Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has disclosed how special it was for him to visit his roots following a difficult year in his career. Boateng endured a frustrating World Cup in Russia this year, as well as a difficult first half of the German Bundesliga, which sees Bayern Munich sit third after the first round. “2018 comes to an end, ... Read More »

Stanbic Bank ‘takes over’ Bank of Baroda

The Ghana unit of Standard Bank of South Africa, Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited, has absorbed customers of the local subsidiary of Indian-state lender, Bank of Baroda under an arrangement that comes at no cost to the former. Multiple sources involved in the arrangement say the transaction was sealed in the tail end of December 2018, paving the way for Baroda ... Read More »

Prampram caretaker chief’s murder linked to chieftaincy dispute

The Mankralo [Caretaker] of Prampram in the Greater Accra Region, Nene Atsure Benta III, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen at Dodowa in the Shai Osudoku District. The incident happened on Thursday afternoon when he was returning to Prampram from a meeting at the Dodowa House of Chiefs. Though it is unclear what might have led to the shooting, Citi ... Read More »