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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 »

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 »

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 »

Salt at Ada has potential to develop petro-chemical industry – President Akufo-Addo

Friday, 12th June 2020, President Akufo-Addo has assured the people of Ada of government’s determination to develop the salt industry in the area. He said the industry has the potential of developing the petro-chemical industry and serve as a foreign exchange earner for the country. President Akufo-Addo gave the assurance when a delegation of Chiefs from the Ada Traditional Council ... 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 »

EC suspends voters registration pilot as BVR machine fails

The Electoral Commission’s pilot of the anticipated Voting Registration exercise in the Western Region has been suspended. 3news.com can report that the BVR machine used to capture the bio-data of applicants has developed a fault. Officials who were at the section to capture the bio-data have already packed off the machine. The about 15 persons who were at hand to ... 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 »

Dagbon chieftaincy: Abudus occupy old Gbewaa Palace

Government has officially handed over the Old Gbewaa Palace to the Abudu Royals in Dagbon to perform the funeral of the late Yaa-Naa Mahamadu Abdulai IV. They have two weeks to perform the funeral and subsequently the Andani family are also expected to perform that of the late Yaa-Naa Yakubu Andani II from January 4 to 18, 2019. After signing ... Read More »