Volta militants planned burning down Ho Central Market – Army, Police

The Ghana Armed Forces and the Ghana Police Service have issued a joint statement in which they said they were able to foil attempts by secessionist groups in the Volta Region, to burn down the Ho Central Market. “It is hereby stated that an earlier pre-emptive operation on Thursday, 24 September 2020, foiled a plan […]

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Kwahu Afram Plains: Residents arrest member of Highway robbery gang

A notorious highway robbery gang terrorising commuters in Kwahu South, Kwahu Afram Plains North and south and its environs in the Eastern Region struck again Saturday morning. The robbers numbering four attacked four vehicles transporting traders at gunpoint at Kweklu community along the Nketepa road at about 7:00am. The Assembly Member for Nketepa, Yaw Bossu […]

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Resurrect Nkrumah’s factories – CPP

Mr. Thomas Ntumy, Volta Regional Chairman, Convention People’s Party (CPP) has called on the government to make an effort to resurrect factories and industries built by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. He said it was unfortunate that the factories that were either built or started before the First President’s dethronement have been left to rot while plans were […]

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NPP government has kept faith with us – Dormaa Chiefs

The Chiefs in the Dormaa Traditional Area have commended the Akufo-Addo led government for keeping faith with Dormaaman since assuming office in 2017. At a durbar of Chiefs and people at Nkrankwanta in the Dormaa West Constituency, Barima Dei Kusi Gyabaah, Dormaa Ankobeahene, speaking on behalf of the Chiefs, said Dormaaman had benefitted immensely from […]

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Bawumia cuts sod for rehabilitation of 10-km Berekum town roads

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has cut the sod for the construction of a 10-kilometer Berekum town roads. It formed part of several roads in the country being funded under Phase One of government’s Sinohydro Infrastructure for Bauxite Agreement. The sod-cutting ceremony was met with excitement by the Chiefs and people of Berekum. They expressed […]

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No active Coronavirus case in Western North Region

All the 638 confirmed COVID-19 cases recorded in the Western North Region have fully recovered and discharged. The Region however recorded two COVID-19 deaths. This was contained in a Regional Public Health Emergency Management Committee (PHEMC) report signed by Dr Marion Okoh-Owusu, Regional Health Director, and copied to the Ghana news agency (GNA). The statement urged residents to continue […]

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Coronavirus Challenge winner embarks on skills sharing project

Ms Nathalaine Matilda Marfo, former student of Saint Louis College of Education (CoE), Kumasi, who recently won the COVID-19 Challenge Contest, has embarked on skills empowerment project for Junior High School (JHS) leavers in the Ashanti Region. The project dubbed: “Marfo School Leavers Skills Empowerment Programme,” (MSLSEP) was organised for two basic schools in Old Tafo to […]

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Stray animals invade ‘abandoned’ schools, defecate on desks

Weeds and domestic animals have taken over a number of basic and second cycle institutions in the Northern and North East regions where Zoomlion Ghana Limited is currently disinfecting against the deadly Coronavirus. The compound of the schools that have since March this year been closed due to the outbreak of the global pandemic have become […]

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EC hurried to exhibit a non-existent register – NDC IT head

The Head of IT of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Osei Kwame Griffiths, has accused the Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) of announcing a voter exhibition exercise when there was no proper register. He said the Commission should have taken its time to rectify all the anomalies before announcing an exhibition of the so-called provisional register. He was speaking […]

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Mole National Park reopens to tourists

One area of the economy that was severely hit by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic was the tourism industry. In March, government announced the suspension of all public gatherings. Ghana’s biggest wildlife site, the Mole National Park, was thus closed down to the general public following the announcement. The Mole National Park is Ghana’s largest wildlife […]

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