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Please don’t leave Ghana – Mahama begs multinational companies

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has appealed to multinational companies not to exit the Ghanaian market.The economic environment in Ghana, spanning 2022 to date, has compelled many multinational companies...

Ghana Federation of Traders threaten demo over cedi depreciation

The Ghana Federation of Traders, comprising all trade union associations, has urgently appealed to the government to take immediate steps to reduce the exchange rate from GH¢15.50 to GH¢10.00.This move is aimed at...

I am proposing real projects, not Guinea fowl projects – Bawumia jabs Mahama

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia took a swipe at former President John Dramani Mahama during the 8th Ghana CEO Summit, highlighting the Akufo-Addo administration's significant achievements in advancing the country's development agenda.Dr. Bawumia...

Nigerian Police arrest one amid search for missing Ghanaian and friend

Following a month-long search for missing Ghanaian women Afiba Abigail Tandoh and her friend Celine Chidinma Ndidum, significant developments have emerged pointing to suspect Andrew Amechi Otchipo, a 52-year-old British Nigerian with deep ties...

“Very wicked man” – Anyidoho chides Mahama over former stance on trainee allowance

Former Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho, has mounted another attack against the party's flagbearer, John Mahama.In his recent posts on X, Mr Anyidoho took a trip down memory...

I do not regret being a member of Freemason for 25 years – Otumfuo

Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has disclosed that he has been a Freemason for 25 years, coinciding with his tenure as the occupant of the Golden Stool.On Saturday, May 25, 2024, Freemasons from Ghana,...

Campaigns must be done in a civilised manner to ensure peace – NCCE tells political parties

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has urged political parties to maintain tolerance and conduct their campaigns with civility to ensure peace before, during, and after the 2024 election.Garu District Director of the...

Somé SHS assistant headmistress, cook also arrested for ‘stealing’ food items

In addition to the matron and the bursar, two more individuals, the assistant headmistress and a cook, have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a cartel stealing food items meant for students at...

Two Ghanaian-Americans in police custody for involvement in $7m fraud – Report

Two Ghanaian-American citizens have been arrested in the United States on charges including wire fraud, which reportedly netted them around US$7 million over three years.The primary suspect, Kelvin Nkwantabisa, is in the custody of...

GHC20 is now worth 4 tomatoes – Trader reveals

A Ghanaian female trader has lamented the rising cost in purchasing tomatoes.In an interview, the trader noted that a bag of tomatoes now goes for GHC8,000 while a basket is sold at GHC1,500.Currently, a...

Richard Ahiagbah must be arrested for voting in 2020 polls without Voter ID – NDC tells police

The Volta Regional Executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have called on the Ghana Police Service to take action against Richard Ahiagbah, the Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), for allegedly...

Suit against commercialisation of GMOs thrown out by Court

The High Court in Accra has dismissed claims made by Food Sovereignty Ghana regarding the National Biosafety Authority's work on genetically modified (GM) products.Justice Barbara Tetteh Charway ruled that the plaintiffs did not provide...

Name all GMO foods on market – Court orders National Biosafety Authority

Human Rights Division of the High Court in Accra has ordered the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) to label all Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) on the market to enable the public make an informed choice.The...

Calls for parliament to probe EOCO’s handling of Cecilia Dapaah’s case pointless – Amidu to Domelevo, others

Martin Amidu has criticized former Auditor General Daniel Yao Domelevo, lawyer Martin Kpebu, and other prominent Ghanaians for petitioning Parliament to conduct a bipartisan probe into the Economic and Organised Crime Office’s (EOCO) handling...

Video of Cheddar paying barber who flew from Ghana to US to trim his hair pops up

As Ghana readies itself for the December polls, netizens continue to bring up controversial videos of the presidential aspirants.An old video of the leader of The New Force, Nana Kwame Bediako, also known as...

I am more popular, my arrest has been a blessing – Hopeson Adorye

Director of Special Operations for the Movement for Change, Hopeson Adorye, has described his recent arrest and subsequent court appearance as a blessing in disguise, stating that it has provided him with significant political...

The cedi is still strong – Finance Minister reacts to depreciation of local currency

Finance Minister, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, has responded to concerns about the recent depreciation of the Ghanaian cedi, stating that despite recent pressures, the currency remains strong.Dr. Amin made these remarks in light of...

VIDEO: Man beaten for stealing socks at a market

In a video gone viral, a young man was beaten on the streets for allegedly stealing socks.It is unknown the exact location where the incident happened.A group of men surrounded the accused, who was...

Register as many as are qualified under the law – NPP tells EC

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has announced that an upcoming leadership meeting will determine whether the party will push for an extension of the limited voter registration period.This decision will hinge on a...

Ambulance case : AG wants to adopt every means to imprison Ato Forson – NDC

National Democratic Congress (NDC) National Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi has shockingly revealed details of how the Attorney General, Godfred Dame is scheming to jail the Minority Leader, Dr Cassiel Ato Forson at all cost.According...

Dredging the sea to Kumasi is possible – Organized Labour backs Cheddar

Organized Labour has urged Ghanaians to reconsider the proposed flagship policy of the New Force Movement, which aims to dredge the sea to Kumasi in the Ashanti region.They emphasized that the policy, presented by...

VIDEO: Suspected gay man handcuffed, physically assaulted

A video circulating on social media has revealed the identity of a young man who openly confessed to being gay.The footage depicts him enduring various forms of abuse and beatings.The unnamed young man disclosed...

My faith in your principles is badly shaken – Asiedu Nketia tells Martin Amidu over OSP saga

The National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has expressed his loss of faith in the principles of the esteemed legal luminary and former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu.He...

Eugene Arhin accused of paying Kwanyako SHS students GHC100 each to register

Presidential Staffer and New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Awutu Senya West Constituency, Eugene Arhin, has been accused of bussing students from Kwanyako Senior High School in Agona West to the Electoral Commission...

Ghana School of Law calls Ama Governor to the Bar

Social media influencer, Elorm Ababio, also known as Ama Governor, has finally been granted the opportunity to be called to the bar after several failed attempts.Ms. Elorm Ababio who has publicly disclosed her affiliation...

Recently renovated UG hostels worth $16m floods after heavy rainstorm

After a heavy downpour on May 22, 2024, the recently renovated hostels managed by the University of Ghana Enterprise Limited (UGEL) on the University of Ghana campus experienced flooding.Video footage shared by Radio Univers,...

Could anyone be more wicked than Akufo-Addo? – X user quizzes over hardship

An X user believed to be a Ghanaian has expressed displeasure with President Akufo-Addo over his recent remarks that laud his government's work for close to eight years.President Akufo-Addo stands firm amid criticism, praising...

Hollow threats! – NDC replies Henry Quartey over name reveal in secret recruitment claims

Minority Leader Cassiel Ato Forson has called on Interior Minister Henry Quartey to publicly release the names of opposition MPs accused of engaging in protocol recruitment for security services.During a May 21, 2024, interview...

I will sue Akufo-Addo after his term in office expires – Lawyer Martin Kpebu

In September last year, Lawyer Martin Kpebu announced his intention to sue President Akufo-Addo for alleged corruption once he leaves office in 2024, asserting that presidential immunity does not protect a former President from...

Prove I submitted names for security recruitment – Dafeamekpor to Henry Quartey

The Member of Parliament for South Dayi has responded to a threat by the Minister of Interior, Henry Quartey, regarding a purported list of opposition MPs who allegedly tried to secure employment for people...

Ambulance saga: Govt has lost nothing, why charge me – Richard Jakpa tells Court

Businessman Richard Jakpa, one of the two individuals still facing trial for allegedly causing financial loss to the state in the procurement of ambulances, has denied the accusations.He dismissed the prosecution's claims as...

Who are you not to hand over power? – Governance expert quizzes Akufo-Addo

Governance expert Prof. Baffour Agyemang-Duah has dismissed President Akufo-Addo’s statement that he would not hand over power to John Mahama as a mere joke.Prof. Agyemang-Duah emphasized that President Akufo-Addo would be obligated to...

Accident that killed my driver was unnecessary – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has conveyed his condolences following the demise of Kwesi Atta, a presidential driver, who tragically lost his life in a convoy accident at Bunso Junction in the Eastern Region.He remembered the late...

Theresa Awuni opposes project to stop flooding in Akweteyman and Alogboshi

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP for Okaikwei North, Theresa Lardi Awuni, joined her opposition colleagues on Friday, May 17, to block the approval of a US$150 million loan intended to address severe flooding...

Woman and her two children allegedly stabbed to death at Kasoa

The Net Link Estate community in Kasoa is reeling from a tragic incident where a mother and her two daughters were found brutally stabbed to death in their home.Alberta Armah Hagan, a woman...

My ‘sloppiness’ has uncovered your govt’s corrupt activities – Ablakwa tells Akufo-Addo’s lawyer

The Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has responded to criticism from President Akufo-Addo's counsel regarding his recent exposé on the sale of six state-owned hotels by the Social Security...

Minority, Majority leaders meet Akufo-Addo for crunch meeting over national issues

Minority in Parliament revealed that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo convened a meeting with both the Minority and Majority caucus leadership on Monday, May 20, 2024.According to the NDC MPs, the hour-long meeting centered...

I had a system that prevented Togolese who registered from voting in 2016 – Hopeson Adorye

A prominent figure in Alan Kyerematen's Movement for Change, Hopeson Adorye, has disclosed details of a covert operation he led to prevent alleged Togolese nationals from voting in Ghana's 2016 general elections.In an interview...

List of 42 companies requesting $335m tax waiver under 1D1F

In 2021, the Ministry of Finance began the process to secure roughly $335,072,712.13 in tax exemptions for 42 companies under the government's One District One Factory (1D1F) initiative.The Exemptions Act, 2022 (Act 1083),...

Removal of Special Prosecutor could diminish trust in corruption fight – CDD-Ghana

The Project Director of the Democracy Project and a Fellow at CDD-Ghana has contended that impeaching Special Prosecutor Kissi Agyebeng could erode public trust in anti-corruption endeavors.Dr. John Osae-Kwapong proposed exploring alternative administrative...

Process of getting a strategic investor for our hotels not concluded – SSNIT tells Ablakwa

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has announced that the process of securing a strategic investor for some of its hotels is in the final stages, emphasizing that no agreement has been...

Presidential convoys have no valid reason to overspeed – Kofi Bentil

Vice President of IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil, has responded to the fatal crash involving the presidential convoy on May 19, 2024.The crash resulted in the death of one convoy driver and injuries to other...

16 injured in premix fuel explosion at Essikadu Ketan constituency

The number of people seriously injured in the premix fuel explosion at Ngyirasia, a community in the Essikadu Ketan Constituency of the Western Region, has risen to sixteen.Three of the victims are currently at...

8 months after Akosombo Dam spillage, 200 flood victims in Degorme, Mepe still living in tents

Eight months after the Volta River Authority (VRA) released excess water from the Akosombo Dam, over 200 flood victims in Degorme, Mepe, in the Volta Region remain in dire conditions, living in temporary tents...

14 journalists have been killed in Africa between 2023 and 2024 – AMC reports

Chairperson of the African Media Convention (AMC) and President of the African Editors Forum (Taef),Mr. Churchill Otieno, has reported that 14 journalists were killed in Africa between January 2023 and May 2024.Speaking...

Plot to remove OSP will disrupt his operations – Kpebu

Private legal practitioner Martin Kpebu has expressed concerns about potential disruptions to the operations of the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) following a petition seeking the removal of Kissi Agyebeng from office.The petition,...

NDC rejects offline voter registration

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has rejected the Electoral Commission's (EC) proposal to switch to offline voter registration if the current online system continues to face challenges.Instead, the NDC has urged the Commission...

You cannot prioritise securing new loans over fixing depreciating cedi – Ato Forson to gov’t

The Minority Leader, Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson, has criticized President Akufo-Addo for the emergency parliamentary session convened by the Majority caucus on Friday, May 17.He argued that there was no genuine emergency to...

Kwabena Boateng sworn in as MP for Ejisu by Bagbin

Newly elected Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ejisu constituency in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Kwabena Boateng, was administered the oath of office by Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin.Mr. Boateng emerged victorious in the...

John Kumah to be laid to rest tomorrow

The final funeral rites for the late Member of Parliament for Ejisu and Deputy Finance Minister, Dr. John Ampontuah Kumah, will be held on May 18, 2024.The funeral arrangements, according to the family's...

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