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No GHC49bn has been released to contractors – Chamber of Construction Industry tells Finance Minister

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Construction Industry, Emmanuel Cherry, has stated that he is unaware of the GH₵49 billion that Finance Minister Dr. Amin Adams claimed has been released to...

Multiple fatalities and injuries recorded in accident on Accra-Kumasi Highway

A tragic road accident involving a red Scania Marcopolo bus with registration number GW 9090-18 has resulted in multiple fatalities and injuries on the Accra to Kumasi highway.The collision occurred early Friday morning around...

EC agrees to extend limited voter registration exercise deadline

The Electoral Commission (EC) has extended the ongoing voter registration exercise by two days.Originally scheduled to end on May 27, the exercise will now conclude on May 29. The EC announced this extension...

There is no need to rush and buy forex – Finance Minister tells Ghanaians

Finance Minister Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam has assured Ghanaians that there is sufficient foreign exchange supply.He is therefore urging the public not to panic and rush into purchasing forex.Dr. Amin Adam emphasized that...

Police withdraw injunction application against #DumsorMustStop vigil

An Accra High Court has deemed moot an application for an injunction aimed at preventing the organizers of the #DumsorMustStop vigil from gathering at the Revolution Square, opposite the Jubilee House.This decision followed information...

Fuel tanker drivers union calls off strike after meeting with stakeholders

Fuel tanker drivers in Ghana have ended their sit-down strike over poor conditions of service.The Ghana National Petroleum Tanker Drivers Union declared an indefinite sit-down strike on Tuesday, demanding improved conditions of service, particularly...

Purchase of SSNIT hotels illegal – Ken Agyapong’s brother tells Bryan Acheampong

Lawyer Ralph Agyapong, a New Patriotic Party (NPP) member, shared legal insights on radio regarding sections of the Companies Act and company registration procedures.Ralph, brother to Assin Central Member of Parliament Kennedy Agyapong, addressed...

GMet to launch weather forecast app to aid access to weather updates and help planning

Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet) has announced its intention to launch a new application software designed to provide weather forecast information to the public.Frustration often arises among Ghanaians when heavy rains lead to frequent flooding...

PHOTOS: Check out 4 SSNIT hotels being sold to Bryan Acheampong

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has been petitioned by North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa to investigate allegations surrounding the sale of four hotels: Labadi Beach Hotel, La Palm Royal...

VIDEO: “I am talking to my lawyer, what is this?” Hopeson Adorye clashes with a police officer

A video has surfaced showing Hopeson Adorye, a prominent figure in the Movement for Change and a former leading member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), arguing with a police officer as he...

Stop talking about Ama Governor until she graduates – Bridget Otoo tells public

Prominent social media personality, Bridget Otoo, has entreated Ghanaians to be circumspect in their discussions revolving around Elorm Ababio, also known as Ama Governor, who has finally been called to the bar after several...

SML-GRA deal: Company gov’t contracted to help collect taxes is owing GHC32m tax

The KPMG report on the contract between the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and Strategic Mobilisation Limited (SML) has uncovered significant tax discrepancies, with SML found owing the government over GHC31 million.The GRA and SML...

I have not been granted bail due to orders from higher authorities – Hopeson Adorye

A prominent member of the Movement for Change, Hopeson Adorye, who has been detained by the Ghana Police Service has noted that that bail would not be granted to him due to ongoing investigations.In...

Freemasons to visit Otumfuo to commemorate Golden Stool anniversary

Freemasons from across Ghana and beyond are set to convene in Kumasi this weekend to commemorate two significant milestones for Otumfuo Osei Tutu II: his 25th anniversary on the Golden Stool and his 25th...

Hopeson Adorye arrested by police over claims of detonating dynamite

A prominent member of the Movement for Change, Hopeson Adorye, has been arrested by the police for claiming that he detonated dynamites in the Volta Region during the 2016 General Elections.Mr. Adorye made this...

Akufo-Addo releases full KPMG report on GRA-SML contract; check out details

President Akufo-Addo has taken steps to enhance transparency and accountability by releasing the comprehensive KPMG report on the contract between the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and Strategic Mobilisation Limited (SML).Responding to public demands for...

Egyiresia premix fuel fire death toll rises to 3

A third victim has succumbed to injuries sustained in the premix fuel fire outbreak at Egyiresia near Sekondi, raising the total number of fatalities to three.The fire, which occurred on Saturday, May 18, was...

“I don’t receive any salary or benefits from Rock City Hotel” – Bryan Acheampong

The Minister for Food and Agriculture and Member of Parliament for Abetifi Constituency, Bryan Acheampong, who is the owner of Rock City Hotels Limited, has refuted allegations made by North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto...

56-year-old caregiver jailed for 5 years over force-feeding baby to death at Agbogba school

A 56-year-old professional nurse, Clara Yanyi-Ampah, who served as a caregiver at Happy Bloomers School in Agbogba, has been sentenced to five years in prison for the death of an 11-month-old baby.Yanyi-Ampah pleaded guilty...

Ghana nears earning IMF Board approval for third tranche of 360m dollars

Ghana is poised to obtain board approval from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the third installment of $360 million from its extended credit facility worth $3 billion.The government's ongoing assistance program, designed to...

NPP is under ‘mental distress – Member

A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) communication team, Dr. Ezekiel Agyekum-Obeng, has stated that the ruling party is experiencing significant "mental distress."Dr. Agyekum-Obeng highlighted that recent events within the NPP, including the...

You were a faithful servant – Akufo-Addo mourns deceased driver in convoy crash

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...

Kayeyei Empowerment Programme to be launched by Bawumia today

Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia is set to launch the "Kayeyei Empowerment Programme" at the Madina Social Centre today (21 May), aimed at providing skills training for head porters, commonly known as Kayayei.The initiative aims to...

Don’t be used as agents of disruption this election year – Sheikh Aremeyaw warns youth

The spokesperson for the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu, has called on politicians to refrain from inciting the youth towards violence ahead of the 2024 general elections.Speaking at a National Commission for Civic...

NDC planning to hide ‘missing BVRs’ in our premises – NPP claims

The National Organizer of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Henry Nana Boakye (Nana B), has exposed an alleged scheme by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to implicate the NPP in the controversy...

COCOBOD cancels scholarship scheme due to FREE SHS policy

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has announced the termination of its long-running scholarship scheme, citing the implementation of the Free Senior High School (SHS) initiative by the government.In its place, the Board has established...

Teenager found dead after rainstorm in Ashanti Region, others injured

A rainstorm in Jachie, Bosomtwi District of the Ashanti Region, has resulted in the death of a 16-year-old girl and injuries to several others.The storm, which struck on Thursday, May 16, 2024, tore off...

Akufo-Addo hosts Majority, Minority MPs to discuss national issues

The Minority in Parliament has disclosed that President Akufo-Addo convened a meeting with both the Minority and Majority caucus leadership today, Monday, May 20.The NDC MPs reported that the meeting, which lasted an hour,...

Sad video: Late John Kumah’s wife weeps uncontrollably

Widow of the late John Kumah, Member of Parliament for Ejisu, Apostle Lilian Kumah, could not hide her immense sorrows over the weekend when she buried her late husband, Dr John Kumah.She cried uncontrollably...

The President’s Office is the heart of corruption in Ghana – Franklin Cudjoe

The founder and president of IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe, has explained why the creation of the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) has not significantly impacted Ghana's fight against corruption.Mr Cudjoe argued that the...

What we know so far about the fatal crash of Akufo-Addo’s convoy

A fatal crash involving the presidential convoy was initially reported on social media in the late afternoon of Sunday, May 19, 2024.Accra-based UTV, among the first to cover the incident, included a video showing...

Charity begins at home, fighting corruption should start at the Presidency – Franklin Cudjoe

President of IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe, emphasized the crucial need to initiate the fight against corruption from the Presidency itself.Cudjoe argued that the root of corrupt practices often lies within the highest echelons of...

Start corruption fight from the presidency, that is where all the bad deals are brokered –IMANI

President of IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe, emphasized the need to initiate the anti-corruption campaign from the highest office, citing the Presidency as the breeding ground for corrupt practices.During an interview on The Big Issue...

Alan Kyerematen stylishly ignores Wontumi’s handshake at John Kumah’s funeral

At the May 18, 2024 funeral of late Ejisu lawmaker John Kumah, political figures from across the spectrum gathered to honor his memory.Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia led the government delegation, praising Kumah as a...

Justice will be served ‘no matter how long it takes’ – Akufo-Addo on Ahmed Suale’s murder

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reaffirmed that Ghana’s security agencies continue their relentless pursuit of the perpetrators behind the brutal murder of investigative journalist Ahmed Suale.Speaking at the closing session of the...

Ghana School of Law advocates for immediate infrastructure improvement

Management of the Ghana School of Law has voiced concerns regarding the stagnant infrastructure development at the institution since its inception.They lamented the insufficient facilities to accommodate the growing student population, often resorting...

Video: John Kumah’s mortal remains arrive in Kumasi ahead of today’s funeral

The mortal remains of the late Deputy Finance Minister, John Kumah, arrived in Kumasi on May 17, 2024, ahead of his funeral today, May 18.Kumah, who was also the Member of Parliament for Ejisu,...

Akufo-Addo’s ministerial nominees approved by Majority in Parliament after Minority MPs staged walkout

Parliament has approved the ministerial nominees submitted by President Akufo-Addo.During a debate on Friday, May 17, to consider the nominees, the Minority staged a walkout, declaring they would not participate in the process.Minority Leader...

Parliament gives green light for a $150m loan for GARID project

Despite opposition from the minority caucus, Parliament has granted approval for a $150 million loan from the World Bank for the ongoing Greater Accra Resilient and Integrated Development (GARID) project, aimed at mitigating flooding...

EC transferred 1,082 voters to the Okaikwei South constituency on January 4, 2023 – Reports

A journalist from Original TV has claimed that in 2023, the Electoral Commission (EC) secretly transferred voters to the Okaikwei South Constituency without adhering to constitutional guidelines.The journalist emphasized that any voter transfers by...

Special Prosecutor asked to respond to removal petition by Chief Justice

The Chief Justice, Her Ladyship Justice Gertrude Torkornoo, has forwarded a petition to remove Special Prosecutor Kissi Agyebeng to him for his response.This follows President Akufo-Addo's submission of a petition to the Chief...

EC to replace Voter ID cards of Akosombo Dam flood victims will be replaced for free

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that individuals affected by the Akosombo Dam spillage will receive a free replacement of their voter identification (ID) cards.The EC reaffirmed its commitment to assisting all eligible voters...

I am committed to inspiring the next generation – Kennedy Agyapong

The Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has restated his dedication to motivating future generations in Ghana, despite his unsuccessful bid to become the New Patriotic Party's (NPP) presidential candidate in the...

“I just have two bulbs and nothing else” – Old lady laments after receiving bill of GHC4000

A recent video circulating online has stirred up strong emotions among social media users.The video captures an elderly woman expressing her dismay over a substantial bill issued by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG),...

Bawumia pledges to cut down gov’t expenditure by GHC30bn

The New Patriotic Party's (NPP) flagbearer, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has committed to a significant reduction in government size and expenditure, promising to cut at least GH¢30 billion if elected president.In an address to...

Using Coat of Arms and Ghana flag without permission is illegal

In Ghana’s colorful cultural heritage, two symbols stand out: the Coat of Arms and the national flag.These icons embody the sovereignty, heritage, and collective dreams of the Ghanaian people, serving as proud reminders of...

‘Mahama doesn’t talk basabasa, whatever he says is grounded in research’ – Bridget Otoo

Media personality Bridget Otoo has voiced support for former President John Dramani Mahama's recent proposition to employ Artificial Intelligence (AI) in combating illegal mining in Ghana.Otoo emphasized that Mahama's assertions are well-founded and research-backed,...

NPP will peacefully hand over power if 2024 election does not go in our favor – Henry Quartey

The Interior Minister, Henry Quartey, has reassured the public that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is firmly dedicated to ensuring a peaceful transition of power in case of defeat in the 2024 general elections.During...

Protesting opposite Jubilee House is not permissible – Police tells dumsor vigil organizers

The Ghana Police Service's Greater Accra Regional Command has informed organizers of an upcoming protest that their chosen location is deemed unsuitable due to security concerns.The organizers of the #DumsorMustStop vigil met with the...

65 registered professional bodies given till June 30 to be deregistered for non-compliance – ORC

Office of the Registrar of Companies (ORC) has announced that it has commenced legal proceedings to deregister 65 registered Professional Bodies (PBs) for their failure to submit annual accounts and update their Certificate of...

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