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Why keep laws protecting illegality? – Otumfuo quizzes British government on looted artefacts

Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has reinforced calls for the British to return looted artefacts to its original owners. According to him, it is also...

Ablakwa heads to OSP over Ofori-Atta’s $34.9m ‘shady’ ambulance spare parts deal

North Tongu Member of Parliament, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has served notice he will be petitioning the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) today, Monday,...

Don’t sabotage Free SHS – Okyenhene tells matrons and teachers

Okyenhene Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin has condemned persons working against the government’s flagship programme, the Free Senior High School policy. Known in private life as...

Volta Region FDA office to mark 20 years anniversary

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) until 2012, performed its duties of regulating activities of manufacturers and retailers across the country in two zones,...

Koku Anyidoho celebrates late Mills’ birthday at Asomdwe Park [Video]

Former Head of Communications at the Presidency has celebrated the 80th birthday of late former President John Evans Atta Mills in a special way. Samuel...

Akufo-Addo to commission 320 new homes for Police Service

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is set to inaugurate a 320-unit housing project for the Ghana Police Service. The commissioning will take place on Tuesday,...

Abu Jinapor refutes allegations of interference in Gonja chieftaincy affairs

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for Damongo, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has firmly denied involvement in Gonja chieftaincy matters. This...

Concerned Drivers Association suspends 15% transport fare hike

The Concerned Drivers Association of Ghana has suspended a planned 15% increase in transport fares, set to take effect on Monday, July 22, 2024. The...

Abu Jinapor banned from Gonjaland [Video]

The Minister for Lands and National Resources, Samuel Abdulai Jinapor has been banned from entering all palaces within the Gonja kingdom. Paramount chief of the...

Seven firefighters injured in road crash at Kade

A fire tender from the Kade Fire Station (FS 438) was involved in an accident at Otwenkwanta, on the outskirts of Kade in the...

Fire Service rescues 15 accident victims on Cape Coast-Accra highway

Personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service have rescued 15 victims of an accident that occurred on the Cape Coast-Accra highway near the Childcare...

I never said NDC government won’t reduce fuel prices – John Jinapor

Member of Parliament for Yapei-Kusawgu, John Jinapor has reacted to a misleading reportage attributed to him about fuel prices. According to him, he never said...

Divert salaries of irresponsible parents to their wards – Okyenhene advocates

Okyenhene Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin is advocating for a law that will freeze salaries of parents who have deserted their wards and shun their...

Jamera chiefs appeal for support to complete Police station to boost security

The chiefs and residents of Jamera in the Suma Traditional Area of the Jaman North District in the Bono Region, are appealing for support...

85-year-old bridge poses risk to Denkyembour residents

Residents traveling from Asamankese, Akwatia, and Boadua, Kade, New Abirem, and other parts of the Eastern Region have expressed concern over the poor condition...

Tears flow at funeral of Ghana National College student [Video]

The final funeral rites as been held for Theophilus Ansah, the 18-year-old student of Ghana National College who died allegedly due to negligence. He was...

Angry residents block contractor after crash on dusty road leaves one dead

Angry residents of Huhunya in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region blocked a section of the Asesewa to Koforidua road on Friday...

Court dismisses OSP’s objection not to provide Cecilia Dapaah and husband’s information to accused

The High Court in Accra has dismissed a preliminary legal objection raised by the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) against the request by...

Lt. Col. E.S. Appiah pulled out as Commander of 66 Artillery Regiment Volta/Oti Barracks

A pullout ceremony was held for Lt. Colonel Edward Sarpong Appiah, Commander of the 66 Artillery Regiment of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) for...

Aglow Children’s Centre Madina celebrates graduation in style

The Aglow Children's Centre Madina held a vibrant graduation ceremony for its final year students, showcasing their diverse talents and achievements. The event, which took...

Bimbilla: College of Education students leave campus as CETAG strike continues

Students at Bimbilla College of Education are leaving the campus due to the ongoing CETAG strike, which has left them stranded for three weeks. With...

Book on late President Mills memorial lectures launched in Accra 

The J.E.A. Mills Memorial Heritage, a non-profit organisation preserving the legacies of late President John Evans Atta Mills, has launched a book on his...

There’s no justification to increase fares – Hassan Tampuli

Hassan Tampuli, the Deputy Minister of Transport, has asserted that there is no justification for the recent hike in lorry fares. The Concerned Drivers Association...

Sale of state assets goes beyond one government, don’t politicise it – Lands Minister

The Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has called for a holistic and non-partisan approach to discussions surrounding the sale of state...

Nzulezu in limbo: The future of Ghana’s village on stilts looks bleak as residents seek relocation

Ghana risks losing one of its major tourist attractions, as residents of Nzulezu hint of possible relocation, citing economic hardship and depleting beauty of...

Accra-Tema Motorway: Accident involving Toyota Tundra and trailer truck causes major traffic

An accident occurred on the Tema-bound side of the Accra-Tema motorway involving a Toyota Tundra, a Benz 207 passenger vehicle, and a trailer truck. The...

Three staff of Ketu North municipal hospital busted for alleged impersonation

Three members of staff of the Ketu North Municipal Hospital have allegedly been arrested by the police at Dzodze for impersonation. They are Collins Asilevi,...

Massive reshuffle to hit govt PROs before December 7 Election – ISD declares

The Principal Information Officer at the Public Relations Coordinating Division of the Information Services Department (ISD), Ethel Cudjoe Amissah, has hinted at a significant...

Lifeless body of man washed ashore at Anloga

Residents of the Atsugbor community in the Anloga District of the Volta Region are in a state of shock after the lifeless body of...

Death of National SHS student: Family demands justice

The authorities of the Ghana National College in Cape Coast have pledged their commitment to cooperate with investigations to ensure justice for all parties...

Your transformative initiatives have changed Police Service – Bawumia to Dampare

Vice President and Chairman of the Police Council, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has praised the initiatives implemented by Inspector-General of Police Dr. George Akuffo Dampare. He...

Hwidiem chiefs to demonstrate over abandoned roads

The chiefs of Hwidiem in the Asutifi South District and Kenyasi Numbers 1 and 2 in the Ahafo Region have issued an ultimatum to...

EOCO calls on owners to claim seized vehicles [List]

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) in Ghana has issued a public notice regarding a number of vehicles currently in their custody. These vehicles...

UNOCT and Ghana sign an agreement to strengthen cooperation in preventing and countering terrorist travel

The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and the Government of Ghana represented by the Ministry of National Security exchanged signatures on a Letter...

Disregard 15% transport fares increase announcement – GPRTU

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has urged Ghanaians to disregard the 15% increase in transport fares announced by the Concerned Drivers Association...

Houseboy jailed for defiling his employer’s daughter

The Gender-Based Violence Court has sentenced a 28-year-old houseboy to seven years imprisonment for having sex with his employer’s 12-year-old daughter. Augustine Owusu was charged...

Three women arrested for stealing a baby at Kasoa after posing as good Samaritans

The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit at the Kasoa Divisional Police Command, DOVVSU Department, led by DSP Doris Laryea has arrested three suspects...

Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council disputes proposed fare increase

The Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC) has disputed the proposed 15% fare increase announced by the Concerned Drivers Association, scheduled to take effect...

Benjamin Agordzo reacts to appointment of Deputy IGP

Embattled Assistant Commissioner of Police (retired) Benjamin Agordzo has endorsed the appointment of COP Christian Tetteh Yohuno as Deputy Inspector-General of Police (IGP). On July...

Thieves steal computers from Dominase M/A School’s ICT Lab [Photos]

Thieves have broken into the ICT lab of Dominase M/A school in the Asunafo North Municipality of the Ahafo Region on Thursday morning. They stole...