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KT Hammond advises embattled Assin North MP [Listen]

Adansi Asokwa MP, K.T. Hammond, has advised the Assin North MP, Gyakye Quayson, not to be swayed by the support from members...

GAF clears air on ‘soldier’ part of car snatching gang

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has disassociated itself from a soldier who has been arrested as part of a car snatching syndicate...

Bolgatanga is HIV hotspot in Upper East Region – GHS

The Bolgatanga Municipality in the Upper East Region remains a hotshot for HIV infection, health experts have said. Sulemana...
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Parliament accepts revised 2022 Budget

Parliament on Tuesday accepted the modification of the 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the government. The...

Minority files motion for rejection of First Deputy Speaker’s ruling on the 2022 Budget

The Minority in Parliament has filed a motion praying the House to set aside the ruling of the First Deputy Speaker, Joseph...

Six arrested over illegal AK47 transaction

The National Operations Highway Patrol team has arrested six men for their alleged involvement in an illegal AK 47 rifle transaction.

VIP bus crashes two motor riders to death

A motor rider and his pillion passenger have been crashed to death by a VIP bus with registration number GT 5416-20 at...

Two in court over MPs’ immunity

The vexed issue of immunity granted to Members of Parliament (MPs) not to appear in a court when performing their official functions...

Treason Trial: Defence counsel accuses witness of framing coup

Defence counsel for Dr Frederick Yao Mac Palm, one of the accused persons standing trial for alleged treason, has told Staff Sergeant...
Speaker of the 8th Parliament , Alban Sumana Bagbin

Brakopowers: Parliamentary privileges and immunities, limitations and arrest of MPs

The Members of Parliament (MPs) in Ghana enjoy some privileges and immunities, and these are contained in the 1992 Constitution of Ghana....

Akim Swedru MP presents Bill to allow dual citizens to hold public office

Member of Parliament (MP) for Akim Swedru in the Eastern Region, Kennedy Osei Nyarko, has laid before Parliament a Bill, that if...

Sad moment as Ayariga brothers lay mother to rest

The Founder of All People's Congress, Hassan Ayariga and his brother, Bawku Central Member of Parliament (MP), Mahama Ayariga, have laid their...

Man shoots neighbour dead over cat

A Florida man was so angry that a cat entered into his home that he grabbed a gun and fatally shot his...

Ayariga brothers hit with sad news again

Bawku Central Member of Parliament (MP), Mahama Ayariga, and founder of All People’s Congress (APC), Hassan Ayariga, have lost their mother. The...

Staff of Nalerigu Baptist Medical Center, others caught selling contraband drugs

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has seized a large quantity of unlicensed and fake drugs from several shops and pharmacies in...
Mahama Ayariga and Amidu

Special Prosecutor drops case against Mahama Ayariga

Special Prosecutor Kissi Agyebeng has dropped the case involving Bawku Central MP Mahama Ayariga. He said it will be...
Mike Oquaye Jnr donates motor tricycles

NRSA bares teeth at MMDAs over unlawful permits to tricycle owners

The National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) has exercised its enforcement mandate and directed six Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to cease...

Two dead, 23 injured as bus crashes into shops and somersaults [Photos]

A Bawku-bound Yutong bus with registration number GT 5524-16 on Saturday morning crashed at the Zebilla Custom Barrier. According...

Dampare gives greenlight for 24-hour Highway patrol

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Dr George Akuffo Dampare, has approved for the Upper East Regional Command to establish a 24-hour highway...
Police officers

Suspect on police wanted list reports himself

A suspect, who has been on the police wanted list, has turned himself in. The suspect, Simon Zanya Sandow,...

Burkinabe authorities announce Bagre dam spillage

Burkinabe authorities have said the spillage of the Bagre dam in Burkina Faso will begin on Friday, August 27.

Seven injured in another accident [Photo]

All seven passengers on board an Opel Zafira with registration number UE 343-21 have sustained injuries in an accident at Zebilla in...

Farmer loses 36 sheep, other animals to suspected arsonist

A farmer at Kusanaba near Bawku West District in the Upper East Region has lost 36 sheep and several guinea fowls, among...

One dead, 2 injured over land clashes

Two persons have sustained gunshot wounds with one dead in a misunderstanding as two groups claim ownership of a piece of land...

Assin North ruling victory for rule of law – Nana B

The National Youth Leader of the ruling New Patriotic Party says they are satisfied with the Cape Coast High Court’s order for...
Police officers

Police in Upper East arrest 34 suspected criminals in dawn swoop

The Upper East Regional Police Command, as part of measures to deal with security threats in the Zebilla and Tilli forest area...

Armed robbers shoot nurse in the face in Bolgatanga

A nurse with the Bawku West District Hospital has been shot dead by armed robbers on the Bawku-Bolgatanga road in the Upper...
Police officers

Three arrested as Police retrieve stolen motorbikes [Photo]

The Police in Bawku of the Upper East region has arrested three persons in connection with motorbike robberies in the area.

Akufo-Addo commends Upper East for management of COVID-19

President Akufo-Addo has commended the chiefs and people of the Upper East Region for the successful management of the COVID-19 pandemic in...

Covid-19: Ghana lucky to have you as president – Mamprusi elders to Akufo-Addo

“Ghana was lucky to have you as the Head of State during the period, you have demonstrated beyond reasonable doubt that you...
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First witness in treason trial appears in court

Colonel Isaac Amponsah, in charge of the Military Academy Training School, one of the first witnesses in the alleged treason trial involving...

Two jailed 40 years for robbery, others remanded

Two persons, arrested by police in the Upper East Region for robbery, have been jailed a total of 40 years with hard...

Parliament resumes sitting on this date…

The eighth Parliament is expected to reconvene on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at 10:am for the commencement of the second meeting for...

Why Mahama Ayariga thinks Amidu shouldn’t have resigned as Special Prosecutor

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, has said despite challenges Martin Amidu encountered when he served as Ghana’s...

Mahama Ayariga acquitted and discharged

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, has been acquitted and discharged by the Accra High Court.

Vehicle of popular NPP man involved in accident, two dead [Photos]

A driver of a Yutong bus who made a wrong overtaking has led to the death of a 45-year-old man and a...

Girl, 12, man perish in gory accident at Akyem Asafo

A 12-year-old-girl and a 45-year-old man have died in a gory accident at Akyem Asafo near Suhum on the Accra-Kumasi highway in...
Supt. Peter Lanchene Toobu is the NDC parliamentary candidate for the Wa West Constituency

MP petitions Speaker to draw President’s attention to address growing insecurity

A member of Parliament’s Defence and Interior Committee has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin to draw President Nana Akufo-Addo’s attention...

Nabdam District Assembly’s driver killed in gory accident

A driver with the Nabdam District Assembly in the Upper East Region was killed in a ghastly road accident on Wednesday, March...
Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Bagbin

Speaker constitutes 9-member committee to probe uniBank, UT Bank collapse

Parliament has set up a nine-member committee to probe circumstances that led to the collapse of UT bank and uniBank after a...