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National House of Chiefs reject revised Dagbon constitution

Fri, 20/10/2023 - 02:20
The National House of Chiefs has rejected the revised Dagbon constitution, which was presented to the House for approval and adoption. This decision comes in response to concerns raised by some chiefs regarding unresolved boundary issues.
Categories: Africa

Jean Mensa calls for framework to regulate social media use during elections

Fri, 20/10/2023 - 02:18
The Electoral Commission (EC) has backed calls for the establishment of a national framework to guide the use of social media in the country during national elections. According to the Commission, such a framework would help reduce the high rate of mis/disinformation spread during elections, ensure integrity of the electoral process and protect the democracy, peace and security of the country.
Categories: Africa

Enthusiasm for building national cathedral has diminished – Rev. Opuni-Frimpong

Fri, 20/10/2023 - 01:23
A former General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, Reverend Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong, has expressed concerns about the waning enthusiasm for the National Cathedral project. Following the resignation of Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams and Rev.
Categories: Africa

Ambulance case: AG challenges Seth Terpker’s claim of authorizing Ato Forson to request LCs

Fri, 20/10/2023 - 01:21
Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame, has challenged claims by former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, that he authorized Minority Leader, Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson, to establish letters of credit for the defective ambulance deal.
Categories: Africa

There’s a home for you in Ghana, come whenever you're ready – Mahama to diasporans in Canada

Fri, 20/10/2023 - 01:14
Former President, John Dramani Mahama on Thursday, October 19, delivered a keynote speech at the Universities Studying Slavery (USS) Conference 2023 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In his address, the leader of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) urged the Ghanaians abroad to return home.
Categories: Africa

Doli Bridge washout: Highway Authority directs heavy vehicles to use alternative routes

Fri, 06/10/2023 - 07:16
The Ghana Highways Authority has announced changes to travel routes for heavy duty cargo trucks plying the route between Techiman and Wa in the Savannah Region, effective October 4. The Authority advised that all articulated vehicles and cargo trucks heading to Wa from Techiman must now use the Techiman-Kintampo-Fufulso (Damongo Junction) road through Damongo and Sawla.
Categories: Africa

Dr. Adutwum is one of the best appointees I've made as President — Akufo-Addo

Fri, 06/10/2023 - 07:14
President Nana Akufo Addo has described the Minister of Education Hon Osei Yaw Adutwum as the best appointee of his government. He explained that the Education Minister has displayed a high level of excellent skills and commitment as a deputy minister and now as a substantive minister in the education sector.
Categories: Africa

Tinubu’s Certificate: I’m fighting for the enthronement of truth, morality and accountability – Atiku Abubakar

Fri, 06/10/2023 - 07:07
2023 presidential candidate of the People 39;s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has insisted that he will not back down from questioning the authenticity of President Bola Tinubu 39;s Chicago State University degree certificate until the matter is resolved by the Supreme Court.
Categories: Africa

Transgenderism: Don’t be bullied into believing people can be any sex they want – UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak

Fri, 06/10/2023 - 07:06
In a widely shared BBC branded video, United Kingdom rsquo;s Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has weighed into the ongoing discussion around transgender rights and identities in the UK. Addressing a crowd, PM Sunak said people should stand their ground and not be bullied into believing something aside from biological facts.
Categories: Africa

'I'm 100 percent sure peritoneal dialysis is cheaper than hemodialysis; let's adopt it' — Nephrologist reveals

Fri, 06/10/2023 - 07:01
Dr. Korshie Dumor, an assistant professor of medicine, nephrology, and critical care at the University of Virginia, has advocated for the adoption of peritoneal dialysis as cost-effective to hemodialysis in Ghana.
Categories: Africa

Anglogold Ashanti commences construction of Robotics Center at Obuasi Secondary Technical

Fri, 29/09/2023 - 02:06
AngloGold Ashanti Ghana, Obuasi Mine has cut sod for the construction of an GHS8. 4 million state of the art robotics center at the Obuasi Senior High Technical School. When completed, the center is expected to be the hub for innovation and technological growth, providing students not only at the school but the entire Obuasi township, with resources and opportunities to broaden their knowledge in artificial intelligence particularly robotics.
Categories: Africa

Electric vehicles for public transport coming – Bawumia

Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:47
Government is working on a policy framework to move public transportation from a dependence on petroleum fuels to electric vehicles, Vice President Bawumia has disclosed. ldquo;Where I want to see us go in the next few years is to move public transport completely from a dependence on petrol and diesel to fully electric vehicles.
Categories: Africa

W/R: 'We are being cheated in Ghana Gas projects, Nzemalands deserve the best not the worst' — Residents

Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:46
Indigenes of the Western Region have complained bitterly about being cheated as far as the distribution of Ghana Gas 39; corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects is concerned. A charity group representing the people of the Western Region, Shaip Africa Foundation is especially unhappy with the decision by Ghana Gas and Quantum Terminal to construct a 200-bed hospital at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) while considering constructing only a 20-bed hospital wor .
Categories: Africa

Dialysis fee increase affected only six patients – Korle-Bu

Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:35
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Opoku Ware Ampomah, has clarified that the recent increase in the cost of renal dialysis from GHS cent;380 to GHS cent;765. 42 was not sanctioned by the hospital rsquo;s management or approved by Parliament.
Categories: Africa

We don’t appoint commissioners – EC responds to CSOs

Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:35
Electoral Commission (EC) has responded to the Coalition of Civil Society Organisations rsquo; (CSOs rsquo;) demand for the resignation of two Commissioners, Dr. Peter Appiahene and Madam Salima Tijani, saying that it does not make appointments to such positions.
Categories: Africa

I stopped Delta Force from doing galamsey – Removed A/R Security boss

Mon, 17/05/2021 - 13:22
The Ashanti regional security coordinator who was recently attacked in his office by members of the vigilante group Delta Force has said the group targetted him because he prevented them from undertaking illegal mining.
Categories: Africa

Appolonia notorious land guard caged

Mon, 17/05/2021 - 13:09
A notorious Appolonia land guard who had been on the police radar for some time now in connection with unleashing terror and mayhem on developers and landowners in the Appolonia Township and its environs has been arrested.
Categories: Africa

Mohammed VI Foundation donates to Nima Polyclinic

Mon, 17/05/2021 - 13:04
King Mohammed VI Foundation of African Oulama, Ghana branch over the weekend donated sanitary and some provisions to the Nima Polyclinic in Accra. The donation forms part of the foundation rsquo;s public health programs which is aimed at complementing government efforts at providing the deprived health centers with the needed supplies in order to beef up the health delivery system in the country.
Categories: Africa

Naa Koryoo Foundation to Build Islamic School in Kasoa

Mon, 17/05/2021 - 13:04
Naa Koryoo Foundation has pledged to provide Muslims in Kasoa with at least one ultramodern Islamic Education Institute to increase literacy and reduce the intimidation of Muslim students in some schools.
Categories: Africa

Why won't National Security operatives assault journalists if they've Affail Monney as GJA president — Eric Adjei

Mon, 17/05/2021 - 13:04
A member of the National Communication Team of the opposition National Democratic Congress has expressed his disappointment in the President of the Ghana Journalists Association, GJA for his comment on the arrest of two journalists of Citi Fm and Citi Tv.
Categories: Africa