Articles By: Admin

Artisans upgrade vocational skills

Ten artisans have been awarded more than GH¢50,000 grants by the Youth Inclusive Entrepreneurial Development Initiative for Development (YIEDIE), after upgrading their vocational skills at Anaji in the Western Region. They were given the grants based on a critical assessment of their business plans, site visitation and viability of their plans. The 10 beneficiaries, including a woman, went through various […]

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W/Regional CSAU wins World Bank award

The Western Regional Clients Service Access Unit (CSAU) of the Lands Commission, has been adjudged the best by the World Bank for delivering quality land documentation services to clients. The unit received a total of 17,277 land applications from clients and completed 14,825 in record time, representing 85.96 per cent work performance from November 12, 2015, to November 12, 2016. […]

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Ga West 2016 BECE candidates commended

Ga West 2016 BECE candidates commended

The Ga West Municipal Director of Education, Mr. Addo Danquah, has commended students in both private and public schools in the area, for their excellent performance in the 2016 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) examinations. He said in 2016, 83.9 per cent of students passed the BECE with aggregate 6 to 30 as against 77.8 per cent in 2015. Mr. […]

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Norgbey wins Ashaiman seat

Norgbey wins Ashaiman seat

A 35-year old procurement officer with the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) representing the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ashaiman Constituency, Ernest Henry Norgbey has won the parliamentary seat with 52,400 beating the New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s candidate, Labaran Yakubu Barry who obtained 35,697. The Progressive People’s Party’s Kojo Atta Ayetey who came third with 507 votes, with the […]

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Nduom: Let the people’s will prevail

Nduom: Let the people’s will prevail

The flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to “let the will of the people prevail” in connection with the general election. Dr Nduom, who has conceded defeat in the election and congratulated the flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for “winning,” per the […]

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Ghana can’t afford to trade peace for political interest – NCCE

Ghana can’t afford to trade peace for political interest – NCCE

The Western Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Alphosus Arthur, has stated that Ghana cannot afford to trade its peace for any political party’s interest. He cautioned against the use of inflammatory language and other forms of inducement by any political party to disrupt the congenial atmosphere Ghana is enjoying. Mr Arthur said this during […]

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Samia falls again in Jomoro

Samia falls again in Jomoro

Samia Nkrumah has failed in her bid to recapture the Jomoro seat in the Western Region. The only daughter of Ghana’s first president Dr Kwame Nkrumah lost the seat in 2012 on the ticket of the Convention People’s Party. She attempted becoming the flagbearer of the party but also lost the primaries to Mr Ivor Greenstreet. Ms Nkrumah then opted […]

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Avoka loses to Adongo

Avoka loses to Adongo

Mr. Cletus Avoka, incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for Zebilla, on Wednesday lost to Mr Frank Fuseini Adongo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), a 56-year old Medical Assistant and private businessman Mr Frank Adongo in the parliamentary election. Mr Avoka lost by 22,121 as against 22,361 for Mr Adongo. The Convention People’s Party (CPP) candidate, Mr Anafo Benjamin, polled […]

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A CALL FOR CALM

Some of the results of both presidential and parliamentary elections were released yesterday, with some apprehension from Ghanaians about the prolonged delay in the declaration of the final results of the 2016 polls. In spite of the promise made by the Electoral Commission (EC) that the results would be released within 72 hours, many Ghanaians began to put pressure on […]

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NDC attacks NPP for pressuring EC

The General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has chastised the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for attempting to put pressure on  the Electoral Commission (EC) to declare the results of the presidential polls before the stipulated and agreed period. Addressing a news conference in Accra, in the wake of the opposition’s call for early declaration […]

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