Human Interest

GES MUST DIALOGUE WITH GNAT, NAGRAT, OVER DISMISSAL OF SHS HEADS

OVER the past week, the news item which dominated the Ghanaian media milieu, both print and electronic, was the launch and implementation of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s Free Senior High School (SHS) project. The project has been defined as a flagship programme of the NPP. Indeed, it was a major campaign promise to the Ghanaian populace, hence […]

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4 bodies retrieved after boat disaster on white volta rive

The bodies of four farmers who drowned on Friday in the White Volta at Binbini in the West Mamprusi District of the Northern Region, have been retrieved. The four, all muslims, were said to be crossing the river to a community to pray, when the canoe in which they were travelling capsized. One person survived. Mr. Abu Ramadan, Deputy Director of […]

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Gaming C’ssion impounds 17 slot machines in Nkawkaw

Gaming C’ssion impounds 17 slot machines in Nkawkaw

A taskforce from the Gaming Commission at the weekend seized 17 slot machines (jackpot) at Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region for flouting the rules and regulations of the Commission. The Commission also closed down two betting shops in Anyiman for operating without permit, and allowing under-aged children to engage in gaming activities. These activities of the offending operators contravene section […]

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Late J.B Danquah Adu’s case adjourned to Oct 10

Late J.B Danquah Adu’s case adjourned to Oct 10

An Accra District Court has adjourned to October 10, the case of two persons allegedly involved in the murder of J. B. Danquah Adu, Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North. The court however tasked prosecution to “chase” the case docket of Daniel Asiedu and Vincent Bosso at the Attorney General’s office. Presided over by Ms Arit Nsemoh, the court […]

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Sanitation Ministry begins evacuation of illegal dumpsites in Accra

Sanitation Ministry begins evacuation of illegal dumpsites in Accra

The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources has begun an emergency evacuation of heaps of refuse at illegal dump sites at the Mallam and Timber Markets in Accra. The exercise at a third illegal dump site at Mpoase at Glefe in Accra is yet to start because of lack of access road to the place. Subsequently, the ministry has therefore […]

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Tema Central Hospital morgue left to rot… Four years after completion

Tema Central Hospital morgue left to rot… Four years after completion

Four years after the construction of the new Tema General Hospital morgue, the facility is lying idle and deteriorating fast. The structure is not being used because of the absence of fridges. It was built by the Tema Metropolitan Assembly to save the hospital from grappling with the old morgue which was in a deplorable state. During a visit to […]

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EU observers call for electoral reforms ahead of Kenya’s fresh polls

EU observers call for electoral reforms ahead of Kenya’s fresh polls

The European Union (EU) election observers on Thursday called for reforms and respect for rule of law to help rebuild trust ahead of Kenya’s presidential election re-run on October 17. The EU Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) chief observer Marietje Schaake said the electoral body’s reform actions are essential for demonstrating compliance with the constitutional requirements for the electoral process […]

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6 terrorists killed in US air strikes in Somalia

6 terrorists killed in US air strikes in Somalia

The United States military conducted three airstrikes against Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab, in Somalia early Wednesday, killing six terrorists. The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) said the precision strikes took place at 2:15 a.m. (23:00 GMT) in southern Somalia, about 260 kilometers south of the capital, Mogadishu. “The United States conducted this operation within the parameters of the authorities granted by […]

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Angola court dismisses opposition petition against August 23 polls

Angola court dismisses opposition petition against August 23 polls

The Angolan Constitutional Court on Wednesday dismissed an election petition challenging the outcome of the August 23 vote. The court said after assessing the case filed by the opposition bloc, it found the results of the elections published by the National Electoral Commission “valid”. The elections body, CNE, gave the ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) over 60 […]

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National Identification systems to be launched today

National Identification systems to be launched today

The National Identification Authority (NIA) will today re-launch the National Identification System (NIS) which would lead to the issuance of national identity cards to Ghanaians. The new card, to be known as Ghana Card which would be the main form of identity to be used for all transactions, is expected to be launched by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The […]

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