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Terrorists have targeted Ghana, be vigilant – Nat’l Security Ministry warns

The National Security Ministry is making a passionate appeal to all Ghanaians to be extra vigilant in the face of threats of terrorism. According to a statement issued by the sector minister, Albert Kan Dapaah, today Tuesday, May 17, recent attacks in neighbouring countries have made Ghana a target of extremist groups. “The Ministry of National Security will like to draw the attention of ...

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Wealth, power in hands of few prepare grounds for violent citizens mobilisation – Chambas

Former President of the Economic Community of the West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas has said the concentration of power and wealth in the hands of a few people on the African continent preparers the grounds for citizens mobilisation that could turn violent. He noted that the youth and women are mostly hit when it comes to the effects of ...

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Ghana abstains as UN votes to suspend Russia from Human Rights Council

Ghana abstained as the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on Thursday, April 7, 2022, calling for Russia to be suspended from the Human Rights Council. The resolution received a two-thirds majority of those voting, minus abstentions. The 193-member assembly had 93 nations voting in favour of the resolution and 24 against it. Fifty-eight abstained from the process including South ...

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Dumsor won’t return – Energy Ministry assures

The Ministry of Energy has responded to assertions by a former Minister of Power, Dr Kwabena Donkor, that Ghana is likely to return to the period of erratic power supply, popularly known as dumsor if efforts are not made by the government to add to the generation capacity within two years. “In line with our projected demand and the prudent ...

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Akufo-Addo rallies support for fight against illegal mining, Green Ghana project

President Akufo-Addo has called on all and sundry to throw their weight behind the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources in the fight against illegalities in the natural resources sector, particularly the fight against illegal mining and also support the Green Ghana project. Addressing citizens during his 2022 State of the Nation Address (SONA) on March 30, 2022, the President ...

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BREAKING: Barker-Vormawor granted bail

Convener for the #FixTheCountry movement, Barker-Vormawor has been granted bail by a Tema High Court. The bail granted by Justice Daniel Mensah was to the tune of ¢2 million. The Cambridge University PhD student is to provide 2 sureties one of whom should deposit documents to his landed property in execution of the bail. The activist is facing treason felony ...

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Staff of 3 state institutions to be prosecuted for misappropriating Covid funds

The Director-General of the Internal Audit Agency (IAA), Dr Eric Oduro Osae, has revealed that staff of three state institutions will soon be prosecuted for misappropriating Covid-19 funds. According to him, the Agency is collaborating with the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) to fast track the processes for the prosecution. Dr Oduro Osae was speaking at the Ghana Anti-Corruption ...

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Assembly member charged for stealing relief items

The assembly member for Kedzikope in the Keta municipality, Joseph Quashigah, has been dragged before the Keta Circuit Court for allegedly diverting and selling 110 student mattresses meant for distribution to victims of the recent tidal waves that hit Keta and its environs. The items are valued at GH¢26,980. Quashigah, who is also a teacher, pleaded not guilty to a ...

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Commercial transport operators to increase fares by 30% tomorrow

Private Commercial Transport Operators in Ghana say they will increase fares by 30% beginning tomorrow, Friday, February 18, 2022. The group says the action has become necessary to save their transport business from collapsing with the frequent upward adjustments in fuel prices. “We, the members of the Private Commercial Transport Operators, wish to inform the commuting public of 30% increase ...

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Don’t judge Ghana police with our past; we’re now born again – Dampare

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has appealed to Ghanaians to dismiss any thought of negative perception they have held against the service. He says, the citizenry should revise their security notes because the police administration has repositioned itself for the better. Speaking at an induction ceremony of some newly registered pharmacists in Accra, Dr. Akuffo Dampare, ...

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