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Chereponi residents reject ban on motorbikes

Residents in the Chereponi district have rejected a directive by the Regional Security Council (REGSEC) banning the riding of motorbikes in Saboba and Chereponi. The residents, particularly women, are calling for their husbands to be allowed and permitted to go about their daily activities on and with their motorbikes. Addressing a crowd of women and […]Read More

EOCO denies Crypto Currency report

The Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) has denied frustrating the efforts of victims of the Global Coin Community Help (GCCH) to retrieve their lost investment. EOCO was responding to publications by Peacefmonline.com and Daybreak Newspaper which sought to put EOCO in bad light. EOCO in a release May 23, 2019, and signed by its […]Read More

Hajia Ibrahim made acting CPP Chairperson

Hajia Hamdatu Ibrahim has been installed the acting Convention People’s Party(CPP) Chairperson after the resignation of Professor Edmund Delle, the former chairman. This was in a release signed by the Acting General Secretary of the party, Mr James Kwabena Bomfeh Jnr. The statement said her appointment was made by the Central Committee of the Convention […]Read More

Sin tax on cigarette, alcohol in the offing

The Deputy Minister for Health, Alexander Kwodwo Kom Abban, says talks are ongoing with the relevant stakeholders, including the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), to introduce ‘sin’ tax on some unhealthy commodities like tobacco, alcohol and sugar-sweetener beverages among others. This is to ensure that consumables that expose citizens to health dangers are Read More

GIS charged to secure unapproved routes

Mr Ambrose Derry, Minister for Interior, has indicated that plans are being put in place to ensure that all unapproved routes that permit entry to Ghana are secured to protect the country form terrorist infiltration. The minister made the comments following the influx of Burkinabe and Malian citizens in the northern part of the country, […]Read More

Prisoners appeal for amnesty

Prisoners at the Kumasi Central Prisons have appealed to Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, through Vice President Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, to exercise his presidential powers and grant some of them amnesty. According to them, prison inmates across Ghana have not enjoyed amnesty from any Head of State since 2017, even though some of their colleagues […]Read More
Entertainment General

Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale banned from VGMAs

Ghanaian dancehall artistes Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale have been banned indefinitely from participating in all aspects of the country’s foremost music award scheme, the Vodafone Music Awards (VGMAs). Per the decision, they have lost their legibility for VGMAs nominations, selections and performances. The decision was taken Thursday by the board of the award scheme following Read More

EC drops bombshell on biometric platform

Details emerging from the Electoral Commission (EC) indicate that the election management body was paying a whopping $4 million annually to a vendor for the servicing of biometric verification equipment. The Chairperson of the EC, Jean Mensa, who made the revelation, said the annual financial obligation was met irrespective of whether there was an election […]Read More

Ghanaian passport fees to go up

The government is considering reviewing passport fees upwards to help it break even and avoid the current losses incurred in the processing and production of Ghanaian passports. Speaking at a press conference in Accra Wednesday, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, said Ghana’s passports were highly subsidised making Read More

35 arrested in Krobo PDS riot

The Eastern Regional Security Council (REGSEC) led by the Eastern Regional Minister, Eric Kwakye Darfuor and the Eastern Regional Police Commander, COP Alphonse Adu Amankwah have stormed the troubled Lower Manya Krobo Municipality following spontaneous deadly riots in the area triggered by disconnection exercise by Power Distribution Services (PDS). REGSEC first held a Read More

Nobody can impose IPAC on EC – Jean Mensa

Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Jean Mensa says while the Commission will continue to seek consensus building in carrying out its mandate, it will resist any attempt to impose any body or individual on it. Responding specifically to whether the role of the Inter-Party Advisory Committee interferes with the workings of the Commission, Mrs […]Read More