World Bank’s Kim to resign February 1

World Bank’s Kim to resign February 1

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will resign effective February 1, more than three years ahead of the expiration of his term in 2022. Kim, 59, announced that he will immediately join a firm and focus on increasing infrastructure in

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Edumfa residents team up to arrest man who defiled 6-year-old

Edumfa residents team up to arrest man who defiled 6-year-old

Police in Central Region are holding a 27-year-old man for defiling a 6-year-old girl at Edumfa, a small farming community. The suspect, Michael Ayire, according to the little girl, covered her mouth with a cloth to prevent her from shouting.

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Police vow to clamp down on errant private security firms

Police vow to clamp down on errant private security firms

The Ghana Police Service is set to clamp down on private security firms that have failed to comply with the regulations governing their operations. Director-General of the Private Security Operations, ACP Francis Aboagye Nyarko, said such firms risk closure of

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Gabon coup update: Gov’t says ‘situation under control’

Gabon coup update: Gov’t says ‘situation under control’

A spokesperson for the government of Gabon has said the political situation in the country is “under control”, following an attempted military coup. Guy-Bertrand Mapangou told the BBC that four of the rebels had been arrested by the authorities. A

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Auditor General asks Sly Mensah, 3 other NHIA CEOs, Zoomlion to refund over GHC400m

Auditor General asks Sly Mensah, 3 other NHIA CEOs, Zoomlion to refund over GHC400m

The current head and three former Chief Executive Officer (CEOs) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) and Zoomlion, have been ordered to refund a total amount of GHC411, 433, 086 following revelations of wrongful payments made to the waste

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Policeman commits suicide with AK-47 rifle

Policeman commits suicide with AK-47 rifle

A 44- year-old police sergeant, Emmanuel Amede allegedly shot himself dead at the Nungua Police Barracks in an apparent suicide. Amede was attached to the SWAT Unit of the Accra Regional Police Command and is said to have used an

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I fear being killed because of my job – Manasseh Azure Awuni

I fear being killed because of my job – Manasseh Azure Awuni

Investigative Journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni has admitted to being afraid of losing his life over his job considering the risks involved. “I do investigative journalism and some people ask are you not afraid? Don’t you think somebody can harm you?

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UK-born nurse struggles to make ends meet after deportation to Ghana

UK-born nurse struggles to make ends meet after deportation to Ghana

Dean Ablakwa, a UK-based Ghanaian has been deported to Ghana despite having no criminal record. The 34-year-old former NHS nurse’s deportation casts shadows over the British government’s treatment of Commonwealth nationals in the wake of the Windrush scandal. Dean Ablakwa,

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Medical Drones will take pictures of your naked wives – Hannah Bissiw to men

Medical Drones will take pictures of your naked wives – Hannah Bissiw to men

The National Women Organiser of the Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Hannah Bissiw has told men in rural communities the controversial Medical Drones introduced by government to dispense blood during emergencies, will also take naked pictures of their wives when

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Akufo-Addo appoints ex-BoG Governor Paul Acquah as Fiscal Council Chair

Akufo-Addo appoints ex-BoG Governor Paul Acquah as Fiscal Council Chair

A former Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Paul Acquah, has been appointed by President Nana Akufo-Addo to chair the newly-established Fiscal Council.The president, by executive instrument, established the Fiscal Responsibility Advisory Council (Fiscal Council) and the Financial Stability

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