UNICEF, others plant trees to mark World Environment Day

UNICEF, others plant trees to mark World Environment Day

Celebrated every year on June 5, World Environment Day is the United Nations’ biggest annual event for positive environmental action to encourage worldwide awareness about the need to protect the planet. To mark the 2019 World Environment Day, the Green

Read Full Article
Hohoe Zongo marks Eid-ul-Fitr with enskinment of Galaadima

Hohoe Zongo marks Eid-ul-Fitr with enskinment of Galaadima

The Hohoe Zongo community in the Volta Region, Wednesday, marked this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr with the enskinment of a new Galaadima-(regent) for the community. The enskinment took place at the Hohoe Central Mosque after prayers before a breakfast was held at

Read Full Article
Nearly half of all child deaths in Africa stem from hunger, study shows

Nearly half of all child deaths in Africa stem from hunger, study shows

One in three African children are stunted and hunger accounts for almost half of all child deaths across the continent, an Addis Ababa-based think tank has warned. In an urgent call for action, a study by the African Child Policy

Read Full Article
Two Canadian nationals abducted in Kumasi

Two Canadian nationals abducted in Kumasi

Security forces are hunting gunmen who abducted two Canadian nationals in the Ashanti regional capital of Ghana. The unidentified gang reportedly stopped and bundled the two at gunpoint at about 8:30 P.M. at Silver Spring avenue, around Vienna City, a

Read Full Article
Gunshots disrupt Eid prayers in Bole, 2 houses burnt

Gunshots disrupt Eid prayers in Bole, 2 houses burnt

Hundreds of Muslims in Bole in the Savannah Region were forced abandon their Eid-Ul-Fitr prayers Wednesday morning following the firing of gunshots at the event grounds as a result of a chieftaincy dispute in the area. Men, women and children

Read Full Article
Luxury car owners, dealers to stage June protest against luxury vehicle tax

Luxury car owners, dealers to stage June protest against luxury vehicle tax

Vehicle and Assets Dealers Association of Ghana are scheduled to hit the streets this month in protest against the levy imposed on luxury vehicles.  Speaking to JoyBusiness, after a meeting with the Trade Minister, Alan Kyeremanteng on the issue, President

Read Full Article
Teacher fired for asking Trump to ‘remove illegal students’ from school

Teacher fired for asking Trump to ‘remove illegal students’ from school

A Texas school district has fired a high school teacher who tweeted to US President Donald Trump to ask for help reporting illegal immigrant students. Georgia Clark, an English teacher in Fort Worth, complained on 17 May about “illegal students

Read Full Article
Ho Central MP supports BECE candidates

Ho Central MP supports BECE candidates

 Mr Benjamin Kpodo, Member of Parliament for Ho has presented 3,000 mathematical sets to Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates in the Municipality. A total of 97 Junior High Schools (JHSs) with1, 50.7 female and 1,431 male candidates would benefit

Read Full Article
Akufo-Addo extols Hamile residents who tipped off police about armed Burkinabe

Akufo-Addo extols Hamile residents who tipped off police about armed Burkinabe

President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commended two residents of Hamile, in the Upper West Region, for their vigilance in foiling a potential attack on the Roman Catholic. Addressing the 2019 Eid ul-Fitr celebrations, on Wednesday, President Akufo-Addo stated that “I

Read Full Article
A-G to protect ‘privileges’ of charged MPs

A-G to protect ‘privileges’ of charged MPs

Deputy Attorney-General, Joseph Kpemka, says henceforth his outfit will ensure Parliamentarians are not impelled to appear in court on days that the House is sitting. This is after Tuesday’s clash between two arms of government -Parliament and the Judiciary- following

Read Full Article