NDC bans use of mobile phones in polling booths

NDC bans use of mobile phones in polling booths

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has issued a fiat that the party will not allow delegates in the upcoming primary to enter the polling booth with phones. The General Secretary of the party, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, who disclosed this

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‘Judges not cooperating with galamsey fight ‘ – Akufo-Addo

‘Judges not cooperating with galamsey fight ‘ – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has complained some judges are not cooperating with his government’s fight against illegal mining. He said this after assenting to an amended law that prescribes stiffer punishment for illegal miners. “We had to take away some of the

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NGO calls for laws to punish spouses who starve their partners of sex

NGO calls for laws to punish spouses who starve their partners of sex

A gender-based NGO is pushing for the enactment of laws to punish spouses who deliberately starve their partners of sex.  This is Ufeministi’s new perspective to dealing with domestic violence in marriages by criminalising sex deprivation.  According to the group, sex

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New curriculum: Critical thinking children can now challenge teachers – NaCCA boss

New curriculum: Critical thinking children can now challenge teachers – NaCCA boss

Executive Secretary of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment says one of the purposes of the new curriculum for basic schools is to encourage the participation of children during lessons. Dr Prince Armah who believes that the current system

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Ex-convict handed 2yr jail term for stealing plantain and a cock

Ex-convict handed 2yr jail term for stealing plantain and a cock

A 22-year-old ex-convict who stole six bunches of plantain and a cock at Kunsu, near Mankranso, has been sentenced to 24 months imprisonment by the Nkawie Circuit Court. Enoch Danso pleaded guilty and was convicted on his own plea by

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Pupils to enjoy free cocoa drink as breakfast from Sept 2019

Pupils to enjoy free cocoa drink as breakfast from Sept 2019

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo will from September 2019, launch the Cocoa Beverage Project (CBP), to supply pupils under the school feeding programme, cocoa drink in addition to their school meals. Mrs. Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and

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GWCL worker drowns after maintaining Ho pipeline

GWCL worker drowns after maintaining Ho pipeline

 Christopher Somey, 28, a staff of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in Ho got drowned after taking a dip into the Tsawoe River at Akrofo Xeviwofe in the Ho West District of the Volta Region. It was after he

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Police Hospital morgue to bury 160 unclaimed bodies en masse

Police Hospital morgue to bury 160 unclaimed bodies en masse

    Some 160 unidentified and unclaimed bodies at the mortuary of the Ghana Police Hospital will be buried en masse, officials of the facility have disclosed. In a statement, management said the exercise is part of measures to decongest

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BoG directs rural banks, MFIs to recapitalise by Feb 2020

BoG directs rural banks, MFIs to recapitalise by Feb 2020

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has directed rural and community banks (RCBs) and microfinance institutions (MFIs) to recapitalise to GHc1 million and Ghc2 million respectively by February 2020. The directive was contained in a notice issued Monday, August 19, 2019.

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CID Headquarters gets elevators

CID Headquarters gets elevators

Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr James Oppong-Boanuh on Monday, 19 August 2019 in a short ceremony inaugurated two elevators installed at headquarters of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Accra.This is to give visitors some relieve as they

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