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Let's not allow political differences to undermine bond between us - Asantehene

Ghana News

Otumfuo said it was time to deal all with kinds of rancour, bitterness and violence out of "our political discourse and allow the nation to embrace a new era of peace."

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called for a spirit of a resurrected and resurgent Ghana united by a common heritage and peace.

Accidents waiting to happen: Dr. Boadi appeals for sand dump to be moved off Agona-Asamang highway

Ghana News

According to him, needless man-made incidents such as these are the causes of some of the major accidents on the country’s highways ...

A citizen, who identified himself as Dr. Boadi of the Dr. Boadi Herbal Center, has put in an urgent plea to the authorities to move a sand dump that has been left on a section of the Agona Asamang to Effiduase highway in the Bekwai municipal area of the Ashanti region.

Government Gives 64 Vehicles to Police

Ghana News

They are the third batch of vehicles to be handed over to the police since the assumption of office of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

The government has handed over 64 more vehicles to the Ghana Police Service to augment its fleet and improve on its operational capability.

Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Jean Mensa.

Ghana News

Mrs Mensa has, therefore, called on the public or any individual with information concerning the matter to assist the police who have begun investigation into the case.

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Jean Mensa, has indicated that the credibility of the commission matters more than shielding any official.

Ghanaian Fred Swaniker named in Time Most Influential People of 2019

Ghana News

"Fred has the passion, understanding and ability to take this great continent forward, through its young people. I am filled with hope ...

Ghanaian entrepreneur and leadership development expert Fred Swaniker has been named in Time Magazine's list of the most influential people of 2019.

Anas sues Multimedia, 3 staff for defamation

Ghana News

Anas has given power of attorney to his lawful attorney, Listowell Yesu Bukarson to prosecute the matter and testify on his behalf.

Investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has sued the Multimedia Group Limited and three of its staff for defamation.

Minister of Aviation, Mr Joseph Kofi Adda. File image

Ghana News

However, he said his office was open for discussions that will help improve the asset of the country’s premier airport and other state facilities.

The Minister of Aviation, Mr Joseph Kofi Adda, has denied knowledge of any proposal by his outfit to cede the management of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) to a private company.

Avatime Gbadzeme Residents Build Road Through Communal Labour

Ghana News

"We waited for salvation from government for so long for our seven- kilometre road to no avail. So, we have decided to construct it ourselves."

Bad roads in Ghana, especially away from the regional capitals, continue to be a major problem despite the efforts of successive governments to fix the problem.

Prosecute ‘Double’, Remove DSP Azugu, reprimand Col. Opoku – Short C’ssion reveals

Ghana News

‘Double’ dominated the headlines when he disclosed he went through a three-week training including crowd control and pound-to-pound combat.

The presidential commission of inquiry into the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election violence has recommended the prosecution of a national security operative, Mr Ernest Akomea also known as ‘Double’.

Vice President Bawumia off to the USA

Ghana News

As part of his trip, the Vice President is expected to travel to Dallas, Texas, for an interactive session with the Ghanaian community there.

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has left Ghana for a short trip to the United States of America.

Chief of Sankore, Nana Ogyedom Appiah Kubi Pabo Katakye IV exchanging pleasantries with President Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

In his remarks, the Sankore Chief told the President that “You have done a lot in only two years. We have heard and have seen. Even if we are blind, we are not deaf. Continue on this path.”

The Chief of Sankore, in the Ahafo Region, Nana Ogyedom Appiah Kubi Pabo Katakye IV, has applauded the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for visiting Sankore “not by air but by road.”

President Akufo-Addo says the cycle of politically related acts of violence and vigilantism that occurs in Sankore, in the Asunafo South Constituency of the Ahafo Region, is soon coming to an end. According to President Akufo-Addo, the Vigilantism and Related Offences Bill, which is currently before Parliament, when passed, should deal effectively with the worrying phenomenon of vigilantism not only in Sankore, but in all parts of the country. The Bill, when passed, will ensure that “not only the people who are inciting the violence will be punished, but also the powerful people behind them will face the full extent of the law.” The President stressed that “Once Parliament passes this bill, everyone involved in vigilantism will face the law – whether you are a Minister, Regional Minister, MP or not, once you are implicated, you will be prosecuted.” President Akufo-Addo made this known on Friday, 12th April, 2019, at a durbar of the Chiefs and people of Sankore, at the commencement of a 2-day tour of the newly created Ahafo Region. Expressing his disgust at the spate of politically motivated violence in Sankore, he indicated that “this cycle of violence taking place in Sankore ends today.” He assured residents that, as opposed to what happened in the run-up to the 2016 elections, where Sankore became a hotbed for clashes and attacks on residents, “in the 2020 elections, I give you my personal promise, it will not happen here in Sankore.” President Akufo-Addo added that persons who resort to the use of violence to win an election are, automatically, not the people’s choice. “If you are, then there is no need to intimidate people into voting for you. The people themselves will rally together to vote for you. That is what we want to see here in Ghana – peaceful, free elections. If you are going to rely on violence and bloodshed, then it would appear that you are not the one the people want. I repeat, this will not happen again,” he said. The President continued, “We are not going to allow Ghanaian politics, Ghanaian democracy, to be compromised by these acts of violence and thuggery. It will not happen again. Since October (2018), we have not heard any news of political violence in Sankore. We will continue to monitor the situation. I also call on you to be alert, and help me to ensure that peace continues to reign here in Ghana, especially here in Sankore.”

Ghana News

Expressing his disgust at the spate of politically motivated violence in Sankore, he indicated that “this cycle of violence taking place in Sankore ends today.”

President Akufo-Addo says the cycle of politically related acts of violence and vigilantism that occurs in Sankore, in the Asunafo South Constituency of the Ahafo Region, is soon coming to an end.

Call For Abstracts: 1st Edition Of Traditional And Alternative Medicine Conference

Ghana News

The conference aims to become the leading annual conference in fields related to Traditional and Alternative Medicine in Ghana.

The Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine and the Ghana Alternative Medicine Journal is pleased to welcome you to the 1st Edition International Conference on Traditional & Alternative Medicine 2019, hosted by the Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine.

Akufo-Addo's presidential staffers reduces to 957 from 998

Ghana News

The latest number is a reduction from the 998 which was reported to Parliament for the year 2017.

The total number of staffers at the Presidency as of December 31, 2018, was 957 showing a reduction from 998 in 2017, according to the annual report on Presidential Office Staff presented to Parliament this week.

Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo

Ghana News

It was submitted by the Attorney General for consideration under a certificate of urgency, but the Minority in Parliament have questioned why it should be urgently.

A bill to disband vigilantism in Ghana has been laid before Parliament for consideration and approval under a certificate of urgency.

President Donald Trump speaks to the press prior to departing on Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, April 10, 2019. Image credit - Newswries

Ghana News

“I would love to give them, but I'm not going to do it while I'm under audit. It's very simple,

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his agency won't make the Wednesday deadline House Democratsset for the IRS to respond to their request for President Donald Trump’s tax returns and is consulting with the Department of Justice on how to proceed.

President begins nationwide tour today

Ghana News

The tour will take him to the Western North, Bono East and Ahafo regions and as part of the visit, the President will commission completed projects, cut sod for the construction of several projects.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo today begins the first phase of his 2019 nationwide tour.

DR. KK. SARPONG - GNPC Chief Executive Officer

Ghana News

Other landed properties to benefit from the US$10.75 million package for landed properties include the Chapel Hill residential properties, US$0.26 million, Enpro Rehabilitation Project, US$0.34 million, ...

THE Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is seeking parliamentary approval to spend US$65.75 million on non-petrochemical capital projects as part of its 2019 programme of activities.

President Akufo-Addo Cuts Sod For Tamale Interchange; Launches $2 Billion Sinohydro Deal

Ghana News

According to President Akufo-Addo, Ghana, through a barter arrangement, will have US$2 billion worth of priority infrastructure projects delivered across the country, ...

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has launched the $2 billion Government of Ghana – SinoHydro Master Project Support Agreement (MPSA), and also cut the sod for the construction of the Tamale Interchange, the first interchange in the northern sector of the country.

Prof Samuel Kobina Annim

Ghana News

His appointment was based on recommendation of the Public Services Commission.

The President, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has appointed Prof. Samuel Kobina Annim as the substantive Government Statistician.

Ex-President Rawlings turns down proposal to name varsity after him

Ghana News

He, therefore, called on the government to withdraw his name from the bill being prepared for Parliament for consideration.

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has turned down offer by the government to name a university after him.

Parliament approves loan for Military Housing

Ghana News

The commercial agreement between Ghana and Poly Changda Overseas Engineering Company Limited and Poly Technologies of China is for the execution and completion of an accommodation project for the military.

Parliament has approved a loan facility of US$100,000,000 for the Ministry of Defence for the construction of a Housing Project and other rehabilitation works for the Ghana Armed Forces.

NDC, NPP agree to disband vigilante groups

Ghana News

The two political parties agreed to prohibit the ownership, hiring or utilization of such groups by the political parties and members and to also ...

The National Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party have agreed to engage in deliberations aimed at disbanding vigilante groups operating within political parties or for political purpose.

Policeman, three others jailed 70 years for robbery

Ghana News

On December 12, 2017, Corporal Amegashie, Ayirebo, Dorkanu and Akorli attacked the supermarket at gunpoint and bolted with GH¢45,000 and $1,000

The Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a policeman and three others to a total of 70 years imprisonment for robbing a supermarket at Nungua in Accra on December 12, 2017.

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