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Twitter drops ‘master’, ‘slave’ and ‘blacklist’ terms to address racism

Social media platform Twitter is dropping the terms “master”, “slave” and “blacklist” in favour of more inclusive language. The terms are frequently used in programming codes which originated decades ago. US bank JPMorgan has also announced a similar move as more companies address racism following the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis. Replacing […]

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Voter’s register: Seven Asanteman JHS students arrested in queue at Asawase

Seven out of twenty-one final year students of Asanteman Junior High school allegedly bused by a tutor Bismark Okyere to register in the Asawase Constituency have been arrested. One student was first arrested when he was spotted in a queue attempting to register. The student upon sensing danger following the anger of the NDC supporters […]

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Akufo-Addo appoints Ing. Charles Kraikue as Ag. Director General of GCAA

President Akufo Addo has appointed Ing. Charles Kraikue as the Acting Director General of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA. Mr. Kraikue will replace current Director General, Ing. Simon Allotey, who will be retiring from the Authority on July 31st, 2020. A statement from the GCAA to Citi Business News said that Mr. Allotey will […]

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What do you achieve prosecuting Carlos ? – Ursula to critics

Communications minister Ursula Owusu Communications Minister Ursula Owusu Ekuffu has dismissed calls for her colleague MP for Tema West Carlos Ahenkorah to be prosecuted for endangering the lives of his constituents by visiting registration centres after testing positive for Covid-19. The deputy minister for Trade and Industry has since resigned after his admission was met […]

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Mahama mourns renowned surgeon, Dr. Kisser who died after COVID-19 infection

Former President John Dramani Mahama has extended his condolences to the family of Dr. Richard Kisser, a Consultant Surgeon of The Trust Hospital who passed away after contracting COVID-19. A notice from the hospital said Dr. Kisser died on Thursday, July 2, 2020, while receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre. “We regret […]

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Every eligible voter will be registered – EC assures

The Electoral Commission (EC) has assured the general public that all prospective applicants will get the chance to register and vote in the upcoming 2020 presidential and parliamentary election. “The Commission would like to assure the general public that anyone who wants to register and vote during the 7th December 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections […]

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CODA begins construction of Cape Coast Artisanal Village

The Coastal Development Authority (CODA) has started construction works on the Cape Coast Artisanal Village at Mempeasem in the Cape Coast North Constituency. A brief sod-cutting ceremony to mark the beginning of work on the project was held on Wednesday, 1st July, 2020. The ceremony was graced by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the […]

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My leave directive unconstitutional, reconsider it – Domelevo to Akufo-Addo

The Auditor-General has written to the President urging him to reconsider the directive to proceed on his accumulated leave. According to him, the directive breaches the labour law and unconstitutional. “I consider it an honour to be of service to the State ad urge that you reconsider the directive in order to protect the sanctity […]

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Bawumia registers for new voter ID card [Photos]

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has registered for the new voter ID card. Dr. Bawumia registered at the Kperiga D/A Primary School polling station in the Walewale constituency, today, Friday, July 3, 2020. The Vice President in a Facebook post after registering said the process was smooth and safe and thus urged Ghanaians to adhere […]

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I went through a lot under Sarkcess but I’m still tagged as ungrateful -Strongman

Former Sarkcess Music signee, Strongman Burner has opened up about how he is labelled as ungrateful after deciding to remain silent about the ordeal he went through under his former record label. According to the ‘Transformer’ hitmaker, he will and is still tagged as ungrateful even though he has never revealed any secret about Sarkodie. […]

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Gov’t commends northern sector for decline in open defecation practice

The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR) has applauded the regions in the northern part of Ghana for what it describes as a significant fall in open-defecation practice. Reported poor management of public places of convenience has reduced many public toilets in the country rather into ‘public places of inconvenience’ as even the clothes […]

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Prosecute Carlos Ahenkorah for flouting COVID-19 protocols – Asiedu Nketia

General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia wants former Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah to face prosecution for flouting COVID-19 protocols. Mr. Nketia says the resignation of the Member of Parliament for Tema West is not punitive enough for the harm allegedly caused by Ahenkorah. Carlos Ahenkorah […]

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Jordan Ayew has been available for every game since he joined us- Roy Hodgson

Crystal Palace Coach Roy Hodgson has spoken highly of forward Jordan Ayew following the player’s availability for every single match since he joined the Eagles. Hodgson reveals the Ghana International has barely missed out in any of Palace’s games since joining the Club from Swansea City. Crystal Palace signed the 28-year-old on loan prior to […]

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Sister Deborah caught Fella Makafui sleeping with Medikal -Wanlov

– Advertisement – Ghanaian musician, Wanlov the Kubolor has revealed how his sister, Derby caught Fella Makafui having a sexual affair with Medikal. The musician in an interview with Fiifi Pratt on Kingdom Plus disclosed that Fella Makafui played a significant role in the break up of Medikal and Sister Derby. Wanlov revealed that his […]

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COVID-19: FDA cautions public against use of unauthorized rapid tests kits

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is cautioning the public to desist from patronising unauthorised Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) kits supposedly meant for testing COVID-19. The Authority in a statement issued on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, said the usage of unauthorised kits could lead to inaccurate results. “The Food and Drug Authority (FDA) wishes to […]

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Agodzor trial: State files more evidence

The Attorney General’s Department has filed additional evidence in the alleged coup plot case involving  Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Benjamin Agodzor, Dr Frederick Yao Mac Palm and eight others. In court on Friday, when the case was called, Senior State Attorney Hilda Craig informed the court the state on Thursday, July 2, 2020, filed […]

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Allow us increase fares or we’ll take full passenger capacity – GPRTU threatens

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) is seeking either an increase in transport fares or a return to the normal capacity of vehicles pre-COVID-19. The GPRTU Vice Chairman, Robert Sarbah, said the trotro drivers, among others, had sacrificed enough. The last increase in public transport fares was in September 2019 with a 10 percent […]

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COVID-19: Prosecute Carlos Ahenkorah – OccupyGhana demands

Former deputy Trade Minister Carlos Ahenkorah (in blue apparel) Pressure group OccupyGhana has called for the prosecution of the resigned  Deputy Trade Minister Carlos Ahenkorah for visiting registration centres despite his COVID-19 status. The Tema West MP who confessed he has tested positive for COVID-19 justified his decision to monitor the ongoing voter’s registration in […]

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Carlos Ahenkorah must be prosecuted for breaching COVID-19 protocols – OccupyGhana

Pressure group, OccupyGhana is demanding the prosecution of the Member of Parliament for Tema West, Carlos Ahenkorah for breaching the COVID-19 protocols. OccupyGhana made the call after Mr. Ahenkorah admitted that he visited a voter registration centre despite being aware that he is positive for COVID-19. Mr. Ahenkorah subsequently resigned from his position as a […]

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COVID-19: Noguchi hoping to clear backlog of 7,000 tests after audit

The Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research (NMIMR) says it is conducting a COVID-19 testing audit and is hoping to clear a backlog of 7,000 samples it is yet to test. The facility is one of the principal facilities delivering COVID-19 tests in Ghana The audit comes at a time when the centre has about […]

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Carlos Ahenkorah resigns as Deputy Minister of Trade after breaching COVID-19 protocols

A Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah has resigned from his position. This comes after he admitted breaching COVID-19 protocols by visiting a registration centre despite being aware that he has tested positive for the virus. The Director of Communications at the Office of the President, Eugene Arhin, confirmed the resignation in a […]

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Renowned surgeon at Trust Hospital, Dr. Kisser dies of COVID-19

A consultant surgeon at the Trust Hospital in Accra, Dr. Richard Kisser has died of COVID-19. The hospital in a news bulletin said Dr. Kisser died on Thursday, June 2, 2020. “We regret to inform all staff of the passing of our consultant surgeon, Dr. Richard Kisser. The sad event occurred on Thursday 2. of July […]

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I don’t believe your debt figures – Alhaji Grusah suggests Hearts and Kotoko fake their debt portfolios

Controversial football administrator Alhaji Karim Grusah has suggested Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko fake their debt portfolios. The King Faisal bankroller has told Benedict Kwadwo Mensah on Accra-based Asempa FM that he doesn’t believe the debt figures the two clubs put out at the end of every season. According to a Business and Financial […]

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We’re working on speeding up testing for coronavirus – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has attributed the delay in testing samples of suspected COVID-19 cases to logistical constraints. Over the past few days, persons who have had their samples taken have agitated over the delay in the release of test results. Speaking at the Information Minister’s press briefing on Thursday, the Director-General of the […]

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I visited voter registration centre despite testing positive for Coronavirus – Carlos Ahenkorah [Audio]

A Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah has defended his decision for stepping out and monitoring the ongoing voter registration exercise despite testing positive for COVID-19. He admitted on Eyewitness News that his doctor had told him to self-isolate but he had to visit a registration centre to resolve some issues that had […]

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TEN Field’s challenges and crude price fluctuations reduced 2019 oil revenue – IES

The Institute for Energy Security, IES, says the drop in Ghana’s oil revenue in 2019 could be attributed to the movement of crude prices on the world market and the challenges faced by Tullow Oil in the TEN Fields. Oil revenue dropped by 5 percent to 925 million dollars in 2019 from 977 million dollars […]

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