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Atuguba Meets Awuku At Last

It was an interesting sight to behold when two men perceived to be bitter enemies met at the Banquet Hall of the State House during the swearing-in of the new Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo on Monday, June 19, 2017. Supreme Court judge, Justice William Atuguba and the National Youth Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammy Awuku bumped …

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Ghana Police to recruit 8000 new personnel – Dery

The Interior Ministry will roll out a plan to drastically transform the Ghana Police Service, which is targeting 8000 new recruits this year. According to the Interior Minister, Mr. Ambrose Dery, the move will give the service a holistic facelift which includes the provision of logistics and recruitment of about 8000 new officers. “The Transformation Agenda of the Police is …

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China bans fruits and vegetables from Ghana

Vegetables and fruits from Ghana have been banned from the Chinese market for failing to meet international production standards. The ban which took effect from the beginning of this year would further plunge the industry into crisis. Deputy Trade and Industry Minister, Carlos Ahenkorah, in an interview with JoyNews said the ban was necessitated by the failure of Ghanaian producers …

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A/R: Boy, 15, shot dead after refusing to surrender phone

A fifteen year old boy, Osman, has been shot to death after he reportedly refused to release his mobile phone to an unidentified person during an annual Salah jam near the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi Tuesday night. Osman, who was shot in the forehead was rushed to the Konfo Anokye Teaching Hospital since the Manhyia Hospital which is close to …

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Corrupt Past Officials Face Prosecution

Government will consider charges to be brought against past government officials over their alleged involvement in fraud, embezzlement and misappropriation of state funds when forensic auditors engaged by the new administration finish their work, a deputy minister of finance has announced. The deputy minister, Kwaku Kwarteng said anybody who appropriated the nation’s funds would not escape the long arm of …

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NDC Fires BOST Boss

The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament has asked the government to immediately terminate the appointment of the Managing Director (MD) of Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Ltd (BOST), Alfred Obeng Boateng. According to the members, the MD had allegedly colluded, connived and supervised the sale of five million litres of contaminated fuel to a private company, adding …

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Ghanaian, Nigerian Travel Promoters Honoured

Leading travel promoters in Ghana and Nigeria have won the awards at the Top 100 Tourism Personalities in West Africa. Hazel Gumpo, Group General Manager of Oak Plaza Hotel; Leeford Quarshie, General Manager, La Villa Boutique Hotel; Mrs. Bella Ahu, CEO of Trafix Catering Limited; Dr. Daniel McKorley, Executive/Chairman of McDan Group of Companies; Nicolas Jørgensen Gebara, General Manager, Business …

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Solving power challenges: Yantei Jereh begins works on gas pipeline

Government has announced the construction of an onshore natural gas transmission pipeline from Takoradi in the Western region to Tema in the Greater Accra region to transmit natural gas to power generation plants. It follows the signing of a Project Implementation Agreement (PIA) for the Aboadze-Tema Natural Gas Transportation Pipeline and gas infrastructure Project. The agreement was signed between the …

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Ghana partners Huawei for strategic ICT partnership

Ghana and Huawei have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic ICT cooperation between Huawei and Ministry of Communications of the Republic of Ghana. As a result, Huawei will serve as the strategic ICT partner of the Ghanaian government and leverage on the company’s rich global ICT experience to boost ICT development, transfer ICT knowledge and skills, and accelerate …

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