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Engineer Sacked Over Collapsed Building

The Techiman Municipal Assembly has suspended two officials over the collapse of a 3-storey building at Wa Station that claimed the life of one person yesterday dawn. The Municipal Security Council, with the support of the Brong-Ahafo Regional Security Council, suspended Alfred Osei Berko, the municipal engineer and Isaac Yeboah, the building inspector. They are to be on suspension until …

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2 Nigerians Arrested For Robbery

The police in Accra have arrested two Nigerians who allegedly attempted to rob their compatriot of an amount of GH¢30,000 at Tudu, a suburb of Accra. The suspects, reportedly using a motorbike with a half number plate, purportedly snatched the victim’s bag containing the money and attempted to escape but luck eluded them when other traders crossed them and caused …

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I’ll be President – Sly Mensah

Former Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Sylvester Mensah has confirmed that he has strong presidential ambition and dreams of occupying the Flgstaff House one day. According to him, if his party the National Democratic Congress (NDC) finds him worthy of the honour and privilege of leading it into the 2020 elections he’ll “grab it with …

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Minister Fires Two Senior Assembly Staff Over Negligence

Two senior staff of the Techiman Municipal Assembly (TMA) in the Brong Ahafo region have been suspended indefinitely on the orders of the Regional Minister, Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh. Alfred Osei Berko who is the assembly’s engineer and Isaac Yeboah the buildings inspector have been cited for reneging on their responsibilities resulting in the collapse of a three-story building under construction leading …

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Eid Festivities Banned In Kumasi

The Asokore Mampong Municipal Security Council has placed a temporary ban on all Eid ul-Fitr-related celebrations within the area following the shooting of a teenager at the Total filling station near the Manhyia roundabout in Kumasi. The victim, Osman Abdul Karim, was part of revellers who had trooped to the filling station near the Manhyia roundabout to have fun as …

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Teachers Reminded To Avoid Canning In Schools

Mr Isaac Asamoah, Training and Development Officer of Kpone Katamanso District, has urged teachers and parents to avoid canning children as a disciplinary measure. He said they could use other forms of punishment which would not be injurious to the children. Mr Asamoah gave the advice at a day’s seminar for teachers and parents organised by SOS Children’s Villages Ghana …

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We Can’t Stop Fake Products From Coming To Ghana – FDA

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Mrs. Delese Mimi Darko, has said it would be impossible for Ghana to stop the importation of fake products into the country, as it is the case in other countries. But according to them, there are systems in place by the authourity to check these products, so that …

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We Still Receive Less Than GHC300 As Monthly Salary – MPs Drivers

It was being perceived that working for a state official like a member of parliament had great benefits but it seems that perception is far from reality. Frantically, a member of parliament (MP)receives GHC13,686 at the end of every month which is in sharp contrast with other civil servants whose salaries are less than GHC1,200. Spelling out their frustrations to …

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220 Galamseyers Nabbed In Ashanti Region

About 220 illegal small-scale miners in the Ashanti Region who were operating despite a ban on the activity, have been arrested by the Ashanti regional taskforce of the Small Scale Miners Association, Today can confirm. The taskforce also seized and destroyed over 2,000 Chang Fan mining equipments used by the illegal miners. The arrest, according to the regional organiser, Kwame …

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