Akufo-Addo accepts Kissi Agyebeng’s nomination as Special Prosecutor

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has accepted the nomination of Mr.  Kissi Agyebeng as the Special Prosecutor. This was made known in a statement issued by the presidency today, Thursday, May 6, 2021. The statement...

Pollution of Owabi Stream worrying – Minister of Works and Housing

Mr Francis Asenso-Boakye, the Minister of Works and Housing, has cautioned residents of Atafoa and its environs in Kumasi to desist from the indiscriminate dumping of refuse into the Owabi Stream. The stream, which runs...

Ghana Commissions 202 Police Officers to Fight Illegal Mining

Some 202 police officers have been commissioned in Ghana to fight illegal mining popularly known as galamsey. The officers went through a 10-day intensive training before their deployment on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Among other things,...

Demonstrate tenacity of purpose in your work – Asantehene urges Minister

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has asked the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Francis Asenso-Boakye, to be proactive in addressing the issues responsible for the recurrent flooding in the country. The construction of...

Transport fares could go up by 20% – GPRTU

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has stated that transport fares could go up by as much as 20% in the coming days. The Union stated that the new fares, which will be announced...

COVID-19: We’ve halted importation of cases through Kotoka-Port Health

Dr Lawrence Lartey, Director of Port Health at the Kotoka International Airport, says measures are in place to halt the importation of COVID-19 cases into the country through the Airport. “We have our laid down...

Fake currency gang busted by National Security

The National Security has busted a-13-member gang involved in the printing and distribution of fake currency notes to unsuspecting victims, mostly foreign nationals. A statement issued by the National Security Secretariat, copied to the Ghana...

Chief of Defence Staff lauds soldiers for clearing illegal miners off River Pra

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) says it is committed to dealing with illegal mining activities in the country. According to the GAF, it has made significant progress in curbing illegal mining activities along River Pra...

350,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to arrive in Ghana today

Ghana is expected to take delivery of 350,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine from the COVAX facility later today, Tuesday, May 4, 2021. According to President Akufo-Addo, the move forms part of the government’s agenda to...

Don’t grant visas to travellers without ‘verified’ COVID-19 test results – Foreign Affairs Ministry...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has asked Ghana’s missions abroad not to grant visas to travellers who refuse to present negative COVID-19 test results verified through the Global Haven partnership system. This...