Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Police to receive cars, Comm. gadgets from Japan in $2.37m grant 

Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery, has said that a grant of 2.73 million dollars by the Japanese government that would result in the supply of Japanese vehicles and communication gadgets will greatly boost...

Akufo-Addo picks Goaso as Ahafo Region capital

President Akufo-Addo has settled on Goaso as the capital city of the Ahafo Region. Earlier in the day, President Akufo-Addo chose Techiman as the capital city of the Bono East region. Damongo and Nalerigu were on...

RTI law will take effect in 2020 after passage

The much-awaited Right to Information Bill, when passed, will take effect only in the 2020 financial year. This follows an amendment proposed by the majority leader and Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu...

Techiman is Bono East capital

President Akufo-Addo has selected Techiman as the capital town of the newly created Bono East region. This is despite agitations by some chiefs in the Nkoranza area that their town deserved to be chosen as...

Takoradi: Man nearly lynched after wife accuses him of kidnap

A man was nearly lynched at Takoradi Wednesday morning after his estranged wife accused him of kidnapping his own children. The Ghanaian man who had expressed his intention to walk out of the marriage with...

Regional capital choice prerogative of Akufo-Addo – Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said the decision over which town is chosen as capital for the respective newly created regions is the prerogative of the President. According to him, the decision is not...

Salaga riot: Police arrest seven

At least seven persons have been arrested by the police in the Northern region in connection with violence in Salaga resulting in the burning down of the NPP constituency office and some party billboards...
Former head of CHRAJ Justice Emile Short

Short Commission goes public Feb. 14

The three-member presidential commission of inquiry tasked with the responsibility to investigate the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election violence starts public hearings from February 14, 2019. The Commission has served notice it is “inviting the submission...

Salaga: NPP youth set ablaze party office over capital snub

Some youth members of the New Patriotic Party have set ablaze the party's constituency office following the announcement of Damongo as the capital of the Savannah Region. The angry rampaging have also chased out the...

Jospong, Hungarian firm partner to solve sewerage problem in Kumasi

Work will soon begin on the construction and installation of an ultra-modern wastewater treatment plant to solve perennial faecal waste disposal problem in Kumasi and surrounding communities. The 1000m3 plant is a joint project between...

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