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media

Bono Reg. Minister Rallies Media Support for development

Mrs. Evelyn Ama Kumi-Richardson, the Bono Regional Minister has called for the effective cooperation of the media with the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) to...
jail bars

2 sentenced for stealing

Two friends who conspired and stole items from the rooms of two teachers at Katapei near Tepa, have been sentenced to a two-year jail...
Sports Veep Centre

Veep Cuts Sod for Six Garrison Sports Centre in Tamale

Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Friday cut sod for the commencement of the construction of Six Garrison Sports Centre for the Ghana Armed...
Kyaw Soe Oo And Wa Lone

2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Award Went to 2 Confined Reuters Reporters

Two Reuters reporters – Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone, jailed by the Myanmar authorities, have jointly received the 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom...
Vodafone

Vodafone to Reward Its Customers Through “Magic Recharge Promo” Campaign

Vodafone Ghana on Friday launched in Kumasi, a customer-reward promotion, aimed at helping to make life better for its numerous customers. Mr Dennis Awuah Duah,...
economics traders koforidua

Ghana has the potential of achieving economic emancipation

The Methodist Church Ghana (MCG), has entreated the government to stay focused and work diligently towards achieving its vision of ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’. “Economic emancipation...
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CIMG puts in-place new governing council

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIMG) has elected a new Governing Council to run its affairs for the next two years. This was at its...
Tourism Volta

UCC Student Wins 2019 Face of Tourism Volta

Ms. Joan Letsu, a 24- year-old Psychology of Education Student of the University of Cape Coast has been crowned winner of the second edition...
Mo Ibrahim Foundation

African Migration: Mo Ibrahim Foundation Sees it As an Opportunity

… The conversation on mobility must be premised on data accuracy, unflawed policy The world benefits from emigration and immigration – economically, politically, and culturally,...
fire

Four die in a fire outbreak at Komantse

Three youth, aged 14, 24 and 33 years, have been burnt beyond recognition as a result of a fire that gutted their house at...
Banda Clash

All illegal settlements on Bui Dam must be removed – traditional council

The Banda Traditional Council has called for the government to act quickly to dismantle illegal settlements built closer to the Bui Hydro Dam to...
market

Poor sanitary conditions in Ghana’s markets is alarming

Mr Richard Mosiah Ababa Allen, a Civic Educator, has expressed worry over the poor sanitary conditions in some major markets in the country. He said...
potato

CSIR-SARI’s new variety of potato out

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research –Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR – SARI) has released three new varieties of sweet potato for cultivation by...
Ghana Police

Twenty-year-old wanted for murder by Yeji Police

The Police at Yeji in the Pru East District of Brong-Ahafo Region is searching for a 20-year old unemployed, Kwaku Yaow for murdering a...
Foods and Drugs Authority

FDA chances upon buses loaded with drugs

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in the Volta Region has intercepted two KIA buses loaded with drugs at Sogakofe border. The buses, with registration...
UPSA

UPSA’s work, employment and society outfit unveiled

Professor Catherine Gerald, Director, Programme for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration at Syracuse University, United States of America, has underscored the...
financial inclusion

Financial Inclusion will provide improved social protection

Stakeholders in the financial sector have at a summit in Accra agreed on the urgent need to ensure increased access to financial services by...
water

Kwahu East Towns gets portable drinking water

An NGO, ‘Bryan Acheampong Foundation’, has launched a project to construct mechanized boreholes and fix broken water systems in selected communities across the Kwahu...

PFAG calls for right conditions for healthy seed production

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called for the government to do more to create the right conditions for production and uptake...
World Press Freedom Day

Foreign Missions observe World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day is being observed by the international community today, May 03, under the theme “Keeping power in check: media, justice and...
Mahmoud Abu Zeid Shawkan

2018 press freedom prize went to Abu Zeid

Egyptian photojournalist, Mahmoud Abu Zeid, has won this year’s UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize. He was picked for the award by an independent international jury...
5-cedi-note

PWDs indicts social welfare officer for extortion

Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Wa East have accused the District Social Welfare Officer of using threats to force them to give back to...
Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)

Revenue officers must work hard to achieve revenue targets

Mr Emmanuel Kofi Nti, the Commissioner General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has encouraged revenue officers to do more to be able to...

Council maintains MCE has not disrespectful to chief

The Jirapa Traditional Council has refuted media reports that the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Jirapa, Christine Bonbanye-Amadu, has been insolent to the Paramount...
Two manchurian tiger cubs take a rest at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 26, 2015. Seven manchurian tiger cubs and four African lion cubs here, all of which are three months old, met with the press recently. (Xinhua/Yu Fangping) (lfj)

Civil societies demand the speedy passage of WRM bill

Civil Societies on Thursday called on Parliament to hasten the passage of the Wildlife Resource Management Bill to provide concerted efforts towards conserving the...
health

Jonmoore organises health screening as part of 20th celebrations

Jonmoore International Limited, a Ghanaian transport and specialist project logistics company is marking its 20th anniversary with health outreaches in the Volta region. The company...

Jirapa chiefs reject impeachment plan on MCE

The Jirapa Traditional Council has denounced moves by the assembly to impeach the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mrs. Christine Bombanye Amadu. Eighteen (18) members of...
road

Zongo Community roads to be rehabilitated

The Department of Urban Roads (DUR) in the Volta Region is to construct and upgrade selected roads in Zongo communities in the Region. This followed...
Court

Prison officer in convicted for cannabis possession

A Cape Coast Circuit Court has sentenced a 29-year-old Prison Officer at the Ankaful Maximum Security Prisons, Lance Corporal Abibulai Nankpa, to 13 years...
media

Media Managers asked to give journalists safety training

Panellists at a roundtable discussion on ensuring effective safety protocols for journalists at the World Press Freedom Day have underscored the need for media...