GENERAL NEWS

Mahama consoles Konadu at Rawlings’ funeral

Former President John Dramani Mahama met former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings during the final funeral ceremony of the late former President Jerry John Rawlings at the Black Stars Square in Accra on Wednesday, January 27. Mr Mahama has said the late former President Jerry John Rawlings strode onto Ghana’s political stage like …

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‘War’ against coronavirus at Rawlings’ funeral

Whereas the country is mourning a fallen Head of State, the war against the resurging coronavirus remains. A fast-rising spate in numbers in recent times has raised concerns and called for stricter observance of the protocols to ensure curbing. As it stands, the nation has 3,813 active cases with a …

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LIVESTREAMING: Ghanaians bid final farewell to Rawlings

The four-day burial rites of Ghana’s longest-serving Head of State is being climaxed today. Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings who passed in November 12, 2020 will be laid to rest at the Military Cemetary in Accra. Prior to this, a Catholic Requiem Mass and a vigil were held in his honor on …

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LIVE UPDATES: State Funeral for Jerry John Rawlings

A State Funeral for Former President Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings (Rtd.) is underway at Independence Square, Accra. The first president of the 4th Republic died on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra after a short illness. He was 73. The funeral is expected to be …

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MP For Shai-Osuduko Commiserate With Bereaved Family

Hon. Linda Akweley Ocloo MP for  shai – Osudoku visited the family of the murdered 19 years old girl(Juliette Obu) at Doryumu. She expressed her sympathy to the bereaved family and assured them of her support in this difficult time.     As the member of Parliament for the constituency, …

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Four dead in gory accident on Kumasi-Bawku road

Four persons have been confirmed dead after their vehicle traveling from Kumasi to Bawku crashed into the Nasia bridge in the North East Region Tuesday morning. Thirty others who were on the vehicle have also been hospitalized at the Walewale Government Hospital after they sustained injuries. According to reports, the …

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GIJ closes down as two staff test positive for COVID

The Ringway Estate campus of the Ghana Institute of Journalism has been shut down temporarily after two members of staff tested positive for COVID-19. The closure is to pave way for fumigation of the campus and one other. The school is expected to be reopened on Monday, February 1. Excerpts …

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Police distribute nose masks, sanitisers to residents

The Central Regional Command of the Ghana Police Service, led by its commander, DCOP Habiba Twumasi-Sarpong, took to the streets of Cape Coast to distribute nose masks and bottles of hand sanitisers to residents. The sharing was done together with the Omanhen of Oguaa Traditional Area, Osabarimba Kwesi Atta II, and …

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