GENERAL NEWS

Unidentified dead body retrieved from Volta River

An unidentified dead body has been retrieved from the Adomi bridge stretch of the Volta River in Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region . The decomposing body of the deceased was found floating on the river at about 10:40am. A team made up of Police Personnel, Environmental Health officers, and …

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Akufo-Addo meets cabinet over govt’s agenda for 2021

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has met his cabinet ministers to discuss the government’s agenda for 2021, Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said. Mr Oppong Nkrumah who is also a lawmaker for Ofoase Ayirebi added that the agenda discussed will reflect in the state of the nation address to be delivered by the …

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Reopening for SHS 1 students postponed to 18 March

First-year Senior High School (SHS) students across the country are expected to report to school from Thursday, 18 March to Sunday, 21 March 2021 the Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced. First-year SHS students across the country were initially scheduled to report to school on Wednesday, 10 March 2021. However, …

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PHOTOS: Neglected Kwame Nkrumah guest houses in ruins

They were established to primarily serve as resting places and hideouts for Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, in the wake of the struggle for independence and political upheaval. Located on the Karimenga hill top in the West Mamprusi Municipality and along the Nakpanduri Scarp in the Bunkpurugu/Nakpanduri District in …

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NADMO Director gunned down by robbers

The Deputy District Director of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) in the Nabdam District of the Upper East Region, Dominic Maaya, has been killed, The Chronicle newspaper has reported. The news outlet disclosed that Mr Maaya was shot and killed by masked armed men at the Pelungu Market on …

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Daniel Domelevo to hold ‘retirement’ thanksgiving service

Former Auditor General Daniel Domelevo will on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, organize a thanksgiving service to celebrate the end of his tenure at the Auditor General’s Department. Daniel Domelevo was forced into retirement by the President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo after going on leave for 167 days. The President in …

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Ghana suffers nationwide power cut over ‘systems challenge’

Ghana has been hit with a nationwide power outage following a ‘challenge’ with the power systems, Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) has announced. A statement by the power distributor Sunday afternoon said technicians are currently working to resolve the challenge. Some parts of the country have been experiencing power cuts in …

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VIDEO: Did Hawa Koomson jubilate before her approval?

In a viral social media video, new Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mavis Hawa Koomson is captured happily dancing supposedly before her ‘shocking’ approval by a majority vote in parliament. In the video, Hawa Koomson is seen dancing to a background song while telling someone in Twi that “)mo se )mo hia …

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Two arrested for GIS recruitment fraud

Two suspected recruitment scammers are in the grips of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) in Tema for allegedly defrauding about 30 unsuspecting victims of more than GH¢250,000.00. The suspects are 46-year-old Awuah Forson, and his 71-year-old accomplice, Ekow Hackman. The issue came to light after one of the victims became …

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SAD VIDEO: Fire destroys 10-bedroom house at Tamanja

  A 10-room-self-contained flat at Tamanja, a suburb of Yeji in the Pru East District in the Bono East Region has been razed down by raging fire. According to reports, the fire, which started around 5:30pm Sunday, destroyed several property in the house. The fire nearly trapped a woman who …

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