Nigerian convicted for attempting to secure a Ghanaian passport

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An Accra Circuit Court has convicted Philip Okoye, a 29-year-old Nigerian for attempting to secure a Ghanaian passport under a Ghanaian name. Okoye managed to secure a Ghanaian birth certificate and was applying for the passport with the name, Philip … Read more →


$400 million needed to clean Ankobra River – Minister

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The government has estimated US$400 million as the amount needed to dredge and clean the heavy mercury content in the Ankobra River in the Western Region due to the activities of illegal small-scale mining. This followed the assessment of the … Read more →

Inflation drops to 10.4%

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The Inflation rate for March 2018 is 10.4 per cent, a drop of 0.2 per cent from the 10.6 per cent recorded in February last year, Acting Government Statistician, Baah Wadieh, has announced.At a press conference in Accra on Wednesday, … Read more →

Takoradi: Suspected thief beaten to pulp (DISTURBING PHOTOS)

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  A young man in his early thirties has been beaten severely by an angry mob at Video 7 near the School Junction at Tanokrom in the Sekondi/Takoradi metropolis. A resident who called Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson at dawn to … Read more →

2016 Oil funded projects in 3 Northern Regions nonexistent – PIAC

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The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has revealed that its inspection has revealed that oil funded projects in the three Northern Regions in 2016 are nonexistent. Chairman of PIAC, Dr Steve Manteaw addressing a news conference in Accra Tuesday … Read more →

Mrs. Rawlings leads gov’t delegation to Winnie Mandela’s funeral

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Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings will lead a government delegation to represent Ghana at the funeral of the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Soweto, South Africa. The renowned freedom fighter will be buried on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Other … Read more →

Local banks CEOs run to President for cover in GH¢400m minimum capital requirement

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Heads of indigenous banks in the country have met the President, yesterday, in a desperate move to have him intervene in a new capital requirement they claim could destabilise local banks. Sources said the meeting ended inconclusively, and the bank … Read more →

Angry lecturers nearly lynched me – Wa Poly Rector

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The embattled Rector of the Wa Polytechnic, Prof Emmanuel Marfo-Owusu, has been explaining how he managed to escape a mob attack on campus on Monday afternoon. According to him, but for God’s intervention, “these people would have lynched me today,” … Read more →

Newmont suspends all mining operations in Ghana indefinitely

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Mining giant Newmont Ghana Limited has indefinitely suspended mining activities at all its sites in the country as investigations into the death of six of the firm’s subcontractor staff takes shape. Six persons, all contractor employees of the construction services … Read more →

Takoradi Port: Dockworker missing after slipping from container ship into sea

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  This tragic incident happened around 10:30pm on Saturday, April 7, 2018 when empty containers were being loaded into the foreign vessel docked at the Port. The victim, Simon Mensah, an employee of South East Docklabour, a private maritime company … Read more →

Inchaban: 2 year old girl killed by Trotro (DISTURBING PHOTOS)

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  It was in the afternoon of Tuesday, April 3 when this tragic incident happened at Sekondi College junction. The little girl and her mother had boarded the Trotro at Benedict Hospital Junction at Inchaban. The little girl sat between … Read more →

Beach FM’s Hans Mensah Andoh joins Joy FM’s Sports Team

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Hans Mensah Andoh, Head of Focus 1 Media’s Sports Department has joined Joy FM in Accra. The arguably excellent boxing writer in the Western and Central Regions will start his official duties with Multimedia on Monday 9th April, 2018. His duties … Read more →

Koforidua: JHS Students pull pistol, dagger on Headteacher

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The Koforidua Police are looking for Philip Asare, a pupil of Ellen White SDA School at Soredae and his friend, who allegedly pulled a dagger and pistol on the headmaster and female teacher of the school. Speaking to Ghana News … Read more →

Mahama kicks against power tariff cuts

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Former President John Dramani Mahama does not appear enthused about the fact that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has succeeded in reducing electricity tariffs for all categories of consumers. Mr Mahama described the move by President Akufo-Addo’s NPP government – … Read more →

Video game addiction to be classified as a disease

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Lisa Pont has heard plenty of scepticism about video game addiction and whether it’s truly a medical condition that should be classified as a disease, as the World Health Organisation plans to officially do in a couple of months. “Some … Read more →

Police gun down 5 suspected robbers on Tema Motorway

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The Accra Regional Police Command has gunned down five suspected armed robbers on the Accra end of the Tema motorway. This was during an operation in the area on Thursday dawn. The operation was informed by intelligence gathered by the … Read more →


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