Author Archives: Delali Adogla-Bessa

Danish Queen Margrethe II, arrives in Ghana for state visit

The Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II, arrived in Ghana on Wednesday for a two-day state visit. The visit is aimed at consolidating the long-standing relationship between Ghana and Denmark. Ghana and Denmark have enjoyed strong diplomatic and commercial ties over the years, and this visit by the Queen, who will be joined by representatives of Danish companies and business organizations, ...

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New Oti Region will end history of neglect – Petitioners

The Volta Region’s Joint Consultative Committee on the creation of the proposed new region is of the view that carving out a new region to be known as the ‘Oti Region’, will end years of neglect stemming from colonial days. It is the sense of neglect that has informed their petition for a new region, the Secretary of the Joint Consultative Committee, ...

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Court nullifies UEW UTAG elections

The Winneba High Court has nullified the September 15 elections, organized by the UTAG branch of the University of Education, Winneba. The court, presided over by His Lordship, Justice Kwamena Ato Mills-Graves, declared the elections as unconstitutional. The September elections organized by University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), excluded members of the Kumasi and Asante Mampong campuses, prompting the lawsuit ...

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Takoradi: Man arrested for burning mother’s house

A 29-year-old resident of the Zenith Electoral Area in Takoradi in the Sekondi -Takoradi Metropolis, has been arrested after he reportedly set his mother’s house on fire on Tuesday. The Western Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Police Service, ASP Olivia Adiku, confirmed that the suspect is in custody. All items belonging to the suspect’s mother and that of ...

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Osei Palmer faces suspension over ‘bribery endorsement’

Vice Chairman of the Black Stars Management Committee, Wilfred Osei Kwaku Palmer is facing suspension over comments he made on Citi FM’s Sports Panorama show, sources have disclosed to Citi Sports. Palmer made the startling comments when speaking on Sports Panorama in October, where he suggested that Ghana would have qualified for the Russia 2018 World Cup if money was made available ...

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Ghana among 10 countries with worst access to toilets – Report

Ghana has been named among the top 10 countries worldwide with the highest percentage of its population without decent toilets. Ghana has about 85.7 percent of its population without decent toilets and this equals about 23 million people who suffer the fear and indignity of relieving themselves in the open or in unsafe or unhygienic toilets. This is contained in ...

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Dagbon weeps as her people sit in limbo [Article]

In March, 2002, the news about the murder of the Overlord of Dagbon, no doubt, did a devastating blow to a respected Kingdom and the descendants of the great Naa Gbewaa. The murder of the King renewed what has been variously described as Dagbon conflict, a crisis or impasse. The tension that greeted the entire Dagbon, after the murder, the ...

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NUNSEC to be closed down over inadequate toilet facilities

Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly

The Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly sanitation court, is set to shut down the Nungua Senior High School on Friday, November 24 for using poor toilet facilities. According to the Nungua SHS headmistress, Cecelia Asabea Boateng, several attempts have been made to get the various authorities to address the school’s poor toilet conditions but to no avail. Speaking to Citi News, ...

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VRA/NEDco to ration power in Tamale due to faulty panels

Management of the Volta River Authority and the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (VRA/NEDco), are considering power rationing as part of emergency measures rolled out to mitigate the impact of the power outage in almost the entire Tamale Metropolis. There was a total blackout in the Metropolis following an inferno that gutted 11 panels of the VRA/NEDco substation at Choggu Hilltop. ...

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Iranian charged with Game of Thrones hack

US prosecutors have charged an Iranian man with hacking into HBO, leaking Game of Thrones scripts and demanding a $6m (£4.5m) ransom. Behzad Mesri is accused of computer fraud, wire fraud, extortion and identity theft. Acting US attorney Joon Kim told a news conference in New York that Mr Mesri was in Iran. He said that even though US authorities ...

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