Author Archives: Jonas Nyabor

Farmer kills friend’s wife in disagreement over cocoa farm

Police in Nkrankwanta in the Dormaa West District of the Brong Ahafo Region, have arrested Anabila Alepooko, alias Red, for allegedly shooting to death his friend’s wife in a disagreement over the ownership of a cocoa farm. The 35-year old woman, Fati Alhassan, was killed at Paulkrom near NyameAma, a farming community. The incident, according to the police, was reported ...

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Concerned Teachers threaten strike again over unpaid arrears

Ali Awudu

The Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT), is threatening a nationwide industrial action if the government fails to pay teachers’ salary arrears by close of March 2018. The arrears according to the coalition, dates back to 2013. The President of CCT, King Ali Awudu, at a press conference on Monday said the government has failed to honor pledges to pay the ...

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Kulungugu bridge closed for one-month-long repairs

The Ghana Highways Authority is closing the Kulungugu Bridge on the Missiga to Kulungugu road in the Upper East Region for major repair works to take place. A statement by the Authority copied to said the bridge will remain closed for the next 30 days. The Public Relations Officer for Ghana Highways Authority, Diana Seade, in a Citi News ...

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AMA prosecutes adb, others for contravening by-laws

The Ablekuma Central District Sanitation and Motor Magistrate Court, has prosecuted nine institutions for contravening Sections 1, 2, 3 and 10 of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly’s (AMA) Waste Management by-law 1995. They are Agricultural Development Bank (adb), the Korle bu Branch of the Ghana Private Transport Union (GPRTU), Abbosey Okai branch of Ghana Oil (GOIL), Samir Engineering Company, Prudential Bank, Access ...

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Witch-hunt claims must stop, it undermines judiciary – Casely-Hayford

Sydney Casely Hayford

Anti-corruption campaigner, Sydney Casely-Hayford, has condemned the constant claims of witch-hunting anytime people are prosecuted by governments for alleged offences, saying such comments undermine the country’s judiciary, and wanes public confidence in the justice system. The National Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), together with the Ashanti Regional branch of the party, have both alleged that the government is ...

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Be fair to Opuni; don’t persecute him – George Loh

George Loh

A former Member of Parliament for the North Dayi constituency, George Loh is protesting against the legal action initiated against former Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Dr. Stephen Opuni, suggesting that the state is not treating him fairly. According to him, the specific charge of causing financial loss to the state cannot be held against Mr. Opuni since no individual ...

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37 Military Hospital goes paperless

The 37 Military Hospital is migrating to a paperless regime to enhance the delivery of quality healthcare. The management of the facility is optimistic that the move will also reduce the stress its clients go through in their quest to seek healthcare. The Commander of the 37 Military Hospital, Brigadier General Michael Akwasi Yeboah-Agyapong, who made this known at the ...

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Nii Okai hosts ‘Hymns Unlimited’ concert on March 25

Award-winning gospel artiste, Nii Okai, will on Sunday, March 25, 2018, host his annual Hymns Unlimited concert at the Mount Olivet Methodist Church at Dansoman in Accra. The event, scheduled for 5:00pm will feature other prominent gospel musicians such as Eugene Zuta, Pastor Helen Yawson, TVO Lamptey, Olivet Voices, Overflow Incorporated, LIC Choir, Winneba Youth Choir, and the Harbour City Mass ...

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GFA Veep, George Afriyie to contest 2019 GFA Presidency

Ghana Football Association vice president, George Afriyie, has officially announced his intention to contest the 2019 GFA Presidential Elections. The Liberty Professionals executive made his intention known to journalists at his 50th birthday celebrations on Friday night at his residence. Afriyie, who has been vice to Nyantakyi since 2015, becomes the second person to announce his intentions after GHALCA Chairman ...

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GN Bank rewards 50 loyal customers in Upper East

The Upper East Regional Branch of Groupe Ndoum’s (GN) Bank, has rewarded 50 of its customers to appreciate them for their loyalty to the bank. According to the Regional Manager of the bank, George Afari, the bank, which started operations in May 2009 with eighteen locations across the region, recognized the need to reward the loyal customers for their immense ...

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