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265 slums identified in Accra alone

About 265 slums at different stages of development have been identified in Accra, a senior lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr. Prince K.Anokye has disclosed. Citing a recent research conducted by People’s Dialogue on Human Settlements (PD) Ghana, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), he said: “As many as about 116 are still in their infantile ...

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Beware of robbers – Police caution mobile money operators

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has cautioned Mobile Money merchants and business owners to be wary of a gang of criminals targeting their businesses within the Kumasi metropolis. This comes after some unknown men launched series of attacks on mobile money merchants in the country. The most recent one resulted in the killing of a 31-year old operator at Kronom-Kyeraasi in ...

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Kojo Asante, Shamima urge Ghanaian youth to care about Ghana

Dr. Kojo Asante, a Senior Research Fellow at the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), has charged the youth to exhibit a strong sense of leadership and work towards having a progressive and an all-inclusive country. Speaking to students during a Humanities Day Forum organized by the SOS-Hermann Gmeiner International College in Tema, Dr. Asante said it is dangerous for ...

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PAC scolds MMDAs in Northern Ghana over financial mismanagement

What appears to be the blatant flouting of the country’s financial regulations by managers of various state institutions has incurred the wrath of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament. Members of the PAC raised serious concerns about the continuous mismanagement of resources disbursed to state institutions particularly the Regional Coordinating Councils, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies. The PAC, which ...

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Japan Motors introduces 2018 Nissan Qashqai in Ghana

2018 Nissan Qashqai

The All new 2018 Nissan Qashqai, the best selling crossover that delivers a range of premium design, technology and improved performance has been unveiled by Japan Motors Trading Company Ltd (JMTC). With a significant enhancement of the car’s premium character, the new Qashqai focuses on a contemporary new exterior design, higher levels of interior quality and improved driving performance. New ...

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Nana Addo heads to Nigeria for two-day Conference

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has left Ghana for Nigeria, today [Wednesday] February 14 to attend a two-day International Conference on Transformative Governance in Africa. According to a statement signed by Director of Communications  at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, the President travelled to the West African country following an invitation by the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Most Rev. Dr. Matthew ...

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Accra’s leading malls launch holiday bonanza for shoppers

The capital’s three leading malls; West Hills Mall, Accra Mall and Achimota Retail Centre, have jointly unveiled an unprecedented holiday promotion which will sponsor lucky shoppers and their partners on all-expenses-paid trips to dreamland destinations in Dubai, Mauritius and Cape Town. The ‘Triple Travel Trivia’ is a shopper reward and loyalty promotion which opened at all three malls respectively on ...

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Siemens Ghana shows love to children at Village of Hope

Engineering giant, Siemens Ghana, in keeping with its commitment towards a shared prosperity for all, has donated food items and bales of clothes for the nourishment and upkeep of 266 orphaned children at the Village of Hope Orphanage at Gomoa Fete in the Central Region. The Country Manager of Siemens Ghana, Edmund Acheampong, while addressing a group of parents, staff ...

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Appiah-Menkah is dead

Mr Akenten Appiah–Menkah, a lawyer, an industrialist and politician, is dead. He died in Kumasi on Monday at the age of 84. Mr Appiah–Menkah was the Chairman of the Council of Elders of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti Region and a Minister of State in the Busia Regime. He was also a member of the Constitution Review ...

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Social-media based networking group donates to Royal Seed orphanage

The Awareness Army, a virtual social media-based networking group visited the Royal Seed Home at Kow Bondzi, a rural suburb near Kasoa in the Central Region over the weekend to interact with inmates and management. The group also made donations to the home. The delegation toured facilities of the Home and were briefed by its Founder, Mrs Naomi Esi Amoah ...

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