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Over 200 displaced in Sissala West after rainstorm

A rainstorm has hit Gwollu, the capital of the Sissala West district of the Upper West region, displacing a total of 250 persons in the town. The incident which happened last Wednesday destroyed properties worth hundreds of thousand Ghana Cedis in over 100 households. Roofs of most the houses in the town were ripped off whiles some homes were completely washed ...

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Ministry, Statistical Service to commence Agric census in April

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture, in collaboration with the Ghana Statistical Service, will commence the collection of data from households and institutions involved in agriculture, in April. The data, according to the Ministry will guide policy-makers in the disbursement of resources to promote agriculture in the rural areas. The exercise, which will take place across all 216 districts in ...

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CID demands official copy of Anyidoho’s ‘treason’ tape

The Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID), has officially written to Accra-based Happy FM to produce an official copy of a recording in which the Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho, is believed to have made comments deemed treasonable. The host of the show on which the comments were made, Mr Kwame Affrifa, has also been ...

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N/R: MMDCEs sign performance contracts

Government has compelled all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) and their Coordinating Directors in the Northern Region to sign performance contracts. This directive is to propel them to fast-track the implementation of government’s pro-poor programmes such as the one-district, one factory, one-village, one dam and one-constituency, one million Dollars. The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Sa-eed officiated the exercise ...

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Soldier, police officer, arrested for allegedly robbing bank customers

Three persons, comprising a soldier, a policeman and an unemployed man, have been arrested for allegedly attacking and robbing some customers of banks on the Spintex Road, Lapaz and other parts of Accra. The names of the suspects have been given by the police as Corporal Bernard Tsagli, a soldier attached to the 37 Military Hospital; Corporal Isaac Amejor, a ...

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Praise Catalogue launches digital evangelism crash course

A Christian Digital Media Agency, focused on connecting ministries to people through the power of technology, has launched and organized a training course dubbed “Digital Evangelism Crash Course” – a one day lecture and hands-on training program aimed at empowering churches, evangelists, individuals, and faith based groups with tools for evangelism in this digital age. “With the burning desire to ...

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Work on RTI bill during recess – Kyei Mensah-Bonsu urges MPs

Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu

The leadership of Parliament has asked MPs working on the Right to Information Bill to work during the recess period to enable the house pass it when it resumes. The Right to Information Bill was laid in parliament on the last day of sitting before it adjourned for a 6-week break. The Bill has been in and out of Parliament ...

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Prioritize 3 key projects annually – U/E Minister to MDAs

The Upper East Regional Minister Rockson Bukari has charged all thirteen Municipal and District Chief Executives in the region to prioritize at least three infrastructure projects yearly. This, according to him, will help bridge the yawning developmental gaps among districts in the region and render responsive social services to citizens. Mr. Bukari said priority should be given to infrastructure, education, ...

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Wilmar Africa donates bags of rice, oil to Easter Orphan Project

Wilmar Africa Limited, producers of Frytol cooking oil and importers of Fortune Rice, has donated bags of rice and gallons cooking oil towards the 2018 edition of Citi FM’s annual Easter Orphan Project. Human Resource Manager for Wilmar Africa, Mr. Dan Benah, who made the donation on behalf of the company, said the gesture is part of their corporate social ...

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Ahwiaa clashes: Zongo Development Minister urges calm

Minister for Inner-City and Zongo Development is urging calm among residents of Ahwiaa in the Kwabre East Municipality of the Ashanti Region. Sector Minister, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, visited the area a week after renewed clashes between two youth groups there left one dead and several others injured. Citi News checks in the area reveal that calm has returned with schools ...

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