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Accra Brewery partners GJA to observe World Press Freedom day 

Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) has joined the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) to commemorate the 2016 World Press Freedom Day celebrations. The day was observed under the theme “Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms: This is your right” at the International Press Centre in Accra. ABL as part of its support towards the celebration donated a cash amount of GHC10, 000.00 ...

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Father, son almost lynched for suspected ritual killings

The Wenchi Municipal Police Command has picked up two individuals suspected to be behind a string of murders at Badu, a community in the Tain District of the Brong Ahafo Region. The two are reported to be a father and his son. Two mentally challenged men were killed for suspected ritual purposes in the community a few weeks ago, and ...

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DCOP Awuni laid to rest [Photos]

Hundreds of mourners from across the country gathered at the National Police Training School in Accra on Saturday, for the final funeral rights of the late Eastern Regional Police commander, DCOP Angwubutoge Awuni. DCOP Angwubutoge Awuni died last month at the Police Hospital after a short illness.   The service was witnessed by officers from across Ghana, government representatives including ...

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Stakeholders in Nanumba districts sensitized on peaceful polls

The Center for Active Learning and Integrated Development (CALID), has brought together religious leaders, traditional rulers, the police service, youth, women groups and other stakeholders in both the Nanumba North and South Districts of the Northern Region, to sensitize them on the need for peaceful elections in November this year. The sensitization is geared towards educating Ghanaians on their role ...

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Over 1000 displaced by rainstorm in N/R

Over 1,000 people have been rendered homeless following a rainstorm that hit some 15 communities in the Chereponi District of the Northern Region on Friday. Many school blocks, clinics, homes and other structures in communities like Wenchiki, Mayamam, Nyangbandi, Lala, Ando have all been destroyed. The District Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Oragnsiation (NADMO), Amadu Sulemana, confirmed the situation to Citi ...

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Full Supreme Court judgment on voter’s register

The Supreme Court on Thursday, May 5, ordered the Electoral Commission to expunge from the voters’ register names of all persons who registered in the 2012 elections, with the National Health Insurance Card as a proof of identity. The Supreme Court made the statement in its ruling in a case brought before it by a former National Youth Organizer of the People’s ...

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UK Gov’t invests £14.8 million in Ghana’s agric sector 

The United Kingdom government is investing over £14 million pounds into the implementation of a pro-poor programme dubbed; “The Market Development Programme for Northern Ghana (MADE).” The five-year programme is intended to galvanize potential aggregators and nucleus farmers to support rural smallholder farmers and small scale entrepreneurs in the Savannah Ecological zone. This intervention forms part of the UK government’s ...

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Squatters resist eviction from plush Adjirigano community [Photos]

Some squatters are fighting against a possible eviction from a fast rising affluent neighbourhood in Accra, Adjirigano Sahara Gold. Residents in the neighbourhood say they are prone to health hazards due to pollution by the squatters. They are thus appealing to the Adentan Municipal Assembly to evict the squatters as a matter of urgency. Some residents of the plush community say ...

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Komenda sugar factory to create jobs for the youth – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has stated that the revamping of the Komenda Sugar Factory will bring about more jobs for the teeming unemployed youth. Speaking in the Central Region as part of his “accounting to the people tour”, President Mahama promised that access road to the sugar factory would be awarded on contract to facilitate the smooth movement between adjoining communities. “…Now ...

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Family Finance Series Day 3 with Charles Mensah [Audio]

Financial analyst, Charles Mensah, continues the discussion on expanding family income and reducing expenditure with focus on utilities. 97.3 Citi FM has declared the month of May the family month. In line with the declaration, the station would run some family-focused programming, promotions and events throughout the month of May. These unique activities will seek to foster family cohesion and ...

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