Bunso drivers demonstrate over rampant accidents 


Residents and Drivers at Bunso in the Eastern Region on Friday demonstrated over the rampant road accidents at Bunso junction close to the popular Linda Dor Rest stop. They are frustrated at the rate at which lives are being lost and properties destroyed at that section of the road. They have however threatened to block the road if the Ghana ...

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MP petitions Roads Minister for extra footbridges on N1 highway

A footbridge on N1 highway

In an effort to curb the rampant spate of accidents on the N1 highway, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Okaikoi Central, Patrick Yaw Boamah has petitioned the Ministry of Roads and Highways for more footbridges on the highway. According to the Police, since it’s commissioning, over 200 pedestrians have died, majority of who were knocked down by speeding vehicles. ...

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Joint parliamentary committee tours Pantang Hospital


In keeping to the mandate of oversight, the Parliamentary joint Committee on Health and Lands and Forestry has visited the Pantang Hospital. The visit follows recent agitation of the staff over the encroachment of developers on lands belonging to the Hospital. At the time of the visit, some encroachers were seen busily building. This prompted the joint committee to direct ...

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Government inaugurates poverty eradication team


Government has inaugurated a 30-member team to lead the implementation of the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) in Northern Ghana. The team has a representation of 10 people from the three regions of the north. It is mandated to conduct community needs assessment in all constituencies in the three regions of the north. It is expected to submit a ...

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Ban on Gulf region recruitment ineffective – Immigration 

Central Regional Commander of the Ghana Immigration Service, Chief Superintendent Francis Palmadeti

The Central Regional Commander of the Ghana Immigration Service, Chief Superintendent Francis Palmadeti, has argued that the recent ban on recruiting people to the Gulf Region is an ineffective way of fighting human trafficking in Ghana. He has opined that the move amounts to “treading on constitutional and human rights landmines because our constitution guarantees freedom of movement, and it ...

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Prof. Kofi Gyimah-Boadi wins 2017 Martin Luther King prize


The Executive Director of the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD), Professor Gyimah Boadi has been awarded the 2017 Martin Luther King Award for Peace and Social Justice by the US Embassy in Ghana. The award, which is in its 10th year, is to recognize a Ghanaian citizen who personifies Dr. King’s philosophy and actions and his works have significantly inured ...

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NRSC takes delivery of 2,000 copies of vehicle tires manual


Infinity Tires Ghana Limited, a tyre Importer and Retail Services Company in Ghana has donated 2000 copies of printed manual detailing the guidelines for Importation, Sale and Use of Vehicle tires in Ghana. The manual was designed and authored by the NRSC while the company bore the cost of the printing. This gesture comes in the wake of the company’s ...

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Osafo Maafo hints of creation of more districts

Yaw Osafo Maafo

The Ashanti Region will soon benefit from additional districts to help expedite the developmental process of the area. This was disclosed by Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo on behalf of the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday. He was speaking during the 2017 New Patriotic Party (NPP)Ashanti Regional Annual Delegates Conference in Kumasi. The president indicated that the Ashanti ...

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Judicial Service tops list of most corrupt institutions

Gavel and book

The Judicial Service has been ranked the most corrupt public institution in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District by the people in the area. Fifty-six (56) percent of respondents of a survey conducted by the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) Consortium, grouping the GII, Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) and SEND Ghana, said the service was corrupt. The survey is part of the four-year United ...

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Lavender Hill treatment plant fully operational


Residents and pedestrians in and around Korle Gonno in Accra are now able to breathe fresh air without the regular smell of faeces. This is according to the managers of the new Lavender Hill Faecal Treatment Plant which is now fully operational. The troubling situation had existed for decades because of the poor disposal of faecal waste into the sea. The ...

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