GET IN TOUCH
 
 
 
 
 

Politics

We support demands for oil revenue – Volta chiefs

The President of the Volta Regional House of Chiefs, Togbui Afede XIV has said they will support legitimate claims by any region for a share of  revenue from the natural resources in their region. This follows the concerns by the Western Regional House of Chiefs for a percentage of the oil cash which has sparked debate in parliament. Contrary to ...

Read More »

MP to ban social functions on Sanitation Day

The MP for Akatsi North Constituency Kwasi Nortsu-Kotoe has revealed that the District Assembly will enact a bye-law to prevent citizens from organizing funerals and other social functions on days earmarked for the National Sanitation Day (NSD). The MP observed that such social gatherings contribute to the low patronage during the NSD, as most people prefer to attend such gathering instead of taking ...

Read More »

We won’t allow Volta chiefs to demand oil cash if… – Western Region Chiefs

Some chiefs in the Western Region say they are keenly monitoring events from the exploration of oil reserves in the Volta Basin and will oppose any attempts by their colleagues in the Volta Region to demand a percentage of the oil cash. “When we were fighting for the 10 percent most people did not agree, and the people that opposed ...

Read More »

Holy Spirit will deliver gov’t detractors – Minister

The Volta Regional Minister, Helen Adjoa Ntoso has said she is prepared to dedicate special prayers for persons she said are “peddling falsehood” about government, despite evidence of massive development in the region. “If you are here, you see it and you hear it and you pretend that you don’t see, you don’t hear, I will ask the Holy Spirit ...

Read More »

Italian company to generate hydro power in Volta Region 

The Paramount Chief of Asogli, Togbe Afede XIV in partnership with renewable energy experts from Italy have began exploring the prospects of generating electricity from the water bodies in the Volta Region. Togbe Afede who is also the co-founder of of the Sunon Asogli Power Plant, a power generating company said, the move is to boost the current energy capacity of the country. According to ...

Read More »

Ho residents accuse Police of harassment

Some residents of Ho are accusing the police of harassing innocent people in the area. They say the police instead of protecting lives and property are exhibiting unprofessional conducts in the discharge of duties by recklessly arresting innocent claiming they are criminals. Following threats by some Ho chiefs to replace the police with their warriors, the Police Service deployed more of ...

Read More »

IGP calms Ho residents

Following concerns raised by the chiefs and people of Asogli in the Ho municipality, the Inspector General of Police Mr Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan paid a working visit to the area to assess the situation and allay the fears of the people. The working visit which coincided with a forum organised by the Volta regional Security Council to discuss security issues ...

Read More »

Police respond to threats from Asogli chiefs

Following threats by the chiefs and people of the Asogli state in the Volta region, that they will replace the Police with their traditional warriors to provide security,  the Police Administration has deployed more officers to the area to protect the people. The angry Asogli chief threatened to take their safety into their own hands after they expressed concerns over the spate ...

Read More »

Akatsi drivers hail Mahama’s intervention in union dispute

Following a Citi News report on the protracted conflict between drivers of Akatsi Cooperative Transport Society and Akatsi Ghana Private Roads and Transport Union (GPRTU), some drivers in Akatsi have hailed President John Mahama for his swift response in resolving the issue. According to the drivers of Cooperative Transport Society, the protracted conflict between them and GPRTU resulted into several clashes ...

Read More »

Ho chiefs threaten to replace Police with Asogli warriors

The chiefs of the Asogli State in Ho are threatening to engage the services of Asogli warriors to take over the security of the Volta Regional capital saying they feel unsafe in the hands of the police. They claim the the crime rate in the town has increased despite the presence of the police team. Warlord of the Asogli State ...

Read More »