Category: Ghana

  • KSM Warns EC: Election Rigging Begins Well Before Election Day

    KSM Warns EC: Election Rigging Begins Well Before Election Day

    Veteran broadcaster Kweku Sintim-Misa (KSM) has issued a stern warning against the potential for election rigging in the upcoming December 7, 2024, general elections, stressing that such manipulation does not start on the day of the elections but much earlier in the process. During his TalkShop programme, KSM emphasized that election rigging can originate from…

  • Mahama Scheduled for Media Encounter on July 7

    Mahama Scheduled for Media Encounter on July 7

    Former President John Mahama, the flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the 2024 elections, is set to engage with journalists in a media encounter scheduled for Sunday, July 7, 2024. This event marks the first in a series of planned engagements with the media leading up to the December elections. It provides…

  • ECG Transformer Worth GHC71,000 Stolen in Eastern Region

    ECG Transformer Worth GHC71,000 Stolen in Eastern Region

    In a troubling development in the Eastern Region, a 100 kVA transformer belonging to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has been reported stolen from Bunso in the Fanteakwa South District. The theft, which occurred near the Bunso Police barrier adjacent to the police station, has disrupted power supply in the area. The transformer, estimated…

  • KATH Oncology Department Staff Go on Strike Due to Faulty Equipment

    KATH Oncology Department Staff Go on Strike Due to Faulty Equipment

    Staff members of the Oncology department at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Ashanti region, have initiated an indefinite strike, effective from Monday, June 24, 2024. This decision has left numerous patients, many of whom traveled from distant locations, stranded at the renowned referral facility. The strike action was prompted by the staff’s dissatisfaction…

  • WAEC’s Future in Ghana Imperiled by Continued Funding Challenges – Nortsu Kotoe

    WAEC’s Future in Ghana Imperiled by Continued Funding Challenges – Nortsu Kotoe

    MP Peter Nortsu-Kotoe, the Ranking Member of Parliament’s Education Committee, has voiced serious concerns over the recurring funding challenges faced by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in Ghana. Nortsu-Kotoe’s remarks come in light of WAEC’s recent announcement that financial constraints may force a postponement of the upcoming Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). WAEC’s Director…

  • REGSEC Issues Stern Warning Against Land Guard Activities in Ashanti RegioN

    REGSEC Issues Stern Warning Against Land Guard Activities in Ashanti RegioN

    The Ashanti Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has issued a strong warning, declaring its intention to arrest and prosecute individuals involved in employing land guards within the region. The council, led by Ashanti Regional Minister Simon Osei Mensah, expressed deep concern over the increasing illegal activities of land guards in several communities across the region. These…

  • GHC100,000 PNC Flagbearer Filing Fee Deemed Excessive for a Struggling Party, Says Mornah

    GHC100,000 PNC Flagbearer Filing Fee Deemed Excessive for a Struggling Party, Says Mornah

    Ahead of the People’s National Convention (PNC) National Congress scheduled for August 31, 2024, three prominent party members have voiced concerns over several issues surrounding the upcoming event. Former National Chairman Bernard Mornah, along with 2020 flagbearer aspirants Samson Asaki Awingobit and Rev. Samuel Adjei Debrah, have jointly petitioned the party leadership. They specifically challenge…

  • MTN and Other Companies Not Excluded from 5G Rollout Plan- Communication Minister

    MTN and Other Companies Not Excluded from 5G Rollout Plan- Communication Minister

    The Minister of Communication and Digitalisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has clarified that MTN, a major telecom giant, remains part of the government’s strategic 5G rollout plans in Ghana. This clarification comes amidst concerns raised regarding MTN’s purported exclusion during the formation of the Next-Gen Infrastructure Company (NGIC), which has been granted the 5G license. NGIC, consisting…

  • Family of Labone SHS Student Allegedly Assaulted by Housemaster Petitions Education Ministry

    Family of Labone SHS Student Allegedly Assaulted by Housemaster Petitions Education Ministry

    The Ghana Education Service (GES) has been petitioned to investigate an alleged physical assault on Abraham Sambou, a final-year student of Labone Senior High School in Accra. Sambou was allegedly assaulted by Eric Agyemang, the senior housemaster known as ‘Power.’ In a petition made available, Sambou’s family claims that on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, Agyemang…

  • Gospel Musician Yaw Sarpong Responds to Ex-Wife’s Damning Allegations

    Gospel Musician Yaw Sarpong Responds to Ex-Wife’s Damning Allegations

    Gospel musician Yaw Sarpong has addressed recent allegations made by his ex-wife, Adwoa Pinamang. Sarpong stated that their marriage ended 20 years ago when Pinamang abandoned him and their children. In a radio interview, Pinamang claimed that Sarpong’s family has denied her access to care for her ailing ex-husband. She also accused Tiwaa, a female…