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Samuel Atta Akyea, Minister of Works and Housing

I’ll demolish houses to fix Accra flooding – Atta Akyea

MOHAMMED AWAL THE WORKS and Housing Minister, Mr Samuel Atta Akyea, has stated that he is ready to demolish buildings identified to be on water way by the Town and Country Planning Department in order to deal with the perennial flooding in Ghana’s capital, Accra. “We don’t have a choice,” …

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Boakye Agyarko Energy Minister,

‘Dumsor’ over:  Says Energy Ministry 

BENJAMIN TANDOH THE MINISTRY of Energy has assured Ghanaians of continuous power supply amidst reports that the country had returned to her former state of frequent power interruptions, popularly known as ‘dumsor’. The ministry explained that they had completed work on the gas supply system from the TEN Field to …

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The sea cows displayed at the seashore

Fishermen catch sea cows in Ada

KWADWO ANIM FISHERMEN AT  Ekye-Amanfrom at Ada had the shock of their lives when they caught three big sea animals called ‘Manatee’ on Monday morning. The fishermen, who were on a fishing expedition after casting their net deep into the sea, felt they had made a good catch as their …

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Ambrose Dery, Interior Minister

Bimbilla clashes: Apologise for ‘insulting’ claims Chiefs to Dery

MOHAMMED AWAL THE BIMBILLA Traditional Council has rejected claims by the Interior Minister, Mr Ambrose Dery that the regent of the area was to blame for the intra-ethnic chieftaincy clashes which claimed about 13 lives. A refugee situation has been created in Yendi following the clashes between chieftaincy factions in …

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The frontage of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi

‘Suicide’ student didn’t fail exams – KNUST

MIRIAM HAYFORD THE PUBLIC Relations Officer (PRO) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kwame Yeboah, has dismissed reports that the 18-year-old first year student, Adwoa Anyimadu-Antwi, committed suicide for failing one of her papers and was jilted by her boyfriend. Earlier reports suggested that the daughter of …

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Former President John Mahama

I’m not among Ghana’s richest – Mahama

FORMER PRESIDENT John Dramani Mahama has rubbished claims that he  is one of the country’s  richest personalities. According to him, reports that he was worth $900m and that he enriched himself during his presidency are frivolous and deliberately put out by his opponents for political expediency. “Never, [I am] nowhere near [that] and in Ghana …

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Residents fetching water from a polluted stream

Water shortage hits Upper Manya Krobo

KOJO ANSAH MOST COMMUNITIES in the Upper Many Krobo District in the Eastern Region have been hit with severe water shortage. Affected residents are, thus, urgently calling on the government to revive the Community Water Project started by the previous National Democratic Congress administration but which stalled after the 2016 …

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Nana Obiri Boahen, Deputy General Secretary, NPP & Kofi Adams, National Orgainiser, NDC

Showdown over state vehicles: As Kofi Adams sues NPP bigwigs for GH¢ 3m

Muntalla Inusah | THE NATIONAL Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Kofi Adams, has initiated a defamation suit against the Deputy General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Obiri Boahen, for alleging that he stole vehicles belonging to the state. The former aid of …

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File photo: Parents at a PTA meeting

PTA meeting ends in chaos over GH¢25

MAVIS PAINTSIL A PARENT Teacher Association (PTA) meeting of the Atwima Darko D/A Primary and Junior High School located at Darko, a community within the Atwima Kwanwoma District in the Ashanti Region ended in chaos over GH¢ 25.00 fee. Parents during the meeting were requested to pay GH¢ 5.00 as …

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Road Safety Commission to enhance media engagement

ISAAC ARKOH CHIEF EXECUTIVE Officer of the Ashanti regional branch of the Ghana Road Safety Commission, Mr Samuel Asiamah has disclosed that his outfit will this year enhance its engagement with the media through capacity building programmes as part of measures to enhance media report of road safety issues.  Misinterpretation …

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