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WAEC yet to release 2019 BECE results

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it is yet to release the results for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for School Candidates. A message from the council said it “would duly make an announcement when the results are released”. It, therefore, asked the public to ignore messages …

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‘No rural bank will be closed’

SHAREHOLDERS AND customers of rural banks have been assured that their investments are safe because the Bank of Ghana has no intentions of closing rural banks. The assurance was given by Mr George Odei Annor, Manager of the Cape Coast branch of the ARB Apex Bank Limited, while giving a …

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Don’t instruct us; E-blocks being completed – Govt to Mahama

By Mohammed Awal Government has rebuffed former President John Mahama’s accusations that it has abandoned the Community Day Schools project he bequeathed it. According to the Deputy Education Minister, Dr. Yaw Adutwum, the Akufo-Addo administration was already ensuring the completion of the schools dotted across the country. Maham recently expressed …

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AI Ghana, Sudanese community petition Ambassador over killing and abuse of human rights in Sudan

BY PHILIP ANTOH  | philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL (AI) Ghana yesterday joined hands with the Sudanese community in Ghana to present a petition to the Sudanese Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Mohammed Ahmed Khalil Musa, over killing and gross human rights abuse in Sudan. AI Ghana, the Sudanese community and their allies …

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IGP, CID boss hot: Summoned by angry judge over Gregory Afoko bail issues

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  |    muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh CONTEMPT CHARGES are staring the Inspector General of Police (IGP), and Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in the face over the continuous detention of Gregory Afoko beyond lawful order. The two, David Asante Apeatu and Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, who were previously ordered to produce Afoko, who …

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MPs call for law to deal with ‘fake’ pastors

Members of Ghana’s Parliament have called for action against pastors and churches preying on the gullibility of the public. According to them, the state must step in with legislation to clamp down on what they term abuses of congregants, especially by ‘one-man’ churches. Contribution to a statement on the need …

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Full Text: Kufuor’s speech at launch of GJA 70th Anniversary

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has admonished journalists not to misconstrue the prevailing favourable media environment as unfettered freedom to upset the governance process. He said despite being considered the ‘Fourth Estate of the Realm’, media practitioners should wield their powers responsibly and made this call on Tuesday. Below is his …

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C/R: Girls sell oranges, coconuts to raise monies for sanitary pads

Some girls in Kwesitwikrom, a farming community in the Agona East District of the Central region, are being forced to sell oranges and coconuts to raise monies for sanitary pads in order to manage their menstrual flows. Starr News’ Kojo Ansah reported of the disclosure on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, …

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Dumsor scare as industrial unrest hits TICO, TAQA

Power rationing which  hit the country some months ago could return following an industrial unrest at TICO and TAQA at Aboadze in the Shama district of the Western Region. TAQA is an international energy and water company listed in Abu Dhabi operating in 11 countries across four continents. Empire News’ …

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Leaked 2019 WASSCE papers false – WAEC

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has assured the public that the examination papers in the ongoing 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have not been leaked. However, WAEC said it has instituted investigations into the reports while beefing up security at examination centres. A deputy director in …

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