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Ghana has progressed but people have retrogressed – Rawlings booms

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has gone ballistic over the “uncivilised behaviour” of citizens which he says, is responsible for the eyesores of filth constantly dotted over cities. In his characteristic explosive speech where he mixes English and Ga, the former President choked as he struggled to comprehend the level of

NCA closures: Use diplomacy- Kufuor urges

A Former President of Ghana has urged diplomacy in the resolution of impasse involving National Communications Authority (NCA) and two radio stations recently shut down. The radio stations, XYZ and Radio Gold, were shut down for operating without valid authorisation. Wading into the debacle, John Agyekum Kufour said the NCA cannot be faulted

Terror threat: Security agencies meet churches

The security agencies will Thursday meet the leadership of the Christian community to discuss how to enhance security at the various churches in the wake of the terrorism threat alert on the country. Ahead of the meeting, some churches have begun the process to improve security on their church premises, as

Nima, Mamobi to have ‘Villagio-like’ facelift – Housing Minister

Residents of popular suburbs in Accra - Nima and Maamobi – are to get ready for some major facelift in their area. The Works and Housing Minister, Samuel Atta Akyea said that the redevelopment of the slum will give meaning and beauty to the President’s vision of Inner City and Zongo


Government has taken a decision to close down the sea today wednesday 15. Following this decision taken, some fishmongers are crying very seriously in the Central Region. The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development took this decision so as to arrest what they described as the depletion of the country's fish


Residents of the Anor town in the Awutu Senya East Constituency in the Central Region have threatened to beat any revenue collector who will come asking for tax or property rate. According to the people, they do not see the use of the property rate and other taxes . Again they said

Asiakwa teacher was murdered over snails

Asiakwa teacher was murdered over snails

It has emerged that the teacher of Salvation Army Basic School in Asiakwa in the Eastern region, was killed because of a row over snails. This is contrary to media reports that George Somuah Bosompem; a teacher of the Salvation Army Basic School in the Eastern Region, was beaten to death

11 NIA staff to be dismissed; 5 to be suspended

Ghana Card NIA officers busted for registering people at night at Awudome

Eleven officers of the National Identification Authority will go home today for committing various infractions during registration. The Executive Director of the NIA, Prof. Ken Agyemang Attafuah, announced this on Joy FM’s Super Morning Show Tuesday. Five others are to be suspended, he said, for less serious offences. Prof. Attafuah was giving an

BoG bans pricing in foreign currencies

The financial sector regulator, Bank of Ghana (BoG), has prohibited the pricing, advertising and receipt or payment for goods and services that are contracted locally in any foreign currency. In a release issued and signed by Alethea Godson-Amamoo on behalf of the Secretary to the BoG, the central bank cautioned companies,

My comments on location of kidnapped girls were misunderstood – CID Boss

The Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah says there was some miscommunication when her outfit said the three kidnapped girls from Takoradi had been located. Speaking on The Big Story on Atinka TV Saturday, COP Addo-Danquah said the comments were to give further assurances to the