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Foreign vessels are the problem, not us – Elmina fisher folks

Scores of agitated fishermen in Elmina in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) municipality have vowed not to quit light fishing until government stops foreign vessels from employing crude methods of fishing in the nation’s territorial waters. Their views are contrary to the determination of government and the Elmina Traditional Council (ETC) to …

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Akufo-Addo opens national conference on AfCFTA

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will this morning, August 19, open a three-day National Conference on the Implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement in Accra. The conference will bring together key stakeholders in Ghana and beyond, to discuss strategies and interventions to harness the benefits of …

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Central Regional Police Command investigates officers for extortion

The Central Region Police Command has set up a five-member Committee to investigate some police personnel for allegedly shielding and extorting  money from suspected criminals in the Assin-Fosu Municipality. The Committee has Chief Superintendent Reuben Asiwoko, Central   Regional Crime Officer as chairman. The members are DSP Kenneth Kuntogli, Cape …

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GES, SIC violating Labour Act – TEWU

The Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) of Trade Union Congress has said the decision by the Ghana Education Service (GES) to impose the State Insurance Company (SIC) policy on its staff violated the country’s Labour Act. Section 70(1)(a) of the Labour Act 2003 (ACT 651) states that “an employer …

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Three airlines partner for seamless travel from Ghana

Africa World Airlines (AWA), ASKY Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines are collaborating to provide passengers with seamless and stress free air travel within the West Africa sub-region and other international routes they serve. The interline agreement between the three airlines is the first of its kind in the West Africa sub-region …

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Three friends jailed 144 months for stealing

Three friends, who conspired and robbed a student in his house at Domiabra-Dadiaso in the Suaman District, have been convicted to serve 144 months by the Enchi District Magistrate Court. Dacosta Ackah, alias Kofi Sikayena, a farmer; Yaw Daniel alias Yaw Jarule, a labourer; and Kofi Isaac alias Kofi Krado, …

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