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Africans urged to enhance structural transformation

The new Director of the United Nations University Institute for National Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA), Dr Fatima Denton has said Africans should collaborate to support its structural transformation. She said Africa was faced with a daunting task of resource management as a precondition for growth, adding that the challenge was …

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Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2018 ends

The Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2018 (FIFAfrica18) has ended in Accra, with a call for greater internet freedom. Mr Sulemana Braimah, the Executive Director, Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), in his closing remarks said the internet had to create the possibility for people to have their voices …

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Police arrest landlady for forcibly ejecting student-tenants  

The Police in Sunyani on Tuesday arrested Madam Jackline Denline, a landlady for forcible ejection of two female Senior High School Students (SHS) tenants of her house at Nkwabeng, a suburb of Sunyani. Mad. Denline locked out the tenants who are students of the Twene Amanfo Senior High/Technical School (TASTECH) …

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Ghanaians urged to respect anti-corruption legislations 

Citizens have been urged to abide by all legislations and policies introduced by government to combat corrupt activities in all sectors of the economy to promote faster growth and development. Anti-graft campaigners believe some requirements of the laws are not being adhered to leading to widespread perceived corrupt practices in …

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Tema Police shoot two alleged robbers dead

The Tema Police Command on Monday gunned down two alleged armed robbers and arrested two others after engaging them in a shootout. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Joseph Benefo Darkwah, Tema Police Regional Public Relations Officer, told the Ghana News Agency that, the Command received information on October 1, at …

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Man jailed seven years for defiling his wife’s niece

A farmer, who failed to control his libido and sneaked into a pit latrine, where his wife’s niece, aged 14, was attending to nature’s call and defiled her, has been jailed seven years by a Circuit Court at Aflao. Kwaku Sevordzi Boateng, 45, has pleaded not guilty, but the Court, …

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Ghana chapter of Women in Cocoa and Chocolate Network launched 

Ghana COCOBOD in collaboration with Solidaridad, on Friday launched the Ghana chapter of Women in Cocoa and Chocolate Network (WINCC) as part of efforts to decentralize the activities of the network, in Accra. The launch, on the theme “Cocoa consumption: business and health”, is to facilitate connection between women in …

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NABCO applicants in Sunyani Municipality commend President Akufo-Addo

A number of successful applicants of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) in the Sunyani Municipality have commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the introduction of the programme. According to them the initiative had taken away their frustrations and anxieties since they had been jobless for years after completion of …

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Government transforming lives with $1m per Constituency – Hawa Koomson

Ms Mavis Hawa Koomson, Minister for Special Development Initiatives, has stated that Government was impacting lives under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) to improve livelihoods across the country. She said under the audacious IPEP policy initiative, the President was delivering on his promise to re-orient the national capital …

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Togolese jailed 10 years for robbing an Immigration Officer

A Circuit Court at Aflao has sentenced a Togolese national to 10 years imprisonment for robbing a Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) female officer at knife point at Dzodze in the Ketu North District of the Volta Region. Christian Agbodzra, alias Togo, 30, has pleaded not guilty to both unlawful entry …

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