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Ya-Naa advocates end to child marriages 

The Ya-Naa, Abubakari Mahama II,  the Overlord of Dagbon has said he is committed to supporting government and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)in the fight to end girl child marriages in the Northern Region. He said cultural practices that allowed child marriages were outdated and must be outlawed to give girls …

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NPP to hold Primaries in four constituencies in Central Region

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) will today, September 28, hold its parliamentary primary elections in four constituencies in the Central Region. Delegates of the party would decide who would be contesting the Cape Coast South, Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam, Agona East and the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem (KEEA) seats, which are all held by the opposition, …

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Greater Accra to begin round-one polio response vaccination today

Dr Charity Sarpong, the Greater Accra Regional Health Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said the Region is set to begin round-one of the Poliomyelitis (Polio) Response Vaccination exercise, starting today, September 25 to 28, 2019, across the 29 districts of the Greater Accra Region. She said it …

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CSO coalition urges government to rethink its refusal to prosecute Swat team member 

The Coalition of Civil Societies Organisations Against Political Vigilantism (CCSAPV), Tuesday, urged the government to reconsider its position, of not prosecuting Mohammed Sulemana, a member of the SWAT team, who assaulted Sam George, the Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, during the violence that erupted at the Ayawaso-West Wuogon by-election. …

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Transparency and accountability will be the bedrock of my administration – Okraku

Mr. Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku, a presidential hopeful of the upcoming Ghana Football Association (GFA) elections, has said transparency and accountability will be the bedrock of his administration when elected into office. Speaking at the unveiling of his manifesto at the Auditorium of the EximBank Ghana, Mr. Okraku, who is …

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South Dayi residents appeal to government to fix roads

Residents of South Dayi District of the Volta Region have appealed to the government, to fix their roads to ensure rapid socio-economic development. At a peaceful demonstration dubbed: “Fix abandoned Volta roads” the people, clad in red, took to the principal streets of Kpeve, the South Dayi District Capital, to …

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Powerlifting President calls for corporate sponsorship

Mr. Godwill Agyemang, President of the Ghana Powerlifting Federation has called for corporate sponsorship for powerlifting, to help the sport to grow. Mr. Agyemang, in his congratulatory message to Powerlifter Juliana Arkoh for winning four gold medals in the just ended Commonwealth Powerlifting Championship in Newfoundland, Canada, said the sport …

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Nanumba South NCCE holds whistleblowing forum

The Nanumba South District Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has held a community durbar at Lungni, to educate members of the public on whistleblowing mechanisms, as part of efforts to fight corruption in the country. Religious leaders, traditional authorities, women and youth groups, and persons with …

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Minister cuts sod for construction of school blocks

Professor Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, has cut sod for construction works to begin on a six unit classroom and kindergarten blocks at Agona Bawjiase and Agona Kokwaado in the Agona East District. The two projects are being financed by the Ghana Education Trust Fund …

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Volta NDC inaugurates Zongo Caucus

The Volta Regional Secretariat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has inaugurated its regional zongo caucus working committee ahead of the 2020 general elections. Mr James Gunu, Volta Regional Secretary of the party, said the 17-member committee is expected to liaise with zongos and other structures of the party in …

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