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Ghana Armed Forces arrest four imposters

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) says it has arrested four persons posing as officers of the service. The four namely; AB1 Arhen Ebenezer, Mustapha Maurris, Oscar Eshun and Stephen Zubbuy Matsi were arrested between Tuesday, May 5 and Tuesday, May 12, 2020. A statement issued and signed on behalf of …

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Ghana confirmed cases of COVID-19 now 6,269

Ghana has recorded 173 new cases of COVID-19, increasing the tally to 6,269. There are, however, 125 new recoveries, which bring the total to 1,898. The fatalities remain at 31 from the last update on Tuesday, May 19. The Ghana Health Service (GHS), which gave the update on its Covid-19 …

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Ghana Producer Price Inflation for April hits 7.4%

The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate for April 2020 was 7.4 percent. The rate represented a 0.6 percentage point increase in producer inflation relative to the rate recorded in March 2020 (6.8 per cent). The month-on-month change in producer price index between March 2020 and April 2020 was 1.5 per …

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Ghana government urged to develop guidelines for PPE disposal

The Environmental Health Officers Alliance-Ghana has called on government to develop guidelines for the disposal of face masks, used tissue paper and hand gloves to contain the spread of COVID-19. Mr Yaw Akwaa Lartey, the President of the Alliance, said this had become necessary in view of the environmental officers’ …

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Four persons jailed 44 years for attempted robbery

Four persons were on Wednesday sentenced to a total 44 years imprisonment in hard labour by the Tarkwa Circuit Court for conspiracy to commitment crime, attempted robbery, carrying offensive weapons and being in possession of firearms without lawful authority. The four Cynthia Pomaah, unemployed, 19, Issah Yakubu, motorbike mechanic, 22, …

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Ghana receives Madagascar COVID-19 medicine for testing

Ghana has received samples of Madagascar’s highly publicised COVID-19 remedy and preventive herbal medicine, known as ‘Covid-Organics’. The Ministry of Information announced this in a tweet on its official Twitter page. We have received the Madagascar cure for Covid19 and we are testing it for efficacy – @konkrumah #AskTheInfoMinistry #Covid19 …

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Okyenhene orders removal of all alien shrines in Akyem Abuakwa

Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, Overlord of Akyem Abuakwa, has ordered the removal of alien shrines linked with ritual murders, fake currency racketeering, and other violent criminal activities, in the Akyem Abuakwa area within two weeks effective May 19, 2020. The Okyenhene has also banned all ritual activities in the community …

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Coalition raises concern over children dying of COVID-19 in Ghana

The Ghana NGO Coalition on the Rights of the Child (GNCRC) has raised concern over the increasing number of children infected by the COVID-19 pandemic in the country out of which five have already died. This, according to GNCRC, suggests that parents are neglecting their primary responsibility of taking very …

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Police arrests Bishop Obinim over publication of false news, forgery

Bishop Daniel Obinim,  the founder of the International God’s way church, was Tuesday arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service over the publication of false news and falsification of documents. Bishop Obinim was, however, arraigned at a Magistrate’s Court, in Accra, and granted a  GHC100,000.00 …

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