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Six dead, several injured as church building collapses

Six persons have been confirmed dead and several injured as a three- storey uncompleted church building collapsed at Batabi, in the Asene Manso Akroso District in the Eastern Region. The collapsed building known as the Church of Prosperity which belongs to Prophet Akoa Issac, remained uncompleted for the past 28 …

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Television serial number exposes thief

An unemployed man who allegedly stole a flat screen television (TV) set got exposed when the real owner spelt out its serial number. Yaw Opoku, who has been remanded by the Ashanti Bekwai Circuit Court, denied entering the room of the complaint’s father where the set was. He was ordered …

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Parliament approves €81m loan for Sekondi-Takoradi Water Project

Parliament on Tuesday approved two separate loans of over €81 million to finance the Secondi-Takoradi Water Supply Rehabilitation and Expansion Project. The loans are: Oeke-Backed agreement amounting to €70,733,432 and commercial loan amounting to €10,500,000 between Ghana represented by Ministry of Finance and Commerzbank Aktingesellschaft. The credit facility is to …

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President launches 2017/2018 census on agriculture report

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched the 2017/2018 National Report of the Ghana Census of Agriculture. The Census report will provide a basis to monitor the progress of Government’s interventions, offer insights on the transformation of the sector, and, ensure the integration of the agriculture, industry and services sectors. …

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NAFCO CEO says Ghana has excess food for export

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCO), Alhaji Hanan Abdul-Wahab Aludiba, says the country has enough food for domestic use and excess for export due to the introduction of the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) policy. He said the country no longer imports food, …

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Election 2020: We will not let you down – EC

Mrs Jean Mensa, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), has assured of the Commission’s readiness to deliver free, fair and peaceful elections in December, saying, “We will not let you down.” “We pledge that we will conduct ourselves in truth, with integrity and organise free, fair, credible, transparent and …

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