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Ghana COVID-19 case count now over 18,000

Ghana has recorded 496 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total tally to 18,630, with 14,046 recoveries, representing 74 per cent of positive cases. Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director General of the Ghana Health Service, who announced this at a media briefing on Thursday, said there were five more deaths …

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Four armed robbers jailed 120 years

The Nkawie Circuit Court has sentenced four young men to a total of 120 years imprisonment for robbery at Ahwerewa in the Atwima-Nwabiagya South Municipality. Yaw Agyeman 20, Karim Seidu 20, Anthony Oppong 24 and Enock Awuah 18, were said to have attacked their victims with guns and machetes, and …

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Media, police launch framework to promote relationship

The media in collaboration with the Ghana Police Service has launched a framework on police-media relations to ensure the safety of journalists to enhance healthy friendship among the two bodies. The partnership dubbed: “A framework on police-media relations and safety of journalists in Ghana,” was initiated by the Media Foundation …

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Businessman swindles three nurses

Prince Essel Ferguson, a 32-year-old businessman accused of conspiring with two others now at large to defraud three nurses the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital of GH¢6,400 has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Ferguson and his accomplices allegedly took the money under the pretext of enlisting the nurses into the Ghana …

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GRA charges Everyday Tissue Manufacturing Ghana

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has charged Everyday Tissue Manufacturing Ghana, producers of toilet rolls, for evading tax and failure to issue the GRA’s Value Added Tax Invoice. The company, located at Kwame Wetei at Awutu Breku, was charged for using books sponsored by government for the junior high schools …

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President commissions GH¢73.4m water systems in Central Region

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned two water systems in the Central Region under the Additional Financing Sustainable Rural Water and Sanitation Project (AF-SRWSP). They are the Anomansa Cluster Water System, which would provide potable water to more than 7,000 residents from 19 communities in the Mfantseman Municipality and …

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Ghana’s National Adaptation Plan Project launched in Accra  

Ghana’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) project has been launched in Accra to guide the process of integrating climate change into national decision-making and effective adaptation in the country. Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, who launched the Plan on Tuesday, said the National Adaptation Planning process …

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