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GJA calls for arrest and prosecution of Reverend Owusu-Bempah

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has expressed concern over the reported physical attack on some staff of the Radio XYZ, an Accra-based private radio station, by Reverend Isaac Owusu-Bempah, the Founder of the Glorious Word and Power Ministries International. The GJA condemned the action by Reverend Owusu-Bempah and urged the …

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Assin North to prioritize rice cultivation this year

In fulfillment of maintaining national food security, the Assin North District has expressed its commitment to prioritize the cultivation of hybrid rice under the “Special Rice Initiative” (SRI). Dubbed “Public private partnership for competitive and inclusive rice value chain development: Planting for Food and Jobs – Rice Chapter,” the project …

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United States Ambassador visits Ya-Na

Madam Stephanie Sullivan, United States Ambassador to Ghana on Friday paid a courtesy call on the Overlord of Dagbon Kingdom, Ya-Na Mahama Abukari (II) at the Gbewaa Palace at Yendi to congratulate him on his ascension to the skin. Ambassador Sullivan said she was happy about the prevailing peace in …

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PDS meter dealer nabbed 

Police in Kpando have arrested Maxwell Boateng, an electrician, for allegedly installing and selling Power Distribution Services’ (PDS) meters to defaulting customers. Boateng was said to have be engaged by a contractor to replace faulty meters for PDS clients but he diverted and sold the meters to unsuspecting customers. Mr …

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Nadowli-Kaleo District exceeds revenue target by 27.6%

The Nadowli-Kaleo District has exceeded its internal revenue generation target by 27.6 per cent for the year 2018 following “pragmatic innovations” adopted by the Assembly. This is the first time in about ten years the Assembly has been able to surpass its revenue target following the introduction of new revenue …

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TOR workers want Board removed

Some concerned workers of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) have appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to remove its Board of Directors and Managing Director for allegedly mismanaging the place. The workers, who pleaded anonymity for fear of victimization, in a document made available to the Ghana News Agency, …

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President assents to Civil Aviation Amendment Bill 

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo -Addo , on Friday March 8, assented to the Ghana Civil Aviation (Amendment) Bill to become Act 985 (2019). The Amendment of the Ghana Civil Aviation Act 906 (2016) is to address the various deficiencies raised by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) with …

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