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Government imposes curfew on Bole Township and its environs

The Minister for the Interior has on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council and by the Executive Instrument renewed the curfew hours imposed on Bole Township and its environs. The curfew hours for the areas spans from 1800 hours to 0600 hours effective Monday, December 31. A statement …

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Government delivering its promises to Ghanaians-Bawumia 

The Vice president has touted government’s achievement over the past 23 months in a Facebook comment. The vice president wrote: “As we come to the end of 2018, we have to thank God for all his mercies. We are thankful for what God has made possible for President Nana Addo …

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TMA and TWMA clash over sewage treatment plant

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) and the newly-created Tema West Municipal Assembly (TWMA) have locked horns over ownership and management of the Borteyman Sewage treatment plant. The sewage plant, which is currently managed by the TMA, serves most communities in Tema and its environs, receives sewage collected daily in cesspit …

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Oti expected to extend “golden” handshake to Volta Region

Nana Opraw Akuamoah VIII, Nifahene of Buem Traditional Area in the yet to be inaugurated Oti region has stated the desire of people in the newly created region to work with their neighbours in the south to develop both regions. At a post declaration of results on the referendum to …

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Minority Leader announces fifth term Parliamentary bid

Minority Leader and Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale South, Haruna Iddrisu, has formally announced that he will seek re-election in 2020 to continue to represent the people of the area in the country’s legislature. He said “I cherished the opportunity to have served you for these years and I …

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Savannah Region receives overwhelming endorsement

The proposed creation of the Savannah Region has received overwhelmingly endorsement by voters in the area. Out of the 207,343 voters who voted in the December 27 referendum, 206,356 said “yes”. Mr. Emmanuel Kyei, the Returning Officer, declaring the results, said the figure represented 99.5 per cent of the total …

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NDC elects candidate for Ayawaso West Wuogon By-Election

Mr Kwasi Delali Brempong, Parliamentary Aspirant of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) was on Friday elected as candidate for the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by-Election, slated for January 31, 2019. Mr Brempong garnered 415 out of the 742 votes cast during the party’s primaries organised to elect a …

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All six proposed regions meet constitutional threshold requirements – EC

Mrs Jean Mensa, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, has said that all six proposed regions in the December 27 Referendum have met the constitutional threshold of 50 per cent voter turnout and 80 per cent voting “Yes”. Mrs Mensa said this on Friday at a press briefing in Accra …

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Ahafo votes overwhelmingly “Yes” for creation of region

Voters in the Ahafo area have voted overwhelming “Yes” in the referendum on the creation on a new region for them. Out of the 227,663 voters, who came out to vote, 276,673, representing 99.67 per cent, said they were in favour. Declaring the results of the referendum in Kenyase Number …

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EC declares request for creation of Bono East successful

The Electoral Commission (EC) has declared the request for the creation of the  Bono East Region successful, based on the outcome of the referendum held in the area. The declaration was made by Mr James Arthur Yeboah, the Returning Officer. Four hundred and forty-eight thousand, five hundred and forty-five (448,545) …

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