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January 25, 2018 2:29 PM Don’t split my kingdom for new region in Volta – Gbi chief

The Paramount Chief of Gbi Traditional State in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta region, Togbega Gabusu VI has appealed that the move to create a new region out of the existing Volta Region shouldn’t affect the current boundaries of his traditional area. In an interview with Citi News, Togbega Gabusu VI, who expressed his support for the proposals 76

January 19, 2018 9:00 AM Joe Anokye confirmed as NCA’s Director-General

Acting Director-General of the National Communications Authority (NCA), Joe Anokye, has been confirmed as the Director-General of the Authority by the Public Services Commission. This confirmation comes almost a year after President Akufo-Addo appointed him as acting Director-General of the NCA. Mr. Anokye worked as a Telecommunications Service Manager 89

January 13, 2018 12:32 PM Two arrested in connection with Bimbilla shooting

Two persons have been arrested in connection with Thursday’s shooting at Bimbilla in the Northern Region which left three persons dead and seven others hospitalized. The Northern Regional Security Council deployed a 30-man security reinforcement team to the area on Friday following the incident. According to him, people were, on Saturday, seen going 91

January 12, 2018 5:51 PM Bimbilla curfew reviewed after sporadic gunfire

The Ministry of Interior has reviewed the curfew it imposed on the Bimbilla Township following recent reports of sporadic gunfire in the area. The curfew, which previously spanned six hours from 10:00pm to 4:00am has been reviewed to the period from dusk to dawn [6:00pm to 6:00am] effective today, Friday, January 12, 2018. “The Minister of the Interior 129

January 11, 2018 6:36 PM Former Central Regional Minister Edumadze dies

A former Central Regional Minister in the erstwhile John Kufuor administration, Isaac Edumadze, has died. He is reported to have passed away today [Thursday] afternoon at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, where he was receiving treatment for an ailment. Mr. Edumadze had been unwell for some time, and was rushed to the hospital last Friday when his situation 104

January 11, 2018 12:14 PM Capt. Mahama killing: High Court to begin full trial of 14 suspects

Fourteen suspects alleged to have been involved in the killing of Captain Maxwell Mahama, have been committed to the High Court for a full trial to begin on February 15th, 2018.. The Magistrate, Kwaku Ansah, in committing the suspects, said he believed the prosecution had put forward enough evidence to prove their case against them. The fourteen suspects 80

January 8, 2018 1:24 PM New Juabeng traders warned against selling on pavements

The Municipal Chief Executive for New Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region, Comfort Asante, has cautioned traders in the area to desist from moving back onto the pavements and shoulders of the road to ply their trade. According to her, the Assembly will not renege on its efforts to ensure sanity on the roads and promote the free flow of human 78

January 2, 2018 1:46 PM Charterhouse opens nominations for 19th VGMA

Charterhouse Productions Limited, the organisers of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards have opened nominations for the 19th edition of the awards. In a statement signed by the Head of Communications for Charterhouse, George Quaye, artistes and their managers can pick up nomination forms from the offices of Charterhouse Productions Limited, partner radio 129

December 31, 2017 1:52 PM Dozens killed in bus and lorry road crash in Kenya

At least 36 people have died in a head-on collision between a lorry and a Nairobi-bound bus on a notoriously dangerous road near Migaa in Kenya. Local officials said the accident happened at 03:00 (0:00 GMT), and the bus was speeding and in the wrong lane. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has ranked Kenya as one of the world’s worst countries for road safety 76

December 27, 2017 7:34 PM Jodeb Foundation donates to Bewase community

The Chiefs and people of Bewase, a farming community in the Akwapem North District of the Eastern Region, have called on the government, and non-governmental organizations to assist the community build a public toilet facility. According to them, this will help address the problem of open defecation in the area. They made the appeal when an NGO, Jodeb 83