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February 19, 2018 7:53 AM Ebony’s death: Tourism Ministry to embark on road safety campaign

The Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Abelema Afeku, has said her Ministry will embark on a road safety awareness campaign to ensure sanity on the roads and save more lives. Her comments follow the sudden demise of music icon Priscilla Opkou Kwarteng, known in show-business as Ebony Reigns. “Lets us immortalize this tragedy, so something 2

February 15, 2018 4:25 PM Mental Health Authority begs striking Ankaful staff to resume work

The Mental Health Authority has asked striking nurses and physician assistants at the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital to return to work. According to the Authority, the hospital’s Director, Dr. Eugene Dordoye, has been enrolled in some refresher courses to improve his interpersonal skills. Among other things, they accused him of putting them through emotional 4

February 15, 2018 2:08 PM Lebanese presidency denies making U.S. Secretary of State wait at Palace

he Lebanese presidency denied that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had been kept waiting ahead of a meeting with President Michel Aoun on Thursday at the presidential palace, where he sat for several minutes before his Lebanese counterpart greeted him. Television footage showed Tillerson sitting in a room alongside an empty seat before Lebanese 7

February 15, 2018 12:53 PM Kumasi Chiefs summon Minister, DCE over Foase deaths

The Kumasi Traditional Council has summoned the Ashanti Regional Security Council and the Atwima Kwanwoma District Security Council, following the deaths of three residents at Foase during a protest over the relocation of capital of the Atwima Kwanwoma District. Members of the Atwima Kwanwoma District Assembly recently called for a probe into events 4

February 15, 2018 10:02 AM Steel companies threaten shutdown over high electricity tariff

Steel manufacturing companies in the Tema Industrial Enclave have appealed to government to reduce electricity tariffs before they are forced to close down due to high cost of production. According to the companies, the cost of electricity has almost doubled from 21 pesewas per kilowatt to 42 pesewas per kilowatt in just a year. Speaking to journalists 3

February 15, 2018 7:13 AM Don’t politicise national issues — VC of UDS

The Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Professor Gabriel Ayum Teye, has bemoaned the over-politicisation of every national issue in the country, including education. According to him, every issue was seen in the lenses of either the National Democratic Congress (NDC) or the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and oftentimes, the real substance 4

February 15, 2018 6:44 AM Ankaful nurses declare another strike over director’s conduct

Nurses and physician assistants at the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital have proceeded to lay down their tools to protest the conduct of the facility’s Medical Director, Dr. Emmanuel Dordoye. According to them, Dr. Dordoye’s presence at the facility posed a danger to their mental and physical health. “Dr. Eugene Dordoye’s presence in the hospital is a psychological 5

February 14, 2018 5:30 AM Demand for locally made chocolates rise

It appears manufacturers of locally produced chocolates will have to double their production levels at least for this year’s edition of the National Chocolate Day. It follows what could be described as the increased preference for locally manufactured chocolates by some Ghanaians on the occasion of National Chocolate Day. Checks by Citi Business News indicate 2

February 13, 2018 6:29 PM ‘I cannot live in harmony with criminals’- Martin Amidu

Former Attorney General and now Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu, has said he is a very harmonious person, but the only kind of people he cannot live peacefully with are corrupt individuals. He said this at his vetting today [Tuesday], by Parliament’s Appointments Committee for the position of Special Prosecutor. “I have lived with decent people 3

February 9, 2018 7:41 AM Nana Addo meets Belgian Queen today

The Queen of Belgium, Her Royal Majesty Queen Mathilde, and the Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, Alex De Croo, will today [Friday], hold bilateral talks with President Nana Akufo-Addo as part of their three-day visit to Ghana. The Queen and President Akufo-Addo, as Co-Chair of the UN Advocates on Sustainable Development Goals, will proceed to address 3