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January 20, 2018 1:25 PM Parents accuse Awudome SHS of charging ‘illegal’ fees

Parents of students in Awudome Senior High School [AWUSCO], at Tsito in the Volta Region, are accusing school authorities of charging unapproved fees under the government’s Free Senior High School programme, thereby denying defaulters specific services in the school. Per the implementation of the Free SHS policy, government is to ensure that students

January 20, 2018 1:20 PM Pele resting at home not hospitalized – Spokesperson

Brazil legend Pele is resting at home according to his spokesperson, who dismissed reports he had been taken to hospital with exhaustion. The 77-year-old was due to travel to London this weekend for a dinner held in his honour by the Football Writers Association (FWA). Pele – the only player to win three World Cups – withdrew and the FWA said he was being

January 18, 2018 6:29 PM Herbert Mensah pays tribute to Komla Dumor [Video]

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the passing of Komla Dumor, the famous Ghanaian journalist who worked for BBC World News and was the main presenter of its programme Focus on Africa. Dumor died on 18 January 2014 in his London home after a cardiac arrest, having been on the air the day before. Herbert Mensah, President and Board Chairman of the Ghana 9

January 17, 2018 4:31 PM N/R: Infrastructure deficit impeding teaching of ICT

The Gbolo Alzariya English and Arabic Primary school in the Sagnarigu district is one of many schools in the Northern Region without Information Communication and Technology (ICT) laboratories and tools. The school’s headmistress, Madam Mahama Maria, revealed to Citi News that the only laptop used for teaching the pupils has been out of commission since 12

January 15, 2018 4:42 PM EC’s Opoku Amankwah ‘fights’ EOCO, refuses to vacate office

Officials of the Economic and Organised Crimes Office, EOCO, led by the Director, ACP K.K. Amoah, today [Monday], stormed the offices of the Electoral Commission to forcefully remove a Deputy Chairperson of the Commission in charge of Corporate Services, Georgina Opoku Amankwah, who resumed full official duties in defiance of a directive that asked 13

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 20

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 12

January 6, 2018 12:11 PM Alhaji Bature’s death a great loss to NDC – Mahama

Former president John Dramani Mahama has eulogized the late Alhaji Bature Iddrisu describing his death as a great loss to the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Alhaji Bature, who was an outspoken political commentator and a known member of the opposition NDC, died on Friday, January 4, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, where he had been on admission 16

January 6, 2018 11:04 AM Alhaji Bature to be buried today

The Managing Editor of the Al-Hajj newspaper, Alhaji Bature Iddrisu, who passed away on yesterday, Friday will be buried today, Saturday, January 6, 2018 in line with Islamic tradition. Alhaji Bature, who was also an outspoken political commentator and a known member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), according to a statement from his family 20

January 5, 2018 7:33 PM AWA reduces fares within three months

Checks by Citi Business News have shown that the airfares of the only surviving domestic airline, the African World Airlines (AWA) have decreased over a period of three months. A flight from Accra to Kumasi in October 2017 which previously cost between GH¢540 and GH¢680 is now ranging between GH¢300 and GH¢492, whiles a round trip between Accra and Kumasi 18