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October 25, 2017 7:21 PM President commissions 54 new officers into Immigration Service

Assin Fosu (C/R), Oct. 25, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday commissioned 54 Officer Cadets into the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) with a call on them to safeguard the national sovereignty, territorial integrity and the peaceful development of the country. Whilst congratulating them on their achievement, the President urged them to maintain 35

October 25, 2017 11:39 AM GSA urges government to make food safety a public health priority

Accra, Oct 25, GNA – The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has urged the Government to make food safety a public health priority. Dr Kofi Amponsah-Bediako, the Public Relations Officer, GSA, explained that this was because food safety plays a pivotal role in developing policies and regulatory frameworks. He said there was the need to establish and implement 45

October 25, 2017 10:39 AM NDC had no 200 cars for journalists

The Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Ade Coker has rebutted the leaked Kwesi Botchwey report’s claim that the party had 200 cars for distribution to journalists. A copy of the Professor Botchwey Committee report intercepted by Joy News revealed that only 4 of the 34 members of Presidential Press Corps 32

October 25, 2017 9:55 AM Buipe SHS Matron Arrested For Stealing Free SHS Food

The Matron of the Buipe Senior High School (SHS) in the Central Gonja District of the Northern Region has been granted police enquiry bail for allegedly stealing foodstuff belonging to the school. The matron, Madam Rahinatu Alidu was arrested together with a driver and the mate of a Sangyong mini bus with registration number AW 3864-13 which was transporting 34

October 25, 2017 7:01 AM Blame everything on it: Mahama mocks treatment of leaked Kwesi Botchwey report

Former President John Mahama has mocked the media treatment of the leaked Kwesi Botchwey report that has made startling revelations about the cause of NDC’s loss at the 2016 polls. “It appears ‘KB report’ has been adopted by some media as the new handbook for any challenge facing GH.” He adds later: “In the event of crisis, open any page and quote. Lol”. The report 29

October 25, 2017 5:50 AM Mahama responds to damning Kwesi Botchwey report

Former President John Mahama has spoken for the first time on the damning Kwesi Botchwey report which investigated why the National Democratic Congress (NDC) lost miserably to the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). The highly guarded report has found its way in the hands of the media and is being serialized amidst claims by some NDC executives that it is fake. Although 24

October 25, 2017 5:33 AM Defiled 4-year-old: Gender Ministry official faults mother for reporting to chief

An official of the Gender, Children and Social Protection Ministry says the mother of a four-year-old girl defiled at Assin Adadientem in the Central Region should not have reported the matter to the chief of the town. Victoria Natsu, who is attached to the Domestic Violence Unit of the Gender Ministry, said being a criminal case, it should have been reported 109

October 25, 2017 5:16 AM Solutions to recurring gas explosions; beyond the blame game [Article]

The proliferation of petrol and gas filling stations across the country has raised safety concerns amidst the less than satisfactory compliance with minimum environmental safety requirement in the operations of these facilities. Available statistics indicate that between 2014 and 2017, Ghana has witnessed eight major gas explosions – the Kwame Nkrumah 84

October 25, 2017 5:02 AM Court to rule on ECG Concessionary case

An Accra High Court has set October 31 for the ruling on an application for interlocutory injunction by 1,001 workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), challenging moves to hand over the operations of the Company to a concessionaire without any redundancy package for them. Mr Martin Kpebu, Counsel for the ECG Workers, in their application, are seeking 41

October 24, 2017 5:08 AM UCC develops electronic Conflict map of Ghana to facilitate peace building

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) with support from the United Nations Development Programme and the National Peace Council (UNDP) has developed an online electronic conflict mapping book of Ghana. The online book which offered detailed research document that showed the various conflicts in Ghana, the dynamics, stages and intervention approaches in peace 41