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January 22, 2018 5:30 AM Ghana’s housing crisis: Cost of land up by 450% in 13 years

For years Ghana has been battling with finding a solution to its housing challenges. Figures from players in the housing sector show Ghana’s housing deficit ranges from 1.7 million to 2 million. Despite moves by successive Governments and the private sector to reduce the deficit, it appears the multiplicity of the problem makes it difficult to find solutions

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 1

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 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 19

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 21

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 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 13

January 3, 2018 12:00 PM Fire ravages portions of Ho Market [Photos]

Items worth thousands of Cedis were destroyed early Wednesday morning at the Ho Market in the Volta Region, after stores were razed by fire. The fire reportedly started at 5:00 am, and swept through three shops and three warehouses filled with cosmetic and rubber products. The affected traders who are counting their losses, say they also lost money to the fire. It is unclear 16

December 30, 2017 1:13 PM Media also deserve V8 treatment during tours – A/R GJA Chair

The Ashanti Regional branch Chairman of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Kingsley Hope has charged politicians and other government officials to prioritize the welfare of journalists when travelling with them on assignments. He expressed worry over the rickety vehicles given to Journalists during working visits or tours by Ministers and other 12

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 16