The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says he has not yet been briefed about the affiliations of the eight suspects arrested in connection with the kidnapping of two Canadian women Wednesday in Kumasi.
The otherwise quiet Gomoa Obuasi community in the Gomoa Central District in the Central Region was last Monday afternoon thrown into a state of disbelief and shock when a 27-year-old graduate of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) slashed his cousin’s throat with a machete.
A former Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba, has unveiled a partnership programme with the Microfinance and Small Loan Centre (MASLOC) to offer financial assistance to survivors of breast cancer to empower them economically.
The Labour Rights Institute (LRI), a Labour Advocacy Organisation, has said any move to impose on women workers the obligation to pay for their maternity leave with part of their pension contributions will be highly discriminatory.
The Australian government has voted 75,000 Australian dollars (about GH¢281,000) to support an inter-agency counter-terrorism course to be run by the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC).
Stagnating investment in the road sector for the past five years due to dwindling budgetary allocations from the central government has resulted in only 41 per cent of the entire road network in the country, comprising urban, feeder and highways, being in “good condition”.
The Electoral Commission (EC) is now free to go ahead with its limited voter registration exercise following the Supreme Court's unanimous decision to throw out an interlocutory application meant to halt the exercise.