A former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr Martin Amidu, has called on Ghanaians to speak out for the fair and impartial prosecution of crimes, particularly those involving corruption and graft committed by associates of governing political parties.
The Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, Ms Sharon Bar-Li, has visited the offices of the Pamela Bridgewater Project at Mamobi in Accra to acquaint herself with operations of the organisation, which undertakes activities to promote the welfare of female porters, popularly referred to as ‘kayayie’.
Barring any intervention, some properties of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) are set to be auctioned on November 7 to settle a GH¢20 million judgement debt awarded against it by the Accra Fast Track High Court.
In what the police described as “friendly fire”, a policeman in Kumasi was on Sunday night accidentally hit by a bullet from a colleague’s AK 47 assault rifle while they were attempting to arrest a suspect.
The United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) has honoured Mr Akwasi Opong-Fosu, Member of Parliament (MP) for Amenfi East and Minister of Local Government and Rural Development at the just-ended world summit of local and regional leaders held to coincide with the centenary celebration to commemorate the founding of the World Local Government Organisation.
A survey conducted by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) to assess the living standards of people living in the country has shown that unemployment among the youth (15 years and older) is high in urban areas compared to what pertains in rural areas.
Former Executive Director of the National Service Scheme, Mr. Vincent Senam Kuagbenu has been assigned responsibility in the Office of the President to coordinate the rationalization and re-registration of Government vehicles.
About 70 per cent of candidates in the last Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the North Gonja District could not read due to teacher absenteeism and lack of text books and other teaching aids.
It was a moment of excitement yesterday as Ghanaians observed a rare solar eclipse across the country. Children were particularly excited because most of them were experiencing the beauty of the natural phenomenon for the first time.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Dr Toni Aubynn, has stated that the high levels of underdevelopment in many of Ghana’s mining communities cannot be blamed on mining companies.
The Minister of Information and Media Relations, Mr Mahama Ayariga, has advised media houses to empanel experts to discuss specialised subjects, instead of engaging social commentators and political actors who may not have deeper knowledge of the issues at stake.