The family of Ahmed Suale-Hussein, the investigative journalist who was shot dead on January 16, 2019, has said he was killed by people who want to continue to loot the country’s resources and cheat people.
Some stakeholders in the health sector have kicked against a proposal by the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) for an increment in the National Health Insurance Levy from 2.5 per cent to 3.5 per cent.
A former Chief Executive of the Minerals Commission and founder of the African Institute for Extractive Industries think tank, Dr Toni Aubynn says many major mining companies in Ghana have not had their mining leases ratified by Parliament because of the enormous work at the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources.
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) and the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) yesterday inaugurated enhancement works at the Lapaz intersection of the N1 Highway to improve safety, especially for pedestrians.
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is collaborating with the Ghana Shippers Authority to weed out criminals involved in diverting transit goods meant for landlocked countries onto the local market and resulting in loss of revenue to the state.
The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has called for a concerted national effort to tackle fake news head-on as it has the potential to undermine press freedom and the country’s democratic dispensation.
The final funeral rites of Yaa Naa Yakubu Andani II ended peacefully at the forecourt of the Gbewaa Palace in Yendi yesterday. The ceremony was preceded by some sacrifices and almsgiving (Sara malbu). There was also the recitation of the Holy Quran and special prayers led by the Yan-Limam, Shehu Yussif Yakubu Gomda, for the soul of the late Dagbon Overlord and his predecessors and for lasting harmony in Dagbon and the country.
Seventeen years after the death of Yaa Naa Yakubu Andani II, the people of Dagbon are about to put that history behind them, as the kingmakers have nominated the Paramount Chief of the Savelugu Traditional Area, Yoo Naa Abubakari Mahama, as heir to the throne.
Contrary to expectations that a delegation of security and legal officers pursuing the case of seized Menzgold CEO, Nana Appiah Mensah in the United Arab Emirates, would secure his early return home, the Police Service and EOCO say his release has not been secured.