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Police to close roads on inauguration day of President-elect Akufo-Addo

The Ghana Police Service would temporary close some principal streets on Saturday, January 7, to the motoring public at certain locations from 0400 hours in connection with the inauguration of the President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The event would take place at the Black Star Square. The roads to be closed are: the 28 February Road at the CEPS Headquarters ...

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Mahama’s last State Of The Nation address (full text)

Your Excellency the Vice President, Right Honourable Speaker, Your Ladyship the Chief Justice Honourable Members of Parliament Mr. Speaker, Allow me to begin by wishing everyone a Happy New Year. Afihyiapa. This hall that exists within these walls is a place where I have always felt at home. It was in this august house, as an MP for Bole-Bamboi, that ...

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Mahama: Blame economic woes on global trends

President John Dramani Mahama has said that recent developments in advanced economies have led to an adverse economic projection for Ghana. Delivering his last State of the Nation Address in Parliament on Thursday, January 5, in accordance with article 67 of the 1992 constitution, Mr Mahama pointed out: “As the United States of America (USA) makes a slow but steady ...

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Pastor accused of having sex with mentally ill woman

A 56-year old prophet, David Holland , accused of having sex with a 24-year old imbecile on two occasions at Mataheko in Accra, on Thursday, appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Holland has pleaded not guilty to the charge of having carnal knowledge of a mentally challenged female. He was, however, admitted to bail in the sum of GH₡ 30,000.00 ...

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Ghana ranked 53rd in latest FIFA ranking

Ghana ended 2016 as the 53rd best national team in the world and ninth in Africa in FIFA’s last ranking for the year. The Black Stars remained unchanged on the table after only 15 men’s international ‘A’ games played since the release of the last ranking. Ghana are down eight places in the world ranking to 53rd position and went ...

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GIFEC installs VSAT Satellite Hub to aid remote areas

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) in partnership with Dizengoff Ghana Limited, has installed a VSAT Satellite Hub with the purpose of providing universal access to telecommunications services for remote communities. The construction of the Satellite Hub would reduce the recurrent cost of providing internet service to more than 300 Community Information Centres, Senior High Schools, and Rural ...

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Five dead; 42 injured in Ghana Gas explosion – Police confirms

Assistant Commissioner of Police Afia Tenge, the Greater Accra Regional Public Relations Officer, on Friday, confirmed that five persons had died, while 42 sustained various degrees of injuries in the inferno caused by Gas Explosion at La, on Thursday evening. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency at the site of the explosion at the Louis Gas Station, behind the Ghana ...

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“I believe in Ghanaians” -President Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama on Friday announced that he would still uphold all the ideals of Ghana and Ghanaians irrespective of his loss in the 2016 general election. ” The election was hard fought, but in every competition, there is bound to be a winner and a loser and I respect the verdict of Ghanaians and will continue to believe ...

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