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Over 150 children to get free cleft surgery

Samsung Ghana is bringing back smiles to the faces of children across Ghana ahead of this year’s Christmas festivities. The electronics giant has partnered with Operation Smile, an international medical charity organization, to fund the cleft surgeries of more than 150 Ghanaian children. “Smile with Samsung” is the second project through which the electronics provider will support cleft surgeries in Ghana. ...

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Akufo-Addo begins Accra tour

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will today, November 8, begin a three-day tour of the Greater Accra Region. The tour which will begin in the afternoon will start from Tema where the President will inspect the port expansion project and the paperless system. The President will on the same day visit major exporting companies and meet with industrialists. He will later address a durbar of Chiefs and peop ...

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AMA appoints new PRO

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has appointed Gilbert Nii Ankrah as Head of Public Affairs. He replaces Numo Blafo III who has been reassigned by the Ministry of Information. A statement signed by Sam Ayeh-Datey, Metro Coordinating Director at the AMA, said : “The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) wishes to inform all media houses and the general public that Mr Gilbert Nii Ankrah is now the Assembly’s ...

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AMA revaluates Accra properties

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has started revaluating all properties in the capital city as part of efforts to mobilise enough resources for the development of the city. The exercise, which would be conducted by the Land Valuation Division of the Lands Commission will enable the Assembly revise its property rates and take inventory of all properties in the city. Chief Executive Officer of the AMA Ni ...

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Robbers attack motorway toll booth, bolts with GHS45k

Armed robbers have attacked the Tema to Accra stretch motorway toll booth. The robbers made away with GHS 45,000 collected from the tolls. The incident happened on Friday November 3. Accra News’s Tema regional correspondent, Danso Abbeam, said on the Ghana Yensom show on Monday November 6 that : “The Police officers guarding the toll booth were not present when the robbery attack occurred, we were told the ...

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“419” scams hallmark of “ignorant” Mahama – Bawumia

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has hit back at former President John Mahama after the latter accused him of “embarrassing” President Nana Akufo-Addo with a “419” digital addressing application which cost Ghana $2.5 million (GHS9.9m) when it already existed on mobile phones. Speaking to a crowd of National Democratic Congress supporters after a Unity Walk in the Central Region on Sunday, 5 November, Mr M ...

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(VIDEO) Jesus Christ is fake – Bempah

The controversy on whether the name Jesus Christ is really that of the son of God has been given more credence after popular prophet joined the debate. Rev Isaac Owusu Bempah, Founder and Leader of the Glorious Word Power Ministry International has muddied the waters insisting the name “Jesus Christ is fake”. In an exclusive interview on Kofi TV, the outspoken prophet was of the view that, the real name of ...

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Vigilantism:’Others turned a blind eye; I’ll arrest it’ – Prez

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured Ghanaians that he will do everything in his power to arrest the new phenomenon of vigilantism. Addressing a meeting of the National House of Chiefs on Monday, 6th November, 2017, President Akufo-Addo stated that “I will not walk the path others trod who found it convenient to turn a blind eye to the criminal misdeeds of their followers and took no action, a ...

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Insulate Special Prosecutor from politics – Fuseini

Ranking member on Parliament’s Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini has welcomed calls by civil society organisations for a transparent process to be used in appointing the special prosecutor. According to him, there is the need to protect the Special Prosecutor from political influence. As parliament debates the Office of the Special Prosecutor bill, the Coalitio ...

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Start prosecution with current BOST MD – Kwakye to Bawumia

A former deputy minister of communication, Felix Kwakye Ofosu has asked the Akufo-Addo government to begin prosecuting corrupt officials by starting with one of his own – the current Managing Director of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) Alfred Obeng, before extending same to former officials of the Mahama administration. According to him, Mr Obeng has been accused of siphoning fuel at BOST, a ...

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