I’ll fast-track probe into JB, Suale murder cases in my next gov’t – Mahama

I’ll fast-track probe into JB, Suale murder cases in my next gov’t – Mahama

The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has promised to investigate the deaths of the late Abuakwa North Member of Parliament, Mr J.B. Danquah-Adu and investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale if voted into power in the upcoming December 7 election. Though the J.B. Danquah-Adu case is pending in court while investigations are underway in the Hussein-Suale case, the former president said he will “ensure swift investigations into the cases” if he is re-elected. He made this known at an NDC town hall meeting in Kumasi on…

Five dead, 7 injured in Kasoa-Cape Coast road crash

Five dead, 7 injured in Kasoa-Cape Coast road crash

Five passengers have died on the spot while seven are in critical condition after a head-on collision at Gomoa Adam near Gomoa Anteadze on the Kasoa – Cape Coast highway in the Central Region. The accident involved two passenger cars – a Ford Transit with registration number GS 6031- 20 and a Toyota Hiace with the registration number GR 5059-20. According to reports, 14 people in total were involved in the accident. The seven who survived are receiving treatment at the Apam Catholic Hospital. Meanwhile, two of them have been…

Free Wi-Fi in senior high schools to be launched October

Free Wi-Fi in senior high schools to be launched October

Free Wi-Fi in senior high schools (SHSs), an initiative of the government, will be launched in October this year, the Minister of Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful, has said. She said the government would also implement an enhanced rural telephony project to provide network access for all under-developed areas in the country where network was poor. The minister was speaking at the celebration of the 2020 Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day at Nkwanta in the Oti Region last Monday. The event, which was on the theme: “Expanding…

VIDEO: Akuapem Poloo blames Afia Schwarzenegger, Tracey Boakye, Archipalago for nude video leak

VIDEO: Akuapem Poloo blames Afia Schwarzenegger, Tracey Boakye, Archipalago for nude video leak

Actress, Rosemond Brown, popularly known as Akuapem Poloo has pointed fingers at Afia Schwarzenegger, Tracey Boakye, and Archipalago as people behind the viral spread of her naked bedroom video circulating on social media. According to Poloo, the video was recorded by her friend last year when they were together in her old apartment and after a fallout, the said lady out of malice decided to leak the video to Afia Schwarzenegger who is no longer on good terms with her just because of her association with Mzbel and due to that, the video has since…

Dr. Un given ‘presidential treat’ upon arrival at Circle

Dr. Un given ‘presidential treat’ upon arrival at Circle

Dr Kwame Owusu Fordjour alias Dr. UN was heavily mobbed at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra. In a new video circulating, the unperturbed man who brilliantly scammed some Ghanaian celebrities was given a ‘presidential treat’ when he stormed the most busiest place in the capital. He is seen wearing a blue suit with a white cowboy cape to go with it and walked gallantly in the middle of some men who were protecting him from the mob that formed as a result of his presence. Dr. Fordjour over the…

Ghanaians to access healthcare with Ghana card – NHIS Boss

Ghanaians to access healthcare with Ghana card – NHIS Boss

The government is considering the possibility of allowing Ghanaians to access healthcare with their National Identification Card (Ghana card) under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr Lydia Baaba Dsane-Selby, the initiative, which is part of efforts to help achieve the universal health coverage, would be piloted soon in a yet-to-be-identified region to determine its feasibility. Dr. Dsane-Selby, made this known at a mass NHIS registration of residents of Morso in the Asante-Akim South Municipality. She…

Menzgold customers cannot be included in government’s bailout fund – SEC

Menzgold customers cannot be included in government’s bailout fund – SEC

The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has rejected a request by the Coalition of Aggrieved Customers of Menzgold Ghana (CACM) to be included in the government’s bailout fund set up to pay locked up funds of depositors of collapsed financial companies. The Commission, in response to the request, said that the target of the bailout was clearly defined and did not cover Menzgold customers. “The SEC has noted with concern the plight of customers of Menzgold due to the company’s failure to return client’s funds. Unfortunately, your request for inclusion cannot…

Kyekyewere: 10 dead, 80 injured in crash between two buses and cargo truck

Kyekyewere: 10 dead, 80 injured in crash between two buses and cargo truck

At least 11 persons have been reported dead in a dawn accident which occurred at Kyekyewere in the Eastern Region on the Accra-Kumasi Highway. The accident occurred around 4 am on Tuesday, 15 September 2020. According to the Director of the Ayensuano National Disaster Management Organisation, Mr Joseph Okai Gyan, “a DAF cargo truck fully loaded with goods going to Accra, veered off its lane and crashed into two buses fully loaded with passengers, heading to Accra from Kumasi.” He indicated that “those who are dead are about eleven, while there are…

Monday Sept 21 is Nkrumah memorial holiday

Monday Sept 21 is Nkrumah memorial holiday

The Ministry of Interior has reminded the public that Monday, September 21, 2020 is a public holiday marking Kwame Nkrumah Memorial day. The general public is hereby reminded that it is a Statutory Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country, a press statement issued by the Ministry of Interior and signed by the Minister, Mr Ambrose Dery said. The general public is advised to observe the safety protocols associated with the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), especially in relation to social events at public places, the statement added. The Kwame…

Election 2020: EC to announce procedures for filing nominations

Election 2020: EC to announce procedures for filing nominations

The Electoral Commission (EC) will Monday hold a media briefing on the procedures for the filing of nominations and receipts for the 2020 General Election. Already, the Commission has indicated that for the first time in the country’s electoral history, presidential and parliamentary aspirants would not physically pick nomination forms from the offices of the EC but would have to download the forms from its website for processing. The guidelines for nominations would be available on the EC’s website for political parties and candidates to access. The Commission said the…