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Doli Bridge washout: Highway Authority directs heavy vehicles to use alternative routes

Fri, 06/10/2023 - 07:16
The Ghana Highways Authority has announced changes to travel routes for heavy duty cargo trucks plying the route between Techiman and Wa in the Savannah Region, effective October 4. The Authority advised that all articulated vehicles and cargo trucks heading to Wa from Techiman must now use the Techiman-Kintampo-Fufulso (Damongo Junction) road through Damongo and Sawla.
Categories: Africa

Dr. Adutwum is one of the best appointees I've made as President — Akufo-Addo

Fri, 06/10/2023 - 07:14
President Nana Akufo Addo has described the Minister of Education Hon Osei Yaw Adutwum as the best appointee of his government. He explained that the Education Minister has displayed a high level of excellent skills and commitment as a deputy minister and now as a substantive minister in the education sector.
Categories: Africa

Tinubu’s Certificate: I’m fighting for the enthronement of truth, morality and accountability – Atiku Abubakar

Fri, 06/10/2023 - 07:07
2023 presidential candidate of the People 39;s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has insisted that he will not back down from questioning the authenticity of President Bola Tinubu 39;s Chicago State University degree certificate until the matter is resolved by the Supreme Court.
Categories: Africa

Transgenderism: Don’t be bullied into believing people can be any sex they want – UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak

Fri, 06/10/2023 - 07:06
In a widely shared BBC branded video, United Kingdom rsquo;s Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has weighed into the ongoing discussion around transgender rights and identities in the UK. Addressing a crowd, PM Sunak said people should stand their ground and not be bullied into believing something aside from biological facts.
Categories: Africa

'I'm 100 percent sure peritoneal dialysis is cheaper than hemodialysis; let's adopt it' — Nephrologist reveals

Fri, 06/10/2023 - 07:01
Dr. Korshie Dumor, an assistant professor of medicine, nephrology, and critical care at the University of Virginia, has advocated for the adoption of peritoneal dialysis as cost-effective to hemodialysis in Ghana.
Categories: Africa

Anglogold Ashanti commences construction of Robotics Center at Obuasi Secondary Technical

Fri, 29/09/2023 - 02:06
AngloGold Ashanti Ghana, Obuasi Mine has cut sod for the construction of an GHS8. 4 million state of the art robotics center at the Obuasi Senior High Technical School. When completed, the center is expected to be the hub for innovation and technological growth, providing students not only at the school but the entire Obuasi township, with resources and opportunities to broaden their knowledge in artificial intelligence particularly robotics.
Categories: Africa

Electric vehicles for public transport coming – Bawumia

Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:47
Government is working on a policy framework to move public transportation from a dependence on petroleum fuels to electric vehicles, Vice President Bawumia has disclosed. ldquo;Where I want to see us go in the next few years is to move public transport completely from a dependence on petrol and diesel to fully electric vehicles.
Categories: Africa

W/R: 'We are being cheated in Ghana Gas projects, Nzemalands deserve the best not the worst' — Residents

Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:46
Indigenes of the Western Region have complained bitterly about being cheated as far as the distribution of Ghana Gas 39; corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects is concerned. A charity group representing the people of the Western Region, Shaip Africa Foundation is especially unhappy with the decision by Ghana Gas and Quantum Terminal to construct a 200-bed hospital at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) while considering constructing only a 20-bed hospital wor .
Categories: Africa

Dialysis fee increase affected only six patients – Korle-Bu

Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:35
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Opoku Ware Ampomah, has clarified that the recent increase in the cost of renal dialysis from GHS cent;380 to GHS cent;765. 42 was not sanctioned by the hospital rsquo;s management or approved by Parliament.
Categories: Africa

We don’t appoint commissioners – EC responds to CSOs

Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:35
Electoral Commission (EC) has responded to the Coalition of Civil Society Organisations rsquo; (CSOs rsquo;) demand for the resignation of two Commissioners, Dr. Peter Appiahene and Madam Salima Tijani, saying that it does not make appointments to such positions.
Categories: Africa

I stopped Delta Force from doing galamsey – Removed A/R Security boss

Mon, 17/05/2021 - 13:22
The Ashanti regional security coordinator who was recently attacked in his office by members of the vigilante group Delta Force has said the group targetted him because he prevented them from undertaking illegal mining.
Categories: Africa

Appolonia notorious land guard caged

Mon, 17/05/2021 - 13:09
A notorious Appolonia land guard who had been on the police radar for some time now in connection with unleashing terror and mayhem on developers and landowners in the Appolonia Township and its environs has been arrested.
Categories: Africa

Mohammed VI Foundation donates to Nima Polyclinic

Mon, 17/05/2021 - 13:04
King Mohammed VI Foundation of African Oulama, Ghana branch over the weekend donated sanitary and some provisions to the Nima Polyclinic in Accra. The donation forms part of the foundation rsquo;s public health programs which is aimed at complementing government efforts at providing the deprived health centers with the needed supplies in order to beef up the health delivery system in the country.
Categories: Africa

Naa Koryoo Foundation to Build Islamic School in Kasoa

Mon, 17/05/2021 - 13:04
Naa Koryoo Foundation has pledged to provide Muslims in Kasoa with at least one ultramodern Islamic Education Institute to increase literacy and reduce the intimidation of Muslim students in some schools.
Categories: Africa

Why won't National Security operatives assault journalists if they've Affail Monney as GJA president — Eric Adjei

Mon, 17/05/2021 - 13:04
A member of the National Communication Team of the opposition National Democratic Congress has expressed his disappointment in the President of the Ghana Journalists Association, GJA for his comment on the arrest of two journalists of Citi Fm and Citi Tv.
Categories: Africa

GCAP Africa announces new Africa Regional Council Members

Fri, 23/04/2021 - 00:35
On behalf of GCAP Africa, we wish to welcome the new regional council members to the region. The new team begins their 3-year term effective 1st April 2021. The new team are already members of the regional assembly who are bringing diverse expertise and huge experiences of being in GCAP for many years.
Categories: Africa

W/R: Drivers threaten to increase transport fares due to economic hardships

Fri, 23/04/2021 - 00:33
Some commercial drivers in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region are calling on authorities to adjust the transportation fares due to the recent economic hardships that is battling them and their families.
Categories: Africa

Savannah Regional Police Commander appeals for support to combat armed robbery

Fri, 23/04/2021 - 00:23
The Savannah Regional Police Commander has appealed to traditional authorities in the region to assist the police service in the fight against armed robbery on the roads and highways on Wednesday. According to DCOP Enoch Adutwum Bediako, most of the robberies committed on the roads and highways in the region are carried out by Fulani herdsmen.
Categories: Africa

Salaga South MP Hajia Zuwera Ibrahimah supports Muslims with 300 bags of Sugar

Thu, 22/04/2021 - 23:57
As part of efforts to support Muslim communities as they mark this year 39;s Ramadan month-long period of Muslim fasting, the Member of Parliament for Salaga South Constituency, Hon Hajia Zuwera Ibrahimah, has donated 300 of the 50kg sized bags of Sugar to be distributed to Muslims in her constituency.
Categories: Africa

More than a poem: A poem

Thu, 22/04/2021 - 23:57
Whenever YOU read a poem, what comes to mind? Do you think and think and think of the reason behind? Do you often live in it or do you see something it seeks to remind? All we do is for souls to live either in fast forward or even in rewind.
Categories: Africa

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