This Week 7th April, 2019 – 13th April, 2019


Staffing and machinery, a major challenge at CHIPS centres – Hon. Seyram

Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Miss Lydia Seyram Alhassan, has indicated that the challenge with Ghana’s quest to achieving universal care is inadequate staffing and machinery at the various Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) centres.

Cost of gazetting and publishing by-laws is high – Hajia Mahama

The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, has indicated that the cost of gazetting by-laws and publishing in the Daily Newspapers for national circulation is high.

Private investor to take over Komenda Sugar Factory – Mr. Alan Kyerematen

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr. John Alan Kyerematen, has stated that the Komenda Sugar Factory would be taken over by a private investor.

Police man, three others jailed 70 years for robbery

A policeman and three others have been sentenced to a total of 70 years’ imprisonment by the Accra Circuit Court for robbing a supermarket at Nungua in Accra on December 12, 2017.

Woman jailed for inflicting knife wounds on daughter,12

A 35-year-old woman who subjected her 12-year-old daughter to severe beatings and inflicted knife wounds on her after accusing her of stealing GH¢119 has been sentenced to six years imprisonment by the Accra Circuit Court.

IDL Bank Statement does not show transfer of money to William Tevie- Investigator reveals

The sixth prosecution Witness in the National Communications Authority (NCA) trial, Detective Inspector Michael Nkrumah, has said that in the course of his investigation, he found out that there was no transfer of money from the account of Infralock Development Limited to that of Mr. William Tevie (former Director General of NCA and the second Accused person in NCA trial).

13 oil exploration companies failed to meet their obligations – Deputy Energy Minister

The Deputy Minister for Energy, Mr. William Owuraku Aidoo, has indicated that some thirteen oil exploration companies have failed to fulfill their minimum obligations within the initial exploration period and no discoveries have been made.

Parliament approves US$100,000,000 loan for Military Housing Project

Parliament has finally approved a US$100,000,000 commercial agreement between the government and Poly Changda Overseas Engineering Company Limited and Poly Technologies for the execution and completion of the Military Housing Project for the Defence Ministry.

NCA- Third Accused Got His Share of $300,000

Inspector Michael Nkrumah, has said that the third Accused person, Nana Owusu Ensaw, received his share of $300,000 out of the four million dollars the Accused persons allegedly laundered.

Vigilantism and Related Offences Bill, 2019 laid in Parliament

The Vigilantism and Related Offences Bill, 2019, has been laid in Parliament today under a Certificate of Urgency by the Minister for Justice and Attorney General, Miss Gloria Akuffo.


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