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Major Mahama Trust Fund Bill passed by Parliament

The Major Mahama Trust Fund Bill, 2017, has been passed into law by Parliament to support his wife and children. The Bill seeks to cater...

Parliament considers two Loan Agreements for water and sanitation project

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Michael Oquaye, has charged the Committees on Finance, Water Resources, Works and House, to consider two loan agreements between...

Lack of investors’ confidence in the economy led to failure of...

The Minority in Parliament says the energy sector bond failed because investors lacked confidence in Ghana’s economy. Addressing a press conference in Accra, a ranking...

Man batters girlfriend

Godwin Torvudzo (1st Accused), a 24- year old carpenter and his brother Gabriel Amewusika (2nd Accused), a 35- year old driver who reside in...

NDC regional chairman files libel suit

Mr. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, a well-known politician of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has filed a libel suit against Bismark Tawiah Boateng, Eastern Regional...

Bill on conversion of UDS into three autonomous universities to be...

The Minister for Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh says a fresh policy approval of the conversion of the University for Development Studies (UDS) into...

African Union Import Levy Bill laid before Parliament

The African Union Import Levy Bill, 2017, has been laid before Ghana’s Parliament. The Bill seeks to impose an African Union Import Levy of 0.2%...

No penetration in defilement of 3-year-old – Police

There is a new twist to the alleged defilement of a 3-year-old girl at Akufo Krodua in the Central region as medical examination has...

Security Man charged with rape

Carlos Armah, a 24-year old security man at the Soul Restaurant in Osu Ringway Estates, has been charged with rape. According to the prosecutor, Simon Tokpor,...

Driver pleads guilty for forgery of bank statement

An Accra District Court presided over by Justice Ebenezer Kwaku Ansah, has sentenced Emmanuel Kweku Asare, a driver residing at Mamprobi, to pay a...

Two Factories to be set up in Kumbungu under the ‘One...

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr. Alan Kyeremanteng says two investors have expressed interest in establishing two factories in the Kumbungu District, under...

Government to revive Komenda Sugar Factory with $24.5 million

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr. Alan Kyeremanteng, says the government is putting in place measures to revive the Komenda Sugar factory with...

Fire Safety Audit in high rise buildings not enough to prevent...

The Minister for the Interior, Mr. Ambrose Dery, says conducting fire safety audit in high rise buildings in the country is not enough to...

Civil Engineers in bribery scandal

Two Civil Engineers, Benjamin Bampoh and Francis Torsoo of Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Tema Metro and New Juaben Assembly respectively, have...

Zongo Development Fund Bill passes 2nd reading in Parliament

The Zongo Development Fund Bill, 2017, has been read a second time on the floor of Parliament. The Bill seeks to establish a Zongo Development...

Football coach assaults 11-year old girl

Henry Allotey, a 56-year old football coach, has been arraigned before an Accra Circuit Court for indecently assaulting an 11 year-old. The Complainant is the...

Digitization of judicial service to erode corruption

The Chief Justice, Her Ladyship Sophia Akuffo has stated that the judiciary is digitizing its systems at the courts to fast-track the adjudication of...

SADA BEGS PARLIAMENT TO CONSIDER MEMO ON DEDICATED FINANCER

Mr. Danse Sam, the Director of Corporate Affairs for the Savannah Acceleration Development Association (SADA) has expressed worry about the omission of a dedicated...

VCRAC Crabbe urges use of technology in court processes

Former Chief Justice and legal luminary, VCRAC Crabbe, has suggested that Ghana adopts modern technology in its court processes in addition to the manual work...

Sue AKY Mining Services – AG tells victims of Peabo explosion

The Attorney-General and Ministry of Justice, has advised that victims of the Peabo explosion and fire outbreak may take civil action against AKY Mining...

Councils for Colleges of Education to be inaugurated in November

The Ministry of Education says plans are underway to inaugurate all 43 Councils for Colleges of Education by the end of November, 2017. This was...

60- year old mason sentenced to 8 years for defiling two...

An Accra Circuit Court presided over by His Honour, Mr. Aboagye Tandoh, has sentenced a 60- year old man, Daniel Tetteh Cudjoe, to 8...

Father of 8, sentenced to 10 years

An Accra Circuit Court, presided over by His Honour, Mr. Aboagye Tandoh, has sentenced a widower and father of eight children, to ten years...

I can’t sleep – Alleged murderer tells court

Mr. Thomas Kofi Owusu, a 56 year-old block factory owner who has been charged with two counts of murder of his wife and son...

Court dismisses injunction application on ECG privatisation

An Accra High Court has dismissed an injunction application filed by some workers of the Electricity  Company of Ghana (ECG),  to put on hold...

Chief remanded for fraudulent land transaction

An Accra Circuit Court has remanded Nii Kotey Susubribi I, also known as Kotey Nii Quaye, who claims to be the chief of Abehenease,...

Woyome case adjourned again

Mr. Alfred Agbesi Woyome, who has been in court in respect of a judgment-debt in excess of GHS50 million has failed to turn up...

Ghana’s Passport and Travel Certificates Law to be amended

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, says it has initiated a process to review the Passport and Travel Certificates Law, NLCD 155...