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October, 2017

  • 21 October

    Meters from Togo, Nigeria being used to outwit ECG at Afienya

    The Afienya District Manager of the Electricity Company of Ghana , Daniel Mensah Asare, has revealed that some unscrupulous persons are using non conforming meters from Togo and Nigeria, in a bid to outwit the system and also avoid the payment of bills. He however said efforts are underway to clamp down

  • 21 October

    Spio-Gabrah came from Ivory Coast without a voter’s ID – Namoale

    The immediate past Member of Parliament for La-Dadekotopon and former Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture under the late president John Evans Atta-Mills has revealed that he was in the National Democratic Congress before the former Minister for Trade and Industry; Dr. Ekow Spio-Gabrah was brought from Ivory Coast without a valid Voter's card.

  • 21 October

    President Cuts Sod for ‘1-District-1-Warehouse’ Project

    [Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday cut sod to begin the construction of the warehouse component of government's Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) at Ejura in the Ashanti Region.

  • 21 October

    Commission of Inquiry for the Creation of Regions Launched

    [Ghana Govt.] The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in accordance with Article 5 of the Constitution, has inaugurated a 9-Member Commission of Inquiry to inquire into the need and substantial demand, and to make recommendations on all the factors involved in the creation of a region or alteration of regional boundaries.

  • 20 October

    NDC sheds crocodile tears over ‘Alawa’

    The minority National Democratic Congress in parliament has expressed disappointment over the New Patriotic Party government's unwillingness to pay allowances to students in agricultural colleges, saying it is in blatant breach of its promise to restore allowances to them. The ranking member of Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs Committee of Parliament and NDC Member of Parliament for Asunafo South, Eric Opoku, expressed the minority's sentiments over the raging issue of restoring allowances to agricultural college students at a press briefing on Wednesday.

  • 20 October

    Akufo-Addo praises Rawlings, Tsikata | General News 2017-10-20

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has lauded the efforts of former President Jerry John Rawlings for the setup of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation , whose work preceded oil find in the country. "I pay tribute to the former President of the Republic, His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings, under whose far-sighted leadership the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation was established," Mr Akufo-Addo said.

  • 20 October

    Climate Change Biggest Threat to SDGs – President Akufo-Addo

    [Ghana Govt.] The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the fight against deforestation and forest degradation is critical to Ghana's successes of tackling Climate Change.

  • 20 October

    KG Education to Be Enhanced in Bongo

    [Ghana Govt.] The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bongo in the Upper East Region, Hon. Peter Ayinbisa Ayamga, has stated that education is a necessary conveyor belt to success because getting it right especially from the very basics like the Kindergarten [KG], brightens one's chances for high academic achievements.

  • 19 October

    Ghana Gas yet to compensate for Atuabo lands

    The Ghana National Gas Company is yet to pay compensation to landowners and farmers in its operational areas due to litigation over the rightful owners of the affected land. This is in spite of the Lands Valuation Division of the Lands Commission completing the necessary valuation of the land, and the Ghana Gas setting aside funds to compensate the landowners.

  • 19 October

    Level of partisanship in Ghana sickening – Ayariga

    A former Environment, Science and Technology Minister, Mahama Ayariga has bemoaned the "sickening" level of partisanship permeating the Ghanaian society. "That's one thing that we need to deal with in this country," the Bawku Central Member of Parliament stated on Starr Chat Wednesday with Bola Ray.

  • 19 October

    Land Probe Team Goes to Ghana to Benchmark Best Practices

    [Monitor] Kampala -The Commission of Inquiry into land matters has travelled to Ghana to benchmark best practices in land management.

  • 19 October

    National Digital Property Addressing System Launched

    [Ghana Govt.] A National Digital and Property Addressing System, aptly-dubbed 'ghanapostGPS,' a modern approach to allocating addresses within a defined space with the aid of the latest geocoding technology, has been launched in Accra.

  • 19 October

    Government committed to efforts to battle climate change – President – Ghana News Agency

    Ghana News AgencyGovernment committed to efforts to battle climate change - PresidentGhana News AgencyAccra, Oct. 19, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday pledged government's commitment to back efforts at stemming forest degradation and deforestation, a critical factor in the fight against global climate change. He said all efforts to ...“Fight Against Deforestation, Degradation Critical To Tackling Climate Change” – Prez Akufo-AddoPeace FM OnlineGhana To Cut Down

  • 19 October

    LPG marketers backdown on closure of outlets – Citifmonline

    CitifmonlineLPG marketers backdown on closure of outletsCitifmonlineLPG operators have announced the rescheduling of the maintenance of their retail outlets with immediate effect. The move according to the businesses, is to ensure uninterrupted supply of liquefied petroleum gas. The decision was arrived at after an ...Energy Ministry accuse LPG marketers of holding government to ransonPrimenewsghanaLPG Marketers Accuse State Officials Of Massive ExtortionModern Ghana (press release) (blog)Don't Blame Atomic Junction Unfortunate Explosion On Ghana Gas – CEONews GhanaYEN.COM.GH -Starr 103.5 FM -HazardExall

  • 18 October

    I am ready to be the next President of Ghana – Asiedu Nketia

    General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress , Johnson Kwadwo Asiedu Nketia popularly known as 'General Mosquito', has made known his intentions of becoming the next president of Ghana. Citing his achievements as measure of proving his qualification for the position, the NDC the General-Secretary mentioned how he rose through the ranks from the grassroots through to his current standing in the NDC.

  • 18 October

    Risk assessment of gas stations to start from Greater Accra – EPA

    The Environmental Protection Agency says it would soon begin piloting Risk Assessment and Auditing of Liquefied Petroleum Gas and Fuel Service stations from the Greater Accra Region. Mrs Angelina Ama Tuffour Mensah, the Public Relations Officer of the EPA, told the Ghana News Agency in an interview that, it had recalled its entire technical staff, who were on the field in the Western Region to begin the exercise.

  • 18 October

    Nigeria, Ghana Sign MOU On Maritime Operations

    [Guardian] The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ghanaian Maritime Authority, (GMA) to optimally harness the natural potential in the industry.

  • 18 October

    Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire Move to Address Unfavorable Cocoa Pricing Regime

    [Ghana Govt.] Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire are working together to address the unfavorable global cocoa pricing regime to reduce the vulnerability of both nations to the volatility of the markets, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said.

  • 18 October

    Ghana tanker blast kills 7

    A tanker exploded near a gas station in Accra on Saturday killing seven people, officials in Ghana said.

  • 18 October

    President Akufo Addo Nominates Five DCEs – Peace FM Online

    Peace FM OnlinePresident Akufo Addo Nominates Five DCEsPeace FM OnlinePresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in accordance with Article 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and section 20(1) of the Local Government Act, 936, on Wednesday nominated five District Chief Executive (DCEs). A statement signed by Hajia Alima ...President Akufo- Addo nominates 5 DCEsPrimenewsghanaall 4 news articles »