• 1 week Second Batch Of Stranded Ghanaians In US To Be Evacuated On July 29 ModernGhana -Africa
    Government is expected to undertake the second evacuation of stranded Ghanaians from the United States. This was made known in a statement by the Ghana Permanent Mission to the United Nations and Consulate General to New York. According to the statement which contained instructions to potential evacuees, the second evacuation is scheduled to leave the Liberty International Airport, Newark, New Jersey on the aforementioned date. It says ldquo;Ethiopia Airlines, the carrier, depar ... more
  • 1 week First Disinfection Exercise Stopped Our Covid-19 Cases – North East Regional Minister ModernGhana -Africa
    The North East Regional Minister Solomon Namliit Boar has disclosed that the COVID-19 cases in the region stopped due to the first disinfection exercise that took place a few months ago. According to him, the current case count in the region stands at nine (9) maintaining that the current stable case count is the resultant effect of the first disinfection exercise. The Minister revealed this on Saturday during the launch of the Second Phase of the Disinfection Exercise in Nalerigu in ... more
  • 1 week Covid-19: 57 Markets Disinfected In Savannah Region, Mole Park Hard-Hit ModernGhana -Africa
    A total of 57 Markets in the Savannah Region have been disinfected as part government continues fight to eradicate coronavirus pandemic. Lorry stations in the region have also been disinfected by Zoomlion Ghana Limited in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development. The Disinfection exercise, the second of its kind in the Savannah Region, took place on Sunday, July 26, 2020. Markets and lorry stations in the regional capital, Damongo and other towns ... more
  • 1 week GBC Workers Want Back Management Of DTT Platform ModernGhana -World
    The union workers of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) says it is taking steps to take back the management of the National Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) platform from K-Net. This comes after the corporation refused to reduce its channels on the National Digital Terrestrial Television as directed by the Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful. Speaking to Citi News, Chairman of the GBC workers Union, Sam Nat Kevor said DTT was originally set up by GBC and the ... more
  • 1 week Rawlings Condemns Lynching Of 90-Year-Old Woman ModernGhana -World
    Ex-President, Jerry John Rawlings, says there should be thorough investigations into the killing of an elderly woman suspected of witchcraft in the Savannah Region. Akua Denteh, a 90-year-old woman was beaten to death by residents of Kafaba after being accused of being a witch on Thursday, July 23. Many have called on security agencies to quicken probes into the incident to bring the perpetrators to book. Joining these calls is Jerry John Rawlings. In a statement posted on his ... more
  • 1 week GBC Workers Want Back Management Of DTT Platform ModernGhana -Africa
    The union workers of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) says it is taking steps to take back the management of the National Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) platform from K-Net. This comes after the corporation refused to reduce its channels on the National Digital Terrestrial Television as directed by the Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful. Speaking to Citi News, Chairman of the GBC workers Union, Sam Nat Kevor said DTT was originally set up by GBC and the ... more
  • 1 week Rawlings Condemns Lynching Of 90-Year-Old Woman ModernGhana -Africa
    Ex-President, Jerry John Rawlings, says there should be thorough investigations into the killing of an elderly woman suspected of witchcraft in the Savannah Region. Akua Denteh, a 90-year-old woman was beaten to death by residents of Kafaba after being accused of being a witch on Thursday, July 23. Many have called on security agencies to quicken probes into the incident to bring the perpetrators to book. Joining these calls is Jerry John Rawlings. In a statement posted on his ... more
  • 1 week Private Security Man Declared Wanted For Murder ModernGhana -Africa
    The Swedru District Police Command has mounted a search for the arrest of a personnel of a Security Company at Agona Swedru for the alleged gruesome murder of a 69-year old man. Superintendent Seth P. Yirenkyi, the Swedru District Police Commander, who disclosed this to the GNA, named Abraham Adakyi, as the suspect and Mr John Kwame Akpanu as the deceased. According to Superintendent Yirenkyi, Adakyi was on duty at the Agona Swedru branch of the Agricultural Development Bank ( ... more
  • 1 week Ghana Covid-19 Cases Hit 31, 851 ModernGhana -Africa
    Ghana has recorded 794 new cases of COVID-19. This pushes the country rsquo;s total infections to 31,851. The Ghana Health Service update confirmed that recoveries/discharges have increased significantly to 28, 438, with the death toll still pegged at 161. Accra still leads the log with 16,426 cases. Meanwhile, Eight and 25 persons are in critical and severe conditions respectively while four others remain on ventilators. ... more
  • 1 week CHRAJ Calls For Prosecution Of Persons Involved In Lynching Of 90-Year-Old Woman ModernGhana -Africa
    The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is calling for the prosecution of persons behind the lynching of a 90-year-old woman who was accused of witchcraft at Kafaba in the East Gonja Municipality of the Savannah Region. A group of women had been seen in a video lynching the elderly woman after a soothsayer allegedly claimed she was a witch. CHRAJ tweeted calling for a speedy investigation into the case and persons behind the dastardly act brought to b ... more
  • 1 week 109 Markets In Upper West Region Disinfected ModernGhana -Africa
    The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in partnership with Zoomlion Ghana Limited has embarked on the second phase of the nationwide disinfection exercise in the Upper West Region of the country. The disinfection and fumigation exercise forms part of government 39;s coordinated efforts in fighting the spread of the coronavirus in the country. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/726202010604-0f72ylkxwr-92fb69c0-3682-46ba-8f5e-de304fa6a5d7.jpg[/PHOT ... more
  • 1 week Immigration Service Expands Clinic For Enhanced Services ModernGhana -Africa
    The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has expanded its Clinic located at its national headquarters in Accra to provide quality health care to its officers and stakeholders. The expanded clinic will cater to the increasing medical demands by serving personnel and retired staff, as well as immigrants seeking work and resident permits who need to undergo medical examinations as part of the requirements for the processes. Since its establishment in 2017 through a partnership between ... more
  • 1 week Upper West Markets Disinfected, Fumigated ModernGhana -World
    The Government of Ghana has extended Phase II of the nationwide disinfection exercise programme to disinfect markets in the country to the Upper West region. As part of the structures put in place to curb the COVID 19 pandemic, the government is embarking on another disinfection of all markets in the country. Speaking during the launch at the WA Coordinating Council, Hon. Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister expresses his satisfaction with the process so far; ... more
  • 1 week Navrongo Paramount Chief Joins 2nd Phase Of Disinfection And Clean-Up Exercise ModernGhana -World
    THE PARAMOUNT chief of Navrongo Traditional Area, Pe Dennis Aneaknoa Baunia Adda (Asagipari II) has called on the people of Navrongo and its catchment areas to adhere to all the safety protocols of COVID-19. According to Asagipari, the government through the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is working hard in ensuring the various markets, public places, and lorry parks in the country are all disinfected for the second time. He made this statement when he part ... more
  • 1 week Don’t Trust Anyone with your Health; I Nearly Lost MY Life – Deputy CEO of CODA Reveals ModernGhana -World
    25th July 2020, Cape Coast - The Deputy Chief Executive of the Coastal Development Authority (CODA) and a Vice-Chairperson of the Central Regional NPP, Kofi Karikari Bondzie has admonished all Ghanaians Not to trust anyone with their health because that made him contract coronavirus which nearly cost him his life . He added that Covid-19 is real and Ghanaians must take it seriously and abide by all the necessary protocols to safeguard their life. The Deputy CEO of CODA was speaking on W?nfr ... more
  • 1 week Killing Of Alleged Old Witch: Group Demands Prosecution Of The Murderers ModernGhana -Africa
    PRESS STATEMENT: Maltiti Foundation Calls on Authorities to Arrest and Prosecute Persons Involved in the Lynching of Old Woman in Kafaba Non-governmental organization Maltiti has called on law enforcement agencies to arrest and prosecute persons involved in the lynching of an old lady in Kafaba, a town in the East Gonja Municipality in the Savannah Region. A press release by the organization signed by the Executive Director Mr. Ewura Adams Karim condemned the act in ... more
  • 1 week Late Prof. Mills Family Pays Courtesy Call On Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang ModernGhana -Africa
    Accra, 25th July 2020 The family of the late Prof. John Evans Atta Mills paid a courtesy call on Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang the Vice Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the upcoming December 7th, 2020 elections at her office on Friday 24th July 2020. The family, led by Opanin George Aryee Thompson the Family Linguist, was in Accra for the Wreath Laying ceremony in connection with the commemoration of the passing of President Mills. The fa ... more
  • 1 week Killing Of Alleged Old Witch: Group Demands Prosecution Of The Murderers ModernGhana -World
    PRESS STATEMENT: Maltiti Foundation Calls on Authorities to Arrest and Prosecute Persons Involved in the Lynching of Old Woman in Kafaba Non-governmental organization Maltiti has called on law enforcement agencies to arrest and prosecute persons involved in the lynching of an old lady in Kafaba, a town in the East Gonja Municipality in the Savannah Region. A press release by the organization signed by the Executive Director Mr. Ewura Adams Karim condemned the act in ... more
  • 1 week Late Prof. Mills Family Pays Courtesy Call On Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang ModernGhana -World
    Accra, 25th July 2020 The family of the late Prof. John Evans Atta Mills paid a courtesy call on Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang the Vice Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the upcoming December 7th, 2020 elections at her office on Friday 24th July 2020. The family, led by Opanin George Aryee Thompson the Family Linguist, was in Accra for the Wreath Laying ceremony in connection with the commemoration of the passing of President Mills. The fa ... more
  • 2 weeks Akufo-Addo To Cut Sod For North East YEA Office ModernGhana -Africa
    President Akufo-Addo will on Tuesday cut sod for the construction of the Regional office for the Youth Employment Agency in the newly created North East Region. The office complex is purposed to facilitate the job creation Agenda of the President and to bring governance closer to the people. The complex will house the Regional Administrative office, the YEA Jobcentre, Recruitment offices among others, with the hope of getting more job opportunities and Entrepreneurship traini ... more
  • 2 weeks Akufo-Addo To Cut Sod For North East YEA Office ModernGhana -World
    President Akufo-Addo will on Tuesday cut sod for the construction of the Regional office for the Youth Employment Agency in the newly created North East Region. The office complex is purposed to facilitate the job creation Agenda of the President and to bring governance closer to the people. The complex will house the Regional Administrative office, the YEA Jobcentre, Recruitment offices among others, with the hope of getting more job opportunities and Entrepreneurship traini ... more
  • 2 weeks ‘Soothsayer’ Behind Lynching Of 90-Year-Old Will Be Arrested – Regional Minister ModernGhana -Africa
    Police are looking for the woman, described as a soothsayer, whose action is believed to have allegedly led to the lynching of a 90-year-old woman at Kafaba, according to the Savannah Regional Minister, Salifu Adam Braimah. The chief at Kafaba is also set to be questioned by police, he added in an interview on Eyewitness News. ldquo;Wherever she is gone (she has left with the two people she came with), they will be arrested, rdquo; Mr. Braimah assured. Over 24 hours since ... more
  • 2 weeks ‘Soothsayer’ Behind Lynching Of 90-Year-Old Will Be Arrested – Regional Minister ModernGhana -World
    Police are looking for the woman, described as a soothsayer, whose action is believed to have allegedly led to the lynching of a 90-year-old woman at Kafaba, according to the Savannah Regional Minister, Salifu Adam Braimah. The chief at Kafaba is also set to be questioned by police, he added in an interview on Eyewitness News. ldquo;Wherever she is gone (she has left with the two people she came with), they will be arrested, rdquo; Mr. Braimah assured. Over 24 hours since ... more
  • 2 weeks 87-Year-Old Man Shot Dead At Kpandai ModernGhana -World
    An 87-year-old man has been shot dead by an unknown gunman at Tinglito, a village in the Kpandai District of the Northern Region. The victim, Atta Yaw, was said to have a misunderstanding with some people, an issue currently before a court in Salaga. Although the reason why he was shot is not yet known, some people in the area say it may be as a result of the court case. The incident is said to have happened in the middle of the night at his home. Police in the region are yet to ... more
  • 2 weeks NCCE Officials Storm Shrines With COVID-19 Education ModernGhana -World
    The Keta Directorate of the National Commission for Civic (NCCE) has taken its public education campaign to worshippers in some traditional shrines, emphasizing the importance of adhering to the COVID-19 protocols. The adherents are usually engaged with routine drumming, dancing and ritual performances without adhering to COVID-19 preventive protocols of wearing of nose masks, social distancing and handwashing with soap under running water. The NCCE observed that, normally adherents ... more
  • 2 weeks 87-Year-Old Man Shot Dead At Kpandai ModernGhana -Africa
    An 87-year-old man has been shot dead by an unknown gunman at Tinglito, a village in the Kpandai District of the Northern Region. The victim, Atta Yaw, was said to have a misunderstanding with some people, an issue currently before a court in Salaga. Although the reason why he was shot is not yet known, some people in the area say it may be as a result of the court case. The incident is said to have happened in the middle of the night at his home. Police in the region are yet to ... more
  • 2 weeks NCCE Officials Storm Shrines With COVID-19 Education ModernGhana -Africa
    The Keta Directorate of the National Commission for Civic (NCCE) has taken its public education campaign to worshippers in some traditional shrines, emphasizing the importance of adhering to the COVID-19 protocols. The adherents are usually engaged with routine drumming, dancing and ritual performances without adhering to COVID-19 preventive protocols of wearing of nose masks, social distancing and handwashing with soap under running water. The NCCE observed that, normally adherents ... more
  • 2 weeks Otumfuo Demolishes Bantamahene Building At Race Course In Kumasi ModernGhana -Africa
    The whole building containing a number of shops belonging to the Bantamahene, Baffuor Asare Owusu Amankwatia, has been demolished. The shops were fast springing up at the Race Course in Kumasi. The demolishing exercise happened barely 48 hours after the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, reprimanded the Bantamahene for illegally building at the Race Course. When DAILY GUIDE visited the Race Course on Thursday afternoon, excavators and bulldozers were dismantling the ... more
  • 2 weeks Ejisu SecTech Student Attempts Suicide In Headmaster’s Office ModernGhana -Africa
    A student of the Ejisu Secondary Technical Senior High School is in big trouble after he allegedly attempted to take his own life on Tuesday night. The student is currently responding to treatment in a hospital as police are investigating what might have influenced him to try to commit suicide, an act he tried to do in the assistant headmaster 39;s office. Sources in the school disclosed that two male students, both of whom are in their second-year, stole an electronic stabil ... more
  • 2 weeks Private schools Commend Gov’t For Quality Education ModernGhana -Africa
    The leadership of the Bibiani branch of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) have commended President Akufo Addo for its commitment to ensure quality, accessible and affordable education for all Ghanaian children. In an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at Bibiani in the Western North Region, Mr Asante George and Pastor Kwame Owusu Appiah, Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively of the local GNAPS, commended the President for the free SHS policy. ... more
  • 2 weeks Otumfuo Demolishes Bantamahene Building At Race Course In Kumasi ModernGhana -World
    The whole building containing a number of shops belonging to the Bantamahene, Baffuor Asare Owusu Amankwatia, has been demolished. The shops were fast springing up at the Race Course in Kumasi. The demolishing exercise happened barely 48 hours after the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, reprimanded the Bantamahene for illegally building at the Race Course. When DAILY GUIDE visited the Race Course on Thursday afternoon, excavators and bulldozers were dismantling the ... more
  • 2 weeks Ejisu SecTech Student Attempts Suicide In Headmaster’s Office ModernGhana -World
    A student of the Ejisu Secondary Technical Senior High School is in big trouble after he allegedly attempted to take his own life on Tuesday night. The student is currently responding to treatment in a hospital as police are investigating what might have influenced him to try to commit suicide, an act he tried to do in the assistant headmaster 39;s office. Sources in the school disclosed that two male students, both of whom are in their second-year, stole an electronic stabil ... more
  • 2 weeks Private schools Commend Gov’t For Quality Education ModernGhana -World
    The leadership of the Bibiani branch of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) have commended President Akufo Addo for its commitment to ensure quality, accessible and affordable education for all Ghanaian children. In an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at Bibiani in the Western North Region, Mr Asante George and Pastor Kwame Owusu Appiah, Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively of the local GNAPS, commended the President for the free SHS policy. ... more
  • 2 weeks Covid-19: Ghana’s Cases Hit 31,057 ModernGhana -Africa
    Some 691 new COVID-19 infections have been recorded on July 24. This brings the case count to 31,057. Eight more persons have succumbed to the Coronavirus disease. This pushes the country 39;s death toll to 161. An update from the Ghana Health Service has confirmed. These are samples that were taken from June 17 to July 20, 2020, but reported from the lab on July 21. However, 27,801 people have recovered and discharged. The country 39;s number of active c ... more
  • 2 weeks COVID-19: 8 More Die ModernGhana -Africa
    Eight more persons have succumbed to the Coronavirus disease. This pushes the country 39;s death toll to 161. An update from the Ghana Health Service has confirmed. The authorities yesterday July 24, indicated that an additional 691 new COVID-19 infections been recorded, pushing the case count to 31,057. These are samples that were taken from June 17 to July 20, 2020, but reported from the lab on July 21. However, 27,801 people have recovered and discharged. T ... more
  • 2 weeks Akim Tafo: Police Patrol Team Beats Up Tricycle Rider ModernGhana -Africa
    News reaching this portal indicates the brutalisation of a popular mechanic known as Tagbor, a resident of Akim New Tafo in the Eastern Region by a police patrol team on the Koforidua to Jumapo highway. According to reports, the mechanic was riding a tricycle (Aboboyaa) from Koforidua to New Tafo after he had gone to register the tricycle at the DVLA in Koforidua and vented into contention with the police patrol team at Jumapo. Reports indicate that Tagbor had initiated a vehi ... more
  • 2 weeks 1D, 1F : Ex Miner To Establish A GHC20M Oil Palm Plantation And Processing Factory In Obuasi ModernGhana -Africa
    The One District One Factory initiative as promised by the current New Patriotic Party government is targeted at transforming the economy of the country through industrialisation. This is geared towards creating jobs for the teeming unemployed youth in the country. Residents of the Obuasi Municipal have not been left out in this industrialization drive that seeks to utilize the raw materials of the various districts in the country. Raw Material Mr. Ohene Adu ... more
  • 2 weeks Massive Market Clean Up Undertaken In Ahafo, Bono, And Bono East Regions ModernGhana -Africa
    When it comes to cleanliness amongst Regions in the country, Brong Ahafo as it used to be called, but presently divided into Ahafo and Bono Regions stands tall. The Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene welcomed natives of the region who came to assist in the cleanup exercise. She reiterated that Sunyani has made the country proud with regards to cleanliness. She called on everyone present to join in the exercise wholeheartedly to keep the Region c ... more
  • 2 weeks GJA To Open Book Of Condolence In Memory Of Dr. Doris Dartey ModernGhana -Africa
    The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has say it is will open a book of condolence in memory of the late Dr. Doris Yaa Dartey. Sympathisers can sign the book of Condolence at the Ghana International Press Centre (GIPC) in Accra on Monday, July 27, 2020. The communicator who served as a member and, subsequently, chairperson of the Board of the state-owned Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL) passed away last Sunday, July 19, 2020. ldquo;The initiative by the GJA t ... more
  • 2 weeks GJA To Open Book Of Condolence In Memory Of Dr. Doris Dartey ModernGhana -World
    The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has say it is will open a book of condolence in memory of the late Dr. Doris Yaa Dartey. Sympathisers can sign the book of Condolence at the Ghana International Press Centre (GIPC) in Accra on Monday, July 27, 2020. The communicator who served as a member and, subsequently, chairperson of the Board of the state-owned Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL) passed away last Sunday, July 19, 2020. ldquo;The initiative by the GJA t ... more
  • 2 weeks Abesim Gets Fire Station ModernGhana -World
    The National Command of the Ghana National Fire Service on Friday inaugurated the 198th Fire Station in the country at Abesim, near Sunyani. The one-storey building, has separate offices for the District Commander and his/her Deputy, crew room, duty officer 39;s office, operations room, safety department, watch room, and appliance bay. The project was funded by Barima Kumi-Acheaw II, the Chief of Abesim and 39;Kyidomhene 39; of the of Dormaa Traditional Area at the cost of ... more
  • 2 weeks He Was Very Peaceful – Bolga Residents Remember Late Mills ModernGhana -World
    Some residents in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region on Friday remembered the late former President John Evans Atta Mills for his peaceful nature, wishing his soul peaceful rest with his maker. The residents who shared fond memories of the late President with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Bolgatanga, described him as a man of peace who used to preach peace and ensured Ghanaians enjoyed peace. Dr Vida Nyagre Yakong, a Senior Lecturer at the School of Allied H ... more
  • 2 weeks Sales Personnel Faces Court Over Alleged Sex With Minor ModernGhana -Africa
    A 44-year-old sales personnel accused of defiling a 15-year-old girl at Dansoman in Accra has been arraigned before an Accra Circuit Court. John Quaison Eshun is said to have abused the victim sexually after he had put some substance in the victim 39;s tea to drink and that soon after drinking the tea, the victim felt drowsy and slept, where Eshun took advantage of the situation and had sex with her. The court heard that Eshun repeated the act and gave her an I-phone as a gif ... more
  • 2 weeks Western Region Excels In Malaria Control ModernGhana -Africa
    Western Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service Naa Dr. Jacob Mahama says the performance in the control of malaria, has seen consistent improvement in the coverage of the various interventions being implemented. He attributed the success to the support from the Global Fund, the efforts of the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) and the adherence to treatment protocols, constant monitoring, and supervision of the peripheral staff and health facilities as well as regula ... more
  • 2 weeks GJA To Open Book Of Condolence For Dr Doris Dartey On Monday ModernGhana -Africa
    The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) will open a Book of Condolence at the Ghana International Press Centre (GIPC) in Accra on Monday, July 27 in memory of Dr Doris Yaa Dartey who died on Sunday, July 19. The initiative by the GJA to honour the memory of Dr Dartey is in collaboration with the family of the late Communication Educator and Consultant. A statement signed by Mr Kofi Yeboah, the General Secretary of the GJA and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, explained ... more
  • 2 weeks Abesim Gets Fire Station ModernGhana -Africa
    The National Command of the Ghana National Fire Service on Friday inaugurated the 198th Fire Station in the country at Abesim, near Sunyani. The one-storey building, has separate offices for the District Commander and his/her Deputy, crew room, duty officer 39;s office, operations room, safety department, watch room, and appliance bay. The project was funded by Barima Kumi-Acheaw II, the Chief of Abesim and 39;Kyidomhene 39; of the of Dormaa Traditional Area at the cost of ... more
  • 2 weeks He Was Very Peaceful – Bolga Residents Remember Late Mills ModernGhana -Africa
    Some residents in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region on Friday remembered the late former President John Evans Atta Mills for his peaceful nature, wishing his soul peaceful rest with his maker. The residents who shared fond memories of the late President with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Bolgatanga, described him as a man of peace who used to preach peace and ensured Ghanaians enjoyed peace. Dr Vida Nyagre Yakong, a Senior Lecturer at the School of Allied H ... more
  • 2 weeks Sales Personnel Faces Court Over Alleged Sex With Minor ModernGhana -World
    A 44-year-old sales personnel accused of defiling a 15-year-old girl at Dansoman in Accra has been arraigned before an Accra Circuit Court. John Quaison Eshun is said to have abused the victim sexually after he had put some substance in the victim 39;s tea to drink and that soon after drinking the tea, the victim felt drowsy and slept, where Eshun took advantage of the situation and had sex with her. The court heard that Eshun repeated the act and gave her an I-phone as a gif ... more
  • 2 weeks Western Region Excels In Malaria Control ModernGhana -World
    Western Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service Naa Dr. Jacob Mahama says the performance in the control of malaria, has seen consistent improvement in the coverage of the various interventions being implemented. He attributed the success to the support from the Global Fund, the efforts of the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) and the adherence to treatment protocols, constant monitoring, and supervision of the peripheral staff and health facilities as well as regula ... more
  • 2 weeks GJA To Open Book Of Condolence For Dr Doris Dartey On Monday ModernGhana -World
    The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) will open a Book of Condolence at the Ghana International Press Centre (GIPC) in Accra on Monday, July 27 in memory of Dr Doris Yaa Dartey who died on Sunday, July 19. The initiative by the GJA to honour the memory of Dr Dartey is in collaboration with the family of the late Communication Educator and Consultant. A statement signed by Mr Kofi Yeboah, the General Secretary of the GJA and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, explained ... more
  • 2 weeks Gov’t’s Incompetence Cause Of Poor Road Infrastructure, Not COVID-19 – Agbodza ModernGhana -World
    A Ranking Member on Parliament 39;s Roads and Transport Committee, Kwame Governs Agbodza says the Akufo-Addo government could have done more in the road sector with the funds it has expended. He said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration has demonstrated incompetence in the development of the country rsquo;s road sector and must not blame the COVID-19 outbreak for their performance in the sector. The Adaklu legislator made the remarks following the reading of the 2020 ... more
  • 2 weeks Police Retrieve Hawa Koomson’s Gun Fired At Registration Centre ModernGhana -Africa
    The Central Regional Police Command has retrieved the gun and ammunition used by Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya East, Mavis Hawa Koomson at a voter registration centre in the constituency. This was after she honoured an invitation by the police to help in investigations after she admitted firing a warning shot at the Steps to Christ voter registration centre in the Awutu Senya East constituency on Monday, July 20, 2020. Citi News understands that she honoured the police ... more
  • 2 weeks Police Questions Hawa Koomson Over Shooting Incident ModernGhana -Africa
    Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya East, Mavis Hawa Koomson, has been interrogated by the Central Regional Command of the Ghana Police Service over a shooting incident at a voter registration centre. It follows the warning shots Hawa Koomson fired at the Step to Christ centre during the ongoing mass voter registration exercise on Monday, July 20, 2020. Citi News understands that she was at the Regional Police Command today, Friday, July 24, following an invitation by the pol ... more
  • 2 weeks Gov’t’s Incompetence Cause Of Poor Road Infrastructure, Not COVID-19 – Agbodza ModernGhana -Africa
    A Ranking Member on Parliament 39;s Roads and Transport Committee, Kwame Governs Agbodza says the Akufo-Addo government could have done more in the road sector with the funds it has expended. He said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration has demonstrated incompetence in the development of the country rsquo;s road sector and must not blame the COVID-19 outbreak for their performance in the sector. The Adaklu legislator made the remarks following the reading of the 2020 ... more
  • 2 weeks Police Retrieve Hawa Koomson’s Gun Fired At Registration Centre ModernGhana -World
    The Central Regional Police Command has retrieved the gun and ammunition used by Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya East, Mavis Hawa Koomson at a voter registration centre in the constituency. This was after she honoured an invitation by the police to help in investigations after she admitted firing a warning shot at the Steps to Christ voter registration centre in the Awutu Senya East constituency on Monday, July 20, 2020. Citi News understands that she honoured the police ... more
  • 2 weeks Police Questions Hawa Koomson Over Shooting Incident ModernGhana -World
    Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya East, Mavis Hawa Koomson, has been interrogated by the Central Regional Command of the Ghana Police Service over a shooting incident at a voter registration centre. It follows the warning shots Hawa Koomson fired at the Step to Christ centre during the ongoing mass voter registration exercise on Monday, July 20, 2020. Citi News understands that she was at the Regional Police Command today, Friday, July 24, following an invitation by the pol ... more
  • 2 weeks Give Akufo-Addo Another Mandate And You’ll See Unprecedented Policy Innovations In Education — Dr. Adutwum ModernGhana -World
    The Deputy Minister of Education Dr. Yaw Adutwum has posited that, should Ghanaians renew the mandate of President Akufo-Addo, come December 7, they 39;ll see unprecedented development and policy direction in education that would amaze them. He said the era where students memorise things and write same for teachers is past and gone indicating that new initiatives and innovations are implemented to make the Ghanaian child able to compete globally. The Deputy Education Minister ... more
  • 2 weeks Give Akufo-Addo Another Mandate And You’ll See Unprecedented Policy Innovations In Education — Dr. Adutwum ModernGhana -Africa
    The Deputy Minister of Education Dr. Yaw Adutwum has posited that, should Ghanaians renew the mandate of President Akufo-Addo, come December 7, they 39;ll see unprecedented development and policy direction in education that would amaze them. He said the era where students memorise things and write same for teachers is past and gone indicating that new initiatives and innovations are implemented to make the Ghanaian child able to compete globally. The Deputy Education Minister ... more
  • 2 weeks Free Electricity Will Deepen ECG’s Woes; Very Populist Idea – ACEP ModernGhana -World
    Mr Ben Boakye, Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), has kicked against plans by the government to extend the provision of free electricity to Ghanaians for another three months to mitigate the covid-19 sufferings. Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta announced that the government will extend the free supply of electricity and water for another three months when he presented the 2020 mid-year budget review to Parliament on Thursday, 23 July 2020. Mr Ofo ... more
  • 2 weeks Free Electricity Will Deepen ECG’s Woes; Very Populist Idea – ACEP ModernGhana -Africa
    Mr Ben Boakye, Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), has kicked against plans by the government to extend the provision of free electricity to Ghanaians for another three months to mitigate the covid-19 sufferings. Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta announced that the government will extend the free supply of electricity and water for another three months when he presented the 2020 mid-year budget review to Parliament on Thursday, 23 July 2020. Mr Ofo ... more
  • 2 weeks Deputy Minority Leader Fights Chieftaincy Minister For Taking Credit For Two School Projects In Ketu North ModernGhana -Africa
    Deputy Minority Leader and Member of Parliament for Ketu North Municipality, Hon. Dr. James Klutse Avedzi said he lobbied for the construction of six unit classrooms blocks for two basic schools in Torvie and Huive, farming communities in the municipality. Hon. Avedzi made the revelation after the completed projects were commissioned by the Chieftaincy Minister, Hon. Kofi Dzamesi who is also the Ketu North NPP Parliamentary Candidate and some officials of the municipality without ... more
  • 2 weeks Blame Pastors, Imams, Traditionalists For Labelling Old Women Witches – PNC Women ModernGhana -Africa
    The women rsquo;s wing of the Peoples rsquo; National Convention (PNC) has blamed the plight of the Ghanaian woman living in ldquo;constant fear of being brutalised or lynched as a witch rdquo; on religious bodies across the country. This follows the beating to death of a ninety-year-old woman who was labelled a witch at Kafaba in the Savannah Region. She was accused of witchcraft by a seer, who had been invited by the villagers to help them drive away their misfortunes. ... more
  • 2 weeks COVID-19: Deputy Trade Minister Ahomka-Lindsay Self-Quarantined ModernGhana -Africa
    Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Robert Ahomka-Lindsay has gone into self-quarantine. He says he is going into 14-day isolation after feeling unwell for some time now. According to him, the decision is in compliance with COVID-19 protocol. https://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/724202013211-vaqdthgtsn-ahomka.jpeg Some government officials have recovered after contracting the virus. Education Minister Mathew Opoku Prempeh and Regional Integratio ... more
  • 2 weeks East Gonja: Human Rights Advocacy Group Condemns The Beating And Killing Of An Alleged Witch ModernGhana -Africa
    A 90-year-old woman, accused of witchcraft, has brutally been murdered in East Gonja in Northern Ghana. Several local news and social media outlets have reported this unfortunate incident. A local television station , TV3, shared a video link on its Facebook page showing a woman being beaten in public while a crowd looked on. The video shows two other women flogging and hitting the woman with heavy objects. Belief in witchcraft is pervasive in Ghana. Alleged witches are banished ... more
  • 2 weeks Court Orders Re-Run Of UHAS, LNUGS Elections As Prince Kporla Wins Case ModernGhana -Africa
    SRC Presidential Candidate, Master Hotorwovi Prince Kplorla, a level 300 Physician Assistantship student, leader, and activist of the University of Health and Allied Sciences has won his suit for SRC/LNUGS elections to be conducted on Monday, 20th July 2020. On June 29, 2020, Team Prince-Loretta led by their prodigy and beacon, Hon. Kplorla petitioned the SRC Court of Justice to repeal the Electoral Commission 39;s and Parliament 39;s decision to terminate the SRC/LNUGS election ... more
  • 2 weeks Dr. Isaac Dasmani Inspects Golden Star Rehab Project ModernGhana -World
    The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), for Prestea Huni-valley Assembly, Dr. Isaac Dasmani, on Wednesday, July 22, paid a working visit to Golden Star Resources (GSR), to familiarize himself with their rehabilitation project. The move forms part of his vision to turn the fortunes of the Municipality through agriculture and job creation. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/7242020105115-vfqamdwo3i-ptkwn k n 0y442 m g okr51.jpg The MCE inspected a vast oil ... more
  • 2 weeks [Video] Hawa Koomson Didn’t Fire Gunshots; She Only Cover Up For Her Gangsters — Mensah Thompson ModernGhana -World
    The Executive Director of ASEPA, Mensah Thompson says based on the information available to him from eyewitnesses, the Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya East Hon Mavis Hawa Koomson who stated publicly that she fired gunshots at a registration center in Kasoa is false. According to him, the MP is not the one who fired the shots as she stated but rather her vigilante group and hoodlums who accompanied her to the registration centre. Mr Thompson added that Hawa Koomson decided ... more
  • 2 weeks Oyibi: Chief’s Son Butchers A Staff Of University Of Ghana Business School ModernGhana -World
    Benjamin Mensah Larteh, the Prince of New Sasabi near Oyibi on the Dodowa road, is alleged to have butchered one Atsu Kudohor, a staff of the University of Ghana Business School Legon (UGBS), with his left arm, almost falling off. Atsu aged 39 is currently on admission at the Legon Hospital after going through a 7-hour surgery to fix his arm. Doctors say his hand must be held back with a metal drilled into his bones or else the hand must be amputated from his shoulder. The doctors ... more
  • 2 weeks COVID-19: Ahafo Region Takes Its Turn Of 2nd Round Of National Disinfection ModernGhana -World
    Markets in the Ahafo Region on Thursday 23 July 2020, had their turn of the ongoing nationwide disinfection and cleaning aimed at containing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The two-day exercise, which will include a huge clean-up operation after the disinfection will cover 66 markets, 106 public toilets, and all the lorry stations in the region. Launching the exercise at the Asunafo North Municipality, Goaso in the Ahafo Region, Hon. Yaw Osei-Boa ... more
  • 2 weeks COVID-19: Ahafo Region Takes Its Turn Of 2nd Round Of National Disinfection ModernGhana -Africa
    Markets in the Ahafo Region on Thursday 23 July 2020, had their turn of the ongoing nationwide disinfection and cleaning aimed at containing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The two-day exercise, which will include a huge clean-up operation after the disinfection will cover 66 markets, 106 public toilets, and all the lorry stations in the region. Launching the exercise at the Asunafo North Municipality, Goaso in the Ahafo Region, Hon. Yaw Osei-Boa ... more
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