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  • IDEG to hold public lecture on local governance and multiparty democracy October 15, 2021
    The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) is set to host a public lecture dubbed Ghana Speaks on “Reconstructing Local Governance and Multiparty Democracy in the 4th Republic: Proposals”. The event is aimed at contributing to building consensus on the way forward on the election of Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Chief Executives. A statement from the […]
  • Achimota School’s Evans Odei shortlisted for $1 million Global Teacher Prize October 15, 2021
    A Ghanaian teacher, Evans Odei has been named a top 10 finalist for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2021 in partnership with UNESCO. Now in its seventh year, the US$1 million awards scheme is the largest prize of its kind. Odei, a Mathematics teacher from Achimota School, was selected from over 8,000 nominations and applications from […]
  • FDA announces recall of Ceres 100% Apple Juice over high levels of mycotoxin-patulin October 15, 2021
    The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has announced the recall of some batches of Ceres 100% Juice on the Ghanaian market. This follows information that the products contain high levels of mycotoxin-patulin, a food mould, above the regulatory threshold. In a statement issued on Friday, the FDA said it has so far retrieved most of […]
  • Savannah Region: NDC sacks two constituency chairmen, other executives October 15, 2021
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Savannah Region has stripped its constituency chairmen for Salaga South and Daboya-Mankarigu of their positions. The action against Haruna Salifu and Alhaji Mohammed Mutala as NDC chairmen for Salaga South and Daboya-Mankarigu respectively were contained in a letter dated October 14, 2021. It was signed by the […]
  • #AdmitThe499: Namoale laments ‘restrictive’ law school entrance exams October 15, 2021
    A former Member of Parliament (MP) for the Dadekotopon constituency, Nii Amasah Namoale, who is one of the 499 LLB graduates denied entry into the Ghana School of Law despite clocking a grade of at least 50% in the entrance examination, has described as disappointing, the posture of the General Legal Council towards them. According […]
  • Abdul Mumin Issah confirmed as Sekondi-Takoradi Mayor  October 15, 2021
    The President’s Metropolitan Chief Executive nominee for the Sekondi-Takoradi Assembly, Abdul Mumin Issah, has been confirmed by assembly members in the area. He had 46 YES votes to begin a second term as the Mayor of Sekondi-Takoradi. Out of the 51 votes cast, only five persons voted against his nomination, while two assembly members were […]
  • Accra-Industrial Rotary Club inducts Indian High Commissioner October 15, 2021
    The Accra-Industrial Rotary Club has inducted the Indian High commissioner to Ghana, H.E. Mr. Sugandh Rajaram. The Membership of Rotary Club of Accra-industrial paid a courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Sugandh Rajaram in his office at Roman Ridge in Accra. This visit follows an invitation extended to the members of the club following a request […]
  • Health Services Workers’ Union threatens to protest over conditions of service October 15, 2021
    The Health Services Workers’ Union is threatening a protest from 20th to 22nd October 2021, over delayed negotiations for conditions of service of its members. In a statement sighted by Citi News, the union said it is being discriminated against. “Reviewing and comparing how Government treats our sister unions, the HSWU has a strong conviction […]
  • Akufo-Addo, Paul Kagame to grace YouthConnekt Africa Summit October 15, 2021
    The Government of the Republic of Ghana, through the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the National Youth Authority, in partnership with the YouthConnekt Africa Hub and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will host the 2021 YouthConnekt Africa Summit. The Summit, which will be held from Wednesday, 20th October to Friday, 22nd October 2021, is […]
  • Henry Quartey swears in 26 confirmed MMDCEs in Accra October 15, 2021
    26 confirmed Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) in the Greater Accra Region have been sworn into office by the Regional Minister, Henry Quartey. The remaining three, Mordecai Quarshie of Ledzokuku, Mohammed Bashiru Kamara of Ga Central and Latif Amanor Ningo Prampram could not secure the required number of votes from their Assembly Members […]