Ghana doesn’t need a new presidential jet – UG senior lecturer

A Senior Lecturer with the University of Ghana Business School, Dr Lord Mensah, has rejected a request by the Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, for the country to purchase a new presidential jet. The Defence Minister on Wednesday, June 16, argued that the country must acquire a new presidential jet that can carry at least 70 […]

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Bono Regional Security taskforce arrests two notorious illegal miners

Wamfie (B/R),- The Bono Regional Security Taskforce has arrested two suspected notorious illegal miners at Wamfie in the Dormaa East District of the region. Kofi Damoah, 36, popularly known as “Allah” and his accomplice, Stephen Ansu were arrested at an illegal mining site during a swoop, led by Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister. […]

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NDC’s cancellation of 2009 deal to buy larger presidential jet is costing us now – says Nitiwul

Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, is unwavering in his justification for government’s decision to hire a private jet for the President’s travels, blaming the opposition National Democratic Congress for the state of affairs. He says the debate on why the President did not use the presidential jet for his recent trips, would not have been had […]

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NCA wins RTI case against Media Foundation for West Africa

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has won a case which was filed by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MWFA) against the Authority. Today, the High Court of Accra (Human Rights Division) upheld the legal submissions of the NCA and dismissed all the reliefs claimed by MFWA against NCA in respect of the former’s request […]

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Police nab two suspects in Buokrom Estate Junction robbery

Kumasi,- The Ashanti Regional Police Command has confirmed the arrest of two suspected people believed to be members of a gun-wielding gang who robbed the CSSL Enterprise, a financial firm at Buokrom Estate Junction in Kumasi, on Tuesday, June 01. The incident resulted in the death of one Collins Dapaah, a 43-year-old businessman. The incident […]

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Government urged to establish safe space for SGBV survivors

Bolgatanga,- Stakeholders at a forum in Bolgatanga have called on Government to establish decent safe spaces in the Upper East Region to accommodate and provide health and counseling services to survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV). They said the Domestic Violence Act of 2007, Act 732, made provisions for the establishment of shelters for […]

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