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Dumsor hits parts of Ghana after PDS takeover of ECG

There is a total blackout currently in some parts of the country. Some places including Lapaz, Abeka, Sowutum, Kasoa, Tema, Kwashieman, Odorkor, Awoshie and parts of northern Ghana are currently without light. With regards to northern Ghana, the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCO) attributed the situation to a “system failure.” They have however assured the general public that efforts are …

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Mugabe Maase released by CID after interrogation over threats on Manasseh’s life

Radio XYZ broadcaster Salifu Maase has been released after being interrogated by the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service following claims of death threats on Joy FM’s Manasseh Azure. Speaking to the media after his release, Mr. George Loh, counsel for Salifu Maase told Citi News that his client after engaging with officials of the CID has been …

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Transport Ministry goes after unlicensed excavators, bulldozers others used in mining

The Ministry of Transport has served notice it will by March 31, 2019, go after mining companies that have refused to register all their earth-moving vehicles including bulldozers and excavators but are using them for operations in violation of the law, MyNewsGh.com reports. A statement issued and signed by the sector Minister, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah observed that the Driver Vehicle …

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Antonis Mavropoulos narrates how he escaped death in Ethiopian Airline crash

A Greek man, Antonis Mavropoulos, escaped Sunday’s plane crash involving an Ethiopian Airline flight, YEN.com.gh has gathered. Mavropoulos escaped the unfortunate incident because he came late by a few seconds. As earlier reported by YEN.com.gh, an Ethiopian Airlines plane carrying 149 passengers and eight crew members from Addis Ababa crashed on its way to Nairobi, Kenya. According to a statement …

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Two Senior Lecturers at UEW sacked by Vice Chancellor

Two senior lecturers of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), have been summarily dismissed by the Vice Chancellor, Reverend Father Prof Anthony Afful-Broni according to a letter sighted by MyNewsGh.com. The two include; Professor Ephraim Avea Nsoh, Principal of the College of Languages Education at Ajumako and Dr. Frimpong Kakyire Duku who is the local President of the University Teachers …

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‘We need the Vice President to become a Cedi-lante’ – Kwakye Ofosu ‘taunts’ Bawumia

Former Deputy Information Minister, Felix Kwakye Ofosu has mocked Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia over his government’s struggles in finding a lasting solution to the depreciation of the Ghana Cedi. Felix Kwakye Ofosu in a Facebook post taunted Dr. Bawumia and advised him to become a “Cedi-lante”. He was reacting to the Vice President’s advice against vigilantism when he addressed …

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Ghana slashes visa fees in UK

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has announced that visa fee for entering Ghana from the United Kingdom (UK) has been reduced, adding that the move is expected to be replicated across the country’s missions worldwide. She made the announcement when she addressed members of the Ghanaian community, diplomats and business personalities and others during …

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Ask politicians to use their own children for violence – Bawumia to zongos

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia as urged the youth of Muslim-dominated inner-cities (Zongos) to ask politicians who recruit them for violence, to use their own children instead. “They come to you and tell you to go and perpetuate violence and other acts while their own children are in school, doing good jobs or abroad working to better their lives. When these …

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You’re rather a threat to Ghana’s security not Manasseh – Korsi Senyo ‘fights’ Irbard

Investigative journalist, Efo Korsi Senyo has jumped to the defence of his colleague, Manasseh Azure Awuni over the backlashes against his undercover report on a state-sponsored militia group. Manasseh Azure Awuni is under attack after he led Joy News to bring to bear the operations of a pro-NPP militia, De-Eye Group from the Christianborg Castle classified as Security Zone. Government …

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De-Eye Saga: ‘We arrested Choman, threw him out, shut down’ ‘non-threatening job agency’ – Bryan

The Minister of State in charge of National Security at the presidency, Mr Bryan Acheampong, has said the security apparatus never saw the need to classify the job recruitment operations of De-Eye group as a threat to the state after “we did all the works”. According to him, the security apparatus “assured ourselves that De-Eye group was not a vigilante …

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