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Monthly Archives: November 2021

Court orders arrest of Sosu

A Kaneshie District Court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Francis Xavier Sosu, Member of Parliament for Madina, for failing to appear before it. The Court presided over by Mr Kofi Oheneba Kuffour contended that the attitude of Sosu constituted deception before the court hence issued a bench warrant for his arrest.A man who gave his name as …

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Dialogue on 2022 budget to avert governance and economic shutdown

Two experts have advised Members of Parliament to speedily dialogue and resolve their differences regarding the 2022 Budget Statement and pass it in the interest of the people. This is to prevent a halt in governance, stimulate recovery of the economy from the ravaging impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and lessen the rising cost of living.Professor Justice Nyigmah Bawole, a …

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IGP personally chases ‘careless, inconsiderate’ driver, arrests him at Anyinam

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has personally arrested a 29-year-old man, Gilbert Tweneboah Danso for alleged careless and inconsiderate driving. A statement by the Police explained the circumstances that led to the driver’s arrest. “On Sunday, November 28, 2021, at about 12:30 pm, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akufo Dampare was onboard service vehicle …

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Australian High Commissioner to exit Ghana over alleged involvement in LGBTQI+ matters

The Australia High Commissioner to Ghana, H.E Gregory Andrews, is expected back home in Australia before December 25. His recall to Canberra, Australia, is as a result of a petition by some Ghanaians in the diaspora calling on the Australian government to remove him from office in order to safeguard the “cordial relations existing between the two countries”. There are …

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Accra: Report yourself or be arrested — Police camera captures over 20 careless drivers

The Ghana Police Service has asked owners of some vehicles that were captured by the special police monitoring cameras within Accra and its environs for violating traffic regulation over the weekend to report to the Accra Regional Motor Transport and Traffic Directorate (MTTD). The Director of Public Affairs at the Ghana Police Service, Superintendent Alexander Obeng indicated that the police …

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I’ll be NDC presidential candidate if I get the nod – Duffuor

A former Finance Minister Dr Kwabena Duffuor has officially declared his intention to be President of Ghana. Although his party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is yet to open nominations for the presidential race ahead of the 2024 elections, the former Governor of the Bank of Ghana who was the Finance Minister under the Mills’ administration said he would welcome …

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Over 300 suspected criminals arrested in military operation in Northern Ghana

A total of 386 suspected criminals have so far been arrested for various security infractions in the ongoing joint military operations in the Upper West, Upper East, Northern, North-East, and the Savannah Regions. The number comprised 279 Ghanaians and 107 foreign nationals-Burkinabe’s, Malians, Togolese, Nigerians, and Nigeriens and were arrested for various infractions and are all being strictly screened.Brigadier General …

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High rate of HIV infections in persons less than 25 years worrying – Commission

Mr Kyeremeh Atuahene, Director-General of the Ghana AIDS Commission, has expressed concern about the rate at which young people between 15 and 24 years are being infected with HIV. According to the 2020 National Sentinel Survey Report, nearly 19,000 new infections were recorded in persons aged 15 to 49. Of these, 28 per cent are between 15 and 24 years, …

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Organisations urged to adopt talent-management plan to improve employee performance

Organisations have been urged to adopt a talent management plan to identify and develop the skills and competences of their employees to improve their performance. “The talent management plan is basically the managing of the talents. Therefore, I suggest we adopt such a plan to be able to attract, retain and develop the skills and competences of employees to enhance …

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COVID-19: GHS declares December as Vaccination Month

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has declared December as Vaccination Month to ensure more Ghanaians are immunised against the COVID-19 infection. The Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, will on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 launch the Special Vaccination Programme. The group of persons to be vaccinated during the period include all government workers, security personnel, health workers, staff and students …

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