A mother and her son were discovered dead in their home in Buduburam, a refugee camp in the Central Region of Ghana. The two had been missing for several days, but their door was locked from inside. On Wednesday, June 14, people living nearby noticed a foul smell and flies around the house. They looked
The Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) has slammed British Airways for imposing an additional $50 fee on Ghanaian passengers who pay for their tickets in cash at Standard Chartered Bank branches. The CPA said in a statement that the extra fee is illegal and demanded that the airline stop it immediately. “BA and Standard Chartered Bank
A Ghanaian man living in Queens, New York, has reportedly lost his life after being assaulted by his son who is a teenager. The tragic incident happened at their home following a dispute between the two. A video posted by Oman Channel on YouTube captured the scene of grief and sorrow as members of the
Nana Ohene Ntow, a former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has claimed that Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has been wrongly praised for the Paperless Port innovation. He said that the real innovator behind the Paperless Port was Alan Kyerematen, a hopeful candidate for the NPP flagbearer position. He added that it
A young man who used to work as a Community Policing Assistant (CPA) at the Koforidua Central Police Station was apprehended by the people of Daasebere Estate in the New Juaben South Municipality of the Eastern Region on Tuesday morning. The ex-CPA, known as Theophilus by his former colleagues, was spotted on a pole trying
Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the Speaker of Ghana's Parliament, has made a bold statement endorsing the current anti-gay bill being considered by the legislature. According to Bagbin, the bill is set to be passed in the ongoing session, and some Members of Parliament have even traveled to Europe and the Americas to gather diverse perspectives
The 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) conducted by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has shown that 419,254 children between 5 and 17 years old were involved in economic activities in Ghana. These activities include agriculture, fishing, mining, manufacturing, and services. The GSS defines economic activity as any activity that produces goods or services for
The former Secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Charles Bissue, is on the run after the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) issued a warrant for his arrest. The OSP wants to question Mr. Bissue over suspected corruption within the IMCIM, which was dissolved by President Nana Akufo-Addo in October 2022. Mr.
Nii Torgbor Obodai Ampaw VI, the Mempeasem Chief, has expressed his regret to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Ghanaian people for not standing up during the National Anthem. A video that went viral on social media showed the President angrily instructing the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Henry Quartey, to tell the chief to
Thousands of people in Ketu South Municipality are trapped in their flooded homes as heavy rains continue to batter the area for three weeks. The floods have affected about 20 communities and disrupted economic activities and education in the municipality, which is located at the south-eastern corner of Ghana and shares a border with Togo.
The Ketu South Constituency in the Volta Region has been hit hard by heavy rains and flooding that have displaced over 1,000 residents in areas such as Klikor, Agbozume, and Aflao. Abla Dzifa Gomashie, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ketu South, has appealed for the closure of schools in these areas to protect the
The Eastern Regional capital Koforidua has witnessed a surge of prostitution activities, which the local MP says could harm the youth and tarnish the city’s reputation. Michael Kofi Okyere Baafi, who is also the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, has pledged to make Koforidua a no-go zone for commercial sex workers. He said he
The public, especially those living in Bortianor in the Greater Accra Region, have been asked by the police to “report any individuals with gunshot wounds who may be seeking medical treatment”. This follows a gun battle on Thursday, June 8 between officers of the anti-robbery and anti-landguard unit and some suspected landguards who had been
Starting from next month, newborns in Ghana will receive their Ghana Card at birth in the hospitals. This was revealed by Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President of Ghana, on Saturday, June 10, at the International Women’s Conference in the United Kingdom. He said that this was possible because of the successful integration of the
A video that has gone viral on social media shows President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s emotional reaction during a tree planting ceremony on Green Ghana Day. The video shows President Akufo-Addo apparently upset as he commands the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Henry Quartey to take action on something. The incident happened at the University of
According to Martin Kpebu, a private legal practitioner, the arrest of Prof Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the former Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, by the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) was in line with standard procedure. He explained that Prof Frimpong-Boateng was not handcuffed when he was arrested. He was invited by the OSP