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MP backs calls for resignation of UEW Vice Chancellor

A member of Parliament’s Education Committee has backed calls for the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Rev. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni, to step aside. This follows fallouts with lecturers and studentsthat led to violent protests and the subsequent closure of the university. Dr Clement Apaak said he does not see how Rev. …

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Police, civilian distrust threat to democracy – BPS

The Bureau of Public Safety (BPS) has said the distrust between the Ghana Police Service and the public must be dealt with in order to prevent a total breakdown in the country’s law and order in the wake of three “disturbing” incidents.A group of policemen assaulted three journalists of the …

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GJA condemns ‘jungle’ police assault on 3 journos

The Ghana Journalists Association has railed against the “barbaric” assault suffered by three journalists from The Ghanaian Times newspaper, at the hands of 10 police officers, Thursday. The Association says it is shocking that police officers who committed the dastardly act, turned themselves into law breakers rather than the law enforcers. …

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Scores rendered homeless after thunderstorms hit Agortime Kpetoe

Nearly fifty buildings have been destroyed by a rainstorm in Agortime Kpetoe in the Agortime Ziope district of the Volta Region. According to Joe Soglo, a youth chief of the area, the rain caused flooding in many homes including the community hospital, leaving many people with no place to spend …

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Full text: Akufo-Addo’s 62nd Independent Day speech

For the first time in the Ghana’s history, the national celebrations of the Indepedence Day were held outside the capital, Accra. Below is the full text of the 62nd Independent anniversary address delivered by President Nana Akufo-Addo at the Alhaji Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale, Wednesday, March . ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Speech By …

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Security beefed up ahead of Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election

Police have beefed up security ahead of Thursday’s by-election at the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency. The Accra Regional Police Command said Wednesday there will be a high security presence at all polling stations, collation centres and all other relevant locations associated with the electoral process. Deputy Superintendent of Police, Effia Tenge, who …

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‘Kidnapped Taadi girls still in Ghana’ – Gender Minister confident

Gender and Social Protection Minister, Cynthia Morrison, says there are strong indications that the three missing Takoradi young ladies reported kidnapped since last year are still in Ghana. The Minister said although human trafficking has not been ruled out in the disappearance of the girls, there is a strong likelihood that the Nigerian kidnap …

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