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Former MP receives vehicle from Rawlings

A former Member of Parliament for Hohoe North in the Volta Region, Patience Esi Pomary has received a re-conditioned KIA Sorento sports utility vehicle from former President Jerry John Rawlings. The vehicle was presented to the former MP at a short ceremony at the office of the former president at Ridge …

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Catholic cleric loses appeal against sexual abuse convictions

Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic cleric to be convicted of sexual abuse, has failed in a legal bid to quash his convictions in Australia. Pell was jailed for six years in March after being found guilty of abusing two boys in a Melbourne cathedral in the 1990s. He …

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MoMo fraud threatens emerging payment technologies

The growth of mobile money (MoMo) transfers in Ghana has taken many in the financial sector by surprise as many players in the industry did not envisage the extent of its impact in the country’s payment systems only a decade ago when the technology emerged. But today, the usage of …

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NDC disqualifies six aspirants from contesting parliamentary primaries

Six aspirants in the upcoming parliamentary primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been disqualified, a few days to the polls. The affected persons include Alhaji Ibrahim Dori (Bawku Central), Dr. King Suleyman Dima Bachiesichang (Sisala East), Alhaji Abubakar Mohammed Rabiyu (Salaga North) and Maxwell Okah Okai (Agona East). …

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‘Ghana blessed to have a listening President’ – Council of State

The Council of State says Ghana is blessed to have President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, as a listening President who takes his advisors seriously, and respects their inputs. This, according to the Council of State, is based, amongst others, on the expeditious manner the President accepted and implemented the recommendation …

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Nigerian arrested for attempting to acquire Ghanaian passport

A Nigerian national has been arrested for attempting to fraudulently acquire a Ghanaian passport. The suspect, Don Ofori Donny was picked up by security officials at the passport office in Accra on Monday. He had in his possession a Ghanaian birth certificate, Ghana card and voter’s ID card. In an …

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Police Hospital morgue to bury 160 unclaimed bodies en masse

Some 160 unidentified and unclaimed bodies at the mortuary of the Ghana Police Hospital will be buried en masse, officials of the facility have disclosed. In a statement, management said the exercise is part of measures to decongest the hospital’s morgue. “The Ghana Police Hospital will embark on a mass …

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