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Black Tuesday: 34 confirmed dead on Cape Coast-Takoradi highway

A total of 34 persons have been confirmed dead in a highway accident which occurred on the Cape Coast -Takoradi highway Tuesday dawn. The accident which occurred around midnight involved two buses. Get Digital Versions of Graphic Publications by downloading Graphic NewsPlus Here. Also available in the Google Play Store …

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GUTA commends GRA for exceeding revenue target for 2019

The Ghana Union of Traders’ Association (GUTA) has commended the board and management of the Ghana Revenue Authority on exceeding its revenue target for 2019. Prof Stephen Adei, the Board Chair of the Authority, said on January 6, this year that the Authority exceeded its revenue target for last year after …

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GFA bans Asante Kotoko from Baba Yara Stadium after fan violence

The Ghana Football Association has “temporarily” banned Asante Kotoko from playing its home games at the Baba Yara Stadium. This follows disturbances caused by supporters of the Kumasi-based club on Sunday to protest refereeing decisions in their 0-1 loss to Berekum Chelsea. The decision stands, “pending the adjudication of the matter …

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Tano river poisoned, unsafe for drinking – NADMO to public

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has advised all communities along the Tano River from Techiman – Tanoso in the Bono East Region to Chiraa in the Bono Region and Duayaw Nkwanta and Bechem in the Ahafo Region not to drink from the river until further notice because the water …

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2 children allegedly suffocate to death in father’s car

Police in the Ashanti Region are investigating the circumstances under which two children were found dead in their  father’s vehicle in Asawasi. Abdul Aziz Seko and Abdul Gafar, aged 8 and 5, respectively, suffocated after Suleimana Seko allegedly left them locked up in the Toyota Venza, on arrival at his shop …

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ECG to start impromptu clamp down on illegal power users

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), is set to commence unannounced nightly swoops to clamp down on illegal users of power nationwide. According to the power company, this move is aimed at cutting down on the increased cases of power theft throughout the year. Speaking to JoyNews, General Manager of …

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Policeman who shot Kotoko fan interdicted

The policeman who shot and injured a Kumasi Asante Kotoko fan after last Sunday’s match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium has been interdicted by the Ashanti Regional Police Command as part of investigations into the incident. The football fan was shot under the left eye with a rubber bullet after fans …

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How West Africa is under threat from Islamist militants

France’s president and his counterparts from the Sahel region are due to meet to discuss military operations against Islamist militants in West Africa. We look at the figures behind the conflict, which is slipping out of control. Attacks on army positions and civilians across the region are occurring with increasing …

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