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GYEEDA Case: Kofi Humado approved alleged ‘fraudulent’ payments – Witness

A Prosecution witness in the corruption case involving former GYEEDA boss, Abuga Pele and Chief Executive of Goodwill International Group (GIG), Philip Akpeena Assibit, has told the court that all payments made to Goodwill Ghana was approved by the then Minister of Youth and Sports Clement Kofi Humado. The witness Eric Suma, who is an accounts officer at the then ...

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Mahama to host Presidents of Congo and Eq. Guinea today

President John Dramani Mahama, in his capacity as the Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, will on Monday hold discussions with President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea and President Dennis Sassou-N’Guesso of Congo. The meeting will focus on the fight against Boko Haram in Nigeria and the ongoing collaboration between ECOWAS and the ...

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Kharis media to host Spiritpreneurship Summit on March 28

The Second gathering of Christian Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders for networking and learning has been scheduled for Saturday March 28 at the Holiday Inn Airport Hotel in Accra. This unique event will start at 9:00 AM and end at 3:00 PM. The event dubbed, Spiritpreneurship (spiritual entrepreneurship, for short) will assemble chief executive officers, managing directors, politicians, business professionals, aspiring ...

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Assembly Elections: Northern Region records low women participation

The Northern Region continuous to record low female participation in the district assembly elections. An average of four percent of women in the region is contesting the upcoming district assembly elections. This is according to a painstaking research conducted by the Northern Regional Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE). The scope of the research focused on the ...

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Good sanitation guarantees good health- doctor

Then municipal health director of the Agona West municipality in central region, Dr. Nii Adjei Adjetey has highlighted the need to observe good sanitation saying it guarantees good health. Dr. Adjetey emphasized that “the recent soaring cases of cholera are worrying in the country .” In the presentation of the report, he stated that “no cases of cholera was recorded ...

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Traders angry over ‘poor’ packaging of local poultry products

Wholesalers and retailers of local poultry products in the country are refusing to purchase chicken products from the Ghana Broiler Project (GHABROP) due to what they described as poor packaging and lack of expiry dates on the products. The traders complained that the Chicken products from GHABROP bears no production date as well as expiry date as compared to imported ...

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[Photos] NGO supports 30 mentally-challenged persons

Tamale based local non-governmental organization called Gub-Katimali has doled out GHC5, 000.00 donor support to 30 stabilized mental ill people and their caretakers in the Sagnarigu District of the Northern Region. Another NGO called Basic Needs sourced funding from the Department for International Development (UK) for onward disbursement to the beneficiaries which is non-refundable. As a revolving fund, the beneficiaries ...

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St. Paul riot: School failed to punish ‘homosexuals’ appropriately – Report

The committee set up to investigate the riot by the students at the St. Paul’s Senior High School in Denu, in the Volta Region, has accused authorities of the school of neglecting worrying signals which might have contributed to the riot at the school. This was contained in a report which was submitted by the committee tasked to investigate how a student ...

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Yendi Hospital lacks Midwives

There is an upsurge in infant and maternal mortality at the Yendi Municipal hospital due to inadequate Midwives. As a major health referral facility serving the eastern corridor in the Northern Region, the Yendi Municipal hospital also lacks paramedical staff. This worrying development has compelled the Yendi Municipal Directorate of the Ghana Health Service to call back retired Midwives to ...

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District Assembly elections in limbo; EC finally receives writ

The Electoral Commission (EC) has confirmed receipt of the writ seeking to annul the organisation of the impending District Assembly elections slated for March 3. There now doubts over elections following a writ filed by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Effutu, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, acting for and on behalf of one Benjamin Eyi Mensah, a fisherman from Winneba in the Central Region. Benjamin ...

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