Monthly Archives: March 2015

Police boost presence in Accra with 5 new divisions

The Accra Regional Command of the Ghana Police Service on Thursday, March 19 commissioned five new divisions to boost personnel visibility in the country’s capital. The new divisions bring to 49 the total number of police divisions in the country. There are currently 199 district stations with 697 stations across the country. The new divisions – Cantonments, Airport, Odorkor, Adentan ...

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We’ll never endorse homosexuality – Presby Church Ghana

The Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana has condemned the decision of the church’s largest wing in the USA, to endorse same sex marriage. Most Rev Professor Emmanuel Martey told TV3 Midday Live on Thursday that the Presbyterian Church in Ghana had cut ties with some branches that have taken similar decisions in the past, emphasizing that the latest ...

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A-G’s appointment is a thank you from Mahama – Sir John

Former General Secretary of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Lawyer Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie has challenged President John Dramani Mahama to sack Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong from her position as the Attorney General and Minister of Justice. Many people including political pressure group, the Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG) are calling for the resignation of the Attorney General and Minister of ...

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‘Dumsor’ attracting foreign investors – Spio-Garbrah

Ghana has received over 20 proposals from top firms in the US, Germany and China among others to address the energy crisis, the trade minister has revealed. According to Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, the power deficit of some 500 megawatts has provided an opportunity for foreign direct investment as well as public-private partnerships in the energy sector. Speaking to top global ...

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Veep meets NDC Japan Branch

Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has called on the Japan branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to increase their level of political activism and also build closer relations with the party back home. Vice President Amissah-Arthur made the call when he met with the executives of the NDC Japan branch in Tokyo. Vice President Amissah-Arthur is attending the third ...

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Wa MCE says no to Chinese furniture

Municipal Chief Executive for Wa, Issahaku Nuhu Putiaha has assured members of the Upper West branch of the wood workers association that the Assembly will never bypass them and go for furniture made and imported from China. He stated that members of the assembly have resolved not to approve any furniture anywhere apart from one made from the municipality. Mr. ...

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Governments over the years have failed Ghanaians – Akomea

A former Minister of Employment and Social Welfare, Nana Akomea has regrettably stated that governments over the years have “failed” Ghanaians because they have led the country into some level of retrogression. The communications director of the New Patriotic Party was celebrated for his contribution to Ghana’s democracy as a strong voice on the nation’s political scene on the Starr ...

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Analog TV to begin fading away by June 17 – Ato Sarpong

Government is optimistic Ghana will meet the global deadline to migrate from analog television broadcasting to Digital Terrestrial Television. This comes after a commercial Court in Accra threw out an injunction application seeking to prevent government from going ahead with the digital migration process. Speaking on JoyNews’ PM Express, the Deputy Minister of Communications, Ato Sarpong, said government has deployed ...

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Ghana close to UN benchmark of policing

In a democratic environment where there is rule of law and where citizens are well aware of basic rights and freedoms, public expectations of the police in terms of security and policing are very high. Article 200 of the 1992 Constitution clearly spells out the mandate of the Ghana Police Service. It states inter alia that the Police Service shall ...

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Power supply to improve soon – ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) says it is optimistic the current load shedding will improve very soon. However, the company said it would not make any projections as to when the situation would improve but gave an assurance that immediately there was any improvement in the generation, it would be translated into stable power supply. The Public Relations Manager ...

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