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President Akufo-Addo and Jamaican Prime Minister, Andrew Holness

Ghana, Jamaica waive visa requirement for citizens

Effective July 1, Ghanaians and Jamaicans can travel to and from each other's country without a visa. This was agreed to after presidents of the two countries held bilateral discussions in Kingston, Jamaica, on Saturday. The...
Accident

Photos: 7 Catholics perish in gory accident

An early Sunday morning accident has claimed the lives of some seven members of the Catholic Church at Akosombo in the Eastern region. The seven have been confirmed dead in an accident at Asitey, a...

Social Studies teacher found hanging under suspicious circumstances

A social studies teacher at Senya D/A Basic School has been found hanging on a cashew tree in what residents suspect to be murder. Shock gripped residents of Busunya the capital of Nkoranza North when...
19-year-old man reported missing at Lapaz

19-year-old man reported missing at Lapaz

A 19-year-old man, Ben Tetteh, is reported missing after he was last seen at the Lapaz New Market in Accra last Tuesday. According to his instructor, Joseph Tei, Ben, who is an apprentice carpenter, left...

Mother leaves her three kids in car and commits suicide by jumping off a...

A mother stopped her car on a bridge, with her three children inside, then walked to the railing and jumped off the bridge to her death. Stanlee Allyn Holbrook, 26, a Pennsylvania woman, jumped to...

40-year-old man hangs himself

Femi Oguntomi, a 40-year-old employee of Tarish College, Kawaji, Dakata area of Kano State allegedly hanged himself in Kano on Friday.   Femi was found hanging from a ceiling fan in his room. He was confirmed dead at...
Founder of the Danquah Institute

‘Let’s not be shy’ – Otchere-Darko urges Marijuana economy debate

Founder of the Danquah Institute, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko has said Ghana must not be shy in having a national debate about whether or not to cash in on the marijuana economy, which is booming...
Alhassan Alhassan was charged with one count of murder but pleaded not guilty

Man sentenced to death over murder of stepmother he accused of witchcraft

A 38-year-old man who murdered his stepmother on the accusation of witchcraft in 2010 has been sentenced to death by a High Court sitting in Tamale. The convict, Alhassan Alhassan, also known as Sofo stabbed...

Two dead following clashes at Ayomso, Akrodie

Two people have been confirmed dead following a bloody clash that occurred last Friday evening between some woodworkers of Ayomso and Akrodie, farming communities in the Asunafo North Municipality of the Ahafo Region. The deceased,...

Man who stabbed wife multiple times over prostitute arrested

A fugitive husband, who stabbed his wife multiple times in the head for refusing to allow him to use her money to pay a prostitute, has been arrested and in the grips of the...

Ex-convict arrested for baby theft at Agona Swedru

A twenty-three-year-old female ex-convict has been arrested by the police for allegedly stealing a nine-month-old baby boy at Agona Swedru in the Central Region. Interestingly, the suspect, Patience Gordor, who was sentenced to 12 months...
Dr John Ofori-Tenkorang, Director-General, Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT)

SSNIT cautions workers against misleading pension schemes

Director-General, Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Dr John Ofori-Tenkorang, has called on workers to be wary of misleading pension schemes that will worsen their plight at pension. He said SSNIT had already built...
The suspect at the back of a Police pickup

Nigerian arrested for attempting to kidnap boy, 4, at Maamobi

A Nigerian has been arrested for attempting to kidnap a boy around the Maamobi polyclinic in Accra. The suspect, yet to be named, was arrested after an eyewitness raised an alarm while he was luring...
Residents and fire officers helped transport the injured to the hospital

7 parishioners perish in crash at Lower Manya Krobo-Photo

Seven persons died instantly in an accident that occurred at Asitey in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region on Saturday, June 15. The seven were parishioners of Santa Barbara Catholic Church in...
Most people suffering from mental disorders in Ghana do not receive adequate care

‘Clear mentally challenged people from streets’ – Social Development Officer

A Senior Social Development Officer at the Department of Social Welfare, Mr Christopher Komla, has called for close collaboration among stakeholders to clear mentally challenged people from the streets. According to him, there was the...

“Are You Out Of Your Mind; Are You Serious?” – Sefa Kayi Angry @...

Renowned journalist and host of Peace FM morning show 'Kokrokoo' has pounced on the two main political parties for focusing on something which many political pundits have described as 'needless'. The opposition National Democratic Congress...

Lab Results In GPHA Official Murder Case Ready

The laboratory results of samples taken from suspects arrested in the murder of Josephine Asante, former Marketing and Public Affairs Manager of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) appears to be holding the...
Security analyst, Col. Festus Boahen Aboagye (Rtd)

Is government trying to gag security capos? – Security analyst quizzes

A security analyst has criticized the government’s decision to take it upon itself to inform the country about the rescue mission of two kidnapped Canadians. Col Festus Boahen Aboagye (Rtd) said the Information Minister, Kojo...
Social Commentator, Sydney Casely-Hayford

Casely-Hayford advocates creation of regional parliaments

Social Commentator, Sydney Casely-Hayford is proposing the creation of regional parliaments as a way of curtailing what many have termed as the neglect constituents face from their parliamentarians after election periods. He argues that the...
The accident occurred around 7:00 pm on Saturday

Seven perish in Odumase-Krobo accident

Scores of passengers, believed to be members of a Catholic Church at Akosombo, have died in a fatal accident along the Otorkpolu-Odumase Krobo road in the Eastern Region. The accident occurred around 7:00 pm on...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Extend term of presidency to seven years – Civil Service head

The Head of the Civil Service, Nana Agyekum Dwamena, has added his voice to calls to extend the term of government in Ghana to seven years. He said the four-year term is not sufficient for...

Help Us Build National Cathedral, Transform Ghana – Ken Ofori-Atta To Israel

Ghana’s Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta has called on Israel and countries that are part of the Jerusalem Prayer Breakfast Meeting (JPBM) movement, to help build a national cathedral to transform Ghana. He made the...
Ignatius Baffour Awuah, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations

NDC activist calls for fairness in employment opportunities

Mr Kofi Mensah, a National Democratic Congress Activist in Tema has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to be fair in the employment of Ghanaians into various public offices. “First and foremost, we are...

Togbe Afede to bury mother June 29

Preparations are underway for the final funeral rites of Fianor (Mother) Rosalia Akuyo Anyawoe, mother of Togbe Afede XIV, Agbogbomefia of Asogli State and President of the National House of Chiefs. The late Akuyo Anyawoe...

Malian Killed In Failed Armed Robbery

A 28-Year-Old Malian national has been lynched after failed armed robbery on a mobile money vendor at Community 4, a suburb of Tema in the Greater Accra Region. The deceased, Awal Mohammed together with his accomplice...
Dr. Stephen Opuni

A-G’s witness in Opuni trial cornered again

The Attorney-General’s third witness in the trial of former Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Dr. Stephen Opuni, and businessman, Seidu Agongo and his company, Agricult Ghana Limited, has been boxed again into...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Minister Mia Mottley

Three hundred and seventy-five qualified Ghanaian nurses to work in Barbados

Ghana is to send 375 qualified nurses to the carribean nation of Barbados to work in a number of their country's government medical facilities to address the acute shortage of skilled caregivers. The arrangement was...

MP to drag Police to court over shooting incident at Manya Krobo

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Lower Manya Krobo, Ebenezer Okletey Terlabi has begun legal processes to sue the Police for indiscriminately shooting and causing injuries to some locals in his constituency. The standoff between...

Ghana Card Issued To ‘Togolese’ Genuine – NIA

THE NATIONAL Identification Authority (NIA) has responded to a report on social media that seems to suggests that a Togolese national has ‘fraudulently’ acquired the Ghana Card. According to NIA, the said the card was...

TEMA: The 5 Nigerians Who Raped A Woman In The Course Of Their Robbery...

FIVE NIGERIANS who raped a woman in the course of their robbery operation at Community 25 in Tema have been arrested by the Prampram Divisional Police Command. The suspects were apprehended Friday after being on...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Minister Mia Mottley

Akufo-Addo pledges to export Ghanaian nurses to Barbados

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has agreed in principle to send some Ghanaian nurses to Barbados to support that country’s health system which is in need of nurses. This came up when the president met...

Two dead, several others injured in community clashes in Asunafo

Two persons have been confirmed dead following violent clashes between woodworkers of Ayomso and Akrodie in the Asunafo North Municipality of the Ahafo Region. Kofi Gyamfi, 27, and David Asuming, 24 both sustained gunshot wounds...
The suspected thief lynched

Photos: Suspected thief lynched near Somanya

A suspected thief, believed to be in his thirties, has being lynched by a mob at Agomanya Ablotsi near Somanya in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality in the Eastern region. When Adom News‘ regional correspondent got...
The man was believed to be traveling from Yeji to Kumasi

Body of 28-year-old man retrieved from Volta Lake after 3-hour search

The corpse of a 28-year-old man, who drowned in the Volta Lake in Yeji in the Brong Ahafo region, has been retrieved after a three-hour search by some witnesses. Reports had it that the incident...
In a statement, the AOMCs said the errant fuel stations have rectified the problem

We’re sorry for cheating you – OMCs

The Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs) has said sorry to fuel consumers who may have been cheated at the pumps following the recent revelation by the Metrology Department of the Ghana Standards Authority...
Col Festus Aboagye (rtd) is a respected security analyst

Retired army officer criticises presser on Canadian girls’ rescue

A retired army officer has dissected the nature and scope of a government press conference that followed the successful rescue of two Canadian ladies kidnapped in Kumasi. Col. Festus Aboagye (Rtd) said Saturday that the...
A young man clearing the debris from the burnt warehouse

Fire destroys cosmetic products at Kasoa Walatu

Fire has destroyed assorted hair and body products at a warehouse belonging to the General Secretary of the Kasoa New Market Traders Association, Alhaji Haroun Tetteh Mensah, at Walatu, Kasoa, in the Central Region. The...

Odumase police investigate alleged lynching of unidentified man

Police in the Eastern region have started investigations into the death of an unidentified man who is suspected to have been lynched by a mob. The deceased was allegedly lynched by a mob at Agomanya...

Closed season for fishing ends today

Inshore and canoe fishermen in the country will from tomorrow recommence fishing in Ghana’s waters as the month-long moratorium on artisanal fishing ends today. The maiden closed season for artisanal fishing started on Wednesday, May...
The elections would follow the Party’s Special Regional Delegates Conference on Sunday June 16

13 slug it out for executive positions in Volta NDC

A total of 13 aspirants are contesting various executive positions of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region. Mr Francis Ganyaglo, and Mr Henry Ametefe, both former Deputy Volta Regional Ministers during the...

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