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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...
Editor-in-Chief of New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako

Ransom demands were made to families of victims, not Ghana’s security agencies – Kweku...

Ace journalist, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako junior has lifted the lid on circumstances around the rescue of the two kidnapped Canadian girls, ABC News Ghana can report. Kweku Baako on Joy FM’s Newsfile saturday morning...

I bought a child at a hospital to make my ‘miserable’ wife happy –...

In Ghana, childbearing is the primary goal of marriage, and women are expected to begin having children shortly after they are married. This is because children provide emotional fulfilment and social status, and can contribute...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Nana Addo visits Jamaica today

President Nana Akufo-Addo will be in Jamaica today, Saturday, for a two-day official working tour. Nana Akufo-Addo is to participate in key activities there including a tour of the Seville Great House and Heritage Park...
The 35-year-old man was arrested after his failed suicide attempt in Parliament

Forgive me; frustration got me – Parliament ‘suicide man’

The 35-year-old man who tried committing suicide in parliament on Thursday, 13 June 2019, has apologized to President Nana Akufo-Addo, the Speaker of Parliament Prof Mike Oquaye as well as the 275 MPs and...
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SAD VIDEO: Loom Admin Beaten Mercilessly In An Attempt to Run With Group’s Cash

Luck eluded an admin of a ‘Loom’ money group as he was severely beaten after attempting to run away with his group’s money. Loom is a new ‘quick money scheme’ going viral in Ghana. With...

Canadian Gov’t hired French negotiator to pay ransom to kidnappers

Theghanareport.com has gathered from a credible source that the Canadian government contracted a negotiator to pay a ransom to the kidnappers of the Canadian duo Prior to their rescue by the top joint operation...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Akufo-Addo secures job for 375 Ghanaian nurses in Barbados

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has agreed to a request by the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, to send some 375 Ghanaian nurses to Barbados to work in a number of their...
The mangled Hyundai truck

One dead in gory accident on Accra-Kumasi highway

One person has been reported dead in a gory accident which occurred between Osino and Anyinam on the Accra-Kumasi highway this dawn. According to an eye witness, the accident occurred when a Hyundai truck with...

Mason granted GH¢30,000 bail over narcotics

Akwasi Aboagye, a 21-year-old mason caught in possession of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis, has been granted bail in the sum of GH¢30,000.00 by a Kumasi circuit court. The court presided over by Mrs...

Ushering Ghana into a Full Cash-lite Society; the Role of E-Kiosks

The Cash-lite dream has been the core objective of many Countries in the World due to its:  Socioeconomic benefits, Safety and security of Cash flow, Uninterrupted rotation of Cash from one wallet to the other,...

Kitchen not for women; men, too must cook – Pentecost pastors

The Mangoase District Pastor of the Church of Pentecost, Pastor Seth Henneh, has said the kitchen is not the preserve of women, adding that men, too, must cook at home for their wives and...

Teacher commits suicide-Photos

A staff of Karish college, Kawaji, Kano state, Femi Oguntumi, has allegedly committed suicide.   According to reports, Oguntumi who resides in Dakata quarters, was found dangling from his ceiling fan in his room on Friday June...

‘Most soldiers & policemen in Ghana are weak like ladies; robbers should be employed...

Gone are the days when legal carriers of arms – soldiers and policemen – were called real men (Mmarima mma). Their physical stature alone has what it takes to instill panic in civilians who’re...

93-yr-old journalists’ body elects first African President

Delegates at the 2019 Congress of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) have, for the first time in history, elected an African as President of the IFJ. Younes Mjahed from Morocco polled 200 votes as...

Accept postings to rural areas – Health Min. to nurses

The Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has encouraged nurses to accept postings to rural areas and work diligently to serve Ghana. He explained that there are CHIPS Compounds spread all over the rural...
Founder of the Jay Foundation Naa Kuorkor Mayne-Eghan presenting the items to the hospital

Prayer Camps killing pregnant women – Doctor

The Hospital Director at the Shai-Osudoku District Hospital in Dodowa, Dr Kennedy Brightson, has lamented the increasing number of prayer camps around the hospital, which he says is the main cause of maternal deaths...
University of Ghana is the country’s premier university

Government to establish new university

The government of Ghana intends to establish a new university in the country as part of reforms being made to tertiary education. A draft policy document on tertiary education reforms captures, as one of the...

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