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Thursday 21 October, 2021

Dog shortage hits Sandema market

Sandema (U/E), March 10,  Dog meat sellers at Sandema in the Builsa North Municipality of the Upper East Region were disappointed when they visited the major market in the area to buy dogs and prepare for their customers. There were however other animals such as sheep and goats for sale. Dada Bee, a popular dog meat seller at Sandema who expressed...

Michael Essien supports LGBT community

Ghanaian legendary footballer, Michael Essien has thrown his weight behind the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in Ghana. In an Instagram post, he remarked that Ghana supports equality, hence the voice of the LGBT must also be heard. “We see you, we hear you, we support you. Our LGBTQIA plus Community in Ghana #ghanasupportequality 🇬🇭🤝🏿“, he wrote. Meanwhile, President Nana Addo has...

St. Catherine SHS wins $4000 in UNDP Ghana competition to fund waste management project

Students representing the St. Catherine Senior High School at UNDP Ghana’s Waste Innovation Challenge for High Schools have received $4000 to support their waste management project after emerging winners. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with funding from the Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF), invited applications from second-cycle schools to submit proposals on project ideas to address waste management challenges in Ghana. St....

Fuel prices to go up marginally

Price of diesel is expected to go up marginally from the beginning of October, 2021, the Institute for Energy Security projection indicates. However, price of petrol is expected to remain same, though some petroleum products including Liquefied Petroleum Gas will also go up. “For the first Pricing-Window of October 2021, the 4.57% increase in the price of the International Benchmark- Brent...

The two Nigerians found guilty of the Takoradi girls’

The two Nigerians found guilty of the Takoradi girls' kidnapping have been sentenced to death by hanging. The girls' parents say that they are not happy because some signals show that the girls aren't dead. One of them said the remains of her daughter that were brought turned out to be much longer than her height. According to the parents, they just...

Close Down LGBTQI Office Now – Catholic Church To Akufo-Addo

The Ghana Catholic Bishops' Conference, GCBC, has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to close down the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender and Queer Intersex Rights (LGBTQI) office which was opened in Ghana in late January 2021. In a press statement dated February 19, 2021, signed and issued by the President of the GCBC, Most Reverend Philip K. Naameh, the...

Close schools now – Ghana Medical Association to govt

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has proposed for schools in the country to be shut down in order to control the rising spread of Coronavirus in the country. The call comes in the wake of increasing fatalities among COVID patients in the country. The death rate of the virus has reached 464 following the confirmation of eight more fatalities. Additionally, the country...

Please accept my profound apologies – Sad Dag Heward-Mills to Otumfuo

Founder of Lighthouse Chapel International Bishop Dag Heward-Mills has apologised to Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II for a message in circulation on social media, impugning the Overlord of the Ashanti Kingdom. According to Bishop Heward-Mills, the sermon was preached nearly two decades ago and the content has been taken out of context “by persons who have previously declared their intention to...

Assistant to Ghana Freedom Party Leader Madam Akua Donkor, disappointed and displeased with NDC’s Walkout

Madam Akua Donkor and Emmanuel Abankwah Kesse popularly known in the media as Olumanba
I am extremely disappointed and displeased with NDC's Walkout ahead of the 2020 State Of The Nation's Address. In the midst of prominent personalities like, Former President Jerry John Rawlings, His Excellency Nana Addo and his Veep, our very own Madam Akua Donkor and other distinguished personalities, if the NDC could just walk out without acknowledging the aforementioned personalities, then...

Lands and Natural Resources Minister holds meeting with regional ministers

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources on Wednesday, 10th march, 2021 held a consultative meeting with Regional Ministers Designate and Representatives of the President in the regions, during which they discussed wide range issues in the Land and Natural Resources Sector of our Country. The Hon. Minister expressed his commitment to work closely with the Regional Ministers in resolving...