19Mar

Ghana Ranked 25th Country With Least Mobile Data Charges Worldwide

Recent statistics show that the price of an average 1GB of data is being sold in Ghana at $1.56 compared with other countries including Zimbabwe [ranked country with most expensive data charges], selling same data package at $75.20. This was captured in research published by Cable.co.uk. The research was from data gathered from 6,313 mobile […]

19Mar

NADMO To Use Satellite For Emergency Response

The United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER), with headquarters in Bonn, Germany, has given the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) the permit to leverage the UN-SPIDER’s satellite platform for emergency response in Ghana. The UN-SPIDER is a platform which facilitates the use of space-based technologies for disaster emergency […]

19Mar

Cyclone Idai: Mozambique President Says 1,000 May Have Died

The death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai could be as high as 1,000, President Filipe Nyusi has said. Mr Nyusi flew over some of the worst-hit areas on Monday. He described seeing bodies floating in the rivers. The storm made landfall near the port city of Beira on Thursday with winds of up to […]

11Mar

EC Resumes Replacement Of Voter ID Cards

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced for the information of the public that it has with immediate effect resumed the issuance of Voter ID cards nationwide. A statement signed by Mrs Jean Mensa, the Chairperson of the EC and copied to the Ghana News Agency said any person who wishes to replace a lost, defaced […]

06Mar

Parliament Passes Public Holiday Bill As Minority Members Walk Out Again

Parliament on Tuesday, March 5, this year, passed the Public Holiday Amendment Bill into law, but the Minority members in Parliament led by their leader, Mr. Haruna Iddrisu, walked out before it was read the third time and passed. Similarly, last week Thursday, the Minority members in Parliament staged a walkout Bill because they said […]

06Mar

“Presidential road” decorated for 62nd Independence celebrations

The “presidential road” to be used by President Nana Akufo-Addo to the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale to partake in the 62nd Independence Day celebrations has been decorated in national colours. The National Flag has been hoisted on electric poles and some trees along the road stretching from the NOBISCO Junction, off Tamale – […]

28Feb

President Akufo-Addo Appoints Regional Minsters And Deputy Regional Ministers For Six New Regions

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has made the following appointments to the six (6) newly created regions, and ministerial changes to four other existing regions, with immediate effect: 1. Mrs. Evelyn Ama Kumi-Richardson, currently Municipal Chief Executive for Sunyani Municipality, is the Minister-designate for Bono Region. Hon. Siaka Stevens, Member of […]

27Feb

Electricity Tariffs To Remain Unchanged Until July 1 – PURC

Electricity tariffs shall remain unchanged until the end of the second quarter of 2019, the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has said. The PURC, in a statement, said changes in electricity tariffs, which is expected to take effect on July 1, 2019, will be announced in due course. The decision to maintain electricity tariffs, according […]