Exhibition Of Voters Register Begins

The nationwide exhibition of the voters register began on Monday, September 9, 2019, the Electoral Commission (EC) has announced. The eight-day exercise, which is meant to clean the register ahead of the upcoming referendum on the participation of political parties in district level elections, will be an opportunity for the about 17 million registered voters […]


MTN Shuts Down Facilities In Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has shut all its stores and service centres in the country until further notice after its facilities in three cities were attacked. The attacks on the MTN facilities were in response to days of riots in South Africa chiefly targeting foreign-owned, including Nigerian, businesses. The Nigerian division of South African telecom operator MTN […]


Methodist Church Ghana Inaugurates TV Station

The Methodist Church Ghana has inaugurated a nationwide television channel, Wesleyan Television (WTV), with a tag line ‘Reaching out to the World’. The TV station seeks to bring people to the saving knowledge and influence of Christ Jesus through quality Christian-centered television programmes. The leadership of the church inaugurated the station with the maiden telecast […]


WAEC Yet To Release 2019 BECE Results

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it is yet to release the results for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for School Candidates. A message from the council said it “would duly make an announcement when the results are released.” It, therefore, asked the public to ignore messages on social media platforms that […]


Veep Inaugurates $5bn Housing Project At Afuaman

A $5-BILLION housing project expected to provide 100,000 housing units across the country has been inaugurated at Afuaman in the Ga West Municipality in the Greater Accra Region. The project, which is being facilitated by the Ministry of Works and Housing, is to be undertaken by the United Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS) and […]


President Akufo-Addo Suspends PPA Boss Over ‘Contracts For Sale’ Saga

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has suspended the Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), Adjenim Boateng Adjei, over allegations of corruption and conflict of interest. A statement from the Presidency said the President has referred the allegations involving conflict of interest to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and those […]


Construction Of National Cathedral: Preparatory Work Starts

Preparatory work for the construction of Ghana’s maiden National Cathedral has started in earnest. Conceived as a physical embodiment of unity, harmony and spirituality, the National Cathedral, which is on a 14.5-acre land and estimated to be completed in four years, will be the nation’s ceremonial landmark, Ghana’s Mother Church, where all Ghanaians can gather, […]


Ghana To Host African Green Revolution Forum Next Month

The hosting of the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) will give the country the opportunity to commemorate the life of former UN Secretary General, Mr Kofi Annan, President of the country, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated. Speaking ahead of the forum scheduled for September 3-6, 2019, he said the idea of the forum was […]


Atomic Energy Commission Inaugurates Radon-Monitoring Laboratory

The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) through its Radiation Protection Institute (RPI) has established a new Radon Laboratory with a new state-of-the-art radon monitoring system. The Institute now uses the Radosys RadoMeter 2000 monitoring system, which is the first of its kind in Africa. Radon monitoring in Ghana started in the 1990s but the programme has […]