27Mar

Right To Information – RTI Bill Passed Into Law

After about two decades of waiting, Parliament on Tuesday passed the Right to Information Bill (RTI) into law. The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, moved the motion for third reading and seconded by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale Central and Ranking Member on the Constitutional, Legal and […]

27Mar

Police Deploy 1000 Cameras Across Ghana For Monitoring

The Ghana Police Service has deployed robust information and communications technology to enable it to monitor key areas across the country to make up for the shortfall in the police-citizen ratio. The United Nations police-citizen ratio is one policeman or woman to 500 people, but Ghana has a ratio of one to 900. In what […]

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 – […]