ER Command of MTTU mounts search for mentally challenged driver


Ghana-police1Koforidua, Jan. 06, GNA-The Eastern Regional Command of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU), has mounted an intensive search for a mentally challenged person who was driving a commercial vehicle in Koforidua.

     Briefing the GNA, the Regional MTTU Commander, Superintendent

Greater Accra DOVVSU records 1,011 domestic cases in 2011


240x mg afv2ylk8wr dovvsuAccra, Jan. 6, GNA - The Great Accra Regional Division of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service, has recorded 6,580 domestic  crimes  last year.

     Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Bismark Agyapong, Deputy Coordinator of DOVVSU, in an interview with Ghana News Agency in Accra on Friday, said in 2010, 5,569 cases were

World Bank supports NYEP with 65 million dollars


nyepAccra, Jan. 6,  GNA - Mr Solomon Nii Afutu Quartey, Greater Accra Regional Coordinator of National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), on Friday announced that the World Bank had provided 65 million dollars to support youth enterprises programme this year.

Music Director of Winners Chapel Ghana granted bail


Bishop OyedepoAccra, Jan. 5, GNA - Justice Laryea, Music Director of Winners Chapel Ghana, who is accused of stealing proceeds of a thanksgiving harvest of the religious body, on Thursday appeared for the second time at a Circuit Court in Accra.

     Laryea allegedly stole GHC109,543, 4,546 dollars, 195 pounds sterling,  150 Euro and CFA 1,000.

Amnesty International Ghana calls for publication of findings on RTI

Amnesty logoAccra, Jan. 5, GNA - Amnesty International (AI) Ghana, on Thursday called for immediate publication of findings of the Parliamentary Task Force on Right to Information Bill (RTI), to update the citizenry on the extent of its information gathering.  

Q&A: Islamic group spreading terror in Nigeria

120102064739-nigeria-boko-haram-story-topLagos, Nigeria (CNN) -- Nigeria's president has declared a partial state of emergency to contain a wave of attacks by an Islamic militant group across the country's northeast.

The group, known as "Boko Haram," has been blamed for two months of widespread bloodshed in

Only female aspirant in La Dadekopon NDC primary steps down for...


ndc umbrellaAccra, Jan. 5, GNA - Ms Rita Odoley Sowah, the only female parliamentary aspirant in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) primary for La Dadekotopon, has pulled out of the race to throw her weight behind the incumbent Member of Parliament.

Afram Plains North NDC executives protest against two Parliamentary contestants


NDC WINNER 2009DonkorKrom (ER), Jan. 05 GNA-Some branch executives and polling station chairmen of the Afram Plains North Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), have protested against the candidature of two contestants of the Parliamentary seat for the area.

Eastern Region road accidents claim 270 lives in 2011


accident-bad-road-guinea-4Koforidua, Jan. 05, GNA- A total of 270 people lost their lives through motor accidents in the Eastern Region in 2011 as against 245 in 2010, showing an increase of 25 deaths.

       The fatalities came from 1,795 cases of motor accidents recorded during the period with 2,051

Ghanaian Shareholders of Tullow Stocks satisfied with Jubilee operations


tullow oil workers on jubilee fieldsAccra, Jan. 5, GNA – Ghanaian Shareholders of Tullow Oil Plc, Ghana (TOPG), have expressed confidence in the running of the Jubilee Field,applauding its management for acting professionally, efficiently and with high standards.