Lambussie/Karni District faces development challenges

 Lambussie, Jan. 3, GNA – A traditional ruler in the Lambussie-Karni District of the Upper West Region, expressed worry that the area was lagging behind in terms of development.
      Kuoru Alhaji Iddrisu Bamie Yesseh III, Paramount Chief of Lambussie,  said the district needed

Jirapa is not a safe NDC seat – Aspirant


ndc umbrellaJirapa, Jan. 03, GNA – Mr. Paul Derigubaa, National Democratic Congress (NDC) aspirant for the Jirapa Constituency says the party needs a person with "down- to- earth qualities" to win the seat for the NDC in the 2012 polls.

BNI asks for more time to complete work on missing cocaine

  Accra, Jan. 3, GNA -The Government has granted a request by the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) for an extension of time beyond...

Inter-Bank Exchange Rates (Expanded View)

CurrencyPairs CodeBuyingSelling U.S Dollar USD--GHS 3.8318 3.8356 Pound Sterling GBP--GHS 5.6021 5.6092 Swiss Franc CHF--GHS 3.8593...

Ghana Association of bankers announces exchange rates

Many-Currencies Accra, Jan. 3, GNA - The following are the average inter-bank exchange rates and the major currencies against the cedi as issued by the Ghana Association of Bankers on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

Three people die in fire outbreak at Asylum Down

2034356313 964703d786 oAccra, Jan. 3, GNA - Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Timothy Yoosa Bonga, in-charge of Nima Divisional Police Command, on Tuesday confirmed that three people were burnt to death at dawn when a storey building was gutted by fire at Asylum Down, Accra.

Dormaa Traditional Council will as from this year raise GHC300,000 each...


Dormaa-Ahenkro (B/A) Jan. 3 GNA – Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyeman Badu II, president of the Dormaa Traditional Council has said the council would raise GHȼ300,000  during the Easter period for the establishment of  local industries in the area.

Three traditional rulers in Brong-Ahafo at the weekend called on Nana...


Nana Ado DanquahChiraa (B/A) Jan. 3 GNA – Three traditional rulers in Brong-Ahafo at the weekend called on Nana Addo-Danquah Akufo-Addo, of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to consider the choice of the presidential running mate from the region.

Farmers appeal to Minister to reconsider importation of maize


DonkorKrom (E/R), Jan. 03, GNA – The Afram Plains Tractor Owners and Farmers Association, has appealed to the Minister for Food and Agriculture to reconsider any decision to import maize without proper consideration of the total maize stock in the country.

Apprentice jailed 20 years possessing 32.159 grammes of cannabis


Kumasi, Jan. 3, GNA - A Kumasi Circuit Court has sentenced a 22-year-old apprentice to 20 years imprisonment in hard labour for possessing 32.159 grammes of cannabis.

    Abraham Sarfo, alias “Vasco” pleaded not guilty to the offence.