ModernGhana (126)

Co-Op Insurance Partner With Climate Care On Carbon Offsetting Programme

Co-Op Insurance are the 1st major UK insurer leading the way with a new carbon offset programme Helping to fund the provision of Gyapa stoves for 140,000 people in Ghana Gyapa stoves are 60% more efficient than traditional metal stoves resulting in less carbon emissions Co-op Insurance is the first ...

Major Manufacturing Companies Launch Coalition To Support Government's Sanitation Efforts

hellip;Accra, 23rd November, 2017- Eight major manufacturing companies in Ghana have made significant progress towards a commitment to support Government rsquo;s efforts at delivering sustainable plastic waste management solutions through advocacy, public awareness and multi stakeholder ...

Judgement For Exton Cubic Case Set For February 2018

A High Court in Accra has set February 8, 2018, to give a ruling on an injunction application filed by Exton Cubic Limited, challenging the revocation of their mining lease by the Lands and Natural Resources Minister. The Minister, John Peter Amewu, revoked the company rsquo;s licenses to prospect ...

FREE SHS Lacks Legislation---Raymond Atuguba

Senior Law lecturer at the University of Ghana Law School Dr Raymond Atuguba has warned the free SHS policy introduced by President Akufo-Addo could collapse if it loses power. This, according to him, is due to the absence of a legislation to make it binding on successive governments. Speaking at a ...

Health Minister's Revelations On CMS Fire Misleading---Segbefia

Former Health Minister, Alex Segbafia is accusing his successor, Kwaku Agyemang Manu of mischief for suggesting that the previous administration attempted to shield suspects in the fire that razed the Central Medical Stores in 2015. The former Minister described as ldquo;totally false rdquo; the ...

Free SHS: We what to pay our school fees - Parents

Angry parents demand from school heads to save their wards from the hardships of Akufo-Addo rsquo;s FREE SHS programme Parents of many first year students in Senior High Schools across the country who are not paying school fees because of the FREE SHS programme introduced by the NPP- led Akufo Addo ...

Rebecca Akufo-Addo Commissions AGI Office In China

First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has commissioned the Association of Ghana Industry 39;s first liaison office in Qingdao, China. The opening of the AGI office which was facilitated by the Belt and Road Collaborative Innovative Centre of China, is expected to boost Chinese investment in Ghana ...

Last Photo Of KABA Before His Last Breath

This picture of late Asempa FM presenter Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong privately known as KABA was taken last Tuesday, four days before his death. He was captured in the studio with Education Minister, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh during an interview in which the Minister criticised his predecessor ...

Osu Children's Home Receives Medical Support From NGO

A non-governmental organisation , Voice of the Vulnerable has presented disinfectants, antibiotics, antiseptics, analgesics, multivitamins, cough syrups and antacids worth GH acirc; sbquo; micro;5,000 to the Osu Children rsquo;s Home. Presenting the items, the President of the VOV, Dr Daniel Acorlor ...

Undertaking Forensic Audit At Scene Of CMS Fire Is Difficult But... - Domelevo

The Auditor General, Daniel Domelevo has described as daunting the task of conducting a forensic audit of the Central Medical Stores . According to him, much of the evidence that would yield the anticipated results, have been cleared from the scene of the incident, following an order by the ...

Police Opens Probe Into GH¢320,000 Scandal At Midwifery College

Police in the Ashanti Region are investigating the alleged stealing of cent;320,000 from the bank account of the St. Michael Midwifery Training College at Pramso in the Bosomtwe District. The police say they will not leave any stone unturned to find the perpetrators. Sources close to the school ...

Gas Cylinder Scares Ghana Parliament

Drama ensued in Ghana 39;s Parliament on Friday as a Member of Parliament stormed the Chamber with a Gas cylinder. The MP for Tarkwa-Nsuaem George Mireku Duker walked into the lawmaking edifice with the gas receptacle to show as an exhibit during the debate on the 2018 budget. Confusion ensued when ...

Comptroller General Committed To Good Governance

The Comptroller-General of Immigration , Kwame Asuah Takyi, has indicated his readiness to work with the rank and file to promote good governance in the Ghana Immigration Service. He made the remark while addressing a durbar of senior officers at the service 39;s headquarters on Wednesday. The CGI ...

32-Year-Old Man Thrown Into Jail For Defiling Class 2 Pupil

A TECHIMAN Circuit Court in the Brong Ahafo Region has last Friday jailed a 32 years old farmer, Issah Ababuo, for 23 years for defiling a nine year old class two pupil at Kokofu in the Atebubu Amanten district of the region. The convict who originally appeared before the Atebubu Magistrate 39;s ...

Ghana Joins UNICEF To Mark World Children's Day

The United Nation Children 39;s Fund together with its partners has commemorated World Children 39;s Day with a youth takeover dialogue in Accra. It was under the theme: ldquo;African dialogue 2017: The Africa I want. rdquo; The dialogue brought together 10 boys and girls from Burkina Faso, Cote d ...

Suspected Robber Smoked Out Of His Drinking Spot Base

The police at Kokrobitey have apprehended an 18 year old fisherman who after robbing a tourist at knifepoint was using the money to buy drinks for his friends at a drinking spot at Tsokome. Suspect Komla Kpodo, according to information, was spotted with friends at the drinking bar making merry when ...

Attorney General Raises Concerns Over High Rate Of Church Corruption

Godfred Yeboah Dame, Deputy Attorney-General, has expressed worry about corruption in the church in recent times. According to him, most churches have become theatres of corruption and various crimes play out there. Addressing heads of churches, Christian groups, associations and members of legal ...

Veep Bawumia Unveils Tombstone Of Late Kwabena Boadu

The Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has unveiled a tombstone for the late Kwabena Boadu, his press aide who died on the campaign trip last year. Kwabena Boadu was found dead in his hotel room last year in the Upper West Regional capital, Wa. The then vice-presidential candidate, Dr Bawumia and ...

Evidence On CMS Fire Was Burnt Under NDC Government--Health Minister

The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has accused the Mahama-led administration of destroying evidence that would have been used to prosecute the persons found to have caused the fire at the Central Medical Stores in 2015. He said a recommendation in a report by the National Security, the body ...

Driver Gets Death By Hanging Sentence For Murder

The driver who confessed to killing African-American women in Akwamufie in the Eastern Region has been sentenced to death by hanging by the Accra High Court. The court presided over by Justice Merley Afua Wood, passed the death sentence last Wednesday after a seven-member jury unanimously found Yaw ...

Spio Pays Tribute To KABA

Former Trade Minister, Dr Ekwow Spio-Gabrah says the late Asempa FM presenter distinguished himself in a profession many have found difficult to hide their political biases. He said Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong known as KABA maintained a high level of professionalism, which saw him demonstrating ...

KABA Demise: Akwamu Paramount Chief Consoles Multimedia

Nana Kwafo Akoto III, the Paramount Chief of Akwamu Traditional Area on Thursday led his elders to commiserate with the management of the Multimedia Group over the death of the company 39;s ace broadcaster and the host of the late afternoon political talk show, Ekosii Sen Some of the members who ...

I Promised Kaba Tubers Of Yam - Abronye DC

Maverick Brong-Ahafo Regional Youth Organizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party , Kwame Baffoe popularly known as Abronye DC was bringing the late presenter, Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong some tubers of yam only to be informed about his sudden demise. Recalling his last conversation with KABA, he ...

US Government Honoured Brogya Genfi

The Ashanti Regional Youth Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress , Yaw Brogya Genfi has received a certificate of participation in the International Visitors Leadership Program, a flagship program of the government of United State of America. The presentation was done at a ...

Ankaful Hospital Director Humbly Says 'Sorry' To Nurses And Staff

The hospital director of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital has apologized for ldquo;going overboard rdquo; in resolving some systemic challenges in the hospital. In a four-paged letter af apology copied to the Regional Minister, Central Region, and the Chief Executive of the Mental Authority and ...

Conference On Out Of Home Advertising Opens In Accra

A one day conference on Out of Home Advertising has opened in Accra with a focus to validate a draft policy document to regulate activities of advertising agencies in Accra. The conference which is the first of its kind in Ghana is being facilitated by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly and the ...

Papaye Eye's Lapaz, Haatso, Awudome Next Year

The largest fast foods and restaurant service provider, Papaye Fast Food Limited has announced its operations in Lapaz, Awudome and Haatso in the first quarter of 2018. The Executive Chairman of Papaye Fast Foods Limited, Dr. Samir Kalmoni said the company will extend its services to Lapaz , Atomic ...

Slave Trade Was Shameful And Inhumane; We Are Sorry---Danish Queen

The Danish government has officially apologized to Ghana for its role in the dark history of slave trade in the then Gold Coast. The Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelson says nothing can justify the inhuman treatment meted out to human beings under the guise of slave trade. Mr Samuelson made the ...

Otiko Moves To Stop Children Being Used For Labour In Cocoa Communities

The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon. Otiko Afisah Djaba has called on Cocoa farmers in Ghana to prioritize their children rsquo;s education and desist from using them as ldquo;labourers rdquo; on their farms. According to the Minister, the core responsibility of every parent ...

Gender Ministry Reveals Sustainenable Plans For School Feeding Programme

The Gender Minister has revealed plans for soliciting contributions from some state agencies and private sector, to sustain the school feeding programme. According to Otiko Afisah Djaba, proposals to that effect have already been submitted to some public institutions including National Lottery ...

Communities Call For Legal Protection Of Community Forests

Most West African countries have integratedthe formal system of natural resource management with community-based approach to ensure long-term sustainability of natural heritage use. In recent times, the governments of Ghana and Cote d rsquo;Ivoirehave intensively used these approaches to increase ...

Western Region: Strike Action By Ankaful Nurses Leaves Over 200 Patients Stranded

Staff of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital, have locked out their patients in a protest demanding the removal of the hospital 39;s director, Dr. Eugene Dordoryi, from office. The nurses say three weeks after they petitioned the Health Ministry and the Ghana Health Service over developments at the ...

'Sanitation Work Would Require Qualified Staff'

An environmental sanitation academic think tank, Tersus Ghana, has recommended the recruitment of qualified and technical to man sanitation offices across the country. According to the think tank, appointment of staff to such offices must not be drawn into the arena of politics while windows and ...

Melcom Disaster Report Still Kept In The Dark

The Melcom Group of Companies, a retail outlet operating in Ghana, is demanding the release of reports of some agencies that conducted investigation into the collapse of the building that housed the old Achimota shop in 2012. The group said it rented the six-storey building which collapsed suddenly ...

Minority Stops Minister Odotei From Briefing Parliament

A deputy Minister of Communication Vincent Sowah Odotei was on Thursday, November 23, 2017 sacked from Parliament when he appeared to answer questions about his ministry. The Minority argued the junior minister was not ldquo;well placed to answer probing follow-up questions rdquo; hence the need to ...

Government Bans Private Firms From Lifting Contaminated Fuel At BOST

Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, has told Parliament that no individual is now allowed to lift contaminated oil from Ghana 39;s Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company . This, he said, is part of interim measures to prevent the supply of contaminated fuel onto the Market following the BOST ...

Security Analyst Raises Alarm Over Vigilante Members Vying Positions In NPP

Security analyst at the Kofi Annan Peace Keeping Training Center says the country may be heading for doom if some members of pro-NPP vigilante groups contesting for positions in the party win. Dr Emmanuel Kwesi Anning questioned what value the said people will bring to the governing New Patriotic ...

Chiefs Make Strong Case For The Splitting Of Brong Ahafo Into Three

The Brong Ahafo region may be split into three if requests from petitioners seeking the split are able to make a convincing argument before the Commission of Inquiry. Already, two petitions from different parts of the regions are before the Commission, all seeking a new region out of the existing ...

Metro Mass Haunts NDC MPs Who Used Buses Free For Campaign

It has been stressed that the erstwhile National Democratic Congress government left a huge debt at Metro Mass Transit Company Ltd after hiring the company 39;s buses for party activities. This was raised by the New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Ayensuano, Samuel Ayeh-Paye. Contributing ...

Rehabilitation Of Yapei-Buipe Bridge Estimated To Cost GH¢4m

Owing to deep cracks on the Yapei-Buipe Bridge, the Minister of Roads and Highways, Akwasi Amoako Atta, has announced its closure to pay way for maintenance works to begin at 6:00am from Tuesday, 22nd November, 2017. Mr Amoako Atta told the media that about GH cent;4 million would be used to repair ...

Mother & Baby Care Unit Of KATH Almost Ready---First Lady Reveals

The First Lady says the new Mother and Baby Care Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital that is under construction will be ready for inauguration before the end of 2017. Rebecca Akufo-Addo said the next stop of the Rebecca Foundation after the completion of the KATH building will be the Korle-Bu ...

The African Heritage Outlet And Online Mall Launches In Accra

African Heritage Outlet and Online Mall launches in grand style at the AHOOM Retail hub in Accra, Ghana. Offering the very best out of African creativity. AHOOM is a social entrepreneurial initiative of Groupe Nallem STM with the key objective of providing a platform for artist and artisans leverage ...

NDC Blasts Interior Minister Over Asawase Killings

The Interior Minister Ambrose Dery has been criticised by MPs after he showed up in Parliament with no answers to questions about the police killing of two suspects in broad daylight. Leading a round of criticism, Minority leader Haruna Iddrisu expressed disappointment in the minister after he ...

Make Reading A Habit - Justice Kuenyehia

Former First Vice President of the International Criminal Court, and a Judge Her Excellency Justice Akua Kuenyehia has appealed to parents and teachers to encourage their children and students to make reading a habit. According to her reading is the mother of all success. Thus the need to read and ...

Woman Not Able To Recognize Her Son After Plastic Surgery

A woman in Thailand was left unable to recognize her 22-year-old son after he underwent a drastic plastic surgery makeover in South Korea for a popular television show. Looking at the man rsquo;s before and after pictures, who can really blame her? Noppajit Monlin, a 22-year-old factory worker from ...

Sheep Roasted In BMW After Thieves Escape Lynching

An attempt by two sheep thieves to steal from a flock at the Kumasi Abattoir in the Ashanti region went bad as the BMW vehicle they were escaping in, caught fire. The two men stole a sheep and some plantain but were given a hot chase by the owners of the Abattoir. The panicky thieves applied intense ...

Justice4Kids: Concerned Lawyer Seeks r Court Protection Of Victims

A law lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Dennis Adjei Dwomoh, has called for more amendments to Ghana rsquo;s justice system where juveniles are concerned. Speaking on Joy FM rsquo;s Super Morning Show on Tuesday, he stated that the country rsquo;s legal system does ...

Apology: Claims Against Awuah-Darko

On June 29, 2017, Member of Parliament for Assin North in the Central Region made some claims on Asempa FM rsquo;s Ekosii Sen programme against former BOST CEO, Kingsley Kwame Awuah-Darko. The station has made strenuous but unsuccessful efforts the verify Mr. Kennedy Agyepong rsquo;s claims. We ...

Brand Award And Appoints Autism Girls As Ambassadors

Ghanaian premium water brand, Verna Natural Mineral Water has appointed 3 young Ghanaian models living with Autism as Brand Ambassadors for their newly launched rebranded products. The girls namely; Nana Yaa Ohenewa Kuffor, Maame Bema Baffour Awuah Yacob Tete-Manon were outdoored with a photo-shoot ...

Julius Debrah Weeps For KABA

The death of ace Asempa FM presenter Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong known as KABA has drawn hard tears from Ghanaians. His death Saturday has been received with sordid hearts. Ex-president John Mahama who visited The Multimedia Group to sympathise with management and staff over the loss, found ...