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Security Services To Hold Counter Terrorism Awareness Exercise

Posted: November 24, 2017 at 10:21 am   /   Editor's Choice, Security

Albert Kan- Dapaah, National Security Minister The security services in the country will over the weekend undertake a simulation exercise to educate the public on the fight against terrorism. The exercise codename, ‘Exercise Home Shield’ is to mimic real life scenarios to help stakeholders to objectively assess the capabilities of counter-terrorism agencies in the country. […]

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The plight of pregnant women in the Kpandai District

Posted: November 23, 2017 at 10:38 am   /   Editor's Choice, Health

Riding on a motorcycle with the weight of a baby, quite a distance, just to get to the nearest medical facility; this is the stress a pregnant woman in the Kpandai District in the Northern Region has to go through to gain access to healthcare and or deliver her baby due to the lack of […]

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Buipe, Yapei bridges closed over fears of collapse

Posted: November 23, 2017 at 10:25 am   /   Editor's Choice, Science & Environment

Roads and Highways Minister, Kwasi Amoako Attah has directed the immediate closure of two bridges crucial to economic activity between the northern Ghana and the rest of the country. Engineers say the Buipe and Yapei bridges are so weak they could collapse anytime soon. Following a routine inspection on Wednesday, the Roads Minister said repair […]

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Ghana Police Service amends age requirement of Graduates and other Professionals.

Posted: November 22, 2017 at 5:50 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Security

The Police administration has amended the age requirements of Graduates and other Professionals who are interested in joining the service in the ongoing recruitment process. Find attached statement from the Public Affairs Directorate. POLICE RECRUITMENT 2017/2018 – AMENDMENT TO AGE REQUIREMENT OF GRADUATES, LAWYERS, MEDICAL DOCTORS AND MEDICAL SPECIALISTS

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Vice President re-opens GH¢ 500,000.00 rehabilitated Kintampo Waterfalls

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 11:09 am   /   Editor's Choice, Science & Environment, Travel & Tour

By Nana Osei Kyeretwie, GNAKintampo (B/A), Nov. 20, GNA – Vice President Alhaji Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia has unveiled a plaque and cut a tape to signify the re-opening of the rehabilitated Kintampo Waterfalls in the Kintampo North Municipality of Brong-Ahafo Region. The waterfalls were closed down by a joint decision on Monday, March 20, 2017 […]

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Cease fire – Dagbon youth to feuding factions in chieftaincy crisis

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 10:03 am   /   Editor's Choice, LifeStyle, Security

Hundreds of Dagbon youth have embarked on a demonstration to register their displeasure at what seems to be the never-ending chieftaincy crisis in the region. The youth are demanding an immediate cease fire from the two feuding factions – the Abudu and Andani gates – who for years have been at each other’s throat over […]

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Posted: November 20, 2017 at 12:34 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, LifeStyle, Religion

Hundreds of Dagbong youth on Monday morning are on a peaceful protest in the traditional capital, Yendi against the long standing dispute in Dagbong. According to what I understand, the youth is not happy with the leadership of both Abudu and Andani gates. This march is therefore organised by youth from both Abudu and Andani […]

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Restrictions on nurse recruitment from overseas changed

Posted: November 17, 2017 at 1:25 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Health

Government announces temporary changes to restrictions on nurse recruitment from outside European Economic Area to ensure safe staffing levels across the NHS. Read information on applying from overseas to work in the NHS on the NHS Jobs website. Nurses will be added to the government’s shortage occupation list on an interim basis. This means that nurses […]

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Posted: November 16, 2017 at 12:09 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Travel & Tour

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Tuesday, 14th November, 2017, for a 3-day official visit to Qatar. Whilst there, President Akufo-Addo, as co-Chair of the Group of Advocates of Eminent Persons of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, will attend the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), and deliver […]

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Railway budget to shrink by 36.87% in 2018 budget

Posted: November 15, 2017 at 12:22 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Travel & Tour

Budget allocation to the Ministry of Railways Development is to be reduced from GH¢518.42 million in the 2017 budget to GH¢327 million in 2018. The reduction represents 36.87 per cent, sources familiar with the contents have told the GRAPHIC Business. When confirmed, the reduction could affect the pace of development of the railway sector, which […]

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