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GA MASHIE HOMOWO IN LIMBO – 6 DRAG 17 TO COURT TO PLACE INJUNCTION ON FESTIVAL
The climax of this year’s Homowo celebrations slated for tomorrow, August 15, 2015, may not come off, following an application for interim injunction seeking to stop the celebration.
CALM RETURNS TO TUOBODOM
There is uneasy calm at Tuobodom in the Techiman North District in the Brong Ahafo Region a day after unknown assailants fired shots which resulted in the death of five persons and serious injuries to eight others.
BAGBIN RAISES ISSUES WITH FREQUENT RESHUFFLES
The Majority Leader in Parliament, MR Alban Bagbin has said frequent reshuffle of ministerial appointees is the bane of the country’s development.
NDC OUTLINES TIMETABLE FOR PRESIDENTIAL, PARLIAMENTARY PRIMARIES
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has outlined a timetable for both presidential and parliamentary primaries slated for November 7, 2015.
NDC PICKS MPS, PRESIDENT ON NOVEMBER 7
The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has decided to hold its presidential and parliamentary primaries simultaneously on Saturday November 7, 2015 throughout the country.
GHANA CAN’T AFFORD 4 YEARS MORE UNDER MAHAMA – NANA ADDO
The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo says Ghana cannot afford four more years of President Mahama’s governance, and has therefore charged the leadership and membership of the of his party to work hard for victory in the next general elections.
WOMAN KILLS CANADIAN LOVER
Forty-year-old Natasha Bawah, a hairdresser has been arrested by the police for allegedly murdering her Canadian boyfriend.
AIDS DRUGS SAGA DEEPENS
Persons living with HIV/AIDS in Ghana say they have uncovered evidence that their counterparts in Nigeria experienced the same side effects they suffered now after taking Arved-N Tablets, an anti-retroviral drug manufactured in Nigeria.
FALLOUT FROM DOCTORS’ STRIKE: HUSBAND DIES IN WIFE’S ARMS AT TEMA GENERAL HOSPITAL
A distraught middle-aged woman followed the lifeless body of her husband on a trolley across the empty Out-Patient Department (OPD) of the Tema General Hospital to the morgue.
WORKS BEGINS ON $172M KASOA INTERCHANGE
Construction works has started on the $172 million Kasoa Interchange. The project, which is expected to ease the chronic traffic congestion in and around that part of Central Region, is scheduled to be completed by November 2016.
FDA ALERTS PUBLIC TO PRESENCE OF CONTAMINATED COOKING OIL ON THE MARKET
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has issued a public health alert on the patronage of contaminated palm oil bearing the brand name Fovitor Dzomi Palm.
IMPLEMENT FCUBE – NDUOM URGES MAHAMA
The 2012 presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom has asked President Mahama to implement the Free Compulsory Universal Basic Education (FCUBE) to make education accessible to all Ghanaian children.
KLOTTEY KORLEY NOT FOR SALE – EZANETOR RAWLINGS WARNED
There are credible indications that National Democratic Congress (NDC) delegates in the Klottey Korley Constituency in the Greater Accra Region will reject daughter of former President Jerry John Rawlings, Ezanetor Rawlings if she decides to contest the party’s parliamentary primaries.