By Simon Asare, GNAAccra, Jan. 3, GNA - Kumasi Asante Kotoko continued the remarkable start to the season after recording a 3-1 away victory against Legon Cities FC at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday.A brace from Emmanuel Gyamfi and a goal fro
By Gifty Amofa, GNAAccra, Jan. 3, GNA - The Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service in 2019 accrued a total of GH¢869,152.00 through court fines in the Accra Metropolis.The amount was cou
By Gifty Amofa, GNAAccra, Jan. 3, GNA - Sergeant Daniel Kwasi Ofori-Appiah, the Founder of the Watch Your Tongue (WYT) Ghana, a Peace Campaign Group, has charged Ghanaians to hold onto what binds them together as one people of Ghana.
Accra, Jan 3, GNA - Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has announced plans to establish a Diasporan Savings and Investment Account to attract people of African-American descent to invest in the various sectors of the country.Dubbed the African Sankofa Account, the plan, which is to be rolled out in the next three month
By Patrick Obeng, GNAAccra, Jan. 3, GNA - The Global Street Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has donated items worth GH¢15,000 to The Street Academy in Accra, to support the upkeep of the inmates.The item
By Morkporkpor Anku, GNAPomadze, Jan. 03, GNA - The 88th Annual Convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Ghana dubbed “Jalsa Salana Ghana” has opened at Pomadze, near Winneba, with a call on members to strive to achieve a high degree of piety and righteousness.
By Vitus Doozie, GNAMampong (Ash), Jan. 03, GNA - Daasebere Osei Bonsu II, the Asante Mamponghene, has advised the newly-appointed Headmistress of Amaniampong Senior High School (SHS), to maintain the high standards of the school set by her predecessors.
Accra, Jan. 03, GNA - The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) School of Medicine and Dentistry (KSMD) students’ debate team has won the 2019 annual inter-medical schools public speaking competition trophy.A statement issued by the KNUST and copied to the Ghana News Agency said the school beat five other
Accra, Jan 3, GNA - The All-Africa Students Union (AASU) wish all students across the African continent and beyond an impact filled New Year with a call to take ownership of building “the Africa We Want” Agenda.A statement issued by Mr Peter Kwasi Kodjie, the Secretary-General of AASU and copied to the Ghana News Agency sai
By Prosper K. Kuorsoh, GNAWa, Jan. 03, GNA - The total number of persons killed in various car accidents in the Upper West Region have increased marginally from 57 deaths in 2018 to 58 in 2019.Out of the 57 deaths recorded in 2018, 48 were males
By Erica Apeatua Addo, GNATarkwa (W/R), January 3, GNA - A thirty-four-year-old miner, Theophilus Nana Wireko Amoah, was on Thursday put before the Tarkwa circuit for defrauding by false pretense.Theophilus, was said to have defrauded one Collins
By Joyce Danso, GNAAccra Jan. 3, GNA - A Businessman, who was nabbed after concealing $130,220 in his luggage while travelling from Ghana to China, has appeared before a Circuit Court in Accra.Stephen Owusu, charged with an attempt to commit crim
By Joyce Danso, GNAAccra Jan. 3, GNA - Two persons who sexually abused a 13-year-old girl in a nearby bush at Ayi Mensah have been sentenced to a total jail term of 20 years by an Accra Circuit Court.Richard Akambe, a 28-year-old scrap dealer, an
By Edward Williams, GNAHohoe (V/R), Jan. 03, GNA - More than 500 residents and gospel music lovers in Hohoe in the Volta region have been thrilled with performances at this year's Lord-Evans Dzifa (LED) Music Ministry event dubbed: "Worshippers Rhythms Carnival (WRC)".
Accra, Jan. 3 - (UPI/GNA) - Oil price futures surged Friday as the international markets reacted to the U.S. airstrike that killed top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad.The global benchmark Brent crude was up 4.3 percent to $69.08 per barrel in futures trading hours after news broke of Soleimani's death from a U.S.-launched missi
Accra, Jan. 3 - (UPI/GNA) - At least 43 died in the Greater Jakarta region of Indonesia this week after heavy rain caused severe flooding in the area, forcing thousands to flee their homes.The storm that poured heavy rain onto the area from Tuesday evening through Wednesday continued to affect residents Friday as the death toll topped the
Accra, Jan. 3 - (UPI/GNA) - U.S. Secretary of State Mark Esper's suggestion that the United States could restart joint exercises with South Korea is raising speculation in Seoul that drills could resume in the spring following a period of absence.Esper, who appeared on MSNBC on Thursday, told the network the United States is "prepared to f
Accra, Jan. 3, GNA - The Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL), a right-based non-governmental organisation, has called for updating and tightening of Ghana’s environmental laws and regulations governing petroleum exploration and production to ensure environmental safety.The Centre specifically asked that laws on Environmental Impact As
By P.K. Yankey, GNATakoradi (W/R), Jan. 3, GNA - Increasing human activities along the Western Coast such as improper waste management, oil and gas exploration, over fishing, unsustainable practices coupled with climate change, negatively affect the marine environment in Ghana.