Speaking at Africa Rising, the International Advertising Association’s annual summit in Ghana, Mr Cregan said drastic laws often had unintended and negative consequences such as fuelling an illegal trade in alcohol and counterfeit medication.“Instead of scaring people into changing their behaviour, or puni
Ho, May 23, GNA - Mr Edward Oduro Kwarteng, Volta Regional Police Commander, has advised victims of domestic violence to "open up" to the police on issues of strained love relationships to avert aggravated anger leading to violent attacks and deaths.
Accra, May 23, GNA - Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has said that Ghanaians in the diaspora have not been left out in the extension of passport services. She sai
Accra, May 22, GNA- Ghana will tomorrow join the rest of the world to mark International Day to End Obstetric Fistula with a press briefing at the Ghana International Press Centre, on May 23, 2019.The day, under the theme: “Fistula is a human rights violation – end it now! would address the need for Fistul
Accra, May 22, GNA - The public has been urged to take all the necessary precautions to ensure optimal safety during the rainy season."Please make it a point to listen to the weather forecast and plan your activities in accordance with the rainfall pattern of the day,"
Juaben, (Ash), May 22, GNA – A circuit court judge has warned against the public patronage of pulled rickshaw, a motorized tricycle, named “Pragia” in some parts of the country, as a means of transport.Mr Yusif Osei Asibey, the Presiding Judge of the Juaben Circuit Court, who gave the warning, pointed ou
Ho, May 22, GNA - The Ho Municipal Police Command has arrested two suspects, Emmanuel Akaboah, 32, and Sefadzi Ameviwogbe, 34, for conspiracy to commit crime and robbery.The third suspect, identified only as Mohammed is however on the run.
Accra, May 20, GNA - The Third Prosecution Witness in the trial involving Dr Stephen Opuni and one other, has said the investigation and disciplinary Committee of COCOBOD recommended the withdrawal of the certificate issued to Agricult Ghana Limited to supply fertilizer to the company.Dr Yaw Adu-Ampomah said t
Mr Roland Affail Monney, the President of the GJA, who announced this, explained that abandoning a national asset such as the GNA to collapse would be detrimental to the nation in view of its critical role in setting standards for journalism practice and using information to propel national development. He was
Accra, May 22, GNA - Mrs Jean Mensa, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, says one of her focal points since assumption of office had been to work assiduously to reform the Commission by establishing good governance framework. She said over the past years much effort had been focused on the electoral m
Accra, May 22, GNA – Ghana needs a biological museum to characterize and conserve biodiversity and well identify and protect them for the sustenance of humans, plants, organisms and aquatic life. Dr Michael Osae, a
Accra, May 22, GNA - Ghana on Wednesday joined the global community to mark the International Biological Diversity Day with a call on Ghanaians to join in focusing on biodiversity as the foundation for the country’s food and health.The citizenry were also urged to help protect biodiversity as a catalyst to t
Accra, May 22, GNA - The Passport Head Office in Accra is to be moved to a new location in the course of the year. Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, said a new property had already been allocated to the Office and was undergoing renovation.
Accra, May 22, GNA - The Adjabeng District Court on Wednesday granted a GH¢50,000.00 bail with one surety each to Charles Nii Armah Mensah alias “Shatta Wale” and Livingstone Etse Satekla popularly known as “Stonebwoy,” for offensive conduct conducive to the breach of peace.
ABUJA, May 22 (Xinhua/GNA) - Nigeria will soon begin the implementation of a guideline to have all states registered for the basic healthcare provision fund, according to minister of health Isaac Adewole.Adewole told the Nigerian Senate on Tuesday that the implementation would be sooner than expected when he appeared to speak o
RIO DE JANEIRO, May 22, (Xinhua/GNA) - The Brazilian government condemned on Tuesday the recent attacks against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).On May 18, terrorists targeted the MINUSMA in Timbuktu and Tessalit in northern Mali, killing a Nigerian soldier and wounding seve