Ashanti Regional Minister Hon. Simon Osei Mensah has categorically stated that he would never organize government support for flood victims who out of their own negligence build in water ways and swampy areas. According to him, it is needless for any government to offer support or tolerate reckless Ghanaians who...
The Kumasi Metropolis has topped the Ashanti regional HIV prevalence rate, taking over from the mining town of Obuasi, which has over the years, been topping the region. The metropolis’ prevalence rate moved from 2.8 percent in 2015 to 3.4 percent in 2016, thus making Kumasi, the third town in...
The Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG), believes state agencies should be blamed for the Gas explosions which are gradually becoming a regular phenomenon in the country in recent times. According to the group, from 2014 to date, there have been a total of eight (8) major gas explosions which has resulted...
The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, has presented to parliament a Legislative Instrument for the creation of thirty-eight new districts.Fifty-six existing sub metropolitan areas are also to re-aligned or elevated to municipal status.This will bring the number of districts to 254 when the LI...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in accordance with Article 5 of the Constitution, has inaugurated a 9-Member Commission of Inquiry to inquire into the need and substantial demand, and to make recommendations on all the factors involved in the creation of a region or alteration...
A UK based native of Kwapong in the Asunafo south District of the Brong Ahafo Region, Mr Yaw Okyere has suggested that the yet to be created region for the people of Ahafo should be called Ashanti West Region. President Nana Akufo-Addo has hinted that the processes leading to the...
The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta, is expected to present the 2018 budget statement and fiscal policy in Parliament today in which he will be seeking approval to spend some GH¢61 billion. Among the highlights of the 2017 budget, were the withdrawal of the 1 percent Special Import Levy,...
The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced the newly launched National Digital Property and Addressing System will be at the core of business transactions in the country. According to the president, no Ghanaian will be issued with the new Ghana Card without a verified house and street address. Speaking at...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that the new smart ‘Ghana Card’ shall be the only card to be used in transactions where identification is required as provided by law. He added that the card will bring to an end the phenomenon of several agencies taking the biometric details of Ghanaian...
A legal practitioner, Lawyer Akwasi Appiah Twumasi Ankrah says neither Cote d' Ivoire nor Ghana can ask a higher court to reverse the  International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) ruling in the maritime dispute between the two countries. According to him, none of the parties have the...