Source: GNA - The New Juaben Municipal Fire Officer, Mr Gyasi Boateng, has cautioned residents not to allow the ongoing erratic power situation to compel them to sleep with candles in their rooms.
Source: ghanasoccernet.com - Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has been discharged from the hospital in Russia after a malaria attack that caused a big storm in the European country, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.
Source: GNA - Alhaji Mohammed Ibn-Abass, District Chief Executive for Nanumba North has indicated that the security situation at Bimbilla remains unpredictable.
He said factions in the Bimbilla conflict were highly suspicious about each other even though there was calm in the area.
Source: citifmonline.com - Government will have to suspend collecting TV license fees until the case involving the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) and the Former Chief Executive Officer of the Volta River Authority (GRA), Dr. Wereko-Brobby is settled, a Legal Practitioner has said.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) will, from Saturday, August 1, 2015, commence a special national exercise aimed at clamping down on people who have connected power illegally.
Source: GNA - Mr James Agalga, Deputy Minister of the Interior, on Wednesday said despite the fact that the Ministry met challenges this year; some significant gains have been made towards improving the security situation in the country.
Source: citifmonline.com - The Local Government Ministry is unhappy with the joint World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) sanitation report which ranked Ghana as the world’s 7th dirtiest country.
Source: GNA - The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Nii Osah Mills on Tuesday inaugurated a committee to investigate grievances contained in a petition by the Teshie Citizens Association to President John Mahama.
Source: myjoyonline.com - The Minority has been accused of “misleading” the public after claiming that government’s excessive borrowing has caused Ghana’s debt to GDP to cross the 70% acceptable mark.
Source: citifmonline.com - The World Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a record investment of $700 million in guarantees for Ghana’s Sankofa Gas Project – a transformational project that will help address the country’s serious energy shortages by developing new sources of clean and affordable natural gas for domestic power generation.
Source: citifmonline.com - The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde has admitted that the real test for Ghana’s commitment to the current bailout programme would be 2016, which is the election year.
Source: TV3network.com - Some farmers in the Upper West Region have resorted to the use of treated mosquito nets to grow seedlings on their farms.
The treated nets were freely given to households by the Ghana Health Service, to protect children and pregnant women in the fight against malaria in the region.
Ironically, the Upper West Region for years had led the malaria prevalence rate
Source: adomonline.com - A middle aged man who has been posing as a medical doctor attending to patients at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra has been nabbed.
Ibrahim Nurudeen was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he attempted administering medication to a patient on admission in one of the wards at the facility.
A brother of the 36-year-old man convicted for attempting to assassinate President Mahama says the BNI had information Charles Antwi had previously been treated for mental illness.
Charles Antwi was arrested last Sunday for carrying a gun to the Ringway Gospel Centre branch of the Assemblies of God Church, where President Mahama and his family fellowship.
Source: The Al-Hajj Newspaper - A new ultra-modern Central Mosque has been commissioned for use by the Muslim community at Ashongman, a suburb of Accra in the Ga East Municipal Assembly.
The plush edifice, which can take more than one thousand worshipers at a time, The aL-hAJJ gathered, was started by one of the Imams and Islamic teachers in the area, Alhaji Umar Toure who passed on in the cause of the project. (See also MAP below)
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