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Group demands probe into GWCL desalination contract

[ad_1] A group calling itself the Concerned Ghanaians Association is calling on the government to commence an investigation into the award of contract for the construction of the Desalination Plant in Teshie. The $125m desalination plant was constructed in 2015 to desalinate 60,000m3 of seawater a day providing fresh water …

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Takoradi: Fake Nigerian military officer arrested

[ad_1] Police in Takoradi in the Western region have arrested a 29-year-old Nigerian man who has been identified as Denis Liwo Fraiwi for posing as a military officer from the Nigerian Amy. The suspect was spotted by two military officers allegedly molesting a waitress at Vienna restaurant in Takoradi. The …

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Fuel prices must go down – NPA to OMCs

[ad_1] The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has instructed Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to with immediate effect implement the revised Special Petroleum Tax which has been reduced by two per cent. The NPA wants the reduced taxes to reflect in the price at the pumps effective 16 February 2018 [Yesterday]. The …

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E/R: Seven arrested for attacking fulani man; killing 8 cattle

[ad_1] The Begoro Police in the Eastern region has arrested seven people for shooting and killing eight (8) cattle at Agrave, a farming community in the Fanteakwa District of the Eastern Region. The accused persons are Sampson Bewu, Yaw Owusu, Agbe Hloademe, Bright Afiadenyo, Mawufemor Kulapanu, Wusubru Braimah and Paul …

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Woman arrested for smuggling ‘wee-filled banku’ into cells

[ad_1] An Accra Circuit on Friday remanded one Naa Lamley Odartey into Police custody for attempting to supply narcotics to a cell inmate using banku. Naa pleaded not guilty and will reappear on March 13, 2018. Chief Inspector K. Adu told the court that on February 2, 2018, two Police …

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StarrFM raised GH¢80k to support Korle Bu Cardio Centre

[ad_1] Some presenters of Starr103.5FM Friday raised over GH¢80.000.00 as part of the station’s heart beat project aimed at supporting the Korle Bu Cardiothoracic Centre. According to physicians at the Centre, 80% of the heart cases they have recorded are from children. The Centre further noted that many patients die …

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Embattled Ankaful Hospital director sacked

[ad_1] The Ministry of Health has removed the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital Director Dr Eugene Dordoye following pressure from the staff. Dr. Dordoye has been given a week to handover. Dr. Dordoye has been accused by the staff of being inconsiderate and bereft of management ideas. They have threatened since last …

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Amidu’s ‘Perceptions’ scary for SP job – Loh

[ad_1] A former Member of Parliament for North Dayi, George Loh, has described as “scary” the disclosure by Martin Amidu during his vetting that his scathing accusations of the erstwhile NDC administration as a looter government were based on perception. Responding to questions from members of the Appointments Committee of …

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250 kids at Cardio a blot on Ghana’s conscience – Loh

[ad_1] A former Member of Parliament for North Dayi, George Loh, is concerned about the 250 children on admission at the National Cardiothoracic Centre, majority of whom do not have money for surgery. According to officials at the Centre, 90% of those on admission are unable to raise funds to …

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