Tullow Ghana to drill eight new wells to meet production targets

By Morkporkpor Anku, GNA Accra, Oct. 23, GNA – Management of Tullow Oil Ghana Limited has said it will drill up to eight infill wells in 2019. Mr Kweku Awotwi, the Managing Director, Tullow- Ghana, said the rig agreements gives…

Trotro drivers to increase fares from Monday

A group calling itself the Ghana Committed Drivers Association of Ghana (CDAG), has indicated that it will increase transport fares by 20 percent from Monday, October 29. Ordinarily, fares are determined by the Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council in conjunction…

Give me last opportunity to save my client – lawyer pleads

By Gifty Amofa, GNA Accra, Oct. 23, GNA – Mr Thaddeus Sory, the Counsel for Mr Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie, former Board Chairman of the National Communications Authority (NCA), on Tuesday pleaded with the High Court to give him time to get…

KNUST VC, Dean and Security head must step aside

A group calling itself the concerned students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is calling on some members of the school’s top management to step aside over the recent protest by students. The students want the…

Sekyere East farmers to engage in contract farming

Print Tuesday 23rd October, 2018 By Gideon D. Ebbah, GNA Effiduase, (A/R) Oct 23, GNA – Members of the Asante Effiduase Kroye Farmers’ Cooperative Union at Effiduase in the Ashanti Region, is taking steps to enter into contract agreements with…

Robbers break into police armory, steal AK-47 rifles

Date: Oct 25, 2018 7:33am Police in the Northern Region have begun investigations into the circumstances under which some suspected armed robbers broke into a police armoury at Daboya in the North Gonja District and made away with some weapons….

Bank of Ghana launches Cyber Security Directive for Financial Institutions

Accra, Oct. 23, GNA – The Bank of Ghana has launched a Cyber Security Directive for Financial Institutions to ensure an uninterrupted financial intermediation process and boost the trust and confidence of consumers in the banking industry.   Generally, the Directive…

As Ethiopia reforms, ethnic violence spreads

Ethiopian President Abiy’s return of banned groups, talks with dissidents and peace with neighbouring Eritrea have been praised at home and abroad. By YONAS TADESSE (AFP) Two decades ago, Ethiopia’s leaders took a gamble: give the country’s many ethnicities their…

South Africa removes tax on sanitary pads

South Africa’s newly appointed Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has promised additional funds to ensure female students have access to sanitary pads. There have been growing calls for this amid complaints that girls – especially those in poor, rural communities –…

Ministry of Fisheries collaborates with Norway to manage challenges

By Eunice Hilda Ampomah, GNA Accra, Oct. 23, GNA – The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has partnered the Norwegian Government to come up with strategies for the sustainable development of aquaculture and control of problems associated with fisheries…