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Ghana-Ivory Coast land border reopens since its closure in 2020

Ivory Coast’s government has officially reopened its land borders, which had been closed to travelers from Ghana since March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to Moses Akakpo, the Western Region Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Immigration Service, who confirmed the news to Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson, the host of Connect FM’s Omanbapa morning show, the development will allow free flow of travelers between the two countries. “We are all aware that that side of...[Read More]

Comedian SDK Dele loses his mother

SDK Dele, better known as Sadik Sulley, a comedian, has revealed the death of his mother, two years after the death of his father. On Tuesday, January 31, the Comedian announced the death of his mother, Rebecca Opong, via Twitter. He wrote, “Lost my lovely mom…. Mama, rest in peace.” His mother was a well-known figure who appeared in his amusing skits. Blue Film, the comedian’s first feature film, featured his parents as his character’s parents. SDK Dele’s mot...[Read More]

Nigeria: FG Registers Two Unions

Different reactions have met with the government’s recent decision as FG Registers Two Unions. The claimed absence of democracy, openness, and improper accounting of check-off dues by ASUU, according to Mr Ngige, allowed for the registration of the new unions. The Congress of Nigerian University Academics (CONUA) and the National Association of Medical and Dental Academics, two freshly established academic unions in Nigerian institutions, have completed the registration procedure (NAMDA). ...[Read More]

The Church of Pentecost secured the release of 40 prisoners

The Church of Pentecost has freed forty (40) Ghanaian prisoners and given them money to help them reintegrate into their various families and communities, as well as start income-generating enterprises. The church paid fines for inmates convicted of various crimes and sentenced to prison terms. According to, Apostle ADP James Tetteh, Chairman of the Church of Pentecost Prison Ministry, revealed this heartwarming gesture during a four-day Re-integration Conference held by the Churc...[Read More]

Earth tremors hits parts of Greater Accra

On Monday, December 12, 2022, most of Accra felt an earth tremor. The occurrence occurred in the space of 5 seconds at approximately 11:55 a.m. East Legon, Lapaz, Adabraka, Gbawe, McCarthy Hill, Mallam, Madina, and Kwabenya are among the areas affected. People in areas where the tremor was recorded have already taken to social media to share their stories. Twitter users shared their tremor experiences. According to reports, Ghana has a significant earthquake fault line that runs from the McCarth...[Read More]

2023 Budget: Govt to ban officials from driving V8s or V6s

The government has prohibited officials from driving V8 and V6 automobiles beginning in January 2023. This was stated by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta during the introduction of the 2023 budget on Thursday, November 24. However, such vehicles will be allowed for travel outside of Accra. “A prohibition on the use of V8/V6 engines or their equivalents, save for cross-country travel.” “From January 2023, all government cars will be registered with GV green number plates,” ...[Read More]

71-year-old trader imprisoned for endangering a newborn

An Accra Circuit Court sentenced a 71-year-old businessman to 15 days in jail for endangering a two-week-old newborn. This comes after the court convicted Elizabeth Thompson guilty of endangering her grandchild. Elizabeth is believed to have abandoned the infant behind a guarded wall at the Dansoman Exhibition, claiming that the child was born out of wedlock and that it would be a disgrace to take her home. Elizabeth was also fined GHC2,400 by the court, which was presided over by Mrs. Christina...[Read More]

NABCO trainees support the removal of Ofori-Atta

The Coalition of Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) Trainees has joined MPs and a section of Ghanaians in calling for the resignation of Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta. In a statement, the Coalition claimed that the finance minister was insensitive to the plight of NABCO trainees. “The Finance Minister, who is always seen quoting biblical verses to justify godliness in public speeches, perversely released GH25 million for the construction of a mere temple” (National Cathedral). As part o...[Read More]

Anas’s investigation targeted Charles Adu Boahen

I haven’t seen the most recent Anas video, Galamsey Economy. I’m following the stories surrounding the video, and I admit that the initial announcement of the video’s approach threw many of us off track. Like many others, I assumed this would be a documentary about illegal mining and the devastation it causes to our lands and water bodies. Yes, I was holding my breath to find out who was behind the galamsey phenomenon, the names that people tease but never reveal. I was looking...[Read More]

Anas Aremeyaw is not credible – Dr. Anas Nyaho-Tamakloe

Dr. Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe, a statesman and politician, has expressed dissatisfaction with the method by which investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas airs his documentaries. His remark comes after Anas Aremeyaw Anas aired his documentary ‘Galamsey Economy,’ which featured Charles Adu Boahen, Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance. Mr. Adu Boahen is said to have told undercover investigators that Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia required $200,000 as a “appearance fee...[Read More]

Avoid unnecessary trips to Abuja – Foreign Affairs Ministry

The Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Ministry has advised citizens to exercise caution when visiting Abuja, Nigeria. In a travel advisory note dated November 16, 2022, the Ministry advised that non-essential travel to Nigeria’s capital be avoided. This is due to “the city’s unpredictable security situation and the high danger of terrorism, criminality, inter-communal conflict, armed attacks, and kidnappings,” according to the Ministry.   Also read: Nigeria ad...[Read More]

Dismissal of Adu Boahen is meaningless unless it’s linked to Ofori-Atta’s resignation

The sacking of the Minister of State at the Finance Ministry in relation to alleged influence peddling and corruption, according to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) MP for Mpraeso, is insufficient if the substantive minister is not also sacked or forced to resign. Davis Opoku Ansah believes that sacking Charles Adu Boahen is insufficient and that the Finance Ministry requires a complete overhaul. In a Facebook post on Monday, the deputy ranking member of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee...[Read More]

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