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Bolgatanga: Man remanded for assaulting police officer

The man standing trial at the Bolgatanga Magistrate Court in the Upper East Region for allegedly brutalising a police officer on duty was on Thursday remanded into prison custody when he made his second appearance. Jonathan Atua allegedly beat up ...

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We were not negligent in the killing of our staff – Shaanxi Mining Company

The management of Shaanxi Mining Company has explained the circumstances under which a staff of the company was killed in an underground mining accident on Friday October 19, 2018 at Gbane in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region. ...

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Free SHS Policy breeding indiscipline schools – SHS heads lament

Heads of second cycle institutions in the Upper East Region say since the introduction of the Free Senior High School Policy in 2017, there has been a disturbing increase of indiscipline among students. Speaking on behalf of her colleagues at ...

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Planting for Food and Jobs Vehicles not for weddings, funerals – Rockson Bukari warns Agric directors

Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the Upper East Region have been sternly warned not to use official vehicles meant for Planting for Food Jobs Programme for Weddings and funeral ceremonies. Regional Minister, Rockson Ayine Bukari, issued ...

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KOYA donates relief items to Naduni conflict victims

Victims of the recent violent attack on Naduni, a predominantly farming Konkomba community in the Chereponi district of the Northern Region, have received relief items from the Konkomba Youth Association (KOYA). It will be recalled that on June 1, 2018, ...

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GES sacks four Ejisuman SHS teachers over sexual harassment

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has terminated the appointment of four teachers of the Ejisuman Senior High School in the Ashanti Region, for sexually abusing some female students. This followed the recommendations by the Ashanti Regional Education Directorate Disciplinary Committee ...

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Tempane MP Donates 1,000 dual-desks to 20 basic schools

The Member of Parliament for Tempane in Upper East Region and Deputy Minister for Justice and Attorney General, Joseph Dindiok Kpemka, last Tuesday donated 1,000 dual-desks to 20 basic schools in the constituency. Handing over the furniture to the District ...

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69,000 farmers to benefit from Planting for Food and Jobs Programme in Upper East Region

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) in the Upper East Region, has revealed that it has made a projection of 69,000 farmers to benefit from Planting for Food and Jobs Programme in the region for 2018 farming season. The ...

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Review RTI clause that shields information from Presidency – RTI Coalition

Participants in a forum on the Right to Information Bill (RTI) are calling for a review of the clause in the bill that exempts information from the Presidency before the bill is passed into law. They observed that even though ...

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From head porter to award-winning graduate: I starved myself to save for school – Teni Agana

Imagine this: At 14-years-old, your father dies, forcing your family into a life deprived of education and the essentials needed to survive. Determined to succeed, you work as a head porter, escape the horrors of sexual abuse, and save enough ...

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