News: General News

Repair Works Begin On Dilapidated Golosota Bridge After Joy News Report

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Repair works have finally taken off on the 20-year-old dilapidated Galosota bridge in the Keta municipality of the Volta Region. This was after Joy News broke the story of the poor state of the bridge which has become a death trap for both residents and visitors to the community. Some resident ...

NACOB manhandles driver over false cocaine accusation

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 In what appears to be a case of lawlessness, a cab driver who claims he was physically abused, unlawfully detained and manhandled says he is so traumatised he is contemplating suicide. Operatives of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) working for NACOB raided his room, turned it into a 'l ...

Engineers, SADA hold 2015 Engineering Week

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 The Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE) in collaboration with the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) has held its annual Engineering Week Celebration. The week-long Engineering celebration also saw the launch of the SADA Business And Investment Forum (SABIF 2015) slated for March ...

Peak Milk donates to Ashanti School for the Deaf

Monday, April 20, 2015 FrieslandCampina West Africa Limited, owners of the Peak Milk brand in Ghana, in collaboration with SOKPO, a Dutch educational non?governmental organization, has donated 180 cartons (25,200 servings) of Peak Instant Full Cream Milk Powder to the Ashanti School for the Deaf at Jamasi, in the Ashanti ...

Gov't cuts budget for mass cocoa spraying exercise- MP reveals

Monday, April 20, 2015 Government has cut back on the budget for chemicals meant for the mass cocoa spraying exercise, a Member of Parliament for Akim Oda has revealed. William Agyepong Quaitoo insists the reduction in the budget has dire implications on the country's cocoa production targets. His revelation follows ...

Garages to be certified for seatbelt installation in commercial vehicles

Monday, April 20, 2015 A certification programme has been instituted for selected garages across the country whose personnel will be engaged in the installation of seat belts in commercial vehicles. According to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), this will involve inspection of workshops of the artisans ...

SA rules out xenophobic attack as cause of four more Ghanaian deaths

Monday, April 20, 2015 South African High Commissioner to Ghana says xenophobic attacks in her home country are not the cause of the death of four Ghanaian nationals. Speaking at the press conference Monday, Ms Lulama Xingwana said of the 10 African nationals confirmed dead in xenophobic attacks, none of them is a Ghan ...

Labour Minister resolves impasse between Newmont's management, staff

Monday, April 20, 2015 Employment and Labour Relations Minister Haruna Iddrisu has secured a deal between Mine staff of NEWMONT Ghana and the Management of the company. The two have been in a dispute over salary and other working conditions and have already been seeking resolution at the Labour commission. But dissa ...

Obuasi Gold Mine Has A Future—Nii Osah Mills

Monday, April 20, 2015 Highly encouraged by the ongoing projects to transform the Obuasi operation into massive low-cost and profitable operation, Hon. Nii Osah Mills, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has commended the management of AngloGold Ashanti for walking its talk and implementing 'what they said th ...

African Women In Technology Take A Huge Step

Monday, April 20, 2015 In the past few years there has been a flourishing number of self-organisation amongst African women in technology. Many focus on encouraging women entering the field as coders, IT managers and to establish enterprises that increase women's socio-economic well-being. Projects have also focused on ...

Breast Care International Donates To The Mentally Sick

Monday, April 20, 2015 The President of Breast Care International, a private organization based in Ghana, which is the most popular breast cancer advocacy organization in Ghana, Dr. (Mrs.) Beatrice Wiafe Addai who is also the Chief Executive Officer of Peace and Love Hospitals, has donated a set of CCT camera and dual ...

Four threaten to burn down South African High Commission

Monday, April 20, 2015 Four persons on Friday threatened to burn down the South African High Commission in Accra in the heat of the xenophobic attacks on foreigners in South Africa. South Africa's High Commissioner to Ghana Ms Lulama Xingwana who disclosed this to the media in Accra on Monday said the Commission has be ...

Massive cocoa spraying chemicals diverted; Police cited in collusion

Monday, April 20, 2015 Luv News investigations have revealed massive diversion of chemicals and other inputs meant for government's free mass cocoa spraying in the Ashanti Region. Various collaborators, including persons believed to be security personnel collude to sell the government supplied products on the open mark ...
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