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Dzita residents complain of mysterious murders

Source: Myjoyonline.com Residents of Dzita and its environs in the Keta municipality of the Volta Region are living in fear following a tale of mysterious deaths in the area. According them, between 2013 and 2017 over 10 residents including three children have been killed in the area with parts of their bodies missing. The residents claim they found the mutilated ...

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Press Statement by Anlo Youth Council

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Keta (V/R), March 28, 2017 – Ghana Police Service’s use of inordinate brutality has, once again, been displayed in the blatant killing of 22-year old Atsu Nkegbe of Adina. The killing was occasioned by the protest of residents of the Adina community against the negative impact of Seven Seas Salt (SSS) Limited, on their livelihood, ...

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Ghana ‘chief’ returns to U.S. after 20 years… gets jailed

Court New Mallet Gavel When Joseph Darkoh skipped town to escape federal heroin distribution charges 20 years ago, Brooklyn federal prosecutors said he went on the lam with distinction. Darkoh fled to Ghana, apparently serving as a village chief, they said. But the 68-year-old chief will only be in charge of a prison cell for the next two years, after ...

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Ghana@ 60 Chicago

Like many Ghanaian communities abroad , Chicago’s dinner dance commemorating Ghana@60 was a blast! The Ghana National Council as expected delivered on the promise to upscale this year’s celebration because of its historical significance ! The DJ , Live Band and Youth performances were all epic ! “At long last, the battle has ended! And thus Ghana, your beloved country ...

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Amewu begs China to stop Chinese ‘galamsey’ operators

Ghana is practically begging China to help in the fight against Chinese nationals who are contributing to the destruction of its environment through illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey. The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, today [Monday], held an emergency meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, and the Mayor of China’s Guangxi Zhuang Province, to discuss how ...

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Ghana:List of Female members of Parliament!

Statistics from the 2012 population and housing census puts Ghana’s female population at 51%.Yet females are underrepresented in Ghana’s legislature. Out of a 275 members, there are only 35 female Members of Parliament (MPs) from both the majority and minority sides. The figure represents only 12.75%   of the entire Parliament and, worse, it lacks representation regionally. Below is a list ...

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List of Members of the seventh Parliament of Ghana

Ghanaians went to the polls on December 7, 2016 to elect the 5th President and the 7th Members of Parliament of the 4th republic. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) won the majority with 169 seats while the National Democratic Congress (NDC) had 106. The conduct of Ghana’s 2016 elections which was described as peaceful by both local and international observers ...

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Ghana: Know your Ministers

After his swearing in as the fifth president of the fourth republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo has appointed 32 ministers to serve in various ministries. All the nominees have  been sworn into office after going through parliamentary vetting. The following are the new ministers under a Nana Akuffo Addo led administration. Minister Ministry Mustapha Hamid Information Ursula Owusu Ekuful ...

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