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Kwadwo Asare Balfour Acheampong
Homeland News

Radio presenter KABA is dead

News reaching us from the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra indicate that the radio icon was rushed to the hospital after his sugar level shot up but unfortunately, he could not make it upon reaching the hospital. Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong before this unfortunate news was the host of Asempa […]

Mugabe met officials at State House in Harare

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe ‘resisting calls to resign’

Zimbabwe’s long-time President Robert Mugabe is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation. The 93-year-old was put under house arrest during a military takeover on Wednesday, amid a power struggle over who would succeed him. There has been no official word on the outcome of […]


ECG cuts power to GBC for non-payment of bills

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has ignored an appeal from the Ministry of Information against disconnecting power to the state broadcaster, the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), in Kumasi. The ECG on Thursday cut electricity supply to the state broadcaster’s transmission station at Asokwa for non-payment of accumulated bills to […]

Ghana Parliament

Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill finally passed

Parliament has passed the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill after its third reading. The Bill was passed amid debate over whether the Special Prosecutor should be immune from prosecution. The setting up of the office of the Special Prosecutor was one of the key campaign promises made by President […]

Dan Botwe, Minister for Regional Re-Organization and Development

Referendum on new regions to cost GH¢932m

The referendum on the proposed creation of four additional regions is estimated to cost the country around GH¢932 million. The amount is expected to be set aside in the 2018 Budget and Economic Policy Statement of the government due to be presented to Parliament on Wednesday. It is not clear […]

One district one factory

2018 Budget: Government to allocate GHC430 million for One District, One Factory

The government’s flagship district industrialisation programme, One District, One Factory (1D1F) is likely to receive a GH¢430 million allocation in next year’s budget, when the Minister of Finance presents the economic policy statement to Parliament on Wednesday. The proposed amount is slightly lower than the GH¢456.3 million budgeted for the […]

It is estimated that one in five Ghanaians defecate openly
Homeland News

Open defecation costs Ghana over $79 million a year – Report

Open defecation costs Ghana over 79 million dollars a year, a 2012 World Bank report says. It is also estimated, that one in five Ghanaians defecate openly, whilst only one in seven house-holds in the country have toilet facilities. Madam Rushnan Murtaza, a representative of UNICEF, said this at the […]

$150,000 seized from a Ghanaian
Africans Abroad

US Customs seizes $150k undisclosed currency from a Ghanaian

STERLING, Va. — While conducting an outbound enforcement operation, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $150,000 in unreported currency from a Ghanaian man at Washington Dulles International Airport. CBP Dulles currency seizure 092317The man, who CBP has not named because he was not criminally charged at […]

Ghana vs Egypt

Ghana held 1-1 by Egypt in final World Cup qualifier

Ghana ended their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign without a home win as they played out a scrappy 1-1 draw with already qualified Egypt in their final Group E match in Cape Coast on Sunday. Ghana, who had already failed to secure qualification to the global showpiece for the fourth […]

Major Mahama

Parliament approves Major Mahama Memorial Trust Fund Bill

Parliament on Thursday gave the legal backing for the establishment of a fund to cater for the wife and two children of Major Maxwell Adam Mahama with the passage of the Major Mahama Trust Fund Bill, 2017. Major Mahama, an officer of the 5th Infantry Battalion of the Ghana Armed […]