GHANA CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS (CSOS) PLATFORM ON SDGS CONDEMNS THE DISPARAGING COMMENTS MADE BY 2ND DEPUTY SPEAKER, HON. ALBAN BAGBIN

GHANA CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS (CSOS) PLATFORM ON SDGS CONDEMNS THE DISPARAGING COMMENTS MADE BY 2ND DEPUTY SPEAKER, HON. ALBAN BAGBIN

Our attention has been drawn to the comments made by Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Member of Parliament for Nadowli West, while addressing NDC Party communicators in the Volta Region on 22nd August 2018. The 2nd Deputy Speaker made statements which suggests that it was wrong for the […]

No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day. A large new global study published in the Lancet has confirmed previous research which has shown that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption. The researchers admit moderate drinking may protect against heart disease but found that […]

Zumas on trial: South Africa’s ex-president attends son’s homicide hearing

Zumas on trial: South Africa’s ex-president attends son’s homicide hearing

South Africa’s former president, Jacob Zuma attended the hearing of culpable homicide case against his son Duduzane, on Thursday. The case was adjourned to October 26 after Duduzane’s lawyers asked for more time to prepare his defence. Duduzane Zuma on trial 34-year-old Duduzane appeared in court, accompanied by his father, to face two charges over […]

Disconnect your ‘illegal electricity connection’ or face prosecution – Eastern Region ECG

Disconnect your ‘illegal electricity connection’ or face prosecution – Eastern Region ECG

The Eastern Regional Commercial Manager for the Electricity Company of Ghana(ECG) Mr Emmanuel Sam has cautioned members of the public who have connected power illegally to immediately disconnect it or face prosecution if they are caught. According to him, his outfit would no longer countenance on such illegality. He explained that ECG expects those who […]

NDC Polls: Abdul Aziz Mohammed picks nomination forms

NDC Polls: Abdul Aziz Mohammed picks nomination forms

The man widely tipped to win the National Zongo Caucus Coordinator position of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) during the impending national elections, Abdul Aziz Mohammed has declared he would pick his nomination forms on Saturday. He said following extensive consultation and backroom analysis, Saturday would mark the turning point of his political career as […]

We will work with EC Boss despite our concerns – NDC

We will work with EC Boss despite our concerns – NDC

The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has said that the party will not boycott the Electoral Commission despite its belief that the commission’s chairperson, Jean Mensa is not competent. He said the party will ensure that its views are considered and it does not compromise on its stance […]

Bloody clashes in Nandom; scores wounded, properties destroyed

Bloody clashes in Nandom; scores wounded, properties destroyed

Bloody clashes at Nandom in the Upper West Region have left scores of residents with machete wounds and several houses destroyed. It is unclear what sparked the chaos but reports suggest that the fight follows a leadership-related misunderstanding among orthodox Muslims in the area. Radio Freed’s Mohammed Abdulai reports that there is uneasy calm in […]

Stop using empty agro-chemical containers as drinking bottles – Farmers told

Stop using empty agro-chemical containers as drinking bottles – Farmers told

Farmers have been cautioned against converting agrochemical bottles, particularly empty weedicide containers, for use as drinking bottles and for domestic purposes. The practice of converting containers of used agrochemicals for domestic usage is common among farmers at Gambia No.2 in the Asutifi North District of the Brong Ahafo region. According to Thomas Andoh, Sector manager […]