60% of beds in Covid-19 designated centres full – Dr Aboagye

Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Aboagye says about 60 percent of beds in covid-19 designated centres are full. The designated centres, that are dealing with the severe and principal cases of covid -19 include; Ga East, 37 Military Hospital, Ridge Hospital, Korle Bu, Tema General Hospital, Nyaho Hospital and the Police Hospital. […]

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO SWORN INTO OFFICE

 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was on Thursday sworn into office to officially begin his second and final term as the President of the Republic of Ghana following his re-election last December. Nana Akufo-Addo took the Presidential Oath and the Oath of Allegiance administered by the Chief Justice, Mr. Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah, in the Chamber […]

ALBAN BAGBIN ELECTED SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT

Former MP for Nadowli Kaleo, Alban Sumana Bagbin of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been elected Speaker of the 8th Parliament of the Fourth Republic. He won a chaotic, closely contested secret ballot in the Chamber of Parliament on Thursday against former Speaker, Prof Aaron Mike Oquaye. One of the oldest serving MPs polled […]

TRUMP SUPPORTERS STORM US CAPITOL; BIDEN SAYS ‘DARK MOMENT’ IN US HISTORY

In an unprecedented attack on democracy, thousands of angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol and clashed with police, resulting in multiple injuries and interrupting a constitutional process to affirm Joe Biden’s victory in the November presidential election. The police, outnumbered by the protesters, had a tough time in managing the crowd […]

Committee set up to investigate Techiman South shooting during 2020 polls

The Bono East Regional Security Council has hinted that a committee has been set up to investigate the Techiman South Constituency shooting incident during the December 7 election. The constituency’s election was characterised by some acts of violence which claimed two lives and left several others injured after a scuffle among supporters of the NDC, […]

EC declares NPP’s Akufo-Addo winner of 2020 presidential election

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been given the mandate to govern Ghana for the next four years from January 7, 2021 to January 6, 2025. This follows the declaration by the Electoral Commission (EC) that he is the winner of the presidential election held on Monday, December 7, 2020.     Nana Akufo-Addo who contested […]

Security, media, EC officials vote today

A total of 109,577 voters from 12 institutions are expected to cast their ballots today, December 1, ahead of the December 7 general election. These are people with special election day assignments. According to the Electoral Commission, the exercise is taking place at 311 designated voting centres located in all the 275 constituencies. It will […]