I’ll open a sardine factory if you vote for me – Accra Mayor

National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Ablekuma South constituency in the Greater Accra region is promising to build a sardine factory at Chorkor, a suburb in the community. According to Dr. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuye, the initiative is part of efforts to create jobs for constituents should he be elected the Member of Parliament for the area. Mr. Vanderpuye who is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan…

Accra Security Council cautions factions in Kantamanto demolition saga

The Accra Security Council has cautioned commercial operators at Kantamanto CBD market and the private developer against acts that could destabilise the security of the region. Deputy Greater Accra Regional Minister, Isaac Djanmgba Vanderpuye, said it is important both parties engage each other in a peaceful manner to avoid the loss of lives or properties. Traders at the popular cloth joint in the nation’s capital, Kantamanto clashed with police, city…

Vienna Fire Has Not Affected Our Work – Prostitutes

Sex workers who ply their trade around the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in the Central Business District of Accra have assured the public that the fire that razed down Vienna City last night has not in anyway affected their business. “The fact that Vienna City has been razed down by fire means it has affected our business, no. None of our members got hurt. It means the fire has not affected…

Vienna City up in flames

Vienna City, a popular night club and entertainment centre located at Circle, Accra is on fire. The fire is said to have started around 7:00 pm, Thursday. It is not clear yet what caused the fire but properties running into thousands of cedis are up in flames. Vienna City is just opposite the Goil filling station which was reduced to ashes on June 3, 2015, the night of flood and…

Come, Let’s Save Lives; 37 Hospital Invites 148 Doctors Who Voted Against Strike

Authorities at the 37 Military Hospital have called on public sector doctors who voted last Friday to resume work at a crucial meeting of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) to complement medical officers at the hospital to save lives. One hundred and forty eight doctors voted at the General Assembly meeting of the GMA to resume duty, while 213 others voted for the status quo. The Public Relations Officer of…

President Mahama must publicly denounce same-sex marriage – Methodist Bishop

The Methodist Bishop of Accra, Bishop Titus Awotwe Pratt has asked President Mahama to publicly denounce homosexuality in Ghana. According to him, this would clear the doubts on the minds of Ghanaians about the country’s stand on the issue. Bishop Awotwe Pratt was speaking at the Orientation programme in preparation of the Rheinhard Bonnke’s crusade slated for December this year. While delivering a statement on issues regarding homosexuality, Bishop Awotwe…

Youth Chase Ayorkor Botchway

A group calling itself, Concerned Citizens of Ga Central Municipality, in the Greater Accra region is up in arms against the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Mrs. Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, for what the group describes as “total neglect” of the people in the area by the MP. “We the people of Ga Central Municipality of the Ga State feel cheated, underdeveloped, underrated and taken for granted for far…

Pope Francis’ Call For Bold Agreement Laudable – Dr Vanderpuije

Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, has urged his colleague world mayors to support the call by Pope Francis for a “bold agreement that confines global warming to a limit safe for humanity.” The Pope told the mayors that he wanted the United Nations to focus more on human trafficking and that they had to deal with it. The declaration was made when the Pope invited 65 mayors…

Hearts of Oak Can Never Be Relegated – Kotoko GM Opoku Nti

Hearts of Oak fans might be habouring fears of the club being relegated from the Ghanaian top flight for the first time in their history, but those fears have been allayed by Asante Kotoko General Manager Samuel Opoku Nti who believes that the Phobians, as well as Asante Kotoko can never be relegated from the league. The two most supported clubs in Ghana have endured a torrent season having to…

David Duncan Backs Hearts of Oak To Survive

The Kotoko coach says he is confident ‘his friend’ Eddy Ansah would guide the Phobians out of relegation doldrums. Asante Kotoko coach David Duncan claims his former club Hearts of Oak will be able to pull themselves out of the relegation battle, a day after both sides clashed in the Ghana Premier League which ended in favour of the Kumasi-based team 2-1. Hearts have endured a poor run of results…