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Fire is not candle to be blown off easily– GNFS rubbishes Coconut Grove fire criticisms

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) says it protected the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel after fire gutted some commercial properties within the facility on Saturday. The GNFS has dismissed claims that it was sluggish in handling the fire outbreak that gutted some commercial properties at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra. GNFS PRO, Prince Billy Anaglatey told Joy News Monday …

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Gov’t policies to be translated into 6 local languages- Hamid

Information Minister Mustapha Hamid has announced plans to translate major documents in six major Ghanaian languages to make it easier in communicating government policies to the people. When translated, these policies in Ewe, Dagbani, Housa, Ga  Akan and Nzema would be made available to the media for onward dissemination to the people across the various regions of the country. The minister said this will …

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Angry Prestea Hemang residents on war path over galamsey ban

Hundreds of angry residents mostly illegal small scale miners in the Prestea Hemang District of the Western Region are up in arms against government’s decision to ban activities of illegal small scale miners. The residents took to the chief’s palace, Monday, where two deputies of the Lands and Natural Resources had been meeting the chief to discuss how to end …

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2 Ghanaian workers arrested for killing Chinese employer

Two persons have been arrested by the Police for allegedly robbing and killing a Chinese national. The District Commander of the Baatsona Police Command, Chief Superintendent Felix Cosmos, who confirmed the incident to Citi News, said the crime was committed earlier this month. The Chinese, a businessman resident at Sakumono near Tema, was killed by the two who were workers in his …

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The best marriage advice from a divorced woman

Given my experience, there are some key concepts I learned in my journey as well. We women have equal responsibility in making a marriage work. For all the points mentioned for husbands, there are perhaps also some for wives I would like to share. 1. Always seek out the best in him. Dwell on those things, not what you don’t …

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Prestea residents kick against galamsey ban

Some residents of Prestea in the Prestea Huni Valley District of the Western Region, are kicking against the ban on all forms of small scale mining activities initiated by the Lands and Natural Resource Ministry across the country. According to the residents, small-scale mining has been a part of their daily life “serving as a company” employing both skilled and …

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Hollande urges France to reject Le Pen

President François Hollande has called on French voters to reject far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and back Emmanuel Macron to succeed him. The pair will face each other in a run-off vote on 7 May after taking the top places in Sunday’s first round, with Mr Macron the current favourite to win. Mr Hollande said a far-right victory would endanger …

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‘I’d prefer no referee for Man Utd game – Yaya Toure

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure would prefer to play “without a referee” in Thursday’s derby with Manchester United after criticising the standard of officiating in the FA Cup semi-final defeat by Arsenal. Referee Craig Pawson ruled out Sergio Aguero’s first-half strike at Wembley. Replays suggested the goal should have stood and City went on to lose the game 2-1 after …

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