Man, 22, killed at Lawra-Burkina

The family of a young man, Victor Nasana Kungmaa, who was shot and killed by two unknown assailants believed to have crossed the border from Burkina Faso, have appealed to the police in the Lawra Municipality and the security agencies to find the culprits so they will face the law. The family said that would […]

Police alert over bandits planning to attack Ghanaians on Burkina border

The Ghana Police Service has said it is on a high alert following reports that suspected bandits are planning to attack communities in northern Ghana, especially those along the border with Burkina Faso. A police wireless message last Tuesday said: “Reports indicate that Burkina Faso-based bandits are allegedly launching attacks in communities along the Burkina Faso-Ghana […]

Akufo-Addo’s swearing-in: 13 African Presidents confirm attendance

Thirteen African Heads of State including the President of Senegal, Macky Sall, President of Liberia, George Weah and the President of Cote d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara have confirmed that they will be in attendance at the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Vice President-elect Mahamudu Bawumia on Thursday, 7th January 2021. This […]

”We don’t need you here; remain in Ghana”- Guinea and Burkina Faso to citizens who tested positive for COVID-19 in Ghana

Ghana is facing a diplomatic hurdle as it attempts to repatriate Burkinabe and Guinean citizens who tested positive for coronavirus in Tamale, the Northern Region capital. Northern Region Minister, Salifu Saeed, has disclosed that authorities in Guinea are reluctant to receive eight of their citizens who tested positive for coronavirus in Ghana. The eight Guineans […]

 7 busted for diverting 7 transit reefer containers loaded with fish at Tema port

Seven persons have been busted by the Tema Railways and Ports Division of the Ghana Police for having allegedly diverted seven refrigerated containers of frozen fish meant for Burkina Faso to cold stores in Tema for sale. The suspects were said to have allegedly diverted the 40-footer reefer containers fully loaded with fishes from the […]

UE/R: President Akufo-Addo inaugurates 225kv Bolgatanga-Ouagadougou power interconnection project

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has inaugurated the 225 kilovolts Bolgatanga to Ouagadougou Power Interconnection Project, which will see up to 100 megawatts of power supplied directly to Burkina Faso from Ghana. At the inauguration ceremony on Friday, 5th October, 2018, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, President Akufo-Addo stated that the successful completion of this […]

Ouagadougou: President Akufo-Addo receives 2018 Governance Leadership Award

 The Rebranding Africa Forum has presented the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, with the 2018 Governance Leadership Award, in recognition of his commitment towards enhancing the living standards of the Ghanaian people, and governing Ghana in accordance with the rule of law. Receiving the award on Friday, 5th October, 2018, in Ouagadougou, […]