Encroachers on Ghana-Burkina Faso boundary line defy May 5 deadline to relocate

Individuals who have encroached on the buffer zone and Ghana’s international boundary line at Paga in the Upper East Region have disregarded a May 5 deadline to remove their structures. During a recent visit facilitated by the Ghana Boundary Commission, the Regional Security Council (REGSEC) cited security implications arising from the actions of the residents. […]

Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger’s withdrawal from ECOWAS will affect their citizens – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described as unfortunate the decision by Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to withdraw their membership from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The three countries, currently under military rule, have announced their decision to withdraw from ECOWAS. Their argument is that ECOWAS has outlived its usefulness and […]

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 […]