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Deutsche Bank could cut up to 20,000 jobs

Up to 20,000 jobs could be axed at Deutsche Bank in a radical reorganisation of Germany's biggest bank. The investment bank is expected to be particularly hard hit, with many of the cuts set to affect London and New York. The

Migrants allowed off charity ship despite ban

A group of 41 rescued migrants have disembarked from a charity ship in Italy, a day after the captain defied a ban on docking in the country. Despite warnings, the Alex sailed to the port on Saturday because of "intolerable hygienic

NPP Action Ladies honour Paul Asare Ansah

A new women's volunteer group of the New Patriotic Party known as NPP Action Ladies was inaugurated in Accra on Friday 5th July, 2019. According to the President of the group, Mrs. Queen Enam, their objectives are to mobilize women's

8 die in cemetary fight

Eight people are reported dead, following a deadly fight on Saturday, at the Achiase-Antoa Cemetery in the Ejisu Municipality of the Ashanti region, between two groups that met there to bury their dead.The brawl, which ensued between

Four envoys present credentials to President

Four envoys representing Switzerland, Botswana, New Zealand and Pakistan Tuesday presented their letters of Credence to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House in Accra. The four envoys all harped on the need to

UDS embarks on medical outreach

UDS embarks on medical: University for Development Studies on Saturday organised free medical screening for residents in the Sagnarigu Municipality to ascertain their health status for early treatment to prevent any eventualities. The

African Court to rule on Woyome case Friday

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Arusha, Tanzania, has set Friday, June 28, to deliver judgment in the matter of Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome versus the Republic of Ghana. Mr Woyome applied to the Continental court arguing

Man of God threatens to sue Anas

The man of God at the centre of Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ yet-to-be premiered latest undercover video documentary, Reverend Larry Lamina, founder of Echoing Hills Ministries warned the investigative journalist to desist from further publishing

SSNIT to embark on mass Prosecution

The Social Security National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) in Bolgatanga has embarked on an exercise to prosecute defaulters to reduce indebtedness to the trust. The exercise would prosecute offenders for non-compliance including

Suspect fine GHC1,200.00 for stealing

The Suhum Municipal Court presided over by Ms Rhoda Donkor has fined a notorious criminal, Frank Oppong, 20, an amount of GhC1,200.00 or in default serve 12 months in prison in hard labour for stealing. Oppong was accused of conniving

NAM1’s lawyers write to government

Lawyers for Menzglod Ghana Limited CEO, Nana Appiah Mensah have written to the government urging it to revoke the Interpol Red Alert order which has caused his continuous detention in the United Arab Emirates. “Mr. Mensah, a proud…

Stop attacking Police officers – ASP Tetteh

The Assin District Police Commander ASP Isaac Tetteh, has called on the public to stop attacking security officers whose duty it is to protect them. "Stop attacking Police officer" According to him, the continuous attacks on security…

Rawlings wants Constitution re-written

Rawlings wants Constitution re-written: Former President Jerry John Rawlings is calling for an urgent review of the constitution which ushered in the Fourth Republic. Mr. Rawlings who supervised the promulgation of the document in 1992,…

MP pledges blocks after wall killed mother, son

Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayawaso Central and Deputy Minister for the Interior, Henry Quartey, has pledged 200 bags of cement, 4,000 blocks, among others, for the reconstruction of a school wall that killed a mother and her son in Accra…

2 arrested with human skull

Two young men who are suspected to be involved in the trading of human parts have been arrested by police at Offinso in the Ashanti Region. Klinsmann Osei Amponsah, 18, and Nana Sarfo, 24, were arrested at Offinso Kokote on Wednesday…

Girls to use ICT for amazing results

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister for Communications said it was about time girls were exposed to the varied opportunities that existed in the Information Technology and Communication space. She also called on parents to shift attention…

Banking sector now resilient – BoG

The latest assessment of the banking sector shows that it has become more resilient and is well-capitalized, solvent and liquid. There is also evidence of strong deposit growth in the industry pointing to a return of confidence in the…

Krobos owe PDS over GH¢84 million

Power Distribution Service (PDS) has revealed that its customers in the Krobo District of the Eastern Region owe the company over GH¢84 million in terms of accumulated power consumed. According to PDS, the power was consumed between 2014…

9-year-old missing after downpour in Tafo

9-year-old missing after downpour: A nine-year-old girl from Tafo in the Ashanti region is reportedly missing after Monday’s heavy rains. The about two-hour rains led to flooding in some parts of the Ashanti region including Anloga…

BBC Somali in search of best female poet

BBC Somali is launching its young female poet of the year award. The competition is open to women aged between 16 and 35. Previous awards have attracted hundreds of entries, and many female talents have been unveiled as a result.…

Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale granted bail

Ghanaian Dancehall musicians, Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy have been granted bail by Ghana Police Service 24 hours after their arrest. The Ghana Police Service on Sunday, May 19, 2019, arrested two of Ghana's biggest musicians, Livingstone…

NGO promotes safe drug usage in Bono Region

A nongovernmental organization, DKT International, has held a day’s workshop to promote safe use of medicine in Bono Region. The workshop held in Sunyane brought together academia, doctors, nurses, and personnel from Ghana Health…

Cedi to hit GH¢6.50:$1 by 2023 – EIU

The Economist Intelligence Unit has predicted that the Ghana Cedi will hit GH¢6.50 to US$1 by 2023. This was contained in EIU’s country report on Ghana which was released on 13 May 2019. According to data from Bloomberg, the cedi has…

NDC panic over guns importations

The National Democratic Congress appears to be panicking over the Importations of guns into Ghana. It would be recalled that recently, the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority at the Tema Port intercepted a forty-feet…

Ghanaian youth must imbibe volunteerism spirit

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has called on Ghanaians particularly young men and women to imbibe volunteerism spirit for humanitarian work to support vulnerable people in times of emergency and disaster. “The voluntary service of…

Father commits suicide on Mothers’ Day

The Chief Driver of Takoradi Flour Mills has committed suicide by hanging at his residence at Effiakuma in the Sekondi/Takoradi metropolis. The deceased, John Kofi Adams, 55, is believed to have committed the act around 2:00am on Sunday,…

Ghana First Lady celebrates mothers

The Rebecca Foundation, a non-government organization led by the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has also wished all mother’s a Happy Mother’s Day. In a post, the First Lady extol the virtues of women as they continue to be the backbone…

Akufo-Addo, NPP have our vote – Dambai chief

The chiefs and people of the Dambai traditional area have expressed appreciation to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his government for the creation of the Oti Region.A highly elated Nana Kwaku Beyenor, Omanhene of Dambai and the…

US shares in Ghana’s development aspirations

The United States has said it shared in Ghana’s vision to harness its resources and capacities to drive its own economic and social development agenda without relying on the generosity of development partners. Ms. Stephanie S. Sullivan,…

July 1st no longer a public holiday

The Republic Day of July 1st is no longer a public holiday following President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's assent to the Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2019. A statement signed and issued by the Minister of Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery on…

Voting begins in South African elections

South Africans started voting in parliamentary and provincial elections on Wednesday, with queues seen winding from various polling stations. The ruling African National Congress has won every parliamentary election since the end of…

Ayawaso West Wuogon MP to visit UG student

Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogo, Lydia Seyram Alhassan will be visiting Daniel Osei, the University of Ghana Level 400 student who was attacked on campus. In a statement copied to GhanaWeb, the MP indicated that she had to…

Deputy GCB-Bank MD caught in age-cheating

As President Akufo-Addo sacks over 60-year Olds from government, the Deputy Managing Director (MD) of GCB-Bank in-charge of operations, Samuel Amankwah, has been caught in an age-cheating scandal, affording him extra years to remain at…

Suspected killer of pregnant woman lynched

Suspected killer of a seven months old pregnant woman has died after being beaten to pulp by angry residents. This unfortunate incident occurred at Mromura, a farming community at Asante Akyem South district of the Ashanti region Sunday.…

Pregnant woman murdered; body dismembered

The body of a pregnant woman was found dismembered two days after she was murdered in the bush. Residents who had searched for her for two days discovered the headless body of the mother of two, Alima in a bush. This unfortunate…

US Opens $300m Embassy in Zimbabwe

The United States of America opened its US$292 million embassy compound in Harare, a structural behemoth believed to be one its largest embassies in Africa and beyond. US Ambassador to Zimbabwe Brian Nichols said the new embassy…

Bimbilla curfew renewed

The Minister for the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery, has, on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council, and by Executive Instrument, renewed the curfew hours imposed on Bimbilla from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m., effective Friday, 3 May 2019.…

Parliament approves tax waiver for 1D1F

Parliament has approved an incentive package and tax waivers for the one district one factory policy despite opposition from the Minority. The package waives taxes on machinery and equipment for operators under the policy and includes…

One-year-old boy goes missing at Adjei Kojo

A one-year-old boy has gone missing at Adjei Kojo near Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region. The incident occurred on Wednesday. The boy was last seen at home in a cream blue top and sea blue trousers. The family of the little boy…

MAN GRABBED FOR STEALING – VIDEO

A man was arrested this morning for Stealing car parts According the reports and information gathered by Bemgh.com, a man was caught removing car battery,  bulbs and other parts. Eye witness reported to Bemgh.com that, she saw the man…

5 killed in Burkina Faso church attack

Five people including a Senior Pastor have died following an attack on a protestant church in Burkina Faso, Sunday. Security and local reports say the attack took place in Silgadji, 60 km from Djibo, the capital of Soum province in the…

Mortuary workers to strike again May 2

The Mortuary Workers Association of Ghana says it would be embarking on a nationwide strike from May 2, 2019, following an unsuccessful resolution of their grievances. According to the association, the strike is to register their…

NIA Begins Mass Ghana Card Registration Today

The National Identification Authority (NIA) will today, Monday, 29 April 2019 begin the mass registration of Ghanaians for the Ghana Card nationwide. It starts in the Greater Accra Region today and ends in the Central Region on 31 May…

Road spikes end Hutt Valley police chase

A man has been charged with possession of a firearm after a police chase through Hutt Valley that was ended using road spikes. The pursuit began when a "vehicle of interest" was spotted but failed to stop for police on Naenae Rd about…

No need for Osafo-Maafo to resign – MP

Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo has come under a lot of flak after his infamous ‘galamsey queen’ comment. He courted controversy when during a town hall meeting in the US said: "putting that lady in jail in Ghana is not going to solve…

Ghana Card: NIA Registers 580,886 People

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has registered a total of 580,886 people since the revamped National Identification System (NIS) project was rolled out on September 15, 2017. Out of the total number registered, about half of…

Napo Gives Cash to Fire Victims

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Manhyia South Constituency, Dr. Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, has donated an amount of GH¢20,000 to victims of the recent fire outbreak in the Kumasi Central Market. He made the donation to help lessen the…

2019 WASSCE begins nationwide

The 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) fully commenced yesterday, as more than 340,000 candidates sat for their first core subject, oral English. The candidates comprising 170,867 males and 175,231 females…

Edina chief, police raid ‘wee’ ghettos

The Paramount Chief of Edina Traditional area in the Central region, Nana Kodwo Conduah (VI) together with the police have raided ghettos to rid his area off criminals. However, no arrests was made as many took to their heels on seeing…

Man drowns on Easter Monday at Ayensuano

A young man identified as Francis Adeze and believed to be 26 years old has drowned in River Kua in the Ayensuano District of the Eastern Region during Easter “beach Party”. The incident was only noticed Tuesday Morning after the…

We’re not responsible for Dumsor – PDS

Power Distribution Services (PDS), the main distributor of electricity in the Southern Zone of Ghana, has blamed the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) for the power outages observed in some parts of the country on Saturday, April 20,…

Kumasi market fires arson – KMA Mayor

he Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Osei Assibey Antwi has pointed to arson, as the Kumasi Central and Asafo Markets record three separate fire incidents in less than 72 hours. The first incident occurred on Good…

Otumfuo’s message on his 20th anniversary

On the joyful occasion and celebration of the 20th anniversary of my enstoolment on the Golden Stool as the 16th Asantehene, let me thank almighty God for his grace and mercies and the good health he has bestowed on me during these years.…

IKEA opens convenient new landfill location!!

BOSTON- Solving a problem that has long beset it’s customers, IKEA today opened its newest location next door to the South End Landfill, allowing customers to purchase their furniture and drop it off at the dump all in one convenient trip.…

‘Exonerated’ suspect awaits his GH¢20,000

Abdul Rashid Maizango, the 29-year-old mistaken suspect in the murder of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, a member of the Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ Tiger Eye PI Team member, is home now but without the GH¢20,000 the law enforcement agents took from him.…

Horrors of child prostitution in Ghana, report

Every evening, Melphia leaves a place locals refer to as “hell on earth” and goes somewhere even worse. To a hotel room where the curtains are always drawn. Melphia is 13 years old. She lives in a slum in Kumasi, the second-largest city in…

ITU partners NCA for quality service training

 International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has selected the National Communications Authority (NCA) as a training partner for the delivery of Quality of Service Training Programme (QoSTP). This follows the signing of a licensing…

Female police constable sex tape goes viral

A leaked bonking tape involving a female police constable has gone viral on various social media platforms and being enjoyed by her male counterparts who are allegedly serving as channels of redistribution for the obscene material.…

Robbers steal Toyota Camry at gunpoint

Two suspected armed robbers have made away with a vehicle and other valuable items at East-Legon, a suburb of Accra. According to the victim, he was robbed at gunpoint in the early hours of April 5th where a Grey Toyota Camry 2007 model…

Anas sues Multimedia, 3 staff for defamation

Investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has sued the Multimedia Group Limited and three of its staff for defamation. Anas is asking for damages including costs, lawyers fees over comments made by the Assin Central Member of…

13years Boy, drowns in Ashaiman dam

A thirteen-year-old boy has tragically drowned in a dam at Lebanon Zone 2, a suburb of Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region. He was said to be swimming with his five other friends when the unfortunate occurred at round 2:40pm yesterday.…

Prisoners clean to beautify the City of Accra

The Leadership of the Ghana Prisons Service and Zoomlion Ghana Limited have signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to use exiting prisoners to clean the City of Accra. The initiative, which is at the pilot stage forms part of the…

Five confirmed dead after hours of rainfall

Five people have been confirmed dead following about a 3-hour long downpour on Sunday. According to the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), four of the bodies were retrieved at Adjei Kojo in Ashaiman, and another one at…

Palm Sunday mark by Christians

Christians in Ghana are joining their brethren around the world to mark Palm Sunday, which commemorates the triumphal entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem days before his arrest and crucifixion. The day is also the final Sunday of Lent,…

4 arrested for stealing baby girl

The Central Regional Police Command has arrested four persons alleged to have masterminded a grand strategy to steal a baby girl at Asebu in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District. The suspects, who were arrested during separate operations,…

Ex-policeman killers to be hang

Twelve years after killing an ex-policeman on the pretext of helping him to double his money, the two killers have been sentenced to death by hanging. The two convicts, Ebenezer Tei (aka Rastaman) and Felix Okpanye, both fishermen, were…

Death penalty: To expunge or not to

Crime is as old as the time man has spent on this earth. To ensure orderliness, societies classified crimes according to their severity, with appropriate punishment attached to the various categories. Crime grouping is significant, as it…

TEMA Validates Over 900 Streets To Be Named

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has identified and validated over 900 streets and 12,600 properties to be named and numbered under the street naming exercise. The Assembly has held a number of consultations at various levels with…

Two killers of Ex-Cop sentenced to death

Two men who killed an ex-police officer and dumped his body into the Volta Lake at Old Marine, near Akosombo in 2007, were yesterday sentenced to death by an Accra High Court. Ebenezer Tei, aka Rastaman, a fetish priest and Felix…

Gunshots, tear gas fired at Sudan protests

Heavy gunfire has been heard at a protest outside the Defense Ministry in Sudan's capital Khartoum and activists said in a statement that security forces were trying to break up the protest by force. Witnesses also said that Sudanese…

Child Sex Abuse

Pope Francis on Friday signed a law making it mandatory for Vatican officials and diplomats in its embassies and missions worldwide to immediately report sexual abuse of minors. "The protection of minors and vulnerable persons is an…

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