Ghana News

CID invites Kennedy Agyapong, A-Plus over corruption claims

New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, and musician, A-plus, have been invited by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), to answer questions on some corruption claims they made against some government officials.

A-Plus had accused Akufo-Addo’s two Deputy Chief of Staff, Francis Asenso-Boakye and …

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Andrew Awuni slams Organised Labour reps on SSNIT board

The Founder of the Centre for Freedom and Accuracy, Andrew Awuni has chastised the representatives of Organised Labour on the Social Security and National Insurance Trust governing board, saying they must be called to answer questions regarding some decisions that led to the loss of millions of dollars.

He alleged …

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Parliament to probe SSNIT software scandal

Speaking at a forum to assess the work of the first and second meeting of Parliament, Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, says the inconsistencies in the amount for the software project demonstrate a lack of professionalism in the use of public funds. The Parliamentary probe will begin in October …

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Public procurements exceeding GH¢50m to be vetted by Presidency

Minister of State in charge of Public Procurement, Sarah Adwoa Safo, has revealed public procurements that exceed GH¢50m will now have to be approved by the Presidency. She said the move is part of a directive from Cabinet that is aimed at ensuring accountability in public procurements.

Adwoa Safo …

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KATH Doctor pushes for law on harvesting, transplant of human organs

Dr. Seth Lartey, Tissue and Organ Transplant Consultant at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), said that it had become necessary for the government to move quickly to get a law passed that would allow for harvesting of human organs and tissues for transplant. given the sharp rise

This was …

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Cameroon bans 'opposition' English-language TV channel

Cameroon has banned people from watching a popular television station that says it represents the interests of the English-speaking population. Cable TV providers have been told they will be sanctioned if they do not stop broadcasting the South Africa-based channel, SCBC.

But content can still be viewed online. There have …

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UK Princes William and Harry to remember Diana at new memorial garden

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry are to pay tribute to their mother on the eve of the 20th anniversary of her death, amid scented roses and other favourite flowers in a new memorial White Garden at Kensington Palace.

A Kensington Palace spokeswoman said the garden visit would “allow …

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Postman Who Survived Nagasaki☢ Nuclear 💣Bomb Passes Away💐 at 88

Prominent nuclear disarmament campaigner Sumiteru Taniguchi, who was delivering mail in Nagasaki when the United States dropped an atomic bomb in 1945, died on Wednesday at the age of 88. Taniguchi, once considered a front-runner for the Nobel Peace Prize, died of cancer at a hospital in the southwestern Japanese …

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Archaeologists uncover the lost Royal palace of Henry VIII

Archaeologists in London have uncovered the remains of Greenwich Palace, the birthplace of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. The Palace, which once stood on the site now occupied by the Old Royal Naval College, has been revealing some of its secrets. Two rooms from the Tudor-era palace were found when …

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Researchers Just Proved Crystals Can Bend, Flipping Chemistry on Its Head

Researchers have shown that crystals can be so flexible they can be bent repeatedly and even tied up in knots, overhauling our current understanding of the structures, and challenging the very definition of a crystal.

Crystals are brittle because of the way their molecules are arranged - they're highly organised structures …

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Cummins unveils an electric big rig weeks before Tesla

The engine giant Cummins has unveiled a concept semi truck, the AEOS, that runs entirely on the power of an electric motor and a 140kWh battery pack. It's roughly as powerful as a 12-liter fossil fuel engine and could haul 44,000 pounds of cargo, just without the emissions or …

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