Ghanaian Chronicle

HEALTH ALERT ! 4,000 WOMEN RISK DEATH

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By: Daniel Nonor About 4,000 Ghanaian pregnant girls and women risk death this year, whilst over 100,000 others are likely to develop short and long term disabilities from pregnancy related complications, recent studies have indicated. The Executive Director of Maternal Health Channel, a social development agency, Dr. Kwesi Owusu, who disclosed this rather disturbing trend […]

Oye Lithur Crosses Hurdle On Homosexuality

Nana Oye Lithur, Minister-designate of Gender, Children and Social Protection

By Stephen Odoi-Larbi   An attempt to put impediments in the way of Nana Oye Lithur on her nomination as Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection by the Concerned Clergy Association of Ghana and the Ghana Social Moral Fabric was quashed, when petitions from the two bodies failed to meet the standards of the […]

MPs Call For Public Education … To Stem Fire Outbreaks

By Fatima Adam   Members of Parliament (MP) yesterday called for public education on fire control measures to help cut down on damage to properties and lives. In the past weeks, the country had seen continuous fire outbreaks, which has resulted in the loss of goods worth millions of Ghana cedi. Some of the affected […]

Nana Ama Mcbrown In Horrific Accident

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Beautiful and popular Ghanaian actress, Nana Ama McBrown was involved in a horrific car accident on the George Walker Bush highway at Lapaz, a suburb of Accra on Wednesday morning around 2am. According to Eugene Osafo-Nkansah of Peacefmonline, the actress has been admitted at the surgical ward, but the cause of the accident was immediately not […]

Beware, Your Bank A/C May Not Be Safe At Barclays

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By Helena Selby   A banker of the Barclays bank and two others have been remanded into custody by an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly stealing monies from the private accounts of customers of the bank. The accused person, Nii Yartey Annan, who is the Operations Processor of the bank, allegedly acted together with Nii […]

Trade Ministry Mad At Customs … Over Auction Of Seized Ferrous Scrap

Mr. George Blankson, Commissioner, Ghana Revenue Commission

By John Bediako   The Ministry of Trade and Industry has denied a claim by the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) that the ministry issued directive to halt the sale of 31 containers of ferrous scrap metals, which were seized at Tema, almost a year ago.   The Acting Director, Communication and […]

PPP Key To Local Gov Dev’t – Oppong-Fosu

By Stephen Odoi-Larbi   The Minister-designate for Local Government & Rural Development, Akwasi Opong-Fosu yesterday told the Appointments Committee of Parliament when he appeared before it for vetting that Public-Private Partnership is the answer to local government development in the country. According to him, the suggestion by a cross section of the public to encourage […]

TMA Battles Filth In Tema

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Compiled by Richard Attenkah   The Waste Management Department of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) on Tuesday cleared massive heaps of refuse at the Tema Central market, which insanitary condition has over the years been a source of worry to residents.   Workers of the department, right from the Manager to the last labourer, converged […]

Tema Muslims Mark The Birth Of Holy Prophet Mohammed

  Mahab Nassail Mumeenat, a group of Muslim women based in Tema and other Muslim groups over the weekend celebrated the birth of the Holy Prophet Mohammed at the forecourt of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA). Some high ranking Muslim dignitaries, including the chairman of the Council of Tema Muslim chiefs, Alhaji Ibrahim Bancey, Malam […]

15-Member Committee To Curb Fire Outbreak In Tema Formed

  A 15-member Technical Committee has been set up by the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) to conduct an audit into issues of safety in the Tema Central Business market. The committee is also charged with the responsibility to make recommendations to the Assembly which will in turn liaise with the appropriate agencies to remedy the […]

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