Articles By: Ghanafilla

Media should champion breast cancer awareness – Minister

Media should champion breast cancer awareness – Minister

Mr Eric Opoku, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister has appealed to the mass media to spearhead the awareness creation on breast cancer. He pleaded with stakeholders including religious leaders and traditional rulers to initiate educational programmes to sensitize the citizenry on the disease. Mr Opoku was addressing breast cancer survivors, identifiable groups, the youth and students who participated in an 80 […]

Disabled ‘cry’ over 2% common fund

Disabled ‘cry’ over 2% common fund

Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has raised concerns about what they say is the misuse of their two percent share of the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF). They blamed the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assembly (MMDAs) of misappropriating the fund meant for the welfare of disabled people in their area. President of the Federation, Yaw Ofori Debrah expressed this […]

Ebola Outbreak: Cases pass 10,000, WHO reports

Ebola Outbreak: Cases pass 10,000, WHO reports

The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak has exceeded 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization says in its latest report. Only 27 of the cases have occurred outside the three worst-hit countries, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Those three countries account for all but 10 of the fatalities. Mali became the latest nation to record a death, […]

Gov’t has no business managing pension funds – Lawyer

Gov’t has no business managing pension funds – Lawyer

A private legal practitioner, Yaw Oppong, has supported calls for government to hand over the management of the second tier pension scheme of public sector workers to a private body. Funds deducted since the introduction of the scheme is being held in trust by government but Mr. Oppong believes the various labour groups should be given the opportunity to appoint […]

Police arrest Tema fake doctor

Police arrest Tema fake doctor

Police in Tema have arrested a fake medical doctor for operating without license. David Asare Darku, who runs a facility at the Tema Habour, was picked up yesterday on the request of the Ghana Medical and Dental Council. Dr. Eli Atikpui, registrar of the Council, told Joy News the suspect had testified before the District magistrate court in Tema during which […]

Photos: Akufo-Addo, NPP worship with National Chief Imam

Photos: Akufo-Addo, NPP worship with National Chief Imam

Nana Akufo-Addo and the leadership of the NPP on Friday joined the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, at the Central Mosque to give thanks to Allah for the successful election of Nana Akufo-Addo as the NPP’s flagbearer for the 2016 Election. Nana Akufo-Addo, was recently re-elected Flag-bearer ahead of the 2016 general elections. On Thursday Nana Akufo […]