A/R: 4-year-old burnt to death at Ejisu

A toddler and a four-year-old child were, on Friday night, 7 February 2020, burnt to death when fire gutted their house at Danoso New site in the Ejisu municipality of the Ashanti Region. The deceased are Zidan Razark, aged four, and his 18-month-old sister Sharifatu Razark. The incident, which occurred at about 7 p.m., saw […]

NIA to Commence Ghana-Card Registration in Ashanti Region

The National Identification Authority(NIA) has announced that registration for the Ghana card in Ashanti Region will commence on Wednesday, December 11 this year. The exercise is expected to end on Wednesday, January 8 next year(2020) this according to Prof Kenneth Agyemang Atefah, Executive Secretary of NIA In the Ashanti Region a projection (Target population) of […]

Ashanti Region: NDC locks out Muntaka rival; police deployed to calm tensions

The Ashanti regional police command has stormed the regional office of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to main peace and order as tension heightens between supporters of the party’s incumbent MP for Asawase Muntaka Mubarak and a prospective competitor in the party’s forthcoming parliamentary primaries Masawudu Mubarack. The prospective aspirant and his supporters […]

Kumasi: Several injured as Dagomba youth clash with police

Some squatters at Dagomba Line, a slum in the Asokore Mampong Municipality of the Ashanti Region engaged in a bloody fight with some personnel from the Ghana Police Service on Tuesday, 9 July 2019. Several people sustained various degrees of injuries during the melee. The incident happened when a landowner of the area secured a […]

Man dies after allegedly attempting to escape from a moving police vehicle

Police in the Ashanti Region say they have commenced an investigation into the death of a yet-to-be-identified middle-aged man at Tafo Pankrono on Sunday, July 7, 2019. Police said in a statement signed by ASP Godwin Ahianyo, a Public Affairs Officer, that their preliminary investigation shows that a Police Patrol Team spotted a driver on […]

Sanitation: Minister donates 1000 litter bins to the Ashanti Region

As part of efforts to keep Ghana clean, the government through the Ministry of Sanitation and water Resources presented 1000 litter bins to the Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council. Presenting the litter bins, the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR), Hon. Cecelia Abenaa Dapaa said Ghanaians will soon have no excuse to litter as the […]

Ashanti Region: 15-yr-old SHS student murdered

A 15-year-old senior high school student, Ms Linda Asante, has been murdered by some unknown persons at Ejisu Gyamasi in the Ejisu municipality of the Ashanti Region. Her remains were found in a bush near an uncompleted building in the community. The Juabeng SHS 2 student got missing for a week during her school’s short […]

Ashanti Region: Monday rains kill 2

Two people have drowned following Monday, 20 May 2019 torrential rains that flooded part of the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi and its adjoining districts. Kofi Appiagyie, a 32-year-old taxi driver, drowned in Pelele river at Asawase when he attempted to cross a foot bridge that links Dechemso and Asawase in the Asokore Mampong Municipality. Eyewitnesses […]