Author: Nana Yaw Cobbina

Nana Yaw Cobbina The leadership of the Coalition of CSO Networks in HIV, TB and Malaria, wish to bring to the attention of the media, and the general public, our intention to present a petition to the Presidency and Parliament on the continued lockup of Global Fund-donated health commodities at Tema Port. According to him, them the commodities in reference, valued at more than US$40 million dollars, have been wasting away at the port since May 2023. They comprise Antiretrovirals (ARV) for treatment of HIV, medications for treatment of TB, Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACTs) for the treatment of Malaria, Insecticide…

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In the realm of leadership, there exist luminaries whose journeys not only inspire but also redefine the contours of possibility. H.E. Nana Akua Owusu Afriyieh, fluent in English, Dutch, Twi, Ga, and Fante, emerges as a paragon of resilience and determination, illuminating the path with her unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation. *A Story of Strength and Tenacity* Widowed and blessed with four children, Nana Akua’s narrative epitomizes the triumph of the human spirit. Each experience is a testament to her strength and tenacity, serving as a catalyst for her remarkable journey towards leadership and empowerment. *Visionary Leadership: A Commitment…

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The 1st Meeting of the 4th Session of the 8th Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana was a significant period in the country’s political scenery, characterized by various key occurrences and highlights that shaped the direction of governance. The period witnessed remarkable events that molded the country’s legislative landscape. From engaging in legislative debates to the successful passage of crucial bills, Parliament played a pivotal role in addressing pressing national challenges and fostering progress. The meeting began on a historic note with the implementation of new Standing Orders (written rules regulating parliamentary proceedings), the previous one having undergone significant…

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Nana kweku ofori Atta Security consultant In response to rising concerns about security and efficiency within Ghanaian courts, the government mandates the implementation of a comprehensive plan to bolster safety measures and streamline operations. Alongside the proposed CCTV surveillance system aimed at safeguarding court premises and protecting all stakeholders, additional measures must be taken to modernize court infrastructure and enhance accessibility. The proposed CCTV surveillance system will provide real-time monitoring of courtrooms, entrances, and public areas, deterring potential threats and bolstering overall security. High-definition cameras equipped with advanced features such as motion detection and night vision will be installed to…

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Mr Ernest Frimpong, the Parliamentary Candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Amenfi East constituency, has extended his heartfelt appreciation to all participants for their remarkable support and contributions to the success of the Easter Gala, 2024. The event witnessed an overwhelming turnout and enthusiasm from community members, reflecting a deep sense of unity and commitment towards the development of the Amenfi East Constituency. Mr Frimpong, who is affectionately called ‘Costaro’ in a press statement, acknowledged the organizing committee, the NPP executives, Team EF24, 32 participating teams, and volunteers for their dedicated efforts in ensuring the smooth execution…

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By Joseph Nana Yaw Cobbina Aftermath the demise of Lawyer John Kumah the national executive of the New Patriotic Party open Nominations for people who are interested in the seat to pick forms and Contest the hot seat. Speaking after picking the forms, Dr Evans Duah poised that he stand tall among any aspirants who will show interest seeks of his track record towards the constituency is immensed as compare to the others. He said death is uncallful and pray for Lawyer John Kumah soul to rest Well wherever the soul maybe. Dr Duah said the predecessor has done alot…

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The Office of the Registrar of Companies (ORC) as part of its efforts to enhance business compliance and awareness has embarked on nationwide educate and sensitise business industries on the need to register their businesses and file annual returns. The exercise started at the North Kaneshie industrial area, Graphic Road and STC enclave in the Greater Accra region. The Office of the Registrar of Companies is an autonomous public institution mandated to register and regulate all business entities in Ghana and was established by an Act of Parliament under section 351 of the Companies Act, 2019 (Act 992). Speaking to…

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Prophetic and Spiritual churches Council of Ghana has sympathized with the National Chief Imam for the passing on of his wife, Hajia Rahmatu Tahwee Sheikh Sharabutu. Speaking with the gathering at the official residence of the National Chief Imam at Fadama in Accra, Prophet Nakoa said when the council heard that, the chief Imam had lost his wife early hours of Wednesday morning, March 27, 2024, in this period of holy Ramadan and it is a great sign of faith. He stressed that he became devastated and thought that the holy Ramadan prayers would delay Janazah prayers and the burial…

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Ghanaians have been urged to always focus on the benefit of the easter festivity celebrated at Kwahu in the eastern region. The Kwahu Easter has gained popularity not only in Ghana but in the diaspora due to the variety of activities held to mark the celebration. It draws revelers from different parts of the world to the communities in the Kwahu enclave in the Eastern Region. Kwahu Paragliding Festival is also an annual event held during Easter. Seasoned Pilots from around the world are invited to fly hundreds of people during the 3–4-day event at Kwahu Atibie. The event has…

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By Joseph Nana Yaw Cobbina This deliberate on the issue of mis/disinformation, which has become one of the most serious threats to elections integrity, democratic development, and the peace and security of nations around the world. While the proliferation of mis/disinformation has become a global problem, the situation is getting increasingly alarming in Africa. The scope of deliberate efforts to distort the information ecosystem in Africa is witnessing an alarming increase. Speaking at the public forum on countering mis/disinformation, and propaganda narrative in the 2024 elections in Ghana, the executive director of Media Foundation for West Africa, Sulemana Braimah, reiterated…

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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Lieutenant General Thomas Oppong-Peprah, today, 18th March 2024 paid a courtesy call on the Inspector-General of Police, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare at the National Police Headquarters in Accra. The purpose of the visit was to enhance collaboration between the Police and the Ghana Armed Forces and explore other avenues to ensure the continuous peace and security of the country. This marks Lt. Gen. Oppong-Peprah’s maiden official visit to the Police Headquarters since assuming the highest military office. Lt. Gen. Oppong-Peprah assured the Police leadership of maintaining the strong working relationship between the two institutions…

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By Joseph Nana Yaw Cobbina The Abossey Okai Spare Parts Dealers Association wishes to express its appreciation for the recent proposals made by former President John Dramani Mahama concerning the importation of spare parts in the country, contingent on the National Democratic Congress (NDC) emerging victorious in the upcoming general elections. In a statement signed by the head of Abossey Okai Spare Parts Dealers Association, Mr Takyi Addo, reiterated to the fact that the leadership of the Association views on these proposals as a significant game-changer for the spare parts dealership industry in the country. According to him, introduction of…

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