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Akufo-Addo Justifies 110 Ministers

Akufo-Addo Justifies 110 Ministers

PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reacted to the brouhaha that has greeted the appointment of 110 ministers and deputy ministers, justifying the move as critical to the eff ...

Montie 3 Weep At Nsawam Prison

Montie 3 Weep At Nsawam Prison

DETAILS ARE emerging of how the three National Democratic Congress (NDC) activists – now known as Montie 3 – convicted for contempt by the Supreme Court, were whisked away to the N ...

Petition For Presidential Pardon Is ‘Dangerous Landmine’ – Baako

Petition For Presidential Pardon Is ‘Dangerous Landmine’ – Baako

EDITOR-IN-chief of the Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has described the petition for President John Mahama to pardon the Montie 3 contemnors to be a potentially ...

Attack On CJ Worse Than Rwandan Genocide Propaganda – Franklin Cudjoe

Attack On CJ Worse Than Rwandan Genocide Propaganda – Franklin Cudjoe

FOLLOWING THE emergence of audio evidence of the MP for Nkwanta North, John Bless Oti, verbally attacking the Chief Justice, the President of IMANI, Franklin Cudjoe has likened the ...

Abu Ramadan Mulls Over Another Court Action Against EC

Abu Ramadan Mulls Over Another Court Action Against EC

ONE OF those who challenged the Electoral Commission (EC)’s use of National Health Issurance Scheme (NHIS) card for voter registration at the Supreme Court and secured a favourable ...

Nigeria: EFCC finds N2.5b in former Aviation Minister housemaid’s account

Nigeria: EFCC finds N2.5b in former Aviation Minister housemaid’s account

AGENTS OF the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have discovered the sum of N2.5 billion in a bank account opened in the name of a housemaid to former Minister of Avia ...

Mario Balotelli Defends Ghana Snub

Mario Balotelli Defends Ghana Snub

ITALY STRIKER Mario Balotelli has no regrets over his decision to commit his international future to the four-time world champions ahead of Ghana. Born to Ghanaian immigrants in Pa ...

Akufo-Addo Justifies 110 Ministers

PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reacted to the brouhaha that has greeted the appointment of 110 ministers and deputy ministers, justifying the move as critical to the effective execution of his policies and programmes. According to the president, the furor over the number of ministers and their deputies would mean nothing when they help in the revival of the ailing economy. Responding to criticism ...

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Montie 3 Weep At Nsawam Prison

DETAILS ARE emerging of how the three National Democratic Congress (NDC) activists – now known as Montie 3 – convicted for contempt by the Supreme Court, were whisked away to the Nsawam Medium Security Prisons to start their four-month sentences. The three – Salifu Maase aka Mugabe, host of “Pampaso,” a political programme on an Accra-based radio station – Montie FM – together with Godwin Ako Gunn, 39 and A ...

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Petition For Presidential Pardon Is ‘Dangerous Landmine’ – Baako

EDITOR-IN-chief of the Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has described the petition for President John Mahama to pardon the Montie 3 contemnors to be a potentially dangerous invitation to enter into a minefield. Mr Baako who said he was against custodial sentence said such a consideration will be like not only entering the minefield but assured the President will step on a mine. Speaking on ...

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Attack On CJ Worse Than Rwandan Genocide Propaganda – Franklin Cudjoe

FOLLOWING THE emergence of audio evidence of the MP for Nkwanta North, John Bless Oti, verbally attacking the Chief Justice, the President of IMANI, Franklin Cudjoe has likened the MP’s comments to the infamous ‘Hate Radio’ which ushered in the Rwandan genocide. “Listening to that man [Oti Bless] on radio was worse than what was said in Rwanda,” Mr. Cudjoe said on Citi FM’s News Analysis programme, The Big ...

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Dumsor Creeping Back; 240MW Of Power Shed Daily

A MAJOR challenge for power producers to get crude oil to power thermal plants in the country has resulted in a shortfall in electricity, signaling the dreaded load shedding days. Crude oil from a key supplier, Nigeria is yet to reach Ghana, Joy News sources say. The sources say light crude oil procured from Nigeria was expected to hit the shores of Ghana on Sunday, however, that has not happened yet due to ...

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Gender Ministry Overshoots Budget In Excess Of GH¢1.7m

THE MINISTRY of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MOGCSP) in 2012, overspent its allocated budget in excess of GH¢1,717,874,25. The audited accounts of the MOGCSP confirmed the over expenditure, but the Ministry’s response to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) indicated that the extra money was for the construction of its (Ministry’s) office. Officials of the Ministry, led by the Minister-Nana Oye Li ...

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GBA Demands Arrest Of Montie FM Panelists Over Threats To Kill Judges

THE GHANA Bar Association is calling on the Inspector General of Police to as a matter of urgency arrest some two radio panelists who threatened the lives of judges in the country. The two, Alistair Nelson and Godwin Ako Gunn who were speaking on Accra based radio station, Montie FM on June 29, 2016 allegedly threatened to unleash mayhem on Supreme Court and High Courts judges in the country claiming that t ...

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Government Withdraws Spy Bill

THE GOVERNMENT has withdrawn from Parliament the Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunications Messages Bill, 2016, citing “certain critical issues” as the reason for the move. The Bill has, however, been replaced with a revised version. Mr James Agalga, the Deputy Minister of the Interior, who withdrew the Bill, which received critical scrutiny from stakeholders, said certain critical issues that c ...

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EC: Missing Names On NHIS List An ‘Error’

THE ELECTORAL Commission (EC) of Ghana has attributed some concerns raised by plaintiffs after the submission of some 56,000 names of voters who registered onto the electoral roll using the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) card as a means of identification, to an “error” during compilation of the names. The EC was ordered by the apex court on Thursday, June 23 to submit the list. According to the cou ...

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Process To Give Legal Backing To New Election Date Starts

PARLIAMENT HAS started the process to amend portions of the 1992 Constitution to give legal backing to the change in the date of the impending General Election from December 7 to November 7, 2016. The amendment would also seek to make the first Monday of November of an election year, the tentative national date for general election. The proposed date for this year’s general election, also falls on a Monday. ...

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