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Akufo-Addo arrives in South Africa for state visit

President Akufo-Addo of Ghana has arrived in South Africa and will be hosted by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday. A statement from the South African Presidency said Akufo-Addo’s state visit aims to strengthen the already good political, economic and social relations that South Africa and Ghana enjoy, which were formalised at the advent of democracy […]Read More

Go away! – Akufo-Addo tells GCMC board

President Nana Akufo-Addo has dissolved the board of the Ghana Cylinder Manufacturing Company Limited (GCMC) with immediate effect, according to report. The reason for the dissolution is not immediately clear but the Chief Executive Officer of the GCMC, Frances Essiam, has been at crossroads with the board. It will be recalled that some workers of […]Read More

We’re not scared of Kennedy Agyapong – MPs

The three Central Regional Members of Parliament who recused themselves from the Privileges Committee’s investigations into allegations of contempt against Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong, have defended their decision to do so. The MPs at Tuesday’s hearing into alleged disparaging remarks against Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensa-Bonsu and Parliament as a whole, Read More

Asanteman not happy with NPP – Asante Watch

Asante Watch is an advocacy group whose main objective is to advocate, monitor and advice towards the developmental needs of Asante, Ghana, and Africa at large. In this role, the advocacy group will be objective and nonpartisan in its assessment. On development, Asante Watch has closely observed and monitored the positive progression of the Akufo-Addo […]Read More

Six arrested for open defecation

The Environmental Sanitation Taskforce of the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly has arrested six persons for defecating in the open. The culprits were arrested at Effia No 9 and Sekondi Zongo on Thursday, June 28, 2018. They are Nii Addo, Salasi Denu, Cleland Holison, Mustapha Abdulsalam, Evans Gettia and Edward Botwi They were fined GH¢200 each after […]Read More

Privileges C’ttee suspends sitting over objections from Ken Agyapong’s lawyers

The Parliamentary committee examining alleged contemptuous comments by Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Agyapong, suspended sitting on Tuesday following objections raised by Mr. Agyapong’s lawyers. Chairman of the Privileges Committee, Joseph Osei Owusu suspended sitting because Mr. Agyapong’s lawyers claimed among other things that some members of the committee Read More

AG sued over Charlotte Osei’s removal

A private citizen, Fafali Nyonator, has challenged the authority of the Chief Justice concerning the committee she constituted that led to the removal of the chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei. In a writ filed at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, Fafali Nyonator is asking the apex court of the land […]Read More

Court orders Ursula to release Kelni GVG contract

A  Human Rights Court presided over by Court of Appeal Judge sitting with additional responsibility as a High Court Judge has ordered the Ministry of Communications, to release all documents covering the controversial Kelni GVG contract to applicants. The applicants are in Court challenging the contract on the basis that some provisions in the contract […]Read More

NPP, NDC operate like mafia groups – Dr Yao Graham

Obviously annoyed by their modus operandi, Executive Director of Third World Network, a non-governmental organization, Dr Yao Graham, has labeled both the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) as mafia groups. He says the two largest political parties, when in power take decisions that would benefit their members rather […]Read More

Parliament is the most ‘disappointing’ body in corruption fight – Vitus Azeem

An anti-corruption crusader, Mr Vitus Azeem, has described Parliament as the most “disappointing” institution in the fight against corruption. According to him, instead of Parliament setting good example for others to emulate, Parliamentarians have rather chosen to shield their members when accused of indulging in corrupt activites. Mr Azeem explained that instead of Read More