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NDC rubbishes IGP’s warning

It seems directives from the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), David Asante Apeatu to political parties to denounce vigilante groups will not materialize. According to the IGP, it is against the country’s laws for political parties to have such groups that have recently been disturbing the peace of the country. But his caution has triggered the […]Read More

Suhum MP observes Nigerian elections

Member of Parliament for Suhum Constituency, Fredrick Opare Ansah, is currently in Nigeria to observe their general elections as part of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Mission. Fredrick Opare Ansah who is a member of the ECOWAS Parliament, together with his team are in Ebonyi State interacting with the Commissioner of Police […]Read More

Dambai is capital of Oti Region

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named Dambai as the capital of the newly-created Oti Region. Speaking at a ceremony to present Constitutional Instrument (C.I.) 112 for the creation of that region at the Jubilee House in Accra on Friday, 15 February 2019, Mr Akufo-Addo said: “I’ve chosen Dambai as the capital of the Oti […]Read More

Osafo-Maafo gives damning verdict on Amidu

Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo has said the office of the Special Prosecutor has not met his expectation. According to him, he and many other people had some expectation of the office, but that has not materialized so far. Some Ghanaians, including former President Jerry John Rawlings, have expressed concern about the delay in the prosecution […]Read More

Kokofu salutes Otumfuo

Henry Kwabena Kokofu, a former Member of Parliament (MP) for Bantama, has praised Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, for making the Kejetia project successful. He said Otumfuo did a yeoman’s job in the execution of the Kejetia Project. According to him, the project suffered some setbacks in the initial stages, but Otumfuo supported it thoroughly. […]Read More

Otumfuo’s wife inspires young women

Lady Julia, the wife of Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II says nothing can stop women from achieving their dreams. “Women have a fair chance of succeeding if they work hard and have positive role models to inspire them.” Speaking at an event to mentor adolescent girls in the Asante-Akyem North District of the Ashanti Region, […]Read More
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NDC confused over Ayawaso Commission

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) seems grossly confused about its stand regarding the Justice Emile Short-led Commission of Inquiry probing the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by-election shootings. NDC had made it clear from the onset that it will not partake in the three-member Commission’s inquiry which started hearings yesterday at the Osu Castle in Read More

Mobile money fraudster caged

A 25-year-old man, Dominic Aboagye Dacosta, who has admitted running a mobile money-skimming scam in the Ashanti Region, has been taken into prison custody by a District Magistrate Court in Bekwai. The trader, who resides at Korchikrom near Bekwai, was tracked down by residents of the community after he allegedly succeeded in duping one Kwaku […]Read More

Guns ‘fired’ in NDC man’s house

The Commission of Enquiry, which is investigating the violence that rocked the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by-election recently, has been told on its first day of sitting that guns were fired from the compound of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidate. Making his submissions before the Commission yesterday live on national television, the National Read More

Fresh facts in GPHA murder case

Fresh facts have emerged in the trial of persons suspected to be behind the murder of Josephine Tandoh Asante, the former Marketing and Public Affairs Manager of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA). An interim autopsy report has attributed the cause of the death to strangulation and asphyxia, contrary to earlier police reports that […]Read More