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MP rubbishes KelniGVG ‘privacy’concerns

Claims of a possible breach of the right to privacy in the controversial KelniGVG traffic monitoring contract has been floored by Legislator for Gomoa West Constituency, Alexander Kodwo Kom Abban. Mr. Abban says the same laws that restrict the telcos from divulging personal information of subscribers can be invoked on KelniGVG – assuming there is […]Read More
General

Asenso-Boakye drags A Plus to court

Francis Asenso-Boakye, Deputy Chief of Staff has sued controversial musician, Kwame A Plus at GHC20 million for defamation. The plaintiff asserts that in pursuance of defendant’s continual attempt to dent his hard earned reputation, he has published a series of falsehoods about him on social media including on his Facebook page. Mr Asenso-Boakye, represented by […]Read More
World

Libya to free jailed Gaddafi loyalists

The Libyan attorney general plans to release detained officials of the former regime led by Muammar Gaddafi for “medical reasons”, a local source said. “The Attorney General’s office is preparing a list of former regime officials sentenced by the court to be released in the next few days due to their medical conditions,” a source […]Read More
World

Photos: First look at Mandela bank notes

New Mandela bank notes have started circulation in through South Africa’s ATMs and other channels, ahead of the planned July launch. The notes were announced back in February, as a commemoration to mark the 28th anniversary of the release from prison of former president Nelson Mandela, who would have been 100 years old this year. The South […]Read More
Business

Inflation hits 9.8 percent in May

The year-on-year inflation rate inches up to 9.8 per cent in May from 9.6 per cent recorded in April. Mr Baah Wadieh, the Acting Government Statistician, at a media briefing on Wednesday attributed the slight rise to the increase in both food and non-food inflation rates. The year-on-year non-food rate for May, this year was […]Read More
World

Nigerian ex-governor jailed 14 years

The Presidency has reacted to the ruling of an FCT High Court sentencing former governor of the Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, to 14 years imprisonment. Recall that the Justice Adebukola Banjoko-led court had yesterday found the former governor guilty of 15 of the 23 criminal charges levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes […]Read More
General

Oye Lithur thrown out of marital home?

It appears even gender activists are not spared the pangs of unpleasant phenomenon of divorce as former minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur under the erstwhile Mahama administration is on the verge of being shut out of her marital home. The looming divorce in the quarters of the former minister, according […]Read More
General

Zongo Minister is useless – Madina traders

Traders at Madina in the La Nkwantanang Municipality of the Greater Accra Region have descended heavily on the Minister for Inner-City and Zongo Development, Boniface Abubakar Siddique, saying he has failed to address the plights of Zongo communities. Their outbursts follow an attempt to relocate them from their former business hub along the Madina –Adenta […]Read More
World

Women vote for topless swimming in Spain

The women in a village near Barcelona have voted to go topless in public swimming pools, scrapping a local ban. The vote in L’Ametlla del Vallès went 61% for topless bathing, 39% against. The Catalan local authority organised the vote – whose result is legally binding – for women aged 16 and above, and 379 […]Read More