Politics

Ghanaians celebrating a ‘dry Christmas’ under Akufo-Addo – Kennedy Agyapong

Ghanaians celebrating a ‘dry Christmas’ under Akufo-Addo – Kennedy Agyapong

December 18, 2018

Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Ken Agyapong has lamented over the poor economic conditions in the country in recent times. According to the maverick politician, Ghanaians will be celebrating a ‘dry Christmas’ because the economy is very hard under Akufo-Addo. “What kind of dry Christmas is this? I have promised my constituents but I […]

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Akufo-Addo warns appointees over petty fighting

Akufo-Addo warns appointees over petty fighting

December 18, 2018

President Akufo-Addo has cautioned some of his appointees who are fond of engaging in needless squabbles to immediately desist from the practice. He gave the warning during the 2018 Conference of Heads of Ghana Missions held in Accra yesterday under the theme, ‘Leveraging Ghana’s Foreign Policy for National Development.’ He disclosed that “it has come […]

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US orders non-emergency staff out of DR Congo before vote

US orders non-emergency staff out of DR Congo before vote

December 17, 2018

Campaigning has been mostly peaceful until this week, when security forces opened fire at opposition events The US Department of State said on Saturday it has ordered non-emergency government staff and family members of government employees to leave the Democratic Republic of the Congo a week before a presidential election that it fears could turn violent. Campaigning for the […]

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The trial of JJ Rawlings – Rawlings commends Kojo Yankah

The trial of JJ Rawlings – Rawlings commends Kojo Yankah

December 17, 2018

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has commended to Kojo Yankah, author of the book, ‘The Trial of JJ Rawlings’, for the role he has played to help pin down some very basic facts about events that led to May 15 and June 4, 1979, uprisings. He said Yankah’s book had helped to confront the negative […]

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Uuter Dery, Ayisi Addo and Habib Logoh removes from The High Court bench by President Akufo-Addo

Uuter Dery, Ayisi Addo and Habib Logoh removes from The High Court bench by President Akufo-Addo

December 16, 2018

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has detached the last three high court judges in connection with the Anas Aremeyaw Anas investigations from office on the grounds of bribery and corruption. They are Mr. Ayisi Addo, Mr. Uuter Paul Dery, and Mr. Mustapha Habib Logoh. In 2015, ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas released a video from more than a two-year project on judicial corruption which exposed some justices […]

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Ghana, Burkina Faso firm ties – Bawumia

Ghana, Burkina Faso firm ties – Bawumia

December 15, 2018

The government of Ghana is dedicated to deepening relations with her northern neighbour and is undertaking a number of projects to concretise this relationship, Ghana’s Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said. These include the Railway Interconnectivity Project linking Ghana and Burkina Faso intended to ensure greater cross-border trade and regional incorporation. Ghana is also devoted […]

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Ghana Government Finally Lifts Ban On Small-Scale Mining, Nevertheless…

Ghana Government Finally Lifts Ban On Small-Scale Mining, Nevertheless…

December 15, 2018

After nearly two years, Government has lifted the sanction placed on small-scale mining. Nevertheless, only small-scale miners who have been correctly vetted and cleared by the Inter-Ministerial Committee on illegal Mining (IMCIM) to mine in a regulated environment, will be allowed to participate in such activities. According to Peacefmonline.com the government has established on Monday […]

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DRC opposition supporter, 17, shot dead ahead of election rally: party

DRC opposition supporter, 17, shot dead ahead of election rally: party

December 14, 2018

A teenager was shot dead in central Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday when police fired towards a group of supporters ahead of a rally by opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi, his party said. “A young man of 17 who was singing with UDPS party activists was killed this morning by a policeman who fired at […]

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RTI must not compromise National Security – Kufuor

RTI must not compromise National Security – Kufuor

December 14, 2018

Former President John Kufuor has waded into the controversies surrounding the delay in the passage of the Right to Information Bill saying clauses of the bill must be pruned so it does not hurt national security. “The real challenge is not government refusing to pass the bill. But the text of the Bill has not […]

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Prampram Manklalo gunned down by unknown assailants

We are working on a cyber security law – Ursula meets the press (FULL ADDRESS)

December 13, 2018

The Minister of Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has announced that government was working on a cyber security law. According to her, an assessment conducted by the World Bank and the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre of the Oxford University on Ghana’s cyber security maturity level have shown that “we have a long way to go.” Addressing the Meet the Press […]

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