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Speaker of Parliament, Prof Aaron Mike Ocquaye

Ghana News

The exercise forms part of measures to stop the spread of the infection among legislators and staff of the legislative body.

Parliament is to sanction Members of Parliament (MPs) and staff of Parliament who refuse to undertake the ongoing mandatory coronavirus disease (Covid-19 ) test.

Independent Presidential Aspirant, Marricke Kofi Gane

Ghana News

"Whatever the justification any Public or Bui Power Authority Official will give for this, it must be condemned in every way possible.

Independent Presidential Aspirant, Marricke Kofi Gane, (popularly referred to as "Kofi Ghana") over the weekend blasted the Bui Power Authority for its alleged inhumane actions against hundreds of residents in the Bongase Community of the Bono region.

File image - Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development, Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid

Ghana News

He believes his father would have gone through the same ordeal and was grateful that his father managed to escape.

The Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development, Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, has made plain his reason for becoming a politician.

National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Sammy Gyamfi. File image

Ghana News

He added that since the register is clean, using $800 million for a new register does not augur well for the country's finances.

The National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Sammy Gyamfi, has accused the President, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, of conspiring with the Electoral Commissioner, Madam Jean Mensah, to manipulate the 2020 elections.

President swears in 2 Justices of Supreme Court

Ghana News

The President observed with delight that Justice Tanko was the first Muslim to be appointed to the Supreme Court.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday swore in two Justices of the Supreme Court, with a call on them to ensure strict application of the laws of the land in the discharge of justice.

Evans Nimako - NPP Director of Research and Elections

Ghana News

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is considering electronic voting for its parliamentary primaries in the 168 constituencies where the party has sitting Members of Parliament (MPs).

Stigmatisation has tendency of increasing country's mental health cases - clinical psychologist

Ghana News

A Clinical Psychologist at the Upper East Regional Hospital at Bolgatanga, Mr Dickson Baba Nsoh has stated that the continuous stigmatization of Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients has the tendency of increasing mental health cases in the Region and the nation as a whole in the near future.

File image - Hon. Vincent Odotei Sowah

Ghana News

According to him the President has the prerogative to hire and fire and that his dismissal is part of politics. He stated that he was grateful to the President.

The Member of Parliament for La Dadekotopon Constituency, Hon. Vincent Odotei Sowah, has finally laid bare why he was kicked out of government as Deputy Communications Minister.

File image - Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid

Ghana News

According to him, as long as the virus persists, it is difficult to state when they will return to their full schedule.

The Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development, Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Mustapha, has stated that the inner city and Zongo economies have suffered a major blow as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Ken Ofori-Atta, Finance Minister

Ghana News

The Ministry, therefore, assures the general public and the investor community that Ghana would continue to work with relevant institutions to redeem its nation and bolster its image as a stable nation in Africa.

Ghana has questioned the credibility of the methodology and the process used by the European Commission to add the country to its list of countries with strategic deficiencies in their Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regimes.

Asiedu Nketiah opens up on the stigmatization of his children by the government

Ghana News

The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, in an interview with Mamavi Owusu Aboagye on JOY News' AM Show programme has revealed that his children have been unfairly treated by the current government because he is the General Secretary of the NDC.

Why Ato Essien wants to refund GH¢27.5 million of collapsed Capital Bank's money

Ghana News

With regard to the GH¢27.5 million, the prosecution has accused Essien of carrying it in jute bags which he distributed to some individuals for business promotion purposes, ...

The founder of the defunct Capital Bank, William Ato Essien, who is on trial with three others for allegedly collapsing the bank, is willing to refund GH¢27.5 million back to the state, his lawyers have informed the Accra High Court.
The amount is part of a GH¢620 million liquidity support given to Capital Bank by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) between June 2015 and November 2016.

General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Johnson Asiedu. Image credit - adomfmonline

Ghana News

Asked whether the party was broke, he stated that the difficulties with collection of dues in the past have necessitated the reform, since the only source of funds for the party is via dues.

The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, has hinted that the party is on a rescue mission to extricate the nation from sinking.

Archbishop Duncan-Williams calls for prayers to arrest Coronavirus

Ghana News

He noted that it seems the coronavirus has come to stay and until a cure is found, it has to be lived with.

The General Overseer of the Action Chapel International Ministry, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, has called for prayers to apprehend the vicious corononavisus to prevent it from spreading in an exclusive interview with Paul Adom-Otchere on Metro TV's Good Evening Ghana programme.

COVID-19 has compelled the president to appreciate health infrastructure - Kofi Adams

Ghana News

According to him, the management of the pandemic has been politicised by the government, thereby relegating the real COVID-19 issues.

Former National Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Kofi Adams, has asserted that the advent of the novel COVID-19 pandemic has caused the President, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to appreciate the importance of health infrastructure.

Hon. Sam George calls on Peace Council to be neutral

Ghana News

According to him, the call by the Peace Council would have been fair if the same Peace Council in 2015 when the then opposition party, ...

The Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Hon. Sam Nartey George has issued a clarion call to the nation’s Peace Council to exhibit fairness at all times.

A section of Mile 11 Broadcasting Road in Kasoa. Image credit - A. Gyan via Twitter

Ghana News

According to residents, the progressive deterioration of the road has been worsened by recent heavy rains and is very unsuitable for driving anytime it rains heavily in the area.

Ghana international and former captain of the national football team, Asamoah Gyan, has been applauded by his neighbors for paying for the cost of repair of the rundown main road in his community.

Voluntary mass testing for coronavirus to be rolled out in Obuasi

Ghana News

Dr Asiedu-Bekoe said commercial vehicles, food vendors, and other high-risk persons were the targets for the mass testing exercise.

A voluntary mass testing programme for the coronavirus disease is to be rolled out in Obuasi in the Ashanti Region as part of efforts to help curtail the spread of the disease in the area.

In the said interview, he said the rumpus surrounding the compilation of a new voters’ register could plunge Ghana into chaos.

Major (Rtd) Kwadwo Boakye-Djan was on Tuesday questioned by officers from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in relation to comments he made about the Electoral Commission (EC) on a radio programme.

File image - Bishop Daniel Obinim

Ghana News

He was picked up by the police on a warrant of arrest issued by the court.

Bishop Daniel Obinim, the Head Pastor of the International God's Way Church was on Tuesday arrested by police officers from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and charged in court for the publication of false news and forgery of document, contrary to sections 208 and 159 of the Criminal and other Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29) respectively.

President Akufo-Addo launches stimulus package today

Ghana News

The package will have a one-year moratorium and two-year repayment period for micro, small and medium-scale businesses.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will today launch the GH¢600 million stimulus package to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) negatively affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Mr Kingsley Agyemang — Registrar of Scholarships

Ghana News

“Students should expect more goodies from the Akufo-Addo government. No one will be left behind,” he said.

The government has disbursed about GH¢40 million in scholarships to some 29,000 Ghanaian students in public and private tertiary institutions this year.

La Stool loses case over 49,000 acre land to Lakeside Estate

Ghana News

The La Stool wanted possession of the land which was declared the rightful possession of Agric Cattle and Lakeside Estate by the Court of Appeal.

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by the La Stool and three others against Agric Cattle and Lakeside Estate over some 49,420.53 acres of land situated at La Tsui Anaa.

Kofi Adams bemoans the lack of developmental projects In Buem Constituency

Ghana News

He also complained about developmental projects started by the previous government that have come to a standstill in the constituency.

The National Democratic Congress' (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Buem Constituency, Mr. Kofi Adams, has expressed his dissatisfaction over the absence of developmental projects in the Buem Constituency.

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