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Inside the News by Mpakoo – All pieces appearing in this column are satire

All pieces appearing in this column are satire

Reflections on shit, biogas, and the Minister of Power

I have been thinking a lot about shit these past few days. I don’t mean the substance of shit itself. Because, unless you’re an expert in biogas or natural gas or shit like that, the substance of shit isn’t the most pleasant object of contemplation. What I’ve been thinking about …

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EC postpones 2016 elections ‘until further notice’

The Chairwoman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei, has announced that the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections have been postponed ‘almost indefinitely’ while she assesses the security situation in the country. She made this known in an interview with journalists after her presentation at the stakeholders’ forum at …

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Bad publicity is better than no publicity – NPP Council of Elders

The enactment of Mortal Kombat at the headquarters of the NPP last week has caused anxiety among NPP sympathisers and excitement about NDC loyalists. The NPP Council of Elders has, however, dismissed the concerns of party faithfuls, arguing that ‘bad publicity is better than no publicity at all.’ The leaders …

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Secret recording captures Ofosu Kwakye admitting presidential diaries printed with ‘sakawa’ money

Special Wednesday edition of Inside the News The Deputy Communications Minister, Felix Ofosu Kwakye, has been heard saying in a secretly recorded conversation, exclusively available to Inside the News, that the printing of the controversial presidential diaries was sponsored by sakawa boys. He, however, insisted that government was not aware …

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Peace FM newsreaders to be recruited as teachers for national language policy – Education Minister

The Hon Minister of Education, Prof Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang has revealed that the Ghana Education Service is about to seal a deal with Osei Kwame Despite, owner of Peace FM, which will see newsreaders from the station moving to classrooms across the country to teach pupils in the basic schools. …

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AMA to congratulate mayor on successful demolition exercise that stopped Accra floods

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) is expected to issue a press statement in the coming days to formally congratulate the Lord Mayor of Accra, Hon Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, on what they describe as ‘the roaring success’ of the recent demolition exercise which prevented a disastrous flood on Friday. ‘The mayor …

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‘They can’t do me foko’ – Paul Afoko to NPP Disciplinary Committee

NPP National Chairman, Paul Afoko, has sent a sweet, little love message to the NPP Disciplinary Committee after snubbing an invitation to appear before the body to be queried for misconduct. ‘Please tell them I said they can’t “do me” foko’, Mr Afoko told journalists who questioned him about his …

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Pastor likens the daughter of Rawlings to the Son of God

A powerfully anointed charismatic pastor of an Accra-based mega-church has compared the trials and tribulations that Ezanetor Rawlings is suffering at the hands of the Klottey Korle constituency branch of the NDC to the sufferings that Jesus endured at the hands of the nation of Israel. ‘The Daughter of Rawlings …

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