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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

REJOINDER: Assassination attempt is proof Mahama is as great as Nkrumah, JFK – Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah

Mr. Elvis Afriyie Ankrah’s lawyers have reacted to a satirical piece published on our weekly satire column ‘Inside the News by Mpakoo’ with a rejoinder. We are publishing the rejoinder in full unedited for the benefit of our readers. Thank you. Editor. We act as lawyers for the Minister of …

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Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur explains why China declined Ghana’s loan application

Reasons why China rejected an application for loan by the Ministry of Finance to fund the ‘Gang of Four’ projects has until now been shrouded in secrecy. The finance minister, Hon Seth Tekper, has said the loan was declined because the Chinese deemed it to be financially nonviable. However, the …

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NDC government unveils ambitious job creation initiative

The chances of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) winning the 2016 presidential elections has been given a massive boost after it unveiled its most ambitious policy initiative since assuming the reins of government in January 2009. This genius policy move, according to party apparatchiks, is going to instantly eliminate …

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Ghana threatens economic sanctions on America

The people of Ghana have threatened to impose economic sanctions ‘which will totally devastate the American economy,’ unless the USA backtracks on their recent supreme court ruling that legalised gay marriage. This unusual warning was issued by Ghanaians who had gathered at Charismatic Evangelistic Ministries on Ghana’s Republic Day to …

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Ghana Association of Comedians damns Ga Traditional Council for performing without authorisation

The Ghana Association of Comedians (GAC) has sharply criticised the Ga Traditional Council for performing stand-up comedy without a licence. In a press release, the group criticised the Ga Traditional Council in the strongest terms possible, noting that this was a manifestation of the lawlessness and indiscipline that has overtaken …

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Parliament rejects imported Chinese furniture following Ebola vaccine debate

The Speaker of Parliament, the Right Honourable Doe Adjaho, has ordered the recently installed seats and other items of furniture imported from China to be returned. This move, which has been described as ‘sudden and startling,’ came in the heat of discussions over the clinical trial of the Ebola vaccines …

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Have no fears, I’m not resigning – Lord Mayor Dr Okoe Vanderpuije

Accra Mayor, Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, has assured Accra residents that he is still at post and will remain at post for a very long time to come. In an interview on an Accra-based radio station, Hon. Dr. Vanderpuije gave a word of comfort to listeners, ‘I want to assure …

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