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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

My beard is not the reason I won Best African Mayor Award – Dr Vanderpuije

The Mayor of Accra, who describes himself as ‘Lord Mayor’, Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, has vehemently denied any suggestions that he was awarded the inaugural African Mayor Award because of his lush beard. He told journalists at the 2nd Africa Urban Infrastructure Investment Forum held in Luanda, Angola that although …

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President Mahama prioritises food sufficiency in new appointments

The president, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, has revealed in an interview that the reason for the deputy-ministerial appointment of Hon Kwabena Mintah-Akandoh is to promote food sustainability. ‘To fulfil the Better Ghana Agenda,’ he said, beaming with charming smiles and exuding the sweet aroma of charisma, ‘it is my …

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Shouldn’t Pastor Obinim and Nana Kwaku Bonsam go to Parliament?

A lot of excitement has greeted the news that some fine brains have jumped into the contest for parliament. Sadly, it seems we’re ignoring one crucial fact, namely that what we may be in need of are more spiritualists in parliament not fine brains. Look as far back as you …

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Statistics from GSS are calculated by EC officials – Bawumia

It has been revealed that the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has contracted officials from the Electoral Commission (EC) to calculate important statistics like inflation rates. This revelation was made by Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, vice-presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), while giving a lecture on the state of the …

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The truth behind Presidential Delivery Unit

A press conference hastily organised by the Hon Felix Kwakye Ofosu, Deputy Minister of Communications, to explain the reason for the formation of the Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU), has left the country in shock. According to Mr Ofosu, this move was made after weeks of speculation that the president was …

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Ghana mission schools to relocate to Vatican

The ongoing controversy about religion in the country may soon be over. The Catholic Bishops Conference last week issued a statement threatening to relocate all Catholic schools in the country to the Vatican City, where they can operate a truly religious educational system without the strictures of a secular state. …

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