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Minority asks government to provide agreement on GITMO-2 

The Minority in Parliament has asked the Government to bring the agreement allowing the two former Guantanamo Bay detainees to stay in the country before Parliament for ratification. The Minority said the agreement approved by Parliament, which permitted the two former detainees to stay in Ghana, expired on January 6, …

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Veep better and will soon return to resume work – Minister

Vice President Dr Mahamadu Bawumia is doing well on his medical leave and would return soon to resume his duties, Information Minister Mustapha Abdul-Hamid has disclosed. He said very senior government officials had been in constant touch with the Vice President since last Friday when he was flown to a …

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Government will run on competence and integrity – Information Minister

Mr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, the Minister of Information has stated that the President Akufo-Addo led government was committed to running the affairs of the state on two important pillars; competence and integrity. He noted that what was more important in the governance process was the integrity of those who controlled the …

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Confusion rocks sale of NPP Tema East Constituency forms

The Tema East Constituency Second Vice Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has asked the constituency executives to be fair in the conduct of the polling station executives elections. In admonishing the Member of Parliament (MP) of Tema East, Mr. Daniel Titus Glover in particular, Mr. Jonathan Tetteh Annan …

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Veep off to London for medical leave

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Friday left Ghana for the United Kingdom for medical attention. A statement issued in Accra and signed by Madam Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, the Chief of Staff, said his departure to the UK follows from the advice of his doctors, who attended to him. Dr Bawumia in …

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Asokwa assembly member put before court over assault

Oscar Riches, assembly member for Asokwa, reported to have physically assaulted the Deputy Director of Operations of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) was on Thursday put before court. He profusely denied the offence and was granted a GH¢15,000.00 bail with four sureties. A Kumasi District Court, presided over by Madam …

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Special Prosecutor will deal with all corrupt officials – President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reassured Ghanaians that the Special Prosecutor would “deal with” all corrupt officials, irrespective of their party affiliation. Speaking at this year’s media encounter at the Jubilee House, President Akufo-Addo said he has confidence in the Office of the Special Prosecutor to deal with corrupt …

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“Cash for Seat” Committee suspends sitting

The Ameyaw Cheremeh Committee, probing the allegation of illegal levies and collection of monies by the Ministry of Trade and Industry, on Tuesday suspended sitting because witnesses invited for the day did not show up. The Committee of Inquiry, dubbed; the “Cash for Seat” Probe, had invited 23 expatriate businesses …

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Brong-Ahafo NPP Executives condemn attack on Youth Organiser

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has condemned the attack on Mr Kwame Baffoe, the Regional Youth Organiser of the Party over the weekend at Atebubu in the Atebubu-Amantin District in the Region. They appealed to the Regional Police Command to expedite action in carrying out …

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Power play in NDC must stop – Member

An executive member of the Tema East branch of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Stephen Ashitey Adjei popularly known as “Mo Shake”, has decried a wave of power play in the party’s build up to the election of various executives. He said with various personalities angling for the flagbearership …

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