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Ghana Members of Parliament and staff to be tested for COVID-19

Members and Staff of Parliament are to be immediately tested for Covid-19, Professor Aaron Michael Ouaye, the Speaker of Parliament, has announced. As Speaker Oquaye welcomed them back from recess to commence sitting for the next meeting, he said: “In addition to observing the established protocols, I have directed, on …

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Police arrests Bishop Obinim over publication of false news, forgery

Bishop Daniel Obinim,  the founder of the International God’s way church, was Tuesday arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service over the publication of false news and falsification of documents. Bishop Obinim was, however, arraigned at a Magistrate’s Court, in Accra, and granted a  GHC100,000.00 …

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Energy sector is gradually getting out of the woods – Claims Amewu

Ghana’s energy sector is gradually getting out of the woods, Mr John Peter Amewu, the Energy Minister, has claimed He noted that at the end of 2019, all Government bills with the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has been paid and Government had a credit of GH¢500,000.00 with ECG. He …

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Concerned citizens appeal to President to remove Tarkwa-Nsuaem MCE

The Concerned Citizens Association of Tarkwa-Nsuaem in the Western Region has appealed to the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to reconsider his decision to revoke the appointment of Mr Gilbert Kennedy Asmah as the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Tarkwa-Nsuaem. According to the group, the news has stunned majority of …

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Election 2020 test of Ghana’s democratic credentials – Nana Frimpomaa-Sarpong  

Nana Akosua Frimpomaa-Sarpong, Election 2012 Vice Presidential Candidate of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), on Saturday tagged Election 2020 as a test for Ghana’s democratic credentials. She said Ghana’s electoral system has gone through turbulent times since 1992, but in all cases the nation sailed through and survived. The current …

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NIA responds to NDC election rigging claims

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has refuted claims by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) that it is conspiring with the Electoral Commission to rig the 2020 Elections. In a statement issued by Mr Francis Palmdeti, Head of Corporate Affairs of the NIA, and copied to the Ghana News Agency, in …

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NDC accuses government of planning to rig December elections

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the Government of conspiring with the Electoral Commission (EC) and the National Identification Authority (NIA) to rig the impending general election. It said the NIA’s total reliance on the Birth Certificate and Passport as the main registration requirements for the Ghana Card was …

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Auditor-General submits two reports to Parliament

The Auditor-General of Ghana has submitted two reports to Parliament in accordance with Sections 13(e) and 16 of the Audit Service Act, 2000 (Act 584). The two reports are: Report of the Auditor-General on the Nationwide Payroll and Personnel Verification Audit as at June 2018; and Performance Audit Report of …

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EC says it has not yet released any election timetable

The Electoral Commission has urged the public, especially its stakeholders to disregard alleged election timetable and letters circulating on social media purported to have emanated from the Commission. A statement signed by Mrs Sylvia Annoh, Acting Director, Public Affairs of EC and copied to the Ghana News Agency and signed …

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Akufo-Addo is a social democrat than others – NPP Chairman

Mr Dennis Amfo-Sefah, Tema West Chairman of the New Patriotic Party has proposed President Akufo-Addo as role model for other opposition parties, saying Akufo-Addo is the person they need to emulate as an exemplary character. “Under President Akufo-Addo, we are seeing what real social interventionism means – the massive pro-poor …

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