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Court grants EC’s request for time to implement ROPAA

An Accra High Court (Human Rights Division) on Wednesday granted the Electoral Commission’s (EC) request for an extension of time to implement the Peoples Representation Amendment Act (ROPAA). The court presided over by Justice Nicholas Abodakpi, said the EC has not made any logistical complaint and the quantum of work …

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Akufo-Addo calls on political leaders to be sincere

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on political leaders to be sincere in their dealings with the people and tell the truth about their achievements. He said politicians must not resort to deciet for political gains with non-existent record of events and projects. President Akufo-Addo said this when a …

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Ghana Parliament passes Companies Bill; State Interest and Governance Accountability Law 

Parliament on Thursday evening passed the new Companies Bill, 2018, which replaces the Companies Act of 1963, to deal exclusively with company registration and regulation in the country. The amendment to the Bill would establish a new Office of the Registrar of Companies out of the existing Registrar-General’s Department. The …

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Chiefs should help Nana Addo to succeed – Tema Mantse

The Industrial City King, Dr. Nii Adjei Kraku ll, is asking Ghana’s traditional leaders to rally behind President Nana Akufo- Addo and his developmental agenda for the country. “The chieftaincy institution in Ghana is very powerful and influential; I can say that it is us the chiefs, who are more …

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Ministers asked to treat Parliamentary emergency sitting with seriousness

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, on Thursday sent an apparent fatherly appeal and order to absentee ministers to report to the House to work during the one-week emergency call. “Honourable ministers should please come and let us work upon the emergency matters duly before us,” the Speaker …

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President mourns C. K. Tedam

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has voiced his deep sadness on the death on Friday dawn of the Eminent Ghanaian and Chairman of the Council of Elders of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Clement Kubindiwu Tedam. C.K. Tedam, 94, was the last surviving member of the Northern People’s Party, …

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Akufo-Addo’s performance will collapse NDC – Titus-Glover

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will collapse by the end of the first term of the President Akufo-Addo led administration, Mr Daniel Nii Kwartei Titus-Glover, the Member of Parliament for Tema East has said. According to him, President Akufo-Addo had so many developments up his sleeves to unleash and …

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Don’t allow multi-party democracy to divide us – President 

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday advised Ghanaians not to allow multi-party democracy to divide them as the country prepares for Election 2020. He urged them to be bold, ignore and name and shame politicians and political parties who might use them to cause political violence, which would mar …

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Put pressure on leadership to disband vigilante groups – MP

Mr Alhassan Suhuyini, the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Tamale North Constituency, has urged members of the public to put pressure on the leadership of the NDC and NPP to disband vigilantism. He said, as citizens, putting pressure on the leadership of both parties to do the right thing, …

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World Bank approves $143m to improve education in five African countries including Ghana

The World Bank Group has approved an amount of $143 million International Development Association (IDA) credits and grants to help improve quality of education in Africa, news release copied to ghanabusinessnews.com has announced. According to the release, the fund will step up the quality and provision of applied research and …

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