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Ex-ICC Prosecutor defends position in collapsed Kenya cases

The former Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno Ocampo, has rejected criticisms of his handling of the cases relating to post-election violence in Kenya, which collapsed. The ICC had to withdraw charges of crimes against humanity against the Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, the Vice-President, William Ruto, and two …

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Supreme Court fines Akua Donkor GH¢10,000.00

A suit filed by Akua Donkor, Leader of Ghana Freedom Party (GFP) against President Akuffo Addo and Vice President Mahmoud Bawumia has been thrown out by the Supreme Court. The apex court of the land also awarded cost of GH¢10,000.00 against Akua Donkor aka Enyee nono who was absent in …

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Rejoinder: Government must interfere in journalists’ work – Report

The attention of the Media Foundation for West Africa has been drawn to news reports quoting us to have advocated “that government must interfere in journalists’ work.” The report, apparently published first by the GNA and republished by a number of news websites, is supposed  to be based on the …

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Ghana Revenue Authority receives GH¢32b for third quarter 2019

The Ghana Revenue Authority as at the end of September, 2019, receive an amount of GH¢32 billion, compared to its target of GH¢45 billion for the year, Mr Amishaddai Owusu Amoah, the Acting Commissioner General of the Authority said. Mr Amoah was optimistic that the Authority would meet the target …

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Ghana Judiciary told to prepare to deal with disputes arising from Maritime activities

Professor Samuel Kofi Darte-Bah, a Retired Supreme Court Judge, has appealed to the judiciary to prepare itself to deal with disputes arising from increased maritime activities. He noted that it was also important that the legal profession mastered the intricacies of maritime law to facilitate the smooth regulation of navigation …

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Reduction of Presidential age will deepen inclusive democratic governance

Mr Frank Wilson Bodza, the Programmes Manager in charge the Democratic Governance at Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiDAF), has advocated the reduction of the presidential age to promote youth participation and inclusive democratic governance. He said the youth of Ghana formed almost half of the country’s population …

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Buduburam settlement camp not closed- GRB

The Ghana Refugee Board (GRB) says the Buduburam settlement camp established since 1990 is not closed but still operational with about 1,300 occupants officially recognised by the Board. Of the total numbers that are of concern to the Board, about 600 are refugees, and the rest are those that opted …

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Let’s uphold safety of LPG in new policy – Minister

Dr Archibald Y. Letsa, Volta Regional Minister, has called on the public uphold the safety rules in dealing with gas and petroleum products. He said petroleum products were safe only when used in the right way under supervision. Dr Letsa said this at the Volta Regional Segment of the New …

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Government develops road map on patient safety

Mr Alex Kodwo Kom Abban, the deputy Minister of Health, said government is developing a road map policy on Universal Health Coverage, comprising of patient safety to improve the health of the citizenry. This, the Minister said, was necessary because many patients suffer avoidable harm or were put at the …

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