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Relations of the interdicted Deputy Director of GIS, Mr Kwame Asuah Takyi, rolling on the floor in tears after the court order

Tears flow: As court orders GIS to reinstate former Deputy Director

MUNTALLA INUSAH | IT WAS a sight to behold on the premises of the Accra High Court when family members of Mr Kwame Asuah Takyi, a deputy director in-charge of legal service at the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), rolled on the floor while shedding tears after the court had …

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Minister-designate for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

I will build walls around state lands: Minister -designate tells Appointments Committee

BENJAMIN TANDOH THE MINISTER-DESIGNATE for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, while stressing the important roles of science and technology and land in the country’s development, says as a minister, he would take immediate steps to build walls around lands owned by institutions under his ministry as a …

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Former Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Antwi Boasiako-Sekyere

NDC’s probing committee must be visible —Former minister

DAAKYEHENE OFOSU AGYEMAN A FORMER Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Antwi Boasiako-Sekyere, has called on the 13-member probing committee set up by the leadership of National Democratic Congress (NDC) to investigate the party’s defeat in the December elections to be more visible. According to the minister under President John Evans Atta …

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Officials of GTA and some police personnel on the premises of Universal Hostel

Ghana Tourism Authority shuts down 16 hostels in K’dua

KOJO ANSAH THE KOFORIDUA Technical University has been saddled with a major hostel accommodation problem following the closure of sixteen private hostel facilities occupied mostly by students of the university. The effect of the closure is that the students would have to hassle for hostel accommodation elsewhere when school re-opens …

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Korle Bu Teaching Hospital

Court orders reinstatement of Korle Bu Director

A Human Rights Court has ordered the reinstatement of the interdicted Director of the Korle-Bu pharmacy, Elizabeth Bruce within seven days. She was alleged to have misappropriated some funds, but she resorted to the courts for redress. On Wednesday, the court presided over by Grace Adjei Addo cleared her of …

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E/R: Man, 67, arrested for defiling girl, 13

KOJO ANSAH A 67-year-old man, John Akanah has been arraigned before the Koforidua Circuit Court ‘B’ for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old Class four pupil of an Islamic Primary School in Koforidua in the Eastern region. The accused person who was caught in the act, pleaded not guilty to the offense …

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Jordan Ayew

Fans express hope in Ghana: As Black Stars play Cameroun today

EMMANUELLA AGBEKO, HAGAR BOADI & KWAME LEH SOME ENTHUSIASTIC supporters of the senior male national team, the Black Stars of Ghana, have expressed optimism that the Stars will today sail through to the finals of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Gabon. Ghana will today play Cameroun …

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Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister-designate for Communication

I’ve changed: Remorseful Ursula dazzles in parliament

BENJAMIN TANDOH THE MINISTER-DESIGNATE for Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has shown remorse about some comments she made prior to her appointment as a government official. According to her, some of her comments were direct responses to her political opponents who made unpleasant comments about her. Mrs Owusu-Ekuful is noted to …

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The illegal miners

Trial of 29 illegal miners adjourned: Due to language barrier

KOJO ANSAH THE KOFORIDUA Circuit Court B was compelled to adjourn hearing of the case involving 29 foreign illegal miners arrested for invading the Atiwa Forest. The suspects agreed en-bloc to use Hausa as the language of communication in court when they made initial appearance; however, they were divided over …

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Joe Ghartey, First Deputy Speaker

Bribery scandal: Minority to demand public hearing  

KWAME ACHEAMPONG THE MINORITY in Parliament is set to demand a public hearing of the committee set up to investigate the bribery allegation against the Appointments Committee of the House. The move, according to sources, is part of the minority’s attempt to prove their case in the controversial matter. The Speaker …

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