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More revelations in Afoko murder trial as Forensic Toxicologist of Ghana Standards Authority gives evidence

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH THE FORENSIC Toxichologist/Chemist of the Ghana Standards Authority, Mr Peter Quartey Papafio, has told the High Court in Accra that the alleged substance which was poured on the Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Adams Mahama, was a killer substance. According to him, …

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NDC fights NIA over exclusion of Voters ID in registration

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE FUNCTIONAL Executive Committee (FEC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is calling on the National Identification Authority (NIA) to include voters ID cards to the list of documents required for the registration for the new Ghana card. The NIA has indicated that per the Act …

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‘Thank you Mr President’ health walk hits Nungua

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for the Krowor Constituency, Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, led the company of over one thousand constituents to stage a massive health walk dubbed ‘Thank You My President Health Walk.’ The aim of the exercise, aside thanking the President Nana Addo Dankwa …

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Rawlings apologises for ‘insulting’ Kufuor, Mahama

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh FORMER PRESIDENT Jerry John Rawlings has apologised to fellow former heads of State, John Agyekum Kufuor and John Dramani Mahama, for insulting them and ostensibly calling them corrupt. Mr Rawlings made the insulting remarks when he met with a delegation from the Mepe Traditional Area of …

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9th witness in Afoko’s trial to testify today

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE PROSECUTION in the murder trial of Gregory Afoko is expected to call its 9th of the 15 witnesses in the case in which Mr Afoko is being held for the death of Upper East Regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Adams Mahama. When …

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Botchwey, Newman to address June 4 lecture

FORMER FINANCE Minister, Prof. Kwesi Botchwey, and the Executive Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Professor Newman K. Kusi, will headline the second edition of the Revolutionary Lecture Series on Thursday May 31, 2018 as part of activities marking the 39th anniversary of the June 4th uprising. Organised under …

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AMA cleared not to renew contract signed under Okoe Vanderpuye

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE HIGH Court in Accra, presided over by Justice Kwaku Tawiah Ackaah-Boafo, has dismissed an application by SW Global Limited to stop the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) from engaging any other company to render Information Technology services to AMA.   It was the case of the …

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Soldiers torture traders at Mallam Market

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh TRADERS AT Mallam Market in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region have called on the Ministry of Defence to immediately recall military personnel detailed to protect a portion of the Mallam Market. The traders say their reason is that the soldiers have allegedly …

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Rawlings, wife to attend funeral of Mepe queen

FORMER PRESIDENT Jerry John Rawlings and former First Lady, Mrs Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, will on Saturday, August 18, 2018, attend the final rites for the funeral of the queen of Mepe Traditional Area in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region, Mamaga Awusi Sreku III. Mamaga Sreku, who reigned …

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Kufuor is evil, Mahama a rogue -JJ

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh FORMER PRESIDENT Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings has said former Presidents John Agyekum Kufuor and John Dramani Mahama who ruled the country after him were evil and corrupt leaders. According to him, former President Kufuor is ‘evil’ and former President Mahama is a ‘rogue’ who destroyed …

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