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Lynching of Major Mahama: 19 face murder charges, 13 discharged

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH   |    muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THIRTEEN OUT of the 32 accused persons who were alleged to be involved in the gruesome murder of Major Maxwell Adams Mahama were discharged by an Accra Magistrates’ Court yesterday. The 13 will now serve as prosecution witnesses for the trial, according to …

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EOCO probes top EC officials over Staff Welfare Schemes

Says C’ssion failed to provide bank account to CAGD for receipts released BY BENJAMIN TANDOH AN AUDIT report on the Electoral Commission (EC) Staff Welfare Schemes has revealed that the Commission has failed to provide a bank account to the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) to cater for receipts …

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Don’t get caught up in ‘Honourable’, ‘Excellency’ game — Akufo-Addo tells MMDCEs

THE PRESIDENT of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) not to get caught up in the ‘Honourable’ and ‘Excellency’ game, but rather focus on discharging their duties to the satisfaction of the people in their localities. According to President Akufo-Addo, the …

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Murder of NPP chair: Adams Mahama chanted Quran verses before death — witness

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  |   muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE THIRD prosecution witness in the case in which Mr Gregory Afoko, who has been accused of the murder of the former Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Adams Mahama, has said before his death Mahama mentioned Afoko’s name. Mr …

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Tension at Ghana Law School entrance exams in limbo

Over 1,421 LLB graduates agitated BY MUNTALLA INUSAH   |    muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE UPCOMING entrance examination for LLB students seeking admission to the Ghana Law School could be stopped with a court injunction should the General Legal Council of the Judicial Service fail to consider a petition sent to them. …

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COCOBOD suspends ‘cocoa roads’ projects

COCOBOD has suspended the much criticized construction of cocoa roads after an interim audit revealed a lot of discrepancies in the project. According to COCOBOD CEO, Joseph Boahen Aidoo over 230 different road contracts were awarded under the erstwhile NDC administration to the tune of over GHȻ3.5 billion, which was …

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Lab technicians to strike over Single Spine migration

The Coalition of Cheated Medical Laboratory Technicians has threatened an industrial action against government, if the Ghana Health Service and the Ministry of Health fail to rectify anomalies in their Single Spine placement. The group has issued a two-week ultimatum for the MoH to address their issues or face the …

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New 3% VAT flat rate to be halted if…

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI   |     Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com THE GHANA Revenue Authority (GRA) has pointed out that the 3% flat rate Value Added Tax (VAT) which took effect on July 1, 2017 is restricted to importers, wholesalers and retailers of taxable goods and does not cover manufacturers and service providers. …

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1,300 Ghanaians abroad storm Ghana today for Homecoming

BY FRANCISCA EMEFA ENCHILL SOME GHANAIANS living abroad will today hold a first ever ‘Diaspora Homecoming Event’ at the Accra International Conference Centre. Over 1,300 Ghanaians living outside the country are expected in the country as a group to link up and dialogue on their input as Ghanaians living abroad …

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Sosu: Vs GLC Battle lines drawn

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH   |    muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh A JUSTICE of the Court of Appeal, Judge Justice Henry Anthony Kwofie, has adjourned the hearing of an application for a stay of execution by human rights lawyer, Francis Xavi Sosu, over his suspension by the General Legal Council (GLC). This was after …

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