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Court sets Nov 2 to rule on EC boss case

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE ACCRA High Court (General Jurisdiction Division) presided over by Justice Kweku Tawiah Ackaah-Boafo has fixed Thursday, November 2, 2017, to determine whether lawyer Thaddeus Sory could represent Mrs Charlotte Osei, chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC). Maxwell Opoku-Agyemang was dragged to court by the EC …

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Afoko caused my death — Adams Mahama

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh A ROAD and building contractor who was also a friend to Mr Adams Mahama, the late Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party,  has told an Accra High Court that his boss identified to him those who harmed him prior to his demise. According to …

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Is ECG the only inefficient company? . PUWU asks govt

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH THE GENERAL Secretary of the Public Utility Workers Union (PUWU), Mr Michael Adumatta Nyantakyi, has stated that the verbal assurance by the government to maintain workers at the Electricity of Ghana (ECG) after its privatisation is not enough to ensure that their work is safe. He added …

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We’re okay with no increase in cocoa price .Says Cocoa and Coffee Farmers Association

BY KWADWO ANIM   THE COCOA and Coffee Farmers Association of Ghana says it is content with the current cocoa price set by the government. According to the Association, it is happy that the government did not reduce the price but rather maintained it at a time the world price …

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GPRTU welcomes new smart driving licence

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH THE NATIONAL vice chairman of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Mr Robert Sarbah, has called on both commercial and private drivers in the country to welcome the new smart driving licence being introduced by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA). Mr Sarbah told …

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Invest in aviation industry .Prez urges investors, as Asamoah Gyan grabs licence to operate airline

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH PHOTOS: BY RAMSON ACQUAH-HAYFORD PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated that the government is committed to building a strong and competitive aviation industry in West Africa. In view of this, the President has indicated that his government would support young entrepreneurs in the aviation sector. This, …

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Adaklu DCE calls for audit of payment vouchers

FROM PATRICE SYLVESTER SELORMEY, ADAKLU WAYA THE DISTRICT Chief Executive (DCE) of Adaklu in the Volta Region, Mr Kadey Phanuel Donkor, is calling for forensic auditing of all memos, documents and payment vouchers of the assembly from January 2017 to date. The DCE indicated that it is the only way …

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I beat Bukom Banku for bullying women .Says Cruiserweight Champion Bastie Samir

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh LIGHT-HEAVY WEIGHT boxer Bastie Samir has explained that one of his motivations going into the cruiserweight bout with local boxer Isaac Braimah Kamoko, aka Bukom Banku, was to take a revenge for the women he had been bullying. Bukom Banku suffered his first boxing defeat last Saturday …

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CJ stops JUSAG strike but.. .

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE JUDICIAL Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG) has suspended its strike for up to Monday, October 31, following an intervention by the Chief Justice, Ms Justice Sophia Akuffo. The association was to embark on an indefinite strike beginning last Friday over government’s failure to pay …

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Energy Bank now Energy Commercial Bank

ENERGY BANK has rebranded and so is now known as Energy Commercial Bank. A statement announcing the change, however, adds that all documents bearing the former name still remain valid. “Energy Bank wishes to bring to the notice of its valued customers, the general public, and all stakeholders a change …

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