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Mahama left over GH¢17b debt at Roads Ministry -Says Minister

THE ROADS and Highways Minister, Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta yesterday clashed with the Minority in Parliament over the quantum of debt bequeathed his Ministry by the erstwhile John Mahama Administration. Contributing to the debate on the President’s State of the Nation Address, Mr Amoako-Atta disclosed that the Mahama administration left GH¢17.8 …

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PPP’s youth wing holds 6th anniversary

By: Mohammed Awal THE YOUTH wing of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Progressive Youth Movement, will on Sunday, February 25, 2018 hold its 6th anniversary at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra to mark the formation of the movement. It will be on the theme: ‘Creating a Viable Alternative …

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Statement: NDC national registration exercise ends next week

THE NATIONAL Democratic Congress (NDC) wishes to remind all party supporters and sympathisers that the National Registration Exercise of its members officially ends on Wednesday February 28, 2018. The party encourages all members and sympathisers to endeavour to go to their designated branches where the exercise is being conducted to …

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Cashew to be major foreign exchange earner-Prez

February, 2018, launched the 10-year Cashew Development Plan in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo Region, a plan aimed at diversifying Ghanaian agriculture.   Recounting a commitment he made on March 19, 2016, at Suma Ahenkro, in the Jaman North constituency, President Akufo-Addo bemoaned the over-reliance of Ghanaian agriculture on the …

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Speaker’s utterances insulting – Ayine

By: Mohammed Awal A FORMER Deputy Attorney General and Member of Parliament (MP) for Bolgatanga East, Dr Dominic Ayine has said the description of him as “unprepared” by the Speaker of Parliament when he was on his feet to address the House was “insulting.” Dr Ayine, who sued the State …

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Hungarian Ambassador launches Ghana-Hungary Business Council

THE GHANA-HUNGARY Business Council has been launched in Accra by His Excellency Andras Szabo, the Hungarian ambassador. The Business Council is to create a unique relationship between Ghana and Hungary and provide numerous business opportunities to boost the economies of both countries. Speaking at the launch last week, His Excellency …

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Govt must regulate one-man church operation in Ghana – Odike

BY ISAAC BEDIAKO LEADER AND founder of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Mr Akwasi Addai, also known as ‘Odike’ wants government to redraw licenses of one-man churches across the country  and re-register them to operate under strict government supervision which should include payment of taxes since their operations are purely …

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Govt to return Ibrahim Mahama’s seized mining equipment

THE HEAVY mining equipment belonging to Exton Cubic Company Limited, owned by Ibrahim Mahama, which were impounded at Nyinahin, in the Atwima Mponua District of the Ashanti Region, under the instruction of Ashanti regional minister, Mr Simon Osei Mensah, will finally be released to the company this week, a source …

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Captain Koda’s aide drops out of NPP race

BY KWAME ACHEAMPONG  THE DEPUTY Director of Operations for Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG), Mr Williams Agyei (Paa Willie) who declared his interest in the 2nd Vice Chairmanship race of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Greater Accra region has dropped out of the race. It is unclear the reasons …

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Akufo-Addo serious about corruption fight – Rawlings

BY KOBINA WELSING FORMER President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings says President Nana Akufo-Addo’s decision to appoint Mr Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor is a clear indication that he is willing to fight corruption. “The appointment of Amidu as Special Prosecutor from outside his own party shows the President is …

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