Politics

Cancellation of referendum must come from EC – Minority leader

The Minority has accused President Akufo-Addo of breaching the Constitution by purportedly cancelling the scheduled referendum on the amendment of Article 55(3). Addressing the media in Parliament, Minority leader Haruna Iddrisu said the referendum is covered by a Constitutional Instrument…

I used to take 10% of contract sums before awarding them – Former NDC MCE confesses

Former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Obuasi, Richard Ofori Agyemang Boadi alias King Zubah has confessed that he used to take a booty of at least 10% on government contracts before he would award them while in office, MyNewsGh.com reports….

GYEEDA Scandal: Persons involved were NDC financiers – Afriyie Ankrah

Former Minister of Youth and Sports, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah has admitted that he could not lead investigations into the infamous Ghana Youth Employment Entrepreneurship Development Agency (GYEEDA) scandal which involved the wrongful payment of huge sums of monies to persons…

Chief Justice caught in drama over collapsed banks

Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo, on Monday surprised many people following the uniCredit Savings and Loans Company case against the Bank of Ghana (BoG) over the recent revocation of its license, when she changed the High Court Judge sitting on the…

Sex and sexuality in our jails: A tale of the predator and the prey

Sex plays an important role in our social lives. Apart from procreation, it brings to the participating individuals emotional and physical fulfilment required to keep them hale and hearty. A good sex life is believed to bring to the individual…

Akufo-Addo declares Monday, August 5, public holiday

A statement signed by Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, on Wednesday said in view of the day falling on a Sunday, the President, has by Executive Instrument (EI), declared Monday, August 5, as a public holiday “to be observed as such throughout…

PDS fiasco: Finance Minister fingered!

Energy expert Kojo Opoku says the blame for the failure of due diligence to be done over the concession agreement between government and Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ghana Limited must be laid at the doorstep of the Minister of Finance…

Why government suspended PDS

Government of Ghana in the late hours of Tuesday, July 30 announced the abrogation of the contract with Power Distribution Services barely six months after the company took over from the Electricity Company of Ghana. In a statement signed by…

Remove ‘killer’ taxes – Minority demands

The Minority in Parliament is demanding an immediate reversal in the new taxes announced by the Finance Minister Monday. Ken Ofori-Atta in his 2019 mid-year budget review proposed an increment in Energy Sector levies and the Communication Service Tax. Mr…

The militia, nomenclature and the silence on sanctions

The militia, nomenclature and the lack of prosecution The government of Ghana said it felt vindicated when the NMC ruled to sustain the state’s argument that the Joy News documentary Militia in the Heart of the Nation had a misleading…