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I’m sorry – Prophet Dr. Kofi Oduro begs Ghanaians over tribalistic comments

Prophet Dr. Kofi Oduro, Head Pastor of Alabaster International Ministries has rendered an unqualified apology for the tribalistic comments made during a sermon in his church. In a post sighted by MyNewsGh.com, the vociferous Man of God and Counsellor stated”…

Terkper shares thoughts on 2019 Mid-year Budget Review

DON’T RUSH TO PRAISE ALL OF AFRICA’S “POPULAR” BUT FISCALLY UNSUSTAINABLE PROGRAMS Introduction – Context is 2019 Mid-Year Review and the need to be realistic about the fiscal prospects for the country—based on past views in interviews and articles. –…

Give more tax power to local authorities – Dr. Patrick Awuah tells gov’t

Founder of Ashesi University College Dr. Patrick Awuah wants government to pay attention to empowering local authorities to solve problems facing communities. One way to do this, he said, is to ensure authorities like the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies…

Budget review: Finance Minister wants ¢6.3bn more to spend in 6 months

Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta is seeking approval to spend some ¢6.3 billion in its Supplementary Budget for the remaining months of the fiscal year. This was contained in the order paper for Monday’s proceedings in parliament as the Minister presents the Mid-year…

I am now tired – Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko wails

Private legal practitioner and an influential family member of current President, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko says he is tired over strenuous attempts to link him to one thing or the other under the current administration. He thinks that no story in…

I’ll scrap some of Nana Addo’s new ministries – Mahama

The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama says he will scrap some of the newly created ministries the Akufo-Addo administration introduced if the NDC is voted back into power. The Akufo-Addo administration now has 125 ministers,…

Those persuading me to resign are ‘corrupt’ – Martin Amidu snarls

Martin Alamisi Burnes Kaiser Amidu, Ghana’s Special Prosecutor has taken on those persuading him to resign from his current position in the midst of accusations he is not living up to expectation. According to him, he considers anybody who approaches…

“FREE SHS SAVED ME GH¢4,500 IN SCHOOL FEES” – BREMAN ESSIAM CHIEF

The Paramount Chief of Breman Essiam in the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam, Odeifuor Afoakwa III, has expressed his appreciation to the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the implementation of the Free Senior High School Policy. According to Odeifuor Asankwa…

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Akufo-Addo directs IGP Apeatu to hand over to deputy

President Akufo-Addo has named James Oppong-Boanuh as Acting Inspector-General of Police until a substantive one is appointed. According to a statement issued Monday, July 22 by Communications Director at the Jubilee House, Eugene Arhin, the President has directed the IGP,…

J.B. Danquah-Adu trial: Murder suspect lawyers challenge medical report

Lawyers for murder suspect in the late legislator, J.B. Danquah-Adu’s Daniel Asiedu are challenging a medical report that declared him sane to stand trial. They want the court to direct the Psychiatrist who carried out the evaluation to submit his full…