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Akufo-Addo to spend GH₵1.5bn on gov’t machinery

The Minority in Parliament has revealed that the Akufo-Addo led government has budgeted over 1.5 billion Ghana cedis for 2017 on Government Machinery. According to the Minority, the 1.5 billion Ghana cedi budgeted by government is unacceptable and contradicts the NPP’s message of moderate spending. NDC MP for North Tongu Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwah who raised the issue on the floor …

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Agya Koo concert at Ghana@60 parade needless – Nketia

The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress Johnson Asiedu Nketia has called for the Ghana@60 anniversary planning committee to be sanctioned for the concert by veteran actor Agya Koo and his colleagues during Ghana’s Independence Day celebration on March 6, 2017. According Nketia, the performance by the veteran actor was highly ‘unnecessary’ and unneeded. “They just wasted our …

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N/R: E&P staff killed by stray bullet

A stray bullet suspected to have been fired by armed robbers on the Tamale -Salaga road Thursday night has killed an Engineers and Planners(EP) worker, Williams Boamah. Engineers and Planners is the contractor working on that stretch of the Eastern corridor road – Tamale – Salaga. The deceased was returning from Tamale with his two colleagues in a vehicle with …

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Mugabe “hugged” me for praising Nkrumah – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has revealed that the Zimbabwean leader, who lived through the independence struggle of Ghana, Robert Mugabe, commended him for his address at the 60th Independence Day Parade in Accra. There is sharp disagreement between members of the CPP (Party founded by Dr. Nkrumah) and some academics on one hand, and the New Patriotic Party on the other, over …

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Don’t Call Me ‘His Excellency’ – Nana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has instructed his appointees and close associates never to use the accolade – ‘His Excellency’ – in addressing him. Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia who made the disclosure at a public event Tuesday, believes his boss wants to live a modest life. “It’s an honour to represent His Excellency… He [Nana Addo] said we should …

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CONFIRMED! Legon student who committed suicide suffered from depression

The Criminal Investigation Department of the Legon Police Command, has confirmed that the level 400 student of the University of Ghana, Jennifer Nyarko, who jumped to her death from the balcony of the Akuaffo Hall, Legon suffered from mental disorder. According to the police, though they are awaiting a post mortem report, their preliminary investigation has established that the deceased …

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Another suicide at Achimota

A man believed to be in his early 30s has allegedly committed suicide at Achimota exactly 24 hours after a student jumped to her death at the University of Ghana. The middle aged man was found near a tree with a rope Thursday near the Achimota main overpass. Locals, however, suspect foul play. According to them, the rope found around …

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Charlotte Osei Responds To Sex-For-Position Claims

Chair of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei says she is not perturbed by comments suggesting that she may have traded sex for the position she currently holds. Speaking for the first time on the issue since she was appointed boss of the electoral commission by former president John Mahama, she said the comments don’t bother her. “My sense of self …

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