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Cabbie slowed by $14,000 in parking fines

Taxi driver Adolph Nortey is drowning in parking tickets. In fact, Nortey has so many unpaid parking tickets he gave up opening the City of Chicago Department of Finance envelopes that flooded his mailbox. “Almost every day I get a ticket. I am not a reckless driver. I don’t intentionally go anywhere to go park illegally,” he said. “I don’t ...

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New dangerous drug in use in Ghana

A new report by the International Narcotics Control Board has revealed massive increase in the abuse and use of dangerous drugs in African countries including Ghana. The report launched in Accra today also puts the spotlight on how traffickers are using cunning ways to manufacture banned substances especially It says two secret laboratories manufacturing the substance were dismantled in Nigeria ...

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Ghana: Parliament queries officials over electricity crisis.

Parliament Select Committee on Mines and Energy yesterday summoned officials of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Volta River Authority (VRA), GRIDCO and the Energy Commission over the current power crisis that has hit the country. Senior officials of the four electricity providers had a hectic time in the over four-hour grilling by members of the committee on challenges in ...

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PRESS RELEASE:ON THE OCCASION OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

  CeDI-Africa would like to draw the nation’s attention to some fundamental issues on the occasion of International Women’s Day today.   Physical assault on any human being is a crime under our criminal code. It does not become any less criminal if the assault is on a woman. Any attempt to make it less offensive and customarily accepted for ...

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Election Petition: 80 NDC members join writ

The petition in which three leading members of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) are challenging the declaration by the Electoral Commission (EC) of John Dramani Mahama as President in the December 7 and 8, 2012 general election, is taking a new twist. This is because nine different groups of National Democratic Congress (NDC) supporters, making up 80 individuals, have ...

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Let’s take collective responsibility for our problems – Mahama

President John Mahama has appealed to Ghanaians to take collective responsibility for the challenges the country is currently facing and work towards making things better. Delivering his Independence Day address at the 6th March parade at the Black Star Square in Accra on Wednesday, the President noted that in order to ensure progress and significant development, it was imperative for ...

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Prez Mahama Rallies Nation Towards Economic Freedom!

President John Dramani Mahama has rallied the nation to fight for economic freedom just as the country’s forebears fought for political emancipation. Mr Mahama says the time for bickering and petty squabbles were over and that it was time for every citizen regardless of his or her personal circumstances pick up whatever tool available to him or her and joined ...

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Message From the US Department of State to Ghana!

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC March 6, 2013 On behalf of the American people, I send best wishes to the people of Ghana as they celebrate 56 years of independence on March 6 and congratulate Ghana on completing its sixth presidential and parliamentary elections. I hope that all Ghanaians will enjoy the benefits of peace and ...

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