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Ken Agyapong seeks more answers from Qatar’s ruling family over Anas’ Number 12

Member of Parliament (MP) Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has petitioned Qatari ruling family, seeking clarification of its link with ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas. The move by the MP comes at the back of his belief that the investigative journalist impersonated the family in his investigative piece #No. 12 that sought to reveal corruption at the Ghana Football ...

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Food imports cost US$2.4bn annually

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta has revealed that food imports cost the nation an average of US$2.4 billion every year. This means that about GH¢10.8 billion (one dollar to GH¢4.5) is used to import rice, sugar, sorghum, frozen chicken and meat, among other food items, for domestic and industrial consumption on annual basis. At US$2.4 billion, the cost ...

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Breaking News: Injunction filed to stop Akufo-Addo from appointing new EC

A citizen of Ghana, Fafali Nyonator has filed an interlocutory injunction at the Supreme Court to restrain President Akufo-Addo from appointing a new Chairman of the Electoral Commission until the substantive case of her earlier suit filed is determined. Following the dismissal of Mrs. Charlotte Osei after the recommendations of a Committee set-up by the Chief Justice to investigate some ...

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Supreme Court orders banks to unfreeze Opuni’s accounts

Source: www.ghanaweb.com A five-member panel of the Supreme Court presided over by Justice Jones Dotse has ordered the Ecobank and Stanbic bank to unfreeze Dr. Stephen Opuni accounts. This comes after an Accra High court dismissed an application by Dr Opuni to have his bank accounts unfrozen. The bank accounts of the former COCOBOD boss were frozen by the anti-graft ...

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Ghana is broke; fix it – Dalex Finance boss tells government

Source: citinewsroom.com The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dalex Finance, Kenneth Thompson, says Ghana is broke, and so government must take immediate steps to fix what he calls a “time bomb.” “Ghana is broke, let’s face up to the reality and deal with it and stop this long English,” he said on The Point of View on Citi TV on ...

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Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu to be named next EC boss

Source: Myjoyonline.com Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu is set to be named the next Electoral Commissioner (EC) following the impeachment of Charlotte Osei. Myjoyonline.com understands the President is keen on replacing the first female EC boss with another female. The law professor who failed in her bid to become a judge at the International Criminal Court (ICC) becomes the fourth Electoral Commissioner ...

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Trump-Putin summit: US president under fire over poll meddling comments

There has been a barrage of criticism in the US after President Donald Trump defended Russia over claims of interference in the 2016 elections.At a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland, Mr Trump contradicted US intelligence agencies, saying Russia had no reason to meddle.The top Republican in Congress, House Speaker Paul Ryan, said Mr. Trump must see that ...

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Trump says ‘no reason’ to believe Russia hacked US election

CREDIT: REUTERS   US President Donald Trump said he sees no reason to believe that Moscow hacked the 2016 US presidential election to help him win, adding that Russian President Vladimir Putin “was extremely strong and powerful in his denial”.His comments contradict US intelligence agencies’ reports that Russia was behind an effort to interfere in the election.Putin repeated that Russia ...

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