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NDC polls: Volta caucus miscalculated – Ephson

Pollster Ben Ephson has blamed the Volta caucus in the National Democratic Congress for their inability to clinch any position in the National executive body at the just ended congress of the party. It comes after former national women organizer Anita Desoso raised concerns over the nonexistence of a Voltarian in the new executive body of the party after she ...

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Live Updates: Ghana vs Finland (FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup)

Source: www.ghanaweb.com Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the second Group A game between the Black Maidens of Ghana and Finland. The Maidens got off to a flying start in the tournament, thumping Uruguay 5-0 in a match that saw captain Mukarama bag Ghana’s first hat-trick in a FIFA u-17 World Cup. Finland, on the other hand, suffered ...

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New regions debate: Minority walks out of Parliament

Source: Myjoyonline.com The Minority in Parliament has boycotted proceedings on the floor Friday accusing the Speaker of bias. The Opposition MPs say the Speaker Prof Mike Ocquaye has, time without number, been disrespectful to Minority members and did not hesitate to register their protest during a debate on the proposed creation of new regions. According to them, the Speaker once ...

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Big men, pastors and ritualists pester me to sell human parts to them – Mortuary man reveals

Source: mynewsgh.com It is no secret that persons who are overly obsessed with wealth are prepared to go at all lengths in order to be rich and those who are seeking power in one way or the other also ready to meets its requirements. In Ghana it is common knowledge that such persons are always directed by those they seek ...

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Corruption watch: Akufo-Addo leads in nepotism chart

Source: adomonline.com All the presidents Ghana has had under the Fourth Republican constitution have been accused of practising nepotism for appointing known family to positions of appointment. President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has been cited for leading the charge when it comes to nepotism in government. Speaking on Corruption Watch on Adom FM Friday, Executive Director of the Centre for ...

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Dagbon protests: New region will not affect traditional boundaries – Dan Botwe

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline.com The Regional Reorganisation Minister has said the proposal to create new regions will not affect traditional boundaries but will only re-demarcate administrative boundaries.   Dan Kweku Botwe said it is wrong for people to assume that once a geographical area owes allegiance to a particular ethnic group, they cannot be in another region. “It is not supported by the current facts on the ...

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Amidu to get ¢180m to fight corruption

  Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline.com | The Special Prosecutor’s Office will receive ¢180 million in 2019 to fight corruption, the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has disclosed. He said the move is in line with the government’s promise to fight corruption and the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, remains committed to seeing it through. “In this budget, the Special Prosecutor’s Office has ...

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FULL TEXT: Ken Ofori-Atta presents 2019 Budget to Parliament

Source: www.ghanaweb.com Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta presented the 2019 Budget statement to Parliament amidst boos and skepticism from especially minority members in Parliament. As expected, Mr. Ofori-Atta was clad in his all white apparel as has become custom of the Finance Minister. The budget, themed; “A Stronger Economy, for Jobs and Prosperity” highlighted key achievements of the Akufo-Addo administration in ...

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