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Government cancels GHC362m Jospong contract after JoyNews investigation

Government has canceled a $74m contract with Jospong Group of companies to provide waste bins believed to have been inflated. The cancellation of the contract which translates to ¢355m follows Joy News investigations in 2017 by award-winning journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni. Joy News found the procurement of one million waste bins and disposable bin liners was inflated by at least ...

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Blow-by-blow account: How NAM 1 escaped through Togo border to Nigeria and then to South Africa

Businessman Nana Appiah Mensah is believed to have jumped his bail condition and relocated first to Nigeria through the Togo Border and then to South Africa where his family has already been since the news of the Menzgold scam broke. Nana Appiah Mensah was first invited in October 2018 for questioning at the EOCO. Later on Wednesday, November 21, he ...

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Watermelon seller beats man for setting fire to grass

A 40-year-old amputee was last Sunday beaten by a watermelon seller for setting fire on the grass and trees planted at the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange for beautification purposes. The fight which lasted for about three minutes attracted some passers-by who attempted and failed to separate them. Hawkers selling around the interchange have been accused of burning the grass for the ...

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Ghana:Today at the News stands

Stories making headlines on the front pages in the major newspapers include: Daily Graphic: * In the matter of Asawase 7: Government to pay GhC1.75m; each family gets GhC250,000 * SSNIT pension pay up by 11 per cent * Ghana exports food to Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire * Andani family warns of halting funeral Daily Statesman:   * NDC blocks ...

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Menzgold CEO NAM 1 has absconded – Gabby Otchere Darko

The Chief Executive Officer of troubled gold firm Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah has reportedly breached his bail conditions and absconded, Gabby Otchere Darko has claimed. The disclosure by the President’s cousin comes after a threat by aggrieved customers of the Menzgold that they will vote against the ruling party if the President continues to sit aloof as their investment with ...

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Headline News December 8 2019

  *>>>General News Headlines…* *Electoral Commission gazettes new regions results *13 Ghanaians petition Amidu on $176m Awuah-Darko, Twum Boafo, others ‘chop chop’ *A-G surcharges: Former Health Minister ‘fingered’ in GHC66m ‘dubious’ payments *‘Unprepared’ double-track students fearful ahead of end-of-semester exams *Islamic Training Centre built in Northern Region *NPP’s Free SHS is the most expensive free item in Ghana – Sly ...

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National Chief Imam causes arrest of 4 more attackers of Owusu Bempah

The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu has caused the arrest of four more attackers of the Leader and Founder of the Glorious Word Ministry, Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah. According to MyNewsGh.com confirmed sources at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, the suspects have since been admitted bail and are expected to be arraigned ...

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Menzgold had 1.8m customers; politicians with $2m and $3m deposits included

As the Central Bank, together with allied state agencies of security and intelligence, chase sneaky Menzgold over scam banking deals involving billions, Free Press can reveal that it is not only ordinary citizens or active and retired security service personnel who were fleeced of their earnings. Insider sources, including some staff of the shady organisation, say several politicians from the ...

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