Category: News

Ghana Is A Haven Of Peace, Stability–Akufo-Addo Tells UK Investors

  The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has told investors and business leaders from the United Kingdom that Ghana is the ideal place in the West African Region, and on the Continent, to invest and conduct business. According to President Akufo-Addo, “Ghana is a haven of peace, security and stability, a country where the principles of democratic accountability are now firmly entrenched in its body politic, and where the separation of powers is real, to promote accountable governance.” Delivering the keynote address at the 2nd edition of the UK-Ghana Investment Summit, organized by the UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce, on Tuesday, 17th April, 2018, President Akufo-Addo told the […]

MP Claims Double Salary For Ministers Have Been There Since 1992

Honourable Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe Ghansah, Member of Parliament for Ada Constituency has pronounced that members of parliament who also serve as ministers of state have been taking double salary since 1992. The MP explained that apart from the normal salary that the ministers will take, they are also given something small for serving as ministers of state. This she says is because of the double work they do. The former minister of state during the National Democratic Congress’s (NDC) term in office, was today summoned to the Criminal Investigation Department together with Honorable Eric Opoku, former Brong Ahafo regional minister and Honorable Inusah Fusseini. The CID today served the three […]

Winner-takes-all Politics Is Ghana’s Major Problem

Former Information Minister, Fritz Baffour, says Ghana needs to rethink the current system where the winning party and its members control all public institutions. The experienced politician and communication expert says that system is fueling political indiscipline and leading the country into a dangerous path. “The winner-takes-all is not right for us. We have to look at proportional representation. And then there is another aspect: the aspect of the power of the President. I think the President is too powerful. He is too much of an appointing authority, for instances, in places where he could have left it alone,” he said. His comment on current affairs programme, Good Evening Ghana, […]

Live update: Smiling Opuni arrives with son as NDC arrives in 5 buses

Source: Ghana|   Busloads of supporters arrived at the Accra High court Monday, where former COCOBOD CEO, Dr. Stephen Opuni is standing trial on 27 charges including causing financial loss to the state. Deputy Communications Director of opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kwaku Boahen, revealed five buses arrived from Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi. Kwaku Boahen told JoyNews court reporter, Joseph Ackah-Blay, that the supporters are coming to “see what is going on” just as journalists are also interested in reporting on the case. The bussing of supporters comes after the NDC claimed the trial of the former appointee under the John Mahama administration, is politically motivated. It is a claim the government has dismissed […]

Your investments are secure in Ghana – Akufo-Addo assures investors

Source: Ghana |   The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says his government is keen on building the business-friendly economy on the continent and has assured potential private sector investors of the safety of their investments. Speaking at the 6th Africa CEO Forum, held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, on Monday, President Akufo-Addo stressed that “Ghana is endowed with great potential, where security and the rule of law are upheld, where investments are secure.” President Akufo-Addo noted that over the last 14 months, his administration has focused its energy on building a resilient economy. Some of these measures, the President noted are also bent at helping the country move from its […]

Documents At Ho High Court Destroyed By Fire

of a Circuit Court Judge within the Ho High Courts Premises were burnt after a fire outbreak inside the Judge’s chamber. Priscilla Dikro, who occupies the chamber said she was shocked at the Monday morning incident. Eyewitnesses who declined to speak on record said the fire started at midnight, but was quickly doused by the Ghana National Fire Service. It is unclear what may have triggered the fire, but personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service and the Police Service have begun investigations into the cause. Heaps of documents on several court cases, petitions and judicial administration items including office furniture were burnt. The Volta Regional Fire Officer, DCFO Mawusi […]

We Won’t Abandon Previous Governments’ Projects – Vice President Bawumia Assures

The Nana Akufo-Addo government is determined to continue infrastructure projects began by previous administrations to ensure Ghanaians enjoy the full benefits of such expenditure. Government will also revive projects began by the Kufuor administration but were abandoned by the Mills and Mahama governments, especially housing projects, in order to address the country’s housing deficit which is in excess of 1.7 million units and is expected to rise to 2 million by 2020 if swift measures are not taken. The Vice President of the Republic, H.E. Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, made the declaration when he commissioned Phase II of the Security Services Housing Scheme at the Eastern Naval Command, in Tema New […]

First Lady Rebecca Throws A Challenges To Ghanaian Women

First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has challenged Ghanaian women to boldly take initiatives to ensure gender parity in the country. “For me, it means that we move in spite of the obstacles. That we push forward in spite of the resistance. It means we do not allow anything to stop us,” she said. The First Lady threw the challenge when she hosted Ghanaian women from various sectors of the economy at her residence in commemoration of the 2018 International Women’s Day Celebration, themed “Press for Progress.” Mrs Akufo-Addo said through the Rebecca Foundation, she has started a Women’s Empowerment programme called Telema to improve the economic status of women to bridge […]

No miscreant will have the space to terrorise citizens- Akufo-Addo

The president has described as unacceptable the recent spate of armed robbery activities in the country. Addressing the 61st Independence Day celebration, of the West African country, the president said he is under every obligation to maintain the peace of the country and will not compromise on that. “I will work to ensure that citizens are able to go about their daily duties in the confidence that they are safe. I want to make this clear: no miscreant will have the space to terrorize citizens and generate a sense of insecurity in our country,” the president promised. The assurances by the president come in the wake of what has been months of […]

Supreme Court orders Woyome to submit to oral examination

The Supreme Court has for the second time ordered businessman, Alfred Woyome to appear before it for the State to orally examine him. This follows a decision of the Court to dismiss an application he brought by the businessman seeking to halt the oral examination which is designed to identify his business interests and properties through which the State could retrieve the 51.2 million Ghana cedis wrongly paid to him as a judgment debt. Justice William Atuguba, Justice Sophia Adenyira and Justice Jones Dotse, unanimously dismissed the application. The application, according to the court in a decision read by Justice Atuguba, was simply a ruse consistent with Woyome’s delay tactics. The application fails […]