Month: May 2015

State institutions ordered to pay outstanding water bills

      Deputy Water Resources Works and Housing Minister, Sampson Ahi, has ordered all state institutions to quickly settle their water bills in arrears. Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies, as well as Ministries Department and Agencies, owe the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) millions in unpaid bills, a situation that is crippling the water provider. However, at a meeting held with heads of public institutions and the Ghana Water Company, the Deputy Minister urged the indebted state institutions to draw from their budgetary allocations to settle debts owed the utility company. The meeting was aimed at finding an amicable solution to the impasse arising out of the non-payment of […]

Live update: Akufo-Addo addresses press conference Source: Ghana| Date: 29th-may-2015 Time: 11:14:45 am

    The 2016 NPP flagbearer Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is addressing a press conference at the party headquarters on internal party wranglings. Nana Addo says…. Sense of despair felt by many has been demonstrated in many ways. Regional chairmen lead the cry after all, Chairman Adams was one of them. Regional Chairmen considered an attack on one of them is an attack on all of them. I have been listening to many people to do what is in the best interest of the party. Cease fire the finger-pointing, the insults, the lies, the denigrating of party leaders must stop. Kufuor remains an icon whose record must be jealously guarded. […]

Religion of Thursday, 21 May 2015 Source: GNA Ghana has lost God’s favour – Prophet Bempah

  Prophet Daniel Owusu-Bempah, the General Overseer of the Glory Prayer Ministry, has said the current economic and other national challenges were INDICATIONS that the country had lost the favour of God. He emphasized that until all Ghanaians, irrespective of their political and religious inclinations, came together, earnestly desired and sought the favour of God, which had waned in contemporary society, efforts in addressing the power crisis, economic downturn and high unemployment rate would be in vain. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in an interview in Techiman on Monday, the renowned Prophet of God pointed out that corruption, greed and selfishness had taken over the godly fear which […]

General News of Thursday, 21 May 2015 Source: NDC condemns acid attack on NPP chairman

  The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has condemned what it says is the “cowardly murder” of the Upper East regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Alhaji Adams Mahama on Wednesday. Alhaji died early Thursday morning after suffering an acid attack in his vehicle, an act allegedly visited on him by two yet-to-be identified assailants. The NDC urged the police to do all it could to bring the criminals behind the attack to BOOK and asked the police not to treat the matter as an internal party matter but a matter that has serious national security implications. The statement signed by NDC general secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia also stated: “We […]

1400 workers of Juapong Textiles Factory asked to go home

  About 1400 workers of the Juapong Textiles Factory in the Volta Region have been asked to go home, JoyNews has learnt. The job cut comes after power supply to the grey baft-producing company was cut following failure of the company’s management to pay its huge electricity billsREPORTED to be around 20 million cedis. The company has not had power for the past three weeks. Workers of the company say theyARE in dire financial need. The woes of Juapong textile has been a long standing problem. The company has not been able to secure a reported 15 million cedis worth of capital to revamp its operations. Efforts to reach the […]

NADMO Boss Kofi Portuphy Bows To Pressure As He Resigns

  The National Coordinator of the National Disaster management Organisation (NADMO), Mr Kofi Portuphy, has resigned, according toINFORMATION available Several groups including the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) had called for the removal of Portuphy fromOFFICE after he was elected chairman of the ruling National Democratic Congress in DecemberLAST YEAR. He was the first national coordinator of NADMO under the Jerry Rawlings regime, and was re-appointed by the late President John Mills in January 2009. The Executive Director of GII, Vitus Azeem, had on several occasions called on President John Mahama to remove Portuphy from office. Azeem also called on the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) and other “public-spirited” Ghanaians […]