Month: April 2018

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, […]