Month: August 2015

Some MPs are simply not working, says Ablekuma West MP

    Outspoken MP (NPP) for Ablekuma West, Ursula Owusu-Ekufful, says some of her colleagues in Parliament are mere spectators and are not effectively discharging their mandate. Very much aware she could incur the wrath of her colleagues; the Ablekuma West MP said she was not impressed when she entered the House. “Quite a number […]

Investigations against CHRAJ boss on course – Nyamah

  ‘The Convener for pressure group, Progressive Nationalists Forum (PNF), Richard Nyamah, is convinced that investigations into the supposed misconduct of Lauretta Lamptey, the former Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is progressing steadily. According to him, the five-member committee set up to investigate the former CHRAJ Commissioner will soon […]

I’m committed to IMF’s plan – Mahama

  President John Mahama has stated that government will continue to regulate its expenditure as it aims to achieve fiscal consolidation within the three years under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program. “We have a strong commitment and I have a personal resolve as President to achieve fiscal consolidation over the next three years in […]

Clashes at Germany’s Heidenau asylum centre alarm government

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has strongly condemned violence at an asylum seekers’ shelter that injured dozens of police officers. Security was increased at the newly-opened centre in Heidenau near Dresden at the weekend after two nights of protests. Left-wing activists staging counter-demonstrations have clashed with the right-wing protesters. Germany says it expects up to 800,000 […]

Teenage Pregnancy On The Increase In Wassa East

The Ghana Health Service has over the past three years recorded an increase in teenage pregnancies in the Wassa East District, with a total of 10,038 pregnancies out of which 1,645 are teenagers. The situation has been attributed to sexual exploitation of teenagers by small scale miners, irresponsible parenting, lack of sex education and family […]

President John Mahama I Will Fix ‘Dumsor

President John Mahama has reaffirmed he will fix the energy crisis currently plaguing the country. Speaking at the just-ended 20th GJA awards, the president thanked Ghanaians for their patience and said all hands should be on deck in dealing with the power crisis once and for all. “This year in the state of the nation […]