Month: December 2016

Dada KD’s Brother Kills Man, 22

The brother of Dada Kwaku Duah (Dada KD), highlife musician, knocked down a 22-year-old man at Assin Manso on Christmas Day, killing him on the spot. The musician confirmed this to in an exclusive interview. Narrating the incident, the award-winning musician said the accident happened at about 4:30 am on the Assin Fosu-Assin Manso […]

Producer Price Inflation shoots up to 11.9 %

Ghana’s Producer Price Inflation (PPI) for November 2016 reached 11.9 percent, from the 9.7 percent recorded in October. This represents a 1.2 percent increase in the PPI figures recorded between the one month period. According to the Ghana Statistical Service, the utility subsector recorded the highest year on year inflation of 38.3 percent. It was […]

Article 71 Holders Set For 10% Pay Rise In 2017

The President and and other top hierarchy in Ghana’s political system are set to enjoy a 10% pay rise from January 2017 as recommended by the Presidential Committee on Emoluments. The 10% pay hike covers all members listed under Article 71 of the 1992 constitution and has been backdated to 2013. The committee on emoluments […]

Western chiefs to support Akufo-Addo fight corruption

By Ken Sackey, GNA Accra, Dec. 28, GNA – The Western Regional House of Chiefs has expressed its readiness to assist the President-Elect of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to fight corruption, when he assumes the reins of governance on January 7, 2017. Ogyeahorhuor Kwaku Gyebi II, the President of the Western Regional House […]

Parliament considers ex-gratia for Mahama, others

Parliament has resumed sitting Tuesday to consider salaries and emoluments for Article 71 office holders. The consideration of the ex-gratia payment will be one of the final activities of the sixth Parliament of the fourth Republic before its tenure elapses on January 6. Addressing the Members, the Speaker, Edward Doe Adjaho, said the House was […]

I Will Be President For All—Nana Addo

Ghana’s President elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured that he will serve every Ghanaian citizen no matter their political or ethnic affiliations. He promised not to discriminate against members of other political parties or ethnic groups. He further promised to revive the country. Reading his acceptance speech at his residence in Nima, Accra, he […]