Month: July 2017

President Akufo-Addo under pressure to probe EC chaos

President Akufo-Addo is under intense pressure to initiate a thorough probe into the unfolding scandal at the Electoral Commission (EC). Joy News’ has learnt, forces within the New Patriotic Party, other political parties and civil society groups want the President to take steps to restore public confidence in the EC following ongoing media war between […]

I really miss Afari Gyan – Ayariga

The 2016 flagbearer of the All People’s Congress (APC), Hassan Ayariga has described the former chair of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan as a ‘shining example’ in Africa. According to him, Dr Afari-Gyan was far better in handling election matters in the country than the current chair, Madam Charlotte Osei. “I miss Afari […]

Pressure mounts on EC for full-scale investigation into chaos

Pressure has been mounted on the Electoral Commission to be “comprehensively audited” following full-blown media battle between the chairperson, deputies and staff. Vice-President at IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil said for years the EC has used its constitutional protection of its independence, to do “whatever they want”. Charlotte Osei, the second chair person of the 25-year-old […]

Akufo-Addo commissions 3rd FPSO

President Nana Akufo-Addo has commissioned Ghana’s third oil Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel named after former President John Agyekum Kufuor. Watched on by a line-up of top government officials and Italian managers of the vessel, the President turned the valve wearing a smile that meant – let the cash flow. The gas which […]

OccupyGhana kritisiert den “mangelhaften” BNI-Bericht über die BOST-Saga

Druckgruppe, OccupyGhana, hat das Energieministerium für die Einrichtung eines Ausschusses zur Intensivierung der Ermittlungen in der wütenden Bulk Oil Storage und Transport Company (BOST) verunreinigten Kraftstoff Saga empfohlen. Nach der Gruppe ist ein Bericht in die Kontroverse durch das Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) nicht umfassend. “Wir sagen diese, weil dieser BNI-Bericht ist so mangelhaft […]