Month: January 2019

Ken Agyapong, Muntaka trade insults in Parliament

Some Parliamentarians on Wednesday morning had to physically restrain two of their colleagues as they took turns to trade insults on the Floor of the House ahead of sitting.  Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong was confronting his Asawase colleague, Muntaka Mubarak, who has moved a motion on the Floor for the second time referring the vociferous NPP member to Parliament’s […]

Update: Death toll in mine blast rises to 13

At least 13 miners have died after an explosion within the mining concession of Chinese company, Shaanzi Mining Ltd in the Upper East region. Medical administrator of the Upper East Regional Hospital where bodies of the deceased were deposited confirmed the deaths to Joy News Wednesday. The tragedy happened Wednesday at dawn while workers of the company based […]

NDC postpones flagbearer election

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has postponed the party’s flagbearer election slated for Saturday, January 26, until it settles a court case brought against it by two of its members. Two members of the party, Mr Abdallah Issah and Mr James Kabu Nartey-Oman sued the party in December last year over the guidelines governing the party’s […]