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Akufo-Addo lifts ban on small scale mining

  The Akufo-Addo administration has finally lifted the ban on small-scale mining across the country with effect from Monday, December 17, 2018. Chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, who doubles as the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, made the announcement on Friday, …

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Medical drones: Baako criticises lack of ‘deliberate engagement’ with GMA

  Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper says it is unfortunate that the medical drones deal should generate controversy. According to him, the only problem with the project is the lack of a broader stakeholder consultation prior to its approval by Parliament on December 11, 2018. “I was taken …

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Kennedy Agyapong ‘fights’ gov’t over $ 2 Billion Sinohydro deal

Member of Parliament for Assin Central in the Central region, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong is up in arms with government over the Ghana Sinohydro deal that seeks to construct feeder roads in the country. Parliament approved the $2 billion Master Project Support Agreement (MPSA) between Ghana and Sinohydro Corporation Limited in …

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I’ll continue Mills’ policy for building party offices – Alabi

Professor Joshua Alabi, a flagbearer hopeful in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has promised to continue the program of building party offices for the NDC as initiated by former President John Evans Atta Mills. The former Vice Chancellor says he will build decent party offices for all the 275 constituencies, …

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Afoko’s trial to end in January, 2019

Lead Counsel for Gregory Afoko, Osafo Buabeng has assured the Criminal Division of the Accra High Court that, the trial will “definitely end in January 2019.” Mr Buabeng after leading Afoko’s first witness in the person of John Ishmael Afoko, a brother of the accused person, told the court that …

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NPP youth group in Ayawaso West Wuogon endorse Rocky Obeng for MP

  A group calling itself the Concerned Constituents of Ayawaso West Wuogon in the Greater Accra Region have declared their unflinching support for Mr. Rocky Joojo Obeng to become their next Member of Parliament. “Joojo, as we call him, is currently the Deputy CEO of the National Youth Authority (NYA), …

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Ghana poised for massive transformation – President Akufo-Addo

  President Nana AddoDankwaAkufo-Addo, says Ghana is well-poised for significant transformation and development, and has welcomed the inclusion and participation of the Japanese investment in that regard. According to President Akufo-Addo, his administration, over the last twenty-three months, has strengthened the Ghanaian macroeconomy, and has brought back discipline in the …

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Mahama, Alabi to file nominations on Monday

Two presidential aspirants of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Joshua Alabi and former President John Dramani Mahama, have announced that they will file their nominations to contest the flagbearership of the party on Monday, December 17, 2018. Mr Mahama met with former appointees of his government in Accra last Wednesday …

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Women in my constituency tried to curse me over GHC50 gift – Kennedy Agyapong

  Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has revealed that women in his constituency will rain curses on him should he organize an event and at the end of the day, pay each GH¢50 stipend. Unlike other areas where this amount is considered a life-changer, he observed …

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Government working on law to improve cybersecurity environment – Ursula

  The Communications Minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has disclosed that government is working on a law to improve the country’s cybersecurity environment. She said the World Bank and Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre of the Oxford University’s assessment on the country’s protection of Internet-connected systems from cyber attacks has shown there …

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