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Most wanted armed robber gunned down, 5 accomplices flee

The Counter-Terrorism Unit of the Ghana Police Service has killed a suspected armed robber said to be on their wanted list at Accra close to a spot along Nsawam-Akwamu road. According to police sources available to MyNewsGh.com, they had information the suspect and his accomplices were embarking on a robbery spree when they were trailed by the armed police. On …

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GhanaWeb wins Google funding to help journalism thrive in the digital age

Ghana’s first and most popular news portal, GhanaWeb, has won the first Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge for its novel GhanaWeb Reporter project which will inject new ideas into the global news ecosystem. Announced in February 2020 by Google, the GhanaWeb Reporter is among 21 projects from 13 countries in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region to receive …

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Akufo-Addo delivered the ‘State of Another Nation’ address – Asiedu Nketia

General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia says President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday, February 20, 2020, delivered the State of Nation address of a different country other than Ghana. According to him during the delivery, he was convinced that the President was living in another country and talked about their state other than …

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Furious Mike Oquaye directs Clark to record Minority’s walkout

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has directed that Hansard records the walkout of the Minority caucus during proceedings in the House in Accra on Thursday. The Hansard is the official transcript of Parliamentary proceedings. Prof. Oquaye’s directive followed a concern raised by a Deputy Majority Whip, Matthew Nyindam, who during the correction of votes and proceedings at …

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Running mate saga: Mahama’s delay sparks panic in NDC

Following his election as the presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 2019, former president John Mahama, is facing perhaps his biggest test in politics, as time appears not to be on his side in naming his running mate for the 2020 general elections. President Akufo-Addo, who by filing his nomination as the only presidential aspirant for …

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Napo, Adow Safo, Baffour-Awuah fingered in GETFund scandal

The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) Scholarship scheme audited for the period 2012 to 2018 has revealed appointees in the NPP administration taking state cash to go to school. The disgraced appointees – Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, Education Minister, Sarah Adwoa Safo, Procurement Minister and Deputy Majority Leader in Parliament, Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Employment and Labour Relations Minister, as well as other …

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Alex Mould tears into Akufo-Addo over Aker Energy deal

A former Chief Executive Officer at the Ghana National Petroleum Commission (GNPC), Alex Mould, says the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo led-administration has bestowed massive historical damage on Ghana’s oil and gas industry – a situation which could have far-reaching consequences on the Ghanaian economy. He says the damage done to the sector by government is incomparable with that of the shambolic agreement …

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Judge in Opuni case declares support for Akufo-Addo

The Opuni case, has been cited among the cases the Akufo-Addo government is prosecuting against appointees of John Dramani Mahama, as a testimony of the corruption which existed under the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government. The Court of Appeal judge, who is presiding over the case as additional High Court Judge, had declared support for President Akufo-Addo and the …

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‘Dumping passengers in Ghana was to embarrass FG’

The shabby treatment Nigerians who boarded foreign airlines from their respective destinations to Lagos got in the last two weeks has once again brought to the fore the urgent need to support domestic airlines who are already doing international flight and encourage those who are yet to, to commence international operations. More than 1,500 Nigerians were stranded in Accra, Ghana …

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Do you know how many kids were around when Jesus turned water to wine? – Shatta Wale to FDA

Ghanaian dancehall artiste Shatta Wale has hit out at the Food and Drugs Authority following their directive to disallow celebrities from promoting alcoholic beverages in the country. According to the FDA, the directive is in line with a World Health Organization policy. Wendy Shay recently expressed her dissatisfaction with the issues. With news breaking that Ghanaian companies were looking to …

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