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Kofi Annan calls for elections to resolve Zimbabwe political impasse

Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, is urging Zimbabwe to resort to democratic elections to resolve the political stalemate in that country. He said in a statement that ordinary Zimbabweans are not only requesting a change in leadership but the liberty to choose their own leader. He, therefore, appealed for the national interest to be upheld to ensure peace. Zimbabwe Defense …

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Security analyst commends Dagbon youth over Abudu, Andani impasse protest

The Executive Director of the African Centre for Security and Counter-Terrorism, Emmanuel Kutin has commended the youth of Dagbon for protesting against delay by authorities in the area in finding lasting solution to the raging chieftaincy feud there. “For the youth of Dagbon both the Abudus and the Andanis to come together for this kind of demonstration is quiet unprecedented …

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Scrap free SHS if you can’t overcome teething challenges – Lecturer to government

A lecturer with the University of Education, Winneba, Kumasi Campus, Mr. Aaron Kumah is calling for the reversal of government’s policy of free Senior High School (SHS) implementation with the current identified challenges. “Government should quit this free policy and either choose to make all second circle institutions day or boarding completely”, the policy analyst suggested. According to him, the …

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Former lands Minister advises miners to sue government over ban extension

Private legal practitioner and National Democratic Congress (NDC) lawmaker for Tamale Central Constituency , Hon. Innusah Fusieni has counseled the leadership of the Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners to institute legal action against government following another three-month ban extension on their operations. “I worked closely with small scale miners as a minister and they have competent lawyers to …

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Fire at NEDco sub-station throws Tamale into darkness

Nearly the whole of Tamale Metropolis is in total darkness on Monday, November 20, following total power outage. The outage, which occurred at 5:45pm, kept residents of the Metropolis wondering when the problem would be fixed. The Communications Department of the Volta River Authority of the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (VRA/NEDco), in a brief statement copied citifmonline.com, explained that there …

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I am not dead – Tony Yeboah

Former Ghana striker Tony Yeboah has come out to deny rumours making rounds on Social Media that he is dead, adding that those spreading such false news should desist from it. News was rife on Social Media late Monday afternoon that the ex- Leeds United striker had died in London after suffering multiple seizures. Indeed the story of Yeboah’s death …

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NPP Youth jabs Spio-Garbrah over Komenda Sugar Factory

New Patriotic Party (NPP) Boys and Girls have launched a scathing attack at the former Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, following what they described as “unguided and unfortunate statement” made by the latter against the Akufo-Addo-led administration over the operation of the Komenda Sugar Factory in the Central Region. A strong-worded statement on Saturday, November 17, 2017, …

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I wept after visiting ‘Free SHS’ students – Amoako Tuffour

A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Dr Kwame Amoako Tuffuor has admitted that the free Senior High School (SHS) is fraught with numerous challenges and the earlier government addresses them better for it. He revealed on Kumasi-based Abusua Fm that he wept after seeing the state of beneficiaries of the programme in one of the schools he …

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Otumfuo’s chief executioner orders arrest of assemblyman over illegal land sale

Police have confirmed they are investigating allegations of fraud leveled against an aspiring Presiding Member (PM) of Atwima Kwawoma District Assembly in the Ashanti Regional, Hon. Emmanuel Asuah Dadzi by Asantehene’s chief executioner According to the compliant, Baffuor Agyei Kese IV, the accused who is also an elected Assembly member is alleged to have illegally sold a parcel of land …

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Ghana marks World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Stakeholders in road safety have been urged to ensure that the necessary equipment and human resource are provided to enforce road traffic laws and rules to help reduce, if not end the rate of road accidents in the country which will, in turn, reduce the number of casualties recorded on our roads. Christine Evans-Klock, UN Ghana Resident Coordinator who made …

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