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Government handling of ‘harmless’ secessionists criticized

The Coalition of Volta Youth, a youth group based in the Volta Region, has criticised the government’s handling of attempts by the Homeland Study Group Foundation to secede from Ghana. The group of secessionists is campaigning for the creation of an independent state called Western Togoland. An Accra High Court on Wednesday remanded into police custody seven members of the …

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Ghanaians on social media clamour for Kofi Boakye to be the next IGP

Security has been an issue in Ghana within the last two years and that has put the police administration under the spotlight. However, reports are rife that the IGP is set to retire in three months. As to who becomes the next IGP, several top names have been circulating in the media on who will be the successor to David …

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Youth engage in accusations, counter-accusations over comatose GCDGL concession

Two youth groups in Akwatia, the capital of Denkyembour District in the Eastern Region, are divided over the operations of the Great Consolidated Diamonds Ghana Limited (GCDGL), following the take-over of the concession of the company by alleged illegal mining operators, popularly known as ‘Galamseyers’. The two youth groups, calling themselves Concerned Youth of Akwatia and Akwatia Development Association (AkDA), …

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Manual, Database and Mobile Application on migration unveiled

The Media Response, a Non-Governmental Organisation has concurrently launched a training manual for journalists, database and mobile application on migration to enhance accurate and up-to-speed information dissemination on free movement of persons. The migration support tools were launched as part of a Media Training and Public Sensitisation on Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Free Movement of Persons and …

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Allotey Jacobs spills why NDC commissioned Komenda Sugar Factory

Former Central Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has revealed that the Komenda Sugar Factory was commissioned to prove that ‘the machines worked and can produce sugar’. According to him, even though sugar was produced at the initial stages, it was not in commercial quantities nor was it for commercial purposes. “NDC wanted to prove the machines worked …

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We’ll publish corruption cases soon – Office of Special Prosecutor

The Office of Special Prosecutor (OSP) will soon publish the cases it is working on, the Board Chairman of the OSP, Linda Ofori Kwafo, has revealed. Doing this, she said, would be in line with SECTION 3(3) of the OSP Act 2017 (Act 959) which mandates the office to on a quarterly basis; publish in at least two daily newspapers …

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CID fingers Ofosu Ampofo in recent kidnappings, fire outbreaks

Chairman of the biggest opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been cited as a person of interest in the spree of kidnappings and fire outbreaks in the country. A letter from the Police Criminal Investigations Department inviting Samuel Ofosu Ampofo stated that “some persons picked up for interrogation and investigation have mentioned your name as part of a grand …

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Ghana Card: NIA officers busted for registering people at night at Awudome

Some officers of the National Identification Authority (NIA) have been busted for allegedly registering people for the national identity card, Ghana Card at night. They were reportedly busted at a private residence at Awudome, near the St Theresa Catholic Church in Accra on Tuesday night [May 7] at about 7:30 pm. It was some residents of the area, who claimed …

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NIA staff busted for aiding Nigerians to obtain Ghana cards

A staff of the National Identification Authority (NIA) who attempted to register two Nigerians to obtain Ghana cards has been arrested by the Abossey Okai Police in Accra. Timothy Wuni, 26, a Data Input Officer of the NIA at Abossey Okai Central Mosque registration centre was reported to have taken GH¢60 from a former staff to assist in the registration …

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I am not rude, Akufo-Addo trained me – Ursula Owusu

Minister for Communications Ursula Owusu Ekuful says she was trained to speak her mind, give her opinions and not tough or rude as some Ghanaians have branded her. Over the years, Ursula has been branded as arrogant and disrespectful mainly because of her utterances. She is mostly firm with her choice of words and the Ablekuma West Member of Parliament …

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