Wednesday , 21 August 2019
Breaking News
Home » News (page 503)

News

Government has no plans to block social media – Bani assures

Interior Minister, Prosper Bani, says government will not block social media on Election Day, contrary to a proposal by the Inspector General of Police (IGP). He explains the IGP John Kudalor’s report was taken out of context. “I would like to emphasise that as of today, and within the context of the upcoming elections, neither the government nor any of …

Read More »

Court fines 14 voters GHC5,544 for registering more than once

Fourteen people who registered more than once in Takoradi to vote in the December 7 general elections have been fined a total of GHC5, 544. Each of the 14, who were found guilty of the electoral offence by the Takoradi Magistrate Court on Wednesday, is required to pay GHC396 or in default, serve three months in prison. Per the Constitutional …

Read More »

We won’t allow EC to outsource E-transmission to third party – LMVCA

Pressure Group Let My Vote Count Alliance (LMVCA) says it will resist any attempt by the Electoral Commission (EC) to allow a foreign company to electronically transmit election results. The EC has commenced processes for the proposed implementation of the e-transmission ahead the general election. Two foreign companies, Scytl and Smartmatic, are the third parties in contention as they have …

Read More »

NDC questions wisdom of Presby Moderator

Deputy National Organizer of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Joshua Akamba has descended heavily on the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Martey over his nation wreckers comments on the Montie petition saga. Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Martey, in a recent comment, said, those signing the petition to get the President to free the Montie …

Read More »

I Did Not Take ‘Soli’ From Dele Momodu – Bola Ray

Chief Dele Momodu at Starr FM’s studio with Bola Ray last Friday Before bowing out as the host of Starr FM’s Drive Time last Friday, Bola Ray gave an account of how he turned down an amount of money Chief Dele Momodu offered him in 2002; and the gesture made them become great friends. He told Starr FM listeners that …

Read More »

Gov’t Owes Chiefs GH¢120m Royalties

Nii Osah Mills, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources The Government of Ghana has failed to pay royalties which have been in arrears to the tune of about GH¢120 million to chiefs in mining communities of the country. The money is an accumulation of nine percent share of receipts by central government on behalf of beneficiary chiefs in the mining …

Read More »

Koala robbers jailed 150 years

The five-member gang of robbers who trailed and robbed Lydia Horsu, marketing clerk of Koala Shopping Centre in Accra, were yesterday jailed a total of 150 years with hard labour by an Accra Circuit Court. They are Michael Edoe Ahiataku; Frederick Sedro Kwame aka Fred – private security guards – Gilbert Osabutey aka Obolo, a shop supervi­sor at Koala; Stanley …

Read More »

I’m not part of Fetu Afahye – Nduom

The flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has indicated that he has no part to play in the 2016 Fetu Afahye festival of the Oguaa people in the Central Region. Dr Nduom, in a statement on Monday August 8, pointed out that: “I wish to inform the Ghanaian public that I am not involved nor …

Read More »

Akufo-Addo mourns late Akuapem Nifahene

The 2016 Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, last Friday joined the chiefs and people of Adukrom in mourning and paid his last respects to the late Chief of Adukrom, Osuodumgya Otutu Kono III, who was also the Akuapem Nifahene. Nana Akufo-Addo was ccompanied by NPP stalwarts from the Eastern Region. He was mobbed by …

Read More »

Kufuor is the worst President in history – NDC Regional Organiser

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor’s description of Ghana as a crisis state continue to attract criticism from the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC). Joining the fray is the Greater Accra Regional Organizer of the NDC Anthony Nukpenu who questioned if the statesman has any locus to label present Ghana under John Dramani Mahama as crisis-ridden state. The regional Organizer assessed …

Read More »