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Monthly Archives: January 2021

Applicant has not shown exceptional circumstance for review application of interrogatories – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) has opposed to a motion on notice for review in respect of a dismissed application for interrogatories. The Supreme Court unanimously dismissed the application for interrogatories saying interrogatories should be based on relevance. The Petitioner, Mr John Dramani Mahama in the December 7 Presidential Election Petition case has however filed a review of the dismissed application for interrogatories. Mr Mahama …

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Performance of Ghanaian players abroad: Twumasi, Yeboah on target for respective clubs

Ghana’s leading football website brings to you the performance of Ghanaian players across the globe as the 2020/21 football season continues. Every weekend your European football specialist Herbert Boakye Yiadom brings to you a comprehensive report on how Ghanaian players performed abroad in their respective leagues. Patrick Twumasi scored his third league goal in the Bundesliga II on Sunday in …

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Cecilia Marfo should be in mental hospital – Rasheeda Adams

Businesswoman and feminist, Rasheeda Adams, has described Prophetess Cecilia Marfo as a mad woman who should be seeking treatment at a mental hospital instead of being entertained as a prophetess. Her criticisms of Prophetess Marfo come after Prophetess Marfo snatched a microphone from colleague gospel singer Joyce Blessing at a public event and supposedly prophesied that she should make amends with her estranged husband …

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New variant of coronavirus worsening the exogenous shocks in W/A – Akufo-Addo

Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has noted that the new variant of the coronavirus in West African is heightening and worsening the exogenous shocks affecting the region. He said this during the Virtual Summit 58th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, On Saturday, 23rd January 2021. …

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Akufo-Addo had no option but to downsize his gov’t, scrap superfluous ministries – Joyce Bawah Mogtari

Joyce Bawah Mogtari, an aide to Former President John Dramani Mahama has said President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo reduced the number of ministers in his government because Ghanaians sent a strong message to him during last year’s elections about how he formed his government. She said Mr Akufo-Addo had no option but to do so. President Akufo-Addo has in a statement signed on his …

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‘Enough is Enough’ demonstration in Ho not sanctioned – Police

Sergeant Prince Dogbatse, Public Affairs Officer of the Volta Regional Police Command, says the Command has not sanctioned an intended demonstration against the President’s nominee, Dr Archibald Yao Letsa as the new Regional Minister. The demonstration termed, “Enough is Enough”, was aimed to express the disappointment by some “unknown group” calling itself “Volta NPP Grassroot for Justice” in the region …

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Adormeh-Odumase outdoors new chief

The Chiefs and elders of Adormeh-Odumasi in the Manya Krobo District have out-doored Nene Kpabitey Kwao Kpakpataku III as the chief for Adormeh-Odumasi. This follows a ruling after 10 years of chieftaincy dispute, which affirmed that Nene Kpakpataku was the right candidate to succeed Nene Atiamoah Nartey II, as the chief of the area and Djase of the Manya Krobo …

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Rawlings’ legacy would lead all to hunger and thirst for probity and accountability – Palmer-Buckle

Former President Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings made accomplishments and left a legacy that would make all and sundry, especially generations to come hunger and thirst for zeal to promote an act of probity and accountability. The Most Reverend Charles Gabriel Palmer-Buckle, the Catholic Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast, made the remark at a Requiem Mass organised on Sunday at the Holy …

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Mahama’s stay of proceedings application baseless, dismiss it – Akufo-Addo to SC

President Akufo-Addo’s lawyers in the ongoing Election Petition hearing at the Supreme Court have asked the court to dismiss the stay of proceedings application filed by lawyers of the petitioner, Mr John Dramani Mahama asking the court to discontinue the hearing. Lawyers of Mr Akufo-Addo described the application as baseless, for which it should be dismissed. Mr Mahama asked the court to hold on …

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Dr. Konadu Apraku addresses Technical Committee on single currency

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission has held its maiden Virtual meeting of the Technical Committee on single currency. The 5-day programme held from 8th – 12th January 2021, saw membership drawn from member states made up of Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and The Gambia and Partner Institutions including West African Institute for Financial and …

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