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Amidu not doing enough against corruption – Independent candidate

Independent presidential candidate Alfred Asiedu Walker says Special Prosecutor  Martin Amidu has not done enough for the fight against corruption. According to Mr Aiedu Walker, persons including him who had hoped that Mr Amidu would make a difference are disappointed. Mr Walker promised to fight corruption when elected as president at the December polls. Speaking on the Morning Starr, he quizzed …

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VRA commended for excellence in engineering practice

Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, the Senior Minister, has commended the Volta River Authority (VRA) for its excellence in engineering practice by diversifying and expanding the country’s renewable energy portfolios to ensure quality service delivery. He lauded the efforts of the Authority in installing the 2.5 megawatt Solar Power Plant in Navrongo in the Upper East Region, the largest grid PV plant in …

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CHASS calls for immediate review of Free SHS policy

The Conference of Heads of Assisted Senior High Schools (CHASS) has called for an immediate review of the Free Senior High Schol policy. The conference holds the view that the policy which implementation started three years ago has resulted in the collapse of Parent Teachers Associations in schools across the country which is responsible for many abandoned projects and support …

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Don’t lie like the others; do as you’ve promised – Kpone Chief advises Mahama

The Paramount Chief of the Kpone Traditional Council, Nii Tetteh Otu II, has charged former President John Dramani Mahama to fulfil all campaign promises he has made to the people of Ghana should he win the 7 December 2020 polls. Nii Tetteh Otu II further asked the presidential candidate of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to refrain from making extravagant …

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BoG driver charged with manslaughter over death of ‘girlfriend’

The Attorney-General (AG) has asked the Police to formally charge Edwin Awuku – the man who allegedly shot and killed one Madam Comfort Owusu Afriyie – with manslaughter. This was when Awuku, a driver with Ghana’s Central Bank, appeared before a new judge at the Asokwa District Court after spending close to eight months in prison custody due to Coronavirus …

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Heritage Christian College hands over 50 reflective barricades to the Police

The Heritage Christian College, Accra, has donated 50 barricades to the Police in Accra. Donating the items, the registrar for the college, Mr. Ebenezer Obuobi Danso, said, they appreciate the role of the Police in enforcing law and order and saw the urgent need to support them in their own small way. He added that the College upholds corporate social …

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Verify info on social media publish before publishing – NMC

Chairman of the National Media Commission, Mr Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh has advised the media to verify information on social media platforms before publishing. Speaking on the maiden edition of eTV Ghana’s “Fact Sheet”, hosted by Samuel Eshun, he noted that non-factual information when being shared by random persons on social media is an easier situation to deal with as the people …

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Election 2020: Our security agencies cannot contain generalized violence – Director Parliamentary Affairs

Chief Director for the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Dr. Aggrey Darko has disclosed that the combined efforts of the various security agencies cannot resolve a full blown-out conflict in the country ahead of the December 7 polls. Dr. Aggrey who indicated that his statement is backed by empirical studies said this in an interview with Samuel Eshun, host of the …

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Eschew all forms of violence – Peace council to parties

The National Peace Council in the Ashanti region has issued a stern warning to politicians who may want to secretly incite the youth into unleashing violence in the general elections. The Regional Chairman Rt. Rev Christopher Nyarko Andam gave the caution in a speech read for him during a community peace durbar organized by the National Cadet Corp in Kumasi. …

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Man arrested for stabbing father to death

A-29-year old man, who allegedly stabbed his 52-year-old father to death and injured his wife, on Saturday at Kotobabi in Accra, has been arrested by the police. The suspect, Samuel Ofosu, is in the custody of the police assisting in investigations. The body of the father, Kofi Ofosu, has been conveyed to the Police Hospital mortuary for autopsy while his …

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