Archive for October, 2013

Kwasi Nyantakyi

GFA Reacts To Fifa Decision Over Cairo Venue

GFA Reacts To Fifa Decision Over Cairo Venue. Ghana remains focused on the World Cup qualifier with Egypt next month despite FIFA’s decision to clear Cairo to host next month’s game. FIFA in a letter on Wednesday informed the GFA that the second-leg playoff against Egypt on November 19 will be played in Cairo though there had been a request […]

October 31, 2013 ·
 
Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey

Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey Gets Mungo Bungalow Back

Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey Gets Mungo Bungalow Back. The Government of Ghana has finally handed over the Number 2 Mungo Street bungalow to the Chairman of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey, in accordance with a court ruling to that effect. The handing over was done on Thursday October 31, 2013.

October 31, 2013 ·
 
Desmond Tutu

South2North Discusses Ethical Leadership With The Elders

South2North’s Redi Tlhabi chats to African Nobel Prize winners Desmond Tutu & Kofi Annan. This Friday on Al Jazeera’s talk show South2North, Redi Tlhabi discusses ethical leadership in the 21st century with The Elders, a group of independent global leaders working together for peace, justice and human rights.

October 31, 2013 ·
 
Omanhene Nana Nketsia- Ghanaian politicians are “vampires”

Omanhene Nana Nketsia- Ghanaian politicians are “vampires”

Omanhene Nana Nketsia- Ghanaian politicians are “vampires”. Nana Kobina Nketsia V, Omanhene of Essikado Traditional Area has described politicians in Ghana as “vampires” who are “feeding fat” on the country. He said every Ghanaian must be angry at the state of events in Ghana rather than wallow in needless political fights in defence of one party or the other. “We […]

October 31, 2013 ·
 
PURC-We Can’t Reduce Tariffs

PURC-We Can’t Reduce Tariffs

PURC-We Can’t Reduce Tariffs. Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) says it has no plans to review downwards water and electricity tariffs to meet the demands of organised labour. The Director of Public Relations and External Affairs of the commission, Nana Yaa Jantuah, told the Daily Graphic yesterday that any further reduction could cripple the utility service providers and lead the […]

October 31, 2013 ·
 
Ghana Immigration Service

Top GIS Officers Interdicted Over Chinese Resident Permits

Top GIS Officers Interdicted Over Chinese Resident Permits. The Ministry of the Interior on Wednesday said President John Mahama has directed the immediate interdiction of three persons for issuing resident permits to some Chinese Nationals without due regard. They are the Deputy Director, Finance and Administration, Ms Veronica Addy, Acting Deputy Director Legal, Mr Kwame Asuah Takyi and the Regional […]

October 31, 2013 ·
 
John Mahama

Mahama Must Lead Or Get Out Of The Way!

Mahama Must Lead Or Get Out Of The Way! Ghana is no doubt in a mess! Our debilitating leadership crisis is in full glare and it appears as if silly season is now the norm. President Mahama is overwhelmed with crisis after crisis. The bad news is that President Mahama better lead now or faces more adverse action.

October 30, 2013 ·
 
Accra- Driver, Footballer In Court For Robbery

Accra- Driver, Footballer In Court For Robbery

Accra- Driver, Footballer In Court For Robbery A driver’s mate, Issac Quartey, and Gerald Kofiga, a footballer, on Tuesday appeared before an Accra circuit court charged with conspiracy to commit crime and robbery. The two allegedly conspired to rob four mechanic apprentices at Abossey Okai in the Greater Accra Region.

October 30, 2013 ·
 
Dan Botwe

Dan Botwe Tags Akyem-Ashanti Divide A ‘Dangerous Lie’

Dan Botwe Tags Akyem-Ashanti Divide A ‘Dangerous Lie’. Okere Member of Parliament and former General Secretary of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dan Botwe, has described as “cheap” and “dangerous” talk, claims of an Akyem-Ashanti factionalism in the party. “There’s nothing like Ashanti-Akyem divide in the party and I’m prepared to debate anybody who makes that claim. There’s […]

October 29, 2013 ·
 
Utility Tariffs Increase: TUC-led Strike Planned For Nov. 18

Utility Tariffs Increase: TUC-led Strike Planned For Nov. 18

TUC-led Strike Planned For Nov. 18 Organised labour, led by the Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC), has announced a series of industrial actions that will eventually culminate in a full blown strike on November 18, 2013. Labour has been haggling with the Government to slash by a third, the recent utility tariff hikes. Electricity was adjusted upward by 79% while […]

October 29, 2013 ·
 
Black stars

No Friendly For Ghana Before Egypt Qualifier

No Friendly For Ghana Before Egypt Qualifier-Ibrahim Saanie Communications Director of the Ghana Football Association Saani Diara says the Black Stars will not play any friendly ahead of the second leg World Cup qualifier against Egypt.

October 29, 2013 ·
 
Evidence That Societe Generale(SG) Received $19.5m From GNPC

Evidence That Societe Generale(SG) Received $19.5m From GNPC

Evidence That Societe Generale(SG) Received $19.5m From GNPC. French Bank Societe Generale was indeed a recipient of the sum of US$ 19,500,000.00 in full and final settlement of GNPC’s indebtedness to the bank as a result of a hedging transaction the two entities (SG and GNPC) had entered into between October 1996 and July 1998, the New Crusading Guide reports.

October 29, 2013 ·