Amissah-Arthur: Things Will Be Easier This Year Vice President Kwasi Amissah-Arthur says the government is confident of a better economic outlook for the country in the areas of trade and export this year. He says the difficult economic decisions which were taken by the government last year have paved the way for more fruitful and economically positive years ahead.
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Government Pardons ‘Tweaaa’ DCE The Government has described as “unacceptable”, the misconduct of infamous Ahafo Ano-South District Chief Executive (DCE), Gabriel Barima, for storming out of a public event in a fit of anger after he was heckled. The “tweaa” DCE, as Barima has become known, abruptly ended his speech at the event after a member of his audience used […]
BBC to Establish a Foundation in Memory of Komla Dumor Director of global news at the BBC, Peter Horrocks has announced plans to establish a foundation in Dumor’s memory for aspiring African journalists. Mr. Harrocks made this known at a gathering of BBC staff to remember Dumor on Monday.
Merchant Bank Sale: Court Rules Against Andy Awuni A commercial Court has ruled that anti-graft campaigner Andy Awuni lacks the locus to sue against the sale of Merchant Bank Ghana to Fortiz private Equity Fund. Lawyer for Fortiz, Tony Lithur argued in Court that Mr Awuni could not take the action because he is neither a trustee nor board member […]
KB Asante: Nkrumah-Mandela Comparison “Useless” Retired Ghanaian Diplomat, K B Asante has described as “useless”, the comparison of Nelson Mandela to Kwame Nkrumah. “Mandela was a great man so far as South Africa was concerned and in many other respects, but Nkrumah was great in another respect and I don’t think you can directly compare them. It’s a useless comparison […]
Kumasi- Businessman Commits Suicide in Bathroom. A 52-yearold businessman, Paul Acheampong, last Tuesday, allegedly committed suicide in his bathroom in Kumasi. The deceased, who was the owner of I.K. Microfinance Limited in Kumasi, allegedly hanged himself with a nylon sponge around 2:30 p.m. in the family house at Kwapra.
Samuel Sarpong, What A Minister! Last week, the Central Regional Minister, Samuel Sarpong made negative headlines in the media because of an inappropriate conduct. It was such a nasty story that it remained the toast of social discussants for close to a week after its enactment.
Merchant Bank Director, Marian Banor Resigns. Marian Banor, Board Director of Merchant Bank Ghana Limited, has resigned her position from the bank. In her resignation letter, addressed to the chairman of the board of trustees, Social Security and National Investment Trust (SSNIT), the owners of the bank, she said “my resignation is prompted by recent events which in my view […]
Justice Baffoe-Bonnie: I Can’t Annul Votes “It is my considered opinion that even if any or all the categories of irregularities as identified by the petitioners are upheld, the results ought not be annulled, since the said infractions are not traceable to the millions of people who will be disenfranchised.” This was contained in the 34-page judgement of Justice Paul […]
Kokrobite- Three Whales Washed Ashore In Two Days Three dead whales have been washed ashore at Kokrobite, near Accra, and the beaches near Asanta and Kikam of the Ellembelle District in the Western Region. One of the whales, measuring between 40 and 60 feet, was found at the Kokrobite Beach in the Ga South municipality. All of them were in […]
Ex-Ivorian Minister, Kone Katinan Acquitted And Discharged The Osu Magistrate Court on Friday acquitted and discharged Justine Kone Katinan, the former Ivorian Minister, who was facing extradition to his home land. The court presided over by Mr Aboagye Tandoh, acquitted the ally of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo on the grounds that the charges were politically-motivated and the prosecution failed […]
Government Releases GYEEDA Report Government says it has released the much publicized investigative committee report on the alleged financial malfeasance at GYEEDA. According to government, the report has been released following a detailed study of the recommendations and punitive measures recommended by the initial investigative body and the PV Obeng Committee.