Monthly Archives: December 2015

Korle-Bu board backs CEO amidst unrest

The Board Chairman of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Anthony Mawuli Saller, has declared the board’s confidence in the embattled Chief Executive Officer of the hospital, Dr. Gilbert Buckle. About ninety percent of the members of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Senior Staff Association (KOSSA) passed a vote of no confidence in Dr. Buckle. The Board after accusing him of mismanaging ...

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Facebook enters transport business with Uber

In Facebook’s first foray into the transportation business, the firm has agreed to work with Uber to allow users to hail Uber cabs directly from the Messenger app. The new service means Messenger users will be able to ask for an Uber vehicle without leaving the Facebook software. Users will not need to download the Uber app separately. “Uber on ...

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South Africans march against Zuma

Thousands of protesters are marching in South Africa to demand President Jacob Zuma is sacked. The latest protests are a reaction to him sacking two finance ministers last week, further damaging confidence in the economy. This comes on top of claims of widespread corruption, recent student protests and a succession battle in the governing African National Congress. The marchers are ...

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Ibrahim Mahama returns fire; I won’t stop taking gov’t contracts

The CEO of Engineers and Planners, Ibrahim Mahama in an exclusive interview with Citi News says he has developed a nonchalant attitude towards critics who claim he wins government contracts because of his brother President John Mahama. According to him, he doesn’t care how his detractors accuse him of unduly benefiting from state projects because of his affiliation with the president. Speaking ...

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Manasseh Challenges Omane Boamah: Update us OR tell us YOU LIED:

This man is called Dr. Omane Boamah. He is the Communications Minister of the Republic of Ghana. This man has not stolen from my barn. Neither has he mounted my wife. For this reason, I don’t have anything personal against him. My followers on Facebook will recall I praised him on my wall last year. I said I admired his ...

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Tanzania anti-corruption chief fired

The head of Tanzania’s anti-corruption body, Edward Hoseah, has been sacked by President John Magufuli for negligence, the government says in a statement. The president expresses his dissatisfaction at the body’s conduct in fighting corruption in the country, it added. Mr Magufuli has also suspended four top officers in the anti-corruption body who travelled abroad despite the government’s recent suspension ...

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Kumasi police seize arms again

Ashanti Regional Police Command has ordered people in illegal possession of weapons to voluntarily surrender them or face arrest. Regional Commander, DCOP Nathan Kofi Boakye, warns recalcitrant offenders would be prosecuted. The order follows the second arms seizure in the region in less than a week after the biggest haul and arrest of a Burkinabe last week-end at Alabar in ...

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Mac Manu lead Nana Addo’s campaign team

A former Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Peter Mac Manu, has been named as campaign manager of the party’s campaign team to spear-head Nana Akufo-Addo’s third time bid to be president of Ghana. The Member of Parliament (MP) for Okere, Dan Botwe who is a former General Secretary has also been added to the campaign team. This was ...

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N Korea sentences Canada pastor to life in jail

North Korea’s highest court has sentenced a Canadian Christian pastor to a life term of hard labour for “crimes against the state”. Hyeon Soo Lim, 60, was arrested in the capital Pyongyang after he travelled there in January for humanitarian work. The Toronto-based pastor, who is of South Korean origin, was shown at a news conference earlier confessing to a ...

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I’m proud of M.anifest – Tsatsu Tsikata

Father of Hiplife/ Hipop Artiste M.anifest,  Tsatsu Tsikata, has commended  his son and endorsed his music career saying his style of music is refreshing. Speaking on the ‘Time with the Legends’ segment of the Citi Breakfast Show, Tsatsu  Tsikata said :“ That is my son, and indeed he’s taken to music and I am very proud of that because I ...

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