Monthly Archives: December 2015

I have no feelings of bitterness against Kufuor – Tsikata

Tsatsu Tsikata, a former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, (GNPC) who was once incarcerated under the Kufuor regime, for causing financial loss to the state, says he harbors no bitterness against former President Kufuor for that sour experience. Mr. Tsikata was sentenced in June 2008 by an Accra Fast Track High Court to five years imprisonment ...

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Ameri denies ‘defrauding’ Ghana; threatens to sue VG

UAE-based Ameri Group LLC, has in a statement denied engaging in a dubious deal with the government of Ghana, in relation to power plants it procured for the country to solve its energy crisis. A Norwegian Newspaper VG filed a report suggesting a possible inflation of the cost of the Ameri Power plants by more than 200 million dollars. The ...

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Police arrest killer of Vodafone Marketing Officer

The Police in Accra have arrested an 18-year-old man for his alleged involvement in a robbery incident that led to the death of a marketing officer of Vodafone Ghana. The suspect, Abdul Razak Ibrahim, a resident of Ashaiman, a suburb of Tema was part of a gang that robbed and killed the deceased, Mr Ebo Panford-Quainoo, 30, leaving his wife ...

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AMERI contract another looting vehicle in the making?

In a clear case of kicking a poor man in the abdomen even when he is down, some faceless individuals in government have found gold mining opportunities in Ghana’s worse ever power crisis to milk our poor nation dry. Even in the most distressing of situations which have caused dozens to die, many companies to collapse, millions of job losses for Ghanaians, the perpetual ...

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Black Queens shortlisted for CAF Women’s National Team of the Year

The Black Queens are in contention for the 2015 CAF Women National Team of the Year. Ghana’s women national team faces competition from Cameroon who played at the FIFA Women’s World Cup where they reached the round of 16. Despite missing out on the 2016 Olympics, the Black Queens won gold at the 2015 All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville ...

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Koforidua poly considering alternative power

Authorities at the Koforidua Polytechnic are considering alternative source of power for the school following recent impasse with the Electricity Company of Ghana. The ECG disconnected power supply to the school for over month due to government’s failure to pay huge debt owed the company. Speaking at the school’s matriculation ceremony, the Rector, Professor Afua Guava Dzisi, said the school is ...

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10 MUST-KNOW BENEFITS OF MARRIAGE

Marriage is not something you should rush into. Marriage is meant to be a lasting bond between two people who love one another and who profess that they will love one another until they die, through ups and downs. And it’s kinda this “love one another through thick and thin, be together forever” thing that scares some folk off marriage. After ...

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10 THINGS EVERY WOMAN SHOULD BE THANKFUL FOR

It’s easy sometimes, to get so caught up in worrying about the things that we don’t have, and stressing over what other people do have, that we forget all about the things that we have that we should be grateful for. Being a woman can be tough in ways that men will never understand, but being a woman also brings ...

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PNC faces contempt for holding congress despite lawsuit

The leadership of the Peoples National Convention (PNC), could be cited for contempt for organizing a congress despite a pending court case that sought to stop them. David Apasara, who was hoping to be elected as National Chairman, is threatening to file contempt charges against the party. Mr. Apaseara had gone to court to seek an interlocutory injunction to stop the PNC from ...

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Parliament was efficient on AMERI deal – MP

The Member of Parliament for the Damongo constituency, Mutawaikilu Adam, says Parliament did an efficient job with the deal between Ghana and AMERI Power. He made the statement in an interview with Richard Dela Sky on Eyewitness News. This comes on the back of reports from Norwegian newspaper VG, that a witness to the agreement signed between the government of ...

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