Monthly Archives: December 2015

Roch Marc Christian Kabore elected Burkina Faso president

Roch Marc Christian Kabore has won presidential elections in Burkina Faso, the electoral commission says. It says Mr Kabore, a former prime minister, secured 53.5% of the vote on Sunday. It was the first election since last year’s popular uprising which toppled longstanding President Blaise Compaore. The vote was due to have been held last month but was delayed by ...

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Dumsor to ease: AMERI power connected to national grid

The current load shedding exercise is expected to ease following the completion of work on the African Middle East Investment (AMERI) Power Plant. The Ghana Gas Company upon a request from the Volta River Authority (VRA) shut down its facility at Atuabo on November 23 to allow the AMERI Power Plant, to be connected to the supply of gas from ...

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Ho Poly students cry for better security following murder

Some students at Ho Polytechnic have called on authorities of the school to, as a matter of urgency, increase security on the campus following the gruesome murder of a student on Monday 30thNovember. The deceased, Miss Naomi Kpodzro, a first year fashion student of the school was attacked by an unidentified assailant in her room on Monday dawn. Some students ...

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I haven’t received my GNPC ex-gratia yet – Esther Cobbah

A former Public Affairs Manager at the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Esther Cobbah has refuted claims by K.T. Hammond that she, along with three others, have been paid ex-gratia. GNPC announced on Monday that its board has approved the payment of ex-gratia to the four, including her husband and former CEO Tsatsu Tsikata. The rest are Nana Boakye Asafu-Adjaye (Ag. ...

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Mahama to set up INTEGRITY AWARDS for INCORRUPTIBLE OFFICIALS

Office of the President will soon launch the Integrity Awards aimed at acknowledging and encouraging incorrupt officials. This was made known by government advisor on Governance and Corruption, Daniel Batidam at a regional dialogue of National Anti-corruption Action Plan with stakeholders in the Brong Ahafo Regional capital Sunyani. “One of the responsibilities of our office will be to develop criteria ...

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