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NPP Executives Attacked…Machetes, Sticks Fly While Gunshots Ring Out In Talensi!

First Vice-Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Freddie Blay and two other stalwarts of the opposition party, were at the receiving end of a surprise attack by some hoodlums suspected to be activists of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC). According to reports, sporadic gunshots rang through the Talensi constituency capital, Tongo after some unidentified men wielding guns and sticks tried ...

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Blakk Rasta quits Hitz FM

Controversial radio personality Blakk Rasta has resigned from Hitz FM after eight years with the station Making the announcement on both his Facebook and Twitter pages on Tuesday, Blakk Rasta, known in real life as Abubakar Ahmed explained that he no longer has inspiration to continue staying at the station. His post read: “Just resigned from Hitz FM after 8 ...

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State Attorneys To Strike Tuesday

Barring any last minute intervention from the Presidency, Ghana’s justice delivery system is likely to grind to a halt Tuesday as State Attorneys threaten to carry through with their strike. They gave government a July 6 deadline to address their concerns relating to working conditions. They are demanding salary increment and the harmonization of their salaries and benefits to that ...

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Kwesi Ahwoi is Ghana’s first Ambassador to Comoros

Ghana’s Ambassador to South Africa, Kwesi Ahwoi, has presented his credentials to the President of Comoros, Dr. Ikililou Dhoinine. The presentation makes Mr. Ahwoi the first Ghanaian Ambassador to Comoros. The two discussed bilateral relations between the two countries. The Ambassador, who arrived in Comoros days ago was with a delegation including his wife, Mrs Ewura-Abena Ahwoi, the Deputy Ambassador, ...

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Gov’t, FA must share World Cup money — Nana Butler

A former chairman of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Nana Sam Brew-Butler, says monies earned by the Black Stars from tournaments as appearance fees and prize money must be shared by the government and the FA of who are shareholders in all national teams. However, he disagrees that all the World Cup money, for instance, be taken over by government ...

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Parliament is weak – Kofi Capito

Consumer Rights Advocate, Kofi Kapito, has said Ghana’s parliament was a weak one that has failed to make its position on certain issues of national interest known. In an interview with Fiifi Banson on Anopa Kasapa Tuesday, Kapito said he wasn’t happy with the way members of the House exhibit bias on a number of issues. “Parliament is weak. I ...

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Former President, Jerry John Rawlings turns 68 today

Flight Lieutenant, Jerry John Rawlings( RTD.) was Head of State and 1st President of Ghana of the 4th Republic from 1993 to 2001. Former President, Jerry John Rawlings is married to Nana Konadu Agyeman. They have three daughters namely Ezanetor Rawlings, Yaa Asantewaa Rawlings, Amina Rawlings and one son, Kimathi Rawlings. In October, 2013, he received an Honorary degree, Doctorate ...

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15% transport fares increment starts today

Ghanaians will from today [Monday] pay 15% more on transport fares following an increment announced by the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU). The increment comes on the back of a mid-year review of fares by the union in the midst of announced increases in fuel prices. The General Secretary of the Union, Stephen Okudzeto in an earlier interview with ...

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Ghana is 6th most peaceful nation in Africa

Ghana placed sixth in Africa in the 2015 Global Peace Index (GPI) and also placed 54th worldwide out of 162 countries sampled, scoring 1.840 in the group of seven that made a positive outturn in Africa. The most peaceful nation in Africa is Mauritius which made an improvement of 0.013 points which also placed 25th worldwide. The Institute for Economics ...

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Ghanaian MPs can’t analyse budgets – Osafo Maafo

A former Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Yaw Osafo Maafo has blamed the current Minister of Finance, Seth Terkper and Parliament, for creating a messed fiscal regime in the country. According to him, they have looked on and allow the fiscal regime to deteriorate. Mr. Maafo, who was the first finance minister in the erstwhile Kufuor government, expressed this ...

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