Today remains ‘Founder’s Day’; Mahama stokes debate

Former President John Mahama is stoking the bitter debate about a day set aside to celebrate Kwame Nkrumah, stating that September 21 should be celebrated as ‘Founder’s Day’. There is a school of thought that believes the day should be marked s ‘Founders Day’ in honour of other independence day agitators that started the fight […]

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Your mission is to unite, complete independence struggle – Samia tells youth

Daughter of former president Kwame Nkrumah is advocating for the youth of Ghana to come together and complete what her father started. Samia Nkrumah said more work needs to be done to achieve total independence and the onus lies on the current generation to see it through. “We must own and control our gold, manganese, […]

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Martin Amidu can’t be effective – Auditor General

The Auditor General Daniel Demelovo has said the Special Prosecutor cannot be effective due to the circumstances he finds himself in. According to him, Mr. Martin Amidu has been put in office with no investigator and just one secretary. Speaking at the third memorial lecture of  former finance Minister Kwadwo Baah Wiredu, the auditor general […]

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Digital migration, StarTimes’ satellite TV project not related – Gov’t

The government says the commencement of the StarTimes’ ‘300 village satellite TV project’ has no bearing on the development of a Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) platform for Ghana. It has also noted that the tax waivers granted StarTimes are “only for the specific equipment, devices/terminals or this satellite TV project.” “We notice that some commentators and media […]

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‘NPP has failed Ghanaians after lying to them’- Dan Abodakpi

An aspirant for the position of National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dan Abodakpi, has described the tenure of the current New Patriotic Party (NPP) government so far as dismal. According to him, having made a plethora of promises to Ghanaians ahead of the 2016 elections, the NPP has failed to deliver […]

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GH¢40.5m BOST saga: ‘Why Mahama, Debrah must be probed’

A pressure group known as the Centre for National Affairs (CNA) has explained why it has petitioned the Office of the Special Prosecutor to initiate criminal investigations into what it claims to be suspected illegal payments at the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) to the previous Mahama administration. Senyo Hosi who is […]

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‘NPP riding on our solid economic foundation’ – Kwakye Ofosu

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), should be grateful to the Mahama administration for the role they played in laying a solid foundation which the Akufo-Addo government is riding on. Former Deputy Information Minister, Felix Kwakye Ofosu, insists that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) did not hand over a messed-up economy to the NPP as […]

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Asuogyaman DCE Blows GHC70k To Renovate District Coordinator’s Residence

The Asuogyaman district assembly has coughed out a hefty amount of GHC72,618.00 to renovate the residence of the district coordinating director of the area. The amount was approved for payment by the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asuogyaman, Samuel Kwame Agyekum in May this year. The DCE is also reported to have spent a whopping […]

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Amidu turns down request to probe Mahama, Debrah over ‘suspicious’ Ghc40m BOST cash

Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu, has turned down a request to investigate how an amount of Ghc40 million cedis was allegedly transferred from the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST), to the presidency between August 2015 and early January 2017. The group calling itself the Centre for National Affairs, wanted the Special Prosecutor to probe […]

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‘Nothing wrong with GHc40m BOST cash transferred under Mahama’ – Bawa

National Democratic Congress (NDC)  Member of Parliament for Bongo Constituency, Edward Bawa, has defended the transfer of some GHc40 million from the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST), to the presidency between August 2015 and early January 2017. Mr. Bawa, a former Communications Consultant at the Energy Ministry, admitted that the transfers occurred but […]

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