Politics

Nana Akufo- Addo
Politics

We’II not shield any member of the NPP – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has assured Ghanaians that his government will not shield anyone found to have broken the laws of this country. Application of the laws of the land he said must occur without fear or favour, affection or ill-will and without recourse to the political, religious or ethnic affiliations […]

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
Politics

I will stop corruption in Ghana – Nana Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has reiterated his commitment to the fight against corruption which has eaten deep into the Ghanaian moral fabric, hinting that the office of the proposed Special Prosecutor will be operational in six months’ time to tame the canker. The president said the setting up of the office has […]

Gloria Akuffo, Attorney General and Minister of Justice
Politics

GHC10,000 Chinese Embassy gift to Attorney General worrying – GII

Anti-graft body Ghana Integrity Initiative has expressed conservations with Ghana’s Attorney General’s Department for accepting a GHC10,000 gift from the China Embassy. “We are not saying we don’t trust the institution to act with integrity; but if we don’t take care, a public officer might be found wanting when it […]

Former president John Mahama
Politics

Mahama ordered special cars for Akufo-Addo before leaving office

The specialised vehicles ordered by former President John Dramani Mahama before exiting office, and meant to be used by the incoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration are ready in Dubai. The new cars were to beef up the presidential fleet and were ordered a few days to the handing over […]

J. J. Rawlings
Politics

Greed, corruption caused NDC’s ‘disgraceful’ defeat – Rawlings

The founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jerry John Rawlings, has said Ghanaians booted the NDC out of office because of sickening greed, selfishness and corruption. According to Mr. Rawlings, such practices were contrary to the values upheld by the NDC, describing them as a “betrayal of the values […]

Kofi Dzamesi, Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs
Politics

NPP Government increases Chiefs’ allowances by 100%

The government has increased by 100 per cent monthly allowances paid to paramount chiefs and queen mothers across the country, Mr Kofi Dzamesi, Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, has announced. By this increment, paramount chiefs would now receive GHC1000.00 whiles queenmothers would also take home GHC800.00 as against GHC500.00 […]

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta
Politics

Finance Minister wants more time to respond to CHRAJ on $2.25bn bond

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has requested for an extra 15 working days to respond to the queries of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in the matter of whether or not he contravened provisions of the 1992 Constitution in the public offer of the […]

Gloria Akuffo - Attorney General and Minister of Justice
Politics

AG did not sanction the decision to drop charges against Delta Force 8 – Information Minister

The Attorney General did not sanction the decision to drop charges against the eight Delta Force members, a pro-NPP vigilante group in Kumasi, the Ministry of Information has said in a statement. The eight were standing trial for disturbing the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Circuit Court proceedings and resisting arrest […]

NDC Party
Homeland News Politics

Minority issues statement on the release of the Delta Force 8

The attention of the Minority Caucus in Parliament has been drawn to a very bizarre legal development in the country, which at best can be described as a slap in the face of the administration of justice, the rule of law and the judiciary in particular in this Country. I […]

Ghana's Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta
Politics

Ghost names blues… More public sector workers paid — Head of Govt Payroll

The Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD) has released the salaries of 9,234 public sector workers who did not receive their salaries in April 2017. The 9,234 were among the 26,589 public sector workers whose salaries were withheld last month following their failure to validate their data with the Social Security […]