Politics

Vice-President Dr Bawumia
Politics

Ken Agyapong prevented from seeing Bawumia amid suspicion of poisoning

The conspiratorial posturing of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government over the sudden illness of Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has taken a turn for the spooky as high-ups of the ruling party are spotted prowling around the London hospital in which Dr. Bawumia is on admission. With the precincts of […]

Guantanamo Bay detainees
Politics

GITMO 2 will know their fate when Parliament resumes – Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo says the fate of the two Guantanamo Bay detainees in Ghana will be determined by Parliament when the House reconvenes from recess. He said he is fully aware that a decision has to be made on the fate of the two, Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef and Khalid […]

Martin Amidu
Politics

Martin Amidu elected as Special Prosecutor

President Akufo-Addo has announced Mr. Martin Alamisi Amidu as the first Special Prosecutor. In a groundbreaking announcement set to shock many political watchers, the President extolled Martin Amidu, a member of the opposition National Democratic Congress’s virtues, saying he has no doubt his nominee is very qualified and able to […]

Ghana Parliament
Politics

Parliament sets up a 5-man committee to probe ‘cash-for-seat’ saga

Parliament Friday set up a five-member special adhoc committee to investigate the cash-for-seat saga involving the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The committee is to investigate whether any levy had been imposed on the expatriates and the collection of same. It is also to investigate how payments were disbursed and […]

5 presidents of the fourth Republic
Politics

Government to mark 25 years of Fourth Republic

Government is set to mark the Silver Jubilee of the Fourth Republic of the country with a thanksgiving service at the Independence Square in Accra. The programme will take place on December 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm. The government says the programme is intended to celebrate the “goodness of the […]

Ken Ofori-Atta, Finance Minister
Politics

Ofori-Atta breached processes in issuance of $2.25bn bond – CHRAJ

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has found that the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, breached certain processes in the issuance of the government’s $2.25bn bond earlier this year. CHRAJ, in its investigation of a conflict of interest allegation leveled against Ken Ofori Atta by a known member […]

Albert Adu Aboagye
Africans Abroad Politics

Ghanaian shot dead in Chicago on Christmas Day

A Ghanaian was shot dead in the Chatham neighborhood on south side of Chicago on Christmas Day, Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office have confirmed. Albert Adu Aboagye was shot seven times in the chest and head in front of his house around 12:20am when he was […]

Ghanaians abroad to vote
Politics

Court clears Ghanaians abroad to vote in 2020

The Human Rights Division of the Accra High Court has ordered the Electoral Commission (EC ) to implement the Representation of the People Amendment Act (ROPAA)2006 (Act699), which gives Ghanaians in the diaspora the right to vote, within 12 months. Per the court order, the EC must operationalize the Act […]

Alban Bagbin, Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament
Politics

MPs spend average of GHC2m during campaigns – Bagbin

A Parliamentary aspirant seeking to enter the legislature in Ghana should be prepared to cough a little over GHC2million for campaigns and other overhead costs. The longest-serving lawmaker in Ghana’s parliament and Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, who made the shocking disclosure, noted that ‘moneycracy’ is gradually taking […]