Over 67,000 could not get SHS of choice; GNAT calls for extension of reopening date

The Ghana Education Service (GES) on Wednesday released the placements of 423,134 students who successfully made it under the 2018 Computerised School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS). The release from the GES shows that 67,382 students who have qualified to SHS could not be placed under the system because they could not be matched with […]

Bugri Naabu bounces back; threatens to make shocking revelations

Former Northern Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Daniel Bugri Naabu has finally found his voice after his defeat at the party’s regional conference some months ago. The outspoken NPP stalwart has promised to blow the cover of government appointees and executives of the party who are instigating the youth to engage […]

Police arrest 3 male students of Katanga Hall over ‘secret’ meeting

Three male students affiliated to University Hall otherwise known as Katanga Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)  have been arrested by KNUST Police MyNewsGh.com has learnt. The suspects who are yet to be officially charged for an unknown offense were arrested while having a meeting with colleagues upon a tip-off, […]

NDC Elections: Koku Anyidoho must bide his time – Dzirasah

NDC founding member Ken Dzirasah has urged Koku Anyidoho to defer his interest to be general secretary of the National Democratic Congress to the future. “Koku is hard working and could do the job but I think he should bid his time. He is young, there are more years ahead of him,” the former second […]

Duffour, 16 others sued over collapse of uniBank

Major shareholder of defunct uniBank, Dr. Kwabena Duffour and 16 others including his son have been dragged to the high court over the collapse of the bank. Nii Amanor Dodoo, who is in receivership of the five collapsed banks –Beige Bank, Construction Bank, The Royal Bank, Sovereign Bank and UniBank, – to form the consolidated […]

Postpone SHS reopening date – GNAT urges government

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) is calling for an extension of the reopening date for Senior High Schools (SHSs). General Secretary of GNAT, David Ofori Acheampong wants the government to consider a postponement proposal because it will give students and parents more time to prepare adequately. According to him, the duration between the […]

Receiver demands uniBank shareholders’ multi-million dollar assets

At the core of the uniBank receiver’s attempt to recoup a GHc5.7 billion debt from the collapsed bank’s shareholders is a plan to assume control of their multi-million dollar assets which are deemed shady. The receiver wants a trust created for the transfer of the titles to the property said to have been acquired unlawfully […]

I fully endorse NDC’s Hawks, Dragons, vigilante groups – Asiedu Nketia

General Secretary of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has said he totally endorses the formation of vigilante groups within the party as a “natural response” to the governing New Patriotic Party’s refusal to disband its own vigilante groups. “I endorse it fully”, Mr Asiedu Nketia told journalists, justifying that it’s […]

Electing Betty Mould-Iddrisu as chairperson will be a disaster – Yamin

Former Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister and former Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Mr. Joseph Yamin says election of Betty Mould-Iddrisu as Chairperson for the party will be disaster. To him, the NDC bigwig will be a perfect choice for the position of Vice Chairperson, but certainly not as Chairperson. Speaking on Okay FM’s ‘Ade […]

Ghana Card: No amount of resistance will stop government – Bawumia

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the vice president of Ghana has reiterated government’s determination to proceed with the National Identification card exercise despite widespread criticisms. “The issuance of cards has started this year and should be completed next year. There are those who have developed well-honed capacity to resist change and to kick against innovation, but the […]

Voters should punish parties endorsing vigilantism – Security expert

A security analyst has charged Ghanaians to punish any political party that endorses activities of vigilante groups and engages their services. Adam Bonaa said the emergence of such groups for the two main parties shows a waning trust in the nation’s security services. “If you are a political party which endorses them, then we [voters] […]

Bonded nurses threaten massive demo to Jubilee House in 3-weeks

Hundreds of unemployed nurses across the country have given the government a three-week ultimatum to ensure they are employed. The aggrieved nurses are threatening a mammoth demonstration at the Jubilee House if their concerns are not addressed in the next 21 days. Dozens of the chanting nurses hit the streets of some of the country’s […]

“GHANAIANS SHOULD BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT JOHN MAHAMA AND HIS BROTHERS.

“GHANAIANS SHOULD BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT JOHN MAHAMA AND HIS BROTHERS. For the past few days, we’ve been following some events in the media circles about the suppose come back of the greatest failure in the history of our country. John Mahama, after whole fully failing the nation with his governance style, coupled with gargantuan […]

Open Letter to the IGP and Minister of National Security

Dear IGP & Minister, I am privileged as a concerned Ghanaian desirous to assisting in the fight against the cancerously baneful corruption that has permeated every level of the Ghanaian institutions to bring pain upon ordinary Ghanaians, to publish this open letter for your attention. I hope you will accord the message herein conveyed the […]

MAHAMA’S COMEBACK SUFFERS MAJOR BLOW – AS NDC REJECTS 63.60% OF HIS CANDIDATES

MAHAMA’S COMEBACK SUFFERS MAJOR BLOW – AS NDC REJECTS 63.60% OF HIS CANDIDATES The just ended election of regional executives of the NDC has offered enough early warning signals for how former President Mahama will fare in his comeback bid to be NDC flagbearer and subsequently in the 2020 General elections. Latest figures from polling […]

Afari Gyan-Charlotte Osei transition contributed to EC crisis – IDEG boss

The Executive Director of the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) has said the crisis that rocked Ghana’s Electoral Commission goes beyond the 2016 election happenings. Dr Emmanuel Akweteysays the public disagreements that saw the former EC Chair, Charlotte Osei and her two deputies removed from office could be traced to the manner in which the […]

NDC outdoors Dragons, Lions, Hawks militias for 2020 polls

it’s becoming clear that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is busily forming vigilante groups for the 2020 general elections. According to sources, the groups are also being armed to form militia for the 2020 polls. Heavily built men, known in local parlance as ‘Macho men,’ have been recruited for groups which have been given […]

Tampuli’s GHS1.5m Villagio rent claim ‘malicious, wicked’ – NPA

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has denied media reports that its CEO Hassan Tampuli paid himself GHS1.5 million for rent at Villagio “The allegation is scandalous, malicious and wicked lies calculated at tarnishing the hard-won reputation and uncommon integrity of the Chief Executive, which is built on truth”, the NPA said in a statement on […]

SHS placement ‘solution centres’ created

The Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Ghana Education Service (GES) have created centres across the country where parents and guardians of students entering into Senior High Schools (SHSs) can go for assistance in relation to their placement into SHSs. Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, Deputy Minister of Education, said the ministry thought it necessary to […]

Two charged GH¢200,000 for stealing from Consolidated Bank

Two persons who allegedly conspired and stole an amount of GH¢200,000 from the Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited were on Tuesday put before an Accra Circuit Court. The two, Bobic Kwamena Yeboah and Prince Ababio, were charged on three counts of stealing, and conspiracy. They pleaded not guilty to all the charges and were remanded by […]

Road accidents: 1,369 killed in 7 months, 157 perish in July

The rate of accidents and the number of casualties have increased in July 2018, compared to the same month last year. The number of people killed has risen to 157, as against the 149 killed in July 2017, representing a 5.3% increase. This brings the number of commuters killed between January and July 2018 to […]

NDC Polls: Some winners bought votes – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has bemoaned the scourge of monetisation which has engulfed Ghana’s body politic, especially during the recently-held regional elections of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). According to him, some victors used money and other material inducements, to win votes. He has, therefore, urged supporters of the NDC to be […]

MP fights DCE in Hemang Lower Denkyira; likely to cost the party in 2020

Residents of Hemang Lower Denkyira constituency in the Central Regional have warned their Member of Parliament, Bright Wereko Brobbey to stop his clandestine activity of trying to remove the DCE, E. K. Nanah as this can cost his seat in 2020. According to some residents, since Mr Brobbey became MP for the area, there has […]

Vote for a winning candidate not money – Spio-Garbrah to electorates

A flag-bearer aspirant of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah is counseling delegates to the party’s national congress to elect a winnable presidential candidate for elections 2020. He wants delegates to be cautious of likely monetary influences by some of the candidates who would try to buy their votes. According to him, the […]

‘Reconsider your comeback’ – Kojo Yankah advises Mahama

The Founder of Africa University College of Communication (AUCC), Kojo Yankah, has asked former President John Dramani Mahama to reconsider his decision to run again for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential primaries (NDC) and subsequently contest for the presidency again. While acknowledging the former President’s successes in the highest office of the land, the […]

We cannot provide you details now – IMF replies Minority’s letter over Sinohydro deal

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has responded to the minority’s request for some clarification on Ghana’s US$2billion Sinohydro deal with China. The response from the Brittion Woods Institution asked for more time in order to take a decision as to whether it qualifies as part of government debt or not. The response is coming after […]

Free SHS: No placement of choice for 67,382 candidates

A total of 67,382 candidates who recently completed the Basic Education Certificate Examination could not be placed into any of the Senior High Schools of their choice, the Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced. The situation, kasapafmonline.com understands, is due to poor results obtained by the affected candidates. But there is hope for these candidates […]

Banking rot: OccupyGhana objects to in-camera hearing; petitions Speaker

Pressure group, OccupyGhana, has presented its objection to the decision to probe the banking scandal behind closed doors in a strongly-worded petition. The petition, addressed to the Speaker of Parliament states: “We, as members of the public whose taxes funded the bailout monies, would want to be reassured that there has been no cover-up in […]

Hassan Tampuli has not paid himself any rent allowance – NPA

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA), has denied media reports that its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has spent an amount of¢15.5 billion on a year’s rent advance. According to a statement by the Authority, a story carried by the New Vanguard and the online portal www.thenewstateman.com on September 4, 2018, and widely circulated on various social […]

Ghana will soon replicate China’s success story – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says Ghana is aiming to replicate China’s development model, which has seen her, over the last three decades, creating progress and prosperity for the masses of the Chinese people. According to President Akufo-Addo, the world is witnessing China’s aggressiveness towards development of the market economy on the wheels of industrialization. […]