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Referendum: NDC acted in bad faith – John Boadu

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has described as shocking, the sudden change of mind of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) over the upcoming referendum. The NDC, according to the NPP, had preached for a YES vote at the December 17 referendum to allow for partisan...

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NDC ready to engage government over ‘Yes’ vote – Asiedu Nketia

General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Johnson Asiedu Nketia says despite campaigning for ‘No’ in the upcoming referendum, his party will not mind engaging government over other possible outcomes of the exercise. He states that his party’s position can change to ‘Yes’ if government...

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US$2 billion Sinohydro projects to begin soon

Projects under the US$2 billion Sinohydro Agreement between Ghana and China aimed at addressing major infrastructure challenges in the country are expected to commence soon In a meeting with the Vice Premier of China, Sun Chunlan, at the Jubilee House in Accra yesterday, President Nana Addo...

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It’s stupid to ask me when I’m getting married – Lydia Forson

Actress Lydia Forson says it’s stupid to ask her when she will get married. The actress made this known in an interview with BBC. She said people keep asking her that question but she sees it as a stupid question and has since decided not to...

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Mahama’s comment may result in parliamentary probe

Parliament has served notice that it will interrogate claims by former President John Mahama that Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has been making payments outside the Ghana Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS). A spokesman for the government on Finance, Daniel Okyem Aboagye, who announced the...

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Let’s stop stigmatising infertile women – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appealed to First Ladies of fellow African countries, policymakers and healthcare practitioners to join hands in winning the battle against the stigmatisation of females with infertility. With the World Health Organisation indicating that 186 million around the world suffer from...

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US terminates power compact with Ghana over PDS impasse

On October 19, 2019, the Government of Ghana (GoG) informed the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) in Washington, D.C. of its decision to terminate the concession agreement between Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and private operator Power Distribution Services Ghana Ltd (PDS). The United States of America...

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RFA Elections: Kotoro retains Ashanti region seat, Asamoah floors Budu

The Regional Football Association results have concluded across 10 regions in Ghana, with 10 new RFA Chairmen elected to govern football at the regional level for the next 5 years. Incumbents such as Salifu Zida (Upper East) and Osei Tutu Agyemang aka Kotoro (Ashanti Region) retained...

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Paga chief lauds President Akufo-Addo

The Paramount Chief of the Paga Traditional Area, Pe Charles Awampaga II, and the family of the late Clement Kubindiwu Tedam have lauded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his role which ensured that their kinsman was given a befitting state burial. “It is with great...

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Know how to treat customers – Ursula warns telcos

The Ministry of Communication has cautioned all telecommunication companies (telcos) in the country to be careful with how they treat customers if they wish to stay and do business. The Ministry issued a statement last week, directing all telcos to stop the upfront deduction of new...

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President impressed with delivery of SHS programme – Information Minister

President Akufo-Addo has expressed satisfaction over his government’s ability to deliver the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme to benefit large numbers of Junior High School (JHS) leavers. Currently, all students from Form ‘1’ to ‘3’ in Senior High School are beneficiaries of the government’s flagship...

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How dare you call Mahama a liar when your uncle misled us – Apaak jabs Gabby

The Member of Parliament for Builsa South, Dr. Clemnt Apaak, has taken Gabby Otchere Darko to the cleaners for describing former President John Dramani Mahama as a liar. The leading member of the NPP in a Facebook post slammed Mr. Mahama over his comments on the...

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Western Union moves money into AirtelTigo Money wallets for Ghanaians

Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has collaborated with AirtelTigo Money (ATM) to enable Ghanaians to receive international money transfers through Western Union directly into AirtelTigo Money mobile wallets. Upon receiving money from their loved ones abroad, customers have the freedom...

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Illegal Chinese fishing vessel fined over $1m

A Ghanaian registered fishing vessel operated by Chinese has been fined $1 million for illegal fishing and GHc124,000 for having fish onboard. The vessel had also failed to log the fishing activity in their logbooks. The fishing vessel, Lu Rong Yuan Yu 956, which was arrested...

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Program to clean the coast of all beaches launched

The Ghanaian coastline is reported to have become notorious for harbouring a lot of public waste and efforts by social organizations and associations to embark on occasional cleanup exercises have not yielded much results since the interventions are not regular and sustainable to completely eradicate waste...

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Many people show interest in upcoming local elections – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC)has stated that feedback from the electoral areas at the opening of nominations indicates that more people are showing interest in the election of members of the District Assemblies and Unit committees. It said many candidates responded positively by picking the nomination forms,...

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Ecobank Day forum focuses on non-communicable diseases

Ecobank Ghana on Saturday held a forum on non-communicable diseases (NCD), especially breast cancer, to draw public attention to their prevention and treatment. The forum, organised in collaboration with the NCD Alliance and the Ghana Health Service, was to mark Ecobank Day 2019. Ecobank Day is...

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Akufo-Addo to visit Mampongtenhene after chief’s cry for attention

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is set to visit the chief of Mamponteng, Barimah Saasi Ayeboafo II, following the latter’s public expression of outrage toward him for neglecting him and his people after obtaining the highest number of votes from the Kwabre East Constituency in the...

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Today at the news stands

Stories making headlines on the front pages in the major newspapers include: Daily Graphic * GNAT gives November ultimatum for payment of arrears * Value for Money guidelines in the offing - Senior Minister The New Crusading Guide * Apologize for wasting my time – Kofi...

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Trotro fares up 10%

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has announced an increment in transport fares by 10%. The increment takes effect next Monday, September 16, 2019, a statement from the Union said. The new fares cover intra-city transportation popularly known as as Trotro, intercity or long distance...

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NDC’s Masawud Mubarick calls for calm among supporters in Asawase

The disqualified National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Aspirant for the Asawase Constituency, Masawud Mubarick has asked his supporters to remain calm, following a protest over his disqualification. Some supporters of the candidate have been on rampage, destroying party properties over his disqualification. However speaking to Citi...

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South Africa’s xenophobic attacks inhuman – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has called on the South African government to take responsibility of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. The renewed xenophobic attacks on African nationals started on Thursday, August 29, 2019. Shops belonging to foreign nationals are allegedly being looted by South Africans. In...

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Occupyghana calls for urgent government action on public officer conflicts of interest

Pressure group, Occupy Ghana has endorsed calls by the government to retable the Conduct of Public Officers Bills in Parliament for passage. The calls comes after the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ, called for this to be done in the wake of recent...

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Delayed Free SHS disbursement: BoG ordered to release GH¢61m

Government has since August 26,2019 ordered for the transfer of an amount of GHs 61,669,394,00 to public Senior High Schools(SHS) for the implementation of Free SHS programme. This was contained in a letter by the Ministry of Education, sighted by Kasapafmonline.com and addressed to the Manager,...

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We cannot allow aimless Mahama & his visionless NDC lead Ghana again – NPP

We cannot allow aimless Mahama & his visionless NDC lead Ghana again - NPP The Communication Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Techiman North constituency Atta Acka Snr. has described former President John Dramani Mahama as aimless and visionless leader. He said the former...

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Asante King Otumfuo Osei Tutu II arrives in Washington DC

On Saturday, August 31, 2019, the Ambassador of Ghana to the USA, H.E. Dr Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, received the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, in Washington D.C. Also at the airport to meet the King were Ghana Embassy officials, Nana Owusu Appia-Dankwah Kwandahor, Manwerehene of Amoafo Traditional...

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TRANSFERS TO GHANA RAILWAY COMPANY LIMITED (2017-2019)

TRANSFERS TO GHANA RAILWAY COMPANY LIMITED (2017-2019) The Ministry, Since It's Establishment In February 2017, Has Transferred One Hundred and Five Million, Forty Eight Thousand, Six Hundred And Twelve Ghana Cedis Fourteen Pesewas (GHC, 105,048,612.14) From It's Budget Allocation For The Payment Of Projects Procured And...

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NDC gives green light for primaries in 4 constituencies

The Functional Executive Committee (FEC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has given clearance for the conduct of parliamentary primaries in four of the constituencies that the elections were placed on hold. The elections are to take place in the Assin South, Mfantsiman, Fanteakwa North and...

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Gun used in killing 2 cops found in suspects car after arrest

The Public Affairs Directorate of the Ghana Police Service has confirmed the arrest of Eric Kojo Dua, the prime suspect, in the killing of the two police officers at Kasoa. Dua was arrested at the Adomi Bridge at Senchi in the Eastern Region by the Akosombo...

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PPA boss case not ‘too big’ – Martin Kpebu

Legal practitioner Martin Kpebu says the corruption case against the Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) seemed to have been blown beyond proportion. To him, he wants to know whether the actions of suspended Adjenim Boateng Adjei affected the public purse or not....

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