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EC Saga: Clergy silence worrying – Adongo

The Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central Isaac Adongo has called out the Christian Council and Civil Society Organisation for being hypocritical in commenting on national issues. Speaking Wednesday on Starr Chat, the outspoken lawmaker slammed the Christian Council and Civil Society groups for not speaking...

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Police yet to identify suspected robbers killed

The Ashanti Regional Police Command is yet to identify the seven alleged robbers gunned down by the police in a shootout at Poano, in the Amansie -West District on Tuesday. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Kwesi Mensah Duku, the Regional Police Commander, who made this known...

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Akufo-Addo to commission UW House of Chiefs’ Office

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to visit Upper West Region on Tuesday July 24 to commission several projects including the opening of Regional House of Chiefs Office complex in Sombo in Wa Central. Before the handing over the office to the Chiefs, the President...

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Help us pass WASSCE – Visually impaired students appeal

Visually impaired students of Mawuli School have appealed to government to provide teaching and learning materials to help them pass their West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The students, who are beneficiaries of government's Free Senior High School policy said though books were freely given...

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WAEC opens short notice registration for WASSCE Private Candidates

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has opened a short notice registration for WASSCE for Private Candidates, from 17th to 31st July 2018 for the benefit of candidates Mr Jonas Agyai-Odame, the Controller for Private Candidate Examination, told the Ghana News Agency that the registration was...

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President tours three northern regions

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, would from Thursday, July 19, embark on a seven-day tour of the Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions. He would be visiting the Bolgatanga Central, Bolgatanga East, Navrongo Central, Builsa North, Bunkpurugu, Nalerigu Gambaga, Walewale, Tamale Central, Karaga, Savelugu, Tolon,...

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Sunyani East NDC elects new executives

The Sunyani East constituency of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has elected new executives with Mr. Collins Asante, a Sunyani-based businessman as the Chair to steer the affairs of the Party for the next four years. Mr Asante who was hitherto the constituency Vice-Chair garnered...

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A great curse will befall NPP if they increase taxes – Allotey Jacobs

Central Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Mr. Bernard Allotey Jacobs has said that, if the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) government increases taxes, it will be a great curse to them as the same party once protested against tax increase some years back....

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Stop behaving like ‘tin god’- Ken Agyapong blasts Kweku Baako

Member of Parliament for Assin Central Constituency in the Central Region, Kennedy Agyapong has asked Editor-In-Chief of the New Crusading Guide, Abdul-Malik Kwaku Baako, not to see himself as all-powerful and treat people with arrogance. Speaking on Adom TV’s Morning Show Badwam on Tuesday, Mr Agyapong...

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Anas/BBC Collaboration: Kweku Baako apologizes

Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper has apologized for publicly stating that Anas' documentary; Number 12 was a collaboration between the BBC and the ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. Mr Baako had earlier stated that the latest investigative piece by Anas was a joint...

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Anas never said he was sponsored by BBC, I did – Baako clarifies, apologises

The Editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper says an earlier comment that Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ latest work was a collaboration between the investigative journalist and British broadcaster, BBC was a misrepresentation. Kweku Baako Jnr explained that he made the comment at the time because he...

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No VAT Increases In Mid-Year Budget Review

Proposed increases in the rate of value-added tax have been frozen, sources close to the government have indicated. Joy Business sources say Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta’s proposals to increase the VAT rate to meet revenue shortfalls were shot down by President Akufo-Addo at an emergency Cabinet...

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No MP In Accra Should Be Given Rent Allowance –Dep Minister

The issue of giving rent allowance to Members of Parliament for each 4-year term has always generated controversies. Some time back it was alleged that under the leadership of Edward Doe Adjaho (Speaker of Parliament in erstwhile Mahama administration), all 275 MPs, received a whopping GH¢50,000...

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Ghanaians In Angry Condemnation Of Kweku Baako Over BBC Collaboration ‘Lies’

Kweku Baako’s credibility hit a new low as his LIES over the role of the BBC in a recent football investigation has triggered an angry backlash from Ghanaians who feel deceived by his claims. Angry Ghanaians have taken to social media to hit out at the...

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Shoot Me With All Your Arsenals, Still, I WILL RISE- ‘Charlotte Osei To Her ‘Detractors’

Ghana’s sacked Electoral commission boss Charlotte Osei, is not the least bothered about her sack as she has taken to social media instagram to send a message to her detractors that she will rise again, MyNewsGH.com can say. The former EC boss shared a picture with...

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Kweku Baako’s Credibility Hit A New Low?…

Kweku Baako’s credibility hit a new low as his LIES over the role of the BBC in a recent football investigation has triggered an angry backlash from Ghanaians who feel deceived by his claims. Angry Ghanaians have taken to social media to hit out at the...

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NPP Will Be Cursed If . . . – Allotey Jacobs

The ruling Akufo-Addo led government is under heavy bashing following reports that they might increase the VAT rate from 17.5% to 21%. The Minority noted that the government’s plan to introduce new taxes and increase existing ones is unacceptable. Minority Spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson...

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Anas/BBC Collaboration . . . Kweku Baako Apologizes

Audio Attachment:Listen to Kweku Baako Jnr. on Peace FM's 'kokrokoo' programme. Related Stories Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper has apologized for publicly stating that Anas' documentary; Number 12 was a collaboration between the BBC and the ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. Mr Baako had earlier...

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5 Envoys present letters to Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo yesterday received the Letters of Credence of five foreign envoys assigned to Ghana by their countries. They include the newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Shi Tin Wang and her colleagues from Myanmar, Myint Swe’s and Bangladesh, Sultana Hossain. The rest are the newly...

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Supreme Court frees Opuni’s ‘tainted’ accounts

The Supreme Court has released the two bank accounts of the embattled former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Dr. Stephen Kwabena Opuni. This was after it quashed the decision of an Accra High Court to grant the Economic and Organised Crime Office...

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Another family accuses police of killing their ‘innocent’ relative

Another family in the Ashanti Region has accused the Police of killing their ‘innocent’ brother with the claim that he was an armed robber. The family of Maryamiyya in a statement copied to citinewsroom.com, said their relative, Hannan Bashir, was shot dead by the police together...

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Who gets EC top job? 4 names pop up

Who gets EC top job? 4 names pop up Barring any hitches, President Akufo-Addo would nominate a new chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) to replace the sacked Charlotte Osei. Rumour mills are agog with speculations as to who would take over from Mrs Osei. The...

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John Mahama leads Commonwealth observers for Zimbabwe elections

Former President John Dramani Mahama will lead a Commonwealth group to observe Zimbabwe’s general elections on July 30, the Commonwealth Secretariat has announced. The secretariat, in a statement by its Media Division, said Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, would deploy Mahama to lead other eminent persons from across...

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Zimbabwe Elections: Afari-Gyan, Hanna Tetteh named Commonwealth observers

Former Chairman of Ghana's Electoral Commission, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan and the Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hanna Tetteh have been included in the John Mahama-led Commonwealth group to observe Zimbabwe’s general elections on July 30. Former president Mahama, Dr Afari-Gyan and Madam Tetteh were appointed following...

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Fishing Ban: National Best Fisherman to sue government

The 2004 National Best Fisherman, Opanin Yena, has served notice that he will sue government over the ban on all fishing activity. According to him, the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture took the decision without factoring in concerns expressed by the fishermen. To that end, he...

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Criticize Justice for All with facts – Justice Honyenuga

The chairman of Ghana Remand Review Taskforce, the body tasked to implement the Justice for All Programme (JFAP), Justice Clement Honyenuga, has challenged those who criticize the programme to base their criticisms on facts and figures. According to him, their baseless and unconstructive criticisms are demoralizing...

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‘Zimbabwe’ is cursed, I’ll rename it “Great Zimbabwe” – Opposition leader

Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has vowed to rename Zimbabwe, saying the current name is “cursed” and is responsible for the nation’s poor showing in international sporting events. “Zimbabwe cannot remain Zimbabwe because it has been turned into Zimbabwe ruins,” Chamisa told thousands of supporters at a...

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Owusu-Ankomah presents letters of credence to Irish president

Ghana's ambassador to the United Kingdom and Ireland, Papa Owusu-Ankomah, last Friday presented his Letters of Credence to the Republic of Ireland. The Letters were received by Michael Daniel Higgins, President of the Republic of Ireland at an impressive ceremony held at Áras an Uachtaráin, Dublin,...

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Double Salary Saga: Ayine sues Controller, IGP

Former Deputy Attorney General in the erstwhile Mahama Administration, Dr. Dominic Ayine, has sued the Controller and Accountant General and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) over claims that he and some other MPs who served as ministers in the previous government, took double salary as...

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NHIS won’t collapse under Akufo-Addo – Dr Annor

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr Samuel Annor, has assured that despite the financial challenges of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), the government will not allow it to collapse. The CEO said the NHIA is working towards a...

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