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Ghana’s oldest former president, John Agyekum Kufuor, has suggested that the tenure of office for a president or an elected government should be relooked at. According to him, the current four-year tenure is quite problematic, leaving very little room for any leader to effectively cause a major developmental change in the country. He added that […]Continue Reading
General Politics
A recent outburst by outspoken New Patriotic Party(NPP) Member of the Parliament(MP) for Assin Central Constituency Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has lend some credence to assertions that Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia’s role in management of the economy has been thwarted by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta. Dr. Bawumia has in recent times been accused of failing […]Continue Reading
General Politics
The trial of sacked Chief Executive Officer of Public Procurement Authority (PPA), Adjenim Boateng Adjei, and his brother-in-law, Francis Kwaku Arhin, who are accused of using public office for profit, yesterday started before an Accra High Court with the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) calling its first witness in the case. The OSP called […]Continue Reading
General Regional
The Technical University Senior Administrators Association of Ghana (TUSAAG) has announced its intent to embark on a strike action if the government fails to resolve their issues before December 6, 2022. The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Association, according to a Citinewsroom.com report, has given the government up to the said date to resolve […]Continue Reading
Business General
Estimates made using the 2022 budget shows that , every Ghanaian owes approximately GH¢15,175.32. Given the current public debt stated in the budget amounting to GH¢467.37 billion (US$48.87 billion), shared among the 30.8 million Ghanaian population, amounts to a debt of GH¢15,175.32 per person. The domestic debt component, according to the budget, is GH¢195.65 billion Continue Reading
General Politics
The Bishop of the Konongo-Mampong Diocese of the Catholic Church in Ghana, Most Rev. Joseph Osei-Bonsu, has berated the Member of Parliament (MP) for Effutu, Alexander Kwamena Afenyo-Markin, for saying that Catholics are free to join the Freemasons. Alexander Afenyo Markin, who revealed that he is a member of the fraternal society, the Freemasons, said […]Continue Reading
Business General
Director of Business Operations at Dalex Finance, Joe Jackson, says the 2023 Budget has woefully failed to tackle the situation that landed the country’s economy in the trenches. According to him, the government should have used the opportunity of the budget statement to propose policy measures that would tackle the debt issue head-on to prevent […]Continue Reading
General Regional
Fetish priestess turned evangelist, Patricia Asiedu, popularly known as Evangelist Mama Pat, has praised God for keeping her safe when she was jailed over allegations of a money doubling scheme. During ministration, the Heavenway Champions International Ministry leader disclosed that she owed God because there had been no attempt on her life. “Forty days in […]Continue Reading
General Politics
Business development consultant Kwame Okyere Darko has described the 2023 budget as the most disrespectful budget by any government in the history of Ghana. According to him, the measure proposed by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to reduce the government’s expenditures is an insult to the people of Ghana. “This is the most disrespectful budget ever. […]Continue Reading
General Politics
A member of parliament has explained that its censure motion against the finance minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, was only the Minority’s disapproval of the finance minister’s gross mismanagement of the economy. The Minority MP says the censure motion did not set out to remove the minister. “It was our disapproval of the work of the finance […]Continue Reading
General Politics
Mr Jonathan Asante Okyere, political science lecturer at the Cape Coast University (UCC) in the Central Region has accused President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of creating enmities in the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) ahead of the party’s conference to elect a flagbearer for the 2024 general elections. A former NPP parliamentary candidate for the […]Continue Reading
General Politics
Former President, John Dramani Mahama, has reiterated his neutrality in the NDC’s upcoming national executive elections. According to the party’s 2020 flagbearer, his current role as the ‘father of the party’, precludes him from rallying behind a specific candidate. Addressing a gathering of party executives and stalwarts in the Upper West Region, he stressed that […]Continue Reading
General Politics
Social media came in their tons when Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia was spotted aboard a commercial flight on an in-country trip. A photo shared by journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni on social media disclosed that the Tamale-bound flight took off in the morning of Saturday, November 26. A smiling Bawumia is strapped with his seat […]Continue Reading