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Govt to feed 584 ,000, 2020 B.E.C.E. candidates and 146,000 staff Prez Akufo Addo

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President Akufo-Addo has directed Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection to feed all 2020 B.E.C.E. candidates and their staff in both public and private schools across the country.

ohn Dramani Mahama’s speech at the 9th wreath laying ceremony of HE Professor J.E.A Mills

Ladies and Gentlemen!  Good Morning.  Today, we recognise not only Professor Mills, but also our Founder, Jerry John Rawlings, and also our former Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, who have since passed away.  I invite you to pay a minute’s silence for their souls.  May their souls rest in perfect peace.  We are all gathered here, at the Asomdwee Park, today – as citizens,...

Ghana Photojournalists mourn Reuters News Agency’s photojournalist killed in Afghan and Taliban clash

The Ghana Photojournalists Network is saddened by the news of the death of Reuters News Agency's photojournalist Danish Siddiqui. Danish Siddiqui was killed last Friday while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters near a border crossing with Pakistan, an Afghan commander said. A statement released by GPN, signed by it's president, David Andoh, extended the network's deepest...

It will be fatal to gamble with Agyapong’s threat against Erastus – GJA, PRINPAG and others

Source: Joseph Ackah-Blay  Media industry players say it will be fatal for the security agencies to gamble with the threats against Luv FM’s Erastus Asare Donkor by Assin Central MP Kennedy Agyapong. This follows MP’s comments on a TV program indicating that the journalist covered the Ejura disturbances and appeared before the investigative committee ought to be beaten. Speaking on behalf of GJA,...

You can’t just say anything because you’re an MP – Bagbin fumes as Kennedy Agyapong is referred to Privileges Committee

Source: Myjoyonline.com Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin has cautioned MPs to be mindful of their utterances outside the floor of Parliament.   He says the immunity MPs enjoy when they speak on the floor does not extend to the media, or to the marketplace. The Speaker, on Wednesday, referred Assin Central MP Kennedy Agyapong to the Privileges Committee for threatening to beat Luv...

CONCERNED CITIZENS OF KOMENDA TRADITIONAL AREA SUSPENDS #FIXKOMENDASUGARFACTORY DEMO FOR 13 DAYS

PRESS STATEMENT The Ghana Police Service extended an invitation to the group to meet the Regional Minister when the Police were served with a notice of demonstration. The planned demonstration on Tuesday, 6th July, 2021 is suspended for 13 days. This was borne out of a 3-hour crunch meeting between us, the convenors of Fix Komenda Sugar Factory Demonstration, the Regional Minister,...

SECURITY HIERARCHIES MUST WORK TO MAINTAIN PUBLIC CONFIDENCE

Asare Bediako David, a senior citizen is urging the security hierarchies in-charge of security agencies in the country to do everything possible to check security brutalities being meted out to innocent citizens of this country. He said, these security brutalities if not check can lead to public loss of confidence in the security. He was commenting on recent Ejura...

We apologise for offensive publication – Publisher of history of Ghana textbooks

Badu Nkansah, publisher of the new history of Ghana textbooks which has some chapters describing Ewes as inward-looking, has rendered an unqualified apology for the offensive publications. According to him, the history of Ghana book which was published based on the new curriculum by NACCA, when submitted for assessment, received responses from NACCA raising concerns with certain portions of the...

You’re in contempt of the people, retract and apologise for your comment – Kwaku Azar tells Judicial Service

Professor Stephen Kwaku Asare, known popularly as Kwaku Azar, has lashed the Judicial Service of Ghana for their letter to media houses ordering the media to pull down and clear from their online platforms “hateful, spiteful, vengeful and incendiary” comments about the Justices of the Supreme Court of Ghana. According to him, the Judicial Service needs to retract their statement which...

Okudzeto, Joe Wise, Nitiwul clash over ‘Mahama living on military land’ comment

A trade of words and heated arguments characterized portions of the vetting of Dominic Nitiwul, the minister-designate for Defence, in Parliament when he was asked a question by Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, MP for North Tongu, in relation to an accusation the nominee made on former president John Dramani Mahama. In what appeared like a race to saving each one’s own, Chairman...

Our jurisdiction over elections is limited – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has told the parties involved in the ongoing election petition hearing that the powers of the highest court of the land in electoral matters are limited. To that end, the Court said it cannot compel any witness in the ongoing hearing to mount the witness box to testify. “We are minded to state that our jurisdiction to invoke...