Author Archives: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey

Parliament ‘ignores’ Ayine, approves Amidu as Special Prosecutor

Parliament has approved Martin Amidu as the country’s first Special Prosecutor to tackle corruption cases in the country. Prior to that, Deputy Minority Ranking Member on Constitutional Affairs, Dr. Dominic Ayine, asked Parliament to put the approval on hold, as his suit against Mr. Amidu’s nomination is still pending at the Supreme Court. Drawing on Standing order 93(1), Dr. Ayine ...

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Jail NHIS fund looters, fines too lenient – NHIA CEO

NHIA CEO Dr Samual Annor

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr. Samuel Annor, has called for tougher punishments for persons who steal monies belonging to the Authority. According to him, imprisoning the perpetrators, regardless of the amounts involved will serve as a deterrent to persons who indulge in such acts. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show on Tuesday Dr. Annor ...

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Meteorological Agency warns of imminent rainstorm

The Ghana Meteorological Agency has warned of an imminent rainstorm, likely to hit parts of the country today [Tuesday] February 20, 2018. Some of the places likely to experience heavy downpours according to the Agency include Aflao, Ada, Keta, Accra, Tema and Madina. The rest are Cape Coast, Saltpond, Mankessim in the Central Region and Sekondi, Takoradi and Axim in ...

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Bawumia supports Real Tamale United FC with GHc50,000

Vice President Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia has donated Ghc50,000 cedis to Real Tamale United Football Club for the players upkeep. This is the Vice President’s first step taken to fix the RTU’s biggest problem of financial constraints. The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed presented the money to RTU’s management on Monday February 19, 2017 at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium. ...

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I was on snapchat with Ebony when she died — ‘Boyfriend’ reveals

A rising Ghanaian artiste identified as O Gee, who has been captured in numerous videos with Ebony in romantic positions, has come out as the boyfriend of singer Ebony Reigns after her death. The two were pretty close when she was alive and he’s been speaking out in sorrow since she passed. O Gee, speaking on GhOne TV, revealed that ...

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SEND-Ghana uncovers financial leakages in school feeding programme

school feeding programme

A SEND-Ghana report has revealed financial leakages in the School Feeding Programme introduced to provide one daily meal to children in primary school. The 17-page annual report established that delay in reimbursement of funds to caterers interrupted regular feeding and strict adherence to menu. “This is seen to be something that has the tendency to impact school attendance negatively,” SEND-Ghana ...

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New Juaben NPP organizer, others arrested for robbery

New Juaben Police in the Eastern Region, have arrested four persons in connection with a robbery attack on the party’s New Juaben South Constituency Secretary, Isaac Agyabeng. The four included the party’s Organizer for New Juaben South, Obeng Manu, who also doubles as the Assembly Member for the Koforidua Nsukwao electoral area. Obeng Manu together with one other person whose ...

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I can’t impose any solution on Togo – Nana Addo

Nana Addo with Togo President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has told political leaders in Togo that he cannot impose any solution on them following the political crisis in that country. “I’ve come here with no solution; prescription or magic wand to impose or prescribe any solution for the resolution of crisis that has gripped your country in these last months,” he said. President Akufo-Addo ...

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Contractor demands GH¢62m to finish work on Teshie-Lascala road

The Chief Executive Officer of Malin Investment, the firm engaged to construct the Teshie-Lascala link road, Francis Kpelu, has disclosed that work on the 7.5-kilometer stretch which connects Spintex Road to the Tema-Accra Beach Road has stalled because government has not paid monies owed the company. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show on Monday, Mr. Kpelu said his firm had ...

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NPP postpones constituency primaries to February 24

Acting NPP General Secretary

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has rescheduled its constituency primaries, originally set to take place on February 21, to February 24, 2018. According to the party, the primaries will now be held from Saturday, February 24 to Tuesday, February 27, 2018. The party, in a statement signed by its acting General Secretary, John Boadu, said the decision has been “necessitated ...

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