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Author Archives: Delali Adogla-Bessa

GLC considering licensing more law schools – Mahama Ayariga

The General Legal Council (GLC) may have plans to decentralise the training of lawyers according to the Chairman of the Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament, Mahama Ayariga. After a meeting on Tuesday with the General Legal Council and Attorney General’s office to consider the Legal Profession Regulations 2017 LI, Mr. Ayariga revealed that the Council said it had Bill to allow ...

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I’ll not support law school entrance exams – Muntaka

The Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak

The Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, has said he will oppose the Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament’s recommendation to amend the law to allow the entrance exams at the Ghana School of Law School. Despite the Committee’s conclusions to allow the exams but reject the interviews, Mr. Mubarak said on Eyewitness News that “they have rules and I respect what they have ...

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Gov’t to recruit 15,000 people for tree planting exercise

Tree planting,

About 15,000 people are expected to be recruited in March 2017 for government’s trees planting exercise across the country. Chairman of the Lands and Forestry Committee of Parliament, Hon. Francis Manu Adabour, made this known during a familiarization visit to the Mole Game Reserve in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region. He said government was committed to protecting ...

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Two arrested in connection with North Kaneshie robbery

Two persons have been arrested in connection with the robbery incident in North Kaneshie on Tuesday morning. “Two people are in custody in respect of the industrial area robbery that occurred at Kaneshie this morning and are assisting the police in their investigations,” a statement from the police said. The Police statement also urged the public to remain calm amidst the ...

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C’ttee wants law school interviews scrapped; backs entrance exams

Mahama Ayariga

The Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament will recommend that the Ghana Legal Council not be allowed to conduct interviews for entrants into the Ghana School of Law. The Committee has, however, rejected petitions for the scrapping of the entrance examinations for admission into the school. This follows an agreement between the General Legal Council and the Committee over the proposed ...

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9 arrested for robberies on 20 forex bureaux at Spintex

IGP, David Asante Apeatu

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), David Asante Appeatu, has announced that the police have arrested a group of suspected robbers believed to be behind attacks on about 20 forex bureaux in the Spintex road area in just 2018. These arrests were made on Monday after police investigations, according to the IGP. This news comes after the Ghana Association of ...

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Inter Milan make offer for Kwadwo Asamoah

Inter Milan make offer for Kwadwo Asamoah

Italian giants Inter Milan have reportedly offered Juventus defender Kwadwo Asamoah a three-year contract. According to Italian media outlet Tuttosport, the 29 year old Ghana international has also been offered a €2.5 million annual salary to join Luciano Spalletti’s side. Asamoah has struggled for regular playing time in his last few years at the Turin club, and has had to ...

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Whiskey brand Johnnie Walker to replace famous man for woman

Whiskey brand Johnnie Walker to replace famous man for woman

Scotch drinkers, meet Jane Walker. For the first time ever, the top-hatted man who appears on bottles of Johnnie Walker whiskey is being replaced by a woman. Johnnie Walker, which is owned by liquor giant Diageo, said Monday that it will launch a special edition of its Black Label blend next month featuring the female logo. “As a brand that has ...

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LPG operators withdraw from cylinder re-circulation policy talks

The Ghana LPG Operators Association (GLiPGOA) has withdrawn from the ongoing consultative meetings ahead of the implementation of the Cylinder Recirculation Policy. In a letter to the Energy Ministry and the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), the Association said it withdrew its membership from the Committee because it felt sidelined during the meetings. In a statement signed by the Association’s President, Torgbui ...

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Head of State Protocol didn’t ‘goof’ at US Governors’ Summit – Presidency

It appears the video purporting to show the Director of State Protocol, Hassan Ahmed, breaching protocol and subsequently being snubbed by the Governor of the US state of Nevada was misinterpreted by the public. The assistant to the Director of State Protocol at the Presidency, Joseph Adjei-Banin, has urged the public to ignore “the false suggestion being peddled as a ...

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