Author Archives: Jonas Nyabor

We’ll lift Bimbilla curfew if peace prevails – Dery

Ambrose Dery, Interior Minister

The Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery, has expressed government’s readiness to lift the curfew imposed on Bimbilla in the Northern Region if peace in the area prevails. He said his outfit is constantly monitoring the situation in the area to review the curfew situation there. Bimbilla has been under curfew for over 10 years due to recurring chieftaincy conflicts ...

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Gov’t committed to full implementation of Free SHS – Dery


The Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery, has said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government is fully committed to the successful implementation of the Free SHS policy. According to him, the government has put in enough effort to make sure that the program reaches the targeted Ghanaians by ensuring that every qualified Junior High School graduate enroll in Senior High ...

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Mahama’s 2014 UN address remains the best – Ofosu Kwakye

Felix Ofusu Kwakye citifmonline

President Akufo-Addo’s address at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly meeting on Saturday may not be as exceptional as those praising it believe. According to a former Deputy Communications Minister, Felix Ofosu Kwakye, former president John Mahama’s address at the 2014 UN General Assembly meeting in New York is by far the best by any Ghanaian leader. In a Facebook ...

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Nkonya Queenmother decries poor handling of protracted land dispute

Nkonya-Alavanyo chiefs with former Vice President, Kwesi Amissah Arthur

The Queenmother of the Nkonya Traditional area in the Volta Region, Mamaga Otubea, has expressed worry about the Volta Regional House of Chiefs’ approach in handling the protracted conflict between Nkonya and Alavanyo. Mamaga Otubea said although other stakeholders including the Regional Minister and other members of the Security Council have actively participated in the peace-building process, the House of Chiefs ...

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Ghana’s economic progress due to democracy – Akufo-Addo


President Akufo-Addo has told world leaders in New York that Ghana’s sustainable economic progress is due to a stable democratic system. According to him, the country, despite a rough past, has succeeded in growing its democracy to be a shining example on the continent. Giving his maiden address at the 72nd Annual General Assembly meeting in the US, Akufo-Addo noted that ...

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Ghana looks forward to ITLOS ruling – Nana Addo


President Akufo Addo has said that his government will not make any pronouncements on the yet to be delivered ruling on the maritime border dispute although it is hopeful of a favorable ruling. The landmark ruling will be delivered on Saturday, September 23rd after a 3-year long dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast over maritime boundaries. In 2014, Ghana went ...

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Gov’t forced West Blue out of business – Murtala


A Former Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry in the Mahama administration, Murtala Mohammed has said that the New Patriotic Party government “frustrated” West Blue Consult out of business to allow a Dubai-based company to take over single window-related services at the ports. He said the government must provide important details about the new company that will be taking over ...

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Mahama eulogizes ‘Ghana’s founder’, Kwame Nkrumah

Ex-President John Dramani Mahama

Former President John Mahama believes that Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah founded Ghana and must be given the due recognition on his birthday, September 21. His posture comes at a time when the New Patriotic Party have cancelled the former government’s decision to celebrate September 21 as Founder’s Day and has rather set August 4, as founders’ day to recognize ...

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Self-styled pastor in court for assaulting ex-lover


Kingsford Ansah, a Pastor, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with causing unlawful damage, assault and threat of harm. He has however pleaded not guilty to the charges. The Court, presided over by Mrs Jane Harriet Akweley Quaye, admitted Ansah to bail in the sum of GH¢60,000.00 with two sureties, who should be gainfully employed. He is to ...

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Minister Barry to release second album


Gospel Minister Barry, also known as Alan Barry Neequaye is set to release his second music album, shortly after being nominated for contemporary artiste of the year in the Holy Pop Music Awards 2017. After a colourful social media campaign, the Claimed Phrases album is scheduled to be released on the 25th of September 2017, under the Glory House Records ...

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