Author Archives: Jonas Nyabor

EC controversy bad for Ghana’s democracy – Former EC director

Electoral Commission

A former director of elections at the Electoral Commission (EC), Albert Arhin has said that the current dispute between the Electoral Commission’s (EC) management team will have a negative effect on the country’s growing democracy. According to him, it will further dent the Commission’s credibility in the sight of the public. “Before the 2016 elections, the image of the Commission ...

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Votes were transferred illegally in 2016 – NPP Director confirms

Martin Adjei Korsah

A former Director of Elections for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Martin Agyei Mensah Korsah, has described as worrying the recent controversy that has struck the Electoral Commission (EC). According to him, the development affects the integrity of the Commission and as such urgent steps must be taken to resolve the brouhaha. The EC has been caught in a web ...

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Microsoft signals end of Paint program


Microsoft’s graphics program Paint has been included in a list of Windows 10 features that will be either removed or no longer developed. Paint has been part of the Windows operating system since its release in 1985 and is known for its simplicity and basic artistic results. Paint’s successor, Paint 3D, will still be available. The list was issued as ...

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Two perish in ‘galamsey’ pit collapse

Illegal mining operation in Kyebi, East Akim.

Two illegal gold miners were killed after a mining pit collapsed on them at Patriensa, near Konongo in the Asante-Akim Central Municipality. Their bodies had been recovered and they were identified as Malam Yielpi and Mohammed. Two other miners – Alhassan Fuseini and Abdulai Mohammed, however, survived the accident and are receiving treatment at the Stewards hospital at Yawkei for ...

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Soldiers allegedly assault personnel as NSS registration turns chaotic


The registration process for this year’s national service personnel turned chaotic when some military personnel moved in to maintain order. The presence of the military was necessitated by a long disorganized queue of prospective personnel. Some prospective service personnel told Citi News’ Caleb Kudah that the military in an attempt to maintain order assaulted them by using belts and sticks ...

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Ajumako chiefs thank Nana Addo for adb MD’s appointment


Chiefs from the five paramountcies of the Ajumako Enyan-Essiam traditional area in the Central Region, have expressed gratitude to the President for the appointment of Dr. John Kofi Mensah, a native of the area, as the Managing Director of the Agricultural Development Bank (adb). The chiefs believe their son has the requisite skills and competence to transform the bank. Addressing ...

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Armed Forces worried over influx of ‘fake soldiers’


The Ghana Armed Forces has said it is alarmed at the number of imposters using the identities of some of its senior officers to commit some crimes. According to them, some individuals are using the names and pictures of some senior Army officers to unlawfully solicit funds from the public with the promise to enlist them into the army. Speaking ...

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#BigJulyGetAway participants arrive in Mauritius [Photos]


Patrons of the maiden edition of Citi FM‘s holiday trip to Mauritius and South Africa, dubbed the ‘BigJulyGetAway’, have arrived in Mauritius to begin a 4-day exciting tour experience. The 40 participants set off from Accra on Sunday, July 23, 2017. They landed at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, before transiting to Mauritius. While in Mauritius, they ...

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St. Ambrose College of Education SRC cries for help


Students of the St. Ambrose College of Education at Dormaa Akwamu in the Dormaa East District of the Brong Ahafo Region, are appealing to government and the Ministry of Education (MoE) as a matter of urgency, to attend to the school’s many plights to prevent it from collapse. They fear their tutors’ impending strike due to non-payment of salaries will ...

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Premium Bank launches GH₵5m credit facility for startups


SME-focused commercial bank, Premium Bank, has announced a GH₵5 million integrated credit facility for members of the Ghana Startup Club 100 through its HelpStation initiative. The announcement which was made by the Managing Director, Mr. Kwasi Tumi, during a special business forum and networking cocktail held in honour of the 100 most outstanding startups in Ghana, who were announced as ...

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