Author Archives: Marian Efe Ansah

Anyidoho should be questioned for ‘treasonable comments’ – Hamid

Government says it expects the country’s security agencies to interrogate the Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress [NDC], for making what it considers treasonable comments. Mr. Anyidoho in an interview on Accra-based Happy FM, indicated that President Akufo-Addo will be overthrown just like his father and the late Dr. K. A Busia due to the ratification of the ...

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Special Prosecutor office will be resourced soon – AG 

The Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, has indicated that some administrative arrangements are underway to equip the Office of the Special Prosecutor with the requisite resources. A Citi News report recently revealed that the office is incomplete, a month after the Special Prosecutor was officially sworn-in. [contextly_sidebar id=”VtGT4MpelPzzWgGlQLmsK38lRIjY64gL”]The Deputy Special Prosecutor and other board members expected to assist the Special Prosecutor ...

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NDC’s Brogya Genfi sues gov’t over US ‘military base’ deal

Brogya Genfi

The Ashanti Regional Youth Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Brogya Genfi, has sued government over its defence cooperation agreement with the United States. Brogya Genfi is, among other things, praying the Court to “set aside” the agreement on grounds that it is “not in the national interest of Ghana, and contravenes articles (1 (2), 2, 11, 33, ...

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Abuse of Tramadol pain killer increases among Ghanaian youth [Report]

There is a growing trend of Tramadol abuse among Ghanaian youth in some parts of the country. Recent surveys have shown the drug is also used among market women, drivers, and in some cases, students. The abuse of Tramadol, a pain relief drug, according to medical experts, functions like heroin and can cause psychotic problems as well as damage vital organs ...

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Kofi Adams slams gov’t over ‘delayed’ subventions for universities

The National Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams, has accused government of mismanaging tertiary institutions in the country, following delays in the release of subventions for the University of Ghana. His comment comes on the back of indications by the University of Ghana that workers’ salaries for March 2018 will be delayed due to government’s failure ...

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US to expel 60 Russian diplomats

The United States and its European allies are expelling dozens of Russian diplomats in a co-ordinated response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the UK. US President Donald Trump has ordered 60 Russian diplomats to leave the country. Germany, France, Ukraine, Canada and various European countries have also expelled envoys. Russia called the moves a “provocative gesture” ...

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La: Lack of streetlights threatening security [Report]

Residents of La, a suburb of the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly in the Greater-Accra Region, and commuters who use the Accra-Tema Beach Road, on a daily basis battle with poor visibility and constant robbery attacks. This is simply because streetlights dotted across the Beach Road area have not been functioning for many years now. In this report, Citi News’ Akosua ...

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Ghana’s borders remain secure – Immigration Service

Superintendent Michael Amoako-Atta

The Ghana Immigration Service has reassured the public of adequate security along all of the country’s borders. There have been a number of terrorist attacks in Mali, Cote d’ Ivoire, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and some other West African countries in recent years. [contextly_sidebar id=”CrAPzwdXlvfTc1Z4HZIUhLVjeAHBmkJr”]This has led to some fear that these terrorist groups could target Ghana next. The Public Relations ...

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Tim Cook calls for stronger privacy laws after Facebook scandal

Tim Cook looks at Facebook’s messy Cambridge Analytica affair as something of a wake-up call. The Apple CEO has largely kept quiet on privacy issues since Facebook’s troubles sprung up last week. That’s when we learned that the political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica quietly, deceptively gathered data belonging to more than 50 million Facebook users in 2014. Cook’s silence ended abruptly on ...

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10 Ways to quickly recognize a pick up artist

We’ve all been on a night out and had some success. We’ve met a guy, got along well with him, swapped numbers and perhaps even dated him for a bit afterwards. Some girls have even gone onto marrying a guy they met in a club. However, there are also stories of girls meeting the most charming man EVER who, sadly, ...

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