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Rawlings hails ‘fearless’ Amidu’s selection as Special Prosecutor

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has praised the nomination of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor. Mr. Rawlings said President Nana Akufo-Addo had “risen above partisanship and recognized a highly principled citizen.” He added that President Nana Akufo-Addo “couldn’t have made a better choice… Mr. Amidu has proven to be a fearless anti-corruption crusader whose pursuit of truth and justice ...

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Amidu’s nomination as Special Prosecutor refreshing news – Inusah

Alhaji Inusah Fuseini , Roads and Highways Minister.

National Democratic Congress [NDC] Member of Parliament for the Tamale Central Constituency, Inusah Fuseini, has welcomed the nomination of Martin Amidu by President Akufo-Addo as the Special Prosecutor, describing the announcement as a “refreshing news”. Martin Amidu, a member of the NDC and a former Attorney General, was named as the Special Prosecutor by the President today, Thursday, January 11, ...

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What you need to know about Martin Amidu

Long before the issue of the fraudulent payment of large sums of money in legal judgement debts by the government to businesses and individuals came to public notice, I had recounted in previous articles elsewhere, how there was one thing former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Martin Amidu hated with a passion as a child: School. I recounted how ...

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Tarkwa: 2 in court for ‘stealing’ 112-yr old man’s corpse

Two men, who allegedly stole the corpse of an elderly man at the Tarkwa Municipal Hospital’s mortuary have been granted bail in the sum of GHc 30,000 each, with two sureties each by the Tarkwa Circuit Court. The accused persons are John Asante, 37, a mortuary attendant at the Tarkwa Municipal Hospital, and Seth Owusu, 48, a fridge mechanic at ...

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AMA ejects squatters at Nkrumah Circle; demolishes structures [Photos]

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly [AMA], today, [Thursday], demolished illegal structures located along the railway line close to the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange in Accra. The structures, mainly built with wood were erected by squatters around the area. AMA began an exercise on Monday to demolish structures sited at unauthorized places such as pedestrian walkways within the metropolis. According to the squatters, ...

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Two police officers shot dead at Drobonso

Two Police Officers have been shot dead at Drobonso in the Sekyere Afram Plains District of the Ashanti Region this dawn. Ashanti Regional Police Commander, COP Ken Yeboah, who confirmed the incident to Citi News said the officers were returning from night patrol duties when they were shot. He said the officers came across a road block, and immediately they ...

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Health Alert: Rwanda urges Ghana to ban food import from South Africa

The Republic of Rwanda is warning Ghana to ban the importation of some food products from South Africa to avert an outbreak of the Listeriosis disease. Rwanda has already placed a ban on the said food products from South Africa to avoid a spread of the disease. The Listeriosis disease, according to a document sighted by Citi Business News, can be ...

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Special prosecutor shouldn’t be a ‘party loyalist’ – Emile Short

Former CHRAJ Boss, Justice Emile Short, has cautioned against appointing a Special Prosecutor, perceived to be a loyalist of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP). The Special Prosecutor by law will be appointed by the President, and approved by Parliament. Critics have however said this mode of appointment may compromise the Special Prosecutor in his or her line of duty. ...

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Expatriates saga: Ad-hoc committee sits today

The five-member ad-hoc Committee constituted by Parliament to investigate the alleged extortion of expatriates who participated in the December 2017 Ghana Expatriates Business Awards (GEBA) will begin public sittings on the matter today [Thursday]. The members of the Committee previously sat on Monday to set out the modalities for their work. The Committee’s sessions will be open to the public, with ...

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Auditor General to probe GBC’s IGF for last 24 years

The Auditor General has asked to audit the internally generated funds of state broadcaster, the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation for the last 24 years. A letter to that effect which called for “full co-operation”, dated January 5 and addressed to the Director General of GBC, said a three-member team has been formed “to execute the assignment within two weeks, starting from ...

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