CJ receives new impeachment petition against Charlotte Osei

President Nana Akufo-Addo has forwarded the new petition for impeachment filed against the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei, to the Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo. Confirming this, the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, revealed the petitioner to be one Douglas Seidu. Mr. Seidu delivered his petition “around August 18, 2017,” and President Akufo-Addo referred the […]

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IMANI named finalist for 2017 Templeton Freedom Award

IMANI has become the only African think tank among six think tanks from Brazil, Canada, Mexico, U.S. and Ghana named finalists for 2017 Templeton Freedom Award. “IMANI demonstrates the vital role that civil society organizations can play in making government leaders more accountable to citizens,” said Atlas Network CEO, Brad Lips. “Its IMANIFesto Campaign finally forces politicians to reconcile their […]

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No arrests hours after ‘gunmen’ set Okpoegonno church auditorium on fire

Police are yet to apprehend assailants who set the auditorium of the Believers House of Worship ablaze following a land dispute between the church and a private developer. The incident happened at Okpoegonno, a suburb Baatsonaa, Monday when the assailants, wielding weapons invaded the church premises destroying over 500 chairs, musical instruments among other properties. Joy News Latif Iddris visited the […]

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Minority: Deputy Agric Minister is an ingrate, God will deal with him

The Minority in Parliament says Deputy Agric Minister, William Quaitoo demonstrated ingratitude to people of the north by suggesting that they are “difficult people”. Minority Leader, Haruna Idrisu said the Mr. Quaitoo’s comments amount to subjecting the people of the north “to such profound level of insults, ridicule and indignity.” President Nana Akufo-Addo is under pressure from youth groups in […]

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Interdicted SSNIT IT boss defends academic credentials

Embattled Head of SSNIT’s Management Information Systems, Caleb Afaglo, has reportedly defended his academic credentials, insisting that he obtained his PhD certificate genuinely. The Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) interdicted Mr Afaglo for presenting fake documents for the top job. According to the anti-graft agency, its investigation reveals that Dr Afaglo did not have a doctorate degree as he claimed. He neither […]

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SSNIT paid $500,000 for a $16,000 product; Simons unpacks the ‘crazy’ deal

Founding president of mPedigree Bright Simons, has identified massive over-pricing in the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) project to automate its systems which ended up costing contributors more than $72m. The award-winning social innovator said several procurement items were inflated when simple checks on the internet could have revealed their actual price. He said an IBM hardware sold on the market for […]

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