MPs poised to debate Special prosecutor Bill

The report of Parliament’s Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee, on the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill, is expected to be laid later today [Friday]. This follows the Committee’s conclusion of consultations with various stakeholders concerned with the Bill. The objective of the Bill is to establish a specialized agency to investigate specific cases of corruption involving public officers, […]

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Nigeria warns against eating monkeys

Health authorities in Nigeria have warned the public against eating monkeys and bushmeat after 10 people contracted suspected monkeypox in the southern Bayelsa State, Nigeria newspapers are reporting. Health Minister Isaac Adewole said in a statement that investigations into the outbreak was still ongoing. He added that despite no known cure for the disease there was no cause for alarm […]

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GHc4.6bn interoperability contract now $4m – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has disclosed that the new interoperability system to be rolled out by the Bank of Ghana in November  2017, will cost the country less than $4 million. The system when rolled out, will enable customers to transfer money easily across various networks. It will be managed by the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems […]

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GIFEC begins Smart Communities Project this month

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) is starting a project that promises to turn some deprived areas into smart communities. The project, which is set for launch this month, is part of the government’s digital Ghana agenda dubbed “it’s digi-time in Ghana”, seeks to, among other things, boost internet and WiFi penetration and usage across the country, digitize all citizens […]

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CJ to close down dilapidated court structures

The Chief Justice, Ms Justice Sophia Akuffo has unveiled plans to close down all dilapidated court structures to safeguard the safety and security of judges and court users. She said the current state of most court structures across the country were death traps and demeaning to the administration of justice. According to the Chief Justice, she recently visited the Kumasi […]

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