‘Go to court!’ Minority MPs challenged over claim NCA sanctions are illegal

The Communications Ministry has challenged National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentarians in to proceed to court if they insist the sanctions imposed on some 131 radio stations are illegal. Deputy Communications Minister, George Andah, says the National Communications Authority (NCA) followed the law to the letter in the action taken against some radio stations. The NCA said the affected stations violated aspects of […]

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Information collected for digital address system will be protected – Minister assures

The Minister of Communication, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, on Wednesday, said information collected for the National Digital Property Addressing System would be kept under lock and key. According to her, the system would also make it difficult for criminals to hide in the country as well as prevent them from accessing or hacking any data. Speaking at the launch of the addressing […]

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Court remands GES officer after recruitment fraud

The Effiduase District Magistrate Court in the Sekyere East District of the Ashanti Region, has remanded a 32-year old Circuit supervisor of the Effiduase District Education Office for defrauding by false pretenses. According to Police, they received a complaint from one Serwaa Bonsu, a resident of Kwadaso, who said Julius Evans Coffie in June 2015, collected an amount of GHc […]

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NCA’s excessive fines ‘unconstitutional’ – Sam George

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George, has accused the National Communications Authority (NCA), of contravening certain constitutional provisions with the sanctions imposed on 131 radio stations. According to the legislator, the NCA had reviewed the default sanctions for radio stations which fall foul of the regulations, without seeking Parliamentary approval, which he says is […]

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