Bauxite deal good for Ghanaians – Osei Owusu

First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joe Osei Owusu, has defended Parliament’s approval of a $2 billion bauxite deal between Ghana and Sinohydro Corporation Limited for construction of priority infrastructure projects. He argues that the benefits to be derived by Ghanaians far outweigh the ongoing debate over whether it is a loan or barter agreement. “Whether you call it a loan […]

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Otabil speaks on Capital Bank collapse

Founder and General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Dr Mensa Otabil, has broken his silence on the controversies in the banking sector, specifically, his role in the collapse of the Capital Bank as Board Chairman of the defunct bank. He has explained in a statement issued Tuesday that during his non-executive role as a Board Chairman of […]

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Chaos breaks out at Hajj Village over flight delays

There was chaos at the Hajj Village in Accra on Saturday morning as prospective pilgrims travelling to the Holy City of Makkah, Saudi Arabia demanded answers from the Hajj Board for delays in their flight. The anxieties of prospective pilgrims continue to heighten as the airports in the two Holy Cities of Saudi Arabia, Makkah and Maddinah are expected to […]

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NEW AMERI DEAL IS OFF

Information from impeccable sources inside the Office of the President leaked to the Daily Statesman in the past few hours suggests that the Energy Ministry’s solo-driven revised deal with the Dubai-based energy equipment provider AMERI will not see the light of day.   It is emerging that President Akufo-Addo was misled into granting executive approval for the deal under the […]

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Driver’s mate granted bail over defilement

driver’s mate, Atukwei Quaye who lured a 13 year-old-girl into a room, had sex with her after pulling a knife was on Monday granted bail in the sum of GH¢50,000.00 with four sureties by an Accra Circuit Court. Quaye, charged with defilement however pleaded not guilty, and will reappear on August 20. Prosecuting, Chief Inspector Kofi Atimbire told the court […]

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EC Saga: Clergy silence worrying – Adongo

The Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central Isaac Adongo has called out the Christian Council and Civil Society Organisation for being hypocritical in commenting on national issues. Speaking Wednesday on Starr Chat, the outspoken lawmaker slammed the Christian Council and Civil Society groups for not speaking out against the removal of Charlotte Osei as the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission. […]

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