Prez Akufo-Addo extends IGP’s tenure

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended the tenure of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr David Asante Apeatu, by two years, after reaching the retirement age of 60, the Ghana News Agency has learnt. The President appointed Mr Apeatu as the Acting IGP on January 25, 2017, after the exit of his predecessor, Mr John Kudalor. The GNA, […]

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Valerie Sawyerr shamed herself by ‘insulting’ Rawlings – Teye Nyaunu

A former National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP, Michael Teye Nyaunu is upset over Valerie Sawyerr’s attacks on the NDC’s founder, Jerry John Rawlings. He described her biting tirade at Mr. Rawlings as disappointing and insulting and said she had soiled herself with this conduct. On Eyewitness News, Mr. Teye Nyaunu questioned how “she could stoop so low and call JJ names.” […]

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AG’s moves to retrieve ‘looted cash’ significant – Ace Ankomah

A member of pressure group Occupy Ghana, Ace Anan Ankomah has commended the decision to surcharge some 11 persons indicted in the Auditor General report for misappropriating state funds. The individuals are expected to refund the money with interest according to the Bank of Ghana rate. The Auditor General, Daniel Yaw Domelevo had stated that many more people will be served surcharge […]

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We’ll not pay tow levy—PPP

Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has called on Ghanaians to resist any attempt by the government to impose what it calls “Mandatory Tow Levy.” ‘Ghanaians must object to this lackadaisical attitude towards solving problems in this country.  The penchant of successive governments to opt for easier methods of solving problem in this country must not be countenanced.  These shortcuts decisions in a […]

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Marwako supervisor jailed for 9 months

A district court handed a nine months imprisonment sentence to the Lebanese supervisor Marwako Jihad Chaaban who forcefully dipped the face of an employee into pepper. The presiding judge Victoria Efua Ghansah delivering her judgment said she was fully convinced by the the prosecution that the accused indeed committed the offence. She further rejected the terms of settlement by the […]

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Minority walks out

The Minority in Parliament has staged a walk-out protesting  the Speaker’s  decision to refer a motion for a rescission of the  $510m AMERI power deal to the Mines and Energy Committee for consideration. The Majority caucus booed, shooed and chanted ‘away, away,away’ as the NDC MPs filed out of the chamber in anger and frustration. Minutes before the walk-out, the Minority leader, Haruna […]

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Commodifying policing: This lawlessness must stop

In the Friday, June 23, 2017 edition of the Daily Graphic, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) was reported to have charged all regional police commanders to deal ruthlessly with law breakers. That it was about time the service cracked the whip on those groups that have taken the law into their own hands. Who is a law-breaker? A law breaker […]

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