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Mahama will steal my ideas — Akufo-Addo

  Nana Akuffo Addo   New Patriotic Party (NPP) flag-bearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stressed that he will keep ideas about how to revitalise the “ailing” National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) close to his chest. According to him, he feared President John Dramani Mahama will steal them. Speaking at an NPP fundraising event in […]

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Go figure

  The soup just suddenly went cold and tastes tinny. I am sitting in the Accra Mall, behind a bowl of “Singapore foofoo.” I call it that for the want of a better description, but it is that wonderful dish of noodles and assorted meats that you get on the pricey side in any of […]

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Drama at cop’s funeral

  File Photo   Drama ensued during the final funeral rites of a 59-year-old Chief Inspector at Assorko Essaman in the Shama District of the Western Region on Friday, July 22, 2016. The body of the deceased, Christian Addy Amankrah, of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU), was exhumed after his family buried him […]

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MP beats up radio panelist

  There was pandemonium in the studios of Cruz FM yesterday when the Member of Parliament (MP) for Offinso North, Hon. Collins Ntim, stormed the place and started beating up a panelist, Kwasi Agyenim Boateng, even before the start of the show. Hon. Collins Ntim was alleged to have slapped Mr. Agyenim Baoteng for issuing […]

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Afoko’s fate to be determined on Aug 15

  An Accra High Court Human Rights Division has set August 15, 2016 to determine the fate of the suspended National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Paul Afoko. The Presiding Judge, Justice Anthony Yeboah, set the August 25 date, following the submission of written addresses by lawyers for both the plaintiff as well […]

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Kufuor to speak at Youtherfest 2016

John Agyekum Kufour   His Excellency John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor will be speaking to hundreds of youth across the country on the focus ’The Influence of Leadership for Generation Building’ at the sixth edition of the biggest national gathering of youth in August at Aburi to raise generational builders. The youth festival gathering christened; “Youtherfest,” […]

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Concerned Power Users to storm Flagstaff House

    File Photo   A group, calling itself the Concerned Power Users of Ashanti, has threatened to picket at the Flagstaff House and Parliament House should the high cost of electricity bills persist in the country. According to members of the group, since the erratic power cuts and power rationing persist, government has no […]

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BP profits hit by lower oil price

  Second-quarter profits at oil giant BP have almost halved from a year earlier as the company suffered from lower oil prices and weak refining margins. Underlying replacement cost profit for the quarter fell to $720m (£550m), down 44% from $1.3bn a year earlier. BP also said it had “drawn a line” under its liabilities from […]

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Dumsor and Mahama’s weird excuses

Dumsor affecting the studies of students and pupils   The dreaded dumsor crisis is poking its ugly head once again after it was supposedly banished by President John Dramani Mahama and his team. The ugly cycle of the negative effects associated with this problem (reduced productivity by companies, increased crime rate, inability of students to […]

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NPP will improve access to quality education, healthcare — Akufo-Addo

    2016 flag-bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured Ghanaians that his government, “God-willing from January 2017, will pay particular attention to providing basic social infrastructural needs of Ghanaians,” by ensuring access to quality education and healthcare. According to him, “whilst focusing on the industrial development of Ghana, […]