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When is ‘dumsor’ ending, Mr. Ministers?

John Jinapor, Deputy Energy minister When will ‘dumsor’ stop? This is a question on the lips of many Ghanaians, particularly those who watched and listened to Newsfile on Joy FM last Saturday. This was after the deputy Minister of Power, John Abdulai Jinapor, came out to say there was no immediate answer to ending it. […]

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Of deadly weapons and the danger they portend for us!

File Photo NEWS yesterday that the police in Ashanti region have arrested a 72-year-old Ivorian at Akwatialine in Kumasi for possessing a large cache of arms and ammunitions is indeed scarring and worrying. According to the Ashanti regional Police Command, the suspect, who has been identified as Moro Sata, was arrested together with four Ghanaian accomplices. […]

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Banku agrees to fight Powers

Braimah Kamoko has rescinded his decision to pull out of the much anticipated re-match against old rival, Ayitey Powers, after declaring on Friday his readiness to step into the ring in Kumasi on December 26. Kamoko, famously nicknamed Bukom Banku, defeated Powers in their highly attended first fight in May 2014, and signed for a […]

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Nduom donates to police, Edina Bronya festival

  Dr. Nduom, GN President, shaking hands with Supt. Godfred Asare, District Police Commander, KEEA President of Groupe Nduom (GN), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has donated a set of furniture to the Ataabadze Police Station in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipality of the Central region to enhance efficiency in the discharge of their duties. The furniture, […]

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2015 in Retrospect: Mahama fails on Dumsor

      It is now obvious that the three-year-old power crisis that has bedeviled Ghana will not end in 2015 despite several promises by the John Dramani Mahama- led government. In fact, this is a far cry from President Mahama’s 31st December, 2014 watch night prophecy to ensure that 2015 became the last year of darkness in […]

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Ghana on the path of recovery – Mahama

John Mahama President John Dramani Mahama has assured Ghanaians there is no cause for alarm because his government is on the right course to lead the country into an “upper middle income” status.Touting the achievements of his administration on Tuesday at an event dubbed: ‘Accounting to the People Forum’, Mahama said the government has done […]

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FIFA candidate Tokyo Sexwale speaks on BBC HARDtalk

South African businessman and possible presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale addresses the Cape Town Press Club, 25 October 2007. The African National Congress (ANC) heavyweight has been put forward as a contender for the presidency. RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty FIFA presidency candidate and South African ANC stalwart Tokyo Sexwale has told BBC HARDtalk he wouldn’t turn his back […]

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Yamoah Ponko rejected as Ejisu MCE

Yamoah Ponko President John Mahama’s nominee as Municipal Chief Executive for Ejisu Juabeng Yamoah Ponko has been rejected by the assembly.Forty-one assembly members voted against Ponko, who was a former MCE of the same area before being re-nominated late November 2015.He managed to poll 25 votes in his favour but was not enough for him […]

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By-election: NDC retains Amenfi West seat

Jubilant NDC supporters Forty-one-year-old Economist Eric Afful of the National Democratic Congress has been elected as the Member of Parliament for the Amenfi West constituency in the Western region.Afful polled 15,809 (52.64%) votes to retain the seat for the NDC while his main contender Mr. Paul Derkyi, 43, a lawyer representing the opposition New Patriotic […]

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IEA “jumped the gun” with Jega’s invitation – Apaak

Professor Attahiru Jega Presidential staffer Dr. Clement Apaak has said the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) “jumped the gun” with its invitation of Nigeria’s Professor Attahiru Jega to give a lecture on credible polls in Ghana.The former chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) gave a public lecture on protecting the integrity of elections […]