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‘No cash for affordable housing contractors’ Read more

‘No cash for affordable housing contractors’

Works and Housing Minister, Mr. Samuel Atta Akyea, has hinted that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) led-government has taken a major decision to stop paying monies meant for materials directly to all contractors working on government affordable housing projects. The minister said this in interview with the media after his session with the Public Accounts […]

Amend laws banning ‘Okada’ – Minister pleads Read more

Amend laws banning ‘Okada’ – Minister pleads

Deputy Minister of Interior, Mr. Henry Quartey, has appealed to Parliament for a revision of the laws regulating the use of motorcycles for commercial purposes. According to him, “the use of motorbikes in the country serves as a dual purpose” and must be allowed to operate on commercial basis. The deputy interior minister made the […]

No blood spill again  – Operation Vanguard Assures Read more

No blood spill again – Operation Vanguard Assures

In the wake of recent clashes between some galamseyers and the anti-galamsey task force which incident has led to the death of some Galamseyers, National Commander of the task force, Colonel William Agyapong, has given the firmest of assurances that no blood will be spilled again in their operations. According to the national commander of […]

‘Protect local businesses’ Read more

‘Protect local businesses’

Executive Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong, has stressed the need for the central government to protect local businesses. He added that local businesses in this country cannot do much if the demand was not there. “…if the demand is not there, there is nothing you can do,” he insisted. […]

Minority calls for bi-partisan probe into UT, Capital Banks Read more

Minority calls for bi-partisan probe into UT, Capital Banks

Minority Members in Parliament (MPs) have called for a bi-partisan investigation into circumstances that led to the collapse of UT and Capital Banks. According to the Minority Spokesperson on Finance, Mr. Cassiel Ato Forson, government needs to probe the matter in order to give Ghanaians assurances that their deposits were safe. His comments followed the […]

This should be a bother to all of us! Read more

This should be a bother to all of us!

GHANA has once again returned from the International Athletics Championship with nothing to show after months of intense training coupled with the huge financial injection into preparations.   WHILE the ordinary Ghanaian may not be bothered because Ghana, as we all know, is not a country that is so much obsessed with track and field […]

AMA Warns Hawkers to keep off the pavements Read more

AMA Warns Hawkers to keep off the pavements

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has called on the general public, especially hawkers who have encroached on pavements, footbridges and other open spaces, to leave these places with immediate effect as it will be conducting a decongestion exercise to rid the metropolis of their activities. “We wish to bring to the fore that their activities […]

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Palmer blasts Nii Lante over bribery allegations

A member of the Executive committee of the Ghana Football Association, (GFA) Mr. Wilfred Osei Palmer has charged former Minister of Youth and Sports, Nii Lante Vanderpuye to instantaneously substantiate bribery allegations levelled against some officials of the federation. The Member of Parliament (MP)  for the Odododioodioo constituency whose tenure as minister was characterised with […]