Police communication via WhatsApp imperfect but necessary – Chief Supt. Ofori

The Ghana police command’s use of WhatsApp text for official communications is flawed, the Accra Regional Police Operations Commander, Chief Superintendent Kwesi Ofori, has admitted in his testimony before the Emile Short Commission. Though he believes communication via Whatsapp should “officially be part of our working culture” he noted that “it may have some minuses.” Responding to questions from a… Read More

We’ve not bugged NDC’s office – Government

Government has rejected claims that it bugged into the offices of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). The National Communications Officer of the NDC, Sammy Gyamfi who made the allegation following the circulation of recordings from a meeting allegedly involving his party’s National Chairman, Samuel Ampofo and other members said that government is engaged in “illegal espionage.” “We know the… Read More

Anas galamsey exposé: Government calls for raw unedited footage

Government says it will have the tapes of investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas’s latest exposé on illegal mining properly investigated using the raw unedited footage. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Information Minister said if any public officers are found to have solicited monies or taken bribes to bend rules the necessary action will be taken. He told journalists at a presser… Read More

Paul Adom Otchere gives shortest testimony at Short Commission

The Emile Short Commission tasked to investigate violence during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election Thursday took a brief testimony from broadcaster Paul Adom Otchere. The Metro TV broadcaster spent not more than four minutes before the Commission which discharged him after learning he was not an eye witness to the incidents that occurred January 31, 2019. Paul Adom Otchere has… Read More

Accra police have no written ‘after action’ report – Kwasi Fori tells Short Commission

Operational director, Greater Accra police, told the Short Commission Thursday his outfit has no written “after action report” on the security situation of the recent Ayawaso by-election. According to Deputy Superintendent of Police, Kwasi Fori, he gave his account through Police radio communication to those who matter. The Ayawaso by-election, which was under the supervision of the Greater Accra Police… Read More

Ofosu-Ampofo has not received any invitation from CID – Sammy Gyamfi

The National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says Chairman Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo has not received any official invitation from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service. According to the National Communications Officer of the NDC, Sammy Gyemfi, the unprofessionalism and bias nature of the Ghana Police must stop. Speaking on Okay FM’s ‘Ade Akye… Read More

Kampakuya Na crowned Yo Na

The Regent of the late Ya Na Abdulai Yakubu Andani II, Kampakuya Na Abdulai Yakubu Andani has been crowned as the Yo Na – Paramount Chief of the Savelugu Traditional Area in the Northern Region. The investiture was held on Thursday, 28 February 2019 in Yendi amidst the performance of rituals in line with Dagbon tradition and custom. This forms… Read More

Charge Ofosu-Ampofo with treason – Kennedy Agyapong

Outspoken Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, wants National Chairman of the opposition NDC, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, charged with treason in an alleged audio recording purported to be his voice. According to Kennedy Agyapong, contents of the leaked tape must be condemned after insisting that the NDC Chairman face the law for his “reckless” utterances… Read More

Akufo-Addo drops Dr. Kwaku Afriyie; names ministers for new regions

President Nana Akufo-Addo has nominated five new Ministers for five out of the six newly created regions. Seven Deputy Ministers have also been appointed by the president. A correspondence signed by President Akufo-Addo dated 27th February 2019 to the Speaker of Parliament, nominated the Member of Parliament for Takordai, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, as the Minister-designate for Western region. Mr. Darko-Mensah… Read More