Commission to enquire into by-election violence pointless – Ndebugri

A private legal practitioner, John Ndebugri says the setting up of a commission to investigate the violence that characterised last Thursday’s by-election at the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency, is imprudent. He sees the move by government as a waste of time, especially when the persons who perpetrated the acts are known, can be easily identified and dealt with without having… Read More

Increase awareness campaigns against FGM – Otiko Djaba

Executive Director of Henry Djaba Memorial Foundation and former Gender Minister, Otiko Afisa Djaba has called on government, traditional authorities and Civil Society Organisations to implement concrete actions and increase awareness campaigns against Female Genital Mutilation. Condemning the practice of FGM in Ghana, Otiko Djaba said women have the right to their sexuality and shouldn’t be allowed to be subjected… Read More

EOCO denies report on NAM1

The Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) has dismissed a report making round in a video on social media that a brother of accosted Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah popularly called NAM1, has mentioned names of top officials of the anti-graft body who have taken monies from NAM1. According to EOCO in a release… Read More

Collaborate with government to check cyber crime – Ursula appeals to Ghanaians

The Minister for Communications Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has appealed to members of society to collaborate with government to check cyber crime and its negative impact on particularly the youth. This was contained in a speech read on her behalf by Hon. Vincent Sowah Odotei, a Deputy Minister for Communications at a forum to mark Safer Internet Day in Accra. He urged… Read More

Your actions are utterly disgusting and shameless – NPP Women’s Organiser blasts female minority MPs

The Volta Regional Women’s Organiser of the New Patriotic Party, Afi Adzagbo has noted that she is utterly alarmed and disgusted at the ‘shameless’ National Democratic Congress’ female parliamentarians for the attack on the newly elected member of parliament, Hon. Lydia Seyram Alhassan. The Minority staged a walkout in Parliament on Tuesday, wielding placards with the inscription ‘bloody widow’, during… Read More

Mahama’s boot-for-boot comment unnecessary – Ghanaians demand apology

Some section of Ghanaians have described as unnecessary comments made by former President John Dramani Mahama following violence at the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election. The former president after some members of the opposition National Democratic Congress were shot and beaten during the by-election threatened his party will match the ruling NPP boot for boot in the 2020 elections. “We are… Read More

Government sets up Commission of Inquiry to probe Ayawaso by-election violence

The Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has set up a Commission of Inquiry to probe circumstances leading to the violence that occurred during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election last Thursday. The decision was taken with the consent of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo who is out of the country. There was a shooting incident near a La Bawaleshie polling… Read More

UN congratulates the people of Dagbon and Ghana

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ghana and the United Nations Office for West Africa and Sahel (UNOWAS) have joined in congratulating Dagbon on the restoration on peace. In a press statement, the UNDP and UNOWAS said they followed closely and supported peacebuilding efforts in Ghana, and commended stakeholders in their tireless efforts in building peace and enhancing stability… Read More