We didn’t swap Aisha Huang for $2bn loan – Natural Resources Minister

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh has flatly rejected the assertion that galamsey kingpin, Aisha Huang, was deported in exchange for the two billion dollars Sinohydro loan. He was emphatic on Thursday that the loan arrangement was never tied to the Aisha Huang’s case. “With respect to the 194 foreigners that have been deported, the exact figures dealing with… Read More

Aisha Huang was no condition for Sinohydro deal – Lands Minister

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh has dismissed fears that the popular Chinese kingpin of illegal mining in Ghana Aisha Huang was released in exchange for the $2 billion Sinohydro deal between Ghana and China. The fears have been occasions among Ghanaians following recent comments by the Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo. “So, when there are these kinds… Read More

‘The inside story of Aisha Huang: ‘I watched her shoot a Ghanaian dead’ – Former associate

A former associate of deported Chinese illegal miner has opened the lid on ‘galamsey queen’ who, puffed up by a colluding horde of security officials, unleashed a reign of terror. The eye-opener, Christian Addo Kuffuor told Joy FM’s Super Morning Show Thursday, he witnessed Aisha Huang pull out a gun and without flinching, load bullets into a Ghanaian, killing him… Read More

Ambrose Dery not helping Police complaints unit set up – CHRI

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has accused the Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery of showing little or no interest in the establishment of an Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). The IPCC when established is expected to address cases of human rights brought against the police service. There have been a number of cases of police brutalities in the country, the… Read More

Residents of Agona West Municipality sensitized on 2019 school selection guidelines

Staff of the Agona West Municipal Education Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in the Central Region have embarked on a tour in the eight circuits of the Municipality to educate the public on the Computerised School Selection guidelines for 2019. This followed a directive by the Ghana Education Service to compel all districts/Municipal/Metropolis to educate and sensitize the… Read More

EC’s posture towards IPAC dangerous – NDC

The Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is accusing the Electoral Commission (EC) of deliberately undermining the Inter Party Advisory Committee (IPAC). According to the largest opposition party, the Jean Mensah-led commission conceals vital information from key stakeholders, one of such, is the failure of the EC to disclose its budget for the upcoming limited voter registration exercise. The NDC is… Read More

Zack finally confirms police arrest; details the charges leveled against him by Nigel Gaisie

The former manager of renowned actor cum musician Kwadwo Nkansah Lilwin, Abdul Razak Amissah, popularly known as Zack has finally confirmed earlier reports which suggested that the founder and leader of the True Word Prophetic Fire Ministry, Prophet Nigel Gaisie caused his arrest in the early hours of today, April 24. Speaking in a phone interview with award-winning broadcaster, Kofi… Read More

IMANI accuses KK Sarpong of conflict of interest in US$4.4bn Aker Energy deal

Policy think tank, IMANI Africa, has accused the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Dr K. K. Sarpong, of engaging in a conflict of interest situation in a US$4.4 billion petroleum agreement between Ghana and Aker Energy Ghana Limited. At a press conference in Accra Thursday morning, the Vice President of IMANI Africa, Mr Kofi Bentil,… Read More