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Bawku has become attractive to extremists operating across from the border – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has stated that Bawku has become appealing to extremists who are operating just across the border from the town.Delivering his speech at the 2024 State of the Nation Address,...

VIDEO: Passengers narrowly escape Kumasi-Accra highway armed robbery

A frightening incident occurred on the Kumasi-Accra highway as passengers aboard a 2M Express bus narrowly evaded a robbery attempt.Despite the chaos, the passengers and driver emerged unharmed, largely due to the calm...

We are spending money meant for development to stop you from killing each other – Akufo-Addo on Bawku crisis

President Akufo-Addo says the money meant for development in Bawku in the Upper East region, is the same money government is using to curb conflicts in the area.This, he disclosed during the 2024...

Aburi Girls form 1 student, died from cerebrospinal meningitis – Autopsy report

Autopsy report has revealed cerebrospinal meningitis as the cause of the death of a first-year student at Aburi Girls Senior High School (SHS), Stacey Okyere,who tragically passed away after complaining of stomach pains.This was...

John Mahama selects running mate

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is abuzz with anticipation as the Council of Elders prepares to gather on Thursday, March 7, 2024, to deliberate on the running mate nominee presented by Presidential Candidate John...

Export of raw bauxite to be banned in Ghana – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has declared that his administration will soon present a Legislative Instrument to Parliament, aiming to restrict the export of raw bauxite as part of Ghana's strategy to enhance industrialization.During his penultimate...

NDC leadership to meet on March 7 to decide on Mahama’s running mate

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has received a formal communication from its presidential candidate, former President John Dramani Mahama, regarding the nomination of his running mate.This is in accordance with Article 45 of the...

Everybody who knows me knows I don’t drink alcohol – Akufo-Addo

During his State of the Nation Address, President Akufo-Addo revealed that he abstains from consuming alcohol.When he began experiencing a bout of coughing, he requested water.As he took a sip from the...

Attorney General has saved Ghana GHC10tn – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo, in his State of the Nation Address in Parliament, lauded the Attorney General's achievements in Ghana's legal landscape, highlighting significant cost savings.He praised the Attorney General, Godfred Dame, for effectively contesting...

Four dead in Awutu Bereku fatal accident, others injured

A tragic accident in Awutu Bereku, Central Region, has claimed the lives of four individuals and left many others injured.The incident, which took place early on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, involved a collision...

Confirmed! FBI agents are in Ghana for investigation

Officials from the Chicago Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States have conducted a working visit to meet with the Executive Director, COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah and...

Bawku now a wasteland – Akufo-Addo

In the course State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Tuesday, February 27, President Akufo-Addo addressed Parliament, highlighting the dire situation in Bawku, located in the Upper East region.He emphasized that the...

Minority ‘bites’ Akufo-Addo in Parliament over Ofori-Atta’s appointment

In a biting critique of President Akufo-Addo's recent ministerial reshuffle the Minority Leader, Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson, has taken aim at what he perceives as an expansion of the government's size.The appointment in question...

Video: Kyei Mensah-Bonsu and Haruna Iddirsu in a hearty handshake in parliament

Former parliamentarians, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu and Haruna Iddrisu have been spotted shaking hands during The State of The Nation Address (SONA) 2024.The duo witnessed what others have deemed as a controversial exit from parliament. On...

We will not miss you, bye bye – Ato Forson tells Akufo-Addo

Minority Leader in Parliament, Dr Cassiel Ato Forson, has expressed that Ghanaians are looking forward to the end of Akufo-Addo's tenure.In a brief statement, after President Akufo-Addo delivered the State of the Nation...

Police, security services will deal with people who want to mar 2024 elections – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has expressed confidence in the security services to deal with anyone seeking to disrupt the upcoming electoral process, assuring the public that measures are in place to prevent any form of misconduct...

FULL TEXT: Akufo-Addo’s 2024 State of the Nation Address

President Akufo-Addo, today in Parliament, briefed Ghanaians on the state of the country's economy.He highlighted several achievements chalked by his government and the challenges faced during his seven years in office.He also touched on...

2024 elections will be transparent, free and fair – Akufo-Addo promises

President Akufo-Addo assured Ghanaians of a transparent electoral process, emphasizing his dedication to upholding fairness and integrity in the upcoming December polls.The President highlighted the preparedness of security agencies to swiftly handle any disruptions,...

There’s nothing inherently dirty about politics – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo, in his State of the Nation address to Parliament, challenged the perception that politics is inherently evil or corrupt.He noted that while there have been past arguments against democracy and political...

Minority chants ‘JM b3ba!’ ahead of SONA 2024

Ahead of the State of the Nation Address (SONA), Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, introduced the dignitaries invited to the event on Tuesday, February 27, 2024.President Akufo-Addo and Vice President Mahamadu Bawumia stood alongside...

Chinese in Ghana reportedly use parliament house to celeberate new year

Twitter user @wuuhuuu1 has raised concerns about the alleged allocation of an entire parliament building for a Chinese New Year celebration.The user questions how this decision was made and whether the Chinese parliament...

Too many coups in West Africa – Akufo-Addo bemoans

President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed deep concern over the increasing number of coups in West Africa. The President shared his sentiments while delivering the State Of The Nation (SONA) 2024 in parliament on Tuesday,...

“Dr Digitalisation” – Akufo-Addo nicknames Bawumia

President Akufo-Addo bestowed a new nickname upon his Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, during the 2024 State of the Nation Address in Parliament.Referring to him as "Dr. Digitalisation," Akufo-Addo praised Bawumia for spearheading...

NPP gov’t has been very good to me – Woman on current state of Ghana’s economy

A Ghanaian woman expressed confidence in the country's economic situation, attributing her family's stability to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and their flagship Free Senior High School (FSHS) policy.According to the woman, her children...

Sacked HR manager arrested, named prime suspect in Jirapa Dubai CEO’s murder

Elyasah Mahama, the sacked Human Resource (HR) Officer of the Royal Cosy Hills Hotel, is in police custody in connection with the murder of the Chief Executive Officer of the hotel.Mr. Mahama was reportedly...

Pregnant woman takes her life after fiancé’s family reject their marriage

A 27-year-old woman, identified as Maa Adwoa, reportedly took her own life following opposition from her boyfriend's family to their proposed marriage.The young woman, who was pregnant, had dated her partner for a while,...

I will export nurses, other health workers to check unemployment – Mahama

John Mahama, the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has proposed a solution to address unemployment among healthcare workers, particularly nurses, by advocating for their deployment to other countries.He believes that sending...

Battle of chants: NPP, NDC MPs clash over Bawumia and Mahama during SONA 2024

There was turmoil in Parliament when the Speaker of Parliament, Kingsford Bagbin, introduced former President John Dramani Mahama ahead of the State of the Nation Address to be delivered by President Akufo-Addo.Immediately after the...

“We want Kyei” – Minority MPs chant in Parliament

The Minority MPs, arriving late to the chamber for the 2024 State of the Nation Address, nearly disrupted today's proceedings with a chant.According to our reporter in Parliament, Ningo-Prampram MP Sam George asked about...

Minority finally arrives in Parliament for SONA 2024 after boycott scare

The Minority Members of Parliament have now begun entering the chamber for the State of the Nation Address to be delivered by President Akufo-Addo.Initially, the Minority MPs were absent for about 30 minutes while...

This is a farewell SONA, NPP “cannot win the 2024 election no matter what” – Hopeson Adorye to Akufo-Addo

Hopeson Adorye has characterised President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's 2024 State of the Nation Address (SONA) as his farewell speech, suggesting it be his official handover of power.According to the former New Patriotic Party...

Obiri Boahen will not abandon NPP to set up a new party – Miracles Aboagye

Director of communications for Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia’s campaign team, Dennis Miracles Aboagye, has rejected claims that Nana Obiri Boahen, former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), is leaving the party.Mr...

I have to be corrupt to become MP – Cletus Avoka

Member of Parliament for Zebilla, Cletus Avoka, has attributed the perceived corruption within the Legislature to the unreasonable demands imposed on lawmakers, primarily by the public and constituents.During an interview with Starr FM, Avoka...

LIVESTREAMING: Akufo-Addo delivers SONA 2024

President Nana Akufo-Addo is set to provide a comprehensive briefing on the current state of affairs in the country today as he ends his second term of office.All is set for the 2024 State...

Incessant financial requests from constituents making MPs corrupt – Cletus Avoka

Member of Parliament for Zebilla constituency, Cletus Avoka, attributed corruption within the Legislature to unreasonable demands imposed on lawmakers, particularly by the public and constituents.In a conversation with Starr FM, Avoka underscored the challenges...

Providing breakdown of $48m budget for 13th African Games after tournament unreasonable – Ablakwa to LOC

Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has slammed the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the 13th African Games for stating that it would only be able to account for the $48...

Three ‘police officers’ implicated in JB Danquah-Adu murder case

The murder case of the former MP for Abuakwa North, JB Danquah-Adu, has taken a surprising twist as the defence counsel, Yaw Dankwah, has accused three police impersonators of killing the former legislator, not...

“I am a free mason and a Catholic” – How Afenyo-Markin assured Kennedy of his loyalty

Majority Leader Alex Afenyo-Markin has disclosed how he still maintains his healthy friendship and 'bromance' with the outspoken Assin-North Member of Parliament Kennedy Agyapong relationship after he openly supported the Vice President and flagbearer...

Free SHS must exclude children from privileged homes – Eduwatch

The Africa Education Watch (Eduwatch) is recommending that the government direct the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy towards children from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.According to him, government must utilize data from the Livelihood Empowerment...

Ignore the propaganda; SML doing world-class monitoring for Ghana – Atta Akyea

The Chairman of Parliament's Mines and Energy Committee, Samuel Atta Akyea, has dismissed allegations of cheating in the GRA-SML contract as mere propaganda.These allegations arose following an investigative report by the Fourth Estate...

Minority absent in parliament as President readies to deliver SONA

Members of Parliament on the Minority side are not in the chamber as President Nana Akufo-Addo readies to provide a comprehensive briefing on the current state of affairs in the country today.The chairs that...

Mahama, Bawumia, Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, Mike Oquaye arrive for SONA 2024

All is set for the 2024 State of the Nation’s Address. Former President John Dramani Mahama and former Speaker of Parliament, Aaron Mike Oquaye, have arrived at the Parliament House in Accra for the...

We will give breakdown of $48m when 13th African Games is over – LOC

Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the 13th African Games has admitted that the government of Ghana has allocated an amount of $48 million as the operational budget for the hosting and organisation of the...

More MPs are against anti-LGBTQ bill but are scared of being linked to homosexuality – Majority Leader

The new Majority Leader in Parliament, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has suggested that some of his fellow MPs are reluctant to criticize the controversial anti-gay bill out of fear of reprisals.He mentioned that the introduction...

‘Incompetent’ Ofori-Atta should be nowhere close to the economy – Economist

Economist and Professor of Finance, Prof. Godfred Bokpin, has criticized the appointment of former Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, as Senior Presidential Advisor and Special Envoy for International Finance and Private Sector Investments.Prof....

My constituents demand MoMo for weddings, school fees – Cletus Avoka laments

Member of Parliament for Zebilla, Cletus Avoka, has lamented the challenges faced by lawmakers, indicating unreasonable demands from the public and constituents.In an interview with Starr FM, Avoka highlighted the financial pressures MPs face,...

Afenyo-Markin pokes more holes in anti-LGBTQ bill

Majority Leader Alexander Afenyo-Markin has highlighted constitutional concerns surrounding the proposed Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values bill, commonly known as the anti-LGBTQ+ bill.The Effutu MP emphasized the need...

Salaries MPs receive not enough to meet ‘outrageous’ demands from constituents – Cletus Avoka

Cletus Avoka, the Member of Parliament for Zebilla, has lamented the undue burden placed on lawmakers, attributing perceived corruption within the Legislature to unreasonable demands from the public and constituents.In an interview with Starr...

You have to be corrupt to maintain your seat; the demands are too much – Zebilla MP

Cletus Avoka, the Member of Parliament for Zebilla, has lamented the undue burden placed on lawmakers, attributing perceived corruption within the Legislature to unreasonable demands from the public and constituents.In an interview with Starr...

Ken Agyapong is very sentimental but has a forgiving heart – Afenyo-Markin

Effutu Member of Parliament and Majority Leader, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has praised Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong, for his caring nature despite being perceived as self-conceited.Afenyo-Markin highlighted Agyapong's gentle soul and noted that he...

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