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Lack of incentives for investors to blame for decline in Ghana’s oil production – ACEP

Executive Director of the Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP), Ben Boakye has raised alarms about Ghana's dwindling oil production. According to the 2023 Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) Annual Report, Ghana has...

Effutu: NDC concerned of potential manipulation after EC’s abrupt transfer

Effutu constituency branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed serious concerns over the sudden transfer of Emelia Ama Akotiah, the Electoral Commissioner (EC) for the area, just days before the conclusion of...

Lands Minister inspects progress work on Minerals C’ssion’s ultra-modern office in Ashanti regional

The nearly finished ultra-modern, multi-purpose office complex being erected by the Minerals Commission for its Ashanti Regional office is approaching completion.Expectations are high that this impressive eight-story structure will be ready for commissioning...

Parliament reconvenes on June 11 to deliberate $335m tax exemption proposal

Parliament is scheduled to resume from recess on Tuesday, June 11, 2024 as announced in a statement issued by the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, on Monday, May 27.The release stated that the...

I don’t have a university degree – Cheddar

Founder of The New Force, Nana Kwame Bediako, also known as Cheddar, has revealed that he does not have a degree from any recognised tertiary institution in the country or any part of the...

Bawumia will be one of Ghana’s best presidents – Titus Glover

Greater Accra Regional Minister, Daniel Nii Kwartei Titus-Glover, is urging Ghanaians to consider Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia as the next president, asserting that he would be the best president the country has ever...

Akufo-Addo has proven me right with his gov’t of friends – Former GSL Director-General

A former Director-General of the Ghana School of Law, Kwaku Ansah-Asare, expressed no surprise at the governance style he believes President Akufo-Addo is exhibiting.During an interview on Accra-based Citi FM, he stated that...

We monitoring our expenditure despite being in an election year – Minister of State

Minister of State at the Finance Ministry, Abena Osei-Asare, has provided reassurance to Ghanaians, affirming that the government maintains fiscal discipline despite the current election year.She emphasized the government's commitment to generating essential...

Anlo Traditional Council vehicle involved in cocoa smuggling case, suspect arrested

Police arrested a driver for attempting to smuggle a large quantity of cocoa beans to neighbouring Togo.Abraham Senyaglo, a 35-year-old from Keta, was apprehended while driving a Toyota Hiace Van belonging to the...

Address abuses within the Forex Bureau market – Richard Ahiagbah to BoG

Director of Communications for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Richard Ahiagbah, has urged the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to diligently fulfil its regulatory obligations to address abuses within the Forex Bureau market, which...

Publicly displaying Freemason attire at events is unfitting for your status – Blakk Rasta tells Otumfuo

Musician and media personality Blakk Rasta has criticized Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the king of the Ashanti Kingdom, for publicly wearing a Freemason suit. He contends that such attire is inappropriate for the king's...

ACP for Volta North died in a hotel room while on official duty an not form pleasure – Report shows

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Antiri-Addo Nicholas Aletso, who was serving as the Volta North Regional Police Commander, tragically passed away in a hotel room where he was staying for official duties.According to a...

NIB to lose investment over appointment of NPP PC as MD – Bia East MP

The Deputy Ranking Member on the Finance Committee of Parliament, Richard Acheampong, has expressed concerns over the government’s decision to appoint politically exposed individuals to the management of the National Investment Bank (NIB).Tweneboah Kodua...

Parliament to summon contractor over stalled $12M Pwalugu dam project – Atta Akyea

Former Works and Housing Minister, Samuel Atta Akyea, has pledged to push for a parliamentary investigation into the lack of progress on the Pwalugu Dam Project since its commencement in November 2019.Mr. Atta Akyea...

Prosecute those who misappropriated $12M for Pwalugu Dam project – Bongo MP

Edward Bawa, the Member of Parliament for Bongo, is calling for the prosecution of those responsible for the stalled Pwalugu Multipurpose Irrigation Dam project.Commissioned in 2019, the project was expected to be completed within...

MFC asks EC to publish photos of returning officers

A spokesperson for the Movement for Change, Mr. Solomon Owusu, has urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to release the names and photographs of all Returning Officers for the forthcoming general elections scheduled for December...

NPP’s Nana B names Supreme Court Justice in Dame-Jakpa case

National Organizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Henry Nana Boakye, also known as Nana B, has revealed the identity of the Supreme Court Justice referenced in a meeting where Attorney-General Godfred...

Disgusting! – White man says after Ghanaian women send nudes for iPhone, visa abroad

A Ghanaian man has recounted an embarrassing situation he witnessed involving his beloved sisters from his motherland.In a video on Instagram, the man accused some Ghanaian women of sending their nudes to a white...

“There’s never a bad time for a good investment in Ghana” – Anyaa Sowutuom MP

The Member of Parliament for Anyaa Sowutuom in the Greater Accra Region, Dr. Dickson Adomako Kissi, has asserted that Ghana's economy remains resilient and attractive to global investors.Despite current economic challenges, he highlighted that...

Staff members of Somé SHS remanded for alleged theft of food items

Four staff members from Somé Senior High School in the Ketu South Municipality of the Volta Region have been placed in police custody by the Circuit Court at Tokor, facing allegations of stealing food...

Gov’t has not managed the economy recklessly – Bawumia

Vice President and New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has denied allegations of reckless spending by the Akufo-Addo administration.He stated that the NPP government has judiciously used funds to implement projects that...

4 shops in Kumasi destroyed by fire

A fire outbreak reduced four shops to ashes at Ayigya in the Oforikrom Municipality of the Ashanti Region.The incident occurred around 7 PM on Monday, May 27, prompting an immediate response from emergency...

First group of 2024 Hajj Pilgrims set to depart Today

The first group of pilgrims for the 2024 Hajj is scheduled to depart from Tamale International Airport to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia today, Tuesday, May 28.More than 4,000 pilgrims are...

Martin Amidu denies writing petition to remove Kissi Agyebeng

Former Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu has rejected accusations leveled against him, alleging that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and Accra-based Joy FM are orchestrating a public smear campaign against him.In a letter published on...

Bawumia’s text message at CEO Summit causes Mahama to lose his composure

It was a captivating scene on Monday, May 27, 2024, at the 8th Ghana CEOs Summit in Accra, Ghana, as significant developments unfolded during the event.The organizers had arranged for the two main presidential...

“You must be transparent with hotel sale” – Afenyo-Markin to SSNIT

Parliament's Majority Leader, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has called upon the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) to disclose documentation concerning the transaction involving the sale of its shares in four hotels to Dr. Bryan...

Sekondi traders gifted GHS420,000 from Egyapa Mercer in celebration of his 51st birthday

Sekondi Member of Parliament, Lawyer Andrew Egyapa Mercer, has generously donated to traders in his constituency to mark his 51st birthday,Mercer, who also serves as the Minister for Tourism, Arts, and Culture, distributed...

You should be imprisoned” – Carlos Ahenkorah blasted over ‘US$1 to GHS50’ comment

A Member of Parliament from the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Carlos Ahenkorah, sparked outrage on social media with his remarks about the cedi to dollar exchange rate.Although Ahenkorah's comments were focused on economic issues,...

“We demand the immediate removal of our executives” – Small Scale miners “cry out”

Members of the Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners have demanded the resignation of their executives.In a press statement, the members accused the executives of neglecting the welfare of small-scale miners since their...

NDC’s targeted attack on my personality is unwarranted – Martin Amidu

Former Special Prosecutor Martin A. B. K. Amidu has accused the leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) of orchestrating a targeted attack against him, involving high-profile figures such as Alhassan Suhuyini, Sammy Gyamfi,...

NDC attack dogs like Suhuyini, Sammy Gyamfi should refrain from attacking my personality – Martin Amidu warns

Former Special Prosecutor Martin A. B. K. Amidu has accused the National Democratic Congress (NDC) leadership, including prominent figures Alhassan Suhuyini and Sammy Gyamfi, of launching a targeted smear campaign against him. Amidu claims...

10 ways ‘failed’ BoG’s Ernest Addison destroyed the Ghana Cedi and the Ghana economy

Ghana's central bank, the Bank of Ghana (BoG), has faced criticism for various reasons contributing to economic challenges.Here are 10 reasons often cited for why it is perceived to have failed the economy:High...

Please don’t leave Ghana – Mahama begs multinational companies

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has appealed to multinational companies not to exit the Ghanaian market.The economic environment in Ghana, spanning 2022 to date, has compelled many multinational companies...

Bono Region NPP communicators strike over ‘illegal’ auction of trucks, other equipment

Communication officers of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Bono Region have announced an indefinite strike, demanding transparency regarding the auction of tipper trucks, front loaders, and graders owned by the Bono...

Judge dismisses Nana Oye’s 1.5m dollars libel claim against Tony Lithur, fines her GHS 5K

High Court in Accra has dismissed the lawsuit brought by former Minister of Gender, Children, and Social Protection, Nana Oye Bampoe Addo, against her ex-husband, Tony Lithur, accusing him of damaging her reputation domestically...

I did not submit a petition for the removal of the Special Prosecutor – Martin Amidu

Former Special Prosecutor Martin A. B. K. Amidu has accused the leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) of orchestrating a smear campaign against him. He specifically named high-profile figures such as Alhassan Suhuyini,...

Martin Amidu reveals fresh insights into the Airbus scandal

Former Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu has reportedly shared new insights into his investigation into the Airbus scandal during his tenure.As per a statement cited by GhanaWeb, Amidu disclosed that he chose not to disclose...

Fixed exchange rate on import duty payments will solve high level of inflation – Alan

The founder and leader of the Movement for Change, Alan Kyerematen, has announced a policy to establish a fixed exchange rate regime for import duty payments in Ghana for a period not exceeding six...

BREAKING: Car accident involving LilWin results in death of a 3-year-old

A tragic car crash involving popular Ghanaian actor Kwadwo Nkansah, known as Lil Win, has resulted in the death of a three-year-old boy named Nana Yaw.The incident occurred on Saturday in Amakom, when...

Ghanaians will regret all the falsehoods they have spread about Akufo-Addo one day! – X user

Amid the backlash and criticism from many Ghanaians over the poor economic management by the Akufo-Addo-led government, an X (formerly Twitter) user, @JaBoasiako, believes Ghanaians will regret the falsehoods being spread about Akufo-Addo and...

If you can’t afford tomato for GHC20, buy tomato paste – Trader tells public

A viral video circulating on social media shows a local tomato seller discussing the sharp increase in tomato prices, now reaching GHC20.Previously an affordable, the cost of tomatoes has doubled, with tomato rising from...

Ablakwa implicates Hamdiya Ismaila in ‘shady’ sale of SSNIT hotels to Rock City

In a recent post on X, Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has raised further concerns regarding the sale of hotels owned by the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT)...

Tomato now sold for GHC20, no longer GHC10 – Trader

A viral video on social media features a tomato seller highlighting the significant price hike of tomatoes, now costing GHC20.Previously affordable, the price has doubled, with tomato prices increasing from GHC10 or GHC5 to...

GCB Bank’s $33K emolument for Board Member during 12-day SA trip sparks concerns on social media

Users of X platform have expressed worry and shock in reaction to a GCB Bank letter that found its way on social media.The memo by the bank is to a board member, Alhaji Alhassan...

Ghana Federation of Traders threaten demo over cedi depreciation

The Ghana Federation of Traders, comprising all trade union associations, has urgently appealed to the government to take immediate steps to reduce the exchange rate from GH¢15.50 to GH¢10.00.This move is aimed at...

Henry Fitz vows to drop more private chats on Serwaa if declared wanted

Henry Fitz, who has been the talk of the town over his romantic relationship with media personality, Serwaa Amihere, has recently made stark allegations against the Ghana Police Service.According to Henry in a post...

BREAKING: Court dismisses Nana Oye’s $1.5m suit against ex-hubby

The High Court in Accra is said to have dismissed the case of former Minister of Gender, Children, and Social Protection, Nana Oye Bampoe Addo, who sued her ex-husband, Tony Lithur, for allegedly tarnishing...

ECG fully adheres to the Cash Waterfall Mechanism

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) announced in its latest validation report that the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has fully complied with the Cash Waterfall Mechanism (CWM) for March 2024 payments.This compliance comes...

So Ato Forson went to Godfred Dame’s house to beg, wicked politicians – X user on Ambulance case

A user on X platform has reacted to the controversy surrounding the ambulance case involving Minority Leader, Dr Cassiel Ato Forson.Investigations have uncovered a diabolical strategy by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to use...

Lands Minister to commission Minerals Commission’s Ashanti Regional Office by October

The ultra-modern and multi-purpose office complex being constructed by the Minerals Commission as its Ashanti Regional office is nearing completion, with high expectations for its commissioning by October 2024.Project Consultant Mr. Osei Tutu provided...

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