Apple reveals unencrypted heart of iOS 10 code

Apple reveals unencrypted heart of iOS 10 code

Apple is letting developers peer into the core of its mobile operating system for the first time – a move that could have major implications for security. Last week the tech firm released a preview version of iOS 10. Its kernel – the central component that controls how software is processed by a device’s hardware […]

DVLA sued over new STC buses

DVLA sued over new STC buses

A public servant, Mr. Kwabena Osei, has filed a suit at the Human Rights Court seeking an interim order to prevent the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) from registering a fleet of buses that have been imported into the country by the State Transport Company (STC). Mr Osei already has a case before the […]

ECG workers demonstrate against planned privatisation

ECG workers demonstrate against planned privatisation

Scores of workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana, (ECG) are demonstrating at their offices nationwide. The demonstration is to protest the planned privatization of the company as the workers mark this year’s Public Service International Day. Government says the privatisation of the ECG will improve effiency after persistent public disatisfaction about the quality of […]

Supreme Court orders EC to submit names of NHIS registrants to court

Supreme Court orders EC to submit names of NHIS registrants to court

The Supreme Court has ordered the Electoral Commission to submit before it, a “comprehensive” list of all persons who registered with NHIS cards in 2012, by June 29. Additionally, the apex court directed the EC to develop a guideline on the specific processes and methods they intend to adopt in implementing the orders in the […]

Kumasi robbery: One suspect identified

Kumasi robbery: One suspect identified

One of the five suspects arrested in connection with the murder of a 42-year -old Anthony Drobo, a fuel retailer at Kotwi, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has been identified. Wife of the deceased, identified the suspect Kofi Emmanuel 22, a food vendor as one of the three suspects who carried out […]

Ramadan must be period for reflection – Chief Imam

Ramadan must be period for reflection – Chief Imam

The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharabutu, has urged leaders of political parties to use the Ramadan period to reflect and focus on the teachings and directives of Allah. According to him, Ghana could only remain peaceful if all political parties embraced peace and see their political opponents as potential partners in development. He […]

Freddy Blay downplays impact of IEA encounter

Freddy Blay downplays impact of IEA encounter

The national chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) says he does not believe the evening encounters by the IEA will change much so far as the NPP’s electoral fortunes are concerned. Political parties with representation in parliament are expected to take their turn at the event in the coming weeks. The programme will afford […]

2016 Election: Don’t endorse candidates – Asantehene to chiefs

2016 Election: Don’t endorse candidates – Asantehene to chiefs

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu has warned chiefs under his jurisdiction to desist from endorsing political parties and candidates as Ghana readies for the 2016 elections. According to the Ashanti monarch, although the law does not bar chiefs from voting, they must not compromise their neutrality in the eyes of their subjects. Addressing the Ashanti […]

Where will the next batch of defectors come from?

Where will the next batch of defectors come from?

Folks, news report have it that “hundreds of NPP supporters in the Awutu Senya (including former regional and constituency executives as well as the council of elders from about 103 branches of the NPP in the constituency) have defected to the NDC. (See http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/politics/Over-100- NPP-supporters- defect-to- NDC-449428). Indeed, this happening is more than eye-opening; it is […]

Ghana’s Q1 2016 GDP grows at 4.9%

Ghana’s Q1 2016 GDP grows at 4.9%

Ghana’s unadjusted gross domestic product growth rose to 4.9 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2016 compared with a revised 4.5 percent in the corresponding period last year, the statistics office said on Wednesday. Ghana’s GDP growth has slowed in the last two years due to lower commodity prices and a fiscal crisis that […]