I haven’t taken over from Kojo Bonsu – Minister

I haven’t taken over from Kojo Bonsu – Minister

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Alexander Akon, has refuted claims that he is acting as the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA). There were reports indicating that, Mr. Akon is to act as Kumasi MCE, since the MCE, Mr. Kojo Bonsu, had reportdely been dismissed following his altercation with the Kumasi Traditional […]

Election 2016: NMC vows to sanitise airwaves

Election 2016: NMC vows to sanitise airwaves

The National Media Commission has announced that it has developed new guidelines to check the use of intemperate and inflammatory statements in the media ahead of the November polls. The move comes amidst several complaints about the increasing level of foul language being used in the Ghanaian media. The commission’s earlier attempt to regulate content […]

Mahama appoints Bombande as Deputy Foreign Affairs minister

Mahama appoints Bombande as Deputy Foreign Affairs minister

A Conflict resolution and peace-building consultant, Emmanuel Bombande has been nominated deputy foreign affairs minister by President John Mahama, a statement from the Communication Ministry announced. Bombande, who is currently the Special Adviser to the UN General Secretary’s Special Representative to West Africa, was director of the West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP). If […]

Tema: Police barracks disconnected for power theft

Tema: Police barracks disconnected for power theft

A four block apartment serving as a Police barracks at Tema Community 8 has been disconnected from the electricity grid after being found to have been connected illegally. This was exposed when a team of technicians from the head office of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), embarked on a special house to house revenue […]

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 […]

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