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NPP parliamentary candidate for Korley Klottey, Philip Addison is disturbed by Nii Noi Nortey’s decision to go independent, the former’s camp concedes. The spokesperson for lawyer Philip Addison’s camp, Norman Yemetey told Onua FM’s afternoon show, Ghana Dadwene hosted by Bright Asempa that the development will seriously affect Addison’s chances of winning the seat. “There is no way Nii Noi will...
Acting Director of the Information Services Department, Francis Kwarteng Arthur, who has come under fire over the error-ridden Ghana’s Independence Day anniversary brochure, has been sacked. A statement issued Thursday and signed by Communications Minister Dr. Omane Boamah said the Ministry has assumed responsibility for communications at the Presidency in what the government says, is a restructuring of its communications...
The Electoral Commission will on Saturday test-run its upgraded Biometric Registration Kits in a pilot voter registration exercise some selected polling stations across the country. A statement issued by the Commission said the upgrade of the kits is meant for the "impending limited registration exercise and subsequent registration exercise" Meanwhile, the Commission has explained that the data collected during the...
Many changes Poland's new conservative government has made to the functioning of the top legislative court are unconstitutional, judges have ruled. However the government has indicated it will not recognise the Constitutional Court's judgment. The new rules increase the number of judges needed for a ruling and change the order in which cases are heard. The court's verdict means the country is...
The Director-General of the Ghana Police Service in charge of Operations, COP Christian Tetteh Yohunu has advised persons transacting business using social media platforms to desist from it because it is not safe.  COP Tetteh Yohunu's comment follows the arrest of a 19-year-old junior high school drop-out, a resident of Agbozume in the Volta Region, for impersonating the police chief. “People who...
The parliamentary primary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Manhyia North Constituency scheduled to be held on Sunday, March 13 has suffered another jolt after a court injuncted it. Details of the injunction are scanty, our correspondent reports, but regional executives are already meeting over the issue. TV3’s William Evans Nkum quotes the party’s Ashanti Region chairman, Bernard Antwi...
The National Women's Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Otiko Afisa Djaba, says Ghana’s growth  from a lower-income to a middle-income status can be only be achieved if women are empowered to go to into farming and trading, which are the two major areas that drive the growth of every nation. According to her, most Ghanaian women who are supposed...
AngloGold Ashanti says it has surrendered 60% of the Obuasi mine concession to the government of Ghana. The mining giant, in a statement said, the action “will provide an opportunity for the Government/ Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources to use the land as it sees fit, including to encourage a range of socio-economic development activities in the Obuasi region.” It...
Telecommunications giant, Vodafone Ghana recorded the highest mobile data subscriptions in the telecom industry in December 2015, according to the National Communication Authority (NCA). The Authority’s mobile data figures revealed that Vodafone increased its data subscriber by 78,700, representing 2.43% increase. This makes Vodafone the top gainer for the period ending December 2015 with 3,316,343 mobile data customers and 18.39% mobile...
Sunderland have signed former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue on a short-term deal until the end of the season. The Ivory Coast full-back, who was a free agent after leaving Galatasaray in the summer, started training with the Black Cats in February. Eboue, 32, spent eight seasons at Arsenal after arriving from Belgian side Beveren in 2004. He moved to Turkey in 2011,...
There was no show at the High Court hearing the eligibility case against the National Democratic Congress' parliamentary candidate for the Klottey Korley constituency Dr. Zanetor Rawlings. The presiding judge, Kwaku Aka Boafo, was reported to have gone on a seminar but the plaintiff MP of the constituency MP, Nii Armah Ashitey and his lawyer, Gary Nimako were present as...
Rape charges against Nelson Mandela's grandson have been provisionally withdrawn by a South African court. The National Prosecuting Authority told the BBC it withdrew the case against the 24-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, "pending further investigations". A 15-year-old alleged that he raped her in the toilets of a Johannesburg bar in 2015. He said the sex was consensual and...
The Ashanti Regional Security Council has hinted the curfew imposed on Old Tafo, following recent violent clashes, will soon be lifted. The Regional Minister, Alexander Ackon, says the Regional Security Council (REGSEC) is convinced the security situation in the area has improved, hence the decision. A conflict over a parcel of cemetery land in early February led to clashes between some...
Gorgeous and talented television anchor Wendy Laryea of TV3 has unsurprisingly made it to the enviable list of Ghana’s Top 30 Under 30 Pioneers for 2016. This is an annual publication by the Future of Ghana that showcases and celebrates excellence by recognising exceptionally talented Ghanaians leading in industries globally. The annual project is also dedicated to nurturing and mobilizing Ghana’s...
Offices of lawyers challenging Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's victory in last month's election have been broken into. Lead counsel Mohamed Mbabazi said laptops, computers and documents were taken from his office. The lawyers are representing Uganda's former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi who wants the election results annulled. Local and international observers criticised the election process which saw Mr Museveni win 60% of...

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