Thursday , 18 January 2018

POLITICS

2 women, 3 men arrested over Abuakwa North MP’s murder

The late Hon. Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu

Five persons including two women, and three men, have been arrested in connection with the murder of the Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu. The five include a private security guard who was in the house on the day of the incident. The others are all residents of the house but the police did not give further details ... Read More »

Bad Road network affecting business in Ada East District

Save Ada roads

People in the Ada East District are appealing to the President John Dramani to reconstruct the road linking Kasseh to Ada Foah to help boost business activities in the area. The 15 kilometre road is in a deplorable state and is said to be severely affecting economic activities and livelihood within the district. According to residents and motorist who use ... Read More »

‘You do not attend our funerals’; UW PPP threatens resignation

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A group calling itself concerned supporters of the Progressive Peoples Party (PPP) has accused party founder, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom of neglecting the Upper West regional branch of the party. They accused the national executives of consistently dishonouring their invitations to programmes in the region. The Party was formed in 2012. It managed to poll 64,267 popular votes in the ... Read More »

Baako exposes Mahama’s failed manifesto promise on Fulani menace

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Editor in Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper is pinching government over what he says is the “talk much do less” approach in dealing with the ‘Fulani’ crisis in Ghana. Kweku Baako Jnr who made a return on Newsfile after a month long break said the Mahama government and those before him, have failed to address the teething challenges ... Read More »

Gov’t re-affirms commitment to prioritizing technical, vocational training

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President John Mahama has reaffirmed government’s commitment to prioritizing technical and vocational training in Senior High Schools as it offers opportunity for the youth. He is therefore urging parents and students to consider the option to also feed the growing industrial sector. The President was speaking at the Silver Jubilee celebrations of Akatsi Senior High Technical School in the Volta ... Read More »

Parliament begins vetting of Mahama’s ministerial appointees Monday

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The Legislature will Monday begin vetting President John Mahama’s ministerial nominees in accordance with its oversight role of the Executive. Minister designate for Youth and Sports, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, Upper East Region minister designate, Albert Adongo and Central Region minister designate, Kweku Rickett Hagan, will begin the process that will also vet four other appointees over the next three ... Read More »

Sege youth give Mahama 21-day ultimatum to reinstate DCE

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Some youth of Sege in the Ada West District of the Greater Accra Region, have demonstrated against the dismissal of their District Chief Executive (DCE) Anthony Klokpa. The agitated youth want the DCE reinstated. The DCE was removed from office by the President on December 29, 2015, after serving for a period of three years. It is unclear what may ... Read More »