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Expats charged $100k to sit with Akufo-Addo

Expatriates who work in Ghana were recently charged $100, 000 to sit on the same table with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the Member of Parliament for Asawase, Muntaka Mubarak has revealed in Parliament. According to Hon. Mubarak, the Trade Minister sold access to the president at US$ 100,000 during …

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Gov’t proposes 100% increment in passport forms

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called for a hundred percent increment in the price of ordinary passport application form. This means the cost of the ordinary passport application form will increase to GHc100 from GHc50 if the proposal to the Finance Ministry is accepted. Even though it is unclear …

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150,000 jobs to be created – Akufo-Addo

One hundred and fifty thousand jobs are expected to be realised from the construction stage to the operational stage of the Marine Drive Project, President Akufo-Addo has disclosed. Expressing his appreciation to all who have, in diverse ways, helped to ensure that the Marine Drive Tourism Enclave becomes reality, the …

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$1m per constituency will enhance bottom-up devt – Bawumia

The vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has reiterated that the government’s pledge to allocate $1 million to each of the 275 constituencies will enhance “bottom-up” development of the country. The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) during the 2016 electioneering promised to give every constituency a million dollar to deal with …

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Male galamseyers are sexually weak – Minister

The Eastern Regional Minister, Eric Kwakye Darfuor, has said several male galamseyers – illegal miners – are impotent because of the chemical substances they are exposed to. According to the minister, cyanide used in illegal mining apart from contaminating water bodies and soil, also have negative health implications including sexual …

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CJ’s criticism of MPs over ‘Honourable’ title petty – Loh

A private legal practitioner, George Loh, has lashed out at the Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo for chiding two National Democratic Congress (NDC) lawmakers for adding the title ‘Honourable’ to their names in a writ they filed before the court. The two – Ernest Norgbey of the Ashaiman constituency and Kwabena …

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Charlotte Osei exposes another GHC43m rot at EC

An audit into the post-election operations of the electoral commission has uncovered an attempt by the commission to demand payment for a debt that had already been paid. According to findings of the audit, intercepted by Starrfmonline.com, the commission had presented a debt of over GHC43 million owed various printing …

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Tamale: Confusion at BNI office over auction cars

Riot police armed with rifles and tear gas were deployed to the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) compound in Tamale in the Northern region after an auction of confiscated properties belonging to law offenders turned chaotic, compelling a suspension of the operation. The chaos broke out Thursday noon as the …

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Petition against Charlotte Osei cooked at the presidency – Loh

A private legal practitioner and member of the NDC, George Loh, has alleged that the petition calling for the impeachment of the chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) Charlotte Osei was authored from the presidency. “Some of us in the NDC have the information that the faceless petition written against …

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