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ECG privatization: Energy Minister might have hidden agenda – Manteaw

The Co-Chair of the multi-stakeholder committee of the Ghana Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), Dr. Steve Manteaw has said the Minister of Energy, Boakye Agyarko consistent criticism of the Electricity Company of Ghana may be because of the pending privatization. The sector minister on several platforms consistently criticized the management of ECG for the inefficiencies within the company. ECG is ...

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OccupyGhana happy with changes in Aisha Huang galamsey case

Pressure group, OccupyGhana has expressed happiness with the changes in charges filed by the state in the case involving The Republic versus En Huang and four others. It would be recalled that OccupyGhana petitioned the Attorney-General (A-G) to call back the docket sheets in the case of the five Chinese nationals accused of engaging in illegal mining and set forth ...

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Nana Addo leaves for Sierra Leone today

President Akufo Addo will today leave Accra for Sierra Leone for a day’s visit. The visit forms part of his tour of all West African countries. The President while in Serra Leone will hold bilateral talks with his counterpart Ernest Bai Koroma. He is also expected to meet Ghanaians in Sierra Leone where he will reveal his plans for Ghana. ...

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Police constable arrested for defiling primary 5 pupil

Police in Dzodze in the Volta Region have arrested their 28-year old Police Constable for allegedly defiling a 13- old girl. The suspect Constable Kennedy Sarfo, a police officer stationed at Dzodze in the Ketu North District allegedly defiled the girl in his room. An anonymous source in the town who disclosed the incident to Citi News said the victim ...

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I paid Gh¢300k bribe to be MCE – Ponkoh

A former Municipal Chief Executive of Ejisu Juaben Yamoah Ponkoh has confessed he doled out over Gh¢300,000 to assembly members in his bid to occupy the position for the second time. Ponkoh, who is a leading member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) first occupied the MCE position May 2011 under late president John Mills, but was sacked during ...

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Stop funding chieftaincy conflict – Akwamuman to Kofi Annan

A former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has been accused by residents of Akwamuman of “fanning and funding” a protracted chieftaincy dispute at the Akwamu traditional area. Addressing the media Sunday at Akwamu in the Eastern region, Godfred Akyea-Darkwa, chairman of the group alleged that Mr. Annan, who is the Head of the Yaa Ansaa family, a faction in the ...

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15-year-old boy killed by gunmen at Alavanyo

A 15-year-old boy was Thursday killed in his home at Alavanyo Dome in the Volta Region. The gunmen reportedly entered the house, shot the boy and fled, Graphic Online has gathered. Identified as Faith Ankutse, he was said to have just returned to the house with his mother when the unidentified men invaded the community. His remains have since been ...

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Taxi driver who stabbed popular prophet to death nabbed

The taxi driver who stabbed a popular prophet to death in a road rage at Sekondi-Takoradi in the Western region has been arrested. Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ewurabena Olivia Adeku confirmed this to Takoradi-based Goodnews FM Wednesday. The driver stabbed Prophet Frank Agyekum popularly known as Odeefo Nkwantabisa, a popular radio preacher and also the pastor of the Charismatic ...

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Boy loses leg week after it was hacked by grandpa

A 48-year-old farmer has been arrested for hacking his grandson for attempting to steal at Nyamebekyere, a farming community near Enchi in the Western Region. The accused, Asubire Azure, also known as Baba Alhassan, a Mossi, was said to have returned home from town and accused the boy, Michael Atanga, 13, of trying to go through his ceiling to steal ...

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