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NIA boss commends Mahama, condemns Otokunor over Ghana Card claims

The National Identification Authority has called on politicians to desist from ‘needlessly’ politicising the national registration exercise fraught with delays. Its Chief Executive Prof. Ken Attafuah has singled out NDC deputy General Secretary – who claims ‘massive fraud’ in the process to grant Ghanaians a biometric identity to access several …

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Tema-Accra train fares reduced to GH¢3

The Ghana Railways Company has reduced the GH¢5 flat Tema-Accra train fare to GH¢3. The reduced fare on the Accra-Tema route is aimed at increasing patronage of the railway service, the Minister of Railways Development, Mr Joe Ghartey has said. At a press briefing in Accra on Wednesday, Mr Ghartey acknowledged that …

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NDC chairman in Upper West region shot dead

A constituency chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Upper West region, Mr. Poulabong Bayiilela Richard aka Chairman Water, has been shot dead by unknown assailants. Obuobafm.com understands the chairman for the Dafiama Bussie Issa Constituency, was shot on the Wa-Tumu Road in the Upper West region while …

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Asiakwa: Headmaster dead after attack by six teenagers

Four teenagers suspected to be attackers of George Somuah Bosompem, the headmaster of the Salvation Army Basic School at Asiakwa in the Eastern Region, who died on May 3, have been remanded in Police custody. Two others are currently on the run. The Daily Graphic reported that the four; Richard Anani, …

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Furore over Otumfuo’s statue: Threat to public art?

On buildings, billboards and in the streets of Kumasi, Otumfuo’s image never fails to show up. His 15-feet high, 3-year-old bronze effigy is the jewel of the Airport Roundabout. The Garden City of Kumasi, traditionally adorned with effigies of past royals has never seen such banter among residents over an issue …

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