Errand boy, 2 others nabbed for robbing & stabbing pregnant woman

 

black-men-jailThree suspected armed robbers who stabbed a pregnant woman severally with the intention of killing her, at Ituma in the Shama District, are in the grips of the Western regional police command.

The incident which took place on the 31st of December last year involves a prime suspect, Yaw Abban, alias Yaw Asante 22, from Takoradi, with his accomplices Godwin

Nana Konadu posters for 2012 elections out

 

Posters of Nana Konadu Agyeman-RawlingsPosters of the former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings advertising her presidential bid has surfaced nationwide.

The posters have a smiling Nana Konadu in a head gear and in NDC paraphernalia with the inscription, “Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings for President 2012.”

Bawumia is a liability; his selection means nothing – Agyenim Boateng

 

James Agyenim BoatengThe Deputy Minister for Tourism, James Agyenim Boateng has taken a swipe at a potential running mate of the opposition NPP, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, saying he is a political liability to the NPP.

According to him, if Dr. Bawumia is retained as the NPP’s running mate for the 2012 election, nothing will change from his poor performance exhibited in the 2008 election.

The choice of a running mate for Nana Akufo-Addo has generated a lot of speculations among members of the party and the public.

TUC asks Government to reduce fuel price without delay

 

Ghana Trades Union Congress logoAccra , Jan 16, GNA -   The Ghana Trades Union Congress  (TUC ) has said it does not support Government on the recent fuel price increases, and for choosing to follow the International Monetary Fund in taking such major decision regarding fuel price determination in Ghana.

Lawra Assembly invests GH¢6,298,824.44 in education

 

poor School building in the NorthWa, Jan. 17, GNA – The Lawra District Assembly has within the past three years invested GH¢6,298,824.44 in educational infrastructure in 27 communities in the area.

     The projects include classroom blocks, staff bungalows, office accommodation as well as public places of convenience.

PPP calls on President to investigate assault on photo-journalist

 

nduom ppp1Accra, Jan. 16, GNA - The Independent Progressive Movement, expected to be transformed into Progressive People’s Party (PPP) on Monday called on the President to investigate the alleged assault on a journalist by the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI).

Government partners Shelter Afrique for housing projects

 

ghana estates housingAccra, Jan 16, GNA - Government on Monday announced that it was partnering Shelter Afrique, a Pan African facilitator of housing projects to improve upon housing delivery, and reduce the current housing stock deficit, which stands at about 1.5 million.

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Attorney General files motion to amend writ

 

Alfred WoyomeAccra, Jan. 16, GNA – Mr Martin A.B.K. Amidu, Attorney General (AG) and Minister of Justice on Monday prayed the Commercial Court, a division of the High Court to grant them leave to amend an earlier writ brought by the AG against Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome, an NDC Financier.

    The application according to the AG is as a result of new information that has come to its attention, which requires that it amends further the amended writ of summons and the statement of claim filed on August 18, 2010.

GRA targets to rake in GH¢11,166.57 million for 2012

 

Revenue-AuthorityAccra, Jan. 16, GNA – Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Monday pledged to maintain a balance between revenue mobilisation and the reform agenda to ensure it achieved GH¢11,166.57 million target of returns for 2012.

Jesus OneTouch’s bail pending appeal application dismissed

 jesus one touchAccra, Jan. 16, GNA - An Accra High Court on Monday dismissed a motion for bail filed by behalf of Prophet Nana Kofi Yirenkyi aka One Touch, the Founder and General Overseer of Jesus Blood Prophetic Ministry.

     The court said it would like to determine the competence of the substantive case that is the (appeal against conviction) currently before it.