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.

Aflao based Pastor on trial for fraud deserted by sureties and...


courtAflao, Jan.16,  GNA - Emmanuel Amegashitsi,  35,  a pastor of the Aflao based Faith Revelation Church who promised to marry a woman and took 5,000 Ghana cedis from her for their wedding but jilted her for being obese has been thrown back into police custody.

      His two sureties deserted him in court on Friday because he failed to duly inform them when he changed residence.

        He was recently excommunicated and sacked from the Church’s residence.

        Amegashitsi’s defence counsel also withdrew his services to him on grounds of conflict of interest on realizing that the complainant is his (Counsel’s) niece.