Author Archives: edwardkanawu

Bawumia challenges NDC to list policies that relieved the hardship of Ghanaians

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has reiterated the resolve of the New Patriotic Party government under the leadership of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to implement policies and programmes designed to alleviate the hardships faced by the ordinary Ghanaian. While acknowledging that the needs of all human beings are insatiable, Vice President Bawumia insists that the Akufo-Addo-led has done ...

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Eastern Regional NDC Executives ‘snub’ Bagbin

The Eastern Regional Executives of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Friday ‘snubbed’ Alban Bagbin, one of the flagbearer hopefuls of the party when he sought to meet with them during his tour of the region. Bagbin who is also the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament was at the party’s regional headquarters to meet the executives as part of ...

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Wim Kok was premier van alle Nederlanders

Met het overlijden van staatsman Wim Kok sterft een van de weinige politici die het predikaat ‘premier van alle Nederlanders’ kon dragen. Hij was minister in drie kabinetten, waarvan er twee zijn naam droegen. Dat waren de historisch bijzondere coalities zonder het CDA, de paarse kabinetten. De levenslijn van Wim Kok loopt parallel aan de wederopbouw van de Nederlandse samenleving ...

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60-plussers in de bijstand anders aanpakken is echt doodzonde

Sandra Phlippen is head of the Netherlands at the economic bureau of ABN Amro and assistant professor at the Erasmus School of Economics. I do not want to say that people over the age of 60 have it easy in their assistance. That’s nothing. But to tackle them radically differently, as the PvdA in Rotterdam announced yesterday  , that is ...

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9-year-old children involved in prostitution in Central Region – UCC lecturer

A Senior Lecturer of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the University of Cape Coast(UCC), Dr. Georgina Oduro has revealed that a recent research conducted by her department observed that nine-year-old children and even younger children in the Central Region are engaged in child prostitution, MyNewsGh.com’s Asana Gordon has filed. According to her, in an interview with a section ...

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Mahama exposed over bad roads

Political watchers in the Brong Ahafo Region have described the assertion by former President John Dramani Mahama that President Akufo-Addo has left the construction of a 12.5-kilometre Kwame Danso-Atebubu-Kejaji road to deteriorate as unfortunate since he (Mahama) had ample time to complete the road that was initiated by his predecessor, John Evans Atta Mills. Addressing party faithful at Kwame Danso ...

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Ghana can become world’s largest democracy with ROPAA – Progressive Alliance Movemen

The Chairman of the Progressive Alliance Movement (PAM) has said soon Ghana can become the largest democracy in the world. Dr Kofi A. Boateng said although India is making democratic strides, Ghana could beat them with the implementation of the Act. His comments follow an announcement by the Electoral Commission (EC) Chair about setting up a ROPAA working group, which ...

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AG punches Mahama girl over Ghana gas audit

The Attorney-General (AG), Gloria Afua Akuffo, has described an application for judicial review filed by a former member of the Board of the Ghana Gas Company, Valerie Sawyerr, to quash the report on the audit of the accounts of the company by Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) as “completely frivolous and grossly incompetent.” The former Deputy Chief of Staff ...

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Witness’ credibility tested in NCA alleged financial loss trial

The credibility of the second prosecution witness in the National Communication Authority (NCA) $4 million scandal was tested at the Commercial Court yesterday, when counsel for one of the accused persons, sought to know why he had different signatures for various purposes. Mr Thaddeus Sory, counsel for Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie, also put to the witness, Dr Isaac Yaw Ani, a former ...

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EC sets up committee to implement ROPAA

The Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) to set up a committee made up of representatives of registered Political Parties and Civil Society Organizations for the implementation of the Representation of the People Amendment Act (ROPAA. In a statement signed by the Chairperson of the Commission, Mrs. Jean Mensah, the working group would undertake nationwide consultations with other relevant parties with ...

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