Author Archives: edwardkanawu

EU includes Ghana on ‘dirty-money’ blacklist

The European Commission (EC) has added Ghana to a list of 23 countries with strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing frameworks. Ghana and her West African neighbour Nigeria were added to an already existing blacklist of 16 countries announced by the EC in a press release on February 13. The listing does not entail any type of ...

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We disagree with EC – Plaintiffs in ROPAA case

The plea by the Electoral Commission (EC) to the Accra High Court for an extension of time to operationalise the Representation of the People’s Amendment Act (ROPAA), 2006 (Act 699), which gives Ghanaians in the Diaspora the right to vote from abroad, has been challenged. The challenge was filed by five Ghanaians in the Diaspora who won a case on ...

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NDC signed $46m fertilizer deal after defeat

It is turning out that the multi-million agreement between the Dr. Stephen Opuni-led COCOBOD and companies of businessman Seidu Agongo for the supply of fertilizers was signed at a time the previous Mahama administration had been defeated embarrassingly and was on its way out of government. The said contracts with three of Seidu Agongo’s companies were signed on December 19, ...

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GACL, Immigration, Custom officials at Kotoka Airport exposed in serious begging and luggage pilfering

Some Ghanaian staff who are manning the various Terminals of the Kotoka International Airport under the Ghana Airport Company Limited, the Customs and Ghana Immigration and some of GACL’s third party partners have been exposed as beggars and petty thieves, MyNewsGh.com has filed. An investigation conducted by MyNewsGh.com following series of complaints from many Ghanaians and foreigners who are appalled ...

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Kennedy Agyapong to know contempt verdict on Wednesday

Members of Parliament (MPs) will tomorrow ( (Wednesday) determine the fate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Mr Kennedy Agyapong, as to whether he is in contempt of Parliament for allegedly making contemptuous remarks of Parliament. If the House determines that he is guilty of contempt of Parliament, he could be reprimanded or ...

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Antwerpse politie rolt grote misdaadorganisatie op: 15 arrestaties

De politie in Antwerpen heeft vandaag vijftien verdachten opgepakt in een onderzoek naar drugshandel, witwassen, wapens en corruptie. Volgens Belgische media is er ook een verband met een recent schandaal rond het verstrekken van humanitaire visa. De arrestanten zijn volgens het Antwerpse Openbaar Ministerie betrokken bij een criminele organisatie die invloed probeerde uit te oefenen op de politie, stadsdiensten, de haven, ...

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Consumentenbond wil totaalverbod op telefonische verkoop

POLLHet kabinet moet de telefonische verkoop geheel verbieden. Dat eist de Consumentenbond, die te veel misstanden ziet. ,,Geen enkele Nederlander zit op telemarketing te wachten.” Voor de zoveelste keer staat telefonische verkoop door callcenters in een kwade reuk. In een door het AD onthuld telefoongesprek vertellen telemarketeers van Essent hoe ze klanten geld uit de zakken kloppen. ,,Die mensen zijn ...

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Demo looms over luxury vehicle tax

THE VEHICLE Asset Dealers Association of Ghana (VADAG) has threatened to embark on a demonstration if government fails to withdraw the Luxury Vehicle Levy (LVL) imposed on vehicle owners and importers. According to the Luxury Vehicle Act, 2018 (Act 969), vehicle with engine capacity ranging from 2.9L to 3.0L were charged GHc1,000; capacities ranging from 3.5L to 4.0L were also ...

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