In The Spotlight
From: Frank Amponsah, Geneva
President Nana Akufo-Addo has reiterated his government’s determination of building a country that will no longer be dependent on charity and handouts, but one that would build an economy that will look at the proper management of its resources as the way to engineer social and economic growth in the country.
By Our Monitoring Desk
Reports reaching this paper as at press time yesterday indicated that sixteen (16) people are dead; whilst many others who went on a weekend rendezvous at the Kintampo Water Falls in the Brong Ahafo region are missing in a fatal accident which was caused by a thunder storm.
....Aboagye's Return To Minerals Commission Sets Tongues Wagging!
By Our Special Investigations Team (SIT)
The decision by the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr. John Peter Amewu to re-appoint Mr. Joseph Yaw Aboagye as the Director of Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of the Minerals Commission has set tongues wagging at both the Ministry and the Commission.
By Frank Amponsah
The Minister for Information, Hon. Mustapha Hamid has called the bluff of people criticizing the president for appointing too many ministers and deputy ministers, and indicated that the President, Nana Akufo-Addo has made the choice of composing such a strong army to help him achieve his ambitious goal of transforming the nation.
By Frank Amponsah
President Akufo-Addo has inaugurated an 11 new-member governing board for the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA).
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has announced an increase in the allowances of Ghanaian peacekeepers from US$31 to US$35, effective January 2017, in fulfillment of a manifesto pledge of the New Patriotic Party in the run-up to the December 2016 elections.
A renowned media consultant, Albert Kwabena Dwumfour, is contesting for the position of Organizing Secretary in the upcoming Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) election slated for 31st March, 2016.
News Desk Report
Chief of Tetegu, a predominantly fishing community in the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, Nii Kofi Kumah I, has rubbished reports that he had been destooled by Paramount Chief of Ngleshie Alata Traditional Area at James Town, Oblempong Nii Kojo Ababio V.
By Frank Amponsah
The C4C Homeopathic Hospital has unveiled Health Insurance card for clients to allow anyone who is insured under the hospital’s Insurance Policy to receive treatment at a reduced cost.
The lawful attorney of the Lomo ‘We’ of La, Mr. Frank Kofi Lewi has through his lawyers responded in a strong worded reply to a letter from a certain Kingsley Adjei Lomo and Andrews Adjei Lomo purporting to have revoked his Power of Attorney.
“We Care for Children”, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), on Friday donated educational materials including text books in Ghanaian languages to the Ga West Municipal Education Office.
Senegalese troops have entered The Gambia in support of Adama Barrow, who was sworn in as president on Thursday after winning last month's election.
Mr Barrow took the oath of office at the Gambian embassy in Senegal's capital, Dakar, and his legitimacy has been recognised internationally.
Rescuers have removed two bodies from a hotel engulfed by an avalanche in central Italy as a desperate search for up to 35 other people continues.
Heavy snow and disruption caused by multiple earthquakes have hindered rescue efforts in the rubble of the Rigopiano hotel, in the Abruzzo region.
Senior Republicans in Congress have said they will support further investigation of findings that Russian hackers meddled
President Barack Obama has ordered an investigation into a series of cyber-attacks, blamed on Russia, that shook the US election season.
Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has rejected the result of the presidential election held earlier this month, a week after
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe is to visit Pearl Harbor, becoming the first leader of his country to go to the US naval base in Hawaii.
Japanese forces launched a surprise attack on the base in 1941, killing 2,300 US servicemen and propelling the US into World War Two.