In The Spotlight
By Frank Amponsah
The President of the Republic of Ghana, H. E. Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has assured the International Democratic Union (IDU) members that his government will deliver on the wishes and aspirations of the Ghanaian people since government has put before the people the most ambitious programme of social and economic transformation of any government in the history of the country’s 4th Republic.
By Frank Amponsah
The immediate past Chief Justice, Justice Georgina Wood (Retired) has officially taken her seat at the Council of State with a resolve to bring her experiences to bear in the delivery of the Council’s mandate to giving advice and ideas to the President on national issues.
By Frank Amponsah
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that donor support to the budgets of the Ministries of Education, Health and Gender, Children and Social Protection, in 2016, was equal to the revenue allegedly diverted by some 19 customs officials who were arrested recently.
Ghana has been named as one of the three countries in Africa to benefit from the Germany’s “Compact with Africa” Programme - a programme that will assist Ghana improve conditions for sustainable private sector investment, investment in infrastructure, economic participation, and employment in the country.
Former Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood
Outgone Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood, has revealed how she scaled the intense pressure from National Democratic Congress apparatchiks for her resignation during the late President John Evans Atta Mills’ administration.
Frank Amponsah with additional files from Monitoring Desk
Former President Jerry Rawlings was at his best at the 38th anniversary of June 4, uprising which was held in Wa, in the upper west region, with a fiery monologue castigating the Mahama-led NDC government for supervising a government of 'sickening' greed.
By Theophilus Abbah, Zack Ohemeng Tawiah, Benon Herbert Oluka, Muno Gedi, And Anas Aremeyaw Anas
Nomadic cattle farming in Africa is often imagined as picturesque and idyllic. In reality, present-day nomadic cattle herders in the East and West of the continent carry Pump Action, AK 47’s, and other machine guns. They trample farms, raze villages and displace communities in a desperate search for fading green pastures. Vigilante farming groups, also armed, are increasingly retaliating in kind. The war that all authorities ignore has in some areas become “deadlier than Boko Haram.” A transnational investigation by the African Investigative Publishing Collective.
President Donald Trump has said the decision to appoint a special counsel to oversee the inquiry into Russian influence on his election is hurting America "terribly".
Theresa May has accused European politicians of making "threats" against Britain to try to influence the general election result.
The PM launched a stinging attack on the "bureaucrats of Brussels" in a speech outside 10 Downing Street after meeting the Queen.
The head of a key US congressional investigation into alleged Russian hacking has temporarily stepped down amid an ethics inquiry into him.
House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes is now himself under investigation by the House Ethics Committee.
A US federal judge in Hawaii has indefinitely extended the suspension of President Trump's new travel ban.
Judge Derrick Watson's ruling means Mr Trump will be barred from enforcing the ban on six mostly Muslim nations while it is contested in court.
A giant gold coin bearing the Queen's image, and worth $4m (£3.2m), has been stolen from a museum in Germany.