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Catherine Afeku is Minister for Tourism, Arts & Culture

Catherine Afeku is Minister for Tourism, Arts & Culture

Source: entertainmentgh.com Member of Parliament for Evalue-Gwira constituency in the Western region, Catherine Abelema Afeku has been confirmed by President Nana Akufo-Addo as nominee for the Minister for Tourism, Arts & Culture. She takes over from Hon. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, who has headed the ministry since 2013. Afeku was MP between 2009 to 2012, and returns to parliament after emerging winner […]

Akufo-Addo sacks Cocobod CEO

Akufo-Addo sacks Cocobod CEO

President Nana Akufo-Addo has fired Dr Stephen Opuni as the CEO of Cocobod. A letter signed by the president’s Executive Secretary gave Dr Opuni up to the end of Friday, 13 January, to leave office. According to the letter dated Thursday, January 12, Dr Opuni “ceases to hold office as CEO of Cocobod upon assumption of office of President Nana […]

Dagombas fume over ministerial snub

Dagombas fume over ministerial snub

Source: classfmonline.com Some residents of Dagbon in the Northern Region who belong to the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) nearly attacked party offices and regional executives on Thursday in protest to President Nana Akufo-Addo’s failure to appoint a native of the area into his cabinet, so far. Mr Akufo-Addo has named 36 ministerial nominees who are yet to be vetted […]

Moree Tollbooth attendants want security beefed up

Moree Tollbooth attendants want security beefed up

Source: 3news.com Attendants at the Moree tollbooth in central region are appealing to the police to beef up security there to protect them and revenue collected at the booth. The appeal has become necessary, in the wake of the incessant attacks on some tollbooths and state establishments following a change of government. TV3’s Spencer Boateng and Thomas Vincent Cann who […]

Supreme Court asked to declare Mahama’s remission of ‘Montie 3′ convicts null, void

Supreme Court asked to declare Mahama’s remission of ‘Montie 3′ convicts null, void

Source: Myjoyonline.com The Supreme Court is considering a suit demanding a nullification of president John Mahama’s remission of the sentence given to three NDC supporters. The suit is one of three legal attempts seeking to challenge the decision by former President John Dramani Mahama to grant the pardon. Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn and Salifu Masse who were part of […]

Railway Ministry needless – Bawa-Mogtari

Railway Ministry needless – Bawa-Mogtari

The creation of a ministry for railways development by the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) is superfluous, the former deputy minister of transport, Joyce Bawa-Mogtari has said. President Nana Akufo-Addo argued the creation of the portfolio will transform the sector. He thus nominated the Member of Parliament for Essikado-Ketan, Joe Ghartey as its Minister-designate. But Mrs. Bawa-Mogtari thought otherwise, stating […]

Akufo-Addo Releases 3rd Batch of Ministers; 6 New Portfolios Under Office of The Prez

Akufo-Addo Releases 3rd Batch of Ministers; 6 New Portfolios Under Office of The Prez

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has released the third batch of ministerial appointees to serve in his government. President Akufo-Addo named 11 nominees on Thursday, bringing the number of appointees to 36. The following is the list of the ministerial nominees: Mustapha Hamid is Minister-designate for Information and remains Spokesperson for the President. Minister for Planning – Prof. Gyan Baffour […]

D – Black marks 30th birthday with 3 new singles

D – Black marks 30th birthday with 3 new singles

Source: enewsgh.com Ghanaian hiphop act Desmond Blackmore (better known in showbiz circles as D-Black) celebrates his 30th birthday today with 3 new singles, including the long anticipated ‘ELALE’ collaboration with South Africa’s Casper Nyovest. The other songs include the official ‘ALHAJI KITI’ jam featuring Pappy Kojo and Luther (produced by DJ Breezy), as well as ‘EBAA OVER BO’ (produced by […]

Supreme Court to hear Gitmo 2 case Feb 8

Supreme Court to hear Gitmo 2 case Feb 8

The Supreme Court has fixed February 8 to commence hearing into the case in which the government was being challenged for allegedly bringing into the country two former Guantanamo Bay detainees without recourse to the laws of the land. This was after the court had struck out issues three and four, which boarded on the sovereignty of the United States. […]

Mahama withdraws request to keep state bungalow

Mahama withdraws request to keep state bungalow

Source: GhanaWeb Former President John Dramani Mahama has rescinded a request to keep an official state bungalow as part of his end of service benefit as former President of the Republic. The former President had earlier refused to leave the state bungalow despite the expiration of his tenure saying he had been given the nod to own the property. But […]