Koforidua To Get Interchange In 2019

The Government has hinted on investing massively in the development of road and  infrastructure in 2019 which will include an Interchange in Eastern Regional capital, Koforidua. This was made known by the Finance Minister, Mr. Kenneth Ofori Atta in his 2019 budget statement presented on the floor of Parliament. According to him, Kwabeng – Abomosu – […]

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‘If we fulfill 60% of our promises; we’ve done well’ – Akoto Osei

The Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei, has said he will consider it a job very well done by the Akufo-Addo administration if it is able to fulfill 60 percent of its promises. “If you ask me if we have fulfilled all our promises, I would say no, but we have a four-year […]

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I’m not happy with the rate of project implementation – Akoto Osei

The Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation, Anthony Akoto Osei, has expressed frustration with the pace at which government’s flagship projects are being implemented. He was however hopeful that a significant number of the pledges made by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) prior to being elected into office will be fulfilled before the end of government’s […]

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NPP has brought untold hardship on cocoa farmers – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has told cocoa farmers that the Akufo-Addo Administration has done nothing to better their living conditions. Mr. Mahama, a flagbearer aspirant of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), said the Akufo-Addo administration has ignored the policies the NDC put in place to secure for them a favourable return for their produce. Speaking with […]

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‘We don’t care about 2019 budget’ – Spare parts dealers

Ahead of a 2019 budget presentation that promises hope, spare parts dealers at Abbosey Okai in Accra say, they have run out of it. “We don’t care what will be read in the budget because politicians keep lying to us,” some spare parts dealers told the Ghanaian Times Wednesday as Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta goes to […]

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NDC used one oil field to do more; NPP using three to do less

Former Finance Minister Seth Terkper has criticised government for doing less with more resources it has to grow the economy. This is depsite Ghana’s economy recording the fastest growth rate in five years. Ghana recorded 8.5% economic growth in 2017 mainly driven by oil and gas production but Seth Terkper found this uninspiring. Speaking on Joy […]

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Defiled 7-yr-old girl bleeds from vagina, nose, anus

A 7-year-old girl in Tamale in the Northern region is bleeding from her orifice after she was defiled by her 21-year-old Arabic teacher. “From medical reports, the young girl is bleeding from the vagina, anus, nose, mouth, and ears,” Joy News’ reporter, Martina Bugri, told Daniel Dadzie on the Super Morning Show on Joy FM, Thursday. According to […]

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24-year-old man jailed 10 years for kidnapping 2 kids

The Ofaakor Circuit Court, presided over by his Lordship Emmanuel Osei Darko, on Wednesday sentenced Michael Asiamah, popularly known as Gaza to 10 years in prison with hard labour for kidnapping two children at Congo Villa, a suburb of Kasoa in the Central Region. In an interview with Citi News, DSP Christopher Daker explained that Michael […]

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I’ll split my 19 kids between NDC, NPP – NDC National Treasurer

A retiring National Treasurer of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Alhaji Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, says he will split his 19 children who have attained voting age among the two biggest political parties in Ghana – NDC, and NPP He says the move is a wise decision aimed at making his children be in government regardless […]

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We’re on track for election of MMDCEs in 2021

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has said that it is on course for the election of Municipal, Metropolitan and District Chief Executives in 2021. It said the elections will be made partisan and the relevant constitutional processes are being undertaken to make it legal. For now, the entrenched Article 55 clause in […]

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