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Ursula pushes for more women participation in governance

The Minister for Communication, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful is calling for the passage of the Affirmative Action law to among other things ensure an increase woman participation in governance. She said there is the need for deliberate government interventions to enable women to compete favorably on the country’s political and governance scene. …

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Koku Anyidoho granted bail

Treason felony suspect Koku Anyidoho has been granted bail by the Police Criminal Investigations Department Joy News has learnt. It is not clear yet what the details of the bail conditions are but the Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress is said to be in the company of …

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‘They can’t scare us’ – Portuphy responds to Anyidoho’s ‘arrest’

National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Portuphy, has said his party will not be intimidated by the invitation of its Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho, to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over some comments the latter made which have been described as treasonable. Mr. Portuphy, who described the development …

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CID picks up Anyidoho for threatening a ‘coup d’état’

The Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC], Koku Anyidoho, has been invited by the Criminal Investigations Department [CID], for making what has been described as treasonable comments. He was picked up at the International Press Centre in Accra today [ Tuesday] during a press conference by …

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Speed up enquiry into EC mess – Haruna tells Chief Justice

The Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu has called on Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo to fast track ongoing enquiry into misconduct allegations against some commissioners of the Electoral Commission (EC). He warns that any further delay has the tendency of grinding operations of the electoral commission to a halt. Speaking on the floor …

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Bawumia charges Auditor-General to work with Special Prosecutor

Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has charged the Auditor-General to work with the Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu who has been appointed to fight political corruption. The Auditor-General had expressed hope that he will be granted similar prosecutorial powers given the Special Prosecutor. He had disallowed a whopping 5.4 billion cedis that …

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4 NPP members arrested for stealing voters’ register

Four loyalists of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the New Juaben South constituency of the Eastern Region, are in the grips of the police for allegedly breaking into the house of the constituency secretary and bolting with the album for the upcoming constituency election. Two of the suspects, …

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Ghana falls three places in Corruption Perception Index; scores lowest since 2012

Ghana receives its lowest corruption perception score in four years, making President Akufo-Addo’s one year in office the worst since 2012, according to the latest Global Corruption Perception Index. The latest Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released Wednesday evening by the local chapter of Transparency International, the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), …

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