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Information Minister under Special Prosecutor investigation

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah The Information Minister is among about 25 cases under investigation by the Office of Special Prosecutor, JoyNews has found. The Information Minister and MP, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, is being investigated for alleged abuse of office involving ASH Plantpool company. He has submitted his caution statement …

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NCA shuts down three more pro-NDC radio stations

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has closed down three more radio stations in an exercise it began last Thursday. Nananom FM, said to be owned by Asutifi South Member of Parliament and a former Works and Housing Minister Collins Dauda, Genesis FM, owned by NDC stalwart and 2-time Council of …

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Roads Ministry gets green-light to privatise toll booths by end of May

The Roads and Highways Ministry has said it has secured approval from the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) to initiate the private takeover of the management of toll booths across the country. Roads and Highways Minister, Kwasi Amoako Atta, believes the move will ensure the efficient running of the booth for improved revenue …

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Petroleum Commission urges diasporans to explore upstream opportunities

Ghanaians in the diaspora have been encouraged to come home to explore the numerous business opportunities the upstream petroleum industry presents. CEO of Petroleum Commission, Egbert Faibille Jnr. said although the upstream sector is evolving, it seeks to create fair and equitable competition in a credible manner. He was speaking at …

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NDC demands prosecution of Kennedy Agyapong over Ahmed Suale’s murder

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called for the arrest and prosecution of the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong for allegedly threatening slain investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale. Addressing the media at the NDC headquarters, National Women’s Organiser of the opposition party, Hannah Bissiw, said the action of …

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Burkina Faso church attack: Priest among six killed

Gunmen have killed six people including a priest as Mass was being celebrated in a church in Dablo in northern Burkina Faso, officials say. The attackers, said to number between 20 and 30, then burned down the church. The town’s mayor, Ousmane Zongo, said that there was panic as other …

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French special forces free four hostages in Burkina Faso

French commandos rescued four foreign hostages including two French citizens from a militant group in Burkina Faso, France’s military said on Friday, adding that two of the elite soldiers were killed in the night-time operation. French special forces carried out the raid under cover of dark over the night of …

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