Fake Motor Insurance: NIC to roll out electronic stickers

The National Insurance Commission (NIC), regulator of the domestic insurance market, has hinted of plans to issue electronic stickers—something akin to the new Drivers’ Licence—to drivers by the end of this year. “Should things go according to plan, the NIC will be rolling out the issuance of electronic stickers by end of the year as […]

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GPL: AshGold break with Coach Akonnor

Ghana Premier League leaders AshantiGold have terminated their relationship with head coach C.K Akonnor. No official reason has been given on whether the 44-year-old quit or has been let go, but given that the club is first to comment, many will speculate on the latter. CEO Frederick Acheampong said: “It’s true that Ashgold has parted […]

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Steel firm Thyssenkrupp backs Tata merger

German industrial group Thyssenkrupp has approved plans to merge its steel-making business with Tata Steel. The merger would create Europe’s second largest steel-maker, after Arcelor Mittal. The two companies had previously warned 4,000 jobs could go. Between them, they employ about 48,000 workers. India’s Tata owns UK plants including Port Talbot in south Wales. Unions […]

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Donald Trump gets prank call on Air Force One

US President Donald Trump was fooled by a comedian into taking a prank call while on board Air Force One. Comedian John Melendez posed as Senator Bob Menendez. He says he spoke to the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and received a call back from Mr Trump. Mr Melendez said he claimed to be Senator Menendez […]

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Anas takes on critics issue-by-issue

The man at the receiving end of Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong, some politicians, and armed-chair investigative journalists’ tirade since his investigative documentary, ‘Number 12’ exposed the rot in Ghana Football, yesterday, on different platforms responded to his critics and haters, issue by issue. Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has dared anyone who […]

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EC Chair, deputies could be prosecuted – Kpemka

The EC Chairperson and her deputies could be prosecuted for corruption upon a review of the report by his outfit, Deputy Attorney General, Joseph Kpemka has said. According to Mr. Kpemka, though the EC Chair and her officials have been removed from office, they could be prosecuted if the Attorney General establishes that allegations made […]

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Five Fancy Gadam fans feared dead in road crash

At least five people are feared dead and several others injured after fans trooping to the Tamale Airport were involved in an accident about three kilometres away from the Central Business District in Tamale on Friday 29 June 2018. They were heading to the airport to welcome Fancy Gadam and musician Patoranking who are billed […]

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‘Cherry-picking’ president had no justifiable reasons to impeach EC chair – Kofi Adams

Organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress said the several acts of procurement breaches which formed the basis of the removal of the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission were not justifiable enough to warrant her impeachment. Kofi Adams said the acts of “misbehavior and incompetence” cited in the report of the Chief Justice Committee did […]

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Don’t politicize EC Boss and deputies’ removal – Minister

Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, the Information Minister, has cautioned against any temptation to politicize the removal from office of the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs. Charlotte Osei, and her two Deputies, Mr. Amadu Sulley and Mrs Georgina Opoku-Amankwaah. He said it would be tragic for anyone to attempt to turn the matter into a […]

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Rawlings, Kufuor mourn Amissah-Arthur

Former Presidents Jerry John Rawlings and John Agyekum Kufuor have commiserated with the family of the late former Vice-President, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur. In a tweet, Mr Rawlings wrote: “This has come as a shock. Paa Kwesi AmissahArthur was a consummate professional who exercised his duties with dignity and humility. My sincere condolences to his family. […]

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